Event schedules subject to change due to weather.
News & Notes
All Upstate Athletes Selected
Bridges to a Brighter Future
Jose Marin-Boyzo and Na’travis Shumate were named to the 22nd class of Bridges to a Brighter Future. See all the details in the article on Furman's website.
Students Receive Art Awards
The GCS High School District Art Show (sponsored by Furman University) was held on May 10 - 12, courtesy of Artisphere, one of the largest art festivals in the Southeast. As a result, student artwork was seen by thousands of visitors thereby providing high school art programs the rare opportunity to exhibit student work to a diverse and expansive audience.
Juliana Jenkins won the Emerging Artist Award in Design. Brittany Frady won the award for Emerging Artist for Excellence in Sulpture/3D.
Underclassmen Final Exam ScheduleFinal exams for underclassmen will be May 30-June 4. See the schedule for times and information about textbook returns.
Summer Cheer Camp
The WHS Cheerleaders will be hosting their annual youth camp from July 30 - August 2, 2018 from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm for children ages 4-11. Early registration now - June 15 is $25. Registration June 16-July 31 is $30. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . Register online through My School Bucks.
JROTC Scholarship Winner
Rob Rhodes received a JROTC Scholarship from Pete Garrett member of the Simpsonville Rotary and Vietnam Veteran. Congratulations Rob!
Strings Students Recognized
Ms. Susan Wines presented each of our Senior Strings students with award pins at their concert on May 15. Congratulations Seniors!
WHS Career Fair
WHS held its annual Career Fair on March 27. See the gallery for more great photos!
Students Receive Awards
Jolie Eppes and Celeste Pagilalunga received recognition at Presbyterian College on Saturday, May 6 from the Girl Scouts. Jolie Eppes received the Gold Award for her pavilion project at Reedy Fork Baptist.
ACE Scholarship Winners
Wildcats Cameron Pate-Addie and JonTora Hester were 2 of only 6 students to receive $2.500 scholarships at the recent ACE Awards ceremony. (Photo from the Greenville News). Read the full article about the ceremony on the Greenville News website. ACE, an acronym for Advocates for Character and Education, is an annual end-of-school-year celebration that recognizes Greenville County Schools’ “unsung heroes.” The honorees included 35 male and 35 female students representing 21 middle schools and 14 high schools. Six high school students received $2,500 ACE Awards Academic Scholarships: JonTora Hester of Woodmont, who plans to major in psychology at the College of Charleston; Cameron Pate-Addie of Woodmont, who plans to major in history at Lander University.
Seniors Receive Scholarships from GCS Golf Tournament Proceeds
Greenville County Schools has awarded $39,000 in GCS Golf Tournament scholarships to 26 seniors at a luncheon sponsored by Greenville County Schools Foundation. Seventeen recipients were chosen from entries received from District employees’ children. The remaining scholarship winners were selected from students’ applications across the school system. Over the past 22 years, more than $500,000 has been awarded to high school seniors as part of the GCS Scholarship Program.
Judges for this year’s scholarship program were: Danielle Staggers Dyer, Assistant Director, Bridges to a Brighter Future; Mary Capers Bledsoe, Executive Director, SC YMCA Youth in Government and Teen Services; and Chris Haines, Coordinator of School-Based Mental Health Programs, Greenville Mental Health Center.
The 22nd annual Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament was held last fall at Pebble Creek Club.
2018 Scholarship Recipients from Woodmont High School
Madison Miro, Clemson University
Morgan Scott, The Juilliard School
Aaron Wells, Clemson University
Madison Miro not pictured.
Online Summer Class Registration
Starting Monday, April 23, students who know they need to take an online class over the summer can sign up in the school counseling office on their counselor’s clipboard. Signing up on the clipboard does NOT register the student for the class, but lets the counselors know to give students more information. Counselors will be meeting with students to give them more information about how to register.
WHS Check Policy
No checks will be accepted for payments to the school beginning April 9. All payments to the school after Spring Break, beginning April 9, must be made in cash or with a money order. Some items are available to be paid through Woodmont School Store/My School Bucks. The cafeteria will continue to accept checks, money orders, or cash. Please contact the bookkeeper if you have any questions.