Weatherford High School

January 3-9, 2016

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Go support our teams! Tweet your support with #roopride.

January 4, 2016

9A Girls Basketball @ Fort Worth Paschal 6:00


January 5, 2016

JV/V Boys Basketball vs. FW Paschal @ WHS 6:00/7:30

V/JV Girls Basketball vs. FW Paschal @ WHS 6:00/7:30

V/JV1 Boys Soccer vs. Mineral Wells @ WHS 6:00/7:30

V/JV Girls Soccer @ Trinity HS 7:00/7:00

V/JV Wresting @ Arlington HS 6:00


January 7, 2016

G Wresting @ Amarillo Caprock Tournament

V/JV1 Boys Soccer @ Azle Tournament

V/JV Girls Soccer @ Timbercreek Tournament


January 8, 2016

G Wresting @ Amarillo Caprock Tournament

V/JV Wresting @ Arlington Lamar

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Arlington Martin 6:00/7:30

9A/9B Girls Basketball vs. Arlington Martin @ WHS 6:00/7:30

V/JV Girls Basketball @ Arlington Martin 6:00/7:30

V/JV1 Boys Soccer @ Azle Tournament

V/JV Girls Soccer @ Timbercreek Tournament


January 9, 2016

V/JV Wresting @ Arlington Lamar

G Wresting @ Amarillo Caprock Tournament

V/JV1 Boys Soccer @ Azle Tournament

V/JV Girls Soccer @ Timbercreek Tournament

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Save the Date: Cheerleading Try-Outs

Cheerleading Try-outs will be on February 15th!

Applications will be available in January 2016!


Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/WHScheertryouts

ROO SCHOLARSHIP REPORT

The January ROO Scholarship Report has many new scholarship opportunities which include:


Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship

The McFarland Fund Scholarship

W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

AJX Foundation Scholarship

The Fountainhead Essay Contest


Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/JanuaryRooScholarships

Texas Council for the Social Studies is offering $2,000 Student Scholarship for students interested in majoring in a social studies discipline.

Scholarships will require proof of fall and spring semester enrollment and attendance. Scholarships will be awarded in two (2) $1,000 awards each semester per verification of enrollment. Click here for an application: http://tinyurl.com/TCSSScholarship

Free Student Guide for Study Abroad Planning

Nearly 300,000 students study abroad every year, taking the opportunity to shape their education through immersion in other cultures. As exciting as the idea of studying abroad is, making this decision does merit a lot of questions from students and their families. Please take a closer look at The Study Abroad Decision here.

U.S. Department of State scholarships for American high school students to study abroad

Applications are now being accepted for the following study abroad programs for U.S. high school students. These merit-based scholarships include international airfare, tuition, and program costs, as well as meals and living accommodations. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/StateDepartmentScholarship

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming WHS Theatre Production

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Location: Durant Auditorium


Performances on January 21, 22, 23 will be at 7:00 PM.

Performance on January 24 will be at 2:00 PM.

Cost is $10.00


School performance will be during during 2nd period on January 22. Cost is $3 for that showing.

115 WHS students attended our guest speaker from UNICEF

Hannah Wright, a Global Citizenship Fellow for UNICEF spoke with WHS students on the Wednesday before the break during lunch. She explained the importance of clean water and nutrition to children world-wide. She also discussed the new United Nations millennium goals which includes: quality education for all, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, a reduction in poverty as well as working to eliminate hunger. Ms. Wright also introduced students to the Tap Water Project that Student Council will be working on in March. For more information click here: http://tap.unicefusa.org/

News from The WHS Blue Belles

Junior Blue Belle Captain, Sophie Pasternak was named a Finalist for the Texas Dance Educators Association All State Dance Team scholarship. The All State Dance Team is comprised of over 200 Captains from all over the state. Only five finalists were selected. Sophie is guaranteed a scholarship and will interview on Wednesday, January 6th to find out the amount of scholarship she will receive. Sophie motivates and leads the Belles on the dance floor, as well as in the classroom. We are so proud!

WHS Band Students Earn Spots in the All-Region Band

Thirty seven Fightin' Roo Band students won a spot in the all-region band (last year 26 students made a spot in the band).


23 students will be traveling to Midland, TX to audition for a spot in the All-State Band on January 8th and 9th in Midland, TX (last year 19 students advanced to the area round).

Please congratulate the following students:


Piccolo-Jessica Wortman, area

Flute-Crystal York, area

Flute-Jenny Smith, area

Flute-Sarah Miller

Flute-Shyanne Hoffman

Oboe-Jackie Ridge, area

Bassoon-Cody Coen, area

Bassoon-Ben Smith, area

Clarinet-Katelyn Owens, area

Clarinet-Robert Chavez, area

Clarinet-Kayla Northrip

Clarinet-Korleyan Khem

Clarinet-Emily Rowe

Clarinet-Shannon Rousseau

Clarinet-Shivam Sapkota

Bass Clarinet-Madison Cromer, area

Bass Clarinet-Ashley Leon

Alto Sax-Duncan Westbrook

Trumpet-Claire Christiansen, area

Trumpet-Ryne Dingler, area

Trumpet-Reagan Wiggs, area

Trumpet-Allison Montgomery

Trumpet-Carley Rodgers

Horn-Aidan Lewis, area

Horn-Brittany Bailey, area

Trombone-Mason Christiansen, area

Trombone-Sam Sham, area

Trombone-Tristan Musgrave, area

Bass Trombone-Adam Ortiz, area

Euphonium-Caleb Moss, area

Euphonium-Sawyer Blackwell

Euphonium-Brandon Durant

Tuba-Audrey Carter, area

Tuba-Justin Martin, area

Tuba-Andrew Wortman

Tuba-Caleb Farmer

Percussion-JT Baker, area


Also advancing to Area:

English Horn-Kylie Dillinger

Our Varsity Boys & Girls Wrestling Teams both placed 1st at our Outback Tournament!! #roopride

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WHS Choir at an amazing Christmas concert! Wonderful audience sing-along!

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Roo Tennis gave back to the community by packing holiday food supply kits for students in WISD. #roopride

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