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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

More Info
  • Please note that traffic during class changes will be restricted on the 1st floor west wing at various times (French Department) until May 19th for IB examinations.
  • Information on 2016 Graduation. Learn more...
  • 2016 Prom - Important information about tickets and guests Learn more...
  • Valedictorian application is now available. Please submit by Monday May 9th. Learn more...
  • Use the language tool on the upper right to get a quick translation of our website in many languages.

Daily Announcements

Tuesday May 3rd Announcements

A new grad list is posted in the main office, please check the list and make sure your name is on it and that it is spelled correctly.

Any grade twelve student who is interested in the prom dresses or suits, please make an appointment at Guidance for a viewing.

Mary Poppins tickets are now available in the office, $12 for students. You don't want to miss this amazing show!

Students attending Dramafest are asked to check in with Ms. Cross before Wednesday after school for important information.

N.S.C.A.D. U’s Port Campus is hosting ARTIST FOR A DAY this Saturday, May 7th, from 10am-4pm. This takes place at 1107 Marginal Road, Halifax (beside Seaport market) and is open to all ages and abilities. This is your invitation to draw, design and dye, to print, press and paint, and to let your imagination be your guide in a day-long celebration of creativity!!!

Prom tickets are on sale in room C247 at lunch and afterschool.  They will be sold until Thursday, May 12th.

There will be DELF practice sessions every day this week at lunch in Mme Hayward's room C145.

All Track Athletes are reminded to check the schedule for practices.  You must sign up for CGC.  All forms and money are due on Thursday.  All athletes please see Ms. Duggan before Friday to check your signed up events.

Congratulations to the girl’s rugby team on their SIXTH consecutive win. The girls defeated citadel yesterday with a score of 46-15. Lauren Melanson, Quinn Foulkes and Kelsey Francis all scored one try. Pauline Crosson scored 2 tries and Morghan Manuel lead the Warriors with 3 tries. Kiley Chapman kicked 3 converts. Come out and watch the girls on Thursday at 3:30 at SNS as they take on Lockview!

Tryouts for the boy’s softball team will be held this Wednesday, at 3:30 @ Westridge Field.

We all have mental health and it is important we take good care of ourselves. Join Halifax West's Mental Health and Wellness Committee on Wed. and Friday at lunch hour in the cafeteria to help celebrate National Mental health week. Together, let's end the stigma and discrimination that often goes hand in hand with mental illness.     

Walk for Haiti was a success!  The Interact Club has raised $918 to send to a school and orphanage in Haiti where Ms. Symonds-White is volunteering.  We are just $82 short of our goal!  Please help us reach it!  You can still drop donations in Ms. Herbeson's room, C329, any time this week.  Any amount helps, and there may be a little chocolate in it for you if you donate your spare change!  Thank you!

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What's New

April 26th, 2016

Please see the attached pdf file below for important information related to the 2016 Graduation ceremony for Halifax West High School.

April 26th, 2016

Please see the attached pdf file below for important information regarding the 2016 prom.

April 26th, 2016

Please use the attached pdf application below if you are interested in becoming the Valedictorian for the graduating class of 2016.

April 20th, 2016

Halifax West is in year one of its' next multi-year school plan.  We are looking for parent and guardian input using the HRSB "Getting to Great" survey.  We need at least 200 parents to complete...

April 19th, 2016

The Nova Scotia International Student Program brings students from around the world to Nova Scotia public schools to learn our language and culture. Be an integral part of a student’s learning...

April 15th, 2016

Grad order forms for exclusive Class of 2016 merchandise can now be found in the main office. Don't miss out on great deals, including a hoodie and t-shirt combo for only $40 from the...

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