West High PTSA Video Conference Association Meeting on June 3, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Please RSVP by: May 27, 2020, for our video conference (Zoom) Outgoing & Incoming Association Meetings scheduled on Wednesday, June 3, at 6:00 p.m., using this Google Form. After submitting this form, we will verify your membership then email you instructions to join the Zoom meeting.


West High PTSA 2019-2020 Current Board of Officers

President                        Zainab Darwish

1st VP                             Cheri Lowe

2nd VP                            Chelsea Foote

3rd VP                             Esther Masaoka

Recording Secretary       Luann  Uszler

Treasurer                        Grace Gee

Financial Secretary         Christina Hicks

Auditor                            Melinda Ou

Historian                         Cindy Jackson



WHS Report of the Nominating Committee 


Name of PTA: West High School PTA

Date: 1-8-2020


The nominating committee met on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2019 to consider all eligible candidates for the

2020-2021 term of office.  On behalf of the nominating committee, the following slate of officers is posted for the association’s consideration at the February 19th, 2020 annual election meeting.

Proposed 2020-2021 Slate of Officers

Name                   Position                     

Zainab Darwish, President

Cheri Lowe, 1st VP

Angie Kim, 2nd VP

Cindy Delos Angeles, 3rd VP

Luann Uszler, Recording Secretary

Emi Munekata-Morimoto, Treasurer

Christina Hicks, Financial Secretary

Melinda Ou, Auditor

Esther Masaoka, Historian,


Thank you,

WHS PTSA Nominating Committee

WHS PTSA Honorary Service

Awards Nominations

West High PTSA honors individual who have demonstrated outstanding service in any capacity that benefits the youth of our community. These individuals may include community members who volunteer to coach our youth or lead our scouts. They may help out at school, in shelters, at food banks, or in places of worship. Nominees may include teachers, employees or administrator who go above and beyond their job description to guide our youth. If you know of an individual who is deserving of this recognition, please take a few minutes to nominate him/her by filling out the linked form. Nominations must be submitted no later than December 6, 2019. Forms are to be turned into the Principal’s office in an envelope marked “Attention: PTSA Honorary Service Award Committee”, or by email to Kathleen Gates at ckgates8@verizon.net. This year our Honorary Service Awards will be presented at our PTSA Association Meeting on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in the WHS Library.


PTSA Reflections Arts Program

National PTA Reflections

Congratulations to our TCPTA Level Winners!

Results to Date: 12/18/2019


Congratulations to our WHS Reflections awardees at the TCPTA level. We are proud to have our students place in all 6 of the Reflection categories. Please see below results:

Award of Excellence, 1st Place (advances to Thirty Third District PTA Judging)

  • Dance, Eliana Cheng 
  • Literature, Karah Lee 
  • Photography, Sullivan Kolakowski
  • Visual Arts, Luke Altenberg 

Award of Merit, 2nd Place

  • Film, Ian Dai
  • Music, Julia Ni


PTSA Reflections Arts Program

National PTA Reflections

Congratulations to our West High PTSA Winners!

Results to Date: 10/28/2019

Dance Choreography

Eliana Cheng1st Place, West High PTSA


Film Production

Ian Dai, 1st Place, West High PTSA



Karah Lee, 1st Place, West High PTSA

Khushi Kumra, 2nd Place, West High PTSA

Aleeza Adnan, 3rd Place, West High PTSA


Music Composition

Julia Ni, 1st Place, West High PTSA



Sullivan Kolakowski1st Place, West High PTSA

Mia Kobayashi2nd Place, West High PTSA

Emi Kobayashi3rd Place, West High PTSA


Visual Arts

Luke Altenberg1st Place, West High PTSA

Emily Cho2nd Place, West High PTSA

Tommy Kwo, 2nd Place, West High PTSA

Sophia Doerge3rd Place, West High PTSA