WHS Weekly Phone Message

Week of 11/17

Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

We will hold our fall athletic banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 20 @ 6:30 in the auditorium.

Teams are asked to bring the following food items:

Meat/Deli Trays: Football

Veggies/Dips: Soccer

Chips/Dips/Cheeses: Tennis

Bread: Cross Country

Desserts: Volleyball

Parents this is a reminder that your child may charge up to $5.00 for meals in our cafeteria. Letters and phone calls go home weekly detailing your childs charge balance. You may make payments on line at www.k12paymentcenter.com . It is never to late to fill out an application for Free/Reduced meal benefits. This can be done at www.LunchApplication.com. Any questions about charges please call our School Cafeteria Manager.

Week of Nov 12


Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.


As a reminder, Monday, November 11 the school will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.

The band boosters will be opening up their Dewey's Bakery Christmas store again this year. The store is open for business at 705 Randolph St. Suite C Thomasville beside Little Caesars pizza. Please make the short drive to Thomasville and support our band boosters while preparing for the holidays.

Picture make ups for underclassmen will be Tuesday, November 12th. If your student needs his or her picture taken for the 2020 yearbook please have them see Mrs. Bugg Tuesday morning for an appointment time.

Senior ad’s for the yearbook deadline is approaching. Reserve your senior ad at yearbookforever.com or in the main office. December 16th is the last day we will receive senior ad orders.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of Nov 3

Report cards for the first quarter will be distributed to students on Thursday, November 7.

If any underclassmen missed the picture make up day, no need to worry. There is one last chance to get his or her picture taken through Lifetouch. See Mrs. Bugg to sign up and receive a picture order form.

Senior Ad page deadline is December 16th. If your senior ad page idea is incomplete that is okay. We need you to secure an ad spot by ordering at yearbookforever.com. To make purchasing a senior ad more affordable this year we have given the option to make three installment payments online.

On November 7th, Tri-M Honor Society will be hosting Open Mic Night from 6-8 pm. Anyone can come, admission is free. We will have sign-up sheets for anyone who is interested in performing. There will be a coffee house selling snacks and coffee in the chorus room. This Open Mic Night is an opportunity for everyone to get together for a night and have fun!


HOSA is hosting their annual blood drive on November 6th. Students may sign up during lunches if they are 16 or older. Sixteen-year-olds must have consent form signed by parents. Please sign up and give the gift of life!

Looking into next week, Monday, November 11 is a holiday commemorating Veterans Day.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Oct 31, Halloween

Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

Parents we are seeing an increase in students needing to make adjustments to their clothing to get in compliance with the dress code. Additionally our young men are forgetting to remove their hats while in the building. Until we see an improvement with students complying to dress code we are suspending our holes in the jeans and hat days on Friday privilege until further notice.

If we have to ask your student to make a dress code adjustment we will record their name in the main office and repeat offenders will be disciplined appropriately.

Because we had Spirit Week last week, we need all students to dress in normal school attire and not in Halloween costumes on Thursday October 31st. Thank you for your help in ensuring your child is prepared for a successful day at Wheatmore High School. This message has gone out to every student email, it has been announced during school today, and we will continue to remind students of these expectations next week.

Reminder that Friday, November 1 is a teacher workday.

Week of Oct 27

Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

Wheatmore HOSA will have its annual fall blood drive on November 6th, 2019. Sign up in the cafeteria during all lunches. Students must be at least 16 or older to donate. Parental consent form must be signed and returned to Mrs. Barkley or Mrs. Leach by November 4th. All adults who would like to donate please call the school and ask for Mrs. Barkley and she will assist you. Thanks for supporting us and giving the gift of life. One pint can save three lives!

I would like to thank all of our students for their active participation in our dress up days for spirit week. As you are aware we didn’t hold tight to our normal dress code for these events, however school dress code goes back into effect this week since Homecoming spirit week is over. No holes or hats in the building except on Fridays if your student purchases a wristband. Shorts and skirts must be fingertip length.

There will be a college fair Monday, October 28 from 3:30-4:30 in the cafeteria. Representatives from 60 colleges will be in attendance. This event is open to all students and parents.

Also Monday we are hosting a Career Fair in the lobby of the cafeteria from 3:30-4:30. We have 13 employers on campus to talk about job opportunities. Many of these employers partner with Apprenticeship Randolph program.

October 28 is the end of the first quarter and the end of the first grading period. Students will receive their report cards on November 7. Looking toward the end of this week, Friday, November 1 is a teacher workday.

Please visit our webpage for all things Wheatmore. Have a great evening.

Week of Oct 20


Good evening Wheatmore High School this is Principal Johnson with several announcements.

Picture make-ups for underclassmen is October 21st in the auxiliary gym.

Senior portrait make-up day is October 21st. There is a ten dollar sitting fee. If your student forgot their appointment time they can come by the main office for assistance. If your senior forgot to schedule an appointment, please send them to school with the ten dollar sitting fee and have them see Mrs. Bugg Monday morning for an appointment time.

Senior parents, tribute advertisement spots for the yearbook are filling up. Don’t miss out. Reserve your senior’s dedication advertisement today by going to yearbookforever.com. To make purchasing a senior ad more affordable, this year we have given the option to make three installment payments. Make sure you reserve your ad today. The deadline is December 16th. No late orders will be accepted.

Spirit Week kicks off Monday. This year there will be daily prizes for the most spirited student.

Want your grade level to win the Spirit Stick at the pep rally? Dress up daily, because each grade level will be awarded points every day for participation and the leaders will be posted at lunch every day!

Dress up days are as follows:

Monday- Decades Day

Tuesday- Duo Day

Wednesday- Disney Day

Thursday- Who are you or who do you want to be?

Friday- Class pride wear your class colors; Freshman- White, Sophomores- Red, Juniors- Black, Seniors- TOGAS!

On October 28th, Tri-M Honor Society will be hosting open Mic Night from 6-8pm. Anyone can come and it is free admission. We will also have sign up sheets for anyone who is interested in performing. There will be a coffee house selling coffee and snacks in the chorus room.

Girl's basketball tryouts will be held October 30th, 31st and November 1st from 3:35 PM to 6:00 PM. You must have an updated physical on file to tryout.

There will be a College Fair on Monday, October 28th from 3:30-4:30 in the cafeteria. Over 60 Colleges and Universities will be on campus. This event is open to all students and their parents.

Thank you and have a great evening!

Week of Oct 14

Good evening this is Principal Johnson with two brief announcement.

Picture make-ups for underclassmen is October 21st in the aux gym.

Senior picture make-ups are October 21st. There is a ten dollar sitting fee, checks can be made payable to Lifetouch. Students need to come by the main office and reserve an appointment time before Monday the 21st.

Senior parents, tribute ad spots for the yearbook are filling up. Don’t miss out, reserve your seniors dedication today by going to yearbookforever.com. To make purchasing a senior ad more affordable this year we have given the option to make three installment payments. Make sure you reserve your ad today, deadline is December 16th. No late orders will be accepted.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of Oct 6

Good evening this is Principal Johnson with two brief announcements:


Free/ Reduced applications are due. Please fill out applications online at www.lunchapplication.com or request a hard copy from the school cafeteria manager. Monday, October 7th will be the last day that students can eat on last year's status.


New Beta Club members and officers must attend a brief meeting on Thursday, October 10 at either 8 am or 3:30 in Mrs. Hazelwood’s classroom. This is a mandatory meeting for all members and officers.


Thank you and have a great evening.WEEKLY ATHLETIC SCHEDULE 10-7- 10-12.pdf

Week of Sept 30

Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

A fundraiser for the entire athletic department will be held on Saturday October 5th.Come test drive a Crescent Ford car in the Wheatmore parking lot and Crescent Ford will fund the school $20 per test drive. You must register and provide basic information prior to the test drive. Crescent Ford will pay the school up to $6000 for this event. Please come out and register and support our athletic department.

Any senior planning to attend the Renaissance Festival needs to turn in a permission slip and field trip money no later than October 4th. Field trip forms are available in the office. Money and permission slips can be given to Mrs. Carter or Mr. Blackburn.

Free/Reduced applications are due. October 7th is the last day your child will receive benefits on last years free/reduced applications. October 8th your child will go full pay. You will be responsible for any charges accrued until an application is processed.

Lunch prices are $2.45 and breakfast prices are $1.25. For questions call our cafeteria manager Mrs. Hopson 336-476-1544.

Friday, October 4th is a two hour early release day for students. Parents that pick up students at the end of the day please make arrangements to be here early on Friday.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Progress Reports Sept 26

Four and one half week interim reports will be distributed to each student on Thursday, September 26. The interim reports have a different look this year. A single sheet of paper will contain the students grades and attendance for each class they are enrolled in. Each interim report needs to be signed by the parent and returned to school on Friday in order for your student to complete an assignment with it.

Next week a team of staff members will meet individually with each student to review their progress, congratulate them on their early successes and discuss strategies to improve grades and attendance if warranted.

Thank you for your support of your student. Please have a great evening.

Week of Sept 23

Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a several important announcements.

Students, as a reminder please have consumed your breakfast before you come to school. No outside food or beverages from commerical establishments are allowed in the school. Thank you in advance for helping us keep the school clean and sanitary.

Picture Day for underclassmen is Monday, September 23th.

Underclassman and senior picture makeup day will be October 21st.

Jostens will return on Monday, September 23rd to take orders during student’s scheduled lunch. Parents are welcome to come and assist with placing any order with Josten’s.

Senior ads are one of the most popular features in the yearbook and a great way to show your pride. If you are interested in purchasing an ad, you can order online at www.yearbookforever.com or complete an order form and drop it off in the main office at school. Deadline for all orders is December 16, 2019.

Would you like to support our Warriors by simply buying your weekly groceries? If you shop at Lowes Food you can link your rewards card to Wheatmore High School and we will receive a small donation from every purchase you make. To link to your rewards card head over to www.lowesfoods.com/community/Cart-To-Class or click on the link from the Wheatmore home page.

Your Wheatmore Warriors have issued a friendly challenge to see which school can collect the most canned goods to benefit COAT(Community Outreach of Archdale Trinity). We will have various dropoff locations throughout the school. Please contact the school if you have any questions.

The scholarship page is being updated. Information about the Levine Scholarship to UNC-Charlotte, NC State scholarships, and information about the NROTC scholarships are listed under the Warrior Guidance tab on the front page of the Wheatmore Homepage.

A Financial Aid/FAFSA parent/student information night will be Thursday September 26 at 6:30 in the auditorium. If you have any questions please call Mrs. Atkins in Guidance

Beta Club will hold their induction ceremony on Thursday October 3, at 6:30 in the auditorium. Juniors and Seniors who qualify for Beta Club were notified this week. A $20.00 inducation fee is due by Friday Sept 27. Please see Mrs. Hazelwood or Mrs. Atkins for more information.

Wheatmore High School will be hosting a College Fair on Monday October 28th from 3:30-4:30 in the cafeteria. This event is directed mostly towards juniors and seniors and their parents, however all students are welcome to attend. Over 60 colleges and universities across our region will be in attendance. If you have any questions regarding this event please see Mrs. Atkins.

Thanks and have a great evening.

Week of Sept 15


Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

Jostens will be on campus September 16th to meet with our Senior class to discuss their cap and gown requirements for our 2020 commencement ceremony. Jostens will also meet with the Sophomore class to offer them a wide selection of class rings and other options that mark their 2022 graduation class. Jostens will return Monday, September 23rd to take orders during your student’s scheduled lunch. Parents are welcome to come and assist with placing any order with Josten’s.

Picture Day for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors is September 23th.

Underclassman and senior picture makeup day will be October 21st.

Free or reduced lunch applications are due. You may fill out an application online via the Randolph County Schools Web page, under Student Nutrition, follow the link on the right side of the page. You can fill out a paper copy that went home with your student if you wish not to use the online application. If your child received meals benefits last year, you have 30 day to complete an application for this school year, the cut off date to continue getting meals benefits is October 7th, If you have not filled out an application your child may go to full pay on October 8th.

We will be holding a presentation on NCAA college athletic eligibility on Wednesday, Sept. 18th in the media center at 7:00 pm. This presentation is designed for any student athlete in grades 9-12 who may be interested in participating in college athletics. Students can check their school email for more details.

Wheatmore’s HOSA club will have a meeting Wednesday, September 18 at 3:25pm in Mrs. Barkley’s room. If you can not attend this meeting a meeting will be held Thursday, September 19 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Barkley’s room. You only need to attend one of these meetings. Fees to join HOSA are $20. For questions or concerns please see Mrs. Barkley or Mrs. Leach.

Do you have an interesting photo you would like to submit to the yearbook staff? You can do so by clicking on the community upload link on the Wheatmore home page; use access code WHS. We would love to see more of our Warriors in action!

Don’t forget to continue to vote daily for the WEAR IT LIKE A PRO contest. Head to panthers.com/fans/wearitlikeapro to vote for Wheatmore so your very own Warriors have a chance to win new football helmets! The school with the most votes wins!

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of Sept 9

Good evening Wheatmore High School this is Principal Johnson with a few brief announcements.


Jostens will be on campus September 16th to meet with our Senior class to discuss their cap and gown requirements for our 2020 commencement ceremony.Jostens will also meet with the Sophomore class to offer them a wide selection of class rings and other options that mark their 2022 graduation class.


Jostens will return on the following Monday September 23rd to take orders during your student’s scheduled lunch. Parents are welcome to come and assist with placing any order with Josten’s.


Blue Cross NC and the Carolina Panthers invite us to #WEARITLIKEAPRO! Head to panthers.com/fans/wearitlikeapro to vote for Wheatmore so your very own Warriors have a chance to win new football helmets! The school with the most votes wins!


On September 14th at Bush Hill Festival Wheatmore HOSA will assist with American Red Cross to run a blood drive at Archdale Friends Meeting from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Please sign up to give during this special event. You may show up at Archdale Friends Meeting anytime during Bush Hill to donate or you may call Brandon Cook at (336) 341-8137 to make an appointment. Please support Wheatmore HOSA and give the gift of life.

The Wheatmore Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a backward draw dinner event in October. Please see a member of the athletic boosters for more information.

Thanks and have a great evening.

Week of Sept 1


Good evening Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with a few important announcements.

We have met with all grade levels to discuss attendance, dress code, cell phones and student drivers.


We plan to begin assessing fines for all unregistered vehicles on Tuesday, September 3. The cost of the fine is $20 plus $25 for the parking registration. Please make sure your student’s vehicle is properly registered with the school. Encourage your student to clean out their vehicle and remove any banned items from the vehicle. Banned items can be found on pages 29,36 and 37 of the RCSS Parent Student Handbook.


A ladies basketball interest meeting will be held Thursday September 5th at 8 AM in Coach Kilcullen's room B125. If you have any questions please contact Coach Kilcullen.


Wheatmore’s HOSA club will have its annual kick-off meeting Wednesday, September 4 at 3:25pm in Mrs. Barkley’s room. If you can not attend this meeting a second kick-off meeting will be held Thursday, September 5 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Barkley’s room. You only need to attend one of these meetings. Fees to join HOSA are $20. For questions or concerns please see Mrs. Barkley or Mrs. Leach.



Senior Parents your child received an order form to place a senior ad in this years 2020 Wheatmore yearbook. Senior ads are one of the most popular features in the yearbook and a great way to show your pride. If you are interested in purchasing an ad, you can order online at www.yearbookforever.com or complete the order form and drop it off in the main office at school. Deadline for all orders is December 16, 2019.

If you are a business owner or know someone that would be interested in sponsoring our 2020 Wheatmore yearbook by placing a business ad. Please visit yearbookforever.com enter our school name and click the link to create a business ad or simple call the school and speak to our yearbook advisor for me details.


Jostens will be on campus September 16th to meet with our Senior class to discuss their cap and gown requirements for our 2020 commencement ceremony.Jostens will also meet with the Sophomore class to offer them a wide selection of class rings and other options that mark their 2022 graduation class.Jostens will return on the following Monday September 23rd to take orders during your student’s scheduled lunch. Parents are welcome to come and assist with placing any order with Josten’s.


Thank you and have a great Labor Day weekend.

Week of August 26

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with several important announcements.


Welcome back to Wheatmore High School. Parents and bus riding students please be aware that bus transportation will be slow on Monday. A lot of last minute ridership requests were received this past week which will alter bus routes and scheduled pick up and delivery times. Be at your bus stop early and continue to wait knowing the bus may be delayed. If you have any questions on Monday, please call the school and ask to speak with Mr. Hill, our Bus Coordinator.


On Monday, students will receive many forms and items of information. Parents please ask your child for the forms, complete the forms so that the student may return the forms on Tuesday. Request for free and or reduced meal prices will be part of the information package coming home will all students. Complete this important form immediately so that your child will continue to receive this nutritional benefit.


All students that are enrolled in AFJROTC at Trinity High School will report to Wheatmore’s Media Center on Monday, August 26 and for Tuesday, August 27 for their first block class. AFJROTC classes will begin at Trinity High School on Wednesday, August 28.


Beta Club Members-just a reminder that your summer hours are due this Friday, August 30 to either Mrs. Hazlewood or Mrs. Atkins. Please check your school email from June that references this.


All male and female students interested in joining the swim team for the 2019-2020 season there will be an interest meeting on Friday 8/30 at 8:00 am in Coach Thalasinos room C131. Please see Coach Thalasinos for additional information.