Class of 2021


Welcome to Washington High School! We know that this is an exciting time for you and the WHS school counselors are here to support you as you transition from middle school to high school. Students are assigned a counselor alphabetically by last name.  If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate school counselor.

Counselor Student Last Name Counselor's E-mail
Mrs. Karen Alemar A - F
Ms. Teija Neville G - M
Mrs. Jennifer Stuntz N - Q
Ms. Carla Hunter R - Z

Click the "i" for more information on the pictures in the photo gallery.


It is time to begin the scheduling process for your freshman year of high school. You have received all of the materials that you need to select your courses for the 2017-2018 school year. Remember that freshmen do not have a lot of elective choices, but as you move through high school, you will be able to add more electives to your schedule. Below are tips to help you complete the 9th grade scheduling form

1. Choose your courses carefully using your Programs of Study

2. Choose electives that match your interests and career goals.

3. Be aware of course prerequisites and requirements.

4. Read the course descriptions in the Programs of Study.

5. Consult with your current teachers, middle school counselor, and parents when selecting courses.

6. Complete 7 courses and 2 alternate courses.


Jefferson County Public Schools offers the following honors courses for freshmen:
English 9
World Studies
Earth & Space Science
Math I
Math II

There is an honors application process to enroll in honors level classes. Students must meet 3 out of the 4 requirements listed:

1. A score of Above Mastery or Distinguished on the WV Smarter Balance.

2. An overall unweighted grade point average of 3.0.

3. An unweighted grade point average of 3.0 in the requested subject.

4. A recommendation rating of at least 40 point from your current teacher in the requested subject.


Attached is the Student Handbook from 2016.




For more scheduling information visit the scheduling page

Upcoming School Events:

June 2nd - Free Sports Physical at Harpers Ferry Middle School

If you would like to attend any sporting events you can check out oursports page

For more school events that are not shown or at a later date visit the calendar

ExtraCurricular Activities


Kent Thomas

Jeremy Wilt
A community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills by participating in projects, activities, and community service.

3rd Wednesdays of each month (except September, our meeting will be the 28th)

Art Club Sam Nelson Art Club is an after school club centered around facilitating student discover of their individual voice and style in the visual arts. Students are encouraged to experiment with new materials and concepts with guidance from the faculty representative. Art Club has an annual spring show each year that all club members are required to participate in. Meeting days will be announced soon
Athletics Dale Shaffer
Chess Jeremy Dunn Enjoy playing chess together in a friendly environment. Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4pm in A215
Culture Ashley Malott Our goal as a club is to promote diversity and encourage education, awareness, and appreciation of various cultures throughout our school. One of our main priorities will be to provide a welcoming environment to foreign students where they can make friends and adapt to life at Washington High School. We will hold events such as a cultural dinner where students may bring a dish that represents their culture and enjoy food from other cultures. Fridays from 3-4pm
FCCLA Sarah-Ashley Shockey

FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Activities are held throughout the year and include fundraisers, social events, and community service projects. *Students must be dues-paying members and enrolled in a FACS class.

Club meetings are held on the last Monday of every month, during 6th period.

Additional afterschool meetings are held every Thursday from 3-3:30, beginning September 15th

Tim Cunnien

Katlin Thorsell

Washington FFA is a student-led leadership organization that focuses on developing premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Activities are held throughout the year and include fundraisers, social events, community service activities, leadership retreats and competitions.

*Students must be dues-paying members and enrolled in an agriculture class.

Chapter meetings are held the second Thursday of every month during 7th period.

French Club Saranne Segal The French Club is for those students enrolled in the French program. We are a social/community service club. Information for the club meetings and activities goes out through the French classes
Hole Punch Project Jason Smith

We are hole punching 9 million holes, one for each victim of the Holocaust. From those holes, we will be assembling them to create a mosaic for the school that creates a message of no hate and intolerance.

*Just need a permission slip available in A109
Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4p.m. in A109
Key Club Jen Nicholson

Rachel Parks

High school student members of Key Club perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives. They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects and holding elected leadership positions at the club, district and international levels. You will get to work with people in the community, learn leadership skills, and make community connections that will benefit you in the future.

*see Nicholson for a permission slip. Dues are $15.

Second Monday of each month in A116

*Possible other meeting times throughout the month for community service activities
Robotics Sara Slatcoff Building and programming of robots. Please see Mrs. Slatcoff to pick up a permisson slip.

Meetings to be announced soon

SAGA Stephanie Mellot Sexuality and Gender Acceptance



SGA Jen Glymph The role of SGA is to demonstrate the principles of a democratic government and the responsibilities of the individual, thereby developing an appreciation of membership in democracy; to develop good citizenship by giving the students an opportunity to have a part in self-government; to help with the coordination of extra-curricular activities; to bring about a closer relationship between the students, faculty and administration; to encourage the development of school spirit through participation; and to demand the best possible academic atmosphere. Meeting Dates Vary- see Mrs. Glymph for schedule

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