Woodstock High School

News and Announcements

WHS juniors: this is the last week to sign up for the ExcelEdge ACT 36 prep program

ExcelEdge ACT 36 is an ACT preparation course for juniors that will help students gain confidence when taking the ACT test in March 2015. This 8-week prep program will be taught at WHS on Saturdays in January and February and will prepare students for the ACT test - content, format, how to tackle questions, and how to use time most efficiently.

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Please note the 2014-15 1st Semester Final Exam Schedule

December 17, 18, and 19, 2014, are the dates for 2014-15 1st semester finals. The schedule for 1st semester finals is now available for parents and students to view. Please be aware that in the event school is closed for a snow day on any of the regularly scheduled exam dates, 1st semester final exam schedule will change; the alternate snow-day schedule is also available for parents and students to view. 

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Blue Streak Families: please support our Academic Booster Club in their commitment to excellence for WHS students

During the 2013-2014 school year, a group of Woodstock High School parents created a fundraising organization aimed at raising funds that will pay for enrichment experiences or tools to supplement what students are learning in the classroom. The purpose of this parent-led organization is to raise funds on an annual basis to invest in both educational programs and equipment.

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Welcome to SHAPE Woodstock! – Parents Invited to January Event

Research shows that students who participate in physical activity before they begin their academic classes have a longer attention span, have higher reading comprehension scores, and perform better on standardized tests than students who do not exercise. Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 has been awarded a grant to enhance physical activity and healthy lifestyles for our students and their families that we are calling SHAPE Woodstock.

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Winter Safety Reminder for All D200 Families

As professionals dedicated to safely transporting children, the care and protection of our students is always on the minds of the D200 Transportation staff.   As winter approaches (bringing with it winter driving conditions), the Transportation Department would like to remind all D200 families of some important safety guidelines.

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Winter Art Show Opens With Reception on December 8

The District 200 annual Winter Student Art Show kicks off with an opening reception at the Woodstock Public Library on Monday, December 8 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  Student works of art from all grade levels will be on display from December 8 through January 12, 2015, during the library’s normal business hours.

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Engineering Design and Development students give their progress report to Woodstock City Council Transportation Commission

The Project Lead The Way Engineering and Design Development class gave their progress report to the Transportation Commission of the Woodstock City Council. Their problem-solving project is a recommendation for a round-a-bout to be built at the intersections of South, Lake, and Madison Streets by the railroad tunnel.

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Blue Streaks volunteered at the D200 Dual Language event hosted at Creekside Middle School

Earlier in the month, D200 Dual Language program hosted several hundred parents at Creekside Middle School to listen to a presentation by Dual Language Specialist Karen Beaman. Ms. Beaman gave helpful advise to parents on how best to support and to encourage their young learners as they acquire 2 languages. She also outlined for parents what they can expect as their children progress through the program.

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The WHS Music Program had 15 choral students selected to the IMEA District VII Honor Choir and 3 band students selected to the IMEA District VII Honor Band!

The Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA) District and All-State auditions took place at Libertyville High School. The District VII Honor Choir is made up of the top choral students in the entire Northeastern part of the state. Each school entered their top singers for the audition, which consisted of singing two chosen selections from three they had prepared: singing arpeggiated triads and major and minor scales. Only the top quarter of the nearly 760 select students auditioning were chosen for this honor. 

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Upcoming Events

December 22, 2014

No School (Winter Break)

January 7, 2015

One Hour Late Start

January 8, 2015

WHS Creekside Night for Incoming 9th Graders

January 12, 2015

ACCESS Testing Begins

January 13, 2015

Board of Education Meeting

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