Students learned firsthand the consequences of driving under the influence during a mock DUI crash on Thursday, April 14, staged at Portsmouth West High School, located on US HWY 52. This educational program is designed to create a realistic scene showing how alcohol- and drug-related traffic accidents can impact those involved.


This program coincides with

Reality Fair

Written By: Trenton Cole and Derrek Carver

Photos By: Kristie Copley



The reality fair, sponsored by DESCO Federal Credit Union, was primarily to show the senior students at Portsmouth West High School and students in Mr. Doug Williams’ Economics classes, what adulthood will be like. This hands-on activity for the students showed,

ALL students entering 12th grade this August (this includes students attending SCCTC) must receive a Meningococcal (meningitis prevention) immunization.  This immunization must be administered PRIOR to entry into 12th grade AND proof of such received at the high school (SCCTC staff will notify our high school of any immunization records received at SCCTC). 


Diane Baringer, RN, BSN

School Nurse


    Complete Immunizations Requirements

 August 17, 2017


 Students and Parents: 

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





8/18 Grilled Cheese

8/21 Hamburger

8/22 Grilled Chicken Salad

8/23 Pizza

8/24 Soft Taco

8/25 Chicken Nuggets 




2017 | 2018 ACT TEST DATES

September 9, 2017

October 28, 2017

December 9, 2017

February 10, 2018

April 14, 2018

June 9, 2018







Marching Band:




Beta Club: Congratulations to the following 2017/18 Beta Officers:

o   President---Jade Ratliff

o   Vice President---Abbie Powell

o   Secretary---Alec Arnett

o   Treasurer---Eli Cole

o   Historians---Madison Cochran

o   Senior Representative---Madison Compton

o   Junior Representative---Molly Taylor

o   Sophomore Representative---Breanna Skaggs 

o   **Directors of Activities---Isaiah Norman, Kim Tieman, and Halee Butcher








Boys Soccer:


Girls Soccer:


Boys and Girls Golf:





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



Important Dates   

8/16             First Day of school for 2017-2018 school year!
8/14            Meet the Teams & Open House 
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