Student and Staff Achievements

Core Values, Beliefs, and Learning Expectations

Core Values

Westbrook High School is committed to educating all students to achieve their unique potential as 21-st century learners. Faculty and staff value collaboration and reflection in order to provide instruction that engages all students in an equitable learning environment.

Beliefs

Westbrook High School believes that students learn best when they are actively engaged in their learning experiences and encouraged by a safe, supportive school climate that nurtures social connections, emotional well-being, academic skills, and personal integrity.

Learning Expectations

Students will meet expectations by:

Academic

  1. Reading a wide variety of texts effectively
  2. Writing effectively for a variety of purposes
  3. Presenting ideas accurately with the support of engaging media
  4. Thinking critically to solve problems and reach well-reasoned judgments
  5. Working responsibly and collaboratively

Social

  1. Developing a spirit of belonging

Civic

  1. Contributing to a positive school climate by actively participating in the school community and respecting others

Recent News from Westbrook High School

  • Westbrook High School Book Match

    The second annual Book Match was held in the WHS library media center on Friday, February 16, 2018. 

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  • Light on Westbrook - A Photography Exhibition and Photo Drawing

    Westbrook Public Schools and Oxford Academy are teaming up to sponsor a community event called Light on Westbrook  (A Photography Exhibition and Photo Drawing).  Proceeds from this event will support The Meal Project for Westbrook Youth.  Please review the attached documents to learn more about contributing photographic entries or purchasing tickets to attend the gallery display and announcement of winners on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.

    Click the links below to view the attachments:

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  • Influenza Information and Our Prevention Measures

    We are mindful of this year’s flu virus and assure you that we are maintaining our meticulous nightly cleaning routines. These nightly cleaning patterns include wiping down surfaces and objects that are touched often, such as desktops, counter tops, doorknobs, computer keyboards, hands-on-learning objects, faucet handles, and phones.  For more information, please read Superintendent Ciccone's letter and review the Connecticut Department of Public Health's Fact Sheet, both attached.

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  • Tommy Greaves receives new video equipment for Westbrook High School

    Back in December, Tommy Greaves was selected as a winner in the first ever Vantage Sportsnet Video Contest. Today he was presented with the prizes which included a scholarship for $3,000 and a new video camera for future film making. The entire school was present to celebrate. Afterwards, the Unified Sports Team shot some hoops!

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  • The Guiding Knight

    Be sure to check out the January/February issue of the Guiding Knight.   The Guiding Knight is our bi-monthly newsletter for parents of Westbrook High School students.  You can view it at http://whs.westbrookctschools.org/groups/5745/guidance_office/newsletters.  Enjoy!

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  • State-Mandated Radon Testing in Progress

    According to Connecticut General Statute 10-220(d), all school districts are required to inspect and evaluate the indoor air quality of its school buildings. This required inspection and evaluation includes evaluation of radon in both air and water every five years. This testing process has begun in Westbrook Public Schools and will continue through Friday, January 19th, 2018.  Please click on the following link to access a letter from Superintendent Patricia A. Ciccone for more information regarding this testing:  

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  • Wellness Fair

    Join us on April 5th for the Westbrook Wellness Fair.  See attached flyer for more information.

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  • Tommy Greaves places in the top three in the Vantage Sportsnet Video Contest

    Tommy Greaves, WHS Class of '19, was chosen on Thursday, December 15th as one of three winners for the first ever Vantage Sportsnet Video Contest. Tommy received a $3,000 scholarship and Westbrook High School will be presented with video equipment for their production studio.

    On Tuesday, December 26th at 10:30pm on channel 1600 (Frontier cable subscribers only), the awards ceremony and Tommy's interview will be featured. We are so proud of Tommy!

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  • WHS Video Finalist

    Tommy Greaves has been selected as a finalist for the VSN Video Awards sponsored by Frontier Cable.  

     

    View the video submission at https://youtu.be/L5AOMHPzho4.

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  • High School Bowl

    The Westbrook High School Bowl team is off to a 2-2 start.  Their most recent victory was over North Branford, with a score of 185-0.

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Upcoming Events

  • February Recess

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  • WHS Library

    PSAT 10 Sophomores

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  • Prof. Dev./Conf.

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  • Early Dismiss/All Schools

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  • Cafeteria

    WHS Music Booster Meeting

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  • No School-Students

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  • Prof. Development

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  • Daylight Savings Begins

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  • WHS Library

    Project Graduation Parent Meeting

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  • WHS Library

    BOE Mtg. 7:00 pm

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  • Room 226

    WHS PTSO Meeting

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  • WHS Library

    SAT for Juniors

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  • Oxford Academy

    Light on Westbrook

    Photography Exhibition & Photo Drawing @ Oxford Academy to support The Meal Project for Westbrook Youth  

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  • Schools Closed

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  • Good Friday

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Tara Winch, Principal

 twinch@westbrookctschools.org

860-399-6214

twinch@westbrookctschools.org

(860) 399-6214