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WMOI and WRAM Spotlight School - WCHS

West Central High School was selected for the month of May as the WMOI/WRAM spotlight school of the month.  As a result, ads were featured throughout the month of May on the radio highlighting all the exciting things that are going on at . . .

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WCHS Senior Awards Night 2017

The 2017 West Central High School Scholarship and Academic Awards Night was held the evening of May 9, 2017.  It was a great night to recognize the Seniors and all their achievements.  Several scholarships were awarded . . .

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Special Guests at Softball Tournament

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the West Central Softball team traveled to Alexis, IL for a tournament.  They had two special fans in attendance for the games, Lauren Mayberry and Justin Long.  The late Dr. Paul Good and his wife Cathy . . .

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On to State!!

Harrison got a gold medal at the Special Olympics, running the 1500M in 6 minutes 8 seconds. He will advance to the state Special Olympics in June. Way to go Harrison!

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Students and Staff Run/Walk Global 6K for Water

On Saturday, May 6 over 20 West Central students and staff participated in the  Monmouth Global 6K for Water , a World Vision event in which each participant's $50 entry fee provided clean water to one child in the developing world . . .

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Spanish Club Students Visit Bilingual and ESL Classrooms in Monmouth

On Wednesday, May 3 the Spanish Club visited Lincoln Early Childhood School in Monmouth to observe a bilingual kindergarten class and an ESL kindergarten class. Bilingual classes are taught 90% in Spanish while ESL (English as a Second . . .

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WCHS Graduation 2017

West Central High School Commencement May 14, 2017 2:00 P.M. WCHS Gymnasium Biggsville, IL

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NHS Road Cleanup 2017

NHS is in the 20th year with the Adopt a Highway program in Illinois. Today NHS members Laura Newton, Zach Vancil, Megan Krieger, Grace Brent, Maddy Benge, Nick Brokaw, Tori Olson, Kami Endress,  and Braeden Reed worked to clean up the . . .

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WCHS Students Win at Lincoln Trail Conference Art Festival

WCHS was represented by several students at the Lincoln Trail Conference Art Festival on April 18 at Monmouth College. Out of 10 pieces of  artwork submitted, 4 received ribbons: Angel Derengowski, 2nd place in oil pastels; Ashley . . .

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Activity in the Greenhouse 2017

Mrs. Alexander's classes have been busy out at the WCHS Greenhouse.      

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WCHS Career Day 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, West Central High School sponsored a Career Day for the 8th-12th graders at West Central School District.  The event was held beginning at 12:30 in the afternoon.  Each student had the opportunity to . . .

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Radon - The Silent Killer

Radon gas seeps into homes and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The risk of radon gas is highest in our area. The American Lung Association in Illinois has sponsored a video contest to educate the public about . . .

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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2017

West Central High School held their National Honor Society’s induction ceremony for three new members on March 20, 2017. Zachary Vancil, Vice-president of the National Honor Society, welcomed students, relatives, and . . .

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WCHS Students in 49th Annual Town & Country Art Show

Eight WCHS students recently submitted their artwork for competition in the 49th Annual Town & Country Art Show at the Buchanan Center for the Arts in Monmouth, IL. Those students are Nick Barber, Abby Clem, Angel Derengowski, . . .

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West Central High School Announces Illinois State Scholars

Illinois Student Assistance Commission congratulates six West Central students on their academic achievement   West Central Principal Ben Rees is pleased to announce that 6 students from the graduating class of 2017 have been . . .

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FCA Students Make Global Impact

                                                         The Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . .

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WCHS Mock Election

And the winner is...

West Central High School held a mock election on Election Day, November 8, 2016.   After all votes were tallied, the winner was Donald Trump.  Trump received 71 votes, Hillary Clinton got 60, Gary Johnson garnered 11 and Jill . . .

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Pride Assembly - 1st Quarter 2016

The 1st Quarter PRIDE assembly was held recently and pictured are students that received recognition during that assembly.  The requirement includes being referral free for the entire quarter, having No Unexcused Absences, having No . . .

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Advanced Chemistry Explores Factors Affecting Dissolution Rates

    Recently in Advanced Chemistry, we did a lab involving dissolutions of salt and sugar. We had five groups, each studying a specific variable that would affect the rate of dissolution. The five different variables we . . .

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Winner in Wendy’s High School Heisman

West Central High School Senior Leaves it all on the Field and Becomes a School Winner in Wendy’s High School Heisman   Biggsville, Illinois (October 18, 2016) – There are some students who set the bar. They work . . .

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Homecoming 2016 Pep Assembly and Parade

Pep Assembly and Parade

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1970s/CrossDress Day

Homecoming keeps rockin' and rollin' along this week.    

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1960s/Twin Day

1960s/ Twin Day   . . .

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1980s/Camo Day

1980s/Camo Day

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Academic Excellence Awards

WCHS students were recognized at the West Central District School Board Meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.  Students were recognized by the board for receiving a 4.0 GPA during the 2015-2016 school year.  Each student . . .

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1950s/Mismatch Day

  1950s and Mis Match Day                                                      . . .

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Homecoming Court 2016

“Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame” Homecoming 2016   Activities are underway for West Central High School’s 2016 homecoming.  The theme this year is Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.  The . . .

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Homecoming Week 2016

September 18-September 24

West Central High School's Homecoming theme this year is:   Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Help celebrate each day by participating in the following:    Dress-up Days :       . . .

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Summer Concessions

Class of 2020 worked the concession stand at the Henderson County Fair on Friday, July 29.  This was the morning group. A few of the junior high teachers stopped by to say Hi! and visit with the kids for a bit.

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WCHS Graduation 2016

This pas t Sund ay WCHS held the graduation ceremony in the high school gym. Congratulations to the four valedictorians Somer Hill, Mallory Lafary, Dakota Parks, and Audrey Vice.  Also congratulations  to salutatorian Brianna . . .

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WCHS Class of 2016 Graduation

The West Central High School Class of 2016 Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016.  The commencement will begin at 2:00 PM and will be held in the WCHS gymnasium. Doors to the school will open at 1:30 PM.   . . .

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Fun at the Ballpark

Over 50 students attended the Bees game in Burlington on Wednesday May 4th. Students were rewarded for being referral free, exhibiting good attendance, and good grades. Congratulations to all who attended the game!!

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WCHS March 2016 Students of the Month

Students of the month for March 2016 are: Skyler Moede - English Logan Avery - English Megan Magee - Career and Technical Education Jason Strack - Fine Arts Trystan Cox - Math Harrison Fisher - Physical . . .

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Waddell A-Truss Bridge Project

                This year physics students designed and built bridges using the Waddell A-truss design. This was a project developed by a West Point professor. The . . .

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WCHS Prom and Promenade 2016

          

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Roo - Flying High

One year ago we lost a classmate, friend and son. Today we are here to dedicate this bench in his honor. The student body, family and friends were all on hand to remember Zach. Petie Parsons Zach's one on one aide gave a very . . .

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WCHS Mock Election

and the winner is…

  On March 15, 2016 (Super Tuesday 2), the civics classes sponsored a mock election at West Central High School. Democrats cast 59 total ballots with Bernie Sanders grabbing 86% of the vote. The Republican vote was much . . .

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WCHS 2016 Spring Blood Drive

Spring Blood Drive #willyougive...   On March 11, 2016, the West Central High School Student Council hosted the Spring Blood Drive in the high school gym.  The blood drive was coordinated with the Mississippi . . .

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West Central High School presents:

Arsenic and Old Lace

  Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1 7 pm $5 General Admission West Central High School Gym     Arsenic and Old Lace, a tale of the Brewster family trying to . . .

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2016 NHS Roadside Cleanup Day

One of the annual service projects WCHS NHS conducts each year is roadside cleanup.  This year the organization conducted their cleanup on March 18.    

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NHS EASTER BASKET BUILD

For Ronald McDonald House

NHS Easter Basket Build for Ronald McDonald House

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WCHS 2016 NHS Induction Ceremony

  Seven students were inducted into the West Central chapter of the National Honor Society on Monday night in the high school gymnasium.  Senior class members Alison Link, and Audrey Vice, Junior class members Madison Benge, . . .

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WCHS February Student of the Month 2016

We would like to congratulate the following students for being chosen by the various departments for Student of the Month for February. Great job!!   English – Emilee Landers CTE – Nick Brokaw Fine Arts . . .

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WCHS January 2016 Student of the Month

  West Central High School announces Students of the Month for January 2016. Each month the seven departments at WCHS (Career Technical Education, English, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, and Social . . .

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PRIDE Award Winners

At a recent assembly, several students were celebrated as being PRIDE Award Winners.  In order to be considered a PRIDE Award Winner, students had to be referral free, have no unexcused absences, have no D's or F's during the 2nd . . .

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WCHS Students of the Month

West Central High School began the 2016 year by instituting a new and exciting Student of the Month program. Each month the seven departments at WCHS (Career Technical Education, English, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, . . .

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Graduation 2016

The WCHS Graduation date has been set for: May 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. Graduation will be held in the WCHS gymnasium.

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West Central High School Announces Illinois State Scholars

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Applauds the Success of Five High School Students West Central High School Principal Scott Schneider is pleased to announce that five West Central High School students from the graduating class of . . .

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First Crop of Organically Grown Vegetables

The Culinary Occupations/Food Service class recentlty harvested organically grown basil, cucumbers, and radishes from the school greenhouse, and used the produce to create a Delicious Basil Chickpea dip with Cucumbers.  The students . . .

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Homecoming Recap 2015

The homecoming assembly  on Friday  was very successful. Students participated in games including the obstacle course, class skits, and a lip sync contest. The lip - sync contest was a huge success with all four students . . .

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WCHS Homecoming 2015

September 21-25 Spirit Week Acitivities

"Fright Night"   Spirit Week Daily Themes - Dress Up Days     Monday - Favorite Scary Movie Charactor  - or - Twin Day      Tuesday - Trick or . . .

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WCHS Green House Gets a New Cover

After two full days, and lots of work by a bunch of volunteers, the new cover is in place on the West Central greenhouse.    The workers represented community members, former students, current students, CGB employees, along with . . .

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