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



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018

SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Senior Boys Volleyball team won their game last night at home against a solid Centennial team. The boys went down early and fought back to win the game in 5 sets. Congratulations boys on a well deserved win. 

JUNIOR FOOTBALL TEAM
Teachers, please excuse the Jr Football team at 10:35 this morning for their football game against Eden.

DIGITAL ART CLUB
The digital art club will be meeting today at lunch in the mac lab, room 1030.

STUDENT SERVICES
Students 15 years old and over – If you’ve landed your first job ever in the past 6 months, visit the Niagara College info table at lunch on Friday. They can provide you with up to $300 to help cover the cost of work clothes, shoes or transportation.
Or are you looking for summer employment or information on what to do after high school? If so come and speak with one of Niagara College’s Youth Advisor’s during lunch!

INTERACT CLUB
Are you looking to get involved with community and make a difference? Then the interact club is for you! The interact club offers many opportunities to volunteer and help within your community and offers a number of scholarships. The club will have a brief but mandatory meeting today in room 2028 at lunch.

MUSIC
Guitar Club is cancelled today.  Rock band is tomorrow at lunch. There is no MSIP travel to the music room today with the only exception being those working on the Santa Clause Parade. Rock band has been cancelled after school today due to parent/teacher interviews.

HIP HOP
Hip Hop Dance Team list is posted outside Room 2005.  Congratulations to everyone who made the team and thanks to everyone who tried out.  Practice will begin next week - listen for announcements.

LIBRARY
Teen Volunteers are needed at the Niagara Falls Public Library.  Earn community service hours and have fun.  Here are just a few of the amazing volunteer opportunities:
Teen Advisory Group - Build leadership skills and have a say in teen activities at the library
Reading Buddies - Help kids grades 1 - 4 develop their reading skills
Recording Boot Camp - Learn the art of recording with a professional producer and share your skills with others.  This boot camp takes place on Saturday, October 27th at the Victoria Avenue branch of the Niagara Falls Public Library.
Instagram Street Team - Help spread the word about library programs using everyone's favourite social media platform.
If you need volunteer community service hours, come to our Westlane Library to find out more about these opportunities.
Another announcement from the Library:  Anyone who has a library book out for an ISU, please remember to go to the library and renew your book.  Several are now overdue.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018

STUDENT SERVICES
Students 15 years old and over – If you’ve landed your first job ever in the past 6 months, visit the Niagara College info table at lunch on Friday. They can provide you with up to $300 to help cover the cost of work clothes, shoes or transportation.
Or are you looking for summer employment or information on what to do after high school? If so come and speak with one of Niagara College’s Youth Advisor’s during lunch!

RECORDING BOOTCAMP FOR TEENS
Niagara Falls Library, Victoria Avenue location is hosting a recording bootcamp for teens on Saturday Oct 27 from 10 - 4. Earn community involvement hours while also learning recording techniques from a professional producer and recording engineer.
Registration can be done through https://my.nflibrary.ca/, calling 905 356 8080, or emailing Greg at  gjanssen@nflibrary.ca.

ARTS COUNCIL
Attention Art Council members. There is a mandatory meeting today at lunch in the art room. Student council members who are interested in helping out with this year's Haunted Hall are asked to attend as well!

MUSIC
Glee club is today at lunch. Guitar Club is tomorrow at lunch. The bus leaves Westlane for Club Italia at 10 am tomorrow. Students will be dismissed at 9:50 and are to meet in the music room tomorrow.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM FEARFEST
Can the following students please report to the office to pick up a permission form for Canada’s Wonderland Fear Fest trip.
If Mrs. Bokma doesn’t get these those forms back by tomorrow that spot will be given up

Charisse Busante
Althea Cahilig
Emily Crane
Khanh Nhi Huynh  Gr 12
Tran Mai Anh
Maria Qureshi  Gr 12
Tiffany Robertson  Gr. 12
Tiffany Truong



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018

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

STUDENT SERVICES
Students 15 years old and over – If you’ve landed your first job ever in the past 6 months, visit the Niagara College info table at lunch on Friday. They can provide you with up to $300 to help cover the cost of work clothes, shoes or transportation.
Or are you looking for summer employment or information on what to do after high school? If so come and speak with one of Niagara College’s Youth Advisor’s during lunch!

ROWING
Reminder of the rowing meeting today after school in the music room. New members welcome. No experience required.

MUSIC
Glee club is today at lunch.  The bus leaves at 10 am from Westlane this Thursday for the Prayer Luncheon at Club Italia.  Be sure to get your permission forms in ASAP to Mr Goode or Ms. Miller.
Rock band is cancelled this Thursday after school. 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018

If you still have not picked up your honour roll certificate, please see the main office at lunchtime or after school.

LIBRARY
The Spartan Book Club starts today.   If you like to read, come to the library to join in the adventure.

ART
Attention art council representatives - there will be a mandatory meeting today at lunch in the art room. Only representatives are required to attend! 

MUSIC
Glee club is tomorrow at lunch.
Students with permission forms for the Prayer Luncheon this Thursday should bring in their permission forms to Mr Goode ASAP.  The bus leaves Westlane at 10 am Thursday morning.

COOP
There will be an information session for any students and parents who are interested in Military Coop.  The information session will take place at the Lake Street Armoury in St Catharines on Wednesday, October 24th at 7pm.  Please see Mr. Mazzone, Mrs. Bilon or Mrs. Miller for more information.

MUSIC
Glee Club is tomorrow at lunch.
There is no music MSIP today.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

HIP HOP DANCE TEAM TRY OUTS Final try outs are TODAY FRIDAY Oct. 12th after school in the cafeteria.  That's final tryouts for Hip Hop Dance team TODAY after school in the cafeteria.

ART CLUB
The digital art club will be meeting today at lunch in the mac lab room 1030. New members always welcome.

ROWING
There will be a brief rowing meeting next Tuesday, Oct. 16th, after school in the music room. New members are welcome. And don’t forget the free rowing clinic at the Niagara Falls Rowing Club this Sunday. See Mr Alexander for more info.

CHEERLEADERS
Will the cheerleaders volunteering at the Niagara Falls marathon come to a very brief meeting in Room 1105 at the beginning of lunch.

MUSIC
Rock Band is today at lunch.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018

ART
The digital art club will be meeting today in the mac lab room 1030. New members always welcome.

HIP HOP DANCE TEAM TRY OUTS
We are practicing in the conference centre today at lunch hour.  Bring your lunch. That’s Hip Hop Team in the conference centre today at lunch hour. 
Final try outs are tomorrow FRIDAY Oct. 12th after school in the cafeteria.  That's final tryouts for Hip Hop Dance team tomorrow after school in the cafeteria.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018

VOLUNTEER HOURS
Anyone looking to earn volunteer hours, Tim Tredwell is running for City Counsel and is in need of volunteers to help hand out flyers in the Westlane area. This opportunity is very flexible with timing. If you are interested, please sign up in Guidance. Please remember to check the volunteer calendar through Westlane’s website for all of the upcoming volunteer opportunities.

CARIBOU CONTEST CLUB
Attention Math Students!
Do you excel at math? Do you like solving puzzles? Do you like a challenge? Then the Caribou Math Contest is for you.  All interested students are invited to an information session Wednesday at lunch in Room 2007.  Please see Mr. Kennedy if you can't make it.

ART
Art Council will be having a mandatory meeting today at lunch in the art room.

MUSIC
Glee Club is today at lunch.
Mr Goode and Ms. Miller are still looking for students to sing or just attend the Prayer Luncheon next Thursday.  Come on out and meet a man who walked on the moon.
Juno and Grammy award winning band Triumph is having their sound production school and recording studio, Metalworks, come to Westlane this Friday, period 2 to give a presentation.  Talk to Mr Goode if you are interested in attending.
Students attending the Spirit of Sound DJ Production presentation today will be called down by Mr Goode during period 3.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL
On Thursday your Junior Girls’ basketball team travelled to Laura Secord High School where they competed in their annual basketball tournament. The girls easily beat St. Catharines Collegiate and Stamford to win the Tournament for a second year in a row. Making them undefeated so far this year. Jayde Warburton also won the event's Two-ball challenge. Come cheer the girls on as they face A.N. Myer today after school at 3:30. 

VOLUNTEER HOURS
Anyone looking to earn volunteer hours, Tim Tredwell is running for City Counsel and is in need of volunteers to help hand out flyers in the Westlane area. This opportunity is very flexible with timing. If you are interested, please sign up in Guidance. Please remember to check the volunteer calendar through Westlane’s website for all of the upcoming volunteer opportunities.

ART
Art club will be meeting today at lunch in the art room.

Art Council will be meeting tomorrow at lunch in the art room. All individuals who submitted application forms must attend as we will be announcing representative positions.  

MUSIC
Glee club is today at lunch.
Interested in DJing employment opportunities for weddings and other events?
Spirit of Sound DJ Production company is coming to Westlane tomorrow, Wednesday, October the 10th, to give a presentation from 11:40 to 12:35.  See Mr Goode or Ms. Miller for details.
Mr Goode and Ms. Miller are still looking for students to sing or just attend the Prayer Luncheon next Thursday.  Come on out and meet a man who walked the moon.
Juno and Grammy award winning band Triumph is having their sound production school and recording studio, Metalworks, come to Westlane this Friday, period 2 to give a presentation.  Talk to Mr. Goode if you are interested in attending. 



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018

JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Staff, please excuse the junior boys’ volleyball team at 2:10 today for their game in Port Colborne. A list of players is included in outlook.

ART
The digital art club will be meeting today in the mac lab, room 1030. New members always welcome.
Interested in joining the arts council? Application forms are due by 2:40 today to Mrs. Dunn in the art room.

VOLUNTEER HOURS
Anyone looking to earn volunteer hours, Tim Tredwell is running for City Counsel and is in need of volunteers to help hand out flyers in the Westlane area. This opportunity is very flexible with timing. If you are interested, please sign up in Guidance. Please remember to check the volunteer calendar through Westlane’s website for all o the upcoming volunteer opportunities.

MUSIC
Guitar Club is today at lunch. Rock band is today after school.

SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Practice today after school in the Main Gym.  Please see Mr. Shepherd by lunch time if you cannot attend.

YEARBOOKS
Last call to purchase a 2017-2018 Yearbook from Mrs. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office.  Today is Ms. Devereux's last day!  Bring your $40 to the Phys-ed Office ASAP.

 

YEARBOOK TEAM

If you are interested in being a part of the Yearbook Team and have not signed up for an online account yet make sure you stop by the Phys-ed Office during Period 3 today to create an account with Ms. Devereux.

REPLAY IT
Hey Spartans!  Capture your memories of Westlane and upload your pictures to Yearbook using the ReplayIt App.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018

FASHION
The Krispy Creme doughnuts will be arriving at Westlane during period 1.  Please visit the Conference Center at lunch to grab your doughnuts.  Fashion would like to thank everyone for their orders, with your help we have raised $1000.00 this semester. 

STUDENT COUNCIL
Fearfest: Once again, Westlane will be going to Wonderland’s fear fest on October 26! We always sell out of spots, so he sure to get your tickets ASAP! Fearfest tickets are on sale now! Go to school cash online to grab your ticket!

Buy In: Next Friday is a Pep Rally buy in! WE HAVE A BIG UNDER THE LIGHTS GAME AGAINST CENTENNIAL! Buy your ticket in MSIP or lunch next week and get hype for a great pep rally!

ART COUNCIL
Interested in joining art council? Application forms are due TOMORROW to Mrs. Dunn in the art room. 

MUSIC
Glee club is today at lunch. DJ in the pit is postponed until next week.
Guitar Club is tomorrow.  Rock band practice is tomorrow after school.
Students interested in going on the prayer luncheon on October the 18th are to see Mr Goode for permission forms ASAP.  Come out and meet a man who walked on the moon!

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2018

HIPHOP DANCE
Hip hop dance team try outs will take place tomorrow Tuesday Oct 2nd.  in the cafeteria after school. No experience needed - training provided - everyone is welcome to try out.  See Mrs Shaw with questions. 

ROWING
Westlane Rowing Club's first general meeting will take place today after school in the music room 1026. Everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary.
If you cannot make it today but still want to join the club, please see Mr. Alexander Period 5 or after school in the music room.

ART CLUB
The art club will be meeting today at lunch in the art room.
Interested in joining art council? Application forms are due this THURSDAY to Mrs. Dunn in the art room. 

SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Practice today after school in the Main Gym.  Please see Mr. Shepherd by lunch time if you cannot attend.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
If you have attended another high school other than Westlane and are interested in playing sports for Westlane this year you MUST complete an athletic transfer.  Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to pick up a form.

ATHLETIC VOLUNTEERS
Do you need community service hours?  We need scorekeepers for home volleyball and basketball games.  Game times are posted on the bulletin board outside the Phys-ed Office.  Sign-up today!

YEARBOOK SALES
Did you forget to purchase a 2017-2018 Yearbook last year?  This week is your last chance to purchase!  Please see Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office with your $40 ASAP!

YEARBOOK TEAM MEETING
All Yearbook Team Members and Yearbook Photographers there will be a mandatory meeting with Ms. Devereux today from 3 to 4 pm in Computer Lab 1100.  Please bring your camera and/or your phone with you to the meeting.

MUSIC
Glee club is today at lunch.
DJ in the pit is tomorrow at lunch.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018

ORANGE SHIRT DAY
We wear orange shirts today to remember the 150 000 Indigenous children that were forced to attend residential schools in Canada from the 1800s to 1996, and to acknowledge the ongoing legacy of trauma left behind.
Orange Shirt Day started with Phyllis Webstad's story of how she wore a new orange shirt to her first day at residential school in the 1970s and how it was taken away from her. The colour orange reminded her of how she was treated at residential school and how her feelings never mattered. We wear orange shirts today because Every Child Matters.

LIBRARY
The Spartan Book Club starts today.   If you like to read, come to the library to join in the adventure.

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Christian Fellowship will meet today at lunch in the Matt Wilson room which is beside the conference centre. Bring your lunch. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions please talk to K.J. Grout.

HIPHOP DANCE
Hip hop dance team try outs will take place tomorrow Tuesday Oct 2nd.  in the cafeteria after school. No experience needed - training provided - everyone is welcome to try out.  See Mrs Shaw with questions. 

ATHLETIC VOLUNTEERS
Attention all Athletic Volunteers a new schedule has been posted!  Please sign-up for scorekeeping.  Game times are posted on the bulletin board outside the Phys-ed Office.

YEARBOOK PICK-UP
If you have not received your 2017-2018 yet please see Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office before Thursday, October 4th.

YEARBOOK SALES
Did you forget to purchase a 2017-2018 Yearbook last year?  This week is your last chance to purchase!  If you would like to purchase last year's yearbook please see Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office ASAP.  The cost is $40 per book.

YEARBOOK TEAM MEETING
All Yearbook Team Members and Yearbook Photographers there will be a mandatory meeting with Ms. Devereux on Tuesday from 3 to 4 pm in Computer Lab 1100.  Please bring your own camera or your phone with you to the meeting.  If you would like to join the Yearbook Team we have room for you, so come join us next Tuesday!

MUSIC
Concert band is cancelled after school today.  Glee Club is tomorrow at lunch. Interested in meeting a man who walked on the moon?
Westlane is performing at Club Italia together with the other high schools from
Niagara Falls on October the 18th.
The event is from 10 am to 1:30 pm. Students interested in singing at the event are to see Mr Goode asap for a permission form ASAP.
The lunch is fantastic, and the cost is free. 
See Mr Goode or Ms. Miller for details.