Harvest Drive Time of Events

1. Community Drop Off and Sorting: Friday, November 21st, 3:00pm - 9:00pm at Western High Mini-Gym   2. Family Pick Up:  Toys, Books and Clothes: Monday, November 24, 4:00pm - 8:30pm at Western High's Auditorium ... Read More

Harvest Drive on TV - #BragAboutYourSchool

Harvest Drive featured on the News! Monday, November 24th Western High Will be featured: NBC 6 @ 11:00am – 12noon NBC 6 @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm #BragAboutYourSchool 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

Magnet School Registration Now Open

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

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

Boys Varsity Soccer Update 11/14

The Wildcats kept the Raiders at bay last night with a tie score of Western 1, St. Thomas 1. Ethan Elalouf (Jr) scored on a penalty kick.  The Defense was tougher than ever with a couple of great saves by Goalkeeper,... Read More

PTSA says thank you!

  The WHS PTSA would like to thank all those who supported this month's WHS Restaurant Rally at Chipotle.  We raised $257 which will be added to our general account and help fund PTSA student programs like WOW, a Student... Read More

Boys Varsity Soccer Update

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team knocked the wind out of the Pompano High Tornadoes on Monday, Nov 10th. Western - 7, Pompano Beach High School - 1 Sebastian Horvath(Fr), George Rueda (Sr), Hector Martinez (So),... Read More

Harvest Drive Community Fun Day Sunday Nov 9th

For more information on Harvest Drive, click here! Read More

Congratulations to STEM's Robotics!

Congratuations to The Western WiredCats and their robot, who went to St. Thomas this weekend for the FTC SouthFL League Competition and finished second place! Due to the rules and conditions of the competition, this... Read More

Boys Soccer - 11/6

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team wins 1st Game of Season vs Cocunt Creek Western - 4, Coconut Creek - 0 Ethan Elalouf (Jr) scored 2 goals, Sebastian Horvath (Fr) and Joey Barranco (Jr) each scored a goal for the Wildcats.... Read More

PERT Testing

For those 10th and 11th grade students interested in doing Dual Enrollment for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 and need to take the PERT test please stop by the Guidance Office to sign up. The test will be given Mon. November... Read More

Congratulations to our Silver Knight Nominees!

  Silver Knight Nominees Category Name Athletics Shane Rudeski Business Tiffany Brazer Digital Media and Interactive Media Luis Gonzalez Drama Grant... Read More

Western High Golf - States report

Western Golf (Davie)  10th place - States Tournament 72Ethan Cairns (12) 75Felipe Torres (12) 79Luke Ashworth (11) 89Mohammad Mir (12) 89Daniel Dorchak (12) Read More

PTSA Chipotle Fundraiser!

The WHS PTSA is pleased to announce a "WHS RESTAURANT RALLY" fundraiser on Thursday, November 6th at Chipotle on 136th in Sunrise. The PTSA will receive a large percentage of all take-out and dine-in orders... Read More

This Week in Sports, 10/29, 10/30

JV Football, 7-12 Loss vs. Flanagan The final Junior Varsity football game to be played by Western High this school year has ended with a regrettable defeat of seven to twelve. The game, played on October the 29th, was... Read More

Halloween 2014

Halloween is upon us. Just check out some of these costumes I caught before breakfast was over! Read More

SMART Bonds - Update

An update for you all about the SMART Initiative, offering $800M in renovations and technology upgrades across the district. Remember, voting for this is on November 4th!   Click here for information straight from the... Read More

Western Students Win Art Contest!

The winners of the National School Lunch Poster Contest have been announced! The contest, hosted by Broward County, attracts students from all grades to submit posters advocating healthy choices and smart decisions in... Read More

ASVAB Testing

For those 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students interested in taking the ASVAB Career Exploraiton Test, please stop by the Guidance Office to sign up. The test will be administered on Tuesday November 18, 2014  during... Read More

Mole Day Celebration!

  What Is Mole Day? Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. Mole Day was created as a way to... Read More

Adriana Elliott Makes it to State Golf Championship!

  Congratulations to Adriana Elliott for qualifying to the Girls State Golf Championship. Adriana shot a 76 to finish second  and to qualify for the tournament. This is Adriana's 4th trip to the state finals, two... Read More

Davie CSI Visits Ms. Keen's Forensics!

The sight of the Davie Police’s Crime Scene Unit could only mean one thing for the excited students of Ms. Keen’s forensic science class: the CSI showcase had arrived. Gary Cortolillo, accompanied by Christina Pitrelli,... Read More

Spenser Rush Proposes a Bill!

Please join me in congratulating Spenser Rush for winning this year's Democracy In Action Initiative for her bill, The Military B.R.A.T. Act. She did an outstanding job of presenting her bill to Rep. Stark.   Video... Read More

SMART Facts - What the Bond Referendum Can Do For You

As you're already aware, this November holds a very crucial vote for our schools. There's $800 million available in funding to our education system, for technology and general infrastructure improvements. Please take a... Read More


Students may not park in the student parking lot unless they possess and display the appropriate permit. Repeated infractions will result in administrative action. Thank you. Read More

October Senior of the Month - Andrew Zhang

  Andrew Zhang has a GPA of 5.35 and more than 400hours of community service. Looking at high school records it is hard to imagine anyone more studious than Andrew. He is a National merit Scholar finalist, a National... Read More

Homecoming Week Winners

  Wildcat Olympics  Sophomore 1st place Back Drops  Seniors 1st place Golf Cart Sophomres 1st place Tug of War  Sophomores 1st place Dance  Seniors 1st place The class with the most school spirit!!  Sophomores... Read More

Pep Rally - Photos!

Awesome day at Wildcat Field! Pep Rally was amazing, the dances were great (How cool was that Batman bit?!) and everyone had a great time and got some sunburn. Here are some pictures from the Rally, and the rest can be... Read More

Pep Rally Schedule

Pep Rally Schedule 1:15 p.m. Release all pep rally participants (With the exception of football players, cheerleaders and band members, all participants must have a white wrist band) 1:30 p.m. 6th... Read More

URGENT: Flamingo Elementary Parking

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Students and Faculty who may have been using Flamingo Elementary as overflow parking are strongly encouraged to find parking elsewhere. Flamingo Elementary is entering into a phase of construction... Read More

Congratulations Girls Golf!

Congratulations to Adriana Elliott and Brooke Woodburn for qualifying for the girls regional golf tournament by placing first and third respectively in the District 22 meet. Each placed as individual players and can... Read More

SVE Students for Harvest Drive!

For more information about Harvest Drive, click here! Michele Saltzman's SVE students from Western High School  working on their special contribution to this years annual Harvest Drive. Each exceptional student participated... Read More

Character Day - Going All Out!

Collected are just a few of our students going all out for Character Day today! Read More

Kissed a Pig!

Congratulations to Mrs. Dean, whose students topped the list of donators to have her kiss a pig! This earned her 15 minutes of fame, $172 dollars and change, and a photobomb from Jordan Pinion. Congratulations Mrs. Dean! Read More

Homecoming - Spirit Week!

SPIRIT WEEK 2014 Each Class has their respective theme: Seniors: 80's/90's Juniors: 60's/70's Sophomores: 40's/50's Freshmen: 20's/30's CLASS COLORS: Seniors: BLACK Juniors: RED Sophomores: BLUE Freshmen:... Read More

Math Digital Curriculum

As part of the rollout for the 6-12 Mathematics, an online curriculum was adopted along with the print versions from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. You can access these resources as as a student. [Click here... Read More

Wear Pink!

Students wore pink today to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Student turnout was enormous, and pink could be seen in every corner of every classroom! Great jobs guys! Read More

Positive Difference Program - September Winners

Congratulations to the following students for being caught doing the right thing during September, earning them recognition for their efforts. Western High is proud to honor these students! Ceaser Villanaeva Manuel... Read More

PTSA "Reflections" Art Contest

2014-2015 Reflections Theme "The world would be a better place if..." Entry Deadline - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014 PTSA is strongly committed to supporting the Arts at Western High School. By chairing... Read More

SAC Meeting - 10/8/14 @ 3pm, Room 542

Please feel free to attend our School Advisory Committee meeting at 3pm in room 542 on October 8th, 2014. Read More

Nation Merit Award Commendations

The following students received a  Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: Maxwell Bronstein Ananya Chandra Jake Goodman Akash Mathavan Akshay Mathavan Ratnavi Shah The following... Read More

Western Zone Showcase

Broward County Public Schools will host Zone Community Showcases during the month of October. The showcase is a platform for schools to promote educational opportunities and resources available for families in each zone. Read More


On June 9, 2014, the School Board of Broward County approved Resolution 14-88, which would put a $800 Million General Obligation Bond on the November 4th ballot. The proceeds of this bond will be utilized for capital... Read More

Congratulations to September's Senior of the Month - Nicolas Pena!

Nicolas was honored at the September 18th Rotary meeting for being Western's Senior of the month.  Below is an introduction written about Nicolas by Ms Engestrom. Nicolas Pena is one of the most interesting people you... Read More

Army-sponsored STEM Bus!

On Wednesday, September 17th, the U.S. Army brought its interactive STEM exhibit to Western High School. It is designed to showcase hi-tech capabilities and opportunities within the Army. Each of the three portions is... Read More

9/30 Last day to use 2013-14 Free & Reduced Lunch #

Parents and Students, Please be aware that September 30th is the last day to use Free and Reduced Lunch numbers that have not been renewed for the 2014-2015 school year. For information about free or reduced lunch, please... Read More

9/11 Memorial: 13 Years Strong

I would like to take this time to commemorate you all on the courteous behavior and professionalism exhibited by all staff and students today at the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. This was jokingly called the most filmed event... Read More


Attn Dual Enrolled Students: It is time for you to select your classes for the Winter term (January 2015). Please go to and select 6-8 classes from the state approved dual enrollment list that you are... Read More

National Merit Award Semi-Finalists: Western Strong!

Congratulations to Nicloas Peña and Andrew Zhang for being National Merit Award Scholarship Semi-Finalists!   Read More

HOSA Blood Drive

On Friday, September 12, HOSA will be conducting its first Blood Drive of the year. Come on down to the auditorium any time of the day on Friday and donate!   Facts about Blood Needs Every two seconds someone... Read More

Class Size Requirements Being Met

Western High School Parents,As we have said time and time again, Western High is a place that students want to attend. This year we have welcomed over 100 reassigned students and many families moved into our zone specifically... Read More

United States Service Academy Day

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and BCPS will host United States Service Academy Day for prospective cadets and their parents on Sept 20 at 11am at Nova High School.  Families can learn about the tradition and... Read More

PTSA Membership Drive

PTSA 2014-2015 Membership Drive Western High School's Parent-Teacher-Student Association invites you to get involved with our great school and the Wildcat family! Please check out our webpage to find out how to join... Read More

Positive Difference Program - August Winners

Western High is proud to announce the winners of August's Positive Difference Program. These upstanding students showed their integrity and their spirit by making a positive change to the school environment around them.... Read More

Club List and Meeting Times

The 2014 club list is up! Find out what you like and catch a meeting sometime! Click here for the full list Read More

BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - Connect to the school WiFi

As many of you have probably noticed, there is a wireless network called "BCPSGuest" when you're looking for WiFi at school. The district has rolled out a new plan for internet use called Bring Your Own Device,... Read More

2014 WHS Athletic Schedule

Click here for the 2014 Western HS Athletic Schedule Read More

Broward "Conversation With the District"

Click here to read more about the 2014 Broward School District's "Conversation with the District" program. Read More


Student parking is restricted to those who have purchased a decal for the 2014-2015 school year.  If you paid through the e-store and have not yet received your decal, please do so by Friday. Cars without decals will... Read More

Western Cheer takes the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Our own Western Cheer team took the ALS Ice Bucket challenge on August 29th during our Football match with Cardinal Gibbons. What spirit, thank you Western Cheerleaders for your willingness to go the rest of the night... Read More

SAC Meeting - Sept 10, 3pm, Room 529

Please feel free to attend our first School Advisory Committee meeting at 3pm in room 529 on September 10, 2014. Future meeting dates will be determined at this meeting. Read More

School Photos!

  Underclass photo days: September 9 and 10. Underclass Make up date: October 1. Photo order pkts will be distributed to students through their 1st period teacher for parents. In order to be included in the 2015... Read More

2014-2015 Parking Pass

Decals will be distributed beginning August 4 for seniors and August 7 for juniors.  The cost is $75.  Payment can be made with cash or online at our E-Store by clicking here. Students may not park in the student... Read More

AP Summer Assignments for 2014

If you are enrolled in any of the Advanced Placement courses below, click on the subject to view your summer assignments.Purchase your textbooks ahead of time at the PTSA Bookstore website.American History Art History Art... Read More

Transcript Request Form Updated (Again!)

If you need to request a transcript, you can download the form below or pick up a transcript request form from the Guidance Office. Transcript Request Form (Electronic Request) Transcript Request Form (Hardcopy Sealed... Read More

Code of Conduct Process for 2014-15

Please click here to view information about Code of Conduct procedures for the 2014-15 school year. Read More

Important Notice to Parents and Students - Updated Code of Conduct Handbook

Parents and students, on July 1, the 2014-2015 Code of Conduct will be posted on the Broward Schools' website at   Parents and students may also access the Code of Conduct Handbook through... Read More

Forms Updated for Western Athletics

Click here to go to the Athletics Page   The following forms have been updated for the summer and the 2014-2015 School Year. Concussion Form Consent and Release Form Physical Evaluation Form Read More

Service Hours Guidelines Updated and Posted

The informational packet regarding Service Hours, Community Hours, and Volunteer Work has been updated. Check Guidance's page or download the file here. Read More

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