Billings West High School

Home of the Golden Bears

2201 St. John's Avenue

Billings, MT 59102



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   West High Video:  We are West High

   West High Physics Boat Race Video



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     Important Dates:      

       August 26 -- First Day of School -- Freshmen and new students

       August 27 -- First Day for 10th, 11th, and 12th students



     West High's Kodiak Newspaper


     West Poets Society



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Weekly Activities


        Sports Physicals - 2015       

        Pre-participation Physical Form                                              

     Activities Schedules 2015-2016


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Teacher Google Accounts

Student Google Accounts


for Parents and Students

Parent PowerSchool User Guide

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 2014

            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:

High School Redistricting Team July, 2015

Strategic Planning Update June 4, 2015
Redistricting Information

Billings Public Schools Facilities Master Plan

West High:
West High Parent Letter August 2014



Other Information:


Parent's Backpack Guide to English/Math Standards

Junior Parent Night Presentation
Freshmen Open House Presentation 2015
Student Handbook 2014-2015

BWHS Freshman Survival Guide 2013-2014

Driver's Education Classes 2014-1215

Student Registration  2015/2016:

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

*      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 (Parents/Enrollment & Registration/School Site Locater).


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.

Alex Schrauger reads with Lilly Turley and Tierra Langford

For I Love to Read month,

West students read Montana
books to fourth-graders
from Central Heights.


For more click here.




To the Graduating Class of 2015


2015 Senior Awards


West High Students open
Immigrant Exhibit at
Western Heritage Center

Click here for more..


Congratulations to West High sophomore and
Trigstar contest winner:  

Kody Mitchell! 

Kody received one of only six perfect scores in Montana  and was first place in the region
that includes all Billings high schools, Colstrip, Hardin, and Roundup. 
Good job Kody!
(The Bureau of Land Management hosts this annual contest and awards scholarships to winners.) 

Team Title:  2015 Boys Tennis AA State Champions

Individual Title:  2015 AA Boys Tennis Doubles Champions:
Joe Sawatzke and Daniel Alme



Congratulations to the
Girls Softball Team

3rd Place at State Tournament


Billings West High
Business Professional of America
2015 National Results

Click here for results.


Divisional tennis tournament

over the weekend.

Joe Sawatzke and Daniel Alme won the boys doubles championship,
Hayden Pulis and NickWalker placed 3rd in doubles,
and Fergus Pollard placed 2nd in singles.

Girls doubles team of Tatum Meyer and Toria Wooden placed 2nd.


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

Billings West High
Business Professionals of America
2015 State Leadership Conference Results


Click here for the West High BPA State Results.
The students have qualified to attend the
National Leadership Conference
this May in Anaheim, CA. 
A total of 4 students from West High took
1st Place in their events!

The Billings Gazette also featured a
great article in the newspaper about
our State Leadership Conference. 
Here is the link!





Over 45 students qualified for the
State Leadership Conference in March








BRIC (Bringing Research Into the Classroom) Program

Mrs. Walter's Biology II students are taking part in the BRIC Program. This program partners Montana Tech Biology and with Montana middle and high school science teachers.  It is being funded by the Science Education partnership award from the National Institutes of Health.  Through this program, students will receive hands-on training in bacteriophage discovery and exposure to health science research opportunities.  The classes will be participating in the program over the next four years.


Enjoy the Science Fair Video:

Mrs. Ladd wins Grant

 $2500 from Farmer's Insurance Thank-A-Million Teachers Program. 
With the money, Physics II class are building electric guitars.


2015 Forensics
Coaches of the Year

Mr. Petak and Mr. Macartney

National Merit Scholarship Finalists:

Jack Conwell and Malia Gesuale

2015 National Merit
Scholarship Competition:

Jack Conwell,  Semifinalist
Malia Gesuale, Semifinalist 
Joe Knee, Commended




Golden Apple Award Winner


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Date last edited:  July 16, 2015