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Khan Academy: Offers over 2400 free videos from arithmetic to physics, and finance.

Watch. Practice.      

Learn almost anything for free.

With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 180 practice exercises, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

How it works for students

Students can make use of our extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.

  1. Complete custom self-paced learning tool
  2. A dynamic system for getting help
  3. A custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress

Coaches, parents, and teachers

Coaches, parents, and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.

  1. Ability to see any student in detail
  2. A real-time class report for all students
  3. Better intelligence for doing targeted interventions
Source: Khan Academy:  http://www.khanacademy.org/

Back to School Night October 3, 2012

What: Back to School Night at Westminster High School.

When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday October 3, 2012

Where: The festivities begin at 6:00 pm in Buckingham Square with a brief parent welcome and performances by our band and cheer team. Parents will have an opportunity to visit a variety of information tables and a computer lab will be open for parents to register for the Parent Portal.  Classroom presentations begin at 7:00 pm with each period lasting 10 minutes.

First Day of School – Welcome Lions

School Starts: August 29, 2012 8:00 a.m.

What to do on your first day of school:

Students: Your first period class is posted in three places: The Administration Building, The Activities Office, and The Gym, etc.

The lists are in order by your graduation year and then in alphabetical order by last name.

Go to the class listed on the schedule (even if you want to change it).

In your first period class your teacher will give you your class schedule.

If you have any questions or need anything your WHS Library is here for you.  We are located in the B01, the big round building on the left front side of campus.

Get Ready Lions

What you need to get your school year started on the right foot.

Registration forms: (click on to view)

Registration times:

Monday August 13: 8:30 – 11:30  All Seniors 

1:00 – 3:30 Freshmen with last name A – L Tuesday August 14: 8:30 – 11:30 All Juniors 

1:00 – 3:30 Freshmen with last name M – Z  

Wednesday August 15: 8:30 – 11:30 All Sophomores

Thursday August 16: 9:00 – 12:00 Make ups.

Westminster High School ASB 2012-2013:

ASB card $65:

Free admission to Home Football and Basketball games. Discount on dances, Homecoming, Prom, and other Activiti

es, Assemblies, Sports, and Events.

Super Leo (INCLUDES YEARBOOK) $120

Savings of $55 + Benefits of an ASB card.

Look for the bright green flyer and save $10 during Registration. August 13, 14, 15, 16 only.

Westminster High School Class of 2012

Goals for the Summer

 

  • Get an Orange County Public Library card

Orange County Public Library Information

Why?  To Access free databases, books, and other materials for reading, research, and fun.

  • Create an Account in Destiny your library book catalog.

Why? Free access to books and databases especially for young adults.

  • Download Destiny Quest App

Why?  To access your library book catalog on your smart phone or tablet.

  • Explore your Library websites, blogs, and catalog

Why?  Get a head start and see what your library has to offer.

WHS Library Planner page 

 

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