WHS Student Council will be hosting a Fall Festival October 26th, during 2nd through 4th hour.
Activities include crafts, games, food, trunk or treat, face painting, contests and prizes. The crafts and activities, which will last most of the morning, were decided by a committee made up of student council members.
The festival will also include a costume contest, where students and faculty are welcome to dress up all day. The awards for the contest include best-themed as a group, spookiest, most original and best effort. The winner of each category will receive a prize.
The Trunk or Treat contest will also be making an appearance. The students and faculty have twenty minutes to decorate their trunks following the category they chose, once the time is up they will be judged. The categories are Charger pride, spookiest and best theme.
The booster club will provide lunch to the students and faculty.
There will also be a golden pumpkin hidden somewhere in the school or outside where activities will be taking place. The winner will be rewarded $20.
Stuco is also sponsoring a door decoration contest. Adviser Bases can decorate their doors by October 21. The winning AB will receive a pizza party.
FFA wins livestock judging
FFA attended a livestock judging contest in McPherson on September 23. The team placed first with sophomore Dalton Debler placing 3rd in hogs and 2nd high individual. Freshman Reese Michaelis was 9th high individual as well.
The club attended a Greenhand conference at Prairie View High School September 21. Students attended workshops and competed in a competition that showcases their knowledge on FFA. Out of 600 competitors, four WHS students placed in the top 20. Karsyn Shoffner placed 8th and Wyatt Ghert, Kendra Conrad and Reese Michaelis finished 20th.
The club is selling fruit, so find an FFA member and buy some fruit, cookies and other quality food.
FCCLA Knowledge Bowl to compete for a spot at nationals
The Knowledge Bowl team is in the Top 40 in the nation and will compete for a spot at nationals. The team consists of seniors Annie Wright, Olivia Mayer and Jacob Meseke, junior Abby Wallin and sophomore Grady Perrin.
Knowledge Bowl competitions include questions related to Family and Consumer Science classes.
The team will compete in Columbus, Ohio November 11-13.
FCCLA attended the District D Fall Leadership Conference on October 5. Seniors Jacob Meseke and Olivia Mayer presented their Career Connections workshop. Meseke and Mayer will be going to Tonganoxie and Valley Falls in the coming weeks to present the workshop. FCCLA just finished selling donuts to raise funds for District STAR Events, which will be presented February 1.
KAY to host movie night during parent-teacher conferences
The KAY club is hosting a movie night at 5 p.m., October 24 in Hull’s room. The club will be showing “Charlie Brown the Great Pumpkin,” and if time allows they will show “Hocus Pocus.”
Students 12 and under will get in free, and anyone older can get in with one dollar admission or canned food. Students are asked to bring snacks and blankets to cozy up, as parents attend parent-teacher conferences.
Fitness Club to present haunted house
The fitness club is hosting a haunted house October 20 6-8:30pm in the visitors locker room of the old gym. The cost is $5 per person.