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Halifax West High School

283 Thomas Raddall Dr. Halifax, NS

B3S 1R1
Telephone: 902-457-8900
Fax: 902-457-8980
Email: Twitter: @HalifaxWestHS

More Info
  • Retakes Wednesday, Oct 17th
  • Be a part of the Halifax West Tradition! The 35th annual Model Parliament will take place on December 6-7. Party leader applications are due by Thursday, October 11th. Apply online. Learn more...
  • Grad Photos - Class of 2019 - Oct 14th and Dec 7th
  • For information regarding transcripts. Learn more...
  • Information about photography at Prom and Graduation is available through the link below. Learn more...

Daily Announcements

Tuesday October 23rd Announcements

Auditions for the MCs of the Multicultural show will take place on Thursday October 25th in the Bella Rose Theatre at lunch and after school. If you can't attend that day please see Ms. de la Chevotiere in C225. The sign-up sheets are in the Drama hall on the call board.

Students who want to rehearse in the Bella Rose Theatre for the Multicultural Show may sign-up on the sheets in the Drama hall on the call board. More than one group may sign up for the same time and they will take turns on stage. 

Our campaign for Model Parliament 2018 has begun!  A reminder to Party leaders to have their posters approved by the main office and put up this week.  There will also be a very important Party leader meeting on Monday, October 29 at lunch in room C144, Mme Fougere's room.

Hey Warriors!  The Wake-a-thon is this Friday! Don't miss out on one of the most popular events at the West.  We will have activities running all night from 7pm-7am.  Pledge forms are still available in the main office and are due back, with the pledge money due to the office on Wednesday.  All proceeds will be donated to the Brunswick Street Mission and the Ronald Mcdonald house.

If you would like to submit artwork or a cover design for the yearbook, now is the time.  Submit all entries to Mme Caracristi by email or to room C149.  The winning yearbook cover design will be selected during early November and other entries will be added within the yearbook itself.  If you have any further questions, feel free to ask Mme Caracristi, or Miss Mollison.

The boys’ soccer team is reminded of their training today 3:45 in the school gymnasium. Players are asked to have the proper footwear and equipment.
Hey warriors it’s finally here! It's the week of our boys’ hockey home opener!! Don't miss the game against Cole harbour high, this Saturday at 8pm at centennial arena!

Want free admission to the game? For only $1 you can buy a raffle ticket in the caf at lunch for a chance to win free tickets for you and a friend, along with some cool west swag.

Oktoberfest starts tomorrow with Sweater Weather Day! You can wear any kind of fall sweaters or hoodies! And at lunch its scary pudding so come on down to see students get a face full of pudding!

All students that wish to participate in the "Women in Tech Day" at Dalhousie University on November 16th are reminded to pass in their permission forms to Mr. Watt in Room B320. Space is limited.

Any students that wish to participate in the free RBC icode and Robotics after school program are reminded to register on line or see Mr. Watt in Room B320 for the details.

The Halifax West Programming Club resumes this Thursday at lunch in Room B320. Our weekly guest Robert Smith from Dalhousie University will be in attendance.

All interested students in Halifax West's chapter, please meet at lunch today in the youth health centre, B315. This group plans fun initiatives to help start conversations and make positive mental health school communities.

Phoenix Youth Outreach will be available to meet with any youth aged 16+ who are interested in hearing more about how Phoenix Outreach can support you. Stop by the youth health centre today, Rm B315 between 130-3pm to find out more. See Cheryl, youth health coordinator for more information.

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October 9th, 2018

Hello Students, Parents and Guardians.

Halifax West High School is investigating the incident that happened today.  What we have determined so far is that a smoke device of some type was...

October 5th, 2018

Dear Families of Halifax West High School,

Prior to the start of our day, we received information from a student concerned about a potential threat to the school. We immediately called 911...

October 4th, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The safety and security of our students and staff is a top priority for HALIFAX WEST and the Halifax Regional School Board. We have been implementing a number of...

October 2nd, 2018

Hello Students, Parents and Guardians.

Halifax West High School is continuing to investigate the incident from Tuesday afternoon.  What we have determined so far is that a flare device of...

September 19th, 2018

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September 18th, 2018


On Tuesday night, September 18th, we will be hosting two events at the school of interest to parents and guardians.

Beginning at 6:30 PM will we have our Curriculum Night...

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