Spirit Store Opens Friday

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Alumni Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The grand opening of the Spirit Store with new attire will be held Friday night at the football game vs. Grand Rapids Christian! The Spirit Store will be open from 5:30 p.m. to the end of the 3rd quarter just behind the concessions stand. Come grab some new WC gear and don’t forget to purchase your coffee mug for free hot chocolate and coffee for the entire year!

All A's Walk Volunteers Needed

News Type:  Daily Parent Alumni Date:  Monday, September 16, 2019

The All A’s Walk will be taking place on Thursday, October 3 and we are in need of volunteers to help with hospitality at John Ball Zoo, as well as, volunteers to walk with the homerooms from West Catholic to John Ball Zoo. The walk will go from 8 am – 11 am (times are approximate). If you are able to help that morning please let me know, or if you cannot help but know of another parent who is available please send my information on to them. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! Have a wonderful week!

All the best,

Megan Kulak


Substitute Teachers Needed

News Type:  Daily Headlines Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Thursday, September 12, 2019

West Catholic is looking to expand its substitute teacher list! If you have teaching experience, please consider applying to be added to our sub roster. The following are characteristics of an ideal candidate:

  • Teaching experience
  • Ability to provide backup teaching services when full-time teachers are unable to work
  • Ability to execute lesson plans left by the absent teacher
  • Ability to create and maintain a respectful and fair classroom culture that fosters a safe and productive learning
  • Virtus training is a plus!

About West Catholic High School: West Catholic High School is a Grand Rapids Diocesan school located in Grand Rapids. Its campus sits on 42 acres. Established in 1962, it is a co-educational college preparatory institution providing a dynamic Catholic culture for excellent academic instruction, faith formation, and many and varied extracurricular activities. Enrollment is expected to be just under 500 students for the fall of 2019.

Interested candidates should submit a resume:

Justina Ouellette, Administrative Assistant


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WC Hockey Scrap Metal Drive

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, September 9, 2019

The West Catholic Varsity Hockey team, in conjunction with our co-op with Grand Rapids Christian, is sponsoring a scrap metal drive to raise money for new equipment. To make it easy to donate, we will be holding it on two back-to-back Fridays and Saturdays – Sept.13-14 and Sept. 20-21. There will be a drop off container and players there to assist you from 3-7 p.m. on the two Fridays and from 8 a.m-5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Eagle Ice Center, located at 2600 Village Dr SE.

The team will thankfully accept anything with metal on it, in it or around it. Appliances, golf clubs, bicycles, grills, fans, cell phones, laptops, computer towers, car parts, car batteries, marine batteries, stainless steel, metal ladders, metal tools, air conditioners, gutters, coat hangers, vacuum cleaners, etc. If you have items too large to haul yourself, please contact one of the event leaders:  Dennis Santo at 616-293-2391 or, or Brian Noordewier at 616-401-2487 or to schedule a time for the team to pick-up your item. You may also bring your scrap metal to any of the PADNOS locations to drop off. Our account is GRA3360. Please ask them to defer billing to GRC Hockey Boosters.

PLEASE NOTE: The item(s) for pick-up need to be placed OUTSIDE of your home-either in the garage or the yard. We apologize, but we CANNOT accept TVs, computer monitors, or anything with fuel or chemicals still left in it.

Thanks for supporting your West Catholic Varsity Hockey Team!

Military Appreciation Night

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, September 4, 2019

West Catholic High School is grateful to all of our active and retired armed service members. As a show of our support and appreciation for your service, we invite you to participate in the football program’s Walk of Champions on Oct. 25 when we play Coopersville.

Sign up to participate by Oct. 5 at

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2019 All A's Walk

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Alumni Date:  Thursday, August 29, 2019

The All A's Walk will take place on Thursday, October 3. This important annual fundraiser raises money to aid the hundreds of students, both new and current, to continue to receive a dynamic, excellence-driven Catholic education.

To sponsor the event, a student or to make a donation, please visit

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WC Coffee Mug Club

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, August 28, 2019

For the first time ever, you can be a part of the WC Coffee Mug Club. This gives you free coffee and hot chocolate at any WC High School event for the entirety of the 2019-2020 school year. Mugs are $30 and can be picked up in the Athletic Office. Please watch for updates on the Spirit Store as we have new attire coming soon!


GRCSS Hiring Bus Drivers

News Type:  Daily Parent Alumni Date:  Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Grand Rapids Catholic Secondary Schools Department of Transportation is looking to hire bus drivers. Starting salary is $17.00 per hour. Regular route drivers (morning and afternoons) will have four hours driving per school day with the possibility of more hours on special runs if desired. Call Maureen, Transportation Supervisor, at 616 246-6470 for more information.

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