FAQ's about Offerings
Are there honors courses? How can my child get into honors courses?
Yes, WSMA offers honors tracks. These students will typically share the same core classes throughout the day. Until new State testing is rolled out, the administration will research a child’s cumulative, behavior, and attendance record for potential placement in the honors track.
What electives are offered at WSMA? How many electives can a child choose?
WSMA offers five electives: Art, Cooking (8th-grade students only), Glee Club, Instrumental Music. Students choose an elective on a semesterly basis.
What is the Glee club? How can my child get into it?
Glee Club, or choir, is an elective offered to students on a semesterly basis. Space is limited so not every child that selects Glee as their first elective choice is enrolled.
How are the arts incorporated into the curriculum?
Art is incorporated in a variety of ways at WSMA. For instance, art in Language Arts may include designing a power point presentation on a Chromebook, in math it might be sketching a 3D picture of handicap accessible ramp they envision, in History, students may sketch ancient hieroglyphs, and in our Arts elective class, students might be painting a volcano exploding or other natural disasters that tie into our first semester survival theme.
Is PE offered? What types of activities are done as part of PE?
Yes, Physical Education is offered at WSMA and we have a new state of the art gymnasium. Activities include basketball soccer, football, track and field, other physical fitness activities.