Wheatland-Chili Middle/High School Daily Announcements

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    Driver's Ed

    Driver Education - Sign-up ASAP for Spring or Summer Driver Education through Wheatland-Chili.  Spots are limited.  Cost is $475.  Spring session starts March 13th!

    Stop by the main office for more information!

     

     

     

     

    Fairy Godmother Prom FairAttention Junior and Senior Girls - The Fairy Godmothers of Rochester help girls, who have a Financial Need, get outfitted for Prom season. 

     

    Prom Fairs will be held at their store in Marketplace Mall on WEDNESDAYS (4-7pm) and SATURDAYS (10am-3pm) during the month of MARCH. You will need a school ID and a letter from Ms. Goodfellow to attend.  Please come to Counseling if you would like to go. Checkout this FLYER for more information.

     

     

     

     

    Pancake BreakfastInternational Club Pancake Breakfast - THIS Sunday, March 3rd at Jack's Place (Scottsville-Chili Road), 9am - Noon

    Tickets on sale NOW! - Adults $10, Students $8 - Look for an International Club member or contact Mrs. Cady.

    All-you-can-eat Pancakes, Sausage, Coffee and Juice. Check out this FLYER for more info.

     

    International Club

    Attention International Club Members - all unsold tickets and money need to be turned into Mrs Cady by Wednesday, February 28th. Please let her know if you plan to work the event.

     

     

     

    Food DriveThe National Junior Honor Society is sponsoring a Food Drive - February 28 to March 13th (FLYER)

    Food items collected will be given to St. Mary's Church for their food cupboard. Bring in non-perishable food items (such as canned veggies/fruit, peanut butter, jelly, pasta/sauce, mac 'n cheese, tuna, cereal, granola bars) and put them in boxes in these locations:

        • Grade 6 - Mrs Hotaling's room

        • Grade 7 - Mrs Mathewson's room

        • Grade 8 - Mrs Bagley's room

        • HS - boxes near the Library

     

     

     

    Coffee FundraiserNeed Coffee? The Class of 2026 has you covered. We are selling Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters Coffee until March 8th.

    Each bag of coffee is $13. There are several flavors to choose from.  See a Sophomore or come to the Library to order yours today!

     

     

     

    PTA Pie FundraiserQR code for Pie FundraiserIt's time for the PTA's Annual Special Touch Bakery Pie Fundraiser

    This fundraiser is a fan favorite and definitely the most delicious! Order now and take baking off of your Easter to do list. Order your pies using the order form, or follow the QR code to the PTA's website and order online. Orders are due by Friday, March 8th.

     

     

     

    SkierMiddle School Ski & Snowboard trip - Friday, March 1st - Permission Slips due TODAY (Feb28th)!

    All students in Grades 6, 7 and 8 (as well as members of the Class of 2024) are invited to an all-day Ski trip at Swain Winter Resort.  Cost of the trip is $42 which includes lift ticket, rentals, lessons, helmet and transportation to Swain.  Student is responsible for their lunch/snacks while there.  Here is the Ski Permission Slip & Information packet.  The packet needs to be filled out and returned by February 28th (with a check made out to Wheatland-Chili Central School).

     

     

     

    College Rep Visit:

     

    National College FairNACAC National College Fair at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center 

     

    Come meet with College Reps from over 100 colleges/universities.  You have 2 opportunities to attend:

        • Sunday, March 17 from 1-3pm - go on your own. Register HERE.

        • Monday, March 18 - Field trip from school, 8:40am to 10-45am. Permission slips need to be returned to Ms. Goodfellow in Counseling by Friday, March 1st.

     

     

    D'Youville UniversityD'Youville University Visit - Thursday, March 14 at 12:30pm

    Come to Counseling to visit with Mary Frye from Admissions. D'Youville University is located in Buffalo, NY.

     

     

     

    SUNY LogoSUNY Spring College Fair - Tuesday, April 16 at SUNY College at Brockport (6 - 8pm)

    Meet with Admission Reps from a number of SUNY campuses all in one place. Go to https://engage.suny.edu/portal/suny_college_fairs to register and learn more.

     

     

     

     

    Sports News:

     

    Track and FieldAttention all grade 7-12 athletes interested in Track and Field

    There will be a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, February 28 at 2:15 in room 307, Mr. Glass’s room. Please see Mr. Glass or Ms. Pagliei if you have any questions.

     

     

     

    TennisAttention Tennis Players - There will be an interest meeting in Mr. Peets' room (323) on Wednesday, February 28th afterschool. Please see Mr Peets with any questions.

    Club Meetings:

    Look for the Club meetings on the "Afterschool Activities Calendar" on the monitors. Here's what is happening this week:

     

     

    YearbookYearbook Club Meetings - Thursday and Friday this week - February 29 and March 1st

    In Mrs Melville's room - 318

     

     

     

    CAMPJoin the GSA for a special movie showing of CAMP this week

    Afterschool in Mr Schneider's room (303) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday this week.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    News from Counseling:

     

    National Science CampNational Science Camp - June 29-July 20 in West Virgina and Washington DC. HURRY! Deadline is Thursday, Feb 29th

    Applications are being accepted from high school seniors and juniors to represent New York State at the 2024 National Youth Science Camp. Housing, meals, transportation, and supplies are provided to participants at no cost for this in-person summer program in West Virginia. The camp will provide daily lectures and seminars with leading scientists, directed studies alongside visiting and resident #STEAM professionals, and engaging activities in the natural, physical, and computer sciences and the creative arts. Applications are due February 29, 2024. Apply here: https://bit.ly/3vzsXeA 

     

     

     

    ROC Your Job programROC Your Job Program (for students ages 14-20) - Need a job? Apply Now!

    Earn $15/hour for an after-school job and learn about great careers in Monroe County. There is an income requirement (see this letter for more info). You will need to submit a photo ID (your school ID works), most recent report card, Social Security card and a work permit (forms are in the Main Office). Students who are accepted for employment will also be guaranteed a job in the Summer of Opportunity program. 

     

     

     

     

    Pre College ProgramsDid you know that LOTS of local and regional colleges offer Summer Pre-College programs where you can earn COLLEGE CREDITS? Check out THIS LIST of Residential and Online programs that we know about.

    Costs vary by school and program. Some of these programs even offer FREE or reduced programs for students facing financial need. Deadlines tend to be on a rolling basis until programs fill up. Plan to apply early (like before March 1st) to save a seat and/or have the best choices.

     

     

     

    Summer Enrichment OpportunitiesCheck out these Featured Summer Enrichment programs!

     

     

     

     

    Photon CampFREE Summer Camp at the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester - June 24-28

    For rising Juniors and Seniors. Spend a week in the laser labs working on research programs with the faculty of the Optics department. Explore the growing field of optics and optical engineering and work on projects in areas such as:

          • Thermal Imaging

          • Optical Communication

          • Digital versus Analog Imaging

          • Solar Energy

          • Cell phone Camera versus Digital SLR

          • Illumination/Fluorescence

    Deadline to apply is May 15th. (Application form) Students who have taken pre-calculus and/or physics will have preference but all students who have taken trigonometry and algebra are welcome to apply. 

     

     

    Genesee Promise Plus Program at GCCAttention Juniors and Seniors - the Genesee Promise Plus program allows you to take a FREE class at GCC this summer (July 8- August 9)

    Final deadline is June 14th, but classes fill up so apply as early as possible for best selection. You will need to fill out and return this application form first to be eligible. Go to their website for more info - https://www.genesee.edu/pay-for-college/financial-aid/genesee-promise-plus/

     

     

     

    Summer at the CenterSummer at the Center - Camps for Middle School students, 2 sessions - July 8-12 and July 15-19

    Choose from a variety of camps and explore different careers. Check out this FLYER for details.  Selections include:

     

        • Week 1 (July 8-12) - Carpentry, Cooking, Hair, Welding and Criminal Justice

        • Week 2 (July 15-19) - Baking, Animals/Plants, and Healthy Smiles

     

    Deadline for applications is June 1 but apply early as camps fill up fast!

     

     

     

    Teen Police AcademyTeen Police Academy - July 8-12 or July 22-26, for students in grades 9-12

    This is a FREE program held twice in the summer by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office at the Public Safety Building (1190 Scottsville Road) It is designed to give teens an introduction to law enforcement training. The week-long program includes classroom instruction, actual role-plays and rigorous physical fitness training. Check out THIS BROCHURE for more info.  This is the Application Form. Bring the completed form to Mrs Hartley in Counseling, and we will send it on to them for you.  Deadline to apply is March 22

     

     

     

    Roberts Wesleyan Summer CampsAcademic Summer Camps at Roberts Wesleyan College (July 14-19 and July 21-26), for students in grades 9-12

    Spend up to 2 weeks on campus and explore up to 2 different career camps. In Week One, choose from Social Work, CSI/Forensics, Business, Pre-Med or STEM camps.  In Week Two, choose from Nursing, Creative Writing, Psychology or Teacher Education camps. Cost is $550 for one week or $1,000 for both weeks and includes program costs, room/board in the dorms and evening activities. Full scholarships are available for students that qualify (minimum 2.5 GPA and eligible for Free Lunches). Applications are now open online but space is limited so apply early!

     

     

    Biomedical CampHealth and Biomedical Sciences Camp at Lebanon Valley College (Annville PA), July 22-27 for students in grades 9-11 (FLYER)

    Learn through hands-on laboratory investigations about a number of medical fields such as molecular biology, neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, immunology, and other medical sciences. Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health and will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real-life problems.  You will live on campus and meet professionals from different medical fields. Cost is $1,250 which includes all materials and lab fees, room and board. There is no deadline but apply early as space is limited.

     

     

     

    SAMESummer Advanced Manufacturing Experience (SAME) - July 8-26 (FLYER), for HS students who have completed Algebra 1

    This program is offered every summer and is open to HS students who have completed Algebra 1. Spend 2 weeks this summer in the Advanced Manufacturing Labs at WEMOCO and learn advanced/smart manufacturing skills on equipment like the CNC machines, mills, lathes and the fusion 360. There will also be fieldtrips to local manufacturing companies. This program is FREE! You must provide your own transportation. Applications are available at monre2boces.org/SAME. Deadline is May 1st.

     

     

    Joy of CodingOnline "Joy of Coding" Class (taught by Univ. of Michigan Faculty) June 19-July 31 (FLYER)

    For students (age 13+) who love Math and Solving problems. No prior coding experience needed but students should have completed Algebra 1. Learn how Python coding can power Snapchat, TikTok, Instagram and Siri and use it to code your own Snapchat Lenses! Cost is $149 (financial aid is available). Classes are all on-line so you can work at your own pace to complete the program. Deadline to apply is May 31.

     

     

    Summer at EastmanSummer at Eastman School of Music - Spark your musical journey! (June 24 - August 2), programs for ALL ages!

    Choose from day camps and week-long summer institutes for a variety of instruments or specialties. New this year - High School Jazz Workshop, Keyboard Explorations II (for students in grades 10-12), Guitar Intensive Workshops. Check out their BROCHURE for more info. Register early as classes fill up.  Final deadline is May 15th.

     

     

     

     

    Senior ScholarshipsSenior Scholarships:

    The list of Scholarships with deadlines from mid-February to the end of April 2024 is NOW available. See Mrs. Hartley in Counseling with any questions. 

     

    Scholarship Matching. TIP - All of these scholarships, and more, are available in your SchooLinks account. Go into SchooLinks to set up your Scholarship Matching Profile to have SchooLinks filter out the scholarships that are MOST RELEVANT to you and your college goals. Look for the Moneybag icon (left) and choose Scholarship matching to get started.

     

    Newly Posted Scholarships to check out:

     

    SAA LogoScottsville Athletic Association - Scott Horr Scholarship ($250) - Calling all Senior Athletes! Apply for this Wheatland-Chili specific scholarship.  They give this to 2 seniors (one male, one female). You must have participated on an SAA team in the past. Recipients are chosen based on their essay - How do you resemble the characteristics of integrity, generosity and passion through athletic and community engagement? Here's the application form. Scholarship forms need to be emailed to SAA at scottsvilleaa@gmail.com by April 12th.

     

     

     

     

    SATUpcoming SAT Testing Dates:

    Did you know that all SAT tests will be in a digital format now? Go to  https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/sat to learn all about the new test format and what to expect on testing day.

     

    SAT Test Date* Registration Deadline* Deadline for Changes, Regular Cancellation,
    and Late Registration**
    Mar 9, 2024 Feb 23, 2024
    Register
    February 27, 2024
    May 4, 2024 Apr 19, 2024
    Register
    April 23, 2024
    June 1, 2024 May 16, 2024
    Register
    May 21, 2024