Western Hills High School News
WHHS Academic Team Defeated Anderson County
On Monday, October 24th, WHHS beat Anderson County in academic league play by a final score of 117.25 to 81.    Anderson County Written Score:  52 WHHS Written Score:  62.25   Hills won every round other than social studies.    Top Written Scorers: Math—Lukas Negron (high score of the match!) Science—Tamara Rudic LA—Theresa Jaminet SS— Theresa Jaminet A&H— Theresa Jaminet (Wow, Theresa!)   Top QR Players: Math—Abdullah Ateyeh Science—Hasitha Ramisetti LA—Katie Bennett SS—Sungani Dlamini A&H— Theresa Jaminet   
WHHS Academic Team Still Undefeated
On Monday, October 11th the WHHS academic team defeated Scott County by a final score of 124.75 to 111.25.  Scott County was up by a few points after the written round, but Hills bounced back in Quick Recall, winning four of the five rounds. Top written scorers for WH included Nick Belen and Theresa Jaminet in humanities, Jaminet in language arts and social studies, and Hasitha Ramisetti and Tamara Rudic in science.  The top written score for the match was in mathematics where Abdullah Ateyeh achieved a perfect 20/20, the first perfect score Western Hills has had in several years. Way to go, Abdullah!   

In quick recall, the results were as follows: Math—WH 11, SC 8 Science—WH 15, SC 7 Language Arts—WH 10, SC 8 Arts and Humanities—WH 14, SC 8 Hills was defeated in social studies 16-9.
Top scorers on the buzzers were Abdullah in math, Tamara in science and social studies, Katie Bennett and Theresa in language arts, and Theresa in humanities. Hills remains undefeated. The next match at home is against Anderson County on October 24th.
Child Care Opening at WHLC
The Western Hills Learning Center will have a full time spot available in Mrs. Marie and Mrs. Christy's room, ages 2-5, starting October 24. The tuition fee is $100 per week, and there will be an expected rate increase upon returning from Christmas break. If you are interested in quality childcare, or know of someone who is, email or call Marie Varney. marie.varney@franklin.kyschools.us or 502-875-8400.   
Project Graduation Meeting Minutes for September
If you want to know how plans are coming along for this year's Project Graduation, click on the link to see the meeting minutes.  
Support the WHHS Senior Class
Head over to Chili’s to support the WHHS Senior Class on FRIDAYS! September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28

15% will be donated back to our students, if you show this voucher or verbally tell your server you’d like to support Western Hills.This can be used ALL DAY- lunch, dinner, or carry-out!
Latino/Multicultural College Fair
If you are a Senior or a Rising Junior who fits into any of the following descriptions:   
  • Latino and/or Hispanic
  • From any other language background
  • From an immigrant background
  • First Generation College Student
  • Currently enrolled in or ever been a part of an ESL program (grades 9-12)
Then, please sign up to attend this College Fair field trip to Eastern Kentucky University on October 28th. There will be workshops on Financial Aid,  FAFSA, and many other helpful topics. Students can follow this link to sign up:  https://goo.gl/forms/f27Ln5kyjCDbNfup2  Sign ups will end October 12th but limited spaces on the buses will be first come, first served. So, please sign up EARLY!   If you have any questions,  please direct them to: anissa.johnson@franklin.kyschools.us
WHHS Academic Team Defeated Sayre
In academic team play on Monday, September 26th, Western Hills soundly defeated Lexington Sayre by over 30 points. Hills was up 5 points after the written round and went on to win every round of quick recall. The top written score for the entire match was an 18 by Abdullah Ateyeh in math. Other top written scorers were Theresa Jaminet in language arts and social studies, Katie Bennett in humanities, and Tamara Rudic in science. In quick recall, Hills’ top players were Abdullah Ateyeh in math, Tamara Rudic in science, Theresa Jaminet and Zoe Ward in language arts, Sungani Dlamini in social studies, and Katie Bennett in humanities. Hills’ next match is Monday, October 10th against Scott County in the WHHS library. Quick recall will start around 5:30.    
Lucy Collins Named Vice President of AATF
Congratulations to Lucy Collins who was named Vice President of the Kentucky chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) at the Kentucky World Language Association (KWAL) Conference in Louisville September 19-20.   
State Treasurer Allison Ball Visits WHHS
On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, state Treasurer Allison Ball came to visit the Young Republicans.  She spoke about civic engagement and how to continue an interest in politics into your college and career.  We appreciate her taking the time to come visit with us!  
Tamara Rudic Is a National Merit Semi-Finalist
Western Hills High School is proud to announce that Tamara Rudic has been named a National Merit Semi-Finalist. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation website about 1.5 million students each year take the PSAT/NMSQT test. Of these 1.5 million students the 50,000 highest scoring students are entered in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately one third of these 50,000 students are recognized as National Merit Semi Finalist. Tamara is one of the highest scoring students in the state of Kentucky. Congratulations, Tamara!!! 
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