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  • Westwood's 2nd Annual Dance Marathon Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1-4pm!

    The Westwood High School SIPP students will be hosting this event..You don't want to miss it!! WHS has already raised over $24,000, which is close to their goal of $30,000. There will be fun for all ages: music, pizza, bouncy houses, Celtics dunk team, dancing, carnival games, KanJam, a basketball shootout, human sized Hungry Hungry Hippos and foosball, raffels including a signed Tom Brady poster, signed Celtics basketball, signed Red Sox ball, gift certificates to local restaurants, yoga and zumba classes, and of course, the Miracle Families themselves! If you are a Miracle Family yourself, please make sure to let us know! See you ALL at the WHS gym this Sunday from 1-4pm! Bring friends and family!

  • Yearbook Cover Contest! 11/18

    Do you have the qualifications to create this year's yearbook cover? The deadline for original contest cover entries must be put in the yearbook folder located in the office by December 22, 2016. For specific contest details look for the posters around the school or see Ms. Wambolt in room 218.

  • Information about the Yearbook Cover Contest

  • New Late Bus Routes

    We've added another late bus and reorganized routes in response to the outstanding participation in our after school programs. New routes are as follows:

  • 2016-2017 Bus Routes

Curriculum Night Talk 2016

Allison F. Borchers, Principal

September 27, 2016


My main topic this evening is our Advisory Program pilot.   My goal is to provide you with some background about why we think an advisory program is important, what we are doing in order to create a strong one, and what you can expect in terms of communication and outreach related to the advisory program this year.  

Advisory programs are consistently recommended by policy guides and education advocates as a key component of a highly functional middle school.   Why?  Middle school is challenging from a developmental perspective.  Kids are changing on multiple fronts:  cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally.  I’d like to take a moment to address each of these areas of change and challenge.

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Allison F. Borchers, Principal

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