Welcome to West Night - December 7, 2020

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    On Monday, December 7th, 2020, Waukesha West opened its virtual doors to all prospective, incoming, and current students and families to learn more about the culture at Waukesha West.  The evening started with a presentation for parochial families, followed by a welcome by Principal Ryan Patt where he took a few minutes to share his vision for students, families, and staff for the 2021 – 2022 school year.  Throughout the evening, families were able to attend sessions to learn more about the services, supports, and programming offerings that come together to serve the Waukesha West Community. 

    Please see below for recorded videos for each session and for the accompanying slide shows.  

Welcome to West - Hosted by: Ryan Patt, Principal

  • WHS Logo Video Presentation Link - Join Principal Ryan Patt as he welcomes prospective students and families and shares the vision of Waukesha West for the 2021 – 2022 school year!  For more informtion, please email: rpatt@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Presentation for Parochial Families - Hosted by: Bret Harttert, School Counselor

  • Parochial Video Presentation Link - Parochial parents and students will be introduced to graduation requirements, the scheduling process and timelines, the daily schedule and other valuable information.  For more information, please email:  bhartter@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Academics & Supports - Hosted by: Laura Ryan, Associate Principal & Assessment Coordinator

  • West Crest Video Presentation Link - Learn more about West’s academic offerings, scheduling, testing, and available supports.  CCR and QWEST are a few resources used to help students achieve academic success in addition to our school counselors, social worker, psychologist, police liaison, and educational assistants.  For more information, please email:  lryan@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Advisory - Hosted by: Amy Menzel, Educator

  • Advisory Video Presentation Link - Weekly Advisory offers lessons focused on ACP (Academic & Career Planning) and helping aspiring adults acquire the skills and perspectives to build positive relationships, act with responsibility and integrity, and challenge themselves to grow and lead at West and beyond.  For more information, email: almenzel@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Athletics Overview - Hosted by Kyle LeMieux, Associate Principal & Athletic Director

  • Athletics Video Presentation Link - Incoming students/families will be introduced to the mission and core values of West Athletics, our registration process, and how to best learn about and connect to our 29 programs leading into the next school year. Go Wolverines!  For more information, please email:  klemieux@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

AVID - Elective & School-wide - Hosted by Court Hagan, Educator

  • AVID Video Presentation Link - AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a research-based program that provides in-school academic supports to prepare ALL students for success in college and in a global society.  Learn about the AVID Elective (application process) as well as the school-wide approach.  For more information, please email:  chagan@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Clubs & Activities - Hosted by Deanna Burton, Associate Principal & Activities Director

  • Clubs & Activities Video Presentation Link - West offers a variety of clubs & activities.  Learn how students can enrich their education with activities that will connect them with hundreds of their peers on a platform where they can learn leadership skills and teamwork.  For more information, please email:  dburton@waukesha.k12.wi.us 

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ELL - English Language Learners - Hosted by Irais Cabral, ELL Educator

  • ELL Video Presentation Link - Families and students will learn about the ESL model at West and the services and supports provided for English Language Learners through content-based English courses and co-taught instruction within the content areas.  For more information, please email:  icabral@waukesha.k12.wi.us

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Freshmen Experience & Mentors - Hosted by: Sue Purpi, Educator

  • Freshman Experience Video Presentation Link - West freshmen have a unique opportunity at the start of the school year that includes the Ignition and mentorship program.  Learn how Freshmen are introduced to events, activities, and academic supports available specifically to them at the beginning and throughout the year.  For more information, please email:  spurpi@waukesha.k12.wi.us

    Slide Show Link

Special Education Family Engagement - Hosted by: Terese Mislang, Educator

  • Helping Hands Video Presentation Link - We invite families to learn more about the special education program at West.  For more information, please email:  tmislang@waukesha.k12.wi.us

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TREK - Personalized Course Option - Hosted by: Brandon Egnarski, Educator

  • TREK Video Presentation Link - TREK is a personalized course offering where students connect their interests to relevant and meaningful educational targets and create their own learning experience. Students drive what they want to learn and how they will learn it.  For more information, please email:  begnarski@waukesha.k12.wi.us

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