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Care to Learn Fundraiser

On Monday, April 21 from 5-8 PM, Willard Lodge will conduct a Pizza fundraiser at Pizzano’s Pizza for Willard Schools Care to Learn!  Bring your family and friends to enjoy a great meal for a great cause!


EOC Bell Schedule

Click here to access the EOC Schedule for April 21-24 and April 28-May 1. April 21-24: English II, Algebra I, and Biology. Friday, April 25th will have a regular bell schedule. April 28-May 1st: Government, American History, Geometry, Algebra II, and English I.



Willard Scrap-a-Palooza

  • Saturday, May 31st
  • 8AM-8PM
  • High School Auxiliary Gym
  • Cost: $50
  • Includes 3 meals
  • Door prizes
  • Vendor booths

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From the Principal

Willard High School student, Robert Mitchals, will be running for National DECA Office in the upcoming months for the Central Region Vice President. Robert has been enlisting the assistance of several leaders in order to gain knowledge, strategy, and funding to run a strong campaign. If successful, Robert would represent Willard High School, Willard Schools, his community, state, and region which include multiple states and part of Canada, all of next year. He would have opportunity for speaking engagements all across the country and in front of thousands of other students. This is a great honor and opportunity for Robert and Willard to shine. We are excited and proud!

Prom is Saturday, April 5, at the Oasis in Springfield. The prom committee members and teaching staff have done a terrific job of preparing and I am confident for another fun, successful, and safe evening.

April 12th, WHS will be hosting the spring ACT. Every seat has been reserved. The most recent report from the ACT Teacher Action Committee shared that the trend is to prepare better and potentially take the ACT 2 or more times to achieve the best score possible. WHS has several opportunities for ACT tutoring which can be viewed from our website or by contacting the guidance office.

EOC's are coming April 21 - May 2. Students and staff are reviewing and making final preparations for another successful year of assessments.

It is GREAT to be a Tiger!
Curt Graves
Principal

Athletics & Activities News

Congratulations to the baseball Tigers on winning the championship of the Willard Lead-Off Tournament by defeating Rogersville in the championship game 11-1! This runs their record to 5-1 on the young season. They will be in Branson tonight playing Brookland HS at 6:00pm and then Green County Tech at 8:30pm. They will then play at Hollister at 9:00 a.m. vs. Pocahantas HS. Next week they will host Parkview and Miller on Saturday.

Congratulations to the Lady Tiger soccer team on their victory over HIllcrest this week! Their game vs. Joplin last night was cancelled due to weather and there has been no make-up date determined at this point. Tonight the girls will travel to Marshfield with the varsity playing at 5:00pm. There will be no JV game tonight. Next week they will travel to Bolivar on Monday, host Branson on Tuesday, and travel to Poplar Bluff on Friday.

The track team just can't catch a break with the weather as the second varsity meet of the year was cancelled last night in Carthage. It will be made up next Monday.

Good luck to the golf team as they will be playing in the Springfield Invitational at Hickory Hills CC on Monday!

On Saturday, March 29th, Willard High School was the host site for the MCCGA Winter Guard Championships for 60 groups from Illinois, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri. Several thousand spectators and competitors passed through WHS. We are very proud of the Willard Middle School (3rd place), and Willard High School (5th place) Winter Guards for their performances and results. This is the season-ending show for everyone. We also want to thank the Army of volunteers who helped to put on this event for the 8th year in a row.

It's Good To Be A Tiger!

Jeff Staley
Director of Athletics/Activities

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Important

Snow Make-Up Days

Monday, Jan 20: Students full day
Friday, Feb 14: Students half day
Monday, Feb 17: Students full day
Friday, Apr 18: Students full day
Monday, Apr 21: Students full day
Thursday, May 22: Students full day
Friday, May 23: Students full day
Tuesday, May 27: Students full day
Wednesday, May 28: Students half day

The tentative Saturday, March 29, make-up day has been cancelled.


Attention Seniors


Senior Memories DVD

Buy your Senior Memories DVD today! This video will include pictures from seniors and parents, video of senior interviews, and video of graduation. The videos cost $25 each. Please submit your order form to Mrs. Ludlow in room 208 by May 2nd.



Project Grad'14

Seniors, you can register now to attend Project Grad. Your registration form and $10 can be turned in to Julie Hartley in the Activities Office. The form, along with information on Project Grad, can be picked up outside the Activities Office. The deadline to sign up is April 21st.

Attending OTC?

If you are planning to attend OTC in the summer or fall, remember that you need to be scheduling a STAR seminar during the month of April.

Soroptomist Lollar Scholarship

The Soroptomist Lollar Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving young person in the amount of $1500 and is based on financial need and educational goals. See Mrs. Jewell for the application. The deadline is April 30.


Celebrations


Choir Celebrations

Willard HS Chamber Choir brought home 1st Place in the Large High School Division the weekend of April 12th, at the Worlds of Fun Choir Festival! 
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FBLA Success at 
State Leadership Conference
 
FBLA members competed at our State Leadership Conference for the last 3 days. We had a great time, and qualified 5 students to compete this summer at our National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN.
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MSHSAA State Band Festival

We are ever so proud of our band students. The past two days we have been hosting the MSHSAA State Band Festival at Willard High School. All three high school bands earned State Level Honor I Ratings. Yeah Band! Side Note: the Wind Symphony (1st hour) has earned an Honor I Rating for the past 32 consecutive years.




Seniors Qualify for FCCLA Nationals

Congratulations to seniors Katie Larson and Emily McCroskey for qualifying for FCCLA Nationals in San Antonio, TX in July.


Track & Field First Place

On Tuesday, April 1st, Boys JV Track & Field won first at the Marshfield Invitational. Justin Johnson was first in the 2 mile, Zach manes was first in the 800 and the 4x800 with Jared Stover, Caleb Johnson and Holden Bridges. The girls finished 3rd at the meet. Loren Inman was first in the 100 hurdles.


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