The Boomer

WHS & NGC Weekly Newsletter Vol. 4 Ed. 22 February 9 - 15

VALENTINE'S DAY - FRI 2/14 - STUDENT HOLIDAY!

Sports At A Glance

Monday, February 10

Varsity Baseball vs Timber Creek @ WHS 4:00

JV Baseball vs Timber Creek @ NGC 4:00


Tuesday, February 11

9A/JV/9B/Varsity Boys Basketball @ Abilene 6:00/4:30/6:00/7:30

JV/Varsity Softball vs Aledo @ WHS 5:00/7:00

JV/Varsity Girls Soccer vs L.D. Bell @ Pennington 5:30/7:00

JV2/JV1/Varsity Boys Soccer vs Bell @ Roo Stadium 4:30/6:00/7:30

JV/F/Varsity Girls Basketball @ Abilene 4:30/ 4:30/6:00


Friday, February 14

9A/JV/9B/Varsity Boys Basketball vs Richland @ WHS 4:30/6:00/6:00/7:30

Varsity Baseball vs Granbury @ WHS 4:00

Varsity Baseball vs Paschal @ WHS 8:00

JV/Varsity Girls Soccer vs SA Central @ Roo Stadium 5:00/7:00

JV/Varsity Boys Soccer vs SA Central @ Roo Stadium 5:00/7:00

Varsity Girls Wrestling @ UIL Region 2 9:00

North Texas High School Rodeo hosted by Northwest

JV Baseball vs Granbury @ Granbury High School 4:00

JV Baseball vs Paschal @ Granbury High School 6:00


Saturday, February 15

WHS Track Kangaroo Relay @ Roo Stadium

North Texas High School Rodeo hosted by Northwest


Sunday, February 16

North Texas High School Rodeo hosted by Northwest

VASE Art Entries! You'll see beautiful pieces throughout the BOOMER! Congrats on a wonderful show!

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Roo Soccer!

The Varsity Boys played Abilene at Roo Stadium Tuesday and lost a heartbreaker! Down 2-0 at half the Roos rallied back to even up the score 2-2 with great goals by Ebake Saidi and Miguel Villanueva. With 15 minutes left in the game Abilene hit a great shot to take the lead. The Roos pressed up to even the score, but surrendered the final two in the last 10 minutes. Final was 5-2.


Then last Friday, the Roos traveled to Richland for a beautiful night of soccer. The JV lost a tough opener and things were not looking good on the road when the Rebels struck first on a breakaway. With 10 minutes remaining in the first half the Roos evened up the score on a sensational pass by freshman Sammy (the blade ) Delgado to Ebake (the rocket) Saidi. In the second half the Roos came out en fuego and smashed two goals in the back of the net both assisted by Hyrum (the hammer) Harmer. His first assist was from a cross over the defender to Adrian (the club) Cruise. Then 5 minutes later The hammer connected with the Rocket for a 3-1 lead. Final Score was. 3-1 Roos! Way to go Roos!

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Who's Who 2020

Class of 2020 Who's Who

Who's Who:


English - Sandi Brown

Mathematics - Daniel Yeats

Science - Connor Bezio

Social Studies - Mark White

Journalism - Alli Williams

Foreign Language - Evelyn Maldonado

Career & Technology - Devin Dunbar

Band - Alicia German

Theatre - Bre Sarslow

Choir - Clara Chestnut

Blue Belles - Molli West

Cheer - Ashley Sparks

Art - Ashton Copeland

Athletics - Camille Fournier


Congratulations again! These students will be recognized during the spring pep rally on Feb. 28th!

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Senior Standout Nominees

Be sure to congratulate the following SENIOR STANDOUT NOMINEES:


#1 Brainiac category -- Connor Bezio, Jack Waldron, Rey Huang, Abby Fant, Kaytlynn Don Carlos, Sadie Tharp, & Sandi Brown


Best Comedian category -- Blaine Shaw, Jesus Campos, Johnny Hernandez, Josh Kerfoot, Michael Dinkins, Hailey Maloy, Jayla Schultz, Madison Perry, & Meagan Mitchell


Right Off the Runway category -- Colby O'Bannon, Hyrum Harmer, Kaleb Hoffman, Blaine Shaw, Kevin Diego, Zane Luna, Areli Rodriguez Ramirez, Ashley Sparks, Bailey Smith, Elise Perry, Jessie King, Meagan Mitchell, and Molli West


Bleeds Roo Blue category -- Blaine Shaw, Cayde Taylor, Caleb Kehrman, Zeke Baker, Madison Perry, McKenna Buchfink, Sara Osborne, and Sydney Steffler


Most Likely To Be President category -- Connor Bezio, Daniel Yeats, Jesus Campos, Parker Spivey, Abby Fant, Ashley Sparks, Kaitlyn Don Carlos, Sydney Wolfenberger


Most Likely to Go PRO category -- Brandon Watson, Brendon Lopez, Cayde Taylor, Ken Seals, Rey Huang, Camille Fournier, Jayla Schultz, Sadie Tharp, and Tatum Wright


Most Likely to have a Star on Hollywood Boulevard category -- Bernabe Mendoza, Gavin Price, Ken Seals, Michael Dinkins, Thomas Collins, Xander Wooten, America Cuevas, Ashley Jay, Bre Sarslow, Clara Chestnut, and Molli West


Most Likely to Change the World category -- Connor Bezio, Jack Waldron, Jesus Campos, Michael Dinkins, Abby Fant, Hailey Maloy, Jordan Johnson, and Sarah Hamilton


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Most Kindhearted category -- Andrew Whitsitt, Chris Pham, Colten Welch, Mark White, Michael Dinkins, Weston Royer, Alexis Sprunger, Aliyah Flores, and Madi Gann


Congrats to ALL the nominees!


Be sure and attend the VALENTINE'S DANCE on February 13th to see the winners announced!

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HOSA News!

In early December HOSA students tested in a variety of subjects and the results were spectacular!

Biomedical Debate Team, Hannah Keahey, Emma Wolfenberger and Reagan McKinney placed 3rd

Abby Walker placed 8th out of 64 students in the Sports Medicine category.

In Emergency Medical Technician all 3 of our teams that tested were in the top 10! Shay Crisco and Gehric Naal took 4th, Hailey Elkins & Sheridan Kelley took 2nd, and Jaycee Brannon and Hailey Maloy took 1st place!!!

These students will be joined by the following students to compete at the HOSA Spring Conference January 24th & 25th in Crowley.

Grace Osterhoudt & Emilee Blum – Health Career Display

Gloria Rojas & Angelina Naal - Health Career Display

Chloe Clark & Abigail Kelley- Health Career Display

Emalee Hess- Extemporaneous Writting

Katelyn Snyder-Jones – extemporaneous health poster

Makinsy Erdelt - job seeking skills

Ashlyn Botting & Alyvia Thomas – voting delegates for area 5

If you see them in the hall wish them good luck!

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Valentines Dance!

Dance - Thursday Night Feb. 13th 6:30 - 9 pm @ NGC Activity Center

Grades 9-12 welcome!
Tickets $10 will be on sale during lunch and at the door! Get your ticket and come join the fun!


The SENIOR STANDOUTS will be announced at the DANCE!

Val-O-Grams - DEADLINE TUESDAY

Send your child, best friend, faculty or staff a sweet treat sponsored by the Senior Class of 2020. All proceeds will benefit prom. Choose from the options below and submit your payment to the front office or mail to WHS attention Senior Class Sponsor. All items will be delivered February 13th. The deadline to order is Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Cheer News!

WHS Cheer completed their competition season this weekend at the NCA Nationals in Dallas. They finished 3rd in the Nation for the cheer division, and overall 12th place out of the most difficult competition they have faced to date.
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Optimist Texan & Texanne Winners - Jan & Feb

Congratulations to our January and February Texan & Texanne Winners

January:

Jaycee Brannon

Colby Hicks

February:

Sydney Wolfenberger

Michael Dinkins

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Congratulations, State Qualifiers VASE - Isabella Vandygriff, Kelseigh Hardin, & Tra Tran

Wrestling Results! Great job!

Our Weatherford Roo Wrestlers had an amazing showing at the District competition this weekend! For the 5th time in six years, the WHS Lady Roos took 1st place at the UIL District 2-6A Tournament. We’re also proud to announce that our boys team took 3rd place and several students qualified for the to compete at the regional competition. #RooPride


Individual Results:
Camille Fournier - 1st place
Kaylynn Green - 1st place
Mason Woodward - 1st place
Koby Kidd - 1st place
Kadee Kelley - 2nd place
Perla Rodriguez - 2nd place
Rhiannon Workman - 3rd place
Colton Kern - 3rd place
Kit Sanders - 3rd place
Jakob DeLeon - 3rd place
Mathew McDougall - 3rd place
Gary O'Bannon - 4th place
Ashton Ganus - 5th place
Ashley Little - 5th place
Ana Luna - 5th place
Jacy Pundsack - 5th place
RC Bullock - 5th place
Daniel Cedillo - 5th place
Malaki DeLeon - 5th place


(Photos courtesy of Melinda Woodward - Melinda Kay Photography)

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Lady Roo Soccer!

Varsity Lady Roos traveled to Abilene for a district match. The Lady Roos were down one goal when Yessica Martinez came into the game and scored off of a corner by Hailey Maloy. Abilene fought back scoring 2 goals in the second half making it 3-1. With 8 minutes left on the clock your lady Roos battled back to score a set piece from Hailey Maloy to Aubree McCue and then the game tying goal 3 minutes later from a Bailey Beckner cross again to Aubree McCue. The Lady Roos and Abilene Eagles went to their 8th shooters however your lady Roos fell short. Please congratulate these ladies on a well fought battle.


Then last Friday, Lady Roo Soccer hosted Richland High School. Varsity Lady Roos conceded an early goal and were unable to come back. However, they had several opportunities, fought hard, and made every Roo proud. Keeper Cali Sanchez played out of her mind to keep the Roos in the game. Please congratulate these ladies on a hard fought battle.

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Roo Fest -- SAVE THE DATE

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Basketball Spiritwear

Please support the Kangaroo Basketball Booster Club by ordering spiritwear using the link below,

https://shop.brazoslogoshop.com/weatherford_basketball/shop/home


Congrats McKenna and Hailey!!

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Hailey Maloy will be going to East Texas Baptist University, McKenna Buchfink will be attending Southwestern Christian University.

Calculus Team places first at WC Math Contest

Congratulations to Weatherford High School Calculus students Connor Bezio, Colby O'Bannon, Jack Waldron, and Daniel Yeats. They won FIRST PLACE at the 18th Annual Coyote Area Math Championship at Weatherford College. In addition to team scores, Jack Waldron placed 10th individually and Connor Bezio placed first individually.


Each high school may send two teams of four students: One team may complete in the Pre-calculus Division (including General Math, Algebra, Geometry, and topics prior to Calculus), and one team may compete in the Calculus Division (including through differentiation). Weatherford High School's two teams were:



Pre-calculus Team:

Michaela Bosco, Sneh Patel, Madelyn Wolfsen, Ethan Worsham

Calculus Team:

Connor Bezio, Colby O’Bannon, Jack Waldron, Daniel Yeats

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Band Blast

The Weatherford HS Indoor Percussion officially started their indoor competition season in the North Texas Color Guard Association circuit. The ensemble traveled on February 8th to Lewisville High School where they had great first performance. They performed their production “Let’s Get Physical”, and placed 4th with a 69.95. Make sure to come watch this high energy and entertaining show.

The WISD Mid-Winter Concert is taking place on February 11th in the Durant Auditorium. Starting at 6:30 pm you will hear performances by Hall Middle School Symphonic Band, Tison Middle School Honors Band, and all 3 performing bands from Weatherford High School. Come enjoy an evening full of great music.

Upcoming Events this Spring:

WISD Mid-Winter Band Concert – February 11th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

NTCA Winter Guard Contest – February 21st @ Haltom HS (Varsity Only)

NTCA Winter Guard Contest – February 22nd @ Mansfield Summit HS (JV Only)

Region 30 Solo and Ensemble Contest – February 22nd @ Aledo HS

NTCA Winter Percussion Contest – February 29th @ Berkner HS

Region 30 Middle School Concert & Sight-reading Contest – March 4-5 @ Burleson Centennial

NTCA Winter Guard Contest – March 6th @ Everman HS (Varsity Only)

NTCA Winter Guard Contest Novice Class Championships – February 22nd @ Mansfield HS (JV Only)

NTCA Winter Guard Contest Regional Class Championships – March 14th @ Marcus HS (Varsity Only)

Marching Auxiliaries Nationals Color Guard Competition – March 27-28th @ Fort Worth Convention Center (Both Guards)

NTCA Winter Percussion Contest – March 28th @ Azle HS

WHS Pre-UIL Concert – March 31st @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 5:00 pm)

NTCA Winter Percussion Championships – April 4th @ Burleson Centennial HS

NTCA Color Guard Solo and Ensemble (Option 1) – April 4th @ Timberview HS

WISD Band Auction Concert – April 11th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 3:00 pm)

NTCA Color Guard Solo and Ensemble (Option 2) – April 18th @ Alvarado JH

UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest for Symphonic 1 – April 21st @ Burleson HS

UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest for Wind Symphony – April 22st @ Burleson HS

NTCA Color Guard Solo and Ensemble All Stars Competition – April 25th @ Midlothian HS

Tison MS Spring Band Concert – May 5th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

Hall MS Spring Band Concert – May 7th @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)​

WHS Band Banquet – May 16th @ Central Christian Church (Starts at 6:00 pm)

WHS Spring Band Concert – May 21st @ Durant Auditorium (Starts at 6:30 pm)

Band Trip to San Antonio – May 23rd-24th

UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest – May 29th-30th @ UT Austin

Graduation Performance – June 1st

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The Sharing Shack

We are thrilled to announce that The Sharing Shack, established by senior Keaton Martin, is officially open for business. Keaton started this project with a desire to help secure donations for fellow classmates in need. We are accepting donations for hygiene products, new socks and under garments, new or gently used clothes, coats/jackets, blankets, etc. Gift cards for food or gas are also welcome. If you would like to help, or have any questions, please feel free to email Mrs. Robertson at crobertson@weatherfordisd.com

Special thanks to Mrs. Sally Stanfield and Ms. Diane Bolinger! Terrific Show!

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarships

Beginning in 2020, we are awarding up to $6,600 to as many as 150 recipients this year. The scholarship will fund degrees at accredited vocational-technical schools to prepare students for careers in technology and/or advanced manufacturing that does not require a bachelor’s or advanced degree.

The application opens January 15, 2020 and will close on March 12, 2020. Click here to apply.


Visit the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Central website to apply for available scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Over 400 scholarships for the 2020-21 school year will be awarded to students training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians, as well as those studying business, engineering or other courses of study. Completed applications must be submitted by 3/31/2020.

To Apply: https://www.automotivescholarships.com/apply_online.cfm


The Zonta Club of Parker County offers scholarships to deserving high school and college women who reside in Parker County. The deadline for applications for the local scholarship is March 15, 2020. Information on all Zonta scholarships and the online application process for the Parker County scholarship can be found at http://www.zontaparkercounty.org under the scholarships tab.

Weatherford High School

This weekly newsletter is produced by Mrs. Gilley's Journalism 1 students Aria Hilliker, Dakota Thomas, and Ashley Hoffman.


Information must be supplied by WHS Faculty & Staff. Booster Clubs, please send your information through your Coach or Faculty Sponsor.

Information must be received by Thursday to be included in the next week's Boomer. We apologize for the time delay for weekend events.

Thanks for your support!

Got questions/comments? Please email sgilley@weatherfordisd.com

Not pictured: Sandi Brown (English), Ashton Copeland (Art)