Waterville Senior High School
Tel (207) 873-2751
Brian M. Laramee, Principal
Keith Mahoney, Assistant Principal
Heidi A. Bernier, Director of Athletics
WSHS Community Values:
Respect: We strive to demonstrate self-worth, exhibit courteous behavior, and value the beliefs and opinions of others.
Responsibility: We strive to fulfill our commitments, be mindful of our actions, and be accountable for our behavior.
Grit: We strive to make continuous progress toward our goals despite adversity, hardships or obstacles.
Openness: We strive to embrace diversity by honoring the ideas, experiences, and differences of others.
Curiosity: We strive to grow by exploring new ideas and experiences both inside and outside the classroom.
Kindness: We strive to actively demonstrate concern and caring for others and the environment.
Engagement: We strive for depth of commitment in both school activities and in the greater community.
Integrity: We strive to act in an honest and ethical manner and demonstrate consistency of character regardless of self-interest or outcome.
WSHS Learning Expectations:
Each Waterville Senior High School student shall be:
A clear and effective communicator who
Adjusts communication for a variety of purposes
Employs varied modes of expression appropriate for authentic tasks
A self-directed and lifelong learner who
Demonstrates initiative and gains understanding through self-assessment and reflection
Works independently and collaboratively to meet challenges and accomplish goals
A creative and practical problem solver who
Frames questions, makes predictions, and designs data/information collection and analysis strategies
Uses information and appropriate technology to address real world problems
A responsible and involved citizen who
Demonstrates personal responsibility, cultural awareness and ethical behavior
Practices personal wellness and demonstrates awareness of health concerns and issues
An integrative and informed thinker who
Analyzes, synthesizes, and evaluates information from multiple sources
Applies ideas across disciplines
Each Waterville Senior High School student shall be positively engaged in the community.
Each Waterville Senior High School student shall demonstrate respectful and responsible behavior.
Meet Our New Staff
Amy Murphy is excited to be a part of the Waterville team as the new Gifted and Talented teacher for K-12. Her career in education started twenty years ago in the New York City public school system and evolved into teaching in Montessori schools. Amy holds her Masters Degree in Education from Hunter College in New York. She is excited to bring interdisciplinary, project-based learning to meet the needs of our students. She has been a resident of Waterville for six years; her two children attended the Waterville schools. Amy will work in all of our schools and is excited to share her love of learning with many students.
Waterville Senior High School was named one of the top high schools in the State of Maine by US News & World Report.