Western Hills High School: 100 Doctors Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8400 | Fax: 502-227-4568
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KUNA Students Set Up Their Display
KUNA Students Set Up Their Display
KUNA Delegation
KUNA Delegation
Governor Declares National FFA Week in Kentucky
Governor Declares National FFA Week in Kentucky
Top 4 in Regional Governor's Cup
Top 4 in Regional Governor's Cup
Academic Team Wins Big at District Governors' Cup
Academic Team Wins Big at District Governors' Cup
Award Winners at State Beta Convention
Award Winners at State Beta Convention
Quiz Bowl Team Places 2nd at State Beta Convention
Quiz Bowl Team Places 2nd at State Beta Convention
3-D Sculpture Group Places 2nd at State Beta Convention
3-D Sculpture Group Places 2nd at State Beta Convention
Technology Group Places 4th at State Beta Convention
Technology Group Places 4th at State Beta Convention
Students Attend KYA Convention
Students Attend KYA Convention
Students Receive Awards at KYA
Students Receive Awards at KYA
Harper Hefley Runs for Chief of Staff at KYA
Harper Hefley Runs for Chief of Staff at KYA
Academic Team Members Celebrate Their Perfect Season
Academic Team Members Celebrate Their Perfect Season
Miss Western Hills High School Pageant Finalists
Miss Western Hills High School Pageant Finalists
Miss Western Hills High School Pageant Contestants
Miss Western Hills High School Pageant Contestants
HOSA Officers Attend Leadership Conference
HOSA Officers Attend Leadership Conference
HOSA Officers Malia Scott and Keeli Lightfoot
HOSA Officers Malia Scott and Keeli Lightfoot
WHHS FFA Members Attend National Leadership Conference
WHHS FFA Members Attend National Leadership Conference

Western Hills High School


News

8th Grade Parent Night - Student Scheduling

Principal Greg Roush held a facebook live meeting for 8th graders (incoming freshman) on March 25 for parents/guardians who may have had questions about their child's schedule. If you missed the meeting, you can access the video on our district facebook page, here. You can also find the informational slideshow from this meeting by clicking  here.
 
If you have additional questions please contact Mr. Greg Roush, Mr. Scott Shepherd or Ms. Amanda Cook.
greg.roush@franklin.kyschools.us
scott.shepherd@franklin.kyschools.us
amanda.cook@franklin.kyschools.us

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WHHS Student Y-Club Members Attend KUNA Conference

Western Hills Student Y-Club sent 28 delegates to the KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Association) Conference, March 5-7 at the Galt House in Louisville. Several students received awards. Carley Bishop was named Outstanding Delegate and selected as Assistant Editor for the Media Corps program. Hannah Neal and Kadence Leigh had their resolution An Act Relating to Water Pollution in Kenya pass. Ava Goins, Olivia Barker, Elizabeth Gardenhire, Olivia Lewis, Alexa Barker, and Brooke Aldridge received honorable mention on their country signs/placards for Kenya and Iran. Addy McCoun was a final round committee chair. National Senior Youth in Government graduation cords were awarded to Addy McCoun, Carson Smith, Carley Bishop, and Jordan McDonald. The WHHS school delegation received an honor level service award. 

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Sanjna Raj's Digital Products Advance to State STLP Competition

Congratulations to Sanjna Raj. She has two digital products that are advancing to the State STLP competition at Rupp Arena on April 9th. Both her digital art project and graphic design project earned perfect scores in Digital Product Online Judging that was conducted over the month of February. Congratulations, Sanjna!!! 

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FFA Students Excel at Capital City Region FFA Contest

Congratulations to all of the FFA students who competedrecently at the Capital City Region FFA Contest. Many of our students qualified for State FFA Convention contests.
 
 
Ginny Lyle - 1st Small Animal Impromptu
Aashika Uppala - 1st Greenhouse Impromptu
Olivia Moore - 1st Extemporaneous Speaking
Jiana Manglicimot - 1st Prepared Public Speech
Roger David - 1st Crop Impromptu 
Grayson Lawrence - 1st FFA Quiz Contest and 2nd Creed Recitation

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Resources for students, parents and guardians as we begin the course scheduling process for 2020-2021

 

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WHHS Students Place in the Top 4 at Regionals and Advance to State Governor's Cup Competition

Congratulations to Gabe True who not only placed first in the region but placed FIRST IN THE STATE in science at the Regional Governor's Cup competition that was held on Saturday, February 15th at Woodford County High School. Chinmay Tope placed third in science at regionals and advances to State Governor's Competition in March along with Gabe. Nikhil Akula also advances to state after an impressive mathematics score on the written assessment.  
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WHHS Academic Team Crowned Overall Champion at District Governors Cup

On Saturday, January 25th Western Hills was crowned overall champion and received numerous awards at District Governor’s Cup, held at Frankfort High School. Schools competing were Franklin County, Western Hills, Scott County, Great Crossings, and Frankfort High. 

 
The entire Quick Recall team and Future Problem Solving team will compete at Regionals next month along with individuals who placed in the top 5 at districts. Gabe True was #1 in the ENTIRE STATE in science at Governor's Cup this past weekend. He beat every single student in the state, scoring 48 out of 50 on the science test.
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Beta Club Members Win Multiple Awards at State Convention

The Western Hills Beta Club competed at the 79th Annual State Beta Convention January 19th - 21st in Louisville. Congratulations to to Joshna Kurra who will be serving as State Secretary - Elect this year. First place winners were Gabe True in Science and Foster Bloch in Poetry. Two groups earned Second place awards for their activities. Congratulations to the 3-D Sculpture Group of Fernie Fuentes, Maddi Mutchler and Olivia Onodu and the Quiz Bowl Team of Carly Bishop, Gabe True, Nikhul Akula and Chinmay Tope. Trea Huff earned Third place honors in 12th grade Math. More +
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Olivia Moore Wins KACTE Entrepreneurship Event

The winners of the ninth annual KACTE Entrepreneurship Event were recently announced in Frankfort. The event was sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education and was coordinated by the state advisors of the Career and Technical Education Student Organizations. The event challenged high school career and technical education students to develop a plan for an entrepreneurial business. Students were required to submit an online video as well as a one page executive summary of their business plan. The videos were to be designed to provide information on the business plan to potential investors. Both the videos and the executive summaries were evaluated by a panel of outside judges.
 
The winning project was submitted by Western Hills FFA member, Olivia Moore. She will receive the $1000 first prize. Olivia’s video focused on her business Moore Goodness in which she sells fresh fruits and vegetables to local consumers. Congratulations to Olivia and her FFA advisors J. R. Zinner and Jeff Shaffer. Click here to view her video.  

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Nine Students Make All-State High School Choir

Congratulations to the following students who made All-State Choir: Eric Gabbard, Stevie Pulliam. Kenedi Lawrence, Jiana Manglicmot, Olivia Moore, Kendall Harper, Marcus Negron, Alexys Billings, and Trinity Highes who made freshmen all-state. These choir students are under the direction of Meredith Goins.  
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Looking for Child Care?

Western Hills Learning Center has an opening in their 3-5 year old class beginning on January 6. If you are looking for childcare, contact Marie at Marie.Varney@franklin.kyschools.us. Weekly tuition is $140. WHLC follows the school district’s calendar - open and closed on those same dates. WHLC is open on district staff days.
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Academic Team Season Is Perfect!

In the Commonwealth Academic League Tournament held at Western Hills High School December 2-3 the WHHS Academic Team outlasted Anderson County, Frankfort, Franklin County, Great Crossing, Scott County, Shelby County and Lexington Sayre to conclude their season with a PERFECT record. Congratulations to all members of the Academic Team and coaches Ryan Hale and Kaylee Sutton.   
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Academic Team Sweeps the Regular Season

In Commonwealth Academic League action on Monday, November 18th, Western Hills defeated the Sayre School in the final match of regular season play. The final score was 121 to 98. Hills ended the regular season undefeated and will be a number 1 seed in the 8-team tournament to be held at WHHS on December 2 and 3.  


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Record Number of Band Students Accepted to EKU High School Honor Band

Thirty WHHS Band students have been accepted to participate in the Eastern Kentucky University High School Honor Band on November 24 - 26 in Richmond, KY. This is a record number of students from WHHS who have been accepted to participate in this band clinic. Please congratulate these students: Aurora Hamilton, Jenna Nydam, Trinity Aldridge, Carley Bishop, Leah Hibbetts, Katie Miracle, Abby Sadler, Kinley Slone,  Ashlin Tunstill, Gabe Vanhoose, Savannah Albers, Dalton Flora, Andrew McNees, Makayla Murphy, Kobe Staude, Grayson Harley, Conner Hill, Cassie Bentley,  Jeremiah Wilder, Andrew Arkenberg, Garrett Palmgren, Jacob Ramsey, Luke Staude, Henry Hoffman, Damien Shanks, Preston Braswell, Nick Armstrong, and Fletcher Bloch
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Academic Team Continues to Dominate

In Commonwealth Academic League play on Monday, November 11th, Western Hills put their undefeated streak on the line against the Scott County Cardinals. After the written round, Hills was 64, and Scott County was 52. Hills went on to dominate the quick recall portion of the match, winning by a final score of 116 to 85.  


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WHHS Wins JV Challenge Tournament

The Western Hills Academic Team competed in Kentucky’s annual JV Challenge tournament on Saturday, November 9th at Frankfort High School. Teams from Franklin County, Shelby County, Trimble County, and Oldham County competed. 

 

Overall, Western Hills took first place for the day with a final score of 83. The second-place team was North Oldham with a score of 45.

 

In Quick Recall, first place also went to Western Hills. The Wolverines were undefeated in buzzer action for the day, and the Hills squad remains unbeaten for this entire season of play. 

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HOSA Officers Shine at Leadership Conference

The HOSA officers had a great time learning leadership skills and completing training for their individual positions at the HOSA conference in Louisville on October 27 - 28. Students attending were Malia Scott, Mallory Wooldridge, Emma Stone, Katlynn Fay, Leah Hibbitts and Keeli Lightfoot. They all earned the Statesman award by demonstrating their knowledge of HOSA and parliamentary procedures. Additionally, Malia Scott was recognized as the most outstanding chapter president, and Keeli Lightfoot was recognized as the most outstanding chapter historian. HOSA sponsor, Jenny Cravens, is very proud of these young ladies and excited to see what the year holds for them.
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Academic Team Remains Undefeated

The WHHS Academic Team remains undefeated after a 127 to 66 victory over Anderson County on Monday, October 29th. Hills led the written round 65 to 44 and capitalized on that lead throughout quick recall.

 

Top written scorers were Nikhil Akula in math, Gabe True in science, Carley Bishop in language arts, Conner Hill and Gabe True in social studies, and Jill Jacobs and Elizabeth Gardenhire in humanities.

 

In quick recall, top scorers were Anish Penmecha in math, Gabe True in science and social studies, Carley Bishop in language arts, and Carson Smith in humanities.

 

Western Hills hosts Shelby County on Monday, November 4th.



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WHHS Academic Team Defeats Crosstown Rival Franklin County

The Academic Team defeated crosstown rival Franklin County in match 3 of the Commonwealth Academic League on Monday, October 21st. Western Hills won the written round 69 to 52 and went on to win or tie all other rounds of play, defeating the Flyers 128 to 85. Western Hills remains undefeated and will host Anderson County on Monday, October 28th. More +
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FFA Members Fields and Manglicmot Finish 1, 2 in Speech Contest

Bethany Fields and Jiana Manglicmot competed in the Franklin County Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest, where they both had personal interviews and delivered a prepared speech. Bethany placed first in the competition, and Jiana placed second. These ladies represented our FFA Chapter well. Congratulations! 
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FFA Members Win at the Capital City Region Contest

The FFA Soil / Land Evaluation Team won the Capital City Region FFA contest. Team members were: Olivia Moore, Ginny Lyle, Jiana Manglicmot and Bethany Fields. Bethany Fields was the second high individual of the contest. 
 

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WHHS Academic Team Starts Off the Season with a Win

The WHHS Academic Team defeated Great Crossing High School in Georgetown in the opening match of the Commonwealth Academic League on Monday, September 23rd. Hills led 64 to 46 after the written exams and capitalized on that lead by winning 4 of the 5 quick recall rounds.  


Top scores on the written exams included Sarah Davidson in language arts, Chinmay Tope, Gabe True, and Carson Smith in social studies, and Smith and Elizabeth Gardenhire in arts/humanities. In math and science, Nikhil Akula and Gabe True had impressive scores on both exams, including the two highest scores in science in over a decade.  


In quick recall, notable scores included Gabe True in math and science, Sarah Davidson in language arts, and Carson Smith in language arts and arts and humanities.


Hills hosts Franklin County on Monday, September 30th. Quick recall should start around 5:00. Everyone is invited to attend.



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Parent Survey for Our Youth Service Center

In order for the Youth Service Center at Bondurant Middle School and Western Hills High School to meet the needs of our students, we would like for parents/guardians to take this short survey. Your answers will help us to provide programming. 
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ESS Tutoring Is Available on Tuesdays and Thursdays

ESS tutoring is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school from 8-8:30 and after school 3:30-4:15. Math tutoring is available every session. Science tutoring is available on Tuesdays after school, and English tutoring is available on Thursdays after school. To find out where tutoring is being held, check the large calendars in the windows on either side of the library. Please encourage your child to attend if they are struggling in a class. 
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Art Students Chosen to Have Artwork Published

Congratulations to art students Olivia Onadu, Alan Templeton, and Carolyne Wheasler. These students have been selected to have their artwork published in the book Celebrating Art, an art contest sponsored by Celebrating Art and Blick Art Materials. This is an honor, as most students are not invited to be published. This publication brings together the best student artists in the U.S. More +
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Students Chosen for National FFA Band and Choir

Congratulations to Luke Staude and Olivia Moore, who were both recently selected for National FFA Band and Choir. They were chosen out of the top band and choir students in the country to represent WHHS at the National FFA convention at the end of October in Indianapolis. This is a big accomplishment for these two students, our FFA chapter, our band and our choir. Congratulations Luke and Olivia!  
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2019 WHHS Wolverine Marching Band Drum Majors and Majorettes Announced

Congratulations to the 2019 WHHS Wolverine Marching Band Drum Majors and Majorettes!  

Drum Majors
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Henry Hoffman, field assistant
Kinley Slone, head drum major
Conner Hill, assistant drum major  

Majorettes
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Courtney Crume
Brooke Aldridge
Leah Hibbitts
Hannah Neal 
Annabelle Barnes
Alanna McCrystal
 

Contact Us

School Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. 
 
100 Doctors Drive
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-875-8400
Fax: 502-227-4568
Principal: Mr. Greg Roush

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