|Aaron Leeflangemail@example.com||N-R; IB (K-Q)|
|Ami Burtonfirstname.lastname@example.org||S-Z; IBCP|
|Jennifer Hanseenemail@example.com||IB 9 (R-Z); 10 (M-Z); all of 11th and 12th|
|Lisa Madsenfirstname.lastname@example.org||ELP 7th-8th; IB 9 (A-J); 10 (A-L)|
News and Announcements
Hello West High students and family members!
We are now entering the final quarter of the 2017-2018 school year. It is the time to complete any make-up packets needed. You can purchase packets at North Ridge Learning Center for $50/quarter credit or West High Assisted Studies for $25/quarter credit. Please see your counselor for more information.
Seniors – Get excited about graduation!! Here are some important dates for you to be aware of:
May 3 – Last Credit Recovery Orientation
May 4 – Senior Failure list posted
May 21 – Last day for initial test on Assisted Studies
May 24 – Last day for outside credit documentation
June 1 – FINAL CLEARANCE FOR GRADUATION
June 5 – Graduation Rehearsal; 9 am West High Auditorium (MANDATORY FOR ALL SENIORS)
June 6 – Graduation Ceremony 1:00 pm. Report to John M. Huntsman Center at the University of Utah campus at 12 noon
Clearance for graduation consists of 3 parts:
- Academic Clearance: See your Guidance Counselor
- West High Financial Clearance: Check “MySchoolFees” online or see the Treasurer in Room 217
- Josten’s Clearance: Cap and gown deadline is May 31
STUDENTS TAKING AN AP TEST ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A “BUBBLING PARTY”
April 11,12,17,18- during both lunches
April 16, 18- after school
11th and 17th – Both lunches in Choir Room (223)
12th and 18th – 1st Lunch Room 410, 2nd Lunch Room 223
16th and 18th – After School in Choir Room (223)
You only need to attend one session, but you must attend in order to take your AP test. Attend a Party!
Summer Driver’s Education: Students must have learner permits to register for the class. Must attend the mandatory meeting on April 18th in the Choir Room (223) Cost is $120 or Fee Waiver from Treasurer
All students-There is free tutoring after school in Rm 209 Mon-Thu and daily help from teachers in all subjects after school as well (9th Period). See your counselor for more information.
Scholarships are available if you look for them. See Vicki Kranendonk in the Guidance Center.
Pro Tips: Searching and Applying for Scholarships - The first episode of "In a Nutshell: How to Pay For College" season two.
Parents and seniors: check out this informative article from the Deseret News on avoiding senioritis and preparing for college!!
Financial Aid and College Admission Information
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has created a very robust list of resources for addressing questions related to the series, “13 Reasons Why”. I wanted to provide the forwarded e-mail to all of you. May is Mental Health Awareness month.
From Suicide Prevention Organizations
• Tips for Parents for Talking with their Children about 13 Reasons Why and Suicide (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)
• Briefing in Connection with the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why (International Association for Suicide Prevention)
From Other Mental Health/Professional Organizations
• 13 Mental Health Questions about 13 Reasons Why (American Psychiatric Association)
• 13 Reasons Why Netflix Series: How School Counselors Can Help (American School Counselor Association)
• 13 Reasons Why Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators (National Association of School Psychologists)
• 13 Ways to Continue the Conversation about 13 Reasons Why (Active Minds)
Other Related Resources
• The Trevor Lifeline (The Trevor Project)
• SPRC Web Page for Suicide Prevention in Schools (Suicide Prevention Resource Center)
• Information for Parents webpage (Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide)
• Not my Kid: What Parents Should Know about Teen Suicide (Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide) (Video)