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  •  Wolverine News 2014/2015

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    “Celebrating 100 Years of Pride, Tradition, & Excellence

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     WHS Project Graduation Senior Lock-In 


    The annual senior lock-in will take place on Friday, January 23 in the gym from 8pm-7am. Cost is $10 and tickets will be sold the week of January 19th during lunch periods. Please be advised, students wishing to leave before midnight will require a parent signature on the back of the ticket. Anyone who stays past midnight will be "locked in" until 7am. Games, music, and lots of food will be provided. See a project graduation advisor with any questions.

    WHS Talent Show 2015 
    Talent Show  
     Congratulations to All of Our Talent Show Contestants!


    1st place overall  – Joe Gunther, sax solo: "New York State of Mind"

    2nd place overall – Abby Hunt, Tori Gatanis & Laura Frye, vocal trio: "Bennie and the Jets"

    3rd place overall – Laura Frye, vocal solo: "Gravity"


    Dance Category: “CJB” (Christian Brown, Jabril Garlic, and Berto Soto) - "Illuminate"

    Solo Vocal Category: Natalie Leotta: "Stormy Weather"

    Solo Instrumental Category: Derek Guy (with Sam Guy), drum performance:  "Percussion Conversation"

    Group Performance Category: Woodstonix (Shelly Miles, Ben Frost, Kellie Waddington, Jon McElroy, & Abby Hunt), vocal group: "Run to You"

    Comedy Category: Group Anonymous (Tyler Kadleck, Joey Harvey, Dillon Hill, Mickey Demarest, Alec Borzio, Brandon Bedillion, Luke Stathokostas, Richard Howell, Armand Ortiz, Colton Jacobucci, & Tyler Bedillion): "Stanley Kubrick and the Garden of StEVEn"

    ‘Other' Category: C&G Productions (Cody Higginbotham & Gareth Saunderlin): "Mad Libs”

     Poetry Out Loud Competition Finalists 
    Poetry Out Loud  

    Emily Bell, Eli Smith, Alyssa Petitdemange, Lydia Cahall, Olivia Smith, Nick Sorantino, John Egan, Carly Petitdemange, Elly Petitdemange, Matt Craig, Jacalyn DeFeo, Erin Jenkins, Mackenna Brody, and Kayla Rabenold

    Congratulations to this years runner up: Carly Petitdemange and this years 2014 Poetry Out Loud Champion: Olivia Smith. Olivia will compete in the regional finals on February 3, 2015 at Rutgers University in Camden good luck Olivia!

    WHS Mock Trial Team 2014/2015 
     WHS Mock Trial

    The Mock Trial team won all 3 of their trials on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 and became Salem County Champions for the second year in a row! They will now move on to represent Salem County in the Regional competition held on February 4th at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.  

      WHS Instrumental Band Students! 

    Congratulations to all of our outstanding instrumental students from Woodstown High School who made Olympic Conference Honor Band. The students auditioned last night @ Pennsauken High School: 

    Jacalyn DeFeo clarinet HS
    James Bates trumpet HS
    Anne Sheridan French horn HS
    Joseph Gunther Tenor sax 1st chair HS
    Bradley Sheridan trombone 1st chair HS
    Zachary Wang trombone HS
    Harry Duffield tuba 1st chair HS

     Congratulations Dave Lewis! 
    Congratulations to Dave Lewis, former Woodstown Middle School Teacher and graduate of Woodstown High School, who will be inducted into the South Jersey Coaches Association 2015 Hall of Fame.  Dave has coached football, boys basketball, girls basketball and softball at Woodstown High School for more than 80 seasons. Currently, Dave is a volunteer coach for the girls basketball team.     
    WHS Athletes of the Month for December
    Neshani Biegen, Winter Track / Brandon Bedilion, Winter Track
    Thomas J. Brady, Wrestling
    Chardae T. Booker-Hayes, Girls Basketball / Demetrius C. Hall, Boys Basketball
    Carter R. Nelson, Girls Swim Team / Donald S. Carter III, Boys Swim Team
    December Physical Education Students of the Month 
    Elizabeth DiPatri
    Romie Coleman  
     WHS Baseball Online Store
     The online store is now open and will be open for the next two weeks.

     Here is the link: https://mbmsports.tuosystems.com/stores/woodstown-baseball



     Graduation Accessories on Sale on Cap & Gown Measurement Day
     Senior Cap Gown Information
     Senior Cap Gown Information
     Mid-Term Exam Schedule 2015
    Midterm Schedule  
     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 Educational Services Professional of the year. Ms. Cifaloglio currently teaches Foods, Clothing and Crafts 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 of the Year 
    Gabrielle Heyel  
     Congratulations Patrick Higgins!
    Patrick Higgins  
     100 Wrestling Wins!
     100th Wrestling Win
     Woodstown Athletics News!
    The WHS Girls Basketball Team won the West Deptford Basketball Tournament.
    The WHS Boys Basketball Team won the Woodstown Hoops Tournament
    The WHS Wrestling Team knocked off the previously #4 ranked Kingsway.
    Keith Johnson and Tom Brady took 1st place in the Collingswood Wrestling Tournament.
    Wendys Flyer  

    On January 29th from 5-8 pm Woodstown Athletics will hold a Family Night at Wendy's in Woodstown. Wendy's will donate 10% of sales.  Woodstown Athletics will have a number of give aways including Sweat Orange Bleed Blue spirit wear. 

     8th Grade Parent Orientation
    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. 

         Congratulations Leah Cabo
    Leah Cabo has been selected from an initial pool of 102,600+ applicants as a Semifinalist in the Coca-Cola Scholars Program! Leah will now continue through the selection process with an opportunity to receive a $20,000 scholarship.  To learn more about the Coca-Cola Scholars Program for high school seniors, visit their website at www.coca-colascholars.org.
     Leah Cabo
     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.

         Wolverines of the Month

    Congratulations to Madeline Clarke and Brandon Bedilion on being named
    January Wolverines of the Month!
     January Wolverines
    Rotarian of the Month 
                Congratulations to Casey Urion on being named
     January Rotarian 
     Casey Rotarian
        WHS Project Graduation 

    Save the date!  Project Graduation is hosting a Sweetheart Bingo featuring bags from your favorite designers such as Michael Kors, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, and Vera Bradley.  The event is being held Friday, February 6, 2015 in the WHS gymnasium. Doors open at 6:30, games begin promptly at 7.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from one of the PG advisors: Meghan Taylor, Janie Coleman, and Nikole Vogel.  Email taylor.m@woodstown.org for more information or to purchase tickets. 

     Sweetheart Bingo
     WHS Softball Fundraiser

    The WHS Softball Team is hosting a "Crop Till You Drop" Scrapbooking Fundraiser on Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8AM-8PM. Bring your personal photos and scrapbooking supplies and we will provide the space, food, and fun! The day will include breakfast, lunch, a hot dinner, and snacks. Vendors, contests, prizes. A massage therapist (additional cost) will be there too! The price is $45, checks can be sent to: Woodstown High School, Attn: Melissa Cifaloglio, 140 East Avenue, Woodstown, NJ, 08098. You may email Melissa for an official flyer with the registration form. We are also looking for a few scrapbook related vendors AND a couple other vendors to participate. If you are interested in attending, being a vendor, and/or would like more information then please email Melissa Cifaloglio at Cifaloglio.m@woodstown.org. We look forward to seeing you and thank you for supporting Woodstown Softball!       

    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 
    Woodstown High School was rated as an "A+" school by Inside Jersey Magazine where only seven schools in South Jersey received such a designation.
    100th Year Celebration

    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  

    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 
     Yearbook Information

    Order forms for the 2015 yearbook have been mailed home.  All orders are due by January 9, 2015.  The cost is $75.00 until November 4th. It will increase to $80.00 after that date.  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
    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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