Weatherford High School - Oct. 30 - Nov. 3 - Vol. 2, Ed. 10
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Monday, Oct. 30
Lady Roos Volleyball vs. Arlington High @ Galbreath Gymnasium, Joshua, TX in PLAYOFF GAME ONE
Thursday, Nov. 2
JV Football @ Keller Fossil Ridge 5:30/7:00
Freshman Football vs.Keller Fossil Ridge @ Kangaroo Stadium 5:30/7:00
Friday, Nov. 3
Varsity Football vs. Keller Fossil Ridge @ Kangaroo Stadium 7:30 SENIOR NIGHT
North Texas High School Rodeo Assoc. - hosted by Joshua High School
Saturday, Nov. 4
North Texas High School Rodeo Assoc. - hosted by Joshua High School
*We do our best to post the most up to date schedules, but to double check an athletic schedule, please go to the WISD Athletic site.
MONDAY - Senior Tribute Ad DEADLINE
Let your Senior know how much they mean to you!
Step 1 -- Click here to purchase your ad online Smart-Pay.com or send a check to "WHS Yearbook" to Mrs. Gilley in Room F210.
Step 2 -- Click here for the SENIOR TRIBUTE AD AGREEMENT FORM (print, fill out, and return to WHS Room F210). We'll do the rest!
$350 - full page color ad
$225 - ½ page color ad
$125 - ¼ page color ad
$75 - ⅛ page color ad
Parents and families can purchase the ads easily and conveniently through Smart-Pay.com 24/7 through Monday, October 30th, or you may pay by check to “WHS Yearbook” and give to Mrs. Gilley at WHS Room F210.
All dedications and photographs are due to the Student Publications Room F210 by Friday, November 3rd at the latest (the earlier the better for our staff).
MONDAY - PICTURE RETAKES FOR ANY STUDENT 9-12
LifeTouch Photographers will be on campus (both the NGC and WHS for all grades, including seniors) for a Retake & Make-Up Picture Day on Monday, October 30th. Any student may have a retake done, and any unphotographed student should go have their picture taken for yearbook. There is no cost for a retake, but LifeTouch does ask that the student bring their proofs back to them when they come to be rephotographed. (Proofs from the original picture days in September were distributed at the high school to underclassmen two weeks ago through English classes.)
Photographers will be on both campuses from 8:00-4:00. Students may go down and have their picture taken at any time (as teachers permit) or during MegaLunch.
To order your WHS underclass student's RETAKE pictures ahead of time, you may go online to MYLIFETOUCH.COM and enter Picture Day ID: DO317101Q1
To order prints from your WHS students ORIGINAL picture day back in September, go online to MYLIFETOUCH.COM and enter Picture Day ID: DO317101Q0
TUESDAY - $75 YEARBOOK DEADLINE
Go to Smart-Pay.com or send a check for $75 to "WHS Yearbook" in Rm F210 to order YOURS now at the cheapest price of the year $75 through OCTOBER 31ST. Why wait? You know you want one!
This book has SOLD OUT the last two years. Missing the $75 price, now THAT'S scary!
WISD Education Foundation Student Scholar Athlete of the Week
The entire Lady Roo Volleyball Team is this week’s Education Foundation Student Athlete of the Week.
Back Row: London Gray, Francine Merchant, Gabby Huggins, Kaitlyn Rogers, London Austin-Roark, Gracie Dorris, and Jayla Schultz
Front Row: Sierra Graves, Megan Pool, Reagan Hubbard, Jordan Burks, Brooklyn Patton, and Carissa Barnes
Congratulations to this outstanding team…this week’s Education Foundation Student Athlete of the Week!
WHS GrassBurr - The Paper With Many Points (official news source of WHS)
An Opinion Piece by Alli Williams, Staff Writer
Go to WHSGrassBurr.com to see other great articles about WHS!
Fall Food Booths on Tuesday!
Booths will be provided by various organizations around campus. A portion of the proceeds will benefit both Hurrican Harvey rebuilding efforts as well as The Wounded Warrior Project.
Debate Team Earns Honors
Members of the Weatherford High School Debate Team traveled to Fort Worth last week to compete against 17 other greater Fort Worth area high schools in the Trimble Tech Invitational.
Senior Brannon Heltzel-Clay scored high-point wins in 3 out of his 4 Lincoln-Douglas debates to take 4th place in the tournament. There were 33 other debaters in that contest. He was beaten only by the 1st place winner.
Sophomore Gavin McFadden, in his first ever debate tournament, won 2 out of 4 of his Lincoln-Douglas debates.
Please congratulate these students when you see them. Go Roo Debate!
News from the Fightin' Roo Marching Band
At last week's away game (10/27) against Haltom High School, The Fightin' Roo Marching Band and Color Guard pumped up the crowd with their Fall Spirit Show featuring "The Best of Michael Jackson".
The band will begin preparing for Region Band auditions and their holiday concerts. Keep a look out for more information to come.
A special shout out to Xan Watson, who earned a spot in the top Region Jazz Band on bass guitar. Xan will participate in a clinic/concert that is open to the public. Please come out and enjoy some great music with one of our own.
Future Dates for the Band and Guard:
Senior Night - November 3rd at Kangaroo Stadium
Winter Guard Experience Camp - November 6th-9th at NGC
Winter Guard Auditions - November 10th @ NGC
Region Jazz Concert - November 14th at Aledo HS
Phase 1 Region Brass Auditions - November 28th at Chisholm Trail HS
Phase 1 Region Woodwind and Percussion Auditions - November 20th @ Weatherford HS
Hosting MS Region Band Clinic/Concert - December 1st-2nd at Weatherford HS
Phase 2/9th Grade Region Band Auditions - December 9th @ Timber Creek HS
Winter Concert - December 12 in Durant Auditorium
Our Outstanding Freshmen Band members of the week for Oct. 23rd -27th were:
Alexis Wade from the Clarinet section and
Garryn Rozzell from the Trumpet section!
The outstanding Guard Member of the week is Sam Sabin,
And the sections of the week are… The Tuba and Euphoniums!!!
Parents of Sophomores & Juniors - WC Project Opportunity
Project Opportunity Letter to Parents
Project Opportunity A Foundation Scholarship Program
If you have any questions, please contact WHS Counselor Elizabeth Ward at 817-598-2858 extension 3521 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOY DRIVE AHEAD
Coca-Cola Scholarship. Seniors who had a 3.0 GPA by the end of their junior year are eligible for this achievement-based scholarship of $20,000. The awards are based on character, personal merit, and a demonstrated commitment to service. The deadline is October 31, and students need to apply online at coca-colascholarsfoundation.org.
For other Scholarship Opportunities click on the October Scholarship Letter link.
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@WHSRooFootball WHS Football
@WHSLadyRooVB WHS Volleyball
@WHSBlueBelles Blue Belles
@WHSRooTennis WHS Tennis
@RooCheerWHS WHS Cheerleaders
@WHSRooBand The Mighty Roo Band
@WHSRooTheatre WHS Theatre
@WfordhsChoir WHS Choir
@RooBasketball Men's & Women's Basketball
@WHSRooBaseball WHS Baseball
@WHSRoosSoftball WHS Softball
@ladyroo_soccer WHS Lady Roo Soccer
@WfordRodeoTeam WHS Rodeo Team
@RooWrestling WHS Wrestling
@RooStuCo WHS Student Council
@WHSJWAC WHS Junior World Affairs Council
@WHS_CTE WHS Career & Technological Education
@SpanishClubWISD WHS Spanish Club
@Roos_AV WHS AV Department
@RooStudioWHS WHS Art Department
@WHSMelonVine WHS MelonVine Yearbook news and announcements
@RooCounselors WHS Counselors
@RooLibrary WHS Library
@Number1Roo Dr. Funk, Principal
Last and certainly not least, check out #RooPride and #WhyWISD to see all the reasons why we bleed blue!