Incoming Freshmen

Parents/Guardians of incoming freshman students, please review these helpful resources and upcoming presentations to prepare for your student’s transition to Wachusett Regional High School. We look forward to having your student here with us!

8th Grade Parents/Guardians: If your student is NOT attending WRHS in the fall of 2024, please complete this survey as soon as possible.

Upcoming Presentations: 

March 7th: Class of 2028 Curriculum & Course Selection Presentation (Slides)

March 7th: Class of 2028 Curriculum & Course Selection Presentation (Recorded Video)

The following calendar and resources will be helpful to you and your student as you select courses for freshman year: 

Thursday, March 7th at 6:00 pm 

Parents of 8th graders are invited to a presentation beginning at 6:00pm that will feature administrators and department heads discussing the academic experience at Wachusett. We will be discussing the differences between CP, CPA, Honors, and AP levels; what a typical freshman schedule may look like; what electives are available to freshmen; how to pick courses for next year in Powerschool; and other important academic topics. 

Monday, March 25th - Friday, April 5th 

Current 8th graders login to PowerSchool to review recommendations and make course requests.

If families have questions about levels of courses, please email the appropriate Department Head.

Thursday, March 28th - Thursday April 4th

Counselors will meet with current 8th grade students to review and finalize course selections and to answer any questions about balancing of course load, graduation requirements and/or elective choices.  The Schedule is below:
Thursday, March 28th - Chocksett Friday, March 29th - Thomas Prince Monday, April 1st - Central Tree Tuesday, April 2nd - Mountview Wednesday, April 3rd - Paxton Center  

Friday, April 12th for incoming Freshman (Grade 8)

All requests for reconsideration of level changes are due for grade 8. This deadline is final.

The links to request Reconsideration Forms for grade 8 can be found below.

Wachusett Regional High School Educational Guide 

Scheduling Process Overview for 2024-2025 for Incoming Ninth Graders

Course Registration Re-Cap (Recorded Presentation)

Reconsideration Forms - English, Math, Science, and Social Studies - Deadline April 12, 2024 (Form will open on March 25th and will close on April 12th) 

Reconsideration Forms - World Language - Deadline April 12, 2024 (Form will open on March 25th and will close on April 12th) 

WRHS Performing Groups: Music Department's course selection and audition information

Incoming Freshmen Tool Kit: Info Sheet

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