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MCCC Community Forum

MCCC is sponsoring a Community Forum on Saturday, September 16th (2:00 - 4:00 PM) to discuss three important topics affecting Monroe County residents. See flyer for details.

Head Cook Needed

Whiteford's food service provider - The Nutrition Group - is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Head Cook for the Cafeteria. Applicants must have commercial cooking experience. Hours are 6:45 am-1:30 pm. Interesterd applicants should apply online. Please share this with anyone you feel might be interested - thanks!! 

Now Hiring Cafeteria Staff

The Nutrition Group (Whiteford's food service provider) is seeking part-time cafeteria workers for the 2017-2018 school year.  Interested individuals should apply HERE!
 

Class of 2018 - Senior Picture Information

Planning for the 2017-2018 yearbook is underway, featuring...YOU!!  Senior pictures and baby pictures are due to the yearbook staff by Friday, October 27, 2017 (see information sheet for details.  Schedule your appointment early as area photographers fill up fast during the summer months.

WHITEFORD CLASS of 1977 - 40th CLASS REUNION

We want to get in contact with as many of our Class of '77 fellow classmates as we can, so please pass this information on to anyone that graduated from Whiteford in 1977!! We can't wait to see you all there at our 40th Class Reunion!!"

Saturday, August 26, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m.
The Legacy Golf Club
7677 US 223
Ottawa Lake, MI 49267

Please contact Deb (Governo) Loveland at 517-403-6444 or her email at: pegasusmold@d-pcomm.net; Mark Johnson at dmmjohnson8463@aol.com; Virginia (Klump) Rogers at 734-693-3776 or her email at: vrogers00@gmail.com; or Tammy (Perry) VanHove at 419-466-5883 with your contact information and we will send out more reunion information as we finalize the plans!

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL

Whiteford Schools is currently accepting bids for the following:

  • Middle Scohol Gym RenovationBid Ad -- A mandatory walk-through is scheduled for May 8, 2017 (3:00 PM). Sealed bids must be received no later than 3:00 PM on May 25, 2017.

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Baseball Team Wins TCC Champ!

Congratulations to the Whiteford varsity baseball team on winning the Tri-County Conference Championship this year!!

Diesing Wins MS Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Jaedon Diesing on winning the Middle School Spelling Bee ... and good luck in the Monroe County Spelling Bee on May 10th. See listing below for top 10 finishers: 1 - Jaedon Diesing (champion) 2 - Brayden Luse (runner-up) 3 - Jasmine Swain 4 - Allison Spradling 5 - Kyleigh Borowicz T6 - Olivia Murphy T6 - Christian Rodgers T6 - Emily Wright T6 - Jami Creque T6 - Sarah Oberle

FFA Competes at District Leadership Contest

The Whiteford FFA traveled to Manchester HS to compete in district leadership contests on Wednesday February 1st. Of the 43 Whiteford FFA members who competed in contests, 27 earned 1st or 2nd place in their respective contest and will move on to regional FFA leadership contests at Saline on Wednesday, February 15. The following Whiteford members will move on to the regional contests: • Ag Issues team of Madison Durden, Jessica Link, Katie Lipp, Kaitlyn Taylor, and Lindsey Walker earned first place with their Ag Issues presentation on the new Veterinary Feed Directive. • Morgan Olrich earned first place with her junior high public speech on showing bunnies in 4-H. • Madison Lee earned second place with her junior high public speech on Entropion in Dogs. • Jacob Lewis earned first place in the extemporaneous public speaking contest. • Erin Manley earned second place in the job interview contest. • Emma Spradling earned second place in the FFA Creed speaking contest. • Baylee Baldwin, Millie Iott, and Raegan Tansel, and Morgan Anthony earned 2nd place with their demonstration on Making a cake donut: Agritourism and the Cottage Food Law • The Junior High Conduct of Meetings team of Owen Acton, Evan Dyer, Matt Newman, Brayden Wright, Jasah Urrutia, Devon Shaw, and Caleb Walton earned second place performing a mock meeting. • The Greenhand Conduct of Meetings team of Mallory Simmons, Jessica Mercurio, Heather Gobba, Madison Hines, Kyle Haubrich, Isaiah Shelton, Megan Wilson earned 1st place in their contest performing a mock meeting.

FFA Students Perform Well at Regional Competition

Regional FFA Leadership Development Contests took place at Saline HS on Wednesday, February 15. Twenty-seven (27) Whiteford students competed against FFA members from 23 other schools in Michigan FFA’s Region 2. All 1st and 2nd place teams at regional contests will advance to compete for a state championship at the Michigan State FFA Convention on March 8-10, which includes 10 students from Whiteford! See below for results: • 1st place-Demonstration team of Raegan Tansel, Milly Iott, and Baylee Baldwin with their demonstration on Agritourism and the Cottage Food Law: Making the Perfect Cake Donut. • 2nd place—Ag Issues team of Madison Durden, Jessica Link, Katie Lipp, Katlyn Taylor, and Lindsey Walker performed an Ag Issue on The Veterinary Feed Directive. • 2nd place—Erin Manley in the job interview contest. • 2nd place—Emma Spradling in the Creed Speaking Contest. • 3rd place—Jacob Lewis in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest. • 3rd place—Morgan Olrich in the Junior High Public Speaking Contest with her speech on bunnies. • 4th place—Madison Lee in the Junior High Public Speaking Contest with her speech on Entropion in dogs. • 4th place—The Junior High Conduct of Meetings team consisting of Owen Acton, Brayden Wright, Devon Shaw, Caleb Walton, Jasah Urrutia, Evan Dyer, and Matthew Newman. • 4th place—The Greenhand Conduct of Meetings team consisting of Mallory Simmons, Jessica Mercurio, Isaiah Shelton, Kyle Haubrich, Megan Wilson, Madison Hines, and Heather Gobba.

HS Students Help Residents Register to Vote

American History students in Mr. Simmons' class will be out registering voters in Lambertville on Thursday, October 6 from 8:15am to 10:30am. Students will be handing out registration forms for those that would like to register before the deadline (October 11), informing voters of the importance of voting, and encouraging the community to perform a great civic duty on November 8.

Math 24 Competition Results

Congratulations to all of the participants that competed in this year's Math 24 Tournament! It was a great 6th – 12th event. A big thank you to Mrs. Clites, the high school volunteers and parents that made the event possible! Following are the top four winners in each grade level: SIXTH GRADE: 4th Place - Mason McLaughlin, 3rd Place - Jake Giesige, 2nd Place - Eli Dyer, Champion - Luke Rasor; SEVENTH GRADE: 4th Place - Levi Hillard, 3rd Place - Caleb Willis, 2nd Place - Cole Giesige, Champion - Sidney Miller; EIGHTH GRADE: 4th Place - Paige Thomas, 3rd Place - Sarah Oberle, 2nd Place - Ky Ritenour, Champion - Jasah Urrutia.

MS Dodgeball Tournament Winners

Contragulations to the "Blue Blazers" who were winners of the Middle School Dodgeball Tournament on March 2nd: Zoe Bauman, Levi Hillard, Luke Rasor, Noah Bauman (back row) and Caleb Willis, Isaiah Joerin, Andrew Lydick, Cole Giesige (front row).

MS Students of the Month

Middle School students of the month are chosen by the middle school faculty based on a specific character trait for the month, with the month of May 2017 being "citizenship". Recipients for the month are Braden Gorney (6th grade), Ben Szymanski (7th grade) and Christian Rodgers (8th grade). Congratulations!!

MSVMA Solo & Ensemble Festival Results

The District 12 MSVMA Solo and Ensemble Festival was held at EMU on February 4th. Listed below are how Whiteford vocal students scored: • Women's Ensemble - Division I, Excellent, qualifies for State Festival • Men's Ensemble - Division II, Good Soloists: • Nick Garrison - Division II, Good • Chloe Walton - Division II, Good, qualifies for State Festival • Elizabeth Gozdowski - Division I, Excellent, Qualifies for State Festival • Nathan Walker - Division II , Good, qualifies for State Festival • Adam Lenhart - Division I, Excellent, qualifies for State Festival Congrats to these amazing singers !!!!!!!!

Proud moment for Whiteford's Agri-Science Program!!!

Congratulations to our Whiteford Ag Science and Whiteford Ag Explore students for their outstanding performance during the recent FFA Boiler Contest. The middle school “McChicks” team took State Champ honors and the middle school “Poultry Power” team took 3rd place Gold out of 17 middle school teams. 142 teams participated at the high school level with “Thomas and His Chicks” finishing with a 7th place/Gold. Other respective place finishers were Hot Chix,12th/Gold, Big Chicken 21st/Gold, 7 Chicks 30th/Silver, $quad 40th Silver, and NA (Home) 46th/Silver. The primary goal of the Michigan FFA Broiler Project Program is to enhance students’ knowledge in animal husbandry, science, mathematics, English, and other academic subjects. Moreover, in this academic achievement endeavor, students participate in real world experiences by raising the biggest birds possible in the shortest period of time using safe and ethical industry recommendations. Agriscience and natural resources education programs throughout Michigan have found that this innovative and creative educational thrust adds enormous value to FFA chapter program of activities. The Michigan FFA Broiler Project Program has been a hallmark and signature thrust in Michigan because it has assisted students in developing skill sets in problem-solving, working in teams, managing time, and other personal development areas. A special thanks to teachers Nathan Fleshman and Jake Gust for their time and efforts in preparing these students for this, as well as other contest and leadership experiences.

Region C" District Honors Choir

Congratulations to the following Whiteford singers for advancing to Region C District Honors Choir: Taylor Yount, Chloe Walton, Nick Garrison, Dylan Nelson, Adam Lenhart, Jacob Gibbs, and Nathan Walker. They are to be commended for this exciting accomplishment! They will be performing in the district concert on Saturday, Dec. 3rd, at South Lyons HS and will have the opportunity to audition for State Honors Choir that day!

Softball Team Wins TCC Champ!

Congratulations to the Whiteford varsity softball team on winning the Tri-County Conference Championship this year (first time since 1996)!!

Two Students Named to MYAF All-State Choir

Nathan Walker and Dylan Nelson were named to the Michigan Youth Arts Festival All-State Choir. This is a select group of auditioned singers from the District and State Honors Choirs, which start out with 1,500 auditions and culminates to the 125 best scores! They will perform at the MYAF festival in Kalamazoo on May 20th.