Academics

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Commitment to Mission

In 1920, Robert Wright, soon to be a member of West Catholic’s first graduating class, wrote an editorial in the school newspaper titled “Commencement.” In the editorial, Robert wrote that while he was confident his graduating classmates would face hardship and disappointment in career or college, “we feel confident that we will have a clear […]

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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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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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First Day of School Information

Roster pick-up will take place on Thursday, August 30th from 8:30am-2:30pm for all grade levels. Additionally, parents and students will be able to view their schedule using their PowerSchool login through the PowerSchool website. First day of school for Freshmen- Wednesday, September 5th 7:45 – 2:40pm. Freshman/Parent BBQ – 5:00 p.m. First day of school for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: Thursday, […]

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Mr. Wallace Weaver Hired as the Director of Admissions

Mr. Wallace Weaver has been hired as the Director of Admissions here at West Catholic.  Mr. Weaver has spent the past four years teaching, first in Newark, NJ and most recently at KIPP Charter in Philadelphia.  A resident of Philadelphia, Mr. Weaver is a 2010 graduate from Bishop McDevitt, then of Seton Hall University. “There […]