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  • RobotRaptors

    RoboRaptors

    This robotics team programmed their robot to push beacons in the autonomous competition of FRC

  • Skeleton Crew

    Skelton Crew

    This team was awarded the PTC Design Award for its amazing overall design

  • Elevated Engineering

    Elevated Engineering

    This team bult a robot that launched wiffle balls at a basket-shaped vortex.

  • WG

    West Winter Guard Takes Third at first and second competition

    On January 28, 48 teams came to West and your own Urban Lite West took home Third! They repeated the very next weekend at Spanish Fork!

  • Reflections

    PTA Reflections Contest Winners

    Congratulations to the PTA Reflections Contest winners this year! Sydney Koutrouba, Lauren Antley, Zoe Putnam, Titus Quah, Kennede Wren, and Persimmon Stetich went on to receive an Award of Excellence at region, and are currently representing West High at the state competition level.

  • FBLA

    FBLA Raises Money for March of Dimes

  • FBLA

    FBLA Metro First Place Winners

    Gretel Zumwalt, Abraham Miranda, Marten Alires, Sean Deegan, Rohan Jairam, Eric Hon, and not pictured, Samson Osime and NaYeon Kim

  • Cheer

    Cheer

    Our cheer team competed on Saturday and qualified to go to Nationals in Annaheim!

  • Kraken

    West HS Kraken Ultimate Frisbee Club

    See below for story

  • Debate

    West Debate

    Utah Debate Coaches Association tournament 1st Place

  • Debate

    West Debate

    Kenji Aoki and Tristan Blot win Varsity Policy Division at the Young Lawyers Tournament

  • FBLA

    FBLA Goes to Atlanta for International Competition

    Rohan Jairam brought home 3rd place in Securities and Investments

  • PXP

    PXP Freshmen


News & Announcements


Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences for 3rd Term will be held on Thursday, March 2nd. No schedule is available as of yet. There will be no school on Friday, March 3rd.


West High News

Here is a flyer in English and in Spanish that was sent home this week detailing crucial information for the remaining of the semester. Please review it carefully.


New Policies at West

There is a new Tardy and Red-Card Policy at West. Please go to Policies and Procedures to view these new changes.


FBLA Metro Region

West High School's FBLA club traveled to Alta for their Metro Region Competition on Friday, December 9th with more than 8 other schools and several hundred students. West brought home 2nd Place as the Outstanding Chapter with the following top five individual winners:

Accounting I - Gretel Zumwalt 1st, Veronica Moeung 4th, Octavio Morales 5th
Accounting II - Gretel Zumwalt 1st
Advertising - Steffani Saxey 2nd, Eric Hon 3rd
Agribusiness - Eddie Huang 2nd, Steffani Saxey 5th
Banking & Financial Systems - Rohan Jairim and Marten Alires 1st
Business Communications - Rohan Jairam 1st
Business Ethics - Gretel Zumwalt and Eugenie Viollet 5th
Client Service - Sean Deegan 2nd, Anna Tang 4th
Computer Applications - Juan Rubio 3rd
Computer Problem Solving - Juan Rubio 3rd, Do Hwan Kim 5th
Cyper Security - Juan Rubio 3rd
Economics - Rohan Jairam 1st, Eric Hon 2nd
Entrepreneurship - Alexis Glenn and Steffani Saxey and Lizzie Peterson 2nd
Future Business Leader - Na Yeon Kim 3rd
Global Business - Sean Deegan and Jesus Escobar-Medina 2nd
Health Care Administration - Na Yeon Kim 1st
Help Desk - Sean Deegan 1st, Grace Wang 3rd
Hospitality Management - Alexis Glenn and YaFeng Xiong 3rd
Impromptu - Sean Deegan 1st
Insurance & Risk Management - Eddie Huang 3rd
Introduction to Business - Lizzie Peterson 3rd
Introduction to Business Presentation - Mark Guerra and RJ Naira 4th
Introduction to Financial Math - Anna Tang 5th
Introduction to Parliamentary Procedures - Elisa Shao 3rd
Job Interview - Ami Yokomich 3rd, Rohan Jairim 5th
Management Decision Making - Sean Deegan and Veronica Moeung and Ami Yokomichi, 2nd
Marketing - Sean Deegan and Jesus Escobar-Medina and Marten Alires 2nd
Networking Concepts - Juan Rubio 3rd
Organizational Leadership - Na Yeon Kim 3rd
Personal Finance - Eric Hon 1st, Rohan Jairam 2nd
Public Speaking I - Grace Wang 2nd, Anna Tang 4th
Public Speaking II - Eric Hon 5th
Sales Presentation - Moon Choe 2nd
Securities & Investments - Rohan Jairam 1st
Social Media Campaign - Veronica Moeung and Ami Yokomichi and Alissa Nipper 3rd
Website Design - Samson Osime and Abraham Miranda 1st

FBLA


Developing Wellbeing while at West

Developing Wellbeing while at West—
· Do you know how to navigate through any life situation while maintaining a state of wellbeing?
· Do you want to learn skills to deal with life’s stressors?
· Do you want to collaborate with peers sharing ideas about personal wellness?

If so, join the University of Utah’s Counseling Department for a large group activity next Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in the auditorium. There will be 2 sessions beginning at 2:45 PM and again at 4:00 PM. Ask your counselor if you have any questions.

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Early Open Enrollment Starts December 1st

News content goes here.


Ultimate Frisbee Win Co-Ed Tournament

The West HS Krakens A team finished second at the High School State Ultimate Frisbee coed tournament this November in a spectacular season that was marked by wins over Lone Peak and Jordan teams, including the eventual state champs. To cap the tourney they were also in a four-way tie for first place in Spirit of the Game. West's middle school ultimate team also finished second in their category in October. This has been a great year for the West H.S. Ultimate teams, capping rapid growth that began 4 years ago with 0 wins--and now puts their roster at 50 players for several teams with all reaching championship rounds and bringing home trophies. Uuuuuuuppp!!!

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West Debate

The West Debate Team competed at the annual Utah Debate Coaches Association tournament and won first place overall. Every major school in Utah Debate was represented, so as a team victory this was very significant. West's victory includes many notable efforts by individual debaters. Policy teams Tristan Blot & Kenji Aoki, Kiyan Banuri & Griffin Zody, and Matthew Kim & Jane Galian each won first place in the varsity, JV, and novice divisions respectively. Their combined effort earned them first place overall in policy debate.In Lincoln-Douglas debate, Michael Tao won first in the varsity division, Kenneth Nelson was a semifinalist, and Marchello Alvarez was a quarterfinalist. West's victory was only one point ahead of a very talented Logan team, so every effort was needed to make this happen. Congrats to all West debaters who contributed to this result.

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West Debate

Congratulations to our debaters for their performance at their first local competition of the season. They participated in the Young Lawyers tournament at East High School this past Friday and Saturday competing against the very best teams in the state. Overall, West debaters won 18 awards. Five earned first place honors, and team Tristan Blot & Kenji Aoki won a gigantic trophy for winning the varsity policy division. Though the tournament didn't do overall sweepstakes awards, West's collective effort was by far, better than any other school attending:

  • In novice public forum debate, teams Ambri George & Allissa Nipper and Charlotte Mautz & Oliver Lundgren were semifinalists. Oliver Lungren also won 3rd speaker.
  • In varsity Lincoln Douglas debate, Kenneth Nelson was a quarter-finalists. Michael Tao went undefeated in eight rounds and won first place and was awarded 2nd speaker.
  • In novice policy, Nathan Taylor & Lucy Zavitz were quarter-finalists. Arianna Meinking & Matthew Kim were semi-finalists.Lauren Bacon & Jane Galian won first place.
  • In varsity policy, Sam Lair & Kiyan Banuri were semi-finalists. Tristan Blot & Kenji Aoki won first place.

Late Start Mondays

Late Start Monday classes will begin at 9:30am on August 29th and will end on February 27th. Check the Calendar section for a printable schedule.


Attendance Email

Interested in excusing your child's absence through email? The attendance email is west.attendance@slcschools.org.


Parent Power School Accounts

Need to access your student's Power School account to check on grades and attendance? Forgot or don't have a password yet? Click here for directions on how to create one.


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Salt Lake City, UT 84103
phone: 801.578.8500
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