WHS senior Brian Knott was named a National Merit Commended scholar in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Westlake High School senior Matt Eppele was selected for the second time as a member of the All-State Orchestra. Last year he participated in the All-State Band.
Westlake High School was named a 2017-2018 Cleveland Clinic Banner School. The award recognizes the school's noteworthy success in leveraging community resources to advance student learning.
Officer Pat Foye and Officer Ted Morley are the new School Resource Officers/Drug Abuse Prevention Officers at Lee Burneson Middle School and Dover Intermediate School, respectively. Foye and Morley, who both previously served with the Lakewood Police Department, join Officer Scott Fortkamp, who has been the SRO at Westlake High School for 18 years.
Construction on the PK-4 elementary school is expected to be completed in July 2019, with an anticipated opening in August 2019.
Science teacher Melissa Barth, and Language Arts teachers Julie Davidson and Ann Hasenorhl, were selected by Fund for Teachers and the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation to participate in professional development opportunities.
Westlake High School's Technology & Engineering Department launched a new drone technology class this fall to provide students instruction on flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Students of the Westlake High School Technology & Engineering (T & E) Department garnered several awards at the Ohio State Fair Technology & Engineering Showcase in Columbus recently.