• Congratulations to retiring WSHS staff!
    The PTSA wishes the following faculty and staff a happy and well-deserved retirement: Alana Adams, SPED Mary Halfhill, Student Services Aleida Goetchius, Student Services Billy Langloh, Security Laura Goodman, English Dr. Janet Hughes, Science
  • Officers elected for 2021-2022
    The following officers were elected at the June membership meeting on June 8: President – Richard Ewell (re-elected) VP1 – Lauren Williams VP2 – Maggie Ewell (re-elected) Treasurer – Kristina Swatek (re-elected) Secretary – April Duncan (re-elected) Committee chair positions will be selected by the officers shortly.
  • PTSA Elections Meeting June 8 (includes panel for rising 9th grade parents)
    The WSHS PTSA will hold its elections for officers on Tuesday, June 8 from 7:30pm to 8:30. The link to register for the Zoom meeting is: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkf-itpzIqEtBorVkTx4KK4PIsfAD5oY6i Following the elections and other business, there will be a panel discussion of the transition from middle school to West Springfield HS. Parents of rising 9th graders are invited to attend! The agenda for the meeting is available at https://wshsptsa.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/PTSA-Meeting-Agenda-6-8-21.pdf
  • WSHS PTSA announces 2021 scholarship winners!
    The West Springfield High School PTSA is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for 2021.  The winners were selected after a careful review by a PTSA scholarship committee of 7 or 8 people (one was recused for consideration of one scholarship). The Scholarship for Success is awarded to recognize a senior who has overcome obstacles on the road to either academic or social success and to recognize the growth the student has achieved through his or her high school career.  The students who applied for the Scholarship for Success were truly amazing and all are to be congratulated and proud of […]
  • PTSA Meeting Tuesday, May 11 at 7:30pm
    How can WSHS students improve their college prospects, develop job skills and build their resumes this summer during pandemic times?   Join special Guest Steven Myers, FCPS Service Learning Resource Teacher (and former WSHS counselor!) for an overview of the FCPS Service Learning program, summer internships and other work-based learning opportunities, and an update on general volunteer opportunities for students. Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcuCorD8iGNStnnJn7dbn895btfeLRiHI
  • Teacher Appreciation Week: Help Needed
    Teacher Appreciation Week:  Help Needed! The PTSA of WSHS will be showing gratitude and appreciation for ALL the teachers and staff at our awesome high school.  We strive to recognize ALL TEACHERS AND STAFF as they have given so much effort to teach and guide our students. What can you do? We need parents and community members to donate individually prepared snacks and beverages. Please sign up to donate. THANK YOU!!! Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0549AAAA23A2FA7-stock  Amazon Wish List https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1LWHOWRZ8SLQE?ref_=wl_share
  • Asian Grill Fundraiser Thursday 4/29
    Questions? Contact Jenna Barron at fundraising@wshsptsa.net
  • Call for Nominating Committee Members
    We need at least 3 volunteers to form a nominating committee in preparation for elections later this spring. If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please contact Richard Ewell at wshsptsa@gmail.com The nominating committee will be elected at the April 11, 2021 membership meeting. Nominations for the Nominating Committee will be accepted from the floor at that time. Because the nominating committee handles the nomination of people for officer positions, you should not serve on the nominating committee if you intend to run for one of the officer positions. Below is an excerpt from Article 6, Section […]
  • Draft Bylaws for consideration at May membership meeting
    The WSHS PTSA Bylaws were last approved in 2016 and need to be renewed this year. Therefore VP2 Maggie Ewell formed a bylaws committee comprised of Secretary April Duncan and VP1 Tricia Martin. The committee took the Virginia state PTA (VAPTA) bylaws template for local councils, which was last updated in 2020, and used that to draft new bylaws.  In general, the VAPTA requires local units to follow the template and only deviate in a few areas where discretion is allowed.   The draft bylaws are available for review at the link below.  Maggie has included comment bubbles explaining where those […]
  • Bites by Sam PTSA fundraiser – order by March 16
    Order by the end of the day on Tuesday, March 16 for pickup at WSHS on Thursday, March 18. Click here to go the BitesBySam menu to order –