WHS Daily Announcements 12/20/18
Winter Break: 1-Hour Early Dismissal Friday, December 21.
No school Monday, December 24 – Wednesday, January 2.
Classes resume Thursday, January 3.
Saturday School will be available for students who need help catching up on missing assignments or homework. If you are failing one or more classes, plan to attend one of our upcoming dates: Jan 5 and Jan 12. Saturday school will run from 8AM – Noon in the media center.
The JROTC Misty Cadet Corps is hosting a dodgeball tournament on Tuesday, January 15 from noon to 3:00pm at West High School. This is during the all district no school teacher workday, so if you’re looking for something to do that day, this is your something to do. This tournament is only for High School students enrolled with the Sioux City Community School District. Registration forms can be found and turned into Mrs. Miller in the Main Office. Students will need a team of 10 players with a 7-3 ratio of male and female students. Teams may be mixed with students from other district schools. The cost is only $30 (cash only) a team and the winning team receives 1/3 of the profit to go to the winner’s choice of non-profit organization.
Attention Seniors: Jostens now has our online ordering available for cap and gowns. Simply go to Jostens.com and search for West High School or click on the link provided.
If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cleveland in the Freshman Office.
Beyond the Bell is looking for volunteers to help with their Mobile Food Pantry at Hunt Elementary. This takes place every 3rd Tuesday of the month. from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
(Dates: January 22, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21)
Noah’s Hope Animal Rescue is looking for volunteers during the 1st and 3rd weekends of the month. Hours are Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location is Pet Smart at Lakeport Commons.
Are you working on earning your Silver Cord or meeting community service requirements? VolunteerSiouxland.org is the place to go. This is an online volunteer center for Siouxland, and there are now more than 100 nonprofit organizations on Volunteer Siouxland, with more than 50 active needs for volunteers on any given day. It is absolutely the EASIEST way for students to find and sign up for volunteer opportunities. It is also the easiest way to track their volunteer hours – confirmed by the organization. We have even added a field to volunteer profiles so they can identify which school they attend, allowing us to provide reports to the schools. In addition, it is completely free for the organizations and the volunteers! To sign up, please go to VolunteerSiouxland.org.
Questions regarding Silver Cord? Check out the information located on our website under “Our School” or stop by Mrs. Cleveland’s office in the Freshman House.