Our Vision
All Westport students leave middle school fully prepared to enter the high school of their choice with a high level academic foundation; responsible, self-disciplined behavior; and a deep connection to their talents, interests, and community.


Our mission is to provide our students rigorous classroom instruction; a caring, structured environment; a culture of exploration, collaboration, and continuous improvement; and connection to the community and world in order to maximize their possibility.


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Westport Community:

The Westport Middle School SBDM Council is beginning the search process for a new principal at our school. The council has created an initial list of critical criteria that will serve as a guide throughout the new principal selection process.  We are requesting your feedback. 

Below is a link to a survey that allows you to provide input for the selection process. Please read the survey carefully and prioritize your responses.  Feel free to add any additional criteria that you would like considered.

Survey responses must be submitted by Thursday, March 26th at noon.

Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WF7XNC5

We are committed to finding the best leader for Westport Middle School to ensure the success for all our students. Thank you in advance for your input in this process!


Date

Activity

Monday, March 9 Auditorium 3:30 PM

SBDM Council meeting with Shawna Stenton, Lynne Wheat, and Tiffeny Armour for SBDM training and discussion of principal vacancy procedures

Tuesday, March 17 Auditorium 3:00 PM

Establish criteria/survey for stakeholder input

Select Interview Committee members

Survey of criteria distributed to staff and parents

Open window 3/18 – 3/26 noon for survey

Monday, March 23

Auditorium  2:30 pm

Deadline for completion Thursday, March 26 by noon

Begin to develop principal interview questions

Finalize Interview Committee members and announce

Tuesday, March 31

Auditorium  2:30 pm

Survey criteria collected and tallied

SBDM/Interview Committee meet to revise/refine questions for interviews

Monday, April 20

Counseling Suite Conference Room 2:30 pm

Slate picked up at the Board

Independent portfolio review by SBDM/Interview Committee

Interview candidates and times established

Tuesday, April 21

Auditorium  2:30 pm

Reference checks

Wednesday, April 22

TBD  2:30 pm

Conduct 1st round interviews

SBDM Special Called meeting

Thursday, April 23

TBD  2:30 pm

Conduct 2nd round interviews

SBDM Special Called meeting

Friday, April 24

TBD  2:30 pm

Conduct final interviews

SBDM Special Called Meeting



Warhawks In Action


Our Warhawks keep doing great things!  
  • The Flag Football Team won the City Championship for the 2nd year in a row!
  • The Westport Future Problem Solving Team finished 14th overall in the state. 

  • The Westport Orchestra participated in the KMEA Festival and received straight Distinguished ratings in sight reading and their prepared piece. 

  • 8th grade Social Studies We the People Team won 1st place in the Middle School Division of the state competition and received an invitation to travel to Washington, DC!

  • 8th grade Future City Team won 2nd place in the state competition!

  • Future Problem Solving Team finished the regular season tied for 1st place in JCPS, placed 2nd at regionals, and has advanced to the state Governor's Cup Competition!

  • Dance Team won 2nd place Hip Hop Large Group and Hip Hop Overall at Jr. LIT and advanced to the state competition!


AND Westport teachers continue to be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments!
  • Carlo Stallings received the 2014 Blanton Collier Middle School Football Coach of the Year Award.
  • Paige Houston has been selected for a Hilliard Lyons Teacher Excellence Award.
  • The Sixth Grade English Language Arts teachers have won a Hilliard Lyons PLC Award.
  • Karen Stark won the WHAS11/LGEKU ExCEL Award.
  • PE teacher Suzanne Williams was named Teacher of the Year by the KY Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance!

We are so proud of these and all of our students and teachers for their hard work, creativity, and passion!


Warhawks soar!

Wed, Apr 15 - Sat, Apr 18
History Club to Washington DC
Saturday, April 18
Baseball
11:15 AM - 3:45 PM
Lassiter vs Westport @ Skyview Park Field 1
Boys Lacrosse
11:45 AM
Westport vs Crusaders @ Skyview Park
Monday, April 20
Boys Lacrosse
5:30 PM
Centurians @ Westport
Girl's Soccer
5:30 PM
Meyzeek vs Westport @ Farnsley Field #2



Students have the chance to explore their future career ideas and expand their educational opportunities through participation in the Robley Rex (Louisville) VA Medical Center Student Volunteer Program.  Please see the attached for more details.
Flyer SVP 2015.pdf
Westport Parents, Family, and Friends:
We now have a weekly e-mail newsletter with information about what's going on at Westport.  If you would like to receive it, please send an e-mail from the e-mail address you will use to receive the newsletter to
 
westportptsacommunications@gmail.com.