Free SAT Prep Class
The final opportunity to enroll in a free Princeton Review and Cobb Schools Foundation "Success 1600" SAT Prep Class for Spring 2017 is still available. The Parent and Student Information Meeting for Wheeler students is scheduled on Monday, December 12th at 4:00 or 6:00 pm in the Media Center. To be eligible for this opportunity a student and/or parent must attend this meeting. The schedule for the course can be seen here.If you have any questions, contact Dr. Crooks at email@example.com
Congratulations to National Merit Semifinalists & Commended Students
Students were named based on earning a qualifying score on the PSAT in their Junior Year. About 16,000 students, or approximately one-third of the 50,000 high scorers, are notified that they have qualified as Semifinalists. To ensure that academically talented young people from all parts of the United States are included in this talent pool, Semifinalists are designated on a state-representational basis. They are the highest scoring entrants in each state. Only 16,000 students out of 1.5 million applicants are awarded as semifinalists. Congratulations to Wheeler's Semifinalists:
About 34,000 of the approximately 1.5 million applicants on the PSAT/NMSQT® receive Letters of Commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise. Commended Students are named on the basis of a nationally applied Selection Index scores. Congratulations to Wheeler's Commended Students:
Congratulations to the CircuitRunners for their performance at the Georgia BEST Robotics Competition. They won the Glenn Allen Award with their mentor, Ramana Divakaruni, the Al George Electronics Award, for the 2nd year in a row, and 2nd Place overall BEST Award!
Congratulations to the Wheeler Formula 1 Team, Jonathan Shoemaker, Ajinkya Sawant, Sarfaraz Syed, Ari Satinoff, Nathanael Tappin, and Kia Safai, for their accomplishments at the World Competition! Ajinkya was one of nine high school students in the world to be awarded an internship opportunity to work alongside a Formula 1 professional engineer.
Congratulations to Erin Leydon,'18, who scored a perfect 36 on the ACT! She scored 36 on the Math, Science, Reading and Composite sections. ACT Inc. reports that fewer than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score of 36.
Congratulations to Lauren Greenblatt, '19, for being a national winner of Fresh Market's 2016 Design Our Bag Challenge. Lauren's artwork is featured on limited edition bags sold in stores chain-wide. Half of the proceeds of all bags sold will benefit No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America.