Welcome to Wicomico High
Vision:
As “One Tribe,” we will challenge ourselves daily to reach our greatest potential by demonstrating respect, responsibility and integrity in our academics and behaviors.

Mission Statement:
Wicomico High School is committed to ensuring that all students learn at high levels.  We pledge to break down the traditional walls of isolation and instead work collaboratively and collectively to fulfill our purpose.  We pledge to focus on actual evidence of student learning to improve our individual and collective practice and better meet the needs of our individual students.  As a faculty, we will challenge ourselves daily to implement actionable steps to fulfill our purpose.  We will create a personalized, safe, inclusive, nurturing environment with caring adults who understand and appreciate the unique characteristics of each individual student.  As “ONE TRIBE” we pledge to promote respect, responsibility, and integrity throughout our community.  Wicomico High School will serve as the anchor of the community, ensuring that all students are college, career and workplace ready.  We have and will continue to serve as a launching pad for a lifetime of student success.

9.11.16

Good Evening Wi- Hi Parents!

#Strive for 5!

Teens who attend school regularly have stronger bonds to their school and are more likely to graduate.  Good attendance also creates a habit that can carry over into work later in life.   The good news is that when students attend school regularly, they can achieve academic gains.   Consider these tips:

  1. Set expectations.  Being out for even a day or two a month can hurt your child’s performance.  Tell him/her that only acceptable excuses are illness, family emergency, or pre-approved college visits.
  2. We want all students to Strive for 5 or fewer absences this school year at Wi Hi.
  3. Keep in contact with Wi-Hi.  Write notes or call our attendance secretary.  If you know your child has skipped school please contact us to we can create a plan to get them back on track.
  4. Discuss results.  Point out that missing school means he/she will have to make up coursework.  If he/she falls behind, he/she may have to retake the course
  • Parent packets went home with students on their first day of school.  Please read the entire packet carefully, and return the completed school forms.  Our staff looks forward to working with you and our students this year and we look forward to seeing you at our PTSA Back to School night on September 26th.   
  • Parking permits are on sale for $20.  In order to qualify you must have completed your HSA/PARCC tests, have a 2.0 gpa or higher, possess a valid MD driver’s license, and completed the school parking form.  Students will need to see Mrs. Underwood in the front office with full payment by September 12th.   
  • Evening High School registration will be held on September 13th, 14th, and 15th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm.   Classes will begin on Monday, September 19th.  Students attending Wi-Hi will need to bring a Blue Form with them from their guidance counselor. 
  • Wicomico ACE Mentor Program will be holding an interest meeting on Wednesday, September 14th at JMB High School in their auditorium starting at 7:00pm.  If you are interested in a career in design, architecture, construction. or engineering, plan on attending this wonderful opportunity.
  • The “Tribe After School” program will begin September 19th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm.  The program incorporates tutoring and academic enrichment activities that support student achievement in the classroom.  We will providing a meal in our café prior to the start of the after school program.  Transportation will not be provided at this time but will be announced at a later date.  All program activities will be held in the media center.  Please feel free to visit the Wi Hi website at wihi.wcboe.org/
  • Progress reports will go home on Thursday, September 29th.  The end of the first marking term will be on Monday, October 31st with report cards going home on Monday, November 7th.
  • Homecoming game and dance will be on Saturday, October 8th.  In order to attend homecoming/prom please follow the dance criteria guidelines listed in your handbook.  Tickets will go on Sale September 22nd – October 5th.  $20 Single & $30 couple.  **Strive for 5 incentive - you will receive a $5 discount on your homecoming ticket for less than 5 days of absence! 

 Seniors please take note the following information:

  • Seniors are reminded to see your guidance counselor for scholarship & community service information
  • Cap & gown orders are due to Josten’s.  Go to Jostens.com to place your order.  Joston’s will be at Wi-H on October 18th and October 19th for orders.  Get in on the early low, low price.
  • Seniors sign up to retake the SAT by October 7th for the November 5th test.  Free & Reduced lunch students can take the SAT 2 times for free. 

Thank you and have a great evening tribe members!!

Links:
Student Insurance:
https://www.kandkinsurance.com/stes/k12voluntary/pages/home.aspx
School Website: http://wihi.wcboe.org/

 

  • Learning is the primary focus of our school.  We strive to instill the value of lifelong learning throughout our school community.
  • Using a variety of instructional approaches and strategies facilitates meaningful learning.
  • Giving all students opportunities to succeed and actively engaging them in the learning process are essential.
  • Providing appropriate support services for all students is vital to their success.
  • Every stakeholder (students, staff, parents and community members) shares in the responsibility of advancing our school’s mission and in taking part in the continuous improvement process.
  • Mutual respect and positive relationships within all facets of the school community promote a cooperative atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Promoting an understanding of cultural diversity among all stakeholders is vital to school success.
  • Establishing open and ongoing lines of communication among all stakeholders is critical to continuous improvement.
  • Teaching and learning are enhanced by providing a safe, secure and disciplined environment
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