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Weatherford High School - April 2 - 8 - Vol. 2, Ed. 28

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Monday, April 2

Varsity Boys Golf in District 3-6A @ Diamondback GC, Abilene (day 1)


Tuesday, April 3

Varsity Boys Golf in District 3-6A @ Diamondback GC, Abilene (day 2)

Varsity/JV Softball @ Keller Timber Creek HS 5:00/7:00

Varsity Baseball vs. Abilene @ NGC 5:00


Wednesday, April 4

Varsity Girls Golf in District 3-6A @ Diamondback GC, Abilene (day 1)

Track & Field in District Meet @ Kangaroo Stadium

Varsity Tennis @ Richland Tennis Center


Thursday, April 5

Varsity Girls Golf in District 3-6A @ Diamondback GC, Abilene (day 2)

Track & Field in District Meet @ Kangaroo Stadium

9th Baseball @ Coppell HS 6:00

Varsity Tennis @ Richland Tennis Center


Friday, April 6

Softball - BYE

Varsity Baseball @ Abilene HS 4:30


Saturday, April 7

Varsity Baseball @ Arlington Martin HS 1:00

JV Baseball vs. Abilene @ NGC 11:00 & 1:00

9th Baseball @ Abilene HS 11:00 & 1:00


*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.

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Spring Break, Or Not by Elisa Jiménez, Staff Writer

Spring Break is always a very well received week. People are happy to have a few free days to rest from the busy and even stressful weekly routine and to disconnect from school. When kids have free time they spend it in plenty of different ways... READ MORE


Take our latest poll: Where is your favorite after school hangout spot?


Go to WHSGrassBurr.com to see great articles about WHS!

OutSmart The SAT

Learn Go-To Strategies for Every Question on the New SAT


SAT Bootcamp at Weatherford High School - Just $175 Per Student

The SAT and ACT are boring exams, but learning to ace them doesn't have to be. At Catalyst, we take the actual SAT and ACT every time they're given to gain insider knowledge of these exams, and we pass our expertise to students with patience, understanding, and a welcome sprinkling of humor and creativity.


Catalyst’s two-day SAT Bootcamp arms students with go-to strategies for every question they’ll face on the day of the test so they can march into the SAT with confidence, momentum, and every key strategy fresh in their mind.

SAT Bootcamp at Weatherford High School


Saturday, April 14th, 9am - 1pm

&

Sunday, April 15th, 1pm - 5pm


(Students attend all days.)

Tuition is just $175. To enroll visit www.CatalystPrep.com and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at800.235.0056. The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Wednesday, April 11th.

Enroll Here!

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PROM Tickets ONLY $75 through THIS FRIDAY 4/6!

Hey Seniors, Prom is going to be here before you know it! The theme this year is Gatsby and it will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center on April 28, 2018. Tickets are on sale in the front office or online and are $75 until April 6th. The price will go up to $100 starting on April 7th, so get yours now! If you purchase your ticket online, you will need to print a copy of the receipt and bring it to the front office with the Student Information Sheet that is in the Prom Packet. If you still need a packet, come by the front office or Mrs. Gonzalez's room E220.


Prom Ticket link https://weatherfordisd.revtrak.net/various-student-fees/#/v/prom-ticket-sales

Prom King & Queen Nominations DUE TUESDAY!

Seniors, do you have someone that you would like to Nominate for Prom King or Queen? Come by Mrs. Gonzalez's room E220 to return your nomination form. All forms are due back to Mrs. Gonzalez no later than Tuesday, April 3rd by 3:45.

CEF Construction Job Fair

Attention Current Seniors!

Not sure what your plans are after high school? Interested in learning more about the Construction Industry?

Join us for the CEF Construction Job Fair

Thursday, April 19th 5:30-7:30 pm

ntcef.org


Location:

Construction Education Foundation

1401 W. Royal Lane

DFW Airport, TX 75261

WHS will provide transportation, if needed.

Bring a resume!

Parents may attend as well.

Stop by the Career Center to sign up by April 4th or contact Lori Lindsey at 817-598-2858 x3526

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WHS College Day At WC Registration Link

Weatherford High School Preview Day

Date/Time:

April 12, 2018 - 8:30am

Location:

Weatherford College
225 College Park Drive
Weatherford, TX 76080

Details:

Online Registration form:
www.wc.edu/weatherford-high-school-junior-senior-visit-day

Tours start from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Visit WC or TWU on 4/12

All 11th and 12th graders who are not retesting STAAR are encouraged to make a reservation for a tour at the college/university of their choice on Thursday, April 12. WHS will be taking buses to Weatherford College and Texas Woman’s University for any students who choose to sign up and go through the school. Students may sign up and pick up a permission slip in Mrs. Boisjolie’s room (H209) or Mrs. Brown’s room (F205) by Thursday, March 30.
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WHS Debate Team Arguably the Best

The WHS Debate team traveled to Keller High School Friday and Saturday to compete in Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the UIL Academics Conference 6A District 3 Meet.


James Blankenship debated well, but came up short in prelims. Brannon Heltzel gave the best performances of his career, but lost a heartbreaker in quarterfinals. Lauren White advanced to semi-finals where she dethroned the perfect- scoring, top-ranked debater at the meet. After her panel of judges debated among themselves, Lauren took 2nd place in the final round by a 2-1 decision.


Because the top three District ranking debaters advance to Regionals, Lauren White will represent Weatherford High School at UT Arlington on April 13-14 at the Regional Meet.


Congratulate these students when you see them, and wish Lauren luck. Go Roo Debate!​

Lady Roos Soccer Finish 4th In District

The Lady Roos defeated Arlington Heights in a warmup game before playoffs 1-0. The goal came from Juni Ejere assisted by Sylvia Watson.


The Lady Roos soccer team finished their season in playoffs agains the Mansfield Tigers. The Roos end their season 12-12 over all and 6-6 in district play. The Lady Roos finished 4h over all in district. Please congratulate these ladies on an outstanding year!


Great job, ladies!

Band Blast

Another Successful Weekend for WHS Winter Guards

The Weatherford High School Varsity Winter Guard competed in Regional A Class Championships for the North Texas Color Guard Association this past Saturday (3/24). The Varsity group performed their show "Just another Rainy Day”, and placed 9th! Please congratulate these kids on an excellent season. If you would like to see these shows, please join on April 7th for the Auction Concert. Both groups will perform their shows starting at 4 pm.

**Make sure to come and support our Annual Auction Concert on April 7th.Performances will begin at 4 pmand will feature all the WISD Bands and Color Guard Programs. **

Upcoming Dates for the WHS Band and Color Guard:


Pre-UIL Concert - April 3rd @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 5:30 pm)

Auction Concert - April 7th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 4:00 pm)

UIL Concert/Sight-reading Contest - April 18-19th @ Burleson HS

Spring Band Trip to Corpus Christi - April 20-22nd

Spring Concert - May 22nd @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

State Solo and Ensemble Contest - May 25-26th @ UT Austin

Graduation Performance - June 4th

Rodeo Parade - June 6th @ NGC (Meet at 4:30 pm, pick up at Cherry Park by 5:30 pm

June Band Camp – June 4th-8th @ WHS (8:00-11:00 and 12:30-3:30)

Summer Band Starts July 30th​

News from Homeplate

Weatherford Baseball lost a nail bitter last week 6-5 to Keller Timber Creek. Zach Swain pitched 6 innings giving up 1 earned run. Hunter McMillin scored twice.

We need to fill the stands, and be loud at our next game. Come support your Weatherford Baseball Team!

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Scholarship Opportunities

Phoenix Masonic Lodge Scholarship: The Phoenix Masonic Lodge is offering four $1,000 scholarships for seniors that have financial need, community service and a good GPA. Applicants must write an essay of one page and the topic is “What does community service mean to me and how will college help me for a career that includes community service?” Applications are available in the Counseling Center and the deadline to apply is April 24, 2018.


Pure Truth Scholarship: Two $1,000 scholarships are available for Parker County graduating seniors who have had a positive influence on their peers based on their character and integrity. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale, complete an application, enclose five letters of recommendation based on character, enclose a copy of their transcript, agree to a personal interview, and write a personal essay of 600 words or less. The essay topic is “How have you been a change agent of positive influence on your peers?” Students may pick up an application in the Counseling Center and the deadline to apply April 12, 2018.


For more scholarship opportunities, click on April Scholarship Newsletter.

Career Center Jobs Board

Looking to make some extra money?

Don’t forget to check out the Jobs Board.

Located outside of the Career Center at the top of the K hall stairs.

Come by often as things are always changing.

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