Monday, October 3

Monday, October 3
Posted on 10/03/2016

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Junior Civitans who would like to volunteer at the first annual Pumpkin Fest hosted by the Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group on Saturday, October 29, should sign up outside Mrs. Beach's room (6206). 

Biology Club - Come by Mrs Knox's room to pick up a practice schedule if you are interested in participating in the homecoming assembly. Its an orange paper outside room 3109

Interact - Come sign up to sell homecoming tickets outside mrs. knox's room. The signup is taped to the wall.

New robotics members: your first meeting is Tuesday, October 4, just after school. Your acceptance letter had a wrong date. Meetings are on Tuesdays. See you there

This week, October 3 - 7, the West Monroe High School Junior Classical League will be sponsoring a book drive collecting new and gently used books, targeting middle to high school reading ages, to help several Ascension and Livingston Parish school libraries rebuild after losing everything in the recent flooding. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Bring your books to your homeroom; JCL members will collecton Friday morning. The homeroom with the most donations will celebrate with doughnuts! 

Are you ready for Homecoming week?  Do you have your outfits planned for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of next week?  If you're having trouble coming up with a costume, we have the solution!  Here is the homecoming tshirt designed by sophomore student, Dee Wyatt.   There will not be a dance or game day shirt for the homecoming game, so this is the ONLY one we'll have to commemorate this Homecoming 2016.  The shirts are Comfort Colors brand and will be $15.  They will only be for sale THIS WEEK!  Bring $15 cash to room 6204 starting tomorrow to pre-order your tshirt.

"The WMHS Art Club will hold it's regular monthly meeting on October 6from 3:15- 3:55. Please have a ride home.  We may paint at this meeting.

October 13 we will print tee shirts.  If you ordered a tee shirt you must be here on the 13th to print it."

Attention Character Counts Members. T-Shirt Order Forms are available in the library, room 6205 or in room 1216.  The cost is $15.00. All orders are due by Thursday, Oct 6th.  Also, there will be Character Counts Club meetings in room 6205 on Tuesday, October 4th at 7:30 am and 3:15 pm.  Members must attend one of these meetings.

Change in plans for homecoming dance ticket sales....Tickets will be on sale beginning Thursday, Oct 6 - Thursday Oct 13 during both lunch shifts.

If you are bringing a date from outside our school you need to come get a form from outside Mrs. Knox's room. This form states that the student you are a trying to bring is not a bad apple and would not cause a ruckus for us at the dance. The school that they attend must sign and fax the form back to us. Forms will not be accepted from students. Inviting someone from our school is a much simpler option.

Homecoming week will be here soon. We will have 3 spirit days that week to celebrate the week. We are out of school on Monday and Tuesday for fall break, so the first day will be Wednesday. We are calling Wednesday, "When I Grow up" We would like to see everyone dressed up like what they want to be as an adult. Maybe an astronaut, a doctor or even a soldier. Thursday will be "Traditional Trick or Treat" So try to put together a witch, a clown or maybe an angel costume. Be sure to bring a jack-o-lantern for some sweet treats around the school. Friday will be "Decade Day" You can come as a 20's flapper or gangster, 50's sock hopper , hippie tie dye or even 80s big hair. Here's a short video to give you some ideas if things to wear during homecoming week.

If you received an invitation to the new student luncheon, it is today during your lunch shift at the Field House, second floor.  Only students who received an invitation are to attend.   Please bring your invitation with you for admittance.

Seniors who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better, have been proven leaders and role models within their school and community, and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award online at by today, October 3, 2016.

The college financial aid process is starting early.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) can now be submitted as early as October 1. Discover Student Loans is hosting a FREE webinar, College Financial Aid 101, on October 5th & 8th from 6:00-8:00to help students and families make sense of the new changes to the FAFSA and the financial aid process. 

West Monroe High School will participate in the national administration of the PSAT on October 19th. This test is designed to recognize high achieving 10th and 11th grade students throughout the county. The cost for this test is $20 cash payable to 10th and 11th grade English teachers through October 7th. We have only a limited number of tests so don't hesitate to register.

Tadpoles with 5 service hours have homecoming practice Oct 4th, 6th, and 11th at 5pm in the Old Gym. You MUST be able to make at least 2 of those practices in addition to mandatory dress rehearsal next Wednesday, the 12th.

















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