June 2019 – Westdale teacher Brian Powell goes to Peru as part of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program.

May 2019 – Condoleezza Semien competed in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy in New York winning the Peoples’ Choice Award.

March 2019 – The Arts Council of Baton Rouge names Westdale Talented Art Teacher, Aliah James, an “Artist to Watch.”

March 2019 – History Day Winners

Best Overall Project:

5th place – Lailah Juneau’s Exhibit on Sojourner Truth

4th place – Khameron Edmond’s Research Paper on The Space Race

3rd place – Blake Washington’s Exhibit on The Discoveries of Galileo

2nd place – Sarah Biede’s Exhibit on The Great London Fire

1st place – Thomas Diamond’s Website on The History of the Battleship Bismarck

Honorable Mention:

Most Impressive Web Design – Kayleigh Stewart’s Website on Nat Turner’s Rebellion

Most Organized Display- Landon Hart’s Exhibit on Hannibal’s March on Rome

Best Informed Display – Randy Scott’s Exhibit on The Berlin Wall

Best Presentation – Jamecia Roach’s Exhibit on King Tut’s Tomb

Most Knowledgeable -Cosby Harris’s Exhibit on Freddie Mercury

February 2019 – Science Olympiad

2nd in Game On—Shreyas Talluri and Pratik Gummaraju

2nd in Heredity—Ny’kita Bethley and Kyra Andreson

2nd in Meteorology—Elijah Doomes and Iler Broussard

2nd in Write it/Do it—Melody Moncriffe and Iler Broussard

3rd in Anatomy and Physiology—Mya Wicker and Kyra Anderson

3rd in Density Lab—My’kita Bethley and Kyra Anderson

3rd in Disease Detectives—Kahlila Bandele and Melody Moncriffe

3rd in Roller Coaster—Lailah Collins and Nadia Fowler

December 2018 – Westdale Middle School named the Best World Language Immersion Program at the Mid-South Magnet Conference 2018.

Westdale Middle School is home to an award-winning World Language Immersion Program. See below!