There will be a 2nd Shot Vaccine Clinic at Hurricane High School this Friday, June 4th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Remember to bring completed consent forms and a copy of insurance card.
Tickets will not be needed to enter graduation.
Winfield High School graduation will be shown live at 7:00 on WSAZ app, Facebook, and website.
CLUB RETAKES Due to low student turn-out/quality of club pictures, we will be re-taking club pictures TOMORROW ONLY, May 19th during lunch. These are the photographs that will be used for the yearbook. If you are a virtual student and come for your club picture, you must leave after you're finished taking pictures. If you are not here for pictures tomorrow, you will still be included with that club. All member’s names will be included for each club, as provided by your club sponsor. All students need to meet in the aux gym prior to the start time, as pictures will be taken promptly and quickly. 11:30 FCA & Key Club 11:40 Spanish Honorary & Youth in Government 11:50 Mu Alpha Theta & Deca 12:00 Student Council & Student Body 12:10 NHS
SENIORS who are VIRTUAL will turn in device, charger, all class materials, and library books at Winfield High School on Friday, May 21st, from 1:30-3:00pm. The location of drop-off will be inside the auxiliary gym doors. SENIORS who are IN-PERSON and NOT taking finals will turn in device and charger to HOMEROOM teacher, and other class materials to the appropriate teacher, on Wednesday, May 19th before the end of the school day. SENIORS who are IN-PERSON and TAKING finals will turn in device and charger to HOMEROOM teacher, and other class materials to the appropriate teacher, on Friday, May 21st before the end of the school day.
Parents: On Tuesday, May 18th, WHS will be hosting the senior awards ceremony at 9:00 a.m in the school gymnasium. All seniors are encouraged to attend and dress appropriately. Each senior is allowed to have two guests present at the ceremony. Therefore, you will need to enter the building in the front of the school and check in at the front table. You must provide the name of the senior you are attending for to the check-in table.
Any 2020 post-graduate student who has not received their yearbook can come to the school on Monday, May 17th, from 2:15-3:00pm to pick theirs up.
These winners will be attending the Virtual HOBY Seminar this summer: Congratulations to Ainsley Estel, a junior at Winfield High School, who has been selected to be our 2020 representative for the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Seminar. Ainsley was selected as our HOBY winner in the 2020 school year and will be attending virtually this year. Congratulations to Madeline Erwin, a sophomore at Winfield High School, who has been selected to be Winfield High School's 2021 representative for the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Seminar. She will be attending virtually this year as well. Hugh O’Brien Leadership seminars empower young students to lead a life of service leadership and innovation.
Congratulations to Ainslee Capehart and Fiona Sullivan, sophomores at Winfield High School, who were both selected by the Governor's School for the Arts to represent us in the upcoming summer conference. Congratulations to Ainsley and Fiona on being chosen for this outstanding opportunity for young artists to develop their talents and expand their horizons!
ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT!!! WHS 2021 seniors may send in a baby picture and senior picture for the senior slide show to be shown at graduation. Please email these pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. These pictures are separate from the pictures that were sent into yearbook. Pictures are due by May 5, 2021. You will receive an email confirmation that your pictures came through. If there are any questions, please send a Schoology message to Mrs. Sayre. Pictures received after May 5th will not be guaranteed entry into the slide show.
To honor the Winfield High School 2021 Seniors during this unprecedented time, the WHS Student Council is raising funds to give every senior a picture sign in front of the school in the weeks leading up to graduation. Please donate at: https://gofund.me/60cf65b0
Beginning next week, the evening Technology Help Line schedule will change. For the remainder of the school year, the Help Line will be operating on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Tickets for Boys Basketball Regional game Tuesday at Logan will be sold through the end of lunch Tuesday. Adult tickets are $8 and student tickets are $5.
How does Free Tuition to Community and Technical Colleges in West Virginia sound? Apply for WV Invests!! https://wvinvests.org/ There will be a seminar on WV Invests at the Putnam County Public Library in Teays Valley on May 6th, 2021 at 6:00pm. Masks are required to enter. For more information, you can contact the Public Library at 304-757-7308.
Tickets for Friday's Boys Basketball Sectional Championship at Nitro will be on sale through the end of lunch Friday. 100 tickets are available. All tickets $5.00
Putnam County Families may now sign up for the free Summer 2021 Backpack Buddy Meal Box Program. The deadline for the application is April 26th. Application: https://bit.ly/3sxch08 Summer meal boxes will be mailed to homes in unmarked boxes at various times throughout the summer. Deliveries will start mid June and will continue until the start of the new school year. To learn more about BPB, please visit: https://backpackbuddy.org/
WHS 2021 seniors may begin sending in a baby picture and senior picture for the senior slide show to be shown at graduation. Please email these pictures to email@example.com. These pictures are separate from the pictures that were sent into yearbook. Pictures are due by May 5, 2021. You will receive an email confirmation that your pictures came through. Pictures received after May 5th will not be guaranteed entry into the slide show.
Seniors: Leon McCoy Scholarship Applications are now available to pick up in the main office for any student who is planning on becoming an educator. PDF version: https://5il.co/rqvx Students must have a 3.0 GPA and complete and return the application to Mrs. Brown by May 3rd.
Attention Senior Distance Learner Students: A representative from Jostens will be giving out graduation materials to virtual learners on Tuesday, April 20th from 10:00-11:00 am. Please stop by the school during that time to pick up your order. Winfield High School In-Person Students may pick up graduation materials at the school on Tuesday, April 20th 8:30-10:00.
Girls Basketball Regional tickets for Tuesday at Logan will be on sale through the end of lunch Tuesday Adults $8.00 Students $5.00 Boys Basketball Sectional tickets for Wednesday vs Pt Pleasant will be on sale Tuesday and Wednesday All tickets $5.00
Tickets for Friday's Girls Basketball Sectional game at Nitro 7:00 are available on GoFan.....type in Nitro High School
Winfield High School graduation will be held at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Graduates will be allotted ten guest tickets. Jostens will distribute items at the school next week. If you have not yet ordered a cap and gown, please do so as soon as possible at jostens.com.
The Winfield High School Prom scheduled for Saturday, April 17th at the Valley Park Convention Center has been canceled due to lack of student interest.
Winfield High School will have Prom at the Valley Park Community Center on April 17th. Tickets will go on sale starting April 7th and continue to April 15th, with no sales on Tuesday April 13th due to the SAT for in-person students. Tickets are $30 per ticket. Seniors will receive their ticket free. At the time you buy or receive your ticket you will sign up for a time to attend prom and a table. In-person students may purchase or pickup their ticket during the 2nd half of lunch in the auxiliary gym hallway. Prom tickets for WHS virtual juniors and seniors will be available this week on Friday April 9th from 4 to 5 pm and Tuesday April 13th from 5 to 6pm. Students will enter the school at the auxiliary gym doors to buy or pick up tickets. If your date or group that you are attending with includes in-person students, they may sign you up for your time slot and purchase or pick-up your ticket when tickets are sold the second half of lunch. Remember only juniors and seniors of Winfield High School may attend prom and that Winfield High School is required to follow the regulations set out by both the WV DHHR, Putnam County Schools, and the Valley Park Community Center.
All tickets for Boys Basketball vs Ripley Saturday 4/10/21 will be presold at school Thursday and Friday. There will be 125 tickets available. All tickets $6.00. No tickets will be sold at the door.
There will not be any tickets sold at the door for Boys Basketball vs Logan Friday night.
Winfield High School will be holding prom on April 17, 2021 at the Valley Park Convention Center. The following is information for attendees: Only juniors and seniors from Winfield High School will be allowed to attend. Masks must be worn at all times in the venue. Students will be required to sign up for a time slot to attend prom. Only 75 students will be allowed on the dance floor at one time. Dances will consist of Line Dancing type music so students can socially distance. More information will be provided upon the return from break including when tickets will be available.
Tomorrow's home game vs. Poca will be varsity only. Doors open at 6 p.m. and game starts at 7:30 p.m. Go Generals!
The WHS Student Council Backpack Buddy Food Drive has been extended until Tuesday, March 23rd! Students can earn 1 hour of community service for every 10 individual items they bring in. The winning class will be dismissed for lunch 5 minutes early one day. Virtual students may drop off at the front of the school in the designated area. They must send a picture of their donation to Mrs. Sayre through Schoology message and complete the QR code on the sign outside to receive credit for their class and community service. Needed Items: Microwave Mac and Cheese, Cup Noodles, Ramen Noodles, Dinty Moore Microwavable meals, Instant Oatmeal, Chef Boyardee microwavable cups, Nutri grain Bars, Cereal Snacks, Individual cereal servings, and Individual bag of chips. Go shopping this weekend and support the Winfield Backpack Buddy Program!
If you need a proof of enrollment for DMV, please fill out the form at: https://bit.ly/3bWc2Xi Proof of Enrollments expire within 30 days of date issued. Therefore, please do not apply before your test date and/or scheduling an appointment. If you have any questions, please contact Deana Bowers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-586-3279 Extension 4300
Friday, March 19th is the last day of the WHS Student Council Backpack Buddy Food Drive. Students can earn 1 hour of community service for every 10 individual items they bring in. The winning class will be dismissed for lunch 5 minutes early one day. Virtual students may drop off at the front of the school in the designated area. They must send a picture of their donation to Mrs. Sayre through Schoology message and complete the QR code on the sign outside to receive credit for their class and community service. Needed Items: Microwave Mac and Cheese, Cup Noodles, Ramen Noodles, Dinty Moore Microwavable meals, Instant Oatmeal, Chef Boyardee microwavable cups, Nutri grain Bars, Cereal Snacks, Individual cereal servings, and Individual bag of chips
Homecoming Theme Days! MOPEY MONDAY PJ day TIMELINE TUESDAY Freshmen and sophomores dress as babies. Juniors and seniors dress as senior citizens. Teachers dress like teenagers from their time. WALT DISNEY WEDNESDAY Dress like a Disney tourist or your favorite Disney character. THEME THURSDAY Dress like your class hallway theme. FIRED UP FRIDAY Wear your Winfield gear to support our teams.
Distance Learners 9th, 10th and 11th Grades: Call the main office at 304-586-3279 to schedule your individual scheduling time. Appointments will be in person and will be 15 minutes each. Appointments will be from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 17th – March 19th. Weather permitting: Scheduling will take place in front of the school under the breezeway. If weather does not permit: Students will need to be given the health screening prior to entering the school building and then will go to their counselor’s office for scheduling. If you are unable to attend one of these days another scheduling option will be available at a later date. We are excited to offer you this opportunity to individually schedule for your next year’s courses.
The link to change learning models for the 4th nine weeks (from in-person to virtual or from virtual to in-person) is open on Schoology. The form is available until Friday, March 12 at 3:30p.m. If you are not changing learning models for the 4th nine weeks you do not need to complete the form. If you are requesting a change, the new learning model will start on Monday, April 5th.
Putnam County Schools will now be operating on an "On-site Remote Instruction Day" due to multiple bus route closures that are weather related. Students should log in to Schoology two hours later than the normal schedule for assignments/instruction.
Putnam County Schools will be operating on a two hour delay, today, Monday, March 1.
Attention Seniors: Baby Pictures and quotes for the yearbook are due by March 1st. The deadline to submit a senior photo has been extended to April 1st. Upload all pictures using the app, Yearbook Snap! with the code winfield Quotes and all other questions can be emailed to email@example.com
Attention Parents of Seniors: The FAFSA deadline is March 1 at 11:59pm. Go to fafsa.gov to apply. Also apply for the Promise Scholarship at cfwv.com and WV Invests for free community and technical college at wvinvests.org This is very important. FAFSA is required for scholarships for colleges and universities. There will be a FAFSA hotline on Tuesday, February 23 from 5-7 PM and Thursday, February 25 from 5-7 PM. The hotline number is 304-558-4619.
Friday, February 26, 2021 will be a Faculty Senate Day rescheduled from the original date of February 19, 2021. To enable our schools to hold the February Faculty Senate meeting, students will be dismissed two hours early. All Putnam County High Schools will follow the schedule of blocks 3 and 4 in the morning and blocks 1 and 2 in the afternoon. Students who normally attend the Putnam County Technical Center for blocks 1 and 2 will not attend those classes on Friday.
Two Hour Delay Schedule First Block - 10:28 - 11:25 Second Block - 11:32 - 12:25 Lunch - 12:25 - 1:25 Third Block - 1:34 - 2:25 Fourth Block - 2:32 - 3:27
PCS 2-HOUR DELAY 2/22/21 After receiving information this evening from the Putnam 911 Center regarding road closures and after evaluating the extent of power outages throughout Putnam County, Putnam County Schools will be operating on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Monday, February 22. Several bus routes will be unable to run tomorrow. Students will receive an excused absence if their bus does not run tomorrow. Students unable to attend school and/or complete assignments the same day due to a bus not running, lack of internet, power, or unforeseen circumstances, will be provided extended time to submit assignments once the internet or power is restored or circumstances warrant additional family support and resources. Below you will find routes which buses will be unable run tomorrow, Monday, February 22, 2021. Buffalo/GW Area: Lime Kiln Road Bowles Ridge Road Low Gap Road Spring Branch Road Homebrew Hollow Cross Creek Road past Gritts Road Steel Ridge Road Poca Area: Bowles Ridge Road Fishers Ridge Road Matthews Road Buck Lick Road Winfield Area: Poindexter Road off of 5- & 20-Mile Road Means Road Evergreen Road Hurricane Area: Sycamore Road Trace Creek Buff Creek Hereford Road Sugar Camp Road
Putnam County Schools will be closed Friday, February 19, 2021 for both students and staff (for staff exceptions, see PCS call/text alert).
All Putnam County Schools will be closed Thursday, February 18, 2021 for both students and school staff. There will not be remote instruction.
All Putnam County Schools will be closed Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Students and school staff will not report. There will be no remote instruction.
Off Site Remote Day Schedule 2/15/21 First Block - 10:28 - 11:25 Second Block - 11:32 - 12:25 Lunch - 12:25 - 1:25 Third Block - 1:34 - 2:25 Fourth Block - 2:32 - 3:27
PCS will be closed, Friday, February 12. Due to current severe weather conditions & extensive power outages in various parts of the county, all schools will now be CLOSED. There will be no remote instruction for students.
The Putnam County Schools Emotional Support Phone Line 304-586-4947 M-F 10:00-6:00 If you are experiencing an emergency crisis, please contact the WV Childrens Crisis Line 1-800-HELP4WV (1-800-435-7498)
Off Site Remote Day Schedule 2/11/21 First Block - 10:28 - 11:25 Second Block - 11:32 - 12:25 Lunch - 12:25 - 1:25 Third Block - 1:34 - 2:25 Fourth Block - 2:32 - 3:27
Seniors: Register today to virtually tour WV Colleges and Universities! The West Virginia College Day Tour is happy to announce that the 2021 Spring Exploration registration link is active. Students, parents, faculty, staff and administration can register for the event at: https://www.strivescan.com/westvirginia/
Winfield High School students who have been receiving instruction using the Distance Learning model must return first semester books to the school on Friday afternoon 12:00-3:00. Book pick-up for all students who have been receiving instruction using the Distance Learning model will be Tuesday afternoon (January 26) 12:00-3:00. Tenth and Eleventh grade Distance Learning students will be able to pick up textbooks Tuesday after taking the PSAT.
On Tuesday, January 26, Putnam County Schools will be administering the PSAT to ALL In-person and Remote 10th and 11th Grade Students. Winfield High School students need to report to the school by 8:15. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please bring nonmechanical number two pencils and test approved calculators. Cell phones, Apple Watches, and laptops will not be allowed in testing rooms. Buses will be running on a regular schedule. Study guides may be picked up at the school through the remainder of the week. Tuesday, January 26 is a remote learning day for ninth and twelfth graders. All twelfth grade PCTC students will report for a normal school day.
Attention Winfield High School Parents of Remote Learners, anyone who wants to pick up school lunches must call the school on or before the end of the day on Thursday of each week. During the week of January 25th weekly meals must be picked up on Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Beginning February 1st meals must be picked up on Monday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. for the remainder of the school year. To order meals for the week please call 304-586-3279 extension 4301.
MU will host a virtual meeting for students who want to attend MU on 1/22/21 at 4:30 p.m. Link to attend: https://bit.ly/2LQ0iLD
Drivers Ed will not be offered to students who choose the virtual learning model 2nd semester. If this affects your schedule, contact your counselor ASAP. These changes must be made by Jan. 8. 304-586-3279 A-G Ms. Morris x4321 H-O Ms. Pasley x4322 P-Z Ms. Marinacci x4320
Parents and Students, Student success is our main priority. Keep in mind, if you are choosing the distance learning model, daily attendance and participation is mandatory for every class. Students will be counted absent if the daily attendance and participation requirement is not maintained every day. First Block 8:28-9:54 Second Block 10:01-11:27 Third Block 12:29-1:55 Fourth Block 2:01-3:27
Attention Winfield High School Parents of Students who are planning to change mode of instruction delivery model for the second semester. Visit the Winfield High School Schoology site Monday, January 4th through Friday, January 8th to fill out the Microsoft Office form to change mode of instruction. Requests made outside this window cannot be guaranteed. The change will begin on January 25th, 2021, the first day of the second semester.
For now, the DMV has extended the expiration date on proof of enrollments from 30 days to 90 days. Those being issued now will expire March 31, 2021. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Arthur at 304-586-3279 ext. 4301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE MEALS AVAILABLE FOR ALL PCS STUDENTS: This meal service is free of charge and available for ALL students, whether or not enrolled in the meal benefit program. Therefore, we encourage all families to take advantage of this opportunity. Daily pick-up times for meals are from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at each school. Families will pick-up meals at their students’ home school location, curbside while remaining in the vehicle. If transportation is a problem, families may contact their home school to request meal delivery assistance.
Congratulations to the newly elected Freshman Class Officers! President: Ella Frazier, Vice President: Ben Seabolt, Secretary: Lily Chandler, and Treasurer: Olivia Walker
Congratulations to the newly elected Sophomore Class Officers! President: Brayden Boggs, Vice President: Caden Beam, Secretary: Brooke Morris, and Treasurer: Gwyneth Capehart
Congratulations to the newly elected Junior Class Officers! President: Nikki Walker, Vice President: Bethany Cole, Secretary: Allie Alderman, and Treasurer: Kennedy Briscoe & Kennedy Dean