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News & Announcements

Panther 200 Gameboard

Congratulations to our first 10 winners of the Panther 200 gameboard. Many students received an orange game ticket in the past two weeks for following the West Rules! of being Engaged, Safe, and Timely. The winning row of 10 students received a $5 gift card from Taco Time! Thank you Taco Time and congratulations to Fatima Zamora, Amelia Talau, Ami Yokomichi, Daniela Rodriguez, Kham Sang, Luisa Anderson, Kevin Guo, Dani Harumukiza, Todd Eggett, and Abby Laskey!

For the new game board, teachers and staff will be looking for students who are engaged in their learning and our school. The prize will be REAL Salt lake t-shirts and sunglasses. Good luck everyone!

Teacher of the Year

Deputy State Superintendent of Public Instruction Rich K. Nye announced today that Salt Lake City School District West High School English language development and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) teacher Valerie S. Gates has been named 2017 Utah Teacher of the Year. Gates, of Salt Lake City, was presented with a check for $10,000 and will compete with her fellow teachers of the year in a national competition. Gates will also receive a laptop computer from PC Laptops and a $250 check from McDonald’s. She will meet with fellow teachers of the year at a national conference, meet with the President in Washington, D.C., and attend space camp in Alabama next summer.

Teacher of the Year

9th-Period Program

Want to become more involved in West High School? Interested in our 9th-Period Program? Click here to find out more information. Here are the links to the different bus routes for the after-school activities that run at 4pm and 5:30pm: Westside and Avenues

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

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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Contact Us

West High School
241 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
phone: 801.578.8500
fax: 801.578.8516

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If you need or would like this document in your own language, please contact Valerie Gates at (801) 578-8500, ext. 408, or contact Salt Lake City School District, 440 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111

No district employee or student shall be subjected to discrimination in employment or any district program or activity on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The district is committed to providing equal access and equal opportunity in its programs, services and employment including its policies, complaint processes, program accessibility, district facility use, accommodations and other Equal Employment Opportunity matters. The district also provides equal access to district facilities for all youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code, including scouting groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: Whitney Banks, Compliance and Investigations, 440 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, (801) 578-8388. You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, Denver, CO, (303) 844-5695.

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