Friday, April 16th 2021:
-IMPORTANT!! As recommended by the St. Charles County Department of Public Health: If a member of a student's household has been tested for Covid-19 and is awaiting test results, that student should stay home from school that day and attend classes virtually. In any case, families should contact school in order to report the absence and obtain any login information necessary.
-Science club is sponsoring a Green Week spirit week next week to celebrate Earth Day. Please show your support by participating.
Green Week - April 19 - April 23
Monday (4/19): Farmer's Market - Wear your best farmers outfit.
Tuesday (4/20): Travel - Wear your PJ's for comfy travel.
Wednesday (4/21): Water - Wear your beach theme clothing.
Thursday (4/22): Earth Day - Wear green & blue.
Friday (4/23): Fashion Day - Wear your thriftiest outfit.
-Next week during Green Week, Science Club will be collecting used t-shirts to donate to Marine Layer, a company that recycles used t-shirts. Bring your old t-shirts to your AIP and Science Club will collect them. There will be a prize for the AIP that collects the most t-shirts!
-SCW Students: NO OUTSIDE FOOD IS ALLOWED @ SCW. Please do not have outside food (fast food, etc.) delivered/dropped off as it will be turned away regardless of circumstances. If you do forget your lunch, the district is providing free meal options.
-StuCo Officer elections will be held next week. Students will receive an email on Tuesday 4/20 with the Google Form ballot. Ballots will be due by Thursday 4/22 at 11AM. Check the halls for candidate posters. Students running for election included Kailey Dunning for President, Gabby Canning and Scott Stratton for Vice President, Gabby Canning for Secretary, Julia Steele for Committee Lead, Anna Baumann for Social Manager, and Anna Baumann and Claire Mascia for Public Relations Specialist. The ballot will include position statements and campaign videos from each candidate so that you can make the best decision for you.
-For Kindness Week (and throughout the rest of the semester), StuCo Officers will be writing positive and inspirational messages on mirrors around the building. Please take a minute to read the messages and reflect on how you can be kind to yourself and to others. Please don't change/erase the messages. Let's all work to make SCW a place we can feel comfortable at and proud of each day.
-Let's spread some positivity! All this week (4/13 - 4/16) you can write a kind note to students or staff and put it in the boxes stationed by the library and Ms. Holland's room (B101). This is a good way to participate in Stuco's Kindness Week in addition to our spirit days. Let's make SCW a positive environment, and be kind this (and every) week!
-The Cutie cart is coming back to your AIP! Come out and help support Renaissance by buying some clementines. It will be 2 clementines for $1. We will be selling during AIP on April 16, 19, and 20.
-St. Louis County Public Library, HEC Media, and The Novel Neighbor independent book store are sponsoring a virtual Teen Book Festival to connect teens to YA authors. The festival runs April 8th through 18th. Panels will be livestreamed on the Facebook and YouTube pages of all 3 sponsors. See the link for details on the various authors and panels that will be showcased throughout the festival. St Louis Teen Book Festival
-Renaissance will be recognizing SCW students who display specific character traits for Student of the Month. The character trait for April is generosity.
-SPRING MUSICAL: Come out and see "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!" April 22nd at 7pm and April 24th at 2pm and 7pm! It is a fun show, appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available to everyone, just make a reservation using the Google Form! https://forms.gle/wuR5P9QViaML6NHYA
-Sophomore Class of 2023: We have several Class Officer positions that currently have no candidates. If you are interested in running for an officer position, see Ms. Gates ASAP for a candidate form. You will be included on the 2nd ballot after the initial voting takes place for all Class Officer candidates that submitted their paperwork by the initial deadline. The final deadline for this extension is Friday, April 23rd at 2:30 PM.
-Mark your calendars for SCW Prom's MOD Pizza fundraiser on Thursday, April 29th. Show THIS FLYER if ordering in person or use code "GR184964S" if ordering online. SCW Prom appreciates your support!
-Attention Students!! The Trading Post is now open during all lunches! Come by for snacks, energy drinks and COOKIES! Smoothies are sold every Wednesday!
-Library Reminder: If you want to see what books are available (both in print and eBook), you can search Destiny Discover by accessing the Destiny link in the stcharlessd.org bookmarks folder. Regardless of whether you are an in person or virtual student, if you need research assistance, resources, or help using online tools for class, please email me. I will help however I can. I am also able to Zoom during AIP if you need assistance with anything. I'm here to serve you so don't hesitate to ask for help. If you haven't joined the SCW Library Google Classroom with Tutorials and Research Resources, please do with the join code: cosh32v :) Ms. Gates
-Attention SCW students: If you are in need of prom attire, see Ms. Kulage in the Guidance Office.
-All of Us Club: All meetings are temporarily on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions.
-Art Club! Exciting news! Our Art Club will restart this school's chapter of the National Art Honor Society. Like the NHS, the National ART Honor Society will provide members with opportunities for scholarships, look good on college applications, and provide leadership and service opportunities. The NAHS also gives you a chance to display your work statewide and nationally, enter competitions, and get feedback and support from peers across the country. Interested? Come join us any Monday and/or Tuesday to learn more or join NAHS. Art Club is of course still open to those who would rather just do some cool art stuff and hang out with some good art people. Click on this LINK to see this semester's schedule of activities.
-Dungeons and Dragons Club: Please join our Google Classroom. The code is alj3tvq or click on the link here. We meet on Tuesdays from 2:30 - 4:30pm on Zoom and Ms. Joseph's room in B117.
-HOSA: We will meet after school on Early out Wednesday’s at 1:30pm in Jameson’s room, if you cannot make it in person you can join us via zoom. Join Zoom Meeting https://stcharlessd.zoom.us/j/92955928785?pwd=S1lGN093RzBKZGtzSlZMWDhmb3p4dz09 Meeting ID: 929 5592 8785 Passcode: 324871
-KEY CLUB: Key Club will now be meeting in the library every Thursday at 6:50 am. All are welcome! Please come when you can!
-Renaissance: We will meet after school on Thursday’s in Hockmeyer's room. If you cannot be there in-person, please feel free to join through zoom link: https://stcharlessd.zoom.us/j/93484239531?pwd=bHU4L2V4akM4RDRHTjZXLzJ2NHQvQT09
-Please visit our website (https://www.stcharlessd.org/Activities) and check out all of our clubs at SCW. More details to come!
***In-Person Students: Please be aware that if you are an In-Person student but you attend class virtually, you will be marked absent. Although we are happy that you are logging in and staying up with your class work, if you are not in the building, you will be marked absent.***
***Any virtual students who need to pick up materials for classes can do so between 7am and 3pm Monday through Friday.***
***Students at SCW are not encouraged to bring cell phones or other electronic devices to school. If students choose to bring such items, they should be turned off and securely stored out of sight during the school day. Cell phones may be used before school, after school, during passing periods and at lunch only.***
***Any student who thinks they may need a tutor, don't delay your success! Stay ahead of the game and sign up with your counselor for a tutor today!***
-Any male senior planning to attend Missouri S&T in the fall stop by Guidance or email Mrs. Ward for a scholarship opportunity at Missouri S&T. The deadline is May 1st. The application can also be found online at sigep.org/missourist
-Student-Athletes and Parents: If you are a student-athlete and would like to play sports at the college level, don't miss our upcoming NCAA Zoom session on Thursday, April 22 at 7 pm with Lori Hopkins, Deputy Athletic Director/Compliance at Northwest Missouri State University. Join Zoom Meeting
https://stcharlessd.zoom.us/j/93543992926?pwd=RlNwMERKKzhYakZYd0sxaXZZdzFudz09 Meeting ID: 935 4399 2926 Passcode: 883145
-Students are you interested in a future career in the Game Design Industry? Join us for the next "Focus On Your Future" Zoom session Thursday, April 22 at 10:15 am during AIP. We'll meet with Matthew Burton, Assistant Professor of Games at Webster University to learn more about this growing field. Join Zoom Meeting
https://stcharlessd.zoom.us/j/95265956769?pwd=K2ZCZU05VmlGT3lJdWw0K0podHZUdz09 Meeting ID: 952 6595 6769 Passcode: 874799
-Attention SCW students: If you are in need of prom attire, see Ms. Kulage in the Guidance Office.
-Attention Seniors: St. Charles Community College is hosting A+ information meetings for high school seniors and their parents via Zoom from 6pm - 7:30pm on April 22nd, May 4th & May 12th. Click the link below to register: https://www.stchas.edu/admissions/financial-aid/types-aid/aplus-program
***IRISH EXCHANGE STUDENTS: If you ordered a Carndonagh pullover in March, Ireland has shipped them here. If you have not picked up your pullover or paid for it, please check your emails from Ms. Swift in the Guidance Office.***
2021 College Visits (virtual):
College Reps are scheduling virtual visits during AIP - Check your SCOIR Account or Google classroom for the meeting links.
***No visits scheduled at this time, check back later.***
2021 ACT Test Dates:
*April 17th (registration deadline is March 12th)
*June 12th (registration deadline is May 7th)
*July 17th (registration deadline is June 18th)
SCWest High School Code: 262-852
For more information see your counselor or go to www.act.org
3:30pm - Boys Track @ FZE
4:15pm - JV Baseball @ Home vs. FZE
7:00pm - Dance N Drill Variety Show
2:00pm- Varsity Soccer @ Home vs. Duchesne
Good luck Warriors!
***Don't forget! If you're interested in trying out for St. Charles West Dance N' Drill tryouts are next week, April 19-21 from 4:30-6:30pm in the West Gym. Please make sure you have a copy of your physical with you! Click on the link for all the required documents prior to tryouts. Thank you!*** https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XGbsXGBOQGhBsGPtWIS3LFLNXHquE26I?usp=sharing_eil&ts=604e483e