Celebrate My Drive
Celebrate my Drive has officially kicked off! After finishing 12th in the United States and Canada for small schools and winning $25,000 last year, they are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day, from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24. The more safe driving commitments our community makes, the better their chance to win a $100,000 grant!
It is easy to support (2 minutes of your day)…
2.Choose “Make a commitment” (top left hand side of the webpage)
3.Register –email, birthday & how you support WHS (student, parent, community member, etc)
4.Pick school – Winters High School, ZIP: 95694
5.Take a quick quiz & commitment is done
Thank you for your help. If you do this once a day between now and Friday October 24th, Winters is sure to win the money.
Six Pillars of Character
Pillar #2: Be Respectful
An easy way to show respect is to be a good listener. When others are speaking to you, give them your full attention.
Students: Interact meets every Monday in E3 at lunch. Come join us and learn about community service events you can be a part of!
Students: The next meeting of Dance Club, a new organization on campus, is Thursday, October 30th, at lunch in Mrs. Ciradelli’s classroom. If you didn’t make the first meeting, you’ll want to attend this meeting. It promises to be a vibrant, rockin’ group of people.
Students: This week is Red Ribbon Week. During break, Friday Night Live will have a pledge banner for you to sign by the drink machines. Prizes will be given out for all who sign our banner. Let’s pledge to be healthy and drug free!
Boys’ Basketball Players: A mandatory meeting to sign up for both Varsity and JV teams will be held in the Margaret Parsons room at the library on Thursday, 0ct.30, at lunch. Anyone interested in playing basketball should attend the meeting.
Girls' Basketball Players: Mandatory (that means you have to be there) practice for both varsity and JV begins on Monday, October 27th. In order to practice you must have your parent permission form and physical form on file, but you may bring them that day. If you do not have your paperwork completed, you should still show up to practice to indicate that you have an interest in playing. The schedule for the first week of practice is: Monday, 10-27 (3:40-5:30 in the gym), Tuesday, 10-28 (3:40-5:00 in the gym), Wednesday, 10-29 (1:45-2:30 on the track), and Thursday, 10-30 (3:40-4:15 on the track).
Students: A tutor is needed for an 8th grade algebra student. If you would like to make some extra money and help a student with algebra please call Brad at 530-681-2619 or email him at email@example.com.
Junior/Senior Boys: Battle of the Sexes is on! Sign up by October 24th to play volleyball against the girls’ teams. The sign-up sheet is in front of the office, and the battle begins on October 28th.
Students and Staff: Plan to attend the Battle of the Sexes Volleyball Match on October 28th at 5:30. The junior boys will play the JV team and the senior boys will play the varsity team. If you have an ASB card, the cost is $2.00; if you don’t have an ASB card, the cost is $4.00.
Girls Soccer Players: A soccer skills and fitness camp will be held November 3-7. Tryouts will be 3 days: November 10, 12 and 13. The team will be posted on November 14 with practice beginning on Monday, November 17. You must have your physical and permission form turned in to Mr. Ward before you attend the camp or tryouts. You also must be academically eligible to tryout.
Boys Soccer Players: Look—a change! There will be an additional meeting for signups for anyone interested in playing soccer this year on Wednesday October 29th at 1:15 in the lunch area. Tryouts will start on November, 8, and in order to participate you need to have a current physical, parent permission form and athletic code on file with Mr. Ward. Forms are available in the office and on School Loop. If you have all the paperwork ready you can turn it in at this time.
Wrestlers: Come to the mandatory meeting and sign ups, Wednesday 10/29, at 1:15 in room E3.
Sophomores: If you have not picked up your class shirt, or if you still want to buy one, see Mrs. Hurst in Room C6.
Seniors: LOOK—A change! The Personal Statement Workshop is still October 29th, but it begins at 11:45. You will be in your 3rd period class for the majority of the period. Mr. Biers has the passes for you to take to your 3rd period teacher who MUST sign the pass indicating you have permission to attend. Don’t wait until the last minute; get your pass signed ASAP.
Seniors: Your last chance to take the ACT and/or the SAT is coming up. ACT test date is December 13th but you must register by November 7th. The SAT test date is December 6th but you must register by November 6th. Please see your counselor or Counselors Corner on School Loop for more information.
Seniors: If you are interested in meeting the a representative from St. Mary’s College in Moraga please sign up with Marcella. The St. Mary’s rep will be on campus on Wednesday, 10/29 at 10:00 a.m.
Seniors: The counselors will be in F2 every Wednesday starting October 1st and running through November 19th from 1:30 – 3:00, to help you fill out your college applications. The CSU application system opens on Wednesday, October 1st. UC application period is open; you can start submitting on November 1st.
Oct. 27th Monday Volleyball vs. Woodland Christian – 5:30/6:30
Oct. 29th Wednesday Swimming @ Div. II Meet (Anderson HS) – 1:00
Release time: 9:15 Bus Time – 9:30
Oct. 30th Thursday Volleyball vs. Pierce - 5:30/6:30
Oct. 31st Friday Football @ Pierce - 5:30/7:30
JV Release Time 3:10 Bus Times – 3:30/4:30
The Six Pillars of Character
Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do • Have the courage to do the right thing • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements
Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes • Set a good example for others
Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be open-minded; listen to others • Don’t take advantage of others • Don’t blame others carelessly • Treat all people fairly
Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need
Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Volunteer