Monday October 17, 2022

Mark Your Calendars: WMS Halloween Social is October 28th

Mark your calendars! The Halloween Social will be held Friday, October 28th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Weaver. Get your costumes ready, it will be a SUPER fun night with pizza, great snacks, a photo booth, raffles, DJ Music & Dancing, basketball in the gym, a Costume Contest, and a “Haunted Hallway”! Tickets are $5.00 per student and will be sold during lunch periods on Friday, October 28th (cash only at lunch) and at the door that night (cash or card).

National Black Poetry Day

Today is National Black Poetry Day. This is celebrated every year on October 17th to honor all the talented African American poets, both past and present. Black Poetry Day is celebrated in commemoration of the birth of the man popularly referred to as the father of African American literature, Jupiter Hammon. Mr. Hammon was the first published black poet in the United States of America.

Hilliard Historical Society Haunted Village

Are you interested in visiting a Halloween themed village full of ghostly attractions?

On October 21st and 22nd, the Hilliard Historical Society will have a haunted village at Weaver Park, which is adjacent to the Franklin County Fairgrounds, right down the street from WMS. There will be activities for children, and fair food and drinks to purchase too. The village will be open from 6-9pm on the 21st, and 7-10pm on the 22nd.

Ski & Board Club

Save the date! Optional Ski & Board Club information meeting on Wednesday, October 26th in the Weaver Commons at 7:00 PM. Attendance is not mandatory to join. Club information will be available very soon. Check the Weaver website and look for signs around school. It’s all coming soon!

Yearbook  Sale

If you forgot to order your 2022-2023 yearbook, don’t worry, there is still time! Scan the QR code on the poster across from Mr. DeChant’s room upstairs, and purchase your copy of the WMS Yearbook! There are many different options and packages to choose from!”

WMS National Junior Honor Society

Weaver’s chapter of National Junior Honor Society is kicking off this year!

This internationally accredited association is based on five basic pillars: Character, Citizenship, Leadership, Scholarship, and Service. In order to join, you have to demonstrate that you can meet all of the requirements on the application and complete all of the volunteer hours. Stop by Ms. Duncan’s room downstairs or scan the QR code found on the poster across from the Media Center or Mr. DeChant’s room to learn more!

Media Center October Contests 

Mrs. Fout is offering a chance to show your creative side with a few October Contests.

The first is the “Decorate a Ghost Contest.” If interested, get a coloring page from the Media Center and decorate your ghost to look like a character from a book, movie, or show. Finished ghosts are due to Mrs. Fout by October 25th. The second contest is to write a scary story in two sentences. The stories must be original (your own work), exactly two sentences, school appropriate, and submitted using the QR code on the contest flyer by October 26th. See Mrs. Fout in the Media Center with any questions or to enter the contests.

Those Interested in Wrestling 

Students interested in joining the WMS Wrestling team, optional conditioning begins in the Aux Gym on October 24th from 3-4:30 pm. The first practice is on October 31st from 3-5 pm, also in the Aux Gym. To sign up for the team complete Final Forms and scan the QR code for extra information for the coach the Wrestling flyer is  across from Mr. DeChant’s room or the Media Center.

Battle of the Books Book Club

Those who are interested in testing their knowledge of books and spending time with fellow readers, consider joining the Battle of the Books Book Club. Members will meet once a month during lunch periods, and the Weaver teams will compete against the Heritage and Memorial teams in May to see who knows the books the best! Students can join individually or in teams. For more info, see Mrs. Fout in the Media Center.

Attention Weaver Winter Athletes:  

Please make sure you and your parents go into Final Forms and sign up for the winter sport that you want to try-out for.  The Fall season is almost complete and winter season is just around the corner.  We have very few athletes signed up in Final Forms for some of our winter sports.   Thank you!

WMS Cybercats Video Game Club

If you love video games, consider joining the WMS/HMS Cybercats Video Game Club. Weaver and Heritage team together to create the Cybercats. During meetings, members play video games and bond as a team. We hope to have a Minecraft Realm and a Mario Maker Challenge this year. Come to any of the meetings you are able to attend! There is a Canvas course for the club, which has all info, including meeting dates. Please see Mrs. Muzzalupo with any questions. To register for the club, scan the QR code on the poster found across from Mr. DeChant’s room upstairs.

Cross Country 

The Cross Country team finished up a successful season. On October 4th, the team took on Karrer for their last dual meet and finished strong. Many runners posted big time drops for PRs and the girls came away with a win. Congratulations on your undefeated season, girls!! On October 8th, ten runners competed in the Eisenhart Invitational at Worthington. The girls took 6th place out of 22 teams and the boys placed 8th out of 23 teams! Congratulations to all those who competed!

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