October 22, 2013


General

ACT Information: This is an important announcement for any student scheduled to take the ACT test this Saturday, October 26th.  Be sure you have a VALID ID CARD AND YOUR ADMISSION TICKET with you when you arrive to your test site.  YOU CANNOT BE ADMITTED WITHOUT YOUR ID CARD AND TICKET! Please arrive before 8:00 a.m. If you have questions or need to change your registration regarding taking or not taking the writing section of the test, please see Mrs. Manzo in room 237 ASAP.

Attention World Travelers: The 2015 trip destination has been chosen and here it is....ROME, ITALY!! If you are interested in hearing more about the trip be sure to attend the first informational meeting tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. in Mr. Ring's room (141). If you cannot attend the meeting and would like more details, stop by and see Mr. Ring.

Celebrate My Drive: Westerville State Farm Insurance Agents are celebrating the fun of getting your driver's license while helping you drive safely so you can arrive safely. By participating in this program, you can help our school to win $100,000 and possibly a concert by Kelly Clarkson! Log onto celebratemydrive.com, indicate you want to support WNHS, and commit to drive safely! Make the commitment once a day, every day until October 26th.  The more commitments we make, the better chance we have to win $100,000 and the concert!

Chris Spielman High School Team Challenge: We are currently in third place of our division in the Chris Spielman High School Challenge. We need everyone to vote every day here (www.highschoolteamchallenge.com).  WNHS could win $10,000 to go toward pay to play fees or related expenses. VOTE TODAY!!!

ESL Canned Food Drive: We are having a canned food drive for homeless teens.  Bring any canned food to school so that homeless teams can have a good life.  Drop off during the weeks of November 11-15 and November 18-22 during 5th period lunch or Mrs. Cameron's room (306) anytime. We will have a competition between Advisories and the winner will receive a donut party. This food drive is for the OSU Star House (www.osustarhouse.com). 

Juniors and Seniors: The following colleges are coming to see you this week. Sign up in the Guidance Office to see what they have to offer you.

  • Today - Ohio Northern
  • Thursday - University of Dayton

OGT Information: Next week will be the Fall OGT test administration for all junior and seniors who still need to take it.  On Wednesday, juniors and seniors will receive a letter with his/her assigned room number and the days he/she will need to test. If you do not receive a letter or are unsure if you need to test, please see Mrs. Simashkevich in the Guidance Office. Students will be testing beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday. The following tests will be given each day:

  • Monday, October 28 - Reading
  • Tuesday, October 29 - Math
  • Wednesday , October 30 - Writing
  • Thursday, October 31 - Science
  • Friday, November 1 - Social Studies

Seniors: ALL football players, cheerleaders, and cross country runners need to turn in their senior profiles to Mrs. Polito for Senior Night by THIS Thursday, October 24th.Senior Night is on Friday, November 1st.

Sports

Girls Basketball: Girls basketball tryouts will begin THIS Friday, October 25th at 3:00 in the main gym. You must have a physical on file in order to tryout.  Please see Coach Kloepfer in the Guidance Office with any questions.

Sweet Frog Football Challenge: Don't forget to head out to Sweet Frog (by Rave Theatres at Polaris), WNHS will receive 10% of any sale at Sweet Frog where the customer mentions the name Westerville North.  There are four schools in this challenge and the school with the most payout will receive an additional $250.00. 

Swim Team: The WNHS Swim Team will be meeting tomorrow evening at 7:00 in the Media Center. Please plan on attending.

Clubs

Science Olympiad: If you enjoy science, come join us after school on Thursdays in room 161.

Theatre - Legend of Sleepy Hollow: The WNHS Theatre Department's Fall Play production of LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW opens this Thursday (10/24) with additional performances on Friday (10/25) and Saturday (10/26).  The show begins nightly at 7:00 in the auditorium.  Tickets are $6 and will be sold at the door and during lunch periods beginning today through Friday.  This play is recommended for all ages as long as patrons aren't frightened by graveyard ghosts!

Theatre - Willy Wonka: THINK CHOCOLATE! WILLY WONKA auditions are Sunday, November 3rd from 2-5 p.m. and Monday, November 4th from 3:30-6:30 in the auditorium.  Audition on the day that's best for you! Additional audition information is available outside the Athletic Office.  See Mrs. M to take home a script to read overnight.  Show dates are February 27th and 28th and March 1st and 2nd.  Cast will meet in December and rehearsals begin in January!

Quote of the Day

It is not the function of our government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error. ~Robert H. Jackson