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

    Every Student Matters, Every Moment Counts!!!

    New!!!  Letter of Introduction to Community from Ms. Byonka Y. Gregory, Acting Principal of Wise High School (Click here) 


    Half-Day Academic Schedule

    Students who are enrolled in 12th grade are allowed to choose a half day academic schedule. They must be currently employed or have an internship where they will spend a minimum of 20 hours per week.  In order to be considered for the half day program (release time), your student must complete the following steps:

    1. Students must meet all graduation requirements to date including HSA’s, PARCC and Service Learning Hours (24).
    1. Students must provide their own transportation. (Please take note of item #5 below.)
    1. Student must provide verification of employment: a current pay stub or letter from their employer on company letterhead. For internships, you must provide a letter from the company. "Current" means within the last 30 days.
    1. This document must be completed and signed by parents, in person.
    1. Students must exit the building no later than 10 minutes after their last class for the day. If they do not exit the building, they are subject to disciplinary action.
    You are invited to come to Wise HS on Thursday, August 31, 2017, from 9:00am until 12:00pm to adjust your schedule for a 1/2-day schedule. Counselors will be available in the senior lounge. Remember your parent must be present and bring the documentation that is stated above. 
    Thank you!!
    SY 2017-18 Announcements:   
    • Parent Orientation - August 31, 2017 (Thursday) from 4-5:30pm
    • 9th Grade Transition Day - September 5, 2017 (Tuesday)
    • Back to School Night - September 28, 2017 (Thursday) @ 6:30pm

    REGISTRATIONS/WITHDRAWALS START JULY 10, 2017, FROM 8:00 a.m. UNTIL 1:30 p.m., MONDAY - THURSDAY (CLOSED EVERY FRIDAY). REGULAR HOURS ARE FROM 8:30 a.m. UNTIL 1:30 p.m., MONDAY - FRIDAY. All registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis. For questions, please call (301) 715-3019.  Required Information/Documents - Click here

    2017-18 AP STUDENTS:
     The AP Summer Assignments have been distributed. If you are taking an AP course next year (SY 2017-2018), you are expected to complete a summer assignment that is due upon returning to school in August. To download an assignment, please click here.
    SUMMER ACTIVITY CALENDARS/PACKETS for the Science, Reading/English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Mathematics, along with Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) are now available. More Info >> 
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  • Monday 6/5/17 B Day
    • HSA testing Biology and LSN Gov’t continues
    • 9th grade house meeting #1 – 9:40 AM – in room B214
    • 11th grade class meeting – 11:00 AM – in the auditorium
    • 9th grade house meeting #2 – 2:55 PM – in room A211
    • Assistant principals’ meeting w/ CC – 4:00 PM
    • Puma Pride end of year banquet – 6:00 PM – in the café
    • Junior class parent/student meeting – 6:30 PM – in the auditorium
    Tuesday 6/6 A Day
    • A-day final exams – all day
    • PTSO Executive Board meeting w/ CC – 6:00 PM
    Wednesday 6/7 B Day
    • Admin / security team meeting – 8:00 AM
    • B-day final exams – all day
    • Deadline to collect all textbooks & non-textbook materials from students
    • Instructional council – cancelled
    • Faculty meeting – 4:00 PM – in Lecture Hall 1
    • Spring awards ceremony – 6:30 PM – in the café
    Thursday 6/8 A Day
    • A-day final exam – make-ups
    • HSA make-up sessions
    • 4th quarter grading window opens
    Friday 6/9 B Day
    • B-day final exam – make-ups
    • Alumni choir and band concert – 7:00 AM
    • 2-hour early release day – follow modified schedule
    • Teacher classroom checkout begins today
    • End of year staff closing ceremony – in the café – 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Monday 6/12 A Day
    • 2-hour early release day
    • 4th quarter grades due today
    Tuesday 6/13 B Day
    • Last day for students & teachers!
    • Teacher classroom checkout – all day
    • 2-hour early release day
    • SPMT leadership workshop – Day 1 – 2:00 PM – in the LMC
  • "LET'S Go for the gold. . . pass the baton!!!"

    Graduation is a huge, communal effort, but must be spearheaded by one person. Khaisha Charles, our graduation coordinator, did a phenomenal job with assistance from Nicole McLaurin! Thank you for your hard work and attention to detail. 

    Our final PBIS activity was a success! The students enjoyed the field day experience. Thank you Karess McNeil, Charlene Cherry and the PBIS, Physical Education, Health, SPED and Professional School Counseling teams for assisting with the event!

    Ma.Roima Lim will be the Health and Bioscience academy coordinator moving into school year 2017-18. Thank you for stepping into this important role.

    A hug thank you to Nicole McLaurin for editing the weekly bulletin all year! You are appreciated!

    Happy Father’s Day to all of our dads! Enjoy a tremendous upcoming holiday! 

    ~ Mr. Charoscar Coleman, Principal 

    PREPAREDNESS                               RESPECT                               INTEGRITY                               DISCIPLINE                              EXCELLENCE