School & Programming Updates

With concerns about the spread of coronavirus, please be aware that West Catholic and diocesan administrators are in close contact with our local (county), state and federal (CDC) public health organizations and we are following their recommendations carefully. Please continue to monitor this page for the latest information.

Reminders

  • Stay at least 6 feet from other people.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
  • When in public, wear a face mask covering your nose and mouth.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.


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2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

After Gov. Whitmer unveiled her ​MI Safe Schools: Michigan’s 2020-21 Return to School Roadmap (link is external), 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 school year. We will continue to follow the necessary requirements and work with the Kent County Health Department to form sensible policy, making sure our students, staff and community remain safe. And we will continue to provide our students with a cutting-edge, dynamic, excellence-driven education.

Our plans center around the knowledge that there is no substitute for in-class instruction and human interaction. Yet during this pandemic, we recognize the need to provide flexibility and choice so we can offer an excellent education while protecting the health of each and every student and staff member. We can get through this together! Here's how we're going to do it:


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Questions?

Please feel free to reach out to Cynthia Kneibel at cynthiakneibel@grwestcatholic.org or 233-5905 if you have any questions.