Billings West High School

Home of the Golden Bears

2201 St. John's Avenue

Billings, MT 59102



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                                                                                                                  West High Fax Numbers:   Office --       406-655-3100
                                                                                                                                                                 Registrar -- 406-281-6169
                                                                                                                                                                 Guidance -- 406-281-6170



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Happy Thanksgiving!



Such an honor!



Lt. Governor McLean visits West High for Educator for a Day!





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     Important Dates:      

       November 24 -- "More Than Drums and Flutes" -- West High Auditorium -- see announcements for more details

       November 25 - 27 -- Thanksgiving Break -- No School

       December 1 -- High School Redistricting Meeting -- Lincoln Center Board Room -- 6:00 pm

       December 2 -- Class Meeting Grade 9 -- Auditorium -- 8:00 am

       December 2 -- Lunch and Learn -- Russ Walks --  Library -- Lunch time

       December 8 -- ASVAB Test (Armed Services Aptitude Battery) -- 8:00 am - 11:05 am -- sign up in Guidance Office by December 4th.

       December 8 and 10 -- 9th Grade Registration for next year

       December 9 -- Retiree X-mas Luncheon -- Room 130 -- 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

       December 15 -- High School Redistricting Meeting -- Lincoln Center Board Room -- 6:00 pm

       December 17 -- Holiday Concert 1 -- Auditorium -- 7:30 pm

       December 17 -- Registration for Soph & Juniors @ Career Center

       December 18 -- Staff Xmas Party -- Cafeteria -- 3:00 pm

       December 21 -- Holiday Concert II -- Auditorium -- 7:30 pm

       December 23 - January 1 -- Winter Break -- No School


      January 11 --  Senior Parent Financial Aid Night -- West High Cafeteria -- 6:30 pm  - 8:00 pm -- Date change from January 7t


     West High's Kodiak Newspaper


     West Poets Society



     Test Dates:


     December 8 -- ASVAB Test (Armed Services Aptitude Battery) -- 8:00 am - 11:05 am -- sign up in Guidance Office by December 4th.




Weekly Activities


        Activities Code of Conduct

        Sports Physicals - 2015       

        Pre-participation Physical Form


     Activities Schedules 2015-2016



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You will need to go to the
Main Office
(not the Registrar which is what the guide states)
to get the parent letter.

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West High Yearbook:

Yearbooks cost $50 before Jan. 1. 
After Jan. 1, they are $65.

Order forms are in the main office or you may use the payschool link on this page. 

We are always seeking pictures of school activities. If you have pictures to submit, please go to hjeshare. Our school code is BWHS (all caps). There, you can upload photos and we will receive them to put in the yearbook. 

The yearbook staff sells baby and friendship ads to be published in the yearbook to seniors and parents of seniors. Price ranges from $45 to $145 depending on the size of the ad. Ads are to be made online. Please go to The school code is 7469. Ads can be made directly online and then paid for at that time also. 

Any questions about yearbooks should be sent to or Lauren Zent, 281-5700.

Yearbook Order Form 2015

            INSTALL JAVA



Billings West High School commits
 to providing educational excellence by
empowering students with
 the means for success and
 by challenging them to
become productive citizens.

Latex and Peanut Safe School

mportant Information:


Superintendent Bouck:

Newsletter, November, 2015

High School Redistricting Letter -- October 29, 2015

High School Redistricting Letter--

     Meeting October 20, 6:00 pm, Lincoln Center

Newsletter, September, 2015

High School Redistricting Team July, 2015
Redistricting Information

Billings Public Schools Facilities Master Plan

West High:
West High Parent Letter August 2015

West High Parent Letter September 2015



Other Information:


Parent's Backpack Guide to English/Math Standards

Junior Fall Orientation 2015-2016
Freshmen Open House Presentation 2015
Student Handbook 2015-2016

BWHS Freshman Survival Guide 2015-2016

Driver's Education Classes 2015-2016

Student Registration  2015/2016:

November 4 -- Class Meetings -- Grade 11 -- 8:00 am
November 11 --  Class Meetings -- Grade 10 -- 8:00 am
December 2 -- Class Meetings -- Grade 9 -- 8:00 am

Nov. 10 and Nov. 12 -- Registration for Juniors for next year
Nov. 17 and Nov. 19 -- Registration for Sophomores for next year
Dec. 8 and Dec. 10 -- Registration for Freshmen for next year

Agenda for MS PAC Dec 2014 & Feb 2015
Class Meetings November 2014 Registration
Course Report Book 2014
Student Registration Guide 2015-2016

District PK-12 Enrollment Form

Registration Forms:
 *     Freshman

*      Sophomore

*       Junior

*       Senior

*      Special Education

*      Career Center:

Student Registration Sem 1

Student Registration Sem 2

Freshman Registration Form

Sophomore Registration Sem 1 & Sem 2


Class Flyers:

*       AP Statistics

*       Business Flyer and Business Presentation

*       Computer Skills & Desktop Publishing

*     Health Enhancement

*      Tech Ed

*       World Languages



New Student Registration for the  2015/2016 school year:


Please call the Main Office at West High (281-5600) in order to make an appointment to register your student who will be new to West High in the Fall of 2015.  

For your appointment you will need to bring:

Birth certificate

Proof of residency in the West High boundaries

Immunization records


A parent and/or legal guardian must accompany the student to the registration appointment.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Jeril Hehn, Associate Principal, at 281-5614.


To see which school your student will attend, call 281-5018 or go online to School Locator.


Transcript Fee: 


Beginning January 2, 2014, Billings Public Schools will be charging a $3.00 fee for each transcript requested.

There will not be a charge for current students or for one calendar year upon exit date. 
Transcripts will not be mailed until the proper documentation and payment is received.
Fees may be paid with check, cash, or by Payschool (link listed below), which carries additional convenience fees.

Upon receipt of payment the transcript can be mailed or obtained in person at West High Registrar's office.

For more information and Request For Transcript Form, click here to go to the West High Transcript website.





Speech & Debate Team 3rd at Butte!

 ● Loren Hart (7th) ● Mick Mattie (7th) ● Peri Russell (6th)
Cosette McCave (5th) ● Mary Helen Satrom (5th, 4th)
● Victoria Neary (4th, 3rd) ● Jacob Linfesty (1st, 3rd) ● Trevor Canty (1st)

● Erin Stafford & Addison Gottwals (6th)
● Maddy Ouellette & Maddie Sholar (2nd) ● Jess Keller (2nd)

In Belfry:
*James Unzaga & Sarah Wiseman (8th)
* Elise Vopel & Sean Toohill (6th) * Craig Walker (2nd)

Golden Bear Speech & Debate Team

Craig Walker 1st Place, Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate
Dylan Burton 1st Place, Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate
Jacob Linfesty 1st Place, Extemporaneous
Maddy Ouellette & Maddie Sholar 1st Place, Public Forum Debate
Tori Neary 2nd Place, Impromptu
Cosette McCave 2nd Place, Dramatic Interpretation
Trevor Canty 4th Place, Impromptu
Jacob Linfesty 4th Place, Expository Speaking
Parker Gunderson 6th Place, Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate
Mary Helen Satrom 8th Place, Extemporaneous
James Unzaga & Sarah Wiseman 8th Place, Novice Policy Debate

Congratulations Dr. Shawn Bowman

BWHS Mathematics Teacher Shawn Bowman
earned his doctorate in Interdisciplinary Leadership
from Creighton University on October 16th
when he successfully defended his dissertation titled:
Credit Recovery in Secondary Schools: A Quantitative Evaluation.  Congratulations on your achievement, Dr. Bowman!

Congratulations Wilson Harris!
Montana semifinalist for the
2016 U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship program.

His selection was based on the top scores from the qualifying exam given at high schools across Montana earlier this month. Wilson will continue in the competition to try to earn a $5,000.00 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. this spring, to study government and leadership at the nation's capital. Only two Montana students will be awarded this honor. West High wishes him good luck as he continues in the competition.

to the following West High music students
that earned the honor of being in the
All-State Music Festival
this past weekend:

Jordyn Armstrong (Choir)
Hannah Bick (Orchestra)
Logan Bouley (Band)
Brynne Boyce (Choir)
Natalie Brady (Choir)
John Ficek (Band)
Quinn Frewin (Orchestra)
Jordan Gibbs (Orchestra)
Noah Huertas (Choir)
Beckett Koch (Orchestra)
Aaron Linde (Band)
Peyton Lipp (Orchestra)
Kiahna Macioroski (Band)
Sydney Meyer (Orchestra)
Monica Moss (Band)
Veronica Murtagh (Orchestra)
Auliver Olsen (Choir)
Alex Riley (Choir)
Abby Roberts (Band)
Aidan Robinson (Band)
Conrad Smith (Choir)
Craig Walker (Choir)

MEA-MFT Educators' Conference Presenters

Thank you to the following West High staff for
presenting at the MEA-MFT Conference:

Rachel Schillreff, Brittany Alberson, Brooke Bloomenrader,
Steve Macartney, Margaret Aukshun, Tammy Erlenbusch,
Bruce Wendt, and Jana Lind

Flohr, West boys shatter state records
to win Class AA golf titles.

Billings West senior Hayden Flohr tees off on the 12th hole Friday during the final day of State AA Golf Tournament at bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena.  Flohr shot a 68 on Friday and a 144 over two days to set the AA tournament record by a stroke.  The West Boys set a team record with their two-day score of 580, breaking their own mark set in 2004.  The Bears won by 18 strokes over Billings Skyview.


National Merit Scholarship

Trevor Canty,
Jessica Keller,
Erin Stafford

They are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide
and have the opportunity to continue in the competition
to reach the 7,400 recipients of
National Merit Scholarships to be offered next spring.
The three qualified as semifinalists through their outstanding
PSAT scores, taken in October of 2014.

Billings West High
Business Professional of America
2015 National Results

Click here for results.

National Spanish Exam Medalists 2015

Spanish 4 Winners and Participants

Click here for Spanish Winners and Participants

Level 1:

Silver (85-94 percentile): Natalie Jorden, Laura Smith, Jessica Moler, Kathryn Waples

Bronze (75-84 percentile): Drayden Haunt, Cyrine Boumediene, Sydney Meyer


Level 2:

Gold (95 percentile or above): Veronica Murtagh

Silver (85-94 percentile): Anna Potter

Bronze (75-84 percentile): Kendra Herden, Theresa Rehbein, Joshua Cherry, Lilly Nault, Conrad Smith


Level 4:

Bronze: (75-84 percentile): Daniel Alme, Steven Moewes, Jane Lee


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Date last edited:  November 24, 2015