February 25, 2019 Announcements
YLC for Tuesday (2/26) has been moved to take place in the cafe during ACE. It is no longer in room 114!
Jazz choir meets tonight (Monday) at 6:30. Tomorrow (Tues) we leave school at 1:45 in our all-solid-black outfits
Congrats to the girls and boys indoor track team for their State Championship!
Hope Higgins finished 6th in the shot put, Dante Lingley finished 5th in the 55 m dash, Camron Holloway state champion in the 55 hurdles, Mahamed Sharif state champion in the 800 m; set a new state record. Nyagoa Bayak state champion in the high jump and triple jump; set a new state record with a 6 foot jump. Dante, Camron, Mahamed and Nyagoa will compete at the New England Championship on March 2nd.
During the Staff vs Seniors Basketball Game on February 28 the Project Grad Committee is issuing a School Spirit Challenge to the Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022!
The class that has the highest attendance (you will be asked your class at admission) AND shows the most school spirit in their attire and positive attitudes throughout the night will be awarded a $100 donation to their class account from Project Grad 2019. Bring your Blue Blazes best selves and show your school pride! See you at the game!
SPECTRUM MOVIE AFTERNOON: We are rescheduling our showing of To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything! for Friday, March 1 right after school in room 108. Snacks provided!!! Hope to see you there!!!
All those interested in joining Chamber Singers:
Auditions are THIS week during ACE on Tues and Thurs (request a tag) Or by appointment.
You do not have to prepare a song. Email or see Ms. Proulx for more info
Sophomores interested in attending RYLA—Rotary Youth Leadership Camp at Camp Hinds in Raymond this summer-June 23-26, please see Mr. Dyer or Guidance for an application. Deadline is March 1.
Attention seniors who will be attending SMCC next fall: There will be an orientation for WHS students at SMCC on Wed. March 13. At this orientation you will be creating your schedule for the fall and getting your ID card. Parent permission is required for this free field trip.
See Mrs. Sturgis asap for permission slip and help activating your MySMCC portal. Permission slip due by Feb. 15.
Counselors will be meeting with students in study halls this week and next to sign up for classes for next year. Please be prepared with your choices. Course lists and descriptions can be found here: http://bit.ly/2DHyjqT.
Anyone interested in playing a Spring sport please sign up online @ www.westbrookschools.org. If you have previously signed up for a sport, you do not need to sign up again. Any questions please see Mrs. Wescott in the guidance office.
We will be presenting this year’s one-act festival play during Ace on Thursday, March 7th. The play is a 35 minute comedy by Ed Monk entitled “A Company of Players.” We will also be performing 2 evening shows for the public, Wednesday, March 6th at 7pm, and one that Thursday evening March 7th at 7pm.
There is a SHARE TABLE in the cafeteria now. Next to the microwave, you will see a table with a mini fridge and a basket. Food can be donated to the share table at any time, and items can be taken as needed throughout the day. This helps keep our bellies full, and food out of our landfills, Acceptable food items: unopened milk, juice, cheese sticks, chips, crackers, apples, bananas, oranges.
What not to put at the share table: unsealed packages, half-eaten foods, fruits that spoil easily. If you have any questions, please ask the cafeteria staff.
Students should be checking their emails at least once a day. If you receive an email from Mr. Murphy, please be sure to reply to discuss attendance issues he has sent out.
NEED EXTRA HELP?
The Science Lab is open 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 1st and 3rd Thursdays & Fridays from 2:30-4:00 in Ms. Keefe's room 205 for any science questions.
The Math Center is open Mondays & Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 in rooms 104 & 106. Please stop by if you need help or have any questions about your math homework.
English Tutoring is available Mondays & Thursdays from 2:30-4 in Room 323 with Mrs. Sbardella. Even if you just need a quiet place to study and/or do homework, please stop by...
Building hours for students are 7am to 2:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 7am to 1:30pm on Wednesdays. For safety reasons, no students should be in the building before or after that without a specific plan in place with an adult in the building who can supervise them. Please do not arrive at school before 7am, as it is getting cold out and we don't want you waiting outside. This is the same for after school pick-up. Please communicate these hours to your parents so you don't have to wait outside after school.
SPECTRUM WHS' LGBT+ CLUB: We will be meeting on Thursdays from now on! All are welcome!
All students must park in the student lot & have a parking pass. Please stop by the Main Office to pick up the parking pass form. The cost is $6.00. Passes must be purchased each year.
Any student looking to be involved with the following programs email, Mr. Russell at Russellm@westbrookschools.org
Trendsetter Program: Tuesday & Thursday after school or During period 4 on Blue & White days.
Big Brother & Sister Program: Looking for Mentors and Mentee.
Peer Mentors: AKA Freshmen mentors & K.I.C Kids in Community and Unified Sports Mentors.
NHS Student Mentors: Mentoring students in academics during and after school.
Geeks Templar: Boffing, D&D, Magic the Gathering.