News Flash – 10/12/2017

Field Trip Reminder

We will meet at the Farmhouse at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow. Because this is a school-wide field trip, there will be no supervision at school during the day. Any student not attending the field trip will need to stay home. The field trip will conclude around noon, and students will be dismissed for the rest of the day.


Cross Country

The state finals will be held on October 14, at People’s Baptist in 850 Mill Road, McDonough, GA. Please be there by 8:00 a.m. for course walk-through. There will be a $5.00 parking fee for each car.


School Pictures

School pictures will be on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  Students may come out of uniform, but please maintain our out of uniform policy regarding dress.


Parent Help (Fall Cookout)

We are in need of candy and other small items to use as prizes for the fall cookout games. Please contact the office if you would like to donate prizes for the games.


Fall Cookout

WHCA’s annual fall cookout will be held on October 27 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  WHCA will provide hamburgers and hotdogs. We ask that our parents bring drinks, side dishes, desserts, etc. Students will need to be accompanied by their parents as WHCA will not be able to provide supervision.


Spirit Week

Spirit week will be the week of October 23-27, 2017. Students may come out of uniform only if they dress in accordance with the theme of the day. Students choosing not to dress in costume will need to wear their uniforms.

This year we have changed the daily themes.

Monday           Geriatric Day (Come as your older self.)

Tuesday           Tacky Tourist Day (Wear items like Hawaiian shirts, shorts, sunglasses, socks, sandals, etc.)

Wednesday      Career Day (Choose your favorite profession–scientist, nurse, teacher, chemist, astronaut etc.)

Thursday         Appliance Day (Dress as your favorite appliance–blender, washer, vacuum, mop, etc.)

Friday              Historical Figure (Dress as a person who made a positive contribution to our world such as scientists, missionaries, apostles, etc. The                                key word is positive.)



Our first district meet will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at New Salem Baptist Church in Griffin, Ga.  Our flight will begin at 11:00 a.m. Please remember that payment is due for those participating in the after-school practice.  Payment is made directly to Southern Addiction.