Save the date of Tuesday, September 17 for our annual Back to School night. This parents-only event allows you [ ... ]
Save the date of Tuesday, September 17 for our annual Back to School night. This parents-only event allows you to move through your student’s schedule, meet their teachers, and visit the rooms in which they learn. We’ll start at 6:15 and have you out of here by 8:45.
Cindy Streimer is grateful for the opportunity and excited to serve as Westside Christian High School's Dean of [ ... ]
Cindy Streimer is grateful for the opportunity and excited to serve as Westside Christian High School's Dean of Student Life. Mrs. Streimer attended Whitworth University, where she met her husband, Steve. For two years, Cindy worked for human services organizations where she provided supervision, counseling, and facilitated programs for at-risk youth. Her strength in connecting with young people led her to become a Director of Youth Ministry at a church. In this role, she oversaw all youth programs while participating in national youth events and mission trips.
Cindy's leadership skills in an office setting and passion for building relationships with students is what has kept her working in Christian education for the past decade. Steve and Cindy have been married for 27 years and have a daughter who graduated from Westside Christian High School in 2016.
We are so excited for Melissa Campbell to join the Westside family as Head Cheer Coach. Coach Campbell cheered for four [ ... ]
We are so excited for Melissa Campbell to join the Westside family as Head Cheer Coach. Coach Campbell cheered for four years at Oregon State University. After college, Melissa was an instructor for the United Spirit Association where she taught cheer camps and clinics around the Pacific Northwest. Melissa gave her life to Jesus in high school at a Young Life camp. After receiving her Master's degree in Theology, Melissa spent 12 years of church planting with her husband. She is currently a writer, speaker, and co-founder of Revive Ministries, a local non-profit women's ministry. Melissa and her husband, Jason, have two daughters, Katelyn and Sarah.
Kayla Wicks is not entirely new to Westside Christian High School. She is WCHS graduate and coached sprints and jumps fo [ ... ]Kayla Wicks is not entirely new to Westside Christian High School. She is WCHS graduate and coached sprints and jumps for Track & Field this past spring.Kayla recently graduated from Whitworth University, where she received her Visual Arts teaching license. She has recently worked as a student-teacher and K-12 substitute teacher.
Kayla is passionate about track and field and competed in the sport for more than 10 years. She will continue to coach in the spring.
She married her husband, Kyle, last summer. She loves photography, sports, and, above all, passionately pursuing Jesus Christ. #newatwestside
Westside Christian High School is excited to introduce the new Varsity Boys head soccer coach, Luke Johnson. Luke was bo [ ... ]
Westside Christian High School is excited to introduce the new Varsity Boys head soccer coach, Luke Johnson. Luke was born and raised in the UK, and has played club and high school soccer in the US; participating in State Finals both as a player and USSF referee.
As a qualified coach, he has high school coaching experience and has directed youth soccer camps in Oregon. Luke also attends Rose Church and is a member of Portland College Younglife.
Welcome to the team, Luke! #newatwestside
Westside is excited to introduce Ashley Ames. Ashley is the new English teacher and Girls Soccer coach. Ashley gradua [ ... ]
Westside is excited to introduce Ashley Ames. Ashley is the new English teacher and Girls Soccer coach.
Ashley graduated from Concordia University-Portland and received both her B.A. in secondary education with an English focus and her M.Ed in educational leadership. She recently worked as the Physical Education teacher at Vernon K-8 School in Portland. She was the Graduate Assistant Coach of Women’s Soccer at Concordia University. She is a high school youth leader at Westside: A Jesus Church. Ashley loves to spend time with her blue Weimaraner, Rudy. She enjoys running, dancing, and playing volleyball.
We are happy to introduce new friendly faces joining the Westside Christian High School leadership, faculty, and co [ ... ]
We are happy to introduce new friendly faces joining the Westside Christian High School leadership, faculty, and coaching staff in 2019!
The first introduction is Westside Christian High Schools’ IT Director and technology teacher, Lige Armstrong. Lige attended Oregon State University receiving a B.S. in Theatre Arts, a B.S. in Media Communication with a minor in Business. He completed his Masters of Arts in Teaching, focusing on theatre, math, and general science at George Fox University.
For the past six years, Lige worked in instructional technology at Linfield College. He also has worked at the Beaverton City Library and volunteered at Oregon Episcopal School for LEGO physics & robotics.
He is married to Lisa, a Westside Christian alum, and they have a three-year-old son. Lige enjoys spending time with his family and pursuing his hobbies of building LEGO creations, traveling, playing board games, photography, and being a geek.
Congratulations to the class of 2019! These 47 students join Westside Christian High School’s network of more than [ ... ]
Congratulations to the class of 2019! These 47 students join Westside Christian High School’s network of more than 2,000 alumni throughout the world. Westside Christian High School’s 35th commencement ceremony was held on June 8th at Westside Christian High School. The students chose Bible teacher and senior advisor, John Flores, as the commencement speaker. He shared about how he hopes that Westside will be one of their point zeros, wherever they go in life.
Two of the four valedictorians, David Madison and Grant Gardner, also were chosen to provide the Valedictorian address. Seniors Mary Nordlund, Maddie Pringle, Jillian Griffin, Azul Pereya and Annabel Gillingham (valedictorian), along with the 13th consecutive State Championship performed during the ceremony.
Thank you to the class of 2019 for all your contributions during the last four years to Westside Christian High School and the surrounding community. We are excited to see where God takes you.
April has been an outstanding month for the music department at Westside Christian High School. The Concert Choir&n [ ... ]
April has been an outstanding month for the music department at Westside Christian High School. The Concert Choir competed at the OSAA 3A 2019 State Choir Championship at Oregon State University on April 29th. Under the direction of Mr. Will Fox, the choir won its 13th consecutive State Championship. This was a huge win as schools from the coast, southern and eastern Oregon competed. Thank you to all those who went to Corvallis to support these State Champion vocalists.
The Concert Band also qualified for the Oregon State 3A band championships this last month. With their highest qualifying scores to date, the band is positioned well to defend its state championship. Mr. Fox is very proud of the 13 students this year who make up the band-nine horn players and four percussionists. They will compete on Wednesday, May 8th at the LaSells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University.
On April 20th the select ensemble group Soli Deo Gloria performed a rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody at the Ten Grands Concert. Michael Allen Harrison, a local professional pianist and a philanthropist, invited Soli to perform. Soli was honored to sing alongside great pianists such as Jim Brickman, Tom Grant, Michael Allen Harrison, Colleen Adent, Mac and Haley Potts, William Chapman Nyaho, Darrell Grant, Jim Nilson, Monica Ohuchi, Brendan Brewer, along with some other marvelous singers.