Wahkiakum High School
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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
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School Closures and Delays
Have a Great Summer!
School Resumes
Wednesday, Sept 2nd

Posted 6/13/2015 1:09:08 PM
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2015-2016 School Calendar

Late Start Thursdays
Starting Thursday, Sept 3rd
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

Mule Success Time
2013-2014 Master HS Schedule

Upcoming District Events

Employment Opportunities

Kindergarten Registration
Very Important!
Elementary School Office
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Photo: Don't Forget to Get Your Annual Physical This Summer! Warrior and Mules Athletes:
Get Your Physicals This Summer!

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 6 - August 13

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

Regular School Board Meetings
Tuesday, August 18
5:30pm, HS Library

Photo: Wahkiakum High School Yearbooks Now on Sale
2011-2015 WHS Annuals on Sale!  Click for all the details

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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 9th through 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, serving about 130-150 students each year. 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.

Make a Difference!

This year, our theme is "make a difference." Students are invited to reflect on how they can "make a difference" — maybe that is through dedication to school work, kindness in the hall, reaching out to those in need, or smiling and simply being present every day.

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 for college or career success.

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

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.

April/2015 Newsletter
Be sure to check out this 3rd Quarter newsletter! It is full of information for students and parents:

  • New classes to be offered in 2015/2016: 9/10 Honors English and Bridge to College for students who don't meet the Smarter Balanced Assesment Standards
  • Summer School
  • 3rd Quarter Progress Reports
  • We want all students to be successful! With Mule Success, peer tutors, after school tutoring and in-class personalized instruction, students are succeeding!
  • ALL 11th Graders need to participate in the Smarter Balanced Assessments: May 26, 27 and 28 and June 2, 3 and 4
  • We invite parents and students to get involved and Make a Difference!
  College/Career Testing Resources
  Looking for 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 college/career planning.
  Key Dates for High School Students
  Mid to late August   Fall Sports Practices Begin
Get your annual physical this summer!
  September 2
  Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

See you Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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
  Every Friday:
Advisory: College / Career Readiness
alternating with Mule Success Club Day
      More About WHS Clubs
  Monday-Thursday:  Mule Success Time
  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 Leitz

February/2015 Newsletter: 1st semester report cards, attendance is required, School Safety Center

November/2014 Newsletter: Teacher conferences, 1st quarter progress reports, attendance policy, and cell phone policies

October/2014 Newsletter: Grade checks, after school tutors and homework help, curriculum night, college/career readiness, healthy youth survey, Mule Success Time, monthly advisory, PSAT/SAT options, and the Skyward mobile app

August/2014 Newsletter: Welcome Back! School supplies, schedule changes, and online classes; Mule Success Time, clubs, college readiness; revised cell phone policy

Newsletter to Parents of SENIORS (June/2014)
This letter includes a list of key June dates for Seniors (also shown below on this website page), along with a copy of requirements for receiving a cap & gown.