Wahkiakum High School
Home of the Mules

Our Mission: We believe that education is a partnership with
responsibility shared by all: school, family, students, and community.
All individuals shall be provided a safe, positive environment
where they may reach their full potential as responsible citizens.
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Welcome to Wahkiakum High School
Home of the Mules

School Closures and Delays
Have a Great Summer!
School Resumes
Monday, August 29

Posted 6/14/2016 6:03:28 PM
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2016-2017 School Calendar

Late Start Thursdays
HS Doors Open: 9:00a
Grades 9-12 Start: 9:30a

All Other Days HS starts at 8:30a
(Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri)

Important HS Info

2015-2016 Master HS Schedule

Mule Success CORE/FLEX Time

WHS Graduation
Req'ts, Projects, and Rubrics

Upcoming District Events

Employment Opportunities

Attention Students Entering K-8!
Mini Mule Cheerleaders Camp Image: Wahkiakum High School Cheerleaders Are Offering Mini Cheer Camp
July 12-14

Loads of Fun, Learn Cheers & Stunts, Perform in the
Bald Eagle Parade!

Click to Learn More in This Wahkiakum Eagle Article

Kindergarten Registration
Continues — Very Important!
Elementary School Office
Learn More

Free Snacks Are Available for All WSD Students Image: Free Snacks Available at Wahkiakum School District from the sponsorship of the Seamless Summer Feeding Program for Children
July 5 - August 17

via the Seamless Summer Feeding Program for Children
Click to Download the
Schedule of Dates/Times
at the Elementary School


Regular School Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 19
5:30pm, HS Library

Congratulations, Seniors!
Image: Time to Prepare for Graduation High School Graduation
Image: Logo for Wahkiakum High School Broadcasting Club Watch the WHS Graduation Ceremony HERE!
BUY A DVD!!
Just $5 at the WHS Office

Mules and Warrior Sports News
Photo: Don't Forget to Get Your Annual Physical This Summer! Warrior and Mules Athletes:
Get Your Physicals This Summer!

Can't Get to the Mules Games?
Image: Watch Mules Games and WHS Events Anytime, Anywhere, On-Demand on NFHS Network Watch the Games and Special Events ON-DEMAND ANYTIME on NFHS Network!
Learn More

Check out the WHS Broadcasting Club's YouTube Channel
Check Out the Videos!

Photo: Wahkiakum High School Yearbooks Now on Sale
On Sale!
2011-2016 WHS Annuals
2016 WHS Graduation DVD

Click for all the details

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

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Photo: View of the Entrance to the Wahkiakum High School, Cathlamet, WA
"Today's decisions create tomorrow's successes!"

Wahkiakum High School serves about 130-150 9th-12th grade students in Wahkiakum County and is located on a bluff in Cathlamet, Washington, overlooking the Lower Columbia River.

Wahkiakum High School is proud to be an accredited high school. To learn more about the accreditation process for WHS, visit our page on www.advanc-ed.org.

Read more about the wide variety of college-prep, vocational, individualized, and creative learning opportunities offered to WHS students by our outstanding faculty in this Wahkiakum Eagle article dated January 22, 2015.

Knowledge is Power!

This year, our theme is "knowledge is power." With teachers and students willing to support each other and opportunities such as Mule Success CORE/FLEX Time and after school tutoring, along with individual effort, determination and perseverance, success in learning is possible.

As a staff, our goal is to create a college-going culture where students will leave Wahkiakum High School with the tools and skills necessary to persevere in their pursuit of college or career success.

To meet this goal, the WHS faculty receives support from the UW GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative (EDI). With these GEAR UP tools and resources, WHS faculty have introduced Mule Success Time, added Advanced Placement classes, and created a partnership with Lower Columbia College to expose students to early college placement testing.

We are proud of how quickly these programs have made a significant positive impact on WHS students' academic progress. So proud, that WHS teachers presented our story at the 2015 UW GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute — showing other teachers how our success can be replicated at other similar schools across the state. Yes, college CAN be a realistic expectation for most WHS students. GO MULES!

Image: From the Desk of the Wahkiakum High School Principal, Wahkiakum School District, Cathlamet, WA The Latest Newsletters from Our Principal, Stephanie Leitz

April/2016 Newsletter
This newsletter has information 3rd quarter progress reports and awards assembly, Mule blankets for sale, Smarter Balanced Assessments, planning next year's classes on April 29, summer school, tutors available every night after school, use Skyward to check for current grades and missing assignments, on-time to class is required, and our green house grant.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS — NEW THIS YEAR: The Senior Scholarship & Awards Assembly on Thursday, June 9th at 1:00pm - JOIN US!

Newsletter to Parents of SENIORS (April/2016)   Check out the dates for NOT TO MISS Upcoming Events for our Senior Class.

For information on requirements for graduation from Wahkiakum High school and other resources for planning for after graduation, please visit our HS & Beyond page.

Key Dates for High School Students
 
  Mid to late August   Fall Sports Practices Begin
Get your annual physical this summer!
 
College/Career Testing Resources
  Need more info and dates for the SAT, ACT or other tests?
Check out our HS & Beyond pages, where you'll find tons of resources on college testing and preparation, how/where to apply for financial aid and scholarships, and college/career planning.

Are you ready for graduation? Check out the all the handouts on graduation requirements, culminating projects, and assessment rubrics on our HS & Beyond pages.

Planning to Go to College? Find out more about using your Smarter Balanced score to qualify for entry-level credit-bearing college courses.
 
On-going Activities
 
Homework Help:  After School Support & Tutoring
Teachers and volunteer tutors available every day after school (3:05-4:15p)
Library open Monday-Thursday, 3:05-4:15p and until 3:30 on Fridays.
 
Monday-Thursday:  Mule Success Time
  Every Friday:
Advisory: College / Career Readiness alternating with Club/Activities Day
      More About WHS Clubs
 
Go Mules!   Mules Sports Schedules

Image: From the Desk of the Wahkiakum High School Principal, Wahkiakum School District, Cathlamet, WA Other Newsletters from Our Principal, Stephanie LeitzPhoto: Wahkiakum High School - Gear Up Week - Red and Black Spirit Day

February/2016 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on 1st semester report cards (end of 2nd Quarter), Chrome books now available, tutors available every night after school, use Skyward to check for current grades and missing assignments, Mule Success Time

November/2015 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on Teacher Conferences, 1st Quarter Progress Reports, Skyward, Mule Success Time, Winter Sports, staff email addresses, attendance/tardiness policy, and tutors available M-F after school.

September/2015 Newsletter
This newsletter has information on Curriculum Night, Spring 2015 testing results, how this information is used, and links to information on what tests are required for graduation.

August/2015 Newsletter
Welcome back! Be sure to check out this newsletter! It is full of information for students and parents:

June/2015 Newsletter: this year's accomplishments, new classes and new staff for Fall/2015, summer school/credit recovery, Chromebooks for Fall/2015.

Newsletter to Parents of SENIORS (February/2015)
This letter includes a detailed list of requirements for graduation from Wahkiakum High school, along with a description the monthly advisory sessions. The HS & Beyond page has additional, helpful resources.