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March 21st, 2018

posted Mar 20, 2018, 12:21 PM by Erin Gudenkauf

Early Dismissal Schedule 

v  TADA members are reminded to read their email & fill out the form regarding March & April events.

v  Mandatory meeting for all girls in grade 8-12 interested in playing softball this summer on Wednesday, March 28th at 2pm in Mr. Coates' classroom.

v  Can you solve the Rubik’s Cube?  Would you like to enter a team and individual competition?  We are looking for 8 students in grades 9-12 to form a team to compete in Monticello on Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Teams will collectively solve 25 3x3 Rubik’s Cubes.  Students from registered teams can also compete to solo solve 2x2 and 3x3 Rubik’s Cubes.  Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.  There is no cost to compete or join.  We will only enter the competition if we have enough to make a full team.  If you are interested in joining the team, please contact Miss Schechtman at by March 27.  Please be aware that the competition is the same day as ACT testing.

v  TERM 4 SCHEDULE CHANGES: The last day for Term 4 schedule changes will be Friday, March 23rd. Please see the Counseling Office if you are in need of assistance.

v  SUMMER CNA CLASSES: Anyone interested in July CNA classes through NICC, please see the Counseling Office for registration details.

v  ALEKS TESTING REMINDER: Students interested in college credit Statistics, PreCalculus, Calculus, Accounting I or Dosage Calculations for the 18-19 school year must have a qualifying ALEKS score by APRIL 13, 2018. Students must meet this deadline, NO EXCEPTIONS. Current Algebra II students will have one courtesy testing date in class. All other students will need to test on their own time. See the Counseling Office or any math teacher for further information.

v  UPCOMING ACT TESTING DATES: April 14th, June 9th and July 14th. Please see the Counseling Office for registration information and deadline dates.

v  SCHOLARSHIPS: Seniors - How is your quest going to conquer the scholarship world? Almost all local scholarships have been posted at this time. This is an awesome opportunity for you to take advantage of FREE money as you consider your future college/career options. To access scholarships go to the WD High School home page, click on School Counseling link on the left and scroll down to Check HERE to see a list of Scholarships.

v  SENIORS: Get out your phones and put this date in your calendar: SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT, Wednesday May 2nd at 7pm in Hanson Auditorium. This event is not only scholarships you have applied for, but also includes awards and recognitions that have no application process. You may have been nominated by someone at school or in the community to be honored! Your presence at this event is an opportunity to reap rewards, be surprised at unexpected recognition, and thank local community sponsors and volunteers for their support of you and your classmates. "Pay it forward" and support the community who sponsor awards and patron events for WD students!

v  JOB BOARD: There are local businesses and community members looking for high school students for help! These part time positions could lead to full time positions after high school. Also, your sponsor would be a great future reference for you as you apply for jobs, apply for scholarships and colleges, and not to mention looking great on your resume!

v  A representative from Mt. Mercy will be in the Counseling Office on Thursday, March 22nd at 9:35.

v  A representative from Iowa State University will be in the Counseling Office to meet with interested juniors or seniors on Monday, April 16th at 1:15.

v  Northeast Iowa Career Learning Link (CLL) is a program that exposes

students to high-demand career areas and sets them on the pathway to

career and educational success beyond high school. The program provides

work-based learning opportunities for students in partnership with local

businesses. Students are able to start enrolling in the program between the Spring Semester of their Sophomore year and the Fall Semester of their Junior year.  Students who are interested in joining the program or who are currently involved in the program may meet with Holly Maurer in the ICN Room on the following dates:

Friday, April 6, 12:30-3:30pm

Friday, April 13, 12:30-3:30pm

Thursday, April 26, 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, May 1, 8:00-11:30am

Friday, May 11, 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, May 15, 8:00-11:30am

Lunch Menu

Today: Hot chicken sundae, potatoes, peas, banana, strawberries, animal crackers, OJ/milk

Thursday: Meatball sandwich, sun chips, cheezy cauliflower, salad w/ranch, kiwi, fruit slushie, OJ/milk