News & Notes
Seat Time Recovery
Seat time recovery has now started, if you have questions about your attendance, please check your backpack or your student portal or see your school counselor.
Health Science Careers
Attention high school Juniors interested in a health science career, the 2015 MedEx Academy application period is now open! The application deadline is January 15. All forms and transcripts must be submitted prior to this date. Go to http://university.ghs.org/medex/ for the application and see *new* Greenville Health System student information website at http://university.ghs.org/studentsatghs/.
FBLA Trunk or Treat - A Big Success!
The WHS FBLA would like to say a special thank you to the following who helped make FBLA's Trunk or Treat event such a huge success: South Pleasantburg Bi-Lo and Hwy 25 Ingles for candy donations; the US Army for candy donations and assisting with Trunk or Treat night; Mrs. McKamy, SGA, and Beta Club for assisting with Trunk or Treat night; Mr. Maddux and Mr. Finch for helping their students take part, and our FBLA members who worked really hard to make this fundraising event a success. Click HERE to see some great pictures of the event!
WHS Hall of Fame
Thanks to the Woodmont Booster Club for helping the Woodmont Athletic Hall of Fame to hang the #73 football jersey of PFC Alfred Whitt (Class of 1966)on the football field and #18 jersey of Jenna Kellett(Class of 2004). These jerseys join Fred Gilliam(#42/basketball), Angie McCullough (#32/basketball), Lamar Jack(#32/basketball), Sam Perry (#22 /basketball), Fred Gilliam (#42/basketball), Beth Kendall(#12/volleyball) and Steve Ward (#1/baseball) as the only retired jerseys at Woodmont High School. Go to the Photo Gallery to see pictures.
Basketball: Congratulations to the Faculty team for defeating the intramural champion team of Team Loaded by a score of 49-47. The Faculty team was led by the inside game of Coach Cuthbertson, the speed and quickness of Coach DeRoberts and the outside shooting of Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Swinger. The team was also led by the outstanding rebounding of Coach Deschamps and Mr. Long. Team Loaded was crowned intramural champions after defeating the ABC Ballers by 3 points in the championship game. Team Loaded was Recus Lawson, Donte King, Quay Freeman, Justin Oliver, and Julius Jones. Click HERE for pictures.
Intramural soccer will begin on Wednesday, December 2. Teams should consist of six players per squad. We will have a regular season and then a single elimination tournament with the winning team receiving trophies and bragging rights plus a chance to take on the Faculty team. Pick up a roster sheet from Coach Evans in C035. Roster sheets are due back to Coach Evans by Tuesday, November 24.
JAG Education & Literacy Project
Woodmont JAG would like to request your help with our Education & Literacy Service project. Dream Boxes are boxes filled with new and gently used school supplies, books, a Dream Journal and a personalized letter of encouragement. The BIG IDEA is that all students can go to school with supplies and the encouragement they need to follow their dreams. We will collect items from November 1 to November 30, 2015. For more information see the Lead 360 website.
ACE Award Nominations Open
The ACE Awards (Advocates for Character and Education) is an annual award given to 68 male and female students from each of the 34 Greenville County middle and high schools. This award is designed to honor true “unsung heroes” who all too often are not recognized for their accomplishments. If you would like to nominate a Greenville County 8th or 12th grader, please complete and submit the nomination form available at www.c4caceawards.com. All nominations must be submitted by January 30, 2016. An ACE Awards Advisory Committee at each school will choose finalists from among those nominated to complete an application for the ACE Award. One male and one female will be chosen from each middle and high school in Greenville County. All ACE award recipients will be honored at the ACE Awards ceremony in the spring.
Only students who have taken the Alive at 25 class may apply for a parking permit at Woodmont. For a list of upcoming classes, visit the Alive @ 25 website.
Students must have a WHS parking permit in order to park on campus. This covers EVERYWHERE on campus. Any student not parking in their assigned spot and/or parking on campus without a valid permit may be subject to being booted, fined, and/or towed. Also, ANY vehicle parked in a handicapped parking space without a proper permit will be ticketed with a minimum fine of $500.
Students must have a parking pass by September 4th. Students will no longer be allowed to park in the lower football parking lot as of September 7th. Students can still get parking passes throughout the year as long as they fulfill the requirements of Woodmont High School. Students parking in the lower lot after September 4th will face school consequences.
Yearbooks On Sale Now!
Don't miss out on your school memories! Get your yearbook early at the best price! Buy a personalized book before September 18 and get free icons!
Changes to Dress Code
Click HERE to see Woodmont's Dress Code for the upcoming school year.
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High School Exit Exam
Requirements for receiving a high school diploma have changed.