ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, Feb. 3rd

MS ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEEK AT A GLANCE:

FRIDAY 3

2-HOUR Delay (PD)

FFA Strawberry Sale

FFA STRAWBERRY SALE:  FFA is selling strawberries to raise money. Of the proceeds, 25% will be donated to the FFA Chapter and 75% for Relay for Life!  Sales runs from Jan. 17-Feb. 3rd, delivery will be the week of February 27th.

Flat - $26 (8 quarts), Half-Flat - $13 (4 quarts) – see Mrs. Havens for an FFA member to order today!

FREE COATS:  There will be a Coat Distribution Day on Fri., Feb. 3rd, 4:00-6:00 pm at 118 Maple Avenue in Bellefontaine.  If you’d like to pick out a free coat, please attend this event on Friday!

GROUP PICTURES:  We will be taking MS club and activity group pictures in the gym this Friday – starting after the 1st period bell at 9:45am.

We will be on the 2-hour delay schedule on Friday. 

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Middle School Student council will have their next meeting Thursday, February 9th.  

6th grade will meet during lunch and 7-8 will meet the first 15 minutes of E&I.

SOPHOMORE FUNDRAISER: NEW DATE: The sophomore class is wanting you to have a meal out at Mad River Farmer’s Market! On Wednesday, February 8th, we’ll be selling 50/50 tickets and bussing tables in hopes that you will come and have some food! Dine in for dinner and the Sophomore Class will receive 10% of all proceeds of the evening!  February 8th  from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Champions!

1st place went to 6th grader Braylon Lucas!  He won in the 14th round with the word “intubated.”  

Jill Fullenkamp, 8thgrader, was the runner-up.  

We had 8 representatives from each grade level and spelled 147 words. 

SPORTS

PHYSICALS:  Community Health and Wellness Partners will be offering free sports physicals for spring sports starting Feb. 6-10.

They will be offered during school hours from 8-12.  Please have all paperwork completed prior to appointment.  Paperwork can be picked up at the front office or at the nurse’s office.  You can sign up using the link.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule by phone, please call 937-465-1150. 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL:  Attention baseball and softball players!  If you are interested in playing summer league baseball or softball through the West Liberty-Salem Ball Association, please go to http://wlsyouthathletics.org to register! This is for all baseball/softball leagues for ages 5-15 –

TBall through Pony League/14U Softball. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Leichty in the middle school counseling office.

7th BOYS BASKETBALL:  WL-S 40, West Jeff 22: WL-S (16-0), Zade Beileski 12 pts, Beckett Sullivan 7 pts, Asher Cole 7 pts, Brayan Gullett 4 pts, Owen Hardwick 4 pts, Austin Markin 3 pts, Zeke Longshore 2 pts, Reagan McCullough 1 pt

7th GIRLS BASKETBALL:  WLS – 36, Mechanicsburg  - 12: Addi Wallen 22, Arianna Weaver 9, Ellery Wygal 3, Isla Leichty 2

The Lady Tigers will play in the OHC championship game vs Fairbanks on Saturday, February 4, at 12 PM

8th BOYS BASKETBALL:  WL-S – 34, Fairbanks – 29: Sutton Wilcoxon 18 points, Braden Hershberger 5 points, Tucker Searles 5 points

WEIGHT ROOM: The weight room will be open Mon, Tue, Thurs + Fri from 3-4:30. (It will be closed on Wednesdays, unless accompanied by a coach)

HS ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEEK AT A GLANCE:

FRIDAY 3

2-Hour Delay (PD)

FFA Strawberry Sale

FFA STRAWBERRY SALE:  FFA is selling strawberries to raise money. Of the proceeds, 25% will be donated to the FFA Chapter and 75% for Relay for Life!  Sales runs from Jan. 17-Feb. 3rd, delivery will be the week of February 27th.

Flat - $26 (8 quarts), Half-Flat - $13 (4 quarts) – see Mrs. Havens for an FFA member to order today!

FREE COATS:  There will be a Coat Distribution Day on Fri., Feb. 3rd, 4:00-6:00 pm at 118 Maple Avenue in Bellefontaine.  If you’d like to pick out a free coat, please attend this event on Friday!

GROUP PICTURES:  We will be taking HS club and activity group pictures in the gym this Friday – starting after the 3rd period bell at 10:45am.

We will be on the 2-hour delay schedule on Friday. 

SOPHOMORE FUNDRAISER: NEW DATE: The sophomore class is wanting you to have a meal out at Mad River Farmer’s Market! On Wednesday,  February 8th, we’ll be selling 50/50 tickets and bussing tables in hopes that you will come and have some food! Dine in for dinner and the Sophomore Class will receive 10% of all proceeds of the evening!  February 8th  from 5 pm to 8 pm.

SENIORS:  Please see the attached letter for information about how to be a part of the Senior Video.  Turn in pictures to Mr. Yoder for the senior night DVD.  You can bring in physical pictures to be scanned or send digital copies.  Deadline is February 24th – please get them in ASAP!!

SADIE HAWKINS WINTER DANCE!:  Sadie Hawkins means girls have to ask the guys! Make it fun and unique, girls!

WHEN: February 11 (after the boy's basketball game)

ATTIRE: Sunday Best! (Anything you would wear to church - hopefully something you already have in your closet)

COST: $5 per couple (or $3 for a single)

*You can bring guests from outside of WL-S, but per usual, a guest form must be filled out from front office before 2/8.

**Come support the boy's basketball teams beforehand - theme is same as dance - SUNDAY BEST!

**More details will be released as we figure them out and as the dance gets closer.                                

LINK CREW:  Link Crew: meeting in Mrs. Roberts’ room on Tuesday, Feb 14th during 1st HR. We meet with Freshmen on Thursday, Feb 16th.

Freshmen: Meeting with Link Crew on Thursday, Feb 16th during 1st HR.

COUNSELING OFFICE

SINCLAIR:  Sinclair College Spring Visit Day; Monday, February 20, 2023 (President’s Day when school is closed) Dayton Campus | Building 12

10:00am - 1:00pm

Discover how Sinclair Community College can help you achieve your educational and career goals

At Spring Visit Day, you can:

  • Learn more about our 300+ exceptional certificate and degree programs, as well as our various university transfer options.

  • Find out how to get involved on campus

  • Discover resources on campus that will help you succeed

  • Attend sessions on topics important to you such as financial aid and scholarships, the enrollment steps to becoming a Sinclair Student, learn how your College Credit Plus and Tech Prep/CTE credits will transfer to Sinclair, and more

  • Explore our state-of-the-art facilities by taking a campus tour

  • Get help completing your FAFSA

If you have questions, send us an email at admissions@sinclair.edu or call us at (937) 512-3675

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD:  Are you interested in the Ohio Army Air Guard? Then you should attend the 178th Wing Community Day!

April 20, 9am-2pm, 5319 Regula Ave, Springfield OH 45502: Base tour, mission brief, equipment displays

Go to Event Brite to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-178-wing-tour-tickets-511547230537    

SENIORS: Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently recruiting for multiple job openings both sworn and civilian. They have current openings for anyone that is at least 18 years old with H.S. diploma or GED. If you are interested in these current career opportunities, please stop by the HS Counseling Office and ask Mrs. Watson.   

MEDICAL CAREER:  Interested in a career in the medical field?  Consider joining the Memorial Health Student Volunteer Team. Students 14 and older can submit an application online @ memorialohio.com/services/volunteer or call 937-578-2360.

SCHOLARSHIPS: ALL scholarship opportunities are posted on our school website –

            Wlstigers.org > high school > high school counseling office > scholarships > scholarship opportunities (bottom of page)

Champaign County 4-H Family & Consumer Sciences Scholarship: $500 awarded, Must be Champaign County 4-H club member, Must have completed at least one non-livestock project during each of your last 2 years of 4-H, Must be taking at least one non-livestock project during the current 4-H year, Apps in Counseling Office, Due 3/8/23

Michael McGill Memorial:  $500 awarded to a WL-S senior, Education majors only, Apps in Counseling Office,

Due 4/3/23

West Liberty Lions Club: (4) $500 scholarships awarded, Open to college, tech and trade school bound seniors, Apps in Counseling Office, Due in Counseling Office by 3/9/23

Civista Bank: (1) $500 scholarship; Apps in Counseling Office; Due 4/4/23

James & Pat FitzRandolph sponsored by WL-S Education Assn: (2) $500 scholarships awarded to WL-S college bound seniors, No major specific requirements! Apps in Counseling Office, Due in Counseling Office by 2/27/23

White Tiger Scholarship: $500 awarded, Seniors who have won a White Tiger award in High School are eligible to apply, Apps in Counseling Office, Due to Mrs. Warye on 4/3/23 (see app for details)

Matt Calland Memorial Scholarship: Must be senior who has exhibited/will exhibit at the Champaign County Fair

Must have been a 4-H or FFA member for 3+ years; Must plan to attend a college or training program majoring in an Agriculture-related field (truck driving, diesel mechanic, ag-related accounting, ag-related construction, etc.); GPA of 2.5+

Ask Mrs. Watson in Counseling Office for guidelines and expandable app; Due 3/14/23

Ohio Gas Association: $1,000 renewable scholarship, Must have 3.0+ GPA, Must have a career goal in the natural gas or related energy field, Must be an Ohio resident planning to attend an Ohio college, technical or trade school,App in Counseling Office

Due to Counseling Office by 3/7/23

Champaign County Pilot’s Club: Multiple $500 scholarships to local students, Must be enrolled in at least one aviation-related course, Due 4/19/23

Rise FM: $500 scholarship, Must be a ministry or media communications major, App in Counseling Office, Due back in Counseling Office by 3/27/23

Spriggs/Wing VFW Urbana Auxiliary:  $500 awarded to a senior at each Champaign County High School, must be a resident of Champaign County

App in Counseling Office, Due 3/31/23

Farmers Equipment “Invest in Our Future” Scholarship: Two $500 scholarships awarded in Logan and Clark Counties, Must be or must have been in 4-H and/or FFA, Open to college bound seniors, including 4-year, 2-year or trade school, Click for app: https://www.farmerseq.com/farmers-equipment-scholarship/  Due 4/15/23

SPORTS

For athletic schedules/changes, please check our website for up-to-date information:  https://www.wlstigers.org/page/athletics

PHYSICALS:  Community Health and Wellness Partners will be offering free sports physicals for spring sports starting Feb. 6-10.

They will be offered during school hours from 8-12.  Please have all paperwork completed prior to appointment.  Paperwork can be picked up at the front office or at the nurse’s office.  You can sign up using the link.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule by phone, please call 937-465-1150. 

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Mechanicsburg 61, WL-S 45: Lilly Weaver 11, Megan Hollar 17, Chaley Wade 6, Bailey Poppe 3, Ava Astroino 5,

Maddie Cole 3   

JV Score: WL-S 32 (Laila Butler 12), Mechanicsburg 19

BASEBALL:  Any high school boy who is planning on playing baseball this spring, please meet in Mr. Stormes’ room (413) on Feb. 15 during 2nd lunch.

WEIGHT ROOM:  The weight room will be open Mon, Tue, Thurs + Fri from 3-4:30. (it will be closed on Wednesdays, unless accompanied by a coach).