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  • Counseling

    News

  • Ready For Life After WKHS? • SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department May be able to assist

    you! If you answer “yes” to the following questions you may be

    eligible for services:

    • Are you 16 years old or older?, Do you have a disability that may

    hinder you from being successful on a job? (Disability: physical or

    mental disability, learning disability, Diabetes, Asthma, etc…)

    Would you like assistance with transitioning from school to work

    or school to college?

    • If you answered yes to all of the above questions and you would

    like to learn more about the services at SCVRD, please ask your

    Guidance Department, or the School Nurse for more information.

    The Transition Counselor from SCVRD that is assigned to White

    Knoll is Felicia McGhee. She is here every Monday in the

    Learning Commons.

  • Teen Talk

    •Teen Talk takes place during all

    three lunches every Friday. Be sure

    to register in guidance if you’d like to

    attend.

  • Volunteers Needed

    •Palmetto Thrift Store needs

    volunteers to clean, sort clothes,

    organize products on shelves, etc…

    •Monday-Saturday 10:00-7:00,

    Sunday 1:30-6:00

    •Call 750-6858 speak to Debbie or

    Heather

    • 50% profits go to Children’s Chance

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    •Rochester Institute of Technology

    has launched a new website

    dedicated to Health Care Careers

    for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

    Community. If you are interested

    in this resource please visit

    www.rit.edu/NTID/Healthcare

  • Volunteers Needed •Each Saturday in October volunteers

    will be at the BI-LO store on 378 from

    10-4 to collect food for Harvest Hope.

    Volunteers are needed for two, three

    hour intervals, 10-1 and 1-3. If you

    need hours, see Mrs. Howard in the

    counseling department for more

    information.

  • Attention ALL Sophomores

    • 2014 Career Showcase October 31

    at LTC. Students miss Prime Time

    and second block. Juniors who did not

    attend last year and would like to go

    need to see Mrs. Howard in the

    Counseling Office for information.

    Permission forms due: Oct. 17

  • Young Arts Foundation • National YoungArts Foundation is encouraging

    students to apply if you are the following:

    • Interested in Actors, Dancers, Filmmakers,

    Musicians, Photographers, Singers, Visual

    Artists, Designers, Writers

    • Aged 15-18 or in Grades 10-12

    • Visit www.youngarts.org for details on the

    application and information about the

    organization

    • Apply through October 17, 2014

  • Nancy Thorp Poetry

    Contest • Contest open to sophomore and junior girls

    • Entries must be submitted online at

    www.hollins.edu/poetrycontest

    • Each entrant must have a faculty sponsor

    from her high school

    • For more information visit

    www.hollins.edu/academics/english/ click on

    Nancy Thrope Poetry Contest

    • Deadline for entries October 30, 2014

  • Lexington Medical Center 2nd Semester Senior Internships

    Part 1 of the Lexington Medical Center intern application for 2nd semester is due November 3, 2014. Applications are available from Mrs. Howard in the Counseling Office.

  • Michelin Scholars Test •Michelin Scholars Test for Juniors

    and Seniors

    •November 14, 2014 8:30 -11:05

    •LTC Multipurpose room

    •The test will also be given on March

    3, 2015

    •See Mrs. Howard in the Counseling

    Office to register.

  • Study in Germany? • Interested in studying abroad in

    Germany? CIEE (Council on

    International Educational Exchange)

    is offering full scholarships to those

    who qualify for their program. Visit

    www.usagermanyscholarship.org for

    more information. Deadline:

    December 5, 2014.

  • Volunteer Opportunity Until Every

    One Comes

    Home!

    • The USO South Carolina is located in

    the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

    For additional information please call

    Katie Kennedy, Programs Manager,

    at 803-822-7955

  • Senior News

  • Order Jostens by Dec. 1 • Order from Jostens by Dec. 1-- All prices

    double to triple after that date. EVERYONE

    who wants to participate in graduation MUST

    BUY A DIPLOMA COVER. We cannot

    accommodate anyone who does not buy a

    diploma cover. Right now the cost is $16.

    After Dec. 1 it will be over $30. If you are

    NOT walking, or need to borrow a cap and

    gown, see Ms. Hnat ASAP. We have no

    more tassels.

  • FAA Aviation Technician?

    •Are you interested in becoming a

    FAA Aviation Maintenance

    Technician? Imagine American

    Foundation might be the school for

    you. Scholarships are available for

    students. Apply online at

    www.imagine-america.org.

  • Oral Roberts University •Oral Roberts University is looking

    for applicants for their Quest

    Whole Person Scholarship. If you

    are interested in attending Oral

    Roberts University or would like

    more information email

    [email protected] or

    visit http://www.oru.edu/

  • MTC Manufacturing

    • Midlands Tech with SC Manufacturing

    Certification program offers nationally

    recognized training focusing on the core

    skills and knowledge needed to prepare

    students for careers in advanced

    manufacturing. Visit

    http://midlandstech.edu/cce/scmc/ or call

    803-732-0432 for more information!

    SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

  • Spartanburg Methodist

    College

    •High School Senior graduating in 2015

    •Must graduate with a 3.0 GPA

    • If you meet these requirements and

    are interested in SMC please let your

    counselor know. Full tuition

    scholarships available!

  • Francis Marion • hosting their 12th Annual South Carolina

    Engineering & Physics Scholars Institute.

    It will be held November 20-22, 2014.

    Prior completion of a high school physics

    course is desirable, but is not a

    prerequisite for applying. Applications are

    available at

    http://swampfox.fmarion.edu/scpsi/apply-

    now, deadline to apply it October 17,

    2014.

  • National YoungArts

    Foundation • Accepting applications for scholarship

    opportunities for Actors, Dancers,

    Filmmakers, Musicians, Photographers,

    Singers, Visual Artists, Writers, and

    Design Arts.

    • Open to students ages 15-18 or Grades

    10-12, apply through October 17, 2014

    at www.youngarts.org/apply

  • College of Charleston •College of Charleston will host their

    AALANA Preview Day (African

    American, Latino, Asian, and Native

    American) on Saturday October 18,

    2014. To register for the event or to

    find out more information visit

    http://admissions.cofc.edu/explorethe

    college/events/aalanapreviewday.ph

    p.

  • Erskine College •Campus Visit Opportunities

    2014-2015: October 18- Fall

    Open House, November 14-

    Fleet Friday, January 19- MLK

    Day, March 27- Spring Open

    House, April 19-20- Experience

    Erskine (overnight for juniors &

    seniors)

  • NC State

    •NC State will host an Open

    House on Saturday, October

    18 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For

    more information please visit

    www.ncsu.edu/openhouse.

  • College Application Day

    •The counseling department is

    hosting a College Application

    Day for seniors on October

    23 in the Learning Commons!

    Go get help with your college

    applications!

  • Anderson University • Preview Visit Event will be held on Friday,

    October 24th and January 19th (MLK

    Day). Tour the campus with a

    Presidential Ambassador Student Tour

    Guide, meet your college Dean, spend

    time with financial aid experts and learn

    how to get plugged into campus life. Visit

    http://www.andersonuniversity.edu/form.a

    spx?ekfrm=4349 to more or register for

    the event.

  • Citadel Open House • Discover The Citadel Friday, October

    31st. This will be a great opportunity for

    those students who are interested in

    learning the admissions process,

    financial aid, academics, athletic, ROTC,

    and other aspects of The Citadel

    Experience. Register online at

    www.citadel.edu/discover by October

    24th.

  • Columbia International •University R.C. McQuilkin

    Scholarship Weekend will be held

    November 13-15. It will be held for

    High School Seniors graduating

    2015 at Columbia International

    University. Registration Deadline:

    October 31, 2014. Visit

    www.rcmweekend.com.

  • Columbia College •Columbia College offers many

    different scholarships. Please

    let your counselor know by

    October 31, 2014 if you are

    considering or plan on attending

    Columbia College so they can

    discuss scholarship

    opportunities!

  • Armstrong State

    •Armstrong State University

    will host their Pirate Preview

    Open House November 1st.

    Sign up today at 800-633-

    2349 or visit

    www.openhouse.armstrong.e

    du.

  • North Greenville

    University

    •North Greenville University

    Encounter Dates will be

    November 1, and March 21. Go

    online to plan your trip

    www.ngu.edu/pan-your-visit.php

  • Tech-Savy Girls • Calling all Tech-Savy Girls, Coders,

    Gamers and Web Divas! NCWIT

    Award for Aspiration in Computing is

    looking to recognize talented high

    school young women for their

    computing related achievements and

    interested. Visit www.aspirations.org

    to apply, must be submitted by

    November 2, 2014.

  • Johnson C. Smith University

    •Fall Open House will be held

    on November 8, their

    Transfer Tuesday will be held

    November 18, and Spring

    Open House will be March

    21. To RSVP please visit

    http://tinyurl.com/o16h2tn

  • Erskine Presidential

    Scholarship • Outstanding academic performance in high

    school

    • Christian commitment, Intellectual curiosity,

    School, church, and community involvement

    • Demonstrate leadership and service

    • Desire and potential to excel at Erskine

    • Deadline: November 15, 2014

  • SC State Open House

    •SC State will host their Open

    House on November 15 from

    9am-2pm. Register online at:

    www.scsu.edu/forms/openho

    use

  • Winthrop University

    •Winthrop University offers

    weekday and Saturday Visits

    on November 15, and

    January 17. To schedule a

    visit call 800-946-8476 or

    online at

    www.Winthrop.edu/visit

  • Lander University

    •Lander University will host their

    Open House events on

    November 15, February 21,

    March 21. Register online for a

    campus visit at

    www.lander.edu/admissions/visit.

  • Coker College

    • Coker College will be hosting their

    Open House on the following dates:

    November 22, January 19, and April

    18. Please sign up for a personal visit

    at www.coker.edu/campus-visit. Coker

    has made their application FREE to all

    those interested when applying online

    at www.coker.edu.

  • McNair Scholars Program at

    Francis Marion University • 1100 or higher score (critical reading and math

    combined) on the SAT or a composite score of

    24 or higher on the ACT, GPA of 3.0 or higher,

    SC Resident, interest in a career in public

    service, commit to study abroad and service

    learning opportunities while enrolled at FMU.

    • Applications available on-line at

    http://www.fmarion.edu/fmuadmissions/scholar

    ship

    • Deadline: November 24, 2014

  • Washington University •Washington University in St. Louis

    will offer their Summer Institute

    which offers variety of experiences

    which prepares you for college

    success. Application period starts

    October 1st at

    http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu

    /. Deadline to register is December

    1st.

  • SCAEOP Marian Garrett

    Student Scholarship • “C” average or better in high school and a

    “B” average in high school business

    course, US citizen and SC resident

    • Application, Essay on “Why I am

    Choosing a Career in Business”, three

    letters of recommendation, transcript

    required

    • Postmarked by December 1, 2014

  • SC Teaching Fellows

    •Yearly scholarship worth up to

    $6,000 to become South

    Carolina educator

    •Applications available online at

    www.cerra.org

    •Deadline: December 1, 2014

  • University of Virginia

    Jefferson Scholarship

    • Interested in attending University of

    Virginia?

    • Do you exemplify excellence in the

    Jeffersonian ideals of leadership,

    scholarship, and citizenship?

    • Please see the Counseling department

    if you fit these qualifications!

    • Deadline: December 1, 2014

  • George W. Jenkins

    Scholarship • Interested in the University of Miami?

    • Complete application and essay

    • Minimum GPA of 3.75 on 4.0 scale

    • Participation in school or community

    activities, strong ethic, history of

    overcoming significant adversity

    • See your counselor if interested

    • Deadline: December 1, 2014

  • Elks National Foundation Most

    Valuable Student Scholarship

    • Near the top of the class, active in

    school and community, recognized as a

    leader by peers, U. S. Citizen, Based on

    Scholarship, Leadership, Financial need

    • Visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

    to download an application

    • Deadline: December 5, 2014

  • NFIB Young Entrepreneur

    Foundation Scholarships • Graduating High School Senior who will

    enter an accredited two or four year

    university fall of 2014

    • • Must have an officially established

    business

    • • Apply online at http://www.nfib.com/YEA

    • • Deadline: December 18, 2014

  • Charleston Southern • is waving their online application

    through December 31, 2014. Visit

    their campus by choosing one of

    three ways First Look, Private

    Tours, or Saturday Visits. Students

    can go to

    www.CharlestonSouthern.edu to

    see Visit Dates or click Apply Online

    for application.

  • Vietnam Veterans of

    America Chapter 303 • Senior with strong leadership skills, GPA of

    3.5 or higher, Resident of Richland,

    Lexington, or Kershaw county, Pursue a

    career in military, medical, or public service

    after high school, strong moral ethics,

    Recommendation from school

    official/teacher, Application information

    located in the Counseling Department

    • Deadline: January 15, 2015

  • Elks National Foundation

    •Children or grandchildren of dues-

    paying Elks, Judged on knowledge,

    charity, community service, integrity,

    Demonstrate financial need,

    •Applications available at

    www.elks.org/enf/scholars

    •Deadline: January 30, 2015

  • Zonta International

    Scholarship; Young Women In

    Public Affairs

    • Female student between ages 16-19

    • Available to young women that are

    committed to the volunteer sector,

    leadership & advancement of the status

    of women

    • Applications available at www.zonta.org

    • Deadline: February 1, 2015

  • Midlands Tech • Midlands Technical College will be

    hosting Senior Days on the following

    dates: February 13, March 6, April 10

    located at Airport campus. Application

    fee is waived for Senior Day

    participation. For more information

    contact MTC admissions Office at 803-

    822-6714 or

    [email protected]

  • 2015 Prom

    May 2

    8:00 p.m.

  • Graduation

    Friday, June 5

    12:00 p.m.

    Colonial Life Arena

  • General

    Announcements

  • IDs should be Worn

    • IDs are district and school policy

    and should be worn at ALL times.

    If you go to the discipline office

    without your ID on, you will receive

    detention. Don’t have it in your

    pocket or missing. WEAR YOUR

    ID during the school day!

  • Word of the Day • Posthaste—with all possible speed

    • In 16th century “haste, post, haste”

    told a “post-courier” a letter was

    urgent. Shakespeare used it in

    Richard II, Othello, and others. The

    phrase still has a literary flair thanks

    to the Bard.

  • Makeup Pictures

    •Makeup pictures for underclassmen

    are scheduled for Tuesday, October

    28th throughout the school day. Any

    student who did not have his/her

    picture taken on September 18th

    must have a picture taken Tuesday

    in order to be in the yearbook.

  • 2014 Teacher of the Year

    David

    Pelley

  • Staff Member of the Year

    Dana

    Crumpton

  • Lunch Snacks • $.25 Cookies

    • $.50 Birthday Cake Dessert Cup, Lemon Sherbet

    Cup, Orange Sherbet Cup, PolarBlast Fruit

    Punch Bar, Vanilla Mini Sandwich,

    • $.75 Hot Pretzels, Cheez It Snack Mixes,

    Raspberry Yogurt Cup, Vanilla Yogurt Cup,

    • $1.00 Birthday Cake Yogurt Twister, Banana

    Cream Yogurt Twister, Cotton Candy Yogurt

    Twister, Sour Apple Twister Cup, Blue Raspberry

    Twister Cup, Cookies n Cream Cone, Crazy

    Cone, Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich

  • Faculty and Staff

    Member of the Month

    •Shannon Wessinger,

    Certified Staff Member

    •Michael Robinson, Classified

    Staff Member

  • Loaner Clothes

    •Remember if the Discipline

    Office has loaned you

    clothes, t-shirts or shorts, to

    turn them back in or your

    account will be charged for

    the items.

  • Culinary Arts II Participated in the King Arthur Most

    Delicious Frosted Cupcake

    Competition

    Congratulations to Destiny Honeycutt,

    3rd place for her Pumpkin Cupcakes

    with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

    and Cyndal Price, 1st place for her

    Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Show Your Mind

    NOT Your Behind

  • Club News

  • FCA

    •FCA will meet this Friday at Life

    Springs Worship Center. Doors

    open at 6:45am and breakfast

    will be served at 7:00am.

  • Adara Steinmetz Alamah Quinn Allyson Duval Andrea Eskridge Andrea Sharpe Anne-Marie Richardson Ashley King Ashley Mahony Aubrey Woodard

    Austin Gaffney Barry Bush Brandon Allen Brandon Patrick Brianna Mungo Chelsea Kent Cheyenne Smiley Crystal Morris Cynthia Johnson (MORE)

  • Art Students at SF Continued…

    Dalia Guzman Dalton Teem Desiree Goethe Emily Cooper Emily Teague Garrick Morrison Gavin Elstad Grant Ross Hailee Cook Haleigh Scott Heath Johnson Ian Jones

    Jacob Kearn Jacob Surak Jake Seebauer Jason Bordeaux Jordan Jordan Cannon Justin Gaffney

    Kara Murphy Katarina Williams Kately Jolie Katrina Roland Kayla Lown Kelsey Hackler Kersten Epting Kristina Gartman Kyann Richard Lakin Coggins Lauren Blakely Lauren Tranflar Linda Monette

    (MORE)

  • More Art students at SF…

    Madison Zimmerman Mark Hewson Mary Lightsey Melissa Cargle Melissa Ramsey Michaela Ducker Miranda Graham Morgan Tyndale Mukayla Goodale Noah Reeves

    Olivia Jordan Phylisha Mace Rahma Ahmed Reganne Brown Samantha Tucker Sandy Gainey Sarah Taylor Shannon Glover Shelby Rodes Supravee Raserdank

    WOW!!! Congratulations Art Students!

  • Chess Club • Chess Club will meet Every

    Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the counseling office. All are welcome.

  • International Club Dinner • Monday, October 20th at 7:10 pm at Sumo

    of Lexington. You must RSVP with Ms. Robinson no later than Friday the 17th. If you don't let her know that you are coming, you cannot come. Please don't tell her you are coming if you cannot.

    • We will alternate between Monday and Tuesday each month. So if you can't make it this time, maybe next.

  • NHS T-Shirt Sale • The NHS is selling t-shirts to club

    members for $10. Please don't forget to buy one from Mrs. Sheppard in room 615. Sale has been extended until Oct. 17.

  • HOSA Members • All HOSA members who are

    participating in the catalog fundraiser need to pick those up from Mrs. Parry in room 719 during PrimeTime! The deadline to turn the packets back in is November 14!

  • The Move • Do you like to dance? Come join

    The MOVE on Wednesdays 3:45-5 in room 516! The MOVE is a dance performance group, and we'd love to have you!

  • Weekend Pictures • Yearbook wants your weekend

    pictures: football, church, fair, haunted houses, etc…

    • Email pictures to [email protected]

  • The Club

    • The Club will not be meeting after school until further notice.

  • For 3-D Artwork (Sculpture):

    Jacob Surak- 12th Grade- First Place Gavin Elstad- 11th Grade- Second Place Grant Ross- 11th Grade- Sixth Place

  • Photography State Fair Awards

    • 12th Grade- 1st Place-Cheyenne Smiley 3rd Place- Emily Teague, Honorable Mention: Morgan Tyndale, Jason Bordeaux, and Sammi Tucker.

    • 11th Grade Honorable Mention: Barry Bush

    • 10th grade Honorable Mention: Olivia Jordan: and Chelsea Kent.

  • White Knoll High School

  • Sports

  • Varsity Football

  • Varsity Football • Defeated Irmo 32-26. E’mond Brown

    rushed for over 200 yards, Gary Shell for over 100 and 3 TDs, and Sean Coffey, Zach Riley, Andrew Snelgrove, and Kein Hutto were great on the O-line. On defense Jason Arnett, Brandon Shealy, Joe Beckett, Caleb Brian, and Jordan Griffin had a great night.

  • Varsity Football

    Friday, October 17 @ North Augusta @ 7:30

  • B-Team Football • Defeated Spring Valley 25-24. Justin

    Allen hit Parker Wieder on a 30 yard TD pass on 4th and 10 with 50 seconds to play. Albert Hope made the extra point. Timothy Jamison and Douglass Summers rushed for touchdowns and Allen connected with Clayton Lindsay for the other scores.

  • JV Football • Defeated Irmo 28-14. On offense,

    Maurice Jones had TD runs of 60,37, and 98 yards and totaled over 250 yards rushing on the night. Gary Shell Jacob Jeffcoat played well. The defense had a huge stand inside the 5 yard line with 4 minutes left as Jeb Wilkinson and Brian McDonald made TD saving plays. Joe Beckett led defense.

  • B and JV Football Thursday, October

  • JV Girls’ Tennis Team

  • Girls Tennis • Had another big win. The #1

    doubles team of Renee Hooks and Bri Hall cruised to a straight set victory in the tie breaking seventh match giving the WK Girls a 4 to 3 win over S. Aiken. This win should set the team up for a trip to the playoffs.

  • Varsity Girls’ Tennis Team

  • Girls Tennis

    • Thursday, October

  • Girls Golf • qualified for lower state for the 2nd

    consecutive year with a score of 345. Jensen Castle tied for 1st with 72, but lost in an extra hole to the #5 ranked girl in the nation. Jalen Castle qualified for All Region with a 78. Libby Williams 95, Lauren Martin 100, and Marley Barefoot 104.

  • Girls Golf

    (Left to Right) Jensen Castle, Alana Harper, Marley

    Barefoot, Jalen Castle, Libby Williams, Lauren Martin

  • Girls Golf • Monday, October 20 Lower State

    Competition @ Sunset Country Club

  • Varsity Volleyball

  • Volleyball Highlights JV lost in 2 sets to South Aiken: 25-16, 25-8.

    Varsity won against South Aiken: 25-23, 25-22, 25-21. Player of the game was Liz Rankin who came in when starting setter Sophie Perkins went down. She led the team to win games 1 and 2.

  • Volleyball Thursday, October

  • Cross Country Team

  • Cross Country

  • Baseball Workouts Anyone interested in trying out for baseball in the spring - weight/conditioning workouts will be held will be held after school for 9th-12th graders starting at 3:45pm every Monday and Wednesday. Friday workouts will be held at 6:30am prior to school. Must have a updated/valid physical dated after April 1, 2014. For further details and any questions, please see Coach Assey in portable 2.

  • Swim Team • The team had a great meet at the

    Region Championship Meet in Augusta, with 38 seasonal best individual times and 7 seasonal best relay times. Also, the swimmers had 16 lifetime best times at this meet.

  • Softball Conditioning • Softball will now be conditioning

    on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 pm at the softball field.

  • Deadline to order is Friday, October

    17

  • Morning Basketball Workouts

    • 9th and 10th grade students (male and female) interested in Morning Basketball Workouts need to see Coach Ramsel for an application... workouts begin this week.

  • Varsity Cheerleaders

  • Boys Soccer • Boys soccer winter workouts will begin

    Dec. 8th on the practice field behind the school from 4:00- 5:30. You must have a current physical (dated after April 1, 2014), cleats, and shin guards in order to participate. You must have a ride by 5:30. See Coach Green during lunch if you have any questions or need a physical form.

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