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
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)
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:
Section of the Week
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
Need Volunteer Hours? Just like to help? The Band needs YOU!
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
The guys places 14th overall. The top three runners were Decklan Murphy, Noah Kauffman, and Michael Dinkins.
Weatherford VB Results
Friday, September 20
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
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!
Belles of the Week
WHS All State Choir Audition Results
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)
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
Friday, October 25th
Varsity football pregame @ Roo Stadium
If you have any questions, please feel free to email email@example.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!
WHS Tennis Team
HOMECOMING COURT 2019
Gibson Winchester & Ashlyn Rust
Rudy Saldivar & Shelbi Ruthesell
Mathis Otey & Emily Kapka
Jesus Campos (King Runner-up) & Hartli Kennedy
Ken Seals & Tatum Wright
Brendon Lopez & (Queen Runner-up) Rebecca Aquino
Weatherford High School
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!
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