Starting on Feb 6th, Wharton Dual Language Academy is participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients program, a service-learning program that gives students the unique experience of working together to help raise awareness and funds in honor of thousands of children and adults fighting against all cancers.
Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy was just named one of TFA's "Schools to Learn From" for 2017-2018! Super excited and honored to have been chosen. We are looking forward to the journey! Schools To Learn From | Teach For America Our Schools To Learn From program enables excellent schools to share best practices with educators and school leaders across the country. TEACHFORAMERICA.ORG
HISD Office of School Choice will host four open houses in which all Magnet programs will be represented. Additionally, many schools without Magnet programs will also be represented. School Choice Thursday Campus Tour @ 9 a.m. - All Elementary and K-8 magnet schools are open on these dates for prospective parents to tour the individual school and get information on the magnet program. HISD Open House Magnet Fairs - Please visit School Choice website for more information.
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The online tool delivers daily differentiated instruction for nonfiction reading and writing that’s precisely tailored to each student’s Lexile reading level.
Students at Wharton DLA will attend all day on Wednesdays for the 2017-2018 school year. We will follow the HISD District calendar, and there are early dismissal days built into the schedule. This change is based on House Bill 2610, which states students must be in school a certain amount of minutes per school year. HISD Board policy states that we must be in attendance 76,000 minutes (or 440 minutes per day) in order to account for inclement weather days.