Thursday, October 6

Thursday, October 6
Posted on 10/06/2016

October 6, 2016 from WMHS on Vime

Habitat for Humanity Announcement: 

There will be a Habitat for Humanity Meeting Tuesday, October 18th.  The $10 club fee is due by Thursday, October 20th.  You may pay this starting now to Mrs. Duke in room 3209 or Mr. Aswell in room 5208.  Please sign up for the Habitat for Humanity Remind texts.  Directions are located on the club’s school messenger page. 

The yearbook staff is celebrating National Yearbook Week and we'd like to announce a few winners from our recent contests.  Senior Ryan Cupit and freshman Kylen Rogers each won a $10 Chickfila giftcard for pre-ordering their yearbook at Open House.  Senior Connor Hollis won a $10 Chickfila gift card for following us on Instagram.   Come get your gift cards now in room 6204.  Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered a yearbook and followed us on Instagram.  

We have a new yearbook contest today!  Did you know that a bunch of our teachers are WMHS alumni?  We've chosen 9 of those alumni for you to guess who they are by their senior picture.  The first to guess correctly and brings the list immediately to Miss Kiper's room 6204 wins a $10 Chickfila giftcard.  Here they are... (show teacher ybk picture)

Homecoming tshirts, designed by sophomore Dee Wyatt, are now ready for pre-order today through Friday.  They are $15.  Bring cash to Miss Kiper's room 6204.

We will vote for our Homecoming Queen this Thursday during second period. Good luck to all!

Blood Drive will be held Wednesday and Thursday of this week in the new gym lobby.  Tickets which will serve as passes for those donating will be placed in the teacher boxes on Tuesday.  Anyone still wishing to donate may sign up in Mrs. Clark’s room which is 3205.  Also, you may pick up a 16 year old permission form in Mrs. Clark's room as well.  Don't forget that everyone must have a picture ID to donate.

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.

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 collection 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 t-shirt.

"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 today.  

Change in plans for homecoming dance ticket sales....Tickets will be on sale beginning today, 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 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.week.

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 today Oct, 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.

The spirit theme for this Friday is PINK OUT as we kick off Pinktober against the Ruston Bearcats! Wear pink to support cancer patients, survivors, and the families of those who have lost their fight. See you at 7:00 Friday night in Rebel Stadium! 


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