September 17, 2019

BREAKFAST:   Breakfast Pizza, Orange, Fruit Juice, Toast, Milk

LUNCH:  BBQ on a Bun, Chicken Fajitas, Baked Beans, Mandarin Oranges, Chef Salad, Veggie Sticks, Diced Pears, Milk



                                PRISCILLA MARROQUIN



                                                TENNIS VS MARSHALL AT WMS, 4:30

                                                VOLLEYBALL VS MARSHALL AT WHS, C & B 6:00, VARSITY 7:15

                                                GIRLS SOCCER AT WASECA, C & JV 4:30, VARSITY 6:30


September 16-20:  Homecoming Week

September 25:  Career Expo for all 10th graders





NHS member meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 7:30 am in the High School Media Center.


Sophomore Class meeting will be held Monday, October 1st in the cafeteria during advisory. Jostens will be present to talk about ordering class rings. All sophomore advisories need to report to the cafeteria.


Sophomore Class Ring Order day will be Friday, October 4. Jostens will be present to collect orders during lunch.  


Senior Class meeting will be held Monday, November 4th in the cafeteria during advisory. Jostens will be present to talk about ordering graduation cap & gown, graduation announcements, apparel and other senior items. All senior advisories need to report to the cafeteria. 


Senior class Graduation Order day will be held Wednesday, November 13. Jostens will be present to collect orders during lunch.


FFA Greenhand Day: FFA Freshman not currently enrolled in the Ag 9 course can sign up to attend Greenhand Day in Windom on Wednesday September 25th. Please sign up by Wednesday September 18th.


FCCLA - Anyone interested in attending the Leadership meeting at Fulda on September 18, please contact Mrs. Bents and put your name on a list.  Dues need to be paid by 9-11 if you plan on going.



Anyone interested in being an FCCLA member, come to the gutter party and hear about FCCLA.  If you pay your dues before or on September 18th, there will be something special for you! See you at the Gutter Party!


HOMECOMING 2019  - Your Space themed Dress Up Days are:

Tuesday, Sept. 17 - Men in Black vs. Aliens Day - Are you secretly working for the Men in Black? Or are you a visitor from beyond our stars?

Wednesday, Sept. 18 - Meme Day - Bring your favorite meme to life.

Thursday, Sept. 19 - Cosmic Class Colors Day - 9th grade should wear PURPLE, 10th grade should wear BLUE, 11th grade should wear WHITE, and 12th grade should wear BLACK.

Friday, Sept. 20 (Homecoming) - School Spirit Day - Show everyone your Trojan Pride!


Student Council will also be selling Homecoming t-shirts during the lunch blocks beginning next week. Shirts are $10.


Attention sophomores! On Wednesday, September 25, all sophomores will be attending the Career Expo at MN West, Worthington Campus. The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council’s Career Expo is a highly interactive career information and exploration event for high school students.


All Juniors will be meeting with College Possible on Thursday, September 26th in the cafeteria during Trojan Advisory.


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 and KSFY news stations and websites will also run school announcements.  Stop by the WHS office to give us your name & phone number so you can receive a Shoutpoint 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.


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

MEDIA CENTER:  This is a reminder that if you choose to come to the Media Center during lunch, you WILL be expected to have something to do and it WILL be quiet because there are other students, faculty, and classes using the room at the same time. If you cannot follow this policy, you or the group you are with, will be asked to leave. Thank you, Mrs. Spieker


ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURCHASING A LETTER JACKET?  The Stag Clothiers, 412 10th Street in Worthington will take your letter jacket orders and they have sizing samples and chenille samples available. 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.


The WEIGHT ROOM will be available to students Monday through Friday from 6:30-7:50 am and 2:50-5 pm.



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 meets semester 2.

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 3:10

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 meets EVERY Tuesday.

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.

ALLIES-A group for those who identify with the LGBT-Q community and fellow students who support them.  We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at 7:30am.  Please see either Lakeyta Swinea (School Counselor) or Lindsay Jenniges (Sped School Social Worker) in Student Services for meeting location or more information.




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!


BICYCLES:  If you ride a bicycle to school, please LOCK it in the bike rack located in the Student parking lot by the new picnic table areas.  DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BICYCLE IN THE FRONT OF THE SCHOOL.  Thank you.


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



ATTENTION 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.



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.

Northwest Iowa CC                         Sept. 17 @ 9:30 AM

Dordt University                              Sept. 23 @ 10:00 AM

Northwestern College                   Oct. 1 @ 9:30 AM

Lake Area Tech                                  Oct. 15 @ 1:30 PM

Augustana University                     Oct. 21 @ 10:45 AM

Mankato State University             Oct. 21 @ 12:30 PM

University of MN, Twin Cities      Nov. 6 @ 10:00 AM



Please excuse the following students to teach at the 5th Grade Wetlands Tour:

Tuesday September 17th (Dismiss after 2nd block)

Maddie Schaefer, Stephie Bauman, Taylor Ponto, Riley Widboom

Wednesday September 18th (All Day)

Isaiah Noble, Levi Kuhl, Abby Bristow, Rosa Rodriguez


9/17/19   The following players need to be dismissed at 1:00pm on Tues., Sept. 17th for a soccer game in Waseca. Hadhabiya Morke, Nallele Pena, Arely Flores, Clara Rodas, Gianella Rodriguez, Jenny Rafael Perez, Selena Ramos, Sugey Calderon, Wendy Agustin, Arely (Princess) Martinez, Jessica Rafael Perez, Johana Cruz Merida, Leidy Chavez, Marina Luong, Selma Dillion, America Barrera, Valentina Martinez


9/17/19    Please excuse the following Girls Soccer at 2:45pm Tuesday, September 17:  Chantel Peralta, Pamela Lomeli Ibarra, Sofia Montoya Mendez, Saleen Thepmontry, Andrea Rivera, Yazmin Arzu Lozano, Beatriz Gabriel, Melina Ramirez, Betty Garcia, Alexa Cerda, Ariel Reveles, Yesenia Cruz, Adamari Rangel, Marilyn Orellana, Merlin Perez (Gabby), Alicia Lopez, Amy Ventura, Shaelly Zuniga, Samantha Guillen, Alaiah Vela

9/18/19   Please excuse the following students for an FCCLA Leadership Training all day Wednesday, September 18:  Mekdelawit Tilahun, Kaylee Gerdes, Ariadne Barrera, Britanie Barajas, Millie Singala, Leemit Synavone, Jordan Vicente Ramirez

9/18/19   Please excuse the following Tennis players at 1:10pm on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 1:10pm to leave at 1:30pm for Sioux Falls Lincoln. Kessey Aljets, Ivy Jenson, Madison Johnson, Marah Darling, Maggie Putnam, Taya Oberloh, Cynthia Souksavath, Kya Nickel, Jasmine Riley, Neveah Schreiber, Cindy Hernandez, Perla Rodriguez, Madison Shaffer, Chloe Bents, Calah Riley, Emelie Dull, Bailey Newman, Ashley Riley, Riley Nickel, Brooke Nordseth


9/23/19  Please excuse Boys Soccer today Monday, September 23 at 2pm for a soccer game at Mankato. Sullivan Merrigan, Isaac Pena, Matias Benito, Jose Aguirre, Jose Pineda, Josue Reyes, Luis Manriquez, Merido Mazariegos, Adan Hinojosa, Angel Martinez, Juan Morales, Ermiyas Legesse, Angel Diaz, Edwin Morales, Rodrigo Flores, Bryan Niz, Miguel Urquia, Jose Castillo, Valerio Santizo, Leo Morales, Evan Neuberger, Luis Pineda, Wilson Coronado, Bryan Lopez, Elian Morales, Luis Lopez, Juan Vela, Ronal Chun Cax, Gershon Matias Diaz, Ricardo Rodriguez, Andy Garcia, Oscar Galvez, Omar Fernandez, Dalen Gonzalez , Isaiah Noble, Edgar Carrillo, Bradley Soto, Jesus Lozano, Ulises Barrera, Victor Villalobos, Menkem Mehri, Loddy Thepmontry, Guadalupe Padilla, Mir Gossom, Eric Knuckles, Terbuto Ochothow, Erick Fuentes, Jonathan Lopez, Peda Zeba, Jonathan Banegas


9/23/19   Please excuse the following Girls Tennis Players for Monday, Sept 23rd at 12:55pm.  Kessey Aljets, Ivy Jenson, Madison Johnson, Marah Darling, Maggie Putnam, Taya Oberloh, Cynthia Souksavath, Kya Nickel, Jasmine Riley, Neveah Schreiber, Cindy Hernandez, Perla Rodriguez, Madison Shaffer, Chloe Bents, Calah Riley, Emelie Dull, Bailey Newman, Ashley Riley, Riley Nickel, Brooke Nordseth


9/25/19   All 10th graders will be attending the Career Expo at MN West. Departing 8:40 a.m. and returning at 12:25 p.m.