News You Choose - Friday, December 13, 2019


  • Important Dates
  • College and Career Center
  • Chorus Boosters Events & Fundraiser 
  • Class of 2022 T-shirts
  • PTSA Updates
  • Orchestra Fundraising


Important Dates:

Dec. 16, 7:00pm: Choir Concert

Dec. 17, 4:00pm-9:00pm: Five Guys Chorus Fundraiser

Dec. 19, 7:00pm: Music Department Concert

Dec.: 23-Jan. 3: Winter Holiday

Jan. 6: School Resumes

Jan. 13, 6:00pm: Curriculum Night/Rising 9th Grade Parent Night/Electives Fair


College and Career Center

Please see attached for the College and Career Center’s December 2019 Newsletter


Chorus Boosters Events & Fundraiser 

Chorus Booster Selling Goods and a Silent Auction Baskets at the Holiday Performance Event B Dec. 19th 5:30 -6:45 performance arts concert.   Chorus singers will be caroling and accepting donations prior to the start of the show. Come prepared to be entertained.

Chorus Fundraiser:  Five Guys -Tue Dec 17th  4:00 to 9:00pm. Just mention WPHS Chorus. 

Spirit Wear will be sold at the Chorus concert on Dec. 16th.  


Class of 2022

Attention Class of 2022! Show your school spirit and purchase a Class of 2022 t-shirt for $20! All proceeds will go to the Class of 2022 to fund future class activities. Please follow the attached link to view the t-shirt design and to complete your order form.


PTSA Update

Federal Employee?  Please consider supporting the West Potomac PTSA, an approved Combined Federal Campaign Charity. Federal, civilian, postal and military donors may use CFC #62964 to contribute to the West Potomac PTSA. Visit for more information. Contact Robyn Zevin, with questions or for our Tax ID number for your company’s match.


Orchestra Update

Baby, it's COLD outside!  Keep your loved ones warm this winter with our Wolverine throws!  Made in the USA, our machine washable throws are great for outdoor events or lounging around indoors.  Please see attached flyer to order or email

The Performing Arts Department invites you to to our annual holiday concert and market!  Festive holiday music and merriment abound on Thursday, December 19th in the Springbank Auditorium!  The Holiday Market opens at 5:30 pm followed by our concert at 7 pm.  This event is free and open to the public--did we mention hot cocoa following the performance?  All are welcome, please join us!  Please see the attached flyer.


SAT/ACT Test Prep and Updates

Test Prep School Year 2019/20 - the schedule for the year is available to view and register! Visit to see dates for classes and mock tests.  Winter SAT Class starts January 4 and preps for the official SAT in March.

Upcoming Test Prep Events:

Mock SAT, 01/04/20, 9:00am - 1:30pm

Mock ACT, 01/04/20, 9:15am - 1:30pm

SAT Group Class starts with the 01/04/20 mock tests and preps for 03/14/20 official SAT test.

Please use the following link to learn more about Understanding your PSAT scores:

PTSA Program Manager – Marilyn Aboff 

Test Prep Scholarships: WPHS student need-based scholarships for mocks and classes are available through the College and Career Center Specialist