School News

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    Whiddon-Rogers is proud to recognize our Veterans and Education Support Personnel at our monthly SAC meeting on November 20.  We are proud of the contributions our Veterans have made for our country.  We also appreciate the work our ESP staff does with our students. 
     
     
    FLAME Conference
    Whiddon-Rogers Education Center held their first annual Ladies Conference on November 13-14.  This conference was designed for all young ladies who attend the school and consisted of breakout sessions, brunch, and keynote speakers.  The LIT FLAMES (Leaders in Training: Fulfilled Ladies Aspiring to Manifest and Empower Success) learned a lot and will be supported to be successful.
     
     
    Living Your Best Life Forum
     
    Whiddon-Rogers Education Center's "Living Your Best Life Forum" was held on November 6.  This event was a forum for girls to learn how to empower themselves.  Speakers included School Board Member Dr. Rosalind Osgood, FHP Trooper Chantale Jones, and OSPA Chief Dr. Valerie Wanza. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Breast Cancer Honor Wall
    In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the students of Whiddon-Rogers Education conducted a walk.  Students participated in a program with guest speakers who are survivors and learned a lot about prevention and cure.  In addition, a wall honoring survivors and victims was created
     
     
     
    Partnership Breakfast
    Whiddon-Rogers Education Center hosted their annual Partnership Breakfast on October 8, 2019.  Student representatives from each of the career pathways assisted in the program.  Culinary Arts students prepared a delicious breakfast, TV Production students filmed and took pictures, Criminal Justice students provided escorts, Music Technology students provided music, and Business Management students were tour guides.
     
     
     
    College Week1
     
     Whiddon-Rogers celebrated College Week during October 7-11.  Representatives from Broward College, Keiser College, and the technical colleges met with students to explain their programs and have students apply.  Students and staff wore their favorite college shirts and accessories.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Take Stock in Children
     
     
    Two students in the Whiddon-Rogers Middle School Academy received scholarships from Take Stock in Children.  They will receive student advocacy services, mentoring, and college readiness preparation.  They will also receive a two-year college scholarship when they graduate high school.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Peace Week
     
     
    Whiddon-Rogers recognized Peace Week on September 16-20 with several activities on campus.

     

     

     

     

    In accordance with Florida Law, we are providing our school financial report.  The figures in this report represent the revenues and expenditures allocated to the school, both in total and per FTE (full-time equivalent) student.  This data is compared to the rest of the schools in the district and the state.  The purpose of this report is to inform parents of the resources that were available to the school during the 2015-2016 school year.

    Click Here for the Financial Report

    Whiddon Rogers Education Center Awarded a Grant from the Florida Department of Education

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    Thanks to a S10,000  grant from the Florida  Department  of Education, students at Whiddon Rogers Education Center will have the opportunity to learn hands-on skills in digital design from certified instructors through a communications technology program. Students will be able to transfer these skills  to further their education at a technical college or start a new career. The  design  program will be offered to 75 male students at Whiddon Rogers and 25 percent of these students will have the opportunity to earn Adobe Premier  Pro  certification.  The program will also offer students employability skills and supportive services for underrepresented students to succeed academically and in the workforce.

     

    Guidance News

    The entire Guidance Department is working with our seniors to ensure all graduation requirements are met.  They are counseling each individual student on the following:

    • Credits are earned and posted
    • Community service hours are earned, submitted, and posted
    • Standardized tests are passed and posted
    • GPA is 2.0 or better
    • Post-secondary options are chosen, including:
      • College and financial aid applications are completed and submitted
      • Technical college applications are completed
      • Scholarships are applied for
      • Job applications
      • Mock interviews