WHS Daily Announcements 2/6/19
Congratulations to Adien Belt, Drake Coupland, and Austin Streeter on signing to play college football and continuing their education! Way to go!
Do you want to make a difference at West High? Are you ready to connect with freshman as they navigate their first year of high school? The Freshman Mentoring Program is taking applications for mentors now through February 28. The application is an online form, https://goo.gl/oPyGAT , that is available in the Freshman House Office from Mrs. Cleveland.
Anyone that is interested is encourage to apply.
WEST club meeting today during homeroom in the auditorium. Please make every possible attempt to attend or see Ms. O’Neill if you cannot attend.
Native American Focus Group with Mrs. Sackmann will be tomorrow from 10:00 – 10:30 in the auditorium. Please be on time! We will have a speaker!
West High Boys’ and Girls’ tennis will be holding a bake sale after school today.
Wanna try something new this year? Come and audition for the spring musical. There are lots of parts and you DON’T have to be a choir member to join. All you have to do is bring a monologue or something to read and there will be audition packets available soon. Audition dates will be announced this week so stay tuned. This year’s musical is 13 The Musical.
Seniors, if you want a rocking After Prom we need to fundraise. The After Prom committee is asking you to sell Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The order sheets are in the office and all the information you will need is on the papers. Let’s get fundraising!
Attention Seniors! We will be voting for Senior Favorites (like Class Clown and Most Likely to be President, etc.) on Friday, February 8, 2019 during homeroom on paper ballots. You may only vote once and if you try to vote more than once your vote will be disqualified. For students that have downtown classes and will not be in homeroom, you may visit Ms. Stephens by the end of the day on Monday, February 11, 2019 to place your vote. If you have any questions, see Ms. Stephens in room 257.
WEST club is selling roses and chocolate covered strawberries. The roses are 1 for $3 or 2 for $5 and the chocolate covered strawberries are 1 for $2 or 3 for $5. We are taking orders through this Friday, February 8. They will be delivered on February 14. Please see a WEST club member or Ms. O’Neill (Room 117) to place your order. You must pay when you order!
All non-winter participating athletes the first track practice of the season will begin Feb 11. Those that don’t already, please have your code of conduct & physicals taken care of! You can’t participate in any practices until those are taken care of! Practice will begin promptly at 2:45pm on Mon., Feb 11. Everyone is to meet in the weight room!
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.
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.