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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2023

DSBN ARTS CAFE
Explore the winter magic at our DSBN Arts Cafe at the DSBN Board office on December 7th from 5-7 pm! Join us in winter cozy vibes featuring performances and the exciting opportunity to experience the enchanting artwork done by students and teachers to celebrate the arts. This event is brought to you by the DSBN Arts Council. Save the date for a completely unforgettable evening!

JUNIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Staff, please excuse members of the junior boys’ basketball team at 9:20 today for their exhibition games at Stamford Collegiate today.  A list of team members is posted in your email.

SENIOR CO-ED VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURAL
Senior Co-ed Volleyball Intramural
The top four teams will play-off in volleyball action today at lunch. Please check the schedule posted on the wall inside the Main Gym. Reminder, only players that were originally registered on your team list may play in these final games. The only new players you may add to a team are female players. If your original team members are missing players you have to play short a person (5 people instead of 6). Good luck teams!


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2023

DIVERSITY CLUB
If you are interested in helping plan for Kindness Week and Pink Shirt Day, join the Diversity Club today at lunch in room 2025. Please note we are now meeting upstairs in 2025. See Ms. Berger, Ms. Marshall, or Ms. Irandost for more details. 

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
There will be a junior girls volleyball practice today after school in the gym. Please be ready by 2:45. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. M or Ms. Kimber. 

SENIOR CO-ED VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURAL
Continues today during lunch in the Main Gym. See Ms. Devereux if you have any questions.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS 
Are you interested in playing sports at Westlane? If you have attended another high school before attending Westlane or have transferred to Westlane from another province or country you MUST complete an Athletic Transfer Form. Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to get your application started. The next deadline to submit your OFSAA transfer applications is today, November 30th.

DANCE DAY AT CENTENNIAL
For those students joining Ms. Devereux for the Dance Day Field Trip at Centennial, you MUST have your Permission Forms signed and pay the $50 workshop fee through School Cash Online ASAP. We will meet in the Pit at 8:30 AM on Friday to travel by taxi. Do not be late! Please see Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office if you have any questions.



WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2023

DIVERSITY CLUB
The Diversity Club is looking for volunteers to help plan for Kindness week and Pink Shirt Day. If you are interested in helping out, join us at lunch tomorrow in room 1110. See Ms. Berger, Ms. Marshall, or Ms. Irandost for more details. 

BOYS’ FOOTBALL
The Junior and Senior Boys’ football teams will have their team photo taken today at lunch in the Gym. Bring your jersey.

ART CLUB
Art club is running tonight in room 1073.

SWIM TEAM
The swim team practices from 3-4 pm at the McBain Centre tomorrow, Thursday November 30th. Meet at the front doors at 2:40pm let Mrs. Kornelsen know if you will not be able to make it.

MUSIC
Karaoke is today at Lunch.

ROOTS
Black Excellence club is meeting today at lunch in room 2026, everyone is welcome.

HOCKEY
A reminder to the boys’ hockey team of your practice today at 3:00. You are dismissed at 2:15.

SENIOR CO-ED VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURAL
Continues today during lunch in the Main Gym. Team 3 vs 6 and Team 4 vs 5 play first, followed by Team 2 vs Team 6 and Team 1 vs 4. All intramural players meet in the Main Gym at 11:15 AM. See Ms. Devereux if you have any questions.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
Are you interested in playing sports at Westlane? If you have attended another high school before attending Westlane, or have transferred to Westlane from another province or country you MUST complete an Athletic Transfer Form. Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to get your application started. The next deadline to submit your OFSAA transfer applications is November 30th.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2023

DIVERSITY CLUB
The Diversity Club is looking for volunteers to help plan for Kindness week and Pink Shirt Day. If you are interested in helping out, join us at lunch on Thursday in room 1110. See Ms. Berger, Ms. Marshall, or Ms. Irandost for more details. 

BOYS’ FOOTBALL
The Junior and Senior Boys’ football teams will have their team photo taken tomorrow at lunch in the Gym. Bring your jersey.

REACH CLUB
Do you like Trivia? Come out to Reach Club today in room 2029 at lunch. 

RECYCLY DAY
Please have a student from your class bring down the Blue (Cans/Bottles) bin. The Big Blue recycling bins will be located in front of our Caretaking Office. Please remind your student to dump the recycling into the bin and to return the small blue recycle bin back up to your classroom and not leave it in front of our office. Can we please have this done before period 4.
Also for the grey bins and paper recycling, please place your grey bin outside your classroom door to be collected throughout the day.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2023

WINTER SEMI-FORMAL
Northern Lights,’ is right around the corner! Semi will be on December 14th at the Club Roma. Doors open at 5:30 pm, and students must be picked up by 9:15 sharp! This semi-formal is only available to Westlane students. Tickets are available on School Cash Online for 45 dollars from November 30th. Hurry, because there is a limit on sales!

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
Book Club is canceled today.

INTERACT CLUB
Today the interact club is running a winter wonderland bake sale in the Spartan Conference Room. Everything will be sold during lunch, cash only. All proceeds will go towards the breakfast club. 

BOYS’ FOOTBALL
The Junior and Senior Boys’ football teams will have their team photo taken Wednesday at lunch in the Gym. Bring your jersey.

ART CLUB
Art Club is cancelled for this evening. See you Wednesday!

MUSIC
Jazz band is today at lunch.   Practice at lunch  is for today's Open House  after school.

ROOTS
Black Excellence club is meeting this Wednesday at lunch in room 2026, everyone is welcome.

SENIOR CO-ED VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURAL
Starts TODAY, November 27th during lunch in the Main Gym. Senior Co-ed Volleyball Intramural teams MUST have a minimum of 2 females and 2 males. A Maximum of 4 players from the SR Boys or SR Girls Volleyball Teams can participate on the same intramural team. All players on a team MUST be in Grade 11 or Grade 12. Maximum 7 players per team on your roster. Sign-up sheets are posted on blue paper on the Main Gym doors. Stay Tuned Grade 9s & 10s! There will be a Junior Co-ed Volleyball Intramural for you in December. See Ms. Devereux if you have any questions.

ATHLETIC TRANSFER
Are you interested in playing sports at Westlane? If you have attended another high school before attending Westlane, or have transferred to Westlane from another province or country you MUST complete an Athletic Transfer Form. Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to get your application started. The next deadline to submit your OFSAA transfer applications is November 30th.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2023

CRICKET CLUB

Cricket is today after school, newcomers are always welcome. Please see Mr. Patel or Mr. Bennett for more details. 

SKILLED TRADES FAIR
Students attending the EL Crossley Skilled Trades Fair with Mr Rioux are to meet at the bus doors at the end of P1.  Do not bring any bags or backpacks.  You should bring your lunch and/or snacks, we will return after lunch.

INTERACT CLUB
On November 27th the interact club is running a winter wonderland bake sale. Everything will be sold during lunch, cash only. Come see what we have to offer in the conference room. All proceeds will go towards the breakfast club. 

BOYS’ WEIGHTLIFING
There will be a meeting at lunch in Student Success for anyone interested in joining the Boys Weightlifting club. No experience necessary and everyone is welcome to attend.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2023

ART CLUB
Art club is meeting today after school in room 1073. 

ONLINE CLASS REPORTS
Any students who took an online course, please report to guidance to pick them up.

JUNIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
There will NOT be a junior Boys Basketball tryout tonight. Instead, the team will continue tryouts on Thursday in the main gym.

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
Thank you to all the girls who came to try out.  The list of those invited to attend tonight’s final try-outs will be posted outside the phys office at lunchtime today.  Questions?  See Ms M.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2023

CHRISTMAS KETTLE
Students interested in signing up for volunteer hours through the Salvation Army's Kettle campaign are encouraged to come to the main foyer today at lunch. A representative will be available to speak with and sign students up for volunteer shifts on the spot. See you Tuesday at lunch.

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
A reminder that the second junior girls volleyball tryout is today after school in the gym. Please ensure that you have checked the list outside of the Phys Ed office to see if you are invited to attend. All athletes should be dressed and ready to go by 2:45.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Mahler-Hales. 

REACH CLUB
Reach club. Do you like Trivia? Come out to the Reach Club today at lunch in room 2029!

BOYS’ WEIGHTLIFING
Sign-up sheets are posted for the boys weightlifting club. There will be a meeting in the conference room this Wednesday at lunch for interested students. If you have questions, see Mr. Howard, Mr. Mazzone or Mr. G. All Grade 9s are welcome to attend. No experience necessary.

SENIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TRY-OUTS
The next Senior Girls Volleyball Try-Out is today. If you have not previously attended a try-out and would like to be considered for SR Girls Volleyball you MUST attend today from 2:45-4:15 PM. The team will be posted after today's try-out.

JUNIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
The Junior Boys Basketball may have a tryout today depending on how the volleyball team does at SOSSA. Please ask at the Phys. Ed. Office after school to find out if there is a practice. 

DANCE DAY AT CENTENNIAL
LAST CALL! There is a field trip opportunity to attend Dance Day at Welland Centennial Secondary School on December 1st from 9:00 AM to 2:10 PM. There will be four dance sessions and different workshops offered throughout the day. A boxed sandwich lunch is included. The cost for Dance Day is $50 per student. The registration deadline has already passed. If you are interested in attending and have not registered yet, please see Ms. Devereux ASAP in the Physed Office during Period 1 TODAY!

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
Are you interested in playing sports at Westlane? If you have attended another high school before attending Westlane or have transferred to Westlane from another province or country you MUST complete an Athletic Transfer Form. Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to get your application started. The next deadline to submit OFSAA transfer applications is November 30th.

RECYCLING DAY
Please have a student from your class bring down the Blue (Cans/Bottles) bin. The Big Blue recycling bins will be located in front of our Caretaking Office. Please remind your student to dump the recycling into the bin and to return the small blue recycle bin back up to your classroom and not leave it in front of our office. Can we please have this done before period 4.  Also for the grey bins and paper recycling, please place your grey bin outside your classroom door to be collected throughout the day.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2023

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
Book Club meets in the library at lunch today.!

CHRISTMAS KETTLE
Students interested in signing up for volunteer hours through the Salvation Army's Kettle campaign are encouraged to come to the main foyer at tomorrow.  A representative will be available to speak with and sign students up for volunteer shifts on the spot. See you Tuesday at lunch.

ART CLUB
Art club is meeting today after school in room 1073. 

MUSIC
Jazz Band is today at lunch.

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
Thank you to all girls who attended the try out last week. A list of those invited back to our second try-out will be posted outside of the Phys Ed office at lunch today. Our second try-out will take place tomorrow, Tuesday November 21st, after school in the gym. Please be dressed and ready to go by 2:45.
If you were unable to make it to the initial try out on Thursday of las week, you may attend the try out tomorrow.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Mahler-Hales. 



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2023

LOST & FOUND TABLE
Last call for items on the lost & found table.  Did you misplace a winter jacket, water bottle, pencil case, lunch bag, jersey.  Have a look on the table outside the main office.

VOLUNTEER HOURS
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help out with their annual Kettle Fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to earn all of your remaining Volunteer Hours. Shifts are 2 hours long, take place evenings and Saturdays from November 27- December 23 at varying locations around the city. If you are interested, please see Google Classroom or the posters outside of Guidance for more information on how to sign up. 

AAPEX DRIVING
Aapex Driving Academy is back. Stop by the main foyer today at lunch to see how you can get your licence 4 months earlier, and receive a Free basic CAA Membership! Sign up now to save your spot - classes fill up fast!



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2023

PROM COMMITTEE 
Are you in grade 12? Do you want a say in planning prom? Make sure to come to room 2012 at lunch to be part of our prom committee.

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS
The first try out for the junior girls’ volleyball team will be held today, after school, in the gym. Please be dressed and ready to start by 2:50. See Ms. Mahler-Hales if you have any questions. 

AAPEX DRIVING
Aapex Driving Academy is back. Stop by the main foyer tomorrow at lunch to see how you can get your licence 4 months earlier, and receive a Free basic CAA Membership! Sign up now to save your spot - classes fill up fast!

DIVERSITY CLUB
This is a reminder that there is a meeting today at lunch in room 1110. See you there. 

HORTICULTURE CLUB
Horticulture club will be meeting today in the greenhouse!   We will be discussing our winter plant sale!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2023

JUNIOR BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL
We would like to congratulate the Junior Boys’ Volleyball team on claiming a victory against St John Brebeuf.  We are now the Zone Champions, after taking a 3-game sweep yesterday. Looking forward to a well-deserved SOSSA trip next Tuesday. Good Job boys!

PROM COMMITTEE 
Are you in grade 12? Do you want a say in planning prom? Make sure to come to room 2012 at lunch tomorrow to be part of our prom committee.

JUNIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS
The first try out for the junior girls volleyball team will be held after school on Thursday November 16th in the gym. Please be dressed and ready to start by 2:50. See Ms. Mahler-Hales if you have any questions. 

HOCKEY
The first practice for the boys' hockey team is TODAY at 3:00 pm. You are dismissed at 2:15.  Please let Mrs. Dumas or Mr. Guild know if you can't make it.

YEARBOOK
There will be a yearbook meeting today during lunch in room 1030. 

MUSIC
Rock Band is today at lunch.  Karaoke Club will resume soon.

SENIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TRY-OUT
The next Senior Girls Volleyball Try-Out is today after school from 2:45 - 4:15 PM! If you would like to be considered for the Senior Girls Volleyball Team this year you MUST attend today's try-out. Please see Ms. Devereux or Ms. Sattin if you have any questions.

DANCE DAY AT CENTENNIAL
Are you interested in Dance? There is a field trip opportunity to attend Dance Day at Welland Centennial Secondary School on December 1st from 9:00 AM to 2:10 PM. There will be four dance sessions and different workshops offered throughout the day. A boxed sandwich lunch is included. The cost for Dance Day is $50 per student. If you are interested in attending, see Ms. Devereux in the Physed Office ASAP. The registration deadline is Thursday, November 19th.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
Are you interested in playing sports at Westlane? If you have attended another high school before attending Westlane, or have transferred to Westlane from another province or country you MUST complete an Athletic Transfer Form. Please see Ms. Devereux or Mr. Coull in the Phys-ed Office to get your application started. The next deadline to submit OFSAA transfer applications is November 30th



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2023

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Sign-ups continue in the main foyer at lunch today for the Santa Claus parade.  The parade takes place at 3:30 pm on Saturday.

VOLUNTEER HOURS
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help out with their annual Kettle Fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to earn all of your remaining Volunteer Hours. Shifts are 2 hours long, take place evenings and Saturdays from November 27- December 23 at varying locations around the city. If you are interested, please see Google Classroom or the posters outside of Guidance for more information on how to sign up. 

YEARBOOK
There will be a yearbook meeting today during lunch in room 1030. 

MUSIC
Rock Band Rehearsal for the Santa Claus Parade is today at lunch.

PROM COMMITTEE 
Are you in grade 12? Do you want a say in planning prom? Make sure to come to room 2012 at lunch on Thursday to be part of our prom committee.

SPARTABOTS
This is just a reminder that today's lunch is a mandatory work session.  See you in room 1041.

SENIOR GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL TRY-OUTS
The next Senior Girls Volleyball Try-Out is on Wednesday. If the Junior Boys Volleyball Team wins their game tonight, the Senior Girls Volleyball Try-out will be rescheduled. Please check the Main Gym schedule posted outside the Phys-ed Office for updates.

DANCE DAY AT CENTENNIAL
Are you interested in Dance? There is a field trip opportunity to attend Dance Day at Welland Centennial Secondary School on December 1st from 9:00 AM to 2:10 PM. There will be four dance sessions and different workshops offered throughout the day. A boxed sandwich lunch is included. The cost for Dance Day is $50 per student. Please see Ms. Devereux ASAP in the Physed Office if you are interested in attending. The registration deadline is Thursday, November 19th.

RECYCLING DAY
Please have a student from your class bring down the Blue (Cans/Bottles) bin. The Big Blue recycling bins will be located in front of our Caretaking Office. Please remind your student to dump the recycling into the bin and to return the small blue recycle bin back up to your classroom and not leave it in front of our office. Can we please have this done before period 4.
Also, for the grey bins and paper recycling, please place your grey bin outside your classroom door to be collected throughout the day.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023

SENIOR BOYS’ FOOTBALL
On Friday, the Senior Football team defeated the Eden Flyers 41-20 to advance to the next round of the playoffs.  Scoring for the Spartans were Logan Carruthers 1 rushing TD,  Jacob Ranger 1TD  178 yds rushing, Ryan Dionne 2 TD  79 yds rushing,
Ethan Callender 1 receiving TD  23 yards
Playing well on defense were Jacob Ranger 7 solo tackles, Jack Slade 3 tackles, Ethan Calendar 4 tackles, Spencer Kennedy 2 tackles AND player of the game...Cam Parlee with 4 interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 3 tackles.
The Spartans travel to Governor Simcoe to play the Redcoats this Friday, November 17th at 1pm.

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library at lunch today.

INDIGENOUS SUPPORT
Any students eligible for Indigenous supports and looking for a summer job?  Please sign up in Guidance to attend a quick presentation from the Canadian Armed Forces, Sgt Starks.  He will be presenting possible Indigenous Entry programs into the Forces.  The presentation will be about 20 mins long and he will be here to present in December.    Sign up today!

ART CLUB
Art Club is running today after school in room 1073. We need help painting the parade float, so students interested are encouraged to come out and help!

SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Sign-ups for the Santa Claus Parade" begin today at lunch in the main foyer.  Be part of the excitement, sign up to be in a parade.  All are welcome.

ART COUNCIL
Students attending the Arts Council meeting at the board office today are to be excused from period 1 at 8:55. Please meet at the front doors.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2023

VOLUNTEER HOURS
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help out with their annual Kettle Fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to earn all of your remaining Volunteer Hours. Shifts are 2 hours long, take place evenings and Saturdays from November 27- December 23 at varying locations around the city. If you are interested, please see Google Classroom or the posters outside of Guidance for more information on how to sign up. 

DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE CLASS
Hey Westlane! The Designing Your Future Class wants to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support the student vs. staff soccer game! It was a great match, and the students ended up beating the teachers 4-2 - despite the teachers' best efforts. A great game was played by all, thank you to everyone who participated.

BREAKFAST CLUB
Starting on Monday Breakfast Club is moving back to Mrs. Gorman's classroom, room 2012. The cart will no longer be outside of the office. Start your mornings with a nutritious breakfast. All are welcome!



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2023

CRICKET CLUB
Cricket Club will be held today after school. Please see Mr. Patel or Mr. Bennett for more information.

DIVERSITY CLUB
This announcement is for all students and staff: If anyone would like to take part in creating some artwork for Diwali, please join the Diversity club today at the start of lunch in room 1110 for a quick meeting.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2023

JUNIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL
Congratulations to the Junior  Boys' volleyball team for getting their first playoff win last night. The team defeated Stamford in three straight sets 25-12, 25-4 and 25-10. Their next playoff game is Tuesday here at westlane against St. Jean de Brebeuf. Good luck!

CAFETERIA
Hey Spartans! If you haven’t had breakfast, the cafeteria is selling breakfast bagels from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM for $4.75 every morning. Check out the cafeteria for more information.

VOLUNTEER HOURS
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help out with their annual Kettle Fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to earn all of your remaining Volunteer Hours. Shifts are 2 hours long, take place evenings and Saturdays from November 27- December 23 at varying locations around the city. If you are interested, please see Google Classroom or the posters outside of Guidance for more information on how to sign up. 

SENIOR BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL
Last night the Senior Boys’ Volleyball  team went to battle with Centennial all the way to the fifth set. However, Centennial came out with the win. Our Senior Boys Volleyball Team had a Spartacular season, one of many highlights being Westlane Tournament Champions! Ms. Devereux and Ms. Irandost would like to thank you for a great season and good luck to all our athletes moving forward in the Winter Sports season!

SENIOR GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL
Senior Girls’ Volleyball try-outs begin today after school at 2:45 PM in the Main Gym. Please see Ms. Devereux if you have any questions.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2023

FALLS CAFÉ COFFEE HOUSE Join us for "Falls Cafe: Coffee House" today from 3 pm to 5 pm in the Cafeteria. HOCKEY
A reminder that tomorrow is the final tryout for the hockey team. Players are reminded they need to be ready to hit the ice at 3:00 sharp. You are dismissed at 2:15. MUSIC
Jazz Band is today at the beginning of lunch. YEARBOOK
There will be a yearbook meeting tomorrow November 8 during lunch in room 1030.  SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Attention all Spartans, Do you want to participate in a parade?  With Christmas is quickly approaching, Santa will soon be here.  The Santa Claus Parade will happen on Saturday, November 18th.   Participation in the parade will earn you 4 volunteer hours.  Signups begin next week. Please see Mr. Mazzone for more information.
REACH CLUB
Do you like trivia? Come to Reach Club today at lunch in room 2029.

RECYCLING DAY
Please have a student from your class bring down the Blue (Cans/Bottles) bin. The Big Blue recycling bins will be located in front of our Caretaking Office. Please remind your student to dump the recycling into the bin and to return the small blue recycle bin back up to your classroom and not leave it in front of our office. Can we please have this done before period 4.

Also for the grey bins and paper recycling, please place your grey bin outside your classroom door to be collected throughout the day.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2023

LOST & FOUND
Have you lost water bottles, jackets, vests, pencil cases, house keys, ear buds & cases, jewelry, please stop by the main office to see if any of the items are yours.

FALLS CAFÉ COFFEE HOUSE
Join us for "Falls Cafe: Coffee House" tomorrow from 3 pm to 5 pm in the Cafeteria. We're welcoming the entire Westlane community, including family and friends! There will be a variety of baked goods available for purchase - remember, it's CASH ONLY. All proceeds will benefit Rankin Run.
If you have a talent to share? Find sign-up sheets around the school and come showcase them on stage!

DIVERSITY CLUB
Diversity Club is looking for volunteers from students who celebrate Diwali to meet with us to create Rangoli designs for a hallway display. If you are interested in participating, please email Ms. Berger, Ms. Marshall, or Ms. Irandost so we know how many supplies to have available. Hope to hear from you soon!

DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE
The "Designing Your Future" class wants to remind staff and students that we are having a student vs. teacher soccer game this Thursday at lunch in the gym! There will even be face painting on the sidelines! Our student team is officially full - we now just need three more teachers to join us! So, students, pester your teachers to show their skills and have them email Ms. Marshall if they're interested in competing. You are encouraged to bring some spare change to donate at the door in support of the Breakfast Club. We can't wait to see you there.

WESTLANE SPARTABOTS
This is just a reminder for members of the robotics team. There is a meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 1041.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2023

REMEMBER TO CHANGE CLOCKS
Remember to change your clocks tomorrow night, “fall-back” one hour.

FALLS CAFÉ COFFEE HOUSE
Join us for "Falls Cafe: Coffee House" on November 7th, from 3 pm to 5 pm in the Cafeteria. We're welcoming the entire Westlane community, including family and friends! There will be a variety of baked goods available for purchase - remember, it's CASH ONLY. All proceeds will benefit Rankin Run.
If you have a talent to share? Find sign-up sheets around the school and come showcase them on stage!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2023

JUNIOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
The Junior Boys’ Basketball team will hold its first tryout on Friday Nov. 3 at 2:45 in the main gym.  Make sure you are dressed appropriately, Mr. Coull DOES NOT accept crocs in "sport" mode! If you cannot attend the first tryout please speak to Mr. Coull or Mr. Traves.  See you Friday!

HORTICULTURE CLUB
Horticulture Club will be meeting today at lunch in the Greenhouse! 

PIZZA WITH THE PRINCIPAL
Pizza with the Principal is being today at lunch time. If you are interested in attending, join us in the Student Success Room at lunch on Thursday. See you then!

CRICKET CLUB
Cricket is today after school. Newcomers are always welcome. Please see Mr. Patel or Mr. Bennet for more information. 

CURLING
If you are signed up for Curling - there will be an information meeting today at Lunch time in Room 2004 (Mr. Gardner's Room). Be there if you are interested in Curling this year.

SENIOR BOYS’ FOOTBALL
There will be a playoff meeting for all senior boys’ football players in the conference room at lunch. See Mr. Mazzone, Mr. Howard or Mr. G for details.

DIVERSITY CLUB
This is a reminder for Diversity Club members that we'll be having a meeting today at lunch in room 1110. See you there.
Also, Diversity Club wanted to let you know about a significant day today: el Dia de los Muertos or The Day of the Dead. This is a Mexican holiday where families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink, and celebration. Check out the Westlane Diversity Club’s instagram page to learn more about this celebration. Feliz día de los Muertos to those who celebrate! 

FALLS CAFÉ COFFEE HOUSE
Join us for "Falls Cafe: Coffee House" on November 7th, from 3 pm to 5 pm in the Cafeteria. We're welcoming the entire Westlane community, including family and friends! There will be a variety of baked goods available for purchase - remember, it's CASH ONLY. All proceeds will benefit Rankin Run.
If you have a talent to share? Find sign-up sheets around the school and come showcase them on stage!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2023

SPIRIT WEEK
Happy Westlane Wednesday! This week is our spirit week with tomorrow being twin day, followed by flannel Friday. Make sure to show your spartan spirit!

ART CLUB
Art club is today after school in room 1073! New members are always welcome. 

PIZZA WITH THE PRINCIPAL
Good morning. As a result of Take Our Kids to Work Day tomorrow, Pizza with the Principal for the month of November is being held on tomorrow, Thursday at lunch time. If you are interested in attending, join us in the Student Success Room at lunch on Thursday. See you then!

CURLING
If you are signed up for Curling - there will be an information meeting tomorrow at Lunch time in Room 2004 (Mr. Gardner's Room). Be there if you are interested in Curling this year.

HOCKEY
Any student trying out for the hockey team and has paid the tryout fee is dismissed at 2:15 today. You are to be dressed in full gear and on the ice for 3:00 sharp at the Gale Centre.