Alerts & Information for (Wednesday, March 04, 2015)
Early Dismissal
FCPS is dismissing early today, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Elementary dismissing at 2pm
Middle and High schools dismissing at 2:45pm

No after school activities

ASP closes at 5pm

** All Buildings Affected **
Western Hills High School News
WHHS welcomes Interim Principal Linda Nickel
Interim principal, Linda Nickel, is more than just a substitute. She has stepped in to conclude the 2014-2015 school year.  
FFA Returns Victorious

Recently, the Western Hills chapter of the Future Farmers of America attended the Spencer County FFA Invitational and was very successful. The Sr. Parley Team included: Grace Higgs, MacKenzie Jones, Taylor Gilbert, Cassidy Smith, Rachel Pipes, Jordan Smith, Jenna Harrod, Cameron Kenner, Austin Thornberry, and Erica Nesserode won 1st place. Taylor Gilbert won 1st place in Nursery Impromptu Speech, Cassidy Smith won 2nd place in Equine Impromptu Speech, and Jenna Harrod won 3rd place in Beef Impromptu Speech.

Source: Jenna G. Harrod
Argriculture teacher and FFA adviser
J.R. Zinner speaks to the Senior Parley

Tri-M Starts Music In Our Schools Month
This March, the Western Hills Tri-M Music Honor Society will be hosting a school-wide event called "Music In Our Schools Month." This month will consist of giveaways, trivia, and student performances, according to Western Hills band director Stephanie Wallace.   
WH Dance Team Wins First Place
The Western Hills Dance Team competed on Saturday, February 14th at Eastern Kentucky University.  The team was awarded first place in the Varsity Hip-Hop Division then went on to be named Grand Champions by earning the highest score out of all school teams competing. Their next competition is in Frankfort on February 28th at the KY Dance Coaches state competition.  
Junior Taylor Slade Scores 1000th Point
Congratulate Junior Taylor Slade on the scoring of her 1000th and 1001st career points on the court! 
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.  

WH Academic Team Ends Season Well
The regional Governor's Cup competition was held on Saturday, 2/14 at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.  Though Dunbar won quick recall and the overall competition, Western Hills had its most successful year in recent memory.  Three students are advancing to the State Finals in March.  Andrew Bates placed 1st in arts and humanities, Cameron Newton placed 4th in social studies, and Samantha Hensley placed 5th in written composition. Though not advancing, our quick recall team tied for 5th out of 16 teams in the district, and our Future Problem Solving team, coached by Lucy Rini, placed 4th. 
Wrestling Results
Josh Morris will wrestle at State competition in the 160 pound weight division.  Robbie Olson, Ken Singleton, and Evan Hanus all finished 6th place in their weight divisions.

WHHS wrestling team qualified three wrestlers for the JV state tournament, which took place February 7, 2015 in Louisville.  Andrew Reynolds, competed in the 120-pound weight class
Jared Garr competed in the 11 pound -class and Trey Jackson in the 152-pound class.
WHHS KYA Achievements
The KYA trip was a success.  Awards are as follows:

*Outstanding Delegate- Dawson McCoun

* President of the Senate for 2015 KYA- Sierrah Miley  

Western Hills FCCLA chapter officers, Taylor Moreland and Abby Lucas, met with the Kentucky Board of Education on Wednesday, December 3 at KDE to promote Family and Consumer Sciences Day  
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