Monday, March 24, 2014

Join us for STEM Open House

Join us on May 22 for our first STEM Open House. It will be a night of fun, hands-on science, math, and technology activities as well as displays of student work. The Open House will be held in the WJHS cafeteria from 5-7.

Benchmark Testing

The 8th graders will be taking the Benchmark test April 7-10.  7th graders test on April 7-11.  Please try to avoid any unnecessary appointment or absences to utilize optimal testing times for our students.  Please send a snack and refillable water bottle from home with your student for the mid morning.  We want our students to get plenty of rest and breakfast to be prepared for the morning of testing.  This is when we get to show what we've learned and top out this test!   In the afternoon, we will return to classes.  Monday afternoon will be periods 1 and 2.  Tuesday afternoon we will have periods 3 and 4.  Wednesday afternoon will be periods 5 and 6.  Thursday afternoon periods 7 and 8.  Friday's schedule to be announced soon.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Principal for a Day

Student Tim Farmer represented Washington well as Principal for a Day today. He observed classrooms, attended pre-and post- observation conferences and attended the regional principal's meeting. 

Congratulations to WJHS OM!

Congratulations to our WJHS OM Team who placed 4th in regionals and will be representing the Wildcats at State Competition in early April! 

Get ready for the Bentonville Gold Rush 5K and join the WJHS Run Club!!!

Practices will be Monday/Wednesday 3:45 - 4:30. The first practice is March 31. Students can be picked up at side gym door by the REC at 4:30. Health release forms must be turned in to practice. The deadline to get a school team T-shirt is April 4th. The deadline to register for the 5k race is April 28th.

Bentonville Pride Color Guard Informational Meeting

Do you enjoy performing? Dance? Being a part of something bigger than yourself? If so, the Bentonville High School Color Guard is the activity for you! The PRIDE Marching Band and Color Guard will be traveling to St. Louis, MO and Indianapolis, IN to compete in major regionals hosted in professional football stadiums this coming fall. Your audition and acceptance into these ensembles could lead to the opportunity for you to perform for thousands of people over the course of the season!! A background in dance is preferred, but not required. If you are interested please see your school’s band director for information, dates, and times! We look forward to seeing a big crowd at the clinics and auditions!

Meeting will be Tuesday, March 20th in the BHS Main Gym

The WJHS Book Club Meets Again!

Are you a Percy Jackson fan? Then Colossus Rises is for you. Join the WJHS Library Book Club and read Colossus Rises, a fast-moving fantasy about a boy who has six months to live--unless he can save himself AND the world. Books are available now in the library, and we'll meet Thursday, May 8th during seminar. 

Friday, March 7, 2014

BHS Cheer & Dance Informational Meeting for Upcoming 9th Graders

There will be an informational meeting for Cheer and Dance on March 11th at 6:00 pm at BHS West Gym.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Congratulations to our OM Team!

Congratulations to our Odyssey of the Mind Team for placing 2nd at the Regional Competition. They will be continuing on the the State Competition.

Students Place in Regional Art Competition

Competing against all 8th grade students in the NWA region, Whitney McLeland received 1st place and will continue on to the State Competition in Little Rock. Whitney Haak placed 3rd in 8th grade. Please congratulate these talented students!