WHES Channel 4 Morning NewsWest Hills' fifth grade students help Mr. McKinley broadcast live from our news studio every morning. The news program consists of important announcements, birthday book club news, and cafeteria menus. It encourages student participation and school spirit.
Safety Patrol is a program for fifth grade students that motivates them to keep their grades up as well as their behavior. Safety Patrols help in monitoring hallways and in arrival and dismissal procedures.
Student CouncilThe student council program is a student run program where elected members from 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes meet and organize school activities.
Spelling BeeThird, Fourth, and Fifth grade representatives are chosen from classroom held spelling bees to compete in a school wide spelling bee. The winner of West Hills spelling bee moves on to the county spelling bee.
Walk to School
Each year West Hills participates in Walk to School Day. Walk to School Day encourages children, parents, teachers and community leaders to walk to school to celebrate the many benefits of walking.
Every year Knox County Schools participate in selling Coupon Books to support each school. The coupon books cost $10 and $8 from each sale goes to the schools. The coupon books are filled with wonderful discounts to numerous places in Knox County. Please support West Hills by purchasing your coupon book from one of our students.
21st Century Afterschool ProgramInformation will be sent home with your student.
Music /PE ProgramsWe have several Music and PE programs by grade level throughout the year. Watch for dates to come home in your child's folder. The dates will also be listed in The Wolf Newsletter and be posted on the website.