• Welcome to Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School where

    Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts!!!

    SCHOOL SPIRIT TASTES GREAT! Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Dr. Henry Wise, Jr. High School. Come in to the Chipotle at 8913 Woodyard Road in Clinton on Wednesday, May 17th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Dr. Henry Wise, Jr. High School. <Download flyer>

    The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering is delighted to announce the launch of its fifth year of the Pre-College Scholars Program. This year, the program has moved from an academic year program to a summer program. Applications are now being accepted for the summer of 2017. Learn more about the Program >>

    ATTENTION 10TH GRADERS!!! The application for rising 11th graders to apply for 2-year Academy programs is now available online. Read more >>
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  • Monday 4/24/17 A Day
    • English 9 collaborative planning – 9:15 AM
    • Integ. the Sciences collaborative planning – 1:00 PM
    • Assistant principals’ meeting w/ CC – 4:00 PM – in the principal’s conference room
    • Softball (home) vs. Suitland – 4:30 PM
    • Lacrosse vs. Flowers – 5:00 PM (Girls – home & Boys – home)
    Tuesday 4/25 B Day
    • PARCC testing – Algebra I -through Friday
    • Professional development sessions – all day – in the LMC (Topic – ESOL workshopPeriod 1 – 9:50-10:20, Period 2 – 11:20-11:50, Period 3 – 12:30-1:00, Period 4 – 3:10-3:35)
    • 9th grade leadership meeting – 11:00 AM
    • Baseball (home) vs. Laurel – 4:30 PM
    • Tennis (away) vs. Bowie – 5:00 PM
    Wednesday 4/26 A Day
    • Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!
    • Admin/Security team meeting – 8:00 AM – in the principal’s conference room
    • Special education instructional walk-through – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • 12th grade class meeting – 9:15 AM – in the café
    • LSN government collaborative planning – 10:35 AM – in room A305
    • US History collaborative planning – 10:40 AM – in room D301
    • Softball (home) vs. Gwynn Park – 4:30 PM
    • Track @ Penn Relays – April 26 - 29
    Thursday 4/27 B Day
    • Chemistry collaborative planning – 8:30 AM
    • White coat ceremony (practice) – 9:00 AM
    • Men of Amate meeting – 10:30 AM – in Lecture Hall 2
    • Boys Lacrosse (away) vs. DeMatha – 4:00 PM
    • Tennis (home) vs. Suitland – 4:30 PM
    • Baseball (away) vs. Suitland – 4:30 PM
    Friday 4/28 A Day
    • April PBIS activity – 9:00 AM
    • SWAT meeting – 9:30 AM – in the guidance conference room
    • Biology collaborative planning – 12:30 PM – in room B224
    • Lacrosse vs. Parkdale – 5:00 PM (Girls – away & Boys – home)
  • "LET'S Go for the gold. . . pass the baton!!!"Wednesday, April 26 is Administrative Professionals’ Day! Thank you to our administrative assistant team! To a large section of our school community, our administrative assistants are the face and voice of Wise HS. Their collective expertise allows our school to function in an organized way centered on customer-service! We appreciate the hard work of Laverne Coleman-Brooks, William Jones, Catherine Yates, Vanessa Smith, Chikel Coleman, Nicole Turner, Arrington Thomas, Cynthia Holland, and Levina Newman. Please take time out this week to thank them for all they do for Wise HS! 

    Thank you Nicole McLaurin and Khaisha Charles for the hours and hours that went into the planning and execution of our PARCC testing plan to help us meet the college and career readiness (CCR) state requirement for seniors. Your commitment is appreciated!

    Our latest athletic signing ceremony was a wonderful event! Proud parents, committed coaches, inspired peers, gratified teachers, and excited onlookers all saw and heard from inspiring words and devoted student athletes making the public commitment to go to college. Thank you Jason Gordon for organizing this event and Robert Garner and Jeanine Cummings for bringing heartfelt words. Great job!

    Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School is now a certified Maryland Green School! This designation would not have been possible without the leadership of Tanya Adkisson and the support of the following staff members: Miguel Dodge, Nenita Maluan, Krystel Compton, Antonia Nathan, Barbara Wilson, Aaron Curry, Dr. Joan Jackson, Dr. Terri Dove, Dr. Carlise Bethel, Alphonso Jiles, Nadirah Wormsley, Jospehine Wareham, Rhonda Urlin-Knights, Heleena Wright, Dr. Wanda Alderman, Curtis Matthews, Dr. Cathleen Rozanski, and Deborah Royer!

    ~ Mr. Charoscar Coleman, Principal 

    PREPAREDNESS                               RESPECT                               INTEGRITY                               DISCIPLINE                              EXCELLENCE