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Football Helmet & Equipment Order

Parents ... Riddell is offering an opportunity to purchase your own helmets, shoulder pads and other football equipment at a discounted price.  Click HERE for additional details.

Backpacks for Kids in Monroe County

The Salvation Army is again coordinating a program called "Supplying Our Future" Backpacks for Kids in Monroe County. See link below for informational letter and referral form for the upcoming school year.

Letter / Referral Form

Completed forms can be turned into the school district business office or to The Salvation Army at 815 East First Street, Monroe, MI 48161 (fax: 734-241-7181).

If you have any questions, would like to participate in one of the back-to-school events or are in a financial position to assist with this program, The Salvation Army would be happy to hear from you. Feel free to contact them at 734-241-0440.

End-of-Year Exams

Final exams are scheduled as follows (pending no weather delays/closings):

  • Seniors:  May 20-22, 2015
  • Grades 6-11:  June 2-4, 2015

See schedule for specific details.

Whiteford’s Donnelly Picked for MHSAA Student Advisory Council

Jack Donnelly, a sophomore at Whiteford High School in Ottawa Lake, has been chosen for a two-year term on the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Student Advisory Council.  See media release for full details.

Iott Signs With Bethany College

Mitch Iott, who led the Whiteford Bobcats in scoring, rebounds and blocked shots this past season, will play college basketball in 2015-16 at Bethany College in West Virginia.  See media release for full details.

Next Month Last Month May 2015
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          1
May 1
2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 1
2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(at Onsted Booster Invitational)
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 1
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(vs. Madison; Wolf Creek)
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 1
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(vs. Bedford - DH)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 1
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(at Bedford - DH)
2
3 4
May 4
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 4
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(vs. Clinton; Rustic Glen)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 4
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(at Lenawee Christian - DH)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 4
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Whitmore Lake)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
MS Track & Field (away)
District Calendar
May 4
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Madison)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Board of Education Meeting
District Calendar
May 4
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
MS Board/Community Room
5
May 5
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Kids Club
District Calendar
May 5
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Elementary Cafeteria
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 5
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(vs. Summefield)
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 5
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(at Madison w/ Summerfield)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
WRC Meeting
District Calendar
May 5
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Library
6
May 6
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varsity Softball (H)
District Calendar
May 6
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(vs. Clinton - DH)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 6
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(vs. Clinton - DH)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
MS Track & Field (away)
District Calendar
May 6
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Sand Creek)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Athletic Boosters Meeting
District Calendar
May 6
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Library
7
May 7
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Flower Sale Pickup
District Calendar
May 7
6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
4-Bay Garage (near Bus Garage)
3:50 PM to 5:30 PM
Girls on the Run 5K
District Calendar
May 7
3:50 PM to 5:30 PM
District Grounds
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 7
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(vs. Onsted - DH)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Music Boosters Meeting
District Calendar
May 7
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Staff Lounge
8
May 8
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 8
(at Erie-Mason; Monroe County Championship)
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 8
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(vs. Sand Creek; Woodlawn)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 8
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(vs. Britton - Deerfield)
9
May 9
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Varsity Softball (H)
District Calendar
May 9
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(Whiteford Invitational)
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 9
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mark Christensen Invitational
10 11
May 11
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 11
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(vs. Sand Creek)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
MS Track & Field (away)
District Calendar
May 11
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Summerfield)
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 11
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(at Cardinal Stritch)
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varsity Softball (A)
District Calendar
May 11
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(at Cardinal Stritch)
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
4-H Club Meeting
District Calendar
May 11
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Elem Cafeteria
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
District Calendar
May 11
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
MS Board/Community Room
12
May 12
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Kids Club
District Calendar
May 12
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Elementary Cafeteria
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 12
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(vs. Morenci; Demor Hills)
13
May 13
3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
MS Track & Field (away)`
District Calendar
May 13
3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
TCC Meet (at Britton)
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varsity Softball (A)
District Calendar
May 13
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(at Whitmore Lake - DH)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 13
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(at Whitmore Lake - DH)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 13
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Clinton)
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Girl Scouts Meeting
District Calendar
May 13
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Elementary Cafeteria
14
May 14
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
FFA Banquet
District Calendar
May 14
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
HS Cafeteria
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
After Prom Meeting
District Calendar
May 14
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Library
15
May 15
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 15
(Bedford Invitational)
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 15
(at MHSAA Regionals)
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 15
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
(at TCC Championship; Hans-Tecumseh)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 15
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(vs. Morenci)
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Varsity Softball (A)
District Calendar
May 15
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(at Milan - DH)
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 15
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(at Dundee)
16
May 16
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Varsity Softball (H)
District Calendar
May 16
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
(vs. Dundee - DH)
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
JV Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 16
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(Whiteford JV Invitational)
17
May 17
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Senior Sunday
District Calendar
May 17
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
HS Gym / Stage
18
May 18
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Kindergarten Orientation
District Calendar
May 18
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Elem Cafeteria
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varsity Softball (A)
District Calendar
May 18
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(at Onsted - DH)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 18
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(at Onsted - DH)
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
JV Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 18
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(at Madison)
19
May 19
HS Golf (away)
District Calendar
May 19
(at Monroe County Championship)
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Kids Club
District Calendar
May 19
3:10 PM to 4:30 PM
Elementary Cafeteria
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Varsity Softball (H)
District Calendar
May 19
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(vs. Blissfield)
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Varsity Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 19
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
(vs. Blissfield)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Spring Concert
District Calendar
May 19
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Gymnasium
20
May 20
8:15 AM to 10:00 AM
WPA Meeting
District Calendar
May 20
8:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Elem Cafeteria
3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 20
3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(at Britton; TCC Championships)
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varsity Softball (H)
District Calendar
May 20
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(vs. Summerfield - DH)
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (H)
District Calendar
May 20
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
(vs. Summerfield - DH)
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Board of Education Meeting
District Calendar
May 20
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
MS Board/Community Room
21
May 21
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
District Calendar
May 21
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
MS Board/Community Room
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
MS Spring Concert
District Calendar
May 21
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
HS Gymnasium
22
May 22
Elem Spring Carnival
District Calendar
May 22
Elem Building
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Senior Picnic
District Calendar
May 22
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
HS Softball Field
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Varsity Baseball (A)
District Calendar
May 22
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(vs. SMCC at Adrian College - DH)
23
24 25
May 25
NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day
District Calendar
May 25
26 27
May 27
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Math 24 Competition
District Calendar
May 27
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
HS Gym / Cafeteria
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
District Calendar
May 27
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
MS Board/Community Room
28
May 28
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Commencement
District Calendar
May 28
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
HS Gym/Stage
29
May 29
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
MS BattleCats Dance
District Calendar
May 29
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
MS Gymnasium
30
May 30
Varsity Track & Field (A)
District Calendar
May 30
(at MHSAA State Meet)
31            

                                                                                     

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

Questions and further information concerning the Superintendent Search Process is available from Dr. Rodney Green, Search Consultant, Michigan Association of School Boards via EMAIL or at 810-852-1189.

(see Search link under Board of Education tab for additional details)

                                                                                                                                                      

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL

Whiteford Schools is currently accepting bids for the following projects:

The pre-bid/walk-through is scheduled for May 13th at 3:00 PM, with the bids due May 20th at 10:30 AM(bid opening will follow at 10:45 AM).  All meetings will be held in the Middle School Board/Community Room.

                                                                                     

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FFA Club News

On February 4th, the Whiteford FFA participated in Leadership Development Contests at Dundee High School.  Forty (40) members participated in different leadership contests such as Parliamentary Procedure, Job Interview, Demonstration, Ag Issues and Public Speaking; with 12 of the 40 participants moving on to regional competition at Saline on February 18th.  The Ag Issues group of ANTONIO DITERLIZZI, THOMAS EITNIEAR, DAWSON BLANCHARD, JORDAN BOOK AND NOLAN ADAMS took first place with a presentation on Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare.  The Junior High Conduct of Meetings group of MADISON DURDEN, LINDSEY WALKER, CODY WESTFALL, ANTHONY AUSMUS, ERICA FOUTS, CALEB WILLIAMS AND NICK DONNELLY took second place.  Congratulations and good work to all FFA members who participated!

HS Choirs Earn "Excellent" Ratings at State Festival

Congratulations to both of the High School choirs for receiving EXCELLENT ratings at the State Choral Festival at Central Michigan University on Thursday, May 14th. The performances were very inspired and musically rewarding. Way to go singers!

MS Believing and Succeeding Award

The Believing and Succeeding Award is given to a middle school student who has been recognized by the MS/HS Principal as setting a goal and believing in themselves enough that they have succeeded in accomplishing that goal. Recipients for the month of May 2015 were: Marvin Walentowski (6th grade), Nicholas Marchant (7th grade) and Anna Hetzel (8th grade). Congratulations!!

MS Students of the Month-May

Middle School students of the month are chosen by the middle school faculty for a variety of different reasons, including outstanding academic performance, improvement and growth in their school work, having a positive attitude and leadership skills. Students of the month for May 2015 are: Julie Lewis (6th grade), Natalia DiTerlizzi (7th grade) and Kasey Alcorn (8th grade).

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Congratulations to the following students who were recently inducted into the Whiteford Chapter of the National Honor Society: Maria Aguado, Alissa Anthony, Sierra Bennett, Stephen Bieber, Janie Bunge, Kristen Donnelly, Melanie Geiger, Alan Gibson, Cody Kiefer, Courtney Kuebler, Sam Malhoit, Phoenix Mullins, Zach Ott, Alissa Rodriguez, Samantha Scott, Savannah Scott, Kelly Walker, Samantha Westfall, Emily Whittum and Laura Wright.