Westside’s BETA Club has been recognized as a 2016 - 2017 National Beta School of Merit. We salute their dedication to community service, and commitment to academic excellence! Special commendation to BETA Club sponsors Mr. Dominique Nichols and Ms. Janita Henley.
Westside CTI Students visited the Macon-Bibb Water Treatment Plant, Helms College, and Goodwill Automotive. Pictured are: Cynthia Dennis - CTI Coordinator, Akira Smith, Tyree Vickers, Ira Freeman, Zavon Lennard, Stephen Neal, and Shannon Godfrey.
Westside is proud to present our Star Student for 2016-17, Mr. Jacob Mulli. Pictured here at the BCSD Star Student banquet with his mother Ms. Nancy Midimmo (C), Senior Counselor Ms. Cathy Denson (R), and Principal Dr. Julia Daniely (standing). Jacob Mulli, a dual enrollment student who has a love for mathematics plans to attend Columbia University in the fall and major in Statistics. Jacob selected his AP Calculus teacher, Ms. Avila, as STAR teacher. Ms. Avila currently lives in another city and was not able to attend.
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.