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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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Posted on December 5, 2023

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

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News from the Guidance Department:.


  • Hey Seniors, We have a new scholarship opportunity available in Guidance and on The 2024 Parker Alexander Scholarship has award amounts of $2500 for the Grand Prize and it has a second prize of $500. To apply for this scholarship, you must submit an original essay with a proposal to improve traffic safety and/or reduce accidents in Northeast Louisiana. This essay should also include a short statement about your individual scholarship need and planned course of study in college. The deadline for this scholarship is May 1, 2024. Fun fact: a WMHS student won this scholarship’s $500 award last  year.


News from Academics

  • You can now sign up for Coach Osborne's driving class online at Click on online payments and sign up there.Classes will start January 8th after school. Any questions see Coach in the gym.

  • Students, you should’ve gotten you pink PBIS incentive ticket in homeroom this morning if you met the attendance requirements.This ticket gets you a free ice cream treat at lunch today. Report to the concession stand to pick up your ice cream.

  • Also in homeroom, you should've gotten a green piece of paper that is the pre-check out form for Mid-terms. These are due by Monday and must be signed by your parent or guardian. We will be out Friday, so be sure to take care of this asap.


Sports News: 


  • Tonight: Girls’ soccer is at Neville and Boys’ soccer is at home vs Neville



Club and Organization News:


  • Senior Baby Ads are also on sale at through online school payments. The deadline for ordering Senior Baby Ads is TODAY.

  • The  homeroom canned food drive competition sponsored by Student Council has been extended to December 15th.

  • If any students are in need of any clothes or hygiene products, please fill out the care closet google form or see Mrs. Johnson in student services or Katie Boutwell in 1222. 

  • There’s a piano concert tomorrow night in the auditorium.

  • Would you like to help a local 5yr old little girl who is fighting cancer? Every year, 18,000 patients are diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancers or other blood disorders that could be cured or treated with a blood stem cell transplant. But 70% of them don't have a fully matched donor in their family. They depend on Be The Match® to find an unrelated donor. Volunteers will be at WEST MONROE HIGH SCHOOL December 7, 2023 from 10am-1:30pm in the Main Lobby, to swab cheeks to be sent off and entered into the national bone marrow donor registry which could be a match for this young girl or others needing a transplant. If you are 18yrs old or older, you can register to be a donor. Students can stop by Mrs. Nix’s classroom (Room 3105) to get more information & to register. You must pre-register to be swabbed. Please take this opportunity to see if you could help save a life. 

  • Attention Juniors interested in applying into the Tusquahoma Chapter of National Honor Society at WMHS. Applications open in January. Make sure you check the criteria listed on the webpage prior to completing the application. Criteria for membership eligibility are listed on the NHS webpage. Applications must meet all of the criteria in order to be considered for membership. If you have any questions, youmay reach out to Mrs. Lovelady.

  • Tomorrow, the ROTC will perform Formal Reville at the flagpole near the Memorial Garden at 7:30. 

  • FCS meets tomorrow in the new gym at 7:15.