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Williston Horticulture Department is selling annual bedding flowers. We have wax begonias, coleus, impatiens, new guinea impatiens, geraniums, and snapdragons. The 4” cups are $1.00 and the 8”-10” baskets range from $5-$10. You can contact us at (352) 528-2153 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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WHS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW
All scholarships can be viewed, filled in and printed from a computer. Please click on the link under the application column. Please check for new scholarships as they become available. Scholarship list
Parents and students: Check out the following United States 2015-16 House of Representatives Sponsored Programs available to our students and staff. Program info
- Congressional Art Competition. Due April 23, 2015
- Student Advisory Council to Congressman Ted Yoho. Schools submit their student nomination March 6, 2015
- Congressional App Competition
- Congretional Award Program
- Library of Congress Surplus Program
- Education Advisory Council: For teachers
- Service Academy Nomination
If you or any of your students are interested in any of these programs, go by the guidance office and pick up the information necessary forms.
Check out the new "The Flame" paper website
Grades 9 - 12
(a) A credit for high school graduation is defined as a minimum of 150 hours of instruction in a designated course which contains student performance standards as provided in Florida Statutes. The hourly requirement for one-half credit is defined to be one-half the requirement for full credit.
(b) When a student accumulates any combination of five (5) absences in one (1) or more courses within a semester, the principal shall notify the parents that their child may be in danger of losing credit(s). A copy of the attendance policy shall be included in the notification. All absences (excused and unexcused) will be counted.
(c) When a student accumulates ten (10) absences in a course within a semester, credit shall be withheld. However, provided the student does not exceed fifteen (15) absences, the student may take a county approved examination to demonstrate mastery of the student performance standards for that course. If the examination is passed sixty (60) or above, the examination grade and any approved projects will be averaged with the two (2) nine-week grades to determine the semester average. However, if the student makes a failing grade on the examination [fifty-nine (59) or below], the student shall receive an "F" for the semester.
*Senior dues are $40 if paid before Christmas break, $50 after break
Your Student ID can be used as your library card. Please bring it to the library to check out a book.
Yearbooks pre-order is now available at the discounted rate
Sept. 1st – 21st - $50
Sept. 22nd – Oct. 21st Yearbooks - $55
Dec. 22nd – Jan. 1st - $65
Senior Page Rates
Full page - $175
½ page -$125
¼ page - $95
Shout outs - $25 (limited to two lines of text or 75 characters)
See Flame staff member or Mrs. Willis in room A32 for more details or to purchase your book or ad.
You may order your yearbook online with a few other custom gift options with the link and code below
Order Number: 478
Congratulations to Williston High School for making the Washington Post: America’s Most Challenging High Schools list for the second year in a row. Below is a brief explanation of the ranking. There are more than 22,000 public high schools in America and over 10,000 private high schools. Williston was ranked 1901 of 2063 schools on the list in America. Only 9 percent of all public high schools in America made the list.
We take the total number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year and divide by the number of seniors who graduated in May or June. I call this formula the Challenge Index. With a few exceptions, public schools that achieved a ratio of at least 1.00, meaning they had as many tests in 2013 as they had graduates, were put on the national list at washingtonpost.com/highschoolchallenge. We rank the schools in order of ratio, with the highest (21.91) this year achieved by the American Indian Public Charter in Oakland, Calif., which repeats as the top-ranked school.
Bright Futures Evaluations that were on FACTS.org are now on www.flvc.org. Your login and password are the same. If you have forgotten either one, just click on forgotten username or password and it will be emailed to you.
Students - Do not park at Dr. Webber's or Dr. Henderson's office - YOU WILL BE TOWED