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March 6th, 2018

posted Mar 5, 2018, 11:17 AM by Erin Gudenkauf

Hawk Time Schedule

Just a reminder that we do have an early out both Wednesday and Thursday this week due to conferences at Lambert and the Middle School. 

v  Any FFA or 4-H member that plans on showing livestock at the fair please make sure that you are YQCA certified.  This certification is new this year and it is Mandatory.  If you need to certify please sign up with Mrs. Schnieders by March 12.

v  TERM 3 EARLY GRADUATION: Seniors who wish to graduate early, and who have met all graduation requirements, must apply to the principal for early graduation. Deadline for Term 3 early graduation is March 6, 2018. Early graduation request forms are available in the High School Counseling Office.

v  Student volunteers are needed to play with kids while parents are in conferences on Wednesday and Thursday, March 7th and 8th, in the Lambert commons. "Kids Place" will be held from 2:30-6:30 both days. Please sign up for times that work for you with Mrs. Bramel or Mr. Carper.  Adults will be in charge.

v  FREE ACT PREP SESSION - Do you plan on taking the ACTs or retaking your ACTs? The ACT prep session may be the right choice for you! A FREE ACT prep session will be offered to West Delaware students on Monday, March 19th or Tuesday, March 20th from 5:30-9:00 PM. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is mandatory. DEADLINE IS MARCH 8TH - NO EXCEPTIONS. Please see the High School Counseling Office for the registration form and further information. This does not sign you up for the actual ACT test. This is for the study session only.     

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 UNI will be in the Counseling Office to meet with interested juniors or seniors on Monday, March 19th at 1:15.

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, March 9, 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, March 20, 8:00-11:30am

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: Chicken nuggets, roll, potatoes and gravy, cheezy broccoli, strawberries, melon, OJ/milk

Wednesday: Ham patty, au gratin potatoes, baked beans, banana, mixed fruit, royal brownie, OJ/milk