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West Catholic Prep Students Elevate Their Art To Public Platform Through Partnership With The Philadelphia Art Museum’s “Art Futures” program

West Catholic Prep was one of 11 area schools  recently chosen to partner with The Philadelphia Art Museum through the “Art Futures” grant. “Art Futures” is an artist-in-residence program that pairs professional artists with art students and teachers at a school. Here’s the way it works. Over the course of the multi-week program, the artist […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Mays

Jasmine Mays graduated from West Catholic Prep in the Spring of 2016. She is now a student at Villanova University and a recipient of the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship. Jasmine attended Saint Francis De Sales for elementary school and was active in LaSallian Youth as well as Girl Scouts and Philadelphia Futures. We got […]

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West Catholic Prep Partners with University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center To Bolster After-School Programming

Last year, The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships approached West Catholic Prep with an exciting grant opportunity to fund and expand current and new after-school activities for students. Since then, the center began working with school administration and then with Justin Bangs, Director of Student Life at West Catholic Prep, upon his […]

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Student Spotlight: Junior Senette Wiah

What are your favorite things about being a student at West Catholic? I love being a student at West because of the people; Faculty and staff are always available to help and support the students, and there are also a lot of activities and sports to participate in. It’s a great way for students to […]

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Students Take Big Leap into their Future at West Catholic Prep’s College Instant Decision Day

In November and December, five colleges/universities came to West Catholic for “College Instant Decision Day” — a growing trend that gives college admissions representatives a one-day opportunity to meet personally with students at their high schools to review their applications and materials and potentially offer them instant admission. And, here at West Catholic, the five visiting schools found more than 50 students who are not only intellectually ready for college work, but also have the ambition to contribute to a challenging academic environment.

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Football brings home District Championship

The West Catholic Burrs football team has done it again!  On Saturday November 12th, the West Catholic Prep Varsity Football team took home the combined District XI/XII Championship, defeating Bishop McDevitt 34-33 in double overtime. The team is currently 10-2 this season and finished with 6 wins and 1 loss in Catholic League play. West […]