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.
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- September 13-19, 2021
September 13-19, 2021
September 13-19, 2021
West Catholic is hosting its inaugural Honor Game on Friday, September 17 to celebrate the many brave men and women who honorably serve or have served. Gates open at 5 p.m. and kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Dedication of a permanent monument honoring fallen first responders and military service members is planned along with a special halftime performance. Agencies slated to be in attendance include the Michigan National Guard, Michigan State Police, Kent County Sheriff's Office, Kent County Honor Guard, Grand Rapids Police Department, City of Walker Police Department, City of Walker Fire Department, Grand Rapids Home for Veterans and more. We encourage our community to attend and show their support for our first responders and service members!
We will also be collecting game day donations to benefit the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Cash and credit card donations will be accepted at all gates. Additionally, the following items will be collected in the stadium:
- Clearance summer clothing items (new), men's and women's sizes ranging from M to 3XL
- Alcohol-free mouthwash
- Beverages such as Gatorade, soda pop (any variety), flavored water and Sunny D
- Chips of all varieties
- Candy bars (full-size is best)
- Little Debbie products
Food items will be used as bingo prizes and snacks.
West Catholic's homecoming dance will be on Saturday, September 25, 8-11 p.m. in the WC Auxiliary Gym. Guest passes are available in the main office and are due on Wednesday, September 22. Dances are open to junior and senior students.
Homecoming tickets are on sale now until Thursday, September 23 at 3:30 p.m. Please fill out this Google Form and turn your money in to Mrs. Coste de Falk or a seniors class officer at lunch or after school in the main office. Tickets are $25 per person. Cash or check is accepted.
Homecoming Dress Up Days:
- Monday - Star Struck (Celebrity Day)
- Tuesday - Oxford Dress Code (Mass Day)
- Wednesday - Space Jam (Jersey Day)
- Thursday - We Come in Peace (Hippie Day)
- Friday - Color by Class
- Seniors: Black
- Juniors: White
- Sophomores: Blue
- Freshmen: Purple
- Staff: Gold/Yellow
The seniors class officers need competitive people to play capture the flag or run an obstacle course during the homecoming assembly on Friday, September 24. Teams of seven will compete to earn points for their class: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and staff.
Powderpuff Football Game:
If you are interested in playing powderpuff on Monday, September 27 at 7 p.m. Please contact Lauren Tietz (12) or Ally Olszewski (11) for information about t-shirts and practice.
Grandparents/VIPs are invited to join us on Tuesday, September 21, for a special Mass at 10:20 a.m. at West Catholic High School. Prior to Mass, Grandparents/VIPs are welcome to attend a brief reception in the Cafetorium with coffee and donuts. Students and their guests will be able to sit together during Mass. To RSVP please click HERE. If you have any questions, contact Taylor Tuttle at 616-233-5918 or email@example.com.