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05/05/14 - National Teacher Appreciation Week

05/07/14 - National School Nurse Day

05/12/14 - Mid-Term Reports Issued

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Worcester County Public Schools does not discriminate in admissions, access, treatment, or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion or disability.

Worcester Technical High School

At  Worcester Technical High School (WTHS), all students are challenged to prepare for college and future careers in a global economy. The school is centrally located in Newark, Maryland and serves students in grades 9 through 12 enrolled in the three area high schools that elect to pursue a certificate in a career field as well as academic preparation for college. In recent years, five S.T.E.M. academies: pre-engineering, biomedical, interactive media, business, and renewable energies have been added to the 16 traditional vocation programs of study. State of the art technology used in business and industry is taught in all program areas, with all programs designed to meet current and future local and national job market needs. Together, students, parents, and teachers set high expectations for students to achieve academically, technically, and socially. The motto of Worcester Technical High School is "Teaching the Whole Student."

School Profile

Mission Statement
The mission of Worcester Technical High School, a progressive public secondary school which offers students in grades 9 through 12 the opportunity to prepare for both the world of work and post-secondary education, is to provide high quality career education and training programs through holistic teaching and learning.

School Highlights and Awards
Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities; Active Skills USA Chapter; FFA and FBLA student organizations serving agriculture science and business; local, regional, state, and national student recognition, including one gold and three bronze medalists at the 2013 National SkillsUSA competition; Staff Recognition for Outstanding Teaching

Special Programs
National Technical Honor Society, Adopt-a-Highway Partner, Accreditation For Growth School Improvement, NATEF, NCCER, ACF, S.T.E.M. Academies

Parent Involvement Opportunities
Skills USA, SIAC, PACs, School Improvement Team, Accreditation for Growth Program, Volunteers Program

School Opened in 2008            The 139,077 square-foot facility enables the school to expand its offerings and capacity.*InInter

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Principal
 
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Caroline Bloxom
 
Mr. Scot Tingle
 
Guidance Counselors
Mrs. Jessica Eisemann and
Mr. Leland Green
Address
6290 Worcester Hwy.
Newark, MD 21841
Phone
 
Web Site
410-632-5050
 
Fax
410-632-5059
Grades
Grade 9 through Grade 12
School Day
Begins at 8:30 AM; Ends at 2:30 PM
Enrollment
584 students
Staff
32 Teachers, 8 Educational Assistants, 1 Nurse, 4 Secretaries, 4 Custodians
School Built
2008
Addition
NA
Total Size
139,077 
Site
165 acres
Teacher to Student Ratio
1:16

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