WLHS Sports Fundraiser - Now until Oct.
The best deal in town is presently being sold by Washington and Lee athletes through October, 2014. Student athletes are selling for $10 a value card that can be used locally for special deals. Among the businesses who have partnered with the student athletes are: McDonalds (Warsaw, Tappahannock, Colonial Beach, Dahlgren) – free sandwich (equal or lesser value) with the purchase of any value meal; Montross Dairy Freeze- free 16 oz. drink with the purchase of any dinner; Campbell’s Auto Sales – 10% off an oil change; Domino’s (Colonial Beach, Tappahannock)- Free medium pizza with the purchase of any pizza (take out only); Subway (Kinsale, Montross) – 10% off total purchase; Angelo’s Pizza Restaurant – Monday Nights are EAGLE NIGHTS! Pizza is 10% off and an additional 5% gets donated back to the W&L Athletics; Wilkin’s Grocery – “Hump Day Special” – Free medium coffee with a purchase of a breakfast sandwich (Wednesday only); Plan B Barbeque - $1.00 off all dinners; O’Bier’s Tire and Auto – 20% off purchase of 4 new tires; Backdraft – 10% off total purchase (excluding alcohol), and GEBC Booster Club- Free hot dog at an Eagle football game (one time only).
All the proceeds from the cards will go to the Washington and Lee High School athletics. The cards can also be purchased at all W&L sporting events through October.
Food Service Raffle to Help Encourage Healthier Lifestyle
Special Education instructors, Jasmine Payne and Shaniece Wise, from Washington District Elementary School prepare for the raffle at the Westmoreland County Public School’s 2014-2015 Kick-off.
Sponsored by the Food Service Department, the donated baskets were raffled to provide funds for incentive gifts for encouraging students to eat healthier.
Food Service Coordinator, Hazel Hickman, with raffle baskets.
SSG. Greene Honored
Westmoreland County Public Schools honored retiring SSG. Robert Greene of the Virginia National Guard at the recent administrator’s retreat. SSG. Greene had been a great mentor and role model to Washington and Lee High School students. An active participant in career preparation, SSG. Greene has worked with students for over five years.
SSG. Greene received a W&L varsity sweatshirt and certificate in honor of his retirement.
By Patty Kelly Long, Westmoreland County Public School
Coming Full Circle; A Teacher's Story
When Joyce Clayton started teaching in 1968 in King William the school had three Indian tribes at that time which created an interesting environment. She learned how to deal with a variety of children and their parents and eventually, brought her expertise to Westmoreland County Public Schools in 1978, when she arrived as a Resource Teacher. Joyce never looked back and worked her way up to Acting Superintendent and retiring as Assistant Superintendent Emeritus. This year, Joyce’s granddaughter, Katherine Stewart, begins her journey as a first grade teacher at Washington District Elementary School... FULL STORY
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