Below is a list of Programs offered by WHS-Information Technology:
Peer Jury/Peer Justice: MPS’s Peer Jury program seeks to use the power of positive peer influence to keep students in school and lower student suspensions and expulsions. Peer Jurors encourage referred students who have violated school rules to repair any harm done and prevent future harm or violations. Peer Jury meets after school on Thursdays from 3:45-6pm.
CLC The Community Learning Center (CLC) is a fun and safe place to go before and after school, and during the summer. Hours for CLC are 7:30 a.m to 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Activities include Math tutoring, Slam Poetry, free Driver-ED program, Homework help, ESL tutoring and Open gym.
James Place: A college and career center located on the 4th floor
PBIS PBIS is a joint effort between Milwaukee Public Schools Office of Family Services and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association to effectively reduce classroom disruptions and student suspensions through a school-wide systematic tiered-intervention approach. Data shows that schools that implement PBIS with fidelity see decreases in disruptions and suspensions and increases in student achievement.
Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, Boomerang Project’s proven high school transition program trains mentors from your junior and senior classes to be Link Crew Leaders. As positive role models, Link Crew Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school and help facilitate freshman success.
BE the CHANGE: The program engages young men students entering ninth and tenth grades and is designed to improve academic outcomes through explorations of culturally relevant literature and daily writing practice during the summer months. The academic enrichment portion of the program is complemented by community partner-led components in leadership and reaching potential.
Usher’s New Look(UNL):Young people entering their freshman year of high school are selected every year to engage in an intensive four year training program. Youth are selected through a rigorous process led at the local level by partners, adult allies, and New Look Foundation staff. Through training and experiences in New Look’s four leadership pillars – talent, education, career and service – participants work to attain their national leadership certification to ensure their success as leaders throughout the world.
National Honor Society
Student Leadership Council: The Student Leadership Council is made up of students who exemplify marked leadership skills. Student members are nominated by faculty and staff on behalf of their ability to influence their peers and classmates. The group meets twice a month during the lunch hour to discuss anti-bullying tactics, peer mentoring initiatives as well as positive behavior award activities.