WYHS Weekly Update

For the Week of January 13-18, 2020

Welcome back and Happy New Year! We hope that everyone had a great winter break and that students are ready to work hard through this semester.

Congratulations to two of our senior students, Zecharias Hailu and Yabesera Tadesse, who will be speaking at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Whitehall City Hall. Please join them if you're able to!

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Three Strategies for Raising Kids Who Become Thriving Adults


Eastland-Fairfield Career Center Applications

Did you love one of the career center programs during the sophomore visitations? Are you interested in attending the career center next year? There are so many great career program options to choose from. If you are interested, you will want to apply as soon as possible. Many programs fill up very quickly, so don't delay! Here is the link to apply: https://eastlandfairfield.esvportal.com/applicationslogin.aspx

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Scholarship Spotlight!



*Applicants must be seniors, residing in Ohio, and graduating from an Ohio school in 2020.

*Must demonstrate financial need through FAFSA.

*Must know your career goal and be highly motivated to reach your goal.

*Must plan to attend an accredited 4 year post-secondary institution on a full-time basis by the fall of 2020.

*Minimum 3.2 accumulative GPA is required.

Amount: $5,000/year (maximum total of $20,000)

Deadline: April 6th (applications will be accepted beginning Feb. 15, 2020)

How to Apply: www.wmdsqiresfoundation.org or pick up a copy in the Student Success Center

FAFSA is officially OPEN!


Go to the above website and fill out your 2020-2021 FAFSA Form!

Thinking about going to college? Do these things now!

  1. Create a Common Application

    1. Commonapp.org

    2. Link your college app to your Naviance account (putting a college on Naviance does NOT mean you applied!)

  2. Apply directly to the college through their college website if they are not on common app.

  3. Talk to at least two teachers to request a letter of recommendation.

  4. Set time aside each week to search for scholarships.

Don’t miss out on information that you’ll need this year!! Sign up for the senior Remind!! Use it to ask questions, get important dates & check it often!

Text the message @20wyhs to the number 81010

~Ms. Nelson & Ms. Thomas, Senior Class Advisors

Seniors~Save the Date!

The Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 30th at 10am at WYHS. More information to come soon!

The Class of 2020 Senior Trip will take place on Friday, May 15th, and we will be headed to Cedar Point. Specific information on cost, times, and payment deadlines will go out in Ram Time, senior Remind (be sure to sign up), and through the newsletter.

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This Week...

Monday, January 13:

Staff Morning WOW: TBT: Common Planning

- Anger Management Group during Ram Time

- All That Tutoring during lunch

- Science After School Help 3:30 pm, Room 303

- Helping Hands Parent Meeting - 6:30 pm, Library

Tuesday, January 14:

Staff Morning WOW: Focus Groups

- Boys Won't Be Boys Group, Ram Time

- DECA Trip to OSU

- Math After School Tutoring 3:30 pm, Room 321

- Science After School Help 3:30 pm, Room 303

- Boys Basketball vs Reynoldsburg 5:00 pm

- Girls Basketball @ Wellington 6:00 pm

Wednesday, January 15:

Staff Morning WOW: Library

- Cats Auditions 3:30 pm, Auditorium

- Legal Rams Meeting 3:30 pm

- Science After School Help 3:30 pm, Room 303

- Math After School Tutoring 3:30 pm, Room 321

- Wrestling Senior Night 5:00 pm

- Bowling (home) vs Reynoldsburg 4:00 pm

- Gymnastics @ Marysville 7:00 pm

Thursday, January 16:

Staff Morning WOW: MTSS

- Youth to Youth, Ram Time

- Cats Auditions (Day 2) 3:30 pm. Auditorium

- Math After School Tutoring 3:30 pm, Room 321

- Legal Rams Meeting 3:30 pm

- JV Girls Basketball @ Hartley 6:00 pm

Friday,January 17:

Staff Morning WOW: Department Common Planning

- Legal Rams Mock Trial Presentations

- Basic Skills Group, Ram Time

- Future Friday - Iron Workers, Ram Time

- Rams Finest Ice Cream Awards 2:34 pm

- Bowling vs Groveport @ Wayne Webb 4:00 pm

- Boys Basketball vs Buckeye Valley 4:30 pm

Saturday, January 18:

- Show Choir Competition @ Marysville

- Helping Hands Meeting 7:30 am, LIbrary

- Gymnastics @ Kilbourne 9:00 am

- Wrestling @ Canal Winchester vs Pickerington 10:00 am

- Bowling @ Poelking Lanes

- Girls Basketball vs CSG 1:00 pm

- Boys Basketball vs Eastmoor 4:30 pm


Career Exploration Opportunities!

Future Friday:

Iron Workers (Welding careers) - January 17th

Smoothie King -- February 21st

WYHS Career Fair

January 31, 2020 1:45-3:45pm

There will be several businesses represented, and some of them are looking to hire students during the fair. Stay tuned for a full list coming soon!