Wednesday, April 24, 2019
It's playoff time for the Pack! Good luck to our varsity boys soccer team as they compete in the first round of state playoffs today! They play Riverside Military Academy at 6:00 p.m. at home. Also, good luck to our girls Middle School soccer team as they compete in the Metro 10 playoffs today at 4:00 p.m. at home!

All School News 

Hasta La Pasta!

Friday, April 26, 5-6:45 p.m. in the Barnett Gathering Room (lower level of Founders Hall Middle School building)
"Come to the BGR for the Hasta la Pasta buffet line
The EMT will serve homemade dishes oh, so fine!
Come and feast before the Lower School show
And with your donations, help the Ecuador Mission Team to Go, Go, GO!"

Don't miss this annual tradition to support the Ecuador Mission Team! Donate as you feel led and enjoy a delicious buffet with friends. Afterward, head over to the Lower School Student Activities Center at 7 p.m. to watch the Lower School "Big Broadcast" production! For questions, contact Opal Anderson-Curling.

Seniors (Inaugural PreK4 Class) Visit Current PreK4

Members of Whitefield’s inaugural PreK4 class visited their former PreK4 teacher Ms. Hawkins and her class this morning. The nine members of the class of 2019 spent time reading books and talking with the PreK4 students before returning to the Upper School. To make the morning even sweeter, Ms. Hawkins provided everyone with a special treat – donuts with the year the two classes will graduate from high school (2019 and 2032).

Seniors: Library Books Due Today!

As we approach the end of the school year, please make plans to return all library books and materials by the deadlines below:
  • Seniors: Books and materials due today, April 24, all fines paid by May 1
  • Fifth- through 11th-grade: Books and materials due by May 3, all fines paid by May 10
  • Lower School: Books and materials due by May 10
Questions? Please contact Morris Hall librarian Tracy Blunier.

Lower School News 

Lower School Volleyball After-School Program Wraps Up

Third- and fourth-graders finished their volleyball after school program last week! They learned and grew so much in the last five weeks. We can’t wait to see the WolfPack volleyball players they become!

Middle School News 

Deadline for Community Service

Sixth- through eighth-grade Middle School students must have their community service requirement completed and all forms submitted (either to the MS office or to Mrs. Eve Marks) no later than Tuesday, April 30. Middle School students in sixth- through eighth-grade are required to complete a total of 10 community service hours for the school year, with at least 5 of those hours taking place in service to those outside the Whitefield community. Students who have not completed and submitted their community service hours will not be eligible to receive their yearbook at the yearbook assembly but will have to wait until after their service hours have been submitted. Contact Eve Marks with questions.


Tuesday's Athletic Results

  • Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Pinecrest Academy (State Playoffs - First Round): L 1-3
  • Middle School Baseball vs. Kings Ridge: W 11-1
  • Boys Middle School Lacrosse vs. Pinecrest Academy: W 15-0

Varsity/JV Volleyball Tryouts

Wednesday, May 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Tryouts for all rising ninth- through 12th-grade girls will take place on May 15. Please note this is a change from Friday’s announcement on Schoology. If interested in trying out, please sign-up with Coach Christy Cella by Friday, April 26.

State Playoff Information

For all state playoff games, GHSA mandates a gate fee of $7.00 for all individuals over the age of five. Please remember to bring cash to the event to purchase a ticket. Unfortunately, PackBacker memberships are not accepted for state playoff games. If you are on campus for a prior event that day, tickets can be purchased at the concession stand.

Fifth- and Sixth-Grade Fall Football Cheerleading: Parent Interest Meeting

Monday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. in M-201 (located in Founders Hall Middle School)
Parents, is your student interested in fifth- and sixth-grade fall cheerleading? Parents are invited to come meet the cheerleading coaching staff and learn about our upcoming season! Practice details, game times, and summer cheerleading camp information will be shared at the meeting. For more information, contact Amelia Carmichael.

SWAT Interest Meeting

Today, April 24, 12:10 p.m. for rising ninth-grade (during MS lunch), 1 p.m. for rising tenth-12th graders (during US lunch), Wrestling room
Rising ninth- through 12th-grade students interested in participating in SWAT (Student Wolfpack Athletic Trainers) should plan to attend this interest meeting. We will talk about details of SWAT including summer workshop requirements and pass out applications for next year. Even if you aren’t 100% sure you want to do SWAT next year, please come to the meeting to see if it's for you! Contact Coach Adams or Coach Dobo with any questions. Even if you have been a part of SWAT in the past, you must attend this meeting and fill out an application.

Fifth- and Sixth-Grade MS Football Parent Meeting

Tuesday April 30, 6 p.m. in the Barnett Gathering Room (lower level of Founders Hall Middle School building)
Please join Coach LaVallee and the entire fifth- and sixth-grade football staff for an informational meeting about the upcoming season and to register your son to play. Your presence is encouraged, but if you cannot make it, please feel free to contact team mom Nadine Durden for information on sign up.

Wednesday at Whitefield
Today is an E day.

Thursday at Whitefield

MS Study Hall
This Week
Tues, Wed
Mrs. Hayley Davis
Room M-208

Thurs, Fri
Mrs. Andrea Unsicker
Room M-209

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