Worth County High School News

Red Ribbon Week WCHS Red Ribbon Week 2017
WCHS will celebrate Red Ribbon Week 2017 during the week of October 23rd-27th.  Students may participate in with the following daily themes:
Monday-  Too Smart To Start  (Dress like a nerd)
Tuesday -  Rally in Red (Wear red)
Wednesday -  National Unity Day  (Wear Orange)
Thursday - Your Future Is SUPER  (Dress like a super hero) 
Friday -Team Up Against Drugs  (Wear black and gold GO RAMS!)
WCHS Softball Team 17-18 WCHS Lady Rams Softball Team Make Elite 8 - Headed to Columbus for Third Straight Year

Our Lady Rams will play October 26 at the Columbus Softball Complex starting at 5pm on Field #1. #GoRAMS 

Prom Input WCHS Prom 2018 Input

The Prom Committee is seeking suggestions and input from students on this year’s prom theme.  Use the link below to share your ideas.  The theme will be voted on at a later time. 

GMAS Logo WCSD To Participate in GaDOE Field Test for ELA Test Items for Georgia Milestones

Field Tests dates are October 24th and 25th for the following grade levels:  4th, 6th, and 9th or 10th

 

Yearbook WCHS Yearbooks On Sale Now

Yearbooks are on sale right now during the month of October for $55. Flyers can be found in the Media Center, guidance office, and front office. They may also be ordered online through the Lifetouch website. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Lawhorn in room 152.

A Rams Look Ahead A Rams Look Ahead for October 16-21
Comp Cheer 10-16-17 WCHS Competition Cheerleaders Take Home First Place at Blue Devil Cheer Classic

Congratulations to our Competition Cheerleaders!

Ramdiggity WCHS's Ramdiggity Makes Annual Appearance

Stop by the corner of Isabella St. and Kelly St. to check out WCHS’s Ramdiggity!  This is our submission for the Downtown Sidewalk Fall Crow & Peanut Decorating Contest.  The theme for this year is Peanuts Are Worth-y of a Celebration.  Ramdiggity is ready to cheer on our Rams under the Friday night lights! Ramdiggity and Friday Night Lights + Peanuts = A Worth-y Celebration!  Thanks Mrs. Teresa Robison, Mrs. Katie Hill and Mrs. Denise Ray for your creativity and hard work!

Math League WCHS Georgia Math League Contest

Students are invited to participate in the Georgia Math League Contest on October 17 during club time in Mrs. Souter' s room #125. The make-up day for the first test will be October 24.  You must participate in 5 out of the 6 tests to earn a point towards your academic letter.

Parent Involvement WCHS School-Parent Compact and School Parent and Family Engagement Policy Input Needed

Worth County High School would like to invite all parents/guardians to give their input. For your convenience, if you would like to schedule a meeting from October 16-27 please contact Ms. Tamara Brown. This meeting will help revise the School-Parent Compact and School Parent and Family Engagement Policy. The School-Parent Compact and the School Parent and Family Engagement Policy will outline how the school will implement programs, activities, and procedures for the involvement of parents in the Title I program.  If you have questions regarding this meeting please contact Ms. Tamara Brown, Parent and Family Engagement Coordinator at 229-463-3132 or by email at tambrown@worthschools.net.

Principal's Award WCHS Principal's Awards Breakfast

Mr. Calhoun honored students with the Principal’s Award on Friday, October 13th during an awards breakfast. This ceremony honored students who have achieved excellence in academics, clubs, or athletics during the first nine weeks of school.  We are so proud these students and their accomplishments!

FFA WCSD Students Compete In State Goat and Lamb Show

Worth County FFA and 4-H Livestock Exhibitors traveled to Perry Ga. to compete in The Georgia 4-H and FFA State Market Goat and Lamb Show.

Mandy and Taylor WCHS Work-Based Learning Program Showcased During GaDOE Regional Economic Development Meeting

WCHS Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Ms. Tina Pate, attended the 2017 GaDOE Regional Economic Development Meeting on October 12, 2017. 

Guest Speaker WCHS Food and Nutrition Classes Enjoy Guest Speaker

Mr. Chris Miller, General Manager of Longhorn's Steakhouse in Tifton, was a guest speaker for the Food and Nutrition classes on October 12, 2017.  He spoke to the classes about career readiness in the work force. Thank you Mr. Chris Miller for taking the time to speak to our students!

Homecoming King and Queen WCHS Homecoming King and Queen 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 Homecoming King and Queen, Austin Jackson and Rebecca Hughes! 

October Rampage WCHS The Rampage October 2017

Please click the link below to enjoy the WCHS October Newsletter.

October Rampage WCHS The Rampage October 2017

Please click the link below to enjoy the WCHS October Newsletter.

Girls' Basketball Tryouts WCHS Girls' Basketball Tryouts

Girls’ basketball tryouts will start Monday, October 30th.  In order to tryout you must have a current physical turned into the athletic department (Coach Popham or Athletic Trainer, Kayla Jones) PRIOR to the start date (October 30th).  You will also need to be academically eligible to make the team.  The sign-up sheet will be located on Coach Popham's office door in the WCHS Gym.

Houston EOTW WCHS Spirit Club Employee of the Week

Congratulations to Mr. Jim Houston for winning the Employee of the Week for the week of September 22nd!  This award is sponsored by the WCHS Spirit Club.  Thank you for all you do for the students at WCHS! Go Rams!

National School Lunch Week 2017 Worth County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week 2017

October 9 - 13, 2017 is National School Lunch Week (NSLW).  The #NSLW17 theme is "School Lunch:  Recipes for Success."  

 

Ram Band WCHS Ram Band Participates in the Spirit of the South Invitational

Our Ram Band participated in the Spirit of the South Invitational Saturday receiving scores of Excellent for Band and Color Guard as well as Superiors for Drum Major and Percussion.  Our drumline also received Best in Class! Congratulations to these student athletes!  We are very proud of your hard work!  #GoRams

Welding WCHS Career Closet Construction

We would like to send out a big THANK YOU to our WCHS welding students and their instructor Mr. Cory Miller!  The welding classes have been working hard to construct clothing racks for the WCHS Career Closet.  Thank you all so much!  We really appreciate your hard work!

Word Cloud for Conferences Parent/Teacher Conferences Scheduled for October 24, 2017

All Worth County Schools will release students early on Tuesday, October 24 for parent/teacher conferences.  

Disaster DRill WCHS Work-Based Works at Yearly Community Disaster Drill
WCHS Senior and Work-Based Learning student, Sheroncia Jackson, is employed at the Sylvester-Worth County Health Department.  Today, Sheroncia helped with the Yearly Community Disaster Drill.  Sheroncia works under the guidance of Ms. Gina Connell.  Sheroncia's goal for the future is to work in public health, so today's event was a great learning experience for her.  Great job, Sheronica! We are proud of your hard work! 
 
Pictured is:  Fred Dent (County Commissioner Chairman), Felicia Smith (Sheriff's Office), Gina Connell (Sylvester-Worth County Health Department), and Sheroncia Jackson (WBL Student).
Softball WCHS Lady Rams Varsity Softball Team Named 2017 Region 1-AAA Champions

An update from Coach Hathcock:

The varsity softball team is the 2017 Region 1-AAA Champions. These girls have have won 3 Region Championships in a row! They defeated Dougherty yesterday by a score of 20-0.  The girls played well in all areas.  We have our last home game of the regular season today at 5:30 against Bainbridge.

Our last regular season game is Thursday at Crisp. That game starts at 5:30 as well.  
 
We will host the first round of the playoffs on Wednesday October 11.
McGee WCHS Work-Based Learning Student Employed with All Care South

WCHS Senior and Work-Based Learning student Faith McGee will be working at All Care South as a part time office employee this school year.  Faith is already a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and plans to one day be a nurse.  Congratulations Faith! We are proud of you!

ToTY WCHS 2018 Teacher of the Year Announced

WCHS is proud to announce our 2018 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Tammy Holton!  Mrs. Holton teaches American and British Literature.  This is her 25th year in education.  She created and actively participates in the WCHS Spirit Club.  Mrs. Holton is married to US History teacher and WCMS Head Football Coach, Richard Holton.  She has four children, two of which attend WCHS.  Congratulations Mrs. Holton on this well-deserved honor!  We are very proud of you!

Comp Cheer WCHS Competition Cheerleaders Are 3 for 3

Saturday, September 30, 2017 the Worth County Competition cheerleaders traveled to Lowndes County High School to take on Brantley County in the 2017 Southern Spirit Showdown.

FFA FFA Students Compete at Pelham High School
Morgan Carter and Brittney Denton competed in the area FFA Floral Design Career Development Event (CDE) at Pelham High School on September 28th.  Morgan placed 5th in the Senior Division and Britney placed 11th in the Junior Division. 
 
Belle Pritchard competed in the FFA Quiz CDE. She placed 2nd and will be representing WCHS FFA at the state Quiz competition in December. 
 
These are tough competitions but these students put the work in after school, on weekends and during their fall break. Awesome performance by our FFA RAMS! 
DECA WCHS Student Places in Top 10 at DECA Competition

Congratulations to David James for placing in the Top 10 on the DECA GA only testing for Marketing Math!  David has earned an Academy slot at the DECA National ICDC in April & will be recognized on stage at the DECA State CDC in February. He placed in the top 10 out of 137 students. Way to go, David! #RamPride #WorthDECA

Comp Cheer WCHS Competition Cheerleaders Compete at Colquitt County Cheer Classic

Congratulations to our Competition Cheerleaders!

Homecoming 2017 WCHS Homecoming Week

WCHS will celebrate Homecoming Week 2017 October 2nd-6th! Please click "Read More" for additional information.

 

Softball WCHS Lady Rams Softball

Congratulations to our Lady Rams! They won all three games they had scheduled this week! They defeated Crisp Co. by 8-0  on Tuesday, Colquitt Co. by 8-2 on Wednesday, and Monroe by 13-0 on Thursday.  This makes our girls 17-0 for the season!  Way to go, ladies! We are so proud of each of you! #GoRams

Auburn WCHS Social Studies Teacher Invited to Auburn University
Our American Government & Economics Teacher, Christopher Bartlett, was invited as a guest professor at Auburn University's Montgomery Campus on Thursday, September 21st.  He discussed Imperialism, its lead up to World War I, and the global issues that are still tied to it today. 
Softball WCHS Lady Rams Softball

An update from Coach Hathcock: 

The varsity softball team plays Crisp County today, September 19th at 5:30 at home.  This is a big region game for us and we need a big crowd again today.  The girls are playing very well right now and are continuing to compete for the region title.

Thursday will be our annual pink out game.  We play Monroe.  We will have a silent auction at the game.  All money raised will be donated to the Lights of Love at Phobe Worth. We will also have a special ceremony for all cancer survivors and people still battling cancer.  The ceremony will start around 5 and the game will start around 5:30
CNA WCHS Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Students

WCHS Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) students show off their new, personalized uniforms!  The new instructors in our Healthcare Science department implemented a uniform scrub policy for our students that is aligned to the healthcare field's workforce expectations.   We are proud to welcome Mrs. Kenya Jones and Mrs. Marcia Epps to our team and are excited to see our program's growth and alignment to local workforce needs!  Go Rams!!

Softball Invitational WCHS Lady Rams Win the Lady Dog Invitational

Congratulations to our Lady Rams softball team! They won the Lady Dog Invitational in Morgan County this weekend. The girls went 5-0, and are 14-0 for the season. Great team effort! You all make us proud! #GoRams #RamsAreDoingGreatThings

Comp Cheer WCHS Competition Cheerleaders Compete at Middle Georgia Cheer Classic

Congratulations to our Competition Cheerleaders! Our girls won 1st place at the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic at Houston County High School in Warner Robins, GA! In addition to the team's overall win, our Senior girls won lib off medals! These medals are awarded to the team that can hold up their squad for the the longest period of time. Awesome job! You all are off to a fantastic start! We are proud of you! #GoRams #RamsAreDoingGreatThings

FFA WCHS Students Compete In Local Goat and Lamb Show

The annual Worth County Goat and Lamb Show was held September 9 at the Worth County Ag Pavilion.  Click "Read More" for more information. 

A Rams Look Ahead A Rams Look Ahead for September 16-22, 2017

Click "Read More" for details on upcoming events.

DECA WCHS DECA Club

DECA CLUB sign-up is going on now.  This year the yearly dues are $22 which will include a T-shirt.  See Mrs. Kelly for more information.

 

DECA Members who are going to attend the FALL Rally at the Perry Fair and/or the FALL Leadership Conference in Atlanta this year need to start signing up with Mrs. Kelly. Fall Rally is $35 which includes the rally and an armband. Fall Rally is due by September 20th. The Fall Leadership Conference is $130 which includes their registration, tshirt, and hotel stay for one night. The deadline to register and make a deposit of $70 is September 20th. See Mrs. Kelly to reserve your spot.

Melissa Kelly WCHS Spirit Club Employee of the Week

Congratulations to Mrs. Melissa Kelly for winning the Employee of the Week for the week of September 11th!  This award is sponsored by the WCHS Spirit Club.  Thank you for all you do for the students at WCHS! Go Rams!

Cross country WCHS Cross Country

Congratulations to our Cross Country teams! Click "Read More" for more information.

 

 

Day Story WCHS Student Selected to Serve on 2017-18 State Superintendent Advisory Council
Congratulations to Day Story for being selected to serve on the 2017-18 State Superintendent's Student Advisory Council.
 
Homecoming Court WCHS 2017 Homecoming Court

Congratulations to the 2017 Homecoming Court!

WCHS Student Attends State Superintendent Recognition Ceremony WCHS Student Attends State Superintendent Recognition Ceremony

Jessica Lane, WCHS Junior and winner of the 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year award, attended the State Superintendent's Recognition Ceremony on September 6, 2017 at the GaDOE in Atlanta.  This ceremony honored students and administrators who have achieved excellence in education during the 2016-17 school year.  We are so proud of Jessica and this huge accomplishment!

Pictured with Jessica are (l-r): Georgia’s School Superintendent, Mr. Richard Woods and Mrs. Katie Hill, WCHS Media Specialist

Softball WCHS Lady Rams Update

Lady Rams update from Coach Hathcock: 

The Varsity Lady Rams defeated Monroe 16-0 on Tuesday, September 5th. That pushes our record to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the region.  We have a huge game tonight, September 7th, against Cook County at home.  We need a big crowd to cheer on the girls in this big region game.  Right now we are first in the region and Cook is second.  JV will start at 4 and the varsity will start around 6.  Come out and support our Lady Rams! #GoRams

The Rampage WCHS The Rampage September 2017

Please click the link below to enjoy the WCHS September Newsletter.

The Rampage September 2017

Homecoming WCHS 2017 Homecoming Dance Information

Homecoming tickets will go on sale starting Monday, September 11, 2017.  Tickets will be $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door.  This includes a 5X7 picture per ticket.  Tickets will be sold before school, during both lunches and after school in the Media Center.  WCHS students bringing guests that do not attend WCHS may pick up a Guest Verification Form in the Media Center.  Please view the link below for information regarding dress code.

WCHS Homecoming Dress Code

T. Rob WCHS Spirit Club Employee of the Week

Congratulations to Mrs. Teresa Robison for winning the Employee of the Week for the week of August 28th!  This award is sponsored by the WCHS Spirit Club.  Thank you for all you do for the students at WCHS! Go Rams!

Attendance Month September is Attendance Awareness Month

September is Attendance Awareness Month. Missing just 2 days each month means that a student is missing 10% of the school year. Remember, Absences Add Up!

August Student of the Month WCHS August Student of the Month

Congratulations to William Bell (12th), Aaron Baggett (11th), Alexis Hall (10th), and Michael Stice (9th) for winning the Student of the Month award for the month of August!  This award is sponsored by the WCHS Spirit Club.  Go Rams!

Freshman WCHS 2017 Freshman Homecoming Nominees

Congratulations to the 2017 Freshman Homecoming Nominees! Freshman will VOTE Friday, September 8th for the final 2 girls and 2 boys for the Freshman Class Court.

Attendance Month September is Attendance Awareness Month

September is Attendance Awareness Month. Good attendance helps children do well in school and eventually in the workplace. Good attendance matters for school success, starting as early prekindergarten and throughout elementary school. By middle and high school, poor attendance is a leading indicator of dropout. Developing the habit of attendance prepares students for success on the job and in life.

Janya Green WCHS Student Featured in Fort Valley State FOCUS Magazine

Congratulations to Freshman, Janya Green on being featured in this month's Fort Valley State FOCUS Magazine highlighting Aeroponics.  

10 Grade Homecoming Nominees WCHS 2017 Sophomore Homecoming Nominees

Congratulations to the 2017 Sophomore Homecoming Nominees! Sophomores will VOTE Thursday, September 7th for the final 2 girls and 2 boys for the Sophomore Class Court.

S. Powell Employee of the Week WCHS Spirit Club Employee of the Week

Congratulations to Dr. Saudi Powell winning the Employee of the Week for the week of August 21st!  This award is sponsored by the WCHS Spirit Club.  Thank you for all you do for the students at WCHS! Go Rams!

Junior Court WCHS 2017 Junior Homecoming Nominees

Congratulations to the 2017 Junior Homecoming Nominees! Juniors will VOTE Wednesday, September 6th for the final 2 girls and 2 boys for the Junior Class Court.

12 Grade Homecoming Nominees WCHS 2017 Senior Homecoming Nominees

Congratulations to the 2017 SENIOR Homecoming Nominees! Seniors will VOTE Tuesday, September 5th for the top 8 Homecoming canidates from the list below.

Goat Show WCHS Students Exhibit Goats at the Georgia Young Farmers Association Show

Luke Gwines, Taylor Layfield and Ragan Bozeman exhibited goats August 26th and 27th at the Georgia Young Farmers Association show in Perry.

Senior Ad Form WCHS Senior Ad Forms

Senior Ads are now available for purchase.  Order forms may be printed using the attachment below.  Order forms are also available in the WCHS Media Center.  Contact Mrs. Lisa Lawhorn at llawhorn@worthschools.net for questions. 

 

A Rams Look Ahead A Rams Look Ahead for August 28-September 1, 2017

Thursday, August 31st

  • Cross Country Home Meet at Worth County Middle School Baseball/Softball Conplex.  Middle school runs at 5:00 PM with high school at 5:30 PM.
  • Softball at Crisp County at 6:00 (Region Game)

Friday, September 1st

  • Football at Veterans High School in Kathleen, GA at 7:30 PM
WCHS Tutoring WCHS After School Tutoring

After school tutoring is now available in all academic subjects.

Math Tutoring WCHS Math Tutoring

Math tutoring will be provided for students on Tuesday and Thursdays in Room 148.

GeorgiaLEADS WCHS CTAE Director Melissa Edwards Announced as Locate South GeorgiaLEADS Participant

Congratulations to Mrs. Edwards for being chosen as one of 35 professionals in South Georgia to lead in the development of leadership in our area! See attached letter for more information.

 

 

Davis Employee of the Week WCHS Spirit Club Announces First Employee of the Week

WCHS formed a new organization this school year called the Spirit Club. This club is Co-Sponsored by Mrs. Tammy Holton and Coach Jeanette Fulton. The mission of the WCHS Spirit Club is to unite and organize the student body, faculty, and staff in order to enhance the experience of school events. The students will help create an extremely spirited and positive atmosphere at all the different athletic events of WCHS. By students being actively involved in the support, enhancement, and enjoyment of the games, we will increase both the overall spirit of the school and improve the meaning of RAM Pride. This will be an excellent display, to the community, of the passion, dedication, and determination that the students of WCHS possess.  It will also cultivate a community spirit within our school building. 

In addition, the Spirit Club will sponsor an Employee of the Week and a Student of the Week to showcase the positive things going on at WCHS.  Mrs. Sonya Davis was selected as our first ever Employee of the Week for the 17-18 school year!  Congratulations Mrs. Davis, and thank you for your commitment and dedication to WCHS!

Career Closet WCHS Opens Career Closet

WCHS is in the process of opening a Career Closet for our student body. A Career Closet will enable us to teach these skills and allow our students to dress for success regardless of their financial situation. Click "Read More" for additional information.

 

 

Reader of the YEar WCHS Student Wins 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year Award

Congratulations to Jessica Lane on winning the 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year Award!  Jessica is a junior at WCHS and has been invited to attend the Superintendent’s Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th at the GaDOE in Atlanta.  This ceremony will honor students who have achieved excellence in education. We are so proud of Jessica and this huge accomplishment!

Edwards Sign CTAE Department Presents Sign to Mrs. Melissa Edwards

Mr. Cory Miller along with the CTAE Department presented Mrs. Melissa Edwards a custom metal sign on August 3, 2017.

J. Potts WCHS Math Teacher, Mrs. Potts Wins School Supplies

We would like to congratulate Jessica Potts for winning the teacher drawing for school supplies hosted by Digital Express Sylvester.

WCHS Jaiden Thompson WCHS Ram Pride

Congratulations to Jaiden Thompson! She will be competing at Columbus State University as a Top 40 Cheerleader of the Year!  The competition will held at Columbus State University's Lumpkin Center on Saturday, August 5th. Way to go Jaiden on this awesome accomplishment!

RAMS Color Run 2017 2017 RAMS Color Run

The 4th Annual Ram Color Run is going to be a fun and colorful event!  Make plans to participate on August 12th at Milt Miller Field.  All proceeds will support the 2017 Worth County Rams Football campaign.

WCHS Students Receive AP Scholar Awards WCHS Students Receive AP Scholar Awards

The Advanced Placement (AP) Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through AP courses and exams with the AP Scholar Awards. Worth County High School had 3 students receive recognition in 2017 from the College Board for their outstanding performance on their AP exams. These awards are cumulative and reflect the student’s performance on all AP exams taken.

Mental Health PSA Spot the Signs. Talk About It. Get Help.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities created the following 30-second video promoting mental health awareness and reducing stigma.

"Spot the Signs. Talk About It. Get Help" encourages individuals all over the state to listen to one another, reach out, and encourage help-seeking for anyone struggling with mental or emotional issues.

 

Health Hope Recovery Health.Hope.Recovery - Georgia Recovery Project

Following the storms and tornadoes that wrecked parts of our county, some individuals may be experiencing signs of disaster-related symptoms.

Get Georgia Reading - MyOn Thousands of Books are Available at Your Fingertips this Summer

Get Georgia Reading in partnership with myON has thousands of free books that are accessible on your computer and mobile devices, 24 hours a day from now until August 31st.

GHSA Region 1-AAA WCHS WCHS Athletics Awarded All Three GHSA Region 1-AAA Athletic Awards

Worth County High School Athletics were awarded all three of the GHSA Region 1-AAA athletic awards for the 2016-2017 school year.  This is the first time since the GHSA started presenting the three awards that one school has claimed all three awards.

2017-2018 School Calendar 2017-2018 School Calendar

Please find a copy of the board approved 2017-2018 School Calendar at the following link: 

Infinite Campus Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Infinite Campus is our district-wide student information system.  The Infinite Campus Parent Portal provides parents with a fast and convenient way to check student grades, schedules, attendance, and other information.  

Attendance Calculating A Student Tardy/Absence
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