Weatherford High School

May 1 - 7, 2016

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The WHS Baseball team wins the 4-6A district championship!

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No Mini Seminars at Mega Lunch This Week Due to Testing

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This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to all of our teachers. Let's celebrate teachers this week for their hard work, understanding, and support this year. We LOVE our Kangaroo Family!
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Attention: Dual Credit Scholarship deadline extended!

If you would like to apply for a Dual Credit Scholarship, the deadline has been extended to May 6th. Go by the Counseling Office and pick up an application. It's free money towards dual credit courses at college! APPLY!

Class Officer and Student Body Officer Applications Are DUR This Week

Applications for incoming junior and senior class officers for next school year are still available. Students wishing to run for class office for the Class of 2017 and Class of 2018 need to pick up an application in Mrs. Barnes classroom K109. Applications are due Thursday, May 5 by 4:00 PM.

Applications do take a while to complete so if you plan on running please pick them up soon. Class officers are responsible for fundraising, planning for their prom, as well as leading their class in school spirit. Class Officer Positions that are available for both incoming juniors and seniors include: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian and Historian. See Mrs. Barnes for more information.

Elections for the Sophomore Class of 2019 will be run at the Ninth Grade Campus.

Student Council Members,

Applications will also be available for those of you wishing to run for Student Council Student Body office. Those are due on Thursday, May 5 as well and are in Mrs. Barnes room K109. You must have been an active member this school year to be eligible to run for office.

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Deadline Monday: Roo Spirit Shirts on Sale

Cost: $15 (XXL $2 extra)

Deadline to order: May 2nd

Proceeds benefit the Class of 2017.

Make checks payable to WHS Class of 2017.

Students who order can do so in room H206.

All other individuals need to submit the form to any WISD school office or the DSB.

Show your ROO PRIDE and order one today!

Click here for the form:

Deadline Monday: JUNIORS Class of 2017 Shirts

Gray Short Sleeve $15

White Long Sleeve $20


Make checks payable to WHS Class of 2017


Deadline to order: May 2


2016 CTE Awards Ceremony

Coming to the Durant Auditorium

Monday, May 16th @ 7:00 pm

Be watching your mail to find out if you will be recognized that evening.

All friends and family are invited to attend!

Volleyball Hosting a 4 on 4 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

Weatherford’s Lady Roo Volleyball Program is fundraising for their upcoming season by putting on a 4 on 4 co-ed volleyball tournament open to all grades 7th and up and yes, this includes adults!! Games will be on May 14th starting at 9:00am. The cost is $10 per player—you may have up to 6 players per team should you want to sub but only 4 players on the court at one time. Spectator entry fee will be $2.00, payable upon entrance. Please submit forms and payment no later than Tuesday, May 10th to Natalie Gonzales, at Weatherford High School Classroom K104. You can get more information from your high school girls'volleyball coaches.

Flyers are available in the front office and in Coach Gonzales' Room. Click here for flyer.

AP Testing Locations

Date: Monday, May 2

Time: 8 AM

Exam: Chemistry

Location: Library Classroom

Date: Tuesday, May 3

Time: 8AM

Exam: Computer Science

Location: Mrs. Ward’s Office

Time: 8AM

Exam: Spanish

Location: Library Classroom

Time: 12PM

Exam: Physics I

Location: K-hall downstairs

Date: Wednesday, May 4

Time: 8 AM

Exam: Literature

Location: K-hall downstairs

Date: 12PM

Exam: Physics 2

Location: K-Hall downstairs

Date: Thursday, May 5

Time: 8AM

Exam: Calculus

Location: Library Classroom

Date: Friday, May 6

Time: 8AM

Exam: US History

Location: Gym

Date: Monday, May 9

Time: 8AM

Exam: Biology

Location: Library Classroom

Date: Tuesday, May 10

Time: 8AM

Exam: Government

Location: Gym

Date: Wednesday, May 11

Time: 8AM

Exam: Language

Location: Gym

Time: 12PM

Exam: Economics

Location: Gym

Date: Thursday, May 12

Time: 12PM

Exam: Statistics

Location: Mrs. Shifflett’s Office

News From The Theatre Department

The Nerd By Larry Shue

Directed by Senior Tony Thorn

May 20th and 21st

7pm in the Durant

$5 at the door

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8th Period Musical Theatre Presents:

The Tonys Awards,

A Musical Theatre Recital

May 7th @7pm

Admission is free!

Project Graduation Discount Cards on Sale

Seniors continue to sell Project Graduation Discount Cards for $20/each. This is a great discount card and has savings that really add up if each vendor is used just one time! The good news, most of the discount offers are reusable and good through next March! Contact Cyndi at or Felicia at for more information or to order cards.

Click here to view the card:

Seniors: please notify us about your scholarship offers.

Seniors, if you have received a scholarship offer, please let Mrs. Lawrence in the Counseling Center know. We want to keep up with the total amount of scholarship money received by the senior class for 2016.

Senior 2016 Information Webpage

Please click here to visit our Senior 2016 Information webpage! It is full of vital information as we head in to the last few months of your time at WHS. If you have any questions regarding graduation, transition to post-secondary, or any other topics related to being a senior, please contact your counselor through email or by phone.

Pat Hartnett 817-598-2858 x3520

Virginia Lott 817-598-2858 x3519

Elizabeth Ward 817-598-2858 x3521

Morgan Melde 817-598-2858 x3522

Seniors: May Scholarship Information

Click here for the May Scholarship Report:

Brennan Weikel Memorial Scholarship: The Brennan Weikel Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 was established to honor Brennan Weikel and his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer. This scholarship is for a senior who is pursuing a major in a Science & Engineering program and has at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants will need to include a 500-word essay, a letter of recommendation, a copy of their college acceptance letter, and a transcript with their application. The recipient selection is based on academic performance, financial need, school or community service activities, and essay evaluation. The deadline is May 13 and applications are available in the Counseling Center.

The Phoenix Masonic Lodge Scholarship for $1,000 has been extended until May 18, 2016. This scholarship is for students who will be attending Weatherford College. Awards will be based on financial need, community service, and GPA. Applications are available in the Counseling Center and students will need to write a one-page essay on “What does community service mean to me and how will college prepare me for a career that includes community service.”

Don’t miss out on these valuable opportunities to help pay for your post-secondary plans. Visit the Counseling Center often!

Senior Decisions After Graduation

The following students have been accepted to and have made decisions to further their studies at the following locations:

Alvarado, Brittany – University of Alabama

Ashcraft, Maison - University of Texas at Arlington

Bailey, Brittany – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Black, Baylee – Baylor University

Blanton, April – Tarleton State University

Bowman, Jacob – Tarleton State University

Buchfink, Chandler - Texas State University

Brunz, Trevor – Universal Technical Institute

Cantrell, Kenny – Texas A&M University

Carter, Mackenzi – University of North Texas

Cartmill, Jacquelyn – Austin College

Cecil, Caitlin – Tarleton State University

Chambers, Milleson – West Texas A&M

Christie, Chandi - University of North Texas

Crane, Autumn – Texas A&M – Commerce

Craney, Bayli - Texas A&M University – Commerce

Densmore, Dansa – Texas Tech University

DeLeon, Gabrielle – Allegheny College

Dillinger, Kylie - University of Denver

Dromgoole, Makayla – Tarleton State University

Duly, Madison - Campbellsville University

Edgar, Carolyn "Hopie" - Navarro College

Ewings, John United States Navy

Fournier, Aiden Weatherford College

Fowler, Bailey – Berry College

Frank, Ryleigh – Tarleton State University

Fry, Destiny - Weatherford College

Gibson, Dakota – Army National Guard

Gillard, Maggie - Tarleton State University

Gouge, Douglas - Texas Tech University

Hanson, Kate - Texas A&M University

Head, Jacob - Weatherford College

Hein, Terra Weatherford College

Hensley, Jesse – Tarleton State University

Herringer, Tristan – Texas A&M University

Herron, Emilie – Baylor University

Huggins, Audrey – The University of Virginia

Hutchinson, Danielle - Hardin Simmons University

Jenson, Taylor – Weatherford College

JuVette, Noah – Texas State University

Keplinger, Amber – Weatherford College

Larvin, Kara - Texas A&M University

MacKenzie, Connor – Rogers State University

Marquardt, Samuel - Texas A&M University

Martin Justin – University of North Texas

Mayo, Clint – Sam Houston State University

Mendoza, Garrett – Texas State University

Miller, Nicole – Midwestern State University

Mills, Natalie – Tarleton State University

Musgrave, Tristan – U.S. Marines

Nash, Hailey Tarleton State University

Newton, Ethan – Texas A&M

O’Connor, Quinn – Texas Tech University

Obregon, Gissell – Southern Illinois University

Ourada, Bridget – Texas A& M University

Parker, Greyson – Weatherford College

Patterson, Nicholas – Texas Tech University

Patterson, Nicole - Texas Tech University

Poland, Natalia - Brigham Young University

Pool, Taylor – Stephen F. Austin State University

Pytlik, Jamie Oklahoma State University

Riley, Kailey – Friends University

Sansom, Nia - Texas A&M University - Commerce

Scherr, Blair – Tarleton State University

Scoggin, Tyler – University Mary Hardin-Baylor

Simanjuntak, Nadine – Tarleton State University

Simmons, Savannah – Texas Tech University

Smith, Cameron – Hobart Institute of Welding

Sodek, Jessica (Jay) Weatherford College

Staples, Auburn – Texas A&M University

Terranova, Lexi – Weatherford College then Texas Women's University

Tims, Jerry – Coffeyville Community College

Vanskike, Hayden – Texas Tech University

White, Taylar - Weatherford College

Wiggs, Reagan – Texas A&M University

Wilkins, Sydney – University of North Texas

Wortman, Jessica – The University of Texas at Austin

York, Crystal University Texas at Arlington

Young, Lindsey - Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Vantrease, Hunter – Texas Tech University

West, Dakota - Weatherford College

Attention Graduating Seniors

We want to highlight you in a new section of the newsletter called “Class of 2016: How About Those Roos!” We would like to publish a running list of our graduating seniors and the name of your college, university, technical school, or military branch you plan on attending next Fall. Also, we know that scholarship offers are rolling in and we would also like to publish a running list of the total value of college scholarships our seniors have been awarded.

Fill out the following form and let us know. This form will be available every week and can also be updated if needed.