Early Dismissal --

Tues., 1/8-WR at 2:35.

01.  Lunch today: Mini corn dogs, salad, baked beans, fruit, milk.

Breakfast tomorrow: Breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, milk

Lunch tomorrow: Lasagna, corn, garlic toast, fruit, milk.

02. College/Military Reps:

Fri. Jan. 11, MN West law enforcement, 11:30 am during lunch in cafeteria

Thurs. Jan. 24, MN West, 10:00 am


Tues., 1/8 - Dynamic Reading, P6b

Thurs, 1/10 - Life 101, 8:25-9:15.


There will be an FFA Floriculture meeting January 10th in Barron's room.  If you can't make it please talk to Talitha to get more information.



Turn in your Resume & Cover Letter to Mrs. Ourada ASAP. This is past due and is required for graduation. You will become ineligible to participate in activities if this is not turned in by Mon., 1/14.

Wyatt C., Brittany E., Spencer L., Than P., Andrew Q., Erika S., Gracie W., Crace W., Alan Y.

06. Scholarship Deadlines

Feb. 15- Basin Electric Power Coop (Redwood County students)

March 8- Redwood Electric- Operation Roundup (Redwood County)

07. New books in the library. 

365 Days of Wonder   by R.J. Palacio (The Author of Wonder)

A quote for every day of the year about courage, friendship, love, and kindness.  Includes words of wisdom from such noteworthy people such as Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., Confucius, Goethe, Sappho, etc.

 08. ALICE Training for staff and students will be on Fri., 1/11, 12:50-2:50 PM in the gym..

        This training is not intended to scare anyone or make anyone feel our school is unsafe. As with fire or tornado drills, we want all to be prepared for such situations.

        Scenario trainings for grade levels will be in the media center as follows.

Mon., 1/14 - 9:30-11:30, gr. 12

        12:50-2:50, gr. 11

Tues., 1/15 - 9:30-11:30, gr. 10

        12:50-2:50, gr. 9

Wed., 1/16 - 9:30-11:30, gr. 8

        12:50-2:50, gr.7


Tues., 1/8 - 3:30-5:30

Wed., 1/9 - 3:30-5:30

Thurs., 1/10 - 6:00-8:30

Fri., 1/11 - 3:30-5:30

Sat., 1/12 - 9:00-noon

10. The school board approved a 1/2 credit required Lifetime Fitness class.

-Starting with class of 2020, 10-12th grade will be required to take a Lifetime Fitness course to graduate high school.

-You can get a jump start on this by taking Lifetime Fitness 2nd semester as a skinny period 5, as a quarter 3 block in period 3, or as a quarter 4 block period 3.

Talk with Mrs. Ourada if you would like to make scheduling changes to meet the Lifetime Fitness requirement..

11. 2nd semester begins on Tues., 1/22.Students will have ONE DAY, the first day of the new semester, to make changes to their schedule. Make changes before the end of the first day, or no changes to schedule will be accepted. Take a look at your 2nd sem. schedule online. You can make changes with Mrs. Ourada anytime before the 2nd day of 2nd semester.

12. The following students will be attending the Conference for Young Writers at SMSU Wednesday, Jan. 9.  The bus will leave from Westbrook at 7:45 AM and will stop in Walnut Grove at 8:00.  We will return to Westbrook by 3:00.  

Mariah B, Macie C, Luke D, Gabe G, Jessica H, Addison J, Timothy K, Daniel K, Zach K, Mia K, Elijah M, Caitlin M, Riley O, Brady R, Amanda S, Payeng V, & Abigail W.

13. There are a few people who would like to order some clothing so we are doing a second chance order for Fanclothe clothing   The catch is, we need at least 15 items.   We currently have 5 items.  Please spread the word. Contact Mrs. Ross if you’d like to order.

14. The College Physics class will be gone on a Lab final Jan 18.  They will leave at 7:30am and return around 7pm.  This includes Camryn B, Joel B, Daniel D, Parker F, Kate J, Jacob K, Ben O, Jace P, Andrew Q, Nathan R.

15. Snow week has been moved to the week of February 4 - 8.  There will not be a coronation for snow week.  There will be a dance for grades 9-12 on Friday night 2/8 after the boys basketball game.

16. JH Knowledge Bowl - Both teams made it to regions on Thursday! Out of 59 teams, WWG#1 placed 7th and WWG#2 placed 27th!

17. Joel, TJ, and Jonathan will be talking to the FRC sponsors this morning. Leaving at 8:30 and should be able to return by noon.

18. Speech - Jump Start Clinic 1/12

Bus leaves WB 7:15/ WG 7:40/ Lam 7:55

Turn in your fees

Practice: 1/9  WB 3:30-5:30

               1/10 WG 3:30-5:18.

19. The freshmen and Jay Her will be going on a field trip for physical education on Thursday after lunch (12:30) until the end of the day. 



01. Weekly Progress Reports are due on Wednesdays. Reports are printed by 7:45 AM on Thursdays.

02. PLC on Thurs.., 1/10, 7:45-9:15.


Mon., 2/4 - ECFE at WB, 5:30. No ECFE in January.

Sun., 1/12 - Open Gym at WB & WG, 1:00-3:00.

        Kids’ Open Gym at WB, 3:00-5:00.


Tues., 1/8 - GB, MCC at WB, 6:00. Pep band plays. Supervisor-Mr. W., Concessions-Sophomores, Conc. Supervisor-Kletscher

        JH GB, Windom at WG, 4:30.

        WR at Minneota, 6:00. Van leaves WB at 2:45.

Thurs., 1/10 - JH GB at Slayton, 5:00. Bus leaves WB at 4:00.

        BB, SWC at WB, 6:00. Supervisor-Mr. W., Concessions-Juniors, Conc. Supervisor-Sandbulte

        JH BB, MCC at WG, 4:30.

Fri., 1/11 - GB, Ellsworth at WB, 6:00. Supervisor-Theisen, Concessions-Juniors, Conc. Supervisor-Cuff

        WR at Bemidji Tourney

Sat., 1/12 - GB, YME at SMSU, 1:45. Bus leaves WB at 10:15, WG at 10:35.

        BB, YME at SMSU, noon. Bus leaves WB at 10:15, WG at 10:35.

WR at Bemidji Tourney

Speech at Mankato. Bus leaves WB at 7:15 AM.

Cheer at Marshall. Bus leaves WB at 10:00 AM.