SPOTLIGHT ON WISE
Congratulations to Jada Tinch who made the Gazette Indoor Track Girls Second Team for the 1600 meter run. She was recently featured in the March 24th Gazette article.
Congratulations to Lamont Roach who recently competed at the Youth Men's Division of the USA Boxing National Championship. He won all four of his matches. Read his feature in the Gazette.
On Friday, March 25, 2013, Starr Bell won gold at the 34th Annual George Dobson Special Olympics Swim Meet at the Wayne F. Curry Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland.
Congratulations to our STUDENT ATHLETES for signing full college scholarships February 7, 2013 National
Benjamin L. Robinson, Jr.: Shepherd University
Raymond Washington: Frostburg State University
Melchizedek Young: Salisbury State University
Chaudlier Shepherd: Concord University
Myles Humphrey: Shepherd University
D'Angelo Nyler: ASA College New York
Franklin Porter: ASA College New York
Jaiyen Franklin: Old Dominion University
Antonio Harris: Towson University
Chase Powell: Winston Salem State University
Congratulations to the our business scholars who placed in their competitive events at the recent FBLA Regional Conference. They will be representing Wise as they compete at the Maryland State Conference in April.
1st place in
Business Calculations - Oral Francis, Jr.
1st place in Entrepreneurship - Team members: Amira White,
Jordan Brandon, and Daniel Olumese
1st place in
Future Business Issues - Brandy Horne
1st place in
Public Speaking II - Tiffani Kennedy
2nd place in
Public Speaking II - Ashley Jones- Quaidoo
2nd place in
Word Processing II - Brianna Stephens
2nd place in Client Service - Anthony Effiong
Congratulations to the 59 students inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS). An induction ceremony was held December 13, 2012 in the school auditorium. Currently, there are 106 distinguished NHS members. Thank you to Advisors Ms. McLaurin and Ms. J. Parks for your efforts to recognize our students' academic excellence.
AFJROTC (MD-20071) Celebrated Anniversary December 11, 2012-- Six years and going strong
Congratulations to the 27 students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). An induction ceremony in their honor was held December 5, 2012. Wise is one of only 2 schools in the county who has a NTHS chapter. Thanks to Advisors Ms McCullough and Ms. Gillis-Cruise for supporting our Business, Career and Technical students' achievements.
Congratulations to Quasia Heru on being a Posse Scholarship winner! Quasia will receive a full tuition scholarship totaling over $120,000. She will be attending Wisconsin-Madison University, a Posse Foundation partner school.
Approximately 40 Wise students and the drumline participated in the 36th Annual National Black Caucus of State Legislators Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Free from WPGC 95.5 Radio and Filmmaker Lamont Carey were the guest speakers. The students had the chance to act as Congress. Two Pumas, Ashley Jones-Quaidoo and Quasia Heru, were elected by their peers from Ballou, Dunbar, Wise and HD Woodson as the president of the Senate and the House. Each young lady was awarded with $500 from the organization. All students participated in the process of approving a bill. Our students represented us well. Additionally, Imani Kindred received a scholarship from the organization.
Congratulations to Mrs. Erryn Fleming and the arts students for participating in the 2012 Snow Plow Mural Design and Artwork Contest. They were awarded with 1st place. They will be recognized at a future Board of Election Meeting.
The Wise community raised $5,000 in honor of our teachers, Ms. Christian and Ms. Weaver, to support Susan G. Komen for Breast Cancer. A heartfelt thanks goes to Ms. Royer for her fundraising efforts.
Congratulations to Coach Parrish, the coaching staff and our outstanding football team for their victory over Meade High School. Finishing with a 14-0 season, their hard work and dedication resulted in the school’s first 4A State Championship title.