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Principal's Message: Week of 11.12.2018

 

> After School Program resumes full schedule: Starting Monday, November 12th, the after school program hours will return to 3pm-5pm, Monday through Thursday. Students wishing to have food and transportation home provided MUST sign-up in the cafeteria during their lunch.

> Sports Tryouts: Most winter sports tryouts will begin on November 15th. Students must have a valid sports physical on file and must register online with form-relief in order to tryout. Registration and physical forms can be found by clicking on https://www.wcboe.org/domain/2008. The following sports are being offered: Indoor Track, Wrestling, Basketball, Unified Strength & Conditioning, and Cheer (whose tryouts start November 12th).

> Need help with FAFSA??  Wor-Wic Financial Aid Officers will be at WiHi on Monday, November 12th (all day) in the Media Center. They will be here to help ALL students who may need to start/finish their FAFSA or have a financial aid question. Parents are encouraged to sign-in and join you to complete their portion of the FAFSA as well. Any student that attends will be entered into our drawing for a Friendsgiving Feast for themselves and 2 friends! Hope to see you there!

> Monthly Meeting of Wicomico County Board of Education: The November meeting of the Wicomico County Board of Education will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 13th in the Board of Education Auditorium at 101 Long Avenue, Salisbury. The Board will immediately vote to go into closed session at that time, and will reconvene in open session at 7 p.m. The agenda will be posted online: Go to www.wcboe.org; click on the BoardDocs box (left side of home page) to view the agenda. The meeting will be livestreamed and will also be viewable after the meeting: https://www.wcboe.org/leadership/board_of_education/watch_board_meetings. The meeting will also be aired on PAC 14. 410-677-4561.

> Senior Parent Meeting: will be held on Wednesday, November 14th at 6 p.m. in the Media Center. All seniors and senior parents are invited to attend.

> Superintendent’s Open Door Session: Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donna C. Hanlin will hold a Superintendent’s Open Door Session from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, November 14th in the Wicomico County Public Schools building, 2424 Northgate Drive (behind Lowe’s), Salisbury.  This session provides the opportunity for people to meet one-on-one with the superintendent to express concerns, offer comment, or ask questions on any issue involving Wicomico schools. No appointment is needed. Each visitor will have approximately 15 minutes to meet with the superintendent. Follow-up sessions will be held if there are more visitors than there is time on the scheduled night. 

> “Plan Your College/Career” Night: The 7th annual Tri-County Pathways Night will be held at Wor-Wic Community College on Wednesday, November 14th from 5:30 -7 p.m. in the Fulton-Owen Hall. Participants will be able to meet with representatives from local colleges, employers, military, police, fire. NASA Wallops, and adult agencies for individuals with disabilities. There will be several breakout sessions for Financial Aid, Dual Enrollment/College Scholarships/Naviance, and meeting the needs of students with a disability. Please contact Barbara Bell at bcbell@wcboe.org or 410-677-4430 for information.

> The WiHi Senior package is now available! If you purchase a WiHi Senior Shirt, a yearbook, and order your cap and gown all by November 16th, you will not only be guaranteed the lowest prices but will also get a voucher for 10% off of your prom ticket. Order forms are available outside of Ms. Crissman’s office (A-19) or in the media center. Students should see Ms. Crissman or Ms. Scott for more information.

> 1st Marking Term PBIS Incentive: will be Tuesday, November 20th during 6th & 7th periods. To get a ticket, student must have had a 2.5 GPA on the 1st term report card and no conduct referrals.

> Class of 2019 Yearbook Information!  $45 with the Senior Package! Online ordering for credit cards available now: $60 until December 31st, 2018, $70 starting January 1st until sold out. Contact Mrs. Amanda Ault at aault@wcboe.org for more information. Online ordering at www.balfour.com.