Weatherford High School
May 8-14, 2016
Roos Win Bi-District Champs!
Mini Seminars at Mega Lunch This Week
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.
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.
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
Room H110 (enter through the H Hall doors)
Auto Tech/Small Engine/Welding Meeting
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
Location: Library Classroom
Date: Tuesday, May 10
Date: Wednesday, May 11
Date: Thursday, May 12
Location: Mrs. Shifflett’s Office
New from the WHS Choir Department
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Felicia at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Lott 817-598-2858 x3519 email@example.com
Elizabeth Ward 817-598-2858 x3521 firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgan Melde 817-598-2858 x3522 email@example.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.
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.