Thursday, September 29

Thursday, September 29
Posted on 09/29/2016

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Blood Drive sign up is today and tomorrow, September 29 and 30 at both lunch shifts. You must have parental permission if you are 16 and wish to donate. 17 years old and above do not need parental permission. The blood drive will be held October 5 and 6th in the new gym lobby.

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. 

This week's spirit theme is PATRIOTIC! We want to show our Rebel pride and support our troops in RED, WHITE, and BLUE! Game Day shirts can be purchased from the Rebel Store for $10. Hope to see you Friday night at 7:00 as WMHS Football takes on the Ridgeway Roadrunners of Memphis, Tennessee!!

The paper voter registration campaign at school is over. However, if you are a US citizen or 18 years old, please visit www.geauxvote.com. You can register to vote, change your address & party, get a sample ballot, find out where to vote and get the election dates and early voting dates at this website. If you wish to vote in the upcoming presidential election, you must be registered to vote by October 11.

FCS t-shirt order forms are available in Mrs. Counts' room, 4104. Bring your form and $12 to Mrs. Counts by Wednesday, Oct.5.

Are you a high school student who's making a difference through volunteering? Apply for a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May! West Monroe High School will also recognize some of our students for local recognition for their volunteerism as well.

This opportunity is available for students’ grades 9 to 12 and applications are online now. Stop by Guidance to pick up an application instruction sheet today.

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 atwww.wendyshighschoolheisman.com by October 3, 2016.

FREE FAFSA WEBINAR

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.

Next week, October 3 - 7, the WMHS JCL will be sponsoring a book drive collecting new and gently used books to help several Ascension and Livingston Parish school libraries rebuild after losing everything in the flood. The attached flyer will be placed in your boxes this afternoon/tomorrow. It would be greatly appreciated if you would post the flyer and encourage your students to participate. We will collect books on Friday October 7 during the end of first hour. I will send an email first thing Friday morning; please plan to reply to that email if you have books to be collected so that we can know where to go. The winning homeroom will celebrate with a doughnut party on Wednesday, October 12.

If you are interested in being a member of the Rebel Nation student section the cost is $5.00 and can be paid this week either in the main office to Mrs. Thompson or Mrs. Kahman before lunch or during both lunch shifts outside on the Rebel Boardwalk.  This does not get you into the games, only into the student section.  Your money goes towards the purchase of noise makers, costumes and décor for the themes.  See Mrs. Krista Jones or Mrs. Heather Gulde if you have any questions

 

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