Silver Medals for Winter Guard

    State Championship awards

  • Track

    First Track Meet

    For more information, see their webpage in Athletics

  • HOSA

    HOSA goes to State

  • MESA

    MESA SL and Granite District 1st Place Winners

    Christy Tran and Laila Ahmed

  • Metro

    FBLA State Officers

    West's Chapter has two new State Officers

  • Interior Design

    Valentine Bouquet Bags

    Mrs. Rhodes Interior Design Class learning floral design techniques

  • Debate

    Debate Regions

    Congratulations to our 2nd Place Team. More info below.

  • Acapella

    A'Capella Choir

    Students with Rome Fabio Avolio. See below for more information.

  • ELP Math

    ELP Math Club Team Takes Second

    North Salt Lake Chapter Math Counts Competition

News & Announcements


The IBCC students, along with AVID students, attended the GradNation conference on Saturday where they were able to teach younger students the design thinking process. Here is the link to the news story: Please congratulate them on their great work done in our community, they represented West well.

Urban Lite West Takes Home the Silver

Competing in a field of 46 other guards, West High School took home the silver medal in State Championships. Needing to place in the top 5 in a division with 11 others, West came out of Prelims in 3rd place behind the 2nd place team by more than 3 points. Going into Finals, these Panthers were determined to make up those 3 points and more and they did it - Silver Medalists! Congratulate Chelsea Brown, Alexandra Cole, Aubrey Heath, Joshua Heredia, and David Rodriguez with their Directors Susan M Raymond and Mark Speth.

Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair

West High students competed at the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF) last week and were recognized with many awards! Below is a list of the awards received:

Junior Division:
Animal Sciences - 1st Place Ella Marciq
Medicine & Health Sciences - 1st Place Marina Gerton

Senior Division
Cellular & Molecular Biology - 2nd Place Amanda Jiang
Cellular & Molecular Biology - 3rd Place Cynthia Chen
Chemistry - 2nd Place Timothy Quah
Computer Science - 1st Place Phillip Kuznetsov, Patrick Chen & Will Guss
Computer Science - 3rd Place Christopher Chen & Igor Durovic
Earth & Planetary Science - 1st Place Ema Parker
Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical - 2nd Place Titus Quah & Annie Yun
Engineering: Materials & Civil Engineering - 1st Place Mitchell Simmons
Engineering: Materials & Civil Engineering - 2nd Place Timmanee Loveless
Energy & Transportation - 1st Pace Kathy Liu
Environmental Management - 2nd Place Michael Tao
Environmental Management - 3rd Place Alicia Lu & Deborah Wooton
Medicine & Health Sciences - 1st Place Chelsea Li
Medicine & Health Sciences - 2nd Place Vismaya Kharkar
Plant Sciences - 1st Place Anna Sung

Special congratulations to ISEF finalists: Kathy Liu, Phillip Kuznetsov, Patrick Chen & Will Guss, and Chelsea Li

Deseret Sterling Scholar

News Flash!!

Congratulations to Daela Tipton for being a runner-up in Career and Technical Education and William Guss for being the winner in Computer Technology!

5 West High School Panthers were successful as Finalists in the Sterling Scholar program and will compete in the last round on February 24th:
Career and Technical Education: Daela Tipton
Computer Technology: William Guss
Science: Patrick Chen
Social Studies: Marcelina Kubica
World Languages: Vivian Que Lam

12 West High School Panthers were successful as Semi Finalists in the Deseret News Sterling Scholar program:
Business and Marketing: Erin Beck
Computer Technology: William Guss
Career and Technical Education: Daela Tipton
Dance : Barbara Woodruff
English: Carolyn Janecek
Mathematics: Alex Nibley
Science: Patrick Chen
Social Studies: Marcelina Kubica
Theatre Arts/ Forensics: Joey McConkie
Visual Arts: Annie Platt
Vocal Music: Rachel Talbot
World Languages: Vivian Que Lam

Debate Team at Regions

Congratulations to the Debate Team for placing 2nd in Regions last week. They qualified their entire team to State. Congratulations to Amanda Jiang and Bita-Tristani-Firouzi who qualified from the Salt Lake District to represent the state of Utah in Public Form Debate at the National Debate Tournament this summer in Dallas, Texas. We want to wish the Debate Team good luck at the State tournament this weekend! Go Panthers!

A'Cappella Choir

A'Cappella Choir had the opportunity to participate in the American Choral Directors Association Conference Held in Salt Lake City this year at the Salt Palace. Most choirs came from out-of-state so we were lucky to be invited at all. We were invited to perform in a masterclass with the assistant director of the Vatican in Rome Fabio Avolio. The students will be sending pictures with them standing with Fabio for the possibility of participating on the West High Web site opening page.

ELP Math Club

Congratulations to the West High ELP Math Club! On February 7th, they competed at the North Salt Lake Chapter Math Counts Competition. They took home the 2nd place Overall Team award, and five of the top ten students were from West High. These are the students who placed in the top ten for the Written Round: Eva Pronovost, 2nd place; Sarah Brownstein, 5th place; Chenkai Luo, 6th place; Shriya Pingali, 9th place; and Josephine Holubkov, 10th place. In the final rankings, Chenkai Luo was 2nd place and Eva Pronovost was 3rd place. Six students will advance to the state round so please come support them at the State Competition on March 7th!

Graduation 2015

Graduation Ceremony will be held this year at the Energy Solutions Arena on June 5, 2015 at 1:00pm

Sage Testing

Results have been posted regarding West High School's Sage Testing. Information can be found here.


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