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Summer Job - Rose Landscape Services

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Date:  Thursday, February 20, 2020

Rose Landscape Services is currently seeking hard-working, dependable landscape technicians and laborers to work full-time this summer. For a complete job description, please visit roselandscapeservices.com/careers/landscape-technician-laborer. Resumes may also be sent to megan@roselandscapeservices.com. If you have any additional questions, please call 616-293-0361. 

Celebrate West! Golden Ticket Raffle

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Our Golden Ticket Raffle – a Celebrate West! Auction favorite – is back! We have hidden a Golden Ticket in one of the 100 candy bars we will be selling for $100 each. Whoever has the Golden Ticket hidden in his or her candy bar will get the choice of ANY Live Auction item before the Live Auction begins! This includes amazing prizes like a trip for two to Kentucky for a bourbon distillery tour!

We are pre-selling 25 candy bars (which buyers will receive the night of the auction). Purchase yours today at bit.ly/WCGoldenTicket2020.

Continuous Enrollment Reminder

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Date:  Wednesday, February 19, 2020

All families with students returning to West Catholic for the 2020-2021 school year MUST submit a Continuous Enrollment Contract by MARCH 1, 2020. Those who have not completed a Continuous Enrollment Contract by this date will incur a $200 re-enrollment fee.*

An email with a link to the Continuous Enrollment Contract was sent out on Jan. 31. Please check your email for this important message. If you did not receive an email with a link to the contract, please contact our Admissions Office at 616-233-5920.

For more information on Continuous Enrollment, please visit grwestcatholic.org/enrollment.

*Deadlines and fees do not apply to new families enrolling at WC.

Celebrate West! Google Nest Hub Winner

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, February 10, 2020

Congratulations to Lauri Ford, the winner of our auction registration drawing for a Google Nest Hub!

If you haven't registered for the Celebrate West! Auction yet, go to grssc.ejoinme.org/CelebrateWest2020 before March 20 to take advantage of our "Early Bird" ticket discount!

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LIKE Documentary Screening & Panel

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, February 11, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m., West Catholic High School will be screening LIKE, an IndieFlix Original documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. The goal of the film is to inspire and help equip us to self-regulate. Social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care… but is that what's really happening?

The documentary is about 50 minutes and following the documentary there will be a 20-30 minute Q & A. Parents and students are welcome to attend.

For more information about the film, visit thelikemovie.com

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West Catholic Fish Fry Fridays

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2020

It's Fish Fry Fridays! Join us for five Fridays during Lent for our Famous Fried Lake Perch, Fried Shrimp, Baked Salmon or Fried Walleye at West Catholic from 4:30-7 p.m. Athletic Boosters are looking forward to seeing you come and enjoy yourself, but please do not keep this a secret, let everybody know just how good our food really is!

Dinners are available for dine-in, take out and drive-thru.

When?
Fridays (February 28, March 6, March 13, March 20, March 27) from 4:30-7 p.m.

Where?
West Catholic High School Cafeteria

Support your favorite WC team(s) by donating your time! Click the links below to sign up for a volunteer shift during one of our upcoming fish fry events:

Building a Legacy Catholic Men's Conference & KEPHA Women's Night

News Type:  Daily Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Registration is now open for the 15th Annual Building a Legacy Catholic Men's Conference. Don't wait, seating is limited. The conference, held on March 14, 2020, at West Catholic High School, will feature talks by Matt Fradd, Fr. Leo Patalinghug, Jesse Romero and the Most Reverend David J. Walkowiak.

KEPHA will also be hosting a Women's Night on March 13, 2020, at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church. Join other women from West Michigan for a wonderful evening of music, prayer and message featuring Fr. Leo Pataliinghug.

Additional information and registration for both events can be found at buildingalegacy.org.

 

GR Promise Zone: FAFSA Completion Events

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Date:  Monday, February 10, 2020

SENIORS: Grand Rapids Community College and the Grand Rapids Promise Zone Authority are partnering to bring additional resources to assist the Class of 2020 in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA is a requirement for students to receive the Grand Rapids Promise Zone Scholarship. The FAFSA events are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
  • Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020

All FAFSA events will be held in GRCC's Sneden Hall, Room 215 and will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Event registration can be completed at grpromisezone.com/events. Please note that GRCC will have Spanish speaking assistance available at all events. 

If you have any questions, please contact promisezone@grcc.edu or 616-234-4321.

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West Catholic Purple Basketball Games

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Monday, February 10, 2020

Join West Catholic High School and the Van Andel Institute Purple Community for the 2nd annual night of purple games! The men’s and women’s basketball teams will each be playing for a purpose against Allendale High School on Feb. 21. You won’t want to miss the varsity teams on the court as they’ll be sporting special purple warmups! There will be t-shirts available for purchase and other ways to give back to the cause, including a halftime shootout contest and much more!

T-shirts are on sale now at give.vai.org/page/16562/event/1. Wear your shirt to the game to receive FREE entry! Online orders must be completed by Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 11:59 p.m.

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