Get hooked on West Catholic Fish Fry Fridays! Join us each Friday through March 26, 4:30-7 p.m., here at WC. Drive-thru only this year! On the menu is fried lake perch, fried walleye and breaded shrimp – all served with homemade coleslaw and your... Read more
register You're invited to join us for this year's virtual Celebrate West! Auction! Bidding starts at 2 p.m. on April 16 and ends at 8 p.m. on April 23. Registration is now open! Go to celebratewest2021.ggo.bid, click "Get Started" and create an... Read more
Yesterday, a group of West Catholic students and staff joined together with members of Catholic Central High School for a prayer service and silent march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme of the gathering came from one of Dr. King's... Read more
As we begin to enter the darker days of the year, leaving summer and sunshine behind for a while, I have great news to brighten up your day. Standardized test scores are in and our seniors have earned some of the highest scores that I have seen not... Read more
I am happy to announce the culmination of significant work in transitioning West Catholic from a principal/CEO model to the president/principal model. Please read this letter explaining the change. In it, you will find a link to brief job... Read more
Thank you to all those who made contributions to our All A's Walk. Your support helps aid the hundreds of students every year who benefit from tuition assistance! For a full list of sponsors, visit grwestcatholic.org/walk-sponsors-2020.
At West Catholic, we are constantly working to evaluate and adjust educational practices to better serve our students and our community. After listening to feedback, especially in regard to attendance, live stream, and recordings, we have fine-tuned... Read more
After Gov. Whitmer unveiled her MI Safe Schools: Michigan’s 2020-21 Return to School Roadmap, we were able to finalize our plans for re-opening West Catholic on August 19 and submit them to the State Superintendent prior to the start of the... Read more
The following West Catholic seniors have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for their scores on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT): National Merit Finalists — Josh Arsulowicz ... Read more
There’s a new opportunity for help with college costs, available to Grand Rapids residents who graduate from a high school within the city – including West Catholic High School. Local officials approved the Grand Rapids Promise Scholarship plan on... Read more
It is truly an honor to be recognized for our commitment to strong Catholic identity by the Cardinal Newman Society. Since 2007, West Catholic has been a member of the organization’s Catholic Education Honor Roll and we are incredibly proud to have... Read more
On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, our new prayer garden was blessed and dedicated by Bishop Walkowiak. We thank all the parents, alumni and members of the West Catholic community who joined us in celebrating this beautiful new addition to our school. ... Read more
COVID-19 Information & Tools
As you are aware, Michigan high schools will be closed until Dec. 8 in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. During this time, we plan to continue to provide all students with a dynamic, excellence-driven Catholic education while moving to online learning. For more information, please visit our Alerts page linked below.
For details on how we have been keeping our students safe prior to the shutdown and for information on how we plan to safely reopen, click the button below.
In partnership with the Kent County Health Department, Kent ISD has launched a COVID-19 dashboard. This tool is meant to provide parents, educators and the general public with transparency on confirmed COVID-19 cases in our local schools and districts. This dashboard includes public, charter and nonpublic schools.
Countdown To Celebrate West! 2021
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