Homecoming 2018 Preview
September 28, 2018
Wednesday Night we will have hall decorating so please encourage your students to pitch in and help out. On Thursday night, we are taking things up a notch this year with a homecoming dance here at school. Tickets are $5 and will be sold all week. Dancings not your thing? No worries come out on Thursday for a movie in the courtyard!!
We have a Superintendent's Day scheduled for Friday so there will not be school. However, we are having a Food Truck Rodeo next to the stadium prior to the Homecoming Football game on Friday night. Please stop out to grab a bite to eat and see which class won the spirit stick. The big announcement will be during halftime with the winning class on the field.
As always, thanks for your support of our school program. We have great students and we are fortunate to work with them each day.
More Homecoming events below!!
Homecoming 2018 CanJam Rules and Daily Drives
The tradition of giving continues!! As a school, our students collected nearly 5,000 pounds of non-perishable food to donate to local charities.
In CanJam, classes compete against each other to fill the bin of other classes with non-perishable food items. The class with the least amount of food items in their bin each day collects the points toward this year’s Spirit Stick Contest. Points will be deducted for teams that tamper with another class’s bin.
In short, the goal is to fill the bins of your competitors more than they are able to fill your bin. Sounds simple!!
How do classes accumulate point?
Points will be awarded for the overall winner for CanJam as follows:
1st- 100 points
2nd- 80 points
3rd- 60 points
4th- 40 points
In addition, there will also be daily winners based on the collection of food from that day. At the close of each day, bins will be emptied and counted to declare a daily winner. Daily winners will be announced on Twitter and the Morning News.
1st- 50 points
2nd- 40 points
3rd- 30 points
4th- 20 points
Daily CanJam Drives
One way to quickly accumulate points on your opponents is to strategically stuff the bin of your competitors with special designated items. Here are the special target items for this year’s event
Monday- That’s Amore- each item of traditional italian food equals 2 items.
Tuesday-Taco Tuesday - Any item that would be served at a Mexican restaurant or meal counts as 3 items.
Wednesday- Giving Thanks- Any item that would be served at a Thanksgiving dinner equals four items.
Thursday- CanJam Day Each canned food item equals 5 items. Classes add to their own bin TODAY only
EACH DAY- ANY TOILETRY ITEMS WILL COUNT AS THE ITEMS FOR THAT DAY'S THEME. WE ARE PLANNING TO SEND ITEMS TO THE WEBSTER FOOD CUPBOARD. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!
National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
NYSSMA Students Announced
Urban- Suburban Kick-off with the Titans
Fundraisers coming up...
From the Counseling Center
Financial Aid Evening - Thursday, October 11th @ 6:00pm
in the Schroeder HS Auditorium
Our guest speaker, Nancy VanZetta, has 40 years of experience in the Financial Aid field. She will discuss the financial aid process including a review of online forms, financial aid terminology, and the timeline for applying for FASFA. At the end of her presentation she will take your questions.
Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors – RAC - the Rochester Area Colleges are on campus next week. Please sign up to visit these colleges in your naviance account. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to speak with college reps. You may sign up to attend these college visits through your Naviance account. If you are having a problem logging into your account, please stop down to the counseling center so we may re-set it.
Juniors – The PSAT is a practice SAT exam that is offered to the junior class on Saturday, October 13th from 7:30am-11:30. PSAT registration runs through Tuesday, October 9th. The cost is $16.00 payable by check only to WTHS PSAT. You may pick up your registration form and practice booklet in the Counseling Center.
Juniors: be on the lookout for junior field trips to area colleges…..please listen to the morning show for more information as it becomes available next week.
ASVAB is a FREE multi aptitude exam for high school students that helps align your skills with your interests. This free exam may help you explore future career goals regardless of your post high school plans. This exam is being offered on Saturday, October 20th at 8:00am. Please pick up your registration form in the Counseling Center.
Sophomores - Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY)
Would you like to experience 3 days of fun, interactive leadership training?
Would you like to experience what life is like on a college campus?
Would you like to discover how your leadership can lead to social change?
If you answered yes to any of these questions please consider attending an informational meeting to learn more about the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Training to be held this coming June at the University of Rochester. To sign up for the informational meeting, see Mrs. Marcello in the Counseling Center.
Seniors - Check your school email for you one-on-one appointment with your School Counselor and/or to meet with college representatives. Please be aware of your college deadlines. We need your gold sheets 10 school days before your college deadline!! When school is out we are not here either so those days don’t figure in the 10 day count.
Parent Evenings this past week:
In case you were unable to join us for our parent nights this week, you may view the powerpoint presentations at the links below. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Counseling Center at 670-0811.
Link to the Senior Presentation...
Link to the Junior Presentation...
From the World of Titan Sports....
Cross Country ran at Parma Park Tuesday. The Girls team went 3-0 over all competitors in this competition.
Our Field Hockey team beat perenniall power Pittsford Mendon for the first time in school history 2-1 in OT. Jordan Peak scored the winning goal 3 minutes into OT. Field hockey chalked up another win Wednesday at Gates Chili. They beat the Spartans 9-0. Goals were scored by Lily Coleman with 3, Jordan Peake with 2, Holly Czaszer with 2, Tori Vahl with 1 and Anna Mascho with 1. Abby Suhr recorded her 6th shut out of the season.
Football lost a tough game at Canandaigua last Saturday. The final score was 38-7. The road does not get any easier this week as they travel to Fairport to take on the top ranked Red Raiders.
The Girls beat both Penfield and Harley Allendale Columbia on Monday at Eagle Vale
Webster 45.5 Penfield 32.5
Webster 51.5 H-A-C 26.
Mikah McDonnell was the Medalist she shot a 1 under 32.Other top scores included:
Emma Hetrick shot 42 and Ava LaBelle shot 44
The Girls also beat Spencerport on Thursday at Mill Creek (par 36)
Webster 46.5 Spencerport 31.5
Again Mikah MccDonnell was the Medalist this time shooting a one over 37. Other top scores for Webster for this match were
Emma Hetrick with a 45 and Ava LaBelle with a 48
Webster is now 12-3 for the season.
Boys lost in sudden victory OT to state ranked Churchville Chili Tuesday night. Zach Wolfe tallied the goal for the Titans in the loss. The boys took on Canandaigua Thursday at home. It was a 0-0 tie at the end of regulation. Zach Wolfe netted the “golden goal” in OT with a chip over the goalkeeper and a win for the Titans.
The girls lost in OT Wednesday night at Churchville Chili. By a score of 1-0. They next take on Canandaigua.
The girls finished a match on Saturday September 22nd which had started on August 29th and was suspended due to rain. Winners for the match included :
Catherine Gamble winning 1st singles 6-1, 6-1
Stephanie Romero winning 2nd singles 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Alexa Monrad winning 3rd singles 6-0, 6-1
4S: Julia Kokkoris winning 4 singles 6-0, 6-1
The second doubles team of Amanda Longhenry & Amanda Longhenry winning 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
The Girls Swim Team swam against per annual power Pittsford Tuesday night. The team lost the meet but the swimmers in the 400 freestyle relay swam a NYS cut time in their race. Dana Witte,Allison, Broccolo, Lauren, Schriener and Sokolowski were all part of the relay team.
Last Night the Girls won a close meet with Fairport 98-88. All swimmers contributed to the victory. Top finishers in the meet included: Allison Broccolo in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, Suzanne Sokolowski in the 200 Individual Medley and 500 freestyle, Dana Witte in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, Lauren Schreiner in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, Becca Barnes in the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke, and Zoe Masters in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Great team effort!
Webster boys volleyball beat Rush-Henrietta Wednesday at Henrietta, winning in four sets. Jack Willard led the offense with 16 kills, with Sam DeGrace put away 7 attacks from the outside. Defensively, Caden Hann led the boys with five blocks while Allister Spiegel, Evan Ziegelhofer, and Nate Cleary contributed three blocks apiece. Mike Wyant had a team-high 13 digs. Webster returns to action at Penfield Monday, before a big home match against Victor in the Schroeder gym Wednesday night.
The girls lost to top ranked Victor Tuesday night, 11-25, 14-24, 21-25
Abby Roetker had 2 kills and 6 digs
Sarah Petz had 2 kills and 15 digs
Julia Yakowyna had 8 digs
The girls beat Greece Olympia Thursday 25-15, 25-12, 25-8.
Audrey Mack had 3 aces and 5 kills
Emily Presutti had 6 aces, 4 kills and 5 digs
Jenna Villa had 5 digs
Have a great weekend!!