Weatherford High School

October 11-17, 2015

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Go support our teams! Tweet your support with #roopride

October 13

9/JV/V Volleyball vs. Arlington Martin @ WHS 5:30/6:30 (PINK OUT GAME)


October 15

JV Football vs. North Crowley @ WHS 6:00

Freshman Football @ North Crowley 6:00/8:00

JV Golf @ Pecan Valley Hills

V Golf @ Campions Circle


October 16

V Football @ North Crowley 7:30

9/JV/V Volleyball vs. North Crowley @ WHS 5:30/6:30

North Texas High School Rodeo


October 17

North Texas High School Rodeo

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Kangaroo Color Run

Thursday, Nov. 12th, 4pm

2121 Bethel Road

Weatherford, TX

Student Council and the Class of 2016 are teaming up to bring you the Kangaroo Color Run on Thursday, November 12. Registration has begun and will last until October 16 when the registration forms are due. Click here for the registration form: http://tinyurl.com/roocolorrun

Participants of all ages are invited to join in the fun. You do not have to run, you may walk. The paint washes off easily.

We are also looking for sponsors for our Color Run. You will have the opportunity for your name and logo to be displayed. Click here for the sponsor’s form: http://tinyurl.com/colorrunsponsorform

For more information, click on our website: www.tinyurl.com/KangarooColorRun

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

This Wednesday, the PSAT test will be given to every sophomores on campus, as well as the juniors who have signed up/paid to take the exam. The sophomores will be taking the test as their practice attempt. The juniors who signed up will be taking this PSAT as their scholarship attempt. Please make sure that students taking this test get to campus on time. If students arrive after the test has begun then they will lose their opportunity to test at all.
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Support Our Troops, Recycle Your Cell Phones

Do you have any old or unused cellphones around your house? If you do, Outreach Club is having a cell-phone drive for soldiers both active duty and veterans so they can stay in touch with their families. There will be drop off boxes to collect these in classroom F111; the front office; and the PASS office (across from the Counselors' office). We need your old cell phones to be donated to help keep these soldiers in touch.

Annual Weatherford High School College Fair

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 1pm

2121 Bethel Road

Weatherford, TX

Students are encouraged to get their Bar Code at

Gotocollegefairs.com


Select Texas and TACRAO Events for 10/26/15 to 10/30/15


If you did this last year you should be able to retrieve your password and print another one.


Having a Bar Code can help you save time filling out information cards.

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Deadline to order your holiday meats and dessert is this Wednesday, October 14.

Weatherford FFA's annual meat and dessert fundraiser will begin on Monday, Sept. 28. To order, please see the attached brochure and contact the ag department with your order: ajennings2@weatherfordisd.com or x3649 at WHS. You will be contacted when the product is delivered to schedule a pick-up time at WHS Ag Department. Expected delivery is before thanksgiving! Click here to see the catalog of items: http://tinyurl.com/cookiesandmeat

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October 15 Deadline

FFA Membership Dues and T shirt/Hoodie Orders are due this Thursday. See Mrs. Jennings to turn in money.

FFA Talent Show

FFA Talent Show Contestant sign-ups are posted on Ag Teachers' doors. You must be a paid FFA Member to compete. Chapter competition is Oct. 22, 6pm @ NGC. The winner will represent Weatherford FFA at the District Banquet.
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Mega Lunch Update

This past week we took a break from Mega Lunch to see if students could improve at managing their behavior and have a reminder to take advantage of all of our Mega Lunch opportunities. We saw significant improvement but we still have a ways to go.


We understand that one of the elements of Mega Lunch that students missed was easy access to tutorial times which is one of the reasons that Mega Lunch was created. This week is the 3rd week of the 2nd six weeks and progress report are due at the end of the week. Students take this week to visit with your teachers about ways to improve your grades.


We are still looking for the following things:

-Pick up your trash.

-Stay out of the parking lots and other "no-go zones" (Those designated on the maps in the building.)

-Respect all students, faculty, and staff with words and actions.

-Go to alternative lunch and action lunch as assigned.

-Go to all classes on time.

-Food deliveries must be only to the family's student at WHS. Please come in the front office and fill out a delivery form. Food must be handed to students in the front office by the family member.

-Refrain from public displays of affection.

-Take the time to visit tutorials and clubs.

-Use the time to take care of restroom needs as well as visiting the counselor and career center.


If we have to suspend Mega Lunch again, it will be for a significantly longer time. Take care of business.

Rodeo Team Results

LD Bell Rodeo Results

Wynn Todd – 1st place breakaways

Jerri Gomez – 2nd bulls

Maggie Pytlik – 10th place breakaways, 5th place steers

Jamie Pytlik – 4th poles

Mary Smith – 8th place breakaways, 2nd place steers

Project Opportunity Scholarship to Weatherford College

Sophomores and juniors need to turn in their Project Opportunity Scholarship applications soon. The deadline for juniors is December 1, 2015. Students may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 to cover tuition, books, and fees at Weatherford College for two years. Applications are available in the Counseling Center on the 2nd floor.

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Everyone ran wonderfully on Friday! #RooPride #LubbockBound

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The Roo band brought home yet another TROPHY!!!

Mr. Buckner and Mr. Gill complimented the band Saturday night on their "best performance yet". You guys did awesome!! The band took 2nd place by only a 1/10th point difference between 1st and 2nd place. WAY TO GO ROOS!!! We are so proud of you!! Have a great rest of the weekend and get some well deserved rest.

Round 2 All State Choir Audition Results

28 WHS Choir students competed in Round 2 of the Texas All State Choir selection process Saturday at Southwest High School. 25 WHS kids made All Region or All District Choir and 6 advanced to Pre Area with 5 named alternates to Pre Area.

All District Choir Members
Natalia Poland
Alexis Little
Kelsie Schlosser
Jana Zacharius
Reagan Boerner
Taylor Fite
Reagan Price
Dylan Worsham
Layton Clayburn
Matthew Hogue
Austin Christmas
Tony Thorn
Cody Gist
Alex Cook.

All Region Choir Members
Sop 1
Lili Holguin 1st Chair Advance to Pre Area

Sop 2
Bethany Mikles 12th Chair Advance to Pre Area

Alto 1
Emily Hatch 1st Chair Advance to Pre Area
Rachel Ward 4th Chair Advance to Pre Area
Maggie Glenn 1st Alternate to Pre Area

Alto 2
Deirdre Callahan 1st Alternate to Pre Area

Tenor 1
Cameron Swanzy 2nd Alternate to Pre Area

Tenor 2
Reagan Wiggs 12th Chair advance to Pre Area

Bass 1
Carter Gass 7th Chair Advance to Pre Area
Cody Coen 11th Chair Advance to Pre Area

We began this process with 35 singers trying to obtain a seat in the All District and All Region Choirs. 25 did so. 6 of our students have moved on to round 3 with 5 who could be called up to compete. I am so proud of these singers and the countless hours they've put in to make this happen.