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Blue Belles receive 'Platinum' ranking, individual honors at Extreme Dance Camp Aug. 8-10

August 23, 2011 by Anonymous

The 31st line of Blue Belles attended Extreme Dance Camp August 8-10. They received the highest ranking of Platinum as well as 71 excellence ribbons.

Eight Blue Belles were named Extreme Kickers: Sarah Chehade, Shawna Lemottee, Lauren Myers, Destiny Eaton, Elizabeth Fraser, Natalie Hinrichs, Tiffani Trentham, and Haley Barnes.

Four Belles were selected as the top dancers of the camp: Sarah Chehade, Marlee Whitford, Natalie Hinrichs, and Tiffani Trentham.

The Belles are excited about the upcoming school year and cheering on our Roos!

Blue Belles

Class of 2012 Blue Belle seniors (courtesy photo).

O'Donnell, Cornelius receive state honors

July 11, 2011 by Randy Keck

File Photo/The Community NewsSean O’Donnell, a 2011 graduate of Aledo High School, was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association 2011 All-State baseball team as an honorable-mention. O’Donnell was previously named District 5-4A Offensive Player of the Year. He ended his senior season with a .444 batting average and .509 on-base percentage. O’Donnell had five triples, 11 doubles and 29 RBIs in the season.

Weatherford High School shortstop Kevin Cornelius was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association 56-A All-State baseball team for 2011. Cornelius had a .509 batting average, hitting 13 doubles, three triples and six home runs.

Southwest Auto gives two-year full ride scholarship

June 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Shelbie Box thanks Charlie Gilchrist: Weatherford High School graduate Shelbie Box thanks Charlie Gilchrist of the Southwest Auto Group for a two-year “full ride” scholarship to Weatherford College, covering tuition, fees and books. This year’s Charlie Gilchrist’s Southwest Auto Group Scholarship was earmarked for a WHS senior athlete continuing their education at WC. Box was captain of the WHS tennis team this season, as well as a member of Health Occupations Students of America. She intends to enter WC’s Nursing Program, and has already begun summer classes at the College. Gilchrist serves as a member of the WC Foundation Board of Directors.

WHS choir members honored for strong performances at recent Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Music Theory

June 17, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the following former WHS students for their outstanding performances at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Music Theory:

OUTSTANDING PERFORMERS
Rachel Boerner
Geoffrey Huggard
Katy Bynum

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS
Mark Belding
David Dolkos
Barrett Monk
Jay McNew

Weatherford High School Director of Choral Activities Pat Banks said "Outstanding Performer" is the highest award from the University Interscholastic League and is presented to individuals and teams winning all state championships.

WHS grad recognized as 'Outstanding Performer' at State Solo-Ensemble Contest

June 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Edward Dealecio: Recent Weatherford High School graduate Edward Dealecio was one of only 256 musicians selected as an Outstanding Performer at the 2011 Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest. Dealecio, a trombone player, was also selected as Outstanding Senior of the Roo Band during the 2010-11 school year. Richard Floyd, Director of Music for the University Interscholastic League, sent Dealecio a recognition letter as well as a draped medal which is identical to those awarded to state champions in all UIL events. Dealecio will be attending Weatherford College in the fall.

Summer Reading lists for students entering grades 10-12

June 3, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford High School English Department is excited to introduce its Pre-AP/AP Summer Reading Program to Weatherford High School students entering grades 10-12. These lists are available on the Weatherford ISD website at http://www.weatherfordisd.com

Blue Belles to host 18th annual golf tournament

June 3, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford High School Blue Belles are hosting their 18th annual golf tournament June 11 at Crown Valley.

Cost is $75 for individual players, or a team of four players for $300.

Registration can be done online at www.whsbluebelles.com. Come out and support the 31st line!

Weatherford High School AP English classes announce summer reading selections

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

English II PreAP:

The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

English III AP Language & Composition:

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Laks by Rebecca Skloot

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

English IV AP Literature & Composition:

Dubliners by James Joyce

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

WHS choral students earn medals at UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the following WHS Choral Department students for their outstanding historical performances at the UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest at The University of Texas in Austin on May 30.

For the first time in school history, each student who performed earned medals.

Silver Medalists
Soloists
Krystal Smith – 12
Rachel Boerner - 12

Gold Medalists
Soloists
David Dolkos – 12
Geoffrey Huggard – 12
Melody Sizer - 12

Varsity Madrigal 1
Catie Sheedy – 12
Claire Whitfield – 11
Katy Bynum – 12
Melody Sizer – 12
Anna Irwin – 11
Rachel Boerner – 12
Harley Davis – 12
Austin Redden – 12
Barrett Monk – 12
Brandon Hale - 11

Varsity Madrigal 2
Wynn Williams – 11
Ryan Powell – 11
David Dolkos – 12
Trevor Connole – 11
JoJo Litherland – 11

WHS band students earn 33 medals at Saturday's UIL State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Austin

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

The Weatherford High School band was awarded 33 UIL State medals at Saturday’s UIL State Solo and Ensemble Competition in Austin.

1st Division Gold State Solo Medalist (6)

Caitlin Rose - Flute
Kason Bakouris - Bb Clarinet
Rebekah Marquardt - Bb Clarinet
James Ewings – Alto Saxophone
Edward Dealecio - Trombone
Tori Hummer - Tuba

2nd Division Silver State Solo Medalist (11)

Katie Ridge - Flute
Katy Bynum - Oboe
Melody Sizer Clarinet
Taylor Van Loh - Clarinet
Christian Bronson – Alto Saxophone
Mark Belding Trumpet
Kelsey Payne - Trumpet
Jeff Limbocker – French Horn
Dakota Foster – Trombone
Jay McNew - Trombone
Brandon Siok – Acoustic Guitar

1st Division Bronze State Ensemble Medalist (16)

Flute Quartet –

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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