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Weekly Warren Connection 3/13/2023

5 Items For This Week

Almond + O'Plaine Campuses
From Principals Michele Bertola & Rob Parrott


What's included: 

  1. Prom tickets going on sale

  2. We need a Robotics Advisor

  3. State Testing Schedule

  4. The Warren Way Shout-Out Recognition

  5. Upcoming Events

Student Announcements


Almond College Career Newsletter

O'Plaine College Career Newsletter

1. Prom tickets going on sale

Prom Tickets go on sale starting this Thursday, March 16.

  • All juniors and seniors planning to attend prom need to purchase their ticket by April 3 (there will be no late ticket sales).

  • Students can access the link to buy tickets via Canvas or the Prom page of the WTHS website starting Thursday.

  • Contact Ms. Hartley at with any questions.

2. We need a Robotics Advisor

 We are seeking a coach for our WTHS robotics team.

If you are a parent or family member who is interested in coaching our robotics team next year, we would love to speak with you.

  • This is a paid position and is currently unfilled for next year.

  • Our robotics teams have traditionally competed in First Illinois robotics tournaments.

  • The season starts early fall and goes through the winter. 

If you are interested, please contact Mary Zullo at

3. State Testing Schedule


School will be closed for regular classes on April 12 and 13.

  • Seniors do not come to school either day.

  • Juniors come to school on April 12 and 13 for the SAT and Illinois State Science assessment.

  • Sophomores only come to school on April 13 for the PSAT 10.

  • Freshmen only come to school on April 12 for the PSAT 8/9 

  • Some Freshmen and Sophomores will need to report both days if they have testing accommodations.

4. The Warren Way Shoutout Recognitions


The following students and staff earned a Warren Way Shout Out for the month of February:

  • O'Plaine Campus - Maxwell Welzen, Carnell Reed, Emma Silvetti, Francesca Carlos, Disha Dayalan, Maryam Naveed, Jordyn Baylor, Alan Span, Morgan Ghys, Adrian Wojtaski, Isaiah Hernandez, Camilia Llano, Kamari Friar, Sanaiah Stephens, Shanyce Berry, Zavier Mendoza, Josh Hintz, Mary Hill, Juan Pedro Alvarado-Rodriguez, Luz Bravo, Kerry Kiefner, Jamie Griffiths, John Hillis, Kelly Stites, Maria Medina, Bonnie Humpa.

  • Almond Campus - Lezra Johnson, Anisha Batchu, Rafael Gloria, Ximena de la Torre, Keisha Bland, Emma Florescu, Travis Gillett, Steven Judge, Kaylen McGee, Ali Siddiqui, Fernando Rodriguez, Zach Bromberg, Atifa Syed, Diana Alcala, Lyuda Li, John Lundeberg, Val Rodina, Louie Klein, Sarah Julius, Ryan Bruno and Chris Stock.

  • Thank you to Mark and Yesy at Country Financial who partner with WTHS to honor our staff nominated each month through their Operation Helping Heroes program.

5. Upcoming Events

  • Mar 17-18: Spring Musical, O’Plaine Campus Auditorium

  • Mar 18: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Exam (ASVAB) for Interested Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors, Almond Campus

  • Mar 21: Board of Education Meeting, Almond Campus Library

  • Mar 24: Early Release

  • Mar 27-31: Spring Break

In closing...

Thank you, and remember We Are Respectful, Resilient, Engaged - Now and Always.

Go Blue Devils!

Michele Bertola
O’Plaine Campus Principal

Rob Parrott
Almond Campus  Principal