October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Schools, organizations and communities are raising awareness of bullying prevention and teaching students how to respond effectively to bullying situations. Each day on the morning announcements a bullying prevention tip will be read to the student body.
Attention students in grades 9 – 12: We will take 5 WC students to a leadership conference on November 12th. Please pick up an application in the office. See Dr. Jordan for details.
Herff Jones will be here on Friday, October 9th, during 1st period to talk with seniors about cap and gown orders. Plan to attend.
A representative from Herff Jones will be here on October 20th during lunch to take graduation orders.
All students interested in joining the ACE team need to see Ms. Robson. The first ACE practice will be today at 3 p.m. in Ms. Robson’s room.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: A representative from Miller Motte Technical School will be here on Monday, October 5th at 1 p.m. Sign up in Guidance by Friday, October 2nd if you plan to attend this meeting.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: A representative from Ferrum College will be here on Wednesday, October 7th at 9 a.m. Sign up in Guidance by Tuesday, October 6th if you plan to attend this meeting.
Make-up pictures will be taken on Monday, October 5th. Please plan accordingly. In addition, any seniors needing a formal portrait may also have that taken on Monday, October 5th.
Attention juniors interested in a career in Engineering: BWXT and Areva offers a program that allows students to work on projects with engineers to learn about engineering principles. Students who are interested in participating in the program need to come by Guidance and sign up to be considered. There will be two students chosen for the fall and two chosen for the spring. You will need to provide your own transportation to participate. Deadline to sign up is Friday, October 2nd.
WC Yearbook is having a Super Summer Selfie Contest. Send or bring in your best Super Summer Selfie for a chance to be featured in our 2015 – 2016 yearbook. Email your submission to Mrs. McGuire at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver it to Room 110. You must provide the picture, your name and grade level. All selfies are due by September 30th.
On October 9th, WC will be having a pink out game. Balloons may be ordered and will be released in memory or to honor a cancer survivor for $3. See Mrs. Yuille to place your order today.
Students should take a “selfie” (NOT WHILE DRIVING) wearing their seat belt in the car with the caption “I pledge to buckle up” and post the pictures to the social medial account of their choice (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) with the hashtag #SAVEYOURTAILGATE. Students must include their school’s name in the post and tag @YOVASO to ensure that YOVASO staff counts his/her picture in the final number for his/her school. Lastly, students are encouraged to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
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