FREE Sports Physical Day
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Dear Families,

On May 24th, Middle Park Health will be offering FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS to all upcoming (2022-2023 school year) 6th-12th grade West Grand Students. If you would like your child to participate, please make sure you complete the attached packet (highlighted areas) and return to the school office. Middle school students will be transported to the high school for the physicals. Please be reminded that all middle and high school students who plan to participate in West Grand athletics must have a current physical, and high school students must also have a current ImPact/SCAT 5 test. Physicals are valid for 1 calendar year and ImPact/SCAT 5  tests are valid for 2 calendar years.  If you have any questions, please contact your student's office.

Rebekah Williams - March Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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Rebekah Williams, daughter of Francesca and Michael Williams, has been nominated as March Teen of the Month for the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607 Teen Scholarship Fund.

Rebekah is a member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and Co-Leader and Founder of TTRPG (Table Top Role Playing Game).

Rebekah’s hobbies are Semi Management, Digital and Traditional Art and Gaming and is a Cockatiel Parent.

In April, 2022, Rebekah will be one of six Teen of the Month nominees from West Grand High School that will be considered for the Teen of the Year Scholarship Award.

Grand County Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2022 are able to apply for Elks scholarship money. Applications for the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarships can be picked up in the counselor's office and mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1, 2022. For more information contact Mary Broyles, Scholarship Chair, 303-908-1852.

Landon Williams - February Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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Landon Williams, son of Clint and Kalonie Williams, has been nominated as February Teen of the Month for the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607 Teen Scholarship Fund.

Landon is in his Senior Year at West Grand High School. He plays Football, runs Track and is on the Wrestling Team. He is a member of the FFA and a photographer for the Grand Gazette.

Landon’s hobbies are photography, working on vehicles, playing sports, playing video games and hunting.

In April, 2022, Landon will be one of six Teen of the Month nominees from West Grand High School that will be considered for the Teen of the Year Scholarship Award.

Grand County Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2022 are able to apply for Elks scholarship money. Applications for the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarships can be picked up in the counselor's office and mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1, 2022. For more information contact Mary Broyles, Scholarship Chair, 303-908-1852.

2022 Track Schedule
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Track season begins on March 1st. Please remember that all students need to have a current physical and athletic/activities packet turned in to participate, as well as an athletic fee of $60 unless your student has already paid for 2 athletic fees this school year.

Senior Class Reminders
Seniors

Seniors, just a reminder that we need 2 baby pictures, 2 toddlers, one elementary and one middle school picture. As well as your senior photos if you have them. Due February 28*change*

  • Turn into “Class 2022 Plan” folder on Google Drive/folder with your name

  • Please also submit a Senior Photo for your banner picture, no later than March 3rd. Please email the high resolution photo to Mrs. Edson at edsont@wgsd.us

Colorado Youth Career Fair
Career Fair

Colorado Youth connecting live with professionals fromall career clusters, backgrounds, and parts of Colorado.Register HERE today!

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Emily Osborne - January Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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West Grand High School Teen of the Month January Nominee

Emily Osborne, daughter of Todd Osborne and Rebecca Greenaway, has been nominated as January Teen of the Month for the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607 Teen Scholarship Fund.

Emily is in her Senior Year at West Grand High School. She is President of Future Business Leaders of America, a six year member of Girl Scouts, President of National Honor Society and Student Council Co-Leader.  She is a 4 year participant of Renaissance and the School Play, has been on District Accountability Committee and in Band (Best of the West Honor Band for the last three years).

Emily’s hobbies are writing, painting, baking, cooking and reading.

In April, 2022, Emily will be one of six Teen of the Month nominees from West Grand High School that will be considered for the Teen of the Year Scholarship Award.

Grand County Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2022 are able to apply for Elks scholarship money.  Applications for the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarships can be picked up in the counselor's office and mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1, 2022.  For more information contact Mary Broyles, Scholarship Chair, 303-908-1852.

Levi Edson - December Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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West Grand High School Teen of the Month Nominee for December! Join us in congratulating Levi Edson!

Levi Edson, son of Kurt and Taryn Edson, has been nominated as December Teen of the Month for the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607 Teen Scholarship Fund.

Levi is in his Senior Year at West Grand High School. He is the Captain for WGHS Robotics team, as well as competes in Track and Football, Basketball and E-Sports. He is Co-Leader for WGHS Student Council. He also manages the Girls Basketball Team and will be taking a trip to Ireland over Spring Break. Levi has also been the Drama Stage Manager and he’s involved with Agriculture, FFA and is currently taking the EMT class offered at Middle Park High School.

Levi’s hobbies are gaming, snowboarding, weight lifting and works for his dad's contracting business.

In April, 2022, Levi will be one of six Teen of the Month nominees from West Grand High School that will be considered for the Teen of the Year Scholarship Award.

Grand County Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2022 are able to apply for Elks scholarship money. Applications for the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarships can be picked up in the counselors office and mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1, 2022. For more information contact Mary Broyles, Scholarship Chair, 303-908-1852.

Cora Farley - November Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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Senior Cora Farley of West Grand High School is in the running for a Teen of the Year Scholarship after being named Teen of the Month in November.
Farley was nominated by West Grand school counselor, Jennifer Hooks, and is one of six WGHS students to receive this scholarship opportunity from Idaho Springs Elks Lodge.
Cora is duaghter of Sandy Farley and the captain of West Grand’s cheer and pom team, a position she has served for the past two years. Cora also plays guitar, dances, paints and enjoys the outdoors, especially hiking.
The Elks National Foundation offers an annual scholarship, which Grand County seniors are eligible for, that provides up to $50,000 for four years of college.
Farley is one of 24 students eligible for the 2022 scholarship. October’s student nomination from West Grand was senior Itzel Rodriguez.
Six students are nominated by school staff from Middle Park High School, West Grand High School, Clear Creek High School and Idaho Springs High School. Each school can nominate one student per month from October to March.
Recipients will be announced in April 2022.
Other scholarships available from the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge include the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers scholarships. Applications for the Mackey and Wohlers scholarships can be mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1.

Itzel Rodriguez - October Elks Teen of the Month Nominee
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West Grand High School Teen of the Month Nominee

Itzel Rodriguez, daughter of Maria Rocha and Omar Rodriguez, has been nominated as October Teen of the Month for the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge #607 Teen Scholarship Fund.

Itzel is in her Senior Year at West Grand High School. She is a Member and Reporter for The Future Business Leader of America Club,  Captain of the WGHS Dance and Cheer Team, and Student Council Representative.  Itzel loves to organize, socialize with friends and hike with her dog.

In April, 2022, Itzel will be one of six Teen of the Month nominees from West Grand High School that will be considered for the Teen of the Year Scholarship Award.

Grand County Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2022 are able to apply for Elks scholarship money.  Go online for the ENF Most Valuable Student Competition (application deadline November 15, 2021)https://www.elks.org/scholars/​scholarships/mvs.cfm.  Applications for the C.L. Mackey and Lyle F. Wohlers Scholarships can be mailed to the Idaho Springs Elks Lodge before April 1, 2022.  For more information contact Mary Broyles, Scholarship Chair, 303-908-1852.

Brayden James Sets New Cross Country Record!
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Today, Junior Brayden James ran a time of 18:45.5 at the Pantherfest Invite in Delta, Colorado, setting a new West Grand High School Cross Country Record.

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WGHS Flower Basket Ordering Available Now!
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WGHS Greenhouse Flower Basket Ordering Open NOW!

Order your baskets for next summer now.  You can order new baskets or bring your baskets in and recycle them for next summer. Pick up dates are: May 26, 27, and 30 (other times may be available).

WGHS Flower Basket Order Form

The last day to order is January 13, 2022.

The last to bring in baskets is January 13, 2022.

You may submit multiple orders if necessary.

Town Colors: Purple, Coral, and Lavender

Please contact Emmylou Harmon with any questions.

harmone@wgsd.us

(970)724-3425 ext. 2215

10 inch new $20 each

12 inch new $25 each

14 inch new $35 each

Recycled 12-inch diameter or less $15 each

Recycled 14-inch diameter or more $20 each

Check Out West Grand's Talent!
Orion

Check out Orion Ilgner, a freshman at West Grand! Orion is a 14-year-old musician and he will be performing at Art in the Park. Orion records his own music and is currently writing an album. He will debut some of his new songs at the event on September 4, so be sure to be there!

Cross Country Schedule
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Football Schedule
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Volleyball Schedule 2021-22
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Supply List - 2021-2022
Supply

Please see the attached supply list for the high school.
We can't wait to see you!
If you have any questions, please contact edsont@wgsd.us

Supply List - 2021-2022
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Stay in the know!
PSQ

ParentSquare is our new communication tool! Stay up to date with the most current information from the District, the schools and your students teachers!

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ParentSquare is our new communication tool! Stay up to date with the most current information from the District, the schools and your students teachers!

Substituting May Be For YOU!
Substitutes

Please pass this information on! We are looking for substitutes! We may be the perfect fit for YOU!

Greenhouse Repairs
Greenhouse

We are so grateful for our FFA students, Mr. Walter, Mrs. Harmon, Ms. Barsy, Mr. Dave Heil, and Mr. Wes Howell! They were able to begin the process of repairing the high school greenhouse yesterday! Work continues today. Stop by and say hi! #WeAreWestGrand #FFA #FFAmily #FFAProud

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