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WSHS Speech TeamBack row left to right: Alejandra Garcia Pollis, Kassidy Gordon, Angela Errigo, Carolyn Kinney, Collette Carrillo, Emily Campbell Front row left to right: Aivlin Moss & Alice Willette
Congratulations to the Speech Team!
Waterville High School's Speech Team came in 2nd Place at the State Speech and Debate Tournament. Waterville was 1 of 22 teams competing on Saturday, Febuary 27th, 2021.
Individual Members Medals:
1st place Original Works - Emily Campbell (11th grade)
1st place Oral Interpretation of Literature Emily Campbell (11th grade)
1st place Novice Prose: Alice Willette (9th grade)
2nd place Program Oral Interpretation-Colette Carrillo (11th grade)
2nd place Novice Prose- Aivlin Moss (9th grade)
3rd place Original Oratory- Alejandra Garcia-Pollis (10th grade)
3rd place Dramatic Interpretation- Kassidy Gordon- (10th grade)
3rd place Oratorical Declamation-Aivlin Moss (9th grade)
3rd place Humorous Interpretation- Colette Carrillo (11th grade)
4th place Informative Speaking- Carolyn Kinney (10th grade)
4th place Oratorical Declaration-Alejandre Garcia-Pollis (10th grade)
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WSHS - Informational slideshow
WSHS DRAMA PRESENTS:
Ralph Roister Doister
Performed in December 2020
WSHS Science Olympiad
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.
Waterville Senior High School was named one of the top high schools in the State of Maine and selected as a 2016 Bronze Medal Winner by US News & World Report. This is the 4th year since 2010 we have earned "at least" a Bronze Medal.