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Thursday, October 1, 2015

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Survey - Any students who did not complete the school climate survey should do so TODAY.  You can find the survey on the school’s website (, under the “Schools” tab at the top of the page select “High School”.  The survey is located on the left-hand side “High School Climate Survey”.

Just a reminder that Powderpuff volleyball will be held in Seedorff gymnasium.

Speech clothing orders are due to Mrs. Stocks by 3 p.m. TODAY. Stop by the library if you need an order form.

Homecoming - Tickets are on sale during lunchtime and the cost per ticket is $5 in advance and $8 at the door.  Button sales are also going on during lunchtime and the cost per button is $1.  If a student is bringing a guest that does not attend West Delaware, they must sign them up in the HS office. 

Banned Books Week Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2015
The most frequently challenged books in the U.S. in 2014 were:
10. Drama by Raina Telgemeier
9. A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard
Remaining at #8 again this year is The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
7. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
6. Saga by Brian Vaughan & Fiona Staples
5. It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
Moving down two spots to #4 is The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
3. And Tango Makes Three  by Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell
2. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
AND moving up two spots to the #1 most challenged book is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Contest - All HS students are eligible to enter the Voice of Democracy contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Write an essay on the topic “My Vision for America” and make a 3-5 minute audio recording of the essay. Cash prizes are awarded. Submission deadline is Nov. 1st. See Mrs. Stocks for more details.


Speech Members- Monday, Oct. 5 - Meeting at 7:40 a.m. in the Media Center (library) to pick up speech folders.

NHS Meeting - Wednesday, Oct. 7 - For current senior members at 7:40 a.m. in Mrs. Hermsen's room.


Today: Grilled chicken patty, breadstick, noodles, green beans, romaine salad, grapes, strawberries, rice krispy treat, OJ/milk

Tomorrow: Hamburger, baked beans, potato wedges, apples, pears, wacky cake, OJ/milk