Academic Assistance/TutoringAcademic OverdriveSmall group help sessions lead by content area teachers during a part of each lunch period.Click here to learn more and to view a schedule of sessions.Private TutorsClick Here for the 19-20 Tutor List (Last updated 2/11/2020)**Please note: WFHS is not familiar with all of the individuals and private companies on this list. At the bottom of the tutor list, we have provided a list of questions to use to help you select the best possible tutorial assistance for your child**
Best Practices for Students
Students that follow these “Best Practices” on a consistent basis achieve at a higher level:
o Attend school/class on a regular basis. (attendance in school is KEY)
o Write all assignments in your Agenda/Notebooks
o Ask questions in class. ADVOCATE for yourself!
o Seek “EXTRA HELP” from your teachers before or after school (don’t wait until you are failing)
o Read all required materials for understanding. (take notes or make note cards as you read)
o Complete all assignments on time.
o Complete missed assignments when absent.
o Study/Prepare for class each night and on weekends. (always be prepared)o There is no substitute for hard work and consistent dedication. (study smart and efficient)
Note Cards: terms, vocab, formulas, definitions...etc
Re-write or type notes in a more simplistic form
Read notes into a tape recorder...listen
Use the weekends to prepare for the week....2 hrs on both Sat/Sun
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