May 24, 2016On behalf of the students of District 200, local business leaders are invites to attend an informational meeting regarding a new and innovative program that we are embarking on for next year - INCubatoredu. This program provides students with an authentic entrepreneurship experience in which the students create and fully develop their own product or service. Real entrepreneurs and business experts serve as volunteer coaches and mentors, guiding student teams through the Lean Startup processes of developing hypotheses about a business concept, testing those hypotheses, adapting, and furthering iteration.
May 24, 2016District 200 offices are currently operating on a four day work week through August 5th. Buildings are open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays. Employees work ten hours each day to accommodate the change.
May 17, 2016Woodstock High School has been honoring students with the Cum Laude Graduate Award since 2008. Students start on the road to earning this prestigious award in freshman year. Cum Laude Graduate is granted to students who accomplished eight requirements.
May 10, 2016If you can't be at the Woodstock High School Graduation ceremony, watch it LIVE on the internet. You may also order a copy of the DVD for future enjoyment. Parents, family and friends, you can watch the Woodstock High School graduation LIVE on the internet from our website at www.21stcenturyslideshows.com then click on the button that says Click Here to Watch Woodstock Graduation. The video will be live around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday May 15, 2016. Don’t forget, you can also get a copy of the graduation ceremony video on DVD to keep the memory of this landmark achievement alive for years to come.
May 10, 2016Get ready, Streaks - the official WHS literary magazine is finally here! Carpe Diem is a collection of short stories, poetry, and visual art that is all produced by the students at WHS. The publication is one that features the hard work, talent, and passion of students who create works of art.
May 10, 2016It is the goal of Woodstock High School's Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program to graduate students each year with the ambition to pursue a college/university engineering program. We are proud to announce the names of the eight 2015-2016 seniors who have committed to a major college/university around the Midwest in the engineering field of study.
May 3, 2016The Varsity Band performed in the Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival hosted by John Hersey High School on April 16. The Varsity Band was invited through an application process and performed for three judges of distinction in the collegiate and high school ranks. Pieces performed were San Antonio Dances by Frank Tichelli and Italian in Algiers by Gioachino Rossini. The band played wonderfully and represented WHS at a high level! The Varsity Band played so well that all three judges said that WHS Bands were "put on the map" in the concert band world as a band to watch out for in the future! This is a great step toward growing our program and elevating the level of performance in the band.
May 2, 2016Congratulations to the graduating seniors who are this year’s recipients of the Woodstock District 200 Board of Education PRIDE Award. The awards were announced at the senior honor assemblies at Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School on April 28th. Awards were given in seven different categories which represent the qualities the Board believes the community truly values in its graduates: scholarship, personal achievement, vocational excellence, fine arts, community service, school service and athletics.
April 22, 2016Woodstock High School was recognized by two prestigious nationwide organizations for our academic success. U.S. News and World Report recognized Woodstock High School in their 2016 Best High Schools rankings. We were ranked as one of the top 100 high schools in the state, earning our second consecutive Silver Award that puts us within the top 10% of all high schools nationally. The Washington Post included WHS in the list of America's Most Challenging High Schools, making this our third consecutive year of earning this award.
March 17, 2016WHS administration and staff are concerned not only with the academic success of our students, but also with the social-emotional wellbeing of our students. In an effort to be as proactive as possible, we are announcing a new service available to WHS students called Text-a-Tip. Text-a-Tip (http://www.leadingefforts.org/text-a-tip/) is a text-communication app that is completely anonymous, operating 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. The system provides text-message service to a dedicated number, allowing the caller to receive an immediate response from a licensed mental health professional in complete anonymity.
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