Winchester High School PFA
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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                                                                                   @2015 Alan Ruben Photography 


Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year

WHS Picture Day is on the first day of school, 
Wednesday, September 6 during English class

You should have received Information for Picture Day from Life Touch in the mail. This will contain ordering information. You can also order on-line going to and either using the Picture Day ID: RIO87022Q0 or use the "Find My Picture Day" search.

Important Information: 

1st Day of School: Wednesday, September 6th:

  • This is a FULL DAY OF SCHOOL.  Buses will run on a regular schedule, and breakfast and lunch will be served.

  • 9th graders should report to the auditorium for a class meeting at 7:45 am.  10th and 11th graders will report to their homerooms at this time.  

  • Seniors will participate in a Senior March, where they will assemble in the student parking lot and march into the school as a whole class at 8:30 and report to their A block classes by 9:05.  The full day's schedule is attached to this email.  

  • All seven periods will meet A, B, E, F, and  G blocks from Day 1 and C and D blocks from Day 2.

  • School pictures will be taken on this day during English classes.

  • September 6th, 2017 Schedule.docx 


2nd Day of School: Thursday, September 7th:

  • All seven periods will meet A, B, E, F and G blocks from Day 1 and C and D blocks from Day 2.

  • Activity fair to be in the cafe

7:30-8:00 Activity Fair

8:05-8:10 Mini Home room to Drop off Forms

8:15-8:55 A Block

9:00-9:40 B Block

9:45-10:25 C Block

10:30-11:10 D Block

11:15-11:45 E Block/Lunch 1

11:45-12:15 E Block/Lunch 2

12:15-12:45 E Block/Lunch 3

12:50-1:30 F Block

1:35-2:15 G Block


3rd Day of School: Friday, September 8th. We begin our regular 7 day rotation on this day.


Regular Day 1 Schedule

7:45-8:52 A Block

8:57-10:04 B Block

10:09-11:16 E Block

11:21-1:03 F Block/Lunch

1:08-2:15 G Block


Parking:  The Skillings Parking Lot!!!  All student drivers should register their cars with School Resource Officer Perenick over the first 3 days of school to get a permit and be registered to park on campus. 



The WHS PFA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (FEIN 46-4196353), registered with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, and all donations are tax-deductible and eligible for your company’s matching gift program.  


Our success depends on the involvement and support of all the WHS families. There are three ways to donate to this year’s Direct Appeal Campaign:

  • Mail a check payable to "WHS PFA",  Winchester High School, Attn: Direct Appeal, 80 Skillings Rd., Winchester, MA 01890. Please write your child’s name and grade in the memo section.  
  • Donate online by clicking on the PayPal link above. 

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The Direct Appeal is the PFA's sole fundraising activity for the whole year. Please consider participating in the Direct Appeal effort to help support our teachers and give our students great additional learning resources.

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