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Daily Announcements

Our Quote of the Day is by:

Will Smith

“If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”

Announcements

Midyear Class Meetings start today! Classes will be called down during Advisory over the coming week for meetings to discuss the year so far and what you can expect during the second semester. The schedule for meeting is:

Seniors - Done

Juniors - Today Friday the 15th

Sophomores - Next Thursday the 21st

Freshmen - Next Friday the 22nd

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WATERFORDrama will be holding auditions for their spring musical on Wednesday and Thursday, February 20 and 21 after school in the Auditorium. Check out the drama bulletin board to sign up for an audition or to get more information. Auditions are open to all WHS students. Take a chance! Do something different! Watch this video to see what fun you can have!!

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Join us for Medical Careers Club to discuss a new leukemia medicine with a Medical Researcher from the Pfizer Oncology Department. The Club will meet on Wednesday February 20th in room 326 right after school. See Mrs. Castleberry for more information.

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Anyone interested in playing Boys lacrosse there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday Feb 20th at 3pm. Please meet in the field house lobby.

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Spring Sports Registration is now open. Visit the WHS Athletics Web Page to register on FamilyID

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Mid Year Message From Mr. Hauser

Seniors and Parents

Ordering Cap and Gown Online

Follow these instructions:

1. Scroll down to “Graduation Products”

2. Click “Shop by School”

3. Type in school name in box (Waterford High School) Click on Waterford CT

4. Scroll to the blue box and click “graduation products”

5. Scroll down to the blue WHS graduation gown click on it.

6. Fill out boxes, Gender, Height, Weight, Add to Cart and Pay.

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February 15, 2019

The boys and girls basketball teams would like to wish the cheerleaders best of luck this weekend when they compete in the ECC Championships at The X! We hope everybody turns out to support those ladies who always support us!!! Go Lancers.

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February 14, 2019

Shout out this morning to the Fencing Team, which hosted its annual Inigo Montoya Novice Fencing Tournament in the field house. There were 10 schools participating, with a total of 105 novice fencers competing in 4 events. Waterford entered 15 fencers, and 8 of them received medals. They are:

Girls foil - 2nd Taylor Roy, 5th Ali DeMarco , 6th Danielle Nykyforchyn

Boys foil - 4th Cory Sammataro, 7th Rashan Lugaresi

Girls epee - 6th Alizae Gaston, 7th Ashley Metivier

Boys epee - 8th Orrin Pierce

Congratulations Fencers!

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February 13, 2019

A shout out this morning to Ashley Burdsall, who has been selected as the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Cheerleader of the Year. This is a tremendous honor for Ashley, who is not just the first Waterford winner of this award, but the FIRST cheerleader from an ECC school to be selected for it. Congratulations Ashley!!!

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February 11, 2019

We have two shout-outs for you to start the week

First, congratulations to the Lance Wrestling Team, which placed 2nd at this past weekend's ECC wrestling tournament. 11 wrestlers placed at the tournament including defending champion Logan Smith who was also named the tournament's Most Outstanding Wrestler. The Lancer's next competition is this Friday and Saturday at the Class M championships in Guilford CT. Good luck this weekend.

And second, a shutout from athletic director Mr. Landry to everyone involved in the charity Go Gold Basketball Game last Friday, especially the basketball team, Mr. Walker, Lindsay Bednarz and the Waterford softball team for carrying on the 2nd Annual Go Gold for Childhood Cancer tradition started by 2018 Alumnus Marissa Walker. The game, raffles and donations raised money for such an important cause, Camp Rising Sun. and thanks also to the cheer squad of Great Neck elementary School with their Capture Random Acts of Kindness Campaign and the KINDNESS CHEER, and to 5th grader Lucy Walker for the singing of our National anthem.

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February 8, 2019

First, a shout out of thanks to the School Counseling department for all their great work on behalf of students. This is National School Counselors Week, so please take a minute today to thank yours for all they do for you. And a congratulations to the counselors as well for successfully hosting their first Coffee With the Counselors morning for parents yesterday. Based on the positive parent turnout, this is going to become a regular feature at WHS.

Next, a shout out of congratulations to Chloe Wilson, Ryan Dombroski, Jenna Milukas, and Quinlin Haglund, who all auditioned for and have been selected to perform in this year's Connecticut All-State Music Festival. Way To Go!!!

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February 7, 2019

Our shout out today is to EVERYONE - teachers, staff, and students - who was involved in yesterday's Elected Officials Day tours. Over two days of tours, we had 35 elected officials from various town boards tour WHS, Clark Lane, and an elementary school to learn more about education in Waterford, and the feedback we have received from them is that they have been really impressed by all of the good work going on at all of the schools they have visited. THANKS!!

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February 5, 2019

First, two Waterford High School Ocean Bowl teams competed in the Southern New England regional ocean bowl this weekend. Please congratulate the following students:

Our team of Lilliana Johnson, Scott Olmstead, Andrew Zanghetti, Sophia KasemBeg and Abbey Ashbey, finished in 5th place

Our team of Linday Bednarz, Nick Zanghetti, Liam Flaherty and Mikayla Brucoli, finished in 6th place.

Second, congratulations to Safa Danesh, who has been selected as a 2019 Connecticut Affiliate winner of the National Center for Women and Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing. Saga has been recognized for her computing-related aspirations and for her demonstrated outstanding aptitude and interest in information technology and computing. In their notification, the SCWIT had this to say about Safa: "Your solid leadership ability; exceptional academic history; and forward-thinking ability distinguish you as a remarkable young woman." This award will be presented at a reception on Tuesday April 9, 2019 at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford.

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February 4, 2019

Our shout out this morning goes to the boys and girls indoor track teams, which competed at the ECC Division 1 Championships this weekend. Both teams placed fourth overall, with stand-out performances including the following:

Jenny Keth placing first in the long jump, second in the 55 meter dash, and sixth in pole vault

Alicia Sanders placing 5th in the 300 meters

The girls 4x1800 relay team placing third, and 4x400 and Sprint Medley relay teams placing fourth

Ellie Lokken placing third in the high jump

Aidan Pepin placing 4th in the 1,600 meter

Jared Lovell Placing third, Jalen Chappelle tied for fourth, and Michael Vincent sixth in the 55-meter dash

The boys 4x1800 relay team placing second

The boys 4x1800 relay team placing second

The boys 4x400, 4x720 and Sprint Medley relay teams each placing fourth

Kayvon Negahban placing second in high jump and fourth in long jump

WAY TO GO WHS INDOOR TRACK TEAM!!

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Dolores Albrecht, RN BSN - Wed/Thur/Fri

Margaret Goldschneider RN - Mon/Tues

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