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

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

October 11 Testing Schedule for PSAT and Pre-ACT

9th Grade - All 9th Grade students will take the Pre-ACT.

10th Grade - All 10th grade students will take the PSAT and are automatically registered by the school.

11th Grade - Only those juniors who pre-registered and paid for the PSAT/NMSQT will take it. Juniors who are not registered for the PSAT/NMSQT will take the YouScience Exam. More information can be found here.

There will be an information session regarding National Merit Scholarships on Wednesday, September 6 during homeroom in the auditorium. All Junior homerooms will attend this very important meeting.

For more information about the PSAT, contact Dr. Cheryl Crooks at or Mr. Christian Barnes at



Congratulations National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students!

Congratulations to all Wheeler students for their academic success on the October 2016 PSAT test. Two groups of students received special recognition for their high scores. The first group of students fall within the top 1% of all test takers in the nation. They are considered National Merit Semifinalists. We are pleased to share that we had 18 in that prestigious group:

Andrew Benecchi
Shawn Doss
Chibuzor Eduzor
Kevin Fan
Rohan George
Nikhil Jindia
Dhananjay Khazanchi
Jeet Kothari
Erin Leydon
Alexander Madison
Melam Master
Colin McMillen
Anusha Moudgal
Arvin Poddar
Suyash Rajesh
Amithav Reddy
Sofiya Vyshnya
Charles Wood

The second group of students scored in the top 3% of all test-takers nationwide and receive Letters of Commendation. We are pleased to celebrate the following high scorers:

Alex Adams
Colin Baillie
Tim Buchanan
Ajanta Choudhury
Udo Eze
Nicolas Giraldo
Tristan Hollon-Brooks
Tate Hunda
Parmida Jamshidi
Jimmy Jian
Jessica Kan
Pranav Khorana
Jeet Kothari
MJ Lock
Aaron Moss
Harry Mullen
Chak Nulu
Malini Patel
Vishwa Ramkumar
Gautham Ravichandran
Ishaan Rischie
Derek Rizzi
Parth Shah
Surya Sundaram
Carys Thompson
Grace Whittington
William Woods
Drashti Zalavadia