Growl News Announcements

Freshmen, if you received a green renaissance card, you may redeem your $10 PawPit gift certificate for the super awesome 2019 class shirt. Woo Hoo!

Class of 2019 t-shirts are now on sale at the Activities Window during lunch!  The cost is $10.00.  This is a great way to show school spirit for your class!  Go Cougars!  Go Class of 2019!! 

The final Student Council meeting of the year will be after school on Tuesday, May 17th. This will be a celebration of your hard work this year and we will have pizza, ice cream, and other tasty treats! See you there.

Westland High School Gaming Club will not meet this week due to scheduling conflicts. The next meeting will be Thursday, May 19th from 4-5:30pm in room 106.

Prairie Township is hiring for their summer job program. Must reside in Prairie Township and be at least 14 years of age- completed grades 8, 9, 10, or 11 during the 2015-2016 school year. Outside positions include duties such as labeling township storm water inlets, painting house numbers on curbs and cleaning up township parks and roads. Office positions are available too. Applications are due May 31st. See your counselor for an application.

The speaker from the Columbus Division of Fire had to change the date that she is visiting WHS. She will now be here on Wednesday, May 25 during 2nd period. If you already signed up, you are still signed up for the new date. If you have not signed up, you still have time! Log into your Naviance account and sign up for this visit under College Visits....all grade levels are invited!

ATTN Seniors: ALL FEES must be paid in CASH OR MONEY ORDER. No checks will be accepted!

ATTENTION WESTLAND GRADUATING SENIORS: The diploma list has been posted on the Student Office window. Please check for the correct spelling of your name. IMPORTANT: This is how your name will appear on your diploma. If any corrections need to be made, stop in the Student Office and ask to fill out a correction form.


Attention Graduating Seniors If you have not had your cap & gown picture taken for the graduation slideshow, stop by the ERC at your convenience and Mrs. Wise will take your picture.


Are you an 18-year old looking for a job this spring and summer? Do you like to spend time outside? The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is looking for seasonal help. They are hiring Natural Resources Specialists and Lifeguards. See your counselor for more information


The boys' soccer team will be conditioning on Tuesday and Thursday this week after school. Please meet in the Commons at 3:30 each day.


Attention all potential Westland Football players. If you plan on playing football in 2016 you should be at workouts the next 2 weeks. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:30-5pm in the rec center. There will be a mandatory meeting next Tuesday after physicals at 7:30pm in the theater.


Congratulations to Aleysha Hutson for finishing 6th in the girls shot put at the OCC league meet on Saturday.

Congratulations go out to Ivan Suazo who once again won the OCC league track meet in the 110 meter hurdles. Ivan's time of 14.49 seconds broke his own team record. Ivan also was second in the 300 meter hurdles. Congratulations also go out to Curtiss Shore who took third in the discus at the league meet with a toss of 126 feet 1 inch. The boys 4 X 100 meter relay team consisting of Alex Jones, James Pack, Abdul Diallo and Ivan Suazo finished 4th and James Pack finished 5th in the discus. With their finishes, Ivan earns 1st team all OCC in the 110 hurdles and 2nd team all OCC in the 300 meter hurdles, and Curtiss earns OCC honorable mention honors in the discus. The Cougar track teams next compete this week at the Central District Track Championships at Hilliard Darby High School.


There will be a Girls Basketball open gym today from 3:30 - 5:30 pm in the Rec Center, Court 1. Anyone interested in playing should do their best to attend.  The Girls Basketball team is having a parent meeting on Tuesday, May 17th at 7:00 pm in the the Rec Center classroom. If you are planning on playing please attend with a parent.

Attention all students interested in playing golf: There will be a golf meeting in the school store on Tuesday May 17th at 7:45 a.m. If you cannot attend the meeting please see Mr. Kramer in the school store during your lunch.


Track clean up day will be on Tuesday, May 24th. Please be out on the track at 3:30 on the 24th to help put things away for the season. Also, please see Coach Eckard for banquet information.


Next Tuesday, May 17th there is a mandatory meeting for players and parents in the ERC at 6:30. You must be at this meeting if you want to play soccer for Westland High School in the fall. If you cannot make it, you must see Mr. Dato in room 302 by the end of this week.

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posted Oct 6, 2015, 6:07 AM by Caitlin Dufresne   [ updated Oct 19, 2015, 8:27 AM ]

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