The Weekly Roar: February 11 – 17, 2019

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11, 2019

A Message from the Principal

Dear Warhill Families,

Welcome to February!

WJCC Schools is pleased to support a community initiative, WMBGkind, in highlighting acts of kindness and goodwill in our schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the WMBGkind campaign kicks off Friday, February 1, with activities planned through mid-May. The campaign was inspired by a California mayor who challenged elementary school students to perform a million acts of kindness while he was in office. WMBGkind is hoping to see a similar outpouring of kindness here in the Historic Triangle.

We know that acts of kindness – random and organized – are happening every day in our schools and offices. We are simply asking that you use your school’s Twitter and Instagram accounts to share photos and stories of kindness from your building. Be sure to use #WeAreWJCC and #WMBGkind in your post. That will help us follow, retweet and share your good news. International Random Acts of Kindness Week is Feb. 10-16. WMBGkind campaign has also identified Feb. 18 – March 2 as Kindness through Learning Week. It would be especially nice to highlight stories from WJCC Schools during these times. To assist in that effort, please share this request with your staff and encourage their participation in this campaign.

As second semester AEP starts this week, I wanted to share AEP expectations with families. Please note:  Please note: 1) Students are expected to attend their Academic Enrichment Period: Monday—Friday 7:20 am—7:50 am; 2) Students with an AEP or Breakfast pass should arrive in their permanent location by 7:25 am. For further information, please see attached WHS AEP Guidelines.

Take care,

Dr. C

#powerinthepride

AEP Guidelines

Weekly Athletic Events

Athletic events for the week of Feb. 11 – 16

Friday, Feb. 15

Wrestling @ Riverside HS – VHSL State Class 4 Championships @ 10am – 9pm

Swimming @ SwimRVA (Richmond) – VHSL State Class 4 Championships @ 9am – 9pm

Indoor Track @ Boo Williams – Class 4 Region A Indoor Track Championships @ 1pm – 6pm

Saturday, Feb. 16

Wrestling @ Robinson HS – VHSL State Class 4 Championships @ 10am – 8pm

Indoor Track @ Boo Williams – Class 4 Region A Indoor Track Championships @ 9am – 5pm

Counseling Updates

Scholarships:

The February/March scholarship list is now available online at https://wjccschools.org/whs/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/02/February-March-2019-Scholarships.pdf

The list is also available in the counseling suite and counselors will be in Student Center on Friday, February 8 distributing scholarship information.

Course Registration:

Course registration for the 2019/20 school year will open in Student VUE and on Parent VUE on February 18 and closes on March 4. This year, parents will have the ability to review and change student course requests through Parent VUE. Students will register for courses the week of February 18 and bring home a paper copy of their selections. Student VUE and Parent VUE will be open to make changes to these requests through March 4. After that date, VUE will be closed for course selection changes. Parents, please take time to review and discuss course selections with your student and make necessary changes. It is important that students select the courses that they want to take next year. Our master schedule is created based on course requests.

During the month of March, counselors are available to meet with families to discuss course selection. Please feel free to call or email to set up an appointment.

AP Test Registration

Online Registration for 2019 AP Test will open on February 18.  Students can register for an AP test online at  www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/472417  . The last day to register for an AP test is March 19.  Students will be accessed a $10.00 late fee for registration between March 20 and March 20.  After March 20, registration closes.  Registration information will be distributed through the AP classes the week of February 18.

PSAT Scores

Paper copies of PSAT scores will be distributed to students during the month of February.

College Transcripts and Acceptance Letters

Midyear transcripts and grades will be sent out to colleges the week of February 11. If you have been accepted to a college, please bring a copy of your acceptance letter to the registrar, Mrs. Christian.

Warhill PTSA

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