Z-East & Z-West Campus Announcements

CAMPUS-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Attention Skiers and Snowboarders: There are ski club passes available for sale. If you would like to purchase a student or adult pass please contact Mr. Lloyd at clloyd@zps.org or stop in the ZWHS main office to complete forms and purchase tickets. Price for both student and adult passes is $22.

  • Robotics Team Information: Any students interested in joining the FIRST Robotics Team 85, please send an email to usfirst@zps.org for more information!

  • Zeeland Dutch Dance: It's not too late to join Zeeland Dutch Dance! Don't let the cost of the costume scare you, there are many options to those who need some help. Any questions can be sent to dutchdance@zps.org. (11/13)

  • Students we need your help: To take our campus to the next level of awareness and understanding of mental health concerns we are doing a project called "Voices of Reason". These are short videos of students sharing their wisdom on mental health, how they are taking care of themselves and finding their way. Please contact Mr. Kamstra in the ZEHS Guidance Office tkamstra@zps.org if you are interested in participating. Wisdom ~ Inspiration ~ Hope

  • ATTENTION STUDENTS: As of Monday, September 14, all students are asked to go directly to their first class of the morning upon arriving at school. Students will not be allowed to congregate in the hallways, rotunda, cafeteria, etc. due to the current state distancing guidelines.

  • FACE COVERINGS & SOCIAL DISTANCING - REQUIRED ON CAMPUS : Face coverings are required on campus for students at all times, except when eating. Eating will only take place when students are seated in a certain designated area. Six foot social distancing should be followed by students whenever possible throughout the day and during passing. During passing, students need to walk directly to their classrooms.

  • SUB MEALS for LUNCH: Our Food Service will be making fresh subs for lunch every day for students who want to avoid the lunch line or cafeteria. Orders MUST be placed by 8:00 am on the day you plan to eat. Lunch orders placed after 8:00 am will not be prepared. A complete meal is free for all students until the end of the school year! A complete meal consists of a deli sandwich, fruit/vegetable side and/or milk. Adults are $4.05 Your order will be ready at the selected location no more waiting! HERE is the link for ordering. ZE pick-up is in the main office. ZW pick-up is by the athletic office across from the cafeteria.

  • LUNCH SCHEDULE INFORMATION: In THIS DOCUMENT, you will be able to find the lunch assigned for each teacher; teachers are listed alphabetically. Keep in mind that lunch sessions might be different each day for your student.

  • If you are dropping something off for a student - lunch, iPads, bags, instruments, clothing, please leave it on the table in the main office vestibule with your student’s first and last name on it. Parents, visitors, & volunteers are not allowed in the building at this time.








NOTES FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE

  • The counseling office will host Careerline Tech Center info meetings during Advisory on Tuesday, January 26 for EAST students and Thursday, January 28 for WEST/VENTURE students. These meetings are open to current 10th and 11th graders only. Students interested in learning more about CTC and the process for applying to their programs for next year must complete this registration form by Monday, January 25 at noon. Only students who register will be allowed to attend.

  • If you are interested in a schedule change for 2nd semester, you must meet with your counselor in person to discuss. The deadline for 2nd semester schedule changes is Wednesday, January 20. We will not be honoring requests for teacher or hour changes unless it is absolutely necessary.

  • Seniors: The application process for local scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland area is a few weeks away; however, you can sign up for scholarship reminders so you don't miss any important deadlines! Please do so HERE and stay tuned for more info!

  • Newsletters for the month of January are now available on our website. Please read through them, as they contain important information about the Careerline Tech Center, senior scholarship opportunities, and college athletic eligibility.

  • GVSU and the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be hosting "Teen Entrepreneur Innovation Days" on January 29/30 and March 19/20. This two day workshop provides high school students the skills and tools to develop innovators and entrepreneurs. The event is free but registration is required. More information is available in this flyer.

  • Juniors/Junior Parents: Please feel free to read through our College Planning Guide to better understand the college planning process. This guide contains a lot of helpful insight and answers many questions families have about education after high school.

  • Seniors: The State of Michigan has published this letter detailing the state aid programs available to students planning to continue their education after high school. Please read through it and remember to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). More information about college financial aid is available in these videos:

  • Feel free to "like" the "Zeeland High School Counseling Office" on Facebook to stay up-to-date with important information, reminders, and deadlines.

CHIX Announcements:


  • APPOINTMENTS: Students leaving during the school day for an appointment must check their email for a pass from the Attendance office. All passes are sent via email after receiving a call to the Attendance line from a parent. Please watch your email for a pass if you know you will be leaving during the day.


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***SENIOR FRIDAY TREATS! Seniors, if you did not come to the Holiday Drive Thru and receive your Senior Friday bag, please stop in the office this week Tuesday- Friday, January 5,6,7,8 and get yours!


  • Senior All-Night Party: Please find the application for the Senior All-Night Party HERE. Applications and payments may be brought to the main office!

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DUX Announcements


SENIOR INFORMATION:

  • SENIOR TREATS ARE BACK!: Zeeland West Seniors, please stop in the ZW office anytime throughout the day from 8-2:30 on Friday, January 29th to pick up a Senior Treat! Two gift card winners will be randomly selected and recognized in the office that day! So stop in and see if you’ve won! Mrs. Semple will have the gift card prizes. If you haven’t registered for the Senior All Night Party, please do so soon and you’ll be in this month’s drawing!

  • ZEELAND WEST SENIOR ALL-NIGHTER!!! Please consider signing up for the Senior All Night Party! The fee is the cheapest now, just $55! The fee will increase to $65 in a few months so get your money in now!

  • ZW Parents: We can not do Senior Treat Friday's without your continued support!!! Please email Dana Creevy if you’re interested in donating funds or future treats! Creevys@sbcglobal.net

  • Fundraisers: We have several ongoing fundraisers happening.

  • We are still collecting pop cans and you can send a message to zwhs2021@gmail.com for pickup. We also launched the Direct Your Dollar fundraiser through SpartanNash. Please save your receipts from Family Fare, D&W, etc. Send us an email and we will gladly pick them up.

  • Follow updates and happenings at ZW2021 Senior All Night Party on Facebook. You may also contact Becky Visser with questions at zwhs2021@gmail.com.



CAMPUS WELLNESS:

Prevention resources:

  • If you are not in school and you have an emergency situation and you are concerned about someone's health or safety please call 911.

  • Crisis Text Line - Text “HOME” to 741741

  • Suicide Prevention Online Chat - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 1-800-273-8255

  • Visit CrisisChat.org

  • The Trevor Project: Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

  • Trevor Lifeline - Call 1-866-488-7386

  • Trevor Chat - Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24-7. Access through a computer, as you may have technical difficulties using a smartphone or tablet. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

  • OK2SAY-Anyone can report tips on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools. Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click HERE to submit a tip.


ZEHS Newsletters

ZWHS Newsletters

  • Sept 2020: 09.01 // 09.08 // 09.15 // 09.22 // 09.29

  • Oct 2020: 10.06 // 10.13 // 10.20 // 10.27

  • Nov 2020: 11.03 // 11.10 // 11.17 // 11.24

  • Dec 2020: 12.01 // 12.08 // 12.15

  • Jan 2021: 01.05 // 01.12 // 01.19 // 01.26

  • Feb 2021: 02.02 // 02.09 // 02.16 // 02.23

  • Mar 2021: 03.02 // 03.09 // 03.16 // 03.23 // 03.30

  • Apr 2021: 04.06 // 04.13 // 04.20 // 04.27

  • May 2021: 05.04 // 05.11 // 05.18 // 05.25

  • June 2021: 06.01 // 06.08 // 06.15 // 06.22