WHS STUDENT BULLETIN
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
BREAKFAST Banana Bread, Kiwi, Fruit Juice, Milk
LUNCH Shrimp Poppers, Scalloped Potatoes & Ham, String Cheese, Broccoli, Pineapple, Grapes, Bread & Butter, Chef Salad, Veggie Sticks and Milk
STUDENT ACTIVITIES GYMNASTICS AT STATE COMPETITION @ ROY WILKINS ARENA
REGION 2AA ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL @ GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22: GYMNASTICS AT STATE COMPETITION @ ROY WILKINS ARENA
SPEECH @ ADRIAN
VARSITY WRESTLING INDIVIDUAL SECTION TOURNAMENT AT LUVERNE
February 21: Senior t-shirt orders due TODAY!
February 21: 2020/2021 Registration Closed
March 20: Early Dismissal, 3rd Quarter Ends
CHECK YOUR E-MAIL ACCOUNTS REGULARLY!
ADMISSION FOR SECTION EVENTS: Please remember that your Student ID’s will not be honored at any Big South, Section and Sub-Section events; you will need to pay admission.
SENIORS! Order your senior t-shirt in the main office by February 21st. $15.00 for Small-XL and $17.00 for 2XL-3XL.
STUDENTS!! YOU MUST BRING YOUR STUDENT IDS TO ANY HOME ATHLETIC OR FINE ARTS EVENT IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SHOW YOUR ID AT THE ADMISSION TABLE, OR YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY!!
Worthington Channel 3 is now looking for talented individuals who are interested in showcasing their talents. Do you know how to Sing? Act? Dance? Play any instruments? Contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org or stop down to room 407 and talk to Kelly or Anthony. We will be more than glad to give you a platform to showcase your talent.
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 – 3:00 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 email@example.com or Robyn Moser at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 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: email@example.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.
*SENIORS INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN COSMETOLOGY: Model College of Hair Design, Saint Cloud, MN , has scholarship opportunities available to seniors interested in attending their school. If interested, see Mr. Schnelle for details.
*NOBLES COOPERATIVE ELECTRIC 2020 YOUTH TOUR CONTEST – open to any current high school student attending a school in Nobles’ service area. Awards: 1st Place – Youth Tour to Washington DC, 2nd Place: First alternate and $150, 3rd Place: Second alternate and $100, One senior applicant will receive a $500 scholarship. The first 15 applicants will receive a $20 gift certificate to Amazon.com. The application deadline is February 28, 2020. Applications are available in the Student Services Office. Additional Information is available at: http://youthtour.coop
*WORTHINGTON DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS provides scholarships to students graduating from Worthington High School who will be obtaining a post-secondary education. Scholarships applications are evaluated based on Personal Data (employment, extra-curricular, leadership, unusual circumstances), Appraisal by teacher/counselor, GPA/Class Rank, and ACT scores.
Worthington Dollars for Scholars awards approximately 25 to 30 scholarships annually with the awards ranging from $1000 to $2500 each. Start your Dollars for Scholars application today! Application period is November 1-March 15. Go to www.worthington.dollarsforscholars.org.
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 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.
February 26, 2020 Wayne State will be here 9:30am Media Center
STUDENTS ON THE GO:
2/21/2020 Please dismiss WHS GYMNASTICS to participate at State Friday: Kara Thuringer, Adamari Rangel, Presley Eggers, Mekyla Nystrom, Abby Bristow, Kendall Nixon, Kelsey Soleta,and Mia Nixon, Elly Hibma, Bryn Donkersloot, Ivy Jenson, Marlena Garza, Audra Smith, Saleen Thepmontry, McKenna Prunty, Brittany Kirchner, Gracyn Dieter.
2/21/2020 Please excuse WHS Orchestra students Friday, February 21st - BLOCKS 3 & 4. Eat 3A, rehearse 3B, load buses 3C, and depart @ 1pm. They will perform @ Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN for MSHSL Region 2AA Large Group Contest. Worthington is participating with 7 other schools for this 2nd annual high school orchestra festival. GO TROJANS!!!
Karem Gonzalez Gomez
Eh Ta Hso
Andrew Lopez Campos
Ingrid Lopez Campos
Juan Morales Perez
Kyra Van Briesen
Jordan Vicente Ramirez
Nayzeth Ybarra Muniz
Oscar Hernandez Osorio
Bryan Niz Niz
Letzy Ramirez Valdez
Terry Van Note
2/24/2020 On February 24 please excuse Careers Blocks 3 & 4 at the beginning of Block 3 that day and will return at about 2:40 to their block 4 class.
Alvarez Martinez, Jose Miguel
Flores Castillo, Jose
Gabriel Agustin, Elvin
Galvez Mendoza, Oscar
Morales Gonzalez, Edwin
Morales Perez, Belinda
Perez Ramirez, Leoncio
Rafael Perez, Jessica
Reyes Reyes, Daniela
Rodriguez Melgoza, Magdalena
Vega Manzo, Aaron
Almanza Hurtado, Jose
Espada Flores, Jonnathan
Lopez Lopez, Isaias
Lopez Perez, Danny
Marroquin Tema, Emily
Pineda Gamez, Jonathan
Ruiz Perez, Luis
Sion Lopez, Marco
Torres Reyes, Josue
Vasquez Chavez, Joshua
2/25/2020 On February 25 please excuse Careers Block 1 during advisory and they will return near the end of block 2:
Alvarez Menjivar, Carlos
Castillo Herrera, Jose
Chavez Vega, Citlali
Chavez-Ramirez, Luis Angel
Lopez Tovar, Eduardo
Salazar Hernandez, Sandra
Tovar Munoz, Dulcy
2/26/2020 Please excuse the following WEA (Worthington Environmental Advocates) students ALL DAY on Wednesday, February 26. They will be attending a Summit and meeting with legislators at the Capitol: Mekdelawit Tilahun, Amy Ventura, Anajely Pineda, Anida Ngamsanga, Britanie Barajas, Jeanette Juarez, Jonathan Milian, Millie Sigala, Sofia Anguiano, Three Sa, Alexa Cerda, Kero Morse, Selma Dillon
2/26-2/28/2020 Please dismiss Robotics team all day Wednesday thru Friday, February 26-28: Chloe Bents, Bryan Ramirez, Dylann Dunsworth, Casey Michelson, Lara Hack, Connor Henning, Brit Johnson, Emma Hansen, Bryce Olsen, Abigail Bannor, Logan Immens, Cadence Christian
2/28/2020 The following will be absent all day on Friday, February 28 for Knowledge Bowl sub-regions: Quentin Burns, Cadence Christian, Eli Hansberger, Alec Langerud, Casey Salinas, Abigail Bannor, Logan Immens, Jeffrey Ludes, Terry Van Note, and Addison Wass.