WYHS Weekly Update

October 23rd, 2020

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From Mr. Warfield, WYHS Principal

Warfield's Weekly Update (10/23/2020)

Join Mr. Warfield's WYHS Remind!

Be sure to join Mr. Warfield's Remind Group for building updates and more!

Text @746ah2 to the number 81010.

Key Events

Friday, October 23rd-

-End of 1st Nine Weeks

Monday, October 26th-

-Track A (Report to Building)

-Track B (Virtual/At Home)

Tuesday, October 27th-

-Track A (Virtual/At Home)

-Track B (Report to Building)

-University of Toledo (Virtual) Visit @ 5pm (meet.google.com/fok-sgib-wmm)

Wednesday, October 28th-

-Track A (Report to Building)

-Track B (Virtual/At Home)

-Hanover College (Virtual) Visit @4pm (https://hanover.zoom.us/j/91370337824?pwd=S20wTVNTZWJhUkhIRFpQMXBPM3Zodz09)

-University of Akron (Virtual) Visit @5pm (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9174306700?pwd=KzNXNitqWXZRM00xdnhRbm1zU3FIdz09)

Thursday, October 29th-

-Track A (Virtual/At Home)

-Track B (Report to Building)

-Otterbein University (Virtual) Visit @4pm (https://zoom.us/j/95611264122?pwd=NHZhdGR4czdDOHprNGNCY0o3dFRlZz09)

-Mount Carmel College of Nursing (Virtual) Visit @5pm (https://meet.google.com/bhp-uxag-sgc?hs=122&authuser=0)

Friday, October 30th-

-Track A (Report to Building)

-Track B (Virtual/At Home)

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I Know I Can Presents Virtual FAFSA Workshops, October 5th-November 18th

Have you set up your FSA ID?

See the video below for help with it.

College To-Do List!

Scholarship Opportunities!

The Glenna R. Joyce Trust

The Glenna R. Joyce Trust Fund provides an equal number of four-year, full-ride scholarships to The Ohio State University and The University of Notre Dame to outstanding students who live in Franklin and the contiguous counties and who have financial need. Students from 115 central Ohio high schools are eligible for the prestigious scholarship.

To Apply for The Ohio State University Scholarship: Students who are admitted to the Columbus campus as freshmen for Autumn 2021, and offered honors affiliation, automatically become candidates for the Joyce Scholarship. Students must complete the Common Application at www.commonapp.org by November 15th, 2020 and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 1, 2021.

To Apply for University of Notre Dame Scholarship: There is no special application for Joyce Scholarship consideration at Notre Dame, other than the standard application for admission, and the application for financial aid (https://financialaid.nd.edu/apply-or-renew/prospective-students/)

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship:

Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship – High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply on our website in August of their senior year until the October 31 deadline. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.


Planning to go to College?

FAFSA is officially OPEN!


Go to the above website and fill out your 2021-2022 FAFSA Form!

Common Application:

  1. Create a Common Application

    1. Commonapp.org

    2. Link your college app to your Naviance account (putting a college on Naviance does NOT mean you applied!)

  2. Apply directly to the college through their college website if they are not on common app.

  3. Talk to at least two teachers to request a letter of recommendation

Thinking about attending an HBCU (Historically Black College/University)? Check out these great resources:

This website helps you locate HBCUs that offer the academic programs you want to study.


Apply to 58 HBCUs using one application!


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Senior Graduation Status Meetings

Attention Seniors! We still need MANY of you to sign up for your graduation status meeting!

Now is the time for your one-to-one graduation status meeting with your counselor (virtually). We need to meet with each of you (including Career Center seniors). During this meeting, we will discuss your progress towards graduation, including whether or not you are on track to graduate, and we will discuss what you need to do in order to graduate with your class. We will also discuss your future plans and next steps to help you reach your goals. Please come to these meetings prepared to ask any questions that you have for us.

1. FIRST, fill out this form: https://tinyurl.com/WYHSGradStatusMeeting2021

2. THEN, click on the link below to make your appointment:

*Please make your appointment with YOUR counselor

Mrs. Lauren Taylor (Last Names A-K)

Ms. Jocelyn Thomas (Last Names L-Z)

*Do not schedule these during your live class times. If you are scheduling this

9/21 or later, please choose one of your virtual/at home days for your meeting day/time so that you don't miss any direct instruction. These meetings are virtual!

Here is the scheduling link: https://wyhscounselors.appointlet.com

Choose "Senior Graduation Status: Virtual Meeting" from the menu.

Choose a day and time that works for your schedule.

3. You will then receive an email confirmation from Appointlet with a Google Meets link. If you don't receive this email for any reason, please email your counselor.


Ms. Thomas and Mrs. Taylor

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WYHS College Visits

Colleges and universities want to meet you, WYHS! This year all college visits will be held virtually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 PM or 5:00 – 6:00 PM. See who’s visiting and register to attend through Naviance.

Upcoming Virtual Visits:

Tuesday, October 27th--University of Toledo @5pm

Wednesday, October 28th-Havover College @4pm and University of Akron @5pm

Thursday, October 29th-Otterbein University @4pm and Mount Carmel College of Nursing @5pm

Click below for Naviance sign up instructions:


OACAC Virtual College Exploration

No College Fairs?! No Problem! If you’re interested in learning more about specific colleges and universities, the college admissions process and more, join the Ohio Association for College Admissions Counseling for their Virtual College Exploration event! OACAC will be hosting over 150 informational sessions from 200 institutions representing 28 different states and 6 countries! The virtual event will run from September 13th to November 13th so be sure to browse the list of presentations and register here: https://oacac.org/student-registration/, today!

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Need Food Assistance? Check out the Bishop Griffin Resource Center Food Pantry

  • No appointment needed
  • First come, first served
  • Must live in one of these zip codes: 43209, 43213, 43219, 43227 & 43232
  • Open for drive-thru distribution Wed 9-11:30 and

    Fri 2-4:30


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Parenting Wisely Program

Parenting Wisely is an evidence-based program proven to develop effective child supervision and increase parent involvement for families with at-risk children. Parents are able to choose between Teen and Young Child editions depending on the age of their children. Check out this link for more info: https://www.columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Alcohol-and-Drug-Abuse/Parenting-Programs/
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Make sure you link your Kroger Plus card to Whitehall-Yearling High School. This is a simple way to help us earn money when you shop at Kroger! Linking is required annually; so, please check your account to make sure your link is active. Here is the link: https://www.kroger.com/account/communityrewards