Parent Update - April 9
Friday, April 9, 2021
Dear Westbrook High School Families,
It always amazes me how quickly the school year passes by. Quarter four started on Monday and
yesterday Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors began the course selection process for next year.
We would like to wish good luck to the tennis, baseball, and softball teams as they compete in their first
contests tomorrow. Good Luck to all spring athletes this season!
I hope everyone enjoys April recess next week. We will resume with a C Day when students return to
school on Monday, April 19th
Here’s the Weekly Recap:
*On Monday, April 5th, at 9:45 A.M., Leslie Carson hosted a Manufacturing Industry Panel in
collaboration with the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Virtual Career Fair. Students interested in
working in the manufacturing industry, including those who are interested in learning about
apprenticeships in a variety of trade areas, attended this 45 minute remote panel.
*On Thursday, April 8th, students in grades nine through eleven learned about the course selection process
and began signing up for classes during Advisory. Leslie Carson ran the grade nine Advisory session,
Sarah Cunningham ran the grade ten Advisory session, and Jill Britton ran the grade eleven Advisory
*On Thursday, April 8th, seniors completed an advisory lesson titled, “What I learned during High
*The WHS Project Grad online raffle ends at 5 P.M. this evening (Friday, April 9th). Please share this link
one last time with everyone you know (friends, family, co-workers)!
*Prom tickets are on sale through Tuesday, April 20th
. Please note that tickets will not be sold after the 20th
. Prom tickets are $70.00 and can be purchased in Mr. Patrick Hanssen’s classroom before school,
after school, or during break. Checks should be made out to WHS Activity Fund. Please email
email@example.com with any questions.
*In Person/Remote Learner Statistics to Date: In Person Learners 122=60.70% and Remote Learners
*Thursday, April 15th - Westbrook Project Graduation Fundraiser at Westbrook Lobster (Clinton location
only): 20% of all takeout orders placed between 4:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. will be donated to Westbrook
Project Graduation. 100% of all tips on takeout orders will also be donated! Call at 860-664-9464 or order
online at https://www.westbrooklobster.com/online-ordering!!
*Tuesday, April 20th, by 2:20 P.M.- April Library Writing Contest Entries Due (essay or poem about
*Tuesday, April 20th at 7:00 P.M.- Virtual Athletic Boosters Meeting
*Wednesday, April 21st - Earth Day Contest Entries Due (poster, poem, or photo about Earth Day)
Please view the Spring Athletic Schedule. Click below.
Spring Athletic Schedule
*Thursday, April 1st through April 11th - A Westbrook High School senior organized a Virtual 5K
Walk/Run to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The Virtual 5K can be completed any
time from April 1st through April 11th. You can sign up at https://forms.gle/9VhFAyXfYG4kf5uo9.
*Thursday, April 15th - “We the Students” Essay Contest entries due. Students should check their class
Google Classroom Page for additional information.
*Wednesday, April 21st - The deadline for The Local Scholarship Application- Please remind your Seniors
to meet with their School Counselors regarding scholarship opportunities.
*Friday, April 23rd - The 2nd Annual WHS Unified Spread the Word Walk (Theme = Connection)
*Saturday, May 1st - Junior/Senior Prom at St. Clements Castle, in Portland, CT
*Friday, June 11th - Set Graduation Date for the Class of 2021
Parent Feedback: Please offer any feedback you may have after having reviewed the Westbrook High School
Career Pathways Program of Study with your student.
Please have a restful weekend!