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Thursday, November 1, 2012


Today is Day 48

Announcements are posted daily on the West Forsyth website: http://wsfcs.k12.nc.us/Domain/1441

To receive the daily announcements via email please send your email address to http://bworley@wsfcs.k12.nc.us


1. The PTSA will be selling raffle tickets on 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 and 11/9 during all four lunch periods to

interested students and staff. Tickets will be sold for $1.00 each or $5.00 for 7 tickets. Winners will be

drawn on all four Friday dates at the end of the lunch periods for a $25.00 gift card. The $25.00 prize

items could be a gift card to a restaurant, frozen yogurt place or itunes. The $25.00 prizes will vary

each Friday. We will also be drawing for a Grand Prize $100.00 Hanes Mall gift card on 11/9. All

purchased tickets from all four sale dates will be eligible for the grand prize. All proceeds from the

raffle will go to the WFHS PTSA Titan Leadership Direct Donation campaign. Join this important

fundraiser and buy your raffle tickets!

  1. Students and Staff: Calling all blood donors! The Girls' Service Club is sponsoring a blood drive on

Friday, November 30 (A-DAY) in the old gym. Sixteen-year-old donors must complete a parental

permission form; all donors must present photo ID on the day of the blood drive. To sign up, please see

a GSC member before Thanksgiving Break.

  1. Jostens will be on campus Friday, November 2nd from 11:30-2:30 in the Old Gym Lobby. Several

deposit options are available and all rings can be designed online www.jostens.com .

Please call 1-800-Jostens with any questions.

  1. NO-SHAVE NOVEMBER is here! November is Men’s Health Month and No Shave November is a school wide competition raising money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Register to compete and win awards based on your facial hair. There is a $5.00 donation to compete. There will be winners

for all types and forms of beards and mustaches. Please sign up in the Old Gym Lobby during lunches

and after school from October 26 to November 1!

  1. Early Voting is available at the Clemmons Library and the Lewisville Library this week.  A person may

vote OR register and vote at the same time.  Hours:  Oct 29-31:  10:00 am - 7:00 pm.  Nov 1-3 (yes, that

includes Saturday):  10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Make your voice count, VOTE!!!!

7.  Baby and buddy ads are due to room 1019 by this Friday, November 2.

8. Students & Staff, support the West Forsyth PTSA by purchasing a coupon to the Belk Charity Sale! The

coupons are $5.00 and they are good for $5.00 off your first purchase.  All proceeds go to the PTSA. The

event will be held this Saturday, November 3rd from 6-10am at the Belk in Winston-Salem. You can

purchase the coupons from Mrs. Veach in the office.

  1. LOST and FOUND items will be in the 600 building hallway, please go by and see if anything belongs to you. The items will be removed Friday afternoon.


  1. Students from all grades are invited to join Forsyth Medical Center in forming a West Forsyth Titans Health Advisory Board. No one knows the health concerns that face your student body better that a fellow peer. Please come by the Guidance office for the application and return it by November 2nd.

2. Appalachian’s Multicultural Prospective Student Day is a free  one day event held on Friday,

November 09, 2012. Multicultural Prospective Student Day gives fifty(50) select students a first-hand

view of Appalachian. Participants will experience our beautiful location and learn about our strong

academic programs, merit-based scholarships, engage with faculty, meet current students, and apply for

admission. The online application for Multicultural Prospective Student Day 2012 is available at

www.admissions.appstate.edu/mpsw . The deadline for students to submit their online application and

supplemental documents is Friday, November 2, 2012.

  1. West Forsyth will be participating in College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)'s College

Application Week on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. Guidance counselors, admissions

representatives from Salem College and a representative from CFNC will be assisting senior students in

submitting an application online to a North Carolina college or university throughout the day in the

library. Seniors may come to guidance from October 22th - November 2nd to register to participate in

this event. Students may also sign up in their English Class.

  1. *The Oscar Merritt Essay Contest is now available to all interested students.  The winner from West

Forsyth wins an almost all expense paid trip to New York City and Washington, DC, March 9-12, 2013. 

Trip includes travel in chartered bus, Broadway Show, touring in NYC, United Nations and more. State

winners may win scholarship monies.  See Ms. Martin in room 708 for the essay topic and details.

Deadline for the essay is Dec. 1, 2012. 

  1. The Equality Club will meet with Mr. Taylor in Chorus Room on Friday, November 2nd at 3:45pm.  All

students who are interested are welcome to attend.

  1. National Honor Society: mandatory meeting for all members on Thursday, November 8, at 3:45 in Library. Induction ceremony information will be discussed; you will also be signing up for your Salvation Army bell ringing time slot. If you have not paid your $5 dues to Ms. Ebert or Ms. Ellington, please do so


  1. Spanish Club:  Our end of quarter celebration has been moved from Friday to Thursday. 

  2. Senior’s Men’s Club-all members must turn in 2 forms and $10 minimum donation no later than

Thursday morning, November 1.

  1. Girls' Service Club: T-shirt money is due FRIDAY. Come by 1023 before or after school to place your


  1. The Fellowship of Christian Students is sponsoring “Operation Christmas Child”. If you would like to

pack a shoe box for a child for Christmas or if you have questions, see Mr. Cannon in room 407. Collection week is November 12th – 19th.

  1. *Junior Class Council - any junior who is interested in helping serve on JCC for prom can pick up an

application at Mrs. Harvey's room, 206.  All sophomore staff from last year's prom need to reapply. 

Deadline for applications is 11/20.

  1. *The FOR Club's  Marketing and Promotion Department will meet Wednesday, November 7, at 8:15am in the Library.

9. *Senior Class Council:

-All members need to come to the library to vote for t-shirt colors by Friday, November 9th.

-There will be an SCC Meeting on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:45 in the library. We will discuss our

activities for the year.


  1. Any girl interested in playing soccer in the Spring that missed the meeting on Friday needs to come by

and see Coach Bilton in room 706 ASAP.

2. Girls JV basketball tryouts will be held on November 7th & 8th in the old gym from 4-6pm.

3. JV Girls Basketball tryouts will be November 7th and 8th in the old gym from 3:45-5:30 pm. You must

have an up to date physical and insurance in order to try out. Please see Coach Bullard in Room 108 if

you have any questions.

  1. *West Forsyth Football will play Charlotte Butler Friday night 11/2 at Butler, game time is 7:30 and

admission is $6.00. Come out and support the Titans as they take on the Bulldogs in the first round of

the state playoffs.

  1. *ATTENTION SOFTBALL PLAYERS: If you sold two boxes of candy, you may come by room 2202 and pick

up your t-shirt.


Civics and US History classes were involved in a mock election.  Here are the results:

1. Do you support or oppose the ruling in Citizens United v Federal Election Commission that deals with campaign financing?

132 support and 272 oppose


2.  Do you agree or disagree that the construction of the Keystone pipeline should go forward?

231 agree and 178 disagree


3.  What is the best say for the US to prevent the development of nuclear weapons in Iran and North Korea?

74 want economic sanctions, 103 support UN diplomacy, 115 support US led military action, 107 want positive incentives (for example, US food in return for shutting down the N Korean weapons development).


4.  What is the best way to reduce the federal budget deficit?

61 want to raise taxes on Americans with incomes over $250,000; 192 want to reduce taxes to spur economic growth while strategically cutting federal spending; 121 want to combine tax increase with federal spending cuts.


5.  Would you support a Federal Marriage Amendment to the Constitution defining marriage as between one man and one woman?

210 voted "yes"; 193 voted "no"


6.  Do you think it is the responsibility of the US government to make sure all Americans have health care coverage, or is that not the responsibility of the federal government?

186 said "yes, it is the US gov't responsibility" and 211 said "no, it is not"


7.  Presidential ballot

7 voted for Virgil Goode (Constitution Party); 15 voted for Gary Johnson (Libertarian Party); 196 voted for Barack Obama; 176 voted for Mitt Romney; 13 voted for Jill Stein (Green Party)

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