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No School, February 22, 2018

Due to deteriorating road conditions, there will be no school today, February 22, 2018. Decisions about extra-curricular activities for this evening will be made early this afternoon. Thank you for your understanding. Have a good day.

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FFA Week Activities 2018

FFA week at West Central starts on February 19, 2018.  The following is a list of some of the activities taking place during the week. Monday  - No School Tuesday  - Annual High School FFA Assembly in the morning.  Please wear your FFA shirt.  The FFA will be sponsoring a $5.00 jean day in honor of Alicia Pence and her battle with cancer.   Wednesday  - Official Dress at High . . .

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Ws for the WYSE Team

The WYSE (World Youth in Science and Engineering) Team competed in their first competition on February 13, 2018.  Two students came back with first place finishes: Riley Peterson in Engineering Graphics and Laine Gholson in Computer Science. The team will move on to sectionals with a total of 5 students!  Added to the two first place finishers will be:  Tori Olson in Biology, Jenna Robertson in . . .

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Pastries With Parents 2018

It was all “higher order thinking” for the Pastries with Parents event at West Central Elementary on Friday, February 9th.  While attendees enjoyed pastries and juice, Mrs. Lafary kicked off the program and Mrs. Lumbeck joined in, discussing why hands on learning is a terrific way to provide higher order thinking and learning.  Then students and their special guests had a variety of activities to explore including; . . .

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West Central Evening Activities - 2/22/2018

1) Tonight's 7th/8th grade Volleyball game in Stronghurst against Cuba is still on. The 7th grade game will begin at 6:00 with 8th graders being honored between the games.  2) The high school girls basketball banquet is still on as scheduled. 3) All other practices are canceled for tonight.

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WCHS DAR Good Citizen Award Recipient

The Chief Shaubena Chapter, Roseville, IL,  National Society Daughters of the American Revolution,  would like to recognize Todd Lant of West Central High School, as their 2017-2018 Good Citizen Award recipient.   Todd is the son of Heather Swisher of Stronghurst, Illinois and Jeff Lant of Burlington, Iowa.  Todd has attended West Central District throughout his entire school career. While in high . . .

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World Read Aloud Day - 2018

  Students got to relax in their pajamas while they listened to stories read aloud for World Read Aloud Day on Thursday, February 1st.  Guest readers joined the students, sharing old favorites as well as new books.  Our guest readers showed off their “read aloud” skills by shouting, whispering, and using their voice to express the emotions and activities of the book characters.     . . .

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February Counselor Corner

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