The Wilson Education Foundation will host the 2nd Annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, September 12, beginning at 5:30pm at Fish Pond West. Enjoy the more casual atmosphere of this clam-bake style fundraiser. The evening will include LIVE music, dancing, games, raffles, auctions and more! Have an opportunity to bid on Wilson-exclusive items and experiences. For more information, click here. For a ticket order form, please click here. Deadline to purchase tickets is September 3.
If your child or children participate in the free/reduced meal program, a new application MUST be submitted and approved for the 2015-16 school year no later than Thursday, October 8, 2015. The application is available online on the WSD website or at www.compass.state.pa.us. It is highly recommended that you utilize the online resources mentioned since applications are received upon submission. Applications could take up to 10 days to process. A paper application can also be obtained from the school building office, the Food Service webpage, or by contacting the Food Service Office at 610-670-0180 extension 1148. If a new application is not completed, starting Friday, October 9, 2015, your student will pay full price for the meals or will need to bring a packed lunch to school until a new application is submitted and approved. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Donna Gerhart in the Food Service office at 610-670-0180 ext. 1148.
For the first time, Wilson High School is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's "Best High Schools," earning a Silver Medal. This prestigious honor demonstrates that Wilson High School is among the top 25% of all public high schools in the United States. Wilson High School is ranked #44 in Pennsylvania and #1561 in the country, and is the only high school in Berks County to receive recognition this year.
The Wilson High School faculty and staff, under the leadership of Principal Dr. George Fiore, have made dedicated efforts over the past few years to improve student performance. Factors contributing to Wilson High School's national ranking include increasing overall student participation and performance in Advanced Placement courses, improving Keystone Exam achievement, and advancing College Readiness Performance. "I am extremely proud that Wilson High School is receiving this national honor. This achievement is a credit to our dedicated high school staff, along with our hard-working students and our supportive parents," said Dr. Fiore. "Without all of their efforts, this accomplishment would not have been possible." To access Wilson's U.S. News & World Report's ranking, please Click Here.