WHS Daily Announcements 2/4/19
West High Scribblerz will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5 after school in Room 236. All writers are welcome.
Students that have spoken to Mrs. Macfarlane about traveling to WITCC on Wednesday for the World Food Prize event, need to get a permission slip in Room 116.
After School tutoring is available every Tuesday – Thursday 3:00 – 4:00. If you need help catching up or help with current assignments come to the media center after school. Transportation is provided.
The West High Choir Department is selling coffee from Rosie’s Coffee Company here in town. This coffee is fair trade coffee and roasted right here in Sioux City at a former West High student’s home. We are selling the following 16oz. (ground or whole bean) for $17 each from now until Feb. 5, and the proceeds go to raising money for our new choir robes for the Choir Department. ALL are medium roast and the flavors are: Honduras coffee, Tiramisu, Jamaican Me Crazy Coffee, Caramel Latte and English Toffee. You can place your order through a choir student or email Mr. Hodnefield or Mr. Towns with your order! All coffee will be delivered and ready on March 5.
Have you purchased your West High yearbook yet this year? The 2018-19 yearbooks are on sale now for $50 and the price will go up on Feb 1. You can purchase the yearbooks from Ms. Stephens in room 257 or online at yearbookforever.com.
There will be after school lifting & conditioning for all spring athletes not currently in a winter sport after school Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Seniors, please be sure to get your cap and gown ordered. To order, go to Jostens.com and search for West High School.
If you have any questions, see Mrs. Cleveland in the Freshman House Office.
Jostens’ link is provided: https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1071333/West-High-School/
The Sioux City Community Schools plan to offer two, four and half week sessions of Traffic Education for the summer of 2019.
First session classes will begin Wednesday, May 29 and end Friday, June 28. Second session classes will begin Wednesday June 26 and end Friday July 26. Classes will be Monday through Friday; however, some driving sessions may have to happen on weekends in order to have all students complete in four weeks. Registration for Summer Traffic Education will begin on Monday, March 4 with the deadline for all registrations ending on Wednesday March 29. Cost for the class will be $385. (School waivers are accepted for Summer School.) Registration forms must be filled out at the high school of choice at the time of registration. You must sign up at the high school you intend to attend. No registrations can be mailed or emailed in as spots are limited. In order to register, you must be 14 years of age. You must bring valid Iowa Learner’s permit, and the complete deposit for the class fee to one of the three public high schools that you wish to attend this summer. Registrations are limited. Students are accepted for the course, based on the number of openings available at each school and are on a 1st come 1st serve basis.
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: 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.