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Forsyth Central High School


									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%
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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

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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

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Richard Gill, Principal

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.

 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

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.


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
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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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