The Boomer

WHS & NGC Weekly Newsletter Vol.4 Ed.14 - Dec. 2 - 8

Sports At A Glance

Monday, December 2

Boys Basketball 9A/JV/Varsity @ Paschal HS 4:30/6:00/7:30


Tuesday, December 3

Girls Basketball 9A/JV/Varsity v. Azle @ WHS 6:30/5:00/6:30

Boys Varsity Basketball @


Thursday, December 5

Girls Basketball 9A/JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA

Boys Basketball JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA


Friday, December 6

Girls Basketball 9A/JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA

Boys Basketball JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA

Rodeo Team hosted by Junior/Senior

Girls JV/Varsity Wrestling @ Outback Invitational NGC 9am


Saturday, December 7

Girls Basketball 9A/JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA

Boys Basketball JV/Varsity @ Granbury Tournament TBA

Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Outback INVT day 2 9:00 AM

Rodeo Team hosted by Junior/Senior

ROO EXPO -- MONDAY NIGHT!

On Monday, December 2nd WHS will host our annual Roo Expo. This event showcases all that WHS has to offer our students and kicks off registration for the 2020-2021 school year. Students and parents are invited to attend this event from 5:00-7:00 pm and talk directly to teachers and sponsors about the many academic and extracurricular opportunities available to our students.

In addition, we will host break-out sessions at 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 on the following topics.

  • Dual Credit and Collegiate Academy
  • Pre-AP/AP Course offerings and expectations
  • Endorsements and 4 year plans

Don’t miss this opportunity to find a place to get plugged in or an experience to grow.

Choir - Holiday Concert - December 5th

Free Kids Night Out for K-5th Graders!

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Semester Exam Exemptions. Here’s the plan!

0 absences with a semester average of 80

1 absence with a semester average of 85

2 absences with a semester average of 90

3 absences with a semester average of 95

NO discipline resulting in ISS, OSS, DAEP, or expulsion


Tardy Policy 4-5 tardies = DETENTION 6-7 tardies = SATURDAY SCHOOL 8+ tardies = ISS *This is accumulative per 6 weeks, not per class *Starting Monday, 11/11/19


*Make up hours must be completed by 12/14/19 (last Saturday of semester)

to earn credit for that class.


*Make up hours can be completed during D-Hall, Saturday school or arranged with a teacher as long as it is NOT during the school day.


*D-Hall is from 7am-8am and 4pm-5pm daily in F213.


*Saturday School is 8am-12pm in the WHS Library on:

11/9/19 & 12/14/19


*If you attend Saturday School, you MUST stay from 8am-12pm

(4 hrs), but you will receive 8 hours credit. You cannot leave early.


If you have any questions, please see your AP: (if last name starts with)

A-G: Britton

H-O: Fair

P-Z: Normand

Dual Credit/Collegiate Academy : Moore

2020-21 REGISTRATION

Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year begins in January! Counselors will be working with WHS students on the following schedule to get them enrolled for next year’s courses. Course selection sheets will be available soon.

Rising Seniors (current juniors) – January 7-10

Rising Juniors (current sophomores) – January 13-16

Rising Sophomores (current freshmen) – January 21-24

TX Public Safety Association Club - Still Time to Join!

The Texas Public Safety Association (TPSA) club is made up of like minded students from NGC and WHS who desire a future in Law or the Public Safety profession. Students meet after school, twice a month, on Tuesdays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Its never to late to join and be part of this growing group of future professionals. At the main campus, come by K210 and see Mrs. Hedrick. At NGC, come by and see Mr. Hegre.

Lady Roo Basketball Defeats Paschal

The Lady Roos get win number 4 defeating Paschal 46-22. The JV won 45-23, and the Freshman won 33-14 to complete the sweep.

Band Blast

Concert and Indoor season are starting up for the year. Make sure to come out for all of our concerts and competition performances. You can find our schedules on Roobands.com For those that ordered Poinsettias, delivery is expected to be the December 10th.


The WHS Band directors would like to thank Weatherford ISD, the Administration, and our community for all their support of our fine arts. We would also like again, thank the Band parents and boosters who strive to support us with all the needs of a growing program. Please have a safe and relaxing Thanksgiving Break, and we will see you in December for our Holiday concerts.


Upcoming Events this fall:

All Region Phase 1 for Brass – December 3rd @ Chisholm Trail HS

All Region Phase 1 for Woodwind/Percussion – December 5th @ Aledo HS

Holiday Parade – December 7th (meet at 9:15am - parade starts at 10:00am - pickup at 10:45am in front of NGC)

Hall MS Band Holiday Concert - December 9th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

Tison MS Band Holiday Concert - December 10th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)
​WHS Bands Holiday Concert - December 12th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

All Region Band Phase 2 and Freshman Auditions - December 14th @ Timber Creek HS

Cheer donates to Center of Hope Thanksgiving

Way to go, Roo Cheerleaders!

Happy Thanksgiving from some of WHS's Blessings!

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Generous Classes

Congratulations to Mrs. Nunn's classes for donating 339 items to Center of Hope!

December EOC Retesting Calendar

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – English I

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 – Algebra I and US History

Thursday, December 12, 2019 – English II

Friday, December 13, 2019 – Biology and Make-up Exams

If you have any questions, contact our Testing Coordinator: Tara Cargill – tcargill@weatherfordisd.com

WHS Softball Wiffle Ball Tournament

The Weatherford HS softball team will hold the 2nd annual Wiffle Ball Fundraising tournament on Saturday, December 7th at the MAC. Entry fee is $10 per player, minimum of 5 players per team, double elimination format. There will be prizes for the top teams, as well as a Homerun Derby held during the tournament, entry fee $5 per person. Games will begin at 8 am, please see Coach Lemons or any Weatherford softball player for details and to enter your team.

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Congratulations to Clara Chestnut!

Clara Chestnut earned 3rd Chair at Pre Area All State Choir Auditions tonight at WHS and advanced to the final round of All State Choir Auditions in January.

Belles of the Week

Join us in congratulating Spirit Belle Jordan Ruiz, Miss High Kick Ariana Guerrero, and Belle of the Week Sarah Harris!

Lady Roos Soccer Spirit Wear

Lady Roo Soccer is selling spirit wear for our upcoming season. The link below will let you access and pay for Lady Roo Soccer Gear. The store will close December 6.


https://ktbkustoms.com/the-kustom-shoppe?olsPage=t%2Flady-roo-soccer

Optimist Club's Texas & Texanne of the Month -- November & December

The results are in for our November and December Optimist Club Texan & Texanne Winners:

Texan for November: Kit Sanders

Texanne for November: Patty Yepson

Texan for December: Keaton Martin

Texanne for December: Peyton Towles


Congratulations to these outstanding students!

Library Hours

The WHS LIbrary will NOT require students to have a pass before or after school to work in the library. This was causing some students to be turned away that needed to complete assignments. We are open at 7:45am and close at 4:15pm, unless we have a meeting scheduled. We are also open during lunches on M,W, F- 2nd lunch, and T,TH 1st lunch. Students should know they are always welcome in the library to do work!

Softball Spirit Swag On Sale Now

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more about scholarships.


Below are deadline notifications for two of our partners:

TheDream.US

TheDream.US is the nation's largest college access and success program for immigrant youth with DACA or TPS status, or that meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria. It opened its new round of scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year on November 1, 2019. TheDream.US has provided more than 6,000 scholarships to students who are attending one of its more than 75 partner colleges and universities in 15 states and Washington, D.C.


The National Scholarship, an up-to-$33,000 scholarship for high school or first-time college students and community college graduates, closes February 27, 2020. The Opportunity Scholarship, an up-to-$80,000 scholarship for first-time college students, closes January 30, 2020.
Learn more by visiting thedream.us/scholarships/.


The Jackie Robinson Foundation

No one succeeds in college alone. That's why The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond.


The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020, so encourage your eligible students to apply right away.

Learn more by visiting jackierobinson.org/apply/.

Weatherford High School

This weekly newsletter is produced by Mrs. Gilley's Journalism 1 student, Evan Gandee.


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