Western Hills High School News
A-TEAM ALL THE WAY!
The Western Hills Academic Team placed first in the Commonwealth Academic League tournament. They defeated Sayre in the finals 114 to 110.  
Credit Union
The Westside Credit Union (sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union) is giving away a frozen turkey & Adelia’s homemade pie!! WHHS Faculty/Staff members can be entered to WIN one of these simply by opening an account (for as little as $1), making a deposit or withdrawal into an existing account, or borrowing/paying off a lunch loan.  
Sydney Sell Signs with University of Florida
Senior Sydney Sell signs with the University of Florida for her great achievements in swimming. Sell is the current state record holder in the 200- meter back stroke. She made first team all-state last year and is a two-time scholastic All-American...  
Band All- State Results
Congratulations to the 11 Western Hills band students who made it to All- State out of the 21 who went.  
WHHS Proficient School Two Years Running
SHOUT OUT TO Western Hills High School for scoring Proficient for the 2nd year in a row on state testing.  We are the only school in Franklin County that has had two consecutive years at the proficiency level.  View our school report card at http://applications.education.ky.gov/SRC/ 
Hill's A-Team Undefeated
The Western Hills academic team claims yet another victory, this time over Sayre.  Western Hills Academic Team defeated The Sayre School of Lexington by a score or 124 to 111 on Monday evening, resulting in an UNDEFEATED SEASON for the WHHS A-Team in regular season Commonwealth Academic League play. Hills was up 67 to 61 after the written round, winning every round other than science, which was a tie.

Top written scorers for Hills included Todd Stetler in math, Andrew Bates in science and arts/humanities, and Cam Newton in language arts and social studies. Todd Stetler had the high score of the day with a 19/20 in math.

In quick recall, Sayre won the math round 14 to 6, giving them the lead. Hills won science 12-9, then lost language arts 11-8. In social studies, Cam Newton and Andrew Bates had an impressive 18 points (9 each), catapulting Hills into the lead. Hills went on to win humanities as well.

Top quick recall scorers for Hills included the following: Todd Stetler in math, Andrew Bates in science, Cam Newton and Samantha Hensley in language arts, Newton and Bates in social studies, and Newton in humanities.  

All-State
Congratulations to Western Hills Choir for the following 6 students who were chosen to participate in the Senior High All-State Choir:
Courtney Smith
Katie Miller
Olivia Toole
Nick Wooldridge
Carter Cantrell
Simon Holden
Also, if anyone happens to be downtown for the Candlelight Tour this weekend, listen for some Chamber Choir caroling on Thursday night, and also band and choir students on the stage on Friday night!
 
Academic Team
In academic team competition Monday night, the Western Hills Wolverines defeated Anderson County by a final score of 138-69. Hills lead after the written round 65-51 and went on to win each round of quick recall.  
Upcoming school breaks
Here are some upcoming breaks...
Nov. 26-28 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 22-Jan. 2 Christmas Break
April 6-April 10 Spring Break
 
Yearbook
Congratulations to the Yearbook staff for creating an outstanding year book and for winning the following awards:
3rd PLACE BEST OVERALL YEARBOOK AAA
3rd PLACE BEST SPORTS ACTION PHOTO AAA
3rd PLACE BEST OVERALL THEME DEVELOPMENT
3rd PLACE BEST OVERALL STUDENT LIFE SPREAD
2nd PLACE BEST OVERALL ACADEMIC SPREAD
2nd PLACE BEST OVERALL SPORTS SPREAD
Let's give them a big Wolverine Shout out!
 
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