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The Westhill Eblast

Kate Tobin

 

THE MOST PRESSING NEWS!!!

Please support a Westhill legend in his cancer fight!

Nick Wright - former head of security at Westhill, Westhill grad, and track and field legend - is battling colon cancer. If you can, please support him in his fight. There is a GoFundMe page with more information. Every little bit helps!

LAST CHANCE - Senior Ads must be purchased, photos uploaded, and designs done BY THURSDAY! 

ALL YEARBOOK ADS 

WERE ALREADY DUE ON 1/31! 

We have extended the deadline 

to THIS THURSDAY 2/9, but that’s it!

 

Ready to go? Start gathering some photos, think about your text, and build/buy your ad here: www.jostensadservice.com

 

The following is an eblast Ms. Tobin puts out to Westhill families. If it was forwarded by a friend and you’d like to be added to the distribution list, email ktobin@stamfordct.gov!

 

Parents, Guardians, Families, and our greater Westhill Community -

 

If this is your first eblast, welcome! I try to put these out monthly, and occasionally twice a month, to keep our whole Viking community connected. Please note -

  • If you need to unsubscribe, just reply with “unsubscribe” any time.

  • I will never respond to questions emailed to me that are already answered by this eblast. Please READ carefully.

  • If there’s a topic you’d like covered in a future blast, let me know!

  • Lastly, please do not email me with questions about an item if I am not the contact person listed with the item. Thank you!

 

HUNGRY for MORE INFO in general?

 

Please note that our WESTHILL WEBSITE is kept updated to-the-moment by Mr. Otterspoor, sotterspoor@stamfordct.gov.

 

And, the Daily School Announcements are now linked in Powerschool under Daily Bulletin. They are also posted on our @VikingsDean Instagram.

 

I’ve altered the EBLAST Layout… check out sections by deadline, below!

Things Happening NOW!

BABY PICS and NOW AND THENS!

All seniors were sent an email from whsyearbook (to their school Gmails) with info on submitting BABY PHOTOS, and NOW AND THEN photos. Two more FREE chances to be in the yearbook! Seniors must submit NOW!

Mr. Otterspoor, your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Guy, would like to remind all students to RESTART THEIR LAPTOPS. It is important to restart at least once a week so updates can take effect.

Fun for the WHOLE family!

Tickets: https://pretix.eu/harlemwizards/stamford

 

The yearbook price has now maxed out at $100. It will not go down.

 

Order today to guarantee your copy!

 

SENIORS - you also need to order, if you want a yearbook!

 

1/28-on: Personalization is OVER, and Yearbook goes up to $100.

 

To order your yearbook TODAY, go to www.jostens.com 

and click "Shop Your School" to get started.

 

 

To check if you already ordered a yearbook, or with questions, email Ms. Tintle - ltintle@stamfordct.gov.

You Can Procrastinate a Little Longer…

(but only a LITTLE)

Are you in grade 12 and want to…

- View or order your photos?

- Pick up your ID card?

- Pick up your photo order?

Yearbook PORTRAITS/ID CARDS - Grade 12

To view your Senior Portraits:

1) Go to https://www.photographybyroman.net/senior-order-landing-page

2) Click "Westhill High School."

3) Enter your student ID number, and email address.

4) Bam! View/order your photos!

 

YEARBOOK PORTRAIT CHOICES - had to be made already. And students had the opportunity to check their choice with Ms. Tobin.

 

ID Cards: Were delivered. Didn’t get yours? Come to 432.

 

Portrait Orders: For seniors are shipped directly to your house, by the photo company.

Senior Dues

 

Is this you…

 

“I am a senior.”

ORDER your CAP/GOWN for Graduation!

The price keeps increasing! 

 

This year Senior Dues prices are as follows:

Senior Dues = $30 

Senior Dues WITH Hoodie = $60

 

***Please note that yearbooks are not available through Senior Dues - find out how to order your yearbook below****

 

This year we have TWO methods for paying your dues:

  • IN PERSON in Room 307 (Ms. Leveille) or in Room 310 (Ms. Grant).

  • Bring your payment (via cash, check made out to "Westhill High School", or money order) in a SEALED envelope labeled with your Student ID#

  • Be prepared to fill out Cap & Gown information upon drop off

  • ONLINE (service fees apply)

  • You must have a MySchoolBucks account and associate your student number to the account

  • If you want your dues with a hoodie, you must add BOTH to your cart

 

If you are experiencing financial difficulties please reach out to Ms. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) immediately!

 

Yearbooks

This year you are not able to purchase your Yearbook along with your Senior Dues.  If you would like to purchase a Yearbook, go to www.jostens.com and click "Shop Your School" to get started. Contact Ms. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) with any questions. Prices increase after October 28th!

 

¡Finalmente está aquí! ¡Nuestro último año! ¡La caminata por ese escenario para obtener tu diploma está en la mira!

 

Este año los precios de las Cuotas Senior son los siguientes:

Cuotas = $ 30

Cuotas CON sudadera con capucha = $ 60

 

***Tenga en cuenta que los anuarios no están disponibles a través de las cuotas; descubra cómo pedir su anuario a continuación****

 

Este año tenemos DOS métodos para pagar sus cuotas:

 

Si tiene dificultades financieras, comuníquese con la Sra. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) de inmediato.

 

Anuarios

Este año no puede comprar su Anuario junto con sus cuotas. Si desea comprar un Anuario, vaya a www.jostens.com y haga clic en "Shop Your School" para comenzar. Comuníquese con la Sra. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) si tiene alguna pregunta. ¡Los precios aumentan después del 28 de octubre!

Jostens

www.jostens.com

 

Explore los anillos personalizados de clase universitaria y secundaria de Jostens, anuarios personalizables, anillos de campeonato, productos de graduación y más para celebrar los grandes momentos de este año.

 

Senior Prom will be May 19th, 2023 at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Be on the lookout for upcoming details!

Join in the fun, Anytime!

Are you a WHS student who wants to work out, but doesn’t want to pay for a gym?

Students: GET YOUR FIT ON! 

The Westhill Fitness Center is open to all students after school from 2:20-3:20 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PE staff will be there to assist with fitness routines and equipment instruction. No experience is necessary - bring water, bring a friend and get fit! Questions, email Mrs. Quattrocchi - cquattrocchi@stamfordct.gov 

Got a small fridge, or digital camera, you’d like to get rid of?

Yearbook is seeking the donation of a “dorm fridge,” AND ANY DIGITAL CAMERAS YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET RID OF! Gently used is fine! If anyone has any of those items and is looking to get rid of them, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov, or leave a message at 977-5891. Pick-up from anywhere in Stamford can be arranged!

Ditching an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner?

If anyone would like to donate a new or used ultrasonic cleaner for the jewelry class, room 11, Mrs. Daher - it would be greatly appreciated!

Want to help WHS students and families address food insecurity?

Project  

The needs of our (Westhill High’s)  student population have grown.  To accommodate this growth we will continue with project backpack, and  new program has been created, Project Benevolence.

The program Project Backpack will continue with Westhill’s counselor Mindy Midy, as the contact person.   Project Backpack will return to its roots and have its focus be food distribution to these children.

If you would like to assist in this endeavor, please reach out to Mindy Midy directly. MMidy@stamfordct.gov   We are in need of sweatpants/leggings - NO YOUTH SIZES - please.

And introducing the new program….. Project Benevolence!!!

·         Project Benevolence (the new program) will be run by the team of teachers Jen Migiano, Josie Costa, and Christine Wheeler.  This program is designed to meet the following needs of these food-insecure children:

o   Toiletries

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/10UKWT98MYUP?ref_=wl_share

o   School supplies

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/11GCAYOO0A1P1?ref_=wl_share

o   Shop Rite Gift cards

 https://www.shopritedelivers.com/ShopRite-Gift-Cards-C1600.aspx

§  how to purchase shop rite gift cards for the children and ship directly to the school

o   Holiday & Special Occasion gift cards

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/35BZ4RZRE4H08?ref_=wl_share

 https://www.target.com/p/wrapped-gift-box-target-giftcard/-/A-79567780?preselect=81475310#lnk=sametab

§  how to order Target gift cards and ship them to Westhill high school

o   Snacks for the holidays

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3TE952R5XMDIQ?ref_=wl_share

o   Clothing (especially warm winter clothing!!!)

 

·         Ways to give:

o   You may donate  in any of these easy ways:

§  (and have shipped directly to the school) using the Amazon wish lists (links above) and/or directly from the vendor’s site

§  Via a donor choose project https://www.donorschoose.org/dr-mig 

·         How to not pay the automatic 15% overhead on Donors Choose website

§  Bring items (or money) to the school and drop them off at the main office and leave a note that they are for project Benevolence care of the teachers (Costa, Migiano or Wheeler)

o   To donate clothing (especially warm winter clothing) please drop off in the main office with a note for Jen Migiano in room 107 or have your child bring the clothes to room 107.

 

·         Please feel free to reach out to the lead teachers for any reason.  Our emails are linked below.

·         jmigaino@stamfordct.gov

·         jcosta@stamfordct.gov

·         cwheeler@stamfordct.gov

In our future issues…

 

Is this you…

 

“I can’t wait for more info!”

Exciting events in the new year!

 

Prom news, SAT news, and SO MUCH MORE!


And lastly, the counseling department would you like to consider keeping up with them  on Instagram, @westhillcounselors

 

Kate (Ms. Tobin, for student folk)

Bitmoji of WHS Teacher Ms Tobin
Kate Tobin

THE MOST PRESSING NEWS!!!

Please support a Westhill legend in his cancer fight!

Nick Wright - former head of security at Westhill, Westhill grad, and track and field legend - is battling colon cancer. If you can, please support him in his fight. There is a GoFundMe page with more information. Every little bit helps!

DON’T COOK TONIGHT! TAKE A BREAK!

Let your inner actor OUT! Auditions Tuesday through Thursday. Use the QR code for more info.

 

The following is an eblast Ms. Tobin puts out to Westhill families. If it was forwarded by a friend and you’d like to be added to the distribution list, email ktobin@stamfordct.gov!

 

Parents, Guardians, Families, and our greater Westhill Community -

 

If this is your first eblast, welcome! I try to put these out monthly, and occasionally twice a month, to keep our whole Viking community connected. Please note -

  • If you need to unsubscribe, just reply with “unsubscribe” any time.

  • I will never respond to questions emailed to me that are already answered by this eblast. Please READ carefully.

  • If there’s a topic you’d like covered in a future blast, let me know!

  • Lastly, please do not email me with questions about an item if I am not the contact person listed with the item. Thank you!

 

HUNGRY for MORE INFO in general?

 

Please note that our WESTHILL WEBSITE is kept updated to-the-moment by Mr. Otterspoor, sotterspoor@stamfordct.gov.

 

And, the Daily School Announcements are now linked in Powerschool under Daily Bulletin. They are also posted on our @VikingsDean Instagram.

 

I’ve altered the EBLAST Layout… check out sections by deadline, below!

Things Happening NOW!

 

ALL YEARBOOK ADS DUE BY END OF MONTH!

 

SENIOR ADS: MAKE YOURS TODAY

 

Senior/Business Ads are:          Questions/issues email ktobin@stamfordct.gov 

Full page - $400

½ page - $230

¼ page - $115

⅛ page - $75

 

Ready to go? Start gathering some photos, think about your text, and build/buy your ad here: www.jostensadservice.com

 


 

BABY PICS and NOW AND THENS!

All seniors were sent an email today from whsyearbook (to their school Gmails) with info on submitting BABY PHOTOS, and NOW AND THEN photos. Two more FREE chances to be in the yearbook! Seniors must submit by the end of THIS MONTH! 

Mr. Otterspoor, your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Guy, would like to remind all students to RESTART THEIR LAPTOPS. It is important to restart at least once a week so updates can take effect.

Fun for the WHOLE family!

Tickets: https://pretix.eu/harlemwizards/stamford

 

Yearbook price has gone up to $80, and will increase to $100 at the end of the month!

 

Order today! Pay less!

 

SENIORS - you also need to order, if you want a yearbook!

The yearbook is $80

now through 1/27!

 

Now-1/27: Yearbook price goes up to $80,

and you can still personalize your cover!

 

1/28-on: Personalization is OVER, and Yearbook goes up to $100.

 

To order your yearbook TODAY, go to www.jostens.com 

and click "Shop Your School" to get started.

 

 

To check if you already ordered a yearbook, or with questions, email Ms. Tintle - ltintle@stamfordct.gov.

You Can Procrastinate a Little Longer…

(but only a LITTLE)

Are you in grade 12 and want to…

- View or order your photos?

- Pick up your ID card?

- Pick up your photo order?

Yearbook PORTRAITS/ID CARDS - Grade 12

To view your Senior Portraits:

1) Go to https://www.photographybyroman.net/senior-order-landing-page

2) Click "Westhill High School."

3) Enter your student ID number, and email address.

4) Bam! View/order your photos!

 

YEARBOOK PORTRAIT CHOICES - had to be made already. And students had the opportunity to check their choice with Ms. Tobin.

 

ID Cards: Were delivered. Didn’t get yours? Come to 432.

 

Portrait Orders: For seniors are shipped directly to your house, by the photo company.

Senior Dues

 

Is this you…

 

“I am a senior.”

ORDER your CAP/GOWN for Graduation!

The price keeps increasing! 

 

This year Senior Dues prices are as follows:

Senior Dues = $30 

Senior Dues WITH Hoodie = $60

 

***Please note that yearbooks are not available through Senior Dues - find out how to order your yearbook below****

 

This year we have TWO methods for paying your dues:

  • IN PERSON in Room 307 (Ms. Leveille) or in Room 310 (Ms. Grant).

  • Bring your payment (via cash, check made out to "Westhill High School", or money order) in a SEALED envelope labeled with your Student ID#

  • Be prepared to fill out Cap & Gown information upon drop off

  • ONLINE (service fees apply)

  • You must have a MySchoolBucks account and associate your student number to the account

  • If you want your dues with a hoodie, you must add BOTH to your cart

 

If you are experiencing financial difficulties please reach out to Ms. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) immediately!

 

Yearbooks

This year you are not able to purchase your Yearbook along with your Senior Dues.  If you would like to purchase a Yearbook, go to www.jostens.com and click "Shop Your School" to get started. Contact Ms. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) with any questions. Prices increase after October 28th!

 

¡Finalmente está aquí! ¡Nuestro último año! ¡La caminata por ese escenario para obtener tu diploma está en la mira!

 

Este año los precios de las Cuotas Senior son los siguientes:

Cuotas = $ 30

Cuotas CON sudadera con capucha = $ 60

 

***Tenga en cuenta que los anuarios no están disponibles a través de las cuotas; descubra cómo pedir su anuario a continuación****

 

Este año tenemos DOS métodos para pagar sus cuotas:

 

Si tiene dificultades financieras, comuníquese con la Sra. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) de inmediato.

 

Anuarios

Este año no puede comprar su Anuario junto con sus cuotas. Si desea comprar un Anuario, vaya a www.jostens.com y haga clic en "Shop Your School" para comenzar. Comuníquese con la Sra. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) si tiene alguna pregunta. ¡Los precios aumentan después del 28 de octubre!

Jostens

www.jostens.com

 

Explore los anillos personalizados de clase universitaria y secundaria de Jostens, anuarios personalizables, anillos de campeonato, productos de graduación y más para celebrar los grandes momentos de este año.

 

Senior Prom will be May 19th, 2023 at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Be on the lookout for upcoming details!

Join in the fun, Anytime!

Are you a WHS student who wants to work out, but doesn’t want to pay for a gym?

Students: GET YOUR FIT ON! 

The Westhill Fitness Center is open to all students after school from 2:20-3:20 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PE staff will be there to assist with fitness routines and equipment instruction. No experience is necessary - bring water, bring a friend and get fit! Questions, email Mrs. Quattrocchi - cquattrocchi@stamfordct.gov 

Got a small fridge, or digital camera, you’d like to get rid of?

Yearbook is seeking the donation of a “dorm fridge,” AND ANY DIGITAL CAMERAS YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET RID OF! Gently used is fine! If anyone has any of those items and is looking to get rid of them, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov, or leave a message at 977-5891. Pick-up from anywhere in Stamford can be arranged!

Ditching an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner?

If anyone would like to donate a new or used ultrasonic cleaner for the jewelry class, room 11, Mrs. Daher - it would be greatly appreciated!

Want to help WHS students and families address food insecurity?

Project  

The needs of our (Westhill High’s)  student population have grown.  To accommodate this growth we will continue with project backpack, and  new program has been created, Project Benevolence.

The program Project Backpack will continue with Westhill’s counselor Mindy Midy, as the contact person.   Project Backpack will return to its roots and have its focus be food distribution to these children.

If you would like to assist in this endeavor, please reach out to Mindy Midy directly. MMidy@stamfordct.gov   We are in need of sweatpants/leggings - NO YOUTH SIZES - please.

And introducing the new program….. Project Benevolence!!!

·         Project Benevolence (the new program) will be run by the team of teachers Jen Migiano, Josie Costa, and Christine Wheeler.  This program is designed to meet the following needs of these food-insecure children:

o   Toiletries

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/10UKWT98MYUP?ref_=wl_share

o   School supplies

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/11GCAYOO0A1P1?ref_=wl_share

o   Shop Rite Gift cards

 https://www.shopritedelivers.com/ShopRite-Gift-Cards-C1600.aspx

§  how to purchase shop rite gift cards for the children and ship directly to the school

o   Holiday & Special Occasion gift cards

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/35BZ4RZRE4H08?ref_=wl_share

 https://www.target.com/p/wrapped-gift-box-target-giftcard/-/A-79567780?preselect=81475310#lnk=sametab

§  how to order Target gift cards and ship them to Westhill high school

o   Snacks for the holidays

 https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3TE952R5XMDIQ?ref_=wl_share

o   Clothing (especially warm winter clothing!!!)

 

·         Ways to give:

o   You may donate  in any of these easy ways:

§  (and have shipped directly to the school) using the Amazon wish lists (links above) and/or directly from the vendor’s site

§  Via a donor choose project https://www.donorschoose.org/dr-mig 

·         How to not pay the automatic 15% overhead on Donors Choose website

§  Bring items (or money) to the school and drop them off at the main office and leave a note that they are for project Benevolence care of the teachers (Costa, Migiano or Wheeler)

o   To donate clothing (especially warm winter clothing) please drop off in the main office with a note for Jen Migiano in room 107 or have your child bring the clothes to room 107.

 

·         Please feel free to reach out to the lead teachers for any reason.  Our emails are linked below.

·         jmigaino@stamfordct.gov

·         jcosta@stamfordct.gov

·         cwheeler@stamfordct.gov

In our future issues…

 

Is this you…

 

“I can’t wait for more info!”

Exciting events in the new year!

 

Prom news, SAT news, and SO MUCH MORE!


And lastly, the counseling department would you like to consider keeping up with them  on Instagram, @westhillcounselors

Bitmoji of WHS Teacher Ms Tobin
Kate Tobin

THE MOST PRESSING NEWS!!!

Please support a Westhill legend in his cancer fight!

Nick Wright - former head of security at Westhill, Westhill grad, and track and field legend - is battling colon cancer. If you can, please support him in his fight. There is a GoFundMe page with more information. Every little bit helps!

Westhill Family in NEED OF A 3+ bedroom RENTAL!

The family of one of our Westhill seniors sold their house very quickly - hooray! - but are now in need of a THREE BEDROOM/TWO BATHROOM RENTAL, house or condo. In Stamford or within 15 minutes of Westhill (yes, their senior can remain enrolled at Westhill regardless). Needed IMMEDIATELY. Any leads, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov and they will be passed along right away!

School is BACK IN SESSION

We expect to see all WELL students tomorrow, Tuesday January 3, 2023. It will be an A DAY.

IF YOU ARE NOT WELL - under-the-weather - we’ll see you when you are feeling better.

 

The following is an eblast Ms. Tobin puts out to Westhill families. If it was forwarded by a friend and you’d like to be added to the distribution list, email ktobin@stamfordct.gov!

 

Parents, Guardians, Families, and our greater Westhill Community -

 

If this is your first eblast, welcome! I try to put these out monthly, and occasionally twice a month, to keep our whole Viking community connected. Please note -

  • If you need to unsubscribe, just reply with “unsubscribe” any time.

  • I will never respond to questions emailed to me that are already answered by this eblast. Please READ carefully.

  • If there’s a topic you’d like covered in a future blast, let me know!

  • Lastly, please do not email me with questions about an item if I am not the contact person listed with the item. Thank you!

 

HUNGRY for MORE INFO in general?

 

Please note that our WESTHILL WEBSITE is kept updated to-the-moment by Mr. Otterspoor, sotterspoor@stamfordct.gov.

 

And, the Daily School Announcements are now linked in Powerschool under Daily Bulletin. They are also posted on our @VikingsDean Instagram.

 

I’ve altered the EBLAST Layout… check out sections by deadline, below!

Things Happening NOW!

 

ALL YEARBOOK ADS DUE BY END OF MONTH!

 

SENIOR ADS: MAKE YOURS TODAY

 

Senior/Business Ads are:          Questions/issues email ktobin@stamfordct.gov 

Full page - $400

½ page - $230

¼ page - $115

⅛ page - $75

 

Ready to go? Start gathering some photos, think about your text, and build/buy your ad here: www.jostensadservice.com

Mr. Otterspoor, your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Guy, would like to remind all students to RESTART THEIR LAPTOPS. It is important to restart at least once a week so updates can take effect.

 

Yearbook price has gone up to $80, and will increase to $100 at the end of the month!

 

Order today! Pay less!

 

SENIORS - you also need to order, if you want a yearbook!

The yearbook is $80

now through 1/27!

 

Now-1/27: Yearbook price goes up to $80,

and you can still personalize your cover!

 

1/28-on: Personalization is OVER, and Yearbook goes up to $100.

 

To order your yearbook TODAY, go to www.jostens.com 

and click "Shop Your School" to get started.

 

To check if you already ordered a yearbook, or with questions, email Ms. Tintle - ltintle@stamfordct.gov.

You Can Procrastinate a Little Longer…

(but only a LITTLE)

Are you in grade 12 and want to…

- View or order your photos?

- Pick up your ID card?

- Pick up your photo order?

Yearbook PORTRAITS/ID CARDS - Grade 12

To view your Senior Portraits:

1) Go to https://www.photographybyroman.net/senior-order-landing-page

2) Click "Westhill High School."

3) Enter your student ID number, and email address.

4) Bam! View/order your photos!

 

YEARBOOK PORTRAIT CHOICES - had to be made already. And students had the opportunity to check their choice with Ms. Tobin.

 

ID Cards: Were delivered. Didn’t get yours? Come to 432.

 

Portrait Orders: For seniors are shipped directly to your house, by the photo company.

Senior Dues

 

Is this you…

 

“I am a senior.”

ORDER your CAP/GOWN for Graduation!

The price keeps increasing! 

 

This year Senior Dues prices are as follows:

Senior Dues = $30 

Senior Dues WITH Hoodie = $60

 

***Please note that yearbooks are not available through Senior Dues - find out how to order your yearbook below****

 

This year we have TWO methods for paying your dues:

  • IN PERSON in Room 307 (Ms. Leveille) or in Room 310 (Ms. Grant).

  • Bring your payment (via cash, check made out to "Westhill High School", or money order) in a SEALED envelope labeled with your Student ID#

  • Be prepared to fill out Cap & Gown information upon drop off

  • ONLINE (service fees apply)

  • You must have a MySchoolBucks account and associate your student number to the account

  • If you want your dues with a hoodie, you must add BOTH to your cart

 

If you are experiencing financial difficulties please reach out to Ms. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) immediately!

 

Yearbooks

This year you are not able to purchase your Yearbook along with your Senior Dues.  If you would like to purchase a Yearbook, go to www.jostens.com and click "Shop Your School" to get started. Contact Ms. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) with any questions. Prices increase after October 28th!

 

¡Finalmente está aquí! ¡Nuestro último año! ¡La caminata por ese escenario para obtener tu diploma está en la mira!

 

Este año los precios de las Cuotas Senior son los siguientes:

Cuotas = $ 30

Cuotas CON sudadera con capucha = $ 60

 

***Tenga en cuenta que los anuarios no están disponibles a través de las cuotas; descubra cómo pedir su anuario a continuación****

 

Este año tenemos DOS métodos para pagar sus cuotas:

 

Si tiene dificultades financieras, comuníquese con la Sra. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) de inmediato.

 

Anuarios

Este año no puede comprar su Anuario junto con sus cuotas. Si desea comprar un Anuario, vaya a www.jostens.com y haga clic en "Shop Your School" para comenzar. Comuníquese con la Sra. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) si tiene alguna pregunta. ¡Los precios aumentan después del 28 de octubre!

Jostens

www.jostens.com

 

Explore los anillos personalizados de clase universitaria y secundaria de Jostens, anuarios personalizables, anillos de campeonato, productos de graduación y más para celebrar los grandes momentos de este año.

 

Senior Prom will be May 19th, 2023 at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Be on the lookout for upcoming details!

Join in the fun, Anytime!

Are you a WHS student who wants to work out, but doesn’t want to pay for a gym?

Students: GET YOUR FIT ON! 

The Westhill Fitness Center is open to all students after school from 2:20-3:20 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PE staff will be there to assist with fitness routines and equipment instruction. No experience is necessary - bring water, bring a friend and get fit! Questions, email Mrs. Quattrocchi - cquattrocchi@stamfordct.gov 

Got a small fridge, or digital camera, you’d like to get rid of?

Yearbook is seeking the donation of a “dorm fridge,” AND ANY DIGITAL CAMERAS YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET RID OF! Gently used is fine! If anyone has any of those items and is looking to get rid of them, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov, or leave a message at 977-5891. Pick-up from anywhere in Stamford can be arranged!

Ditching an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner?

If anyone would like to donate a new or used ultrasonic cleaner for the jewelry class, room 11, Mrs. Daher - it would be greatly appreciated!

Want to help WHS students and families address food insecurity?

Project Backpack - exclusive to Westhill - asks teachers and families to pull together to help meet the basic needs of our students.  If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the main office and state that they are for Project Backpack – care of Mindy Midy. If you would like to donate money to purchase items, please make a Donors Choose gift card for Jennifer Migiano. She will be posting projects to benefit our students in need throughout the school year.

Project  

Westhill teachers and staff run Project Backpack.  This program works in conjunction with the Fill in the Blanks program.  Project Backpack is aimed at assisting the children in this school who are food-insecure to have the essentials all children need.  This includes, but is not limited to: school supplies, toiletries, snacks, and, grocery store gift cards.  If you would ever like to assist or contribute to this program, you can always do so!  We welcome parent and community support.  You can either donate directly to the school or via the Donors Choose website.

For Donations directly to the school please reach out to:

 Mindy Midy mmidy@stamfordct.gov or Giselle Robalino grobalino@stamfordct.gov 

For Donations for the Project Backpack program via the Donors Choose Website, please visit the Donors Choose site directly or reach out to:  Jennifer Migiano jmigiano@stamfordct.gov 

If you choose to donate via the Donors Choose website, and have employee matching from your company.  Please see this link for more information:

https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/articles/202000397

How to sign your child up for the Backpack program:

FREE WEEKEND FOOD for your child available through Filling in the Blanks!

How to donate on the Donors Choose Website & Items the kids are currently in need of:

When visiting the Donors Choose website first search “Westhill high school” and then find projects posted by Dr. Jennifer Migiano/Mindy Midy.  Every project for the children in project backpack will have the Project backpack in the title.  The links below are the current projects posted on Donors Choose. 

Project Backpack needs currently posted on the Donors Choose website:

Project Backpack: feminine care

Project Backpack: school planners and a snack

Project Backpack: toiletries

Project Backpack: school supplies

Project Backpack: minty fresh breath

Here is a quick video (less than 7 minutes) of how to maximize funds to projects and reduce funds that go to Donors Choose overhead.

How to maximize funds to projects when donating to Donors Choose

Also, we do not have a project posted on the website for clothes, but we are in need of adult sizes (s-xl) sweatpants and leggings for both boys and girls.  Please no junior/boys sizes as we have enough, and are very limited in our space.

In our future issues…

 

Is this you…

 

“I can’t wait for more info!”

Exciting events in the new year!

 

Not sure, but as always we know it will be SO MUCH MORE!


And lastly, the counseling department would you like to consider keeping up with them  on Instagram, @westhillcounselors

Bitmoji of WHS Teacher Ms Tobin
Kate Tobin

Basketball Hoodies! Winter Concerts! SO MUCH MORE!

THE MOST PRESSING NEWS!!!

BOYS’ BASKETBALL is selling sweatshirts, but you MUST ORDER BY MONDAY!

Hoodies for $40, to order you can Venmo Coach Nieves, @Coachberto22 with a basketball emoji. All orders/payment must be in by MONDAY, 12/12.

The Westhill Music Department will be performing at the Stamford Town Center Mall on 12/13 and 12/14 beginning at 6pm!

Next catch our talented musicians at home for the Westhill Winter Concert on 12/21 at 7pm.

 

The following is an eblast Ms. Tobin puts out to Westhill families. If it was forwarded by a friend and you’d like to be added to the distribution list, email ktobin@stamfordct.gov!

 

Parents, Guardians, Families, and our greater Westhill Community -

 

If this is your first eblast, welcome! I try to put these out monthly, and occasionally twice a month, to keep our whole Viking community connected. Please note -

  • If you need to unsubscribe, just reply with “unsubscribe” any time.

  • I will never respond to questions emailed to me that are already answered by this eblast. Please READ carefully.

  • If there’s a topic you’d like covered in a future blast, let me know!

  • Lastly, please do not email me with questions about an item if I am not the contact person listed with the item. Thank you!

 

HUNGRY for MORE INFO in general?

 

Please note that our WESTHILL WEBSITE is kept updated to-the-moment by Mr. Otterspoor, sotterspoor@stamfordct.gov.

 

And, the Daily School Announcements are now linked in Powerschool under Daily Bulletin. They are also posted on our @VikingsDean Instagram.

 

I’ve altered the EBLAST Layout… check out sections by deadline, below!

Things Happening NOW!

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

Parent-teacher conferences on December 14, 15 and 16

***KEEP IN MIND: if you can’t make the conference times/days, you can of course reach out to your Viking’s counselors/teachers anytime via email!

Westhill High School will hold parent-teacher conferences on December 14 from 12:15 to 3:00 and on December 15 and 16 from 12:15 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Students will be released from school at 11:45 am on those days. Conferences will last approximately ten (10) minutes.

You can schedule a conference with any of your child's teachers through the WHS My Conference Time website found here https://www.myconferencetime.com/westhill/ . Once on the website, type the name of your student's teacher in the "Search Schedule" box. The names of your student's teachers can be found in PowerSchool. Custom schedules can also be sent directly to all email addresses associated with a PowerSchool Parent Account .

Please note that you will be asked to select whether you would like to conference via Google Meet, a phone call, or in person at Westhill when you schedule your appointment.

Conference calendars will close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, December 13 to give teachers time to prepare. Please schedule all conferences before that time to ensure teacher availability.

Please contact your child's guidance counselor or teacher directly if you have any questions or need to schedule a separate meeting outside of the Report Card conference.

LAST CHANCE TO SEE A GREAT PLAY THIS WEEKEND!

Stamford All-School Musical

 

Tickets are on sale now for Stamford’s All-School Musical – Something Rotten! (PG-13 rating). Stamford residents ages 13 through Grade 12 make up the cast, crew and orchestra of this production with the support of theater professionals and volunteers. 

 

Now in its 15th Year, the Stamford All-School Musical will be performed on December 2, 3, 9, 10 and 11 at Westhill High School.  Click here for more information.

 

Yearbook price has gone up to $80, and will eventually increase to $100!

 

Order today! Pay less!

 

SENIORS - you also need to order, if you want a yearbook!

The yearbook is $80 now through 1/27!

 

Now-1/27: Yearbook price goes up to $80,and you can still personalize your cover!

 

1/28-on: Personalization is OVER, and Yearbook goes up to $100.

 

To order your yearbook TODAY, go to www.jostens.com 

and click "Shop Your School" to get started.

 

To check if you already ordered a yearbook, or with questions, email Ms. Tintle - ltintle@stamfordct.gov.

SENIOR ADS (and Business Ads) are due by the end of January!

SENIOR ADS: MAKE YOURS TODAY

 

Senior/Business Ads are:

Full page - $400

½ page - $230

¼ page - $115

⅛ page - $75

 

Ready to go? Start gathering some photos, think about your text, and build/buy your ad here: www.jostensadservice.com

You Can Procrastinate a Little Longer…

(but only a LITTLE)

Are you in grade 12 and want to…

- View or order your photos?

- Pick up your ID card?

- Pick up your photo order?

Yearbook PORTRAITS/ID CARDS - Grade 12

To view your Senior Portraits:

1) Go to https://www.photographybyroman.net/senior-order-landing-page

2) Click "Westhill High School."

3) Enter your student ID number, and email address.

4) Bam! View/order your photos!

 

YEARBOOK PORTRAIT CHOICES - had to be made already. And students had opportunity to check their choice with Ms. Tobin.

 

ID Cards: Have not been delivered yet, as soon as they are all seniors will be notified in email.

 

Portrait Orders: For seniors are shipped directly to your house, by the photo company.

Senior Dues

 

Is this you…

 

“I am a senior.”

ORDER your CAP/GOWN for Graduation!

The price keeps increasing! 

 

This year Senior Dues prices are as follows:

Senior Dues = $30 

Senior Dues WITH Hoodie = $60

 

***Please note that yearbooks are not available through Senior Dues - find out how to order your yearbook below****

 

This year we have TWO methods for paying your dues:

  • IN PERSON in Room 307 (Ms. Leveille) or in Room 310 (Ms. Grant).

  • Bring your payment (via cash, check made out to "Westhill High School", or money order) in a SEALED envelope labeled with your Student ID#

  • Be prepared to fill out Cap & Gown information upon drop off

  • ONLINE (service fees apply)

  • You must have a MySchoolBucks account and associate your student number to the account

  • If you want your dues with a hoodie, you must add BOTH to your cart

 

If you are experiencing financial difficulties please reach out to Ms. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) immediately!

 

Yearbooks

This year you are not able to purchase your Yearbook along with your Senior Dues.  If you would like to purchase a Yearbook, go to www.jostens.com and click "Shop Your School" to get started. Contact Ms. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) with any questions. Prices increase after October 28th!

 

¡Finalmente está aquí! ¡Nuestro último año! ¡La caminata por ese escenario para obtener tu diploma está en la mira!

 

Este año los precios de las Cuotas Senior son los siguientes:

Cuotas = $ 30

Cuotas CON sudadera con capucha = $ 60

 

***Tenga en cuenta que los anuarios no están disponibles a través de las cuotas; descubra cómo pedir su anuario a continuación****

 

Este año tenemos DOS métodos para pagar sus cuotas:

 

Si tiene dificultades financieras, comuníquese con la Sra. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) de inmediato.

 

Anuarios

Este año no puede comprar su Anuario junto con sus cuotas. Si desea comprar un Anuario, vaya a www.jostens.com y haga clic en "Shop Your School" para comenzar. Comuníquese con la Sra. Tobin (ktobin@stamfordct.gov) o la Sra. Tintle (ltintle@stamfordct.gov) si tiene alguna pregunta. ¡Los precios aumentan después del 28 de octubre!

Jostens

www.jostens.com

 

Explore los anillos personalizados de clase universitaria y secundaria de Jostens, anuarios personalizables, anillos de campeonato, productos de graduación y más para celebrar los grandes momentos de este año.

 

Senior Prom will be May 19th, 2023 at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Be on the lookout for upcoming details!

Join in the fun, Anytime!

Are you a WHS student who wants to work out, but doesn’t want to pay for a gym?

Students: GET YOUR FIT ON! 

The Westhill Fitness Center is open to all students after school from 2:20-3:20 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PE staff will be there to assist with fitness routines and equipment instruction. No experience is necessary - bring water, bring a friend and get fit! Questions, email Mrs. Quattrocchi - cquattrocchi@stamfordct.gov 

Got a small fridge, or digital camera, you’d like to get rid of?

Yearbook is seeking the donation of a “dorm fridge,” AND ANY DIGITAL CAMERAS YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET RID OF! Gently used is fine! If anyone has any of those items and is looking to get rid of them, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov, or leave a message at 977-5891. Pick-up from anywhere in Stamford can be arranged!

Want to help WHS students and families address food insecurity?

Project Backpack - exclusive to Westhill - asks teachers and families to pull together to help meet the basic needs of our students.  If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the main office and state that they are for Project Backpack – care of Mindy Midy. If you would like to donate money to purchase items, please make a Donors Choose gift card for Jennifer Migiano. She will be posting projects to benefit our students in need throughout the school year.

Project  

Westhill teachers and staff run Project Backpack.  This program works in conjunction with the Fill in the Blanks program.  Project Backpack is aimed at assisting the children in this school who are food-insecure to have the essentials all children need.  This includes, but is not limited to: school supplies, toiletries, snacks, and, grocery store gift cards.  If you would ever like to assist or contribute to this program, you can always do so!  We welcome parent and community support.  You can either donate directly to the school or via the Donors Choose website.

For Donations directly to the school please reach out to:

 Mindy Midy mmidy@stamfordct.gov or Giselle Robalino grobalino@stamfordct.gov 

For Donations for the Project Backpack program via the Donors Choose Website, please visit the Donors Choose site directly or reach out to:  Jennifer Migiano jmigiano@stamfordct.gov 

If you choose to donate via the Donors Choose website, and have employee matching from your company.  Please see this link for more information:

https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/articles/202000397

How to sign your child up for the Backpack program:

FREE WEEKEND FOOD for your child available through Filling in the Blanks!

How to donate on the Donors Choose Website & Items the kids are currently in need of:

When visiting the Donors Choose website first search “Westhill high school” and then find projects posted by Dr. Jennifer Migiano/Mindy Midy.  Every project for the children in project backpack will have the Project backpack in the title.  The links below are the current projects posted on Donors Choose. 

Project Backpack needs currently posted on the Donors Choose website:

Project Backpack: feminine care

Project Backpack: school planners and a snack

Project Backpack: toiletries

Project Backpack: school supplies

Project Backpack: minty fresh breath

Here is a quick video (less than 7 minutes) of how to maximize funds to projects and reduce funds that go to Donors Choose overhead.

How to maximize funds to projects when donating to Donors Choose

Also, we do not have a project posted on the website for clothes, but we are in need of adult sizes (s-xl) sweatpants and leggings for both boys and girls.  Please no junior/boys sizes as we have enough, and are very limited in our space.

In our future issues…

 

Is this you…

 

“I can’t wait for more info!”

Exciting events in the new year!

 

Not sure, but as always we know it will be SO MUCH MORE!


And lastly, the counseling department would you like to consider keeping up with them  on Instagram, @westhillcounselors

 

Kate (Ms. Tobin, for student folk)

 

Bitmoji of WHS Teacher Ms Tobin
Kate Tobin

THE MOST PRESSING NEWS!!!

COME TO THE HOMECOMING GAME!

  Westhill will be hosting this year's annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Westhill and Stamford HS. The game is at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow in our stadium. Attend and support our student athletes in the final game of the fall season! Tomorrow is also Senior Day, and we will be honoring the senior cheerleaders and football team members prior to the game. The senior recognition will begin at 9:20.

   If you are planning on attending, to purchase tickets:  

https://events.ticketspicket.com/agency/84f967c6-dec7-4413-8ff4-8da43328b582/events/2f966ae7-ca42-41d3-9fc2-89309e3a842e Tickets are $5, Students are free with their ID card!

   Finally, please know that we do have restricted parking for home football games.  There will be no parking available behind-the school, including the lots that run along the softball and baseball fields.

   I hope you will join us on what promises to be a beautiful Thanksgiving Day and support our student-athletes as they battle their cross-town rivals for the Robotti Trophy, year-long bragging rights, and the final fall point in this year's Battle for the City Cup.

  • Mr. Cerone, Athletic Director

Do you have a grade 9, 10, or 11 student? Did you order their yearbook photos?

If you placed an “on time” Yearbook photo order with Photography by Roman for an underclass photo package, your photos are now available to pick-up in room 432. Students can pick up photos Period 3 ANY day, Period 4 on B days, and directly afterschool ANY day.

Please, before emailing me about “where is my photo order???” CHECK YOUR CHILD’S BACKPACK!

If you placed a “late” photo order, you had to pay for shipping and give a shipping address, and your photos should be arriving in your mailbox any day.

The Senior Bio Form WILL CLOSE THIS WEEKEND!

To submit a “bio” - a quote they like and list of their activities (sports, clubs, jobs, community activities) that will appear directly under their Senior Portrait in the yearbook - seniors must sign-in to and fill-out this Form: https://forms.gle/yjxve9w56KvUg1Mr8 

Only seniors can access and fill-in this Form. This is just informational for Families.

 

The following is an eblast Ms. Tobin puts out to Westhill families. If it was forwarded by a friend and you’d like to be added to the distribution list, email ktobin@stamfordct.gov!

 

Parents, Guardians, Families, and our greater Westhill Community -

 

If this is your first eblast, welcome! I try to put these out monthly, and occasionally twice a month, to keep our whole Viking community connected. Please note -

  • If you need to unsubscribe, just reply with “unsubscribe” any time.

  • I will never respond to questions emailed to me that are already answered by this eblast. Please READ carefully.

  • If there’s a topic you’d like covered in a future blast, let me know!

  • Lastly, please do not email me with questions about an item if I am not the contact person listed with the item. Thank you!

 

HUNGRY for MORE INFO in general?

 

Please note that our WESTHILL WEBSITE is kept updated to-the-moment by Mr. Otterspoor, sotterspoor@stamfordct.gov.

 

And, the Daily School Announcements are now linked in Powerschool under Daily Bulletin. They are also posted on our @VikingsDean Instagram.

 

I’ve altered the EBLAST Layout… check out sections by deadline, below!

Things Happening NOW!

Visual and Performing Arts is planning a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

on January 24th, 2023.

 

We are looking for donations to off-set the cost per student. Currently the cost per student for the trip, including travel and museum admission, is $47.20. If you can help in any way, it would be much appreciated.

 

Mrs. Konrad, Department Head for VaPA

Cash App $rjkonrad

Venmo @Robinkonrad

Check payable to Westhill High School

Note: Art Activity Fund

 

Questions, email rkonrad@stamfordct.gov 

Stamford All-School Musical

 

Tickets are on sale now for Stamford’s All-School Musical – Something Rotten! (PG-13 rating). Stamford residents ages 13 through Grade 12 make up the cast, crew and orchestra of this production with the support of theater professionals and volunteers. 

 

Now in its 15th Year, the Stamford All-School Musical will be performed on December 2, 3, 9, 10 and 11 at Westhill High School.  Click here for more information.

 

Yearbook price has gone up to $80, and will eventually increase to $100!

 

Order today! Pay less!

 

SENIORS - you also need to order, if you want a yearbook!

The yearbook is $80

now through 1/27!

 

Now-1/27: Yearbook price goes up to $80,

and you can still personalize your cover!

 

1/28-on: Personalization is OVER, and Yearbook goes up to $100.

 

To order your yearbook TODAY, go to www.jostens.com 

and click "Shop Your School" to get started.

 

To check if you already ordered a yearbook, or with questions, email Ms. Tintle - ltintle@stamfordct.gov.

SENIOR ADS (and Business Ads) are due by the end of January!

SENIOR ADS: MAKE YOURS TODAY

 

Senior/Business Ads are:

Full page - $400

½ page - $230

¼ page - $115

⅛ page - $75

 

Ready to go? Start gathering some photos, think about your text, and build/buy your ad here: www.jostensadservice.com

LAST CALL for Senior Sibling photos!

 

Must be received by THIS FRIDAY!

 

Do you have a SENIOR and their SIBLING at Westhill?

 

Want to include a FREE picture in the yearbook?

SENIORS “and their Sibling” PHOTOS!

 

So far, we only have photos from the Duarte, Hitlin, Anderson, Cantrell/Homicki, Sharma, Strezoski, Tropea, Cooper, Gavrylchuk, Brzoska, McLaughlin, Nocera, Quattrocchi, Waterbury, and Socci siblings! 

 

You must follow these directions. Any submissions that do not will be ignored, and will not appear in the yearbook -

1) Take a photo with you and all your Westhill siblings, PROVIDED at least one is a SENIOR. The photo should show your sibling relationship. You both play a sport? Put your jerseys on and hold your equipment, or take the photo of you playing against each other. You like each other? Hug. You fight all the time? Cross your arms, lean back-to-back, look grumpy.

2) Take the photo OUTSIDE with the beautiful September blue sky and fall foliage as a backdrop.

3) Do any light editing you need to do to your photo - cropping, punching up the color.

4) Send your photo (ONE photo, pick the best one!) to ktobin@stamfordct.gov - as an ATTACHMENT - NOW! ASAP! NOW! Send it at the HIGHEST RESOLUTION your phone/camera allows.

You Can Procrastinate a Little Longer…

(but only a LITTLE)

Are you in grade 12 and want to…

- View or order your photos?

- Pick up your ID card?

- Pick up your photo order?

Yearbook PORTRAITS/ID CARDS - Grade 12

To view your Senior Portraits:

1) Go to https://www.photographybyroman.net/senior-order-landing-page

2) Click "Westhill High School."

3) Enter your student ID number, and email address.

4) Bam! View/order your photos!

 

YEARBOOK PORTRAIT CHOICES - had to be made already. And students had opportunity to check their choice with Ms. Tobin.

 

ID Cards: Have not been delivered yet, as soon as they are all seniors will be notified in email.

 

Portrait Orders: For seniors are shipped directly to your house, by the photo company.

Senior Dues

 

Is this you…

 

“I am a senior.”

ORDER your CAP/GOWN for Graduation! 

 

 

Be sure to check your email for information regarding SENIOR DUES, from Mrs. Grant and Ms. Leveille.

 

This year Senior Dues prices are as follows:

Senior Dues (includes graduation cap/gown) = $30 

Senior Dues WITH Class of 2023 Hoodie = $55

 

***Please note that yearbooks are not available through Senior Dues - find out how to order your yearbook above****

 

This year we have TWO methods for paying your dues:

  • IN PERSON in Room 307 (Ms. Leveille) or in Room 310 (Ms. Grant).

  • Bring your payment (via cash, check made out to "Westhill High School", or money order) in a SEALED envelope labeled with your Student ID#

  • Be prepared to fill out Cap & Gown information upon drop off

  • ONLINE (service fees apply)

  • You must have a MySchoolBucks account and associate your student number to the account

  • If you want your dues with a hoodie, you must add BOTH to your cart

 

If you are experiencing financial difficulties please reach out to Ms. Grant (cgrant@stamfordct.gov) or Ms. Leveille (jleveille@stamfordct.gov) immediately!

 

Senior Prom will be May 19th, 2023 at the Loading Dock in Stamford. Be on the lookout for upcoming details!

Join in the fun, Anytime!

Are you a WHS student who wants to work out, but doesn’t want to pay for a gym?

Students: GET YOUR FIT ON! 

The Westhill Fitness Center is open to all students after school from 2:20-3:20 every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. PE staff will be there to assist with fitness routines and equipment instruction. No experience is necessary - bring water, bring a friend and get fit! Questions, email Mrs. Quattrocchi - cquattrocchi@stamfordct.gov 

CONGRATS TO…

Congratulations to our four Westhill Viking Baseball Players who recently signed their commitment letters to attend, and play baseball, in college.  Those students are Kyle Kipp (Boston College), Eric Osterhus (Fordham University), Marco Ratermann (Brandeis University) and Lance Alswanger-Busch (Manhattanville College).  

Got a small fridge or microwave you’d like to get rid of?

Yearbook is seeking the donation of a “dorm fridge,” AND ANY DIGITAL CAMERAS YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET RID OF! Gently used is fine! If anyone has any of those items and is looking to get rid of them, please email ktobin@stamfordct.gov, or leave a message at 977-5891. Pick-up from anywhere in Stamford can be arranged!

Want to help WHS students and families address food insecurity?

Project Backpack - exclusive to Westhill - asks teachers and families to pull together to help meet the basic needs of our students.  If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the main office and state that they are for Project Backpack – care of Mindy Midy. If you would like to donate money to purchase items, please make a Donors Choose gift card for Jennifer Migiano. She will be posting projects to benefit our students in need throughout the school year.

Project  

Westhill teachers and staff run Project Backpack.  This program works in conjunction with the Fill in the Blanks program.  Project Backpack is aimed at assisting the children in this school who are food-insecure to have the essentials all children need.  This includes, but is not limited to: school supplies, toiletries, snacks, and, grocery store gift cards.  If you would ever like to assist or contribute to this program, you can always do so!  We welcome parent and community support.  You can either donate directly to the school or via the Donors Choose website.

For Donations directly to the school please reach out to:

 Mindy Midy mmidy@stamfordct.gov or Giselle Robalino grobalino@stamfordct.gov 

For Donations for the Project Backpack program via the Donors Choose Website, please visit the Donors Choose site directly or reach out to:  Jennifer Migiano jmigiano@stamfordct.gov 

If you choose to donate via the Donors Choose website, and have employee matching from your company.  Please see this link for more information:

https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/articles/202000397

How to sign your child up for the Backpack program:

FREE WEEKEND FOOD for your child available through Filling in the Blanks!

How to donate on the Donors Choose Website & Items the kids are currently in need of:

When visiting the Donors Choose website first search “Westhill high school” and then find projects posted by Dr. Jennifer Migiano/Mindy Midy.  Every project for the children in project backpack will have the Project backpack in the title.  The links below are the current projects posted on Donors Choose. 

Project Backpack needs currently posted on the Donors Choose website:

Project Backpack: feminine care

Project Backpack: school planners and a snack

Project Backpack: toiletries

Project Backpack: school supplies

Project Backpack: minty fresh breath

Here is a quick video (less than 7 minutes) of how to maximize funds to projects and reduce funds that go to Donors Choose overhead.

How to maximize funds to projects when donating to Donors Choose

Also, we do not have a project posted on the website for clothes, but we are in need of adult sizes (s-xl) sweatpants and leggings for both boys and girls.  Please no junior/boys sizes as we have enough, and are very limited in our space.

Do you have old coffee table books? Magazines? Newspapers?

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Art classes needs discarded books of this nature:

*hardcover NO PAPERBACKS

*8x10 and larger

*those coffee table books collecting dust you stopped putting out/outdated textbooks

As well as newspaper, and magazines.

Please drop off to the main office, and let them know it’s for the Art department!

Got spare YARN?

🧶ART CLASSES NEED YARN DONATIONS🧶

All YARN DONATIONS are appreciated

Please bring/send them to:

Tamara Dilworth, RM 8

In our future issues…

 

Is this you…

 

“I can’t wait for more info!”

Any holiday concert and/or celebration information, when it becomes available! 

 

Not sure, but as always we know it will be SO MUCH MORE!


And lastly, the counseling department would you like to consider keeping up with them  on Instagram, @westhillcounselors

 

 

  Kate (Ms. Tobin, for student folk)