How does the PTO spend its money?
- Enrichment Activities for the entire school. See more information on our IGNITE Page.
- Educational Field Trips: the 8th Grade trip to the Holocaust Museum; the 7th Grade trip to the Museum of Science & Industry; the language classes have visited Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood and the Christkindle Market; and the special needs classes attended a performance of The Red Kite.
- School Activities: 7th Grade Social Dance; 8th Grade Graduation activities and party.
- Other support: Providing clubs; Teacher appreciation lunches; Cafeteria and outdoor classroom staffing; Financial donations to the school; The Angel Fund.
How do I get a WJHS Parent Directory?
If you have joined the WJHS PTO, you can access the directory through A to Z. With your log-in info from an email sent in August, you can start the process to join the PTO. Hard copy directories can be purchased for $5 each. The only way to get the directory is through membership to the PTO.
Where can I purchase a gym uniform?
Gym uniforms are available for purchase by check or cash at the PTO Coffee or school office when school begins; you may use uniforms from prior year. $12 for shirt and $8 for shorts.
Does the PTO sell School Supply kits?
Yes, but the sale is closed for the 2017-18 year. School supply lists for the year 2018-19 will be available for purchase in Spring 2019. You can download 17-18 supply lists for each grade here.
What medical forms are required by WJHS?
As noted on the District website: “According to The School Code of Illinois, physical examinations are required of all students prior to initial entrance into school and upon entrance into sixth grade. All children entering kindergarten must submit a recent physical examination form. All children new to the District must also do so.” More information is available on the school’s web site.
When is Picture Day?
We’ll let you know when Picture Day is scheduled. Check the home page for more information. Your child should come to school on Picture Day with the Picture Form completed. Picture Day Forms can be found on the WJHS school website here.
Are there any after school programs at WJHS?
Yes. The PTO sponsors after school clubs in the fall, winter and spring. (for more information please visit the WJHS PTO Homepage. Information is seasonally posted.) Also, Youth Connection provides a variety of after-school programs at WJHS.
What is Youth Connection? Is it affiliated with D39 and the PTO?
Youth Connection is a charitable, non-profit organization operating in Wilmette. Youth Connection is not part of District 39 or the PTO, but has a long history of working in, and with the schools to provide low or no-cost after-school programs to Wilmette 5th through 8th graders. Programs are held on-site, are supervised and support learning in an inclusive environment.
What programs does Youth Connection offer at WJHS?
Currently, Youth Connection offers eight after-school programs at WJHS. Programs are designed to provide a variety of social, learning and educational experiences to student participants. Some of the most popular Youth Connection programs are: Battle of the Bands, the Spring Musical, and The DEN – for after school socializing with friends. For other program offerings and to learn more about Youth Connection and its mission please visit: http://www.youthconnectionwilmette.org.
WJHS offers many sports opportunities for girls and boys. Please visit the WJHS athletics page for more information.
- Co-ed Cross Country
- Girls Volleyball
- Co-ed Soccer
- Girls Field Hockey
- Boys Wrestling
- Boys Basketball
- Girls Basketball
- Girls Dance
- Co-ed Track and Field
- Boys volleyball