• DailAnnouncements

    Tuesday, October 20th 2020:

    -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 log in information necessary. 

    -Please show your support for SCW PTO!  Eat at MOD Pizza on Wednesday (10/28) from 10:30 AM - 9:00pm and 20% of classroom sales will directly benefit SCW PTO.  Click here for a flyer or click this link for all the details: https://www.groupraise.com/events/159509-st-charles-west-pto-at-mod-pizza

    -Unfortunately, the HOCO2020 Outdoor Movie Night was cancelled.  Refunds for the movie tickets and snacks will be processed by Mrs. Meyer in the Finance Office and completed by Friday, October 23rd.  There are no refunds for the Homecoming Spirit Wear.

    -HOCO Apparel:  Virtual/quarantined students - email Ms. Gates when you want to pick up your item(s).

    Last Chance!!  There are a few HOCO spirit wear items left for purchase.  Long-sleeved t-shirts ($13):  2 each of medium and extra-large.  Hoodies ($16):  a small, large, and 3X ($18).  Email Ms. Gates if you are interested.

    -Attention Students!! The Trading Post is now open during all lunches! Come by for snacks, energy drinks and COOKIES! Smoothies are sold every Wednesday!

    -$20 OFF 2020 yearbook. Stop by Mrs. Bildner's room to purchase a 2020 yearbook for only $40. I have 24 yearbooks that are missing the front page and we are selling them at a $20 discount, stop by and get one while supplies last. 

    -SCW Students: Be sure to have your lunch ID card (or photo of lunch ID card on cell phone) ready when going through the lunch line. This will make the process quicker for everyone. If you lost your card, you can email egramann@stcharlessd.org to request a new card. Once reprinted, be sure to take a photo with your cell phone to be used if the card is lost again.

    -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

    Club News

    -ArClub!   Each week, Art Club will be doing a different activity which will be posted here in the announcements. Come join us Monday and/or Tuesday every week 2:30-3:30pm in H108 and try something new! Next week we are making jewelry. Click on this link to see what we're doing the rest of the semester and for the Zoom link. Questions? Ask Ms. Martin!

    -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

    -Game Enthusiasts Club (GEC):  We will meet on Thursday (10/22) from 2:30 – 4pm in the library.  We will be playing Among Us so have the app downloaded on your device when you come that day.  

    -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

    -Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA):  FCCLA zoom meeting is set for Thursday, October 22nd.  Mrs. Hill will send out the zoom link next week on Google Classroom. Please join the Google Classroom if you are interested: hajzf43

    -All of Us Club:  All meetings are temporarily on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions. 

    -Please visit our website (https://www.stcharlessd.org/Activities) and check out all of our clubs at SCW.  More details to come!

    Classroom News

    ***AP Students:  If you are interested in taking the AP exam or submitting a portfolio in May, AP Commitment Forms and payment are due by November 6th.  Information and forms available at AP Advanced Placement Info.  Contact Ms. Gates if you have questions.***

    ***Are you proficient in 2 or more languages? Are you a senior? Do you want to earn your Seal of Biliteracy in English and your 2nd language? Then keep a lookout for an email from Ms. Jessica Evans about joining the Google Classroom to get more details about the process. It is a great way to tell future jobs and colleges that you are proficient in at least 2 languages. (& maybe even earn credits for college) Talk to your language teacher or Mrs. Parrett today!*** 

    ***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 stop by the Attendance Office 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!***

    Guidance News

    -Do you need to see your counselor?  Sign up without leaving the classroom by clicking this link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDZowiOYU8VrdP6nBmFcSi2Xtrl9JrZc4vNX-pTvT_pUYtQ/viewform

    -NEW - Virtual College Rep Visits during AIP (sign up with your SCOIR account) *Counselors will help you with this

    October 20th - University of Iowa

    October 21st - University of Missouri - Kansas City

    October 22nd - University of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    October 26th - Lindenwood University

    October 27th - UMSL

    October 28th - Missouri Baptist

    November 4 - University of Missouri Columbia (Mizzou)

    November 5th - Missouri Southern State

    November 9 - Webster University

    November 10 - Central Methodist

    November 12 - Rockhurst University

    November 23 - Webster University

    Fall/Winter 2020 ACT Test Dates:

    October ACT test dates:

    October 24th & 25th

    Late fees apply starting September 18-25th

    December ACT test dates:

    December 12th

    Late fees apply starting November 7th – 20th

    The cost is $55  SCWest High School Code: 262-852

    For more information see your counselor or go to www.act.org

    Activities/Games

    Tuesday, 10/20/2020

    5:00/7:00pm - JV & Varsity Boys Soccer vs. FZE @ Home

    Good luck Warriors!

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