Congratulations to Portsmouth West High School's 2017-2018 February Students of the Month!
Pictured l-r: senior Layla McGinnis, junior Levi Gleim, sophomore Savannah Baker, and freshman Rhett Estep
PWHS Baseball is selling tickets for its annual rib dinner on March 28, 2018. With the purchase of a $10 ticket, you will receive a petite rib dinner with two sides from The Ribber. Dinners must be picked up from Portsmouth West Elementary cafeteria from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. All proceeds from the dinner benefit PW Dugout Club. To purchase tickets, see any baseball player or Angie Opperman.
Senior Caleb Deaver signed his letter of intent on Feb. 23 to play football at Wilmington College. Pictured with Caleb is his mother, Julie, and father, Marvin.
Senior Jacob Hall signed a letter of intent Feb. 20 to play football at Cincinnati Christian University. Pictured with Jacob are his father Chris Hall, mother Ginny Hall, and Coach Johnson.
Senior soccer player Dalton Meyers signed a letter of intent Friday, Feb. 9, to play soccer at Tiffin University.
Pictured sitting l-r: brother Dylan Meyers, father Dave Meyers, Dalton Meyers, mother Lisa Meyers
Standing: Coach Tom Hoggard
Congratulations to Portsmouth West High School senior Mason Book for earning the Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement rank within Boy Scouts of America. A member of area Boy Scouts of America Troop 43. Book is one of around 7 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to the Eagle Scout Fact Sheet. Among several other requirements, each candidate must earn 21 merit badges and successfully complete a significant service project benefitting his community, faith organization, or school demonstrating leadership to earn his Eagle. Book chose to give back to his community and build bike racks at Friendship Park.
Pictured above is Book with Bud Risner, troop Scoutmaster and former Portsmouth West alumnus.
Portsmouth West High School Mock Trial Team is state-bound after its Regional Competition performance on Friday, Feb. 16. Senior Jordan Willis won the Outstanding Witness award for her performance in both the plaintiff and defense trials. Senior Noah Lovins received the Outstanding Attorney award. Upon qualifying for state, PWHS is ranked among the top 35 teams in the state out of the 347 teams that competed at districts.
On Thursday and Friday, March 8-9, the team will compete at the state competition held at the Franklin County Courthouse. Saturday, March 10, the final championship round will be held at the Ohio Statehouse. The team who wins the state championship will then represent Ohio at the National High School Mock Trial Championship held in Reno, Nevada, May 10-13.