Reminder: PWHS students, school starts at 8:05 a.m. Welcome back, Senators! Let's make this a great year!
The last day to register without late fees for the Sept. 14 ACT test is Aug.16. Go to Actstudent.org or Click this link to register: http://bit.ly/33Dp9Xq Many college fin. aid offices accept ACT scores from tests taken through December (all colleges have different deadlines)
Cross Country practice will also be on Wednesday, August 7th at 10:00 for anyone that is interested. Please meet Coach J Conrad in front of the football stadium. Don't forget to bring water.
The first practice for boys and girls cross country is August 5th at 10:00. Please meet at the high school.
July 19th, 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian: Portsmouth West High School is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2019-2020 school year! We expect big accomplishments from our students and staff. Below are some important dates and times to start off the school year!! Open House will be held on August 15th, 2019 from 6-7pm. Parents and guardians are welcome to tour our school buildings as well as our new athletic building that evening. On the following day, Friday August 16th, our annual “Meet the Team” night will be held. At that time coaches and advisors will introduce their respective athletic teams and the band in the football stadium. Immediately afterwards as already posted on this website is our Senator Spirit Club fund raiser dinner. The dinner will be held in the PWHS cafeteria. Check earlier post for details about the dinner. Additionally, Portsmouth West High School has adjusted its time schedule from last year. Below is the new time schedule for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year: REGULAR SCHEDULE Period 1 8:05-8:56 Period 2 8:59- 9:50 Period 3 9:53-10:44 Period 4 10:47-12:12 A Lunch 10:47-11:20 B Lunch 11:40-12:12 Period 5 12:15-1:06 Period 6 1:09-2:00 Period 7 2:03-2:54 Our student handbooks will also be available online. We strongly suggest that you as parents/guardians read over the contents of the handbook and sign off that you have read the information. Please review the policies in regards to the dress code, student discipline and emergency procedures. Some of these policies have been updated to improve our school climate and culture. Our dress code will have a point of emphasis this school year on jeans. Students should refrain from wearing torn, cut or pants with holes. We want to encourage an academic atmosphere where students take pride in their studies, and overall performances both in and out of school. Our teaching staff will engage in professional development from Wednesday, August 14th till Friday, August 16th. Students officially will begin the 2019-2020 school year on Monday, August 19th. We here at West High School look forward in seeing your students on the 19th!
High School Parents of EOC summer tests: Parents/Guardians: If you have any questions about the summer End of Course test(s), please email Scott Conrad at email@example.com. Testing dates are as follows: Algebra I / American History July 15 8am-3pm Geometry July 16 8am-3pm English I / Biology July 17 8am-3pm English II July 18 8am-3pm Government July 19 8am-3pm
Any boy interested in playing varsity soccer this year at Portsmouth West needs to contact our new Coach Brian Craft at 740-464-2692. We will begin to have "open fields" on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6pm starting this week.Come out and be part of an amazing group of players who plan on having a great season!
SENIORS - order of events for Friday: 8:15am Senior Breakfast; MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE immediately to follow; Senior Parade through district buildings; 2019 class picture on football field Sunday: SENIORS MUST ARRIVE TO THE HIGH SCHOOL BY 1:00 PM
SSU's CCP Orientation registration is still going on and they have a few seats for this Saturday’s event. Their next dates are in June.
SSU's Bridge to Success Program is coming up soon and the deadline to register is May 20th. If you have any questions about the program or possibly trying to test out, please contact Addison Poteet at 740-351-3209
Reminder: CCP orientation meeting will be held at SSU library tonight at 6 pm.
To order the 2018-2019 yearbook, the Herff Jones yearbook ordering website is up and running. The link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ will take you to the website where you will be able to use the code 17721 to order yearbooks for the 2018-2019 school year.
Seniors: After graduation, your accounts will be archived and you will no longer have access to them. If you would like to keep some or all of the files on your Google Drive, use Google Takeout to quickly transfer any files to a new Google account: https://takeout.google.com/
This is a reminder to parents of students who are attending the awards assembly tomorrow. The assembly will begin promptly at 1:30 pm May 8th, 2019 in the high school gym.
Students: The next ACT test is June 8, 2019. Deadline to register for regular registration is this Friday, May 3, 2019. Registration + late fee is May 4-20, 2019 http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html
AP Testing: May 6-AP Govt (am), May 7-AP Physics (pm), May 8-AP Lit (am), May 9-AP Chemistry (am), May 10- AP Computer Science (pm), May 16- AP World History (am), May 17- AP Music Theory (am)
Senior, Submit both a current and baby pic to be in the senior slideshow at graduation. All pictures must be submitted to Mrs. Copley by Friday, May 8. Click link for details https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cirz8jwbNBzanCmzrNWFp9pM3g6t8-Vw2q4g2HwC6k4/edit?usp=sharing
9th and 11th grade parents, this is a survey for you to complete as part of our Federal Programs information. Please complete the survey at https://wnls.pw/parentsurvey
1ST ANNUAL WEST VARSITY CLUB BASS TOURNAMENT Saturday, May 25 Shawnee Marina Ramp – Ohio River link: https://www.westsenators.org/article/102403?org=portsmouth-west-high-school For more infocontact: Angie Copas 740-285-2706 Heather Coleman 740-357-5994 Rhonda Igaz 740-858-8535
PWHS Band apparel sale! Please note - online store does offer additional color options. **When placing an order online, please remember to designate the band student you would like the order to be credited to. Link to online store: https://order.fancloth.com/s/477499
End of course testing begins Monday. Good luck to all students and teachers!
PWHS Purse Bingo scheduled for April 4 @ 6pm. Doors open at 5.
Reminder to seniors: get in-house scholarships turned in to the guidance office by the end of the day!
Early dismissal today at 12:00. P/T Conferences 1:00 - 6:30