EOC Bootcamp Blitz

What: Students who participate in our EOC Bootcamp Blitz will be provided intense & rigorous enrichment, as well as remediation for their upcoming EOC Tests this semester. Student participation in the Bootcamp will provide them with additional instruction designed to help them master the academic content. In order to provide independent home practice, take home material will be distributed. 

Who: Students who are taking 9th grade Literature, American Literature, US History, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, & Economics

When: Wednesday, November 29th
3:45pm -5:45pm
9th grade Literature

Saturday, December 2nd
9am - 11am
American Literature & Algebra I
12pm - 2pm
US History & Geometry

Saturday, December 9th
1pm - 3pm
Biology & Economics

Where: Wheeler High School
Media Center/Auditorium

Permission Form must be signed by Student & Parent and turned in to Admin I by the end of school Nov 28th!

Please consider a tax-deductible donation

If you have not already, please support the Academic Booster Club's efforts with a tax-deductible donation. Grant requests this fall exceeded the amount of funding available so many classroom needs were left unmet. Every Wheeler student benefits as monies provided filled needs for the English, Math, Science, World Language, ESOL, and Career Tech Departments and well as the Freshman Focus program. Help us fully fund the spring requests!

Afterschool Tutoring

Tutoring Sessions are offered every Tuesday & Thursday after school 3:45-5:00pm, in the Cafeteria, covering all core subjects! 

This is free and is for any student who may need additional assistance, academic enrichment, or small group instruction. Students must have a Permission Form signed and turned in to the Attendance Office prior to going to a tutoring session.

AP Exam Registration

Students taking AP exams at Wheeler High School must register for exams by 11:59 pm, February 23, 2018. The cost is $100 per exam.

Students who register before Dec. 1 will be eligible for the Early Registration Prize Incentive drawing. Registrations made after 11:59 PM, Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 will incur a $50 late fee per registration. Registrations that are not paid by 11:59 PM, Monday, Feb 26, 2018 will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.

AP Final Exemption Policy
Students may exempt any AP class final exam if they register for an AP Exam AND meet the grade and attendance requirement. If student exempts in the fall and fails to take the AP Exam they may not qualify exemption in the future.

AP STEM Exam Fee Waiver
The Georgia Department of Education is paying for one STEM AP exam for each student who registers to take the exam in May, 2018. In order to take advantage of this opportunity you
MUST check "Financial Assistance" when registering, specify the STEM exams you are taking, and wait for approval in the portal. If you do not check off "Financial Assistance" when registering you will forfeit the opportunity. This is only for the cost of the test ($100) and will not including any late fees!

 

Academic Letter Ceremony

The Academic Letter Ceremony will take place Thursday, October 5 at 7 pm in the Auditorium. The ceremony is a celebratory occasion to recognize the students who maintained a 4.0 or higher GPA for both semesters last year.  Congratulations to all recipients! For a complete list, click here

College Visits

All College visits are held in the College & Career Conference Room located in the Counseling Suite, unless otherwise noted. Students need to register for each College visit that they want to attend in Naviance, print out the registration form, and get it signed by the teacher of the class that they will be missing.

Below is the list of upcoming College Visits. To see the full list, login to Naviance and click on the Colleges tab.

Furman University,Wed October 4, 2017, 10:00 AM
Auburn University, Thu October 5, 2017, 10:30 AM
Spring Hill College, Fri October 6, 2017, 9:00 AM
Purdue University, Fri October 6, 2017, 11:15 AM
Mississippi State University, Fri October 13, 2017, 10:00 AM
Salem College, Fri October 13, 2017, 2:30 PM
Shorter University, Mon October 16, 2017, 2:30 PM
Columbus State University, Tue October 17, 2017, 11:30 AM
University of Cincinnati, Tue October 17, 2017, 2:00 PM
Hofstra University, Wed October 18, 2017, 12:30 PM
Duke University, Thu October 19, 2017, 2:25 PM
 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Information Night

Seniors and Parents of Seniors (and interested Juniors):

To hear about the FAFSA, please attend this important event. FAFSA is the free application for federal student aid and many schools use it for their scholarship applications. Mandy Branch of UGA's Financial Aid office will walk through the application screen by screen. Please take advantage of this opportunity to hear from the expert.

Tuesday 10/10/17
Wheeler Auditorium
6pm-7.30pm

The FAFSA application opened October 1, seniors can log in here to complete it.