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PARENTS – Please fill out our School Climate Survey

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Students have filled out the School Climate Survey in Dog Teams (Advisory). We value parent feedback and want to hear from you, too! Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey below and let us know how we’re doing.

WAHS Graduation Video – June 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on: June 4, 2020

The West Albany High School 2020 Commencement Ceremony was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. Because we cannot gather in person, this video celebration of  our graduating Class of 2020 will go live at that time instead.

Our in-person graduation ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 27th. Please watch our website for details as we get closer to that date.

Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog!



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End of the year dates and activities

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Here are the end-of-the-school-year dates for academics:

Friday, June 5th: last day for Electives and PE & Health
Monday, June 8th: last day for Language Arts, Science, and Music
Tuesday, June 9th: last day for Math, Social Studies, and World Language
Wednesday, June 10th: grading day, last day for staff

GRADUATION will be held on Thursday, August 27th. Please check back for further information as we are able to make it available.

Class of 2024 Information

Posted on: May 13, 2020

Attention Class of 2024!

Information Night for incoming freshmen was Thursday, May 28. If you were unable to join us, please take a look at the information available below:

Information Night Address

Information from Ms. Orsborn and WAHS staff and students about requirements, guidelines, and expectations.

  • Información sobre requisitos, pautas y expectativas.

Information About Clubs, Activities, and Athletics

Information and contact information for instructors / coaches / advisors.

Clubs, Activities, and Athletics / Clubes, actividades y atletismoFull list with contact information



Staff contact information / Información de contacto del personal

Class of 2024 forecasting form

AVID applications now open / Solicitudes para las clases electivas AVID ya están abiertas

Posted on: May 11, 2020
GAPS AVID Presentation

Applications for next year’s AVID Elective Classes are now open!  Any student entering grades 7-11 (and 6 at Timber Ridge) is encouraged to apply to be a part of the AVID program.

To apply, please fill out the online application for your school or contact your school’s office to receive a paper application packet.

AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a program designed for students with recognized academic potential, an individual determination to succeed, and a desire to take challenging courses in high school that lead to four-year college enrollment. 

AVID students are learners who:

  • have college as a goal
  • are motivated to succeed in school
  • are willing to enroll in challenging classes 
  • work to achieve their academic goals 

It is an honor to be considered for the AVID program. If you are accepted into the program and choose to participate, you will be enrolled in the AVID elective next year. 

The AVID class is designed to provide motivated, capable students with the skills necessary to be successful in challenging courses leading to college acceptance. In the AVID class, students work to develop a variety of academic skills. Trained tutors work with students to help them explore their challenging course material more deeply and to help them develop higher-order thinking and college-level independent study skills. AVID students also hear a number of great guest speakers and participate in college and cultural field trips. 

In order to be considered for the AVID program, please complete the online AVID application or reach out to your school’s office or the district office to receive a paper application packet.  The application materials are due by May 27, 2020. 

For questions or more information about the AVID application process, please contact the AVID Coordinator for your school.

Application links and contact information for each AVID school

Spanish Translation

Presentación de GAPS AVID

¡Las solicitudes para las clases electivas AVID del próximo año ya están abiertas! Se alienta a cualquier estudiante que ingrese a los grados 7°-11° (y 6° grado en Timber Ridge) a postularse para ser parte del programa AVID.

Para postular, complete la solicitud en línea de su escuela o comuníquese con la oficina de su escuela, para recibir un paquete de solicitud en papel.

AVID, siglas en inglés que representa Progreso por Determinación Individual, es un programa diseñado para estudiantes con reconocido potencial académico, decididos para tener éxito y con deseos de tomar cursos desafiantes en la Preparatoria que conducen al ingreso a la universidad de cuatro años. 

Los estudiantes de AVID son estudiantes que:

  •     Tienen la universidad como un objetivo
  •     Están motivados para tener éxito en la escuela
  •     Están dispuestos a inscribirse en clases desafiantes
  •     Están dispuestos a trabajar para alcanzar sus metas académicas 

Es un honor ser considerado para el programa AVID. Si usted es aceptado en el programa y decide participar, se inscribirá en el programa electivo de AVID el próximo año. 

La clase AVID está diseñada para proporcionar a los estudiantes motivados y capaces las habilidades necesarias para tener éxito en los cursos desafiantes, que conducen al ingreso de la educación universitaria. En la clase AVID, los estudiantes trabajan para desarrollar una variedad de habilidades académicas. Los tutores entrenados trabajan con los estudiantes, para ayudarles a explorar el material en los cursos más profundamente, ayudarles a desarrollar un razonamiento superior y habilidades de estudio independientes a nivel universitario. Los estudiantes de AVID también tendrán charlas de grandes invitados y participan en visitas a  universidades y culturales. 

Para ser considerado en el programa AVID, por favor complete la solicitud de AVID en línea o contacte a la oficina de su escuela o la oficina de distrito para recibir un paquete de la solicitud en papel. Los materiales de la solicitud, deben presentarse antes del 27 de mayo de 2020

Para preguntas o más información sobre el proceso de solicitud de AVID, comuníquese con la Coordinadora de AVID de su escuela.

Enlaces de la solicitud e información de contacto para cada escuela AVID