As of right now WestMart is asking for a hold on clothing donations until further notice. We have a huge inventory of clothing, but right now all racks and tables are full. I will send out notice by email and also WestMart Facebook page when we will be again accepting clothing donations.
Food Pantry-Large variety of can goods and non-perishables –Available anytime to anyone in need.
March 11th @ Project Glass Slipper- high school cafeteria, WestMart is providing a no cost prom dress and accessories. Will have areas set up with dresses, shoes, accessories, and makeup. Still in need of prom shoes, handbags, and jewelry.
WestMart want to thank the staff and the West Side community for your generosity and compassion. Without you WestMart could not work.
Article by Jennifer Moorhead
The Portsmouth West High School Mock Trial team will advance to the Regional Mock Trial Competition after winning both its matches against River Valley High School at the district competition Jan. 20. The team is coached by Ms. Jennifer Moorhead with Mr. Jay Willis serving as legal advisor. Eli Cole and Noah Lovins won Outstanding Attorneys awards, while Alec Arnett and Jordan Willis won Outstanding Witnesses awards.
“This group of kids came together and was determined to do well,” said Ms. Moorhead. “They have done all their own work and with this type of preparation, even though they are inexperienced, they became strong. We look forward to advancing our methods and taking it to the next level at Regionals.”
Team members include the Plaintiffs: Noah Lovins and Emily Funston, attorneys; JP Igaz and Jordan Willis, witnesses; and the Defense: Eli Cole and Abby Riley, attorneys; and Kaitlyn Bell and Alec Arnett, witnesses. Candice Orris serves as bailiff/timekeeper. Photo by Sharee Price
The team would like [...]
Congratulations to Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Belcher in being chosen Real Estate Gallery & pulseFM 98.3 Teacher of the Month! Each month the Real Estate Gallery & pulseFM accept nominations submitted by individuals throughout the local communities. Ms. Belcher was chosen as a result of multiple nominations explaining why she should be chosen for the honor.
Kudos to Ms. Lisa Belcher, Teacher of the Month! Thank you for your continued dedication in providing an awesome learning environment and experience!
WestMart is proud to announce our first annual Prom Attire Drive! We would like to make sure that every disadvantaged high school student wishing to attend their high school prom can do so. Shouldn’t every high school student get to attend their prom? We think so!
What we're asking for:
New or Gently Used Prom or formal dresses, suits, shoes, ties, purses, and accessories for both young men and women. There is always a critical need for plus size dresses, dress clothes for young men.
New undergarments, shapers, make up, make up brushes, hair products, hair accessories, hair irons, shaving kits, shoe polish, silk corsages and boutonnieres.
Gift Certificates are needed to restaurants, florists, and prom attire rentals to complete their prom experience.
We would like to invite all PWE students and families to join us for our West Rocks Literacy & Math night. We have an evening full of fun, educational activities planned to assist our students and families in reaching their goals for success in reading and math. Please join us for this awesome event.
DATE: January 25, 2017
TIME: 5:30 - 7:OO pm
Food will be served from 5:30 - 6:00 pm.
Student led learning sessions will be held 6:00 - 7:00 pm.
All are welcome!
WEST ELEMENTARY ROCKS LITERACY & MATH!
January is School Board Appreciation Month. The Washington-Nile Local School District would like to recognize our Board of Education. Our board members work very hard to meet the needs of our students. It takes time and dedication to ensure our district is meeting those needs. Our district would like to thank each board member for their time and service they provide to our school community. Our 2016-2017 board members are; Tom Berry, Julie Essman, Craig Hazelbaker, Ed Hileman, and Jane Kouns.
Thanks for all you do for the Washington-Nile Local School District!
Helping Homeless Vets
By. MaKayla Cooper
On December 15 the PWHS Key Club set up an "Ugly Christmas Sweater" contest to help homeless veterans for the holidays. The cost was $1 to participate and 100% of proceeds go to homeless Veterans. There was a winner chosen from each grade, each winner with the best Christmas sweater won a iTunes gift card provided by the school. We’d like to thank the Key Club for their generous act of kindness during the holidays.
Winners of the Contest
Freshman - Tori Pennington
Sophomore - Levi Gleim
Junior- Taylor Coleman
Senior- Kayleigh Coleman