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  • Read-a-thon Success! The 7th-12th grade read-a-thon on Friday was a huge success! The students raised more than $1600 to go toward Accelerated Reader contest prizes. We had about 14 students participating and they each read 4-5 hours. Amongst all the reading that students did, they also competed in a crazy relay race that required popping balloons with their butts, carrying a ball using only their heads, and doing the human wheelbarrow race. They also got to show off their musical talents when they played RockBand. After their last reading session, the students played glow-in-the-dark capture the flag. There were three students who did an outstanding job fundraising for the event. Kayleigh  raised $447.50, Justine ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2011, 9:52 AM by Alicia Hankins
  • WORD Club With the help of the Wheeler County Commission on Children and Families, I am trying to start up a WORD Club at the Elementary School. WORD is a literacy program designed to help encourage and support struggling young readers. It is modeled after the S.M.A.R.T. program, which the District participated in a number of years ago.The program works like this: volunteers in the community go to the school once a week for about 30 minutes and read with or to the student they have been paired up with. Volunteers simply provide support and encouragement to the students, and the students in turn receive more practice reading aloud and working on reading text that is challenging ...
    Posted Nov 8, 2011, 8:15 AM by Alicia Hankins
  • Fall Read-a-thon: Rock Out & Read Last spring's read-a-thon at the Elementary School garnered much support from the community and quite a bit of jealousy from the high school students (the FGS students raised over $1,100!). Many WHS students voiced that they would like to take part in a read-a-thon to help earn money for their Accelerated Reader contest prizes. So on Friday, November 18th, some of the 7th-12th grade students will be participating in their very own read-a-thon. I have challenged them to try and earn more money than the grade school students did last spring in order to receive something extra special for their hard work. How does a read-a-thon work? It's ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2011, 8:42 AM by Alicia Hankins
  • New Media Center Website! Welcome to the new website for the Wheeler High School Media Center! Check out all the information on the left-hand sidebar, and make yourself familiar with the calendar, Destiny Quest and Renaissance websites, research tools, and important documents and forms.
    Posted Nov 8, 2011, 3:20 PM by Alicia Hankins
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