It is Black History Month, and today we are honoring:
Barbara Jordan was a lawyer, educator, an African-American politician, and a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. She was the first African-American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and was the first Southern African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives.
WF Club Pictures: Club pictures will be taken on the following days based on the “beginning letter” of the club’s name at the following times in the WF gym:
Clubs A-F: Tuesday, February 11 - 8:40-10:00 A.M.
Clubs G-Z: Thursday, February 13 - 8:40-10:00 A.M.
We will call each club when it is your time for pictures.
Congratulations to Nicole Scipio Florence 1 Schools 2019-20 Teacher of the Year!!!
Prom Committee: Prom Committee meets on Wednesdays at 8:00 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. after school. If you are interested, please stop by to see Ms. Edwards in room 100-A.
WF Math Tutoring: Math tutoring will take place two days a week! Wednesdays and Thursdays until 4:15 P.M. in Mrs. Proctor’s room, 102-A. Please bring specific questions that you need help with! Math Team members will also be available for peer tutoring!
Scholarships: Information is updated weekly! This is your friendly reminder to check your SchooLinks messages using the scholarship tab on the counseling page and accessing the scholarship board. Apply, apply, apply! If you have any scholarship questions, see your
Until 02/14/2020: Attention juniors concerning upcoming State Required Testing:
ACT: The ACT will be administered to junior students on Tuesday, March 10. Information for students who are testing and their room assignments has been placed in first block teachers’ office boxes.
SAT: Junior students who opted to take the SAT rather than the ACT will be tested on Wednesday, March 25. Information concerning the SAT test will be distributed soon.
WIN: Ready to Work: All juniors will take the WIN: Ready to Work test on Monday, March 30.
Until 02/14/2020: St. Andrews University Representative on the WF Campus: A representative from St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC will be on campus on Tuesday, February 18th to speak with any juniors or seniors who may be interested. Please see your counselor to sign up.
Until 02/14/2020: Art Club - Valentine’s Sale: Attention West Florence students! Looking for a unique and special gift for your Valentine? Then stop by the Art Club’s art sale where we will be selling delicate paper flowers, hand-drawn Valentine’s Day cards, and cute buttons at affordable prices. The art sale will be going on this week, Monday through Friday during all four lunches in front of guidance.
Until 02/14/2020: College Fair Day: The 3rd Annual HBCU College Fair Day at Wilson High School will be on February 20, 2020. College representatives will be onsite for admissions interviews and decisions. Please see your counselor to sign up. https://forms.gle/xvZaz1wHFvvddtPQ6
Until 02/14/2020: STEM Students: There will be a pop-in session on Friday, February 14 with Ms. Brisbone during the school day.
Until 02/14/2020: ACT/SAT Workshop: Attention Students: Friday is the last day to pay for the SAT/ACT Workshop on Friday, February 21 during the school day. The cost of the workshop is $50 (cash or check). Checks should be made out to West Florence High School.
Until 02/21/2020: Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Youth Summit - Juniors and Seniors: Pee Dee Electric Cooperative is sponsoring the 2020 Youth Tour for Juniors and the 2019 Cooperative Youth Summit for sophomores. These summer programs are available to all juniors and sophomores to apply. Application information can be picked up from Mrs.Yarborough in the Counseling Office. All applications must be received by February 21, 2020.
Until 02/21/2020: Health Careers, Cosmetology, & Health Science Programs: Applications are now available in the counseling office for next years Health Careers program, Cosmetology program, and the Health Science Work-based (CNA) program. Please see your counselor to pick one up. Applications are due to Mrs. Yarborough no later than March 27.
Until 03/06/2020: Palmetto Girls State Applications: Applications are now available for any junior girl interested in attending Palmetto Girls State this summer. Application packets can be picked up from Mrs. Yarborough in the counseling office. The deadline for applications to be submitted is Friday, March 6.
Until 03/13/2020: Palmetto Boys State Applications: Applications are now available in the Counseling Office. Please see Mrs. Yarborough to pick one up. Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Yarborough by Friday, March 13 by 3:30 P.M.
Until 04/25/2020: WF Supports Relay for Life 2020: Join us on Saturday, April 25 at Freedom Florence starting at 1:00 P.M.