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FEBRUARY 5, TUESDAY - TODAY IS A DAY 6

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 – TODAY IS A DAY 6

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

COLLEGE VISITS

 

TODAY: Tuesday, February 5th

Western Illinois University    9:00 am

Westminster College          10:00 am

Universal Technical Institute   1:30 pm

 

Wednesday, February 6th

Kansas State University   10:00 am

The University of Iowa   12:30 pm

 

Thursday, February 7th

Mizzou    10:00 am

 

If you would like to attend one of these sessions, please see the counseling office for a pass.

 

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Congratulations to our February Senior of the Month………….Rachel Bloom. Rachel was nominated by Jessica Rhodes. Please stop by the activities office to pick up your gift.

 

Congratulations to our February Athletes of the Month……..Ray Adams for Basketball and Kendra Howard for Swim. Please stop by the activities office for your gift.

 

If you are taking the ACT this Saturday, please remember the following:

  • You will need to arrive no later than 7:55 a.m.  If you arrive after 8:00 a.m., you will be denied admission to the test.
  • You need a photo ID AND admission ticket to be admitted to your test room.
  • Please be respectful of others when you are on your breaks, and keep noise to a minimum.
  • We no longer accept standbys.

 

All Write Artists are encouraged to visit room 198 after school on TUESDAYs.  We will have open studio for you to access materials, artistic expertise and a creative community.

 

Tri M will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts before school this Friday at the Senior and Robert’ Gym entrances for $1 each or $10 for a dozen.

 

Eat a crepe and help raise money for a local women’s shelter. $1 only! Tuesday, February 12 during both lunches. Located at the junior entrance.

 

SENIORS

Seniors, cap and gown orders are due by February 18th. If you are attending graduation and planning on walking, please make sure you have submitted your order and payment of $29 to Ms. Cotner at the main office. If you have any questions, please see her.

 

Seniors:  Don’t forget to submit your local scholarship applications.  All are due February 14 or 15.  Give yourself plenty of time to request transcripts and recommendations.  Applications are available online on the Counseling Department web page.  See Mrs. Erb in the main office with any questions.

 

CLUB / STUCO MEETINGS

 

MONDAY

- Video Game Club meets on Monday’s in room 395 from 2:45-4:00.

 

TUESDAY

- Pep Club meets on Tuesdays, 7:25 a.m., in room 276.

- The Vegetarian and Vegan Club meets every Tuesday at 7:30am in room 380.

- Art club will meet Tuesdays from 2:35-4pm in room 190.

- Scholar Bowl practice Tuesday afternoon starting at 2:45 in room 200 Chelsea Center.

- Tri-M will be meeting after school today in the Orchestra Room.

 

WEDNESDAY

- Chess Club meets on Wednesday after school in room 356.

 

- Student Council meets every other Wednesday before and after school in the PV Commons, (next meeting is February 6th). 

- Student Council class meetings take place every other Wednesday after school @ 2:45pm (next meeting is February 13th):

Freshmen meet in the Guidance Center (Verstraete’s office)

Sophomores meet in room 251 (Rutz’s room)

Juniors meet in 217 (Pott’s room)

Seniors meet in FACS room (Maedge’s room)

 

THURSDAY

- History Club will meets every Thursday morning at 7:25 in Chelsea Center room 200.  

- Anime Club meets every Thursday after school until 3:30pm in the PD Room by Jr Entrance.

- Scholar Bowl practice Thursday afternoon starting at 2:45 in room 200 Chelsea Center.

- The Mindful Eating Club meets on Thursday’s after school from 2:40-3:15 in room 206.

- The Creative Writing Club will be meeting Thursday after school in Room 334A.

  

FRIDAY

Tea club meets Friday morning in 272.  All are welcome.

- Economics Club meets every Friday after school in room 357.

 

ATHLETIC

 

TODAY’S ATHLETIC EVENTS:

Boys Basketball vs. Lafayette, Roberts Gym (FR 4:30) (JV 5:30) (Varsity 7:00)

Girls Basketball @ Ursuline Academy (JV 4:30) (Varsity 6:00)

Varsity Skatesmen Playoff Game vs. Rockwood Summit, 7:00pm @ Webster Ice Rink

 

YESTERDAY’S REPORTED RESULTS:

Girls Basketball (JV vs. Francis Howell Central)

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

It’s time for the Webster Challenge College Bus Tour.  This year we will be traveling with Kirkwood High School to Washington D.C. March 14th -20th to visit colleges and universities along with visiting historical sites. If you would like more information regarding this college bus tour, please stop by office 157. Please know that space is limited.

 

For those students that would like A Plus tutoring hours, Hixon Middle School needs tutors from 3:25-4:15 Tuesdays, Weds and Thursdays.  Please go to Office 157 for more information.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Greater St. Lois Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. Scholarship. Due 2/15/19

DAR…Daughters of the American Revolution. Due 2/15/19

ACF (American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship. Due 5/1/19

 

James & Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program is offering opportunities to apply. Due date is 2/1/2019.  For more info visit https://www.sms.scholarshipapply.org/westlake.

 

The Jack Holley MUSIC Scholarship (MO United School Insurance Council) is available. One applicant from each high school is chosen. Due date is 2/22/2019. See Mrs. Cashel for more information. (www.musicprogram.org).

 

NUCOR Foundations Scholarship is available to students studying engineering or metallurgy. This is a great/generous opportunity for the right student.  Due date is 3/1/2019. https://scholarshipapply.nucor.com.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Marcus Theatres: Be part of the experience, now hiring, seasonal and long-term positions available – cooks, servers, assistant managers, theatre associates – become a star with Marcus Theatres and create magical experiences for our guests! Apply today: text “makeitmarcus” to 39492 or go to marcuscareers.com/DesPeres.

 

Job Opening

Concord Animal Hospital

Room Person

Tuesday and Wednesday, 3-5

Every other Saturday, 7:30am - 12:00pm

For more information, call 314-843-9055

 

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Monmouth College offers summer opportunities for rising juniors and seniors on their campus in Monmouth, IL. Dates of the Scholars Academy at Monmouth are June 16-28, 2019. If interested in this chance to experience life on a college campus, studying new and interesting classes, see your counselor.

 

Summer Thoughts

Need help staying warm?  Think summer! WGSD summer programming will run from May 30 through July 3, 2019.  More information about elementary, Adventure Club, middle school and high school offerings will be available late January/early February. 

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES