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WHS Counseling Center Newsletter- May 2020



We want all Seniors to have a yard sign. If one was not delivered to you, please pick one up in front of WHS, next to the front doors, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Caps and gowns must be picked up by the senior or their parents by driving through the horseshoe in front of WHS. Students will be required to stay in their cars and materials will be delivered to them. Please come on your assigned day, based on last name between 9 am and 3 pm.

Tuesday, May 5th: A – C
Wednesday, May 6th: D – K
Thursday, May 7th: L – Q
Friday, May 8th: R – Z


The following should also be returned to WHS when students pick up their cap and gown:

Library Books
Cool to Care Cards
Any items that need to be returned to specific classes or teachers


Because of COVID-19 restrictions, we will be broadcasting a virtual Senior Night on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. on the high school's WATCHit YouTube channel, and will post it to WasatchEd.org and the Wasatch Education Foundation's Facebook page afterward.


We will be holding a virtual graduation. We are inviting seniors and their parents/guardians only into the building. Every senior will have the opportunity to introduce themselves in their cap and gown, walk across a stage, and have their picture taken. The date, times, and process that will be used to complete this process are below.

Seniors will need to schedule a time to participate in recorded graduation proceedings. A link to sign up for a time on your assigned day, based on last name, will be coming in the near future with additional information.

Monday, May 11th A – K
Tuesday, May 12th L – Z
Wednesday, May 13th Overflow


Wednesday, May 20th

Video will broadcast at 5 pm
At 8:20 p.m. (20:20) Graduates will move their tassel from right to left while the community celebrates.
Fireworks at Dark


Gown Return/Diploma Pick Up (9 am – 3 pm)

Tuesday, June 2nd A – C
Wednesday, June 3rd D – K
Thursday, June 4th L – Q
Friday, June 5th R – Z
Monday, June 8th Make up

Yearbook Distribution: Determined by Company, ETA End of June

We are proud of our class of 2020 and excited to participate in these unique and personalized celebrations with you. Please watch for more information coming soon. Questions may be emailed to adam.hagan@wasatch.edu.


Click on the documents below for some great resources and tips about what you can do to help your mental health or help someone else struggling with theirs. Self-care is important!! Awareness and recognition are essential in getting help. Mental Health is also affected by social-distancing and quarantine so make sure you are doing what you can to stay mentally healthy during this pandemic! If you are in crisis, don't forget that the SafeUT app is available 24/7. Download it today and use it if you are in need of help or you'd like to report someone who is in need of help.


Kids' Chance of Utah

Kids’ Chance of Utah, provides needs-based scholarships

Kids’ Chance of Utah is a non-profit organization that provides need-based scholarships to children affected by a severe work-related injury or death of a parent. We have scholarships of $4,500 to award and need help finding qualifying students. Scholarship applications for the spring of 2020 will be accepted up to June 15th. The application process is easy. Find more information here: https://www.kidschanceut.org

Tyler Nielsen



Mountain West Center @ USU

Mountain West Center At USU has scholarship opportunities (see attached)

The Mountain West Center at Utah State University has two scholarships for high school seniors. The deadline for application is June 5, 2020. The forms and information needed to apply for the African American Leadership Award and the Conway B. and Elaine W. Sonne Scholarship can be found on the Mountain West Center website, www.mountainwest.usu.edu, under scholarships.

OppU Scholarship

Scholarship Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident

Deadline: June 30, September 30, December 31, March 31

To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"



May 15: Last day for new learning

May 19: SENIORS: Virtual Wasatch Education Foundation Scholarship Night

May 20: Virtual Graduation at 5:00 PM

May 18-22: Finish course work, review and make-up

May 21-28: Curbside computer drop-off 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at West Campus (800 S. 200 E.). Parents/students will not need to leave their vehicles

No drop-off May 23-25 due to Memorial Day weekend
Clean out lockers.

May 28: Last day of school


As we continue to endure the hardships of this pandemic, community resources are still available to those in need of food, clothing, or financial assistance. Please contact Mr. Tod Johnson if you are in need of resources. tod.johnson@wasatch.edu

Other resources:

Christian Center Heber: https://www.ccofpc.org/fighting-hunger/

2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR


Please remember to complete the annual online registration forms for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Registration for school is different than your PCCR course requests and must be done every year. Be sure to include an accurate email, phone number, and address so that you can receive important school information and the school can contact you for urgent and emergency matters. Registration will be available on the district website in July.