Raider Review

May 17, 2019


Raider Baseball Playoffs

Congratulations to the Raider Baseball team on sweeping the McKinney North Bulldogs in the Regional Quarterfinals of he state playoffs. The Raiders will be in the Regional Semi Finals next week. I will post the location, dates, and times for games when they are set.

Last Day of School- Thursday, May 23- Classes will dismiss at 2:20 p.m. We will go to all 7 periods that day and have lunch starting at 1:30 p.m. Students that walk, drive, or those that are picked up may leave at 1:30 p.m. Buses will run at 2:20 p.m.

Dress Code for Next Week

Students that donate three clean, gently used standardized dress clothing items... see attachment.

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Class of 2019 Graduation

For those that will be attending the WEHS 2019 Graduation Ceremony, please review the Allen Event Center guidelines(see attachment)
Please note the doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for all guest. The doors will close when the processional begins at 9:50 a.m. No one will be admitted until the processional is complete. Please be in your seat by 9:50 to ensure that you can view the students enter the arena

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Live Stream for Graduation

The Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony will be on May 25th at 10:00 a.m. in the Allen Event Center. If you are not able to attend here is a link to view live.

WEHS Graduation Live Stream for the Class of 2019.

Summer School Information

Please see the link below for 2019 Summer School information.

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Remember it is a great day to be alive and a great day to be a Raider!


I can be followed on Twitter at MikeWilliams@WEHS_Raiders. I also post school updates and information on Facebook at Raider Nation Principal@wehsraidernationprincipal

The WEHS Journalism Department publishes an award-winning online newspaper, WEHS BluePrint. You can read stories written by students and keep up with WEHS news and event at, The campus and district web sites also have loads of information for parents and students. I would encourage you and your student to follow WEHS to get the most updated news and information.

Mark your Calendars

May 20 Spring Football Game @ 6:30 @ WEHS Field

May 20 Senior Panoramic Picture @ 9:00 am @ WEHS

May 21 Powder Puff Football Game @ @ WEHS Field

May 21 Band Registration- Upperclassmen @ 5:00 in Band Hall

May 23 Last Day of School -Early Dismissal

May 23 Seniors to Pinstack


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Text HOME to 741741 anytime about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds. To find out more visit the website using the link below.

Raising Cane's Kid With Character Award-Jimmy Johns Student of the Week

Jimmy John's Student of the Week- Lauren Young

Raising Cane's Kid with Character-Marcus Harbert

Class News

Class of 2019

Here is a link to the Senior Calendar and important FAQ's about graduation.

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Allen Event Center Policies for graduation

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Attention Class of 2020. Please read and schedule your Senior Picture sitting. There is no charge for the sitting. These pictures will be used in the yearbook and other official purposes in the 2019-2020 school year.

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Senior Parking Spots

Here are the dates for the Senior Parking Spot sales

July 24, 2019

9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Flyers will be coming next week with more details.


Students request these forms in the Attendance office by signing a request log. Please allow 3 days to process the request due to the volume of requests and verification of good attendance. We will not process a VOE on the same day you request it. Please request your VOE in a timely manner so you are prepared for your appointment at the DMV.


See your name in lights! Would you like to ‘Shout Out’ a birthday message for everyone to see? Sign up to use the Wylie East Marquee. Your birthday message will run continuously from Friday to Friday. Each message costs $20. Proceeds go to the senior class. To order and schedule your Wylie East marquee announcement, visit Questions? Contact



Amy May 18

Angela Gilpin 20

Natalie Nuss 22

Caryn Seed 22

Sara Kriek 23

Elainea Colombo 27

Breegan Gholson 28

Heath Andrews 30

Carla Ragsdale 31


Complete 25 hours of community service by March 18th from one of our approved organizations and earn a cord for graduation! The deadline to turn in your form is March 23. You can earn one for each year. Contact Mrs. Cox in room 921 or Mrs. Combest in the counseling center.

Raider Sports

Raider Baseball

Raiders defeat McKinney North 4-2 and 6-4 to win the Regional Quarterfinals. Next week Regional Semifinals.

Raider Football Spring Game

Monday, May 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at WEHS Field

Letters of Intent Signings

We had three Raiders sign letters of intent today.
Frankie Castro-football- University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Mary Nyakundi- Basketball- Midland College
Nyla Dawes- track- Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Congratulations to each of these Raiders and their families!!#RFL

Power Puff Game

Our 2nd Annual Powder Game is on May 17th at 7:00pm. All juniors and seniors are invited to register to participate. We are looking for female football players and male cheerleaders. Registration QR code is on the announcement slides. See Mrs. Tietjen for details or questions.