Friday, December 6, 2013
Woodmont High School's mission is to empower students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.
December 5 - December 13, 2013
Upcoming and Ongoing Events
Congratulations to our JV Boys, Varsity Girls, and Varsity Boys for winning their basketball tournaments last week!
The girls’ team played in the Lady Yellow Jacket Invitational last week. They defeated Wren, Eastside, and Greer. In the final game, Asiah Jones scored 14 points and Alecia Sims added 12. Bryce Trantham had 11 and Jasmine Blackmon had 10 points. The ladies won the championship game 58-53.
The boys won the Greenville County Preseason tournament by defeating Mauldin, Travelers Rest, and Eastside to sweep the Greenville County Thanksgiving tournament. They defeated Travelers Rest 67-59 on Tuesday and # 2 ranked Eastside 56-37 on Wednesday. The Wildcats were led by juniors Buck Hosea and Dontay Donald and seniors Xavier Kelly and Braylon Black.
Next game is tonight at home vs. Palmetto. Girls tip off at 6 and the boys at 7:30. Please come out and support your Wildcats!
Crime Stoppers – Financial Reward
Be a Campus Crime Stopper: Call 23-CRIME (232-7463)
Help make our school a safe place to learn. Report campus crime by calling Crime Stoppers or contact your School Resource Officer with any information on criminal activity. Report those individuals disrupting your education. We want your information, not your name. Callers remain anonymous. Code numbers are issued to callers. Individuals who provide information leading to an arrest, disciplinary action, punitive action, or recovery of property may be eligible for cash awards up to $2,000.
The Miss Blue & White Pageant sponsored by the WHS PTSA will be held February 22, 2014, at Woodmont High School. All girls interested in participating should plan to attend an Information Meeting on Tuesday, January 7 at 6:30 in the Woodmont High School Media Center.
Congratulations to P. J. Berry and Hanna Pooley for taking top honors in region orchestra the weekend of November 16. Hanna was second chair double bass in the top orchestra and P. J. was first chair viola in the top orchestra!
Woodmont has a new fundraiser for students, faculty, staff, parents, and community members that will provide an easy way to announce happy birthday or congratulations here at school on the marquee sign located in the commons. Annoucement forms may be obtained in the front office, Ms. Semrau’s classroom or at the link below. Completed forms should be returned to Ms. Semrau in C124 with the $5 payment before school or during 1st lunch. Your announcement will appear on the marquee in the commons on the date you choose. All proceeds will benefit the Family Consumer Science department at Woodmont.
Marquee Announcement Form.
Woodmont High received an Excellent rating on the State Report Card.
Miss Woodmont 2014 – Maddie King
Miss Senior – Amber Hudson
Miss Senior 1st Runner-Up – Anna Jenkins
Miss Junior – Ashlynn Storms
Miss Junior 1st Runner-Up – Alyssa Brockman
Miss Sophomore – Caitlin Frekeriksen
Miss Sophomore 1st Runner-Up – Olivia Huffman
Miss Freshman – Kailyn Brown
Miss Freshman 1st Runner-Up – KD Young
People’s Choice – Kailyn Brown
Miss Congeniality – Amber Hudson
Miss Photogenic – Ashlynn Storms
Miss Grand Talent – Brittney Westbrook
Malik Young has been named to the 2013 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. This all star game is for the top 40 high school players in the state of South Carolina. The Shrine Bowl will be held at Gibbs Stadium on the Wofford College campus on December 21st at 1 pm. Congratulations to Malik for this great accomplishment.
Eleven scholarships will be awarded totaling over $100,000. All scholarship entries will be evaluated for selection based on transcripts, letters of recommendation, autobiography statement, GPA, financial need and demonstrated leadership and community service.
The scholarships will be awarded at the MLK Dream Weekend Diversity Luncheon, scheduled for Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12 noon at the TD Convention Center, with guest speaker Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr, of Charleston, SC.
MLK Dream Weekend is excited to offer the following scholarships:
MLK Young Dreamer - $3,500
Coretta Scott King Dream Keeper - $3,500
Charter Communications MLK - $2,000
Charter Communications CSK - $2,000
Greenville Technical College Dreamer - $3,000
USC Upstate Dreamer - $3,000
Furman Dreamer - $60,000 ($15,000 per year for four years)
Clemson Dreamer - $16,000 ($4,000 per year for four years)
Erwin Penland - $2,000
Michelin North America MLK Dreamer - $5,000
Michelin North America CSK Dreamer - $5,000
Students needing to be dismissed early must bring a note from the parent to the main office before class begins at 8:45. Parent note must include the student's first and last name. Dismissals cannot be arranged by telephone. Dismissals will not be approved after 3:15. Students who attend morning career center classes should bring notes requesting dismissal to the office as soon as they arrive on campus before going to lunch or class.
Students wishing to drive to school and park on the Woodmont High campus must complete a Parking Permit Application. Student Parking Policies and Application are available here.
Students that have not previously taken the "Alive @ 25" course, must complete the course before purchasing a parking permit. You can find information about "Alive @ 25" here.