February 7, 2019
Hello Westfield families!
Don't miss this week's Westfield Weekly! From state champion wrestlers to national signing day to Explore week and chess tournaments, our students are doing great things! Our varsity girls' basketball team will play for the Region Championship tomorrow night at 7 pm at Pinewood! And, we have information about our upcoming WFO Chili Cook Off and also a winter play about pirates! It's great to be a Westfield Hornet!
National Chili Day is February 28th, and the Westfield Family Organization (WFO) is sponsoring a Chili Cook-Off for all Westfield families! Bring your best pot off chili to see whose is best or just come and be a judge! WFO will provide hot dogs, chips, and drinks. Come out for some great chili and family fun! For more information, contact Jennifer Lewis, WFO President, at 478-235-1780.  
This week, our Middle and Upper School students are discovering and learning about a variety of topics outside of traditional classroom courses and teaching methods through Explore! Led by Westfield faculty, Explore is designed to encourage students to develop new interests and hobbies and help them embrace life-long learning. From CPR and Rue Goldberg projects to golf and card games to chess, grilling, movies, relaxation, and kick ball to Zumba, our Middle and Upper School students are having a great time at Explore Week! #exploreweek #westfieldexplore
Sixth and seventh grade students in Mrs. April Holmes' technology classes are learning to code and create their very own arcade games. #technology
Congratulations to J.B. Carroll and Joshua Rainey for representing Westfield in the GISA Middle School spelling bee!
Congratulations to our Middle School chess teams! Westfield's team of Daniel Gentry, J.B. Carroll, Reid Black, and Luke Caulley finished 2nd overall in the state at the GICAA State Chess Tournament. Three Westfield students were undefeated at the tournament: Daniel Gentry and Nicholas Ballinger (Middle School competition) and Conner Shelton (High School competition). The chess team is coached by Mr. Erin Wood. Great job, Westfield chess teams!
The deadline for 11th grade students to register for the April 9 administration of the SAT School Day is Friday, February 8. Extra registration forms are available on Ms. Jackie Almand's (Director of College Counseling) office door.
Registration is now open for the Perry Rotary Club Speech Contest. Any high school age student may compete by preparing and delivering a 3-4 minute speech on one of two Rotary topics. Deadline to enter is Friday, March 1st at 12 noon. The winner of the Perry contest wins $100, and the winner for the zone area wins a $1000 scholarship. Details available on Ms. Jackie Almand's (Director of College Counseling) office door.
Attention Class of 2019!

Applications and information for the following scholarships are now available outside Ms. Jackie Almand's office:

Mary Elizabeth Paris Scholarship (deadline March 1)
Spillers Orthodontics Scholarship (deadline March 15)
Georgia Strawberry Festival Scholarship (deadline March 15)
Robins Financial Credit Union Scholarship (deadline March 29)
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship (deadline June 14)
Upper and Middle School choral students participated in GISA’s Honor Choir at Oglethorpe University!  #westfieldchorus
Drama Department to Present
13 Signs You Should Stop Being a Pirate
a fun, family-friendly show on February 21 & 22

Westfield's drama department will present  13 Signs You Should Stop Being a Pirate  by A.M. Dittman Thursday and Friday, February 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Arts and Sciences Building. The story follows a young pirate who is having second thoughts about her pirating ways. As she tries to persuade her crew members to a more genteel way of life, problems ensue.

The show stars Shelby Euler as the young pirate Jaime with Charles Cartwright as Captain Bones. Other cast members include Leeanna Allen, Filipe Dantas, Faith Johnston, Jacob Nelson, Eva Catherine Parnell, Mahi Patel, Carly Schwelling, Katie Stuart, and Emily West as the pirate crew.

This is a family-friendly show which promises lots of laughs. All young audience members are encourage to dress in their pirate best!There is no admission charge for the performance.
Congratulations to our
Lower School Students of the Week!

Hayden Traylor - 1st Grade
Knox Shelton - 1st Grade
Faegan Freeman - 2nd Grade
Emma Adams - 2nd Grade
Rhodes Bledsoe - 3rd Grade
Naomi Williams - 3rd Grade
Kenzie Burkhart - 4th Grade
Kate Lane - 5th Grade
Sawyer Vinson - 5th Grade
Varsity Girls' Basketball Advances to
Region Championship Game!

Our Lady Hornets won 42-41 over Frederica this afternoon! Westfield will play for the REGION CHAMPIONSHIP tomorrow night (Friday, February 8th) at 7 pm at Pinewood vs the winner of Bulloch vs Pinewood. Go Lady Hornets!! #regionchampionship #westfieldbasketball
Congratulations to our Hornet wrestlers and coaches! Porter Faulk and Nic Sapp won state championships! Cole Williams is a state runner up! Coe Leavengood placed 4th; Ricky Black placed 5th; and JD Caulley, and Carson Martin each placed 6th! We are Westfield proud! #westfieldproud #westfieldwrestling #STATEwrestling
Congratulations to senior Tyler Malakius on signing a Letter of Intent for preferred walk on to the University of Georgia! Tyler was an offensive and defensive lineman on the Hornet football team. We are proud of you and know that God has special plans for you! You are soon to be a Dawg, but you'll always be a Hornet! #westfieldfootball   #ugafootball   #westfieldpr oud #nationalsigningday
February 14, 15 & 18: Winter Break

February 20: ACT Testing

February 21 & 22: Winter Drama Production, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall

February 23: WFO Chili Cook Off, 1 p.m, Cafeteria

February 25: Foreign Language Club Talent Show, 7 p.m., Recital Hall

March 1: Grandparents' Day, 10 a.m., Gymnatorium
Noon Dismissal for All Students Pre-K - 12

March 16: Junior-Senior Prom

March 18 - 22: Westfield Senior Experience (WSE) Week

March 25 - 29: Spring Break

#It's Great to Be a Westfield Hornet!