News & Notes
Wildcat Theatre Guild will present the first ever TheatrePalooza this Saturday, January 31st. The event will feature three 10 minute play readings written by local playwrites and a short, one act production, of the hit Comedy "Almost, Maine". This is Wildcat Theatre Guild's first time partnering with Woodmont’s International Thespian Society to create a 100% student-led production. Make sure you mark your calendars for January 31st. Doors open at 6 and show time is at 6:30.
Woodmont PTSA Parent Series
The PTSA will present "Drugs, Alcohol, and Gangs - Know the Warning Signs" on Monday, February 2, at 6:00 p.m. For more details, click HERE.
Wrestling Teams Work Together
Woodmont and J.L. Mann wrestling teams combine for a great season and are making headliines!
Congratulations to Senior Donte Bolds and Junior Shemar DeGannes for finishing in 1st place at the Greenville County Wrestling Invitational at Berea High School. Donte won the 152 pound weight class and Shemar won the 195 pound weight class. The accomplishment of both Donte and Shemar mark the first time in two decades that Woodmont has had a Greenville County Champion. Other placers include Senior David Griffin - 3rd place at 113 pounds, Junior Hunter Strange - 2nd place at 145 pounds, Senior Deondre Durrah - 2nd at 160 pounds, Senior-Kaleb Strange - 3rd place at 182 pounds. The wrestling team finished in 3rd place overall.
Congratulations to the wrestling team on their recent wins over Westside by a score of 62 to 9 and over TL Hanna by a score of 48 to 24. The wrestling team moves their overall record to 22 wins and 7 losses on the season and they are undefeated in conference play with 6 wins and 0 losses. The team will face Hillcrest High School at home on Wednesday, January 28th for the Region 1 - 4A title. Start time is 6:00 pm. Congratulations to Junior Hunter Strange on achieving his 100 career win last night. Hunter becomes one of only 6 wrestlers in school history to achieve this feet.
Financial Aid Workshops
Greenville County Schools will offer several Financial Aid Workshops for parents. For schedule click HERE.
PTSA to hold Miss Blue & White Pageant
The Woodmont High PTSA will hold the Miss Blue & White Pageant on March 7, 2015. Entry deadline is February 10. Don't miss out! Go to the Pageant page to get all the details.
Job shadowing is an off-campus learning opportunity for students to explore a career of interest. Students will follow a person in a specific career. It is the responsibility of the student to set up their own job shadowing experience. Students need to visit the guidance office for more information and to pick up a job shadowing packet. *Students MUST submit packet to Ms. Bailey or Mrs. Emmons AT LEAST 2 weeks before date of job shadow.
After School Tutoring
Free After School Tutoring Sessions will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:50-4:50pm in classrooms C101 and C102 beginning Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Click HERE for complete details.
Bezos Scholars Program
The Bezos Scholars Program is now accepting applications for public high school juniors. Each year, 30 top high school juniors are selected from across the United States and Africa to attend the Bezos Scholars Program at the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colorado. Successful candidates are ambitious students who bring energy, excellence, and a desire to create positive change in their community. The Program kicks off with an all-expenses paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, for selected students and an educator from his or her school. The program is from June 27-July 3, 2015. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2015. Students who would like to learn more about this program should see Mrs. Emmons or Mrs. Blevins in the guidance office.
Business Week at Presbyterian College
Students interested in a career in BUSINESS:
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Business Week at Presbyterian College July 26-31, 2015. The mission of South Carolina Business Week is to contribute to the preparation of young adults for the business environment by introducing them to the principles of leadership, teamwork, and the American free enterprise system while promoting self-reliance, individual responsibility, and entrepreneurship.
This program is open to students in 9th-12th grades. Students must complete an application by April 17, 2015 to be eligible for the program. Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
To find out more information, please visit Mrs. Emmons or Mrs. Blevins in the guidance office.
Only students who have taken the Alive at 25 class may apply for a parking permit at Woodmont. For a list of upcoming classes, visit the Alive @ 25 website.
Starting Monday, October 6th, students will NOT be allowed to park ANYWHERE on campus without a parking permit. This covers EVERYWHERE on campus. Any student not parking in their assigned spot and/or parking on campus without a valid permit may be subject to being booted, fined, and/or towed.
Students should drop off completed Parking Applications in the Main Office.
Yearbooks On Sale Now!
Don't miss out on your school memories! Get your yearbook early at the best price!
Need An Early Dismissal
Students needing to be dismissed early must bring a note from their parent to the main office before class begins at 8:45. Parent notes must include the student's first and last name. Dismissals cannot be arranged by telephone. Dismissals will not be approved after 3:15. Students who attend morning career center classes should bring notes requesting dismissal to the office as soon as they arrive on campus before going to lunch or class.
High School Exit Exam
Requirements for receiving a high school diploma have changed.
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