Wildcat News 10/12/2018

Current Sports and Events

Football Updates

Recently Fultondale Wildcats dominated against Vinemont and got a win 33-12. Fultondale is 5-1 this year and plays Midfield tomorrow at home, come out and support your wildcats! Here’s a look at the rest of the regular season play.-Madison Adams

10/19 @7 at Hanceville High School

11/02 @7 Tarrant High School at Fultondale High School


1. Randolph Co. (23); 1-0; 335 2. Saks (6); 2-0; 265 3. Piedmont; 1-0; 209 4. Mobile Chr.; 1-1; 190 5. Thomasville (1); 1-0; 184 6. Gordo; 1-1; 164 7. Wicksburg; 1-0; 105 8. Fultondale; 0-1; 88 9. Winfield; 2-0; 42 10. T.R. Miller; 1-0; 37 -Nicholas Davis

College Bound- Jalen Sims

Congrats to Jalen Sims on signing with the Memphis Tigers!

Read more at this link https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/sports/college/memphis-tigers/football/2018/09/28/memphis-football-3-star-jalen-sims-commits-tigers-mike-norvell-aac/1458019002

Marching Band Updates

In a competition at Winfield High School on Saturday October 6th the band performed triumphantly. Overall, the band earned superior ratings in their their class and 1st place Drum Major in class, Thania Mota. The Fultondale High School Band will be attending a band competition on October 20 in Atlanta, Georgia at Sprayberry High School. -Linus Ellis

Upcoming Sports Updates


Saturday October 20th AHSAA Hydration testing 9:00 am at Fultondale High School

The first wrestling meet of the season for middle school team will be 11/15 at FHS beginning at 5:30pm. The first meet of the season for high school team will take place on 11/20-11/21 at the Hayden High School Thanksgiving Tournament.


ALABAMA Remains undefeated and #1 after beating Arkansas 65-31

AUBURN falls to #21 after being defeated 23-9 by Mississippi State. They are 4-2.

UAB is 5-1 and is on top of Conference USA West. They just beat Louisiana-Lafayette 28-7.


October 25th: College and Career Fair 6-8pm BackGym

October 26th: PD day( NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS)

November 12: Veterans day

November 19-23: Thanksgiving Break

****Correction to last edition: Junior Rep for Homecoming Morgan Rascoe****


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter visited Lawson State Community College on Sep 18th to attend the annual District 5 Workshop. While there, members met other members throughout the district, learned how to organize chapter events and plan for recruitment, and other chapter needs throughout the year. There were 40 students that attended from our high school and middle chapters.

FBLA enrollment is still open, $20 fee to join, for more information see High School Advisor Mrs. Hyatt, Middle School Advisor Mrs. Moss.

FBLA is currently selling Boo Grams for Halloween. Cost of the Boo Gram is $1, candy will be attached and delivered on Halloween (Oct 31st) during 5th block. If you would like to purchase a Boo Gram see a FBLA member before school or outside the lunchroom during 4th block. The last day to buy is Oct 26th -Jalane Warren (FBLA President)

2018-2019 SGA Officers

President - Lindsey Harris

Vice President - Trey Kendrick

2nd Vice President - Jalen Sims

Loprea Sherman - Secretary

Ciera Cabrera - Treasurer

Kalence Smith - Council

Faculty Highlight

Mrs. Rachel Laney is one of our counselors here at Fultondale High School (this is her 4th year at this school). She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Communication Studies degree, a Masters in School Counseling, and is currently working her way towards an Education Specialist degree in School Counseling. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, and hiking (seeing as she has a very adventurous personality). She also thoroughly enjoys traveling: she’s been to places including Vermont and New York. Here at Fultondale High School, we hold Mrs. Laney dear in our hearts and she exhibits the same behavior seeing as she is always fully willing to help every student here reach their full potential. Bonus Pic of one of her dogs. -Luke Campbell and Destiny Kidd

School Store

Can we bring it back?

We the yearbook class want to bring back the school store that used to be in the little window by the front gym. We need a teacher that can supervise it when it is opened. It used to sell: pens, pencils, notebooks, etc. To bring it back we have to have willing participants that want it to stay opened. We could have it opened before school or maybe before/after class periods. If you have any ideas on how we might be able to bring back the store please see Angel McLaurin.

Yearbooks (2018-2019) are currently for sale, $70. Get your yearbook, you will not be disappointed! See Mrs. Hyatt in Room 305 (tech building) or purchase in the front office. This year's book will be a Spring book, meaning we will get it back in May before the end of the school year!

Last year's yearbook 2017-2018 limited copies are still available, you can still purchase one for $65 by seeing Mrs. Hyatt in Room 305 (tech building). If you didn't get yours already, get one before they are gone!!


-Robyn Bray

FIND OUT WHAT YOUR WITCH NAME IS https://www.zoo.com/quiz/whats-your-witch-name?mkcpgn=pin00587&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=paid&pp=0B

WHAT MOVIE SHOULD YOU WATCH ON HALLOWEEN?https://ohmy.disney.com/quiz/2014/10/14/quiz-which-spooky-disney-movie-should-you-watch/?cmp=SMC%7Cblgomd%7COMDOctober%7CFB%7Cquizspookymovie-WTP%7CInHouse%7C101514%7C%7C%7Cesocialmedia%7C%7C%7C

HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN A HORROR MOVIE?https://www.magiquiz.com/quiz/how-long-would-you-survive-in-a-horror-movie/?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=22&utm_campaign=22pin


October is all about those Spooky costumes, and Parties. If you’re one special person, you’re born on the 31st! To be spookiest of all, you have to be born on Halloween. Serah Vickers turns 16 on Halloween this year! Make sure you wish her a happy birthday! NOW ON TO THE COSTUMES! - Laura Arrington

Cute Boi-Everyone loves 1 or 2 cute looking costumes! This Spooktober you can be cute all you want! Honestly All you have to do is to act like a kid. Find something, like a clown, or an animal, or fantasy creature and make yourself POP! Mainly with makeup… don’t actually pop.

Basic Boi- This one is self explanatory. Find an old cartoon character from a tv show or movie that you like, and then make a huge t-shirt that looks like the character. Wear leggings that match, and a headband if needed.
Spooky Boi- This is one is easy. Be a clown, be a murder, be a creepy doll; be anything you want!!! You can always add blood to it. You know you want to. Scare those kids.

Halloween Party Ideas

Decorating the house, Dressing up in costumes, figuring out your scary games and eating delicious ghoulish treats can only mean one thing, that everybody’s favorite spooky day is upon us.Here are a few ways to make your Halloween party a spooky spectacular.-Destiny Stewart

Food Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Ingredients 3 cups orange cheese puffs 2 pounds cream cheese, at room temperature 3 cups shredded Cheddar ¼ cup chopped chives Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 bell pepper with a long stem Crackers, for serving


Put the cheese puffs in a food processor and process until finely ground. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Combine the cream cheese, Cheddar, chives, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl and mix to combine. Mold the mixture into a ball, pressing the top of the ball with your hand to flatten it. With the tip of a butter knife, carve lines down the sides to resemble a pumpkin.Roll the cheese ball in the ground cheese puffs. Remove the entire bell pepper stem with a paring knife and put it on top of the cheeseball as the pumpkin stem. Seed and slice the bell pepper. Serve the cheese ball on a plate with crackers and slices of bell pepper.

Witch's Brew

Drinks Ingredients 1( 6 ounce ) package lime gelatin 2 cups of boiling water 3 cups chilled pineapple juice 1 ( 2 liter) bottle chilled lemon-lime soft drink or ginger ale


Special equipment: 1 large black plastic cauldron (available at party or craft stores) 1 punch bowl that fits inside the cauldron 1 plastic hand (available at party supply stores), sterilized in hot water 1 block dry ice (available at supermarkets, ice cream shops or ice companies)

Pour the gelatin mix into a large bowl. Slowly stir in the boiling water. Stir at least 2 minutes, until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir in the pineapple juice. Let cool to room temperature.

Wearing heavy duty gloves or using tongs, place the block of dry ice in the bottom of the cauldron. (Dry ice will burn skin, so handle it with gloves and tongs and keep it away from kids and pets!)

Use an ice pick to break the block into smaller chunks, if necessary.

Fill the cauldron with just enough water to cover the dry ice. It will begin to "steam."

Place the punch bowl inside the cauldron, on top of the dry ice. The cauldron will appear to be magically smoking.

Entrap the sterilized rubber hand between the cauldron and the punch bowl, squeezing it tight so the hand appears to be reaching out of the mist for help. Hot-glue the hand to the cauldron, if necessary, to hold it in place.

Carefully pour the drink mixture into the punch bowl. Slowly add the chilled vodka and lemon-lime soda or ginger ale. Stir gently to mix.

Vote on your favorite Halloween candy here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLiKuib1q6TlOWFW9JlrHtHKl6w9kvR7dahtgl1mTO-2aiFQ/viewform

Halloween Music Playlist

"Bad Romance" - Lady Gaga "Pretty When You Cry" - Lana Del Rey "I Put a Spell on You" - Nina Simone. "Dark Horse" - Katy Perry ft. Juicy "Beware" - Big Sean ft. Lil Wayne and Jhene Aiko. "Thriller" - Michael Jackson. "E.T." - Katy Perry ft. Kanye West. "Superstition" - Stevie Wonder. "True Blood" - Justin Timberlake. "Disturbia" - Rihanna

Entertainment Section

Book Review (Spooky Reading)

- Madison Adkins

Pet Sematary

By: Stephen King


Pet Sematary, by Stephen King, is a novel in the horror genre. This novel not only thrills by touching on fear, but also deals with the grief of losing a family member. The protagonist is named Louis Creed. Louis is just starting to hit his stride professionally; he is a doctor with a young family, and the Creeds have just recently moved into a new home located in Ludlow, Maine, brought there by Louis’s new job at the University of Maine. Louis’s wife is named Rachel, and together they have two children named Ellie and Gage.

Their new neighbor, Judson Crandall, lives across the street. Judson, or Jud, becomes an integral part of the story as he and Louis become friends. Due to their age difference, Jud also becomes a father figure to Louis. Jud is married to a woman named Norma, and both show the Creeds kindness, welcoming them to Ludlow. The Creeds’ new home is situated on a large plot of land; upon exploring the boundaries, they discover a pet cemetery. Because the unofficial groundskeepers of the cemetery are children, the sign at the entrance reads “Pet Sematary,” hence the misspelling of the word in the book’s title.

Louis is on his way to work for the first time when he witnesses a fatal car accident. A student named Victor Pascow dies, and that night, he visits Louis and issues a warning. He tells him not to go past the boundary that lies between the Pet Sematary and the woods beyond. This isn’t the only warning Louis receives. Jud informs him that sadly, many animals have been hit by trucks on the dangerous road between their two houses.

A few days after receiving Jud’s warning, Ellie Creed’s cat, Church—short for Winston Churchill—goes into the road and is hit and killed. Louis finds out and doesn’t know how to tell Rachel or Ellie, who are away visiting Rachel’s parents. Louis has stayed home because he and Rachel’s parents don’t get along.

While they’re away, Jud tells Louis to bring Church’s corpse to the Pet Sematary. He leads Louis past the boundary and into the woods. They cross a swamp that the Micmac tribe called Little God Swamp, to an ancient burial ground. Jud tells Louis to bury the cat there. The next day, Church returns from the dead, but he’s not the same as he once was. He reeks and behaves strangely. However, when Rachel and the children return, they don’t seem to notice that something is off with Church.

Later, Louis’s son Gage is hit by a truck on the same road that claimed Church’s life, and Louis tells Jud that he’s going to take Gage to the ancient burial ground. Jud pleads with him not to and tells him about another father whose son had died. The man buried his son there, and sure enough, the child returned… but he wasn’t the same. Instead, he was evil, and threatened Jud. The father had to kill his son, and then chose to take his own life. Hearing this story, Louis is horrified and promises not to try to bring Gage back by burying him there. Despite this, the magic of the burial ground calls to Louis.

Sources: http://www.supersummary.com/pet-sematary/summary/

Praise for Pet Sematary:

“The most frightening book Stephen King has ever written” - Publishers Weekly

“THE KING OF HORROR WEAVES HIS SCARIEST TALE EVER . . . Turn on all the lights while engrossed in it , turn up the radio for company, call friends and ask them to call you back to make sure that you are still able to answer the phone . . YES IT'S THAT SCARY. YES IT’S THAT GOOD” -Cincinnati Enquirer

“TERRIFYING! Stephen King goes on record as saying Pet Sematary is the one story that scared even him… It is a perfect Gem of a horror story… one that you’ll spend many a dream trying to erase.” -New York Daily News

“King once said his greatest ambition was to write a book that was too frightening to finish… There may be many a reader, left white-knuckled by this novel, who hope he doesn't come any closer.” -Pittsburg Press

Halloween Movie Recommendations


Friday, October 12

2pm/1c The Boxtrolls

4:10pm/3:10c Disney's Bolt

6:20pm/5:20c Despicable Me

8:30pm/7:30c Disney's Frozen

12am/11c Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Saturday, October 13

7am/6c ParaNorman

9:05am/8:05c Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

11:10am/10:10c Disney's Bolt

1:15pm/12:15c The Nightmare Before Christmas

2:50pm/1:50c Hocus Pocus

5pm/4c Disney's Frozen

7:25pm/6:25c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

9:30pm/8:30c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

12am/11c The Addams Family (1991)

Sunday, October 14

7am/6c Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

9:30am/8:30c The Nightmare Before Christmas

11:10am/10:10c The Addams Family (1991)

1:15pm/12:15c Hocus Pocus

3:25pm/2:25c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

5:30pm/4:30c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

Freeform Premiere 8pm/7c Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

Freeform Premiere 9pm/8c Hotel Transylvania

11pm/10c The Parent Trap (1998)

Monday, October 15

4pm/3c ParaNorman

6pm/5c Hotel Transylvania

8pm/7c The Parent Trap (1998)

12am/11c Monster House

Tuesday, October 16

3:30pm/2:30c Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

4:30pm/3:30c Monster House

6:30pm/5:30c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

8:55pm/7:55c Hocus Pocus

12am/11c Disney's Mulan

Wednesday, October 17

2pm/1c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

4:30pm/3:30c Disney's Mulan

6:30pm/5:30c Hocus Pocus

8:30pm/7:30c Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

12am/11c The Addams Family (1991)

Thursday, October 18

4pm/3c Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

6:30pm/5:30c Dark Shadows (2012)

9pm/8c The Addams Family (1991)

Freeform Premiere 12am/11c Maggie

Friday, October 19

3:30pm/2:30c Dark Shadows (2012)

6:10pm/5:10c The Goonies

8:50pm/7:50c Hotel Transylvania

12am/11c Monster House

Saturday, October 20

7am/6c Monster House

9:00am/8:00c Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

11:40am/10:40c The Goonies

2:20pm/1:20c The Nightmare Before Christmas

4:00pm/3:00c Hotel Transylvania

6:05pm/5:05c Hocus Pocus

Freeform Premiere 8:15pm/7:15c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

9:45pm/8:45c Hocus Pocus

11:55pm/10:55c The Addams Family (1991)

Sunday, October 21

7am/6c Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

8am/8c Spooky Buddies

10:05am/9:05c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

12:10pm/11:10c The Nightmare Before Christmas

1:50pm/12:50c The Addams Family (1991)

4:00pm/3:00c Hocus Pocus

6:10pm/5:10c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

7:40pm/6:40c Hocus Pocus

9:50pm/8:50c Maleficent

11:55pm/10:55c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Monday, October 22

4pm/3c Maleficent

6:10pm/5:10c Hocus Pocus

Freeform Premiere 8:20pm/7:20c The Witches of Eastwick

12am/11c Warm Bodies

Tuesday, October 23

3pm/2c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

4pm/3c Hocus Pocus

6:10pm/5:10c The Witches of Eastwick

8:50pm/7:50c The Addams Family (1991)

12am/11c Monster House

Wednesday, October 24

4pm/3c Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

5pm/4c Monster House

7pm/6c The Addams Family (1991)

9pm/8c Hotel Transylvania

12am/11c Spooky Buddies

Thursday, October 25

4pm/3c Jurassic Park (1993)

7pm/6c Hotel Transylvania

9pm/8c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

12am/11c The Final Girls

Friday, October 26

11:30am/10:30c Jurassic Park (1993)

2:35pm/1:35c The Lost World: Jurassic Park

5:40pm/4:40c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

7:50pm/8:50c Hocus Pocus

10:00pm/9:00c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

12am/11c Teen Spirit

Saturday, October 27

7am/8c Dark Shadows (2012)

9:40am/8:40c Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

12:20pm/11:20c The Addams Family (1991)

2:30pm/1:30c Hocus Pocus

4:40pm/3:40c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

6:50pm/5:50c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

9:20pm/8:20c Hotel Transylvania

11:25pm/10:25c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

11:55pm/10:55c ParaNorman

Sunday, October 28

7am/6c Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

9:40am/8:40c The Addams Family

11:50am/10:50c Hocus Pocus

2pm/1c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

2:30pm/1:30c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

4:35pm/3:35c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

7:05pm/6:05c Hotel Transylvania

9:10pm/8:10c Hocus Pocus

11:20pm/10:20c The Goonies

Monday, October 29

4:30pm/3:30c The Goonies

7:10pm/6:10c Disney's Big Hero 6

9:20pm/8:20c 25th Anniversary Release - The Nightmare Before Christmas

12am/11c The Addams Family (1991)

Tuesday, October 30

1:30pm/12:30c Disney's Big Hero 6

3:40pm/2:40c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

4:40pm/3:40c Hocus Pocus

6:45pm/5:45c The Nightmare Before Christmas

8:25pm/7:25c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

8:55pm/7:55c The Addams Family (1991)

12am/11c Warm Bodies

Wednesday, October 31

Hocus Pocus Marathon

7:30am/6:30c Hocus Pocus

11am/10c Hocus Pocus

1:10pm/12:10c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

2:40pm/1:40c Hocus Pocus

4:45pm/3:45c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

5:45pm/4:45c Hocus Pocus

7:50pm/6:50c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

8:50pm/7:50c Hocus Pocus

12am/11c Hocus Pocus

Music (Upcoming Releases)

October 12-The Black Eyed Peas-New Album (Master of the Sun)
November 30-The 1975-New Album (A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationship)
October 5-Twenty one Pilots-New Album (Trench)
October 12-Ella Mai-New Album (Ella Mai)


When you’re serious about drumming, you need a kit to match your ambition. The V-Drums TD-17 series lets your technique shine through, backed up with training tools to push you further. Combining a TD-50-class sound engine with newly developed pads results in an affordable electronic drum kit that’s authentically close to playing acoustic drums—accurately mirroring the physical movement, stick coordination and hand/foot control that every drummer needs. Meanwhile, an array of built-in coaching functions will track your technique, measure your progress and increase your motivation. Becoming a better drummer is still hard work, but the TD-17 can help you get there. -Chris Arizaga

Motivational/Humor Section

-Brandon Coleman

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not too sure.

Doing nothing is hard, you never know when you're done.

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.

I am not lazy, I am on energy saving mode.

Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.

A balanced diet means a cupcake in each hand.

Maybe you should eat some makeup so you can be pretty on the inside too.

I'm not shy, I'm holding back my awesomeness so I don't intimidate you.

Sorry for the mean, awful, accurate things I said.

I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.

Your life can't fall apart if you never had it together!

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of payments.

The best revenge is massive success. We've all got both light and dark inside us. If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out of you. If you do not believe you can do it then you have no chance at all. The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready. Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak. Sometimes you’re just strong enough to let go. I love what I do, and when you love what you do, you want to be the best at it. The best revenge is massive success. I wanted to be successful, not famous.- Shawn Henderson
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