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Weatherford High School - Feb. 19 - 25 - Vol. 2, Ed. 23

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Tuesday, February 20

JV2/JV1/Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Keller Central @ Kangaroo Stadium 4:30/6:00/7:30

JV/Varsity Girls Soccer @ Keller Central HS 6:00/7:30

Varsity Baseball @ Aledo (scrimmage) 4:30

9th/JV Baseball vs. Aledo HS (scrimmage) @ NGC 4:00/6:00

JV/Varsity Softball @ Nolan Catholic HS 5:00/7:00

JV Tennis @ Keller Central HS 8am

JV Boys & JV Girls Golf in Eaton Spring JV Open @ Willow Springs, Haslet

Thursday, February 22

Varsity Baseball in Southwest Ford Classic @ NGC TBA

JV Baseball @ Arlington Heights Tournament, AHHS TBA

9th Baseball @ Paschal Tournament, PHS TBA

Varsity Softball @ Brewer Tournament, Veterans' Park, White Settlement TBD

JV Softball in Brock/WHS Tournament @ Hall MS TBD

JV/Varsity Boys/Girls Track & Field in Ben Davis Relays @ Brewer HS

Friday, February 23

JV2/JV1/Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Fossil Ridge @ Kangaroo Stadium 4:30/6:00/7:30

JV/Varsity Girls Soccer @ Fossil Ridge HS 6:00/7:30

Varsity Girls & Boys Wrestling in the State Tournament @ Berry Center, Cypress 9am

Varsity Baseball in Southwest Ford Classic @ NGC TBA

JV Baseball @ Arlington Heights Tournament, AHHS TBA

9th Baseball @ Paschal Tournament, PHS TBA

Varsity Softball @ Brewer Tournament, Veterans' Park, White Settlement TBD

JV Softball in Brock/WHS Tournament @ Hall MS TBD

Varsity Tennis @ Keller Central HS 8am

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf in Pioneer Invitational @ The Golf Club at Fossil Creek, Ft Worth

Saturday, February 24

Varsity Girls & Boys Wrestling in the State Tournament @ Berry Center, Cypress 9am

Varsity Baseball in Southwest Ford Classic @ NGC TBA

JV Baseball @ Arlington Heights Tournament, AHHS TBA

9th Baseball @ Paschal Tournament, PHS TBA

Varsity Softball @ Brewer Tournament, Veterans' Park, White Settlement TBD

JV Softball in Brock/WHS Tournament @ Hall MS TBD

Varsity Boys/Girls Golf in Pioneer Invitational @ The Golf Club at Fossil Creek, Ft Worth

*We do our best to post the most up to date schedules, but to double check an athletic schedule, please go to the WISD Athletic site.

SENIOR ASSEMBLY to be held Tuesday, Feb. 20th

There will be a SENIOR ASSEMBLY during megalunch in the Main Gym on Tuesday, February 20th.

During the assembly the SENIOR STANDOUTS and MR. & MISS WHS will be announced!


Seniors, you'll want to be there! Congratulations to the nominees BELOW:

Congrats to the Mr. & Miss WHS Nominees

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Wrestling For Titles - District Champions AGAIN!

The Weatherford Wrestling team hosted Districts at the NGC the weekend of Feb. 10th.

The Weatherford Girls took on Amarillo Tascosa, Haltom , Byron Nelson, and Paschal.

The girls defended their District Title once again to become 4 time District Champions and qualified every girl for the Regional Tournament.

Here are the results:

Camille Fournier -District Champion

Sydney Baker- runner up

Kadee Kelley- District Champion

Katelynn Snyder Jones- regional qualifier

Madi Oswald- regional qualifier

Shelby Gilley- regional qualifier

Kaylynn Green -District Champion

Karissa Pratt- Runner up

Sydney Fenus- District Champion

So proud of these ladies! Great job!

Boys Wrestling Takes First At District, Move on to Regionals

The Boys Wrestling team competed in the District tournament February 10th. They took First Place by 60 points. We qualified every boy for the Regional Tournament. Overall, they had 12 of our 14 boys in the finals.
District Champions:
Kalen Napier
Alexis Espinosa
Mason Woodward
Travis Good
Jeremiah Hatfield
Terell Napier
Runner ups were:
Colton Kern
Kit Sanders
Isaiah Lewis
Moises Oropeza
Zane Heck
Jeremy Hutto

Also placing and competing at Regionals are:
Jakob DeLeon
Hunter Fortenberry

Congratulations, gentlemen! You're hard work is paying off huge!

Blue Belles Audition Packet & Rookie Candidate Meeting

Click here to download the Belles Audition Packet. Rookie Candidate Meeting on Tuesday at 6:30, WHS Band Hall.
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Or...if you miss Tuesday night, come on down for Wednesday night! can eat chicken both nights, we won't tell...

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Meningitis Immunizations for Seniors

Parker County Hospital District will be holding a clinic to administer Meningitis Immunizations for those Senior student who would like to participate.

The clinic will be held on February 22, 2018 at the WHS main campus. We will call students out by alphabet beginning at 8:30am and will continue until all students participating have been immunized.

Students must have paperwork completed and turned in by February 20, 2018. Feel free to contact the WHS Clinic if you have any questions 817-598-2860.

Meningitis Shot Permission Form - English version

Meningitis Shot Permission Form - Spanish version

WHS Supports LLS Student Series Campaign With Help From Chipotle

Mark your calendars! Weatherford High School is thrilled to announce another way to support our LLS Student Series Campaign. Visit the Chipotle at 106 E IH Weatherford on Thursday, February 22nd & 50% of proceeds comes back to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of North Texas. Mention LLS at the register for your meal to contribute to the fundraising effort! If you can’t make it February 22nd, you can consider donating at See you at Chipotle!
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Track To Compete in Brewer This Week

The Boys and Girls Track Teams will compete at the Ben Davis Relays in Brewer on Thursday, February 22nd. Click here for the Meet Schedule for anyone interested in attending the meet! Wish our athletes good luck!

Class of 2019, WhataClass Shirts On Sale Now


Do love the table tent numbers at Whataburger a little too much? Support the Class of 2019 and wear your favorite class number!

WHS GrassBurr - The Paper With Many Points (official news source of WHS)

Check out our latest stories!


Is There Love in the Air? by Shelby Gilley, Staff Writer

"Roses, chocolate, and smitten smiles were all around WHS today. Yet, not everyone shared these sweet sentiments. Shelby Gilley asked student of WHS for their thoughts about Valentine's Day." READ MORE...

Go to to see other great articles about WHS!

Time To Think PROM

Seniors, it's time to start planning for Prom! The theme this year is Gatsby and it will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center on April 28, 2018. Prom Information Packets are available in the front office or in Mrs. Gonzalez's room, Room E220. Tickets can now be purchased either online or in the front office. Pick up your prom packet today to get all the information!

Boys Soccer Results

The Roos Boys Soccer traveled to Keller last Tuesday and lost a nail biter to #1 team in district Keller 3-2 in pk's. Waki Ebake scored the first goal 15 minutes into game off a cross from Alex Rodriguez. Ten minutes later Jesus Hernandez beat the keeper 1 on 1 assisted by Waki Ebake. The Roos gave up a goal on a pk right before half. In the second half Keller scored the equalizer with 16 minutes left in the game. The game ended 2-2. The Roos ended up losing in pk's 4-3. Outstanding effort by the Roos!

Photo credit to Yearbook Staffer - Abby Curtis

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Tractor Team All Rev'd Up

The Tractor Restoration Team has been competing at the San Angelo Ag Mechanics Show since last Tuesday. The results were announced that they did very well and represented NGC and WHS wth professionalism and class.

They received a Blue Ribbon, which is such an honor being that this is their first ever show and first ever tractor to restore. They scored 96 out of 100 points! These 4 freshman boys competed against girls and boys that have been doing Restoration since they were in 7th grade and are now seniors. They stood by their tractor from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm! They were 3 out of 20 teams that did a complete Restoration and our boys did it in 21 days versus the 6-10 months it took everyone else. WHS is very proud of these young men: Cason Chandler, Anthony Medina, Josh Burg, and Jakob Oster


Belles Win BIG at Contest

The Belles competed at the Crowd Pleasers Dance Classic on Saturday. Belles performed THIRTEEN routines. Here are some of the awards that the Belles received last weekend:

OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION TEAM OF THE ENTIRE CONTEST!! This also included a $500 donation to our booster club.

High Point Team 1st place- Team Pom (Out of all of the routines at contest, our pom was the highest score of the day)

Academic Excellence (based on team GPA- ours is a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale)

Grand Champion Super team

Team Sweepstakes

Team Showcase Elite

Crowd Pleasers Award- Team Novelty

Officer Sweepstakes

Officer Showcase Elite

Alexis Sprunger- Solo Champion 1st Runner Up

Belles competed this past Saturday at McKinney Boyd HS. We'll post the results of that next week!

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Family & Community Service Classes Spread The Love

The Family and Community Service classes went to Holland Lake Nursing Home to deliver Valentine's Day cards. The residents had tears of joy receiving these special gifts.
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Roo Baseball Spirit Shop Open Through Sunday

The Weatherford High School Baseball Booster Club has the new 2018 merchandise for sale between now and February 25th. The online store link is below. This is the only time you will be able to order this merchandise, and we will not be ordering extras. Please click the link to visit the store and place your orders by February 25th.

Roo Baseball Needs YOU

The WHS Roo baseball program is selling tickets for the 2018 Texas Rangers season. Our selling these tickets is part of an agreement in which our Roo Baseball Team will have the opportunity to play a game in the Rangers Stadium, Globe Life Field on March 12th against Garland Sachse High School.

Please get with a Roo baseball player to get your tickets ordered today or you can use the link below to place your order directly with the WHS Baseball Booster Club. Order deadline is Monday, March 5, 2018.

Lady Roos Soccer Update

The JV Lady Roos defeated Haltom High School with a score of 4-0. Payton Thibodeaux came out scoring 4 girls for the Lady Roos, 3 were assured by Stephanie Taylor one by Emma Groce. Emma Groce also scored and was unassisted.

The Varsity Lady Roos came at it strong as well. Juni Ejere had 4 goals on the night, Eliana Harmer assisted 2, Hailey Maloy and Michalea Bosco helped with the others. Hailey Maloy scored a bomb outside the 30 assisted by Eliana Harmer. The Lady Roos are 3-2 in District play putting them in 4th place. They will face Keller Central away on Tuesday.

Good luck, ladies! Play hard!

Photo credit to Yearbook Staff Member: Emily Wallace

Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award

Congratulations to Avery Bullock! She will receive the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award representing Weatherford High School.

Band Blast

The Weatherford ISD Band Programs had their Mid-Winter Concert on Monday February 12, 2018. This Concert featured the Hall MS Symphonic Band, Tison MS Honors Band, WHS Symphonic 1 & 2, and the WHS Wind Symphony. All bands performed great and we had a huge crowd. Make sure to come and check out our Annual Auction Concert on April 7th. It will feature all the WISD Bands and Color Guard Programs.

Upcoming Dates for the WHS Band and Color Guard:

Band Solo/Ensemble Contest - February 24th @ Aledo HS

Winter Guard Contest - March 3rd @ Wakeland HS

Percussion Concert - March 1st @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

JV Novice Class Winter Guard Championships - March 10th @ Mansfield HS

Varsity Regional A Class Winter Guard Championships - March 24th @ Marcus HS

Pre-UIL Concert - April 3rd @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 5:30 pm)

Auction Concert - April 7th @ Durant Auditiorium (Starts at 4:00 pm)

UIL Concert/Sightreading Contest - April 18-19th @ Burleson HS

Spring Band Trip to Corpus Christi - April 20-22nd

Spring Concert - May 22nd @ Durant Auditiorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

State Solo and Ensemble Contest - May 25-26th @ UT Austin

Graduation Performance - June 4th

Rodeo Parade - June 6th @ NGC (Meet at 4:30 pm, pick up at Cherry Park by 5:30 pm

Texas Tech Offers Leadership Development Opportunity

Students, here's an opportunity to apply for Camp L.E.A.D., Texas Tech University's leadership education and development program, which takes place July 24-27, 2018. During this program, students will participate in activities ranging from individualized leadership sessions to group challenges and team-building activities. Your students will also have an opportunity to explore Texas Tech through an official campus tour and in-depth sessions with their intended field of study.

Transportation, housing and curriculum materials are provided at no cost to students admitted into the program.

Admission to Camp L.E.A.D. is highly selective. Students should apply and submit documentation regarding their leadership abilities no later than the given deadline. To be considered, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade Level: must be an incoming high school senior in the Fall of 2018.
  • Academic Performance: student's high school counselor must submit a form regarding their academic performance. Students are also asked to self-report their ACT/SAT scores.
  • Community Involvement: must be an active member of your community and involved in extracurricular activities.
  • Leadership: must have a proven desire to be a leader.
  • Interest in Texas Tech: Applicants must be interested in enrolling at Texas Tech University.
  • Cost: Transportation, housing and event materials provided at no cost if admitted.


Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018.Please direct any questions about Camp L.E.A.D. to 806.742.1299

Scholarship Opportunity

Students, if you are planning to take dual credit classes next year, you may be eligible to receive the Texas Bank Scholarship. This scholarship is available for students in grades 9 – 12 that have a financial need and are willing to perform community service hours. You will need to take the TSI test and attach your college-ready scores to the application. Applications are available in the Counseling Center and the deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 19. If you have questions about the scholarship, please see your counselor.

Scholarship Opportunities

Weatherford College has opened its online scholarship application for 2018-2019. Students need to apply to Weatherford College prior to filling out the application. The Weatherford College Foundation gives out more than $240,000 in scholarships every year. Be sure not to miss out on this valuable opportunity. The deadline to apply is March 24, 2018.

For more scholarship opportunities, click on February Scholarship Newsletter.

Career Center Jobs Board

Looking to make some extra money?

Don’t forget to check out the Jobs Board.

Located outside of the Career Center at the top of the K hall stairs.

Come by often as things are always changing.

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@RooPride Roo Football Coaches

@WHSRooFootball WHS Football

@WHSLadyRooVB WHS Volleyball

@WHSBlueBelles Blue Belles

@WHSRooTennis WHS Tennis

@RooCheerWHS WHS Cheerleaders

@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band

@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre

@WfordhsChoir WHS Choir

@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball

@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball

@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball

@ladyroo_soccer WHS Lady Roo Soccer

@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team

@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling


@RooStuCo WHS Student Council

@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council

@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education

@SpanishClubWISD WHS Spanish Club

@Roos_AV WHS AV Department

@RooStudioWHS WHS Art Department

@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements

@RooCounselors WHS Counselors

@RooLibrary WHS Library

@Number1Roo Dr. Funk, Principal

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