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  • What do gold tassels mean?

    A. That questions has been answered before and comes up on our search: http://www.shenet.org/could-you-please-explain-the-significance-of-the-cords-gold-tassels-and-medals-at-high-school-graduation/

  • Why is PDA allowed?

    A. It is not, but we try to work with students to understand that it is not allowed and in so doing, sometimes certain people are able to understand sooner than others regarding our expectations.

  • Which parts of HSE have AC?

    A. There are many parts that have AC and some that have cooling units.  The newer areas tend to have AC.

  • Are you allowed to wear hats in High School West?

    A.  Yes, students may wear hats in the halls as long as it abides by the dress code.  However, faculty and staff have the authority within their classrooms to require students to remove non-religious or non-medical headgear. 

  • how big of a backpack will students need for 9th grade?

    A. An average size backpack that would allow students to transport several binders and books to and from school would pretty much do.  Please note that students at High School West will not be allowed to keep their backpacks on them during the school day.

  • What are the requirements to attend senior prom?

    A.  Students may not have committed a Level 3 or 4 infraction of the Code of Conduct, may not be failing more than 1 course for the 3rd/4th marking periods through, have 90% attendance since March 1 and have not cut a class period since March 1 through the date of the prom.  They must […]

  • Who can apply to the World Languages Honor Society and when?

    Students who meet the following criteria may apply in the fall of 2016: Scholarship: maintaining a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 90 or better with a minimum Grade Point Average of 90 in a minimum of four (4) world language classes taken for high school credit. Volunteer Service: You must have completed at least 10 […]

  • Do you need to be in English honors to be in social studies honors…

    Q. Do you need to be in English honors in order do be in social studies honors 9th grade A. No. English and social studies honors are scheduled separately. Students do not need to have taken English 8 Honors to take Global History & Geography 9 Honors – but students’ reading and writing skills are taken into consideration […]

  • Weighting for college classes

     Q. I thought College classes were weighted at 1.06? Shouldn’t College Personal Finance and Investment be weighted at 1.06? A. They are but the weighting doesn’t kick in until the course’s final average is calculated.