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Welcome to Wahkiakum High School
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EMPLOYMENT
Current Openings:
School-Based Therapist

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360-849-6009


School Closures and Delays
Wahkiakum Schools are operating as usual.
Posted 9/2/2019 9:25:11 PM
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2019-2020 School Calendar

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Lunch Menu & Prices

How to Qualify for
Free/Reduced
Priced Meals for
the 2019-2020 School Year

 

Late Start Thursdays
Starting Thursday, Sept 5th
HS Doors Open: 9:00a
Grades 9-12 Start: 9:30a

All Other Days HS starts at 8:30a
(Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri)

Important HS Info

Image: Upcoming Winter Concert at Wahkiakum High School WHS Holiday Spirit Week & Caroling
in the Gym

Dec 17 - Dec 20
8:15a -8:45a


2019-2020 Master HS Schedule

Mule Success CORE/FLEX Time

WHS Graduation
Req'ts, Projects, and Rubrics

Upcoming District Events

Tuesday, Dec 10
2nd Qtr Mid-term

School Board Meetings
Regular Meeting
Thursday, Dec 19
5:00pm, HS Library


Image: Upcoming Winter Concert at Wahkiakum High School SAVE THIS DATE:
Thursday, Dec 19, 7pm, WHS Gym
Winter MS & HS Band Concert
Come enjoy some music and get into the holiday spirit!

Winter Break
NO SCHOOL
Monday, Dec 23 - Friday, Jan 3

School Resumes:
Monday, Jan 6


Friday, January 20
Martin Luther King Day
NO SCHOOL

Friday, January 24
K-8 2nd Qtr Ends
HS 1st Semester Ends

Friday, January 24
Teacher In-Service Day
NO SCHOOL
 
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Check Out the
Winter Sports Schedules!

Games start on Dec 3
GO MULES AND WARRIORS!!!

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WATCH GAMES LIVE
Re-play Previous Games/Events on the WSD YouTube Channel
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Photo: Entrance to the Wahkiakum High School, Cathlamet, WA
"Today's decisions create tomorrow's successes!"

Wahkiakum High School serves about 130-150 9th-12th grade students in Wahkiakum County and is located on a bluff in Cathlamet, Washington, overlooking the Lower Columbia River.

Wahkiakum High School is proud to be an accredited high school. To learn more about the accreditation process for WHS, visit our page on www.advanc-ed.org.

At WHS, we want our students to be goal oriented, willing to take risks and believe in themselves. College can include a four year university, community college, a trade school, internships, certifications, etc. We want all students to graduate from WHS on time with the tools and skills necessary to persevere in their pursuit of a successful life!

Be Your Own Superhero!

Image: Superman Logo - Be Your Own Hero - WHS, Cathlamet, WA This year, our theme is "Be Your Own Superhero and Make Today Marvel-US!" We believe every student has strengths and/or a passion that makes him/her a superhero. If we help each other identify our strengths, together we can make every day Marvelous! We want all students to know, as soon as they walk through our door, they belong and are a valued member of our learning community.

At last year's Back-to-School night, we put together Parent Information Presentation packed with information about WHS curriculum, college and career readiness, the schedule and creative opportunities, testing, Mule Success, and resources for student success.

We hope students feel comfortable enough to be themselves, are willing to explore a variety of opportunities to ensure they find their passion and graduate from WHS with a positive plan for their future.

We believe “Failure is success in progress!” We want our students to know Wahkiakum High School is a safe place to take a risk. Staff and students are here to support and care about each other through this journey called “high school”. We strive to create a positive culture, one that values individuals, their talents, dreams and goals.Go Mules!

Image: From the Desk of the Wahkiakum High School Principal, Cathlamet, WA The Latest Newsletter from Our Principal, Stephanie Leitz

August/2019 Newsletter
Welcome back! Be sure to check out this newsletter!

  • This year's theme: Be You Own Superhero!
  • WHS School Supplies (see top of page 2)
  • Check out your schedule on Skyward
  • School Pictures and ID Cards on Monday, Sept 9
     
  • A hearty welcome to three new staff members!
  • Learn about tools for parents on Skyward, Late Start Thursdays, Online Classes, the importance of regular attendance, and Planning for Graduation
  • Check out the Skyward Mobile App for access to grades, attendance and lunch accounts.
     
  • Learn more about Mule Success Time and Advisory to help students understand graduation requirements, work on their senior portfolios/projects and learn about post high school options.
  • Teachers and volunteer tutors available after school for homework help.
  • Set a goal, be involved and make Wahkiakum High School the best it can be! We are here to support you in all that you do. We are excited to begin a new year.
Key Dates for High School Students
 
  On-going   Support the Mules Sports Teams!
 
College/Career Testing Schedules and Resources
 
  Visit CollegeBoard.com for more information and dates for late registrations. All Juniors and Seniors need to take the SAT.
 
  Need more info and dates for the SAT, ACT, PSAT, ASVAB or other tests?
Check out our HS & Beyond pages, where you'll find tons of resources on college testing and preparation, how/where to apply for financial aid and scholarships, and college/career planning.

Learn more about options and testing if you are exploring the possibility of serving in the US military armed forces.

Are you ready for graduation? Check out the all the handouts on graduation requirements, culminating projects, and assessment rubrics on our HS & Beyond pages.

Planning to Go to College? Click to learn more about about using your Smarter Balanced score to qualify for entry-level credit-bearing college courses.
 
On-going Activities
 
Homework Help:  After School Support & Tutoring
Teachers and volunteer tutors available every day after school
Library open Mon-Thurs, 3:05-4:30p and until 3:30 on Fridays.
 
Monday-Thursday:  Mule Success Time
  Every Friday:
Advisory: College / Career Readiness alternating with Club/Activities Day
      More About WHS Clubs
 
Go Mules!   Mules Sports Schedules

Other Newsletters from Our Principal, Stephanie Leitz

June (End-of-Year)/2019 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on:

  • Reflections on student accomplishments and the graduating class of 2019
  • Credit Recovery and Graduation Requirements
  • Overwhelming support for Mule Success Time.
  • College Credits Are Offered at WHS
  • Chromebooks
  • Accreditation: Advanced-Ed visited our campus this year and gave us an excellent review

2019 Graduation Newsletter
This was a newsletter to parents of Seniors. It included a calendar of year-end dates.
For information on requirements for graduation from Wahkiakum High school and other resources for planning for after graduation, please visit our HS & Beyond page.

April/2019 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on:

  • 3rd Qtr Progress Reports: Teachers and volunteer tutors available every day after school for homework help
  • ASB Officer Elections/Campaign
  • Chronic Absenteeism: Help make attendance a priority - it leads to student success.
  • Planning for next school year's class schedule and summer school
  • We Appreciate Feedback! If there's anything you're not happy with at WHS please do not hesitant to contact us.

February/2019 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on:

  • 1st semester report cards and current transcripts have been sent home
  • Teachers and volunteer tutors available every day after school for homework help
  • Learn about Mule Success Time.
  • Use the Skyward Mobile App to check for current grades, missing assignments and lunch accounts
  • Chronic Absenteeism: Help make attendance a priority - it leads to student success.
  • Program Evaluations and Feedback - We Like Feedback!