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!
The Westside High School DECA Diamonds spent Christmas Day serving others at the Anita Ponder Feed the City Community Service project. For the second year in a row the Diamonds displayed the true spirit of Christmas..... "Giving Back"
BETA Club students continue their tradition of Holiday Community Service during the 2016 holiday season! Advisors are Ms. Janita Henley and Mr. Dominique Nichols.
Sunday, December 18 - we ask that you join us as we pause and reflect in loving memory of Terrence Turner...
Given plastic straws, foam plates, wooden dowels, balloons, and a hot glue gun >> Engineering teams had to design and build a self-propelled spaceframe automobile that travels at least 1 meter under its own power.
A group of "MaconIt" college/university students and alumni serve as ambassadors to encourage students to attend college. The MaconIt groups visit High Schools in Bibb County during their winter break to talk to High School students about their colleges. The MaconIt Mission is to highlight the success of Macon-Bibb residents, encourage students to attend college, and to serve as ambassadors for colleges and universities including HBCUs and all other forms of higher education.
The Holiday season is a time when the WHS Beta Club really kicks into high gear in community service! Pictured are more than 200 hand-made Holiday Cards for the elderly and shut-ins in the community. Also shown are Senior BETA Club Leaders dropping off Ronald McDonald “Wish List” items at Macon’s Ronald McDonald House. Pictured include: Myles M, Da’Veena G, Alexis A, Kameron M, Taylor B, Tayvion L. BETA Club Faculty Sponsors are Ms. Janita Henley and Mr. Dominique Nichols.
Ms. Henley is best described as an awesome math teacher! She has received praise on numerous occasions after walk-throughs from district and state officials. Her ILT implementation to improve student performance consistently meets ALL expectations. Her students are being well prepared for their Georgia Milestones testing. Congratulations Ms. Henley on a job well done!
Congratulations to Westside’s “Make It Happen” Students of the Month for December 2016! Sophomore – Landon Emery + Junior – Kayla Barrett + Senior – Alexis Austin. We salute these students who exemplify our school expectations for excellence!
JV Girls @ 4:15
Parents and Guardians are asked to take a brief survey that will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous, and are submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for review.
The survey can be completed using a personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. Those without internet access can come by Westside High during normal school hours and a computer will be provided to take the brief survey.
Please click on the link below to make your opinion count!
Congratulations to Mr. Dominique Nichols, who was honored as Bibb County School District Teacher of the Year for 2016-17! A well-deserved honor for a most humble and gracious educator, who is dedicated to serving the educational needs of ALL students!
Progress Reports will be given to students Wednesday, January 18th
Starting this Fall each Monday and Wednesday at WHS, students will Dress for Success >< Dress to Impress. This is a requirement for all students who are a part of Athletics, Beta, DECA, FBLA, TSA, National Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook, Academic Team, Band, Drill Team, Drama, Math Team, SAAB, and Mod Squad. We want ALL students to Dress to Impress as well! Higher expectations for our students!
"Dress How You Want to be Addressed!"
Through their hard work and focus on success during the 2015-2016 school year, the Westside High School Beta Club has been named a National Beta School of Merit! Throughout the year these dedicated student leaders have exemplified commitment to community service and academic excellence. Special commendation to BETA Club sponsors Mr. Dominique Nichols and Ms. Janita Henley.
Westside maintains the STEM focus and continues for another year on the list of "AP STEM Honor Schools" as announced this week by State School Superintendent Richard Woods. "AP STEM Honor School" recognition requires students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses.
CLICK HERE for the announcement from the Bibb Board of Education.
The Bibb County School District requests your input into the needs of the school in order to improve practices that are related to student achievement. We ask that you take a few minutes to answer the questions on the survey link. Your input is very important and will remain anonymous.
Please complete the survey no later than Friday, January 27. Thank you for your time!
Teacher of the Year 2016-17
This exemplary educator is a former Westside student who has returned to develop his career as a professional educator. His academic portfolio includes a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fort Valley State University, followed by a Master of Arts in Teaching at Georgia College and State University.
His personal leadership and motivational skills have quickly led him to Language Arts Department Chair, Westside’s Leadership Team, as well as organizational and leadership responsibility for many special programs at Westside. Mr. Nichols maintains high personal standards, as well as high academic standards for his students, as he states “I believe in the capabilities of ALL students and I am persuaded that ALL students can learn.”
Congratulations to Westside’s STAR Student 2015-16, Jaron Jackson. Jaron chose Ms. Rosa Fossett-Gilbert, his middle school science and math teacher, as his STAR Teacher.