The Wolverine Weekly

Western Hills High School News for our Community

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Principal's Message

Hi Western Hills Community,


This week kicks off the beginning of school for students in our community. August 12th is the first day of classes. We are so excited to return in-person. Masks are required for all indoor events.


This week's newsletter includes an overview of events from last week. Make sure to check out our calendar for upcoming events.


Remember our promise: EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS


Your Western Hills Family and Franklin County Schools are committed to living up to this promise.


This is our ComeBack Year!


I'm looking forward to another amazing week!


Sincerely,

Anne Stewart DeMott, EdS

WHHS Principal

Have pictures you would like to share? Email to anne.demott@franklin.kyschools.us


Deadline is every Friday at noon throughout the year!

In the Spotlight: Lane Colston

Click below to learn more about Lane and his successes in the National Reining Horse Association.
2021 NRHA Derby - Lane Colston
2021 NRHA Derby - Lane Colston
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In the Spotlight: Kendall Harper

Check out the article below to learn more about Kendall's success in the Governor's School for Entrepreneurs' startup competition!
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Basketball

Bondurant Preseason Panorama


Bondurant Middle School girls made almost $2,000 with their fundraiser event!


High school girls volunteered all day to help raise funds!

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Dance Team

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FFA

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Football

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Golf

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Soccer

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Around Campus

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Events

August


9th

Boys Golf at Henderson CC

  • 3:30 pm

FFA Alumni Meeting

  • 6 pm

Girls Golf at Richmond

Girls Soccer versus Thomas Nelson

  • 5:30 pm, Away

Practice Schedule

  • Boys Soccer Practice - Turf Field - 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
  • Football Practice - Turf Field - 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.


10th

Boys Soccer versus Sayre

  • 6 pm, home
  • Gateworker: Lindsey Hammond
  • Supervision: Miller

Freshman Orientation

  • 3 pm to 7:30 pm

Volleyball versus Mercer

  • 5:30 pm, away

Practice Schedule

  • Football Practice - Grass Field - 5:00 - 7:30 p m
  • Girls Soccer Practice - Grass Field - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.


11th

Girls Golf at Frankfort CC

  • 1:30 pm

Girls Soccer versus Nelson County

  • 6 pm, home
  • Gateworker: Lindsey Hammond
  • Supervision: DeMott

Practice Schedule

  • Boys Soccer Practice - Turf Field - 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
  • Football Practice - Grass Field - 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.


12th

Boys Soccer versus Henry County

  • 6 pm, away

Girls Golf at Versailles

Opening Day for Students

Volleyball versus Owen

  • 5:30 pm, home
  • Scrimmage, no gateworker
  • Supervision: Link

Practice Schedule

  • Football Practice - Turf Field - 4:00 - 6:30 p.m
  • Girls Soccer Practice - Turf Field - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.


13th

Football Scrimmage versus Shelby County

  • 7:00 pm, home
  • Gate: Football boosters
  • Supervision: DeMott

Practice Schedule

  • Boys Soccer Practice - Grass Field - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Girls Soccer Practice - Grass Field - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.


14th

Boys Golf at My Old KY Home

Boys Soccer versus Collins

  • 1 pm, Home

Girls Golf at Lawrenceburg

Girls Soccer versus Collins

  • 9:30 am, Home

Practice Schedule

  • -Girls Soccer Practice - Turf Field - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
  • -Boys Soccer Practice - Turf Field - 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


16th

Academic Team

  • 3:30 pm, Media Center

Boys Golf, Juniper Hills

  • 3:30 pm

Distinguished Young Women

  • 4:30 pm, Auditorium

Girls Soccer in Capital City Classic

  • 6 pm at Sowers, Capital View Park


17th

Boys Golf, Scott County

  • 3:30 pm

Boys Soccer versus Danville

  • 6:30 pm, Home

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Distinguished Young Women

  • 4:30 pm to 8 pm, Auditorium

Volleyball versus Frankfort High

  • 5:30 pm, home


18th

Girls Golf at Juniper

  • 3:30 pm

Girls Soccer in Capital City Classic

  • 6 pm or 8 pm, Home


19th

Boys Golf, Juniper Hills

  • 3:30 pm

Boys Soccer versus Mercer

  • 6 pm, home

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Cafeteria

Distinguished Young Women

  • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Auditorium

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center

Girls Golf at Danville

  • 3:30 pm

Volleyball versus Lafayette (Away)


20th

Football versus Great Crossing

  • 7:30 pm, away


21st

Boys Golf at Turkey Trace

Boys Soccer versus Anderson

  • 7:30 pm, Capital City Classic, Home

Cross Country Meet

Distinguished Young Women

  • 1 pm to 6:30 pm, auditorium

Girls Soccer

  • 6 or 8 pm, Capital City Classic, At Sowers Field, CVP


23rd

Academic Team

  • 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Media Center

Dine to Donate: Pizza Inn, Dance Team Fundraiser

  • 4 pm to 8 pm

Girls Soccer versus Mercer

  • 6 pm, at Boyle County

JV Football versus East Jessamine

  • 6 pm, away

Volleyball Sectional Tournament

  • 5:30 pm


24th

Boys Soccer versus Lexington Catholic

  • 8 pm, at Boyle County

Dance Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Girls Golf

  • 3:30 pm at Juniper

Volleyball Sectional Tournament

  • 5:30 pm


25th

Boys Golf at Juniper Hills

  • 3:30 pm

Girls Soccer versus Tates Creek

  • 6 pm, away


26th

Boys Golf at Carroll County

  • 3:30 pm

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center

Girls Soccer

  • 6 pm, at Boyle County

Volleyball versus Franklin County High School (away)


27th

Football versus Franklin County

  • 7:30 pm, away

Volleyball, Boyle County Tournament


28th

Boys Soccer versus Frankfort High

  • 8 pm, Sowers CVP

Cross Country Meet

Girls Golf at Lexington

Girls Soccer at Mercer

  • 9:30 am

Glo Dance (subject to change pending COVID guidelines)

  • 9 pm to 12 am, Cafeteria

Volleyball, Boyle County Tournament


30th

Academic Team

  • 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Media Center

Boys Golf

  • 3:30 pm

Boys Soccer versus Franklin County

  • 6 pm, away

JV Football versus Mercer County

  • 6 pm, away


31st

Boys Golf at Juniper Hills

  • 3:30 pm

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Cafeteria

Girls Golf

  • 3:30 pm, Lawrenceburg

Volleyball versus Great Crossing

  • 5:30 pm, home

September


2nd

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center

Girls Golf Tournament at Shelbyville


3rd

Football versus Dayton

  • 7:30 pm, away


6th

Labor Day, No School


7th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

FCS Board Meeting

  • 6 pm, Franklin County Board of Education


9th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center


10th

Football versus Garrard

  • 7:30 pm, away


11th

ACT Testing

  • 7:30 pm to 1:00 pm


13th

Academic Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Media Center

FFA Alumni Meeting

  • 6 pm, WHHS

JV Football versus West Jessamine

  • 6 pm, away


14th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

SBDM

  • 4:15 pm, Media Center


16th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm


17th

Football versus Bardstown Bethlehem

  • 7:30 pm, home


20th

Academic Team

  • 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Media Center

JV Football versus Franklin County

  • 6 pm, home


21st

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria


23rd

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center


27th

Academic Team

  • 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Media Center

JV Football versus Lincoln County

  • 6 pm


28th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria


30th

Dance Team Practice

  • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, cafeteria

Dungeons & Dragons Club Meeting

  • 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Media Center


October


1st

Football versus Mercer County


  • 7:30 pm, away

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Mission

Welcome to Western Hills High School where our mission is to provide a well-rounded and challenging educational environment that places an emphasis on personal responsibilities, respect for individual differences, and inquiring minds so that students can develop the skills and abilities to be productive members of society.

Key Beliefs

The Western Hills High School community believes that:

  • Every student has a right to an education.

  • Student learning is the top priority for the school.

  • Education should be a partnership among students, parents, staff, and community.

  • High expectations promote high levels of learning.

  • Students, faculty, and staff should exhibit mutual respect and a shared commitment to student achievement.

  • Reflection and growth are essential for continued success.

  • Students, parents, faculty, and staff value shared and open communication.

  • A feeling of community and ownership fosters school pride.

  • A safe, welcoming, and attractive environment promotes student learning.

  • Adequate facilities and resources are essential to educational achievement.

  • The school community thrives when it addresses and celebrates diverse learning styles, interests, and cultures.

  • The school community should encourage and support social, emotional, and physical growth.