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West CTA Students Selected for All-State Orchestra

We are proud to announce that three of our extremely talented West CTA students were selected for this year’s All-State ensembles: L-R: Paul Lee, Sophomore, All-State Orchestra; Aaron Lockhart, Senior, All–State Orchestra; Austin Royer, Junior, All-State Band. This year’s All-State will be held April 6-8, in Reno, at UNR. These students certainly make our school…

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West CTA Sock Hop and Spirit Week

West CTA is having Spirit Week 2/21-2/25 with a Sock Hop on Saturday 2/25 at 7pm. Tuesday: Mathlete Vs. Athlete, Wednesday: Summer Nights, Thursday: Funky and Flirty Socks, Friday: Greasers and Pink Ladies. Tickets for the dance are 2/13-2/17: $20, 2/21-2/24: $25, and $30 at the door.

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West CTA’s Picturesque Pearl

Congratulations to Pearl Lee for her outstanding photography skills as she competed in Southern Nevada Regionals SkillsUSA Photography Competition this past weekend, which was held at CSN campus. She earned a spot to compete in the State SkillsUSA Competition in Reno this April. Wish her luck. Great job, Pearl.  She placed 5th out of more…

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SOT Meeting 2/21/17

The West CTA SOT will meet on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 4:30 pm in the Library. The agenda can be found at <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9cjdkYU93bUR2MTA/view?usp=sharing> The 2017-2018 Budget Draft can be found at <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9eUJhX20wLTJCb28/view?usp=sharing> The 2017-2018 School Performance Plan Draft can be found at <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9cW4xSjBlaXZoM1E/view?usp=sharing>

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ACT Testing (Juniors) and AP Boot Camp 2/28/17

On Tuesday, February 28th all 11th grade students will take the ACT exam with Writing. This is a graduation requirement and is free of cost. 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students will NOT attend school on Tuesday, February 28th. We will also be holding a voluntary AP Boot Camp with a morning (7:30-10:00) and afternoon…

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West CTA Senior, Prudential Finalist

West CTA Senior Kristen De Guzman was recently recognized as a Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represents the United States’ largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteer service. All public and private middle level and high schools in the country, as well as all…

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SOT Meeting 2/15/17

The West CTA will have a work session from 4:30 – 5:30 on 2/15/17, at which time the public will be invited in for public comments/questions, then we will adjourn the public meeting and resume the work session. Agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9c09qcTEzckdyRHM/view?usp=sharing School Performance Plan: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9cW4xSjBlaXZoM1E/view?usp=sharing Budget Proposal: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2LxICQy3sB9eUJhX20wLTJCb28/view?usp=sharing

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SOT Work Session 2/8/17

The West CTA SOT will have a work study session at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  No school business will be decided or adopted during this meeting. It is a data and preliminary budget review session to align school performance priorities.  There will be no public comment period as this meeting is not…

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School-wide PBL – How Deep is Your Well?

On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 24th and 25th, West CTA students will participate in the spring portion of our school-wide PBL, How Deep is Your Well? Groups of students have selected an aspect of wellness that they will present on throughout the day on Wednesday as their deliverable piece. Wellness is the pursuit of continued…

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