2nd Annual STEM Symposium - March 11
Join us as we celebrate STEM projects with our community Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 - 8:30pm.
Wheeler Shines Again!
The Georgia Department of Education announced the 2013-2014 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools,
recognizing schools that have increased access to rigorous AP coursework. This year, Wheeler was recognized in two categories, based on the results of last year's AP exams.Those categories are:
2014 AP STEM SCHOOLS
Schools with students testing in at least two (2) AP math courses and two (2) AP science courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science)
2014 AP STEM ACHIEVEMENT SCHOOLS
Schools with students testing in at least 2 AP math courses and 2 AP science courses and at least 40% of the exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of three (3) or higher
Thanks and congratulations go to our AP Coordinator, students, and teachers for their dedication and success.
On February 4, 54 students participated in the American Mathematics Competition, a 75-minute, 25-question multiple choice test sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America. Junior, Michael Li and Seniors Sina Monfared, Kevin Sholl, and Anirudh Udutha were Wheeler's top scorers for the AMC 12A and sophomores Karan Achtani, Alissa Ji, Paul Miloro, and Richard Udall were the top scorers for the AMC 10A.
Michael Li and Sina Monfared posted AMC 12-A scores that exceeded 93.0 which qualified them to move on to the next level of competition, the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) which will be given at Wheeler on Thursday, March 13.
Wheeler High School's two Science Olympiad teams competed in the regional competition at Georgia Perimeter College on Saturday, Feb. 22. They had a great time and showed so much excitement about science! The Wheeler Gold team came in 8th place overall. Wheeler Gold won 2nd place in Compound Machines and 4th place Dynamic Planet. Wheeler Blue won 4th place in Scrambler. Medal Winners were Wenhan Fan (2), Robert Taylor, Tori Kraj, Abigail Kimber, Jesse Gutierrez, Angela Su & Makda Mulugeta
Camille Mapua is one of 27 students in the entire state that is a 6 year All State chorus member. She also received one of the two scholarships given by the recording company for GMEA. It is a highly prestigious scholarship whose recipient is selected by the state choral GMEA leaders.
Magnet Honors Night was held on February 24. We celebrated the accomplishments of students who earned the Highest Average and Class Award for Magnet & Technology classes that were taken last semester. Our 22 National Merit Finalists were also honored. View the recipients
The CircuitRunners Robotics Team had a busy weekend hosting a regional qualifier for the First Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. There were hundreds of students from multiple teams from all over the state of Georgia who came to compete. Wheeler's qualifier was the largest qualifier in the state of Georgia! The event went off without a hitch, and the students and sponsors all did an incredible job making this experience a memorable one for all of the teams competing.
Congratulations to Wheeler's Science Bowl Team, Anirudh Udutha, Ildemaro Gonzalez, Taylor Gardner, and Paul Miloro, who placed 3rd in the Sub-Regional Science Bowl last weekend. They have been invited to participate in the State Science Bowl on Feb. 22.