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Health Advisory - Enterovirus

With so much in the media the last few days about a respiratory virus affecting kids in numerous states, including Ohio, we wanted to share some information about this virus with reminders about illness prevention.

Wooster High School Listed as Top High School by The Daily Beast

(Sept. 17, 2014) – The Wooster City School District recently announced that Wooster High School was recognized by The Daily Beast and a top National High School. The high school was ranked 591 among schools across the United States.

Notice of Opportunity to Object to Student Data Release

A U.S. District Court has ordered that 2013-2014 school year records from the Ohio
Department of Education’s Educational Management Information System be turned over to Disability Rights Ohio as part of an ongoing lawsuit.

Ohio's New Graduation Requirements

Ohio House Bill 487 established new requirements for earnin

Homecoming 2014

Homecoming festivities will begin with the Homecoming Parade on Wednesday, October 8. The football game against Lexington will be on Friday, October 10, and the Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, October 11 at WHS.

Club and Activities

There are many Clubs and Activities available for students at WHS. The complete list may be found on page 35 of the Student/Parent Handbook, located here.

College Fair! (updated 9/19)

The Wayne County Counselors' Association College Fair will be held at Wooster High School, Monday, September 29, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Representatives from over 100 colleges, universities, technical schools and military branches will be available to pass out information and speak to students and parents about their institution.

Student Arrival and Dismissal


Please drop students off at the High School between 7:20 and 7:35.  Please stay in line and do not cut in front of others or busses for the safety of all our students and parents. Drop off students in the yellow highlighted area and not in the front circle. 

Students can be picked up after busses leave at 2:35.  


Attendance Procedures

If your child(ren) will be absent from school, please contact the WHS attendance office at 330-988-1111 ext. 3011 prior to 9:00am.  Please leave the date, name of the student, & reason for absence.  The attendance line is available 24 hours per day.  We try  our best to have the most accurate records that we can, so we are hoping that you can help out with this.

WHS Building Calendar

Parents and students can download an interactive Wooster High School Google calendar to their Google account and/or smartphone.  Visit the link below to aquire access to the building calendar.  

Morning Announcements


Student Handbook

The 2014-15 Wooster High School Student Handbook can be found here.

Wooster High School Bell Schedules

Wooster High School Bell Schedules can be seen by clicking here. Most often we will be following the Regular Schedule #1. Occastionally a special activity requires that we use a different bell schedule.

8th Grade Orientation

Orientation for those students entering grade 8 for the 2014-2015 school year will be August 12, 2014 at 9am. We will have a short introductory program in the PAC and students and families can tour the building and pay fees following the program.  

Schedules and Fees

Student schedules will be mailed the week of August 4. Please contact the Guidance Office at 330-345-4000, ext.

First Day of School

The first day of school for the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, August 18, 2014.

The Printable District Calendar is located at the bottom of this page in the blue banner.

Open House

Open House at Wooster High School is scheduled for Tuesday, August 19, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

School Supplies

The school supply list for the 2014-15 school year for grade 8 can be found here.

The school supply list for the 2014-15 school year for grades 9-12 can be found here.

Picture Day

Picture Day for students in grades 8-12 will be August 27, 2014.

Picture Retake Day will be September 26, 2014.

Students were given Picture Day forms in their first period class on Friday, August 22. Extra forms are available in the Main Office.


Secondary Summer School Offerings

Secondary Summer School - Open Hour Work Session Schedule.


2014-2015 Scheduling Information

Scheduling information for the 2014-2015 school year.


Links to the 2014-2015 Course Selection Guide and all scheduling information can be found below.

Course Selection Guide

Parents Who Host, Lose the Most

Parents, please take time to read the attached brochure from the CIRCLE Coalition.


Governor's Youth Art Exhibit Winner

CONGRATULATIONS to Stephanie Haught for having a piece of artwork selected in this years Governor's Youth Art Exhibit!  Her piece is one of the TOP 350 in the entire state of Ohio! When you have a chance, give her a high five or fist bump for this AMAZING accomplishment!  Her work will be on display at the James A.

Spelling Bee Champion

Congratulations to Veronica Velasquez, WHS 8th Grader, and Coach Erica Mihoci.  Veronica qualified to the Regional Spelling Bee and was a winner (1 of 4) in the Wayne County Spelling Bee.

All State Band Member--WHS student, David Burnett!

Wooster High School junior David Burnett was selected as one of six tuba players from throughout the state of Ohio to perform in the Ohio Music Education Association All State Band. Acceptance into the ensemble was as a result of a taped audition. After arriving at the first of two days of rehearsal, all high school musicians auditioned again for seating.

Plan/Explore Data and Abbreviated Core Curriculum Paths

Click here for the PowerPoint Presentation: Understanding PLAN/EXPLORE Data 
Attached is the PowerPoint Presentation from the parent meeting regarding the interpretation of the PLAN/EXPLORE tests.  

21st Century After-School Program for students 9-12

21st Century After-School Program for students 9-12

Junior Achievement Business Challenge

Six Wooster High School Students competed in the JA Business Challenge at Akron University on Friday, March 21, 2014. Congratulations to the one team on winning the JA Business Challenge out 8 school districts and 16 teams.

2012-13 Yearbook

The 2012-2013 yearbooks are in. Graduates of the class of 2013 may pick their yearbook up in the main office Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Students who are currently attending Wooster High School should see Mr.


Scholarship information for WHS students can be found by clicking here. Check back often as this link may be updated on a daily basis.

Attention Student-Athletes:

Film Studies no longer approved for NCAA Clearinghouse

Generals Items for Sale

We have Cat's Meow items for sale. We have a high school building for $13.00 and the General for $9.00. These can be purchased during regular office hours at the main office of the high school.


SAT and ACT Practice Tests Available Online

The ACT and SAT test times are fast approaching. To help students prepare, you can send them to INFOhio’s Learning Express Library for free practice tests, not only for the ACT and SAT, but also for many advanced placement tests.

Final Exam Schedule and Information

Final Exams for grades 8-11 are June 2 and 3. The Final Exam Schedule and Information can be found here.

AP Testing for Week of May 12-16

AP Exam Schedule for May 12- 15:

Senior Questionnaire

 SENIORS ONLY:  Please fill out the questionnaire below.   You may pick up a hard copy form OR  click on the link below and fill out.  Please complete by May 9, 2014.

Senior Questionnaire

ACT to be held on-site during the school day September 30

Students in grades 9-12 can register to take the ACT during the school day on September 30.  There is limited seating and students need to register in the guidance office starting August 25. Cost for the test is $38.  Please see attached flier or contact the guidance office for further details. 


US News and World Report Silver Medal School

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