Read our Friday Connect newsletter here. This week, we celebrate talk about the Student Achievement Initiative Showcase held this month, a celebration of a decade of work by this important program that let the work of teachers and students shine.
Did you know that more than 51 million school hours are lost by students each school year because of poor dental health? To help, Big Smiles Washington is bringing in-school dental clinics to the Chehalis School District. Parents can sign their students up for dental care at a mobile clinic that will be offered at [...]
Our Staff Spotlight for October is on W.F. West Freshman Transition Specialist Adrian Jimenez.
School starts in the Chehalis School District Sept. 5 for grades 3-12, Sept. 6 for grades 1-2 and Sept. 8 for kindergarten. Check out this handy guide for some information to help your student and your family get ready for the 2023-2024 school year.
The University of Washington partners with the Chehalis School District to provide a four-day summer STEM camp focusing on engineering and medical science. The 2023 camp will be held August 7-10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to all high school students entering grades 9-12. This one-of-a-kind camp offers four days at [...]
The W. F. West High School graduating class of 2023 has officially begun the next phase in their journey in life. Graduation ceremonies in Bearcat Stadium took place on Saturday evening, June 10, 2023; and celebrations continue. Teachers and administrators joined parents, families, and friends in congratulating all graduating Bearcats and we all [...]
At W. F. West High School students can take challenging college courses and earn college credit without ever leaving the high school campus. Ambitious Bearcats can earn high school AND college credit at the same time, thanks to a partnership with Eastern Washington University, Central Washington University, and Centralia College. This program is called College [...]
The State Board of Education has announced Castulo Gonzalez, a sophomore at W. F. West High School in Chehalis, Washington, as a new member of the board. He will be sworn-in during the June 27-29 Board meeting in Renton and begin his term in July. On May 1, 2023, members of the board visited W. [...]
Please join us as we interview W. F. West graduate and world famous Madison Avenue advertising executive Barbara Feigin, author of My American Dream: A Journey from Fascism to Freedom on Monday, April 24, 2023 in the school library beginning at 6 p.m. Current Bearcats in Mr. Hergert’s Advanced Freshman English class are eager to meet [...]
Educational options for career pathways have recently increased at W. F. West thanks to new Business and Marketing teacher Kristin Ciolli. Students in Ms. Ciolli’s class have been abuzz with energy and excitement (and maybe a little caffeine) in preparation for the grand opening of The Crimson & Gray Powered by Lewis County Coffee, a [...]