WHS Weekly Phone Message

Summer Athletics 6/14

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

We have been given permission by RCSS and the NCHSAA to conduct a summer conditioning program for our athletic programs as well as our marching band program.

The following sports will host a mandatory paperwork pickup that outlines health regulations and expectations for athletes this summer.

Monday:

Football and men’s basketball will pick up paperwork at the large sponsor sign by the Stadium between 10-12 noon.

Men’s soccer will pick up paperwork at the soccer practice field at 6 PM.

Ladies tennis will pick up paperwork at the tennis court at 6 PM.

Tuesday:

Volleyball will pick up paperwork at the front of the school between 10-11 AM.


***Cheerleading, Baseball, cross country and Ladies basketball will distribute their paperwork later this summer.

Band:

Contact Mrs. Eberle for more information via email.

ceberle@randolph.k12.nc.us


Below is the email address for all listed sports teams:

Football- pyarbrough@randolph.l12.nc.us

M. Basketball- jevans@randolph.k12.nc.us

M. Soccer- ricksoccercoach@hotmail.com

L. Tennis- doug.gore@thermofisher.com

Volleyball- sbcampbell252@gmail.com

Baseball- jspell@randolph.k12.nc.us

Cross Country- wbenner@randolph.k12.nc.us

L. Basketball- pkillcullen@randolph.k12.nc.us

Cheerleading- eleach@randolph.k12.nc.us

Visit our homepage for health guidance related to athletics.

The accompanying email has all coaches email. Please contact them for more information related to their specific program.

Thanks and have a great day.

Week of May 24

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.


As a reminder, Monday May 25 is Memorial Day.


On Tuesday, May 26 we will mail to each student in grade 9-11 the Grading Option Form. It will come with a self addressed stamped envelope for you to return the document. Please know we have a very compressed time line to receive this back to school and input your selection into Power School. Once you receive the document, please fill it out immediately and place back in the mail to the school. Thank you in advance for your attention to this important process.


Also on Tuesday, students that are taking RCC summer classes can make arrangements with the school to pick up the necessary textbook for your summer class. Summer classes begin on May 26.


Beginning Thursday, May 28 school personnel will begin conferencing with students by phone concerning grade choices.


Thursday, June 4 is the designated final day to drop off completed paper pencil work packets. Also, we will be collecting school property on this day. School property would include computers, Chromebooks with charging cords, textbooks, Library books, calculators, athletic uniforms, etc. If you have any questions concerning the return of property, call the school.

June 4 will also serve as our day to distribute yearbooks. Additionally we are planning to distribute Prom refund checks to students that purchased prom tickets. The money will be distributed to the student whose name is on the receipt of purchase. Please know we will hold your yearbook and prom refund check if you have not returned all school property checked out in your name.


Report Cards will be mailed to homes on June 17. If you have had a change of address, please notify the school.


Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 5/18

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

Thursday, May 21 is the designated day for students to drop off paper assignment work samples. Someone will be curbside to collect your assignments. Please make sure your name and your teacher’s name is on every document that you return. Please know teacher will be given access to these documents on Tuesday, May 26 for review and grading.

Also on Thursday, May 21 if you have personal items in lockers, one person will be allowed to exit their vehicle to be escorted to the locker to retrieve your items. Additionally we have been getting requests from seniors for their honor cords. We will distribute honor cords to any senior that would like to come to school on Thursday to drop off work and pick up their honor cords.

Students need to check their email for information related to the return of Library books and textbooks. Seniors, please check your school email for a google survey that Mrs. Atkins sent out earlier last week. This information is important for our end of the year reports, and it provides us the correct information for our local newspapers.

On Tuesday, May 26 we will mail to each student in grade 9-11 the Grading Option Form. It will come with a self addressed stamped envelope for you to return the document. Please know we have a very compress timeline to receive this back to school and input your selection into PowerSchool. Once you receive the document, please fill it out immediately and place back in the mail to the school. Thank you in advance for your attention to this important process.

Thursday, June 4 is the designated final day to drop off student work samples. Also, we will be collecting school property on this day. School property would include computers, Chromebooks, textbooks, Library books, calculators, athletic uniforms, etc. If you have any questions concerning the return of property, call the school.

June 4 will also serve as our day to distribute yearbooks. Additionally we are planning to distribute Prom refund checks to students that purchased prom tickets. The money will be distributed to the student who’s name is on the receipt of purchase.


If any senior is having issues receiving school messages or emails please contact Ms. Cribbs. Having this information correct is critical for communicating with seniors after July 1.


Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 5/10

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

On Monday the RCSS will post on their web page parent timelines and resources related to completed student work drop-off, RCC textbook return and pick up, grading options and report cards. Please visit the site for this important information.

With the closing of schools and the restrictions on mass gatherings, we are still working through ways to acknowledge seniors awards, distribute honor cords and yearbooks for all students. We will continue to communicate these functions when plans are finalized that work within the restrictions in place. We are planning to distribute Prom refund checks to students that purchased prom tickets. The money will be distributed to the student who’s name is on the receipt of purchase.

Graduation is scheduled for Saturday, July 25 at 10:00 AM in the stadium. Practice for graduation will take place the night before. At this time we do not know the restrictions on mass gatherings or any restrictions we will be working within to limit guest to the event. Once we are able to make that determination, we will communicate this to our senior students and families.

Senior parents Mrs. Bugg emailed your student an insert you can personalize and print at home with the new Commencement date for their invitations.

Please continue to view the RCSS homepage. Information concerning food services and instructional support materials and informational videos from Dr. Gainey are available for your review.

Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 5/3

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

On Tuesday, May 5 we will be distributing instructional materials to all students from 7:30 AM until 6:00PM. We have packets prepared that provide pacing guides and instructional information. We strongly encourage all students to continue to learn during the last few weeks of school. Our teachers are working hard to prepare lessons and provide feedback to students. Information learned during the 4th quarter will be instrumental in your academic success next fall.

Additionally, a senior letter from Mrs. Atkins to all seniors, next year’s bus registration and information related to Park and Learn opportunities are included in the packets. At this time we will not be accepting the return of student work.

We strongly encourage all seniors to come and pick up their packets and get their white stole that accompanies their cap and gown.

If you ordered a Wheatmore tshirt as a part of the HOSA fundraiser from Mrs. Leach or Mrs. Barkley, these will be available for pick up on May 5.

With the closing of schools and the restrictions on mass gatherings, we are still working through ways to acknowledge seniors awards, distribute honor cords and yearbooks for all students. We will continue to communicate these functions when plans are finalized that work within the restrictions in place.

Please continue to view the RCSS homepage. Information concerning food services and instructional support materials are available.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 4/26

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

As many of you know, Governor Cooper closed school for the remainder of the school year due to the Coronavirus crisis. The RCSS will continue to work with students to provide meaningful lessons and feedback as we navigate this unusual circumstance. More information will be forthcoming as it relates to school work, online work, grading and other academic concerns.

With the closing of school, prom will not be held this year. I will be working with the prom committee to develop a plan to reimburse students the cost of their tickets.

The following link will help students and parents navigate through Canvas. Email Mrs. Andrea Davis at a2davis@randolph.k12.nc.us if you have a question.

https://www.smore.com/r45c1

Please continue to view the RCSS homepage. Information concerning food services and instructional support materials are available.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 3/30

Good evening students and parents of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson.

All students need to check their school email and reach out to their teacher if they have questions concerning their school work that was picked up on March 19. You can access your teacher’s email by visiting our homepage and clicking on School Staff under the Current Information banner on the left hand side of the page.


We have asked all teachers to reach out to all students on their rosters. Students need to check their email account regularly and keep an open line of communication with your teachers. All teachers are working, either at the school or remotely. Call the school if you need assistance with contacting your teacher.

A calendar change made March 13, 2020 the last day of 3rd quarter. Teachers were instructed to update their gradebook to reflect that day as the end of the grading period. Report Cards for Q3 will be distributed on Tuesday, April 7. With the Report Cards students will receive additional instructional materials that will cover the entire month of April. Teachers have been working hard to place in an electronic format all student assignments. Students that will need a printed version of all work are encouraged to call the school or email their teachers. By letting us know now that you will need printed materials, we can ensure it is printed and sorted for pick up on April 7.


All underclassmen need to visit Wheatmore’s homepage to complete your registration requests. If you have a rising freshman sibling that attends ATMS in your house, they can also register for classes online from our homepage. Please do this asap so that we can build a school schedule for next year.

Information concerning food services and instructional support materials are available on the Randolph County School System’s homepage.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 3/9

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

Senior parents, graduation is quickly approaching. Jostens will be on campus March 24th during lunches to distribute Cap and Gown orders. All seniors must purchase a cap and gown unit to participate in our Capping and Graduation Commencement ceremony. You can place an order by calling 1-800-567-8367. For any questions see Mrs. Bugg in the main office.

HOSA is hosting a Pizza Inn night tomorrow March 9th from 5-9pm to raise funds for those going to competition and to make a contribution to Dream on 3. Please come out and support your HOSA warriors! HOSA is also selling Wheatmore T-shirts to show school spirit. See Mrs. Barkley or Mrs. Leach to place an order by March 13th. This is an awesome t-shirt to show your warrior pride in!

The winter sports banquet will be held on March 9th @ 6:30 in the auditorium. Teams are responsible for the following food items:

Cheer: Vegetables/Casseroles

M Basketball @ Indoor Track: Meats

W Basketball: breads

M Wrestling: deserts

M/W swim: chips, dips, and cheeses

Attention Seniors: The scholarship page has been updated. Please visit the scholarship page under WARRIOR GUIDANCE for more information.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 3/1

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

Early prom tickets go on sale March 2-6. All fines and fees must be paid prior to students being allowed to purchase prom tickets. This includes outstanding balances in the cafeteria. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria for $35.00. Please see Mrs. Ivey, Mrs. Carter or Mrs. Hedrick with questions.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 2/23

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

First 4.5 week interim reports will be distributed on February 25.

Juniors, the statewide administration of the ACT exam is February 25. If you would like more information or additional study resources see Mrs. Ivey or visit ACT.org.

Senior parents, graduation is quickly approaching, the deadline to order your students cap and gown is March 1st, base cost is $65 plus shipping. Jostens will be on campus March 24th during lunches to distribute orders. All seniors must purchase a cap and gown unit to participate in our Capping and Graduation Commencement ceremony. You can place an order or pay on an order at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-567-8367. For any questions see Mrs. Bugg in the main office.

Early prom tickets go on sale March 2-6. All fines and fees must be paid prior to students being allowed to purchase prom tickets.

The spring Sportsmanship meeting will take place on Monday, February 24th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium. This is a mandatory meeting for all spring athletes and their parents.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 2/16

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

Juniors, the statewide administration of the ACT exam is February 25. If you would like more information or additional study resources see Mrs. Ivey or visit ACT.org.


Senior parents, graduation is quickly approaching, the deadline to order your students cap and gown is March 1st, base cost is $65 plus shipping. Jostens will be on campus March 24th during lunches to distribute orders. All seniors must purchase a cap and gown unit to participate in our Capping and Graduation Commencement ceremony. You can place an order or pay on an order at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-567-8367. For any questions see Mrs. Bugg in the main office.


Monday February 17 is a teacher workday, first 4.5 week interim reports will be distributed on February 25.


We will be in the student parking lot looking for unregistered vehicles this week. If you are now driving to school, make sure you have properly registered your vehicle and have placed the approved parking sticker on your windshield.


Monday Wheatmore will host the first round games for the PAC-7 conference. The girls will take on Providence Grove at 6:00, the boys will host Jordan Matthews at 7:30. Admission is $6.00. Only PAC-7 and NCHSAA passes will be accepted.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of 2/19


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

Juniors, the statewide administration of the ACT exam is February 25. If you would like more information or additional study resources see Mrs. Ivey or visit ACT.org.

Senior parents, graduation is quickly approaching, the deadline to order your students cap and gown is March 1st, base cost is $65 plus shipping. All seniors must purchase a cap and gown unit to participate in our Capping and Graduation Commencement ceremony.

You can place an order or pay on an order at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-567-8367.

Looking into the month of February:

Monday February 17 is a teacher workday, first 4.5 week interim reports will be distributed on February 25.

We will be in the student parking lot looking for unregistered vehicles this week. If you are now driving to school, make sure you have properly registered your vehicle and have placed the approved parking sticker on your windshield.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of February 2

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

Fines and Fees invoices were sent home with report cards. All fines and fees must be paid prior to students being allowed to purchase prom tickets. Early prom tickets go on sale March 2-6.

Juniors, the statewide administration of the ACT exam is February 25. We have been preparing your student for this exam all year during SWAG. If you would like more information or additional study resources, visit ACT.org.

Senior parents, if you purchased a senior ad for the yearbook. Your pictures are due by February 3rd.

Senior parents, graduation is quickly approaching, the deadline to order your students cap and gown is March 1st. All seniors must order a cap and gown unit to participate in our Capping and Graduation Commencement ceremony.

You can place an order or pay on an order at www.jostens.com or by calling 1-800-567-8367.

Seniors, our scholarship page has been updated. Click on the gray banner titled Warrior Guidance.


Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of January 26

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

First semester report cards will be distributed to all students on Wednesday, January 29.

Fines and Fees invoices will be sent home with report cards. All fines and fees must be paid prior to students being allowed to purchase prom tickets. Early prom tickets go on sale March 2-6.

The school administration are holding grade level meetings with each class with specific grade items to be aware of as we transition into the spring semester. Some items are curriculum related while others are procedural. Three items include students loitering in the student parking lot on arrival to school, dress code including hats worn in the building and holes in student pants. The third item includes the increase of commercial food and beverages being brought into the school.

The statewide administration of the ACT exam for all juniors is February 25. We have been preparing your student for this exam all year during SWAG. If you would like more information or additional study resources, visit ACT.org.

Senior parents, if you purchased a senior ad for the yearbook. Your pictures are due by February 3rd.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of January 12

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

Monday, January 13 is the first day of state administered final exams. Thursday, January 16 is the last scheduled day for final exams. Friday, January 17 is a final exam make up day for students that missed their exam day eariler in the week. Your student should have either a morning exam, or an afternoon exam if they are enrolled in an EOC, CTE or NCFE class. Please review with your student the testing information schedule that was sent home to ensure your students knows when they are expected to be on campus.


If your child rides a bus, a holding area will be provided for morning bus riders that only have an afternoon exam, and a holding area for PM bus riders that have a morning exam.

All afternoon exam takers need to be on campus no later that 12:00 noon each day.

Parents, final exams are critical to your students success. Please make sure they are getting the proper rest each night and are being feed in the mornings. If they are car riders or driver, please make sure your student arrives to campus earlier to locate their testing site.

We will not release any students from the morning test session until all test sites have completed their state exam.


As a reminder Monday, January 20 is a holiday, January 21 and 22 are teacher workdays. Thursday, January 23 is the first day of the second semester.

First semester report cards will be distributed on Wednesday, January 29.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Rival Basketball Message 12/09

Good evening parents and students of Wheatmore High School, this is Principal Johnson with one brief announcement.


Tuesday night Wheatmore basketball will host rival Trinity High school in what we expect to be a highly competitive basketballball game.


This call is to remind spectators of our efforts to promote good sportsmanship during our athletic events. We certainly encourage all spectators to cheer enthusiastically for their favorite team and to avoid unfavorable or unkind comments toward opposing fans, student athletes and game officials.


I have attached the RCSS Spectator Code of Conduct to the accompanying email as a reminder of expectations for visitors to Randolph County athletic events. This information can also be viewed at www.whs.randolph.k12.nc.us


Thank you for your time and I look forward to seeing everyone at the game.RCSS Sportsmanship Code of Conduct pdf.pdf

Week of 12/9

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

Anyone interested in joining the track and field team next spring needs to meet in Coach Wilson’s room, H206, after school on Wednesday, December 11.


Parents, every student received an interim report on Wednesday, if you did not receive them from your students please inquire. This document has important information concerning grades, missing assignments and attendance notices.


Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of Dec 2

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

On Wednesday December 4 all students will receive their 13.5 week interim reports.

The last day to order our 2020 Valor Yearbook is January 1. You can purchase online at yearbookforever.com or in the main office.

A reminder to our senior parents December 16th is the deadline to purchase a senior ad tribute. You can purchase online at yearbookforever.com or in the main office. Please feel free to reserve your seniors ad today and send in your pictures at a later date.

Thank you and have a great evening.

Week of Nov 24

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

As a reminder, November 27 is a teacher workday, November 28,29 are holidays.

We are pleased to announce that Coaches Restaurant will give any student or faculty member 10% off their meal if they present their student or faculty ID badge.

Yearbook prices will increase after the Christmas break, take advantage of the current price of seventy five dollars while it lasts. You can purchase your 2020 yearbook in the main office or online at yearbookforever.com.

A reminder to our senior parents December 16th is the deadline to purchase a senior ad tribute. You can purchase online at yearbookforever.com or in the main office. Please feel free to reserve your seniors ad today and send in your pictures at a later date.

A full page ad price is three hundred dollars, a half page ad is one hundred eighty dollars, and a quarter page ad is one hundred dollars.

Each home should have received a message from me on Monday talking about the Randolph County School System’s Sportsmanship Initiative. Additional information can be found in the link on our webpage. As we come and support our favorite sports teams, please remember that good sportsmanship is result of respect of others. When we show respect, everyone wins.

Thank you and have a great evening.

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.