The Boomer

WHS & NGC Weekly Newsletter Vol.4 Ed.7 - Oct. 7 - Oct. 12


Sports At A Glance

Tuesday, October 8

9A/9B/JV/V Volleyball v. LD Bell @ WHS 5:00/6:00/5:00/6:00

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf @ Tangle Ridge, Arlington 8:00 am

Wednesday, October 9

JV Boys/Girls Golf @ Oeste Ranch, Aledo 8:00 am

Thursday, October 10

JV Tennis v. Weatherford Tournament @ WHS 8:00 am

JV/9 Football - OPEN

Friday, October 11

Varsity Football - OPEN

ALL Volleyball - OPEN


Oct. 18: Disney/Pixar

Oct. 25: Hippie/Tie Dye

November 1: Color Wars -Freshmen wear black, Sophomores wear gray, Juniors wear blue, Seniors wear white

November 8: Blackout

DEADLINE AHEAD - Senior Tribute Ads

Time to order YOUR SENIOR's Tribute Ad for the 2020 MelonVine Yearbook! (A special place in the yearbook to tell your senior how proud you are of their accomplishments.)

Just go to to pay with a debit/credit card (choose Weatherford TEXAS (not Weatherford, OK) OR pay at WHS by check, cash or money order. You can upload your pics and message, or you can bring hard copy pics to WHS front office.

Don't miss this important Senior Tribute! Deadline is October 16th.

News You Can Use from the MelonVine Yearbook Staff!

Don't miss the cheapest price of the year, if you haven't already ordered YOUR yearbook -- Only $75 through October 31st.

Just go to (be sure to enter Weatherford, TEXAS not Oklahoma)


Picture RETAKES/MAKEUP DAY for 9th, 10th, & 11th --- Wednesday October 30th all day (both campuses)


College & Career Fair and Financial Aid & Scholarship Session

The annual Weatherford High School College and Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in gyms B and C of Weatherford High School. There are over 60 post-secondary institutions that will be in attendance to speak with WHS Juniors and Seniors. Parents are welcome to attend either session with their student. Also, new this year: Gabrielle McCormick, the founder of The Scholarship Informer will be here to present on ways to make college affordable. Gabrielle completed her entire college education for free (all the way through her doctorate degree) and now she is helping others get on the path to a debt-free education.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00pm – 3:00 pm

1:00pm Senior class attends College and Career Fair booths (gyms B & C) to speak with post-secondary representatives

1:00pm Junior class attends Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the Durant

2:00pm Junior class attends College and Career Fair booths (gyms B & C) to speak with post-secondary representatives

2:00pm Senior class attends Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the Durant

Wednesday evening 6:00-7:30pm Financial Aid and Scholarships session in the WHS Cafeteria – open to WHS students/parents and surrounding area districts

Floral Design Arrangement of the Month Club

It is now time to sign up for the Floral Design of the month Club! Each month starting in October you will receive a fresh arrangement from the High School Floral Design class.

Attached you will find an order form. If you would like to pick and choose which months you want to receive or if you want them all there is an option to do that. Payment can be tubed to me through campus mail. Thank you for supporting our program! (images are examples only)

FFA Floral Arrangement Order Form

WHS Band

Make sure to come support the Fightin’ Roo Marching Band at their second contest of the season at Burleson HS. We compete at 2:45 in prelims, and could use a big hometown crowd. Special thanks to all the volunteers that truly keep this program running smoothly. Please know all your hard work is appreciated.

Special shout out this week for two WHS Band students, Katlyn Don Carlos and Connor Bezio, who were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation! Congratulations and we are so proud of you!

The WHS Color Guard and Percussion are selling Poinsettias for $12. They make great holiday decoration and gifts for your loved ones. Checks should be made to WBFC (Weatherford Band Fan Club). Contact Fundraiser Chairperson -- Sheila Jeffers (951) 515-0909 or Mrs. Zimring in Admin C at WHS (817) 598-2858 ext.3513

Outstanding Freshman Band Members of the Week:

Bella Bratcher from the Trumpet section and

Miguel Olivera from the Clarinet section and

Lucas Smith from the Battery.

Guard Member of the Week:

Chesney Grant

Section of the Week:


Upcoming events this fall:

Sound of Springtown Marching Showcase - October 12 @ Porcupine Stadium

UIL Region 30 Marching Contest - October 15th @ Chisholm Trail HS

Veteran's Day Parade - November 9th @ NGC (meet at 9:15am - parade starts at 10:00am - pickup at 10:45am in front of NGC)

Winter Guard Auditions - November 11-15th (4:30-6:30 pm)

All Region Phase 1 for Brass – December 3rd @ Chisholm Trail HS

All Region Phase 1 for Woodwind/Percussion – December 5th @ Aledo HS

Holiday Parade – December 7th (meet at 9:15am - parade starts at 10:00am - pickup at 10:45am in front of NGC)

Hall MS Band Holiday Concert - December 9th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

Tison MS Band Holiday Concert - December 10th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)
​WHS Bands Holiday Concert - December 12th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

All Region Band Phase 2 and Freshman Auditions - December 14th @ Timber Creek HS

WHS Band Sells Poinsettias

Poinsettias are $12. Checks should be made to WBFC (Weatherford Band Fan Club)

Fundraiser Chairperson -- Sheila Jeffers (951) 515-0909

Or contact Mrs. Zimring in Admin C at WHS (817) 598-2858 ext.3513

Need Volunteer Hours? Just like to help? The Band needs YOU!

Here’s a fun opportunity for students who need to accumulate service hours! The Fightin’ Roo Band needs your help in the concession stand at Roo Stadium during home football games! See Ms. Zimring in Admin C to sign up for a shift (or click on the link below!) Students may volunteer for any position except Cashier.!/showSignUp/805084ea5aa2fa1fe3-concession

Blue Belles Dance Clinic

The Weatherford High School Blue Belles would like to invite all students in grades K-8 to participate in our annual dance clinic. The clinic is taught by our fabulous Blue Belles! The girls and boys will get to show off the dance and new skills they learned for a pregame performance at Kangaroo stadium on October 25th! Register by October 1st to ensure that your participant receives a t-shirt!

Blue Belle Dance Clinic:

Monday, October 14th (student holiday)

8:00 AM To Noon

NGC Activity Center Gym


Friday, October 25th

Varsity football pregame @ Roo Stadium

If you have any questions, please feel free to email The Belles are excited to share their skills and traditions with the next generation of dancers!

Volleyball Results

Sep. 27


Weatherford (23-11, 4-0) beat San Angelo Central

25-22, 25-19, 25-23

Kills: 18 Abbie Lane, 8 Jayla Schultz, 8 Lynsey Lee, 7 Chloe Brownlee, 6 Tatum Wright, 4 Logan Loran

Assists: 46 Logan Loran

Digs: 21 Keegan O’Connor, 15 Tatum Wright, 12 Paige Bevers, 10 Logan Loran

Aces: 2 Logan Loran, 2 Keegan O’Connor

JV lost in 3

FA won in 2

FB won in 2



Weatherford (24-11, 5-0) beat Abilene High

25-16, 25-13, 25-12

Kills: 7 Abbie Lane, 3 Jayla Schultz, 5 Lynsey Lee, 6 Chloe Brownlee, 14 Tatum Wright, 1 Logan Loran, 3 Caitlyn Benson, 2 Madison Buckley

Assists: 19 Logan Loran, 13 Ava Saltzgiver

Digs: 15 Keegan O’Connor, 5 Tatum Wright, 6 Paige Bevers, 2 Hartlie Kennedy, 4 Caiti Sanchez, 2 Ashley Trammell, 3 Kayleigh Bateman

Aces: 2 Logan Loran, 3 Keegan O’Connor, 3 Hartlie Kennedy

JV lost in 3

FA won in 2

FB won in 2

Art Teacher Wins 6 Awards at the Spirit of the West Art Show

Ms. Diane Bollinger won one of 6 awards of merit at the Spirit of the West art show at the Doss Heritage Center. There were 89 entries. The show is up until October 24. We hope you can get by to see it!

Congratulations, Ms. Bollinger!

Belle Teachers of the Week

The Belles would like to say thank you to our WHS Teacher of the Week Coach Todd, and NGC Teacher of the Week Mrs. Leyva!
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School Day SAT and PSAT

Who: Seniors who signed up for SAT, Juniors who signed up for PSAT and ALL Sophomores to take PSAT

What: SAT and PSAT School Day Testing

When: October 16, Times TBA

Where: WHS

Sign-ups have passed if you are not already signed up.

Be sure to check your WISD email. All testing information is communicated through WISD email.

Varsity Boys and Girls Golf

The varsity boys and girls golf teams kicked off their season we an elite performance at the Squaw Valley Invitational. Both teams shot their best scores in two years. Zach Norsworthy finished 7th out of 65 golfers while Randi Rovnyak finished 5th out of 34 golfers.
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Blue Belles of the Week

Congratulations to our Blue Belles of the week! Spirit Belle is Lesli Garcia , Belle of the week is Anna Yoder, and Emma Anderson is Miss High Kick.

Public Safety Club Fundraiser

The Public Safety Club invites you to purchase one of their official club t-shirts this year! Shirts promote school pride and public safety unity. Funds are used to help students pay for competition and travel costs. We have an amazing group of students this year and I am very excited!

The deadline for orders on 10/25 and shirts are $20. The order form is attached to this email. Checks can be sent to me on the main campus, rm. K210.

Thank you for your support!

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Weatherford High School

This weekly newsletter is produced by Mrs. Gilley's Journalism 1 students, Aria Hilliker and Ashley Hoffman

Information must be supplied by WHS Faculty & Staff. Booster Clubs, please send your information through your Coach or Faculty Sponsor.

Information must be received by Thursday to be included in the next week's Boomer. We apologize for the time delay for weekend events.

Thanks for your support!

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