Weatherford High School

May 8-14, 2016

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Roos Win Bi-District Champs!

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Mini Seminars at Mega Lunch This Week

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Athletic physicals for incoming 9th-12th graders will take place in the Outback from 4:30-6pm Wednesday May 11th, all medical history and paperwork should be completed and signed by the parent prior to the physical.

WHS Baccalaureate

Sunday, May 22nd, 3pm

2121 Bethel Road

Weatherford, TX

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YEARBOOKS ARE ON THEIR WAY!!

Yearbooks are scheduled to be distributed the week of May 16th during MegaLunch. Check the lists posted outside the Counseling Center and next to the library to see if YOUR copy has been paid for. Wait List students will not be listed but need to bring their payment to Mrs. Gilley Room F210 before Friday, May 13th if they want to pick their book up during the regular distribution days.


Pending on time delivery of the books, "Senior Sneak Peek" Pick Up will be Tuesday, May 17th during MegaLunch. Juniors will get their's on Wed., May 18th, and Sophomores will pick their's up on Thursday, May 19th. NGC distribution will take place on Friday, May 20th during MegaLunch.



Please have your student listen to the daily announcements for any change in information.

2016 CTE Awards Ceremony


Coming to the Durant Auditorium

Monday, May 16th @ 7:00 pm

Be watching your mail to find out if you will be recognized that evening.

All friends and family are invited to attend!

CTE offers two Parent Meetings on Tuesday, May 10th

This is for parents of students taking the following classes in 2016-2017


Career Prep Meeting

6:00 pm

Room H110 (enter through the H Hall doors)


Auto Tech/Small Engine/Welding Meeting

6:30 pm

NGC Cafeteria (please note location change)

Classroom/Shop tour following meeting

Volleyball Hosting a 4 on 4 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

Weatherford’s Lady Roo Volleyball Program is fundraising for their upcoming season by putting on a 4 on 4 co-ed volleyball tournament open to all grades 7th and up and yes, this includes adults!! Games will be on May 14th starting at 9:00am. The cost is $10 per player—you may have up to 6 players per team should you want to sub but only 4 players on the court at one time. Spectator entry fee will be $2.00, payable upon entrance. Please submit forms and payment no later than Tuesday, May 10th to Natalie Gonzales, at Weatherford High School Classroom K104. You can get more information from your high school girls'volleyball coaches.


Flyers are available in the front office and in Coach Gonzales' Room. Click here for flyer. https://goo.gl/r0IwTD

AP Testing Locations

Date: Monday, May 9

Time: 8AM

Exam: Biology

Location: Library Classroom


Date: Tuesday, May 10

Time: 8AM

Exam: Government

Location: Gym


Date: Wednesday, May 11

Time: 8AM

Exam: Language

Location: Gym


Time: 12PM

Exam: Economics

Location: Gym


Date: Thursday, May 12

Time: 12PM

Exam: Statistics

Location: Mrs. Shifflett’s Office

New from the WHS Choir Department

The choir is holding their Spring Concert on Thursday May 19th at 7:00 pm. From 6:00-7:00 pm, there will be a silent auction with all proceeds going to pay for equipment and supplies that support the choir. Many local businesses have donated items and services. Each of the 4 choirs are collecting items for baskets that will also be auctioned. Donations are still needed. Please contact Mac Chestnut or Sharon Ward lpc.ward@yahoo.com for more information.

News From The Theatre Department

The Nerd By Larry Shue

Directed by Senior Tony Thorn

May 20th and 21st

7pm in the Durant

$5 at the door

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Project Graduation Discount Cards on Sale

Seniors continue to sell Project Graduation Discount Cards for $20/each. This is a great discount card and has savings that really add up if each vendor is used just one time! The good news, most of the discount offers are reusable and good through next March! Contact Cyndi at ccantrell@weatherfordisd.com or Felicia at fparker@weatherfordisd.com for more information or to order cards.

Click here to view the card: http://tinyurl.com/ProjectGraduationDiscountCard

Senior 2016 Information Webpage

Please click here to visit our Senior 2016 Information webpage! It is full of vital information as we head in to the last few months of your time at WHS. If you have any questions regarding graduation, transition to post-secondary, or any other topics related to being a senior, please contact your counselor through email or by phone.


Pat Hartnett 817-598-2858 x3520 phartnet@weatherfordisd.com

Virginia Lott 817-598-2858 x3519 vlott@weatherfordisd.com

Elizabeth Ward 817-598-2858 x3521 eward@weatherfordisd.com

Morgan Melde 817-598-2858 x3522 mmelde@weatherfordisd.com

Seniors: please notify us about your scholarship offers.

Seniors, if you have received a scholarship offer, please let Ms. Lott in the Counseling Center know. We want to keep up with the total amount of scholarship money received by the senior class for 2016.

Seniors: May Scholarship Information

Click here for the May Scholarship Report: https://goo.gl/CcYaTy


Brennan Weikel Memorial Scholarship: The Brennan Weikel Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 was established to honor Brennan Weikel and his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer. This scholarship is for a senior who is pursuing a major in a Science & Engineering program and has at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants will need to include a 500-word essay, a letter of recommendation, a copy of their college acceptance letter, and a transcript with their application. The recipient selection is based on academic performance, financial need, school or community service activities, and essay evaluation. The deadline is May 13 and applications are available in the Counseling Center.


The Phoenix Masonic Lodge Scholarship for $1,000 has been extended until May 18, 2016. This scholarship is for students who will be attending Weatherford College. Awards will be based on financial need, community service, and GPA. Applications are available in the Counseling Center and students will need to write a one-page essay on “What does community service mean to me and how will college prepare me for a career that includes community service.”


Don’t miss out on these valuable opportunities to help pay for your post-secondary plans. Visit the Counseling Center often!

Senior Decisions After Graduation

The following students have been accepted to and have made decisions to further their studies at the following locations:


Alvarado, Brittany – University of Alabama

Amerson, Alissa – South Plains College

Ashcraft, Maison - University of Texas at Arlington

Austria, Gio Lawrence – U.S. Air Force

Bailey, Brittany – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Black, Baylee – Baylor University

Blanton, April – Tarleton State University

Bowman, Jacob – Tarleton State University

Buchfink, Chandler - Texas State University

Brunz, Trevor – Universal Technical Institute

Cantrell, Kenny – Texas A&M University

Carter, Mackenzi – University of North Texas

Cartmill, Jacquelyn – Austin College

Cecil, Caitlin – Tarleton State University

Chambers, Milleson – West Texas A&M

Christie, Chandi - University of North Texas

Crane, Autumn – Texas A&M – Commerce

Craney, Bayli - Texas A&M University – Commerce

Densmore, Dansa – Texas Tech University

DeLeon, Gabrielle – Allegheny College

Dillinger, Kylie - University of Denver

Dromgoole, Makayla – Tarleton State University

Duly, Madison - Campbellsville University

Edgar, Carolyn "Hopie" - Navarro College

Ewings, John United States Navy

Fournier, Aiden Weatherford College

Fowler, Bailey – Berry College

Frank, Ryleigh – Tarleton State University

Fry, Destiny - Weatherford College

Gibson, Dakota – Army National Guard

Gillard, Maggie - Tarleton State University

Gouge, Douglas - Texas Tech University

Hanson, Kate - Texas A&M University

Head, Jacob - Weatherford College

Hein, Terra Weatherford College

Hensley, Jesse – Tarleton State University

Herringer, Tristan – Texas A&M University

Herron, Emilie – Baylor University

Huggins, Audrey – The University of Virginia

Hutchinson, Danielle - Hardin Simmons University

Jenson, Taylor – Weatherford College

JuVette, Noah – Texas State University

Keplinger, Amber – Weatherford College

Larvin, Kara - Texas A&M University

MacKenzie, Connor – Rogers State University

Marquardt, Samuel - Texas A&M University

Martin Justin – University of North Texas

Mayo, Clint – Sam Houston State University

Mendoza, Garrett – Texas State University

Miller, Nicole – Midwestern State University

Mills, Natalie – Tarleton State University

Musgrave, Tristan – U.S. Marines

Nash, Hailey Tarleton State University

Newton, Ethan – Texas A&M

O’Connor, Quinn – Texas Tech University

Obregon, Gissell – Southern Illinois University

Orduna, Vanessa – Tarrant Country College

Ourada, Bridget – Texas A& M University

Parker, Greyson – Weatherford College

Patterson, Nicholas – Texas Tech University

Patterson, Nicole - Texas Tech University

Poland, Natalia - Brigham Young University

Pool, Taylor – Stephen F. Austin State University

Pytlik, Jamie Oklahoma State University

Riley, Kailey – Friends University

Sansom, Nia - Texas A&M University - Commerce

Schwartz, Sarah – University of Arkansas

Scherr, Blair – Tarleton State University

Scoggin, Tyler – University Mary Hardin-Baylor

Simanjuntak, Nadine – Tarleton State University

Simmons, Savannah – Texas Tech University

Smith, Cameron – Hobart Institute of Welding

Sodek, Jessica (Jay) Weatherford College

Staples, Auburn – Texas A&M University

Terranova, Lexi – Weatherford College then Texas Women's University

Tims, Jerry – Coffeyville Community College

Vanskike, Hayden – Texas Tech University

West, Maddi – Texas Tech University

White, Taylar - Weatherford College

Wiggs, Reagan – Texas A&M University

Wilkins, Sydney – University of North Texas

Wortman, Jessica – The University of Texas at Austin

York, Crystal University Texas at Arlington

Young, Lindsey - Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Vantrease, Hunter – Texas Tech University

West, Dakota - Weatherford College

Attention Graduating Seniors

We want to highlight you in a new section of the newsletter called “Class of 2016: How About Those Roos!” We would like to publish a running list of our graduating seniors and the name of your college, university, technical school, or military branch you plan on attending next Fall. Also, we know that scholarship offers are rolling in and we would also like to publish a running list of the total value of college scholarships our seniors have been awarded.


Fill out the following form and let us know. This form will be available every week and can also be updated if needed.

Congratulations Nicole Patterson and Taylor Lowery for placing second at the TPSA State competition. They placed in Criminal Analysis Investigation.

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News from the WHS Band

Colorguard Solo and Ensemble at Colleyville Heritage High School. We had 4 solos come away with a 1st division. These students are Taylor Lothridge, Haylee Reynolds, Eli King and Shelbie Lawson. Zoie Plyler and Haylee Reynolds also made a 1st division on their duet and scored 97 out of 100. All of these students are advancing to the all-star solo and ensemble event this Saturday at Lake Ridge High School.


The Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band 1 both made earned the UIL Sweepstakes Award last week by making a 1st division in concert and a 1st division in sight-reading. This is the Wind Symphony's 7th straight sweepstakes earning a 1st division in UIL Marching, Concert and Sightreading.