Announcements – February 8, 2019 – Day A


Today’s lunch menu:   Hamburger/bun, French fries, Carrots, Pears, Milk

Monday’s breakfast menu:  Cereal/toast or mini pancakes, Fruit Juice or Milk

Monday’s lunch menu:  Popcorn chicken, Baked beans, Applesauce, Bread/butter,  Milk



  • This week we are celebrating National School Counseling Week.  If you see Mrs. Lillquist today make sure and thank her for everything she does for us.
  • NHS Dodgeball Tournament will be held on February 24th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm and the West Fork Wellness Center.  The tournament is to raise money for a Dance Marathon. Each team will need 6 players and the cost is $5 per person or $30 per team.  Forms are in the office and the deadline to sign up is Friday, February 22nd.
  • The Senior Class invites all West Fork HS students to a Valentine’s Dance on Saturday, February 16 from 8:00-11:00 in the North Gym.  Cost is $5 at the door. Casual attire may be worn. Bars and drinks will also be served.
  • If you plan to bring an out-of-town date to the Valentine’s Dance, you MUST complete a permission form that is signed by the student’s administrator.  Pick one up in the office and return by February 14 at 3:30.
  • Franklin REC will sponsor a student from the area to participate in the Iowa Rural Electric Youth Tour.  This includes an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., from June 14-19, 2019. Parents DO NOT have to be members to participate in this opportunity.  Applications are due on March 4. Visit or  stop by the HS office for more information..
  • For clarification:  A two hour late start means that school starts at 10:15 regardless of the day of the week.  Thanks!


The Franklin County Extension is looking for volunteers to help with the 2nd-5th Grade Rockwell STEAM Club.  The club meets in the FCS Room in the Rockwell school on the following dates and times

Thursday, February 21st from 3:15-4:45 p.m.

More dates available through May.  Watch for those in future announcements..

  • Please see Mr. Thompson if you are interested in going out for baseball.
  • February is the month that West Fork NHS students deliver Meals on Wheels.  Please stop in the office to sign up. Thanks!
  • It is time to practice for Individual Speech Contest.  Sign up for practice times and bring your pieces with introductions attached THIS WEEK!
  • Monday, February 18th –School will be in session


On the school calendar this day was designated as a “No School” day.

Since we missed school on August 27 due to the power outage we will

Be making up that day on February 18, 2019.


  • Upon returning to school after being absent from the building, the student is required to check in at the office.
  • Seniors, if you are even considering attending college the fall, 2019 semester, please work on completing your FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid soon. If you have questions regarding the FAFSA, please see Mrs. Lillquist. If you need help filling out the FAFSA, appointments can be made with a financial aid specialist in Mason City.
  • There is an employment opportunity with the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa for graduating seniors or students who will be 18 by June 15th. There are counselor, rope course and lifeguard positions available for this summer. They are hiring for two camps located in Boone, Iowa. The work schedule would be June 4 – August 13 with breaks between sessions and a long break over July 4th. If you are interested, but have a conflict with a small number of the days we work, go ahead and apply anyway, as they can likely work through an absence. The Unit Counselors salary range is $2400 – $2700. Please see Mrs. Lillquist for more information!



Happy birthday, Reed Stonebraker!!

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