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 Important dates and Information


Hispanic Heritage Month - Spirit Week


 
OCPS has declared September 15th to October 15th as
National Hispanic Heritage Month. WOHS will celebrate National Hispanic Month spirit week September 12th through September 16t


Homecoming Week




September 26th through September 30th is Homecoming week! 
Everyone is invited to dress up each day based on the theme.  Come out and join us for nightly events too!  The week's theme is Back to the Future.  All clothing must be within the OCPS dress code.



Homecoming Dance




Homecoming is coming soon! The West Orange Student Government is excited to announce the 2022 Homecoming is OUTATIME, Back to the Future!
The dance will be Saturday, October 1st at the House of Blues!


 All students must complete the HOCO Dance Approval Forms
to be able to purchase a ticket!
Pick up a copy outside of room 536 or print a form here.
Forms due no later than September 21st to room 536.


HOCO Guest Forms are now available!
Pick up a copy outside of room 536 or print a form here
Forms are due no later than September 21st to room 536.









SAC

Congratulations to our new voting members of SAC, we look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Our next SAC meeting will be on Tuesday, September 13th at 5:30pm at West Orange High School in the Media Center.



PTSO Meeting

The next PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30pm (following the SAC meeting) in the West Orange HS Media Center. Parents, teachers, staff, and students are invited to this meeting to learn about what the PTSO does and how you can become involved. Contact our PTSO Co-Presidents Patti Tozzi and Rose Sirois at [email protected]




 

Digital SAT

WOHS Juniors & Seniors-Sign Up for free Digital SAT!

Great news! Our school will be hosting a free digital SAT® administration
on Saturday, September 17, 2022, and all rising juniors and seniors will be
eligible to register. This is an official SAT administration, and students will receive a score that can be reported to colleges.

This research study requires that students take both a paper
SAT in August 2022 or October 2022 as well as the
digital SAT on September Saturday, September 17, 2022.

To thank you for participating in these administrations,
we'll send you a $50 gift card or a refund for your
August 2022 or October 2022 weekend SAT fee.

Picture Day 


West Orange HS Underclass picture day is happening
on Thursday, September 22nd.

Pre-order your photos today and SAVE $ cady.com/pictureday 

 

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Instagram

"" The PTSO has a new Instagram account.  Please follow us at woptso.





Incoming Parent Orientation
"" Click here to view the West Orange HS Rising Freshmen Parent Night Orientation.  The video is approximately 30 minutes long and contains all the information needed to get you started at West Orange HS. School website: https://westorangehs.ocps.net/ Get connected: Facebook: West Orange High School PTSO Instagram: woptso Twitter: wohsptso 

 


Car Tags
"" All OCPS high schools will be instituting a requirement of parking car tags for all cars entering campus for drop off and pick up.  Parents will receive information soon and will be required to register via a Google form and a pickup date for the hang tags will be scheduled.  Thank you in advance for helping us institute this important additional security measure. 






Electives
"" West Orange HS Guidance has released the preview of the 2022-2023 elective courses available to students including incoming 9th graders.  Please review to help you prepare for course selections for the 2022-2023 school year which will be starting in January 2022.  Click here to review.


Dual Enrollment
Get the jump on your college career with dual enrollment Valencia College - Valencia Dual Enrollment website Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 1st Test Score Deadline: Tuesday, April 12th   University of Central FL University of Central Florida Dual Enrollment website Application Deadline for Fall 2022: Sunday, May 1st   University of Florida – University of Florida Dual Enrollment website Application Deadline: Friday, April 15th Orange Technical College OTC Dual Enrollment website Email Ms. Heidelberg if you are interested and/or want to learn more about the OTC program Bra[email protected] - Room Number 211 (media center)   Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 11th - 12th grade - 2.5 unweighted GPA (3.0 is preferred) Email Colonel Noe if you are interested and/or want to learn more about the Embry-Riddle DE program [email protected] - Room Number 550



OTC
Orange Technical College Banner Image Dual Enrollment is a program that allows you to take courses at Orange Technical College while still enrolled in your high school. High school students who are in grades 11 and 12 may attend a campus for a half-day and earn elective credits to obtain a career. Students must take a minimum of three elective credits to be dual enrolled at an Orange Technical College campus. Participating students, meeting all established requirements, will graduate from their home high school and be eligible to participate in extracurricular activities including the graduation ceremony. There is no tuition or charge for books for public school students; however, materials costs, equipment, and/or uniform costs may apply.  Click here to learn more about the programs available.  Email Ms. Heidelberg if you are interested and/or want to learn more about the OTC program [email protected] or stop by Room Number 211 in the Media Center. 

 





Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile logo Please remember that West Orange High School PTSO is set up as a charity for Amazon Smile. Just choose us as your recipient charity by selecting West Orange High School PTSO Inc. It is the same as shopping on Amazon. We get a percentage of all purchases made and proceeds go towards our student programs.  Click here to go shopping!


 

 

 





 




T-shirt with "Always True to the Orange and Blue" on it


West Orange High sweatshirts/hoodies
The Spirit Wear store will be open for students during lunches on Wednesday and Friday.  We accept cash, check, credit cards and Apple Pay.  T-shirts are $15 and sweatshirts and hoodies are $25.  Get started on your holiday shopping now! If you have any questions, please email [email protected].





 





              
 

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