Passing of Westmont Teacher: Bernard Roller

Dear Westmont Community, 

It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you of the sudden passing of Westmont High School teacher, Bernard Roller. As our community begins to process this tragic loss, our thoughts are focused on Mr. Roller’s family, friends, students, and colleagues.

The Westmont community is a family and I take pride in the support that we provide each other with during difficult times.  Our CASSY Counselors, Ms. Felicia Del Real, Ms. Lisa Miller and Ms. Alejandra Fernandez and our Administrative Team will be hosting a support session for anyone who would like to attend.  Details below:

Other resources include:

  • Santa Clara County Crisis Hotline: Toll-free: 1-855-278-4204 (Available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week) Languages spoken - English and Spanish

  • Bill Wilson Center Crisis Hotline: 408-850-6125 (Available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week) 

  • The Crisis Text Line: Text RENEW to 741741 (Available 24hour/7days a week)

  • Lifeline Crisis Chat:

  • UPLIFT Mobile Crisis: 408-379-9085 (Available 24hour/7days a week) 


We will continue to keep Mr. Roller’s family in our thoughts.



Jason Miller

Westmont High School Principal