today's announcements

Notice to Parents / Guardians of Elementary Students

Update as of May 15, 2015: Phase One of ETFO's elementary teachers’ job action is continuing. Schools are open however EQAO testing for grades 3 and 6 has been postponed. Please check our labour relations page for more information.

 May 22, 2015         Day 2

Next PLC Day - Tuesday May 26, 2015

Next Parent Council Meeting - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Prom - June 24, 2015 

OSAP - The OSAP website is now open for students seeking financial assistance for college and university next year.  Be sure you have confirmed where you are attending before you apply.

Hey Westside, where are you going next Friday night?  If you participated in any co-curricular activity, you should be at the Co-Curricular Gala! There is great food, an award ceremony and a dance.  Tickets are on sale at lunch in the foyer.

If you need a ride to Mono Community Centre, please sign up for the bus when you purchase your ticket.

If you were one of the 115 people who came to celebrate our Rugby season last night, Chamberland and Chef would like to thank-you!  They were both very proud and moved by the great community you've helped build up around a great sport.

Planning on attending summer school?  The sooner you register the better.  See Mr. Sipple or Mrs. Kirkland for information.  Deadline for application is June 24th.

Concert band is going to Canada's Wonderland today.  Have a great time at Wonderland!

Westside water bottles are on sale in the foyer at lunch.This is a great way to support your school, your environment, and your health! 

Need community involvement hours?  Ribfest needs you!  Contact info in student services

Westside has great news!  The specialist High Skills Major program is expanding! Westside is very excited to announce that the Ministry of Education has approved our application to offer Health and wellness as a High Skills Major starting in the 2015-16 school year. If you are interested in getting involved in any of the SHSM programs, see Ms.Bell

Attention Graduating students! Please bring your grad fee to the office ASAP to reserve your spot at Commencement.

 Prom Dates - If you are planning on bringing a date to prom and that person does not attend Westside, please pick up a guest application form from the main office ASAP! 

Remind 101 - Do you want to receive text message notifications from the Principal, Mrs. Wilson?  Text 705-242-0492 and message @d6391    


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Westside welcomes you! Our strong academics, extensive co-curricular program and airy facilities make this a great place to learn.

We offer up-to-date technology and a welcoming community. Most importantly, our dedicated teaching staff is committed to student success.

We are working together to ensure student achievement. We want students to learn and understand the importance of ideas both inside and outside of the classroom.

Mission Statement

Lifelong learners emerge when we teach for understanding, foster community and build strong relationships.