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Halifax West High School

283 Thomas Raddall Dr. Halifax, NS

B3S 1R1
Telephone: 902-457-8900
Fax: 902-457-8980
Email: Twitter: @HalifaxWestHS

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Daily Announcements

Thursday March 30th Announcements

Attention Grade 10 and 11's! Halifax West will travel to France and Spain next March Break! Highlights will include Paris, Vimy Ridge, and Barcelona!  The trip has been officially launched !  Secure YOUR spot on a first come, first served basis soon, and don't miss out on the $200 rebate which expires Friday!  An information meeting will be held today in room B324 at lunch.  

Attention graduating students the scholarship database is live and graduating students can now apply for the Halifax West Internal Awards via the Guidance Website.  The deadline for applicants is Friday, April 7th.

The Learning Centre is planning to build the first greenhouse built of recycled materials.

You can help by bringing in all 2L clear or green pop bottles.  If every student at Halifax West brought in 1 2L pop bottle, we would have almost enough. We need 2000 bottles for our project.   Thanks for your help!

Student Government will be selling ice cream this week as a fundraiser for the Terry Fox Foundation! Come on out to the caf today at lunch and grab yourself a cone, a double scoop for only a $1!

Anyone interested in collecting pledges to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation can pick up a pledge form this week in the main office. After picking up a form, anyone wishing to collect pledges must attend a MANDATORY meeting this Friday at lunch in room c143 for more information about the fundraising process.

There will be DELF practice activities every day at lunch this week in room C145 (Mme Haywards) room for those immersion students writing the DELF in April.

Are you interested in video editing, photography or graphic design?  Warriors live is an upcoming broadcast for Halifax West that needs your help.  We also need journalists and anchors.  If you are interested in any of these positions, come out to our meeting today at lunch in room B320.  Hope to see you all there.

The therapy dogs from the Paws Program ‎will be visiting Halifax West on Monday, April 10.  If you want to visit a parental consent form must be completed. The form is available in the main office.  Please return the signed form to the main office.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Boucher in the youth health centre, room C351. 

This coming Friday, the Interact Club is holding their annual purple Pinky day in support of Polio Eradication. Come enjoy this full day event with caf games, prizes, henna, cupcakes and more! Come to school wearing purple and get your pinky dipped purple. Your $1 donation will help immunize children against polio.  All proceeds will be tripled.​ That's this Friday - bring your donation and wear purple!

The boys and girls A soccer team have a short but very important meeting today at 12:30 in room C146.

The music room will not be open after school.


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March 30th, 2017

Have you or anyone you love been affected by cancer? If
so, you can make a difference to help beat this disease.
Pledge forms are NOW available in the office. They must

March 22nd, 2017

Please visit the Courses page of the Guidance website for further important information for the 2017-18 course selection process that will be open from March 3rd - 29th...

February 24th, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The safety and security of our students and staff is a top priority for HALIFAX WEST and the Halifax Regional School Board. We have been implementing a number of...

February 23rd, 2017

Hello Warriors, you can buy this year's yearbook online directly through FRIESENS'S secure online store.

The cost is the same low price of $50.00 that it has been for many years.


February 15th, 2017

Today we received notice that a student/staff member has been diagnosed with a case of the mumps.  We are attaching the letter and information sheet that we have received from the Nova...

February 15th, 2017

Report Cards with Semester 1 marks are in the mail. The process was delayed by the school closures on February 10th, 13th and 14th. Report cards were mailed to ensure that they would arrive at...

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST - Follow this link to the Guidance Website



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