October 8, 2019 Announcements

“You are perfectly cast in your life. I can't imagine anyone but you in the role. Go play.” - Lin-Manuel Miranda, wrote the musicals Hamilton and In The Heights

The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team would like to encourage all students and staff to take time this month from September 15th to October 15th to recognize and celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month and beginning in October LGBTQ+ History Month.

The Westbrook High School Civil Rights Team meets Thursdays during ACE in Room 223 - All Students are welcome to attend!

Auditions for the fall play, Almost, Maine, will be held after school in the auditorium on Monday the 7th and Tuesday the 8th. See Mr. Solomon in room 314 if you have any questions.


Homecoming tickets will start being sold Wednesday, October 9th during lunches. You need a signed dance forms and guest form (if needed) in order to buy a ticket. Guest forms will no longer be accepted after Thursday, October 17th so take care of it early please. Tickets will be $10.00 a piece. Homecoming is October 19th from 7-10PM.

Sport team pictures will be on October 10th!

The Civil Rights Team will be hosting a discussion on hate speech in the library on Thursday the 4th period. There will be snacks!

Interact Club will be visiting the nursing home on Thursday. Please ask Dr. Dyer for a tag.

Seeds meeting in Dr. Dyer's office during ACE on Friday.

Any student interested in doing the Interact Club—a service group at WHS, please see Dr. Dyer or Kamdyn Russell

1) “October is LGBTQ+ History Month! Please take advantage of the events that are happening this month by checking out the list of events happening this month!”

2) “Spectrum, Westbrook High School's LGBTQ+ club, will begin meeting on October 3rd in room 325 during ACE. Please request a tag from Mrs. Joyce or Mr. Taylor to attend!”

Students may stop in the Main Office for a parking pass form. The cost is $6.00. ALL students must park in the student parking lot-not the teacher lot!

The following colleges will be at WHS this week. Sign up in Naviance or email Mrs. Sturgis:

Messiah College, Tuesday @ 10:30

University of New England, Tuesday @ 12:00 p.m.

Wheaton College, Wednesday @ 10:30

University of New Hampshire, Wednesday @ 11:00

Keene State College, Wednesday @ 11:30

Vermont Technical College, Thursday @ 8:00

University of Connecticut, Thursday @ 9:30

COOKING MATTERS: Any students interested in Cooking after school please join our Cooking Matters google classroom. For more information see Mr. Russell in room 101.

(Class Code: biqe9c)


STEP CLUB: If you're interested in being a part of the Step Club/Team please join our Google Classroom for more information or see Mr. Russell in room 101.

(Class Code: ach6olh)


TEEN TRENDSETTERS: Any students interested in joining please see Mr. Russell in room 101 or email him atrussellm@westbrookschools.org.

SCHOOL YEAR BRIDGE PROGRAM: If you’re a 9th or 10th-grade students and want to be a part of Mr. Russell’s 21st Century School Year Bridge program, Stop by and see him in room 101.

  • Bath Iron Works, one of Maine's largest employers, will be at the high school during ACE, Thursday, October 17. Learn more about the many career opportunities (nurses, lawyers, doctors, lab techs, security, firefighters/EMTs, design, engineering, business and finance roles). They will be hiring over 1,000 in the next few years. Interested? Please email Mrs. Sturgis to ask for a tag.

Interested in the legislative process? The Maine State Senate is providing students the opportunity to be Honorary Pages through their Honorary Page Program. You get to see firsthand the legislative process and deliver messages and documents to State Senators. For more information and to apply to the program: http://legislature.maine.gov/senate/honorary-page-program/9349

  • Looking for an after school job? We have had a few Westbrook companies contact us with great paying after school jobs. If you are interested in learning more, please stop by the Aspirations Center. You must be 16 or older.

  • Picture retake day is October 30.

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