Congratulations to Ashley Deason and Rachel Lewis, nominated by students and teachers for going Above and Beyond for their Wheeler students. Also, many thanks to Abby Shiffman for going Above and Beyond to support the efforts of the Academic Booster Club!
Congratulations go out to Ajanta Choudury, Jessica Kan, Derek Rizzi, and Thomas Summe, recipients of the 2018 Academic Booster Club Scholarships! Each student received $500 to pursue educational opportunities beyond Wheeler High School!
The final Academic Booster Club board meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 1st at 6:30 pm in the Media Center. All are welcome!
Wheeler's Governor's Honors Program Finalists!
Shashaank Aiyer (Mathematics)
Fianko Buckle (World Languages, Spanish)
Stella Gainsford (Theatre)
Andrew McEntaggart (Science)
Poojan Mehta (Engineering, Mechanical Design)
Abhinav Piplani (Science)
Jagpreet Sodhi (Engineering, Mechanical Design)
2018 UGA Certificate of Merit students!
Every year the University of Georgia identifies students in the top 5% of their high school and recognizes their academic achievements by awarding them a certificate of merit. Kudos to:
The Wheeler Academic Bowl Team won the Quarter-Final Round High Q TV show! Competitors included: Aaron Moss,'18, Andrew Benecchi,'18, Andrew McEntaggart,'19, and Rex Martin,'19. That's impressive!
The JV Academic Bowl Team won the Division I GATA (Georgia Academic Team Association) JV Tournament! Team members are Wes Swanson, Sam Maloney, Vishaal Ganesh, Ashrit Jada, Eric Yao & Morris Wan.
On February 26, Dr. Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, spoke on his experience as part of the group of African-American students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. A 15 minute video of some of his comments can be found here.
Thank you to the East Cobb Middle School Foundation and the ECMS PTSA for hosting this event and to Elizabeth H, the student volunteer who did the recording!
Each year the Wheeler Academic Booster Club presents a special award at Honors Night to two exceptional Wheeler Teachers or Counselors who have gone “Above & Beyond,” giving their time and talents to help and encourage our students. Among the recipients for the last six years are Ms. Moudgal, Mr. Lawrence, Dr. Wasson, Ms. Mann, Ms. Polk, Mr. Furstein, Mr. Kent, and Dr. Carter. Nominations can come from both parents and students and will be open until April 20, 2018. To submit your recommendation, click here or visit http://www.wheelerabc.org.
In keeping with the mission to support and promote academic success for all Wheeler students, the Wheeler Academic Booster Club will award four $500 scholarships to deserving Wheeler seniors who plan to further their education by enrolling in either a four-year college degree program or two-year degree or technical certification program.
Students applying must meet the following criteria:
· Be a Wheeler student in good standing and graduating in May 2018
· Complete the online application and answer the short essay prompts found here.
· Submit a current transcript (emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org)
· Adhere to the deadline established and essay word limits.
All applications and transcripts must be received by 11:59 pm on April 16, 2018.
For questions about the scholarship, please contact Patty Pace at email@example.com.
Please take advantage of this incredible opportunity Monday, February 26th at 6:30 pm in the Wheeler HS Performing Arts Center.
Dr. Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, will be speaking on his experience as part of the group of African-American students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.
Dr. Roberts is father to Wheeler parent and Academic Booster Club Secretary, Becki Goodloe.
This event is sponsored by the East Cobb Middle School Foundation and the ECMS PTSA, and is for everyone - adults and children. Take a look at this video to hear from him. Or search his name online - there are many, many videos about the Little Rock Nine.
Her dad has written two books, Lessons from Little Rock and Simple, Not Easy. A limited number of both books will be available for sale on Monday evening after her dad's talk. He will be signing books after the event as well.
Please join us!
It was great to see you at Open House! Don't forget to visit here often to get up to date information on our events and programs and come join us in our efforts to support and promote academic success at Wheeler!
The deadline to register for the winter SAT class is rapidly approaching! Don't delay! Registrations will be accepted through Thursday, January 11. For more information on the SAT classes, click here.