The WLHS Counseling Center provides access to valuable resources for both students and parents throughout your time at Whitmore Lake High School. As you begin to make plans for after graduation, we can also help you request your transcripts and confidently get them to those who need them. Click below to learn more.
The Khan Academy is an educational organization that produces lecture videos and practice problems in Math, Science, and Computing, as well as SAT test prep for students of all ages. Their programs are a valuable resource to help bolster your education and receive extra academic instruction in addition to your traditional schooling.
If you’re a prep athlete who’s thinking about competing in college, you’ll find that there are academic eligibility requirements as well as other certifications you must receive first in order to participate. If you want to learn more, it’s quick and easy to register online and take the first step towards your dream of being a college athlete!
The NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes) also gives student-athletes a chance to participate in collegiate athletics at any of over 250 schools in 21 conferences. As of 2018, the NAIA has awarded over $600 million dollars in scholarships to 65,000 student-athletes across the United States in a variety of sports including football and basketball, as well as invitational and emerging sports like lacrosse, volleyball, and bowling.
School is important to a student’s success, but their health should always come first! Check out the local health and well-being facilities in Washtenaw County for your student’s needs. There are facilities for Primary Care services, Outpatient Services, Community-Based Crisis Services, Residential Programs, Emergency Services, and more. Click below to see the Washtenaw County behavioral health resources list.
Cyberbullying is the act of bullying when it occurs using electronic technology on digital platforms like social media. It is a growing problem for today’s youth, because unlike traditional bullying, there is no real escape from it. Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For information on cyberbullying and how to prevent and respond to it, click below to learn more.
Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens. Each week, peer support group programs help children ages 3-18 years to learn how to cope and begin to heal after the death of a parent, sibling or another loved one. For more information or to sign up for the program, click below to learn more.
Dawn Farm, a rehabilitation organization in Ypsilanti, MI, offers a free informational series for parents, guardians, and other concerned parties on how to understand, identify, and address adolescent alcohol and drug use problems. Don’t wait until it’s too late! Reach out to their team of trained specialists to learn more and sign up for the informational series.
A hero doesn’t necessarily have to wear a cape and tights, maybe a hero speaks up for what’s right. Maybe that hero could be you. If you see or hear something that doesn’t seem right, you can submit a confidential tip to OK2SAY. OK2SAY allows anyone to confidentially report tips on criminal activities or potential harm directed at Michigan students, school employees, or schools.
Whether internal or external, students face many stressors in their daily lives that can have tragic consequences if ignored. Suicide attempts and completions, especially among young people, are of growing concern in our society, and it’s up to us as parents and educators to provide them with the support and resources they need to be happy and healthy in their academic careers and beyond. In the downloadable link below, you will find the Washtenaw Alive Resource List which contains information about several accredited behavioral health programs to be utilized by both students and parents, as well as the number of the National Suicide Prevention Hotline for those in immediate crisis.