Art Trip Informational Meeting

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The West Catholic Fine Arts Department is coordinating an 8-day London Arts & Theatre tour to take place next school year - March 30-April 6, 2023. The trip, focusing on art, architecture, theatre and culture, is open to any West Catholic student or parent with the approval of the group leader and administration. Space is limited to 30 participants.

There will also be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 21 at 6 p.m. in room 313. You can RSVP for this meeting by emailing Lisa Nawrocki at Questions can be sent to Mrs. Nawrocki via email or by calling 616-233-5939.

Family Speaker Series: Chris Padgett

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, October 4, 2021

Please join us on Monday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. for our first Family Speaker Series event of the school year - Family Circus: Seven Principles that Help a Family Grow with Chris Padgett. To learn more, check out our event flyer below or visit

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Thank You All A's Donors & Sponsors

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Friday, October 8, 2021

Another successful All A's Walk is in the books! Our students crushed this year's goal, raising just under $80,000 (a new record!) for tuition assistance programs at West Catholic. As part of the celebration, students walked from the school to St. Ann's Home, praying for residents, holding up signs of encouragement and greeting those who came outside to say hello.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this event possible, especially our donors and sponsors! For a list of 2021 All A's Walk sponsors, please visit

Students - as a reward for your hard work to help us reach our fundraising goal, you have earned a day off of school on Monday, October 25! Enjoy your four-day weekend later this month (there is no school on Friday, October 22 for Diocesan PD)!

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Athletics News - 10.04.21

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Alumni Date:  Monday, October 4, 2021

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF: Good luck to our girls varsity golf team who will be competing in the MHSAA Golf Regionals on Tuesday, October 5 at Milham Park Golf Club in Kalamazoo.

BOYS VARSITY TENNIS: Good luck also goes out to our boys varsity tennis team who will be competing in the MHSAA Tennis Regionals on Thursday, October 7 at Sparta. Play begins at 9 a.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Girls basketball will be holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 6 during lunch (11:10 a.m.). Please meet in the competition gym.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: Below you will find the strength training schedule for the week of October 4. Weekly schedules will be posted on the West Catholic Sports Facebook and Twitter pages as well as the Falcon Strength Instagram account.

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Respect for Life Month

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Friday, October 1, 2021

As Catholics, we are called to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable, from conception to natural end. During October, the Church in the United States celebrates Respect Life Month, a time in which we're invited to reflect more deeply on the dignity of every human life.

Read Bishop Walkowiak's letter to parishioners (English | Spanish) and learn more about opportunities for prayer and action around the diocese and beyond.

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Job Opportunity - Holy Spirit Maintenance Department

News Type:  Daily Parent Alumni Date:  Friday, September 17, 2021

The Holy Spirit Maintenance Department is looking to fill a second-shift custodial position in their school. This job would involve vacuuming, light lifting and light custodial duties. The position is for 30 hours every 2 weeks (2 days one week, 3 days the next). Hours are 4-10 p.m. with a starting salary of $12/hr. If interested, please inquire at

Supporting the Ricord Family

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, September 13, 2021

Please keep Jesse Ricord and his family - members of our Catholic school community - in your prayers. Jesse passed away unexpectedly last week, leaving behind his wife and six young children. For those looking for ways to support the family, their GoFundMe page can be found HERE.

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Car Raffle

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, September 7, 2021

For the second year in a row, we are raffling off a car as part of our Celebrate West! Auction! Get your tickets early for your chance to win a 2021 Jeep Compass OR a $25,000 cash prize! Tickets are $100 each and only 1,000 will be sold. The drawing will take place on Friday, April 22, 2022, at the auction. Download a ticket order form HERE, fill it out and return to the main office. All funds raised from ticket sales benefit tuition assistance at West Catholic. (Raffle License #R61232)

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Host an International Student from Guatemala!

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, August 30, 2021

If your family is interested in hosting a Guatemalan student from mid-October to mid-December, please email Admissions Director Kirsten Herich ( for more information.

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