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WHITEHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL RECEIVES COLLEGE READINESS RECOGNITION

Academic News
Whitehouse High School has received the “2012 College Readiness Award” from the Texas ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness. The Texas ACT Council is comprised of secondary and postsecondary educators who advise ACT, Inc. on the utilization of ACT programs and services in Texas schools and colleges. ACT, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization that provides assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development and the publisher of the ACT Assessment. The ACT Assessment is the college admissions test that is used and accepted by all colleges nationwide and throughout Texas. In 2012, over 39% of Texas graduating high school seniors took the ACT in Texas while the total number of Texas students taking the ACT has increased over 40% since 2008.

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WHITEHOUSE CULINARY & HOSPITALITY STUDENTS TO COMPETE AT TEXAS PROSTART INVITATIONAL STATE FINALS

District News
Whitehouse, Texas - A team from Whitehouse High School will compete at the 2014 Texas ProStart Invitational state finals, produced by the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation at the Waco Convention Center in Waco March 7- 8.

A total of 24 teams representing the best hospitality students in the state will compete, 12 in the culinary category and 12 in the management category. Students will demonstrate their mastery of the culinary arts and hospitality industry as they compete for a chance to represent Texas at the National ProStart Invitational.

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2013 NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS

Academic News
The principal, Mr. Duane Barber, of Whitehouse High School announced today that CONNER M. MORRIS and JARED M. RAABE have been awarded the honor of 2013 National Merit Semifinalists.

The 2011 PSAT/NMSQT served as the initial screen of more than 1.5 million entrants to the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. The Selection Index scores of students who met program participation requirements were used to designate a pool of about 16,000 Semifinalists on a state allocation basis. Semifinalists are the highest scorers in each of the 50 states and represent less than one percent of each state’s high school seniors. Although Semifinalist qualifying scores vary from one state to another, the scores of all Semifinalists are extremely high.

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ONE-ACT PLACES 2ND IN DISTRICT UIL CONTEST 2014

District News
WHITEHOUSE JUNIOR HIGH recently participated in the District 16 AAA UIL Theater Play Contest on January 25, 2014 under the direction of Ms. Jessica Fleming. The cast and crew placed 2nd in District with the play “A Little Princess” by R.N. Sandberg which is based on the novel by Frances H. Burnet. All students brought home a medal and three students achieved addition recognition.

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CAIN STUCO BEAUTIFY CAMPUS

Academic News
Cain Elementary’s Student Council sponsor Micha Elliott and student council members and their families met at the school April 14 to beautify the campus. The Student Council had been granted the Keep Whitehouse Beautiful award to beautify the west side of the building, which faces Hwy. 110. The raised flower beds and flowers were added from the grant and students also cleaned the front flower bed and the PK flower bed, weeding and planting. Twenty rose bushes were planted, lantana, and rose moss. Thank you, Student Council, parents, and Mrs. Elliott.

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