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Weatherford High School - May 14 - 20- Vol. 2, Edition 34

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Text @RooInfo to 81010 -- FOR ALL THINGS WHS

MelonVine YEARBOOK Distribution THIS WEEK!

It's About Time! The Yearbooks Are Here!

Senior Sneak Peek Distribution is Wednesday, May 16th

Juniors/Sophomore Distribution is Thursday, May 17th

Freshman Distribution is Friday, May 18th @ the NGC

We know you are going to LOVE your yearbook!

Special thanks to the MelonVine Yearbook staff for their hard work this year.

(Uh oh, forgot to order yours? We received a few "overs" from our publisher, email Mrs. Gilley at to get on the WAIT LIST. These last minute books are $100.)

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Graduation Grams Available Now - Deadline May 25th

Graduation Grams online form

Arena Scheduling Dates HAPPENING NOW

Current Freshmen: Thursday, May 3 @ 6:00 AM – Monday, May 7 @ midnight

Current 8th Graders: Thursday, May 18 @ 6:00 AM – Monday, May 22 @ midnight

Here is the link to the Arena Scheduling Training video:

WHS GrassBurr - The Paper With Many Points (official news source of WHS)

Check out our latest stories!


20 Study Tips That Will Change The Way You Study!

by Shelby Gilley, Staff Writer

Go to to see great articles about WHS!

Senior Day Ahead

Friday, May 25 is Senior Walk/Awards Ceremony/Picnic.

7:50 Seniors arrive at WHS in Cap and Gown to load buses

8:15 Seniors leave for WISD Elementary Campuses

8:45 Senior Walk at Elementary Campuses

9:30 Load buses back to WHS

10:15-11:35 Senior Awards Ceremony in the Durant Auditorium

11:35-Graduation Reminders for Seniors

12:00-Load buses for Senior Picnic​

Band Blast

5 Color Guard Members competed at NTCA Solo and Ensemble on May 5th. All 5 also earned Division 1s as well. 4 students also earned a high enough score to advance to the All Stars (State) contest next week! Super proud of their work this year!

Leah Walls*
Kyla Williams*
Cheyenne Hunt*
Riley Farmer
Audrey Waldron*

*=denotes those advancing to All Stars

**Please come to our last concert of the year on MAy 22nd! This performance will include all of the WHS Bands!**

Upcoming Dates for the WHS Band and Color Guard:

Spring Concert - May 22nd @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)
State Solo and Ensemble Contest - May 25-26th @ UT Austin
Graduation Performance - June 4th
Rodeo Parade - June 6th @ NGC (Meet at 4:30 pm, pick up at Cherry Park by 5:30 pm)
June Band Camp – June 4th-8th @ WHS (8:00-11:00 am and 12:30-3:30 pm)
Summer Band Starts July 30th​

Pink vs. White Powder Puff Game

Monday, May 21st, 6pm

250 Eureka Street

Weatherford, TX

Students with questions can talk to Ms. Briggs or Mrs. Hock. Thanks!

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CTE Awards Announced

The WHS Career & Technical Education Awards Ceremony was held on May 10th. Many students were recognized for their service as club officers, for success in student competitions and as outstanding students as selected by each teacher.

Some notable honorees are listed below.

Business Partner of the Year: Radius HDD

Scholarship winners:

· Madison Hall – DECA

· Crisstal Palmer – DECA

· Ruth Davila - Jennifer D. Patton

CTE Student of the Year: Brent Ooms

CTE Teacher of the Year: Charles Fredrikson

It’s been an outstanding year!

Here's the link to the pictures. Thank you to Courtney Page for photographing the event.

Prom Pictures

Dying to see the rest of the Prom Pictures? Links NOW AVAILABLE:

Go to

See Red Carpet Pics!

See Fort Worth Convention Center Star Pics!

See Prom- Inside Gatsby Pics!

See Haulin' Nostalgia's Photobooth Pics!

Also, a special thanks to Mrs. Heather Gonzalez, sponsor of the Class of 2018 Prom and the Prom Committee. It was truly beautiful and a night to be remembered forever.

*Thank you to photographers Courtney Page and Mr. & Mrs. Gilley.

Change Drive for Children's Miracle Network

SCRUBS is proud to announce WHS collected a grand total of $2237.99! Cowboying for Kids foundation will match our donation.

We are to be a part of a school who is so generous!!!

Ms. Buckner's second period class is the big winner and will get to travel for the day to Cook Children's Hospital on May 18th for the day! Ms. Buckner will receive a free facial with the WHS cosmetology department. $666.04 was their total.

Second place is Mr. Comstock's 2nd period class, who will be receiving breakfast from Chick-fil-a. $298.34 total collected. Great job, everyone!

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2018 Weatherford Kangaroo Baseball Camp

The High School Baseball Coaching staff would like to invite you to send your children to our baseball camp this summer. All information about the camps is available by clicking the link below. You may mail your registration to the address at the bottom or pay online. It is always a great time at camp. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Registration Form

Lady Roo Volleyball Camp

Lady Roo Volleyball would like to invite you to our 2018 Volleyball Camp. Thanks for the support this year.

Learn the Lady Roo VB way at volleyball camp. Family, Fun, Competitive.

2018 District Champions

2018 Bi-District Champions

2018 Area Champions

2018 Regional Quarterfinal Champions

2018 Regional Semi-finalist (First Time in School History)

Click here for Lady Roo Volleyball Camp flyer

When: June 4th-7th

Where: WHS Gym

Time: 9:00 – 11:00am (1st-6th Grade)

12:00 – 2:30pm (7th-9th Grade)


Register Online:


Pay online:

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Scholarship Opportunities

Catholic Charities are offering a scholarship for students planning to attend Weatherford College. This scholarship is based on financial need and twenty five scholarships are being given to pay for tuition. Students will need to submit two references, two essays, a transcript, and confirmation of the FAFSA application. Everyone who applies will get a personal interview. Applications are available in the Counseling Center and the deadline to apply is June 29.

For more scholarship opportunities, click on April Scholarship Newsletter.

Career Center Jobs Board

Looking to make some extra money?

Don’t forget to check out the Jobs Board.

Located outside of the Career Center at the top of the K hall stairs.

Come by often as things are always changing.

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Like Us on Facebook - WHS GrassBurr

Click here to find our WHS GrassBurr Facebook page.

Connect With WHS on Twitter

For up-to-date news including class relocations, sports updates, weather information, and more, follow:


Some other specific sports teams and organizations you might be interested in are:

@RooPride Roo Football Coaches

@WHSRooFootball WHS Football

@WHSLadyRooVB WHS Volleyball

@WHSBlueBelles Blue Belles

@WHSRooTennis WHS Tennis

@RooCheerWHS WHS Cheerleaders

@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band

@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre

@WfordhsChoir WHS Choir

@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball

@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball

@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball

@ladyroo_soccer WHS Lady Roo Soccer

@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team

@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling


@RooStuCo WHS Student Council

@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council

@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education

@SpanishClubWISD WHS Spanish Club

@Roos_AV WHS AV Department

@RooStudioWHS WHS Art Department

@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements

@RooCounselors WHS Counselors

@RooLibrary WHS Library

@Number1Roo Dr. Funk, Principal

Last and certainly not least, check out #RooPride and #WhyWISD to see all the reasons why we bleed blue!