Daily Announcements - October 7, 2022


Friday, October 7, 2022

General -

Underclass picture retake pictures will be on Tuesday, October 25th in the auditorium from 10:45 – 1:15 pm.

Homecoming Shirts will go on sale during lunch periods today.  The shirts are $12.  Cash, Check (the WHS Athletic Boosters), Credit Card and Apple Pay accepted. 

Sophomore and juniors will still be provided several Practice SAT opportunities throughout the year; this exam is just for those juniors who wish to compete for the National Merit Scholarship.
All interested students should sign up with Ms. Grahn in the main office with a $20 fee before Friday, October 7th. Cash or check made out to Westmont High School will be accepted, spots are limited.

We have a few extra 2021-2022 yearbooks available to purchase. Books are $50 and can be purchased from Mrs. Mahmoud or in the front office.

Get that money! $50 to be precise. The vocab video challenge ends next week, October 14. Be sure to finish your video and submit. All contest rules are in the magazine, which can be found in our Media Center, or on one of our many flyers posted around the school. See Mr. Roach with any questions or issues. 

Lost and found items will be displayed on the 11th and 12th of next week.

Clubs - The next Geography Club field trip will be to attend the annual Open House Chicago event on Sunday, October 16. Dozens of sites in downtown Chicago that are not normally open to the public will be open for us to visit and explore. Additional information about Open House Chicago is on Google Classroom. Permission slips are available in Mr. Landreth's room and are due by Thursday, October 13. See Mr. Landreth or Mr. Dunne with any questions.

Hey Sentinels - How would you like to kick off your 2023 summer vacation by traveling along

the coast of the sunny Mediterranean in Barcelona, Marseille, and Nice? That's right, Geography Club will be visiting Spain and the south of France next summer! This trip is open to all WHS students. If you missed the informational meeting, stop by Mr. Landreth's room to pick up the informational packet. We will have a virtual informational meeting for all interested travelers and parents/guardians on Tuesday, October 11 at 7 pm. Keep checking the Geography Club Google Classroom for more information.

Athletics –SAVE THE DATE - The volleyball program will be hosting their Senior Night and Volley for a Cure event on October 13th, beginning at 4:30.  More details to come. A $50 Amazon gift card will be given to any student who enters a free raffle at the Volley for Cure event on 10/13.  You must be in attendance to be awarded the gift card which will be drawn at the end of the varsity match.  Be a part of the excitement as we celebrate our seniors!

 Come out on October 19 to support your High School staff as they take on the Junior High staff, Fire Department and Police Department in a volleyball game for Special Olympics

Beginning today, 10/7, the volleyball teams will be selling items during lunch as a part of their fundraising effort for Breast Cancer Research through Hinsdale Hospitals Open Arms Foundation.  Items will be $1-$2 each.  Be a positive part of our fundraising efforts!! 

We are desperately in need of at least 3 people who are willing to volunteer to work our chain gang for tonights home football game.  Kick off time is 7:00.  
Contact Kappy if you can help out..