Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Career Day 2015


Winthrop High School is excited to be hosting our first Career Day for WHS students in many years. Our goal is to bring professionals from our community into our school to speak to our students about their career's. In a survey presented to our students, professionals from our community will represent the following professions:
Our students will enjoy hearing speakers talk about:
-A typical workday
2    -Career trends (job outlook, how competitive is application process…)
3       -Pros and cons of the job
4    -Salary range
5    -Training/education requirements
6    -Helpful technology to be familiar with
7    -High school classes that would pertain to their respective career choice
8    -Their favorite task in their job
9    -An exciting, funny, or unusual experience they have had in their career

We have scheduled Career Day presentations as follows:
Date: March 20, 2015 at Winthrop High School
First Session 8:00-8:40
Break 8:40-8:50
Second Session 8:50-9:30
Break 9:30-9:40
Third Session 9:40-10:10

Immediately after the third session, students will be asked to gather in the Performing Arts Center for a presentation by two and four year academic post-secondary admissions officers.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Unified Basketball Team

What a great time to watch Winthrop Basketball! Recently, Winthrop High School has partnered with the Maine Principals' Association and Special Olympics Maine in the development and promotion of Unified Sports. The Unified Sports Committee are committed to offering the first ever MPA Unified Basketball season that began in January. Unified Basketball partners students with developmental disabilities (Unified Student Athlete) with students without developmental disabilities (Unified Student Partners) to train, compete and represent Winthrop High School. This partnership helps promote physical activity, teamwork, sportsmanship and social inclusion. Winthrop High School is honored to participate in this partnership and are very proud to support our athletes. Please see the schedule below and come support our Ramblers!!!!

Unified Basketball Schedule- Winthrop High School

Date Function Time
Jan. 26th Practice 2:15-3:00
Jan. 29th Practice 2:15-3:00
Feb. 2nd Practice 2:15-3:30
Feb. 4th Practice 2:15-3:30
Feb. 9th Game vs OH 4:00
Feb. 10th Practice 2:15-3:00
Feb. 11th Game vs Oceanside 4:00
Feb. 17th Practice 1:00-2:00
Feb. 19th Practice 1:00-2:00
Feb. 23rd Game vs Cony 4:00
Feb. 25th Practice 2:15-3:30
Feb. 27th Practice 2:15-3:30
March 2nd Practice 2:15-3:30
March 3rd Game vs Messolanskee 4:00
March 6th Playoffs TBD