February 23, 2017


Instructional day # 111.5/180


Students and Parents:

Use this direct link to the ODE website for information on graduation requirements.





2/23  Sloppy Joe

2/24  Chicken Patty Sandwich



Students are to proceed directly into the school upon arrival on school grounds.  Students should not linger outside or in vehicles.  Remember, driving to school is a privilege not a right.  

Also, cell phones are not to be used in the cafeteria/school in the morning or throughout the day. Cell phones will be confiscated and a Wednesday School assigned. 




 ACT Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Required
April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4 - 17, 2017
June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6 - 19, 2017


For more information about signing up , please see your guidance office.  



A College Credit Plus (CCP) informational meeting will be held on Monday, March 6th at 6:00 pm. Brittany Corsaro from Shawnee State will be present.


 College Credit Plus (CCP)

The CCP program allows students to earn high school AND college credit simultaneously while still in high school at little to no cost to the student/parent.

  •      Letter of Intent to apply for the CCP program is due to the school guidance counselor on or before Friday, March 31, 2017.


  •      Application for the CCP program is due on or before Friday, April 14, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.
    • Applications should include the application form, transcript and test scores.
      • test scores may be from the ACT or from the Accuplacer placement test. More info about practice accuplacer questions can be found at the company website




Operation Glass Slipper - Select a Free Prom Dress, Jewelry,  and or accessories on Saturday, March 11th @ 10:00 a.m. in the  High School Cafeteria

The Key Club is collecting personal care items for Ohio’s Homeless Veterans (February 13-24).  Collection boxes are located in the office.

Yellow ribbons are being sold in the cafeteria during lunch for a child in our community that has recently diagnosed with cancer. He and his family are in need of financial assistance.


Congratulations to the following students that were selected by the American Legion to represent West at Buckeye Boys' State this summer at Miami University:


Austin Scott

Alec Arnett

Mason Book

Eli Cole









Tennis sign-up sheet - in the office.







Boys Track 


Girls Track 






Up to Date Information regarding all of PWHS's sports can also be found by going to this website:

  1. Type in Portsmouth West High School in the search box.
  2. Then select our school.
  3. Click on the sport you want information regarding schedule dates and times. 



Important Dates   

2/24             Senior Meeting (10:30)
3/10             Senior Reality Fair (Gym)
3/11             Operation Glass Slipper 10:00 a.m.
3/14             Miami Scholars (9:30)
3/17              End of 3rd Quarter
3/23             No School - Waiver Day a.m.
                     Parent-Teacher Conferences 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
3/24             No School
4/13-17        No School - Spring Break
4/18             Return to School
4/22             PROM
5/28             Graduation 2:30 pm
5/29             No School - Memorial Day
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