Growl News Announcements

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Today for lunch you may choose from calzone or Stromboli, a meatball sub, or top n go super nachos with Tostitos. The side dish for today is corn.

Nervous about the Algebra 1 or Geometry End of Course exams in April? Your fantastic Westland High School Math Teachers will be hosting a "working lunch" hour on Wednesdays starting January 22 and continuing until May to help you prep and prepare for the big test! Plan to bring your lunch and crunch some numbers with the best teachers around. See your math teacher for more a pass and more information.

Are you interested in nursing? Calling all sophomore or juniors with a 2.5 GPA and interested in nursing! Mount Carmel College of Nursing is hosting an Explore Nursing Day! If interested, email the school counselor, Mrs. Hindman, and she will provide you with an application!

Matthew McCallum, the Recreation Supervisor from Prairie Township Community Center, will be in the cafeteria during lunch periods on January 28th and 29th to meet with students about possible job opportunities.

He is looking to hire camp staff for their summer camp program. These positions are 40 hours per week in the summer and participants must be 18. He is also hiring for the child care room for the summer as well. Check out the table in the commons for more information.

Fortis College is coming to Westland to speak to interested students. Fortis College offers training in nursing, allied health (medical assisting and medical billing), HVAC systems, Surgical technology, and Radiology technology. To learn more about this career-focused college, sign up for the college rep visit in Naviance! They will be here on Monday, January 27 at 9:00.

The members of National Honor Society will offer tutoring from 7:15am until 7:40am every Wednesday morning starting January 22 in room 602. Stop by the student office before school on Wednesday mornings for a pass and head to room 602 for help on any topic. From balancing chemical equations to understanding Catcher in the Rye the members of NHS are here to help!

Attention all you talented Cougars!!! Talent Show auditions are on January 23rd and 24th after school in the auditorium. All talents are welcome!

Anchor 1: Hello Cougar.

Anchor 2: Hello other Cougar.

Anchor 1: Anime today?

Anchor 2: Yeah, and anime tomorrow.

Anchor 1: Anime forever?

Anchor 2: Anime till the Cougars come home.

Anchor 1: Well, Westland is our Cougar home.

Anchor 2: Oh okay. Well then, yeah, anime forever, and in room 706 every Tuesday morning. See you there.

Class of 2022 Field Trip to Career Academy will be February 5th. Field Trip Forms are available in the student office on bright orange paper. Stop in the student office and pick one up if you plan on attending this field trip. Field Trip Forms are due back by January, 31, 2020. This is a hard deadline- no exceptions. See Mrs. Shore if you have any questions.

Attention sophomores: Do you want help with your application to the Career Academy? Ms. Bassett will be in the cafeteria during all lunch periods TODAY, to provide assistance with your essays and other questions you might have. Chromebooks will be provided.

ASL Club will meet Friday January 24th at 7:25 until 7:45 in room 804. If you have any questions please email Isaac Keene

Cultural Diversity club will be meeting tonight in room 507 right after school. We will be discussing the upcoming talent show.

ASL club will meet again next Friday in rm 804 at 7:25 if you have any questions please email

Ariane Davis, Savannah Pernell, or Isaac Keene


If you're interested in playing softball for the 2020 season, please join us for a brief informational meeting immediately following school dismissal (3:20pm -3:30pm) TODAY in the cafeteria. Hope to see you there!

The Grove City Lacrosse Club is now registering players for mens and womens high school lacrosse teams. No experience is necessary - come learn to play the fastest game on two feet. FREE clinics for new players are on Sundays in January. To find out more visit the club's website at and follow us on Facebook for updates. See Miss. Rogers if you have any questions.

The wrestling team is looking for statisticians and home meet helpers for the rest of the 2020 season. Any student interested in being involved with the team should contact Coach Allerding, Coach Fitzgerald, or any of the wrestlers.