July 21, 2017

WHS rises in rank

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Listed as 39th on The Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools of Illinois list, students and staff of WHS have made improvements that caused WHS to rise 11 places in rank. “It’s a considerable jump,” Erin DeLuga, associate principal of instruction and curriculum, said. “The reason I say the move up is intentional is because of incredible students, staff and leadership in the building.” Last year, WHS ranked 50th on the list. “While I know we are not defined simply by a number, I view it as another indicator, among many, that we are on…

New classes introduced for 2013-14 school year

Film Class With the start of a new film club at WHS this year, a film class has been approved for next school year. The class will run as a nine week (1 term) block. Students will cover the history of films (by watching films), looking at the techniques in filming, writing your own film, creating a story board, filming and editing the movie using Final Cut Pro and iMovie. The films made in class will qualify to be submitted into the film festival. Each student will leave the class with a completed 3-10 minute movie, which can be added…

How Wheeling Feels

Filmed by Dan Malsom and Jon Tracey in 2010 A short video documentary about Wheeling High School.  

WHS in a Day

Filmed by Rosalie Chan, Megan Jones and Jess Musto in 2010 A video about what happens at Wheeling High School in a day.