Western Hills High School: 100 Doctors Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8400 | Fax: 502-227-4568
Jett Wheatley and Logan Hawkins Reel in Some Bass
Jett Wheatley and Logan Hawkins Reel in Some Bass
Spanish Honor Society Inductions
Spanish Honor Society Inductions
Stephanie Wooldridge Is Recognized as FCS Team Member of the Month
Stephanie Wooldridge Is Recognized as FCS Team Member of the Month
Representing Sweden at KUNA Convention
Representing Sweden at KUNA Convention
Representing Norway at KUNA Convention
Representing Norway at KUNA Convention
Hanging 10 with the Superintendent and the Principal
Hanging 10 with the Superintendent and the Principal
Officer Chappell Visits the Western Hills Learning Center
Officer Chappell Visits the Western Hills Learning Center
WHHS Bass Fishing Team
WHHS Bass Fishing Team
WHHS Academic Team Wins District Governor's Cup Title
WHHS Academic Team Wins District Governor's Cup Title
KYA Bill Passes the House and Senate
KYA Bill Passes the House and Senate
KYA Delegation
KYA Delegation
Miss WHHS Pageant Contestants
Miss WHHS Pageant Contestants
Republic Bank Supports FCCLA and the Franklin County Women's Shelter
Republic Bank Supports FCCLA and the Franklin County Women's Shelter
Cross Country Team
Cross Country Team
Homecoming King John Caldwell and Homecoming Queen Brianne Mack-Bingham
Homecoming King John Caldwell and Homecoming Queen Brianne Mack-Bingham
Taylor Perry Helps FFA Earn a $3000 Living to Serve Grant
Taylor Perry Helps FFA Earn a $3000 Living to Serve Grant
WHHS FFA Members Attend National Leadership Conference
WHHS FFA Members Attend National Leadership Conference

Western Hills High School


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Six Students Chosen for Governor's Scholars Program

Western Hills is proud to announce that six students have been chosen to participate this summer in the Governor's Scholars Program. Congratulations to Carley Bishop, Savannah Kennedy, Dhruv Kothari, Carleigh Parr, Malia Scott, and Amelia Wilson
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Western Hills FFA Greenhouse Sale April 22 - May 24

Come out and visit the Western Hills FFA Greenhouse for the annual sale! Price List We have a wide assortment of bedding plants, flowers, vegetables, and herbs for all your garden needs. With fresh herbs and veggies your food can taste ten times better than getting them at the store.   Greenhouse Flyer

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KUNA Delegation Attends State Convention

The Western Hills High School members of KUNA represented Norway & Sweden at the Kuna Convention recently. Congratulations to those who earned the following awards and recognition. More +
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Two Students Advance to State STLP Competition

Congratulations to Tommy Quarles and Sanjna Raj! They submitted digital products for online judging and have scored high enough to advance to State STLP Competition to be held on Thursday, April 18th at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY. Tommy's entry Bald Eagle advanced in the Original Photo Category. Sanjna's entry Winter Wonderland advanced in the Digital Art Category.  More +
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Results from Choral KMEA Assessment

On March 14th the choral students under the direction of Meredith Goins performed and sight read music for their annual KMEA assessment. Treble Choir received almost all distinguished ratings for an overall rating of distinguished. Mixed Choir received an overall proficient. They earned a distinguished in sight reading. Chorale received all distinguished ratings for their performance including a PERFECT score from one judge. They received a proficient rating in sight reading and an overall distinguished rating. 

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Capital City Region FFA Results

The Western Hills High School FFA Chapter earned many awards at the Capital City Region FFA competition on Monday, March 11th. All speakers who placed in the top two as well as the Senior Chapter Meeting Team will advance to the state competition in June.  More +
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DECA Students Compete at State

On March 4th and 5th over 50 students competed at DECA's state conference. Kendall and Kyra Dailey chose to compete in the community service project event. They organized Bowl for Breath in which almost 100 students participated and supported Trinity Garr. These young ladies placed 4th at state and only missed advancing to national competition by 2 points. We are extremely proud of them.  To see the rest of the DECA state results click   More +

Resources for students, parents and guardians as we begin the course scheduling process for 2019-2020.

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Academic Team Members Place at Regional Governor's Cup Competition

At the Regional Governor's Cup Competition held at Western Hills High School on Saturday, February 16th Nikhil Akula placed 5th in Math and Gabe True placed 1st in Science. Nikhil and Gabe advance to the State Governor's Cup Competition held in Louisville in March.  We are also proud of the following students who barely missed qualifying for State. Abdullah Ateyeh placed 6th and Diksha Satish 7th in Math. Chinmay Tope placed 6th in Science. Sahil Shaik placed 6th in Arts and Humanities. The Quick Recall Team placed 3rd overall. 
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Archery Team Wins Regional Tournament

On Saturday, February 16th Western Hills High School hosted over 800 students who competed in the Regional Archery Tournament.  By a very narrow margin the WHHS Archery Team captured the Regional title for the first time since 2014 and for only the second time in school history.  Alexa Barker finished in 1st place while Morgan Minter placed 4th. These two outstanding young ladies as well as the rest of the WHHS Archery Team now advance to the State Tournament. Congratulations to our Archery Team and Coach Bill Jones!!!    
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WHHS Academic Team Captures District Governor's Cup Title

On Saturday, January 26th the  Western Hills Academic Team captured the District Governor's Cup Title by outscoring teams from Frankfort Independent, Franklin County High School, and Scott County High School. The quick recall team placed first overall be beating Franklin County High School 3 times and Scott County once. Congratulations to Quick Recall Team members: Gabe True (captain), Ahmad Ateyeh, Sahil Shaik, Tommy Fricker, Jill Jacobs, Diksha Satish, Chinmay Tope, and Conner Hill. Several students placed in Written Assessment and will advance along with the Quick Recall Team to the Regional Governor's Cup Competition in February. More +
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Beta Club Wins Awards at State Convention

The state Beta convention was held at The Galt House Hotel in Louisville January 13-15. The WHHS Beta Club received the Overall Growth Award. The following individual students also received awards.
  • Carly Bishop placed 5th in Photography. 
  • Kavya Vasudevan, Sophia Parsley and Quinn Oney placed 5th in Problem Solving Scenario.
  • Maddie LeCompte placed 4th in Recyclable Art.   
  • Emily Davis placed 4th in Woodworking.  
  • Diksha Satish placed 1st in Math.  
  • Damaris Canchola placed 1st in Spanish. This is the third consecutive year that she has won this distinction.  
  • The Quiz Bowl Team placed 2nd. Team members were Ahmad Ateyeh, Tommy Fricker, Jill Jacobs, and Gabe True.  

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Two Students Make All-state Band

Congratulations to Barrett Bloch and Eduardo Benavides who made the KMEA All-state bands! These students went through a thorough 2 step audition and were selected to be among the best musicians in the state of Kentucky. They will now attend the Kentucky Music Educator's conference Feb 6-9 where they will rehearse and then perform with the group.  
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Two Students Chosen for U of L Jazz Honor Band

Congratulations to Barrett Bloch and Carson Smith who were selected for the inaugural University of Louisville invitational JAZZ honor band!  They will attend rehearsals and performances on Feb. 15 and 16 at U of L.  
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WHHS Academic Team Wins Awards at the Commonwealth Academic League Banquet

On Monday, December 10th the Commonwealth Adademic League held its end of the season banquet at the Frankfort Country Club. Western Hills was runner up in the season as well as in the league tournament. Overall the team placed 1st in Math. 1st in Science and 2nd in Social Studies for the season.   More +
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Robinson Named Gatorade Player of the Year

Congratulations to Western Hills High School student-athlete Wandale Robinson, who has been named the Gatorade Kentucky Football Player of the Year!
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KYA Members Attend Their State Conference

KYA held one of their state conferences in Louisville on November 18-20. Western Hills High School sent a delegation of 50 students along with chaperones Vanessa Smith, Eric Shields, and Martha Templeman. The group was recognized with an Honor Level Service Award and as a Premiere Delegation for achieving a level of esteemed notoriety and accomplishment. Individual award winners were Addison McCoun as Outstanding Delegate and Kathryn Gay as Committee Chair. Hannah Neal, Diksha Satish, Sanja Raj and Olivia Onodu had their Bill pass both the House and the Senate. Congratulations to all of our KYA members.   

Congratulations to 2018 Miss WHHS Pageant Winners

Miss WHHS - Brianne Mack-Bingham
1st Runner up - Jiana Manglicmot
2nd Runner up - Clara Bradley
Talent - Ella Davis
Poise - Hailey Martin
Scholarship - Brianne Mack-Bingham 
Congeniality - Harper Heffley
People's Choice - Emily Reed  

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Stephanie Wallace Represents Kentucky in the "50 Directors Who Make a Difference" Issue

Congratulations to WHHS band director, Stephanie Wallace, who has been selected to represent Kentucky  in the article "50 Directors Who Make a Difference" of the December 2018 issue of School Band and Orchestra Magazine. For over two decades the December issue of the magazine has honored nominated music directors, featuring only one music educator from each state. It is a pprestigious honor to be nominated, and have that nomination selected by the magazine's review committee. Anyone who knows Stephanie Wallace knows what a difference she makes in the lives of her students.
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WHHS Places First in KAAC's JV Challenge

Western Hills participated in the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition’s JV Challenge on Saturday, November 10th, and placed first overall. Schools competing along with WHHS included Franklin Co, Scott Co, Henry Co, Trimble Co, and Martha Layne Collins High School. 


In quick recall competition, Western Hills went undefeated for the entire day, beating Trimble, Franklin, Collins, and Franklin again in the finals.

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WHHS Band Students Chosen for U of L Invitational Honor Band

Congratulations to the 13 WHHS band students who have been chosen to attend the University of Louisville Invitational Honor Band. This is the most students Western Hills has ever had selected. These students will travel to U of L on January 25th and 26th to audition for placement, rehearse and give a concert.  

Please congratulate the following:

Barrett Bloch, Carter Stinnett, Matthew Spencer, Landron Powell, Ashley Ni, Trinity Aldridge, Eduardo Benavides, Grayson Harley, Hunter Durr, Aurora Hamilton, Eden Robertson, Carson Smith, and Kaetlyn Bailey.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Grades 9-12

Raise.me is a free website that allows students 9-12 to earn scholarships to their partner colleges for small achievements like good grades in their classes, their extracurricular involvement, and their community service hours.

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FFA Land Judging Team Places Second at Regionals

The FFA land judging team placed 2nd in the Capital City Region Land Judging Contest on Thursday, September 27th and will advance to the state contest at Hardinsburg, KY.  Team members are Griffin Staude, Luke Staude, Kobe Staude, and Evan Jones. Griffin Staude was the high individual of the contest overall.  The contest consists of slope assessment, soil evaluation, and developing an understanding of important soil conservation methods for each of the 4 contest sites. Congratulations!!!    
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Haley Nelson Discusses Her Lamb Project with the Courier Journal

Recently at the Kentucky State Fair Haley Nelson spoke about her lamb project with Jeffrey Lee Puckett from the Courier Journal Newspaper. Watch the video here.
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Election Results

Results from the Recent Election for Student Council and Class Officers

Elections were held recently for the WHHS Student Council and Class Officers. Congratulations to the following students:
Student Council
President: Amanda Jones
Vice-President: Palmer Collett
Secretary: Sarah Arnett
Treasurer: Chinmay Tope
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Need to see the 2018 - 2019 School Calendar? You can see and download it here!

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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

Upcoming Events


SBDM Meeting

Tue May 7 2019

2019 Graduation

Sat May 25 2019
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