Weatherford High School

November 13 - November 19, 2016

SCHEDULE UPDATE as of 11/17/16

BOYS BASKETBALL GAMESfor Friday against Mineral Wells has been canceled. We are replacing that game with Peaster. We will be playing at Peaster High School. Freshmen A at 5, JV at 6:15, and Varsity at 7:30.
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Go support our teams! Tweet your support with #RooPride

Monday, November 14

9A/9B/JV Boys Basketball @ Arlington Heights HS 5:00/6:30/6:30


Tuesday, November 15

Varsity Boys Basketball @ Arlington Heights, Billingsley Field House 6:00

9A/JV/V Girls Basketball v. Boswell HS @WHS 6:00/6:00/7:30


Thursday, November 17

Varsity Girls Basketball in Abilene Polk Key City Classic @ Hardin-Simmons Univ TBA

9A/JV Girls Basketball in Lady Roo Classic @WHS TBA (Thurs. & Sat.)


Friday, November 18

Varsity Boys Wrestling @ Arlington Martin 2:30 pm

Girls and JV Boys Wrestling @ Eaton High School 8:00 am

9A/JV/V Boys Basketball @ Mineral Wells HS 6:00/6:00/7:30

Varsity Girls Basketball in Abilene Polk Key City Classic @ Hardin-Simmons Univ TBA

NTHS Rodeo Assoc. hosted by Alvarado High School Rodeo Team in Alvarado, TX


Saturday, November 19

Varsity Boys Wrestling @ Arlington Martin 2:30 pm

Girls and JV Boys Wrestling @ Eaton High School 8:00 am

Varsity Girls Basketball in Abilene Polk Key City Classic @ Hardin-Simmons Univ TBA

9A/JV Girls Basketball in Lady Roo Classic @WHS TBA (Thurs. & Sat.)

NTHS Rodeo Assoc. hosted by Alvarado High School Rodeo Team in Alvarado, TX

Report Cards Came Out Last Friday

Virtual College Fair for Students - Nov 14th - 19th

Students are invited to a free virtual college fair for the Southern United States! Students can log on any time during this week to get information from many colleges. There is a question and answer section for the students to get answers directly from college representatives.

Students must go to www.collegefairsonline.com to the students tab to register ASAP, and they will receive a reminder e-mail. This service is completely FREE. Choose the South Fair when registering.

Good Job, Avery!

Congratulations goes to Avery Bullock for receiving the Sophomore of the Year Scholarship from the Kiwanis Club. Avery was selected last year to represent Weatherford High School in the essay competition and won a college scholarship for her winning essay in the Texas-Oklahoma District of Kiwanis.

Optimist International Essay Contest

The Optimist International Essay Contest is now open and the District first place winner will be awarded a $2,500 college scholarship. This contest is open to all students who are under age 18 on October 1, 2016. The topic of the 700-800 word essay is “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges”. Students will also need to include a copy of their birth certificate with their application. Students can pick up an application for the essay competition in the Counseling Center and the deadline to enter is December 9, 2016.

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Donate Unwanted Books

Donate your unwanted book through November 15th at the WHS Front Office.


Then join us for a Free Community Book Swap on November 16th during MegaLunch and after school from 4-7 pm in the WHS Library.


Coffee, treats, and Adventures of Books!

Canned Food Drive - November 1-18

Communities in Schools Office is hosting a canned food drive to benefit Manna Storehouse. Please bring canned foods or non-perishable items to the Communities in Schools Office (G219). All donations will be given to Manna Storehouse to be given to families in need especially during this holiday season. Come inside the classroom when you drop off your donation and enter your name for a drawing for a gift card. To see more about how Manna Storehouse benefits families in the Weatherford and Parker county community, visit their website. Thanks so much in advance for your donation.

WHS September Staff Member of the Month: Reca Moran

Mrs. Moran is dedicated to her students and to serving the staff at WHS, she goes above and beyond to help make student successful. She works hard and is always smiling.

WHS September Teacher of the Month: Patricia Hoffman

Mrs. Hoffman teaches in our Health-Science Department. She is hard-working and puts in lots of extra hours to ensure her students have all they need to be successful. She is always up for a challenge and it is easy to see she truly loves her job.

WHS October Staff Member of the Month: Courtney Patterson

Mrs. Patterson is a dedicated member of the WHS Pass office, each day she problem solves and helps students find ways to be successful. She is optimistic, caring, and willing to do anything to help all students succeed.

WHS October Teacher of the Month: Terry Ferguson

Mr. Ferguson teaches in our Social Studies Department. He is a great leader at WHS and treats all staff and students with kindness. He works hard to deliver instruction that is engaging and help all students be successful!

ASL Shirts for Sale

American Sign Language Club is having a fundraiser by selling t-shirts through November 18. Click here to order.

Support Roo Baseball

Weatherford Baseball Booster Club is now selling apparel for the upcoming season! Please visit our online store at the web address below. Online ordering is available through December 4th, and should be ready for pickup in time for Christmas!

https://stores.inksoft.com/weatherfordbaseball

Choir Pre-Area Round Results

Congratulations to these WHS Choir Members!

Alex Cook, 3rd Chair Bass 1 - Advancing to Area
Jenny Smith, 6th Chair Soprano 1 - 1st Alternate to Area
Bethany Mikles, 7th Chair Soprano 2 - 2nd Alternate to Area
Rachel Ward, 6th Chair Alto 1 - 1st Alternate to Area

Senior Selfies

StuCo Red, White, & Roo want to recognize YOU. As soon as you get accepted to a college, take a selfie with your acceptance letter and #RoosGoTo and then hashtag your college/technical school/military branch.


This week we congratulate Kaci Jones!


We'll be on the lookout for you and your amazing achievement!

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FFA December Flower Arrangement

Order Deadline: November 14

Delivered: December 6-7

Flowers will include carnations, chrysanthemums, evergreen fir, leatherleaf fern, hypericum berries, star of Bethlehem, and seasonal items.

ORDER FORM HERE!

Community Service Class visits Holland Lake Nursing Center

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Scholarship Information

Seniors: Be sure to check out the new scholarship website – E-Scholarships USA. Go to www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com User name: weatherford, Password: weatherford


Sophomores and Juniors: The Project Opportunity Scholarship is available for WHS students with financial need who are planning to attend Weatherford College. The scholarship provides up to $5,000 for tuition, books, and supplies for two years and is made available by the Project Opportunity Foundation. Students must be sophomores or junior to apply and the deadline for juniors to turn in their application is December 1, 2016. Applications are available in the Counseling Center.


For scholarships available go to WHS Scholarship Newsletter.

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

@WHSRooCheer WHS Cheerleaders

@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band

@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre

@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball

@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball

@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball

@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team

@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling

@RooStuCo WHS Student Council

@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council

@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education

@Roos_AV WHS AV Department

@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements

@RooPrincipal Mrs. Dowd



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

About Us

Newsletter created by Journalism 1 students.

This edition Edited/Designed by Helayna Lucio and Taylor Duncan.