Have you joined Livingtree yet? It's where families can stay connected and engaged in their child’s learning experiences! We are using Livingtree across our district to support better learning outcomes for students. Find out more here: https://www.ware.k12.ga.us/o/ware-county-school-district/page/livingtree-engage. #FamilyEngagement
Important SAT change! The SAT test scheduled for October 2 has been postponed to October 16.
Don't forget that you can purchase insurance for your child's Chromebook for just $22. The policy covers both home and school usage through the last day of school and can help protect you from having to pay for accidental damage, cracked screens, liquid submersion, fire, flood, loss, or theft. For more information, view the flyer at https://5il.co/w8m1 or visit www.schooldevicecoverage.com to purchase a policy. The portal closes September 30, so act now!
Don’t forget - The deadline to sign students in grades K-12 up for Digital Learning for 2021-2022 is Wednesday, June 9 at 11:59pm. The application is available at bit.ly/WCSDigLearnAppSY22. There is no digital learning option for Pre-K students. Contact us at email@example.com with any questions.
Integrity Health will be offering Sports Physicals June 1 - 4, 2021 for $15. Please call the office, located at 808 Beacon St., at (912) 490-4325 to make an appointment.
Applications are now being received to participate in Digital Learning for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents/guardians wishing to enroll their child in digital learning must complete the application, located at http://bit.ly/WCSDigLearnAppSY22, in order to enroll. Applications will be accepted through 11:59 pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Please note: There is NO digital learning option for Pre-K students.
Ware County Schools will hold an ESSER 3 Stakeholder Input meeting on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 5:30pm at the Transportation Department, located behind Wacona Elementary School. The public is invited to attend.
ALL WCHS students MUST turn in chromebooks and chargers this week (5/17-5/21) NO EXCEPTIONS. Returns may be made by entering the bus loading lane at Wadley Road. Enter through the media center glass doors. Students attending summer school will be provided a chromebook on the first day of attendance.
The schedule for the last week of school for Ware County High School is as follows: Monday, May 17th: Finals for 1st and 3rd block classes Tuesday, May 18th: Finals for 2nd and 4th block classes Wednesday, May 19th: Makeup for finals The high school will release at 11:55am Monday through Wednesday and 1:00pm on Thursday and Friday for the week of May 17 - 21, 2021.
WCS Families, we are excited to announce new school hours for the 2021-2022 school year. We hope that sharing this information early will help you plan for the next school year. DAFFODIL Pre-K 7:30am - 2:15pm Elementary Schools 7:30am - 2:30pm Middle Schools 7:50am - 3:30pm High School 8:15am - 3:15pm
The graduation ceremony will be livestreamed at www.nfhsnetwork.com/warecounty Saturday morning. If there are technical issues with NFHS, we will switch to a Facebook livestream and update across all platforms so viewers will know where to find the stream.
Hey, Seniors! We will have mandatory graduation practice on Thursday and Friday starting at 8:30 AM. Students who do not attend practice Thursday and Friday will not be permitted to walk at graduation. The graduation ceremony will be held Saturday, May 15th at 9am. Seniors need to report to the stadium no later than 8am Saturday morning. Please check your weather app. We are expecting lower than normal temperatures on Thursday, so you will need to dress accordingly. Thank you!
Listen to Dr. Sonya Bennett describe our Digital Learning Plan for SY21-22 here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/161RlIO1d7GlFnMcClDMz8XsICqVWE7z3/view?ts=609a84e0
Yearbook pre-order, pick-up schedule: Seniors may pick up on May 11. Underclassment may begin pick up on May 12. Hours: May 11 & 12 from 8:30 - 3:30, May 17-19 from 8:30 - 4:30, May 20-21 from 9:00 - 2:00. Pick up in room 515 or call 912-287-2351, ext. 130; and we will meet you at the loop at the end of the 400 hall. No books will be distributed or sold on the 13th or 14th. Remaining books will be sold beginning May 17.
Attention Seniors! If you earned a CTAE cord for passing the EOPA, see Ms. Green in the CTAE office at the rotunda to pick it up. You may pick them up any day this week (May 3 - 7) between 9 am - 1 pm.
The 1st Annual Female Student Art Show will be held Tuesday, May 4 from 4 - 7 pm in the PAC Lobby
Albany State University is waiving admission fees for the month of April, 2021. Apply now!
The final day for after school tutoring is Thursday, May 6.
Preorder your 2021 yearbook now at the school for $60. If you missed out on the 2020 yearbook, you can buy both books for $100 while suppies last.
Attention Seniors! South Georgia State College is waiving its Admissions Application Fee from March 15th to April 15th.
Registration for the 2021-2022 school year for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be done digitally through students' TAA classes. An outline of the steps and important links and guides can be found on the Registration Process 2021-2022 page. To find it, go to the menu, select Registration Information, and Registration Process 2021-2022.
Attention Students!. The Virtual Open House link is updated for 2nd semester, 2021. You will find important course information for the new semester, including teacher contact information, supply requirements and Google classroom and Remind codes. To find it, go to the menu at the top of our website. The Virtual Open House link is the first option.
Please join us for the Title I Annual Parent Meeting today (OR any day). Learn how WCHS participates with Title I, give valuable feedback by taking the attached survey AND read and sign this year's School-Parent-Student Compact! We appreciate you willingness to join us in our efforts! Click the link anytime to go to the presentation! Have a GREAT weekend! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1VWm9lcR1n00udwn3nGhfBiC4cavlFMI6mhHA-pK7aMk/edit?usp=sharing
CORRECTION: Tutoring will begins THIS Tuesday Oct 6th.
Happy Friday! Tutoring will begin on Oct 16th. Two options are available to BOTH traditional and digital students. (1) In person on WCHS campus 3:15 - 4:15 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. No transportation is provided. OR Digital tutoring via Google Meet. Days and times will be determined once all students NEEDING tutoring sign up. Click this link to answer survey questions IF you are a student at WCHS in need of tutoring! Survey closes Monday Oct 5th at 12 pm https://forms.gle/H3zpzbG99jKMFcP89
WCHS Progress Reports can be picked up at the Gator Den on Thursday & Friday, September 17 & 18, between 9:30 AM and 2:30 PM. Traditional students will receive progress reports in hand, to go home on Wednesday, September 16.
The SAT test scheduled for tomorrow Saturday August 28, to be held on Ware County High School campus has been postponed. Rescheduling is forthcoming and be announced at a later date.
Click here for the Virtual Open House site: https://www.ware.k12.ga.us/o/ware-county-high-school/page/virtual-open-house--10
Ware County Gator Football Season Tickets were scheduled to go on sale Friday, August 7, 2020, but ticket sales will be delayed until Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM. This delay will allow the Ware County Athletic Department to work in cooperation with Region 1-AAAAA and GHSA to finalize plans for possible seating capacity requirements. We apologize to the Gator Nation for this delay but will open up ticket sales as soon as possible. Thank you!
2020 Yearbooks Pick -up Procedure: July 7th and 8th from 10 am - 2 pm Drive thru distribution in the circle drive at Ware County High School. Bring your receipt and/or a form of ID to the drive through distribution area Stay in your car, limited contact! This is only for pre ordered books, extras will be sold at a later date. *Seniors who owe for pages will have to settle their debt before receiving their book.
Prom and Graduaton: Prom has been CANCELLED. At this time, Graduation ceremony is POSTPONED. We desperately WANT to hold a ceremony for the class of 2020! We must follow safety guidelines for now, BUT will be forthcoming with ANY plan to host a ceremony IF at all possible,.
IMPORTANT! STUDENTS & PARENTS: Expect calls this week from your Counselor, TAA teacher, or classroom teachers IF you were not passing a class at the end of the 3rd nine weeks. PLEASE let us know if you do NOT receive at least 1 phone call/contact. Read more in the news section!
Any student needing to get an ADAP card or Certificate of Attendance should email your request to Dr. Callahan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs. Teresa Skipper (email@example.com). If you are in need of a copy of your transcript please email either Dr. Callahan or Mrs. Skipper OR Mrs. Sarah Penland (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Attention Seniors! Pick up date for caps and gowns will be announced when school is back in session
Attention Seniors! Cut-off for Senior Class Rank is Friday, March 13th. No grade changes will be made after this date. Seniors need to make sure grades are up to date and all assignments are turned in.
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EOC Testing Schedule - Dec 9- English 9 & English 11 Section 1, Dec 10-English 9 & English 11 Sections 1 & 2, Dec 11- Algebra I and Geometry ,Dec 12- Physical Science & Biology Dec 13- Economics & US History Dec 16 & 17- Make-ups
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Attention Seniors: The last day for senior orders is Wednesday, December 4 during lunch
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The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 30, during 1st and 2nd block
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Attention Seniors! Herff Jones will be at Ware County High School on Monday, October 7 to take senior orders during lunch. You can also order online: @highschool.herffjones.com. You must have $80 deposit to place an order.
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Join WCHS for "Friday Night Lights and Parent Insights" this Friday (Oct. 4) in the Community room at Memorial Stadium. Free food and door prizes! Learn how we support all students at WCHS and what great opportunities there are!
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9th grade parent meeting will be held tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 pm in the PAC. Join us to learn how to navigate high school, what it takes to graduate, and more!
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South Georgia State College will administer the Accuplacer at WCHS on Wednesday, October 2. Interested students should sign up in Ms. Shields' office by September 30.
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Ware County High School will host its annual parent meeting for 10th and 11th grade parents and students today September 10th, at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center. We hope all WCHS 10th and 11th grade parents & students will join us for this informative event.
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The Ware County School System will observe Labor Day on Monday, September 2nd. All schools and the Central Office will be closed. School will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd. Have a safe and happy long weekend!
Attention Seniors and Senior Parents - visit the "12th grade information" page from the drop down menu for important senior information!
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Attention seniors and parents! There will be a mini college fair on August 27 at 5:30 pm in the PAC followed by a senior parent meeting at 6:30 pm
Ware County Schools has a new parent messaging app this year! If you get a call from +1 (501) 712-2633 Little Rock, Arkansas, that’s us! Please save the number so you will know it isn’t a telemarketer calling. Thanks!
9th Grade Honors program will be held on Thursday, April 25 at 9:30 am in the Performing Arts Center
Ware County High School Gator Productions will present Shrek The Musical at the WCHS Performing Arts Center on April 18,19,20 at 7pm and April 20 at 2pm. Tickets are $10. Children 3 and under are free.
We expect the most significant weather impact to remain to the north and west of Ware County and anticipate that all Ware County schools will operate on a normal schedule Monday, March 4th. We are monitoring road conditions and will make direct contact with families who may be impacted by impassable roads if alternate transportation arrangements need to be made. Please stay alert to changing weather conditions. Any updates will be shared on Facebook and through our new website and mobile app. You can get updates directly on your mobile phone by downloading the Ware County Schools app. Safety remains our top priority.
8th grade students/parents are invited to the 2019 Gator Prep Zone Tuesday, March 19 in the Performing Arts Center at WCHS. The first presentation will begin at 5:00pm and a second will begin at 6:00pm. This exciting event is the students' first step in their high school career!
Parents and guardians are invited to take a School Climate Survey at http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents. The survey closes March 1st. Take a moment to let your voice be heard!
Parents looking to apply for Intradistrict Transfer to a different school within the district for the 2019-2020 school year must complete this form and submit it to the Ware County Board of Education by 4:30pm on Feb. 28th. https://5il.co/6evj
Do you have a student who receives Special Education services? If so, please take the GA Department of Education's parent survey. It will be open through May 31st. http://www.gadoe.org/Parent-Survey
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Open house for 2nd semester will be held on Monday, January 7 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. This is an opportunity for students and parents to meet 2nd semester teachers.