WEBSTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
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Maroon 5 Days
On the 5th, 15th, and 25th of every month all students and staff are encouraged to wear maroon clothing in support of the Webster County School System.
WCHS School Improvement Plan
Breean Hicks attended the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) in Washington, D.C. on September 19-23, 2015. She toured the Capitol and met with legislators to discuss the importance of Carl D. Perkins funding and other issues related to Career and Technical Education. Brian is a Kentucky SkillsUSA State Officer under the direction of Larry Johnson, State Director.
Breean at Senator Mitch McConnell's Office
Seniors Visit MCC for College Career Day on 09/16/15
120 WCHS Seniors Visited HCC on 09/23/15
WCHS student, Hanna VanWinkle, provided the entertainment for the Kentucky School Board Association Regional meeting hosted by the Webster County Board of Education on September 1st.
FBLA Members Attend 1st KY FBLA State Conference
WCHS district ID is TKVPRZ
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Link2Learn Parent Information
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WCHS MISSION STATEMENT
We respect all, encourage others, act responsibly, commit to success and we honor honesty.
Congratulations Mr. Bell!!
The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Matt Bell, Athletic Director at Webster County High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.
To earn this distinction, Bell has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate's educational background, experience and professional contributions, as well as a rigorous, comprehensive written examination.
Matt Bell is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.
The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations and more than 10,000 individual members. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth of high school athletic administrators and preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place of these programs in the secondary school curriculum.
Congratulations Mr. Harrell!
Webster County Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Aaron Harrell has been named the next principal of Webster County High School. Mr. Harrell is currently in his eleventh year as an English, Journalism, Digital Photography and AP Language and Composition teacher at Webster County High. He has also served as an Assistant Principal at WCHS this year in addition to teaching two classes of AP Language and Composition. Mr. Harrell served as Journalism Advisor, SBDM Council member, Teacher Leader, Aspiring Administrators Cadre participant and Softball Coach for six seasons. Mr. Harrell served in the US Marine Corps from 1996-2006 where he reached the rank of Staff Sergeant (E6). While in the Marines, he served as M1A1 Tank Commander, Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Commander and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Mr. Harrell completed his Bachelors Degree in English Teaching and his Masters Degree in School Leadership and Administration at the University of Southern Indiana. Mr. Harrell is replacing Mrs. Tara Howard who notified the board last month of her resignation as principal effective June 30th. Superintendent, Dr. Yarbrough stated, “I am excited about the selection of Mr. Aaron Harrell as the WCHS Principal. His experience, leadership style, and professional working relationship with the students and staff makes him an excellent fit to move the school and district forward on behalf of student learning.” Mr. Harrell will officially assume his duties as principal beginning July 1st.
"It is an honor to be selected as the next principal of Webster County High School. It is a responsibility that I take very seriously and I look forward to beginning the upcoming school year and the challenges it will bring. I have learned much in my 11 years at WCHS and am truly excited to begin another chapter in my career with Webster County Schools. During my tenure, I have been fortunate to work with many exceptional students, teachers and administrators who have played a crucial part in my life as an educator. I truly believe in the abilities of the students of Webster County and further believe that we are on the path to to some exciting educational breakthroughs that will provide even more opportunities for learning and growth to our students."
Congratulations to Mr. Hankins and Mrs. Kingery
Congratulations to Jarrod Hankins, WCHS Ag Teacher and FFA Sponsor, and Cindy Kingery, School Nurse for WCMS, WCHS and Dixon Elementary, for being selected Webster County's March 2016 "1WC" Employees of the Month!
Congratulations, Mrs. Corbin!!
Lori Corbin, WCHS Media Specialist, was recognized at the March 28th Webster County Board of Education Meeting for being one of 100 educators across the nation chosen as a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!! The PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program is a year-long, free professional development program designed to foster and reward a community of highly engaged, tech-savvy K-12 educators who are using digital media and technology in classrooms. As a Local Digital Innovator Lori will have exclusive access to all affiliated virtual events and trainings and the potential to partner with PBS in-person at specific education events in our community. We are proud of Lori and appreciate all that she does for the students and staff at WCHS!!
Congratulations to the WCHS Quiz Bowl Team for placing 1st at competition in Bowling Green, Ky. WAY TO GO!!!
Congratulations 6th District Champs!
Congratulations to the Trojan Basketball Team on defeating Henderson County to win the 6th District Championship!! We are proud of you!! Proud to be 1WC!!
Students who are interested in dual credit as a junior or senior may apply for the Mary Jo Young scholarship. Visit:
WCHS Celebrates 2015 Proficient Ranking and Top 5 School for One Year Improvement!!
WCHS FFA Attended the 88th Annual National FFA Convention October 28-31 in Louisville, KY
WCHS HOSA Officers
WCHS Students Attend Educators Rising Conference at Murray State University
WCHS Students are Winners in State Art Contest!!
WCHS students, Erick Escalante(9th) and Gilberto Joaquin (10th), were recognized at the BOE Meeting on September 28th for placing in the top 4 of the KY Migrant Education State Art winners.
L to R: Leland Steely, BOE Member, Erick Escalante and Gilberto Joaquin, Sherrill Tanner, Migrant Coordinator
Kentucky Author Speaks to WCHS USH Students
Eddie Price, Kentucky author and retired social studies teacher, presented "Remember the Raisin!" to WCHS USH students on September 17th. Mr. Price based this presentation on his historical novel, Widder's Landing, which is about life in the Kentucky frontier during the time of the War of 1812. He entertained the students with his period dress, historical powerpoint presentation and interaction with the crowd. Mr. Price asked students to answer questions and led the students in a sing along to the song, Hunters of Kentucky, which was written about the war.
Capstone Learning Center Grand Opening!!
Rachel Heath, Webster County High School Capstone Learning Center Coordinator, welcomed students to the opening of the center on August 31, 2015. The program is designed to provide before and after school tutoring/homework help as well as a variety of after school programs for all 9th-12th graders. Activities and services include: tutoring, ACT prep, fun activities like art, drama, robotics, STLP, aerospace and much more!! Pictured below is Rachel Heath signing students in, Alan Pritchett is assisting students with Science and bottom row is Aaron Young assisting students with Math.
Congratulations to WCHS Senior, Trevis Bell
The WC Board of Education recognized WCHS senior, Trevis Bell, at the August 10th meeting for his recent achievements in golf. Trevis came in 2nd in the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour Championship and was the PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year in the 17-18 age division. Trevis is also a member of the WCHS Boys Golf Team. Way to go Trevis!!!
Webster County Schools and Campuses are Tobacco and Smoke Free
Based on a concern for the health of students and staff that attend and work in the Webster County Schools, the Webster County Board of Education has signed a tobacco-free policy which includes any tobacco product, alternative nicotine product, or vapor product as defined in KRS 438.305. That policy prohibits the use of tobacco products in buildings, on grounds, or on field trips. Tobacco products may not be used in any school building or on any school campus at any time. This includes athletic and all other after school events.
WC "All Day, Every Day" Attendance Initiative
A recent study shows that students who miss more school than their peers consistently score lower on standardized tests, regardless of their age, demographic group or where they live. Improving student attendance is an essential, cost-effective but often overlooked strategy for school improvement, closing achievement gaps and ensuring all our students are on-track to learn and succeed.
Remembering Kaci Wood
WCHS "Happenings" Newsletter
Congratulations to the 2016 FFA Junior Parli Team!
Webster County Trojans Football
Youth Camp: June 6th-9th
8 AM-12 PM
Mr. Sutton Named "1WC" Employee!
Congratulations to Mr. Greg Sutton, Custodial Supervisor, for being named the April 2016 "1WC" Employee.
Council of Councils Meeting April 11th 2016
6th District Champs!
WCHS Junior and Senior Prom, "A Red Carpet Gala", will be held April 23 at Camp Breckenridge in Morganfield. The Grand March will begin at 6:30 at WCHS, and crowning of King and queen will be at 10. Tickets are now on sale for $20.00 each until April 1. After April 1, ticket prices will increase to $25.00 each. All student fees and debts must be paid before being allowed to purchase a Prom ticket.
Congratulations to Marlena Starks, WCHS Family Consumer Science teacher and FCCLA sponsor, for being named "1WC" October 2015 Employee of the Month!!
Congratulations WCHS Ag Students!!!
Congratulations to the WCHS Agriculture students and teachers, Jarrod Hankins and Margo Bruce, for the Ag students being #1 in the state on their performance on the 2015 Algebra II End of Course assessments and #4 in the state on the percentage of Ag Seniors meeting benchmark on College and Career Readiness. The effective incorporation of academic concepts is vital to ensure that Career and Technical Education students are successful after they leave high school. This proves that agricultural education is more than just technical concept, it's the combination of rigorous academic concepts, relevant employability experiences, and impactful leadership opportunities that lead to methodical development of the entire student.
Digital Drivers License
Students Attend Visual Arts Festival
Bart Brown, John David Palmer, Cy Dossett and Chris Coy were inducted into the WCHS Football Hall of Fame on August 28, 2015.
ATC Students Earn Awards at KY Skills USA Competition
Athletic Event Passes
Student Passes: (for students in grades 1-12): $25.00
10 event adult pass: $35.00
15 event adult pass $50.00
All passes are good for regular season home contests only and excludes special events and tournaments.
A few chair back seats are still available $40 each (not including admission)
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