Wolverine News

     Wolverine News 2014/2015

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    “Celebrating 100 Years of Pride, Tradition, & Excellence

    Once a Wolverine, Always a Wolverine”



    On Tuesday, September 15th 2014, the WHS Athletic Department, Boys Soccer Team (both coaches and players) along with the administration, held an official unveiling of the new WHS scoreboard, which was donated by Papa Luigi’s Restaurant and the sprinkler system, which was donated by Woodruff Energy. Both owners of these businesses attended the unveiling and were recognized on that day. Both the scoreboard and the sprinkler system make wonderful additions to the athletic facility.  

    Soccer Scoreboard  

    Perfect Attendance BreakfastOn September 26, 2014, students with perfect attendance were honored at a breakfast with the Principal. Students received a certificate, medal, and a special gift.  Congratulations to the following perfect attendance students; Gavin Burnham, David Cooney, Matthew Counsellor, Jacalyn Defeo, Anthony Defino, Anthony DiCaro, Alison DiCecco, Jared Facemyer, Krey Gardner, Hillary Hathaway, Matthew Headley, Zechariah Johnson, Chad Newkirk, Alyssa Petitdemange, Charlotte Petitdemange, Julian Reggente, Julia Rodgers, Bernard Rufinus, Gareth Saunderlin, Brandon Saunders, Taylor Smith, Daniel Toogood, Charles White. 

    Congratulations!  Please join us in congratulating Richard Howell for being named as a Commended Student for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Commended Students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise demonstrated on the PSAT/NMSQT used for program entry.  Over 1.5 million students took the qualifying test last october.  In April, the 50,000 highest scorers were identified to high schools of which 34,000 students were named to the Commended List.  
    Project Graduation is holding their annual Fall Bingo on Saturday, October 11th in the WHS Gymnasium.  Doors open at 6:30 and games begin at 7.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.  This event does sell out so it is best to get your tickets ahead of time. In addition, we will hold a basket raffle and sell snacks and drinks.  There are some really great prizes in store including 2 grand prize vacation packages, a Sony Action Cam, Fit Bit, purses by Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Coach, and Nicole Miller, Alex and Ani bangles, Roku Streaming Stick, and much more! Don’t miss out on this great event and helping to provide our seniors with a safe, secure, drug and alcohol free graduation night! Tickets can be purchased by contacting Meghan Taylor(taylor.m@woodstown.org), Janie Coleman (coleman.j@woodstown.org), or Nikole Vogel (vogel.n@woodstown.org) in the 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.

    On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Woodstown High School’s Renaissance Club will be holding their annual clothing drive in the horseshoe of the high school parking lot from 8 AM -12 PM.   This drive benefits many people in the community and is for a wonderful cause.  All clothes, shoes (bagged separately), pocketbooks, belts, toys, and stuffed animals are welcomed. No baby furniture please.  Please come out and support the community with some of your household items!  If you have any questions regarding this event, please e-mail Jennifer Sorbello at Sorbello.J@woodstown.org

    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 

    Parking: 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.  

    Keep abreast of important happenings at Woodstown High School - to access issues of the Principal's Newsletter, click on the link below. 
    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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