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Tuesday, September 06 - Dates for Alive @ 25

The dates for Alive @ 25 at Westwood High School are: Sept 20, Oct 20, and Nov 10. The classes are held in Room 101 and begin promptly at 4pm.

Tuesday, September 06 - PSAT in October

The PSAT is Wednesday, Oct. 19th. There is NO LATE START that day. The cost for juniors is $15.00 and should be paid to Ms. Hefner in Room 316.  All freshmen and sophomores will take the test and do not need to sign up.

Tuesday, September 06 - Oct. 19 - NO LATE START

​Due to the PSAT, there will be NO LATE START on Wednesday, Oct 19th.

Tuesday, September 20 - Online Varsity Store for the Latest in Westwood Attire

If you are looking for Westwwod shirts, sweatshirsts, hats or more visit - _school/

Tuesday, September 20 - GEAR UP Tutoring for 9th Graders

GEAR UP Tutoring for 9th graders has started on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 4pm until 5pm in Room 300. Tutoring will continue throughout the year on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information, please contact, Ms. Jefferson at ext. 36300. 

Tuesday, September 20 - Westwood's Got Talent Contest

The Drama Department is sponsoring Westwood's Got Talent on Tuesday, October 11th at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, September 20 - College Application Day

​College Application Day is Thursday, September 29th starting at 8am in the Learning Commons.  All seniors applying for college are encourged to take advantage of this opportunity to receive help on filling out applications.  For more information, please contact Lisa Faulkenberry at ext. 36323.

Tuesday, September 20 - Homecoming 2016

The Week of September 26 - 30 is Homecoming at Westwood. The theme for this year is "Sounds of Westwood." Each class has chosen a sub-theme: Monday is Country Music; Tuesday is Disco; Wednesday is Pop and 80's Music; Thursday is HipHop; and Friday is Black and Red Spirit Day.  The pep rally is Friday morning followed by the election of a homecoming king, queen, prince, and princess.  Please join the Westwood Family at the game against Lancaster on Friday night at 7:30.

Friday, September 23 - SAT/ACT Workshop

Westwood will host a SAT/ACT Workshop on Tuesday, October 4th from 8am - 3pm in the Learning Commons. For more information, please contact Lisa Faulkenberry at ext. 36323.

Saturday, September 24 - Watch sports Broadcasts for FREE!

Please use the 2016-2017 voucher code to watch our sports broadcasts online for free. Please share with our fans and enjoy!  Code: GoRedhawks1617  To access the NHFS netwoork to enter your code, to go -  This allows you to watch all sports events broadcast by Redhawktv or any other school that is a member of the network.


Sunday, September 25 - Senior Pictures

SENIOR PICTURES - Still need to take your senior picture? Contact: Lifetouch at the Prestige Portrait Studio 10812 Two Notch Rd / Elgin, SC 29045 / (803) 788-1605. Appointment cut-off day is November 4. Thursday, November 17, we will have a senior picture make-up day at WHS. This will be for formal pictures only & does include a sitting fee (usually $20 and you get proofs back). Senior pictures are for anyone graduating in 2017. These formal pictures are what go in the yearbok. Contact Ms. Brebner with questions:

Monday, September 26 - Order Your Yearbook Today!

Pre-order your 2016-2017 yearbook today - Yearbooks are $65. There are 3 ways to order: order through Parent Portal (where you pay fees); see Ms. Brebner in room 1002 with check/cash/money order (; or order through Walsworth & add your name for just $5! Visit

Wednesday, September 28 - Parent Night: Junior Ring Orders

​Juniors and their parents are invited to drop-in to talk to representatives from Herff-Jones about class rings. The event is Thursday, October 6th from 4 - 6 pm in the gym atrium.

Wednesday, September 28 - Junior Ring Orders

​Juniors can order their class rings on Friday, October 7th from 12:25 until 2:25 in the gym atrium.

Saturday, October 01 - Student Council District Rally

Westwood High School is the site for this fall's District Rally on October 14th.  Diamond Del La Rosa is the Westwood Senator in charge of the program which brings schools to Westwood​​ for an all-day conference.

Sunday, October 02 - Annual Harvest Festival

​The Fifth Annual Harvest Festival is Sunday, October 30th from 4 - 6 pm at the school. Sponsored by Student Government, clubs and activities at school host Trick or Trunk cars with lots of goodies for children from the local community.

Monday, October 03 - School Holiday

​There will be NO SCHOOL for students on Friday, October 14th.

Monday, October 10 - Career Pathways Expo

Richland 2 is sponsoring a Career Pathways Expo on October 27th from 3 - 7pm at R2i2.  They invite all 7 - 12 graders and their parents. The address for the event is 763 Fashion Drive at the Village at Sandhills.

Saturday, October 15 - Westwood Prepares for a Schoolwide Day of Service

Plans are underway for students, faculty and staff to participate in a schoolwide Day of Service on Thursday, December 8th. Students will participate in activities on campus and at local organizations to help the community. More specific information will be available soon.

Monday, May 01 - Graduation

Westwood High School Seniors will graduate on Friday, June 2nd at 12:00.

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