WORTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

November 20, 2017

BREAKFAST:   Cereal, Apple, Toast, Fruit Juice, Milk

LUNCH:    Crispy Chicken Leg, Yogurt & String Cheese, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Corn, Fruit Cocktail, Fresh Fruit, Dinner Roll, Chef Salad,

    Veggie Sticks, Milk

 

BIRTHDAYS:       CHRISTIPHER LEE

                              GISSELLE HURTADO

                              SAMANTHA GUILLEN

                              ANDREW HUBER

                              KARASHARO OJULO

                                                                                                        

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:   

 

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

CHECK YOUR E-MAIL ACCOUNTS REGULARLY!

Monday, November 20:  Regular Schedule

Tuesday, November 21:  Focus Schedule

Wednesday, November 22:  Early Dismissal (no PLCs) with Turkey Bingo

Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24:  Thanksgiving Break – No School

Friday, December 22:  Early Dismissal

December 23 – January 2:  Winter Break

 

A REMINDER FOR ALL WHS WINTER SPORTS ATHLETES!  Please stop by the main office to pick up or turn in MSHSL forms and pay your fees before your 1st day of practice.  Participants must obtain a Trojan Eligibility Form from the office once you have completed these requirements. You will need to give this gray form to your coach BEFORE you can practice!!

 

Catch the Trojan Band in Hollywood, CA!!!

Tune in to www.facebook.com/ISD518/ to see LIVE! The ‘Spirit of Worthington’ Trojan Marching Band perform!!

Friday, Nov. 24 @ 2:45pm CST - Disneyland Parade

Sunday, Nov. 26 @ 9:39pm CST – 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade

*All times approximate and FB Live coverage shown is only WHS Band performance…

The National Broadcast of the entire Hollywood Christmas Parade will be aired on Fri. Dec. 15 on the CW Network @ 7:00pm CST and

Wednesday, Dec. 22 @ 2:00pm CST on the Hallmark Channel & AFN Network.  Check local listings for additional airing times.

 

2018 PROM THEME is "Starry Night"! Thanks for voting! Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming Burger Feed!

Remember, we're always looking for more members to join the prom committee!”

 

Looking for two Part-Time Videographers.

JOB TITLE: STUDENT VIDEOGRAPHER Wage: $10.00/hour

Hours: Part-Time after school hours, nights and weekends. Must be flexible.

Position Summary: The Student Videographer is responsible for filming district-wide events including, sporting events, concerts, and School Board meetings. Post-production work is expected to create a final product that can be aired on WGTN-TV and on the City of Worthington District's and WGTN-TV3 websites and Social Media.  

See Mrs. Reeves in TV Studio in Room 407 for more details. 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!

2017-18 WORTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL ASSESSMENT DATES

March 5-16                          WIDA – All EL Students

TO BE DETERMINDED       ACT plus Writing Pre-Inventory - Juniors

April 3                                    ACT plus Writing – Juniors

April 9-27                             MTAS (Individual)

April 24                                 ACT plus Writing Make-Up Date

April 30                                 MCA Math – Juniors (test in/by homeroom)

April 30                                 MCA Reading – Sophomores (test in/by homeroom)

May 3                                    MCA Science – Biology, Principles of Biology Students

May 7-18                              Advanced Placement Tests                            

 

WEATHER RELATED SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS: Our local Radio Stations and TV Cable 3 in Worthington will make announcements concerning late starts or school closings if the weather is inclement.  The Sioux Falls KELO news station and website (www.KELOLAND.com) also run school announcements.  Stop by the WHS office to give us your name & phone number so you can receive an automated message to your cell and/or home phone. Students should report to 1st Block at 10:00 if there is a 2-hour late start.

 

The WEIGHT ROOM will be available to students Monday through Thursday from 3 til 5pm.

 

Travel to England in 2018!  Mrs. Wolyniec will be leading a group to London, Stratford upon Avon, Liverpool, York, the Lake District, and Manchester (Soccer Fans, we will be touring the Manchester United Stadium and museum!) from June 18-26, 2018.  Contact Mrs. Wolyniec for more information.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURCHASING A LETTER JACKET? Since Center Sports is no longer in business The Stag Clothiers, 412 10th Street in Worthington will be taking over that portion of their business. They will have sizing samples and chenille samples. If you or your parent have any questions please email pam@centersports.net or Robyn Moser at robyn56187@hotmail.com. The Stag’s phone number is 507-376-5920.

 

CLUB / ACTIVITY MEETINGS

ACADEMIC DECATHLON meets after school twice a week in room 507 with Mrs. Wendt.  All are welcome to come check it out!

STUDENT COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 a.m. on the first Friday of each month in the Media Center.

TROJAN EXPRESS will meet on Monday mornings at 7:00 a.m.

DRAMA CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3 to 4 in room 502

BPA meetings will be held every Monday after school in room 328 from 2:50 to 3:05

SADD will meet every Wednesday after school in room 329.  New members are always welcome!

STEM club will meet on the 3rd Monday night of the month from 6-8PM in Room 514 and in the morning on the last Thursday of the month at 7:30AM in Room  514.
AOK CLUB will be meeting the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month.

KNOWLEDGE BOWL meets every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on December 1st from 3-4 pm in Room 110

FCCLA meet every Wednesday in room 504 at 3:00. 

TROJAN ROBOTICS BUILD SEASON (Jan 9th-Feb 21st): M/W/F: 3:30pm-5:30pm, T/Th 6:00pm-8:00pm, Saturdays as needed.

TROJAN JAZZ! meets semester 2, during the months of February & March, every Tuesday & Thursday at 7:15am in the band room.

 

ALL WHS STUDENTS WITH YOUR STUDENT ID WILL BE ADMITTED FREE INTO ATHLETIC AND FINE ARTS EVENTS!!  

YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY $4.00 IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR ID WITH YOU!!

 

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING EXTERIOR DOOR USAGE!  Please use your Student ID to enter in the North and South doors before 8:00. After school begins you will need to use the intercom to gain entrance into to school. During the lunch hours, Juniors and Seniors will be able to use their Student ID’s to enter the building.  Students are asked not to allow other students or visitors in the doors during our lock down hours.  Visitors must use the intercom in order to gain access to the building. Please help keep WHS secure for all of us!

 

All Students check your e-mail accounts!!!

Lose a shirt, sweatshirt, shoes, glasses, etc. Check the office lost and found.

 

BICYCLES:  If you ride a bicycle to school, please LOCK it in the bike rack located in the staff parking lot by the Ag department. 

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BICYCLE IN THE FRONT OF THE SCHOOL.  Thank you.

 

MEDIA CENTER HOURS – Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 p.m.

 

BUD’S BUS SERVICE – Office Phone Number:  372-5552  /  Call this phone number for any questions regarding bus schedules, etc.

 

CHECK OUT THE NEW DRIVING CLASS DATES!!!  Great Plains Driving School will provide year round classroom and behind the wheel services.  Contact Mark Woitalewicz at 507-227-8918 for more information. 

E-mail:  gpdrivers@mchsi.com   Website:  www.gpdrivers.net

 

STUDENT SERVICES:

ATTENTIONS STUDENTS! All college and career information and resources will now be available on Schoology. Find scholarships, financial aid resources, college/career/ military resources and so much more! To access information please use the access code: 5KDHG-MPJJ4

Steps: Click on group (counselors corner), join, and put in access code.

If you have questions, please stop by the Student Services Office.

 

COLLEGE REPS VISITING WHS STUDENTS:

At various times during the school year, representatives from colleges and universities come to Worthington High School to visit with juniors and seniors regarding their post-secondary education options and needs.  Speaking with these college representatives is a great opportunity to learn more about degree offerings, scholarships, extra-curricular activities, financial aid, etc. Listed below are colleges/college representatives that are scheduled to be at Worthington High School.  College representatives will be located in the media center during scheduled dates/times.  If you wish to speak with a college representative, please sign-up in the student services office and obtain a pass to allow you to leave class.

MN West Community & Technical College, Worthington, MN – Wednesday, November 30 @ 12:30 PM

South Dakota State University (SDSU), Brookings, SD - Tuesday, December 12th at 8:20am

La’ James College of Cosmetology, Mason City, Iowa, Tuesday, December 12 at 10:30 am.

Army –December 13, meet in the hallway outside the student services office during lunch time 

Army – January 10, meet in the hallway outside the student services office during lunch time 

Army – February 28, meet in the hallway outside the student services office during lunch time 

Army – April 11, meet in the hallway outside the student services office during lunch time 

Army – May 16, meet in the hallway outside the student services office during lunch time 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE LISTED IN SCHOOLOGY UNDER THE GROUP COUNSELORS CORNER. CLICK ON RESOURCES AND YOU WILL FIND THE SCHOLARSHIPS FOLDER! IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS PLEASE SEE STUDENT SERVICES.

 

STUDENTS ON THE GO: 

November 20: Please excuse the following students on Monday Nov. 20th, to attend IdoART Day at Buena Vista University, Let me know if you have any questions, or concerns. Thank you, Mrs.Holinka   Denis Divas Alcantaro, Bethany Dorschner, Angel Fraga, Lilo Herzig, Vanessa Juarez, Mayoulee Keomany, Eh Kyoo, Nyiel Mayola, Ashley Norenberg, Magdalena Rico, Sak Blu Soe, Evelyn Duque Ramos, Jade Rohrbauck, Federico Ocampo

 

November 22: Please excuse Oscar Martinez and Pedro Manzanarez at 10:40 on Wednesday, November 22. They will be emceeing Turkey Bingo.

 

Please excuse the following Trojan Band members as they represent Minnesota in the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Nov. 26.  They will also be marching at Disneyland on Nov. 24.  Band members will be gone from school on Nov. 21, 22, 27 & 28.  Upon arrival back, California tour band kids may use Block 3A for coursework makeup in their other classes through Friday, Dec. 1st : Max Langerud, Kyle Janssen, Brianna Newman, Davis Moore,  Fairy Apolo, Kelly Newman, Catalina Nguyen, Ashlyn Greve, Neveah Schreiber, Jordyn Sholes, Celeste Block, Jena Joens, Daryan Ossefoort, Dawn Geertsema, Gina Huber,  Stewart Merrigan, Allyson Johnson, Katelyn Johnson, Pwe Ku, Christipher Lee, Hunter Buntjer, Aryah Marsh, Jada Bonnett, Hailey Cauwels, Christian Lietz, Kassandra Magana, Madisyn Schreiner, Cynthia Souksavath, Abby McCarvel, Kaytlyn Meyer, Letzy Ramirez, Alex Quintanilla, Kiana Bartley, Maria Contreras, Brittin Fauskee, Sam Martin, Alex Cuate, Tad Stewart, Sarah DeSmith, Misti Dieter, Sullivan Merrigan, Jacob Mills, Juan Guizar, Jeffrey Ludes, Samara Nordby, Gavin Carstensen, Brandon Gutierrez, Jessica Ventura, Dominic Burns, AJ Wass, Faith Arnt, Luke Ponto, Katie O’Donnell, Madison Johnson, Ian O’Donnell, Sean Souksavath, Ethan Hyvari, Bryce Olsen, Chad Buntjer, Logan Immens, Taylor McCarvel, Carter Ponto, New Bu, Jack Johnson, Matt Bartley, Emmett Bickett, Kalen Brands, Adam Koller, Azael Rodriguez, Isaac Schreiber, Jackson Bonnett, Brandon Dykstra, Brian Dykstra, Zach Nelson, Caleb Schreiber, Nathan Schuck, Kristy Workman, Anwar Farra, Ben Lopez,    Mike Martinez, Ashley Noerenberg, Ethan Henderson, Casey Michelson, Maggie Putnam, Sydney Souksavath, Sophie Wietzema, Olivia Adams, Autumn Arnt, Aryana Baccam, Taylor Hastings, Clarie Ludes, Kate Reeves, Tien Truong, Kasen White, Paw Der Htoo, Peh Tha Pwe, May Sar Paw, Alyssa Lira, Chris Lopez, Sydney Luft, Nick Ramirez, Sarah Spieker, Chloe Bents, Kiara Castaneda, Emily Meyer, Jacquelyn Banegas, Rosie Melgoza, Mackenzie Meyeraan, Elizabeth Spiegelhoff, Jessica Darling, Natalie Demuth, Anya Hartzler, Alyssa Johnson, Jamie Newman, Andrew Olsen, Blaine Doeden, Sam Van Westen, Will Brandner, Kip Jenson, Kya Nickel, Michael Schnieder, Abigail Wede, Bailey Kruse, Madison Roesner, Marshall Beeck, Mariel Castaneda, Austin Heimgartner, Cindy Hernandez, Nedoh Gyi, Claudia Canas, Marcos Herrera, Jose Hurtado, Robert Ramirez, Erik Artiga, Shwe War.

 

December 1:  Please excuse the following Student Council members for Toys for Tykes gift distribution all day on Friday, December 1st:

Jamie Newman, Kyle Janssen, Natalie Demuth, Kristy Workman, Jackson Bonnett, Christipher Lee, Chloe Bents, and Alberto Schettini