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Weatherford High School - May 21 - 27- Vol. 2, Edition 35

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Text @RooInfo to 81010 -- FOR ALL THINGS WHS

Congratulations to the Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Last Thursday night, both the Valedictorian and the Salutatorian of the Class of 2018 were named. Congratulations to Paige Ayers, Valedictorian & Avery Bullock, Salutatorian!


Paige is the daughter of Perry and Jana Ayers and will attend Baylor University this fall.


Avery is the daughter of Justin and Kristal Bullock and is headed to Houston to attend Rice University.


Again, congratulations on your well-earned honor!

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Pink vs. White Powder Puff Game

Monday, May 21st, 6pm

250 Eureka Street

Weatherford, TX

Students with questions can talk to Ms. Briggs or Mrs. Hock. Thanks!

https://www.smore.com/zx0ca

MelonVine YEARBOOK EXTRA BOOKS

It's About Time! The Yearbooks Are Here!


Uh oh, forgot to order yours? We received a few "overs" from our publisher, email Mrs. Gilley at sgilley@weatherfordisd.com to get on the WAIT LIST. These last minute books are $100.

Graduation Grams Available Now - Deadline May 25th

Graduation Grams online form
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2018-19 Roo Crew Sign Up

Attention Juniors: If you are going to be a senior next year and want to be a part of Roo Crew, here is how to sign up. You must sign up online. If you need help, see Mr. Roemer or Ms. Whitcamp.



Type in this link:

https://goo.gl/hZcMK7

OR...use the QR Code below.

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Texas Bank Awards Scholarships to WC Dual Credit Students

Congratulations to the recipients of scholarships from a proud and generous partner of Weatherford ISD, Texas Bank!


Representatives of Texas Bank and the scholarship recipients enjoyed a celebratory luncheon last Friday in the WHS Library. The delicious meal was provided by the WHS Culinary Arts team.

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WHS GrassBurr - The Paper With Many Points (official news source of WHS)

Check out our latest stories!

#ROOPRIDE @WHSGrassBurr


Memories of An Exchange Student

Elisa Jiménez, Staff Writer


Go to WHSGrassBurr.com to see great articles about WHS!

Class of 2018 Featured in Weatherford Democrat Publication

The Weatherford Democrat will be featuring the Weatherford High School Class of 2018 in their special publication The Graduates of Parker County on Saturday, May 26th!


Don't forget to get YOUR copy!

Senior Day Ahead

Friday, May 25 is Senior Walk/Awards Ceremony/Picnic.


7:50 Seniors arrive at WHS in Cap and Gown to load buses

8:15 Seniors leave for Elementary Campuses

8:45 Senior Walk at Elementary Campuses

9:30 Load buses back to WHS

9:50 Senior Picture in the Gym before heading to the Durant

10:15-11:35 Senior Awards Ceremony

11:35-Graduation reminders for Seniors

12:00-Load buses for Senior Picnic​​

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Band Blast

**Please come to our last concert of the year on May 22nd! This performance will include all of the WHS Bands!** Admission is free!​

Upcoming Dates for the WHS Band and Color Guard:

Spring Concert - May 22nd @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

State Solo and Ensemble Contest - May 25-26th @ UT Austin

Graduation Performance - June 4th

Rodeo Parade - June 6th @ NGC (Meet at 4:30 pm, pick up at Cherry Park by 5:30 pm)

June Band Camp – June 4th-8th @ WHS (8:00-11:00 am and 12:30-3:30 pm)

Summer Band Starts July 30th

HOOF Grant Awarded to Joshua Burg

Joshua Burg receives $500 HOOF Scholarship through his Tractor Restoration project at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo!! As of yesterday, Josh was 1 of 5 in the state to receive this scholarship!! Below is a more detailed description of the award! We are so proud of him!


“The Houstonians Offering Our Friendship organization is proud to offer their 2018 HOOF Grant of $500 to students who have shown determination in overcoming extraordinary trials and hardships while raising their animals, completing their projects, competing in judging contests or preparing for the Ag mechanics competitions. The HOOF Award is presented to 5 students across the state of Texas and It is my honor to present this award to one of the boys on my Tractor Restoration Team, Joshua Burg!”

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

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SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES!

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CRAM One-Week Summer School

CRAM (Credit Recovery And Makeup) One Week Summer School will be held at FWISD's Oscar Dean Wyatt High School on June 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, & 14 from 8am to 12:30pm.


Register Until May 24th, 2018 2:00-4:00 pm. NO LATE REGISTRATION


Courses Offered: English 1A, 1B, 2A, 2 B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B

Math - Algebra 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B & Geometry A, B

Science - Biology A, B Chemistry A, B IPC A, B . Physics A, B

Social Studies - US History A, B World Geography A, B World History A, B


*Must have passed the End of Course Exam if required

$180 (Out of district price)


Hurry to the Counseling Center for Registration Form.

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2018 Weatherford Kangaroo Baseball Camp

The High School Baseball Coaching staff would like to invite you to send your children to our baseball camp this summer. All information about the camps is available by clicking the link below. You may mail your registration to the address at the bottom or pay online. It is always a great time at camp. Looking forward to seeing you there.


Registration Form

Lady Roo Volleyball Camp

Lady Roo Volleyball would like to invite you to our 2018 Volleyball Camp. Thanks for the support this year.

Learn the Lady Roo VB way at volleyball camp. Family, Fun, Competitive.

2018 District Champions

2018 Bi-District Champions

2018 Area Champions

2018 Regional Quarterfinal Champions

2018 Regional Semi-finalist (First Time in School History)

Click here for Lady Roo Volleyball Camp flyer

When: June 4th-7th

Where: WHS Gym

Time: 9:00 – 11:00am (1st-6th Grade)

12:00 – 2:30pm (7th-9th Grade)

STEP 1

Register Online:

https://goo.gl/forms/N1dIOq7wAP76BXgh1

STEP 2

Pay online:

https://squareup.com/store/ladyroovb

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Scholarship Opportunities

Catholic Charities are offering a scholarship for students planning to attend Weatherford College. This scholarship is based on financial need and twenty five scholarships are being given to pay for tuition. Students will need to submit two references, two essays, a transcript, and confirmation of the FAFSA application. Everyone who applies will get a personal interview. Applications are available in the Counseling Center; the deadline to apply is June 29.


For more scholarship opportunities, click on Scholarship Newsletter.

Career Center Jobs Board

Looking to make some extra money?

Don’t forget to check out the Jobs Board.

Located outside of the Career Center at the top of the K hall stairs.

Come by often as things are always changing.

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Like Us on Facebook - WHS GrassBurr

Click here to find our WHS GrassBurr Facebook page.


Connect With WHS on Twitter

For up-to-date news including class relocations, sports updates, weather information, and more, follow:

@WHSgrassburr


Some other specific sports teams and organizations you might be interested in are:

@RooPride Roo Football Coaches

@WHSRooFootball WHS Football

@WHSLadyRooVB WHS Volleyball

@WHSBlueBelles Blue Belles

@WHSRooTennis WHS Tennis

@RooCheerWHS WHS Cheerleaders

@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band

@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre

@WfordhsChoir WHS Choir

@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball

@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball

@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball

@ladyroo_soccer WHS Lady Roo Soccer

@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team

@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling

@WHSRooDECA WHS DECA

@RooStuCo WHS Student Council

@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council

@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education

@SpanishClubWISD WHS Spanish Club

@Roos_AV WHS AV Department

@RooStudioWHS WHS Art Department

@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements

@RooCounselors WHS Counselors

@RooLibrary WHS Library

@Number1Roo Dr. Funk, Principal



Last and certainly not least, check out #RooPride and #WhyWISD to see all the reasons why we bleed blue!