Newsletter Week of March 9, 2020

SENIOR TRIBUTE - LAST CHANCE

There is still space for a Senior Tribute in the yearbook. All seniors were sent a form with pricing so send in your form if you'd like to purchase an ad. If you have any questions please contact Amy Karoses at amy.karoses@oshkosh.k12.wi.us or 424-4090 ext 6352.

PARENT MENTORS

Would you like to connect with a West parent? As a reminder, we have several parent mentors that you can reach out to for questions about parenting high school kids. Please see this link for the mentors' names and contact information.  As always, if you ever have questions about ANYTHING, please call us. The newsletter and website are the two best resources for you to find information, but if you can't find the answers you are looking for, we are here to help!

EXCHANGE PROGRAM

The Oshkosh West Sister School exchange program is looking for 20 good families to host an English speaking German student for 2 weeks in October.  Here is a link for more information. Oshkosh West students will be eligible to travel to Germany in the summer of 2021. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

MEDIA NEWS

Digital Citizenship
Parents, are you looking for tools to help you navigate difficult conversations about online safety? The WI Dept of Justice has an interactive e-course for you called Interact. Check it out!  

MARCH IS NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH 

Dan Gehri, MS, LAT, CSCS

Dan Gehri Athletic Trainer

  Dan has over 25 years of experience as an athletic trainer and with various health care leadership 
  positions.  He currently serves as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist at Oshkosh
  West High School.  Dan has a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, a
  Masters of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in Human Performance and a
  second Master of Science Degree from Illinois State University in Physical Education with an Athletic
  Training Emphasis.

SPRING SPORT INFORMATION

Spring sport eligibility meetings have been scheduled.  If you are going out for one of the sports below the student and a parent should make every effort to attend the eligibility meeting. Please bring along any completed physical forms for your child. Parents and students will get all of the necessary paperwork from the school at the meeting:  the co-curricular handbook, concussion information, and agreement of parent and athlete form. The goal is to get everyone cleared to start practice the first day of the season.

The following sports teams have met - See Mr. Jodarski for paperwork
Boys & Girls Track
Boys Tennis 
Boys Golf 
Girls Soccer 
Monday, March 9th  Softball meeting - 5:45pm in the O-room
Tuesday, March 16th Baseball meeting - 5:45pm in the O-room