WESTVIEW CHOIR PERFORMS AT HINSDALE CENTRAL'S CHORAL FESTIVAL
A big congratulations goes out to the Westview Choir for an outstanding performance at the Hinsdale Central Choral Festival on Tuesday. The Choir sang a song in 2-part harmony with great accuracy and musical style, and their behavior followed the Westview Way! All schools feeding into Hinsdale Central participated as well as each ensemble form the high school for a grand total of about 200 singers. The closing piece was in an African language and involved every choir. It was truly a celebration of rhythm and song inspiring all! Bravo Westview Choir!
TIME TO ORDER YOUR PAW PRINT YEARBOOK
It is time to order The Paw Print, Westview Hills Yearbook. You can order it online at www.jostensyearbooks.com The current price is $26.00. This price will go up to $30.00 on November 17. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Conway in Room 109.
2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR
BLUE & GOLD DAYS CALENDAR
SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
ELECTIVES FOR 7th & 8th GRADE
CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
At Westview, we encourage every student to be in a Club or Activitity. For a listing of the Clubs & Activities you can join at Westview, click here.
INK CARTRIDGE RECYCLING PROGRAM
Families can drop off used ink cartridges in a collection bin located in the Westview Office. The Earth Quest Club receives a yearly check for participation. Even though it is not a large check, we are helping reduce waste that ends up in landfills.
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Boys' Cross Country Team Excels at State Meet
The Westview Hills Boys' Cross Country Team traveled to the State Cross Country Meet in Bloomington, Illinois. Our Wildcats took their opportunity very seriously and were prepared to race well.
Leading the way for Westview was Jammie Slack in 11th place overall. For placing in the top 25 runners, Jammie earned "All State Honors." Jammie also ran his fastest time ever of 10 minutes and 55 seconds for 2 miles. Matthew Cangelosi was next to finish for the Wildcats in 35th place. Matthew also ran his personal best time of 11 minutes and 23 seconds. Ben Cosentino finished next with his personal best time of 11 minutes and 42 seconds. Chinmay Amin ran an impressive time of 11 minutes 53 seconds and Aaron Lu finished the scoring for Westview Hills with his time of 12 minutes and 15 seconds. Jonathan Tatooles and Bradley Davis both ran gusty races and did a good job of finishing.
Overall, Westview Hills placed 11th in the team standings. This was an incredibly fast year at the State Meet and our boys should be proud of how well they raced! A special thanks to Borislav, Samy, and Piyush for being great teammates during the meet and helping out. It was a great end to a very successful season. Congratulations, boys!
Anna Gruchala Represents WHMS Girls X-C Team at State
Congratulations to Anna Gruchala for finishing in 93rd place out of over 200 runners on Saturday in Bloomington-Normal at the IESA State Cross Country Meet. Her time of 12 minutes and 59 seconds was a personal best and marked the first time during the season that any Westview Hills girl runner ran sub 13 minutes for a two-mile course.
14 WESTVIEW MUSICIANS SELECTED TO BE PART OF ILMEA DISTRICT FESTIVAL
On October 4, some of our best Westview Hills musicians travelled to James Hart Junior High in Homewood, to audition for the prestigious ILMEA District Festival. We are very proud of all who auditioned. Everyone worked hard and deserves to be recognized. However, 14 of our musicians were selected to be a part of the Festival on November 8th. Congratulations to Lela Matthews, who will be in the chorus; Jason Fu, Patrick Hsiao, and Melissa Li, who will be in the orchestra; and for band, Chinmay Amin, Elisabeth Bieber, Bradley Davis, Lesley Lin, Jay Liu, Brian Perillo, Makiz Salehzai, Aparna Srinivasan, Bobby Wang, and Vicki Zou.
Westview would like to send a HUGE shout-out to 3 awesome teachers who completed the Chicago Marathon ! Mr. Engberg, Mrs. Moffett & Ms. Lopez all ran 26.2 miles! Congratulations! We are so proud of you!
Westview Welcomes New Staff Members!
Sam Checchin, 7 th Math
Karen Constantine, 8 th Math
Sharon Faleide, Instructional Assistant
Anne Harris, Secretary
George Huff, Band
Rachel Lebensorger, 7 th Social Studies
Alyson Lubker, PE Intructional Assistant
Shelia Priebe, 6 Special Ed
Beth Willis, Social Worker