Announcements – April 17, 2024 – Day 5


Daily Announcements

April 17, 2024 – Day 5


 This Week’s Birthdays!!

Mrs. Prestidge – 4/15

Blaine Schulz – 4/16

Levi Staudt – 4/16

Mrs. Robinson – 4/16

Ava Huff – 4/17

Ms. Kephart – 4/18

Keara Wood – 4/19

Addyson Moellers – 4/19

Cheyanne Heitmann – 4/20

Mrs. Dahl – 4/21

  • We will be streaming the MS track meet tonight in St. Ansgar for those who are unable to attend but wish to see your athletes compete.  HERE is the link to the meet, which should start shortly before 4:30 pm tonight.

The Sheffield Public Library will be hosting a Wii Tournament Day on Saturday, May 4th from 12-3PM for Grades 3rd to 12th. They can register online at or call the library at 641-892-4717 for more information!

  • Midterm is this Friday, April 19th.

West Fork Student Council is hosting a blood drive on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 10:00 until 2:00 in the small gym.  Please consider donating blood!

  • Sheffield Care Center is looking for students interested in dietary and housekeeping/laundry. Willing to work around school and extracurricular activities with competitive pay. If interested, contact Katie @ or (641) 892-4691. 

  • High School Baseball – Students interested in participating in high school baseball this summer, please stop in the office and fill out the sign-up sheet. ALL 8-12th graders

  •  The WF Wellness Center is currently hiring! If interested, email Mr. Borchardt at Applications can be picked up at the wellness center front desk!

  • Please remind students that Warhawk time is MANDATORY attendance!!  Students MUST check in with their Warhawk teacher before they head to an intervention!  Seniors are REQUIRED to attend Monday only.  Thank you!

  • There are gently used track spikes outside of Shelley’s office if anyone is in need- sizes: 15, 8, 6.5, 6
  • The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opened on December 31st. If you are a senior or have a child who is a senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2024, it is highly recommended that you complete the FAFSA. There is help available with this process. ICAN (Iowa College Aid Network) is scheduling FAFSA appointments beginning January 3rd. You can access the scheduling system here: You can access the FAFSA at We also hope to schedule filing appointments at West Fork in the near future – watch for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Lillquist. 



Thursday, April 18th, 2024

  • 4:15 = HS Co-ed Golf @ North Butler – Round Grove Country Club –  Greene (Dismiss at 2:50, bus leaves at 3 pm)
  • 4:30 = HS Girls Track @ Nashua-Plainfield (Dismiss at 2:50, bus leaves at 3 pm)

Friday, April 19th, 2024

  • 4:30 = HS Boys Track @ North Butler (Bus leaves at 3:15 pm)

Saturday, April 20th, 2024

  • 9:00 = HS Boys Golf @ Algona – Algona Country Club (Bus leaves at 7 am)

Monday, April 22, 2024

  • 7:00pm = 6-12 Chorus Concert at Sheffield

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

  • JH boys track at Belmond (dismiss at 3:00, bus leaves at 3:10) Admission: $2/adult and $1/student

Thursday, April 25, 2024

  • 7:00pm = 6-12 Band Concert at Sheffield

Friday, April 26, 2024

  • JH girls track at Garner (dismiss at 3:00, bus leaves at 3:10)


JH After Sport Practice Shuttle Schedule

Spring (Track)

  • After Sport Shuttle Bus Schedule (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri):
    • 4:45pm – Leave Sheffield
    • 4:55pm – Rockwell
    • 5:05pm – Swaledale
    • 5:13pm – Thornton
    • 5:20pm – Meservey
    • 5:35pm – Sheffield

  • Classification of Absences: All absences will be classified in one of two ways: 

#1 Excused Absence – Parent has notified the school and the school approves. No penalty. All work may be made up. These are limited to: personal illness, professional appointments, school activities, funerals, family vacations, emergency work at home with parents, or personal family issues – which must be shared with the principal or counselor. ● Doctor notes should be turned into the office to excuse the absence ● Oversleeping will not be excused. 

#2 Unexcused Absence/Truancy -Absence for all or part of a day without prior knowledge and permission of either the student’s parent or the principal. Credit for work may be withheld. Students may be required to make up missed time or be issued a detention A letter will be sent home after 5, 10, and 15 absences each quarter Meeting with the principal.

  • Just a reminder:  When students are entering or leaving the building, please use the northeast entrance by the office.  Anytime any student enters the building after 8:10am or exits the building before 3:10pm, You must check in or out at the office. 

  • If a student is absent, the parent is asked to notify the office. The school phone system is set up to take messages 
  • 24 hours a day (for calls before and after the office is open). Upon returning to school after being absent from the building, the student is required to check in with the 
  • office. 
  • Before leaving for any reason during the school day, the student is required to check in with the office before leaving the building. If the school has not been notified and the student is absent the office will attempt to notify the parents or guardian. Either with an email from JMC or a phone call.  Please call 641-892-4461 or 641-450-5654 to leave a message with Mrs. Shreve-Building Secretary or email


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