Graduating Firebirds and their families can participate in this optional program. It is a special evening that includes topics on family, faith, friends and the future. The West Choir performs along with a guest speaker.
The West PTSO coordinates an end of year picnic for the seniors. It typically is scheduled around the graduation practices. It's a fun day of games, grilling and celebrating their time at West Firebirds.
The PTSO awards seven scholarships every year to graduation Firebird Seniors. The scholarships are $500 each. Details will be shared in our Facebook group and in the weekly Firebird News emails.
Firebird Champion: What have you done to make Lakota West a better place? Why are you passionate about West? How have you left your mark on Lakota West?
Making a Difference: Describe a major project/endeavor in which you have made a significant impact on others. Describe your lifelong commitment and passion for helping others or improving the community.
Do Over: If you were granted one “do over” in life, what would it be and why?
Chase Your Dream: How are you following your lifelong dream?
Non-Traditional: How has your non-traditional route helped and prepared you for post-secondary education? Butler Tech, ESL, Lakota Career Readiness Academy, Online Education, Homeschool, etc.
Reach Beyond: Describe how a personal issue that you have overcome has made you a better person.
You Inspire Me! Who has inspired you to pursue a specific job or career?
The PTSO provides meals to teachers and staff throughout the year. Your donations allow us to start the new school year with a celebratory welcome back breakfast. The PTSO also provides dinner to teachers during conferences.