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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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  • Interested in a Leadership position in this year's Model Parliament? Learn more...
  • Grad Photographers will be at school on October 3, 4, 5, 6.
  • Have a look at HWHS Girls Soccer. Fuelling Women Champions. Learn more...
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Daily Announcements

Tuesday September 27th Announcements

This year’s first coffee house is at 7 pm on Wednesday September 28th. Feel free to come out and showcase any talent you have or just come out to support others! The sign up list is posted outside the Bella Rose in the drama hall! Only 2 dollars at the door!
On Wednesday at lunch is our first meeting of the West Christian Fellowship. It will be in C345, Ms. Symonds-White's room. Everyone is welcome!

The One Stop Warrior Shop is now open on the third floor!  Come check out the merchandise in room C352: west wear, school supplies, personal items.  Drop by and let us know what other items you would like to see.
There will be an important meeting for all students going on the Vimy trip Wednesday at lunch in room C125.
There will be a meeting on Wed. At lunch in room C229.  All students interested in mental wellness and upcoming events are encouraged to attend.
There is a Yearbook meeting today at lunch in room A317.  New members welcome.
Grade 12 students interested in being sponsored for the Loran Scholarship must submit a letter to guidance outlining the following: strong academic performance (minimum cumulative average of 85%) , strong character, commitment to serving others, leadership, independent thinking, and a willingness to take meaningful risks.  Students must be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident. Deadline is Monday, October 3rd at 3:20 PM. HWHS is able to sponsor 3 students who will then be able to complete the online application.  Please see the Guidance Bulletin board and visit for more information.
Halifax West High is exploring the idea of building a life-size 3D Scanner using the Raspberry Pi. So, if you have an interest in programming, networking computers, using the Raspberry Pi or managing technical projects please consider participating in this exciting new project.

For students and staff interested in this new project you are invited to an introductory meeting today at lunch in Mr. Watt's Room (A310).
Students interested in going on to post-secondary studies are invited to sign up for information workshops offered by the guidance department. These workshops will be offered over all blocks in various locations. 

The topics include:
1. Scholarships And Financing
2. Upgrading
3. Applying Online
4. Commerce And Arts
5. Engineering
6. Science And Nursing
7.  NSCC.

Sign-up sheets are available in the guidance area.

Daily Announcement Archive...

What's New

September 23rd, 2016

Please complete the attached file below by October 7th if you are interested in taking on a leadership position in Model Parliament.

September 23rd, 2016

Hello Students, Parents and Guardians.

Halifax West High School is continuing to investigate the incident from Thursday morning.  What we have determined so far is that a firework/smoke...

September 21st, 2016

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...

September 19th, 2016

On Wednesday September 21st we are hosting our Curriculum Night and Grade 12 Parent/Guardian Information Session.

The evening will start at 6:30 in the Bella Rose Theatre. With an...

July 5th, 2016


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