Tuesday, April 29


Student Written Plays

@Black Box 7 p.m.


Wednesday, April 30


Student Written Plays

@Black Box 7 p.m.


Thursday, May 1


Demartino May Dance Show

@Auditorium 6 p.m.


Friday, May 2


Riv & Rob May Concert 

@Auditorium 7 p.m.


Saturday, May 3


Student Written Plays

@Black Box 7 p.m.


Monday, May 5


Comedy Sportz

@Black Box 7 p.m.


Click here to access the WHS Calendar for more events.   


This is just a reminder that PTO scholarships are available in the black file cabinet drawer in A205 or online.


PTO Spirit Scholarship - GPA 2.5 or higher (family has to be a member of the PTO) - due May 1, 2014

Alumni Endowment Scholarship - GPA 2.0 or higher - due May 1, 2014 
null Parents and community members are invited to a Principal's Reception hosted by the Westside PTO on Thursday, May 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Commons. 


Refreshments will be served from from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. The program to follow will feature a showcase of student achievement, and Principal Peggi Stewart sharing an overview of our school today, as well as new developments on the horizon. 


You will not want to miss this special opportunity to gather and socialize with parents and staff, and get a glimpse into what is happening now and in the future at Westside.

The South District II All Star Game will be held on May 17, at 7 p.m. at Friendswood High School.

Senior goalie Ryan Fennell has been chosen from the Westside Lacrosse team to play in this game. Congratulations to Ryan! 
Students who were absent on SAT test day on April 16, can test on June 7, as part of the weekend SAT administration. They will need to sign in to their College Board account to transfer their registration free of charge. They need to make this transfer no later than the late registration deadline of May 28, to ensure that they have a seat on test day.

Students who are approved for testing accommodations should be reminded to apply their Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) code to their June registration. 


The Westside High School Baseball Camp will be held from June 2-5, and from June 9-12, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Westside High School. 
All players attending camp will receive a t-shirt and certificate of participation at the end of camp. We will provide a safe and positive learning environment for each player. Coaches will focus on teaching the basic fundamentals, drills, and techniques for hitting, bunting, infield, outfield, pitching, and base running. The camp staff will group players by age and ability in order to focus on each players needs and expectations. Campers will be able to utilize all the facilities Westside has to offer, including its state of the art hitting facility as well as one of the best high school baseball fields in the state. 
This is a great camp for players of all ages and abilities! Our coach to player ratio is 1:10 with many of the coaches being Westside coaches and former Westside players. There are numerous players from the Houston area that have attended this camp and went on to play College and professional baseball. We look forward to working with you, this summer.  
Click here for registration information.

If you did not place your yearbook order, you are in luck! The yearbook staff ordered a limited number of extra yearbooks. They are on a first come, first serve basis of the $80 payment (cash or money order only).


Yearbooks can be purchased in room E244, during the first part of lunch. We can accommodate parents who wish to arrange a sale without their child knowing, or they just don't feel comfortable giving $80 to their child. 


For those orders and any other questions, please email or call Mr. Malinsky. Voicemail can be reached at 281-920-8000 x6061, and email inquiries to cmalinsk@houstonisd.org.


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The Wolf E-News archives are now posted on the Westside website. If you ever need access to an older edition for information or entertainment, you can now have it with the click of a mouse!  


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APRIL 28, 2014
This Wednesday, April 30, we will hold a homeroom period to distribute Course Verifications for 2014-15 school year. Deans will be available to meet with parents next Thursday, May 8, and Monday, May 12, from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Parents may make an appointment or come by the dean's office, during that time, to discuss their child's course selection for the upcoming school year.
Once again, Westside High School's WEGA program represented Houston in the Shell Eco-Marathon. The group named its vehicle 'The Legend' and it lived up to its name, as the vehicle touted an impressive fuel efficiency rate. 

Click here for the story by The Houston Chronicle.


This week, we are celebrating Staff Appreciation Week at Westside. The PTO and school have treats planned for each day.

The PTO would like to thank all of our teachers, coaches, administrators, counselors, staff members, police officers, cafeteria workers, custodians, and all of the hard-working employees at WHS for your dedication to the success and well-being of our students. Have a great week! 
Students of Westside's Practicum in Health Science program went to the University of Texas at Houston Medical School to participate in the JAMP (Joint Admission Medical Program) Symposium. 

The students received an overview of the JAMP program which allows early admission in to medical school during sophomore in college, participated in a simulation lab and viewed gross anatomy specimens. They also participated in a question and answer session with current medical students and doctors.
 President: Lydia Nassab 
Vice-President: Shazia Khan 
Secretary: Lauren Sampson 
Hours/Tech: Angella Rodriguez, Brielle Magno 
Media: Silvana Celli
The Westside Dance Department is serving up two different shows this week.  Each show is in the auditorium and costs $5.

On Thursday, May 1, come check out the DeMartino May Dance Show, featuring solos, duets, ensembles, and class dances! The show starts at 6 p.m. and the special guest is Whiteboy Chris.

On Friday, check out the Riv & Rob May Concert. You never know what you'll see, but it will be unforgettable. The show starts at 7 p.m., so be on time!
May 3, is the final audition for upper level dance classes. We will be selecting students for: JV Inertia, Break Dance, and Advanced Dance.

The JV Inertia class is for freshmen and sophomores who are on the path of training to become a member of Inertia. This group works independently of Inertia, with their own choreography, competitions, and in some cases performances.

The Break Dance class is for boys who are interested in training their skills. This class is open to all grades. This try-out will consist of combos and freestyle sets

The Advanced Dance is a class for advanced level juniors and seniors who have an interest is dance as a hobby, as a college major, or as a profession. This class will participate in performances, field trips and will have 1 travel opportunity during the year

JV Inertia and Advanced Dance candidates will be required to participate in a dance class/audition class. They will be required to wear traditional dance clothes

If you have questions, or you would like an application packet please email Sharon Roberts srobert2@houstonisd.org.    

In light of recent events, I thought it would be important to address the term "trolling". An internet "troll" is an abusive or obnoxious internet user who intentionally tries to upset people on the internet by starting arguments or posting inflammatory comments. A troll is also someone who stirs up drama and abuses their online anonymity by purposely spreading hatred, bigotry or racism. Trolls feed off of a big audience, so they frequent blog sites, new sites, discussion forums, and chat rooms. They thrive in any environment where they are allowed to make public comments.

There are important steps to take when you are faced with an online troll. First, remove the content immediately. It takes a lot less time to delete a comment then it is to write one. Therefore, don't respond, you will only be feeding the troll. Next, block and report the troll and ask your friends to do the same. And last, move on from the comment. Trolls seek attention, so if you don't react to what was said or posted, it will eventually die down. 

One of the ways to fight cyberbullying is to address it head on. We need to continue the conversation with our teens about what is right and what is wrong to say about people, whether it is online or in person. They also need to realize that what they think is a joke may feel like the end of the world to someone else. Continue to remind them to think twice before they type. 

This Thursday, May 1, in S100 from 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. before late start, I will provide a seminar for students about Cyberbullying. Credit appeal and community service are available to those who attend. Please email me if you have any questions or comments: mparsley@council-houston.org.  

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at cmalinsk@houstonisd.org.

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