Purpose of Advisory

The Westbrook High School Advisory program promotes meaningful relationships between staff and students while providing academic support to students.  Through monthly meetings with their advisor, students experience a more personalized learning environment with a structure and set of practices for monitoring and encouraging academic progress and career/college readiness.  Each student, along with his/her counselor and advisor, develops an individualized student success plan to map out his/her educational path and set academic and personal goals.  

Roles and Responsibilities of the Advisor

  • Act as coach and advocate
  • Encourage advisees to participate in the life of WHS
  • Encourage advisees to achieve their academic potential
  • Obtain answers to students' academic and extra-curricular questions
  • Facilitate discussion of relevant topics
  • Discuss current issues in students' lives
  • Help students problem solve current concerns or issues
  • Help students guide other students through problems

Roles and Responsibilities of the Advisee

  • Actively engage and participate in Advisory group activities
  • Cultivate and promote a healthy and safe school climate for all students and staff
  • Develop, pursue, and achieve academic and personal goals
  • Access advisors to obtain answers to academic and extra-curricular needs
  • Help the Advisory group solve current issues and concerns

2021-2022 Advisory Lessons

Please use the scroll bar at the bottom of the table to access lesson plans for all four grades.  Simple move the scroll bar to the left or right to view and access lessons and materials.  

Date

9th Grade 

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

8/30

Lesson Plan: G9-12_Welcome Back 2021.pdf 

Slide Deck: Welcome Back 2021

Lesson Plan: G9-12_Welcome Back 2021.pdf  

Slide Deck: Welcome Back 2021

Lesson Plan:   G9-12_Welcome Back 2021.pdf   

Slide Deck: Welcome Back 2021

Lesson Plan:  G9-12_Welcome Back 2021.pdf   

Slide Deck: Welcome Back 2021

9/2

Club and Student Government Day

Grade 9 students meet in the auditorium to hear short presentations from Westbrook HS student clubs and student government. 

Club and Student Government Day

Grade 10 students meet in the auditorium to hear short presentations from Westbrook HS student clubs and student government. 

Club and Student Government Day

Grade 11 students meet in the gym to hear short presentations from Westbrook HS student clubs and student government. 

Club and Student Government Day

Grade 12 students meet in the gym to hear short presentations from Westbrook HS student clubs and student government. 

9/9

Lesson Plan:  Portfolios Pathways and Voting_2021.pdf 

Slide Deck: Portfolios, Pathways, and Voting

Lesson Plan:   Portfolios Pathways and Voting_2021.pdf 

Slide Deck:  Portfolio, Pathways, and Voting

Lesson Plan:  Portfolios Pathways and Voting_2021.pdf  

Slide Deck:  Portfolios, Pathways, and Voting

Lesson Plan:  Portfolios Pathways and Voting_2021.pdf 

Slide Deck:  Portfolios, Pathways, and Voting

9/16

Intro to Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 9 students meet in the Cafeteria to learn about Field Day and Spirit Week.

Intro to Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 10 students meet in the Library/Media Center to learn about Field Day and Spirit Week.

Intro to Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 11 students meet in the Gym to learn about Field Day and Spirit Week.

Intro to Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 12 students meet in the Auditorium to learn about Field Day and Spirit Week.

9/23

Sign Up for Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 9 students meet in the Cafeteria to sign up for Field Day and Spirit Week activities.

Sign Up for Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 10 students meet in the Library/Media Center to sign up for Field Day and Spirit Week activities.

Sign Up for Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 11 students meet in the Gym to sign up for Field Day and Spirit Week activities.

Sign Up for Field Day and Spirit Week

Grade 12 students meet in the Auditorium  to sign up for Field Day and Spirit Week activities.

9/30

Final Prep for Field Day

Grade 9 students meet in the Cafeteria for final preparation for field day.

Final Prep for Field Day

Grade 10 students meet in the Library/Media Center for final preparation for field day.

Final Prep for Field Day

Grade 11 students meet in the Gym for final preparation for field day.

Final Prep for Field Day

Grade 12 students meet in the Auditorium for final preparation for field day.

10/1

Field Day

Field Day

Field Day

Field Day