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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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Posted on February 28, 2024


Wednesday, February 2,  2024

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnj0ajNRTFQ

News from the Guidance Department:.

 

  • Ms. Maggie Willis, our ULM recruiter, shared this wonderful ACT Workshop opportunity for our WMHS Juniors and Seniors. This ACT Workshop is a great way for our students to prepare for the upcoming March and April ACT tests. Also, the first 100 students can register for FREE! See more info below:

EVENT: ACT WORKSHOP (for Northeast LA students)

LOCATION: ULM Campus, George T. Walker Hall

DATE: Saturday, March 9th 

TIME: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. 

REGISTER ONLINE: https://www.ulm.edu/s/ACTWorkshop

*Don't forget! The first 100 students can register for FREE!!*

  • Attention all students taking a dual enrollment course this semester through ULM or LA Tech: It's time to start paying for your DE coursework if you are taking over the allotted amount that Ouachita Parish School Board will pay. As a reminder, OPSB is paying for the following this semester: Seniors- 3 classes, Juniors- 2 classes, Sophomores- 1 class.  If you have an overage, that cost is $150 per course that you are over, and your payment will go to ULM. You may pay by check(making your payment to ULM) and give it to Mrs. Hunt or pay online through your ULM account. If paying by check, write your full name on the memo line. Payments are due by 12:00 noon today. If you have a question about how much you owe, talk to one of your dual enrollment teachers or Mrs. Hunt. As a reminder, if you fail a course or withdraw from a course paid for by OPSB, you will owe OPSB $150 for that course.

  • From Guidance, we have some reminders for seniors. The ULM Foundation Scholarship deadline is tomorrow. The Jason Paul Cameron, Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union, Koga Orthodontics, and Hagan Foundation scholarships are due this Friday. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is due Tuesday, And the Grambling State University Scholarship is due next Friday.

  • All students are reminded that the deadline for registering for the April ACT is next Friday. 

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Sports News: 

 

  • Our boys’ basketball team had an exciting win over number 12 ranked Mandeville to move them to round 2 in the playoffs. Tomorrow night, they travel to Number 5 ranked Natchitoches Central. We hope you will come out and cheer this team on. 

  • Baseball took home a dub against Northwood 11-2 yesterday. They will start the Trey Altick tournament tomorrow at home vs Bryant And on Friday and Saturday they will be playing against John Curtis on friday, and Hahnville and Destrehan on Saturday. All of these games will be at Shelby Aulds field 

  • Softball won last night 17 to 7 against Haughton. They will play tomorrow on the road against Calvary Baptist. This weekend they will be in the Acadiana Tournament. On Friday, they will take on Walker, and on Saturday they will play Dominican and Beau Chene .

  • Our Track and Field season is right around the corner, They will start their season at a meet in Benton tomorrow.

  • Tennis will be at home vs Captain Shreve tomorrow immediately after school.

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Club and Organization News:

 

  • Shout out to the West Monroe Winterguard who took 2nd place this past weekend in the Mississippi Indoor Association circuit.  Good job, ladies! We can’t wait to see the great things yet to come for you.

  • Attention juniors and seniors, in preparation for prom we are asking you to send in your song requests for the DJ.   Around campus you will see green posters with a qr code.  Scan that code to make your song requests.  You will need to know the actual song title and artist’s name when filling out the form. 

  • And speaking of Prom,Seniors,  All senior English teachers have posted a google form on their google classroom page.  This form will allow you to nominate members for our new Prom Court.  We will have five girls and five boys that will serve as our prom court.  The top five nominated boys and top five nominated girls will comprise our 2024 Prom court.  Once the court has been named on March 22nd, the king and queen will be chosen at prom.  All court members will be crowned at the dance.

  • Would you like to help out our community & donate blood? Did you know that every 2 seconds, someone needs blood? In fact, 62% of the US population is eligible to donate blood, but only about 3% of them donate. Our school is having a blood drive on Thursday, February 29th. To donate blood, students must be 16 yrs old or older. Students can stop by Mrs. Nix’s classroom (Room 3105) to get more information & to register. Students must pre-register to donate. Faculty can email Mrs. Nix to register.

  • Attention Juniors and Seniors, Do you like to swim? Are you an outdoors person? The Boys and Girls Club of North Louisiana needs lifeguards this summer. Please schedule a time to meet with Mr. Grant in Student Services to discuss your application. Pay is competitive and positions are limited.

  • The cornhole tournament was a huge success in the fall so we want to do it again! We have $900 in Visa gift cards to give away that were donated by Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union for our tournament that is coming up during lunch in March!!! So we are going to double our number of winners to spread the wealth. We will have a Freshman/Sophomore division as well as a Junior/Senior division. Prizes will be given to the Champion teams and the runners up for each category on each lunch shift. So find a teammate and sign up  ASAP before all the spots are gone! The sign up sheet can be found on the Student Life Google Classroom page. Just type in your names. Brackets will be randomly generated just before the tournament. 

  • Board Game club meeting is today after school in the library.