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Posted on Friday, February 5, 2021

Attention Seniors and Parents of Seniors!

Please send in two wallet-size senior class pictures in a Ziploc bag to the school office by March 1. These pictures are needed for the SANP Prayer Vigil Committee.

A unique part of graduation at West Catholic is the opportunity to participate as a faith community in an eight hour Prayer Vigil in honor of the Senior Class. The Prayer Vigil is offered in conjunction with the Senior All-Night Party. It offers parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and all those who are part of the West Catholic community a time to reflect and pray for our seniors. While students are enjoying their night together, we will be praying for them in front of the Blessed Sacrament in the Maria Goretti Chapel. Every hour throughout the night, a special prayer is said and senior names read while a picture of them is displayed. Each family will also receive a candle with their Senior’s picture on it at graduation.

Look for more information and a sign up for the SANP Prayer Vigil in April.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Prayer Vigil contact Tricia Worrell, 616-516-0763.

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

SightLine Display has been in business since 1985 and we are seeking 1-2 students to help in our warehouse on a part-time basis after school. SightLine Display moved into its brand-new building in December 2019. It includes an open, socially distanced workspace. The company offers flexibility in scheduling. If you would like to learn more, please email Steve Cole at steve@sightlinedisplay.com.

Duties: Light assembly, kitting, packing, bagging and shipping of a variety of products

Prerequisites: Able to lift a maximum of 30-40 lbs, comfortable using a utility knife/box cutter, strong attention to detail

Hours: 3-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Pay: $12 per hour

Location: 1700 Northridge Dr NW (corner of Bristol and Northridge)

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2021

We need your help in order to make our Celebrate West! Auction a success! We are looking for experiences to add as auction items (travel, excursions, small group outings, etc.), smaller raffle items (gift baskets, jewelry, kitchenware, sports memorabilia, camping gear, etc.) and gift cards. You can contact our development staff at 616-233-5969 with any ideas or questions.

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021

Students and families looking for help paying for college are encouraged to register for a Virtual College Financial Aid Night provided by Treasury’s MI Student Aid team. Sessions will be available every Tuesday and Thursday evening during the month of February from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST.

Participants will be able to gather information on the following financial aid topics:

  • FAFSA application information
  • Federal financial aid programs
  • State financial aid programs
  • Scholarship searching
  • MiSSG Student Portal Accounts

All sessions are open to the public and participants are encouraged to sign up for one session only due to limited space.

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021

NACAC is offering Virtual College Fairs on January 31, February 28, March 7, March 21, and May 2. Sign-up at www.virtualcollegefairs.org.

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021

Alumni — New job? New baby? Newlywed? We want to hear about it! Click HERE to share your good news and you may see your announcement in the next issue of our alumni magazine, the Westword!

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2021

We invite you to join us at the 37th annual West Catholic Golf Outing on Friday, June 4 at Western Greens Country Club. To register and/or sponsor the event, please use the form below:

West Catholic Golf Classic Registration Form

Please contact Assistant Athletic Director Cam Burns at camburns@grwestcatholic.org or 616-233-5912 with any questions. We hope to see you there!

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021

Looking for a place to play music with other teens? Whether you already play an instrument or sing - this class is the opportunity to learn, create, record and collaborate to play the music you like best. Instruments will be available if you don't have your own.

WHERE: Franciscan Life Process Center
654 Davis Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
3rd floor of the Basilica Center

WHEN: 12 weekly classes
Mondays from 4-5 p.m.
February 1 - April 19, 2021

COST: $40 for all 12 weeks

AGES: 13-18 years old

Email ebusch@lifeprocesscenter.org or call (616) 647-5257 / (616) 897-7842 ext. 340 for more information and to sign up!

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021

High school through college-age men that may be discerning the priesthood are invited to join Fr. Stephen Durkee, Director of Priestly Vocations, for fellowship and prayer at the dates below:

  • February 21, 2021
  • March 21, 2021
  • April 18, 2021
  • May 16, 2021

Meetings will be held from 12-1 p.m. at St. Pius X Parish in the Sarto Center (3937 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418).

For more information, email Fr. Stephen Durkee at sdurkee@grdiocese.org or call Pattie Reynolds at 616-288-0910.

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Please consider taking an hour each week or every other week during school hours to pray in the St. John Paull II West Catholic Adoration chapel - open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact Patti Kohane (616-889-5093) or Noreen Duba (616-822-4942) to sign up for the second semester or for more information. 

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