Announcements

Ms. Engestrom is Mentor of the Year in Broward!

I am pleased to inform you all that the Salute to Education Scholarship Executive Steering Committee has named Virginia Engestrom as the recipient of the 2nd Annual Ross Roberts Mentor of the Year Award. Ross Roberts,... Read More

Addam's Family Musical - Drama Production!

The Drama classes are holding a musical event for the whole family!   Fri.       5/29   Addams Family Musical        Auditorium    7:00 Sat.      5/30   Addams Family Musical       ... Read More

Underclassman Awards

Underclassman awards will be held THURSDAY, MAY 28th, at 6:30 in the auditorium. Read More

Congratulations Tiffany Brazer!

Congratulations to Tiffany Brazer, who was awarded an Honorable Mention at the Silver Knights ceremony!   A listing of Broward award winners is on the Herald's site here: http://www.miamiherald.com/site-services/miami-herald-events/silver-knight/article21528234.html Read More

SCHOOL FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR 2013-2014

Dear Parent or Guardian: In accordance with Florida law, we are providing you with your child’s school financial report.  The figures in this report represent the revenues and the expenditures allocated to the school,... Read More

Donate Blood Today!

Donate blood today in the auditorium! Save a life! You might not know if you're The One With the Golden Veins, whose blood cells are accepted by everyone! Read More


Sunrise Leadership Academy Graduates

Congratulations to Jessenia Barrera, Maria Fajardo, Teddi Kaplan, and Katlyn Paz.  All four of these senior wildcats were honored during a Sunrise City Commission meeting last Wednesday as graduates of the Sunrise Leadership... Read More

WHS Debaters RULE!

Congrats WHS Debaters! Broward Novice Champs Sweepstakes Award 4 Best HS Indian Ridge dominated the middle school division! Go Wildcats!   Read More

WHS IS IN THE TOP 5% In the NATION!

Out of over 21,000 schools evaluated, WHS is #1053 (Top 5%) and in the Top 100 schools in all of Florida!   WILDCAT PRIDE! Read More

STEM Rocketry - TOP 5% IN THE NATION!

Is not easy to find the right words to express the emotions felt the last 5 days while in Washington DC. Months of intense preparation, the extra hours worked… came down to one day, one launch! But as they say in... Read More


Graduation Reminders

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Senior Dates 2015

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Seniors of the Month

This Thursday April 23, 2015, the Seniors of the Month for April and May were honored at the Weston Rotary Breakfast.  Negeen Fallahzadeh was selected by the faculty as The Senior of the Month for April, and Marisa Lefton... Read More

Softball Advances - Next Game @WHS 7pm!

  Teachers and Staff, Your Softball team defeated Taravella 6-3 Saturday in the Regional Quarterfinal. The win sets up a semifinal showdown between 11-8A District Champion Douglas and your 12-8A Champions! The game... Read More

New Class Officers!

  The results are in!! First let us applaud all those who ran for a class office, many of these new positions were decided by less than 10 votes! Thank you to all those who voted! New Sophomore Class of 2018 officers: Treasurer:... Read More

Wildcats JV Flag Football Recap

Hello Western Wildcats family! Just a little recap of this years 2014 2015 JV Flag Football season! This year  Lady Wildcats finished with a impressive 5-1 record led by a explosive offense that put together a total... Read More

WHS Chorus Earns 'Superior' at States!

Yesterday the Select Women's Chorus performed at the States level evaluation where they received an overall rating of "Superior" (the highest possible) This follows their overall rating of "Superior"... Read More


April Senior of the Month Negeen Fallahzadeh

Negeen Fallahzadeh has a 4.2 GPA and 641 community service hours.  She is The Student Government 2nd Vice-President, a member of The National Honor Society, The HOSA Blood Drive Committee Chair, Captain of her Relay for... Read More

May Senior of the Month Marisa Lefton

Marisa Lefton has a 4.9 GPA and has given over 925 community service hours.  As a Regional and International Board Member for United Synagogue 5 she has traveled around North America, Poland, and Israel working with middle... Read More

ASL Pen Pal Picnic

Western Students Picnic with their Pen Pals   Twelve years ago, Ms. Margaret Williams, the Speech and Language Pathologist for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, D/HH, at Seminole Middle School, and Mrs. Riva... Read More

1st Annual Make Her Mark Award Winner - Marisa Lefton

APRIL 20th, 2015 – The recipient of the first annual Make Her Mark award was announced today to be Marisa Lefton. The award was created by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz with the intent to recognize the women... Read More

Softball - District Champions!

Your Wildcats are softball district 12-8A Champions! Winning a thrilling 3-2 game over rival South Plantation last night at Cooper City. Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the 6th inning, Senior Lauren McInnes hit a... Read More

URGENT: NEW BELL SCHEDULE FOR 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

Effective starting in August, the new bell schedule for Western High will be changed to only have two lunches, so students will either have an A-Lunch or B-lunch day. Classes will now start at 7:40 with 6 minutes passing... Read More

SGA Elections - Video Speeches

Class of 2016 Vice President:  Evan Macak   , Samantha Hernandez Secretary: None Treasurer: Ushas Joy,  Caitlyn McCutcheon President: Moriah Edelson Vice President:  Evan Macak ,Samantha Hernandez Secretary:... Read More

Drama's Freshman Showcase!

Friday, April 10th— Excitement filled Western High’s auditorium as the Freshman Showcase initiated with a great flourish of cheers and spirit. The event had aimed to inspire incoming freshman to join and participate... Read More

STEM Summer Institute!

Dear Parents, Many of you have approached me about the 2015 STEM Summer Institute at Western High School.  If you are interested in having your children join us this summer for an extended 2-weeks program (8 days in... Read More

Cappies Review: AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN

ABOUT THE ENSEMBLE Western High's production was anchored in the commitment each actor showed to his/her respective roles. Animated personalities filled the stage, and through strong comedic timing and dynamic energy,... Read More

NOTICE: Cafeteria Payment

  Beginning Friday, May 1st, the cafeteria can not accept checks as payment for student meals for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year. Parents may still make online payments at myschoolbucks.com.   Beginning... Read More

STEM Rocketry in Finals!

As the teacher for Western High STEM Rocketry program, I am extremely proud to announce that our students have qualified to the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) National Finals in Washington DC! They have spent countless... Read More

Take Your Child to Work - Packet

Parents should call the attendance line, to excuse their child from school, if they are participating in the "Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day".   Parents/Students should download the packet that... Read More


Softball sweeps Cooper, 1st in District!

Varsity Softball completed a season sweep of Cooper City, winning 3-0 last night and secured 1st place in district. Junior Sydney Bates Pitched a shutout while hitting a triple and homerun to lead the Lady Wildcats to... Read More

411 Parent Engagement Conference

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Thank You, PTSA!

A huge THANK YOU to the PSTA and the parents who helped organize the teacher appreciation luncheon. Everyone is truly grateful for the food and the time spent on making the event a success! Thanks again, PTSA! Read More

ASL at World Language Competition

WORLD LANGUAGE ACADEMIC COMPETITION On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Western High School hosted the District World Languages Academic Competition. Thirty High Schools  participated with over one thousand students in over... Read More

Western STEM Wins Miami ePrix

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Above the Influence

  BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Diversity, Prevention & Intervention Department Above the Influence March Information and Guidelines The Above the Influence March/Rally will take place on March 13, 2015. Participants... Read More

Western Chorus attends MPA's

February 10th, 2015 – This Tuesday marked the date of the Western Concert Choir’s departure to Monarch High School, where the Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) would take place. The Women’s Choir earned an overall... Read More


FSU Singers visit Western!

Monday, February 9th – Western High School’s advanced choir enjoyed a pleasant presentation by the Florida State University Singers this week. The professional choir, conducted by highly accredited Dr. Fenton, performed... Read More


Baseball recap 3/9

Our very own Wildcats took part in a tough varsity baseball game against our infamous rivals, the Cypress Bay Lightning, on Mar. 5 that ended in a defeat; the game finished with a score of 13-8. The Lightning scored twice... Read More

A Grateful Bobcat says Thank You!

Hello Wildcats!First and foremost I want to thank all of you that in one way or another collaborated with us in making our 4th Annual DiaBEAT THIS! a success. S.O.A.P. students were extremely excited to see that all... Read More

Softball: Weekend Update

Varsity Softball, fresh off district wins over Cooper City and Cypress Bay last week, won Speedball's Black Bracket this weekend going 3-1 in the tournaments 4 games. Congratulations Wildcats on bringing home the trophy! JV... Read More


Freshman Round-Up!

Freshman Round-Up 2015Two days to choose from:Tuesday 8/ 11 Wednesday 8/12Both days 9am- 1pm Register for the Round Up now!Registration will close August 1, 2015 Incoming Wildcat class of 2019, come to... Read More

Blood Drive A Success!

Our Western Wildcats hosted their third blood drive this school year, once again hosted by HOSA.  Students in HOSA gained real world experience by watching as phlebotomists drew blood from students and staff members alike.... Read More

Lacrosse Recap

Our Wildcats put forth all their effort in a home game against the Belen Jesuit Wolverines on Mar. 3 that sadly ended in a devastating defeat of 11-2. Jonah Lieberman made the first goal of the night that left the crowd... Read More

SGA Wins Council of the Year!

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Ms. Brookman and the Western SGA for winning Council of the Year at competition! Student government attended their annual Florida Association of Student Council's State convention in Tampa, Florida... Read More

Softball wins BIG!

In the most exciting win in recent memory, Varsity Softball defeated Cypress Bay on a walk off, 7th inning triple by senior Courtney Asher! Your Wildcats fell behind early but tied the score in the 6th inning and won in... Read More


Senior Ethical Seminar

Annual Senior Ethical Seminar Dear Senior Wildcats. Every year we offer a wonderful opportunity for seniors to learn about Ethics with a group of community leaders and local business people from Davie and Weston.... Read More

Incoming 9th Grade Open House

Just a reminder that we will host the Incoming 9th Grade Open House on Wednesday evening, March 4th. The presentation will start at 6:00 in the auditorium, followed by table displays in the cafeteria area! Learn about... Read More

REMINDER: FSA Testing begins THIS MONDAY

Ninth grade students will be taking the writing portion on Monday 3/2. Tenth graders will be taking their writing portion on Tuesday 3/3. For both testing days there is an A and a B session.  This should be printed... Read More


Western High School STEM Academy Application 2015-2016.

  Thank you for your interest in Western High School's "Imagine the Impossible" STEM Academy! Please note that your responses will be submitted electronically and the application can not be saved. Therefore,... Read More


Mr. Western Highlights

The long-anticipated competition for the title of ‘Mr. Western’ occurred in the auditorium on Thursday, February the 12th. After over two hours of various skits, showcases, and talents, the winner of the title of Mr.... Read More


Annual Feedback Survey EXTENDED

Parents, Students, Teachers, and Staff:The BCPS survey window has been extended until Friday, February 20, 2015 for all groups. Please take a moment to provide your feedback and ideas to Broward County Public Schools.   Available... Read More

New Traffic Flow Procedures

Please be advised that starting Wednesday, February, 18th, Western High School will be changing the way traffic flows through the parking area on the west side of the school.  The north gate will be closed to incoming... Read More

PTSA Agenda Cover Contest Winners

Jaime Kaplan, PTSA Treasurer and Agenda Chair; Yuliana Garcia, 1st Place; William Fink, 2nd Place; Shannon Ratthe, 3rd Place and Marione Guevara, Membership and contest coordinator. Jaime Kaplan, Treasurer... Read More

Lacrosse Recap

Our very own Lady Wildcats smothered Cypress Bay after a lacrosse game that kept all spectators on the edge of their seat. Sami Mayer and Ava Cruz scored continuously throughout the night; they ended up with a total of... Read More

Bring Your Own Device Instructions

BYOD Instructions   Connect to wireless network bcpsguest with password internet Open a web browser and you will be redirected to a sign-in page. Students Information Username: Your student number Password:... Read More

2015 Literary Fair

Please see attached document for the 2014-15 Literacy Fair Guideline. Literary Fair Guidelines Read More

Lacrosse Photos

Media Crew photographers Sierra Urbaez, Spencer Bott, "DJ Gabe" Cohen and Christian Diaz bring you some photos from last night's games! Read More

College Fair 2/18

Western High College Fair will be next Wednesday Feb 18 from 6 to 8pm in the school cafeteria. This year 68 colleges and universities will visit our school. Make sure you come and bring your family and friends. The list... Read More

Curriculum Guide, Course Cards now online

The 2015-2016 Curriculum Guide, Course Selection Cards, and Registration Presentation Guides have all been posted online. Please find them in the "Graduation Requirements" section of the Guidance menu.   [Or... Read More

BRACE Events Feb thru March

Feb 10 - SAT prep classes startPrinceton Review offers SAT Prep Classes from Feb 10-March 12. Cost $339Call 800-273-8439 for more info PDF Available hereFeb 18 - College Fair - 6-8pm on cafeteria.Attach file with list... Read More

Straight-A Breakfast!

In honor of students who received Straight A’s in the second quarter, Western High School hosts a quarterly breakfast that celebrates these students and their accomplishments. Parents were also invited to take part in... Read More

Free College Readiness Courses

Broward College has created free online College Readiness MOOCs (massive online open courses) that could be helpful to students as they prepare for the PERT, SAT, ACT, and even those currently enrolled in high school Algebra... Read More

Ms. Murphy-Bozkurt is Pitsco's Teacher of the Month!

“At a very young age, I knew I wanted to be a scientist,” says Magda Murphy-Bozkurt, Pitsco Education’s February 2015 Teacher of the Month. Eventually, though, after having worked as a chemist for several years,... Read More

First Annual Winter Pep Rally

The first annual Winter Pep Rally took place in the big gym today during seventh hour. By donating two cans per person over five hundred students were able to pack into the stands to see the spectacles put forth by the... Read More

Schedule Consultation All This Week in Cafeteria!

Hi, Starting Tuesday, February 3rd through Friday, February 6th, we will have assigned times during lunches to be in the cafeteria to answer general scheduling questions, graduation requirements, course information,... Read More

Annabel Campo - 2014 National Youth Awards in Education!

Annabel is the first place winner in the State of Florida for HOSA Research Persuasive Speaking for her speech on the national obesity epidemic. She is the only minor appointed to the Youth Education and Safety Advisory... Read More

Western Cheer: 3rd place in THE STATE!

Our own Wildcat Cheerleaders took home THIRD PLACE IN THE STATE tonight! If you see a cheerleader on Monday, (and you're not too intimidate to talk to her ;D ) congratulate them on their truly AWESOME achievement! Read More

Wildcat Cafe: A review

On Thursday, the 29th of January, a true spectacle of talent and art was expressed in the drama room. The open mic cafe had great food and wonderful coffee which couldn't have beaten the entertainment of the night. Fantastic... Read More

New EOC website launched

A new resource website has been launched by the District to help plan for the upcoming EOCs!   http://academics.browardschools.com/EOC-EOY   Read More

Parent University - Info 101

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Art Show

What an amazing intelligence us humans have able to create works of Art that seemingly forms out of thin air to provoke sheer wonder, fascination, and emotion. Art that make us feel emotions we never thought were conceivable;... Read More

Holocaust Speaker shies away from no questions

January 27th -- Listening to the somber words of Bernd Wollschlaeger was a surreal dip into one of history's most horrific events. For almost an hour Wollschlaeger shared his account of how life treated a converted Jew... Read More

The Wildcats have clawed a victory of 66-62 out of the Cougars!

January, Friday 23rd – The efforts put forward by the Coconut Creek Cougars were completely smothered as the Western Wildcats demonstrated great strategy and certitude in their outstanding performance on the floor.... Read More

SAC Meeting Minutes for January

Attached are the School Action Committee minutes for January. Read More

Professional Study Day Community Meeting

There will be a community meeting on February 3 at 8am in the auditorium to discuss the addition of 4 Professional Study Days for the 2015-2016 School Year. These are 4 early release days that would be added to the calendar... Read More

Boys Soccer District match vs St. Thomas

The Western Wildcats Soccer Team put up a ferocious fight against the St. Thomas Aquinas but were unable to secure a victory. A great excitement followed the Western Wildcats onto the soil of Saint Thomas on Wednesday,... Read More

JV Wrestling

Last night Western hosted a Tri-Meet between the Cooper City Cowboys, Cypress Bay’s Wrestling Team, and our very own Wildcats Team. The night began with the Cowboys facing off against Cypress bay. Both teams struggled... Read More

WiredCats Semi-Final Finish at South Florida Robotics Championship!

  Astounding amounts of hard work, dedication and extracurricular time have gone into the production of the Western Robotics’s small robot, acknowledged as 6322. The Wiredcats’s efforts boiled down to the performance... Read More

WHS Junior Car Wash

This weekend the Junior Class held their first carwash, raising money for their prom next year. The Class of 2016 geared up and busted out their buckets and sponges at Taco Bell on University Drive and began cleaning cars... Read More

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