Westside’s “DECA Diamonds” led by Advisor Ms. Valeria Drummond SHINE at the State Career Development Conference in Atlanta.
Among numerous awards were: 10th largest chapter in the State, Go Green Winners Seed Level, Membership Campaign Winners, Chapter Campaign Winners, 3 State 1st Place Winners, Civic Consciousness Project 1st Place. Next stop Anaheim, California for the NATIONAL Convention.
In recognition of National School Counseling Week, Westside counselors were celebrated with a special luncheon provided by administrators and registrar.
Westside Book Club members enjoy participating in their first Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl competition at Clayton State University. Book Club sponsored by Ms. Laurie Griffin and Ms. Teri Byrd.
Community partners came in January to spend some time in each district school as a "Principal for a Day." As part of this effort, these business and community leaders took part in meetings, classroom lessons and principal observations.
Westside was proud to welcome Mr. John Sharp of the Young Life Organization – pictured here with his mentor Principal Dr. Julia Daniely.
Several district students including WHS Engineering students Etta James and Jaylan Scott participated in a "hack-a-thon" event sponsored by Navicent Health recenty. The two-day competition put the students alongside students from Mercer to come up with mobile apps that would provide real-world solutions for the hospital system. The issues addressed included the check-out process, appointment scheduling and even food orders for patients and their guests.
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...