West Varsity Winter Guard

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The 2018-2019 Season of Urban Lite West Pep Guard is underway. Performing at assemblies and half-times are just a couple of things we do. Our competitive season will start in November with competitions with 53 other schools starting in January. We receive elective credit so come on out to rehearsals to see you you have what it takes. Practices are after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and we meet in T115.

The Extracurricular Edge for students and what you should know about out-of-school activities:

You know that there is more than meets the eye to the admission game, and you want to give your child any edge you can. Admission officers know that what potential students do with their time outside of school reveals important personal dimensions that statistics can't show.

Participating in an extracurricular activity — color/winter guard — while maintaining good grades demonstrates:

Time-management skills
Ability to prioritize
Motivation
Responsibility
Leadership qualities

A College Board study reveals that participants in extracurricular activities often achieve higher SAT® scores.

The study suggests that important reasoning abilities measured by tests like the SAT are developed both in and out of the classroom. Results show that participation in extracurricular activities benefits minority and socio-economically disadvantaged students as much or more than economically advantaged students.

What is also nice about this particular "Sport of the Arts" is that because it is a class, they get elective credit. It is recognized at award's ceremonies and there are heaps of scholarships available to them when they get to college.

Scholarships, you say? Yes! Students that participate in color/winter guard can get a scholarship from several sources and any college that has a marching band or winter guard program. In the State of Utah, that is every D1 college!

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ULW Members Part of IB Art Exhibit

Urban Lite West members had a #MsSusanAdventure today and their last stop was to see the IB Art exhibit with two of our own ULW member’s work on display! So proud of these fine young ladies!

ULW Super Spinners take their team up 6 points!

Urban Lite West Super Spinners Juliana, Jess, and Annie led their team to raise their score 6 points! Next up, State Championships on Saturday,  March 30th at Copper Hills.  Come support and cheer them on!

West’s Pep Guard Receives National Attention

Urban Lite West competed in Winter Guard International’s Regional on Saturday, February 23rd and received National attention on their social media feed. Thank you West High School for your support in helping us to achieve this recognition!

Urban Lite West Finalist at WGI Regional

After a LONG DAY starting at 7am and finishing after 10:30pm and our WGI Salt Lake Regional is in the bag! These ladies overcame the incredible obstacles that were put in their way this week to make it as a finalist! Congratulations!!!

WHS Cheer Surprises ULW Pep Guard

WHS Cheer recently stopped by our Urban Lite West Pep Guard rehearsal with a sign of support for their WGI Salt Lake Regional happening this Saturday, February 23rd.  Thanks Cheer!

2019 ULW Schedule – Two Ways

The current 2019 Schedule can now be found two different places : ULW Schedule – click for a copy of our 2019 Schedule or go to the tabs at the top under other

Pep Guard’s Super Spinners Named at Home Show

At their own home show, Super Spinners Madison Perrigo, Jess Lopez, and Shayla Steinfels took home the honors representing West. Next up for the Panthers will be their WGI Salt Lake Regional on Saturday,  February 23rd.

Super Spinners Named for Riverton Competition

These fabulous four West High School  Pep Guard members were chosen to represent you as the Super Spinners at the Riverton competition held recently. Please congratulate Juliana Ojeda, Isabel Sorcia, Annie Than, and Miranda Lunn.