Wrangell High School Newsletter

September 23, 2019

Important Dates

September 23: School Board Work Session at 6 pm re: PEAKS Assessment Results in EES Room 101

September 23: Regular School Board Meeting at 7 pm in EES Room 101

September 24: Senior Project Meeting for all seniors at 8 am in the WHS Library

September 28: Cross Country Regions @ Sitka

September 28: Swim Team Rummage Sale Fundraiser

October 11: Picture Retakes

October 14: Inservice Day - NO SCHOOL

Parents/Students

IMPORTANT!!

Please be sure that all parts of your student(s) registration is complete. These parts include:


  1. payment of fees (for all students)
  2. Free & Reduced Lunch Application (for all students)
  3. Title I Compact (for SMS and EES students)
  4. Online Registration (for all students)
  5. Transportation Form (for EES students ONLY)
  6. Mandatory Orientation Attendance (for SMS and WHS students).

If you are unsure what your student has left to do, please contact your site secretary and they can let you know.


**ALL PARTS OF REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO HAVE CONTINUED ACCESS TO THEIR LAPTOPS. LAPTOP ACCESS WILL BE DE-ACTIVATED THIS WEEK IF THESE ITEMS ARE NOT TAKEN CARE OF.

UAS Academic Counselor Visit

On September 24th, we will have Brittni Wisner an academic counselor from UAS on campus available to meet with students interested in applying to UAS. She will be in the library during lunch and after school to help students start their applications and will also waive the $50 application fee. She will also be presenting information to juniors and seniors during Mrs. Brooks' 6th & 7th period classes.

Migrant Recruiter at Family Resilience Fair

On September 28th from 12-2pm, the school's Migrant Recruiter will be present at the Family Resilience Fair to answer any questions about the program.

Testing Information

Free Practice PSAT and SAT!

Check out the free practice tests here: http://satpractice.org

PSAT

10th and 11th graders who would like to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16 there is a sign-up sheet in the office.

The cost is $17 (make a check out to WHS) or free for low income eligible 11th grade students. Testing will begin at 8:45 am.

If you are signed up for this test, please make your payment to the WHS office prior to Oct. 16. Checks can be made out to WHS.


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SAT

12th graders who would like to take the SAT on Wednesday, October 16 there is a sign-up sheet in the office.

The cost is $49.50, or $64.50 (with essay). If you are signed up for this test, please make your payment prior to October 16 in the WHS office. Checks can be made out to WHS. The cost is $8 or $15 (with essay) for low income eligible students. Testing will begin at 8:45 am.

ACT

If you need to take the ACT please get in contact with Ms. Meister at omeister@wpsd.us. October 26 is the upcoming ACT Date.

Student Activities

Cheer

There is a signup sheet in the HS Office for those interested in Cheering this year.
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Cross Country

Great Job Wolves this weekend in Ketchikan!!


Results:

1,2,3 A

Jade Balansag got 5th

Jamie Early got 11th

Skyar Larrabee got 12th


Overall

Jade Balansag got 20th


Girls Team: 3rd as a team for 1,2,3A


Good luck at Regionals this weekend!

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Wrangell School District Announcements

School Board Meeting

In order to establish a quorum, the Regular Meeting of the Wrangell Public School Board scheduled for September 16 will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, in Evergreen Elementary School Room 101, beginning at 7:00 PM.

A work session to review the PEAKS student assessment results will precede the meeting at 6:00 PM.

The agenda for the School Board Meeting will be available online four days prior to the meeting at https://www.boarddocs.com/ak/wrangell/Board.nsf.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Position Announcement

Wrangell Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 School Year:

Indian Education Director: This is a part-time position coordinating and administering the Indian Education Program; preparing budgets, and proposals, and completing the bookkeeping required of the position. Applicant must have working knowledge of needs assessments and the evaluation process and must be able to work with the parent committee and school administration. The Position is paid on Column E of the Classified Salary Schedule.

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Upward Bound Coordinator: This is a part-time position coordinating and administering the Upward Bound Program; preparing budgets, and proposals, and completing the bookkeeping required of the position. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The Position is paid on a contractual basis.

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For more information and a detailed job description, please contact the District Office at 907-874-2347. Positions are Open Until Filled. It is Wrangell Public School District's policy to not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex or disability.

Community Announcements

The Nolan Center Theater Presents:


** No Movie This Weekend**

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Newsletter Additions

Please submit all newsletter additions no later than 10am each Monday. Additions can be emailed to Katelyn at kreeves@wpsd.us. Any attachments you would like included, please submit as jpeg files.