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Franklin County Career and Technical Center Course Directory

Start preparing today for the classes you will need tomorrow to get ready for the career of a lifetime. This document will provide everyone with a clear description of the state recognized career pathways that students can participate in during their high school years in Franklin County Public Schools.   
WHHS Mini Cheerleading Camp
The Western Hills Cheerleading Team will be hosting a mini cheerleading camp open to any student in elementary or middle school. 
WHHS FFA Announcement
On Sunday April 26th the KY FFA Association sent notice that for the eighth straight school year the Western Hills FFA Chapter will be receiving a Gold Emblem Chapter Rating. The FFA chapter is being honored for its outstanding accomplishments that were carried out in its annual Program of Activities. The KY FFA Chapter contest is a competitive event that challenges chapters in Kentucky to carry out activities that are designed to enhance personal growth, premier leadership skills and career success in the chapter’s members. The chapter will receive this noteworthy award at the KY FFA State Convention held in early June.  
Hills classes prepare for international summer trips
It’s normal for students enrolled in foreign language classes to crave adventure but it’s extraordinary when their desire is fulfilled.  Rachel Medina, the Spanish teacher, and Lucy Rini, the French teacher at Western Hills, are each taking a group of students on an international trip. Rini’s class will go to France this summer and Medina’s will go to Peru in the summer of 2016.  
WHHS DECA Succeeds at Regional and State Competitions
On Monday and Tuesday of this week the WHHS chapter of DECA competed in their regional and state competitions and returned victorious.
John Robertson – 1st place in KY Finance
Taylor West – 1st Place KY Hospitality & Tourism
Connor Graves – 1st Place KY Marketing
Thomas Bennett – 2nd Place KY Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Teddy Emberton – 3rd Place KY Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Darby Taylor – 1st Place Human Resources Management
Nick Johnson – 4th Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Madison Wallace & Rachel Wallace – 1st Place Business Law & Ethics
Tyler Anglin & Landon Arflack – 3rd Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing Promotion
Patrick Foley & Malachi Reardon – 4th Place Sports & Entertainment Marketing Promotion
  Abigale Wilson – 1st Place Business Finance
Grayson Arnold & Eli Sutton – 4th Place Sport Marketing Team Decision
  Rachel and Madison Wallace ended up winning the State Competition in Business Law & Ethics.
WHHS French Department Earns Two Star Rating from American Association of Teachers of French

The Kentucky Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French sent a notification today that Western Hills High School’s French Program has earned a 2 star rating for the 2014-15 school year. Click [Read More] to continue.  

Technology Summer Camps

Elementary Camp is Full
We have added more space for the 6-12th grade camp, so there are spots open!
Additional registrants for the elementary camp as of 7:48 pm Monday, 5/11/15, will be placed on a waiting list. If we receive enough additional interest we will have another session. So, if you are still wishing to register, please go ahead and do so, and we will follow-up to give you more information.

Update 5/10/15
The Middle/High School camp is now full.
All additional registrants as of 9:00 pm Sunday, 5/10/15, will be placed on a waiting list. If we receive enough additional interest we will have another session. So, if you are still wishing to register, please go ahead and do so, and we will follow-up to give you more information.

The middle/high school camp is almost full. Once we reach the enrollment limit, we will notify all who have enrolled of their status. We will offer another course if we have enough students.

Our camps have been finalized and FCPS Technology will sponsor 2 MinecraftEDU camps this summer.

Camps will be conducted June 15-19 for elementary students, grades 3-5 for next school year, and on July 13-17 for middle and high school students. Cost will be $100 per student, and $150 for 2 children from the same family.

Online registration
Elementary: http://www.franklin.kyschools.us/Camps2015.aspx

Middle/High: http://www.franklin.kyschools.us/Camps2015MSHS.aspx

Printable registration form

About MinecraftEDU
WHHS Students Compete in the STAR Events
The following students competed in STAR Events(Students Taking Action for Recognition) at the FCCLA State Meeting inLouisville, KY earlier this week.  
WHHS students get accepted to GSA
Congratulations to Mary Aldridge and Trevor Onodu for being selected as a Governors’ School for the Arts Award Winners from Western Hills High School. Mary was accepted into the Visual Arts track and Trevor will be studying creative writing. This very prestigious award will allow them to participate in the very intensive visual arts study with the GSA Program that is held during the summer in the state of Kentucky.

Hills Students Place at State STLP Competition
On Thursday, March 26, senior Parker Buckley and junior Griffin Quarles placed second in the University of Kentucky Computer Science Challenge at the State STLP Competition.  
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