WYHS Weekly Update

April 30th, 2021

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From Mr. Warfield, WYHS Principal

Warfield's Weekly Update (4/30/21)

Join Mr. Warfield's WYHS Remind!

Be sure to join Mr. Warfield's Remind Group for building updates and more!

Text @746ah2 to the number 81010.

Key Events!

Monday, May 3rd-

-College Application and Essay Workshop-Part 1 (in person during school day)

-Track @ CSG @4:45pm

-Baseball vs Buckeye Valley (Home) @5:15pm

-Softball vs Buckeye Valley (Home) @5:15pm


Tuesday, May 4th-

-Boys’ Tennis w/Westerville Central @4:30pm


Wednesday, May 5th-

-Baseball @ Buckeye Valley @5:15pm

-Softball @ Buckeye Valley @5:15pm


Thursday, May 6th-

-Softball @ Centennial @5:15pm


Friday, May 7th-

-Baseball @ Centerburg @5:30pm

-Prom


Important Upcoming Dates-

-May 12th- Senior Awards Ceremony (by invitation)

-May 12th-14th- Senior exams and Chromebook collections

-May 14th- Last day of school for seniors

-May 17th-College Application and Essay Workshop-Part 2

-May 21st- Senior Day

-May 22nd- Graduation Day!

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Graduation Tickets!

Seniors: Graduation tickets will be available starting at 12:01 am Monday, April 26th. You can access them here:

https://wcsramsathletics.com/athletic-department-information/boxoffice/

or through the Ticketing icon on the District Portal Page. The passcode is your student ID number. There are a total of five tickets for your guests. There are only five for each graduate. We are encouraging the digital tickets be kept on phones so that there is nothing to forget on this special occasion.

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Senior Parent Meeting Recording!

If you missed the virtual senior parent meeting on Monday, April 12th at 6pm, please see the recording below.
Senior Class Parent Meeting 4-12-21

Senior 2021 Timeline!

Hi Seniors and Parents!

Please click the link below to access the senior timeline. There are many senior deadlines and information that you don't want to miss!

https://tinyurl.com/wyhs2021timeline

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Senior Banner and Slideshow Photos!

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Hi Seniors!

This is the time of year to get ready for end of year senior activities. Part of this includes having your senior banner photos created, as well as sending in photos for your senior slideshow. You will need to access both of the links below for these projects. Thank you for those of you who have already submitted your senior banner photos!

You do not want to be left out of either of these wonderful, memorable projects, so please be sure to get them both turned in.

Senior Banner Photos:

https://forms.gle/uBCBUpqZSrtkH9zb6

Senior Slideshow/Baby Photos:

https://forms.gle/NDpTXygGamrEgdw48

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Are you still unsure about your plans after graduation?

Eastland/Fairfield is offering two informational sessions on their Adult Workforce programs.
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Looking for senior class updates and announcements?

Be sure to do the following to stay on top of senior class announcements and updates, including graduation and cap/gown ordering information:



Ms. Nelson (Nelsonn@wcsrams.org)

Ms. Thomas (Thomasj@wcsrams.org)

Scholarships!

Local Scholarships-WYHS Students Only!

Larry Gilmore Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduating WYHS senior


  • Plans to attend an Ohio post-secondary school
  • Student athlete for at least 1 sports season during senior year in good standing
  • Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA and in good standing with the school for attendance and discipline
  • Be able to prove enrollment in an Ohio post-secondary institution prior to


receiving funds.

Selection Criteria:


  • Embodiment of strength and humility through adversity
  • GPA, attendance, & discipline record
  • Demonstrates the qualities of being a good citizen at school and in the


community.

Deadline: May 7th

Apply: PAPER application (available in the Student Success Center and printable in the file below)


The Legend Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student’s Community Involvement
  • Student’s Financial Need
  • Student’s Personal Statement (Essay)
  • Student’s Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation (coach, teacher, academic mentor)
  • Completed at least one sport your senior year at Whitehall-Yearling High School

Deadline: May 7th (turn in to Athletic Director or Ms. Winegarner by 3:45pm). No late entries will be accepted.

Amount: $500 (two awards will be given)

Apply: PAPER application (available in the Student Success Center and printable in the file below)

Track C students ONLY may apply via Google Form: https://forms.gle/cKxPpDKE6ZgwrvFx6


Mark Williams Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student’s Community Involvement
  • Student’s Financial Need
  • Student’s Personal Statement (Essay)
  • Student’s Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation (coach, teacher, academic mentor)
  • Completed at least one sport your senior year at Whitehall-Yearling High School

Deadline: May 7th (turn in to Ms. Winegarner by 3:45pm). No late entries will be accepted.

Amount: $1,000 to male WYHS recipient | $1,000 to female WYHS recipient

Apply: PAPER application (available in the Student Success Center and printable in the file below)

Track C students ONLY may apply via Google Form: https://forms.gle/qGBvZau1joZ267Mg7


Sandy Kemerer Consumer Science Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:
● Graduating WYHS Senior
● Minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA and in good standing with the school for attendance and discipline
● Future in a teaching field related to Family & Consumer Sciences, the Culinary Arts field or Education
● Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution with an upcoming autumn schedule prior to receiving funds (including trade and culinary schools)
● Characteristics of recipient would include:
o School Involvement
o Service to the Community
o Being Respectful and Caring

o Passion to Help Others

Deadline: Friday, May 7th. 2021 @5pm

Apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13jfIaBdyghAlq6gNEMkfLmGFUAj3WDgKZflZciXHjXk/edit?usp=sharing


Michael Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

● Graduating WYHS Senior

● Plans to attend an Ohio Post-Secondary School

● Student Athlete for at least 1 sports seasons during Senior year in good standing

● Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA and in good standing with the school for attendance and discipline

● Proof of enrollment in an Ohio Post-Secondary institution with an upcoming Autumn schedule prior to receiving funds

Deadline: Friday, May 7th. 2021 @5pm

Apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sxL8r_Q2DjWOl66c5DoMeQWWEroYPAXWlERPRfC60AE/edit?usp=sharing

Other Scholarships and Information

Kemba Scholar Award

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: May 7th

Apply: https://www.kemba.org/personal/loans/student-loans/2021-video-scholarship-contest/


I Know I Can

Check out the WYHS I Know I Can website for important senior resources, scholarships, and other information.

https://sites.google.com/wcsrams.org/ikicwyhs/class-of-2021/scholarships?authuser=0


StudentScholarships.org

Visit this website for several scholarship opportunities. Deadlines are quickly approaching, so be sure to get registered and explore soon!


Be sure to check your Naviance accounts and the Student Success Center Google Classroom for additional scholarship information. Here is the link to join: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTI3MTg1NzU2NTc2?cjc=2d2jrdt

StudentScholarships.org

Senior Chromebook Collection!

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The Technology Dept will be in the WYHS Library from 12:30pm-3:30pm to collect Chromebooks from seniors once their finals are done on the following dates:
Wednesday, May 12, Thursday, May 13, and Friday, May 14
*Seniors who owe fees for missing devices or accessories will be posted by Monday, May 17th to their accounts.

*Additional outstanding devices will be collected on Senior Day, Friday, May 21st.

Attention Juniors!

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Interested in becoming an STNA?

Eastland Fairfield Career Center has a brand new Senior Only Pre-Nursing/STNA program! If you are interested, you must apply ASAP! These spots will fill quickly.

Link to Apply: https://eastlandfairfield.esvportal.com/applicationslogin.aspx

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Columbus Library Events!

Check out the brochure below for upcoming Columbus Library events.
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Little Ram Round Up!

Do you need to enroll your child in Kindergarten for the fall? Here is the website to get started: https://sites.google.com/view/kae-ave-littleramroundup/home

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Make sure you link your Kroger Plus card to Whitehall-Yearling High School. This is a simple way to help us earn money when you shop at Kroger! Linking is required annually; so, please check your account to make sure your link is active. Here is the link: https://www.kroger.com/account/communityrewards