Wildcat Wisdom

Wesley Chapel High School 11/3/21

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

Hi Wildcat Families,

Today, I will ask once again to please follow the signs in the parent drop off loop. Do not stop to drop your student off by band, the front office, or the first classroom building. Please pull as far forward as possible prior to stopping and turn right out of the drop off line. If everyone cooperates, there will be much less frustration.

As you are aware, second quarter is very short this year. Please make sure you monitor and speak to your student regarding there progress. As always, if you need any assistance please reach out to us.

Don't forget, Wednesday, 11/10/21 is an early release day.

New Bell Times for Second Semester

The District School Board approved new start times for all schools to help ensure transportation is available to get all students to school on time. Beginning 2nd semester, first period will begin at 7:10AM and school will end at 1:34PM.

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.
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Florida Civic Literacy Examination

The state has required a new test called the Florida Civic Literacy Examination (FCLE). This test is required of students (typically seniors) enrolled in certain U.S. Government courses and will be required of college students as well. Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in the 2021-2022 school year and thereafter, each student must demonstrate competency in civic literacy by achieving a passing score on an assessment and by successfully completing a civic literacy course. The Florida Civic Literacy Examination (FCLE) is the assessment used to meet this requirement. If a student passes this assessment while in high school, they are exempt from the postsecondary exam requirement.

In conclusion, those students taking U.S. Government this semester will be taking this exam on December 10th. It is an 80 minute test, but the students may take up to half the school day.

Fall Sport Success

Congratulations to our amazing fall athletes. Victoria Vail- State Qualifier in Swimming, Jessica Roehrig- State Qualifier in Diving, Girls Volleyball District Champions and playing in Regionals tonight, 7PM at WCHS, Nikki Watson- Regional Qualifier in Golf, and Michael Hale- Regional Qualifier in Golf. Also, our Football team is looking to secure our first playoff bid in a long time.

On-Track Students Rewarded

I’m on-track. What does this mean?

2.5 GPA or higher

No Ds or Fs for the quarter

Less than 3 unexcused absences

No Discipline Referrals

What do I get?

Free admission to athletic events (except FHSAA events like Districts and Regionals)

Treats 3X per quarter

Quarterly Raffle Entry

You must have your band with you to get the rewards

Spring 2022 Dual Enrollment Online Registration & Course Request Worksheet

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Use the link below for the Spring 2022 registration and course request worksheet.

Spring 2022 Dual Enrollment Online Registration & Course Request Worksheet.

Equal Opportunity Schools

Hello Wildcats! Please take a moment to complete the survey for Equal Opportunity Schools. It can be found on your myPascoConnects homepage.

This survey is useful for you as we start the planning process for next school year. Our partnership with Equal Opportunity Schools helps ensure our students have access to a challenging curriculum that meets their interests and helps them achieve their goals. Our goal is for ninety percent of students to complete the survey. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Mr. Hermansen

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Girls Weightlifting Fundraiser

Click on this link to help out our amazing Girls Weightlifting team, https://app.myteamworks.org/2021wesleychapelweightlifting
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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.

Boys Lacrosse Coach Needed

If you or someone you know is looking for an opportunity to work with students to help prepare them for life, we have an opening for a Boys Lacrosse Coach. Please contact Coach Baudendistel at bbaudend@pasco.k12.fl.us for information and how to apply.
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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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Early Release Days

2021- 2022

Early Release Days

September 8, 2021

October 6, 2021

November 10, 2021

December 08, 2021

January 12, 2022

February 2, 2022

March 9,2022

April 13, 202

Senior Portraits

Seniors must have their photo taken by Gigante no later than November 5th in order to make it into the senior portrait section in the yearbook. Book your appointment at giganteproductions.com to reserve your time and date.

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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!


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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Suspicious Activity Reporting App

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