December 14th
As mentioned  in yesterday's announcements, the 8th grade We The People Team  to Indianapolis early yesterday morning to compete in the We THe People State competition. Willowcreek did not bring home a trophy, but multiple judges complimented our Willowcreek team for their excellent public speaking skills and their responses to questions focusing on political science, republican government, the U.S. Constitution, the 3 branches of government, current political events, and several other topics focusing on the history of government in the United States.  The following 8th grade students competed at the We the People state competition...
Sara Mitchell
Preet Singh
Riana Astorga
Payton Burney
Ravinder Singh
Hayleigh Manville
Reece Fischer
Simeon Bright
Liam Craven
Alexis Banks
Maya Lavendusky
Alyssa Ramos
Abigail Lewis
Logan Reese
Tyler Cravens
Jewell Albee
America Prado
Aleksandra Ramon
Katelyn Mitchell
Thea Shupe
Jovi Taylor
Andrew Bilyak
Rhegan Quinones
Josh Castillo
Mallory McCaslin
Alex Wolfe
Margaret Delph
7th grade girls basketball tryouts today, (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
Candy Grams will be on sale in the cafeteria during lunch starting tomorrow!! Buy a sweet treat for a friend, teacher, or your secret crush. You can include your name or send it anonymously. They are only $1.00 each!  Candy Grams will be on sale December 15th-21st.

December 13th
The Willowcreek wrestling team ends its regular season  competition with 19 wins and only 2 losses with a big win over LaPorte Kesling by a score of 80-30. Winning wrestlers were: Kiara Kowalczyk, Miles Conrad, Dalton Whitten, Jacob Jones, Anthony Bumbel, Ben Bonta, Lucas Underwood, Billy Jones, Devan Howard, Tylee Swopes, Methyus Coleman, Rich Linzy, Trevor Albee, Chris Ramirez, Andrew Vega, Landon Morris, Jessie Zartuche, Tive Delgado, and Jeff Weigand.  Great job wrestlers! Go get them at conference!
The 8th grade boys basketball team taveled to Valpo Ben Franklin over the weekend and won their holiday tournament by defeating  Crown Point Wheeler in the first game and the host school Valpo Ben Franklin. Outstanding team defense and unselfish offensive play was the key to success for the Braves. All 8 young men played extremely hard throughout.
Pierre Hill
Dan Vida
Tre'vion Robinson
Connor Mose
Luke Elwood
Anthony Medina
Demari Glenn
Cam Coker
Great job fellas
Need a few more AR points before the end of the quarter? Reader's Retreat will meet in room A9 today.
The 8th grade We the People Competitive Team traveled to Indianapolis yesterday to compete in the We The People competition.  The students did very well.  We will be posting scores later.
Tomorrow is Ugly Sweater Day.
There is a student council meeting today until 3:30. The meeting will be in Mrs. Schugar's room.

December 12th
There will be a student council meeting Wednesday. The meeting will go until 3:30.

December 11
Willowcreek wrestlers were victorious last night against crosstown Fegely. Winning wrestlers were: Miles Conrad, Jacob Jones, Anthony Rumbel, Ben Bonta, Blake Wolfe, Lucas Underwood, Billy Jones, Tylee Swopes, Devan Howard, Trey White, Josh Ortiz, Gino Gualandi, Jordyn Zartuche, and Elias Selmani.
There will be no Pokemon Club tonight.
Calling all Twins!!!
Are you a twin? You already knew you were special, but now the yearbook staff wants to know more about YOU!  This Friday, December 15th is YOUR day! We are asking for all the twins in our school to come to school on Friday, dressed alike in some way. NO, you don't have to be in identical clothes like your mom dressed you in elementary school, but we want a special photo of you and your twin. Wear complimentary colors or matching outfits for the yearbook pages dedicated just to YOU! You will be called out of class for a twin photograph.
Do you have a bestie who you WISH was your twin? Do you feel like you and one of your friends are as close as twin siblings? WELL....December 15th is for you too! Dress like your bestie on December 15th for some good time fun. The yearbook staff will feature you and your friend in our special spread in the yearbook.
There will be a student council meeting on Wednesday. The meeting will go until 3:30.
On Saturday, the middle school robotics team 2567K competed in Indianapolis against over 60 high school and middle school teams from across the state. They finished 3rd overall and qualified for the state finals in March! Congratulations to Trevor Young, Reece Fischer, Ilija Kirov and Grant Kappes.
This Saturday, the Portage High School Robotics Team will host the Region Rumble Robotics competition. The competition will be held in the PHS West gym from 9:30 am to around 5 pm.
8th grade girls tryouts today from 
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

December 6th
There is NO running club tonight.
No Reader's Retreat today.
Kyleigh Robinson has 502 AR points for this school year!  This is amazing!
The Willowcreek wrestling team came up short in the conference championship match and lost to a very tough Hobart team. 
Winning wrestlers were:
Ben Bonta
Lucas Underwood
Billy Jones
Devan Howard
Tylee Swopes
Trevor Albee
Josh Ortiz
Eric Bohl
Andrew Vega
Peyton Fausto
Rafael Maier
Colin DeMercede
Jordyn Zartuche
Ty Harvey
Anthony Gualandi
Anthony Mendoza
Jeff Weigand
Caleb Ruiz
Chris Ramirez
Jovann Guttierez
Elias Selmani
Lucas Sartori
Landon Morris
Omar Gracia
Great job wrestlers....get them next time!!

December 5th
The Cyclone Team would like to congratulate Mason Rogers, the newest member of the AR 200 point club! Great job Mason!
The 7th grade "B" Basketball team won a thriller last night over crosstown rival Fegely by a score of 22-21. The Braves hustled and worked tremendously as a team to assure the win. Outstanding effort by these boys: Aiden Barney, Kollton Laskowski, Michael Dzacky, James Haitz, Dylan Childers, Dylan Sutphin, Ivan Trujillo, Isaiah Carroll and Ethan Adkins.

December 4th
Winter Concerts Series
Adults $2.00  Students  $1.00
Band Concert
Thursday, December 7th
Portage HS East Auditorium
7:30 pm
Orchestra Concert
Wednesday, December 13th
Portage HS East Auditorium
7:30 pm
Choir Concert
Monday, December 18th
Portage HS East Auditorium
7:30 pm
The Willowcreek wrestling team successfully defended its championship title at the Colonel Wheeler invite by goiing undefeated for the day. The Braves beat Boston in the first round by a score of 92-24. In the semi-finals the Braves were victorious over Colonel Wheeler by a score of 72-38. In the championship round the Braves took on Lake Central Clark and emerged victorious by a score of 64-40.
Winning wrestler were: Miles Conrad, Owen Bunton, Dalton Whitten, Jacob Jones, Anthony Rumbel, Roman Guerrero, Ben Bonta, Lucas Underwood, Billy Jones, Devan Howard, Tylee Swopes, Methyus Coleman, Rich Linzy, Trevor Albee, Dawan Powell, Gino Gualandi, Blake Wolfe, Jacob Chatman, Jovann Guttierez, Omar Gracia, and Josh Ortiz.
Coach Alaniz and Coach Atherton are beaming with pride after this performance. Way to go wrestlers!
The Tsunami Team would like to congratulate student, Kimberly Tran, on being the first on the team to make the 200 Point Club. She has been working very hard to achieve this goal! She states that her favorite book is Fever 1793. Congratulations, Kimberly, on this tremendous reading accomplishment, and once again, welcome to the 200 Point Club!

December 1st

Coach A would like to thank wrestling manager Annalise Moran, Jordan Jacobs and America Prado for all of their hard work this season.  Well done ladies!!
The Willowcreek wrestling team finished an undefeated week of grappling this week and upped its record to 14-1. On Monday the Braves beat Valparaiso Ben Franklin 89-16. On Wednesday the Braves took on the LaPorte Boston and won by a score of 77-30. Last night the Braves soldiered on to another win against Crown Point Col. Wheeler and won by a score of 64-52.
Winning wrestlers were: Miles Conrad, Owen Bunton, Dalton Whitten, Jacob Jones, Roman Guerrero, Ben Bonta, Lucas Underwood, Billy Jones, Tylee Swopes, Methyus Coleman, Rich Linzy, Trevor Albee, Josh Ortiz, Omar Gracia, Alyssa Ramos, Jacob Chatman, Ty Harvey, Trey White, Jaylin Blair, Gino Gualandi,
Andrew Vega, Chase Reyes, Jordyn Zartuche, Will Beshears, Jovann Guttierez, Elias Selmani, Bryan Edgecomb, Anthony Gualandi, John Creasy, Devan Jennings, Jessie Zartuche, Josh Weigand, Gabe Nelson and Devan Howard.
Coach Atherton is extremely proud of the hard work and determination from every wrestler. Let's cheer them on this weekend as they attempt to defend their championship title at the Col. Wheeler invite this Saturday.
Shirts are in for those who pre-ordered an American Heart Association Red Out T-shirt,m please pick it up during your lunch time today.