• The December 1, 2021 Committee of the Whole Meeting will be available on YouTube beginning at 6:30 PM. Click here to access the YouTube Live Stream.

    Public comments will be accepted in-person at the meeting during the designated public comment period. Per Board Policy 903, each statement made by a participant shall be limited to two (2) minutes in duration and the portion of the meeting during which participation of the public is invited shall be limited to sixty (60) minutes.

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Welcome to Downingtown High School West , Home of the Whippets

  •  Welcome to the DHS West website.

    The Main Office at West is open from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. 

    DHS West offers a diverse program of study. Our students are involved in academics at all levels. Academic, AP, Honors, Basic, Business Education, Industrial Arts Technology and Vocational-Technical courses are offered throughout our program. Click here to learn more about our school.

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    • November 8 - End of 1st Marking Period
    • November 9 & 10 - Senior Cap and Gown Sales in Cafeteria during all lunches
    • November 9 - Parent Speaker Series program (Virtual) @ 7:00 pm
    • November 12 - World Kindness Day
    • November 13 - Marching Band Championship competition Hershey PA (ticket link with band news)
    • November 17 - PowderPuff Football @ 7pm @ Kottmeyer Stadium
    • November 18 - H&S Meeting @ 7pm
    • November 19/20—Stage West Performance @ 7pm
    • November 22 - 2 HR Early Dismissal - Professional Development Day
    • November 23 - Parent Teacher Conferences
    • November 24 - No School - Work Collaboration Day
    • November 25-26 - School Closed for Thanksgiving Recess
    • December 4 - Marching Band performing @ Philadelphia Christmas Parade
    • December 11 - Marching Band performing @ Downingtown Christmas Parade
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Class of 2022 Announcements

    • Cap and Gown information will be mailed home soon by Herff Jones.  Please look for this information as they will begin taking orders early this year starting on November 9th and 10th in the cafeteria during all lunches.  This mailing also contains information about ordering graduation announcements.
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