PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE: If you want your child to have an awesome educational experience, consider Westside Pre-Engineering Magnet High School. We love and respect ALL students. We believe ALL students can learn. It is our goal to understand and meet our students' needs. Contact me if you need us to serve your child. Also, if you want to be a part of our family... consider teaching, mentoring, volunteering, or serving as a business partner at Westside. We come to work early and stay late for our students!
Westside High School wants to take a moment to congratulate our PEC led, Mrs. BUtts, for being awarded the IMPACT award. She was nominated by her colleagye, Ms. Carswell for all of her hard work and efforts put into her career.
In honor of National School Counselor Appreciation Week, the school counselors and support staff for this department were presented with “Spaghetti Dinner” baskets and desserts. Pictured: Pastor Richard Vaughn, Ms. Santina Bagley, Ms. Cathy Denson, 11th -12th Grade Counselor. Mrs. Ana Hernandez, 9th -10th Grade Counselor, is pictured separately.
The Westside High School Book Club had a great time participating in our second annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Contest. We traveled to Milledgeville, GA, to Baldwin County High School. Students were quizzed on the GA Peach Award Nominee Books. One of our fantastic members, Ms. Jasmine Brown, reported, “It was intense, but also fun and exciting!” Thanks to our Media Specialist, Ms. Griffin, for initiating this great experience for our students! Thank you, also, Book Club Members, Ms. Harris, and Ms. Byrd, for joining us on this special day! Remember…”Keep Calm and Love Reading!”
Registration for classes for the next school year will begin in February at Westside High School.
There are four different opportunity programs for our students next year. Registration is personalized for each student, with teachers and counselors taking multiple data points into account, including student acheivement, attendance, personal goals, and parental recommendation. The four opportunity academies available are described in the attached pdf document.
The Teen Health Center, located on Emery Highway and Cherokee Avenue, offers free counseling to any person 19 and yunger. This counsleing is free and confidential- no one will ever be told that you visited their offices, not your parents, not your friends, not your teachers. Free services include, but are not limited to:
Smoking, Nutrition, and Stress Counsling
Vaccines against the flu, HIV and Cervical cancer
Birth control, STIs, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling.
You canreach them by phone at 478-508-0012, or 478-238-4276.
You can text them anonymously (they don't know you,and no one else will know you texted) at 478-796-5359.
You can also connect through their website at www.teenhealthmacon.com.
A services are free and confidential.
All carpool students must be dropped off and picked up at the rear of the building at the doors between the band room and the gym. No students are to be dropped off or picked up from the front of the buyilding, or any of the side doors.
Student drop off and pick up locations as shown on the map....
The attached files contain information on HOPE and other college funding resources. Juniors, Seniors, and their parents are urged to download these and begin thinking about these important options. Clickng the links below will open the files in new windows.