Weatherford High School

February 14-20, 2016

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Go support our teams! Tweet your support with #roopride.

February 16, 2016

V Baseball vs. Arlington Heights @ WHS 4:00

JV Baseball @ Arlington Heights 4:00

V/JV Boys Basketball vs. Arlington Bowie @ WHS 7:30/6:00 (Senior Night)

JV/V Girls Soccer @ Arlington Bowie 6:00/7:30


February 17, 2016

9 Baseball @ Arlington Heights 4:00

JV1/V Boys Soccer vs. Bowie @ WHS 6:00/7:45


February 18, 2016

V Softball @ Mansfield ISD Tournament


February 19, 2016

JV Boys/Girls Golf @ Centennial Tournament in Glen Rose

V Softball @ Mansfield ISD Tournament

JV2/JV1/V Boys Soccer @ Arlington HS 5:00/6:30/8:00

JV/V Girls Soccer vs. Arlington HS @ WHS 6:00/7:30

Belles Danceline Competition @ WHS


February 20, 2016

V Baseball vs. Abilene/Aledo @ WHS 12:00

9/JV Baseball @ Aledo 12:00/3:00

JV Boys/Girls Golf @ Centennial Tournament in Glen Rose

Girls Power Lifting @ Forney Jackrabbit Power Lifting Invitational

V Softball @ Mansfield ISD Tournament

Belles Danceline Competition @ WHS

JV/V Boys/Girls Track and Field @ Kangaroos Relays at Roo Stadium

Lady Roos Beat San Angelo Central 57-51!

When it's playoff time, it's easy to tell. Every player knows it's lose and go home. It changes everything. Well it was back and forth until the 4th quarter when the lady Roos went up 10 and had to hold on and hit free throws down the stretch to earn a win 57-51 over San Angelo Central.

Gracie Ferguson had the hot hand again making it two games in a row hitting 4 threes ending up with 24 points, and Vasha Moore had 14.


The lady Roos will face El Paso Franklin who won district 1-6A and defeated Lubbock Coronado last night at a time, date, and site to be determined later today in the area round this week.

Thanks to everyone who made the trip to McMurry for your support. Lady Roos for Life.

Come out and support our Track and Field Team at the Roo Relays this Saturday at Roo Stadium!

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Get your Roo Baseball Apparel

The Roo Baseball online merchandise store will close Monday, Feb 22nd. Be sure to check it out! New items have been added since it was last open! There will be sample sizes available at the Opening Banquet if you need them.

Here is the link to the on-line store.


http://stores.inksoft.com/weatherfordbaseball

Learning Center

Our Learning Center times have changed. This will help accommodate students involved in extracurricular events this Spring.


Tuesday: 4:00-6:00pm

Thursday: 6:00-8:00pm

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Club Photo Schedules for the Yearbook at Mega Lunch

Members of the following clubs need to report to the Auditorium on the dates and times listed for group photos that will be published in the yearbook.


Tues, Feb 16th, A Block

The Mighty Mob Club

Outreach Club

Red, White, & Roo Club

The Green Team

Safe Roos, Healthy Roos

T.S.A. (Technology Student Association)

Criminal Justice Club


Tues, Feb 16th, B Block

Youth Alive

Ping-Pong Club


Wed, Feb 17th, B Block

National Honor Society (Juniors) (Seniors)


Thurs, Feb 18th, A Block

H.O.S.A. (Health Occupations Students of America) Club

Civil Discourse Club

D.E.C.A (Distributive Education Clubs of America)


Thurs, Feb 18th, B Block

National Art Honor Society

National Tech Honor Society

Deeper Roots Club


Friday, Feb 19th A Block

F.F.A. (Future Farmers of America) Club

J.W.A.C. (Junior World Affairs Council) Club


Friday, Feb 19th B Block

F.C.C.L.A (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Club

ESL Club

PALS

Glee Club

Guest Speaker Rescheduled for Next Week

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Time: 10:41-11:20 AM

Speaker: Dan Malone, Professor from Tarleton in Journalism

Topic: First Amendment Rights

Here’s an article about some of his work on the topic.

Dress Exchange

Hey ladies, do you have a lonely dress taking up space in your closet? Don't let that dress go to waste! Bring it to the Dress Exchange!


Green Team is collecting any and all dresses of dress-ups past. If you have a dress you no longer want, say, from previous proms, homecomings, or banquets, then bring it by Ms. Keo's room, K-204, so we can find it a new home! Likewise, if you're looking for a dress for prom or banquet, but you don't want to drop the money on yet another dress, come shopping in K204!

WHS Cheerleading Teams or Mascot

Anyone interested in applying for the 2016 -2017 WHS Cheerleading Teams or Mascot can pick up an application in the front office. Freshmen, Junior Varsity, and Varsity teams will hold try-outs on March 11th. Application deadline is Friday, February 29th.

WHS Cheer Tryout Schedule

2016 WHS Cheer Program Tryout Schedule


Informational Meeting

February 25rd, 2016 in WHS cafeteria

You must attend this meeting with your parents to be eligible for try-outs.


Practice Dates

Tuesday, March 8th; Wednesday, March 9th; & Thursday, March 10th


Tryout Date

Friday, March 11, 2016

All Cheer Practices and Try-outs will be held in WHS Outback!


Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/WHScheertryoutsinfo

ACT is coming to WHS!

Attention WHS students-the ACT is coming to Weatherford High School. On Saturday April 9 WHS will host the college entrance exam for our students. This will be at a reduced cost of $19.95 and it will be a computer based test. The testing opportunity is available for any student grade 10-12 that is currently enrolled at WHS.


If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please go by the PASS office and get a voucher from Mrs. Patterson. You must have one of these vouchers to participate in the exam on our campus at a reduced rate. The vouchers expire March the 4 so make sure you plan accordingly.


If you have further questions, please see Mrs. Shifflett in

Admin B.

Donate Books to the Whiz Quiz Free Library

Whiz Quiz Club is still looking for books for their little free library project! You can give them to any club member or drop them off in H205 or leave in Mr. Kullman's mailbox.

Track is selling Roo Pride ear warmers

Our boys and girls track team is selling ear warmers for upcoming cold seasons. They are $15 each. You may contact rachelswallin@gmail.com for order.

Senior 2016 Information Webpage

Please click here to visit our Senior 2016 Information webpage! It is full of vital information as we head in to the last few months of your time at WHS. If you have any questions regarding graduation, transition to post-secondary, or any other topics related to being a senior, please contact your counselor through email or by phone.


Pat Hartnett 817-598-2858 x3520 phartnet@weatherfordisd.com

Virginia Lott 817-598-2858 x3519 vlott@weatherfordisd.com

Elizabeth Ward 817-598-2858 x3521 eward@weatherfordisd.com

Morgan Melde 817-598-2858 x3522 mmelde@weatherfordisd.com

Senior Decisions After Graduation

The following students have been accepted to and have made decisions to further their studies at the following locations:


Buchfink, Chandler - Texas State University

Christie, Chandi - University of North Texas

Dillinger, Kylie - University of Denver

Edgar, Carolyn "Hopie" - Navarro College

Gillard, Maggie - Tarleton State University

Hanson, Kate - Texas A&M University

Hutchinson, Danielle - Hardin Simmons University

JuVette, Noah – Texas State University

Larvin, Kara - Texas A&M University

Parker, Greyson – Weatherford College

White, Taylar - Weatherford College

Young, Lindsey - Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Attention Graduating Seniors

We want to highlight you in a new section of the newsletter called “Class of 2016: How About Those Roos!” We would like to publish a running list of our graduating seniors and the name of your college, university, technical school, or military branch you plan on attending next Fall. Also, we know that scholarship offers are rolling in and we would also like to publish a running list of the total value of college scholarships our seniors have been awarded.


Fill out the following form and let us know. This form will be available every week and can also be updated if needed.

February Roo Scholarship Report

The February ROO Scholarship Report has many new scholarship opportunities. Click here to see what scholarship are available: http://tinyurl.com/jngae8r


If you would like more information, please contact Ms. Hartnett (A-E), Ms. Lott (F-K), Mrs. Ward (L-Q), Mrs. Melde (R-Z), Mrs. Cathey (PASS), or Mrs. Lindsey (CTE). It is time to submit your FAFSA. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to apply for financial aid for college.

Senior Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

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Connor Mackenzie will be studying and playing soccer at Rogers State University in Claremore, OK.

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Kailey Riley will be studying and playing soccer at Friends University in Wichita, KS.

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Nia Sansom will be studying and playing soccer at Texas A&M Commerce in Commerce, TX.

Wrestling Results from February 6 Meeting

The boys competed in the District tournament Saturday, Feb. 6th. We fought hard all day and ended up a couple of points short. We scored 201 and Amarillo High scored 205.5 to finish first. Overall the boys wrestled well and we are proud of them. The following boys qualified for the regional tournament and there is their place in district:


Cole Fournier-1st

Travis Prince-1st

Zack Watson-1st

Colten Sorrells-2nd

Nate Moore-2nd

Moises Oropeza-2nd

Jeremiah Hatfield-2nd

David Amaro-3rd

Alexis Espinosa-4th

Jeremiah Aaron-4th

Jeremy Hutto-4th


And the following boys qualified as alternates to the Regional tournament:

Bobby Garza-5th

Travis Good-5th

Chaun Edson-5th

2015 Weatherford High School Wrestling Promo
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Announcement from Health Science Technology: Kyra Stevens and Bree McKee made state level competition with HOSA CERT.

The Weatherford FFA Tractor Technician Team

The Weatherford FFA Tractor Technician Team traveled to Texas State Technical College, in Waco, to compete in the Area Tractor Tech Qualifying Contest. Sixteen teams from Wolfe City to Academy, TX came to compete for a chance to qualify for the State Tractor Tech Competition to be held at the Houston Stock Show in March. Only the top two teams from each FFA Area are invited to attend.


Andy Wiley, Kaleb Watson, Ryan Carper, and Trevor Brunz took second place overall and earned their spot in the State Finals. In addition, Andy was second overall, individually, and Kaleb was high individual in the Tractor Components section. Trevor Brunz was first overall in the Alternates division.


The FFA Tractor Technician Contest is a rigorous competition that puts contestants through a 100-qustion written exam, a 100-question components practicum, and a 30 minute challenge to find and repair 5 faults on a given tractor, get it to start/run, and safely and correctly navigate the tractor through the safety course.


The Weatherford FFA Advisors would like to sincerely thank all of the WHS staff for working with our students. Our program requires our students to keep a unique and diverse schedule, and you guys make that possible.

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Andy Wiley, Kaleb Watson, Ryan Carper, and Trevor Brunz represented the Weatherford FFA Tractor Technician Team and placed second at the Area 5 Qualifier and will advance to the state finals at the Houston Stock Show in March.

Power Lifting Team Wins Again!

The boys power lifting team hosted their annual meet in the Outback last Thursday, winning their third meet in a row.


Hayden Ekas, Justin Livingston, Braden Robertson, Jake Bearid, Nick Hale and Brandon Edwards each placed 1st in their weight classes.


Tin Nguyen, Elijah Dean placed 2nd.


Maverick Boyle, Jeuqwan Brownlee, Chandler Jackson, Cole Wright, Ethan Meese and Jonathan Jonathan Renteria each placed 3rd in their weight classes.


Next meet will be the District Championships held at Saginaw High School Feb. 23rd.

WHS Wins Big In Art

WHS Art Department competed in the Regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event at Chisholm High School February 6th. Please Congratulate the following Students on their big wins!

(Top Level 4 is the equivalent of First Place and out of all the first place winners, only 10% can advance to State. For example if there were 450 entries in Division 2 and 30 Top level 4 Winners in Division 2-only 3 art pieces advance out of the starting 450!)


Ms. Bolinger’s Students

Daisey Alamilla

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Madison Ashcraft

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Rylie Bonham

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Lillian Castleberry

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Chandi Christi

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

STATE QUALIFIER


Kelsi Davis

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Isabel Feris

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Aubrey Garnett

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Sariah Harmer

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Amy Hibbitts

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Elizabeth Hightower

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

STATE QUALIFIER


Korleyan Khem

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Maria Lopez-Rosas

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Luz Martinez

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

STATE QUALIFIER

STATE QUALIFIER


Laynie McClelland

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Emma Moorman

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Kristalyn Nance

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Kimberley Sharp

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Auburn Staples

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

STATE QUALIFIER


Kristina Valtierra

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Alyssa Voyles

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Sydney Wilkins

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner

STATE QUALIFIER


Mrs. Overholt’s Students:

AJ Flores

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Molly Danagher

TOP LEVEL 4 Winner


Sara Self

​TOP LEVEL 4 Winner