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psat scores -- released

PSAT scores were released to all students in grades 9-11 that took it October 2021.

What do you do with the scores? Help webinar information is below.

Parents and students,

You are invited to attend a webinar hosted by the College Board Florida Partnership that will provide you with the information you need to better understand the PSAT Student Score Reports (PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/ NMSQT).

The January 25, 2022, session will focus on how PSAT scores and reports can provide insightful information about individual student performance on the assessment, including a predicted SAT score and student progress towards meeting the college readiness benchmark.

Connecting to the PSAT online score report allows students to:

·         Link their -College Board account with their Khan Academy account, Khan Academy will use the PSAT score to design a practice plan and practice questions tailored to each student’s strengths.

·         Connect to valuable tools for college and career planning.
·         Take advantage of scholarship opportunities through Student Search Service.
·         Access admission and financial aid information from colleges.
·         Access AP Potential to see which AP courses are a good fit.

When: Jan 25, 2022, 6:00-7:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Understanding PSAT Student Score Reports (PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/ NMSQT)

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://collegeboard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__MQGH_ksSMudrWv_CfxfCg

Parents -- Call out information

November 29, 2021 – End of Semester Information:

Good evening, parents. This is Mrs. Cramer calling from WFHS. I hope you all had a wonderful Fall Break & Thanksgiving holiday. We will be very busy over the next few weeks as we prepare to end the 1st semester of this school year.  Tonight's call includes many important dates so I have added a copy of this text to our website under the Parent tab.

Tuesday, November 30th & Wednesday, December 1st we will offer the FSA Algebra retakes to any student that has yet to achieve a proficient score required for graduation.

Seniors will take the Civics Literacy exam on Monday, December 6th. This is a new state exam and all seniors are required to take the exam. Dual enrolled seniors will complete this exam on their respective college campus.

Each of the tests will begin at 8:30 a.m. and students are encouraged to get a good night's sleep before the test and arrive at school on time with a fully charged chrome book.

Our semester exams will begin on Tuesday, December 14th and conclude on Friday, December 17th. We are not permitted to give exams early and all students are required to complete an exam in each of their classes. Specific exam schedule and dismissal information can be found on our website and in each of the grade level Google Classroom pages.

In preparation for exams we want to remind everyone that teachers are still offering tutoring sessions. The tutoring calendar can also be found on our school website.

Over the next 2 weeks we will offer geometry study sessions after school in the cafeteria. In addition to the extra math help, students will receive snacks and can win prizes for attending! Students are encouraged to attend all (4) study sessions to prepare for the semester exam. Our first session is tomorrow, Tuesday, November 30th from 3:15 - 4:45. The additional sessions will be offered on December 2nd, 6th & 8th.

Mrs. Shannon will host grade level Town Hall Meetings for all parents and students, December 2nd to the 9th:

Seniors - Dec 2nd @ 7:30 p.m.           Join with - meet.google.com/qov-sjdn-smr

Sophomores - Dec 6th @ 6:30 p.m.    Join with - meet.google.com/njx-vbie-yka

Freshmen - Dec 7th @ 6:30 p.m.        Join with - meet.google.com/hfq-gzio-tjh

Juniors - Dec 9th @ 7:30 p.m.            Join with - meet.google.com/eua-xkaz-vgc

One final announcement this evening is for our Seniors...Herff Jones will be back on campus for Cap & Gown & Senior Swag orders this Wednesday, December 1st, during lunches. The deadline for cap and gown orders is quickly approaching. Order on campus Wednesday or order on line at herffjones.com.

Remember to check under the parent tab on our website for the important dates mentioned in this call. Thank you for time this evening Jags and reach out to us at any time if we can be of assistance!

Call Out information for 11/29/2021

parents -- stay in the KNOW

ECSD Website Provides Focus™ Parent Portal Account Instructional Videos

The ECSD Information Technology Department has created a series of instructional videos to assist parents in accessing and learning the new features and settings available in the Focus™ Parent Portal Account program. The videos offered at http://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/focuspp include:

1.    FOCUS™ for Parents: Why You Need A Parent Account
2.    FOCUS™ for Parents: How to Create A Parent Online Account
3.    FOCUS™ for Parents - Version 10 Updates

There are also written instructions available: Focus™ Parent Portal: Create a New Online Account.  Parents signing up for the first time will want to gather some necessary information (the list is also available on this page). 

Parents will need to know:

1.    A valid email address
2.    Your child’s date of birth
3.    Your child’s 6-digit ECSD student ID number
4.    The last four digits of your child’s Social Security Number

A Parent Portal Account will also allow parents of multiple school-aged children to navigate from one child’s information page to another, without having to log out in-between.

ECSD Families App

Once parents have established their Focus™ Parent Portal account and password, they can also access their child’s information by using a mobile device and downloading the ECSD Families App. This free app is available in the Apple App Store, or on the Google Play store for Android phones.  The icon graphic is an apple wearing a graduation cap.

For information about Escambia County’s public schools
go to: 
https://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/ 
or Like ECSD on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/ecsdfl.

 

School Start and End Times

Graduation

tutoring

Parents,

WFHS offers tutoring to our students.  The Tutoring schedule is displayed in the Grade-Level Google Classrooms.  Ask you student to show your the schedule.

Tutoring schedule

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Military dependents

For more information, please do the following:

  • Click on the Guideance link above.
  • Click on the Military Dependents.

AP Courses @ WFHS

Click here to view the Q&A document.

Courses available on campus

AP Human Geography

AP Calculus

AP US History

AP World History

AP Economics

AP Government

AP Language

AP Literature

AP Environmental Science

AP Art History

Attention parents of car riders and bus riders

Attention Parents of Car Riders and Bus Riders:

Car riders will get dropped off in front of school, walk through side gates, and remain in the courtyard until school starts.  

Car riders will exit cars immediately upon arrival and move to the courtyard. 

Bus riders will move directly from bus ramp to courtyard and remain in that location until school starts.  

Chromebook Reminder

Please make sure your student charges his or her chromebook!

Thanks!

Parents: do you have a new address?

The Escambia County School District arranges transportation and other services by referring to the address on file at your child's school.  

Please help us maintain accurate and timely service for your child and ensure we are able to contact you in the event of an emergency by keeping your address and phone number current at your child's school.

Contact the Main Office/Front Office to make the necessary changes as soon as possible.