Category Archives: Campus Life

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Students Exceed Expectations for 2019 Fashion Show

Education is the foundation for anyone who wants to make a difference in this world, and extracurricular activities are an important part of that education. For Javon Hitson ‘20 and Naomi Karnuah’s ‘20—copresidents of West Catholic Prep’s Fashion Club—producing a successful fashion show for their friends, family and peers at West meant a lot, both […]

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Caring For The Whole Student

Catholic Education, especially a Lasallian education, has always been focused on caring for the whole child. Providing students support outside of the classroom—helping them spiritually, socially, and emotionally— has been an integral component of a West Catholic education, and even more so today. When Principal Kelly Lanza thinks about students excelling in math or reading, […]

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A Letter From The President

This June, our school is sending forth its 100th class of graduates! I often tell our young people that they stand on the shoulders of the many West Catholic “giants” who have come before them. I am very proud of our seniors for the contribution that they have made to the West Catholic legacy. In […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Meet West Catholic’s Brother Dave

I knew I was meant to be a teacher when… I first taught English as a second language in college. Growing up I wanted to be…. a landscape architect or marine biologist. Teaching at West Catholic has taught me…to think outside the box. My favorite West Catholic tradition is…. West’s integration of different nationalities, faiths […]

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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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Faculty and Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight- Jessica Burnett’ 19 Jessica Burnett is currently a senior here at West Catholic Preparatory High School. Her favorite subjects are math and science, mainly due to the challenge those subjects offer her. “I’ve always had a strong passion for science, ever since grade school” she added. That passion led Jessica to be nominated […]