Willamette High School

Bethel School District Eugene OR

Welcome Day Next Week! 

(en Espanol abajo) 

August 29th is our Welcome Back event, taking place the week before classes begin, where all registered students can get their school photos, ID cards, parking passes, graduation info, and locker sign-ups during the times assigned to their 2019-20 grade level. Please plan to attend during the times specified below. 

As schedules are due to be released through Home Access Center on the 26th, all students should complete registration by that date. If registration is not completed by August 29th, any forecasted schedules will be dissolved to make room for registered students. This means anyone registering after the August 29th deadline will need to build a new schedule based on available courses. Please call or come in to the Front Office of Willamette to be provided assistance in completing registration.  

Students are asked to attend Welcome Day at their listed time, based on grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Siblings in different grades may come together. If you have any questions or cannot attend, please call 541-689-0731.

 

8:00 – 9:30    Seniors

9:30 – 11:00  Juniors

11:00 – 12:30 Sophomores

12:30 – 2:00  Freshmen

Doors Close at 2:30pm 

 

Important Dates!

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – Ninth Grade Orientation: 10am – 3:10pm.

Welcome incoming freshmen! This is your first day of school. Meet in the Main Gym. Buses are running on this day, two hours delayed from your regular pickup time and returning at the regular time. Morning activities, followed by lunch, schedules, and tours. 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – Orientation for 10th-12th graders new to Willamette: 1pm-3:10pm

Meet in the Small Gym by 1pm. Transportation is individual. Get a campus tour and schedules to help your preparation.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 4th – First Day of School for All Students!: 9:05am-3:10pm

First day of school for all students. “A” Day, Regular Schedule. Buses are running on this day.

 

Dia de Bienvendio

El 29 de agosto es nuestro evento Dia de Bienvenida, la semana antes de que comiencen las clases, donde todos los estudiantes registrados pueden obtener sus fotos de la escuela, tarjetas de identificación, pases de estacionamiento, información de graduación y registros de casilleros durante los horarios asignados a su nivel de grado 2019-20. Por favor, planee asistir durante los horarios especificados a continuación.

Como los horarios deben ser liberados a través del Home Access Center el día 26 de agosto , todos los estudiantes deben completar el registro antes de esa fecha. Si la inscripción no se completa antes del 29 de agosto, cualquier horario previsto se disolverá para hacer espacio para los estudiantes registrados. Esto significa que cualquier persona que se registre después de la fecha límite del 29 de agosto tendrá que construir un nuevo horario basado en los cursos disponibles. Llame o venga a la Oficina de Recepción de Willamette para recibir asistencia para completar el registro.

Se pide a los estudiantes que asistan al Día de Bienvenida a la hora indicada, según el grado para el año escolar 2019-2020. Los hermanos en diferentes grados pueden unirse. Si tiene alguna pregunta o no puede asistir, llame al 541-689-0731.

 

8:00 – 9:30    Estudiantes en el grado 12

9:30 – 11:00  Estudiantes en el grado 11

11:00 – 12:30 Estudiantes en el grado 10

12:30 – 2:00  Estudiantes en el grado 9        

Las puertas se  cierran a las 2:30pm

 

Fechas Importantes!

Martes, 3 de septiembre – Orientación del 9no Grado: 10am – 3:10pm

¡Bienvenidos nuevos estudiantes del grado 9! Este es su primer día de escuela. Reunirse en el gimnasio principal. Los autobuses estarán funcionando en este día. Actividades en la mañana, seguidas de almuerzo, horarios y recorridos.

 

Martes, 3 de septiembre – Orientación para estudiantes nuevos de 10º a 12º grado a Willamette: 1pm – 3:10pm

Reunirse en el gimnasio pequeño a la 1:00pm. Tome recorridos por el campus y horarios para ayudarlo a prepararse.

 

Miércoles, 4 de septiembre – ¡Primer Día Escolar para Todos los Estudiantes!

Primer día escolar para todos los estudiantes. Día “A”, 9:05am – 3:10pm

Los autobuses estarán funcionando en este día.

Coming Soon, First Semester Schedules.

Dear Willamette Student and Parent/Guardian,

The WHS scheduling team is actively revising student schedules for the first semester. First semester schedules will be available on Monday, 8/26/19 for previews via the Home Access Center.

After reviewing your schedule, please email requests for schedule adjustments to WHSscheduling@bethel.k12.or.us. We will make every attempt to fulfill this request prior to the start the semester. Due to class offering limitations and class size restraints, we will not be able to fulfill all requests.

If your schedule has one of the following errors after 9:00am on Wednesday, September 4th then students should go to the counseling center during the period that needs correction.

  1. Academic misplacement – For example, I was placed in Spanish 3 when I should be in Spanish 2.
  2. A necessary graduation requirement is missing – For example, I do not have an English class.
  3. A missing class – For example, my schedule is blank period 3.

As per state policy, only Seniors are eligible for an off-campus period.

New this year, students enrolled in Mr. Symonds Video Game Design, Web Design, Multimedia, and Computer Science Classes will now be labeled as “Computer Projects Lab” on your schedule.

We are excited to continue a great school year!

Sincerely,

WHS Scheduling Team

Get Registration Done with This Week’s Big Push

Wolverine Families:

With September fast approaching, we have already begun the online registration process for the 2019-20 academic school year. Over half of our returning families have completed the online forms through Powerschool Registration (using the “Snapcodes” that were emailed) and have simplified their To-Do list for Back to School. For all new-to-Willamette families, you are able to register now by clicking here or by coming to Willamette’s campus on the dates listed below to use our computers and guidance.  We apologize for the initial delay and look forward to providing any assistance we can as you join our Willamette Family. We will have some assistance available in Spanish and can respond to requests for additional language support. Additionally, we have extended hours, treats, and drinks available on Thursday, August 8th and Wednesday, August 14th. Please plan to register online or in-person ASAP, as this will ensure your student’s schedule and information are ready to go come September.

Please use this tool if you are unsure of your neighborhood school assignment. 

Availability of Assistance at WHS Front Office

Day Time Registration Service
Tuesday – Wednesday,

Aug. 6th-7th

8am – 3:30pm Limited Assistance Available for Returning Families
Thursday,

Aug. 8th

12pm – 8pm Expanded Technical, Spanish, and Requested Language Support Available for New and Returning Families. (Plus drinks, treats, and distractions for children.)
Wednesday

Aug. 14th

12pm – 8pm Expanded Technical, Spanish, and Requested Language Support Available for New and Returning Families. (Plus drinks, treats, and distractions for children.)
Until August 29th 24/7 Online through Powerschool

 

Note: Returning students will need the previously emailed “Snapcode” from Powerschool to register. If you cannot locate this email, please either contact the Front Office at 541-689-0731 to gain access or take advantage of our on-campus availability listed above. Registration Deadline is August 29th!

Additionally, please look for a mailing from Willamette High School in the next few weeks that will include helpful back-to-school information, including times and features of Welcome Back Day on August 29th.  

 

Realice el registro con el gran impulso de esta semana

 

Familias Wolverine:

Con la rápida aproximación de septiembre, ya hemos comenzado la registración en línea para el año escolar académico 2019-20. Más de la mitad de nuestras familias que regresaron han completado los formularios en línea a través del Registro de Powerschool (utilizando los “Snapcodes” que se enviaron por correo electrónico) y han simplificado su lista de tareas pendientes para el regreso a la escuela. Para todas las familias nuevas en Willamette, puede registrarte ahora haciendo clic aquí o viniendo a la escuela de Willamette en las fechas que se detallan a continuación para usar nuestras computadoras y orientación. Pedimos disculpas por el retraso y nos complace ayudarlo a unirse a nuestra familia Willamette. Tendremos asistencia disponible en español y podemos responder a solicitudes de soporte adicional de idiomas. Además, tenemos horarios extendidos, golosinas y bebidas disponibles el jueves 8 de agosto y el miércoles 14 de agosto. Planee registrarse en línea o en persona lo antes posible, ya que esto garantizará que el horario y la información de su estudiante este listo para  septiembre.

Utilice esta página si no está seguro de la escuela de su vecindario.

Disponibilidad de asistencia en la oficina de WHS

Día Hora Servicio de registro
martes-

miercoles,

5 y 7 de agosto

8am – 3:30pm Asistencia limitada disponible para familias que regresan
jueves,

8 de agosto

12pm – 8pm Soporte técnico ampliado, español y de idiomas solicitados disponible para familias nuevas y recurrentes. (Además de bebidas, golosinas y distracciones para niños).
miércoles

14 de agosto

12pm – 8pm Soporte técnico ampliado, español y de idiomas solicitados disponible para familias nuevas y recurrentes. (Además de bebidas, golosinas y distracciones para niños).
Hasta el 29 de agosto 24/7 En línea a través de Powerschool

 

Nota: Los estudiantes que regresan necesitarán el “Snapcode” previamente enviado por correo electrónico de Powerschool para registrarse. Si no puede ubicar este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal al 541-689-0731 para obtener acceso o aproveche nuestra disponibilidad en el escuela  mencionada anteriormente. ¡La fecha límite de inscripción es el 29 de agosto!

Además, busque un correo de Willamette High School en las próximas semanas que incluirá información útil sobre el regreso a clases, incluidos los horarios y las características del Día de Bienvenida el 29 de agosto.

 

 

Incoming Wilhi Freshmen: Willamette Prep Academy Spots Still Available

Hello Future Wolverines! Are you an incoming freshmen in the Class of 2023? To ease the transition to high school, Willamette hosts a free, four-day summer school for incoming freshmen called the Willamette Prep Academy. Incoming 9th graders play games, tour the school, get to know staff leaders and senior students, learn about Willamette and all its opportunities, and practice decision making skills. We strive for our students to meet new friends and be more comfortable with starting high school.

We will have a few more spots! Please contact Willamette to reserve a space for your child.

The details:

When: There are two sessions from August 5th-8th OR August 19th-22nd from 9am-3pm.

Where: Willamette High School Science Building

Attendance: Just like normal high school, students are expected to have 100% attendance

Cost: Free!

Food: Snacks and lunch are provided for free

If you are interested, please call the front office at 541.689.0731 or fill out the form at this link. We will be in touch.

Thank You Mrs. Le Roux!

Principal Le Roux has dedicated twenty years and countless hours to Bethel students. As she moves on to a district-level position in Springfield School District, we want to take a moment to reflect and thank Mindy for her service in Bethel.

Mindy was hired in 1999 as a speech language pathologist at Danebo Elementary. In that role, Mindy worked directly with students on speech-related intervention. While at Willamette, she would often see students in the halls and as they crossed the graduation stage and fondly recount memories of working with them as elementary students.

In 2006, Mindy took a position in Bethel’s district office as the assistant special services director. In that capacity, she helped coordinate special services to all students in Bethel. During this time her passion for education and serving students shone through when she returned to the University of Oregon to earn her doctorate in education while still working full time!

In the fall of 2012 Mindy returned to a school position as an assistant principal at Willamette and, one year later, Mindy became Willamette’s principal. Mindy brought stability to Willamette by keeping her administrative team and the bulk of the staff together for five years. She recognized a need to better serve first generation college-going students and brought the AVID program to Willamette. She also identified a need to better serve students transitioning to high school and started the Willamette Prep Academy to serve 100 incoming freshmen.

Mindy is known for her openness to ideas. She started the Student Advisory Group and Parent Advisory Group in order to better hear thoughts, questions, and concerns from Bethel families. She worked with her staff on restorative practices with the idea of better meeting student needs, especially those experiencing trauma. Mindy cared deeply for all students.

On a personal level, Mindy maintained professionalism balanced with kindness, humor, and a calm steadiness in helping staff and students alike. Her warm smile and caring presence will be missed.

Thank you, Mindy, for the energy and time you dedicated to Bethel families. Good luck on your next adventure. We will miss you!

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