Principal’s Updates
Sunday, February 11, 2024

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Hello West Campus Families,

As a reminder, there is no school tomorrow as it’s the Lincoln birthday holiday. 

Black History Month Artist Spotlight: Faith Ringgold – an American painter and published author, Ms. Ringgold enrolled to attend City College of New York in the Art program.  However, she was required to enroll as an Art Education major as women were not allowed access to every major in 1948 (women could be Art teachers, but not artists).  To see her art, click here

Happy New Lunar Year to those families who celebrate! Yesterday, February 10, 2024 marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year celebration.  For more information and details regarding this celebration, please click here

It is time for the annual Rotary Speech Contest.  For more information, click here.  Winners can receive cash prizes and this is a great opportunity for students to develop their public speaking skills. 

Parents and guardians: there are two opportunities for you to participate at upcoming on-campus events:

  • AP Proctoring: if you are interested and would like to learn more about proctoring an AP exam, please complete this form, and Ms. Roland will get back to you. Proctor responsibilities include distributing and collecting exam materials, ensuring adherence to testing protocols, and supporting a smooth and fair exam administration for all students. Proctor volunteers must have SCUSD volunteer clearance. The 2024 AP exams are administered over two weeks in May: May 6–10 and May 13–17.
  • Career Day – April 18th (morning): if you would like to discuss your career/job with students, please complete this form. Career Day speaker responsibilities include discussing your career path, the skills needed in your field, and offering advice on pursuing the students’ own career goals. The goal is to inspire and inform students about various career options, help them make informed decisions about their future. Career Day flyer is here.

Mark your calendars for our spring Drama Production of “One Stoplight Town” which will be performed April 5, 2024 and April 6, 2024. 

Thank you,

John McMeekin – Principal

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