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Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021

Physicals

In order to practice and compete, all student-athletes must have a physical form on file. In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, please download the form below and return a completed copy to the athletic department:

2021-2022 Physical Form

Please note: Current-year physicals must be given on or after April 15 of the previous school year.

Track & Field

Congratulations to our girls track and field team for placing second at their conference meet on Friday! Congratulations to the boys who had five All-Conference athletes and the girls who had four All-Conference athletes from Friday night!

Girls Tennis

Congrats to the girls tennis team who tied for second on Friday at the conference tournament! The following student-athletes placed first and won their flight:

  • Shannon Russell and Reagan Nauta at 2 Doubles
  • Brooke Tietz and Hannah Nelson at 3 Doubles
  • Liv Vallone and Karlie Kurlenda at 4 Doubles

Upcoming EVENTS

  • Girls soccer begins their conference tournament this week
  • Girls tennis competes at Regionals this Thursday
  • Boys and girls track and field will compete at Regionals on Friday

Best of luck to all our teams this week!

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021

Please be aware of the following schedule updates/reminders for the week of May 24:

Monday, May 24:

  • 11:30 a.m. - Students Dismissed (special schedule)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Senior Honors Assembly

Tuesday, May 25:

  • Follow Friday Schedule
  • 9:30 a.m. - Senior Graduation Practice and Brunch
  • 5:00 p.m - Graduation Mass
  • 6:45 p.m. - Commencement Ceremony

*Senior families will have received information regarding graduation events. Please refer to that email for additional details, guidelines, expectations, etc.

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021

Cookie dough from this year's freshman fundraiser arrives tomorrow morning (Tuesday, May 18) and will be stored outside the main office. It may be picked up anytime between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. by students or parents. Thanks to all those who supported our freshman class' cookie dough fundraiser!

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021

For the second year in a row, the West Catholic yearbook has been inducted into the Walsworth Publishing Gallery of Excellence! Only a small percentage of yearbooks are inducted into this gallery each year. Books are chosen based on quality demonstration of theme, coverage, design, photography and copy. Congratulations to our yearbook staff on a job well done!

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021

On Friday, May 4, the MDHHS came out with a fact sheet that allows parents to test their student-athletes at home instead of coming to the school. We have created a Google Form for parents who will be conducting at-home testing to fill out. We ask that you test your student(s) within 12 hours of test dates and have the results submitted to us via the Google Form no later than 8 a.m. on each test date. Our remaining test dates are Monday, May 17 and Thursday, May 27. The two tests accepted are Ellume and BinaxNow. Unfortunately, we cannot supply families with these kits.

When reporting, we only need to know if the test is negative or positive. If a student tests positive, please give us a call first thing in the morning. We do not need to know which test you are using, nor are we required to collect any other documentation. We will need the name of your student. This is for us to clear your student’s participation with the coach. The form we fill out and send to the State of Michigan does not have any personal information on it for negative tests as we are only required to report the total number of negatives. We do have to report the names of students who test positive.

If you have further questions, please contact the main office.

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021

The WC Color Guard is looking for new members! Color guard is the visual representation of the music played by the marching band. Please contact Liz Forte at 616-304-1752 for more information.

WC Color Guard Summer Schedule:

MAY    
Monday, May 10 5-8 p.m. Tryouts
Tuesday, May 11 5-8 p.m. Tryouts
Monday, May 17 5-8 p.m. First Practice
JUNE    
Tuesday, June 1 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, June 8 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, June 15 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, June 22 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, June 29 5-8 p.m. Practice
JULY    
Tuesday, July 6 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, July 13 5-8 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, July 20 3-9 p.m. Guard Camp
Mon-Fri, July 26-30 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Band Camp
Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021

Senator Gary Peters is proud to organize a Military Service Academy information night on June 3 from 7-9 p.m. It will be a virtual opportunity for prospective students and their parents to learn about the academies and the application process. Registration is required, at https://senate.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcuygqDIpHHItfWFWtCfheQgk9psKYZs.

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021

Life Force is a student-led overnight retreat designed to assist in the discernment of God’s will in our spiritual and heavenly journeys. We want your student to encounter God in a new way without judgment and to be able to apply their experience to daily life. This year, the retreat will take place May 21-23. It is open to all WC high school students and costs $35. Spots are limited! Contact phildolci@grwestcatholic.org for a permission form.

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021

We are currently looking to fill the following positions for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Spanish Teacher
  • Special Education Co-Teacher
  • Food Service Assistant
  • Substitute Teacher (multiple openings)

Please visit grwestcatholic.org/explore-wc/community for more information and details on how to apply.

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021

Moving forward, student job opportunities will be listed at grwestcatholic.org/students (see "Job Opportunities" tab). Please be aware that West Catholic High School does not endorse any employer. We are posting these job opportunities at the request of community members for our students' convenience.

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