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Yearbook Information - Price Increases May 1, 2019

posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:25 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 8:25 AM ]

Yearbooks

Follow the link below to order your 2019 yearbook from Jostens! Price is $75.00 February 1- April 30 and increases to $80 after April 30, 2019. Contact Mrs. Lynch (kdlynch@g.oconee.k12.sc.us) with any questions.

YEARBOOK LINK: <http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_ra_flash.asp?CID=137374&PFID=2017071205392702764>

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Summer Session At Duke University - Deadline April 15, 2019

posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:04 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 8:04 AM ]

Interested in Summer Session at Duke University? Duke Summer Session offers incredible summer opportunities for high school students. They are now accepting applications for the following summer programs for grades 9-12: Summer College, Summer Academy, and Intensive STEM Academy. Whichever program you choose, over the course of the summer, you will find that Duke Summer Session is committed not only to building lifelong memories and friendships from around the world, but to laying the foundation for a future of collegiate success. Interested students are invited to visit their website at: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

**The deadline to submit an application is April 15, 2019.

Emerging Public Leaders Program - Deadline April 5, 2019

posted Mar 20, 2019, 8:01 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 8:01 AM ]

The Riley Institute at Furman University sponsors the summer program, Emerging Public Leaders. This is an exciting service-oriented leadership program open to rising high school seniors. This week-long summer program offers a series of experiences that enable students to develop into civic-minded and engaged leaders in their communities. During the week, participants attend workshops at Furman that prepare them to plan and implement a service project addressing a specific need within their own communities. The program is free of charge to the students who are selected. The application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019. Interested students need to see Mrs. Cote in the guidance office.

https://riley.furman.edu/education/projects/emerging-public-leaders/emerging-public-leaders


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Prom Ticket Information

posted Mar 18, 2019, 4:19 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 12:18 PM ]

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Prom tickets will be sold in the library from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm each day, March 20-22 and 23-29. A link is also available on SchoolPay, but students paying online are still responsible for clearing money owed to the school before tickets will be issued. Tickets for 11th grade students and all guests are $40, and WHS 12th grade students each receive 1 free ticket.

Procedure for ticket sales:
  • ALL prom attendees should check at the ticket sales table or contact Mrs. Harris in the library to be sure they have cleared all money owed to the school. DO NOT ASSUME!
  • ALL prom attendees must return a signed participation contract.
  • Anyone bringing a guest who is not a WHS 11th or 12th grade student MUST submit a guest approval form.
  • You may pay for tickets AFTER you have cleared all owes and returned your participation contract. You MUST bring your receipt/colored slip with you to the prom sales table.
  • Tickets will be issued on April 4 and 5 during Razor or can be picked up in the library. Your ticket has YOUR name (and approved guest’s name, if applicable) and is not transferable. Your invitation is NOT a ticket, and you will NOT be admitted to prom without a ticket.
  • Please bring your ticket with you on prom night. If you are bringing a guest, your guest must bring a photo ID into prom to be admitted.

Attention Seniors!

posted Mar 6, 2019, 10:23 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 6, 2019, 10:24 AM ]


Attention Seniors! Let us know your post-secondary plans when decisions are made.  Email Mrs. Burnett  cburnett@g.oconee.k12.sc.us
and Mrs. Moxley  kmoxley@g.oconee.k12.sc.us
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School Improvement Council Member Nominations Information

posted Feb 27, 2019, 10:10 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Feb 28, 2019, 4:49 AM ]


The WHS School Improvement Council (SIC) is recruiting parents and guardians willing to work with administration, community members & students TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT WALHALLA HIGH SCHOOL!

SIC is a great opportunity to be a part of your child’ s educational experience!

Please provide name, email address & phone # to either:
Lorilei Swanson lswanson@g.oconee.k12.sc.us or
Chanda Morrison chandamorrison@gmail.com

SIC members make a two-year commitment, meet once a month and participate on special committees to help WHS achieve school improvement goals.

Nominate yourself, or someone you know by Friday, March 29th.  Click on the attachments below for more information.



Consejo de Mejoarmiento Escolar
Escuela Preparatoria de Walhalla

Colaborar con los administradores, los miembros de la comunidad, estudiantes y padres de familia para hacer una diferencia en WHS.

Por favor póngase en contacto con uno de los miembros del SIC que se enumeran a continuación:
Esther Phillips ephillips1@g.oconee.k12.sc.us
Olivia Timms otimms@g.oconee.k12.sc.us

Esta es una gran manera de ser parte de la experiencia educativa de su hijo!

Miembros del SIC hacen un compromiso de dos años, se reúnen una vez al mes y participan en comités especiales para ayudar a WHS cumplir sus metas de mejoramiento escolar.

Si desea nominar a usted o alguien que usted conoce, por favor complete este formulario y devuélvalo a la oficina administrativa de WHS para el, March 29th.

2019 School Improvement Parent Member Nomination Flier

SIC Parent Recruiting Letter in Spanish
SIC Student Recruiting Letter 2019




Chorus Announcements - March 2019

posted Feb 26, 2019, 11:00 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 7:57 AM ]


March 6-22 
World's Finest Chocolate Sales
$1 each


March 26 
SC Concert Performance Assessment
Spartanburg, SC

Chorus Announcements March 2019


March RAZOR of the Month

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:26 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Feb 28, 2019, 4:50 AM ]

Our March 2019 Razor of the Month is McKenzie Davis. McKenzie was nominated by Mrs. Haley McAnally. Mrs. McAnally shared that McKenzie is always quick to help out fellow students in English III class if they have been absent and are behind on their work. She unselfishly gives of her time to share notes, etc. to help them catch up for class. Congrats to McKenzie Davis who exemplifies the spirit of a Razorback through her kindness towards others!
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March RAZOR of the Month

National FFA Week

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:05 AM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Feb 26, 2019, 11:48 AM ]


Walhalla FFA Celebrates National FFA Week

(Walhalla, SC) – Members of the Walhalla FFA Chapter participated in various activities and events to celebrate National FFA Week which is held annually during the week of George Washington’s Birthday. The week provides an opportunity for FFA members to educate the public about agriculture and FFA.

On Wednesday, February 20th the Walhalla FFA Chapter Officer team traveled to Columbia, SC for South Carolina FFA Legislative Appreciation Day. The officers had the opportunity to visit the office of Hugh Weathers who serves as the South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture. They also visited Thomas C. Alexander, South Carolina State Senator for Oconee and Pickens Counties.

On Friday, February 22nd two first year Walhalla FFA members, Evan Justus and Jonkelly Hitzler, participated in the Mr. FFA Scholarship Competition that is held annually at Pendleton High School. Many fellow Walhalla FFA members attended the event to show their support for Evan and Jonkelly.

To conclude National FFA Week, three members competed in the Horse Evaluation CDE on Saturday, February 23rd at the Crescent High School Livestock Arena. Career Development Events (CDEs) build on what is learned in agricultural classes and encourage members to put their knowledge into practice. Students were required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of equine science by evaluating and ranking horses based on breed characteristics, conformation and performance. Participants defended their decisions through oral reasons in front of a panel of judges. Students also solved problems related to everything from the nutrition and reproduction of horses to the tack/equipment and feed used to care for horses.

Walhalla FFA placed 10th in the event. Team members included (from left to right): Katlyn Fortson, Caitlin Davis, and Catilyn Ruiz. Josh McCall and Christopher Lunsford are the agriculture teachers and FFA advisors for the Walhalla FFA Chapter.

South Carolina agricultural education serves more than 12,000 students across the state. Students receive instruction in one of five different pathways within the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources career cluster. The South Carolina FFA Association is comprised of over 7,000 members across the state. The mission of the SC FFA Association is to develop premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

Source:  Press Release from S.C. Agricultural Education, 509 Westinghouse Rd., Pendleton, SC 29670
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February RAZOR of the Month

posted Jan 31, 2019, 1:05 PM by Jeanne Craig   [ updated Feb 5, 2019, 4:53 AM ]

Freshman Rori Pumphrey is our February 2019 Razor of the Month! Rori was nominated by Ms. Jeanne Craig who says, "Rori worked hard to help create a beautiful display for the Tech the Halls contest. She spent lots of time hand crafting decorative items for the display, which won 1st place for the WHS school entry and 3rd place for all district entries. Rori is a courteous, cooperative young lady and a hard-working, conscientious student." Congratulations, Rori! We appreciate your Razorback spirit!
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Rori Pumphrey, WHS Freshman

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