Week of Nov. 13

Posted by Briana Hurd on 11/13/2022 10:00:00 AM

Happy November!
Weekly Updates Archives


Monday 11/14 *Wear College Gear*

  • Canned Food Drive - ends this Friday! We have almost 500 cans, but hoping for more!
  • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 3:30-4:30 @ River 3rd floor
  • College Visits (Student Union) - FIDM Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (1st lunch)
  • Drama - One-Acts Auditions Today 3:30-5:30pm (must attend both dates)
  • Research Lab - *opens today!!!* Scroll down to read more...
  • Anime Club - Join us every Monday 3:30-4:10 in O302
  • Dungeons & Dragons - Join us every Monday 3:30-4:30 in O107

Tuesday 11/15

  • Report Card - window closes for progress reports
  • CSU/UC App Help for *SENIORS* in the Student Union 3:20-4pm (every Tues/Thurs all of Nov)
  • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 7:20-8:20 and 3:30-4:30 @ River 3rd floor  
  • Drama - One-Acts Auditions Today 3:30-5:30pm (must attend both dates)
  • Sierra College - Select *SENIORS* will be called into the Student Union to complete their Sierra College apps.

Wednesday 11/16 - Advisory/Late-Start Bell Schedule *Wear Crazy or Mix-Match Socks!*

  • West Park Wednesday @ Lunch in Grove & Admin Quad
    • Spirit Day Dress-Up - CrAzY (or mix-match) SoCk DaY!
    • Lunch Activity - Potato Sack Race 
    • Wellness Center Activity - "What Instagram sees" vs "Reality" Mini Art Contest
  • Club FAV Meeting - today @ lunch in the Wellness Center
  • Personal Finance Course Exam *SENIORS* (click on link to sign up)
  • Almost Maine - fall play @ 4pm *FREE*
  • Rock Metal Club - 3:30pm in R202

Thursday 11/17

  • College Visits (Student Union) - Army Nat'l Guard (both lunches)
  • CSU/UC App Help for *SENIORS* in the Student Union 3:20-4pm (every Tues/Thurs this month)
  • Drama - Info Meeting @ 3:30pm in The Grove (auditions for our first Regional Theatre Competition)
  • Almost Maine - fall play @ 7pm

Friday 11/18

  • Canned Food Drive - ends today!
  • Lost 'n Found Table - outside of the Ticket Booth all day!
  • Medical Assistant - meeting for parents and students about training to become a Medical Assistant via Zoom at 3:30pm
  • Almost Maine - fall play @ 7pm
  • Playoff Football Game vs. Capital Christian @ home
  • FAFSA Friday! *SENIORS* Tip... avoid leaving too many blank fields! Enter a '0' or 'not applicable' instead of leaving any fields blank (too many blanks may cause application rejection or miscalculations).

Saturday 11/19


Coming Soon:

  • Thanksgiving Break is all next week! 
  • Last day to submit CSU and UC applications 11/29

Find more dates here: Panther Calendar, Activities Events, Senior Activities, Wellness Center, College & Career Center Calendar, Athletics (only home games played on campus are listed above)





  • Get Involved: Clubs
    • Club FAV (Fight Against Vaping) - Come by this Wednesday at lunch in the Wellness Center for leadership opportunities, show your youth advocacy, design and be involved in school events, and participate in field trips! (Advisor: Ms. Wudel)
    • Anime Club - Stop by Mondays 3:30-4:10 in O302 (Advisor: Ms. Jacobson)
    • Dungeons & Dragons Club - Stop by Mondays 3:30-4:30 in O107 (Advisor: Mr. Febbraro)
    • Rock Metal Club - Stop by Wednesdays 3:30 in R202


  • Track & Field - Our Track & Field team is taking signups for our season which begins in February.  Athletes should sign up ASAP at bit.ly/TrackPanthers in order to stay informed and up to date with information between now and the start of the season. (Coach: Mr. Hanan)


  • Police Explorers - are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Get started now while in high school with the Police Explorers! Check out the monthly Counseling Newsletter pages 5-6.



  • Now Hiring! Student Tech Paid Position - Stop by the Principal's Secretary's desk to pick up an application! More details to be released Monday.


  • Research Lab (Library) Opens Monday! Stop by Monday to check out the Research Lab, located in The Grove. We offer library book circulation, Chromebook repair and loaners, and textbook circulation. The Makerspace will be in full-force after we return from Winter Break!!! Of course, there is a lot of work to do with setting up supplies, etc.; however, there will be some preview opportunities before we say good-bye to 2022. Stay tuned!


  • STEM Shout-Out - A huge shout-out to the WP STEM Club for assisting with the district's first STEM Family Night!


  • Canned Food Drive - WPHS is partnering with the Placer County Food Bank and holding a canned food drive from 10/31-11/18. Second period teachers will be the collectors of canned food items. Student Government will come around to every 2nd period at the beginning of class to collect canned food items. At the end of each week, one class will be declared a winner, and will receive donuts for that week. There will also be a grand prize winner of the entire competition who will receive a pizza party. 


  • Drama
    • One-Acts - Student-directed one-acts is preparing for auditions for the Feb performance. Auditions are 11/14 and 11/15 3:30-5:30pm in the Grove (must attend both dates). Email kdelapp@rjuhsd.us for more details.
    • LENAEA - Information meeting for our first Regional Theatre Competition will be held 11/17 at 3:30-3:45pm in The Grove.
    • Almost Maine - Come out and view our many showings of short skits that embrace love and winter!


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