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The Wheeler High School PTSA sponsors several programs  throughout the year.  They include:

 

Appropriations

Expenditures for English classroom book sets to meet standards; music for Wheeler Full Orchestra; dishwasher for biology science equipment; I-Pads for speech, autistic, and other special needs students; materials for AP Economics; math posters; art supplies for school mural.

 

Reflections - Arts in Education

Sponsored Reflections contest with entries moving on to State PTA competition and at the National PTA level. Wheeler winners were given certificates and gift cards.  Students can participate and show off their creative skills to compete for recognition and scholarships.

 

Red Ribbon Week - Health and Youth Services

Sponsored Red Ribbon Week activities; Safe America Program; Accident Avoidance Defensive Driving Program; Risky Behaviors assembly for juniors and seniors before prom; volunteers for hearing and vision.  To bring awareness of drug prevention through the week with different events.

 

Honoring Our Heroes - Education and Literacy

Sponsored Wheeler students’ participation in the ECCC PTA Honoring Our Heroes Essay Contest and Wheeler winners were given certificates and gift cards. Wheeler was the only high school in the East Cobb County Council to submit entries.  Students participate in different ways to honor some of their personal heroes.

 

International Night

A night to celebrate our very rich cultural tapestry through food, music, stories, visual and performing arts from our community.

 

Outreach

Thanksgiving drive that provided gift cards for turkeys/hams for Powers Ferry Elementary families in need; Brumby Holiday Tree that collected gifts for  children at Brumby Elementary; collected Box Tops for Powers Ferry Elementary; hosted Teacher of the Year/Principal Luncheon for 35 East Cobb schools; Rally Foundation 4 Quarters for Research.

 

Environmental 

Sponsored fall and spring Saturday Clean-up Days including mulch purchase and spreading, trimming, weed kill, trash pick-up, and leaf pick-up.

 

Staff Appreciation

Welcome Back Luncheon; sponsored the Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year in the East Cobber Parade; Open House Dinners; Holiday Luncheon; Staff Appreciation Week

 

Diversity

Sponsored International Week activities for students to celebrate global cultures ; sponsored free multicultural cooking classes for staff /parents to enjoy recipes from many countries.

 

Hospitality Support

In addition to regular PTSA hospitality, hosted MLK Reception, Who’s Who Reception, centerpieces for Hall of Fame, and loaned equipment to other Wheeler organizations.

 

Communication

Wheeler E-News, Wheeler PTSA website, PTSA bulletin board at the school, Wheeler marquee, Wheeler Student Directory, Wheeler PTSA Facebook page.

 

Parent Involvement

Rising 8th Grade Night, 8th Grade Coffee, Wildcat Daze, Open Houses.

 

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