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Wesley Chapel High School 5/5/21

Message from Mr. McDermott

In recognition of teacher appreciation week, I want to take a moment to thank our wonderful faculty and staff. The job you have done this year in the face of a pandemic and numerous changes has been truly remarkable. Thank you for all you do for our students each day.

Parents, we are quickly approaching the end of the school-year. Please stress the importance of attendance and turning in assignments as we end the year.

Senior Awards Night

Students, please check your school email for an invitation to our Senior Night of Excellence on May 18th at 6 p.m. You received an invite if you will be recognized for academics, club and honor society participation, local scholarships, and/or senior department awards. All graduation cords will be distributed at this event.

RSVP: https://forms.office.com/r/8qEmmGeTR7

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Class of 2021 Senior Activities

Please click on the document below for details regarding Class of 2021 Senior Activities

Senior events

Parents, it has come to our attention that a group is organizing an unofficial prom. Please know that this event is not sponsored by or endorsed by Wesley Chapel High School. All approved events are listed in the document above.

Class of 2021 Graduation is June 4 at 7 pm at WCHS.

Graduation is scheduled for June 4, 2021 at Wesley Chapel High School at 7:00PM. Each graduate will be allowed to bring 4 guests. Senior fees must be payed prior to being issued your cap and gown.

Pay senior fees here

Yearbook Delivery

Yearbook delivery: seniors who preordered their yearbook can begin picking them up on Friday, May 7 in Room 327 before or after school or during the first 10 minutes of their lunch period. Underclassmen who preordered can begin picking theirs up on Monday, May 10. For MSOL STUDENTS who preordered books, you can pick yours up from 2:15-3:30 on May 10, May 11, or May 12 by pulling into the front car loop and stopping outside Room 327 (a sign will be posted where to stop). Be ready to show your receipt or photo ID to pick up your book! We will start selling any available yearbooks on Tuesday, May 11. Cost is $90, cash and check payments only. Please email me at pingram@pasco.k12.fl.us if you have any questions.

When do I test?

Although changes have been made on the effect of testing on this year's students, underclassmen must still meet the graduation requirements of Algebra 1 FSA and English 10 FSA in order to graduate. We urge you to take advantage of all opportunities available for testing. We are taking all safety precautions possible to help keep our school community healthy.

For questions, email Mrs. Richter mailto:crichter@pasco.k12.fl.us

Up Next

May 3 and 4- 10th grade ELA Reading (2 day test)

May 5 and 6- 9th grade ELA Reading (2 day test)

May 7, 10, and 11- US History End of Course Exam (1 day test)

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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.

Class Ring information

If you are interested in purchasing your class ring, please visit the Herff Jones website at, https://herffjoneswestcentral.com/classrings/classrings.cfm

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.

Extended School Day

Extended School Day will be offered Monday-Thursday each week and starts Tuesday, February 16 from 3:00-4:30 and ends on Thursday, May 20. This is an opportunity for students who need to recover credits in English or Mathematics courses. It is also a great opportunity for students who have returned from MSOL to Traditional and need support with classes. Please see Mr. Yingling if you are interested in participating.

Need extra help in English or Math?

WCHS now has tutoring for English and Math available virtually on Wednesdays from 3PM-4PM. If you are struggling or need assistance on assignments, please use the following links for support.

Students must have their first and last name on their zoom as well as have their video on.

English support- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84521849162?pwd=aWhVa0FvZjZhYTNrSWYwOGY3KzlKdz09

Math support- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83133610259?pwd=ang5Y012VHJGYU55azRaK29nTDVJUT09

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WCHS College & Career Updates

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


Prevention Methods for COVID-19

Please support our efforts to keep our students and staff healthy. Screen your student daily using the Student Screener and contact a medical provider for further guidance if your student develops symptoms or you need medical guidance. COVID-19 testing is available in the community. Contact the school nurse (RN) or administrator immediately if your student receives a positive COVID-19 test result.

Prevention measures for COVID-19:

o The best way to prevent illness is by limiting exposure to the virus.

o Maintain proper social distancing (about 6 feet).

o Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

o If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

o Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.

o Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering when around others.

Herff Jones 2021 Graduation ordering guide

Download the pdf below for ordering information on graduation products. Due to the pandemic, we have not been able to have a presentation for our seniors.

Vote for April Staff Member of the Month

Vote below for the STAFF Member of the Month! Don’t forget to tell us why they deserve a special treat! The staff member that wins will get a gift certificate to Glory Days and have their picture presented on the digital board in the restaurant.

Please vote for your favorite Teacher/Staff member now.


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

How to create a parent portal account in myStudent

College Application Process

Let's "meet" to discuss your plans! All grade levels!

Do you need help figuring out your next step? Do you have questions about the college application process? Are you wondering where you stand for your GPA and test scores for admission? Would you like to discuss trades, careers, or military service? Are you interested in seeing what you can do now to help yourself later? Email Mrs. Faysash at kfaysash@pasco.k12.fl.us so we can design a personalized plan for you!

Mask Procedures

When to Wear a Cloth Face Covering (Mask)

· The school district requires that all students, visitors, and employees wear a mask or other face covering while on school property and/or engaged in school activities, including outdoors when unable to maintain a distance.

· Transportation

· If you are a car rider, you should apply your face covering when you arrive at school before exiting your car in the parking lot.

· If you are a bus rider you should apply your face covering when you arrive at the bus stop. Face masks will be required on school buses.

When can I remove my Cloth Face Covering (Mask)

· You can remove your face covering when you are outdoors and able to maintain at least a safe distance from others, and at end of the day after you have exited the building.

· You can remove your face covering during meal and snack times. To the extent possible, maintain a 6 ft distance from others when you have your mask off.

· If occupying an office space by yourself, you can also safely remove your mask but should be ready to reapply as soon as others approach you.

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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