Western Hills High School News
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.

 
New $500 Scholarships available
There are three $500 scholarships from Franklin County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy.  
Buy your yearbook today
The 2014-15 yearbook sale will continue until May 1st!  Sales are going well now, so we are looking forward to a great book being published.  If you still haven’t purchased a book for your son or daughter, you can send $65 in check/cash to Lorrie Fraley room 21 at WHHS or pay ONLINE with a credit card.

https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/  order # for WHHS ---- 10536

Thank you for your order and watch for an announcement next August 2015, when the books are expected to come in.  Be sure to keep your receipt, too.  This is a student led business and the receipts are beneficial to the customer and to the YB staff.
 
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.  
Business Lexington Features Hills Students
Recently Tim Thornberry, of the Business Lexington magazine, wrote an article about the importance of trade skill programs such as Auto Tech and Ag mechanics which features seniors, Grace Higgs and Ben Tinsley. You can read the article here.


 
Western Hills Bands score distinguished at KMEA District Assessment
This year the Wolverine Concert band scored a “1” and two “2”s in the prepared section of the assessment and a 1 in the sight-reading coming to an overall Distinguished rating. The WHHS Symphonic band received two "1"s and a "1-plus" in the prepared section and a 1 in the sight-reading room also averaging to be a Distinguished.
 
Western Hills High School students compete at the Annual KUNA convention in Louisville.
The entire delegation received a Delegation of Excellence award, which recognizes groups that excel in multiple areas and embody the spirit and purpose of the conference.  
Archery Team Moves On to State Tournaments
Eight years ago, Warren Mitchell and Kelly Carr started an archery team at Bondurant Middle
School as part of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). In the
coming months and years this new team gained massive support and popularity.
 
Western Hills on the right track. Won 2nd place in their own tournament!
Western Hills Track and Field Teams placed second at their own tournament. The Wolverines had 3 boys win an individual event.  Congratulations to Keenan Jones who won the 1,600 meter run. Austin May placed first in the 100-meter dash and D.J. Green came in second. Nick Raymond came in first in the triple jump and second in the long jump.  
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