How can WSHS students improve their college prospects, develop job skills and build their resumes this summer during pandemic times? Join special Guest Steven Myers, FCPS Service Learning Resource Teacher (and former WSHS counselor!) for an overview of the FCPS Service Learning program, summer internships and other work-based learning opportunities, and an update on general volunteer opportunities for students. Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcuCorD8iGNStnnJn7dbn895btfeLRiHI
Teacher Appreciation Week: Help Needed! The PTSA of WSHS will be showing gratitude and appreciation for ALL the teachers and staff at our awesome high school. We strive to recognize ALL TEACHERS AND STAFF as they have given so much effort to teach and guide our students. What can you do? We need parents and community members to donate individually prepared snacks and beverages. Please sign up to donate. THANK YOU!!! Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0549AAAA23A2FA7-stock Amazon Wish List https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1LWHOWRZ8SLQE?ref_=wl_share
We need at least 3 volunteers to form a nominating committee in preparation for elections later this spring. If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please contact Richard Ewell at email@example.com The nominating committee will be elected at the April 11, 2021 membership meeting. Nominations for the Nominating Committee will be accepted from the floor at that time. Because the nominating committee handles the nomination of people for officer positions, you should not serve on the nominating committee if you intend to run for one of the officer positions. Below is an excerpt from Article 6, Section […]
The WSHS PTSA Bylaws were last approved in 2016 and need to be renewed this year. Therefore VP2 Maggie Ewell formed a bylaws committee comprised of Secretary April Duncan and VP1 Tricia Martin. The committee took the Virginia state PTA (VAPTA) bylaws template for local councils, which was last updated in 2020, and used that to draft new bylaws. In general, the VAPTA requires local units to follow the template and only deviate in a few areas where discretion is allowed. The draft bylaws are available for review at the link below. Maggie has included comment bubbles explaining where those […]
Featured guest: Tisa S. Frederick, MPA, Career Center Specialist (WSHS) Topic: College preparation by grade level: what parents and students should be doing freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year Register in advance for this meeting: Register for the Zoom link at:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kfuqopjssGt2wBvHQDVwZV8Z5oZ0N6sih
Another Lights, Cameras . . . Connections winner! Dr. Wiggington will receive a nominal gift from the PTSA because her 3rd period DE Government class had more than 8 kids turn on their cameras for a class. For more about this WSHS PTSA initiative to help our students feel more connected, see our Lights, Cameras . . . Connections page!