CAMPUS-WIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • LIBRARY BOOKS DUE: Just a reminder, please turn in all books, calculators, and other items that have been borrowed from the library before Friday to avoid obligations in the fall!

  • BUS TAGS DUE: Bus tags are due this week! Please turn in to your bus driver or at the main office of your building by Friday, June 10. There will be a $10 charge for bus tags that are not returned.

  • 2022-2023 TRANSPORTATION FORMS: Transportation forms for the 2022/23 school year are again needed by the transportation office. The form is needed for all students regardless of how they get to school so we can begin planning busing for next year. This year the forms are online making it easier than ever! Please complete this transportation form at your earliest convenience and submit.

  • YEARBOOKS: There are still yearbooks available for purchase. You may stop into your school’s main office or room B111 at West to purchase one. They are $70.00

  • 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 athletic office. ZW pick-up is by the athletic office across from the cafeteria.

  • 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 by 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.


NOTES FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE

  • Next year's AM CTC students: If you have not yet submitted the Career Exploration virtual class permission form to the counseling office and the Google form indicating your pathway choices for next year, please do so ASAP. More details were provided in an email you received from Mrs. Wicks a few weeks ago.

  • Current 10th graders interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT next fall must complete the registration form by June 10. This test, which is similar to the PSAT 10 that sophomores took this spring, is completely optional, provides practice for the SAT, and gives high achieving students the opportunity to enter the National Merit Scholarship Competition. More information about the test is available at https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt.

  • Newsletters for the month of June are now posted on our website. Please check them out!

  • Juniors: SAT scores from the April 13 test administration were released starting on May 4. Please log into your College Board account (or create one if you don't have one). Scores from the April 26 make up test date will be released starting May 18. More information can be found in April's 11th grade counseling office newsletter. There will be additional opportunities later in the summer and early fall.

  • 9th and 10th graders: PSAT 8/9 and 10 scores from the April 13 test administration will start to be released through students' College Board accounts on May 20. More information about score release is available in the 9th grade and 10th grade May counseling office newsletters.

  • Students - do you want to be immersed in a local business this summer for two weeks (July 11-22), solve a real challenge, learn about various careers, enhance your resume, have the opportunity to earn scholarship money, and network with kids from other schools? If yes, then sign up for IChallengeU with futurePREP'd to help get ahead for your future! Here is a link to the info flyer - and here is an overview video. This is open to all current 9th-12th graders! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Nicole Gitler at ngitler@oaisd.org.

  • If you are looking for a summer job or full-time employment upon graduation, please continue to check the job postings on our website. The list is updated regularly as we move through spring!

  • 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:



BUS TAGS:

-Please have students return Bus Tags on the last day of school (June 10).

-Bus tags can be returned either: 1) given to the student's bus driver on the last day that they ride the bus, 2) turned in to the school office

3) parents/students can drop off bus tags at the Transportation Office during the month of June (Mon-Thurs 7 am - 4 pm; Fri 7 am - Noon).

-All bus tags will be reactivated and reissued to students in the fall.

-There will be a $10 fee if the bus tag is not returned and a new one needs to be assigned.

*Note: ALL students have been assigned a bus tag, regardless if they rode a bus or walked/parent pickup, etc. So all students should be returning a bus tag.








DUX Announcements:

  • Attention Seniors: Please turn in your chromebook and charger anytime between 10-2:00pm, Wednesday thru Friday (May 18-20) of next week at the West Media Center. There will be a $25 late fee if turned in late. Any questions, please see Mr. Holwerda in the West main office.

  • ZEELAND WEST NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY: Sophomores and Juniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher were sent an email inviting you to apply to be part of Zeeland West National Honor Society. If you did not receive an email and would like to apply, please stop in the counseling office to pick up the directions.

SENIOR INFORMATION:

  • Seniors, please stop in the main office to sign up for senior breakfast. The senior breakfast is a free event and is being held at the Macatawa Legends Club House at 8:30am prior to graduation rehearsal at the DeVos Fieldhouse in Holland. Again, please sign up in the main office.

  • SENIORS! It's really important your Senior year that you check your email. Senior related information is often sent via email, if you don't check it you will miss deadlines as well as upcoming events and important notices. Please check your email!!

  • JOSTEN'S GRADUATION ORDER PICK-UP: If you did not pick up your graduation order on Wednesday, please stop in the main office to get your order!

  • Senior All-Night Party Information: For information on the Senior All Night Party, please see the Senior Parent Letter. Please sign up and turn in your Registration Form to the West main office.

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 or Text "STEVE" to 741741 to access a Culturally Trained Crisis Text Line counselor.

  • 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