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  •  Wolverine News 2014/2015

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    “Celebrating 100 Years of Pride, Tradition, & Excellence

    Once a Wolverine, Always a Wolverine”


    Performance Based Assessment (PBA) - March 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th,  23rd and Make Up Dates: March 25th,  26th, & 27th 
    End of Year (EOY) - April 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th and Make Up Dates: May 5th & 6th 
        Honor Roll   
    Important! Senior Portrait Order Deadline Approaching!
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    The deadline to purchase your student’s senior images before they are deleted is fast approaching. To ensure you have the opportunity to purchase these images, visit: shop.prestigeportraits.com before it’s too late. If you have any questions, contact Prestige Portraits customer service at 1-800-736-4775.

     Mr. Woodstown 2015
    Mr. Woodstown 2015  
     Congratulations to Mickey Demarest as he was selected as Mr. Woodstown for 2015!
    Mr Woodstown 2015  

    Congratulations also to first runner-up Richard Howell and second runner-up Charlie White!

     Acme Teacher of the Month for March
    Jason Mace 
     Jason Mace
     Team Kugler
    Dodgeball Champions  
     Team Kugler
    Congratulations to Team Kugler for winning Thursday's Ides of March Dodgeball Tournament! Also, congratulations to Team McElroy, otherwise known as The Backballigans, for winning the Best Costume Award! It was a competitive and fun night! Thank you to all faculty members that volunteered their time to either help or play, making the event so successful! 
      Team O'Brien!
     Team O Brien

    Best Team Uniform!

    The Backballigans 
                  March is Youth Art Month!

    Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs.

    Members of the National Arts Education Association along with state members, (Art Educators of NJ) take pride in exhibiting artwork from their students. 


    The following Students had their work on display at the State Show:

    Maya Barton, Grade 10

    Kara McLeod, Grade 10


     The following students will have their work on display at the Tri-County Youth Art Month Exhibit:

    Maya Barton, Grade 10

    Lucas Petrin, Grade 12

    Alex Borzio, Grade 12

    Anna Ruane, Grade 11

    Angela Lin, Grade 12

    Melissa Major, Grade 9

    Cody Higinbotham, Grade 11

    Carly Pettidemange, Grade 10

    Eriqua Ferrer, Grade 12

    Danielle Swilley, Grade 11

    Please congratulate them if you see them.

    Kara McLeod 
     Kara McLeod Art Work
     Maya Barton
    Maya Barton  
    Wolverines of the Month
    Congratulations to Sarah McGoldrick and Thomas Brady on being named
    March Wolverines of the Month!
     March Wolverines
    Rotarian of the Month 
                Congratulations to Gillian Bailey on being named
     March Rotarian 
     March Rotarian
     Bon Appetit 
     5th Period Bon Appetit
       5th Period Bon Appetit
     6th period Bon Appetit
     6th Period Bon Appetit 
    WHS February Athletes of the Month


    Brittney Carroll – Girls Basketball

    Nick Battle – Boys Basketball

    Chad Newkirk – Winter Track

    Tah’Ja Robbins – Winter Track

    Gavin Burnham – Boys Swim

    Rachel Schmid – Girls Swim

    Chad Watt – Wrestling      

     Physical Education Students of the Month 

    Gabby Bonowski

    Dustin Villegas

     2015/2016 Teacher of the Year
     Teacher of the Year
    Congratulations to Ms. Melissa Cifaloglio who was awarded Woodstown High School's Teacher of the Year and Mrs. Gabrielle Heyel who was awarded both Educational Services Professional and Salem County Counselor of the Year. Ms. Cifaloglio currently teaches Family & Consumer Science as well as Child Care Lab while Mrs. Heyel is a hands on guidance counselor. Both professionals always put their students first and are more than deserving of this distinguished honor. Both were selected by a small group of their peers and should be commended for a job well done! We couldn't be more proud to have both of these amazing professionals helping and guiding students at WHS!  
      Educational Services Professional and Salem County Counselor of the Year 
    Gabrielle Heyel  
    Big News from The Student Store!
    We can now accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards!! If you wish to purchase this way, please fill out the appropriate information on the Online Order Form and email it
    to lynch.k@woodstown.org andwhsstudentstore@icloud.com. Thank you for your support of The Student Store!
    The Student Store:        

    The WHS School Store services primarily Woodstown High School, but we also provide services for the Woodstown community members, alumni, and students elementary and middle schools. Though the store has been up and running for many years, Mrs. Lynch and the students design all of the items in conjunction with a local graphic designer, so everything is original!  We are very proud to announce that a new store has been built for us, and is now entitled, the Wolverine Den.  This will allow us to vastly expand inventory to service our students, staff, and community better...We can customize designs for your Woodstown based team or business by request. 

    WHS Blue Envelope 
    Parents/Guardians please notify grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, teachers, friends, clergy, neighbors, and anyone who has mentored or positively influenced your child’s life to send a special note of congratulations on his/her upcoming 2015 graduation.  We encourage you to send a request as soon as possible to family and friends through e-mail or any means of your choosing.  This will give everyone plenty of time to think of what they would like to say to the special graduate.  The Renaissance Committee will carefully collect all the notes/cards/well wishes sent to the school.  We will keep them safe and confidential until the Senior Breakfast where every senior will receive a large Blue Envelope filled with all the well wishes and congratulations!  Please fill their Blue Envelopes!  Deadline is May 15, 2015.
     Woodstown High School Students
    Hear Stories of the Past  
    WHS Students  
                          Photo by Brittany M. Wehner/South Jersey Times
    To celebrate the 100th Birthday of Woodstown High School current students interview alumni from decades ago about their experiences as teenagers.  For the full story, click on the link below.
     Woodstown High School 100 Year Celebration Trivia 
    The borough of Woodstown was established in 1882.
    Laying of the Woodstown High School cornerstone took place on May 31, 1915.
    Woodstown High School opened its doors in September 1916.  The new school accommodated all 12 grades.
    The class of 1917 was the first to graduate at the high school.
    The current gym was added to the high school in 1983.
    Thirteen current teachers and administrators are graduates of Woodstown High School.
        100 Year Flyer
               100 Year Anniversary Celebration Ornament 

    As part of the 100 Year Celebration Lori Raggio put together a special 100th Anniversary Ornament (see below) if you are interested in purchasing one they are $10.00 and all proceeds go to the Renaissance Program at WHS.

    Anniversary Ornament  
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     The yearlong celebration theme will continue during the 2014/2015 school year and will be concluded with a special event.  Woodstown High School is planning a 100th Year Celebration Renaissance Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction taking place on Saturday May 30th, 2015 at St. Joe’s Parish Center.  All current and past staff members as well as WHS alumni and guests are invited to attend this worthwhile event.  Join us for a night of fun & fellowship with former Woodstown High School staff and students in celebration of our building’s 100th anniversary! There will be music, dancing, and a silent auction that will celebrate all things Woodstown.  Please log on to our WHS 100 Year Facebook Page for current and up to date information regarding our celebration.

    Planned Activities: 

     ·       100 Year Commemorative T-Shirt

     ·       100 Year Photo/Video

     ·       Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Clock

     ·       Class of 1976-2015 Time Capsule

     ·       Special Ornaments

     ·       Collection of School Yearbooks

     ·       Athlete Alumni Day

     ·       Special Music-Mr. Gunther & Mr. Ludlam

     ·       Dinner Dance at St. Joe’s Parish Center

     100 Anniversary Picture

     The 100th Celebration Committee is currently using pictures from old yearbooks.  There are some yearbooks missing from the library collection and we are looking to see if anyone has any of the following yearbooks and if so would be willing to donate the book to the library collection.  If you are interested in donating a book you can contact Cheryl Levitsky at levitsky.c@woodstown.org, our Media Specialist Alison McKenzie at mckenzie.a@woodstown.org, or Principal Dr. Scott Hoopes at hoopes.s@woodstown.org.  Thank you for your consideration.
    100 Year Celebration Committee
    Missing years:
    1945               1992
    1969               1993
    1970               1994
    1971               2000
    1972               2001
     1989               2008 

    WHS Centennial Celebration

    Front Lawn

    Saturday, April 11th, 2015

    10am – 12pm

    Tentative Agenda


    ·      Unveiling of the new WHS photo-view board

    ·      Opening of the 1915 WHS Cornerstone

    ·       Faculty and students will be landscaping the front brick area with boxwoods. (sign/bell area)

    ·      Unveiling of the WHS original school sign above the front doors - “PUBLIC SCHOOL”

    ·      Time capsule from the Class of 1976 will be on display under a 20 x 10 tent on the lawn.

    ·      Commemorative items will be for sale (t-shirts, ornament, 100 year picture with students etc.)

    ·      Large poster size photograph of President Harding on WHS front steps

     Yearbook Information

    The cost of the WHS Yearbook is $80.00.  You may pay by credit card by visiting the website www.ybpay.lifetouch.com. Our school code is 11793815.  Order forms and checks can be mailed to:

    Ms. Emily DuBois
    Woodstown High School
    140 East Avenue
    Woodstown, NJ 08098
     Woodstown High School 
    Woodstown High School was rated as an "A+" school by Inside Jersey Magazine where only seven schools in South Jersey received such a designation.
    We realize that during many of our events it is difficult to find parking, but it is important to note for all parents/visitors that parking in the fire lane is strictly prohibited.  We have been informed by the Reliance Fire Company and Woodstown Police Department that this needs to stop or tickets will be issued.  Please be reminded that if you are here for an event or at any time during the school day that you must be parked in an approved designated area or you may run the risk of having your car towed/ticketed or both.  We thank you for your cooperation in dealing with this difficult issue.  
      Bullying at WHS

    Woodstown High School continues the availability of an anonymous online reporting system for students and our staff to use in cases of bullying or harassment.  The form is easy to use and it will go directly to an administrator who can help to solve any of the issues that are listed.  Please go to our website at www.woodstown.org and click on the “Bullying Stops Here” logo.  Please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Richard Senor, Assistant Principal, directly at senor.r@woodstown.org should you have any questions related to this issue. 

    Keep abreast of important happenings at Woodstown High School - to access issues of the Principal's Newsletter, click on the link below. 
      Principal's Newsletter-October 2014
        Principal's Newsletter-December 2014 
     Principal's Newsletter-March 2015 
    Principal's Newsletter-May 2015 
    As you are aware, many changes have taken place in the cafeteria this year. New mandates from the Federal Government have impacted menu choices, caloric intake, and portion sizes. In addition, new record keeping requirements have resulted in the district having to install a new point of sale system for all cafeteria locations. We want to thank you for your patience and understanding as we transition from our old system, PowerLunch, to our new system. We are now putting in place the final part of our new system, which is called PAYPAMS.  To access more information, please click on this link PAYPAMS.


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