WPHS GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, March 28, 2017    

 
 

 

 


DRUG FREE CLUB MEMBERS - The Drug Free Clubs of America is awarding Essay Scholarships totaling $6,000.  It is open to all Drug Free Club Members.  One top award of $2,000, two $1,000 awards to runners-up and four $500 awards to finalists will be grantedEssays are due by April 1.  The prompt is "How has being a member of Drug Free Clubs of America helped or changed you, your school, your family, and/or others you know?"  Applications are available in the Main Office.

 

School Store Sale – One week only Jacket Sale – All WPHS Jackets are 25% off March 27-March 31.

 

SENIORS - Our scholarship page has been updated.

 

We are having an After Prom this year!  It will be held here at WPHS following our Prom.  Doors open at midnight and you must arrive by 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 23.  It is over at 3:30 a.m. and you must stay until that time.  Sign-up will be held in the Food Court closer to the date.  They have planned for food and fun and fabulous prizes!  Juniors and seniors who choose not to attend the prom are welcome at the after prom.  Stay tuned for details.

 

PARK PLAYERS – Cinderella make-up crew will have a meeting on Tuesday, March 28 directly after school in Mr. Fromhart’s room.  Please plan to attend.

Cinderella Costume Crew will be meeting Tuesday, March 28th, after school in Mrs. Nelson's room.

 

We are having HAT DAY on Wednesday, March 29.  You will pay your first period teacher.  Proceeds will go to the PeGa for Perry Gallaway Charity.   CJ Goodwin, Perry’s son, who plays football for the Atlanta Falcons, will be here as a guest speaker during Activity Period on Wednesday, March 29.  PeGa is a community based mentor program located in North Wheeling.  Their mission is to mold future leaders by giving them access to a variety of helpful resources to facilitate their ability to reach and exceed their goals. 

 

JOB FAIR - A job fair is being held here March 27-31 in Tech 5 during all three lunches.  Come and apply for and evening, weekend or summer job.  

Attention all AP students!!   You have entered the late registration time frame through April 7.  Checks should be made payable to Wheeling Park High School.  There is an additional $55 late fee. 

CLUBS/ACTIVITY PERIOD: Group One Clubs final meeting is on Wednesday, March 29.  Passes are blue. 

All State Choir – Attend any week

Choir Room

Ms. Curley

American Welding Society 

Welding Students in grades 11 & 12

G105C

Mr. Farmer

Astronomy

B309

Mr. Leffe

Basketball Pep Club (Basketball Season Only)

Food Court

Ms. McGinley & Ms. Richards

Bluegrass Music Club

R235

Mr. Turbanic

CJ Goodwin – Atlanta Falcon – See note above

PAC

Mr. Rodgers

Diamond Girls  (Baseball Season Only)

 

Ms. McGinley

FCCLA

O260

Ms. Cook

GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance)

G337C

Mr. Fetty

German Club

G229

 

Ice Cube Hockey Club  

G337A

Ms. Robbins

Key Club 

O359

Mr. Galik

Lacrosse – Boys (Lacrosse Season Only)

 

Ms. Turani

Lacrosse – Girls (Lacrosse Season Only)

G111

Ms. Milliken

Love TWBAI   (Football Season Only)

Food Court

Ms. Goodrich, McGinley, & Rice

Park MX Club

R102

Mr. Crow

Poetry Out Loud  - Finished for this year

 

 

Radio & TV Club will not meet.  They are filming the CJ Goodwin Program.

 

Ms. Dillon

Takedown Club – (Wrestling Season Only)      

 

 

TSA

B306

Mr. John Chacalos

Tutoring – You can be tutored

R240

Mrs. Dodd

 

SENIORS – There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 5 in Tech Center 1 during Activity Period.  The Stifel Trustees will be here to discuss the Stifel Scholarship.  In order to apply for the Stifel Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements: you must be an Ohio County resident, have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher, and need financial assistance to attend college.  Please sign up in the Guidance Office and pick up a permission slip from the Guidance secretaries.  If you cannot attend this meeting, please stop down in guidance and pick up a scholarship packet after April 5.

 

SUMMER CAMPS/CLASSES:

WVU Institute of Technology has an exciting summer camp for WV’s current or incoming high school students interested in STEM fields.  Camp STEM is a weeklong exploration of careers in science, technology, engineering and math.  Camp STEM will be held from June 18-23.  The deadline for applications is April 17.  More info is available in the Main office.

The West Virginia State Police Junior Trooper Academy will be held July 24-28, 2017. The primary purpose is to provide students who are interested in law enforcement a hands on view of West Virginia State Police. Ohio County can nominate one student. See Mrs. Short if you are interested.

Any student interested in participating in the West Virginia Northern Community College Summer PE Course, needs to pick up the information and application here in our Guidance Office.  The class will be held at WVNCC from June 5-16.  The cost is $250.  All students who complete the class will receive 1/2 credit in PE for WPHS and 2 hours of college credit.  Please see Mrs. Abraham with any questions or concerns.

The 40th Teen Entrepreneurship Summit at Camp Horseshoe will be June 11-17, 2017. For more information about this unique opportunity visit www.yla-youthleadership.org. WPHS has two scholarships for a male and female student. See Mrs. Short in Guidance if interested.

WV Governor's School of Entrepreneurship is now accepting applications for their summer program running from July 5-25 at West Virginia University. Possible candidates are innovative students who believe that they have an idea that may be valuable. For more information visit www.govschools.wv.gov/gse.  The deadline is April 15, 2017.  

WVNCC's summer schedule of courses is available online!  Current Juniors or Seniors interested in taking a summer school course for the reduced rate of $75 dollars per 3 credit hours (excluding summer PE) may sign up now.  You will have to purchase a textbook in addition to the tuition.  You must have at least a 3.0 GPA and may have to pass an early entrance test.  See your counselor if you want more information and to get an early entrance application.

 

FACULTY/STAFF ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

On Saturday, April 1 "That Thing for Strings" Fundraiser Party supporting Ohio County Strings Association will be held at 6 p.m. at Camp Russel at Oglebay Park.  $25/person includes Dinner by Ye Olde Alpha, Music by Hit Play & Beer by Brew Keepers.  For tickets, see Mr. Podolski or email ohiocountystrings@yahoo.com