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Vietnam Veteran and Author visits WHS

Eleven Months and Nineteen Days by John Bowen Vietnam veteran John Bowen, 74, winner of the silver medal award for his book 11 months and 19 days, came to Western High School to talk to students about his experiences... Read More

WiredCats win THINK AWARD

At the 2014 FAU Tech Runway Invitational, our own Western Wiredcats (Robotics) won the THINK AWARD for Engineering Knowledge. Go WiredCats! Read More

ASL Sign Caroling

ASL classes had their Friday morning spent spreading Christmas cheer as they went door-to-door teaching classes how to carol in sign language! Photographs courtesy of JP Statman, Media Crew Photographer Read More

PTSA Reflections Awards

Wildcat Pride in Traditional and Digital Arts Earlier this year, PTSA launched the second iteration of their contest, "Reflections" which challenges students to creatively express their thoughts on a theme through... Read More


Are you ready for some winter sports? SOFTBALL IS TRAINING NOW! Let's have a GREAT SEASON, Lady Wildcats! Read More

Soccer Update - Boys

Boys Soccer December Kick-Off Boys Wildcat Soccer is off to a great December!  They started this month with a win over Plantation High, beating the Colonels, 2-1. Strikers Sebastian Horvath (Fr) and Brice Johnson (Jr)... Read More

STEM WiredCats @ Treasure Coast HS!

The Western STEM Wiredcats @WHSWiredcats competed in the Treasure Coast High School Robotics Competition on December 6, 2014.  The final teams ranks were not determined as of yesterday but Western placed in at least the... Read More

Candelight 2014 - Western Chorus Goes to Disney!

Candlelight Since August had the students of Brandon Monse’s Concert Choir undergone intense rehearsals and countless in- and after-school practices. After a rigorous audition process, their toils paid off: ninety-five... Read More

La Universidad? Si, Se Puede!

The School Board will be offering an event full of Spanish-speaking presenters to educate parents (specifically Hispanic) on the importance of sending their kids to higher education! Not only is our own principal Mr. Arrojo... Read More

ASL Promotes Literacy at Flamingo Elementary!

12 students from Western's ASL language program went over to Flamingo Elementary to teach basic sign language skills. 4 students per class gave a lesson to the kids at Flamingo and helped promote ASL literacy! Read More

Seniors - BRIGHT FUTURES applications are available!

SENIOR TEACHERS , PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR STUDENTS.PLEASE. Every senior should apply if they are graduating! Hi Seniors, It is time to apply for the FFAA/ Bright Futures State Merit Scholarship Program.  The application... Read More

National Write-Off Winner, Kayla Jensen!

The Journalism Education Association (JEA) holds a national write-off competition and their annual high school journalism conventions. At the fall convention in Washington, DC, Kayla Jensen earned an award for Excellence... Read More

Congratulations to our art winners!

  Greetings, [Image:12314_101801_1.png] On behalf of the Orange Bowl, thank you for participating in the 2014 Orange Bowl Creative Art Contest. The contest was a tremendous success thanks to you and your students.... Read More


Monday, December 15, 2014 *Attend Periods 1 & 2 and Period 7 EXAM 7:30 – 8:28                            *Regular Period 1 8:28 – 8:35                           ... Read More


Cypress Bay found themselves all flash and no thunder last night as the Wildcats beat them down with an impressive showing of skill, routing the Lightning with a 53-35 victory! Read More


    Monday 12/8- Holiday Sock Day Tuesday 12/9- Holdiay Movie (Character) Day Wednesday 12/10- Ugly Sweater Day Thursday 12/11 - Snowflake(whiteout)/Candy Cane Day Friday 12/12- S'winter Day (South Florida... Read More

Boys Varsity Soccer Update 12/1

Boys Varsity Soccer November Wrap-up In the days before the Thanksgiving break, our Western High Boys Soccer team faced Cypress Bay, Cooper City and Nova High Schools. They had their 1st (and hopefully only) loss to... Read More

Reassignment Now Open

Magnet School registration is now open, see/download PDF below. Click here to download the form. Read More

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us here at Western, from Principal Arrojo to your APs to your teachers and staff, we want to wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Remember to give thanks for all that you have in your life and come on back... Read More

Macy's Make-A-Wish for Lizzy Shea!

Video Story from ABC-10 here! (Story courtesy of ABC-10) At just 18 months old, Elizabeth Shea was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. It can... Read More

Senior of the Month - Jacquelyn Fishback!

Jacquelyn has impressed her teachers and counselors through her desire to face challenges and her candid love of learning. She has a 5.26 GPA, ranks 7th in her class, and she has 326 sevice hours. However, she does not... Read More

Giving Thanks to Our Teachers

A hearty and deeply gracious thank you goes out to the Dagen Family, who generously sponsored a staff lunch for Western HS today. Every staff member is thankful for this delicious and exquisite meal and extend a huge THANK... Read More

Brag About Your School - Harvest Drive on NBC6!

Western's Harvest Drive has been a success for many years, and today it was featured on NBC6! #BragAboutYourSchool! AM teaser PM... Read More


1.  Community Drop Off and Sorting: Friday, November 21st,  3:00pm - 9:00pm at Western High Mini-Gym **** Please bring your food and items to Western High on this date. Please, if possible, sort the food and... Read More

Signing Day

Congrats to these four student athletes! Signing day is a culmination of years of hard work and dedication. Go Wildcats! Read More

Positive Difference Program - October Winners

A hearty thank you to October's Positive Difference makers! These students were caught "doing the right thing" in October and have been rewarded for making a positive difference in our school! Henry Inglesia Vyannie... Read More

Boys Soccer - Another win!

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team took the S. Broward Bulldogs for a walk on Mon.,  Nov 17th. Western - 3, South Broward - 2 Marco Romano (Jr), Joey Barranco (Jr), and Ethan Elalouf (Jr) each scored 1 goal. Sebastian... Read More

Congratulations to our Employee and Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations in order to our 2014 Employee and Teacher of the year, Lauren Cohen (Guidance Director) and Coach Mike Korir (Cross Country, Maintenance Crew) From left to right: Coach Mike, Prinicpal Arrojo, Lauren... Read More

Brazilian Voices

Brazilian Voices graced our school with their presence this week! If you missed this amazing performance, you can still check them out on youtube! (Note: This was not the performance from our school) Read More

Western High School’s STEM Academy Exhibits Solar Car Designed and Built by Students at Miami International Auto Show

  Students from Western High School’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program will exhibit a full-size solar car, designed and built by the students at this year’s Miami International Auto... Read More

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