The Boomer

WHS & NGC Weekly Newsletter Vol.4 Ed.6 - Sept. 30 - Oct. 5

STUDENT HOLIDAY - FRIDAY, OCT 4TH

Sports At A Glance

Tuesday, October 1

9A/9B/JV/V Volleyball @ Abilene HS 5:00/6:00/5:00/6:00

Varsity Tennis @ Haltom HS 4:00


Wednesday, October 2

JV White/Blue @ Haltom HS 5:00/6:30

Freshman White/Blue v. Haltom @ Roo Stadium 5:00/6:30

JV Boys/Girls Golf @ Squaw Creek, Aledo 8:00 am


Thursday, October 3

Varsity Football v. Haltom "PINK OUT" @ Roo Stadium 7:00

JV Tennis v. Haltom @ WHS 4:00

**SCHEDULE CHANGE** 9A/9B Volleyball v. Haltom @ NGC 5:00/6:00

JV/Varsity Volleyball v. Haltom @ NGC Activity Center 5:00/6:00


Friday, October 4

**Volleyball Games Moved to THURSDAY** -- see above

NTHSRA Rodeo hosted by LD Bell HS


Saturday, October 5

Cross Country @ Reunion Run 7:00 am

NTHSRA Rodeo hosted by LD Bell HS

PINK OUT SHIRTS!


It’s time to go PINK for volleyball and breast cancer awareness! Pink Out Shirts will be sold each day at lunch beginning Monday, September 30th and also at the pep rally on October 3rd. Short sleeve are $15, long sleeve are $20. All proceeds are donated to the Parker County Health Foundation.


Let’s pack the stands on October 4th for the annual Lady Roo Pink Out Game!

FALL SPIRIT THEMES

Oct. 3: Pink Out

Oct. 18: Disney/Pixar

Oct. 25: Hippie/Tie Dye

November 1: Color Wars -Freshmen wear black, Sophomores wear gray, Juniors wear blue, Seniors wear white

November 8: Blackout

DEADLINE AHEAD - Senior Tribute Ads

Time to order YOUR SENIOR's Tribute Ad for the 2020 MelonVine Yearbook! (A special place in the yearbook to tell your senior how proud you are of their accomplishments.)


Just go to www.yearbookforever.com to pay with a debit/credit card (choose Weatherford TEXAS (not Weatherford, OK) OR pay at WHS by check, cash or money order. You can upload your pics and message, or you can bring hard copy pics to WHS front office.


Don't miss this important Senior Tribute! Deadline is October 16th.

College & Career Fair and Financial Aid & Scholarship Session

The annual Weatherford High School College and Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in gyms B and C of Weatherford High School. There are over 60 post-secondary institutions that will be in attendance to speak with WHS Juniors and Seniors. Parents are welcome to attend either session with their student. Also, new this year: Gabrielle McCormick, the founder of The Scholarship Informer will be here to present on ways to make college affordable. Gabrielle completed her entire college education for free (all the way through her doctorate degree) and now she is helping others get on the path to a debt-free education.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00pm – 3:00 pm

1:00pm Senior class attends College and Career Fair booths (gyms B & C) to speak with post-secondary representatives

1:00pm Junior class attends Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the Durant

2:00pm Junior class attends College and Career Fair booths (gyms B & C) to speak with post-secondary representatives

2:00pm Senior class attends Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the Durant

Wednesday evening 6:00-7:30pm Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the WHS Cafeteria – open to WHS students/parents and surrounding area districts

Floral Design Arrangement of the Month Club

It is now time to sign up for the Floral Design of the month Club! Each month starting in October you will receive a fresh arrangement from the High School Floral Design class.

Attached you will find an order form. If you would like to pick and choose which months you want to receive or if you want them all there is an option to do that. Payment can be tubed to me through campus mail. Thank you for supporting our program! (images are examples only)


FFA Floral Arrangement Order Form

WHS Band

On Saturday (9/21), your Weatherford HS Drumline and Front Ensemble competed in the Plano Drumline Contest hosted at Clark Stadium. The group received some great feedback from the panel of judges, competing against some great competitors, and ended the night in 5th place.

This past weekend, the Fightin’ Roo Marching Band traveled to San Angelo Central for Friday Night Lights, and premiered all 3 movements of our competition show “Intergalactic”. The crowd loved the Beastie Boys “Intergalactic Planetary” dance feature that was added in. Make sure to come check it out at a game or contest in the near future. Next week we compete at a US Bands Contest hosted by Burleson HS with a prelims performance time of 2:45 pm.


Outstanding New Band Members of the Week:

Lizzie Mitchell from the Tuba Section

Wyatt Hampe from the Trombone Section

And Yucca Canaday from the Front Ensemble


Guard Member of the Week:

Catheryn Campbell


Section of the Week

Tubas


Upcoming Events this fall:

US Bands Competition - October 5th @ Burleson HS

Sound of Springtown Marching Showcase - October 12 @ Porcupine Stadium

UIL Region 30 Marching Contest - October 15th @ Chisholm Trail HS

Veteran's Day Parade - November 9th @ NGC (meet at 9:15am - parade starts at 10:00am - pickup at 10:45am in front of NGC)

Winter Guard Auditions - November 11-15th (4:30-6:30 pm)

All Region Phase 1 for Brass – December 3rd @ Chisholm Trail HS

All Region Phase 1 for Woodwind/Percussion – December 5th @ Aledo HS

Holiday Parade – December 7th (meet at 9:15am - parade starts at 10:00am - pickup at 10:45am in front of NGC)

Hall MS Band Holiday Concert - December 9th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

Tison MS Band Holiday Concert - December 10th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)
​WHS Bands Holiday Concert - December 12th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

All Region Band Phase 2 and Freshman Auditions - December 14th @ Timber Creek HS

WHS Band Sells Poinsettias

Poinsettias are $12. Checks should be made to WBFC (Weatherford Band Fan Club)

Fundraiser Chairperson -- Sheila Jeffers (951) 515-0909

Or contact Mrs. Zimring in Admin C at WHS (817) 598-2858 ext.3513

Need Volunteer Hours? Just like to help? The Band needs YOU!

Here’s a fun opportunity for students who need to accumulate service hours! The Fightin’ Roo Band needs your help in the concession stand at Roo Stadium during home football games! See Ms. Zimring in Admin C to sign up for a shift (or click on the link below!) Students may volunteer for any position except Cashier.

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/805084ea5aa2fa1fe3-concession

Public Safety Club

The Public Safety Club provides 9th-12th grade students with skills to increase employability in Law Enforcement, Firefighting, EMS, Military, and even the legal profession. We compete against other schools across the state in various Public Safety events and always bring home the gold! We are now selling popcorn to raise funds for our event fees and travel. Club Captain Hunter Welborn always has extra bags to sell!


Club members helped to direct traffic and provided directions to guests at the Homecoming Parade. It's never too late to join! Come by K210 for your application!

Cross Country Results

Your Lady Roos cross country team took 1st place out of 19 teams at the Paschal Invitational today. Individually, Sadie Tharp took 1st place, Ella Pando 2nd, and Olivia Christmas took 5th even though she was battling an injury.


The guys places 14th overall. The top three runners were Decklan Murphy, Noah Kauffman, and Michael Dinkins.

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Weatherford VB Results

Friday, September 20


Varsity:

Weatherford (21-11, 2-0) beat Richland

25-15, 17-25, 25-16, 25-23


Kills: 16 Abbie Lane, 9 Jayla Schultz, 8 Chloe Brownlee, 7 Tatum Wright, 7 Lynsey Lee

Assists: 41 Logan Loran

Digs: 23 Keegan O'Connor, 20 Tatum Wright

Aces: 1 Ava Saltsgiver, 1 Lynsey Lee, 1 Abbie Lane, 1 Jayla Schultz


JV won in 2 (2-0)

FA won in 2 (2-0)

FB lost in 2 (2-0)


Tuesday, September 24


Varsity:

Weatherford (22-11, 3-0) beat Euless Trinity

25-15, 25-17, 25-16

Kills: 10 Abbie Lane, 9 Tatum Wright, 7 Chloe Brownlee, 8 Jayla Schultz, 5 Lynsey Lee

Assists: 40 Logan Loran

Digs: 30 Keegan O’Connor, 13 Tatum Wright

Aces: 3 Logan Loran


JV won in 2 (2-0)

FA won in 2 (2-0)

FB won in 2 (2-0)

Belle Teacher of the Week

The Belles would like to say Thank you to our WHS Teacher of the week Mr. Romer, and NGC Teacher of the week Coach Lee!

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Belles of the Week

Join us in congratulating our Blue Belles of the week! Spirit Belle Emily Butcher, Miss High Kick Olivia Williams, and Belle of the week Angeline Arevalo!

WHS All State Choir Audition Results

Ten WHS choir students competed in the first round of Texas All State Choir Auditions at Keller High School. Four advanced to the second round to be held October 19, at Grandbury HS.


Savannah Harvey (Soprano 1)


Clara Chestnut (Alto 1) finished first chair out of over 80 singers in that section


Launa Tuneson (Alto 2)


Xander Wooten (Tenor 1)


Congratulations!

Blue Belles Dance Clinic

The Weatherford High School Blue Belles would like to invite all students in grades K-8 to participate in our annual dance clinic. The clinic is taught by our fabulous Blue Belles! The girls and boys will get to show off the dance and new skills they learned for a pregame performance at Kangaroo stadium on October 25th! Register by October 1st to ensure that your participant receives a t-shirt!


Blue Belle Dance Clinic:

Monday, October 14th (student holiday)

8:00 AM To Noon

NGC Activity Center Gym

Performance:

Friday, October 25th

Varsity football pregame @ Roo Stadium

If you have any questions, please feel free to email lbuckner@weatherfordisd.com. The Belles are excited to share their skills and traditions with the next generation of dancers!


Flu Shot Clinic Big Success

The flu shot clinic was a tremendous success! We had a total of 244 receive the flu shot this year! 207 students and 37 staff members. Way to go!

Art Teacher Wins 6 Awards at the Spirit of the West Art Show

Ms. Diane Bollinger won one of 6 awards of merit at the Spirit of the West art show at the Doss Heritage Center. There were 89 entries. The show is up until October 24. We hope you can get by to see it!

Congratulations, Ms. Bollinger!

WHS Tennis Team

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HOMECOMING COURT 2019

Weatherford High School

This weekly newsletter is produced by Mrs. Gilley's Journalism 1 students, Ashley Hoffman and Aria-Lynn Hilliker.

Information must be supplied by WHS Faculty & Staff. Booster Clubs, please send your information through your Coach or Faculty Sponsor.

Information must be received by Thursday to be included in the next week's Boomer. We apologize for the time delay for weekend events.

Thanks for your support!

Got questions/comments? Please email sgilley@weatherfordisd.com