WHS Today

Helping hands of West

Head counselor Erin Soedt helps a student and offers a helping hand when it comes to schedules, post-high school plans, and advice.

Madison Barton, Reporter

February 6, 2020

On average the student to counselor ratio is 482 to one, according to the American School Counselor Association. As a school counselor, his/her job is not only to figure out students’ schedules, but also to help students with concerns or questions, and help with career counseling. With over 1,500 stu...

Senior Falcon festival

One of the featured games at the annual Falcon senior picnic was bags. West gym teachers were able to bring their supplies for students to use. According to Associate Principal Mike Orfitelli, it was the most popular activity.

Joseph Potts, reporter

May 24, 2019

An annual picnic for graduating students was held on May 22 at the Mississippi Fairgrounds as way for seniors to  get together one last time before graduation. The senior picnic has been a long running, approximately 30 years, tradition for the school. “I think it would probably go back around ...

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