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.


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:


  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


  1. Developing a spirit of belonging


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

Recent News from Westbrook High School

  • Case of Measles Confirmed in Connecticut

    Hartford – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that it has confirmed a case of measles in a New Haven County adult, the first confirmed case this year in the state; three cases were confirmed during 2018.  DPH is collaborating with local partners to identify contacts and implement appropriate control measures. 

    For more information regarding measles, please visit our measles page, which contains the full press release and links to CDC materials.

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  • Join the use for the OWS Choral Festival

    Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30pm

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  • National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development recognizes Westbrook

    Visit to read about the Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development's recognition of Westbrook Public School's successful school climate work.

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Upcoming Events

  • February Vacation

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  • February Vacation

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  • HS Cafeteria

    WHS Music Boosters Meeting

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  • Professional Development - No School

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  • WHS Auditorium

    combined 8th grade/HS Band Concert

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  • Early Dismissal - Parent Conferences and Professional Development

    Daisy Ingraham - Professional Development

    Westbrook Middle School - Parent Conferences

    Westbrook High School - Parent Conferences

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  • Music Department Trip to NYC

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  • WHS Auditorium

    WHS Winter Sports Awards

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  • Room 226

    WHS PTSO Meeting

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  • WHS Auditorium

    WHS Spring Sports Parent & Student Athlete Meeting

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  • April Vacation - No School

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  • April Vacation - No School

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Tara Winch, Principal


(860) 399-6214 

Principal's Acknowledgments

Congratulations Katie Wallace!

2019 American Legion Regional Oratorical Competition Runner up

It is an honor to recognize Katie Wallace for her outstanding academic achievement and performance in the American Legion Oratorical Regional Competition. Katie has represented Westbrook High School for the past three years.

Congratulations Colin Sutherland!

Rotary Student of the Month for Science

Congratulations Alyssa Sirisoukh!  


Rotary Student of the Month for Social Studies

Congratulations Finn McGannon 


Rotary Student of the Month for Math

NEASC Accredidation Information

In October, Westbrook High School renewed its New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation.  Read the newspaper article written about the visit, as well as NEASC's final report, both available below.

WHS School Climate Survey Results