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FEBRUARY 11, MONDAY - TODAY IS A DAY 3

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 – TODAY IS A DAY 3

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

COLLEGE VISITS

 

TODAY: Monday, February 11th

St. Louis Community College is here this hour (9:00 am)

 

Wednesday, February 13th

Missouri State      9:00 am

 

Thursday, February 14th

UMSL                    10:00 am

 

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

 

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

WGHS Statesbots Black robotics team advanced to state on Saturday, placing third out of thirty six and winning awards in design and engineering. Congratulations!!

 

Attention juniors applying to be in NHS:  your applications are due by Wednesday at 3:00pm, including your teacher recommendations.  No late applications will be accepted, so make sure you turn yours in to Ms. Rowland on time. 

 

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.

 

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

 

This Wednesday, February 13 at the jazz concert, Webster Feeds is having a "light drive". They are also planning a "miracle minute" to collect cash. Please bring in “light” items (no cans for this event please):

  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Grains
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Baby cereal

Please NO Ramen Noodles

 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The Interact Club will be selling Candy Gram Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during both lunches this week.  All proceeds will go to Dignity Period.

 

The Vegan and Vegetarian club will be selling cupcakes on Thursday, February 14 with proceeds going to the Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation. Sales will be at the Senior entrance in the morning and the junior entrance during lunches. Each cupcake is $1.

 

Student Council is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 21st in the secondary gym.  You must be 17 or older to donate blood.  If you are 16, you can donate with a parent permission slip.  If you haven’t signed up to donate yet, stop by Mrs. Cole’s room (350) to sign up!  Thanks for helping to save lives with your donation!

 

SENIORS

Attention seniors, there will be an open meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 or after school at 2:40 in Mrs. Maedge's room 228 B to discuss the 2019 prom. Please come with your ideas about theme, music, food, souvenirs, and decorations.

 

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:  Time is running out to submit your local scholarship applications.  Parents’ Club applications are due by Thursday, and all others by Friday.  Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted!  Please 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.

- Yearbook Photography Club will have a brief meeting tomorrow (Tuesday the 12th) after school in Ms. Keane’s Room, # 222. Snacks will be provided and new members are welcome.

 

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 20th). 

- 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 meets every 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

 

Congratulations to Eric Pettibone on winning the DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP at 138 lbs.!!! and qualifying for this week’s state tournament.

Congratulations to Charlie Getz on qualifying for the state wrestling tournament! He placed 4th in the 145 lbs. division at today’s district tournament.

 

All boys interested in joining the tennis team please come to an informational meeting this Thursday the 14th directly after school in room 282. Please see coach Verstraete if you have any further questions.

 

If you are planning on going to the boys JV or varsity basketball games tomorrow (Tuesday) at Hazelwood Central…..tickets are ONLY available in advance. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased in the Activities Office.

 

TODAY’S ATHLETIC EVENTS:

No games today.

 

YESTERDAY’S REPORTED RESULTS:

Girls Basketball vs. Hazelwood West, Roberts Gym (JV won) (Varsity won)

Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Miller Career

Wrestling MSHSAA District Tournament @ Farmington HS (Congratulations to Eric Pettibone on winning the DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP at 138 lbs.!!! and qualifying for this week’s state tournament.

Congratulations to Charlie Getz on qualifying for the state wrestling tournament! He placed 4th in the 145 lbs. division at today’s district tournament.)

Boys Basketball (JV vs. Troy Buchanan) (Varsity beat Hickman)

 

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

Now Hiring!

Midwest Pool Management

Apply online at www.midwestpool.com/apply

Or call with questions at 314-432-1313

Positions available:

Managers, Assistant Managers, Head Guards, Lifeguards, Swim lesson instructors,

Pool Attendants, Cashiers, Concessions, Supervisors and more.

 

Now Hiring!

Olivette Parks and Recreation

Summer Camp Leaders

Apply Today:

olivettemo.com/jobs.aspx

 

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