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Wilson News & AchievementsWilson artist Emma Fale-Olsen is a finalist in the Portland Farmer's Market Reusable Bag Design Contest; Track & Field, Golf, and Softball athletes are on their way to State; and Wilson musicians are busy performing and winning awards. Read all the latest news here.
WHS Band Spring Concert Wednesday, May 27th at 7 pm Wilson Auditorium
Band Director Mr. Nick Caldwell welcomes you to the 2015 Spring Concert to hear performances of Irish and Russian folk music and favorites from radio, film, television, and Broadway including the themes from “M*A*S*H” and Academy award-winning film “Whiplash”, songs from “The Sound of Music” and “Phantom of the Opera", and one of Sam and Dave’s (and the Blues Brothers) biggest hits. The concert is free and all ages are welcome!
Please join us for a free screening of the documentary Black Girl in Suburbia. Panel discussion to follow. Director Melissa Lowrey will be in attendance. View the movie trailer.Brought to you by the WHS Black Student Union, Feminist Student Union, and the WHS Equity Team.
Important Dates and Upcoming Events
|Monday/25||Memorial Day - No school/offices closed|
|Wednesday/27||Band Concert, Wilson Auditorium, 7:00pm|
|Seniors-Return library books except for those needed for finals|
|Thursday/28||NextWave-the Spring OneActs, Drama room, 7:00pm|
|Friday/29||Coffee and Conversation-Athletics-Summer and Beyond, Auditorium Foyer, 9:15am|
|Friday/29||NextWave-the Spring OncActs, Drama room, 7:00pm|
Important Information for Seniors
The 60-day rule for Senior has begun: Seniors who violate drug and alcohol policies or who are suspended for three or more days will be disqualified from participation in commencement, grad night, senior picnic, and any other related activities.
How to Understand Financial Aid Award Letters
Financial aid award letters can be confusing: is it a grant or a loan? does it cover room and board or just tuition? This online guide can help you evaluate the award and determine the true cost of college.
Special Thanks to Wilson Business Sponsors
Thank you to the sponsors who helped make the PTA All-School Auction on April 18th a definitive success!
And another thank you to Ronnie and David Malka of Malka Diamonds for their support of Wilson Foundation wtih the generous donation of a beautiful 1.08 carat diamond, which earned $6,000 for Wilson Foundation!
News from the College and Career Center
We offer help with college searches, college applications, filing for financial aid, searching for scholarships, all things related to post high school education. If you are a senior with no plans for next year, please stop in and explore options with one of our volunteers. If you have already applied to college, stop by and let us help with your next steps. We are very excited help expand the horizons for Wilson students. Find us in Room 220 every day from 8:45am-3:30pm. Learn more about the College Center.
Stay tuned to the Wilson College and Career Center page for details on career related learning opportunities for students.
University of Oregon Center for Youth Enrichment/Talented and Gifted Education. Looking for an academic challenge this summer? The University of Oregon's 2015 Summer Enrichment Program is accepting applications. Students live on campus for this two-week college immersive program. For more information on the requirements and application process go to http://uoyetag.uoregon.edu/summer-programs/sep-html/
Need more ideas for summer activities? Look here.
Wilson Academic All-Stars
Academic All-Stars for May are Nadav Menashe, Jessie Paul, and Ayub Dahir. Read more about what makes these Wilson seniors stand out.
The SW Community Connection highlights Wilson seniors for their academic excellence, achievement and leadership. Thanks to Gifford Dentistry in Hillsdale for their sponsorship of the All-Stars.