Wildcat Wisdom

Wesley Chapel High School 05/18/22

WCHS Vision

Wesley Chapel High School provides a community in which students become life ready citizens with confidence, empathy, and perseverance.

To ensure our students are college, career, and life ready, we are:






Message from Mr. McDermott

Good afternoon Wildcats,

District final exams end tomorrow, Thursday, 5/19/22. Friday we will have make up district finals and begin make-ups for state testing. We will be calling all families of students who need to make up a state test. Next week 5/23-5/25 will be make-ups for state testing and no new assignments will be given in classes.

Thank you,

Mr. McDermott

Senior Night of Excellence: Cords and Awards!

Senior Awards Night- Thursday, May 19 at 6PM in the PAC

Please come out and celebrate the success of our Wildcats!

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State Testing Make-ups

Friday 5/20/22- US History, Biology, Geometry

Monday 5/23/22- Algebra, Geometry, 9th grade ELA, 10th grade ELA

Tuesday 5/24/22- Algebra, Geometry, 9th grade ELA, 10th grade ELA

Wednesday 5/25/22- Any state test needed

Importance of state testing

As you are aware, the FLDOE sets graduation requirements for all students. As of now, state tests play a key role in graduation requirements. Below is how each state tests impacts students.

Algebra 1 EOC- Graduation requirement and 30% of the student's final grade

Geometry EOC- 30% of the student's final grade

Biology EOC- 30% of the student's final grade

US History EOC- 30% of the student's final grade

9th grade ELA (Reading and Writing)- Determines student placement into remedial coursework

10th grade ELA (Reading and Writing)- Graduation Requirement

As you can see, it is imperative that your student take these exams and perform their best as it impacts final grades and graduation. Information on testing and graduation requirements may be found in the Student Progression Plan at, https://livepascok12fl.sharepoint.com/:w:/s/OLL_Resources/EagjWS-I2hBMrp_HR-HqO8YBEh8oWrG8hMtYFFnbhv9QQA?rtime=c_p8qNI42kg

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Important Dates For Seniors

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Class of 2023 Senior Portrait Sessions

Class of 2023

Start making plans for your Senior Portrait Session with Gigante Productions! Appointments will open in June, and you must have your session on or before November 3rd in order to make it into the senior section of the yearbook. We can only feature senior portraits from Gigante in the senior section of the yearbook. Specific information with a link to schedule your appointment will be forthcoming. In the meantime, contact Mrs. Ingram, yearbook advisor, at pingram@pasco.k12.fl.us with any questions.

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Graduation Dress Code

Graduation Dress Code

Dress pants with belt

Dress or collared shirt

Skirt or dress (appropriate length)

Tie is optional


Dress Shoes

Absolutely no jeans, sneakers, flip-flops, bulky jewelry, scarves, ribbons, bandanas, etc.… . Also, ladies, please keep in mind that you will be traveling up and down stairs on the stage and walking a lot so the height of your heel should be kept at a minimum for safety reasons. Leave purses, cameras, and personal items with a parent or friend in the audience; they may not be taken in during the processional. Flowers or corsages are NOT permitted.

Graduation Gowns: Please wear your cap and gown to check in. We will not have

extra gowns on hand. Make sure that you bring yours to the ceremony.

Graduation Cap: The mortarboard (graduation cap) is to be worn flat with the tassel over the right eye. Once the seniors are declared graduates, the tassel is moved to the left side in unison with the class. If decorated, mortarboards must not contain anything inappropriate, class year or initials would be examples of what is typical. We will not have extra caps or tassels on hand. Make sure that you bring yours to the ceremony.

Failure to comply with the dress policy may result in the student not being permitted to

participate in the ceremony. Security will do a visual search of all graduates.

Graduation (Yuengling Center) Parking

The Yuengling Center at USF will charge $8.00 per car for graduation. Payment will only be taken electronically, cash will not be accepted.

Teacher and Staff Member of the Month

Use this link, https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=aaJT4khSVE6bZ7duOoYiIMGWZlTNEpFGo8AGusAHseFUNUFTS1A2QTFLME5BTDVBRk5RUjI0UDlFSy4u to nominate a teacher or staff member making a difference in your life.

Advertising Opportunity for Local Businesses

District School Board of Pasco County Intent to Advertise

Need more customers? Advertise with WCHS! Each year thousands of people come to events on our campus and see advertisements for local businesses. This is an opportunity to get affordable advertising and help out the students of WCHS.

Banners are printed by the school using your artwork with several options:

4 x 4 full color vinyl banner will be displayed in the Gymnasium.

4 x 10 full color vinyl banner will be displayed outdoors on the fence of the field you chose.

The cost for a one year banner in the gym $400.00.

The cost of a banner on one outdoor facility is $500.00.

The cost of one year of advertising on the football/soccer/lacrosse, baseball, and softball field (3 banners) is $800.00.

The cost of all facilitites both indoor and outdoor banner (4 banners) is $1,000.00.

There term of the advertisement is one full year.

Interested businesses may download and complete the form below.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Assistant Principal over Athletics, Mrs. Koslin at skoslin@pasco.k12.fl.us or call the school at 813-794-8700.

GoFan Online Ticketing (Athletic Events)

Purchase your tickets to our games. All tickets for athletic events must be purchased online through GoFan, https://gofan.co/app/school/FL6096 . There is also a downloadable app for GoFan. We will not be selling tickets at the gate.

Student Self Screener

Please use this screener daily and stay home if you are not feeling well.


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Are you College and Career Ready? Check out Mrs. Faysash’s Smore for events, scholarships, and planning resources for all grade levels!



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Free SAT prep available through Kahn Academy

Click on this link, https://www.khanacademy.org/SAT, for free SAT prep.

Click below to learn how to set up parent notifications in myStudent portal

Setting up parent notifications will allow you to be notified if your student is absent or struggling in a course.

Emergency Card Information and Directions (Please read)

Parents, we currently have over 600 emergency cards that have not been updated. If you have not updated your student's emergency card, please download the step-by-step instructions below for completing the emergency card. If you have questions or need assistance, please email myStudenthelp@pasco.k12.fl.us.

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WCHS ABC Program

If your family needs supports or any needs from the WCHS ABC program, please fill out the following form. If you would like more information about the ABC program, the flyer is attached and/or call Iris Garcia in the front office, 813-794-8702.


Wesley Chapel Athletics Information

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Wesley Chapel High School

School Information

Mr. Matt McDermott

30651 Wells Road
Wesley Chapel, FL 33545
Phone: (813) 794-8700
(352) 794-8700
Fax: (813) 794-8791

Office Hours:
M-F 7:00AM – 3:30 PM