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

    Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts!!!


    Attention STEAM Parents, Family & Friends: Welcome to The Gateway Enrichment ProgramThis a GREAT opportunity to come TOGETHER as parents along with our friends, family, social organizations, and community. Read more >>

    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 >>

    NOW AVAILABLE!!! The Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School App (Available on Apple and Google Play)
    The Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School app by SchoolInfoApp enables parents, students, teachers and administrators to quickly access the resources, tools, news and information to stay connected and informed.
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  • Monday 2/20/17
    • Presidents’ Day – SCHOOLS/OFFICES CLOSED
     
    Tuesday 2/21 B Day
    • 3rd quarter progress report window opens today
    • Accuplacer testing for Dual Enrollment begins
    • SLO Posttest window open through Feb. 24
    • Yearbook group photos – all day – in the auditorium
    • 10th grade SIT – 9:30 AM – in the guidance conference room
    • Staff professional development sessions – all day during planning periods – in the LMC - optional
    • Focus – SLO triage
    • 9th grade leadership meeting – 11:00 AM
    • 9th grade academy meeting – 4:00 PM – in Lecture Hall 1
    • Assistant principals’ meeting w/ CC – 4:00 PM
    • MD 4A state indoor track championship – 3:00 PM @ Sports and Learning Complex
     
    Wednesday 2/22 A Day
    • Admin / security team meeting – 8:00 AM
    • 11th grade SIT – 9:30 AM – in the guidance conference room
    • Senior class meeting – 9:15 AM – in the auditorium
    • English 9 collaborative planning  – 9:15 AM - in room A312
    • English 10 collaborative planning  – 9:45 AM – in room A311
    • US History collaborative planning  – 10:40 AM – in room D301
    • LSN Government collaborative planning – 10:35 AM
    • Integrating the Sciences collaborative planning –1:00 PM
    • SPMT meeting – 4:00 PM – in the LMC
    • Academic Fair – 6:00 PM – cancelled
    • Basketball county championship game – 6:00 PM
     
    Thursday 2/23 B Day
    • 3rd quarter progress report window closes today
    • Future Business Leaders of America Induction Ceremony – in Lecture Hall 1
    • Instructional council – 2:30 PM – in the principal’s conference room 
     
    Friday 2/24 A Day 
    • 2nd Qtr. Honor Roll / Black History Assembly – 10:30 AM – in the auditorium
    • 4.0 Principal’s Honor Roll Luncheon – 12:00 PM – in the LMC
    • SLO posttest window closes today
     
  • "LET'S Go for the gold. . . pass the baton!!!"

    Our professional school counseling team is finally fully staffed! Please welcome Ms. Megan Haynes to the Wise family. We are glad to have her here.

    Our Saturday Quarterly Learning Module (QLM) Academy was successful thanks to the work of our school team. Great job Nicole McLaurin (Multiple Pathways coordinator), Jasmine Stewart, Nicole Maynor-Stevens, Dionisio Fragante, Travis Chase, Stacey Yule, Simona Strother, Johnita Montgomery, Nathalie Rosales, Christopher Bethea, Curtis Matthews, and Byonka Gregory. Wonderful work!

    Thank you Johnita Montgomery, National Honor Society sponsor, for providing the staff with a token of appreciation from the students last week. The show of thanks was appreciated!

    Robert Garner has led the boys’ basketball Pumas to an undefeated record, number one rank in the DMV by the Washington Post, a national ranking in the top 25 according to Max Prep and playing in the county championship this week. Wonderful job and good luck in the playoffs!

    Senior, Malachi Maxwell, has been accepted at Ferrum College to play lacrosse. This is a wonderful accomplishment and aligns with Dr. Maxwell’s vision of promoting lacrosse in our high schools to allow our students to compete for college opportunities. Congratulations head lacrosse coach, Jeanine Cummings, for supporting this worthy vision.

    ~ Mr. Charoscar Coleman, Principal 

    PREPAREDNESS                               RESPECT                               INTEGRITY                               DISCIPLINE                              EXCELLENCE