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105c Applications Accepted

Whiteford Agricultural School District is accepting applications from residents of Lenawee, Washtenaw and Wayne counties through the Out-of-County Schools of Choice Program (105c) for limited availability in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

You may apply by filling out an application obtainable at the Superintendent’s Office located at 6655 Consear Road, Ottawa Lake, Michigan or by downloading the application form.  Applications will be accepted at the Superintendent’s Office from July 16, 2015 – August 14, 2015.

Whiteford Hires Orr As Next Superintendent

Valerie P. Orr has been hired as the next superintendent for the Whiteford Agricultural School District.  She will begin her job July 1.  Click HERE for complete release.

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.

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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!

Math 24 Winners

On Wednesday, May 27th, students from Whiteford Middle School competed in the annual Math 24 Competition. Listed below are the top finishers in each grade level ... congratulations to all participants! Sixth Grade: 4th Place - Scotty Jacobs, 3rd Place - Olyvia Griffin, 2nd Place - Jasah Urrutia, Champion - Ky Ritenour. Seventh Grade: 4th Place - Taylor Yount, 3rd Place - Cassidy Burton, 2nd Place - Adam Lenhart, Champion - Daniel Gapp. Eighth Grade: 4th Place - Nick Donnelly, 3rd Place - Greg Marchant, 2nd Place - Kaissidy Homolka, Champion - Logan Bailey.

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.

Student Prevention Leadership Team

On Friday, May 29th, the Whiteford High School Student Prevention Leadership Team (SPLT) put on an event for 7th and 8th grade students. Students were challenged to address their prior beliefs and feelings towards substance abuse while participating in some ice breakers and challenges with our SPLT members. This 100% student planned and student led activity was an amazing time, with many older students forming strong, positive bonds with our younger ones. We look forward to nurturing these relationships in years to come, to help keep the Whiteford community drug free. A big shout out goes to Whiteford Juniors Maria Aguado and Samantha Westfall who took a large leadership role in putting this event together, as well as to all of our high school facilitators for making a memorable experience.