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WHHS Grad Perla Latorre-Suarez Named Among Best Aerospace Graduate Students in the World

UCF’s Perla Latorre-Suarez ’21 has been named a member of the 20 Twenties Award Class of 2022. The award recognizes students pursuing aerospace degrees for their academic excellence, STEM and leadership skills and innovative approach to problem solving. (UCF.edu. Sttory)

Published by UCF: https://www.ucf.edu/news/ucfs-perla-latorre-suarez-named-among-best-aerospace-graduate-students-in-the-world/?fbclid=IwAR1EfkVVmGlPkN3uJrSwsX0KKB1ANtyfRvMpnGAPiRfrPrYvZHWP_dzLxcg

Perla Latorre-Saurez attended Winter Haven High School prior to her attending the University of Central Florida. She credits Dr. Sarah Roberts with helping her get motivated when she was initially learning English helping her to keep moving forward. It is fantastic to see such great success, and Winter Haven is exceptionally proud to have a Blue Devil named to Aviation Week Network’s
20 Twenties Award Class of 2022. Congratulations Perla!


Lake Wales Game Changed!

Tickets may be purchased online here:


Tony’s Italian Ice will be at Orientation

Stop by and grab a cool treat while you are walking WHHS at Orientation!  Tony’s Italian Ice will serves up a great selection of ices, and is the sweetest way to start a new school year 😊


School Lunch Information

From PCPS School Nutrition Department:

July 1, 2022
Dear Parent or Guardian:

We are pleased to inform you that Winter Haven Senior will be implementing the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for School Year 2022-2023.

Schools that participate in the CEP are able to provide healthy breakfasts and lunches each day at no charge for ALL students enrolled in that CEP school during the 2022-2023 School Year.

If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us at 863-647-4804 ext. 5.

Sincerely,
School Nutrition Department

Click here for the entirety of the letter: CEP Winter Haven Senior


BAND CAMP INFORMATION

Band Camp Dates and Required Materials List:

August 1st – 2nd
Rookie Camp 8:00am – 2:00pm
Devilette Camp 8:00am – 2:00pm
Drumline Camp 2:00pm – 6:00pm
August 3rd – 5th :
Full Band Camp 2:00pm – 7:00pm
August 6th :
Full Band Camp 8:00am – 5:00pm
Parent Meeting 6:00pm – 7:00pm
August 8th – 9th :
Full Band Camp 2:00pm – 7:00pm
August 13th :
Full Band Camp 8:00am – 5:00pm
Regular Rehearsals :
Are from 4:00pm – 7:00pm after school every Tuesday and Thursday, excluding holidays. Games are on varying Friday Nights and there are three Saturday competitions in October. All these dates will be announced through Remind before the end of the summer.

Band Camp Required Materials List:

  • Blue Half Gallon/Gallon Jug of Water (water bottles will not suffice)
  • Sunscreen
  • School-appropriate athletic wear – absolutely no jeans
  • Athletic tennis shoes – no vans
  • Instrument/Sticks
  • Lyre/Flip Folder – purchased from Carlton’s Music Store
  • Bagged meal for all days – snacks will be provided on short days.
  • Jazz Shoes, form-fitting athletic clothing, towel *Devilettes only

If you have questions, please reach out to Mr. Deases at chase.deases@polk-fl.net


Parking Permit Information

Juniors and Seniors can purchase their parking decal in Mrs. Cea’s office, in the main office. Decals will be sold before and after school ONLY, 6:30 am – 7:00 am and 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm. You will need to provide the following:

  • Current Schedule
  • Driver’s License
  • Current Car Registration
  • Current Insurance Card

Parents and Students - Important Policy Notification

Parents and students, please be aware that there will be no checkouts after 1:00 p.m.

Students, please be aware that if you are caught leaving campus without permission it will result in an automatic 3 day OSS. (Out of school suspension).


Career Program

Attention Students: Career Connections is a partnership between WHHS and the Chamber of Commerce.

Are you interested in meeting with a community business leader to learn about a specific career field? If so, sign up for the Career Connections Program. See Dr. Jaime in room 35-222 for more information. Application forms are available in the Main Office.