Parent /Teacher Conferences are scheduled to occur Thursday, March 16, 2023. Students will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. Each school will provide parents the specific times and details regarding the conferences. Students and faculty will observe Spring Break the week of March 20, 2023 to March 24, 2023. WCSD will resume classes on Monday, March 27, 2023 at regular time.
Mrs. Martin’s Life Span and Development class visited UAPB Child Development Center. The class volunteered and observed toddlers and preschoolers. Our very own Khamani Cooper connected with his preschool teacher, Ms. Candi Gibson while visiting the center. He is now a graduating senior. The students could not leave without riding bikes and running around the playground.
We are excited to announce that Mrs. Cobb will be leading a group of Watson Chapel High School students on a WorldStrides program to Iceland. On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, students will explore this majestic land of fire and ice, walk in the footsteps of Vikings, see amazing waterfalls, and walk on glaciers all while experiencing incomparable learning moments. This will be a trip that your child will be talking about for years to come! Visit the link below for important information about our trip and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions! https://worldstrides.com/custom/2024-watson-chapel-hs-iceland-208833/
Congratulations to Mrs. Johnson and the Watson Chapel Choirs for earning a Composite Level ll - Excellent Rating during their Choral Performance Assessment (CPA) on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, AR. They were accompanied on the piano by Mr. Faron Wilson. Mrs. Jessie Clemmons served as the Choir's Chaperone. Each Choir sang two songs. The Junior High Choir sang "In Terra Pax" and "Let There Be Peace" with solos by Jayden Carroll and Matthew Givens, while the High School sang "Pie Jesu" and "Shut De Do", with solos by Shanice Green and Mon'Tavion Haywood. We are super Wildcat Proud of our students! This was the first time that the Watson Chapel Junior High Choir attended CPA, and they performed very well! The Watson Chapel High School Choir received a Level llR Rating on their stage performance. The R means the Adjudicators (judges) Recommended them for the State Level Choral Performance Assessment Competition on April 12th!
Watson Chapel High School FCCLA members volunteered at the Arkansas Food Bank with their Advisor Mrs. Martin. Great job representing WC!
On Friday, February 24, 2023, Watson Chapel High School held its 2nd Nine Weeks Awards Ceremony in the school auditorium. Student accomplishments were highlighted in (3) categories: All A’s, A&B Honor Roll, and Merit List. Mr. Cardell Meadows, Jr. (2001 Honor Graduate of WCHS) was the keynote speaker. Mr. Meadows did an awesome job explaining the essentiality of learning good financial practices to ensure a comfortable future. He compared the same concepts used to maintain good grades now to the same ones needed to maintain good credit and to make good financial choices in the future. Superintendent Tom Wilson and Assistant Superintendent LaDonna Spain were present to show support and to give the students words of wisdom. Special entertainment was rendered by Montavion Haywood, a graduating senior who was also recognized with a Merit list award. Parents came to show their love and support for our top scholars. The students were presented with certificates and snacks. In addition, students who finished the semester with all A’s were presented a monetary gift. The Watson Chapel High School Administration and staff are proud to acknowledge the academic achievements of the following students for the 2nd Nine Weeks:
WCHS celebrated Black History Week last week with events and activities each day. Enjoy some of the photos from the Fashion Show and Table Talk with the Greeks!
The WCHS Boys' Basketball team will be playing in the state tournament in Blytheville, Arkansas. They will play on Wednesday, 3/01 to Saturday, 3/04, if they continue to win. Please wish them luck as they represent Watson Chapel proudly!
Mrs. King helped to host a special ACT Prep zoom session - OnToCollege ACT Review with John Baylor. 25 students who attended this special session to improve their ACT scores on our state test date: Feb 28. Each student got a folder with Mini-Review tests, pencils, paper, and post-it notes to go along with the presentation. They could take notes etc as they completed the practice test. Mr. Baylor gave them tips and tricks to improve their scores in each of the 4 testing areas.
Watson Chapel made the 4A South Region boys basketball championship game for the 3rd year in a row following Friday’s 53-34 win over Camden Fairview! Congratulations!! Championship game will be held tonight at 7:30 pm at Lumberjack Arena in Warren. https://tinyurl.com/2v9ky4yj
Basketball Regional, State, and Finals tickets will be hosted through GoFan, the digital ticketing provider of the AAA. For anyone that will be traveling to the games for the Regional Tournament and/or State Tournament all tickets for admission must be purchased at https://gofan.co/app/school/AAA. For additional information regarding the AAA Ticket procedures, please see all of the information below as well as the prices of tickets for each tournament. Additional Assistance: Should your fans need assistance, please have them reach out to GoFan’s fan support email at Service@gofan.co. Fans will receive their tickets via email. They can also download the GoFan mobile app (Apple users only) and login to access their tickets. This event is a mobile entry event--tickets must be presented on a smartphone for entry. How to Guide for Purchasing Tickets: https://get.gofan.co/digital-ticketing-guide ADMISSION – Regionals – $6.00 for adults and students. State - $7.00 for adults and students. State Finals – General Admission $9.00 each session. No reserved seats will be sold. When ticket holders leave the arena they must purchase a new ticket to re-enter. ADMISSION POLICY AAA PASS – Admission should be charged for ages 5 and up. Admittance is bypass or digital ticket only. The Arkansas Activities Association honors for admission to Regional, State, and State Finals the DIGITAL PHONE PASSES, CURRENT PREPRINTED AAA PASS BEARING THE AAA LOGO, an Honorary WHITE LIFETIME PASS or a current AAA Media Pass for Regional and State Finals. Note: Picture ID will be required for admission at the pass gate.
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Watson Chapel won the Conference 4A-8 boys basketball championship Tuesday with a 73-47 win over Warren at the new Lumberjack Arena. Congratulations!!! https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/feb/16/watson-chapel-boys-lock-up-regular-season/?news-arkansas%20(news-arkansas)
WCHS JROTC held their annual Military Ball on February 10, 2023. Enjoy some pictures of the evening!
We are so thankful for our school counselors here at Watson Chapel! Teaching classes, counseling students, supporting teachers & everything in between - the job can be tough but they always meet the challenge. Thank you so much for your hard work & dedication to our students!
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UPDATE: ALL basketball games for tomorrow have been cancelled.
Kindergarten Pre-Registration for the 2023-2024 school year is being held March 6-10! See attached image for more information.
Congratulations to Khamani Cooper on 1000 points in his high school career!! https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/jan/21/wildcat-nets-1000th-point-in-win/?news-arkansas+%28news-arkansas%29&fbclid=IwAR27c85QWW_YRLg4hGTGu9AU0FNZJufyGUQmeCpcg5zSwpmwzs-T7xF2w5s
Congratulations to the newest members of the WCHS Golden Wave Flag Line!