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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

Friday March 23rd Announcements

Grade 12 students who would like to be considered for Halifax West Internal Awards must complete an on-line application form by April 12, 2018 using their GNSPES Account.  Following your submission, you will be permitted to edit your application until the deadline of Thursday, April 12th. 

Track & Field season is soon to start.  If you are interested in being part of the Track & Field Team, please sign your name to the events on the board outside Ms. Duggan's office.  More information regarding the team will be posted here once it is available.

There is a WE schools meeting today at lunch in Mrs. Skelhorn’s classroom C340.  New members welcome.

There will be badminton tryouts starting today from 3:30 to 5:30. All interested must sign-up on a list outside of room C344. There will be two more tryouts next week on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:00-6:30. Athletes that cannot make all the tryouts should expect that to negatively affect their chances of making the team. Check the gym schedule for tryout times. 

Attention all  2D Animators. Halifax West is looking to form an animation team to enter the NS Skills challenge competition. 

If you have any experience in 2D animation and would like to be a part of this initiative  please attend a brief meeting today at lunch in Room A310.

Attention all singers and songwriters!!  The East Coast Music Awards are hosting two activities for high school musicians at this year’s awards in Halifax in May.  The first is a singing competition with $1000 as first prize.  Students can submit a video of themselves playing and singing an original song or cover of a song for a chance to win.  The second opportunity is a songwriter’s workshop with professional musicians.  High schools are able to submit up 5 names of young songwriters who would like to participate.  For more information on either of these opportunities please see Mr. Burtt in the music room.  Deadline is April 1.

Our boy’s hockey team is playing their provincials at BMO! They have a game today at 8:30 pm vs North Nova and On Saturday @10am and semifinals is @6pm and championships is on Sunday at 1 pm. You should come on out to a game and show some west spirit!!

Applications to be one of next year's co-presidents are available in the office. The applications must be completed and returned to the office no later than 8:30 am on Monday March 26th

Halifax West water bottles are going to be sold in the caf today at lunch for only $5.00.

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What's New

March 7th, 2018

On Friday March 9th classes are in session for HIgh School students.  The Assessment Day applies only to Elementary and Junior HIgh Schools.  It is a regular school day at Halifax West. March...

February 23rd, 2018


This afternoon Halifax Regional Police alerted the school that they had received information about a potential threat to student safety at Halifax West High School. Immediately upon...

February 13th, 2018

On Tuesday night we will host our Semester 2 Curriculum Night. Please arrive by 6:45 pm to be ready for the start of classes at 7.  Starting at 7:00 PM you will attend each of your child's...

February 6th, 2018

2018-19 Course selection timeline for current

grade 10-11 students


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January 12th, 2018

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January 12, 2018

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January 11th, 2018

Therapeutic Paws of Canada will have two teams of therapy dogs join us during lunch on Monday Jan 15th. Students who wish to participate must have a consent form signed by a parent/...

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