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11-14-17 Daily Announcements

Leaves at 5:30 on Friday’s - WILL NOT ALTERNATE!  Will always drop off Salix first then Hornick/Smithland.  Leaves @ 6:00 Monday-Thursday

The athletic trainer will be here every Tuesday at 9am in the training room

Today’s check-out lab, check-out lab b, checkout lab c, Chromebook Lab #1, Chromebook Lab #2.

  • “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.”~ Zig Ziglar


  • The Westwood Girls Basketball Team is participating in the Iowa Hall of Pride Scrimmage on Friday, November 17th vs. Sioux City East at Sloan.  The Junior Varsity team will play @ 6:00 and Varsity team will play @ 7:00.  In order for the Iowa Hall of Pride scrimmage to occur each school must select a service project that is meaningful for their students and community.  The Westwood Girls Basketball Team chose to participate in the Goodwill Shoe and Mitten Party on December 2nd.  During their volunteer hours more than 1000 children ages five through eleven in the Sioux City area will receive shoes, socks, hats and mittens.  After the $250 contribution from Friday night's gate to the Richard Jacobson Education Fund at the Iowa Hall of Pride, the remaining proceeds from the Pride Scrimmage will go to the Goodwill Industries to support the Shoe and Mitten Party. Please join and support the Westwood Girls Basketball Team this Friday vs. Sioux City East for a great cause!


  • There will be a basketball cheerleading meeting on Wednesday at 3:30 in the auditorium for all girls interested


  • Please dismiss the 7th grade girls and boys basketball teams today at 2:40 for their game at Siouxland Christian


ATTN Wrestling cheerleading candidates: there will be a meeting TODAY after school in the auditorium


NHS Blood Drive is WEDNESDAY in the multi purpose room


The Rebelaires will be having ONE rehearsal the week of November 13.  This rehearsal will be the choreography session with Ben Eklund from 6:30-9:30 PM on the 14th.


Boys' Basketball Practice Times (High School) this week

Wednesday 3:40 pm

Thursday 3:40 pm

Friday 6:30 am

Saturday 8:30 am


LOOKING AHEAD:  Rebelaires, mark your calendars for Jan 11th @ 7p-9:30p!  Cherie Helmer-Riensche will be here for a show choir workshop & critique night!


Student Council Food Drive will take place THIS WEEK.

Please bring the following items to donate:

Mac and Cheese, Toothbrushes/Toothpaste, Canned Fruit, New Socks, and New Hats and Gloves.  Class Cup Points will be awarded!


Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Thursday Nov 16th. There will NOT be salad bar that day.


Seniors who need to see Mrs. Burkhart (re: Diplomas): Richard Dandurand, Emma Hall, Jordan Keck, Elijah Lamoureux, Cailey Parker, Ethan Ronfeldt


An updated Community Service Hours list is by Mr. Tower’s classroom. SENIORS: must complete and turn in forms for 20 hours in order to graduate.  Midterm grads must be completed by the end of FIRST SEMESTER. Hours do not count unless they are turned into the office!


The Civil Air Patrol will be setting up a table ​during lunch hour on Friday, November 17 ​

to have casual conversations with interested students or teachers about any of their  programs.

For over 30 years, the Siouxland Composite Unit has partnered with students and teachers from many of our Siouxland schools.  If you are not familiar with CAP, we have an excellent webpage highlighting who we are.  To save you some time, I have included a brief synopsis of two of our programs at the end of this email: aerospace education and cadet programs. CAP uses these and other programs to fulfill its three-fold mission:

to assist in local, state and national disaster relief and emergency services,

to educate citizens about US aerospace initiatives, and

to develop future leaders through our cadet program.



GIRLS:  TUESDAY & THURSDAY (8:00-8:30 AM)    BOYS:  WEDNESDAY (7:00-8:15 AM)


The college would like to have spring registration taken care of by mid-November.  Students interested in taking spring WIT classes can access WIT course offerings online through the following link.  https://www.witcc.edu/classes/creditTabloids.cfm.  Once a decision has been made as to which classes you would like to take contact Mrs. Oberg via email, text, or stopping in.  NOTE:  Classes are offered for different lengths of time.  Choose the correct "section" number based on how long you would like to complete the course.16 weeks:  are 501's  Example  PSY-111-501 means I want PSYCHOLOGY for 16 weeks.12 weeks: are  551's   Example PSY-111-551  (February-May) 1st- 8 weeks:   801's   Example PSY-111-801 (January-March) 2nd- 8 weeks:  901's   Example PSY-111-901  (March-May)  If you have never taken a WIT class and would like to begin this semester please fill out the application completely.  Your social security number is a must! Not everyone qualifies to take college classes.  Please read guidelines to see if you qualify.


  • ACT Test Dates 2017- 2018

    • Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline

    • Feb 10, 2018 Jan 12, 2018 Jan 13-19, 2018

    • April 14, 2018 Mar 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018

    • June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018

    • July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018

    • http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

On-site College Visits

  • Northwest Iowa CC (Sheldon):  Wednesday, November 15 @ 12:45

  • Wednesday, November 15th at 9:30am. Iowa Central Comm. College will visit

Tuesday, November 21 at 11a Iowa State College will visit.