Jun 8, 2023

W. F. West graduates and the journey ahead

2023-06-12T14:34:21-07:00June 8th, 2023|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

May 22, 2023

Free college credit for Bearcats

2023-05-22T13:26:50-07:00May 22nd, 2023|W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

Apr 19, 2023

Author interview and book signing – April 24

2023-04-19T12:43:03-07:00April 19th, 2023|Chehalis School District, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

Mar 14, 2023

W. F. West will train its own baristas and open shop March 15

2023-04-17T11:23:46-07:00March 14th, 2023|Chehalis School District, CTE, CTE, W.F. West High School|

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 [...]

Feb 21, 2023

Using discourse to remember math concepts

2023-04-17T11:32:15-07:00February 21st, 2023|Chehalis School District, SAI, STEM, Uncategorized, W.F. West High School|

If called upon to create a graph of a linear function such as y=2x, how many adults would successfully recall instruction in their high school mathematics class?  Investigating long-term memory of knowledge learned in school is challenging and fascinating. Some researchers have determined that remembering math concepts you learn in high school strongly depends on [...]

Feb 7, 2023

Your Voice Matters: Common thoughts among parents and staff

2023-02-09T15:40:26-08:00February 7th, 2023|Chehalis Middle School, Chehalis School District, James W. Lintott Elementary, Orin C. Smith Elementary, W.F. West High School|

What’s working well in the Chehalis School District and what can we improve? These questions were asked of parents in the fall. In fact, anyone could respond to these questions. They were posed in an online conversation using the engagement tool called Thoughtexchange. Nearly eleven thousand ratings were made of the 212 comments shared by [...]