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Downtown Rally Schedule (10/24)


8:05 - 8:45


8:50 - 9:30


9:30 - 9:40


9:45 - 10:25


10:30 - 11:10


11:15 - 11:55


12:00 - 1:05


1:05 - 1:49


1:54 - 2:34


2:39 - 3:19

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.

Daily Updates




Six Pillars of Character

Pillar #2:  Be Respectful

One way to demonstrate that you value someone is showing them that their time is valuable.  Nothing says this better than by being on time.  Nobody likes to be kept waiting, and always being late shows disrespect for the other person’s time.

Students: It’s Celebrate My Drive time. To help our school win $100, 000 take out your cell phone during the morning announcements and make a pledge to drive safely at celebratemydrive.com. Last year we walked away with $25,000 and we were one spot away from becoming a $100,000 winner. Remember 2N2! Drive safely!

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:  Next week is Red Ribbon Week. October 27-31st and during break of Red Ribbon Week, 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!

Students:  Get involved in the WHS dance team.  The first meeting is Thursday, October 23rd, at lunch in the music room.  Hope to see you there.

Students and Staff:   Hey everyone, get your class color on!  The WHS floral shop is selling spirit halos in your class color just in time for Wednesday’s Class Color Day! You can also purchase them in red, silver, black and white—to show your warrior pride on Friday!  Cost is $3 each, or 2 for $5—what a bargain! To purchase spirit halos, please see Ms. Roberts or any member of the WHS Floral Class! GOOOO Warriors!

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). 

Good luck to swimmers in your championship meets, but as soon as your season is over, you should be attending basketball practice. Volleyball players first priority should be to volleyball, but if you can fit it into your schedule, your coach has given permission for you to attend basketball practice. It is not mandatory that you attend. 

Students: Do you want win cool prizes and awesome gift cards? Mr. Fawcett and Mr. Laird will be visiting classrooms during homecoming week.  Students who are engaged and actively participating in class will earn Warrior Bucks.

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 wfd26blopez@gmail.com.

Seniors:  Class t-shirts will be on sale for $20 on Monday and Tuesday at break and lunch while supplies and sizes last.  If you have already pre-paid for your t-shirt, swing by and pick it up, same times, same place. 

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.

Students:  There are some adorable literary pumpkins in the library.  Come check them out, and be sure to enter your own creation.  October 26th is the deadline.    The winner will receive a $10.00 gift certificate to Chuy’s and extra credit in English class.  Contest rules are available in the library and in English and art teachers’ classrooms. 

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:  There will be a mandatory meeting and signups for anyone interested in playing soccer this year on Wednesday October 22nd at 1:15 in Room E3. Conditioning 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.

 Students and Staff:  On Saturday, October 25, the Grad Night Committee will help you get rid of the e-waste lying around your house.  And this year, they are expanding from the general items ( TVs, cell phones, laptops, etc) to larger items (car batteries, washers, dryers, dishwashers, small appliances, etc).  You can take your items to Mariani Nut Company parking lot on the corner of Railroad and Grant between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, or call John for free pick up:  707-635-3111.

SeniorsLOOK—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.

Counselors’ Corner

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.


Day of the Week

Homecoming Dress Up Day



Class Color Day

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Quidditch  Day

Sports Attire


Red and White Day

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Athletic Information


Oct. 22nd  Wednesday                       Swimming  BVL Swim Meet - 2:00 (WHS Pool)

                                                                  Release time: 12:30       

Oct. 23rd  Thursday                            Volleyball @  Colusa - 5:30/6:30

                                                                  Bus Time 4:00                  

Oct. 24th  Friday                                   Football vs. Live Oak - 5:30/7:30   *Homecoming*

Warrior Calendar

Non-Discrimination Statement:
It is the policy of the Winters Joint Unified School District not to discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, religion, age, sex, color, or physical or mental disability, in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendment. 
“All vocational opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or handicap.”
Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX and Section 504 may be directed to Brent Cushenbery, Title IX Coordinator, Winters Joint Unified School District, 909 W. Grant Ave., Winters CA 95694, (530) 795-6100; or the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington D.C.


Character Counts!

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