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  • Office Hours:
    7:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Normal West High School
    501 North Parkside Rd.
    Normal, IL 61761

    Main Office - 
    Attendance Line - 
    Fax - 309.557.4503
    Guidance 309.557.4969
  • NCWHS News & Announcements
    Week of February 22nd

    Attention Class of 2021.  Senior T-Shirts can now be ordered online.  Check out the senior Google Classroom or the Normal West website for information.  The online store will close on February 28th.

    FCA is back! The Normal West Fellowship of Christian Athletes wants to provide an opportunity for you to learn and grow in your faith. Through student-led lessons, group discussions, devotionals (and MORE), FCA aims to establish a strong community of Christ-followers. Not an athlete? Not even a Christian? Don’t worry, FCA would like to welcome any and every student! We stand by the phrase “Come as you are.” FCA will be meeting virtually every Wednesday morning from 9:00-9:30 through Google Meets. The Google Meet’s “doors” will open at 8:55, and the agenda will start at or a little after 9:00. Join the FCA Google Classroom using code z53tuwa. Please contact with any questions!

    betabrain is back!  This fun, FREE STEM competition will be held virtually on March 12th from 6-8 pm.  This year is a CSI theme where you will be solving a cyber crime using science and problem-solving skills. Get a group of friends and get registered at  Check out the promo video at 

    This week Educators Rising will be nominating teachers who YOU think have stood out during remote and hybrid learning. We want to give back to these teachers and show them how much we support and appreciate them. Slips to nominate teachers will be in the guidance office. Once you have finished your slip, return it to Mr. Ostling. Deadline is Tuesday! We can't wait to recognize all the amazing teachers here at West. Thanks for all your help!! 

    Hey, Wildcats! Are you interested in making short films or working behind the scenes with cameras, lighting, and more? Then our new Film Club is just the thing for you! Film Club will be starting during the 2021-2022 school year. Meeting times and location are not yet determined but will be shortly! Fill out this google form below if you are interested in being a part of Film Club

    If you are a sophomore or junior with a GPA of 4.7 or higher, you should have received an email with the National Honor Society application from Liz Beggs, NHS co-advisor. The email was sent Monday, February 8th. Applications are due Friday, March 12th by 3:45pm, no exceptions. All applications must be emailed to Ms. Beggs,, or dropped in the hanging mailbox outside 232B.

    Sport Season info:
    Location: Wildcat Stadium
    March 3rd-5th 4:00-6:00 PM
    March 6th 8:00-11:00 AM
    March 8th-11th 4:00-6:00 PM
    March 12th Scrimmage (TBA)

    Tryouts March 8th.  More details to follow

    Boys Soccer:
    Tryouts and practice will begin on Monday, March 1st from 4-6:30 PM at the Normal West soccer field.   If the temperature is below 32 degrees, or the ground is frozen/covered in snow, practice will be before school in the North Gym from 5:30 AM-7:30 AM. 

    Normal West students who wish to participate in athletics will be required to register online for their sports for the 2020-21 school year.  Athletes and parents will register through a link on the athletic website which is listed below.  Parent permission forms, concussion forms, and other legal documents will be completed online.  A current physical will still need to be submitted in the main office or athletic office prior to the first sport practice/tryout date.  If you submit the physical to the main office, remember to let the person know that the physical is for athletics.  Each coach will get a list of athletes who have cleared for their sport.  Contact Wes Temples at or 309-557-4976 with any questions.  To register your athlete online, go to the Registration tab on the Normal West athletic page, or click on the following link to begin the online athletic registration process:  

    Congratulations to the following students and staff members who are being recognized for “catching the kat-itude”!
    Laney Keefe Avery Gibson Myah Stillwell
    Vrajesh Patel Charles Abbott Andrew Stimpert
    Jasmyn Jordan Megan Gabor Jeaniyah Rowan
    Olivia Florence Mrs. Hafermann Mrs. Grant
    This week’s Group/Team/Club/Class winner is The Normal West Black Student Union!

    It’s a great day to be a Wildcat!