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WHS News, May 17, 2003

posted May 20, 2013, 7:07 AM by Joel.Villegas@wpsk12.org   [ updated May 20, 2013, 7:07 AM ]

Academic Calendar
May 20 – 24 is final exam week for seniors. All seniors are required to attend classes on Monday, May 20 through D Block.  After that, seniors are only required to attend exam blocks through the end of the week.  Seniors are welcome to use the library to study.  The Senior exam week schedule is enclosed in the recent senior mailing.

MCAS Biology exams will be held on June 4 and 5 for all freshmen and sophomores enrolled in Biology this year. These students should report to school and testing classrooms at 7:30a.m.  All other students should report to school between 9:30 – 9:40 a.m. for homeroom. Block order on Tuesday, May 4 will be B,D,E,C and on Wednesday, May 5 A,D,F,G.  A detailed schedule will be issued to students in homeroom the week prior to the MCAS tests.

Final Exams will be held between June 20 – June 25.  Grades close the following week and report cards will be available in the main office during the first week of July. 

Memorial Day Assembly

On Friday May 24th Wakefield Memorial High School will hold its annual Memorial Day Assembly from 9-10:30 am in the Charbonneau Field House.  Veterans from every branch of the U.S. Military will be recognized for their bravery and courage in their service to our nation both at home and abroad.  The ceremony will be led by Wakefield Memorial High School students including the National Anthem by the Chamber Singers and “American Heroes; A Tribute to Our Armed Forces” by the Wind Ensemble.  The ceremony will conclude with a keynote address on the meaning of Memorial Day by William Henry DeRoche, Jr., Naval Aviator and Persian Gulf/Operation Desert Storm veteran and graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School. Guests, town of Wakefield veterans as well as those being honored are invited to enter through the Charbonneau Field House entrance located in the parking lot off Hemlock Rd behind the High School.

Texting & Driving presentation

Sponsored by the Wakefield Police Department and presented by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, our students will witness a presentation on Texting & Driving.  The assembly will take place in the field house on Friday, June 7, from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

WHS Student Recognition

Senior Mark O’Brien awarded a $2500, before a standing ovation, at the Scholarship at the Middlesex County Bar Association’s Law Day Citizenship Award Program.

Senior Samantha Hanley was also honored with a $1000 scholarship at the Malden District Court Law Day Awards Program.

WHS student Jillian Chan entered a AAA Traffic Safety Art Contest. She won first place out of hundreds of applicants.  Congratulations, Jillian!

Students host Relay for Life fundraiser tonight

The Cellbusters Relay For Life Team will be having a talent show fundraiser 'A Night For the Fight' this coming Saturday, May 18th at 7pm in the Wakefield High School Center for Performing Arts.  Tickets are $10 each and will be sold at the door. It promises to be a great night and as part of the show will feature the Wakefield High School Jazz Ensemble, WHS Voices Of Steel, and up-and-coming high school junior Natalie Joly and much more! Feel free to email Patrick Sullivan with any questions at sully1782@gmail.com.

Support the Boys & Girls Club at Sunday’s Bowlathon

Join us and register for the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham’s  9thAnnual Bowl-a-thon at the Wakefield Bowladrome on Sunday, May 19, 2003 from10:00am-1:00pm to benefit both the Stoneham location and the Wakefield satellite location (planned to open this September)!  Step back in time—enjoy a Root Beer Float or Raspberry Lime Rickey, Pizza, Bowling, DJ,Classic Cars & Plenty-O-Prizes.

 We encourage you to collect pledges of at least $25.00 per individual bowler.  The individual who raises the most money for this great cause will win seats located in the States Pavilion to see the Red Sox! There will be lots of prizes, refreshments, music, two-strings of bowling, and lots of fun for all ages! Teams can show their team spirit with fun team names, creative t-shirts,or hats.

To simplify the process ofcollecting pledges, we have established an event page with First Giving where you can register a team or individual to collect pledges and ask friends for support via email, facebook, twitter, etc. If you are registering a team, register the team first and then your teammates can “Join a Team” by registering after the team has been created.  Register here:  http://bit.ly/Reg2Bowl4BGCS 

 If you prefer to register orcollect pledges the good old-fashioned way, you can walk into the Stoneham Clubor the Wakefield Bowladrome to register or you can email your team’s name (if applicable), your name, address, phone, and age to bowl@bgcstoneham.org .  We will provide you with a pledge sheet.

 We look forward to seeing you at the Wakefield Bowladrome on Sunday, May 19, 2013 between 10:00am and1:00pm for this fun event.  For more information about the Bowl-a-thon, please call (781) 438-6770 or visit the event page at this quick-link: http://bit.ly/Bowling4BGCSor the Club website:  www.bgcstoneham.org.


Jazz concerts on the Beebe plaza

 This summer, Beebe Library will present "Plaza Jazz," a series ofoutdoor concerts every Thursday evening 6-8 p.m. on the library's front plaza from June 6 to August 29. For a complete schedule of performers, go to http://www.wakefieldlibrary.org/library-news/plaza-jazz-


 Kim Smith