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FBLA State Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the following members of West's FBLA team on making it to Finals at State in these presentation events. There are still other test only events that we will learn about in March. Go Panthers and good luck at State:

Business Ethics - Amrita Krishna, Sachin Sundar, Zhongyao Zhang
Business Plan - Raghav Krishna Sodisetti, Tony Zhang
Client Service - Amrita Krishna
E-Business - Amrita Krishna, Brynna Shale
Future Business Leader - Alicia Zhang
Graphic Design - Raghav Krishna Sodisetti
Hospitality & Event Management - Quinn Shumway, Alicia Zhang
Impromptu - Adelaide Parker
Intro to Business Presentation - Evelyn Link, Bala Tella
Intro to Event Planning - Maggie Brunner
Intro to Public Speaking - Lasya Jonnalagedda
Intro to Social Media Strategy - Raghav Krishna Sodisetti
Job Interview - Brynna Shale
Management Information Systems - Quinn Shumway, Alicia Zhang
Public Speaking - Alicia Du
Publication Design - Raghav Krishna Sodisetti
Sports & Entertainment Management - Maggie Brunner, Annaliese Hussey, Tony Zhang
Website Design - Amrita Krishna, Brynna Shale
Who's Who in FBLA - Sachin Sundar, Alicia Zhang

 


College Board Update

This year College Board is providing 3 different exam sessions to accommodate in person/at home exams. Students will have the option to test on the computer at home or the computer at school. If you need a paper/pencil exam please contact Ms. Boren (kelly.boren@slcschools.org) to make arrangements.

All exams will be full length exams. Digital & paper/pencil exams will be the same. The exam application includes security features to detect impersonation, plagiarism, or other cheating attempts, and restricts students from returning to answered questions or moving back and forth between unanswered questions.

World Language exams are only being offered paper/pencil at West. As a reminder, College Board has waived the cancellation fee. If you decide not to test by March 10th, you will not be charged. If you have already paid West, we can issue you a refund. Please email Ms. Boren (kelly.boren@slcschools.org) if you have concerns.

Each student will need their own computer to complete the readiness steps and take their exam. This can be a personal
device or one assigned by the school. Schools should not assign the same device to multiple students. The computer must be able to maintain a charge for the duration of the exam or be plugged in, if needed. An internet connection is
required to test, but students will be able to keep testing even if their connection drops momentarily. Exams must be taken on a computer (Mac, Windows or school managed Chromebook)

To help us plan our AP exam session, please confirm which exams you are taking & your testing location (home or at school).

If you have not yet paid for your AP exams, please do so by going to MySchoolFees.com and select the AP/IB tab. If you are on a fee waiver or if you have concerns covering the cost, West can help you cover 100% of the cost.

Please complete this form by end of day Monday - March 1st. Here is also a FAQ about this year's exam session.


SLCC Spring 2021 Virtual Multicultural Conference

Friday, April 16, 2021
10:00am - 2:00pm
Virtual Conference
Details provided in confirmation email

Our Spring Multicultural Conference will be virtual this year!
A special event only for high school juniors, sophomores, and freshmen to connect with students from across the valley! We will be giving away an iPad and other prizes so the more diversity workshops you attend, the better chance you have of winning!

Student Registration | tinyurl.com/SpringMCC
Counselor/Teacher Registration | tinyurl.com/staffmcc
Register before April 15th!

Students must register with personal email address and
don't forget to check the spam folder just in case!

Questions or accommodations?
Please contact Riley Bassett | riley.bassett@slcc.edu

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Yan Dvoretskiy Breaks Two West HS Records

Yan broke two West High School Records in the 200 and 500 Freestyle race! Here the results from our team:
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UHSAA State Wrestling

Drew Lang, West (Jr.)

It was been a dominant junior season for West’s Drew Lang, who will march into the 6A state tournament as the wrestler to beat at 132 pounds. Lang improved to 32-1 on at the 6A Divisionals last week with a perfect 5-0 record. He won two matches by fall, two by technical fall, and then he beat Westlake’s Jacob Finlinson in the final 4-2. Lang’s only loss of the season was a 4-3 decision to Juab’s Channing Warner at the Utah All-Star Duals back in January. Lang is currently ranked as the No. 8 wrestler in Utah on the Beehive Top 20 at wrestleutah.com.

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West's National Merit Scholarship Finalists

West High School is proud to announce that 15 students have been selected as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist.  These students have been selected about of 16,000 semifinalists named in September 2020 and have met all the requirements to advance to finalists standing in the competition.  Students will be notified in March if they have been selected as scholarship recipients.   

Congratulation West High National Merit Scholarship Finalists: 
Rory T. Beals 
Santiago Ibarra
Sydney L. Koutrouba  
Christopher L. Li 
Timothy A. Liang 
Daphne Liu 
Liliane S. Morath 
Trevor S. Skeen 
Clara E. Tandar 
Dillon Tang 
Reese K. Whitlock  
Rachel E. Willick 
Sylvia Xi
Seung Jean Yoo 
Maria A. Zaitsev 


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Girl's Wrestling Team Success at State

Abby Fu'e sophomore at West High School earned 2nd place at 132 pounds during UHSAA State.  Maddy Nielsen, sophomore, earned 5th place in 108 pounds at UHSAA State.  The girls wrestling team took 12th overall.
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2020-2021 Sterling Scholars Moving on to State

Congratulations to the following Eight West High Seniors on their selection as Sterling Scholars and are now moving on to compete at the State Level:

Business and Marketing Sachin Sundar
Computer Science Angela Layton
Dance Ella Kennedy-Yoon
English McKenzie Shaffer-Key
Science Daphne Liu
Skilled and Technical Sciences Sylvia Xi
Visual Arts Alicia Zhang
World Languages Vishal Jammulapati

West Bus Stops and Times starting February 8th

Please go to the top of this page and on the right side you will see a link to Bus Routes


Paraprofessionals & Substitute Teachers

We are in need of additional support staff and substitutes for the remainder to of the school year. To apply for a paraprofessional or substitute position (and information about pay), please visit the Salt Lake City School District Human Resource Services page. For inquiries about paraprofessionals, please contact Ronald Litteral at Ronald.litteral@slcschools.org. For inquiries about substitute teaching, please contact Lynette Hilton at lynette.hilton@slcschools.org .


Course Catalog

CLICK HERE for the 2021-22 Course Catalog

Please review the following link to see what classes West High will offer for next year. Students will self-select their course requests online in early February. Wait for further teacher instructions. Reach out to your alpha counselor if you have immediate questions.

https://west.slcschools.org/academics/counseling-center/documents/WestHighCourseCatalog2021-2022.pdf

 


UHSAA Realignment Announced

Click here for the new UHSAA Region Information for next year.


Mental Health Support Groups

Free Mental Health Support Groups for West High Students. In-person group meets every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Zoom session group meets every Thursday from 5-6pm. Let's talk about mental health in a safe and supportive setting. Please contact your counselor to sign up.


Official Transcripts

A message from West High School regarding official transcripts:

Welcome to Parchment. We are offering this service to make ordering transcripts easier for you. It is also more efficient for West High. It also will deliver your transcripts to the colleges you choose in the format they prefer.

http://www.parchment.com/u/registration/24443/account

Thank you!


Parent Observer Canvas Accounts

If you have a student that you would like to help monitor or "observe", click here for the pdf instructions on how to set that up. Here is another set of instructions as well for both students and observers.


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