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Milton's Monday Memo
Hollis Milton
Sunday, November 19, 2017

#BelieveTheHype - Happy Thanksgiving!



 

Milton's Monday Message 

 

November 20 & 27, 2017  

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever, have enough.

~ Oprah Winfrey

 

#BelieveTheHype

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UPCOMING EVENTS: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Board Meeting ~ November 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reflecting on Last Week 

  • Congratulations goes to the Coach Nick Smith and the WFHS Cross Country Team for winning a state championship!

 

 

  • Congratulations goes to Coach Ricky Grant and the WFHS Girls Cross Country Team for placing 6th at the LHSAA Track Meet!  Congratulations goes to Kelly Goff for finishing 4th!

 

  • Congratulations go to R.J. Harris for being selected to play in The NoKaOi Football Senior Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii in July, 2018!

 

  • Congratulations goes to Chandler Sullivan for receiving a scholarship from the University of New Orleans to run for the UNO Cross Country Team.

 

  • Bains Elementary had a family night on Monday and the turnout was spectacular!  The Luminous Leaders did an outstanding job of teaching the 7 Habits through learning centers in the gym.  And of course, the book fair is always a hit!

Brylee Broussard

 

Nancy Dreher, School Librarian Kelli Hodges, and Eliza Dreher

 

School Board Member Helen Whitfield and Brennan Taylor

 

Jakayla Gwin, Anna Milton, and Katie Seal

 

  • Bains Lower treated parents and grandparents to a Thanksgiving Treat on Thursday!

Ben Haynes, Mr. Andrew Webb, Da'Myria Sibley

 

Evelyn Van and Family

 

Candice Scott and Family

 

Layla McLin, Malia Sullivan, Emma Parker, Hayden Watson, Jacob Carter, and Annabel Morrow

  • Our WFHS Students in Dr. Paul Theriot's Electricity 1 class were able to utilize industrial grade equipment to measure, cut, thread, and bend conduit at the MMR Electrical facility.

Brandon Harris bends conduit.

Luke Stevens prepares bender.

Jadarrius Shorts checks bends in the conduit.

Ian Ilgenfritz bends conduit.

Harvey Smith Matches Bends.

Shelby Carter threads conduit.

Mason Garrett bends conduit.

  • Bains Lower visits residents at the St. Francisville Manor to spread Thanksgiving cheer!

  • I am very honored and humbled to be selected as the 2018 State Superintendent of the Year.  I will compete for national superintendent of the year in Nashville in February.  I hope to do a good job of representing our star students, our dedicated and talented employees, and our wonderful community.  #WeAreWestFel

 

School Board Members Amanda McKinney, Kelly O'Brien, Superintendent Hollis Milton, President Kevin Beauchamp, and Vice President Milton Coats

 

 

Supervisors, Jim Carroll, Leslie McClure, Superintendent Hollis Milton, Zanovia Curtis, and Misty Cook

 

 

 

Pastors John Thompson, Superintendent Hollis Milton, Mike Clark, and Milton Coats

 

  • WFMS is the best because their students learn by doing.

In Ms. Howle's STEM class, Desmond Roundtree participates in a Robot Maze.

In Ms. Vessell's Keyboarding class, students Sophie Alberstadt and Paige Callegan explore NearPod.

WFMS Talented Arts students paint a Leader in Me Lighthouse Mural.  Pictured left to right:  Jarius Harrison, Wesley Johnson, Hayden Travis, and Ca'darrious Sullivan

WFMS student, Garrett Murphy, shows off his 3D Picture.

WFMS student, Zeke Gauthier, shows off his 3D Drawing!

 

  • Congratulations go to Ruby Roberg for achieving Academic All State at the LHSAA Swim Meet.

 

  • Congratulations to our WFHS Swim Team for a successful season!  A special congratulations goes to Reagan Edwards for finishing 3rd in the backstroke finals.

 

Looking Ahead

 

  • The WFHS Saints will travel to Northwest High in Opelousas for the 3A Quarterfinals on Friday, November 24.  We hope to LiveStream the game, pending approval by Northwest.  Please check our Facebook or Twitter pages this coming week for more details on the availability of LiveStream.
  • Thanksgiving Break! November 20-24
  • Please come out and support our Girls on the Run this Sunday in Baton Rouge.
  • The Relay for Life 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk is on Saturday, December 2nd.  All proceeds go to Relay for Life.  The 1 mile begins at 8:00 AM at and the 5K begins at 8:30 AM at Parker Park.  Please contact Paul Sirchia at Bains Elementary or e-mail him at sirchiap@wfpsb.org for more information. 

Food for Thought

#BelieveTheHype

  • I hope that everyone gets an opportunity to spend quality time with their family over Thanksgivng and has a moment to refect on what they are grateful for in life.  I am very thankful that my family has had the opportunity to make our home in West Feliciana and that my children are growing up in such a tight knit community and are taught and served by the best teachers and the best employees. I am also thankful that I have an incredible opportunity to lead the best school district in the state of Louisiana.  Let's continue to work together to make this wonderful place even better.

Bains Lower Pre-K create turkeys in Ms. Laura Lindsey's art class.

#WeAreWestFel

Happy Thanksgiving! Go Saints!