News & Notes
SGA Attends Rally
On Friday, October 2, SGA officers attended the Student Government District 5 Rally at Brookwood Church, hosted by Wade Hampton High School. While at the rally, the officers attended three different workshops with other officers from around the Upstate.
GCS Job Fair October 13
Homecoming is October 16!
Woodmont Homecoming is October 16 vs. Easley. 50th Anniversary Homecoming shirts may ordered this week during all 3 lunches. Order Form and payment should be taken to the SGA table during lunch; or see Mrs. Henslee, Ms. Semrau or Ms. Wolfram. Orders are due Friday October 2 by 3:00pm.
The 50th Anniversary Homecoming dance sponsored by SGA will be on Wednesday, October 14, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. in the WHS Commons. Tickets will be $5.00 and may be purchased during lunches on October 12 and 13, or at the door. If you would like to bring a guest from another high school, you must submit a Pre-Approval Form to Mrs. Henslee, Ms. Wolfram or Ms. Semrau by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9.
Congratulations Brittney Westbrook - Miss Woodmont 2016
The Woodmont High PTSA held the 50th Miss Woodmont pageant on Saturday, Setpember 26. Congratulations to all our winners!
Miss Woodmont 2016 – Brittney Westbrook
1st Runner-Up – Rachel Grimsley
2nd Runner-Up – Haley Evans
3rd Runner-Up – Stephany Hill
People's Choice – Amber Oglesby
Miss Congeniality – Brittney Westbrook
Miss Photogenic – Rachel Grimsley
Miss Grand Talent – Brittney Westbrook
Free SAT/ACT Workshop
The Regional Workforce Advisor for the Greenville Region is hosting a free SAT/ACT workshop on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the University Center in Greenville from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Onsite registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The session is for students in grades 8th -12th. SC Test Prep has successfully prepared thousands of students with test taking strategies for taking either the SAT or ACT. To learn more about SC Test Prep, please log on to their web page at http://www.sctestprep.com/
Senior Portrait Retakes
Senior retakes will be on October 22 from 8 to 2:30 in the auxiliary gym for yearbook photos only. Seniors need to sign up for an appointment in the front office. There will be an opportunity later in the year for seniors to have casual or cap & gown pictures made. This session is only for yearbook photos. There is no sitting fee for the yearbook photo.
College Application Day
College Application Day will be Thursday, October 8, from 9:00AM-12:00PM in the Media Center. The goal of College Application Day is to provide a forum for all South Carolina seniors to complete and file college applications. Representatives from many colleges and universities will be in attendance to assist students with the application process. Seniors who are interested in participating in College Application Day are to sign up in the School Counseling Office Monday, September 28-Monday, October 5. Students are only to sign up if they have not yet started the application process and/or they know where they will be applying. Wear your favorite college apparel that day!
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) sign-up sheet is located in the school counseling office. Juniors and Seniors can sign up beginning Monday, September 21st through Friday, October 9th. The test will be given on Wednesday, October 14th.
Mercer Scholarship Challenge
The Mercer University School of Engineering is pleased to invite seniors to apply for our annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus on Saturday, November 14, 2015. We plan to award valuable scholarships this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program. More information about Mercer Engineering is available at engineering.mercer.edu. To fill out an application, visit engineering.mercer.edu/scholarship.
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!
PSAT Prep Sessions
Juniors taking the PSAT in October - Kaplan Test Prep will be hosting free online PSAT Cram Sessions to help students prepare for the upcoming New PSAT. Sessions will be offered from September 17 through October 25. To sign up for a Cram Session today, please visit kaptest.com/psatcram. Space is limited.
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.