905-356-2401 5960 Pitton Rd. Niagara Falls ON L2H 1T5



NEXT WEEK IS SPIRIT

Starting Monday:

Monday is merry Monday so dress in your green red

Tuesday is Flannel Tuesday, topped with free hot chocolate in the foyer!

Wednesday is Westlane Wednesday 

Thursday is Ugly Sweater Thursday With a photo booth at lunch!

And Friday is PJ Friday! This will make for a cozy assembly filled with many crowd favourite games, and some new ones!



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017

CAFETERIA
This month only they are serving delicious holiday cookies.  Enjoy supervisors special, holiday bakery treats and cookies.  Visit them on social media.
Also join them today for their annual Christmas Feast only $7.99 with drink and dessert.

BOYS HOCKEY
Congratulations to the Boys Hockey team on their first win of the season.  The Boys have continued to compete and work hard in all of their games and they were finally rewarded yesterday with a 2-1 victory over Jean Vanier.
Michael Osborne scored the first goal while Keagan Thomson added the game winner with under 2 minutes left in the game.  In addition, the win was only possible due to a dominant performance by Sam Jackson in net.

MUSIC
Guitar Club is today at lunch.
Rock band practice is tomorrow at lunch.

ATTENTION GRADE 9 STUDENTS
On Tuesday, you will be leaving your MSIP period to attend a feedback session on the practice literacy test you took in October.  After attendance, you will leave your MSIP to travel to room 1105 or the conference centre.  Listen to the announcements on Tuesday for details and be ready to attend.  


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2017

CAFETERIA
This month only they are serving delicious holiday cookies.  Enjoy supervisors special, holiday bakery treats and cookies.  Visit them on social media.
Also join them this Thursday for their annual Christmas Feast only $7.99 with drink and dessert.

RECYCLING
Please place your recycle boxes in the hall. Collection will take place period 2.

MUSIC
Students who have not paid or handed in their permission forms for A Christmas Carol at the Shaw are to do so as soon as possible.
Rock band practice is today at lunch.


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017

CAFETERIA
It’s Customer Appreciation Day today.  Drop into the caf today and join in the festivities.  Pick up one of their smile cookies for only $1.50

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off Aapex. Ballots in the main office. Contest closes tomorrow.

MUSIC
Students who have not paid or handed in their permission forms for A Christmas Carol at the Shaw are to do so as soon as possible.

MATH CLINIC
Math Clinic is closed today.  Apologies for the inconvenience.

HIP HOP DANCE TEAM
Practice will take place tomorrow from 3 - 3:45 PM in the mirrored dance room.  Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. That's ...Hip Hop Dance Team tomorrow in the mirrored dance room just walk past the cafeteria and keep going.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017

CAFETERIA
Go in on lunch with friends by ordering their Pizza Party deal  Get one large pizza, 5 cans of soda or jet juice and 5 cookies for only $25.

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex. Ballots in the main office.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Snow Buddie Program
Community Support Services of Niagara is looking for students to help seniors in need clear snow from driveways and sidewalks. See Mrs. Bilon for details or check out the volunteer calendar on Westlane's website.

SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY
GB Catering is looking for students to work in summer camp kitchens in the Huntsville area this summer. Information is posted on the board outside of Guidance, or see Mrs. Bilon for more information.

JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Meet in the Pit at 2:45 pm to get into the taxis for today's game at Myer.

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
All Senior Girls Volleyball Team members are to see Ms. Devereux in the Main Gym at the beginning of lunch.

MUSIC
Students who ordered oranges and grapefruits are to see Mr Goode after school to pick up their orders.
Students who have not paid or handed in their permission forms for A Christmas Carol at the Shaw are to do so as soon as possible.
DJ Club is today at lunch.
Rock band is today at lunch.



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017

CAFETERIA
Visit the caf today and enjoy a menu selection from their Pacific Rim Program.  Tuesday next week is customer appreciation day and someone from Westlane will win a free large pizza, but you must follow them on facebook, Instagram or twitter to be eligible to win.  Last year Chartwells gave away over $60,000 in social media exclusive prizes in Ontario.  Like them on social media to win free stuff.

SEMI TICKETS
Today at lunch will be the last time to purchase semi tickets.

MUSIC
Students who have not paid or handed in their permission forms for A Christmas Carol at the Shaw are to do so as soon as possible.
The music room is closed today at lunch.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Our Royal Canadian Legion is looking for students to help wrap Christmas gifts during December at the old Burger King location at the Outlet Mall on Lundy’s Lane.  For more information, call 613-432-0257.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex. Ballots in the main office.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. Today is the last day they will be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big-ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

CAFETERIA
Enjoy perogies marinara and panzerotti in the caf today.  Their smile cookies are $1.50.  Ensure you visit them on facebook, Instagram and twitter for fun promotions and contests.

GSA GROUP
Just a reminder to any students interested in the LGBTQ school community, meet in the conference centre at lunch today.  Please remember to bring your lunch.

ARTS TOUR
Students who are helping Mrs. Dunn with the arts tour today are asked to attend a brief meeting at the beginning of lunch in the art room!

ATHLETIC VOLUNTEERS
Do you need volunteer hours?  We need scorekeepers and lines people for girls volleyball and boys basketball for Westlane home games.  Don't worry, we'll train you how to keep score.  If you would like to be an athletic volunteer please sign-up on the calendar on the Phys-ed Office door.  The next home game is Monday, December 11th!

MUSIC
The cheerleading squad is to have their permission forms in ASAP as the Arts Tour is Thursday.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour this Thursday are to see Mr. Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up. Today is the last day.
Rock band is today at lunch.
There is no guitar club tomorrow.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex. Ballots in the main office.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. Starting today through Friday, Westlane will be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017

CAFETERIA
Enjoy perogies marinara and panzerotti in the caf today.  Their smile cookies are $1.50.  Ensure you visit them on facebook, Instagram and twitter for fun promotions and contests.

GSA GROUP
Just a reminder to any students interested in the LGBTQ school community, meet in the conference centre at lunch today.  Please remember to bring your lunch.

ARTS TOUR
Students who are helping Mrs. Dunn with the arts tour today are asked to attend a brief meeting at the beginning of lunch in the art room!

MUSIC
The cheerleading squad is to have their permission forms in ASAP as the Arts Tour is Thursday.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour this Thursday are to see Mr. Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up. Today is the last day.
Rock band is today at lunch.
There is no guitar club tomorrow.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex. Ballots in the main office.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. Starting today through Friday, Westlane will be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017

CAFETERIA
Join them in the caf today for their Burrito special.  Pick up one of their smile cookies for only $1.50.

CARIBOU CONTEST CLUB
The Caribou Contest Club will be meeting today at lunch in Room 2007 to go over the previous contests and prepare for January's contest.
Hope to see everyone there!

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. This week they will be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big-ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

MYAC
Students who attended the MYAC Summit in November, there is a planning meeting today at lunch in room 2021 for those interested. See Mrs. Bilon if you can't attend, but are still interested in helping out

ATHLETIC VOLUNTEERS
Do you need volunteer hours?  We need scorekeepers and linespeople for girls’ volleyball and boys’ basketball for Westlane home games.  Don't worry, we'll train you how to keep score.  If you would like to be an athletic volunteer, please sign-up on the calendar on the Phys-ed Office door or see Ms. Devereux and Mr. Coull for more information.

JUNIOR & SENIOR Girls Volleyball
Practice today at 4:15 in the Main Gym.

DANCE CLUB
We are meeting in the mirror room at the beginning of lunch!  There is a lot to do so we need all Dance Club members to come early with their lunches.

MUSIC
Students selling oranges and grapefruits are to have their orders in for today as it is the final day for orders.
The cheerleading squad is to have their permission forms in ASAP as the Arts Tour is Thursday.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour this Thursday are to see Mr. Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up. Tomorrow is the last day.

The music room is closed today at lunch

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017

CAFETERIA
Drop into the caf and enjoy a delicious supervisor special.  Go in on lunch with friends and order their Pizza Party deal.  Get one large piaaz, 5 cans of soda or jet juice and 5 cookies for only $25.

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

GSA GROUP
The first GSA (gay/straight alliance) group will be starting on Wednesday.  This group will be a fun way for LGBTQ youth and their peers to connect - all are welcome- please see Youth Counsellor Julie Mathewson or Megan Turingia for more info! Bring your lunch and positive vibes to the conference room this Wednesday at lunch to get involved!

DANCE CLUB
We are meeting in the mirror room at the beginning of lunch!  There is alot to do so we need all Dance Club members to come early with their lunches.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. Starting today through Friday, Westlane will  be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

ATHLETIC VOLUNTEERS
Do you need volunteer hours?  We need scorekeepers and linespeople for girls volleyball and boys basketball for Westlane home games.  Don't worry, we'll train you how to keep score.  The first game is tonight in the Main Gym.  If you would like to be an athletic volunteer please sign-up on the calendar on the Phys-ed Office door or see Ms. Devereux and Mr. Coull for more information.

JUNIOR & SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Reminder all Permission to Participate Forms must be handed in BEFORE you are allowed to play!  All Senior Girls Volleyball Team members must be in the Main Gym dressed and ready to go by 4:30 pm following the Jr. Girls game.

YEARBOOK MEMBERS
The first round of yearbook pages are due December 5th.  Please sign in to Yearbook Avenue and get your pages done during MSIP!

MUSIC
Students selling oranges and grapefruits are to have their orders in for today.
The cheerleading squad is to see Mr Goode at the beginning of lunch today regarding the Arts Tour.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
DJ Club is today at lunch.
Rock Band is today at lunch.

HIP HOP DANCE TEAM
Hip Hop Dance Team try outs/practice start today.  Everyone is welcome to our first practice today after school.  Meet in the cafeteria at 2:50pm.  Let’s Dance!  Any questions please see Mrs. Shaw in room 2005.

MYAC SUMMIT
Students who attended the MYAC Summit in November, there is a planning meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 2021 for those interested. See Mrs. Bilon if you can't attend, but are still interested in helping out.

ROWING
Rowing is starting at Westlane. If you would like to get be involved or get more information come see Mrs. Jolliffe in room 2009 at the start of lunch today

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017

CAFETERIA Drop into the cafeteria to enjoy selections from their Pacific Rim Program.  Watch for their fun promotions and contests this month.
AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex. Ballots in the main office.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. On December 4th to the 8th, Westlane will  be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

MUSIC
Students selling oranges and grapefruits are to have their orders in for this  Monday.
The cheerleading squad is to see Mr Goode at the beginning of lunch today regarding the Arts Tour.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
Rock Band is today at lunch.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

CAFETERIA
Remember to Tweet your Treat for your chance to win it for free.  See the caf today for details.  The feature today is an Around the World Special.

MUSIC
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
Rock Band resumes this week.
Guitar Club is today at lunch.

ART ROOM
The art room will be closed today at lunch.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Our Royal Canadian Legion is looking for students to help wrap Christmas gifts during December at the old Burger King location at the Outlet Mall on Lundy’s Lane.  For more information, call 613-432-0257.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. On December 4th to the 8th, Westlane will  be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017

CAFETERIA
Last year Chartwells gave away over $60,000 in social media exclusive prizes in Ontario.  Like them on Facebook, follow them on Instagram and Twitter for exclusive offers and chances to win free stuff.  Their specials today are perogies marinara and Panzerottis.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driver’s beginner education program.  Ballots in the main office.

FOOTBALL/DECA ELECTRONIC FUNDRAISER
Do you have older unused electronics laying around your house? Well now is your time to make good use! Please bring in any electronics to the shipping container located in the parking lot closest to the automotive shop. On December 4th to the 8th, Westlane will  be collecting electronics to raise money for the school's football and DECA programs. Older tube style TV's, and computer monitors are the big ticket items. Please see Mr. Babony or Ms. Dove if you have any questions. Please check our school website for info!

DANCE CLUB
No practice today.  We will meet on Friday at lunch!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
All Junior and Senior Girls Volleyball players please pick up a Permission to Participate Form from Ms. Devereux in MSIP Room 2025 immediately following announcements.  This form must be signed and returned before you can play.

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

CAFETERIA
Happy taco Tuesday.  Get two tacos and a jet juice today for only $5.25.

AAPEX CONTEST
Learn to drive defensively, and get your license four months earlier.  Fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driver’s beginner education program.  Contest starts tomorrow through December 13.  Ballots in the main office.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Our Royal Canadian Legion is looking for students to help wrap Christmas gifts during December at the old Burger King location at the Outlet Mall on Lundy’s Lane.  For more information, call 613-432-0257.

DANCE CLUB
Practice today in the mirror room at the beginning of lunch with Ms. Devereux.  All members MUST attend!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
All Junior and Senior Girls Volleyball players please pick up a Permission to Participate Form from Ms. Devereux in MSIP Room 2025 immediately following announcements.  This form must be signed and returned before you can play.

YEARBOOK
There is no yearbook meeting this week.  The next yearbook meeting will be on Tuesday, December 5th from 3 to 4 pm in Computer Lab 1100.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017

DECA
DECA has Winners!!Last Friday, 21 Westlane DECA students spent a very long and tiring day competing with the hopes of moving on to DECA Provincials. That goal came true for 9 students. After hours of studying and practicing, 
Kyrin Stuart placed in Retail Food Services Management,
Jacob Campell scored in the top 10 for the Automotive Services Management
Milicia Borkovic and Lina Lashin took the top score in presentations in Buying and Merchandising
Eden Bayer qualified in Apparel and Accessories Management
Dhruv Shah and Braydon Roston qualified in Travel and Tourism, with Braydon also placing in the top 10 for the MC test
and The team of Chantelle Tran, Devanshi Patel and Shruti Patel qualified in the Community Services Project.
These students will head to Toronto in February to compete with the goal of going to Internationals in April.Congratulations to all who participated and to the winners. You are Spartacular!! Remember -  Wake, Study, Slay - the DECA  ICDC motto!!

LIBRARY

Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

CAFETERIA
Drop into the caf today for lunch to enjoy their potato bowl special and their Movember themed cookies.

GSA GROUP
The first GSA (gay/straight alliance) group will be starting Wednesday December 6.  This group will be a fun way for LGBTQ youth and their peers to connect - all are welcome- please see Youth Counsellor Julie Mathewson or Megan Turingia for more info! Bring your lunch and positive vibes to the conference room December 6 to get involved!

MUSIC
DJ Club is today at lunch.
The music room is closed after school today.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
Rock Band resumes this week.
Guitar Club is Thursday.

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Christian Fellowship will be cancelled today at lunch. We will look forward to meeting again next week. 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

CAFETERIA
Enter their Movember Photo Contest today for your chance to win a free pizza party.  Take advantage of their November limited time offer and get a large cinnamon bun with a small milk for $2.25.  Enjoy their supervisor special today.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Our Royal Canadian Legion is looking for students to help wrap Christmas gifts during December at the old Burger King location at the Outlet Mall on Lundy’s Lane.  For more information, call 613-432-0257.

MUSIC
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.

Students going to see Todd at Stamford Collegiate today are to meet in the music room at the beginning of Period 3.  The bus leaves at 11.

Rock band has been cancelled for today and will resume next week.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017

CAFETERIA
Drop into the caf today and enjoy their Chef Corbin special.  Remember to Tweet your treat for your chance to win it free.  See the café today for details.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Our Royal Canadian Legion is looking for students to help wrap Christmas gifts during December at the old Burger King location at the Outlet Mall on Lundy’s Lane.  For more information, call 613-432-0257.

MUSIC
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
See Mr Goode if you're interested in seeing
Stamford Collegiate's version of Sweeney Todd tomorrow.
Guitar Club and DJ Club are today at lunch.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017

CAFETERIA
Last year Chartwells gave away over $60,000 in social media exclusive prizes in Ontario.  Like them on Facebook, follow them on Instagram and Twitter for exclusive offers and chances to win free stuff.  Their specials today are Italian Lasagna and Panzerottis.

ART CLUB
Art club will be meeting today and tomorrow at lunch in room 1073. New members are always welcome!

DANCE CLUB
The next practices will be Thursday and Friday at lunch in the Conference Centre.  Any students interested in learning a dance to perform are to see Ms. Devereux.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Practice today and Friday in the Main Gym from 3 to 4:15 pm

COMPUTER CLUB
Computer club is meeting during lunch today in the upstairs library lab.  New members are always welcome.  No previous experience is necessary.  See you there.

MUSIC
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
See Mr Goode if you're interested in seeing 
Stamford Collegiate's version of Sweeney Todd this Friday.
Guitar Club is Thursday at lunch this week and DJs in the Pit is also this Thursday at lunch.
Rock band is Friday at lunch.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

CAFETERIA
Join them in the caf for their delicious Mexican lime fajita special.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
The Royal Canadian Legion is looking for lots of volunteers to wrap presents at the Canada One Mall on Lundy's Lane. Starting December 1, every weekday from 4-8, Saturdays 12-8 and Sundays 12-6. Contact details are on the Westlane homepage or see Mrs. Bilon in Student Services.

MUSIC
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
Drama rehearsal is today at lunch.
Guitar Club is Thursday at lunch this week and DJs in the Pit is also this Thursday at lunch.
Rock band is Friday at lunch.

DANCING FOR THE ARTS TOUR
The next practice will be Wednesday at lunch in the Conference Centre.  Any students interested in learning a dance to perform during the Arts Tour are to see Ms. Devereux.

YEARBOOK PHOTOS
Hey Spartans!  We need you to upload your photos from the Honour Roll Banquet and the Santa Claus Parade.  Show us you SPARTAN SPIRT and upload your photos using the ReplayIt app!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Practice on Wednesday and Friday this week from 3 to 4:15 pm

YEARBOOK MEETING
Yearbook meets today from 3 to 4 pm in Computer Lab 1100.  Please see Ms. Devereux if you cannot attend.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017

DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD Mr. Etherington would like to congratulate Lucy Kim, Yuda Li, Abdirahman Meris, Leslie Ombao, Neslie Ombao, Jamaica Rocapor, and He Zhang for receiving offers to take part in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme!  Each of the chosen award participants had to create a written piece indicating their commitment and drive to complete all aspects of the award.  They will now represent Westlane while working with representatives from Niagara Folk Arts to complete the award. Congratulations and best of luck!
CAFETERIA
This month only, they are offering a giant cinnamon bun and milk for only $2.25.  Also drop into the caf today for lunch to enjoy their Burger Express special.  Try their moustache cookies throughout November.

MUSIC
DJ Club is today at lunch.
Students interested in performing on the Arts tour December 7th are to see Mr Goode ASAP if you haven't signed up.
Drama rehearsal will be tomorrow at lunch.
Guitar Club is Thursday at lunch this week and DJs in the Pit is also this Thursday at lunch.
Rock band is Friday at lunch.

GSA GROUP
The first GSA (gay/straight alliance) group will be starting Wednesday December 6.  This group will be a fun way for LGBTQ youth and their peers to connect - all are welcome- please see Youth Counsellor Julie Mathewson or Megan Turingia for more info! Bring your lunch and positive vibes to the conference room December 6 to get involved!

DANCING FOR THE ARTS TOUR
Any students interested in learning a dance to perform during the Arts Tour are to see Ms. Devereux in the Main Gym at the beginning of lunch TODAY!

YEARBOOK PHOTOS
Hey Spartans!  We need you to upload your photos from the Honour Roll Banquet and the Santa Claus Parade.  Show us you SPARTAN SPIRT and upload your photos using the ReplayIt app!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Practice today in the Main Gym after school.

YEARBOOK MEETING
The next yearbook meeting will be on tomorrow from 3 to 4 pm.  Please see Ms. Devereux if you cannot attend.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017

PD Day - enjoy!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017

CAFETERIA
Drop into the caf today and enjoy our Chef Corbin special.  Remember to Tweet your Treat for your chance to win it for free.  See the caf today for details.

STUDENT SERVICES
The MSA is a group of  approximately 60 students who come from publicly funded schools across Ontario. Members share their ideas and advice with the Minister of Education on a variety of topics about our publicly funded education system. The council celebrates student diversity and seeks all perspectives and experiences.  The application form is available through ontario.ca/speakup.
The deadline to apply is January 10th, 2018 by midnight EST.
Please see Mrs P is Student Services if you have any questions. 

MUSIC
Open Mike is today at lunch.
Come on out and support your fellow Spartans!
Guitar Club is also today at lunch.

DANCING FOR THE ARTS TOUR
Any students interested in learning a dance to perform during the Arts Tour are to see Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office at the beginning of lunch TODAY!

YEARBOOK
Hey Spartans!  We need you to upload your photos from the Honour Roll Banquet last night to our ReplayIt App!  And don't forget to take pictures at the Santa Claus Parade this Saturday, show us you SPARTAN SPIRT and upload your photos using the ReplayIt app this weekend!!!

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Can you believe it, Santa will be in Niagara Falls in only 2 days. Today is the last day for Santa Claus Parade sign ups.  Even if you do not sign up, you can still march in the parade.   Rain or shine, Spartans are asked to meet at pylon 51 and 52 Saturday morning at 10:30am near the 7/11 on Victoria Avenue.  Information sheets are available in the main office, main foyer and Mr Mazzone's office.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017

CAFETERIA
Take advantage of their November limited time offer and get a large cinnamon bun with a small milk for $2.25.  Their specials today are Pasta Bake and Panzerottis.

RECYCLING
Recycling day today.  Please remove all Tim's coffee cups and drink boxes in the garbage!!  Plastic and Paper containers in the hall please for Period 2.

AAPEX DRIVING
Aapex Driving with be at Westlane today at noon.  Stop by to see how you can get your license four months earlier.  Sign up now to save your spot over the Christmas break.

STUDENT SERVICES
The MSA is a group of  approximately 60 students who come from publicly funded schools across Ontario. Members share their ideas and advice with the Minister of Education on a variety of topics about our publicly funded education system. The council celebrates student diversity and seeks all perspectives and experiences.  The application form is available through ontario.ca/speakup.The deadline to apply is January 10th, 2018 by midnight EST.
Please see Mrs P is Student Services if you have any questions.

MUSIC
Rehearsal for the Santa Clause Parade is today at lunch.
Open Mike is tomorrow at lunch.
Guitar Club is also tomorrow at lunch.  


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

CAFETERIA
It’s customer appreciation day today.  Drop into the caf and enjoy.  Don’t forget to show your Movember spirit by picking up a yummy mustache cookie for only. $1.50.

AAPEX DRIVING
Aapex Driving with be at Westlane tomorrow at noon.  Stop by to see how you can get your license four months earlier.  Sign up now to save your spot over the Christmas break.

NIAGARA FOLK ARTS
Niagara Folk Arts will be hosting a Multicultural Club here at Westlane today at lunch in room 2037.  This group is open to any and all ESL students and/or newcomers to Westlane and its surrounding community.  You are invited to come out and meet new friends, share experiences, and interact with Niagara Folk Arts staff.  Many exciting activities are planned, so please don't miss out on this exciting opportunity in room 2037 today at lunch.

STUDENT SERVICES
The MSA is a group of  approximately 60 students who come from publicly funded schools across Ontario. Members share their ideas and advice with the Minister of Education on a variety of topics about our publicly funded education system. The council celebrates student diversity and seeks all perspectives and experiences.  The application form is available through ontario.ca/speakup.
The deadline to apply is January 10th, 2018 by midnight EST.
Please see Mrs P is Student Services if you have any questions. 

CARIBOU MATH CONTEST
The following students are asked to go to Room 2007 at lunch today for an important Caribou Contest meeting:
Dhruv Shaw
Domenic Kawa
Matt Summerville
Danny Moutilika
Mohammed Abdullah
Shea Shim
Ben Chirstian
Taya Gray
Raj Parikh
Marko Zivkovic
Please see Mr. Kennedy this morning if you are unable to attend.

ART CLUB
There will be an art club meeting today at lunch in room 1073. Come on out and help plan and create decorations for the music float for this year's santa claus parade.

YEARBOOK
There will be a yearbook meeting tonight after school from 3 - 4 in room 1100.

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
In just 4 days, Santa will be traveling from the North Pole to Niagara to participate in his own parade.  Westlane will be entering two floats.  At the moment, 193 Spartans have signed up to be there.  If you want to be part of history, sign up at lunch today, in the main foyer.  Each Spartan volunteer will earn 4 community hours for their support.

MUSIC
Rehearsal for the Santa Clause Parade is today at lunch.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

CAFETERIA
Drop into the cafeteria today for lunch to enjoy their Potato Bowl special and their Movember themed cookies.

STUDENT SERVICES
Applications of for the 2018-2019 Minister's Student Advisory Council are now open for students in grades 7 -12.
The MSA is a group of  approximately 60 students who come from publicly funded schools across Ontario. Members share their ideas and advice with the Minister of Education on a variety of topics about our publicly funded education system. The council celebrates student diversity and seeks all perspectives and experiences.  The application form is available through ontario.ca/speakup.
The deadline to apply is January 10th, 2018 by midnight EST.
Please see Mrs P is Student Services if you have any questions. 

NIAGARA FOLK ARTS
Niagara Folk Arts will be hosting a Multicultural Club here at Westlane on Tuesday November 14 at lunch in room 2037.  This group is open to any and all ESL students and/or newcomers to Westlane and its surrounding community.  You are invited to come out and meet new friends, share experiences, and interact with Niagara Folk Arts staff.  Many exciting activities are planned, so please don't miss out on this exciting opportunity.

MUSIC
DJ Club and rehearsal for the Santa Clause Parade is today at lunch.

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Only 5 days to go until Santa makes an early appearance in Niagara for the Santa Claus Parade.  Be a part of Spartan history by signing up at lunch in the main foyer.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017

CAFETERIA
Remember to Tweet your Treat for your chance to win it for free.  See the caf today for details and enjoy their Penne with Meatballs and panzerotti specials.

DENTAL SCREENING
Do you have tooth pain, bleeding gums, cavities, oral piercings or issues with wisdom teeth?  A registered dental hygienist from Public Health will be visiting here tomorrow to provide free dental advice and screening.  Students 17 years and under may qualify for free dental services such as cleanings, removal of wisdom teeth or emergency dental issues.  They will be in the main foyer Thursday morning.  Drop by and talk with them.

YMCA YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER
The Niagara Falls YMCA is currently looking for people age 17 and older who are interested in being a program leader for our Youth Action programs.  Youth Action is an evening recreation program for youth ages 9 to 14 where they can participate, at no charge to them, in physical activities, hang out with friends and meet new people all in a safe and welcoming environment.  We are currently looking for energetic and enthusiastic people who want to gain leadership experience and be a role model for the youth in their neighbourhoods.  Please see Student Services if you are interested in applying.

SENIOR FOOTBALL
Senior football players. All equipment must be returned tomorrow after school in the senior football equipment room. Mr Babony will be there to check your names off. We will start at 3PM. All personal items must be cleared from your football lockers at this time. Pad locks will be placed on lockers Friday after school.

MUSIC
Drama rehearsal is today at lunch.
Guitar Club is tomorrow at lunch and  Rock band is Friday at lunch.
DJ Club and Concert Band resume Monday.

ART FOR SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Students who are interested in helping decorate the arts float for the Santa Claus parade are asked to attend a brief meeting today at lunch in room 1073.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017

CAFETERIA
Their special today is a yummy Beef Taco Salad.  Come into the caf and enjoy.

DENTAL SCREENING
Do you have tooth pain, bleeding gums, cavities, oral piercings or issues with wisdom teeth?  A registered dental hygienist from Public Health will be visiting here on Thursday to provide free dental advice and screening.  Students 17 years and under may qualify for free dental services such as cleanings, removal of wisdom teeth or emergency dental issues.  They will be in the main foyer Thursday morning.  Drop by and talk with them.

YMCA YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER
The Niagara Falls YMCA is currently looking for people age 17 and older who are interested in being a program leader for our Youth Action programs.  Youth Action is an evening recreation program for youth ages 9 to 14 where they can participate, at no charge to them, in physical activities, hang out with friends and meet new people all in a safe and welcoming environment.  We are currently looking for energetic and enthusiastic people who want to gain leadership experience and be a role model for the youth in their neighbourhoods.  Please see Student Services if you are interested in applying.

MATH DEPARTMENT
Do you like to solve problems? Do you want to be challenged? Then the Caribou Math contest is for you.
Students from all grades are invited to participate in the online Caribou Math contest.
We will meet today at lunch in Room 2007 to register and have the first prep session.
See Mr. Kennedy if you are unable to make the meeting.

ARTS
The arts department is looking for creative individuals who want to help plan and create decorations for the music float for this year’s Santa Claus Parade. The first meeting will be tomorrow at lunch in room 1073.

MUSIC
Drama rehearsal will be Wednesday at lunch.
The music room is closed at lunch today.
Guitar Club is Thursday at lunch this week.
Rock band is Friday at lunch.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 3017

LOST & FOUND
We have lots of items in the lost & found.  Clothing, shoes, jewelry, etc.  Please see the main office to I.D. 

CAFETERIA
Go in on lunch with friends by ordering their Pizza Party deal.  Get one large pizza, 5 cans of soda or jet juice and 5 cookies for only $25.  It’s their Burger Express special today.  Also try their moustache cookies throughout November.

SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Congratulations to the Senior Boys Volleyball team for their successful showing at the Port High tournament on Friday. The boys beat Stamford, Port High, and Centennial in straight sets before losing a close game to Thorold in the finals. Their first league playoff game is today at E.L. Crossley at 3pm. Please excuse the boys from their 5th period classes today. 

DENTAL SCREENING
Do you have tooth pain, bleeding gums, cavities, oral piercings or issues with wisdom teeth?  A registered dental hygienist from Public Health will be visiting here on Thursday to provide free dental advice and screening.  Students 17 years and under may qualify for free dental services such as cleanings, removal of wisdom teeth or emergency dental issues.  They will be in the main foyer Thursday morning.  Drop by and talk with them.

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

BOYS BASKETBALL
The boys’ basketball season is starting soon!  If you are interested in trying out for the Junior or Senior boys’ basketball teams please sign up on the phys. ed. office door. The first tryout for senior boys will take place this afternoon at 4:15.  The junior boys will start tryouts this Thursday after school.  Don't forget to sign up!

YMCA YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER
The Niagara Falls YMCA is currently looking for people age 17 and older who are interested in being a program leader for our Youth Action programs.  Youth Action is an evening recreation program for youth ages 9 to 14 where they can participate, at no charge to them, in physical activities, hang out with friends and meet new people all in a safe and welcoming environment.  We are currently looking for energetic and enthusiastic people who want to gain leadership experience and be a role model for the youth in their neighbourhoods.  Please see Student Services if you are interested in applying.

ART & THE PARADE
The arts department is looking for creative individuals who want to help plan and create decorations for the music float for this year’s Santa Claus Parade. The first meeting will be on Wednesday at lunch in room 1073.

YEARBOOK
The next yearbook meeting with be Tuesday, November 7th.  Meet in Computer Lab 1100 from 3 to 4 pm.  It's time to design pages!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Try-outs for girls volleyball begin today at 3 pm in the Main Gym.  Please see Ms. Devereux if you have any questions or concerns.

MUSIC
There is no drama rehearsal or DJ practice today at lunch.
The music room is closed after school today.
Guitar Club is Thursday at lunch this week.

ONTARIO LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Your student council is currently in the running for best display of school spirit for all of Ontario! We've made it to the top three...more to follow!


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

BOYS BASKETBALL
The boys’ basketball season is starting soon!  If you are interested in trying out for the Junior or Senior boys’ basketball teams please sign up on the phys. ed. office door. The first tryout for senior boys will take place Monday, November 6th at 4:15.  The junior boys will start tryouts on Thursday November 9th after school.  Don't forget to sign up!

YMCA YOUTH PROGRAM LEADER
The Niagara Falls YMCA is currently looking for people age 17 and older who are interested in being a program leader for our Youth Action programs.  Youth Action is an evening recreation program for youth ages 9 to 14 where they can participate, at no charge to them, in physical activities, hang out with friends and meet new people all in a safe and welcoming environment.  We are currently looking for energetic and enthusiastic people who want to gain leadership experience and be a role model for the youth in their neighbourhoods.  Please see Student Services if you are interested in applying.

JUNIOR FOOTBALL
All Jr Football players are required to clean out all personal items from their football lockers. Items left behind will be put in Lost & Found.

MUSIC
There is no drama rehearsal today after school.
Rock Band is cancelled today also.

YEARBOOK
The next yearbook meeting with be Tuesday, November 7th.  Meet in Computer Lab 1100 from 3 to 4 pm.  It's time to design pages!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Try-outs for girls volleyball begin next week: Mon. Nov. 6, Tues. Nov. 7, and Wed. Nov. 8.  You need to attend ALL THREE try-outs if you want to seriously be considered for the team.  The practice schedule is posted on the bulletin board near the change rooms.  Please see Ms. Devereux if you have any questions or concerns.

TIME CHANGE THIS WEEKEND
Remember tomorrow night, Fall Back with time.  Turn your clocks back 1 hour this weekend.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017

BOYS BASKETBALL

The boys’ basketball season is starting soon!  If you are interested in trying out for the Junior or Senior boys’ basketball teams please sign up on the phys. ed. office door. The first tryout for senior boys will take place Monday, November 6th at 4:15.  The junior boys will start tryouts on Thursday November 9th after school.  Don't forget to sign up!

CURLING TEAM TRYOUTS
For those students who are going  to Curling Team tryouts today. Please meet in the foyer after school.
If you can not attend tryouts today please go talk to Mr. Gardner in Room 2004.

YEARBOOK
The next yearbook meeting with be Tuesday, November 7th.  Meet in Computer Lab 1100 from 3 to 4 pm.  It's time to design!

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
Try-outs for girls volleyball begin next week: Mon. Nov. 6, Tues. Nov. 7, and Wed. Nov. 8.  You need to attend ALL THREE try-outs if you want to seriously be considered for the team.  The practice schedule is posted outside on the bulletin board near the change rooms.  Please see Ms. Devereux if you have any questions or concerns.

ART CLUB
The art club will be meeting today at lunch in room 1073.

MUSIC
Guitar Club is cancelled today.
The music room is closed today at lunch and after school.
There is no drama rehearsal Friday after school.
Rock Band is Friday at lunch.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

RECYCLE DAY TODAY
Today is recycle day.  Please place your recycle bins in the hall for pick-up.

FASHION TRIP
All students going on the Fashion Trip tomorrow are reminded to be at Westlane by 8:25 and to meet at the far bus door near the auto room.  Please remember to have a warm jacket and an umbrella for our Ryerson tour.

COMPUTER CLUB
Are you interested in learning to code, or working alongside other students in enhancing your skills?  This is a reminder to all Spartans that the computer club is meeting today.  So bring your lunch and meet in the upstairs library computer lab.  As always, no experience is necessary.