Co-Op Hockey Team Scrap Metal Drive

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Eagles varsity Co-Op hockey team - West Catholic, Grand Rapids Christian, Coopersville and Cedar Springs - is once again sponsoring a scrap metal drive on Friday, October 2, and Saturday, October 3. There will be a drop-off container in the parking lot of the Eagle Ice Center which is located behind the scoreboard of Eagle Stadium (2600 Village Dr. SE). Players will be there to assist you 3-7 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday. 

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. They will be collecting returnable cans and bottles, too! TVs, computer monitors or anything with fuel/chemicals still left in it will not be accepted. 

If you have items too large to haul yourself, please contact Rachel VanSchepen (, to schedule a time for the team to pick-up your item. PLEASE NOTE: The item(s) for pick-up need to be placed OUTSIDE of your home either in the garage or the yard. You may also bring your scrap metal to any of the PADNOS locations to drop off. The hockey team's account is GRA3360.

All A's Walk 2020

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The All A’s Walk is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2020. This important annual fundraiser raises money to aid the hundreds of students every year who benefit from tuition assistance in addition to helping reduce overall tuition costs for all students. This year, we are working to reach our goal of $60,000, but we need your help! If you are interested in making a contribution, please reach out to a West Catholic student or visit our All A's Walk fundraising page.

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Updated Athletic Guidelines

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Friday, September 11, 2020

As athletics guidelines continue to change, we are working to keep West Catholic families informed. On Friday, September 11, the following communication was sent to parents and contains updates on admission to games, social distancing protocols, livestreaming of events and more. Please review this information, especially if your student-athlete is competing this fall.


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Uniform Reminders

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Date:  Thursday, September 3, 2020

We are back in the swing of things and the dress code will be strictly enforced from this point on. The following violations have been observed and will no longer be tolerated. See the handbook if you have any dress code questions.

Girls skirts - They must be no shorter than 2" above the knee (front and back) when standing straight up! They may not be rolled.

Boys shorts - They must not be rolled or altered to be shorter.

Masks - They must be worn at all times - unless eating in a designated area, while socially distanced.

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Class of 2021 Senior All Night Party Meeting

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Date:  Tuesday, September 1, 2020

There will be a meeting on Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. in regard to the Senior All Night Party. The meeting will be held in the bleachers at the football stadium in order to comply with social distancing guidelines. If the weather prevents us from meeting on September 9, we have a backup date of Monday, September 14. Same time and place.

Because of privacy concerns, West Catholic does not give out email addresses. In order to get a complete list of parent emails, I need you to send me your contact name (first and last) and your email address. Please include the name (first and last) of your senior in the email as well. Send to: Beth Russell

If you have any questions about the meeting or you can’t make but would like to help in one of the areas please email me.

- Beth Russell

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Schedule Changes for the Week of Aug. 31

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Date:  Monday, August 31, 2020

A few reminders for the upcoming week:

  • On Tuesday, there is NOT a special schedule. We will be following our regular Tuesday schedule.
  • Thursday is also a regular Thursday schedule, meaning students will be released at 2:20 p.m.
  • There will be no school Friday (9/4) or Monday (9/7) as we celebrate Labor Day Weekend. [Please remember that when you return on Tuesday, you will need to be in Oxford Dress Code for Mass.]

For a breakdown of our daily/weekly schedules, please visit

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Attendance Policy Updates & Clarification

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Date:  Friday, August 28, 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 expectations, policies and procedures in these areas. You can find detailed information HERE. We ask that all students, parents and staff review this information. Thank you for your cooperation as we work to make this a successful school year!

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