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West Forsyth High School At-A-Glance Mascot: Wolverines Colors: Hunter Green, Vegas Gold, and Navy Blue Grades: 9-11 Enrollment: 1193 Asian: 1.76% Black: 3.26% Hispanic: 6.70% American Indian: .16% White: 86.90% Multi-Racial: 1.17% Free & Reduced Lunch: 10.61% ’07-‘08 SAT Verbal, Math, Writing = No Data Math and Verbal = No Data Message from the Principal Verbal, Math, Writing State Avg = 1468 Verbal and Math State Avg = 985 ’07-‘08 ACT English Mathematics Reading Science/Reasoning Composite Score No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/ wfhs/ Staff Certified Staff: 80 Support Staff: 40.5 Graduation Rate Class of 2009 TBD 2008 End of Course Tests Algebra I Geometry 9th Lit/Comp 11th Lit/Comp Physical Science Biology US History Economics West Forsyth No No No No No No No No Data Data Data Data Data Data Data Data Richard Gill, Principal Counseling/Guidance Wolverine Day 9th Parent Night 10th Parent Night 11th Parent Night Freshman Festival- for rising 8th graders Monthly Classroom Guidance Parent Communications Parent-Teacher Conferences; PTSA Newsletter; Department /Teacher Web pages; Periodic auto-dialed messages to parents. Technology 754 Networked Computers 140 Mobile laptops 120 Digital Cameras 15 Document Cameras 4 Digital Microscopes 85 Digital Scanners 570 Active Votes Staff email accounts Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom DVD in every classroom Telephone/Voice Mail in every classroom Audio Enhancement in every classroom Student Parking On-Campus parking is open to any licensed driver. A parking pass is 95.00 per year. ’07 High School Graduation Test % Passing Eng/LA: 94% Math 99% Science 94 % Social Studies 94 % No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress: N/A Where We Are! ’07-’08 Georgia High School Writing Test 98.5 % Passed Principal: Richard Gill 4155 Drew Road Cumming, GA 30040 Phone: 770-888-3470 FAX: 770-888-3471 Hours: 8:25 AM-3:36 PM www.forsyth.k12.ga.us Career Cluster Programs Apprenticeship Business Education Broadcast Media Consumer Sciences Cosmetology/Salon Services DCT/Work Release Information Technology Marketing/DECA Public Safety New Programs in 2008 Construction Engineering/Drawing Design Professional Foods Automotive Technology Healthcare Sciences WFHS Motto: TBA WFHS is the first new high school built in Forsyth County in the last 40 years. Athletic facilities include two gyms, indoor track, football, baseball and softball fields, and 4 tennis courts. WFHS has a state of the art Video broadcast studio, a full service cosmetology salon, and an automotive technology lab. Facility Student/Teacher Honors and Awards ● Laura Wilson WFHS first ever teacher of the Year! ● Girls Cross Country 2nd in State 2007-2008 3AAA ● Dane Magnussen 1st in State Wrestling Heavyweight class 2007-2008 3AAA ● Competition Cheerleading 1st Place: Region Competition (Region Champs) 1st Place: Bulldog Classic at Forsyth Central 1st Place: Mill Creek Competition 1st Place: Dawson County Competition 1st Place: Grayson Competition ● Band Straight Superior Rating at Georgia Bandmasters Association Competition. ● Girls Track 1st Place: Region Champions 3AAA Student/Teacher Honors and Awards ● Joe Carnaroli: Second Place Poetry Award in Gordon College State Literary Contest. ● Ryan Proplesch: Third Place Poetry Award in Gordon College State Literary Contest. ● Joe Carnaroli: Second Place in Marel Brown Poetry Contest (Georgia Poetry Contest). ● Katie Garmon: Third place in Marel Brown Poetry Contest (Georgia Poetry Contest). ● Heidi Bonilla: First Place Award in school Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest and state finalist, top fifteen in the state. ● Drew Standrod: First Place Award in Optimist Essay Contest. ● Nichole Teal: Second Place Award in Optimist Essay Contest. ● Lance Baker: Third Place Award in Optimist Essay Contest. ● Joe Carnaroli, Katie Garmon, and Keith Gilbert: International Finalist for The River of Words International Poetry Competition (They are in the top 100 entries out of 20,000 entries). ● Twenty-four students have been featured in the AJC opinion and editorial pages of the Northside edition. Safety Information Bus Stop Locations & Times http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/admin/transport/routes.as p http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/1294106162160263/ site/default.asp Advanced Placement Courses Human Geography Government Statistics Literature Physics World History Economics Calculus AB Chemistry Biology U.S. History Macroeconomics AB/BC Calculus Environmental Spanish/Language Sports Teams Extracurricular Programs SGA Key Club Band Color Guard FCA DECA/FBLA Student Council Drama Club Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society Math Team Literary Magazine Poetry out Loud Y-Club Trail Mix Club Year Book French/Spanish/Latin Clubs Dead Poets Society Baseball Basketball Cheerleading Cross Country Football Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swim Tennis Track Volleyball Wrestling Parent Testimonials “We like the direction and attention this school has embraced. Once again thank you for your help.”
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