Incoming 8th Grade Open House: 
Thursday February 11th, West is hosting an open house for all incoming 8th graders and their parents/guardians.  The event will showcase our amazing programs including the Theatre Knights, NJROTC, STEAM Ahead, our clubs and activities, academic departments, and athletics (including a varsity boys basketball game against rival Goffstown).  Come check out all of the great things going on at West from 6:30-8:00pm. 

SAT and PSAT Information 
This is a reminder that ALL first time Juniors will be taking the SAT as the state accountability measure on Wednesday March 2nd during the school day.  Students have been registering online during their English classes.  This assessment is free for all first time Juniors and is a state required test.  Any student who is looking to attend some of the more highly competitive colleges are also invited to take the SAT writing test, but there is a fee for this portion of the test.  Students can register for the writing test online either from home or from school.  

Sophomores recently took the PSAT for free and all score reports have gone home with students.  Sophomores should remember to use the My College Quickstart tool, as well as the Kahn Academy practice site, both offered through the College Board.  These tools will not only help students prepare to take the SAT, but they will also help students in the college search process! 

Parent Newsletter!  
For the latest in all things West, click here for the most up to date edition of the Blue Knight News! 


Dates:  February 1-19, 2016

We are looking for:

Gently used adult/young adult clothing.  Items should be clean and wearable.  

Toiletries.  Such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, deodorant.  These items should be new.

NEW men’s/women’s socks and underwear

This drive will benefit:

WHS clothing closet/pantry.

Child & Family Services Teen Drop-In Center

Items may be brought to:


Mr. Ducharme’s room 209B

We’ll also take your cash!

Cash/Checks made payable to Manchester High School West accepted.  Money should be given directly to Mr. Glass.  All money collected will go toward buying toiletries, socks, and underwear.

Please contact Eli Glass, school counselor, at 603-624-6384 x1120 or at with any questions or concerns.

FAFSA Filing Time for Parents of College-Bound Seniors!

This is just a reminder to parents of college-bound seniors that you can begin filing your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) now that you know last year's income information at  You will want to complete this as soon as you can.  If you have any questions while filing, feel free to call NHHEAF at 1-888-7-GRADUATE x-119 (free service for NH students and parents) or Sharon Eaton at UNHM at 641-4114.  You can also go to on-line.  West will be hosting a FAFSA Day here at West if you need more help on Wednesday, February 3rd from 1:00 to 6:00 pm.  Please call your child's counselor if you would like to sign up to attend our February 3rd FAFSA Day at 624-6384.

STEAM Ahead sign up information: 

STEAM Ahead Sign Ups are now open to all 8th graders who are interested in attending Manchester West for the STEAM Ahead program.  Please click here to sign up! 

Yearbook Information!  

Senior pictures are due to Mrs. Colantuoni, in room 306, by 10/30/2015.  Please click the Club tab above and scroll to Thesaurus/yearbook for more information.

Our preferred photographer is Prestige Portraits, their phone number is 1-800-287-4667."

Picture day is Thursday, September 24.  Order forms are being distributed this week, please ask your student for yours!  Extras can be found in the Main Office.

Drivers Education - Click here for information about Drivers Ed at Manchester West!

Scholarship Information
For more information, see the Guidance Scholarship page.


February 19, 2016 Faith Hope and Love Foundation Scholarship  
February 26, 2016 Destination College Speech Contest Scholarship Destination College Scholarship 
February 28, 2016 The Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize 
February 29, 2016 Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Buick Achievers Scholarship 
February 29, 2016 Discover Student Loans Discover Student Loans Scholarship 
March 1, 2016 Skrungloo Farm  
March 11, 2016 Journalism Education Foundation Scholarship Journalism Education Foundation Scholarship 
March 15, 2016 The George Coleman Scholarship The George Coleman Scholarship 
March 15, 2016 Manchester Choral Society/Richard Crafts Memorial Scholarship  
March 23, 2016 Charles Hildebrandt Holocaust & Genocide Studies Award Charles Hildebrandt Holocaust & Genocide Studies Award 
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Graduation Requirements

Students must now complete 20 credits to graduate from high school.  See the full policy for more details.

Parent/Teacher Contact

Parents wishing to communicate with their child's teachers should either call the school at 603/624-6384 or e-mail them. Teachers' e-mail addresses can be found in the "Staff Directory" selection on this home page.  If your attempts to reach a teacher are unsuccessful, please notify your student's administrator.

Attention Parents:

Any electronic device that is confiscated by a West High School staff member will be turned in to the Main Office, and can only be retrieved by a parent.  You may sign for your student's device in the Main Office during the day, before 3:15 pm.

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