A fund has been established at Wesbanco to accept donations toward the continuing recovery of Vaughn Salisbury. Last , Vaughn was involved in a collision while riding an ATV. He suffered substantial brain damage and was not expected to recover. However, , he is showing amazing progress and the spirit of a true Senator--one who never gives up. The PWHS Key Club and Beta Club are planning [...]
Mr. Eric Nichols, Special Education Director and Mr. Jeff Stricklett, Superintendent, among other administrators, address the faculty and staff of Washington-Nile Local School District on opening day before the students arrive tomorrow, August 24th. Discussions included new hires and staff changes, exciting new policies and a positive outlook to a new school year. We can't wait to see our students!
In a continually changing global economy, colleges and businesses expect more knowledge and skills from Ohio graduates. To match these high expectations, Portsmouth West High School is making sure that your son or daughter leaves high school ready to succeed.
Ohio’s graduation requirements for the classes of 2018 and beyond offer several ways to earn a high school diploma in Ohio. The class of 2018 are those students who entered ninth grade in the 2014-2015 school year.
There are two components of graduation requirements: credits and assessments.
The credit component requires all students to successfully complete a minimum of 20 high school credits. (Portsmouth West requires two additional credits.) Additionally, your son or daughter must receive instruction in two areas – fine arts and economics/financial literacy. These credit requirements have not changed from the class of 2014.
Portsmouth West High School football season tickets will go on sale starting on August 1st. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the High School office. Please call 740-858-1103 for more information.
IMPORTANT IMMUNIZATION CHANGES 7TH AND 12TH GRADE STUDENTS
Students entering 7th grade and students entering 12th grade for the 2016-17 school year must receive additional immunization(s) PRIOR to the beginning of the school year in August 2016. Seventh grade students must receive a booster immunization of Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) AND a Meningococcal (meningitis prevention) immunization. Twelfth grade students must receive the Meningococcal immunization.
This includes students attending SCCTC. Proof of such must be received at the middle or high school prior to the start of school in August.
Diane Baringer, RN, BSN