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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

Monday September 25th Announcements

Any girls interested in trying out for the girls B soccer please meet in room A283 at 3:30 today.

Any students interested in participating in the Halifax West Annual Multicultural show which showcases students talent from all over the world should attend a meeting on Thursday, September 28th, in the green room (at the end of the Drama hallway.) at the beginning of the lunch hour. If you cannot attend but are still interested then please contact Ms. Tufts or Ms. de la Chevotiere. 

On Wednesday, October 4th HWHS will be hosting the AARAO Career fair in the gymnasium.  The Career Fair will give our grade 11 and 12 students an opportunity to learn more about post-secondary opportunities in Atlantic Canada.  Students will be called down according to alphabet.  There will also be a Parent Information Session held that same evening from 6-7pm in the gym.  We encourage students and parents to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

Our annual Yearbook cover contest is starting back up, anyone interested in creating a design for the 2017-18 yearbook cover please bring in your design to room C149 any time before October 6th.

The yearbook committee will be collecting Grade 12 baby pictures for the 2017-18 year book. For any grade twelves interested in submitting a photo, please bring it to room C149 any time before October 6th. 

The West's first Coffee House of the year is quickly approaching. The Coffee House is taking place on Wednesday, September 27th at 7 p.m. here in the cafeteria. It will cost $2 at the door and all the proceeds will be going to Hurricane Relief funds. There will also be a bake sale for Hurricane relief funds at the entrance, so be sure to bring some extra change.

There will be a girls B soccer meeting today in the gym at lunch with the first game being this Thursday, more will be discussed at lunch.

Congrats to our Boys Soccer and Baseball team on a great tournament this past weekend.

Good luck to our Girls Volleyball team on their game today @6pm vs Citadel @Citadel gym.

The Baseball team will be moving on to Regional Semi Finals on Thursday Oct 5 @6pm. Come out and cheer them on!

We are trying something new this year warriors, instead of having an athlete of the month we will be having an athlete of the week. This past weeks athlete of the week is Julia McIsaac. She's been a member of the volleyball team for 3 years now and has always been a vital member of the team.  She's a hard worker and always hits the floor.  Her positive attitude and leadership is a huge positive and example for the rest of the team. Great Job Julia! Please come to the office to pick up your certificate.

A quick reminder that GSA will be having a meeting today at lunch in room C228. New members are welcome.

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, September 26th at lunch for any students interested in a two week March break trip to China.

There will be a brief meeting for anyone looking to try out for the girls hockey team today at lunch in the gym.

Girls hockey tryouts will be at 5:00-6:00 pm today at Centennials.

The Learning Center is looking for two litre pop bottles clear or green to complete the green house.  Any pop bottles brought in will be greatly appreciated.

The West Baseball team remains undefeated with a 9-2 victory over CPA in the regional quarter-final on Friday. 

The boys are reminded of practice today at 3:30 -- it will take place at Westridge Field -- NOT Mainland Common. 

The boys’ soccer team won for the third year in a row the Kings Edgehill Invitational Soccer tournament played in Windsor NS this past weekend. The boys won their first 3 preliminary games by scores of 5-1,2-0 and 2-0 .Senior players  Ayoub Al Arabi with 2 goals and Youssef El Aun with the insurance marker led the Warriors to a 3-1 championship win over the host school KingsEdgehill this past Saturday afternoon.  Congrats to boys on their latest performance."

The boys soccer team is reminded of their 4:00 pm kickoff in Dartmouth Crossing versus Lockview.

The player’s roster for today’s game will be posted on the gym area bulletin board. All players are asked to arrive 45 minutes prior to kick off. Please bring both jerseys."

Boys Volleyball practice today at 6:30-8:00.

Boys B soccer tryouts today 3:30 back field behind the gym.

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What's New

September 19th, 2017

On Wednesday night we will host our Semester 1 Curriculum Night.  It will start with a brief introduction in the Bella Rose Theatre at 6:45 pm.  Starting at 7:00 PM you will attend each of...

September 19th, 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...

August 28th, 2017

Please find our September Newsletter Attached.  There is an updated section regarding Student Fees. Student Fees now include the use of a lock and locker, there is no extra fee for their use.

June 30th, 2017


Transcript requests MUST be made through the link on the or websites.


June 20th, 2017

Please be advised that the Halifax Transit route specific to Halifax West High (Route FV01) will
be discontinued effective September 2017. See attached document for more information.

June 16th, 2017

Office of the Superintendent

June 14, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I am pleased to inform you that the Department of Education and Early...

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST - Follow this link to the Guidance Website



Student Accident Insurance (SIP)