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Honors Science Students Support Local Wetlands

WCS students in the Honors Science Research Program, Science National Honor Society and Honors Marine Biology are participating in the community-wide Reclamation Project to replant mangrove seedlings along the South Florida coastline. This wall, located next to the Science Building, exhibits the propagules in their germination phase.
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Honors Marine Biology Students Spend the Day Shark Tagging

Honors Marine Biology students were given the special opportunity to work alongside UM professors and undergraduate students to learn first-hand how they gather and track sharks here in South Florida. "Participating in real science research was definitely exciting," said Valentina Farr, a WCS sophomore.
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RAK Students Pitch In With Beach Clean-Up

RAK (Random Acts of Kindess) is a movement being led by students from the Leadership Community Service Committee. They gather small groups of students to do acts of service throughout the community. Their first act of the year was to help with beach clean up at Matheson Hammock for Coastal Clean Up Day.
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Students Inducted Into Mu Alpha Theta

Thirty high school students were honored with induction into Mu Alpha Theta, the national mathematics honor society. They are: Sabrina Apple, Hannah Avery, Erica Brenner, Ana Campos, Ashley Castano, Dylan Charlton, Grace Chewning, Connor Crotty, Amanda Cuello, Kennedi Dale, Julia Decker, Nicole Doble, Trish Elliot, Valentina Farr, Patrick Glynn, Sophia Gonzalez, Iman Jiha-Scutt, Alyssa Kreps, Nico Mora, David Overholt, Ian Poveda, Sophia Poveda, Abigail Raffalski, Shane Riera Michael Riley, Samantha Rodriguez, Valentina Saavedra, Madeline teRiele, Samuel Zakka, and Daniel Zalle.
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Sculpture Students Enhance Skills at Local Studio

High School Sculpture II and III students took field trips to the Ceramics League of Miami to learn how to throw cups on the ceramics wheel. They were able to visit professional artists studios, meet working artists, review different methods of using and firing clay, and receive hands-on, personalized lessons on how to throw on the wheel. Every student produced a cup to take home.
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WCS Families: It's Not Too Early to Plan for Next Year

If you have a child who is currently NOT attending WCS, and you are planning to apply for the 2015-2016 school year, we strongly encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible. The Admission Office has already processed 65 applications, and is busy processing new applications every day. Because we would love to accommodate our current families first, we need to receive those applications before certain grades become full.
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WCS Drama Presents "Absolutely Murder"

WCS Drama proudly presents "Absolutely Murder," on Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 30-31, at 7:30 PM in the Guarch Family Auditorium. A body--that just won't stay dead, a young lady, her two rival boyfriends, three strange young ladies, a mysterious doctor, and a creepy caretaker all find themselves in an abandoned mill on a stormy night.
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MS/HS Picture Make-Up Day

Picture Make-Up Day (not re-take day) will be next Wed., Oct. 29, from 9-11 a.m. in the MS/HS Media Center.
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Movie Night to Benefit Relay for Life

Join the Movie Night on Fri., Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the WCS Auditorium to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased before or after school in the HS Concourse.
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Visit the Book Fair This Week!

Visit the Book Fair this week in the HS/MS Media Center and get a head start on your Christmas shopping! The Book Fair will run Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and all sales benefit our school library! You can also shop at our online book fair until Nov. 4.
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Parent Seminar: Adolescent Substance Abuse - Signs, Symptoms & Trends

Join us on Tues., Nov. 4, at 8 a.m. in the Hazel M. Ross MS/HS Media Center for, "Adolescent Substance Abuse: Signs, Symptoms, and Trends," an informative seminar with Ana Moreno, MS, LMHC, co-founder of Family Recovery Specialists. Moreno is an expert in working with adolescents, young adults, and families dealing with alcohol and drug addiction.
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