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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Jan. 22-25

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Thursday, January 16, 2020

Looking for relief from the lousy weather? Here's an idea: Catch a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream opening Wednesday, Jan. 22 and running through Saturday, Jan. 25. Shakespeare's "most accessible" romantic farce will provide laughs, love and a happily ever after ending - the perfect antidote for the winter blues. Showtimes are 7 p.m. each night with an added matinee Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. Show your school ID at the PAC Box Office and get your ticket for $6. This the 20th straight season that a combined cast of students from WC and CC have worked together to perform a play from the greatest playwright of the English language. Be a part of this tradition by being a member of the audience. See you at the show!

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West Catholic included in Grand Rapids Promise Scholarship

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, January 14, 2020

There’s a new opportunity for help with college costs, available to Grand Rapids residents who graduate from a high school within the city – including West Catholic High School.

Local officials approved the Grand Rapids Promise Scholarship plan on Jan. 13. The program will cover up to two years of tuition at Grand Rapids Community College, along with books, supplies and other fees. That means eligible students could have job training, certifications, or even their associates degrees paid for!

***Please note, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by March 1 in order to take advantage of the Promise Scholarship.***

Check out the Diocese of Grand Rapids' Office of Catholic School's blog for more details on the program and student eligibility.

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Family Speaker Series: Dan DeMatte

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Please join us on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, from 9-11 a.m. in the Duba Lecture Hall for our Family Speaker Series event with Dan DeMatte. Dan will be joining us for two important talks "Holiness Revolution: Living As a Disciple in the World Today" and "Finding Jesus in the Struggle of Hectic Life." Dan is a Catholic author, founder and executive director of Damascus Catholic Mission Campus, and co-host of the podcast "Beyond Damascus" aired on EWTN. While in college, Dan starred on A&E's reality TV series "God or the Girl." He has witnessed to his Catholic faith on "Larry King Live," "The View" and "The Today Show." These talks are geared toward ages 13+ and admission is free.

Questions? Check out the event flyer or contact Phil Dolci at phildolci@grwestcatholic.org.

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Celebrate West Auction

News Type:  Daily Headlines Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Join us on Friday, April 17 at the West Catholic Auction! Register online at grssc.ejoinme.org/CelebrateWest2020. The first 100 registrants will be entered into a drawing to win a Google Nest Hub!

Be sure to purchase your Golden Tickets while they are still available! The Golden Ticket winner will have their choice of any one Live Auction item before the Live Auction begins!

Can't make it?? We will gladly accept donations for our Bucket Raffles as well as our Gift Card Frenzy. You can drop these items off to the Main Office or contact Megan Eversman at meganeversman@grwestcatholic.org or 616-233-5969.

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Continuous Enrollment Coming Soon

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Date:  Friday, January 10, 2020

We are excited to announce that West Catholic is moving to Continuous Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year. We look forward to better serving West Catholic families through this easier, more convenient enrollment/re-enrollment process.

Please take a minute to watch this short video about the upcoming change: youtu.be/ZzIjaH3t9ts

Continuous enrollment forms will be sent out on January 31, 2020. You can also visit grwestcatholic.org/enrollment to learn more about the continuous enrollment process and read through our FAQs.

Please contact Admissions Director Todd Peters at toddpeters@grwestcatholic.org or 616-233-5920 with any additional questions.

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WC Named to Catholic Education Honor Roll

News Type:  Daily Headlines Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, January 1, 2020

It is truly an honor to be recognized for our commitment to strong Catholic identity by the Cardinal Newman Society. Since 2007, West Catholic has been a member of the organization’s Catholic Education Honor Roll and we are incredibly proud to have once again made the list.

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Team 5385 Enigma Riddlers Advance to World Championships

News Type:  Daily Headlines Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Sunday, December 15, 2019

Team 5385 Enigma Riddlers, West Catholic's middle school robotics team, won their state competition in Battle Creek this weekend. With this win, they advance to the 2020 World Championships taking place in April. Congratulations, Riddlers!

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Congratulations 1st Quarter Honor Roll Students

News Type:  Daily Student Parent Staff Alumni Date:  Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Students will be on the Honor Roll if they have earned a grade of B- or higher in each course. Honor Roll is based on quarter grades only. If you have any questions, please contact Lauri Ford, Registrar, at 233-5909 or lauriford@grwestcatholic.org

1st Quarter Honor Roll 2019-20

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