Wednesday, October 5

Wednesday, October 5
Posted on 10/05/2016

October 5, 2016 from WMHS on Vimeo.

Let's celebrate yearbook!  Join us this week for some yearbook fun and daily contests.  Today's contest is easy!  All you have to do is follow us on Instagram @wmhsrebelyearbook to be entered.  If you're already following us, your name is already in the hat!  All names will be put into a drawing for a $10 Chickfila gift card.

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.

FCS t-shirt money is due tomorrow.  If you have yet to order your shirt, bring your $12 to the FCS meeting in the morning in the room by KREB or to Mrs. Counts in 4104

There is a French Club meeting Thursday morning starting at 7:15 in Room 2203.

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.  

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.

The cross country team was in action this last Saturday at the cedar creek invitational. 
The boys team finished second overall. Kasey Tinnerello led the way with his second place finish. Ethan Newberry also finished well coming in fifth place. Other top finishers were Christian 
Girod, Sam Gray and David Bennett. The girls team were led by Andrea Hernandez and Hannah Hudnell.

Make plans now to stop by and talk to the LA Tech Recruiter on Wednesday,October 5th during both lunch shifts outside the cafeteria. 

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, 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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