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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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

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

Image: Showcase of 21st Century Wahkiakum Students at Redmen Hall in SkamokawaShowcase of 21st Century Wahkiakum Students
Mar 28-Apr 19
Redmen Hall, Skamokawa

Student art work (all grades)
WHS: graphic arts, metal art, log furniture, robotics, and drone building
Special Dates: Noon-4
March 28: Opening Reception
April 19: Drone Building Exhibit
Check out all the details >>

Kindergarten Registration
April 20-24
Elementary School Office
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Regular School Board Meetings
Tuesday, April 21
Tuesday, May 19
5:30pm, HS Library

Missoula Children's Theatre
Image: Missoula Children's Theatre at Wahkiakum School District Presents
Wizard of Oz

Auditions & Rehearsals
April 20-24
Performances on
Saturday, April 25th
WHS Gym: 3pm & 5:30pm

Image: Tooth for Dental Services Dream Team Dental
Tuesday & Wednesday,
April 28-29

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

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.

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

  • 1st semester report cards
  • No Excuses! Teachers and volunteer tutors available before and after school for homework help.
  • If you don't already have this, check out the Skyward Mobile App for access to grades, attendance and lunch accounts.
  • Attendance at school is required by Washington State Law. Good attendance also increases success in school.
  • HIB (Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying) Policy and our School Safety Center
  • 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
  April 20   Senior Portfolios Due
  May 13-15   Senior Project Presentations
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

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.

April/2014 Newsletter: 3rd quarter progress reports, introduction to our new Highly Capable Program, accreditation update and summer school options.