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
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This Month's
Lunch Menu & Prices

How to Qualify for
Free/Reduced Priced Meals


2014-2015 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

Mule Success Time
2013-2014 Master HS Schedule

Upcoming District Events

Employment Opportunities

Kindergarten Registration
Very Important!
Elementary School Office
Learn More

Monday, May 25
Memorial Day Observed
NO SCHOOL

Image: Wahkiakum High School Mule Mascot Check Out the Spring Sports Schedules!
GO MULES!!
GO WARRIORS!!

Dollars for Scholars Benefit for WHS Students
Rods & Reels Car Show
and Salmon BBQ
Saturday, May 30
Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds

Image: Annual Student Testing and Assessments
Annual Student Testing
April - June
Learn More About the New Smarter Balanced Assessment

Last Day of School
Friday, June 12th
Early Release at 11:30am
Field Day!


High School Graduation
Friday, June 12th
7:00pm - WHS Gym

Regular School Board Meetings
Tuesday, June 23
Tuesday, July 28
5:30pm, HS Library

Photo: Wahkiakum High School Yearbooks Now on Sale
2011-2014 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

Image: Getting ready for graduation 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:

  • 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
  • WHS is now formally identifying and serving Highly Capable Students. Referral packets will be available at the HS and grade school offices at the end of April and due by May 15.
  • 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
  • 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
  May 23   Prom
  May 26-28   11th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessment
  June 1-5   Math and Science Assessment Week
 
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.