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Upcoming Events
Today
- Rivalry Run
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
- Powder-Puff
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Tomorrow
Repeating Event - Pep Rally Practice
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
District Announcements
Rhode Island 2015-2020 PK-12 Strategic Plan for Education

The Rhode Island Board of Education and the Rhode Island Department of Education are thrilled to launch Rhode Island’s PK-12 strategic planning process, which will result in a statewide vision for education through 2020. The Rhode Island Council on Elementary and Secondary Education wants your input to direct our state's Strategic Plan for Education for the next five years. Click on the link below to take part in the survey.
www.ride.ri.gov/BoardofEducation/RI2015-2020StrategicPlanforEducation.aspx​

Chorus of Westerly Announces FREE Ticket Program for Area Students
The Chorus of Westerly announced a special new Classical Concert Ticket program for school-aged children in its home communities. Area students who attend local public or private schools, or those students who are home-schooled may attend one of the Chorus's November 23, 2014 performances of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio free of charge. Performances are at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Parents must reserve a ticket by calling the box office by November 21 at 401-596-8663. Box office hours are Mon-Fri, 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more concert details and age recommendations, please click here to be redirected to the full press release. 
 



 
Westerly Parent Academy-Click for Information on FREE Opportunities
School Announcements & Upcoming Events
Powder Puff Football
Powder-Puff is back!  Root for your favorite team Sunday, November 23rd @ 4:30pm - Augeri Field.  $5 admission buys a whole bunch of fun!  Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen square off at 4:30.
Ocean House & Westerly High School Baking & Pastry
Rivalry Run 2014
Kick off Rivalry week by running a 5k!  
Westerly High School Sports Boosters is hosting a 5k run here at WHS Sunday, November 23 rd.  Registration begins @ 8:30 am.  Start time @ 10:00 am and FREE Kids events start @ 9:30. Registration Forms can be filled out and mailed to Jamey Vetelino or filled out online at RivalryRun5K.org
Register by November 14th and save $5!

Meal Deal
Fried Dough Breakfast
WHS Blood Drive
Apple Pie
Yearbook

June will be here before we know it; so will YEARBOOKS!
Order yours today for $65.
 Follow this link to pre-order your yearbook.
Class of 2015 All-Night Grad Party Meeting

Come help plan your graduate's All-night Graduation Party!
 
Thursday, November 20th @ 7pm

Ward Cafeteria  
Contact: Patty Lombardo for more information.

Mark your calendars for future meetings:

12.18.2014
01.15.2015     02.19.2015     03.19.2015     04.18.2015     05.21.2015
BOOSTERS Monthly Meetings


When:     Thursday, November 20th
Where:    WHS, Ward Building Room 103
Time:      6:30 pm - 7:30pm

ALL ARE INVITED!!  Hope to see you there!

After this meeting, the monthly meetings will continue to be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month (11/20, 12/18, 1/15, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18).  Contact: Jackie Gougon-Foss


 
WHS 'Do-Over' Contract

  • Click here for a copy of the contract
  • Students have the opportunity to “do over” two assessments per quarter in each course within two calendar weeks (14 days) of receiving the scored assessment. 
  • Students must sign the WHS “do over” contract with their teacher to clarify the procedures within two school days of receiving the scored assessment.
  • The “do over” score is your final score.
  • Students will have one opportunity to “do over” each chosen assessment.
  • This option is only available for students who complete and hand the assignment in on the original due date.
WHS Early Dismissal Policy

Though not a change, WHS Early Dismissal Policy will be strictly enforced this year.  The policy states:
 
"Under no circumstances will students, including 18 year-olds, be dismissed from school without written request from a parent or guardian.  Requests for early dismissal must be presented to the Attendance Office Secretary in the Deans' office between 7:10 am and 7:20 am.  For reasons of personal safety and security, a parent / guardian must come to the office to sign their child out.  NO PHONE CALL DISMISSALS will be accepted without the consent of an administrator."

Calls will be made, by the attendance secretary, to verify information prior to the student's dismissal.  Please call the Deans' office with any questions.
Forms. forms, forms...

Verification and Ethnicity forms that were mailed home at the end of summer - (four pages, w/ bright orange half-sheet attached) are due to the main office Friday, September 19th.   Student Handbook forms are due ASAP.  If you are missing forms call the main office (401.596.2109) or reprint them:
School Improvement Team
Take a look at our School Improvement Plan for WHS 2014 - and join us for meetings.  We meet monthy in Ward 227 - on the High School Calendar listed under "WHS School Improvement Team"
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