Westview School Corporation is on a two hour delay Monday, January 18th.
Seniors: PLEASE submit your baby pictures on Classroom before next Friday. Trust us when we say that your parents want them included in the graduation video. Make sure you get them turned in ASAP!
Last year's yearbook will be distributed to students during 7th hour on Thursday, December 10. For 2020 graduates and all others who have purchased books but are not in the building, the books will be available for pick-up on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11. If you did not purchase a book from last year but would like to, books will go on sale after all purchased books are distributed. So listen for announcements about the "Extra Books" sale. It will be first come, first serve and it is $55.00 per book.
Great news JH sports fans... starting today the JH boys 7th and 8th grade A/B team games can be watched on the IHSAATV.org website. There is also an IHSAATV app! https://www.ihsaatv.org/
Friendly reminder....Admission for all junior high and high school sporting events will be two adults per player. A sincere thank you to our fans who have been understanding as we go through these unprecedented times.
The JH B team's basketball game has been canceled for tonight.
Reminder: We are halting all sales of basketball tickets at this time, as only parents of players are currently allowed at games.
7th and 8th grade volleyball players interested in playing on our winter volleyball club team, please pick up a packet in the athletic office and return by November 13. If you have questions, see Coach Kauffman in room 149.
Fall sport awards for boys cross country and soccer is TONIGHT (Nov 2). Boys cross country will meet in the cafeteria and boys JV/V soccer will meet in the small gym. Both will start at 6:30 pm.
Warrior Nation would like to give a huge shoutout to twin brothers, Remington and Spencer Carpenter, as they run at the XC STATE meet tomorrow! #BringHomeTheHardware #WarriorPride https://www.ihsaa.org/Sports/Boys/Cross-Country/2020-21/State-Tournament#40532405-state-finals
Due to COVID, colleges are reaching out in new and interesting ways. Check out this VIRTUAL college fair, hosted by Trine, on NOV 19 @ 5:30pm or 6:00pm. There will be 11 colleges present. If you have questions, see Yordy. https://www.trine.edu/news/2020/virtual-fair.aspx
Jump rope team, there will be a call out on Friday Oct. 30th in Mrs. Eash’s room at 8:15 a.m. for any high school student who is interested. New members are encouraged to come!!
SOPHOMORES: We are less than a month away from the first basketball game! We need you to sign up to work concessions. Remember, every time you work you get a chance to win a gift card up to $50! Sign up today in Student Services.
JH Grade Recovery in room 223 from 3:30pm - 5:20pm tonight.
CONGRATULATIONS SPENCER (4th) and REMINGTON (7th) CARPENTER FOR PLACING IN THE TOP 10 AT SEMI-STATE!! BOTH ADVANCE TO THE STATE MEET NEXT WEEK! #WarriorPride
Due to parent/teacher conferences, we will not have Grade Recovery or detention this week.
What a weekend to be a Warrior! Best of luck to all of our student athletes! 9:00am-JH NECC Tourney Boys Soccer @ Westview Admission $5.00 10:00am-JH NECC Girls Soccer Tourney @ Westview-Admission $5.00 10:00am-Regional boys soccer @ Argos. Admission $7.00 per session -Game 1: Kouts v Westview @ 10:00/Game 2 @ 12:00: Argos v Morgan Township- Game 3 @ 7:00 pm winners from AM session 10:30am-Regional Cross Country @ West Noble-Admission will be charged 11:00am-VOLLEYBALL SECTIONAL @ Fairfield-Admission $6.00 per session. Match 3: Westview vs Winner from Match 1 Match 4: Busco vs Winner from Match 2 7:00pm- Sectional Volleyball Final @ Fairfield Admission $6.00 *Masks required at all events
HS Grade Recovery in room 161 from 3:40pm - 5:15pm today.
JH Grade Recovery will be in room 223 today from 3:30pm - 5:20pm. Snacks provided!
SOPHOMORES: Please bring your $2 class dues to Mrs. Klaassen in Student Services. Thank you!
SENIORS: We have received two new scholarships that can be found in THE BIN in Student Services. They include a list of 15 scholarships from studentscholarships.org (from $500 to $30,000); and Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation (deadline Feb 1).
High School Grade Recovery is tonight in room 138 from 3:40pm - 5:15pm.
Parents and Guardians: Midterm reports will be coming home with your child TODAY. Please review grades and comments.
HS Girls Basketball callout on Tuesday, Oct. 6 @ 7:55 am. Meet in the old gym.
JH Grade Recovery is TODAY in room 221 from 3:30pm - 5:20pm. Please bring homework to do.
The JH girls volleyball game today at Garrett today has been canceled.
TRINE DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS: Here are a few facts regarding your tuition fees. Bills will be mailed out physically on SEPT 14. Deadline for payment is SEPT 30. Remember, we can help you if you are Free and Reduced Lunch. See YORDY if you have questions!!
DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS: If you are taking college credits through PFW, then your bill is ready and correct. You will need to set up and access your goPFW account ASAP. Also remember, if you are free and reduced lunch, your bill will go down to zero. Please see YORDY immediately if you have any questions or concerns.
Tomorrow will be the end of our Mid Term period. Mid-terms will go out September 23rd.
There will be HS Grade Recovery from 3:40pm - 5:20pm in room 161 today. Bring your homework that you need help with. Enjoy snacks while you get your homework done.
SENIORS: Applying to IU Bloomington? If so, consider completing the prestigious Wells Scholars Program. WV can nominate 2 students for this amazing opportunity. Winning students will receive the full cost of attendance for all 4 years! Deadline is Nov 1. See Mr. Yordy if you would like to be considered.
Varsity soccer boys should plan to get their Carroll Tourney tickets from Libbie today. These tickets are for your parents and they will not be allowed to enter without them. Tickets should be paid for at the gate tomorrow.
DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS: If you are in Trig or Calculus, your PFW bill is due TODAY. You can access this bill online through your goPFW account. And remember, if you are free / reduced lunch, your payment will be zero. See MR. YORDY if you have any questions!!
Freshmen: Check your email for an application to be a part of Student Council. If you like to plan and organize events such as dances and class competitions, this is the club for you! Applications will be due on FRIDAY! See Mrs. Martin or Mrs. Jansen with any questions.
Sophomores: Please check your email and complete the survey to elect your class officers by Friday.
Athletic Updates for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: *There will not be any tickets sold at the gate for the boys soccer game against Northridge. Ticket holders will pay $5 per ticket at the gate. *Masks will be required for everyone at the volleyball game against Lakeland.
The JH boys soccer red team DOES NOT have practice today.
Seventh grade volleyball practice has been cancelled today (8/27).
Westview School Corporation is looking for bus drivers! We will help you get the required license and offer training! Current routes immediately available! Contact Brian Bills at 260-768-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org if interested!
Cheerleading callouts are Monday, August 24. Please sign up via the Google Form below. Westview at-home learners are eligible to cheer this year. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdANSuhNS_ubI_0pOh1OjopI3oPMBl6-bh4FiUXWqqXYI_s7A/viewform?usp=sf_link
Seniors...the Lilly Scholarship application is open and the deadline is September 12. Apply today!! https://www.lccf.net/lillyscholarship
At this time, Westview is holding off on selling sports passes. We will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation, as it relates to athletics, and update you when they will become available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
We can’t wait to see all of our 7th graders tonight! A few reminders.... *All 7th graders should attend and be accompanied by only one parent/guardian. *All attendees are to please wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. *There will be two presentations in which students are to attend according to last name. *Last name A-Meyers will be 6-6:45 p.m. Auditorium doors will open at 5:45 p.m *Last name Miller through Z will have their presentation at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m * Students will receive their semester one schedule along with their locker assignment. They will be able to walk the building to locate their classrooms. Teachers will be in their rooms to greet students, but we kindly ask that no more than 10 people are in a classroom at a time. *Parents-First day of school anxiety levels and stress are GREATLY diminished by those students who attend the orientation. Therefore, we strongly encourage ALL 7th graders to attend!
Fall sports are back!!! Practice schedules for next week are... July 31...GIRLS GOLF @ Heron Creek All remaining sports start on August 3. VOLLEYBALL - 3-6pm TENNIS - 5-8pm GIRLS SOCCER - 7-8:30am & 6-8:15pm BOYS SOCCER - 8-9:30am & 6-8pm CROSS COUNTRY - 6:30pm You must have a physical on file and please bring your own water bottle. GO WARRIORS!!!
SENIORS: The application for the Lilly Scholarship is now live. Deadline is September 15, 2020. https://www.lccf.net/lillyscholarship
The yearbook staff is asking for any great pictures you might have of your son or daughter from graduation. Please submit your pictures to email@example.com
Want to honor our seniors but don’t have a ticket to graduation? Join us in the south parking lot on the morning of Friday, July 10, around 10:15ish as they parade back to the school for the graduation rehearsal. Family, friends and staff are encouraged to decorate their cars, bring signs and honk their horns to make our seniors feel the love! Please park around the perimeter of the south lot, so our students can park in the middle and stay near your car to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
Seniors should plan to arrive at 8:45 am for the Senior Breakfast on Friday, July 10. It will be held this year at the Shipshewana Auction Restaurant (345 Van Buren St., Shipshewana) and the meal is being provided by the Keith Lambright family. A HUGE THANK YOU TO THEM! During breakfast, Spring Academic Awards and Senior Survey Awards will be presented. Each student will receive 4 tickets for graduation at breakfast. Upon completion of breakfast, students will travel to WHS for graduation rehearsal and class/individual pictures with Stopher-King. We can’t wait to see you all again!
Thanks to Lagwana, we’ll be live streaming the graduation ceremony on Friday night at 7pm! https://youtu.be/98U1DAOYo1A
If you are a high school girl who is interested in playing volleyball, be sure to sign up using the link below. You don’t want to miss out on important information and summer schedules. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNo34-gjAh1fevgpiG8Penz_eNzalyLoIDryPV_7Adchm6Vw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Tomorrow (June 30) is the last day for seniors to submit a senior picture for the graduation slideshow. Please send them to Google Classroom or email them to Mrs. May or Mrs. Cowley. Thanks!
Parents of current 7th and 8th graders...your chance for free college tuition through the 21st Century Scholars program has a deadline of June 30. See if you qualify and then proceed to the link below to apply.👇🏼 https://learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/enroll/
High school uniforms for track & softball may be turned in this week to the athletic office. They will be open until 3:00 pm.
Mrs. Audrey Arnold's larger than life personality makes her well-liked among students and staff. She is well versed in most core subject matter, as she is licensed to teach math, science, and social studies at multiple grade levels. Reading, spending time on the lake with family, and planting flowers are her favorite things to do. She is a two time IU grad with two bachelor's degrees and is a die-hard IU fan. One of her most memorable moments at IU was the crazy atmosphere on campus when the basketball team played in the 2002 NCAA championship game. Motto: kindness matters. Fun facts: She graduated from East Noble High School. Her daughter Ellie was born when she was 35 years old. She can still do a cartwheel...just ask her students from this school year! 😜
She took a brief hiatus, but we were excited to welcome Spanish teacher, Mrs. Roberta Herbert, back this year! Roberta was a stellar athlete in high school and college. She played basketball, volleyball, and softball at Goshen High School. During her four years on varsity basketball, Goshen won two sectional championships and she finished second in career points, first in rebounds, and first in steals. Taylor University granted her a full ride basketball scholarship where she played two very successful seasons with both teams advancing to the National Tournament. She transferred to Goshen College for her final two seasons, started every game and won numerous awards. Her first job out of college was at Westview where she taught and coached junior high basketball for 8 years. Fellow Spanish teacher, Krystal Booth, is one of her former players. She has been coaching the past six years at Fairfield, where her four children go to school. Fun fact: Mr. Herb Ressler, Westview substitute teacher, was her athletic director at Goshen High School.
PLEASE RETURN ALL MATERIALS (TEXTBOOKS, CHROMEBOOKS, LIBRARY BOOKS, MUSIC, INSTRUMENTS ETC.) TO THE GYM/AUDITORIUM DOORS THIS WEEK FROM 9AM-1PM.
In 1979, Mrs. Jan Hardesty, began teaching special education at Topeka Elementary School. Throughout her 40 years in education, she has left a legacy of high-quality instruction, compassion, and professionalism. Unfortunately for us, she has decided to retire after this school year. Jan commented, "It has been a pleasure to facilitate learning in students as I watch them grow from children to adults with the skills to succeed with their own families, at work, and in their communities." Her outgoing words of advice: "Focus on what you can do with the gifts that you have been given. Persevere with quiet confidence." Fun fact: She is a HUGE fan of Harry Potter books and has been on three trips to the Wizarding World in Orlando, Florida. Her post-retirement plan is to spend time with her hobbies (reading, walking, gardening, and travel) and find a part-time job that will fund her travel habits! Thank you, Mrs. Hardesty, for the legacy you leave with us and best wishes in retirement!
Mr. Joel Pippenger (Pipp) has been employed at Westview for 20 years as a PE teacher and athletic trainer. He also spent 15 years as the varsity wrestling coach. Pipp graduated from Manchester College where he wrestled for 2 years and was the HCAC conference champion at 118 lbs in 1997. Later, he picked up Gracie Jiu-Jitsu where he holds the rank of Purple Belt and was a two time Indiana champion at featherweight. Fun fact...Westview's ultrahealthy PE teacher made candy 😳 for a living at Kraft Foods in Kendallville to pay for college and his line at Kraft produced 45,000 pounds of caramel per day!
Mrs. Candace Hales has taught sophomore English and Yearbook for the last nine years at Westview and has coached HS and JH volleyball along with JH basketball. She graduated from Jimtown and attended IU for college. During college, she majored in English and Political Science (not education). She married Ross Hales and has 3 children. Fun facts: She worked two summers at a meat packing plant and has been a vegetarian for almost 30 years. She has planted over 1000 trees on her property. 🌳
Spanish teacher, Mrs. Krystal Booth, is well loved by her students and was recently awarded the 2019 LaGrange Chamber of Commerce TEACHER OF THE YEAR! She is a 2010 Westview graduate and played soccer, basketball, and track in high school, although a twice torn ACL cut her athletic career short. Fun facts: She is one of four girls in her family has a twin sister. She studied abroad in Spain for 5 weeks during the summer of 2014. She noted, “I told myself I would try everything so I tried cow’s blood!! 😳 It was the first time I ever traveled alone...let alone fly to another country and back. I learned so much about different lifestyles and customs and really improved my Spanish speaking. I got to go to a soccer scrimmage and was able to see Europe during the World Cup which was incredible.”
She greets your children every morning on her bus, helps them at lunch and then drops them off at home every afternoon. Juanita Yoder has finished her 15th year at Westview as a school bus driver and recently as the lunch clerk in our building. She has also worked at Meadowview as a lunch clerk. During basketball season she keeps the scorebook full time for girls basketball and part time for boys basketball. Fun facts: She was born Amish and can speak it fluently. Juanita, her husband and both daughters graduated from Westview.
Freshman English teacher, Mrs. Kelly VonGunten, is finishing up her first year at Westview after stepping back from education for two years to spend more time with her daughter. She loves Broadway as much as she loves books, and notes that theater has been a longtime passion. For the last 8 yrs she’s been an assistant director and choreographer for Concord High School’s theater department. She tries to work music and musicals into her teaching wherever she can. Recently that includes subjecting her students to her “vocal stylings” with #MusicalMonday info videos during LU@H.
Mrs. Tracie Duff teaches high school PE and Health. She is a Westview graduate and was an athlete in both high school and college. Fun fact: She traveled to Europe to play basketball and Brazil to play volleyball. Unfortunately, her playing time in Brazil was cut short due to putting her arm through a window causing a major laceration. She returned home with a large number of stitches and a full cast. Thanks, Mrs. Duff, for all you do behind the scenes to help the Westview athletic program!
The staff spotlight is shining on Family and Consumer Science teacher, Mrs. Kaija Kauffman. She attended Fairfield High School where she was on 3 state bound volleyball teams. During her senior season, she was on the North Indiana All Star team. She coached volleyball at West Noble for 5 years (3 years as head coach). As the head coach they won one regular season NECC title, 2 NECC tournament titles, 2 sectional titles, was the KPC All-Area Coach of the Year, and a had a regional final appearance. The game has been with her since she can remember and enjoys building the same love of the game in the players she coaches. When not on the court she loves spending time with her friends, family, and fur babies. Mrs. Kauffman has just been approved to be Westview’s head varsity volleyball coach starting in the fall! #WarriorPride
Mrs. Amanda Jansen is wrapping up her 16th year in education and currently teaches World History and Economics. She says it’s difficult to pinpoint a favorite subject to teach because she enjoys all of the vast topics throughout the social studies curriculum. Fun facts: 1. She has presented at the state and national level for Service Learning. 2. She is a loyal, die hard St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Chances are, if you’ve ever been to Westview Jr/Sr High, you’ve been greeted by high school secretary, Jolene Yoder. Jolene is a HUGE fan of the game of basketball. Fun facts: *She played bball at Northridge HS for 1 year before finishing out her remaining 3 years on Westview’s team. *She was a member of the Glen Oaks Community College basketball team. *Her life’s motto is “Do your best, have fun".
Today we honor 8th grade math teacher, Mrs. Wendy Misner, who is about to complete her 20th year in education. Mrs. Misner says, “I love teaching at Westview because the students are amazing. My hope is to help kids grow their love for math, or at least not hate it as much as they did when they started with me!” Fun facts: She married her high school sweetheart, and they’ve been together a total of 30 years! One of her favorite things to do in the summer is mow lawns. She grew up with only sisters and now lives in a house full of boys.
Mrs. Manns, Westview’s computer and business teacher, is a huge fan of traveling. In 2004, on a study abroad trip through IU Bloomington, she traveled to Fiji, Australia, and New Zealand, meeting some cool animals and tons of new friends. She hiked to Weathertop and Mount Doom (for you Lord of the Rings fans), went skydiving over Lake Taupo, and whitewater rafting over a 23-foot waterfall. One of her favorite quotes: “attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.”
SENIORS: Your graduation announcements have arrived and will be available to be picked up on MONDAY, MAY 11, from 8:30-11:30am at the auditorium doors. A handful of you still need to pick up your cap and gown, so those will be available, as well. We are working on graduation, so stay tuned for more details!
The teacher feature for today is Mrs. Heather Eash! She has been at Westview for 16 years and has taught sophomore English for 7 years, yearbook for 7, and junior high social studies for 9. Her favorite subject to teach is 8th grade US history. She’s a huge Abraham Lincoln fan and visited his house in Springfield during the last spring break. She is the jump rope team sponsor and has led the Washington DC trip for the last 7 years. She wants all of her students to know that she misses them tremendously! ❤️
Veteran science teacher, Mr. Les Hively, is a man of many talents. We all know he has a passion for teaching chemistry and coaching cross country, but did you also know he enjoys making apple pies and banana bread? His college jobs were: janitor, Resident Assistant (RA), basketball referee, electrician’s assistant, and laboratory assistant. When not at Westview, he can be found tending to the pigs in his barn. Fun fact..art teacher Mrs. Martin lived above the basement he lived in during Grad School at Purdue.
If you’ve been a 7th grader at Westview over the past 36 years, chances are you’ve had Mrs. Nichols as a science teacher. Fun fact...she’s had her paper crafts and art journals published and had work shown in magazines, books, and television. Thank you for giving Westview students 36 years of your expertise and knowledge. ❤️
We like to shine the staff spotlight on Mrs. Shaney Bender who qualified last June for the BOSTON MARATHON! Fun fact...she qualified at the Charlevoix Marathon in Michigan which was the first full marathon she had ever competed in. WOW! Her training partners have been her three dogs and it looks like they’ll be running with her a little longer because the Boston Marathon has been rescheduled for September 14, 2020. CONGRATULATIONS, Mrs. Bender! #WarriorPride
It’s time for another teacher feature, and today is dedicated to Mr. Ryan Glassman who teaches US History and Government. Fun fact...Mr. Glassman was named Drum Major of the Concord Marching Minutemen in 2001-2002. Under his leadership, Concord was the ISSMA State Runners-up in the 2002 Class B State Finals. Thank you, Glassman, for inspiring a love of American history and politics in the hearts and minds of Westview students.
LUAH (Learning Uniquely at Home) packets are being delivered TODAY on the two-hour delay bus schedule for regular bus riders. Please be ready to receive your packet and return any library books you might have when the bus arrives. Pick up times for non-bus riders are 8:30-10:30am (K-4) and 8:30-11:30am (grades 5-8.)
Today’s teacher spotlight is Mrs. Lauren Welch, formerly known as Miss McCoy. We’d like to formally congratulate her, as she was married on March 28! Fun fact...Mrs. Welch is a pescatarian. The only meat she will eat is fish. She says, “I've never liked to eat meat, and I have been a pescatarian most of my life. I avoid the meat section in the grocery store because even seeing raw meat makes me nauseous.” Thank you for your dedication to the students at Westview!
Westview’s very own Geek Squad, AKA technology department, will have a table setup at door 19 during the times that students can pickup their locker belongings. Students can get Chromebook chargers and have Chromebooks looked at for service if needed. These dates are the next four Mondays (4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18) from 8:30-11:30am at the gym/auditorium doors.
At-home learning packets are coming Monday. Buses will deliver on 2 hour delay schedule for regular riders. Pickup times for walkers and non-bus riders will be 8:30 to 10:30 AM at the K to 4 buildings and 8:30 to 11:30 AM for grades 6 to 8. High school will utilize E-learning.
1. If you left your Chromebook charger at school, you can pick it up THIS WEEK from 9-12pm at door 2. If for some reason you can't make it this week, please contact Randy Sizemore at firstname.lastname@example.org 2. If you left personal belongings in your locker, you can pick them up at the school building on the following Mondays (4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18) from 8:30-11:30am at the gym/auditorium door. We will meet you at the door. 3. Make sure you check your Google Classroom and emails for your schoolwork. There is a grade for this period of online schooling. 4. As always, if you have questions, you can contact your teachers through email or you can call the school at 260-768-4146. We will get back to you. Stay Safe!
The Community Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry will be held every Monday at 1 pm at the IGA parking lot in Wolcottville in a drive thru fashion. For the safety of Community Harvest’s staff and volunteers, they request that participants clear and unlock the trunk of their vehicle to facilitate a no-contact transfer of groceries.
If you are missing your Chromebook charger, or possibly your Chromebook, we will be having open hours for you to pick up those devices. Starting on Monday, April 20th through Friday, April 24th, you will be able to pick up your charger or Chromebook at door number 2 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon. Door number 2 is the west side door right beside the admin office. It is the exit door closest to the technology office. Please bring your Chromebook with you so we can confirm and match the charger number with your Chromebook. We also ask that you be mindful of the 6 ft guidelines and that one student enters the entryway at a time. Please stand on the X that will be marked on the floor and try not to get too close to one another or the technician working. Lastly, if you have any COVID-19 symptoms, DO NOT COME TO THE SCHOOL! Instead, notify Randy Sizemore at email@example.com We will figure out another way to get it to you.
SENIORS: The state of Indiana has extended the FAFSA deadline. See link! https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/indiana-extends-fafsa-deadline-after-fewer-students-file.php
Interested in playing or managing volleyball this season? Fill out the survey completely. Staff will be in contact about summer open gyms and workout schedules. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNo34-gjAh1fevgpiG8Penz_eNzalyLoIDryPV_7Adchm6Vw/viewform
Westview Jr/Sr High School has two openings for special education teachers. If interested, please contact high school principal, Mr. Rich Cory at firstname.lastname@example.org
Juniors and seniors...the College Board has released the end of the year AP exam schedule. 1. The CALCULUS exam is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12 @ 2:00 PM. 2. The ENGLISH LANGUAGE exam is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20 @ 2:00 PM. 3. Per College Board policy, exams will be OPEN BOOK and OPEN NOTE. Sessions will be 40-45 minutes long. Any cheating will result in no score. 4. Look for more communication from Mr. Yoder and Mr. Tibbs. 5. Please let us know if you don’t have internet access.
JUNIORS AND SENIORS: If you attend IMPACT, pleased read the following information from Jim Walmsley, the Director of IMPACT. The biggest highlights are: 1. There will be e-learning every week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 2. The last day at IMPACT is MAY 21. 3. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE YOUR WORK, YOU COULD LOSE YOUR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE CREDITS. 4. If you do not have good internet access, please let Mr. Yordy know.
Westview School Corporation values the health and wellbeing of all students and staff. At this moment, we are keeping close attention to the coronavirus pandemic and communicating with all parties involved. A decision will made in the near future as it relates to the 8th grade Washington D.C trip. Thank you for your patience and flexibility, as we seek to make the best decision for the safety of all.
Parents/Guardians of 7th and 8th graders... take this down time to browse this 21st Century Scholarship link and see if you qualify. It is an income based FREE COLLEGE TUITION SCHOLARSHIP! Read that again...FREE COLLEGE TUITION SCHOLARSHIP! Contact Jennifer May with questions at email@example.com https://learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/enroll/
We’re stuck at home and we miss our Westview family, so we put together our best version of the Family Matters opening song. A HUGE special thank you to Molly Manns for gathering and editing 118 staff member’s submissions and to Ryan Glassman for the idea! #WeAreWestview #FamilyMatters https://youtu.be/leIQfxMBNeQ
SENIORS: We know this isn’t how you wanted your senior year to end, but we will do everything we can to make sure the traditional end of year activities still happen (prom, senior breakfast and graduation). It might occur in the summer, but we want you to know we are working hard to send the class of 2020 out in true Warrior style. As social distancing guidelines are eased, we will know more answers at that time. Contact Mrs. Cowley or Mrs. May with any questions you have.
Although school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the school year, schools are required to provide remote learning opportunities. Look for more information to follow as to how this will occur. Students...IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND GOOGLE CLASSROOMS DAILY! We will get through this difficult time together, and we ask for your patience and support. Thank you, Warrior Nation! #WarriorPride
Checkout this fun, interactive art history lesson and post pics! https://www.sadanduseless.com/recreated-art/
Seniors...still need help filling out the FAFSA for college? Great news! There will be a virtual help session this Saturday to help you with the application. https://www.abc57.com/news/indiana-offers-free-virtual-help-filling-out-fafsa-forms
It’s #WeCookWednesday so here’s a quick recipe for you and your family to cook tonight. Remember to get the kids involved and send us your pictures. https://www.facebook.com/plainchicken.fan/videos/1453734928005725/
It’s #FieldTripTuesday and we’re taking you to a bowling ball factory to see how they’re made. https://youtu.be/mDtS955HnD0
If you know of someone, or are in need of assistance yourself during the COVID-19 shutdown, below is a link that can help guide you towards assistance. https://coronavirus.in.gov/files/IN_COVID-19%20Resource%20Guide%203-28-20.pdf
Every Monday we challenge you to get MOVING! Todays challenge... Set your alarm to go off every hour and do the following exercises each and every time... 10 pushups 20 sit-ups 50 jumping jacks Better yet, get your friends and family involved and nominate three people to meet this challenge! Don’t forget to post pics with the hashtag #MovingMonday
We will be focusing on daily themes for the remainder of our time off to help us all stay engaged, so let’s have a little fun with this. Today’s theme is “Phone-a-Friend Friday”. We encourage everyone to CALL A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER and checkup on them. We’re all in this together! By the way, texting doesn’t count...you have to pick up a phone and call them! Feel free to post picks with the hashtag #phoneafriendfriday
Ask yourself, are you able to adjust readily to different conditions? This video from Five Star Life Video Curriculum highlights the importance of being able to adapt, which is something we are ALL learning to do. Check it out! https://youtu.be/A-jV3VJDTSU
Let’s ALL take advantage of the warm spring weather today! 1. Go outside and breathe the fresh spring air (while practicing social distancing) 2. Enjoy a brisk walk 3. Rake the leaves left over from fall 4. Ride your bike 5. Have a scavenger hunt (ideas post below) 6. Take a cue from the Whippin Warriors and jump rope. 7. In true Hoosier fashion, shoot some hoops 8. Play catch will a parent or sibling (great for social distancing by the way) LET’S ALL GET OUTSIDE, WARRIORS! #WeCanDoThis
Please check your email if you are going on the Ireland trip with Mrs. Perkins this summer.
Students in grades 9-12, be sure to check your email for important information from your teachers.
Ken Burns videos on PBS are extremely informative and entertaining for all ages. Here is link to access a treasure trove of American history videos that your #selfquarantined student will enjoy. #day2 https://indiana.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/kenburnsclassroom/home/#.XiHSs8hKhdh
SENIORS: If you were a member of the basketball team (player, manager, statistician), then consider filling out this scholarship for $1250 by April 1. https://www.inspiringgood.org/additional-community-scholarships/
Governor Eric Holcomb announced today that all Indiana schools will be closed through May 1st, and all state standardized tests are canceled. Westview will continue to put together plans to meet the needs of our school community. For now, stay safe and positive.
#selfquarantine Day 1 lesson....How many of you do not know how to change a tire? 🙋♀️It’s something we all need to learn. Please take 5 minutes to watch this informative video with your child. https://youtu.be/joBmbh0AGSQ
To everyone in the Westview community, don't forget to complete the 2020 Census that should have arrived in the mail. The data you provide remains confidential and helps the federal government determine how much financial support they will give our schools, fire departments, police force, and local transportation. Both the paper and online forms are easy to navigate. Our community needs all of us to be counted, so we can be adequately funded. Thank you! https://youtu.be/qzmB5oJQ_z4
Junior-high parents: While there will be no homework assigned in language arts classes during our shut down, all 7th and 8th-grade students are being taken to the library during their language arts class periods and are being encouraged to bring home books to read during this time. Also, junior high students have subscriptions to IXL and Newsela, which can be accessed from home if internet is available. These subscriptions are available to practice skills learned in their language arts classes.
Fun fact: On Monday, our students checked out 1,139 books! To put this in perspective, we checked out 2,295 books during March 2019. In other words, we checked out 1/2 of our monthly average in one day. A huge thank you to our teachers for encouraging reading over this break and to Mrs. Dee Hostetler and Mrs. Vickie Lambright for helping our students checkout ALL THOSE books! You ladies rock!
Jostens will not be here today to distribute caps and gowns to seniors. We will set up a new date upon our return. Athletic physicals scheduled for April 14 have been canceled. We are looking at alternative dates. Practices will continue to take place Monday-Friday of this week but will not be allowed after that. Hang tough, Warriors! We will get through this together.
The JH NECC wrestling meet and JH girls NECC basketball tournament games have been postponed. We will provide more information as soon as we have it.
Third quarter report cards will be coming home with your child tonight.
A big congrats to our students who participated at the ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Indy. All of our entries earned gold medals including Ryan Klaassen, Bryant King, and Mary Hostetler for solos, Cory Hochstetler for two different solos, and the ensemble of Rosamaria McMahon, Kendall Schwartz, Braden Barton, and Cory Hochstetler for a sax quartet. Great job!
All senior athletes, band/choir members and managers will be honored at senior night at HALFTIME of the JV GAME. Parents and students involved, please plan accordingly and be here by 6 pm.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 2/27/20.
Westview School Corporation is closed today, 2/26/20.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 2/26/20.
Westview wins a share of the NECC conference with a victory over Fremont tonight. They also become the first team in Westview history to go undefeated on the road for the season. #WestviewHoops #WarriorPride
Check out this amazing opportunity from Purdue University West Lafayette. You can get directly admitted if you follow steps and take classes in advance. Info in link https://www.admissions.purdue.edu/purduefaststart/?utm_source=newsroom&utm_medium=online&utm_campaign=faststart
Congratulations to our #ClassActWarriors of the week! #WarriorPride
The JH wrestling meet has been canceled for tonight but they will have practice.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 2/13/20.
On Tuesday, February 18, we will have our annual Academic Awards presentation between the JV and Varsity game with Wawaseee. A letter was sent home to be returned if you are planning to attend. If you are a sophomore with CUMULATIVE GPA of 3.75, junior 3.70, or senior with a 3.65 or higher, you should have received a letter. Please let the front office know if you think you qualify but did not receive a letter.
Westview will be performing “Misadventures of Romeo and Juliet” in the Wilson Auditorium Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm, and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Tonight's high school basketball game against West Noble WILL BE PLAYED AS SCHEDULED. JV begins at 6pm with varsity to follow. Please come and enjoy the Whippin' Warriors at halftime, too. GO WARRIORS!
Congratulations to the following students for being finalists in the Tri-Kappa Art Fair! The first, second, and third place winners will be announced on February 24th. Kristen Miller, Heidi Miller, Cole Bontrager, Silas Haarer, Sierra Lambright, Ashley Bontrager, Joshua Lehman, Jane Miller, Clarinda Byler, and Lilly Bontrager
Congratulations to the members of our band department who competed Saturday at the ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest. Of the 19 entries that went, Westview students earned 18 gold medals and 1 silver medal. A special congratulations goes to Rosamaria McMahon, Kendall Schwartz, Braden Barton, Cory Hochstetler, Ryan Klaassen, Mary Hostetler, and Bryant King who qualified and will represent Westview at the state level in Indianapolis on February 29th. Great job!
The WV small engines teams placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 6th in the District III FFA contest. Coming in 1st place was Ronnie Raley & Chadwick Herschberger, 2nd-Paul Klopfenstein & Andrew Baughman, 3rd-Jace Everett and Aidan Kohler, and 6th was Aiden Wisler and Nate Eichelberger.
Do you want to support the ARK animal shelter of Lagrange County AND get some cool wrist bling? Stop by the table outside the lunchroom and check out the Westview Pura Vida bracelets. Costs are $6 and $8.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 1/27/20.
Westview will pre-sell tickets for the basketball game @ Fairfield on Friday. Tickets are $5 and will be sold from the athletic office. There will also be tickets at the door.
High school- new opportunities: 1. CONEXUS Indiana is looking for summer interns. conexusindiana.com 2. Health Care Career Day at Dupont Hospital, FW. Feb 8 from 10-noon. (3) Ball State is hosting Portfolio Review Day on Feb 8. Many art forms represented.
JH NECC tournament UPDATE: The 7th grade boys team will play at 4:30 pm tonight (at Westview) with the 8th grade game to follow. GO WARRIORS!
10th & 11th grade: Planning on attending IMPACT Institute next year? You must complete a paper & online application. Deadline is FEB 4 for Cosmo, Primary Healthcare and Health Occupations. Other applications are due on MARCH 4. See YORDY for an application!!
Thursday - HS Grade Recovery - room 136 from 3:40pm - 5:20pm.
Call-out for Academic Super Bowl will be Monday during activity period in Mr. Yoder’s room (310).
JH Grade Recovery - room 222 from 3:35pm - 5:20pm today.
JH wrestling will begin on Thursday after school.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 12/16/19.
Congratulations to our Student Ambassadors and Principal Dozen for November. Student Ambassadors: Abder Alrasheed, Hannah Knabe, Ashley Weaver, Drew Walker, Saleh Omar Principal Dozen: Jesse Miller, Lori Hochstetler, Jane Miller, Emily Detweile, Jacob Watts, Jacob Peruski, Joshua Lehman, Darin Bontrager, Karlie Schrock, Jonathon Roth, Mason Wire, Julie Schrock
This is a reminder that all students must have their sports pass to enter basketball games. You must show your pass to the person taking tickets. Thank you for your cooperation!
The Media Center will close at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, November 27 for Thanksgiving Break. We will not have After-School Hours. Please plan accordingly.
JH Grade Recovery Tonight- room 225 from 3:35pm - 5:20pm
Lost and Found is located outside the main office. If you are missing your water bottle, clothing, lunchbox, shoes, other supplies, check out the lost and found.
Fall KPC All Area: Pictures are on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at East Noble @ 6:30pm
Dec. 2: JH Girls basketball callout during activity period - old gym
Thank you to Mr. Kevin Lambright who spoke to Mrs. Jansen's 5th period Econ class about what it takes to be a successful business person. He also touched on the important aspects of entrepreneurship. Econ students are currently working on creating their own business plans, products and advertising campaigns and Mr. Lambright's wealth of knowledge was greatly appreciated. The meeting was arranged through the Lagrange County Junior Achievement Board.
Baseball call out on Monday 11/18 during activity period in the old gym. This is for grades 9-12.
Sophomores and Juniors: We are scheduled to visit IMPACT Institute (our career center in Kendallville) next Friday, NOV 22. If you want to attend, you must complete a permission slip and return on Monday. Please see Mr Yordy immediately if you have questions.
Congratulations to the Principal Dozen and Student Ambassadors for October! HS Student Ambassadors: Anthony Schwartz, Amber McHenry, Tanner Pruitt, Ali Al-Faisal, Madison Mishler, Beth Mezquitan, Katherine Stutzman, Danae Fry & Logan McNamara Principal Dozen: Cheryl Hochstetler, Jayna Lambright, Kayla Rose Bontrager, McKynze Sivits, Ava Williams, Hope Welsh, Ayden Leis, Luke Kemp, Cole Bontrager, Ida Miller, Jennifer Osorio Luna and Grace E Lambright
*Today's basketball game at Lakeland Christian is CANCELLED. *The JH basketball games with Northridge are rescheduled for Monday,Dec. 2 *JH sports pictures will be taken on Thursday, Nov. 14 with 7th grade first.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay, 11/12/19.
The current roster for the 8th grade Washington DC trip is posted outside Mrs. Eash’s room. Check the list to make sure your name is on it!
Congratulations to the following athletes who were recently named to the NECC All Conference teams: BOYS SOCCER: Blake Egli, Jack McCoy, Austin Yoder, Jadon Yoder GIRLS SOCCER: Jodi Hostetler, Julie Miller, Ashley Mullett Honorable Mention: Isabelle Helmuth, Paige Riegsecker, Paige Schwartz VOLLEYBALL: Payton May, Gloria Miller WARRIOR PRIDE!
Seniors: Today (NOV 1) is a very important day if you are applying to IU Bloomington or Purdue W. Lafayette. You must complete your application, have Student Services send your transcript & send your SAT or ACT score directly. See Yordy immediately if you have any questions!!
Marine biology informational meeting will be Monday, Nov. 4th at 6:00 pm for Juniors and Seniors that are interested in the trip over Spring Break 2020.
Junior High students: Parent Shadow Day is quickly approaching, please drop off your completed parent forms to the front office in the basket by Brenda.
Wizard of Oz tickets are now on sale in the front office. They are $10. There are four shows on the weekend of November 1-3! FRIDAY NIGHT IS SOLD OUT
JH students - Our first after school event is coming up! Stay after school on Friday, November 15 for snacks, an escape room, and other fun activities being sponsored by your JH student council. The cost to attend is $5, and you can sign up and pay in your science class.
HS Grade Recovery in room 166 with Mrs. Andersen 3:40 pm - 5:15 pm. Please let the front office know if you are staying.
Junior & Senior Girls: Next week we have Saint Mary’s College (all women) coming to visit. If you are interested, please sign up in Student Services.
11th & 12th Grade: THE BIN in Student Services has info about several scholarships. They include: Heisman Scholarship (up to $5000); B Davis ($1000, due May 22); Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship ($7500, due Nov 30); The Coolidge (Full ride for Juniors, due Jan 16); the Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity ($2000, due Dec 12); the Hagan Scholarship Foundation ($16,000, due Nov 15); and the Prudential Spirit of Community Award ($1000, Nov 5). Please see YORDY if you have any questions!
SENIORS: Get help filing the FAFSA at any one of 37 College Goal Sunday sites across the state on November 3. Billions in state and federal financial aid is available. The FAFSA is required for determining state and federal aid including grants, scholarships, student loans, and many colleges require a completed FAFSA to award merit and need-based scholarships. More info can be found at http://www.collegegoalsunday.org/index.php/information
Students: Now is the time to buy your Sport Pass for the upcoming winter season. Your cost is $30 for the entire winter sport season. Please go to the athletic office for info.
GRADES 9-12: If you are a 21st Century Scholar, please consider attending Scholar Success Day at Trine on Sat, Nov 2. Registration is preferred at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scholar-success-day-trine-university-november-2-2019-parent-registration-registration-74899483371
Good luck XC runners at Semi-State today!
Parents: If you were not able to make it to conferences this week, report cards will be sent home today with your child. Have a safe fall break and we’ll see everyone back on Monday.
ALL LOCKER ROOMS WILL BE IN USE ON SATURDAY. PLEASE MAKE SURE LOCKERS ARE LOCKED & THINGS ARE PUT AWAY.
Attention 8th graders interested in going on the Washington DC trip - there will be a meeting for all 8th graders on Monday, October 28th during activity period to discuss the trip. Keep watching the bulletin board outside of Mrs. Eash’s room for updated information.
The Media Center will be closed after school next week (Oct. 21-23) due to Parent-Teacher Conferences and Fall Break. Please plan accordingly.
Seniors: The all-important FAFSA opened on October 1st. If you hope to go to college next year, you really must complete the FAFSA. It will help you receive financial aid like scholarships. Need help to understand? You and your parent(s) should mark your calendar. Monday, October 14 @ 6:30 PM in Room 166. We will host a Senior FAFSA Night. Hope to see you there!!
Sophomores and Juniors: Just a reminder that the PSAT is coming!! We will test on Wednesday, October 16 during periods 1-4. Room assignments are posted on the Student Services windows. See Mr. Yordy if you have any questions.
Juniors: Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your magazine sales! Please be sure to head to Mrs. Jansen’s room in the morning to get your items turned in. Sales have been slow, so we are hoping you are all just waiting for the last day to turn things in. :)
HS Grade Recovery will be in room 162 (Mrs. Duff's room) from 3:40 to 5:15 tonight.
Juniors & Seniors: The University of Indianapolis will be here today at 2:00pm in Student Services.
Each JH teacher picked one student to be their Class Act Warrior of the week, and these fine students were chosen for their kindness to others, positive attitudes, maximum effort and preparedness for class. Students received a sticker to put on the outside of their locker to show they are a #ClassActWarrior Congrats to you all!
There will be an information meeting for juniors and seniors and (parents) who are currently or have taken an advanced science course for the marine biology trip this spring break. The meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, October 8th at 5:30 pm in room 166.
There will be an information meeting for juniors and seniors and (parents) for the marine biology trip this spring break. The meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, October 8, at 5:30 pm in room 166.
The Westview FFA had a successful day at Area XI Soils in Dekalb County. The senior team of Chad Herschberger, Paul Klopfenstein, Brandon Lehman and Brad Chupp were second and qualified for the state contest on October 19th. In the junior level competition, Benton Herschberger was the first place individual.
There will be a JH boys basketball call out on Monday, October 7, during Activity Period in the JH gym. Information for tryouts will be handed out. See Mr. Yoder with questions.
Juniors & Seniors: Next week Univ of Indy, Anderson Univ, IU Bloomington and Ball State are coming to visit. If you would like to meet with any of them, sign up in Student Services.
High School Grade Recovery in room 166 with Ms. Andersen today. Let us know in the office or email if you are planning to attend.
There will be a call out for the high school jump rope team during activity period on October 14th. If you are a high school student interested in being on the team, plan to meet in Mrs. Eash’s room on the 14th.
We have had a new college credit opportunity open up for our students. Mr. Tibbs will be teaching dual credit Speech through Trine University second semester. Any student interested should see Mrs. May to see if it works in your schedule.
Picture retakes will be on Wednesday, October 2, from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. If you want retakes, bring your original pictures along with $8.
High School Grade Recovery today in room 208 from 3:40pm - 5:15pm. If you are planning to stay, please let the front office know.
Tuesday - JH Grade Recovery in room 221 from 3:35pm - 5:20pm.
Seniors: It’s time to start thinking about graduation. Please stop into Student Services to sign off on your official name. See Mrs. Klaassen with questions.
Weather related cancellations for tonight: Car Show JH girls and boys soccer Archery team outing HS boys game vs Bethany Christian
Juniors and Seniors: If you‘ve ever thought of becoming a pilot, we have LIFT Academy coming to visit next Tuesday. If you are interested in meeting with the rep, please sign up in Student Services today.
All locker rooms will be in use on Saturday. Please make sure your belongings are taken care of and your lockers are locked.
Parents: Midterm grade reports are being sent home with your son/daughter TODAY! Please take the time to review the grade report with your child.
Westview Theatre will be competing at the Bethel College Regional on November 23. Our piece is Emotional Baggage and auditions are tomorrow after school in room 300. We need crew also, so if you have an interest in any area, please attend.
JH Grade Recovery tonight in room 225 from 3:35pm - 5:20pm.
Anderson University Rep visit today at 1:30pm in Student Services.
Seniors: This week (SEPT 23-27) is College Go! Week. Many Indiana colleges are waiving their admission fee, which means you can apply for FREE. Check your email for the list of schools or look on the Student Services bulletin board. See Mr. Yordy if you have any questions.
There will be HS Grade Recovery today in room 208 from 3:40pm - 5:15pm.
Westview School Corporation is looking for a School Resource Officer. Visit our website to see how to apply. www.westview.k12.in.us
8th graders are you interested in joining the archery club? We will be allowing 8th graders to join the group this year. Please attend an informational meeting in Mrs. Duff's room on Monday during activity period for more information.
WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO PURCHASE A SPORT PASS.
HS STUCO members and Seniors: Soap Sale Orders are due Sept. 13th! THIS FRIDAY! Please be sure to turn them in! Don’t forget that $$$ is due at the time of turn in!
Are you interested in being a college athlete? You must meet academic requirements. Division I or II prospects, you must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse. If going to a smaller school, you will register through the NAIA Clearinghouse playnaia.org. Mr. Yordy has more info!
Seniors: A final reminder that the Lilly Scholarship application is due TOMORROW! www.lccf.net/lillyscholarship
We have a limited amount of additional 2018-2019 yearbooks available for purchase on Friday in the main office. The cost of the book is $55.00 (cash or check) and sold on a first come first serve basis.
Parents: ILEARN and ISTEP scores are being mailed home today. Please review the scores with your child.
Taking dual credit through Trine University? You must have everything turned in by this Friday (Sept 6). This includes your student agreement form, course registration and online application. Failure to meet this deadline will result in being dropped from the dual credit. Please see Yordy immediately with questions.
Theatre Club meets today for Grades 7-12. We’ll meet in the auditorium at 3:35.
Seniors: Aspiring IN teachers can apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship which provides up to $7,500 per year of college to students who commit to teaching in IN for 5 years after earning a degree. If interested, apply by 11-30-19 at ScholarTrack.IN.gov.
The 2018-2019 yearbooks are being distributed. Students are receiving them during 7th hour on Wednesday, September 4th. Students no longer enrolled at Westview may pick them up from the main office at their earliest convenience.
JH Fall Sport team pictures are TODAY after school. Please bring your order form with payment when your picture is taken.
Sport passes are on sale in the athletic office. Family $160, Students $30, Adults $65. Last day is September 18.
SOAP SALES: Reminder to all STUCO members and Seniors selling soap, you may turn in orders to Jansen at any time. We will be selling until Sept. 13th. See Martin or Jansen with any questions.
Seniors - Check your email and join the Class of 2020 on Google Classroom to stay up-to-date on all things Senior.
2019 GRADUATES AND 8TH GRADE PROMOTION STUDENTS WHO NO LONGER ATTEND WESTVIEW CAN PICK UP YEARBOOKS IN THE MAIN OFFICE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6.
Juniors & Seniors: Indiana Tech will be here to visit this Thursday at 10:00am. Please sign up in Student Services if you are interested in attending. There are several colleges coming to visit in the next couple months, so please listen for them on the announcements..
Girls Soccer will be Varsity only tonight.
If you would like to order a yearbook for this year, you can pick up a form in the front office. They are $55.
Upcoming call-outs: Cheerleading 9/9, Girls basketball call-out 9/16
Students driving to school are required to have a parking pass each year. You can pick up a form in the front office and the cost is $1. We will be checking the parking lot when we get back from Labor Day weekend.
ALL LOCKER ROOMS WILL BE IN USE ON SATURDAY. PLEASE MAKE SURE LOCKERS ARE LOCKED.
Interested in traveling to Ireland, Scotland and London? There is still time to sign up for this trip of a lifetime! YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON THIS! See Mrs. Perkins in room 127 for more info or go to http://www.eftours.com/2147857hj
Juniors and Seniors interested in the PLUS program for this semester, please see Nurse Tara.
HS sport fees are past due. Please bring the $15 to the athletic office. JH sport fee of $10 is due on Friday.
Attention High School Students: Want to earn some extra money? Concessions is looking for people to help out AND you will get paid! If interested, contact Cathy Smith at 260-316-2741.
HS cheerleading call outs will be September 9th during activity period in the JH gym . The try-out list is in the front office.
Sport passes are on sale in the athletic office until September 18. The cost for passes are: Family $160, Students $30 and Adults $65.
The entire Westview family sends our thoughts and prayers to the West Noble community during this very difficult time.
8/19/19 Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay because of fog.
Grades 11 & 12: REMC has two internship positions (Customer Service and Engineering/Operations) that they are looking to fill this year. If you are interested, please see Ms. Stidham in Student Services.
8/16/19 Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay today.
Junior High and High School Grade Recovery will start after Labor Day.
Theater Club starts tonight after school in the auditorium. This is open to students in grades 7-12 who are interested in any aspect of theater including onstage, backstage, and technical roles.
Practices for JH sports will begin tomorrow, August 15. Please make sure you have a physical on file with the athletic department.
The 8th grade Washington DC group pictures are in and available to be picked up from Mrs. Eash (room 208) before or after school.
Parents: Please remember if you are dropping your child off, you should use the auditorium doors on the south side of the building. THE FRONT PARKING LOT IS FOR SCHOOL BUSES ONLY! Thank you for keeping our kids safe!
8/12/19 3:34 PM Westiew School Corporation is testing our emergency notification system. Please do not respond.
Please do not park on the south high school parking lot on Friday, August 9th. The sheriff's department will be conducting training. Thanks
Students signed up for English 10 Honors need to join the Google Classroom for Eng 10 Honors to access important information about the required summer reading. The assigned reading link is in the classroom site and can be printed. To join use: i3clvt2
Athletes- Now would be a great time to get those athletic physicals completed. You can’t participate in any athletic activities until you have one on file. GO WARRIORS!
Westview Jr/Sr High School has an opening for an 11th grade English teacher. If interested, please contact Rich Cory at firstname.lastname@example.org
Report cards were sent home in the mail today.
Students...the lockers have been cleaned out. If you forgot anything, you have until the end of the week to pick it up (June 7). HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!
The 8th grade promotion ceremony is today at 1:30 pm. Doors will open at 1:00 pm.
All color guard members are reminded that the first rehearsal is next Thursday. Please see Mr. Brown if you cannot attend.
Eighth grade students attending the Washington DC trip, please plan to be at the school no later than 7:15 am next Thursday to board the bus. See Mrs. Eash with questions.
All those that are on the archery team, and 8th graders that are wanting to join next year, we will be having a short meeting during reading/CNN time on Friday in Mrs. Duff's room. Please attend if you will be participating in archery next year.
Senior Baccalaureate will be in the auditorium tonight at 7:00 pm tonight.
All high school cross country runners for next fall stop by Mr. Hively's room #136 for a summer running log-book and calendar.
All students taking summer PE, please meet outside the fitness center with Mr. Pippenger on Thursday during reading time. Important class info will be covered along with a review of the summer schedule.
End of the year information: Shuttle bus will run through Thursday. After school library hours through Thursday. Fitness Center is open through Friday.
Students in current grades 7-11...make sure you take your lock home on the last day of school and keep it in a safe place, so you can find it next year. Be sure to write your combination down, too.
The lost and found is located outside the front office. If you are missing anything, please look through the belongings on the table. Items left behind will be donated to the Warrior Wardrobe or given to Clothes and Food Basket at the end of the year. PARENTS-Encourage your son/daughter to look through the table as we have shoes, lunchboxes, eye glasses, coats, sweatshirts, jewelry etc. just waiting to be returned!
Topeka Elementary School will not be in session today due to power outage. All other Westview buildings will go to school today, May 23, 2019.
Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Seniors: You can still find a few scholarships in THE BIN. We just received 15 new ones through www.StudentScholarship.org. Please check them out in Student Services or visit the website.
WV students are invited to visit several colleges this summer FOR FREE! We will visit Trine & Purdue FW on June 10, IUPUI on June 11, and IUSB & Ivy Tech on June 14. If you are interested in this opportunity, stop by Student Services and see Mr. Yordy or Mrs. May.
All library books are due Monday, May 20.
Students going on the Washington DC trip - we will have a parent meeting next Tuesday, May 21, at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. It is important for everyone to attend!
Summer boys & girls basketball,tennis and soccer camp forms are in the athletic office. Be sure to stop by and pick one up!
The Westview Cafe is open Friday morning in the concession area.
SPRING FLING IS TOMORROW DURING PERIODS 5-7. A reminder that tomorrow you should be bringing in $ for the Risk Family and items for the clothing drive. You will need to check in to the table at lunch if you dressed up for your assigned decade.
HS Grade Recovery tonight in room 305 from 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Theatre Club meeting after school in the auditorium from 3:35pm to 5:15pm.
-PLUS students, Please remember to turn in your permission slips to Nurse Tara for May 13th field trip.
Any girls in grades 8-11 who are interested in being a part of the Westview Marching Warrior Color Guard should stop by the band room and see Mr. Brown for more information.
As of Wednesday, May 28, you will not be able to charge anything on your lunch account. All negative accounts will need to be paid before June 3. Should you have an issue with this, please see Mr. Cory or Mrs. Nine BEFORE your lunch.
Athletic Updates: All athletic contests are cancelled for this evening (5/2/19). Please check with your coach for rescheduled dates.
All scheduled athletic meets/games are cancelled for tonight. Girls tennis, softball, baseball and JH track WILL HAVE practice.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:40pm - 5:00pm today.
Student Handbook correction - May 9, May 10, and May 30 school will be in session. (No Professional Day or Snow Days). Our last day of school will be June 3rd.
7th grade students interested in applying for LIFE: Applications along with recommendation letters are due today. They can be turned in to Mrs. Bender in room 129 or Mrs. May in the guidance office.
Seniors: the FAFSA deadline is TODAY. If you have questions see Ms. Stidham or Mr. Yordy.
The 8th grade promotion ceremony will be on the last day of school (June 3) at 1:30 pm. Doors will open at 1:00 pm.
8th grade students going on the Washington DC trip can pick up a room assignment form from Mrs. Eash’s door today. Also, please turn in your medical forms to Mrs. Eash by the end of this week.
Our HS Spring Academic Awards is moved to Wednesday, May 1st in the Wilson Auditorium. Senior Scholarships at 6:30pm. Intermission 7:15pm-7:30pm. All other Academic Awards will begin at 7:30pm.
Sophomores: Remember that we finish up ISTEP testing in the next two weeks. We will be testing the Math portion on April 11 & 12 and English/Language Arts on April 17 & 18. More details and room assignments are posted on the Student Services windows.
Have a safe Spring Break and we'll see you back on April 8!
GIRLS TRACK @ CONCORD HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY, 3/27
Students in grades 8 and up, who are interested in taking a DNR Boater Safety class after spring break, please see Mrs. May for a permission slip. The course will take place April 15-18 and it is FREE!
8th graders! Interested in joining archery club or at least learning more about it?? Come to the archery club meeting Monday (after spring break) in the small gym to see what we do and get more information. We are looking for new members.
Seniors: We have extra graduation announcements available for $1.25 each in the front office. We also have tassels for $9.00, if you need one too.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:35pm - 5:00pm tonight.
HS Spring Sport pictures are on Friday,March 22 after school.
The softball scrimmage is cancelled for this afternoon (3/19).
JH Grade Grade Recovery in room 214 on Tuesday from 3:35pm - 5:20pm
Attention Seniors: The senior survey will close next Thursday, March 28. If you have not had an opportunity to complete the survey, please make sure to do so this week.
HS Grade Recovery today in room 305 from 3:40pm - 5:00pm.
Midterms will be handed out during 7th period today.
Coach Yoder has a information sheet for 7th grade girls interested in playing soccer. Stop by the athletic office to get one.
Softball forms are in the athletic office for 7th and 8th grade girls.
Jr. High Track practice starts today meet in the High School Cafeteria after school today.
The high school winter sports awards program is Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 pm. It will begin in the auditorium with refreshments to follow in the cafeteria.
High School: Are you interested in the military? Then consider attending Jim Banks US Service Academy Day. It will be held on April 27 in Fort Wayne. Juniors are especially welcome to attend and learn more about the nominating process into the academies. Look for the poster on Student Services on talk with Yordy.
Daylight savings time change - move your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday night when you go to bed.
Seventh grader student Hope Welsh will be participating in the Regional Spelling Bee tomorrow in Fort Wayne. Please wish her good luck at Regionals!
Regional ticket sales end at noon today and there are less than 100 left.
There will be an 8th grade IAFNR, or as we like to call it Ag/IT, parent open house at 6:30 pm tonight. Please join us to see the projects your child has been working on in the shop, such as forestry, wood working, welding, small engines, and taxidermy.
Auditions for the spring play, "30 Reasons Not To Be in a Play", will be held in the auditorium on March 5. Mr. Pruitt has preview scripts available to read. Performances are April 26th, 27th, & 28th.
JH wrestling with Fremont will now be on Wednesday, Feb. 27 @ 5:00 @ Westview
We are saddened to learn of the loss of KeShawn Smith, a senior at Bethany Christian. Our thoughts and prayers are extended to everyone in the Bethany Christian community and to KeShawn’s family. May he rest in peace.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:40pm -5:00pm tonight.
March 4th - HS & JH golf call out in old gym.
Spring sport athletes.... PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A PHYSICAL ON FILE. If not, now would be a GREAT time to have one done.
JUNIORS: Do you get electricity from LaGrange County REMC? If so, you could be eligible for an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC this summer (June 13-20). More information on the Student Services bulletin board
8th grade girls that did not go to the call out yesterday for volleyball may still sign up in the athletic office.
JH Grade Recovery in room 221 from 3:35pm - 5:20pm today.
JH girls 7th & 8th grade girls basketball games with West Noble have been cancelled. You do have practice.
SENIORS: You have 10 days to get your baby picture and senior picture uploaded to the Class of 2019 Google Classroom page. Don’t just mark it done. You have to actually attach the pictures that will be used in the video at graduation.If you have trouble, see Mrs. May, Mrs. Cowley, Mrs. Hales, or Mrs. Manns. GET 'ER DONE!
JUNIOR GIRLS: Purdue is hosting a Women in Engineering program on April 8, at the West Lafayette campus. This is a great opportunity, so don't let it pass by. More information on the Student Services bulletin board.
Did you know WV has an anonymous reporting form on our website? If you need to report something (bullying, a school safety issue, a friend is self-harming, etc.) but are afraid to come forward, please visit our website and click on the menu tab. All reporting is anonymous!
Boys basketball sectional ticket packets will go on sale tomorrow at the Fremont game. The cost for the packet is $10.00, which includes admission to all games. A ticket for a single game is $6.00 at the door.
Reminder: School WILL NOT be in session on Friday, February 15, due to a professional development day for staff. We will have school on February 18.
The Media Center will close at 3:30pm on Thursday. We will not have after-school hours. Please plan accordingly.
2/13/19 Westview School Corporation is on a two hour delay.
UPDATE: A new game was just added to the boys basketball schedule. There will be a HOME GAME tomorrow night (Wednesday) against Gary Roosevelt. JV will start at 6:30pm with varsity to follow. GO WARRIORS!
As of 10:30am, a decision about tonight’s basketball game at Wawasee HAS NOT BEEN MADE YET, but JH basketball and wrestling has been cancelled. Basketball game updates will be posted as soon as a decision has been made.
MIDTERM REPORTS WILL BE SENT HOME TODAY WITH YOUR CHILD!
HS students… Semi-Formal will be Feb 16th at 7pm. The cost to attend will be $10 per person. If you will be bringing a guest from another school, be sure to get a Guest Form from the office. These need to be approved by Feb 14th and returned to Mrs. Martin or Mrs. Jansen.
The Winter Academic Awards will be on Tuesday, February 19, between the Westview JV and varsity games. The awards are based on CUMULATIVE GPA, which is calculated on SEMESTER GRADES only.
IMPORTANT SENIOR INFO: If you have not ordered your cap/gown, or have not paid for them, you need to do this ASAP. March 18 is the delivery day!!! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cowley.
Due to the missed days of school this week, mid-term grade reports will go home next Friday (Feb 8). The date for the end of the 9 weeks will remain the same (March 8).
Please wish 7th grade student Hope Welsh good luck as she will be competing at the Lagrange county spelling bee next Tuesday here at Westview!
Congrats to the WV students who performed at Vocal/Piano ISSMA. Westview earned 22 gold medals and 1 silver medal. A HUGE shout out to the students moving on to sing at the state level: Hannah Mast, Jenaiyah Keeslar, Lindsay Stoltzfus, Patience Steglich, and Rosamaria McMahon.
Tonight JV/Varsity Boys Basketball at West Noble game has been cancelled. It has been rescheduled to February 6th at West Noble.
Tonight’s boys basketball game against WN has been moved to February 6.
All JH athletic events have been cancelled for today. No word yet on tonight’s boys basketball game at WN.
Westview School Corporation will be closed Thursday, Jan. 31st.
The girls basketball sectional game against CN has been moved to Friday at 6pm.
Westview School Corporation will be closed today, Jan. 29th and tomorrow, Jan. 30th.
1/29/19 Westview School Corporation is on a two hour delay. 4:54 AM
JH girls basketball and wrestling has been cancelled today.
Westview School Corporation is closed today, Monday, 1/28/19.
1/28/19 Westview School Corporation is on a two hour delay. 6:17 AM.
Wrestling Sectionals will be held at Westview tomorrow. Start time is 9 am. GO WARRIORS!
ALL locker rooms will be in use on Saturday for wrestling sectional. Make sure your lockers are locked & nothing is left out.
Summer Research Assistant opportunity for Bayer Crop Science, (must be 18 years old) see bulletin board outside office
Honor Roll is posted on the window in Student Services. Please check it out. If you’re not on the list and think you should be, see Mrs. Klaassen.
HS Grade Recovery tonight at 3:40pm - 5:00pm in room 305.
The Westview Cafe will be open from 7:40am - 8:00am at the concession stand on Friday.
Reminder: If we have a 2 hr delay on a Monday, school will start at 10:15 am, not 10:45 am.
Please remember to drop students off and pick them up on the south end of the building by the auditorium/gymnasium doors. For student safety, the front doors are for school buses ONLY. Thank you for your cooperation!
On Friday, the Whippin' Warriors jump rope team will be performing during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game. Due to their performance, there will not be a 3 point shootout at halftime.
Westview School Corporation is closed on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
1/23/19 Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay. 5:28 AM
ISSMA and The Miracle Worker practice has been canceled tonight.
JH and HS Grade Recovery has been canceled tonight
ATHLETIC UPDATE (Jan 22): The boys JV and Varsity basketball game against Garrett tonight has been postponed until February 5. The JH girls basketball game has also been canceled
The JH girls basketball game at Lakewood is cancelled today. The teams will practice at Meadowview instead.
There WILL BE school on Friday, January 25, to make up for a snow day.
The Garrett boys basketball game is rescheduled for Tuesday, January 22.
On Friday, the Whippin' Warriors will be performing during halftime of the varsity boys game. Come support your warriors!
Westview School Corporation is on a two hour delay for Monday, January 21, 2019.
Tonight’s boys basketball game against Garrett has been postponed until Tuesday, January 22.
Saturday's JH girls basketball tournament at Lakeview has been canceled.
SOPHOMORES: We need more help for concessions on January 26. Please sign up in Student Services today.
8th Boys basketball: Your uniforms are to be turned in by this Friday.
Final Call out for Softball on Mon. Jan. 21 during activity period. Grades 9-12
Parents: Report cards will be handed out today during 7th period. Please review this with your child.
1/16/19 Westview School Corporation is on a 2 hour delay. 5:48 AM
Attention Class of 2018 and 2017: After you have completed one semester of college, you are eligible for the Westview Scholarship. You can request a form from the office if you no longer have your application.
JH Girls basketball & JH wrestling pictures after school on Wednesday (tomorrow). Have your form & money with you.
Friday: There will be NO AFTER SCHOOL FITNESS CENTER HOURS for students. Students not training with their coaches should go home after school.
Yearbooks, we have extended the time to purchase a yearbook until the middle of February. The forms are in the office , this cost is $55.
There will be High School Grade Recovery tonight in room 305 from 3:40pm to 5:00pm.
Junior High Grade Recovery in room 222 from 3:35pm to 5:20pm.
Miracle Worker rehearsal:There is NO PRACTICE today.
JH wrestling has been canceled for tonight (Jan 10).
HS Students: Wednesday, January 9, is the last day to make schedule changes.
Students are reminded to pick up their second semester schedules from their CCR teacher BEFORE first period on Monday. WELCOME BACK, WARRIORS!
Today is the last chance to get your tickets for the Hall of Fame Classic and pay $10 rather than $20 at the door. GO WARRIORS!! Dec. 27th - 11-1 Enter Auditorium/Gym and go to Junior High gym.
JH wrestling practice will begin on Monday, Jan. 7th after school. You must have a completed physical turned in to the athletic office before you can practice.
Don't forget to wear your ugliest holiday sweater on Friday for National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!
Freshman can order class hoodies all week. The link to order was sent last week to your school email.
Any student interested taking a bus to the Hall of Fame basketball games, visiting the museum, eating, and bowling, stop by the athletic office to get a permission slip and purchase tickets. Cost of tickets is $10. You'll also need to take money along for the rest of the activities. Permission slips need to be turned in by Friday. ,
Today is the last day for this enrollment period to go on the Ireland, Scotland, and London trip! Don’t forget to enroll if you are planning on going! www.eftours.com/2147857hj Tour number: 2147857hj
Hall of Fame basketball tickets are on sale for $10. The game will be on Dec. 29 @ New Castle. Deadline to purchase is Mon. Dec. 17 8:00 am to 3:00pm
Theatre Opportunities: Are you interested in a day long comedy workshop with comedian John Branyan on December 15th? Please let Mr. Pruitt know ASAP if this event interests you. There are Early Bird discounts available for the events.
Attention Seniors: If you did not place your order for a cap and gown and need help, please see Mrs. Cowley in room 308. The deadline to order is December 14th (one-line 12/15).
Anyone wanting to order "Whippin Warriors" apparel can pick up an order form in the office. Orders will be due tomorrow, Dec. 14th. Orders can be turned into the office or to Mrs. Eash
HS Students: If you are interested in getting paid to work basketball concessions, please see Mrs. Klaassen in Student Services.
Wish your friends a Merry Christmas by sending them a candy cane gram. JH student council will be selling candy canes for 50 cents during lunch until next Friday. All candy canes will be delivered during 7th period on Wednesday, December 19.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:40pm - 5:00pm
If you are missing something, please check the lost and found located in the stairway by the front office. The left over items will be delivered to the Clothes and Food Basket during Christmas break.
Phones at all Westview buildings are currently not receiving or sending phone calls. We thank you for your patience as we work to resolve the issue with the phone provider.
Winter Play Auditions for "The Miracle Worker", the Helen Keller story, will be Thursday, Dec 13 and Monday, Dec 17, in the auditorium at 3:35 pm. Students are invited to come to one or both days. See Mr. Pruitt if you want to borrow a script before auditions.
The wrestling meet with Triton on Thursday is cancelled, as is the HS wrestling meet with Howe on Dec. 10.
12/5/18 Westview School Corp. is on a 2 hour delay. 5:51 AM.
Students can still order yearbooks for the 2018-2019 school year until December 21st. The cost is $55.00 and forms are in the front office.
HS Grade Recovery is canceled for tonight.
Congratulations to our Student Ambassadors for November. They are: Leon Raber, Colton Marchant, Brian Titus and Adam Adamczyk.
SOPHOMORES: We need help with basketball concessions on Saturday, December 8. Please sign up in Student Services.
Attention Seniors: If you did not place your order for a cap and gown and need help, please see Mrs. Cowley in room 308. The deadline to order is December 15th.
Theatre Opportunities: Are you interested in a day long comedy workshop with comedian John Branyan on December 15th? Do you want to attend the Indiana Thespians State Conference in Indianapolis in January 2019? Please let Mr. Pruitt know ASAP if either event applies to you. There are Early Bird discounts available for both events.
The Westview Jump Rope team will have its first performance next Tuesday, Dec. 4th, during halftime of the girls varsity basketball game. Come out and support the team!
The Music Department Winter Concerts have been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 5. JH will start at 6pm and HS at 7pm.
11/26/18 Westview School Corp. is cancelled today for school. 8:09 AM
11/26/18 Westview School Corp. is on a 2 hour delay today. 6:09 AM
6:11 AM 11/19/18 Westview School Corp. is on a 2 hr. delay for fog.
Attention Seniors: If you did not place your order for a cap and gown and need help, please see Mrs. Cowley in room 308. The deadline to order is December 15th.
November 15- High school grade recovery has been canceled for tonight.
Midterm report cards will be sent home today! Please review this with your student and contact us with any concerns.
The Warrior Wardrobe -Do you have clothes in good condition that you never wear? Clean out your closet and donate clothes to your fellow warriors. All sizes and types of clothing welcome. Drop off in Mrs. May’s office. Clothes must be washed and in “like new” condition.
SENIORS: More scholarships are here: Ceres (4H or FFA, $1000); Indiana State University (Gongaware, full tuition); LaGrange County Soil and Water (agriculture or conservation, $500); Richard Lugar Minority Scholarship ($4000 - $20,000). See YORDY if you have any questions.
Jump Rope Team practice starts on Monday, right after school!
Congratulations and Good Luck to Kaitlin Cupp and Ethan Hibbs for being selected to the IBA All-Region Honor Band! These two will be rehearsing all day tomorrow before performing with students from all over our region in a concert on Sunday at Dekalb High School.
HS Boys track call-out grades 9-12 on Monday 11/12 during activity period.
Winter sports pictures are Friday after school.
If you are interested in archery club, there is a meeting during activity period on Monday. Participants must turn in a permission slip to participate and you can stop in Mrs. Duff's room to pick one up. The club is open to students grade 9-12 at this time.
JH students, don’t forget the 1st dance of the year is on Friday (tomorrow) after school in the cafeteria. The cost is $3 & tickets are purchased at the door. The dance ends at 5:20pm, so please have rides arranged in advance.
Congratulations to Hope Welsh for winning the junior high spelling bee in 8 rounds by spelling the word “conquering” correctly! She will move on the county spelling bee which will be held in January. Linda Mullett was this year’s runner-up!
HS Boys track call-out grades 9-12 on Monday 11/12 during activity period.
Any high school student interested in being on the jump rope team should see Mrs. Eash for a form. If you want to be on the team, please return the form and your money for a rope by Monday if possible. Practices will start NOVEMBER 12th.
NHS members needing to get service hours can help at the Topeka Elementary Chilli Supper on November 10th or the Science Central Fair on November 21st. Please sign up with Mr. Cory.
NHS’s annual food drive will be from Thursday, November 1st through Wednesday, November 14th. This year it will be a competition between 1st period classes. A list is posted for needed items. All donations will be delivered to the Clothes and Food Basket of LaGrange County.
Seniors: If you missed the grad meeting yesterday, there are extra Josten graduation order packets in the office. Our order day is during lunch on Thurs, Nov 15, in the concession stand area. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cowley in room 308.
JH Grade Recovery tonight in room 214 from 3:35 pm - 5:20 pm.
Congratulations to our October Student Ambassadors. They are Darrion Thornburgh, Kayle Bolling, Chelsea Weaver, Alex Rial, and Nicholas Rensberger. Your picture will be taken during activity period Monday in the front foyer.
The junior high dance is next Friday, November 9 in the cafeteria from 3:30pm-5:20pm. Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at the door.
If you are an 8th grader who still wants to sign up for the Washington DC trip, you may still do so but you will be placed on the waiting list at this time. Please see Mrs. Eash with questions.
The Warrior Bookstore is now selling Westview water bottles for $4.00. Stop by in the morning and check out what the bookstore has to offer.
We have 3 new scholarships in THE BIN in Student Services. They include: Jane George Scholarship Essay (mental health career, $750); the B Davis Scholarship (1000 word essay on leadership, $1000); and the Knights of Pythias (3.0 GPA or higher, $1000). We also have a booklet on the many Purdue Fort Wayne scholarships.
Thursday - JH Parent Shadow Day 7:45am - 12:40pm
SENIORS: If you haven’t already signed off on your graduation name, please stop in Student Services. We have a treat for you!
Hall of Fame basketball tickets are on sale for $10. This will be on Dec. 29 @ New Castle. Deadline to purchase is Mon. Dec. 17, 8:00 am to 3:00pm
Cheerleaders will be selling basketball t-shirts during lunch A and B . Money must be turned in when ordering . Short sleeve shirts are $10.00 (+2.00 or 2XL or larger), Long Sleeve shirts are $15.00 (+2.00 for 2XL or larger). Orders are Due November 2nd. Junior high students can pick up forms and turn the money in the front office.
We will have JH Grade Recovery from 3:35pm - 5:20pm in room 222 tonight.
Warrior fans who would like to watch the XC State Finals tomorrow, here is the link. The boys race starts at 1:45. https://www.ihsaatv.org/watch/2018-ihsaa-boys-and-girls-cross-country-state-finals https://livestream.com/Timingmd/2018StateFinals
We cordially invite JH parents to attend Parent Shadow Day on November 1. If your child is in 7th or 8th grade, and you would like to spend the morning shadowing your son/daughter, please RSVP to email@example.com or call Jennifer K. at 260-768-4146. Parents are welcome to eat lunch with their child, as well.
Any high school student interested in being on the jump rope team should see Mrs. Eash for a form. If you want to be on the team, please return the form and your money for a rope by Monday if possible. Practices will start in early November.
Friday - Warrior Cafe open at 7:45am.
Junior High Students: Please remember to bring in your Parent Shadow Day forms.
Girls BB Scrimmage on Thursday will start @ 6:30 pm
HS Wrestling practice begins on Monday, Oct. 29. Make sure you have a physical done.
Next Monday, the 22nd, there will be a meeting for ALL 8th graders in the auditorium during activity period regarding the Washington DC trip. All 8th graders should be in attendance.
Our WHS musical “Grease” will be performed November 2 and 3 (Friday-Saturday) @ 7:00pm and November 4 (Sunday) at 2:30pm. Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased in the office.
We are in need of volunteers to help out with this years Special Olympics Kick-Off event on Friday, October 26th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm! If you are wanting to help see Mrs. Oakley or Kelby Christner.
No High School or Junior High Grade Recovery this week.
SENIORS: Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about graduation! Please stop in Student Services to be sure we have the correct spelling of your name that will be used on your diploma.
Juniors, today is the last day to turn in magazine sales. Please, please, please get them turned in today.
HS Grade Recovery - room 305 from 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Friday - Warrior Cafe Open - concession area at 7:45am - 8:00am
Juniors - Friday is the last day to turn in your magazine sales. We need all of you to turn in what you have! Sales have not been great thus far… so we are hoping that you are just holding out till Friday. If you haven’t sold, get on it! There are still two mystery staff members just itching to give you a free ticket to prom!
NHS is hosting a blood drive on Wed, Oct 31st in the JH gym. If you are 16 or older, you can donate blood. Students who are 16 need a signed parental consent form. Sign up for an appointment and pick up the needed papers in the foyer during A or B lunch or in the office during school hours. If you have questions, talk to Mrs. Harrington in room 130.
Sophomores and Juniors: We have posted the list of students taking the PSAT on the Student Services’ windows. It will be given THIS WED morning. Remember to bring a pencil and calculator. Do not bring your cell phone! Please let Yordy know if your name is not on the list!
The annual Fall Festival will be this Friday at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. Our very own DS and Jazz Band will be performing, while the Art Department will be decorating, and running the raffle and concession stand. Bring your chairs or blankets to sit on for this fun evening!
NO 7th grade volleyball practice today, but the game is still on for tomorrow.
Both the 8th grade boys soccer team and the JH girls soccer team WILL NOT have practice tonight.
See the Warrior Marching Band tonight at Corn School! The parade starts at 7:30 pm
Westview Elementary PLUS partners, there is a conflict with meeting with your mentees tomorrow (Wednesday). Please let Nurse Tara or Nurse Steider know if you can change your day this week to meet with your PLUS partner.
Please check your student ID’s (correct spelling, picture, ID number). We are turning any incorrect cards in on Thursday to be updated.
You can still order a yearbook for $55 for this year. The deadline is December 1st. The forms are in the front office.
Dance Team tryouts will be held next Wednesday October 10, right after school in the choir room. If you are currently in a sport and have practice that day, you can sign up for another time. Tryouts will consist of learning a dance from Coach Rebecca and performing it as a group. The sign-up sheet is located in the office
STUCO - you have until this Friday to order your T-Shirt. Please email Mrs. Jansen if you need the link again!
NHS: If you signed up to visit Miller’s Merry Manor, please go to the Google Doc Mrs. Harrington sent out and choose your date. Notice the time change from what we originally talked about on Monday. See Mrs. Harrington if you have questions.
Any 8th grade students who wants to attend the DNR Hunter Safety course next week, and did not receive a permission slip, please see Mrs. May ASAP. Permission slips are due this Thursday.
JH Boys Basketball call-out grades 7-8 - October 1st during activity period -old gym
Tickets for "Grease" go on sale Monday, October 1, and can be purchased in the high school office from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. Tickets are $8 a seat and the showtimes are: Friday, November 2 at 7:00 pm Saturday, November 3 at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm (2 different shows) Sunday, November 4 at 2:30 pm
7th grade volleyball does not have practice tonight (Sept 28)
There will be a jump rope team call out on Monday October 8th in Mrs. Eash’s room - room 208.
Juniors and Seniors: Next week representatives from IU Bloomington and Indiana Tech will be visiting. If you are interested in meeting with them, please sign up in Student Services.
Starting next week (Oct. 1) the cost of a new student ID will be $2.
Dance call-out in Choir room at 5:30pm tonight.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:40pm to 5:00pm tonight.
All locker rooms will be in use on Saturday. Please make sure your locker is locked.
7th grade boys soccer practice has been canceled tonight (Sept 25).
Seniors: This is COLLEGE GO! WEEK. Some Indiana colleges have made their applications free for the entire week. Others will be free on Friday only. Don't miss out on this opportunity!
Students: Checkout these college fairs in our area! Bethel College (SEPTEMBER 24), Goshen High School (OCTOBER 2) and Glen Oaks Community College (OCTOBER 9). More information on the Student Services bulletin board or talk with Mr Yordy.
Juniors and Seniors: Huntington University and Hesston College (Kansas) will be visiting this week. If you are interested, please sign up in Student Services.
HS Grade Recovery tonight in room 305 from 3:40pm to 5:00pm
Freshman: We will be collecting class dues in your English classes Thursday and Friday this week. You can pay $2 for this year, or $8 for all 4 years.
Picture retakes will be on Thursday, October 4th.
Bus #37, 46, 08 and 27 transporting Topeka area students are running approximately 25 minutes behind schedule due to a late field trip. This will affect Topeka, Westview Elementary and Westview Junior Senior High School. Bus #37, 46, 08 and 27.
Attention junior high XC parents: All adults without sports passes will need to pay $3 to watch Thursday's JH cross country race.
PLUS students: remember that starting today you will meet with your mentor students on Wednesdays!
Weight Lifting Club sign-up this coming Monday during activity period in the MAIN GYM, students must sign-up each school year to be in the club. You may not workout under the Weight Club unless you sign up with Mr. Pippenger THIS YEAR.
Midterm grade reports and school pictures will be distributed during 7th period today. Please review your child's academic progress and contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
Open mat for HS wrestling on Tuesdays & Thursdays after school.
Parents: Midterm grade reports will be handed out on Wednesday.
HS Grade Recovery tonight from 3:40pm - 5:00pm in room 305.
Juniors: you also need to turn in money ($5) for lunch at Trine to your CCR mentor along with your permission slip TODAY during CCR.
Freshman & Sophomores: Please remember to bring lunch money for your college trips tomorrow.
Cheerleading tryouts begin tonight please meet in Westview Elementary Schools gym at 6:30. If you are unable to attend please contact coach Lambright
The Warrior Cafe will be up and running again on Friday! This will be at the concession stands again this year.
Parents and Students: The A/C will be down all of next week, and the projected temperatures are in the mid-80s. We understand that it will be hotter than normal in the building, so students and staff should plan accordingly. THE DRESS CODE STILL APPLIES! We apologize for the inconvenience but we thank you for your cooperation.
Grades 9-12: Your college visit permission slips should be turned in to your CCR Mentor by Monday.
Juniors & Seniors: Next week we have Franklin College, Purdue Fort Wayne, Indiana Wesleyan and Anderson University. If you are interested in meeting with the college rep, sign up in Student Services.
Grades 9-12: Your CCR college visit forms should be turned in to your CCR Mentor ASAP. Juniors you also need to turn in money ($5) for lunch at Trine.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 from 3:40pm to 5:00pm tonight.
The 8th grade boys soccer game against CN tonight is a home game and will be played at 5:00 pm.
NECC: Varsity Girls Soccer will play @ West Noble on Thursday @ 5:00. GO WARRIORS!
NECC: Varsity BSC will play @ Central Noble on Thursday @ 5:00 in the consolation round.
JUST A REMINDER THAT WESTVIEW IS A NO PET CAMPUS FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS. Thank you for your cooperation.
Sophomores will order class rings during lunch on Friday.
JH Grade Recovery tonight in room 221 from 3:35pm to 5:20pm
Softball call-out grades 9-12 - September 24th old gym during activity period
Juniors & Seniors: We have Manchester University visiting on Wednesday. Next week we have Franklin College, Purdue Fort Wayne, Indiana Wesleyan and Anderson University. If you are interested in meeting with the college rep, sign up in Student Services.
Soap Sales are due tomorrow!! Please plan on turning in your forms and money in the morning! Questions? See Mrs. Jansen.
SENIORS: Please remember that the Lilly Scholarship is due tomorrow (Wed) at 5:00 PM. Please see Mr Yordy immediately if you have any questions or concerns. Good luck!!
9/11/18. Westview School Corp is under a 2 hour delay for fog.
Westview schools are on a two hour delay.
Thursday, September 13, is the last day to buy a sports pass until basketball season.
HS Grade Recovery in room 305 tonight from 3:40pm - 5:00pm.
Lost and Found is located in the stairway outside the front office. If you are missing water bottles, lunch bags, books, clothing, etc. please check the organized boxes in Lost and Found.
Upcoming call-outs: HS girls basketball grades 9-12 - September 17th old gym during activity period
Sophomores: Please pay your class dues to Mrs. Klaassen. If you’re not sure if you paid them, please come and check.
NHS members: Check your email for information about ordering t-shirts. Also, don’t forget your commitment form and $10 dues need to be turned in to Mrs. Harrington today. AND we still need a few people to work concessions for the second soccer game on Thursday, Sept. 13th.
Seniors: Pick up your order form for class shirts in Student Services or the main office. Orders are due next Friday. See Mrs. May with questions.
If you are doing a winter sport NOW is the time to get your physical done.
There will be a call out for anyone who wants to volunteer for the annual Special Olympics kick off. Meet in room 154 during activity period.
Both the Westview boys and girls are the NECC Super Dual champions! #dynasty
Theater Club meets tonight at 3:35pm in the Auditorium.
Athletic Change: The 8th grade boys soccer team will play first tonight and the 7th grade will follow.
GREASE: Rehearsal for Thursday has been cancelled. The first rehearsal for everyone is Friday night from 5-8pm in the choir room.
Juniors and Seniors: If you are taking Trigonometry or Calculus for dual credit, your payment is due to Purdue Fort Wayne this Friday (September 7). Please see Mr Yordy immediately if you have questions!!
JH Sport Pictures are Wednesday, Sept. 5 after school. Make sure you have your form & money with you.
Yearbooks ordered from 8th grade Amish that graduated last year and seniors can be picked up in the front office.
Dance Team Tryouts Sign-Up Sheet - in front office Tryouts will be held September 25th @ 5:30 pm upstairs in the big gym.
STUCO and Seniors: Tomorrow is another day to turn in your soap orders. Turn orders into Mrs. Jansen (rm 131). Please remember to have the money with your orders. Checks should be made to Westview. September 12th will be the last day to turn in your orders!
JH Sport Pictures are Wednesday, Sept. 5 after school. Make sure you have your form & money with you.
No School - Monday September 3rd!
Juniors & Seniors: We have 6 college reps visiting with us over the next two weeks: Wabash College, Trine Univ, University of St. Francis, Grace College, Valparaiso Univ and Manchester Univ. If you are interested in meeting with them, stop by student services and sign up!
Athletic Changes: Tue. 9/4 JV Boys Soccer w/ NorthWood has been cancelled. Tue. 9/4- Varsity Girls Soccer vs Central Noble @ 5:00 Tue. 9/4- JH 7th & JH Girls Soccer with Garrett will be played @ the same time @ 5:00
Upcoming call-outs: HS Dance call out on September 10th in concession area during activity period. HS Girls Basketball on September 17th in old gym during activity period
Attention all JH students: Next Tuesday, Sept. 4th will be the first day of Grade Recovery. Stay after school for extra help on homework and/or to make-up tests and quizzes. A teacher will be present each week. You can ride the shuttle bus if needed or have a parent pick you up. This is a great opportunity to keep your grades up and gain confidence in your skills.
If you are driving to school, you are required to have a parking pass displayed in your vehicle. The forms to get a pass are in the front office. The cost is $1. A check of the parking lot will be done next week. Please have your pass by Friday, September 7
NO practice tonight for 8th grade boys soccer.
Seniors: Be sure to get your permission slips for Feed My Starving Children into Mrs. May or Mrs. Cowley
NHS applications are due today!
Yearbooks will be distributed today in 7th period! Students who graduated last year, or were promoted in 8th grade, can pick their books up in the office on Thursday. We will have a limited number of books that will go on sale in a week on a first come, first serve basis.
Our First Spirit Day Is Friday!- Students and staff wear your favorite college game day t-shirt.
If you received a letter and would like to apply for National Honor Society, please see Mrs. Harrington for an application. Applications are due Wednesday.
Please turn in your green demographics form and the gold health form by Friday. If you have lost them, we can reprint them in the main office.
Juniors and Seniors: Have you ever had any interest in mentoring an Elementary Student? Nurse Tara is looking for PLUS mentors for this semester. Please stop by and see nurse Tara this week.
High school Grade Recovery begins next Monday. This is a great opportunity to receive help with homework, whether it is math or a paper you are editing. Snacks will be provided.
Seniors: You are encouraged to check THE BIN in Student Services. All scholarships will be placed there. Be sure to check out the Lilly Scholarship (due Sept 12). Also, if you are attending IU Bloomington, they have released the very prestigious Wells Scholarship.
Sport passes are on sale in the athletic office.
ATHLETIC EVENTS: Saturday, Aug. 25 9:00am-Varsity VB Invite @ Westview-admission $5.00 No Sport Pass 9:00am-JH & HS XC to Defiance 4:00pm-Varsity GSC vs Lakeland @ Westview 6:00pm-Varsity BSC vs Lakeland @ Westview
Juniors and Seniors: Have you ever had any interest in mentoring an Elementary Student? Nurse Tara is looking for PLUS mentors for this semester. Please stop by and see nurse Tara this week.
The Warrior Bookstore will be open Tuesdays through Fridays from 7:50am - 8:10am in the mornings and is located next to the athletic office. We carry items such as gum, pens/pencils, composition notebooks, book covers, Westview lanyards, erasers, lead, folders, etc.
Students who drive to school should remember to drive with caution at all times and SLOW DOWN! Students driving erratically will have their driving privileges revoked.
Auditions for WV’s Fall Musical, GREASE, will take place on Aug 27 and 28 in the choir room after school until 6:00 pm. If you are interested in auditioning, see Mrs. Hamm for an audition packet. This is for students in grades 9-12.
Seniors: We have many colleges coming to visit (Ball State, Purdue, Wabash College, Trine University, Valparaiso University). If you are interested in meeting with a representative from the college, please sign up in Student Services.
Wednesday is the last day to change schedules.
The 8th grade boys soccer team wins the Lakeland Christian Academy Tournament!
WV Boys XC came in first place at the ECA Hokem Karem meet!! #warriorpride
Please make sure any lunch money that is turned in is in an envelope with the student’s name, ID number and the amount that is included. Thank you!
A reminder to parents: Students who are dropped off before and after school MUST use the auditorium doors in the south parking lot. The front parking lot is for bus traffic only! Thank you as we implement this change to make everyone safer.
8/14/18 Westview School Corp. - This is an emergency notification test only. If you have any changes concerning notifications, please contact a building secretary.
8/9/18 - 1:50 pm - This is a test of our emergency notification system. Please do not respond. -R.M.
This afternoon we will be performing a test of our emergency notification system. You may have signed up last spring for texts, emails and phone calls. You may also receive notifications by downloading our app (search Westview School Indiana) in your app store on your smartphone or tablet. Don't forget to go to settings to select your buildings and allow push notifications which allow the app to send alerts on your phone.
Sport passes are on sale from August 6 to September 13. They will be sold Monday-Friday in the athletic office from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm . *Family Pass is $160 and includes parents & Westview students in grades 1-12 *Student Passes are $30. *Adult Passes are $65.
We’re looking to immediately fill the 8th grade boys soccer coaching position. If interested, contact Darlene Matthew at 260-768-4146.
Please note important PARKING LOT CHANGES for the start of the new school year. The FRONT parking lot will now be for buses and staff parking only. All student drivers will park in the south parking lot, which is also where parents will drop off in the morning and pick up in afternoon. We thank you for your cooperation with this change that will help to make our students safer.
The application for the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship for LaGrange County residents is now available! Apply online at lccf.net/lillyscholarship. The deadline to apply is Sept. 12, 2018 at 5 p.m.
2018 Graduates: Your Google Apps account will be suspended. You will lose access Google Drive Files associated with your Westview account. Be sure to download anything you want saved before Friday!
We will be testing out our new emergency notification system two weeks prior to the first day of school. Be on the lookout for calls, texts or emails.
Registration for grades 7-12: Tuesday, Aug 7, 8am-3pm Wednesday, Aug 8, 11am-5pm Thursday, Aug 9, 8am-3pm
Fall practices begin soon!! Be sure to have your physical completed or else YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE!
Seventh Grade Orientation will be Monday, August 6, at 6:30 pm in Wilson Auditorium.
Less than 4 weeks until school begins. Who is loving their summer break????