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Posted on Monday, October 4, 2021

SENIORS - Check out this new resource through College Board that allows you to text and get your FAFSA questions answered. This video will show you how it works. To get signed up, visit www.getfafsahelp.org.

Also, you can qualify for a $500 College Board Opportunity Scholarship just by completing your FAFSA. Get more information HERE.

If you would like additional assistance with your FAFSA, please reach out to your school counselor.

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

As a reminder, student job opportunities are 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.

Posted on Monday, September 13, 2021

Please keep Jesse Ricord and his family - members of our Catholic school community - in your prayers. Jesse passed away unexpectedly last week, leaving behind his wife and six young children. For those looking for ways to support the family, their GoFundMe page can be found HERE.

Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Prayer changes things! You are invited to join our Adoration team. Please consider taking an hour each week or every other week during school hours in the St. John Paul II West Catholic Adoration Chapel open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are in need of adorers on Fridays 10-11 a.m. or 11-12 a.m. and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 1-2 p.m. Contact Patti Kohane (616-889-5093) or Noreen Duba (616-822-4942) to sign up or for more information.

Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

For the second year in a row, we are raffling off a car as part of our Celebrate West! Auction! Get your tickets early for your chance to win a 2021 Jeep Compass OR a $25,000 cash prize! Tickets are $100 each and only 1,000 will be sold. The drawing will take place on Friday, April 22, 2022, at the auction. Download a ticket order form HERE, fill it out and return to the main office. All funds raised from ticket sales benefit tuition assistance at West Catholic. (Raffle License #R61232)

Posted on Monday, August 30, 2021

We have received many questions regarding student dismissal times. Our daily schedule is available at grwestcatholic.org/student-life/daily-schedules. Students also have access to the schedule via their iPad's lock screen.

Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Thanks to an anonymous donor this past year, current WC students are able to attend all regular season HOME athletic events for free! The athletic department is excited to share this gift with our students. For everyone else, we are now accepting purchases for our regular season family/adult/student passes and VIP parking passes. VIP parking passes allow for easy parking at varsity football games. You must have a VIP pass in order to park in the VIP parking area.

For your convenience, we have changed our order process to online. Please go to community.grwestcatholic.org/athletics-passes to order the passes necessary for your families. Orders are due by September 10. Don't forget, if you have a current WC student, they will be receiving a free student pass!

Go Falcons!

Posted on Monday, August 9, 2021

As sports have started up again, the athletic department is in active communication with administration and health officials to ensure the safety of all of our student-athletes. Currently, the MHSAA does not have any COVID-19 protocols in place, however, this could change. We will be sure to keep families updated if any new rules or regulations are put in place. Until then, we look forward to holding practices and games as usual.

Posted on Friday, July 30, 2021

Now is a good time for seniors to consider signing up for the SAT. And if you've already taken it, retaking the SAT in August or in the fall of your senior year is likely to boost your scores (and open more college admissions opportunities). Testing in August will ensure that you have your scores back in time to meet deadlines for early admission.

Registration for the SAT is open to all students for the 2021-22 school year on the College Board website.

Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021

The need for qualified and dedicated officials has never been greater. We encourage you to consider becoming an MHSAA registered official for the sport(s) you enjoy! It's a meaningful way to get involved and make some supplemental income.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or 18 years of age; or a currently enrolled HS student (legacy program)
  • A firm grasp of the sport through previous playing, officiating or coaching experience
  • Impartial and fair-minded
  • Able to apply rules and enforce penalties consistently using common sense and fair play.

How to Register:

  1. Go to mhsaa.com/officials/new-officials and read that page.
  2. Click on the REGISTER NOW link at the bottom of the page and then complete your registration.

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