West Catholic High School

Infobox Education in the United States
name= Grand Rapids West Catholic High School


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streetaddress= 1801 Bristol Avenue, N.W.
city= Grand Rapids
state= Michigan
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zipcode= 49504
areacode= 616
phone= 233-5900
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url= http://grwestcatholic.org
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principal= Stan Spetoskey
viceprincipal= Allison Camp
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schooltype= Private
grades= 9-12
language= English
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mascot= Freddy the Falcon
teamname= The Falcons
colors= Green and White
founded= 1962
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Grand Rapids West Catholic High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is a Roman Catholic private, coeducational school and was opened in 1962. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids.As of 2007, West Catholic has been named as one of the top 50 catholic high schools in America.fact|date=July 2008

Athletics

Grand Rapids West Catholic High School is a member of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue Division [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottawa-Kent_Conference#Blue_Division_2] starting in the fall of 2008. Through the 2007 school year, West Catholic was a member of the now dissolved Grand Rapids City League. West Catholic is also a member school of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). Team schedules are available at [http://www.grwestcatholic.org/calendar.htm] . A new gymnasium will be completed in the fall of 2008.

State Championships (MHSAA unless noted):
* 1970 Boys' Cross Country - Class B
* 1979 Girls' Basketball - Class B
* 1984 Girls' Gymnastics - Open Class
* 1990 Girls' Basketball - Class B
* 2003 Boys' Cross Country - Division 3 [http://www.mhsaa.com/sports/bxc/03bd3.txt]
* 2004 Boys' Team Track and Field ( [http://mitca.org/Meets/meets.htm MITCA] ) - Division 3 [http://www.kent-city.k12.mi.us/TrackandField/Results%202004/2004TeamST%20Results.htm]
* 2008 Boys' Team Track and Field ( [http://mitca.org/Meets/meets.htm MITCA] ) - Division 3 [http://huron2.aaps.k12.mi.us/hurontf/wtf/teamstate/D32008b.txt (results)]
* 2008 Girls' Team Track and Field ( [http://mitca.org/Meets/meets.htm MITCA] ) - Division 3 [http://huron2.aaps.k12.mi.us/hurontf/wtf/teamstate/D32008g.txt (results)]

State Runners-up ( [http://mhsaa.com/ MHSAA] unless noted):
* 1974 Wrestling - Class B
* 1979 Football - Class B
* 1995 Girls' Basketball - Class B
* 1996 Girls' Cross Country - Class B
* 2004 Boys' Cross Country - Division 3 [http://www.mhsaa.com/sports/bxc/04bd3.txt]
* 2005 Boys' Cross Country - Division 3 [http://www.mhsaa.com/sports/bxc/05d3boys.txt]
* 2006 Boys' Team Track and Field ( [http://mitca.org/Meets/meets.htm MITCA] ) - Division 3 [http://mitca.org/Meets/mitcaD3b_2006.pdf]
* 2006 Girls' Team Track and Field ( [http://mitca.org/Meets/meets.htm MITCA] ) - Division 3 [http://mitca.org/Meets/mitcaD3b_2006.pdf]
* 2007 Boys' Cross Country - Division 3 [http://www.mhsaa.com/sports/bxc/07d3b.txt]

tudent life

"The Westword" is West Catholic's student newspaper. It is published on a monthly basis by members of the Journalism class. The paper is available for purchase during lunches for 1.50 cents. The cost of the paper includes a complimentary ice cream sandwich. The "Westword", a staple of student life at West Catholic, has won many Spartan Awards, the highest honor awarded by the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA).fact|date=July 2008

External links

* [http://www.grwestcatholic.org/ Website]


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