Beautiful You Prom

Beautiful You Prom will be here on April 4th from 1:30-4:30. They will be offering brand new and lightly used prom dresses, shoes, and jewelry all for free! This event is open to all students. If you are interested in attending this event, please sign up in guidance.


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First Aid Training for Students…

First Aid training will be offered at Westisle in Room 129 April 10th and 11th. Certification is 1st Aid/CPR, Level C (HCP-Health Care Profession) and AED training. This is the certification required by anyone entering the health care profession post secondary. The cost is $75 per student and you must sign up in guidance by Friday April 5th.

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Attention Grads…Upcoming Visits to Westisle:

Dalhousie – February 12th (Presentation during Period 4)
UPEI – February 13th (Presentation during Period 1, then break off into 1-on-1’s)
St. FX – February 14th (Presentation during Period 2, and a booth at lunch)
Holland College – February 14th (1-on-1 meetings, starting at Period 1)
UPEI Scholarship Session – February 20th (Presentation during Period 3. If students have their scholarship applications completed, they can also drop it off during the session. This saves you from having to mail it in! Scholarships are due on March 1st).
UPEI Course Registration – March 26th (Starting during Period 1. If you are going to UPEI, it is highly recommended that you attend)

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Jimmy the Janitor Returns To Westisle February 1st…

“Jimmy the Janitor swept the West Coast crowd off their feet with clean, bang your fists on the table hilarity!” CAOV Victoria, BC

 “What a great show! We were overwhelmed with inquiries and sales. The show was completely sold out. -Geoff Keymer, General Manager King’s Theatre

 Comedian Jimmy the Janitor, one of Canada’s most popular comedy characters, is packing up his funniest new comedy and heading to Westisle High School on Friday February 1, 2019.  This East Coast funny man has appeared on CBC Radio and Television, CTV, the Comedy Network, and has 11 comedy albums. He is also featured in “Jimmy Live” his own nationally syndicated daily radio show in 80 radio markets across Canada. “Jimmy the Janitor” has sold out theatre’s and community halls from coast to coast. This special fundraising show for Westisle High School features two 40 minute comedy sets with intermission. The doors open at 6:30, show time is 7:30pm and this is hilarious good clean comedy for ages 14+.

Tickets $25 at Eugene’s General Store, Alberton Irving, Elmsdale Corner Gas, O’Leary Guardian Drugs, Dillon’s Convenience and at the school.   This will be one of the funniest shows you’ll see in 2019.

“Jimmy the Janitor swept the room with laughter”Fiona Diamond, Halifax Comedy Festival

“Our audience loved Jimmy!! He had us laughing ‘til we cried”!  -Dryden Cultural Centre

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Presentation Canceled for December 14th, 2018

Presentation Update:
Due to the distance that our presenters must travel this evening coupled with the uncertainty of the road conditions with regards to the forecast of scattered flurries and blowing snow at various areas across the Island, we have postponed the Cannabis Presentation for this evening and will be rescheduling it for an evening in the new year.
Thank you for your understanding,

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Tonight’s Parent-Teacher Interviews and Presentation

Update on Parent-Teacher Interviews and the presentation:
1) All After School Student Related Activities are cancelled for this evening.
2) In consultation with the Department of Education, all Parent Teacher Interviews schedule for this evening are to be postponed for one week to next Thursday, November 29. Parents who are unable to accommodate Nov 29 should make alternative arrangements with the school.
3) Regarding Parent Teacher Interviews scheduled for tomorrow, as we are not dealing with student transportation, we will follow the direction of provincial government offices in our local area.
4) The presentation that was scheduled for this evening has been cancelled as well. We are working on another date and will keep you posted when this has been confirmed.
Thank you,

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Student Announcements

November 1, 2018


Any Grade 10-12 student interested in attending SHAD 2019 a summer enrichment program in areas such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math at one of 16 host campuses in Canada visit SHAD.CA.  Students live on a university campus for the month of July in 2019 and application deadline is November 19th.  Apply online at SHAD.CA or see Mrs. Rennie for a brochure.

Skills Canada Alumni Association is hosting a pilot “Young Women’s Build A Skill” event on November 3rd in Stratford. It’s going to be a really neat event aimed at 13-17 year-old girls with the goal of sharing information regarding training and careers in Trades & Technology. We have a line-up of mentors – all former Skills competitors who are now working in the trades/technology sectors who will be doing small group discussions and hands-on demonstrations with participants. There’s no cost associated with the event – however seats will be limited – participants will have to go to the event page on fb to register.

SHAD is a 27 day STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) and entrepreneurship based enrichment program where participants live at a host university campus outside their hometown, while engaging in experiential learning, sociocultural activities and community building. Through lectures, workshops, labs and team projects, you will learn by doing and leave inspired, unleashed and connected with like-minded youth from across the country. Get a taste of university life living on campus at one of our 17 Canadian host universities while delving into a variety of topics under the guidance of renowned professionals and university professors. At SHAD we empower exceptional youth to recognize their potential as leaders and changemakers. The SHAD 2019 program will take place from Sunday, June 30th to Friday, July 26th. Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 are eligible to apply. For more information, please see Guidance.  Website:  Deadline: November 19th, 2018

Katimavik is Canada’s leading youth service organization for youth between the ages of 18-25. Katimavik is a life-changing experience for young adults to explore Canada, make new friendships, gain valuable work experience and contribute to positive change through volunteerism. For over 40 years, Katimavik has brought youth together to learn, to exchange culture and language, and to help build stronger communities across Canada. Katimavik is currently accepting applications. Apply now at

Westisle Buskers will be every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the gym from 8:30 till 8:53. Lots of activities to learn and excel in. They include juggling, unicycling, ripstiking, extreme pogo, diablo, and balance skills. Everyone is welcome.

Westisle’s Armover Club will be every Tuesday and Thursday, in room 515, start time 11:50. Come out and see what this club is all about. Lots of fun.

The Forum for Young Canadians are seeking young leaders to participate in a National Youth Forum on Parliament Hill. The Forum for Young Canadians is a week-long program which occurs in Ottawa. During each session participants discover federal and provincial Canadian politics and will attend presentations on politics, policy, and international trade as well as interact with senators, Members of Parliament and other decision makers. For more information, please see Guidance.


UNB – November 28th (presentation at 1:00)

University of King’s College – November 19th (booth during lunch, presentation during 2nd period)
St. Thomas – November 20th (booth during lunch, presentation during 4th period)

UPEI will be offering their open house on November 9th. They will be waiving application fees, doing on-site admissions, campus tours as well as hosting faculty specific events in Arts, Nursing, Science, Business and Engineering.

St. Mary’s will be here on November 27th. If you are interested in sitting in on a presentation, please sign up in guidance. They will also have a booth at lunch.

St. Mary’s is hosting an Info Session at the Credit Union Place in Summerside on November 28th from 7-9pm. They will be doing on the spot admissions. Please register online at




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