When Titans were Ridgemen...

October 4, 2019

Many know that Thomas reopened as a high school in 2001 and soon became known as the Titans. What you may not know is that Thomas (called RL) by the group below has a long history as a high school dating back to the early 1960's.


Last weekend, I had the pleasure of giving a tour to the Class of 1969 on the weekend of their 50th class reunion. It was great to hear their stories about our school and interesting to see their reaction to how classrooms have changed over the last 50 years. For current Titans- you are making memories that will last a lifetime right now. Get involved in high school so you have a story to tell at your 50th reunion. Welcome back Class of '69!

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Titan Updates...

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Hi. My name is Lilli and I am in 10th grade and a part of Best Buddies at Thomas High School. Best Buddies is an international and non - profit organization that creates friendships, jobs and leadership opportunities for people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This organization gives you the opportunity to be paired with a person with an IDD. It is an opportunity for you to be a friend to someone else but also a chance for you to make many long lasting friendships.


I joined Best Buddies when I started 9th grade. I didn’t know much about it but decided to join because I wanted to be a part of a club and meet new people. When I joined Best Buddies and went to the first meeting, I couldn’t believe how welcoming everyone was. I immediately connected with so many people. At the meeting I met my best buddy Nina. We started by just a simple hello and it grew into so much more. We became so close and when we were matched as buddies we were beyond excited.


Nina and I are working together to raise $3000. Best Buddies is non profit so therefore the only way to keep Best Buddies running is by people like you! Please consider donating to this wonderful organization as you could be helping someone with a disability create a friendship. Any amount helps so much! Thank you for considering. Here is the link to help Nina and Lilli reach their goal:

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News for the Class of 2020...

Earlier this week, seniors received the letter below in their English classes. If you are a senior who takes English off site, please pick up your letter at your house office.


Dear Class of 2020 Parents and Guardians:


We are excited to begin senior year and hope to help make this year fun and memorable. If you have any questions regarding the class dues program or the Class of 2020, please contact us at Christine_Schotthoefer@webstercsd.org.


Sincerely,

Mrs. Nina Sidoti and Miss Christine Schotthoefer

Class of 2020 Advisors

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Dues Program


Payment Information:

  • Payments may be made with cash or check.

  • Please make checks payable to Webster Thomas Class of 2020, with your child’s name on the memo line.

  • Please place your donation into an envelope with the following printed clearly on the front:

Your Child’s Name and Class of 2020

  • Have your child deliver the envelope to Mrs. Karen Nugent in the Main Office.

  • Kindly make your donation by Friday, October 11, 2019.


The following is included for those participating in the class dues program:

  • Homecoming class T-shirt

  • Supplies for Homecoming activities

  • One Senior Ball ticket

  • Admission to Senior Breakfast

(Please note that Senior Trip is NOT included.)


Additional Information:

  • Class dues contributions are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • Your child is required to pick up his/her T-shirts/tickets while sales are being held.

  • Contributions guarantee junior prom and senior ball tickets at a reduced rate and are therefore not equivalent to the cash value of the ticket sale price.


President: Kaitlin Weinmann

Social President: Brandon Ange

Vice President: Madeline Meschino

Secretary: Mikayla Ferrara

Treasurer: Alexandra Valachovic

Liaisons: Jenna Villa and Meghan Bracy

Advisors: Mrs. Nina Sidoti and Miss Christine Schotthoefer


EVENTS:

  • Spirit Week (Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - Friday, October 18, 2019)

  • Homecoming Dance (Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm)

  • Senior Ball (Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Eagle Vale Golf Club)

  • Senior Awards (Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm)

  • Senior Breakfast (Friday, June 5, 2020)

  • Senior Trip* (Friday, June 5, 2020 - Sunday, June 7, 2020)


STAY CONNECTED:

  • Be sure to read Mr. Widor’s Principal’s Newsletter for important announcements.

  • Join our Google Classroom: c53b7b


  • Receive important messages for WTHS Class of 2020 through Remind.com

    • Text the message @b34ga to the number 81010.

    • If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @b34ga to (716) 312-1229.


*There will be an informational meeting about senior trip after the new calendar year begins. We will provide more information once that date has been set.

News from the Student Center...

Support Titan Field Hockey- eat a burrito!

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...or two! We have another fund raiser for Model UN!

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Don't miss Autumn Fanfare this weekend!

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Homecoming 2019 is fast approaching in a little over a week! Get your gear and get motivated to help your class win the Spirit Stick. Can anyone beat a senior class? Here is a rundown of the daily themes:
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...and while you're at the homecoming game!

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Update from the Athletic Office...

Cross Country

The boys cross country team placed 11th in the Seeded Varsity AAA race at the 55th McQuaid Invitational on Saturday. Junior Austin Schoen was the Titans' top finisher in 24th place. The girls cross country team finished 9th in the Seeded Varsity AAA race at the McQuaid Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Sage Altobelli paced the Titans, placing 33rd.


On Wednesday the boys cross country team remained undefeated, after sweeping a four-team meet at Webster Park yesterday. Junior Austin Schoen won the race, as the Titans took the top six places with sophomores JJ Montemaro and Aiden Civiletti, junior Gabe Valdia, and senior Tommy Wygal. The girls cross country team also remained perfect on the season. Sophomore Sage Altobelli placed second overall, followed by seniors Laura Witt and Elena Ziskind and junior Molly O'Brien who all finished in the top five overall.


Field Hockey

Field Hockey took on Pittsford Mendon Tuesday night. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. The goal was scored by Tori Vahl and assisted by Ava Shillaci. The girls picked up a huge win over the Penfield Patriots last night. Tori Vahl scored the games only goal for the Titans.


Football

The team picked up a 41-13 win last Friday out in Churchville. Tyler Langley had 26 carries for 238 yards and 5 touchdowns, including a 75 yard run. For his performance, Tyler was named Section V offensive player of the week. The team takes on Gates Chili tonight at 7:30 at home.


Boys Soccer

The boys were able to get their game in with Schroeder despite the Lightning delay. The game was stopped with 35 minutes left due to lighting. It was 0-0 at this point in the game. When play resumed Schroeder was able to put one in and eventually hold on to win 1-0.


The boys got back on the winning track last night with a 1-0 victory over the visiting Irondequoit Eagles. The game was grid locked at 0 with both teams generating good scoring chances. Junior Zack Wolfe converted a breakaway goal with 4 seconds remaining in regulation. Junior Brady Potter had the assist and Senior Bailey Rogers recorded the shutout.


Girls Soccer

The girls played Schroeder Tuesday evening as well. They went mid way through the first half. The girls generated many chances for the remainder of the game but were unable to score. The defense including Molly Allen, Kara Pullen and mckenna as well as goalie Anika Monfort were able to thwart the Warriors attack the rest of the way.


The girls were back in action at home versus Irondequoit last night. They picked up another win with a 1-0 victory over the Eagles. Senior Paige Boulter scored on a free kick with 3:40 left in regulation. Anika Monfort recorded the shutout. Players of the game were Allexandra Visca, Paige Boulter and Kate Wienmann.


Girls Tennis

The girls tennis Team played Irondequoit Tuesday. They lost 4-3. Winning matches for the Titans were Haley Lenhard 3rd singles beating her opponent 6-3,6-4. Sameela Hadari 4th singles defeating her opponent 6-4,6-4. In 2nd doubles action, partners Lexi Valchovic and Grace Cunningham defeated their opponents 6-4,6-4.


Girls Swimming

The girls swam against HFL on Tuesday. They won the meet 107-77. They swam at Rush Henrietta last night and recorded a 100-64 win.


Boys Volleyball

Webster boys volleyball hosted Gates-Chili and improved their record to 4-5 in three straight sets. The offense was led by Allister Spiegel and Evan DeMocker with 10 and 6 kills respectively . Mike Wyant contributed a 4 aces from the serving line.


The Webster boys volleyball defeated Brighton in three straight sets last night, evening their record at 5 wins, 5 losses. Ian McNabb tallied 8 kills, with Evan DeMocker adding 7 of his own. Doug Chandler led Webster with 4 blocks, while Jack Caccamise served up 3 aces in game three. The boys host Rush-Henrietta at 7:30 this evening at the Schroeder gym in a critical Monroe County match-up.


Webster Boys Volleyball recorded their third straight win of the week with a straight-set victory over Rush-Henrietta last night. Michael Dedee spread the offense out to the tune of 31 assists... Allister Spiegel registered 10 kills, with Evan DeMocker, Ian McNabb, and Mat Sanfilippo had 9, 8, and 6 kills respectively. Mike Wyant led the defense with 16 digs.


Girls Volleyball

After suffering a tough loss to perennial power Irondequoit earlier this week the Titan Girls Volleyball team picked up a well deserved win against Churchville Chili. The girls lost the 1st and 3rd games but were able to pick up the 3 needed to secure the win. ( 23-25, 25-16, 23-25, 25-21, 25-13) Audrey Mack recorded 25 kills and 21 digs. Carolyn Mack had kills, 44 assists and 20 digs. Zoe Altobelli tallied 9 kills, 4 aces, and 21 digs

Want an internship in athletics?? Join the Thomas Titans Team!

The Thomas Titan Athletic Office is looking for 2-3 interns for the 2019-20 school year. Interns could be Sophomore-Senior students who are able to replace a free block in their schedule or a weekly after-school time (approx 90 mins) and have an interest in Athletics.



Interns will work out of our Athletic Office and duties include, but are not limited to: Assisting with team/office procedures, recognition for athletes/teams/coaches, contacting referees or supervisors, game day preparations, field setup, filing/recording, etc,.

Interested Titans apply using the link

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Have a great weekend!

Glenn Widor

Thomas Principal

670-8001

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