Monday September 20, 2021

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The Next Few Weeks, We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to October 15th. During this time, we celebrate the history, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central American, and South America.

Do you know the difference between the references Hispanic, Latino/Latina, and Latinx?

Hispanic refers to native Spanish speakers or those with Spanish-speaking ancestry.

For example, a person from Chile’ is Hispanic because Spanish is the primary language spoken there. However, a person from Brazil would not be Hispanic, because Portuguese is the primary language there. Latino/Latina refers to people of Latin American descent

Therefore, a person from Ecuador is considered Latino or Latina, but a person from Spain is not. And Latinx is a gender-neutral alternative to Latino/Latina.

Thought of the Week

Wildcats, let’s think before we act. Destroying restrooms has never been and never will be something to be proud of. Think for yourself rather than follow a silly national trend.

2020-2021 Yearbooks For Sale

If you missed ordering a 2020-2021 WMS Yearbook last year, extras are available! If you would like to purchase one, stop by the main office for more information.

No Guests on Buses Anymore 

At this time, due to the crowded buses, we can no longer accept guests on buses. If and when things change, we will let you know.

Sign Out When Leaving School

Students, when you leave early during the school day, please remember that when the office calls you from class, you must stop in the main office first and sign out on the Attendance iPad before leaving with your parent.

8th Grade Football:

The 8th grade football team defeated rival Heritage last Wednesday, 8 to zero. The defense played a physical game to shut out the Panthers offense. Dayne Schmidt scored a touchdown while Logan Buck added a two point conversion. The Cats look to continue their physical style of play tonight with a B game against Heritage and a whole team game Thursday at Dublin Sells. Good luck, Cats!

7th Grade Football:

The Cats 7th graders lost a tough one to rival Heritage last Wednesday. The team looks to bounce back this week against Dublin Sells.

7th Grade Football Player Makes Historic Play

7th grader Kassie McCue made a historic interception in a game earlier this season against Memorial. This interception is believed to be the first one made by a female athlete in Hilliard Schools’ history. Great job Kassie, and good luck 7th grade team!

Tennis:

Your Weaver Girls Tennis team was hot on the courts Thursday night against Pickerington Ridgeview. We had wins on Second & Third Singles and First & Second Doubles. And winning their Exhibition Matches were Clare Carter & Bella Thiel, Bella Lee & Greta Bordjadze and Catherine Todd with a special partner.

7th Grade Volleyball:

The 7th Grade Volleyball team had another successful week, with a win on the road against Dublin Karrer, and a win in the Davidson HS gym against McCord Earning themselves a 6 game winning streak!. The Lady Cats had some excellent effort from Maddy Lahmers, as well as a few great saves from Leah Perez and Avery Asp. Great job Cats!

Flex Volleyball: 

Last Tuesday, the 7th grade Flex Volleyball Team played well against Columbus School for Girls, but fell short of victory. In Thursday’s game, the Cats lost a tough one to Memorial, but put up a great effort.

Cross Country:

Both the Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams competed last Tuesday against Heritage at Municipal Park. On the girls’ side, Celia Shulte, Erica Kaulen, Carmella Biedenbach, and Sarah Bettinger all finished in the top 5. And Gemma Pusateri, Sophia Tartaglia, Siena Boyd, and Talia Mazzulo also finished in the top 10! Great running, ladies! For the boys, Alexander Holdridge and Benjamin Buxton finished in the top 5. And Gallagher Jordan and Liam Swain finished in the top 10. Saturday’s meet was a great competition. The girls came in first place and are still undefeated! And the boys came in second place. Good job WMS runners!

Boys’ Soccer: 

Last Thursday, the Weaver Boys Soccer Team won 7-0 against Newark, who stood no chance against man of the match, Eli Coleman. He scored three goals, while goalkeeper Younis Ahmed made 4 saves during the game. The goalscorers were, David, Eli three times, Liban, Saker, and Dominic. Weaver kept possession for most of the game, with more than 25 shots. Overall a very solid game for Weaver. Weaver soccer will be facing Memorial tonight, Good luck Cats!

Girls’ Soccer:

Last week, the girls soccer team played a gritty game against UA Jones that ended in a draw, with the score being 0 to 0. Despite the score, the match was full of opportunities and action for the Cats. The defense was stoudt and the midfield won its battle as the Cats were able to attack all night. However, Jones was equal in defense and were able to force the tie. The girls return to action this Wednesday with a match at Columbus School for Girls. Vamos Gatos!

Boys’ and Girls’ Golf:

Last Wednesday, the Weaver Girls Golfers lost to Heritage Girls 192-227.  Gianna Patrizi led the team with a 54 while Molly Cusprisin and Hope Wanderi each shot 57. Last Thursday, the Weaver Boys and Girls Golf Team lost to Dublin Eversole Run 158-205 at Rolling Meadows.  Max Spires and Caleb Wilson led the Cats with scores of 48 and 49 respectively.

Gymnastics

The Weaver gymnastics team placed 3rd in their meet against Heritage, Memorial, Tri Valley, and River View on Saturday. A great contribution was made by Lucy Aichele on the floor.  Alex Kim placed 1st on vault, bars, beam, floor, and the all-around.  Great job girls!!!