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Friday, February 23, 2018

posted Feb 23, 2018, 8:46 AM by Jennifer Noatch

-The final FFA trivia question for the week.......... Which federal act specifically stated that federal funds could be used in support of FFA activities?

-FFA will be selling pork chops, chips, and a drink for $5 today during lunch. They will be set up in front of the double band room doors, across from the library. 

-FFA members, if you are interested in going to State Convention, please sign up in the Driver's Ed room. The dates are June 12-14

-Prom tickets are on sale. $25 for single $40 for a couple. Post Prom permission slips and Prom Guest permission slips are now available in the office.

-History Club Trivia Night is this Saturday, February 24.  Remember, official school groups and clubs get half off team entry fee.  Enter your team Saturday! History Club, wear your tshirts to the Trivia Night. Any history club member who has questions, see Mr. Choate today.

-There will be a mandatory meeting for all students attending state convention Monday in the performance gym. All students attending state convention must attend this meeting.

-Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, turn in your Youth to Springfield and Washington applications on or before Tuesday, February 27.  Representatives will be selected from among the applications received. We have a total of four spots available.

-There will be softball practice from 3:30-5:30 today.

-Seniors, there are several deadlines approaching next week: Farm Credit, Odd Fellow Rebekahs, AMVETS, Foundation for Rural Service, Rend Lake College, Peoples National Bank, and more!  We have had previous winners on most all of these, and we would love to see you cash in, too!

-There are some great local scholarships worth checking out like the Carline Collins Scholarship, the New Hope General Baptist Scholarship.

Other News

-It's easy money, but we can't do it alone! Congratulations, WCHS! We've earned $373 in the Get Schooled College Challenge by:






We get points which turn in to dollars for EACH of those things! (By the way, we are ranked 14th in the Nation!) Why quit now? We can earn $2000! Students, Educators, and Parents, log on and help a school out!

-Seniors, start thinking about baby pictures for the Senior slide show! We will need 2 younger pictures and one current.  Turn them in to Mrs. Noatch or Twilla.

-Dental Safari is March 6th. Forms are in the office.

-Fairfield First United Methodist Church is having their annual Prom Dress giveaway on Saturday, March 3rd from 9am-noon. A variety of formal dresses, bouquets, and accessories will be available for you to choose from free of charge!

-Male Connection will be here for tux fittings on March 8th at 9am.

-Any FFA members who would be interested in FFA Leadership camp, please sign up in the Drivers Ed room. Camp will be July 24-27 in Monticello.


-Rend Lake College - February

-Illinois Odd Fellow Rebekah - Rec'd by Feb 28 ,

-AMVETS - March

-Wabash Telephone and Communications - March 1

-Wayne County Farm Bureau, March 1

-PNB - March 2

-Frontier Community College - March

-Illinois Sheriffs' Association - March

-Hamilton County Telephone Scholarship - Rec'd by March 16

-ASQ - March

-Carline Collins Memorial Scholarship - April 5, See Mrs. K.

-Hamilton County Chamber Scholarship, Rec'd by April 5

-Peg Edwards Nursing ScholarshipApril 8

-Unsung Heroes Grant – April 30