Friday Feb. 15th
Reminder: The prospective AVID student lunch is today. If you received an invite or are interested in the AVID program, stop by B205 at lunch to meet the teachers, current students, and see what AVID is all about.
The Annual Cabaret will take place this evening at 7pm in the auditorium. The show is free!
The MYRIAD deadline is this Sunday, FEB 17th. Send us your writing and artwork. See Ms. Burnette in C107 with questions.
You might be familiar with Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, or Ava DuVernay’s Wrinkle in Time, but have you heard of Oscar Mischeaux’s The Exile? Oscar Micheaux was was the author, director, and producer of over 40 films in the 1920s and 30s and he cast people of color in the roles. These movies were made by African Americans for an African American audience. He didn’t shy away from difficult topics either. He focused on what people were living with day to day and the difficulties of a segregated world. Mischeaux portrayed African Americans as real people and made it his life’s work to counteract the negative White portrayals of Jim Crow and minstrelry that were common at the time.
The National English Honor Society will have a meeting & party, today in B 214, Mr. Walsh’s room.
Help Key Club raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by donating your change to the Pennies for Patients campaign. Your donations will help support research for blood cancer. And for every day you donate, you can nominate a teacher to dress up in a silly costume for a day!
Girls and Boys Basketball teams host Region 3C tournament quarterfinal games tonight. The Girls host Fort Defiance at 6:00pm and the Boys host Rockbridge at 7:30pm. Make plans to support both teams. The first 100 WAHS students will be admitted for half price, $4.00. General Admission is $8.00. The Girls Locker room will close at 5:00pm due to tonight’s basketball games. Please store belongings in room D101.
The Wrestling Team has two wrestlers competing at the State Tournament today and tomorrow in Salem. Good luck to Max Morrison and Gus Hankle.
The Boys and Girls Swim and Dive teams travel Saturday to Richmond for the VHSL Group 3A State Swim meet.
The Boys and Girls Indoor Track teams compete in the Region 3C Championship meet on Saturday at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.
Winter Strength and Conditioning has concluded. Spring Strength and Conditioning will begin on Thursday, February 28 and run on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-6:00.
The activity bus will run at 6:45pm this evening.