Announcements

SCTA Announces Scholarship Winners

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Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) is proud to announce its 2019-20 scholarship winners!

Of all the scholarships that SCTA is awarding this year, West Campus High School is the school with the largest number of winners, claiming 9 of the 37 scholarships, including the largest scholarship, for which only one student from the entire region was selected.

Congratulations to these graduating seniors for earning the following SCTA scholarships:

Community College — Fall Courses
How to register

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Attention Class of 2021:

The Sacramento City College Fall schedule is out and available on their website; however, we expect space to be limited because they are only offering online classes.

The registration procedure will be different than usual.

High school students have lower priority for enrollment, so we must wait while students with higher priority register before us. In the meantime…

NEW Update on AP Exams
Testing guide is now available

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* Updated on 4/3/20 – new test dates have been announced *

** Updated on 4/30/20 — link to AP testing guide has been added **

Because schools are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Advanced Placement (AP) exams will be very different this spring. They will be 45-minute, open-book/open-note exams, and they will be taken at home. Students can either take the test online OR submit a photo of handwritten work.

Alumni Association Newsletter
Hot off the press!

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Four West Campus teachers are leading the effort to establish a West Campus alumni association. Click this link to view our first newsletter and participate in an alumni survey!

Our goal is to create an alumni association in order to build a stronger community, update alumni on campus life, partner WCHS with alumni, raise funds, and share alumni accomplishments.

SAWWA Scholarship App due 4/27
$3,000 available for students

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[Update as of April 14, 2020: Applications can be submitted by email. For details on how to do that, click here.]

Sacramento Area Water Works Association (SAWWA) is offering $3,000 in scholarships to students who will be attending a four-year college, community college, or trade school in the 2020-2021 school year. SAWWA will select three students, each of whom will receive $1,000.

Apply for Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program
Open to Juniors and Seniors

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Since its inception in 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,500 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities. The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through two components:

West Campus Swimmer Named Scholastic All American
Congratulations, Lucy Huang!

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West Campus sophomore Lucy Huang has been selected by USA Swimming to the 2018-19 Scholastic All America Team! 

To earn the title of Scholastic All American, Lucy had to meet the 2018 Winter Junior time standards in the pool while maintaining a minimum 3.5 GPA at school.

Balancing sports and academics is no easy task, and we are extremely proud of our scholar-athletes at West Campus. Congratulations to Lucy on this achievement, as well as her coaches and family for their support.

WCHS Students Visit U-CAN HBCU College Expo

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U Can Group Photo

On Friday, September 13th, 16 wonderful Warriors attended the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) College Expo, hosted by U-CAN. Students received information from more than 30 schools from across the country and were also fortunate to learn more about HBCU partnerships with universities in London, England. 

Several West Campus seniors also earned admission to HBCUs on the spot! Our students are driven to excellence, and we are happy to support their endeavors.

West Campus Recognized for Sending Students to College
Graduates featured in Sacramento Bee video

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West Campus has been recognized as one of the Sacramento area schools that send the most graduates to college.

“Not surprisingly, schools located in wealthier areas are much more likely to send a higher proportion of graduates to college… But some schools in economically disadvantaged areas punch above their weight, particularly Sacramento Charter High and West Campus, both located in South Sacramento.”

Administration-Student-Parent Collaboration
Review of the 2019-2020 Dress Code

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This afternoon, from 12:00-3:00pm, administrators met with student leaders and a wonderful parent to discuss some concerns about the 2019-2020 dress code and how staff can enforce the dress code with dignity and respect for our students. Students were challenged with the task to 1). Understand the importance of gender-inclusive language when creating changes to the dress code 2). Provide clear and measurable ways to enforce the dress code 3). Provide clear and sustainable policies/consequences for dress code infractions.

West Campus Student Receives Bank of America Award

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Solana Torres-Pepito continues to make us proud! A West Campus graduate (Class of 2019), Solana is now a freshman at Bowdoin College in Maine. Before leaving Sacramento, she was recognized by Bank of America for her passion for serving the community: She and three other local students were invited to participate in Bank of America’s 2019 Student Leaders program.