Weekly Reflections

August 31, 2017                 


Westlake Theatre Goes to Scotland!

WHS Chaparral Actor's Studio debuted their Fringe-bound production of

"The Three Musketeers" in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Principal Steve Ramsey

Relief for Hurricane Harvey...
There is no doubt that we have a wonderful community of students and families. From being a part of this educational community for over 16 years, I have seen this community respond to major local, state and world events. The response to Hurricane Harvey has been no different. Read the full message...


Students present at EdTech Austin

WHS students and inventors of Trashbots, Rohit and Sidharth Srinivasan, pitched their product to a packed and engaged crowd last night at the EdTech Austin meet-up held at Capital Factory. More about their product and story and be found on their website: https://www.trashbots.org.

Trashbots at EdTech Austin Capitol Factory

Westlake Chamber Women's Choir

Please enjoy You Are the New Day from the Westlake Chamber Women's Choir. Conducting is Mrs. Goodner.


Welcome to the 2017 Football Season. Don't forget to purchase the "C" issue of the WHS Football Program. Click here to read more.

Homecoming Mums' Sales are OPEN!

Click here to read more

El Paisano

Attention parents of senior students: you have the opportunity to honor your senior with a tribute ad in the 2017-18 yearbook. Click HERE for deadlines and more information. For Senior Tributes, go to our online order system.

It's Been a Heavy Week For Everyone

 Our hearts are with our community and every part of Texas right now. Please check out our website for talking points on how to support your family (and yourself) through this truly difficult time.

We are stronger together.

Stay healthy, Chaps!

iPad Base Camp

Freshman iPad Base Camp


Friday September 1st, will be our Freshmen iPad Base Camp to provide all students time to set up accounts, organize their content, and familiarize themselves with apps they will be using all year long for planning, note-taking, archiving work, and designing presentations. Students will be attending the Base Camp during their Biology class and should be bringing a fully charged iPad with the apps Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Notability, and Keynote



Counselors met with seniors through English classes August 29-31 to share information about college admissions. We look forward to helping your senior navigate this complicated process and invite them to reach out to their counselor for assistance.

Senior Parent Night is Wednesday, September 6 at 6pm in the PAC. In addition to a presentation by counselors that echoes some of what we shared with seniors, there will be a panel of admissions representatives to offer insights to the admissions process. We hope to see you there.

Freshman Parent Night is September 28 at 6pm in the PAC.

The Hills of Austin College Fair for students is September 26. Juniors (1st period) and Seniors (2nd period) will have access to well over 100 representatives from colleges across the country. We will send out a list and site map prior to the day so you can help your student identify schools of interest.


Hurricane Relief


The Westlake Family would like to reach out to do what we can to help support our fellow Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please click HERE to see the list of campus organizations and how to help them support the victims of the floods.


Support the WHS PTO and secure a

2017-2018 WHS parking spot!

WHS PTO has 4 parking spots in the TLC lot available for purchase at $3,500.00 per space. By purchasing a space, you can insure parking for your student for the entire 2017-2018 school year while helping WHS PTO support the teachers and students of Westlake High School. Click HERE for the link to Westlake High School Reserved Parking.

Sale ends Monday, September 4th!


Eanes Education Foundation

EEF granted EISD $2.5 Million and funded 50 teachers for 2017-2018. The WHS Teacher Fund Kick-off and tailgate is October 13th. Help us to continue to make a difference for  your children!

Click HERE




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