A newsletter for Walnut Hills High School
April 23, 2022
Dear Walnut Hills High School Families:
I think a lot of people will agree that the Friday’s Chalk Drawings and Earth Jam are one of Walnut Hills High School’s favorite traditions. The students and teachers did an excellent job focusing on the End of Course tests on Monday through Thursday. Friday was the perfect day - and perfect weather - to celebrate the talents of our students and enjoy some time together as a school community. It was a great week to be an Eagle!
Chalk Drawings and Earth Jam also signal that we are heading into the last part of the school year. Last week was the midterm of the 4th quarter. There are four weeks before final exams! In the first two weeks of May, 1,060 students will be taking 2,320 AP exams in 33 subject areas. These numbers speak to the strength of our exemplary AP program. All students will be wrapping up their learning and participating in culminating activities. Thank you, parents and guardians, for all that you do to help us encourage the students to finish strong. If there is anything that we can do to help, please reach out to your child's teachers, counselor, or grade level administrator.
Sursum ad Summum
21-23 Lend Me a Tenor, Blackbox Theatre
23 Walnut Wood Volunteer Day, 9 am-noon, Spring Fling, 8-10:30 pm Junior High Gym
27 Senior and Chamber Orchestra, 7 pm Auditorium; WHHS Association Meeting, 7 pm Recital Hall
29 High School Band Concert, 7 pm Auditorium
30 Jazz Band Concert, 7 pm Recital Hall
2-13 AP Testing
3 Junior High Choir Concert, 7 pm Auditorium
7 SAT Testing
10 WHIP General Meeting, 7 pm Conference Room
12 Summer Job Fair, all lunches
14 Walnut Wood Volunteer Day, 9am-noon
19 LSDMC, 6 pm virtual
26 Last day of school for students!, Commencement Exercises for Class of 2022, 6:30 pm Fifth Third Arena
AP Exam Schedule
Please note: students who are taking an AP exam only need to report to school for the testing period; they will be excused from their other classes on any day that they are taking an AP exam. No permission slip is required.
Attention Seniors: Plan to attend the Graduation check-in meeting on Monday, April 25, 2022 in the auditorium. Counselors will be in the auditorium during bells 1 -4. Plan to stop in during a study hall or lunch. Counselors will step you through the end-of-year process including, updating Naviance, updating your 3E, and submitting your future plans form.
The Counseling Department at Walnut Hills High School would like to invite your participation in the third annual Comprehensive Counseling Program Survey. This survey is designed to assess the facilitation and delivery of the counseling program. It is also designed to identify gaps in the current programming to ensure the needs of all our students and their families are met. Identifying information, such as name and email is completely voluntary and will not be attached to responses. All responses are due by May 6, 2022.
The 2022 National Recognition Program application opened on April 15. Eligible sophomores and juniors received an email from College Board inviting them to apply. If you meet the eligibility criteria listed on the website but didn't receive an invitation on April 15, you may self-nominate through the website.
- Students who have a 3.5 GPA or higher, take the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, or AP® Exams, and identify as African American, Hispanic, Indigenous, or attend school in a rural or small town may be eligible for national recognition. Students must identify with at least one of the four groups listed to be eligible.
- The application deadline is Wednesday, June 15, at 11:59 p.m. ET. This application is free of charge.
This summer the Ohio Society of CPAs (accountants) will be holding a summer camp program at three different locations throughout Ohio -- Kent State University, University of Toledo and Cincinnati State Community & Technical College. Each event will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and all are completely free for students to attend. Please see the attached flyer.
The Students Learning About Speech & Hearing Summer Program is funded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and it aims to expose high school students from under-represented minority backgrounds to the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is completely free for the students. Student participants will attend the 4-session program from 9:00-12:00 on the first four Wednesdays in June. For more information, follow this link.
Application Link: https://redcap.link/slashsp
Junior Book Awards
National Latin Exam
16 Gold / Summa cum Laude;
24 Silver Maxima cum Laude;
32 Magna cum Laude;
29 cum Laude.
Chalk Drawing Winners
CPS City-Wide Art Show
There are 20 Walnut student artists have their work currently on display at the CPS Ed Center,until May 7th. Next time you stop by the Ed Center look for their amazing pieces!
Lend Me a Tenor
After an amazing previous performance in the Rick Steiner Blackbox Theatre with Rhinoceros, the Walnut Hills High School Theatre Department is eager to welcome back audiences with Ken Ludwig’s hilarious screwball comedy, Lend Me a Tenor. A sensation on Broadway and in London’s West End, this madcap romp is guaranteed to make audiences teary-eyed with laughter.
The show runs April 21st-23rd, 2022 at 7 p.m. with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, April 23rd. Here is the full press release for additional information and ticket purchasing.
Class of 2023: senior portrait information!
Senior portraits for the Class of 2023 must be submitted by 9/30/2022. Portraits must be on a blue background. If a senior doesn't submit a photo, we use their school pictures.
Please review this document for all of the details:
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Student Support Services Flow Chart
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