Weatherford High School - May 14 - May 20 - Vol. 18
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Monday, May 15
PowderPuff Football games - Hall Middle School Field 6:30 pm
May 10 -21st
Wrestling - Freestyle Season @ TXUSA State and Body Bar Nationals-Irving Convention Center
Friday, May 19th
Blue & White Game @ Tison Middle School
North Texas Rodeo Association FINALS @ Alvarado/Shepard Valley Cowboy Church Arena
Congratulations Salutatorian Sophie Pasternak & Valedictorian Kenzie Ballard!
Yearbook Distribution THIS WEEK!
SENIOR SNEAK PEAK PICKUP - Tuesday, May 16th during MegaLunch in A Gym
JUNIORS & SOPHOMORES - Wednesday, May 17th during MegaLunch in A Gym
FRESHMEN PICKUP - Thursday, May 18th during MegaLunch - Location TBA
Check posted "Do I Have A Yearbook" signs to find if you've already ordered your book.
To get your name on the WAITING LIST for THIS YEAR'S YEARBOOK, please email Mrs. Gilley at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-598-2858 ext. 3587 and leave a message. Thank you!
Graduation Information for June 3rd!
Project Graduation Permission Forms - Deadline Thursday!
Registration Now Open!
All SENIORS are INVITED to attend PROJECT GRADUATION 2017 at Film Alley in Weatherford. This drug- and alcohol-free event following graduation is from 12:00am-5:30am. This event is provided FREE of charge to ALL SENIORS through generous contributions from our Weatherford parents, community organizations and businesses. Seniors will enjoy a night of bowling, movies, arcade games, dancing, prize games, and more! Also, LOTS of food and great prizes!
All seniors MUST REGISTER to attend this event (registration form). Unfortunately, due to the per person cost and the need to provide an accurate headcount for food, etc., there will be NO WALKUP REGISTRATIONS accepted.
The final day to turn in registration forms is Thursday, MAY 18th. Please return completed registration forms to Peggy Vance in the WHS Main Office.
Thank you, Project Graduation Committee
Weatherford High School Honors Top Scholars
The event was generously sponsored by PlainsCapital Bank. A special thanks to them!
Top 5% Seniors:
Kenzie Ballard - #1 Valedictorian
Aleesha Barrett - #3
Jaish Bhojwani - #10
Paige Hudson - #5
Anna Long - #4
Andrew McNay - #7
Sophie Pasternak - #2 Salutatorian
Michael Sallaz - #8
Rachel Ward - #9
Nikki Webb - #6
Top 5% Juniors
Top 5% Juniors:
Yuriana Perez Santos
Top 5% Sophomores
Top 5% Sophomores:
Next Year's Roo Crew Info
Attention Juniors: Do you want to be a part of next year’s Roo Crew? To be on the field, you will need the official Roo Crew shirt or hoodie. Those will be made this summer and you don’t want to miss out. Follow this link to apply to be in Roo Crew https://goo.gl/forms/Npxu25U7cPRbCSC52
You can also use this QR code.
Reminder: Roo Crew is only available to seniors.
Spanish Club Final Meeting is Tuesday
Food & Dance party!
If you’ve been to any meetings this year, you are welcome to come to our year-end fiesta!
K108 with Miss Briggs
Summer Online Credit Recovery & Credit Acceleration
Weatherford High School will offer online courses this summer for students who need to recover failed credits or who wish to take courses for credit acceleration. See the attached flyer for more information!
WHS Advanced Musical Theatre Class - Just Peachy!
ATPI Imagemaker Team Named
- Texas Imagemaker selections are based on awards students have received in local, state and national photography contests throughout the school year.
Roo Student Media Tours Balfour Publishing & Visits Ft Worth Zoo!
The trip was educational, fun, and well-deserved. Thanks, MelonVine and GrassBurr staffs for all your hard work this year. You ARE the "public relations department" of Weatherford High School. You make US look good!
Athletic Summer Camps Information
Lady Roo Softball Camp
Hall MS Softball Field
May 31 – June 2, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Incoming 2nd – 5th graders
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Incoming 6th graders
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Incoming 9th Grade
Contact: Dyane Ritter @ email@example.com
Lady Roos Volleyball Camp
June 5 - 8, 2017
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Incoming 2nd – 6th Grade ($80.00)
Noon – 2:30 PM – Incoming 7th – Incoming 9th Grade ($100.00)
Contact: Nick Gay @ 817-598-2858 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Register Online: https://squareup.com/store/ladyroovb
Weatherford Boys Basketball Camp
June 12 - 15, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Incoming 2nd – 6th Grade ($60.00)
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Incoming 7th – 9th Grade ($80.00)
Contact: Charles Tatum @ 903-556-5549 or email@example.com
Weatherford Lady Roos Basketball Camp
June 12 – 15, 2017
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Incoming 1st – 6th Grade
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Incoming 7th – 9th Grade
Cost: $70.00 ($10.00 discount off for each additional sibling)
Contact: Darryn Shearmire @ 817-480-4363 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Weatherford Baseball and Pitching Camp
Raymond Curtis Field
June 5 - 7, 2017 for incoming 7-9 graders
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Baseball
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Pitching
Advanced Baseball Camp - $85.00
June 19 - 21, 2017 for Grades 1 - 6
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: Baseball Only - $65.00, Pitching Only - $30.00, and Combo - $85.00
Contact: Jason Lee @ 817-343-1894 or email@example.com
2017 Weatherford Tennis Camp
WHS Tennis Courts
June 26 – 29, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Incoming 2nd – 5th graders
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Incoming 6th – 9th graders
Contact: Chelsea Gallegos @ 682-229-8649 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 Weatherford Youth Football Camp
WHS Practice Fields
August 7 – 10, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM – 3rd – 5th Grade
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – 6th – 8th Grade (Incoming Freshmen)
Cost: $30.00 for Early Registration or $35.00 Onsite Registration
Contact: Billy Mathis @ 817-598-2858 Ext. 3554 or email@example.com
Weatherford Summer Strength and Conditioning (TAC)
June 5 – June 22, 2017
July 10 – July 27, 2017
June 26 – June 29, 2017 (Voluntary Workouts)
Incoming 7 – 12 Graders
WISD Closed 7/3-7/2017
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM – 9th – 12th grade
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – 7th – 8th grade
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM on Tuesday/Thursday – 7th – 12th grade (not in attendance at AM workouts)
Cost: $100.00 (Payable on first day or early thru WISD Community Education)
Contact: Billy Mathis at 817-598-2858 Ext. 3554, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dual Credit Information
The 4 dates are first come, first serve. See the form for specific instructions on the pre-assessment that must be completed and paying for the test(s).
WHS website – Guidance & Counseling – Dual Credit link.
Students will find information about how to register for Dual Credit courses and the different courses that are available.
Deadline to register for DC at WHS was March 9.
Deadline to register for DC at Weatherford College is May 24.
Seniors, Have You Received Some Scholarships?
StuCo Red, White, & Roo want to recognize YOU. As soon as you get accepted to a college, take a selfie with your acceptance letter and tag #RoosGoTo and then hashtag your college/technical school/military branch.
We'll be on the lookout for you and your amazing achievement!
Seniors: Be sure to check out the new scholarship website – E-Scholarships USA. Go to www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com User name: weatherford, Password: weatherford
Attention Seniors – Scholarship season is here! Did you know that last year’s senior class was awarded over $3.5 million dollars in scholarships? Let’s make this year the best year ever for scholarship awards. Many scholarships have deadlines coming up right away. Scholarships are available for all students who have a desire to attend college. Go to the Counseling Office often to get the latest information on scholarships and pick up applications.
For more scholarships available go to WHS May Scholarship Newsletter.
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@RooPride Roo Football Coaches
@WHSRooFootball WHS Football
@WHSLadyRooVB WHS Volleyball
@WHSBlueBelles Blue Belles
@WHSRooTennis WHS Tennis
@RooCheerWHS WHS Cheerleaders (NEW!!)
@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band
@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre
@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball
@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball
@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball
@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team
@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling
@RooStuCo WHS Student Council
@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council
@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education
@Roos_AV WHS AV Department
@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements
@RooPrincipal Mrs. Dowd
Last and certainly not least, check out #RooPride and #WhyWISD to see all the reasons why we bleed blue!