News Archive

JWHS Graduation Ceremony
Senior Class Graduation News
This is a reminder that if you have not ordered your senior’s cap and gown for graduation, it's not too late. However, effective January 1, 2018, a late charge will be added. Order online at, or mail your order directly to Herff Jones at the address shown in your ordering packet. If you have any questions, please contact Donna Turner in the main office.
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Welcome Freshmen
Rising Freshmen Parent Night
Join us Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the JWHS Auditorium for a presentation for parents of upcoming ninth graders. This presentation is designed to prepare for the 2018-2019 registration process and provide a general overview of graduation requirements and diploma types. All parents of rising freshmen are encouraged to attend.
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Book Fair
Visit the JWHS Scholastic Book Fair December 4-8
The JWHS Library is hosting the annual Scholastic Book Fair during the first full week of December, with a special evening event on Wednesday, December 6. Drop by the library or order online now. There are great gifts to be had!
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Introducing the First Annual Hour of Code
Students...Consider joining us for the James Wood First Annual Hour of Coding on Thursday, December 7 from 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. Register on the Student Team Drive.
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ASVAB Offered at Millbrook HS on November 18
Register in the JW Guidance Department October 9 through November 10. Seats are limited, so please sign up early.
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Admit One
Homecoming Tickets & Events
It's Homecoming Week!!! Get the details on this week's activities and fun events, including powder puff, pep rally, game day and dance.
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Test paper and pencil
PSAT Offered at James Wood
Sign up now through October 5, for PSAT to be given at JWHS on October 14, 2017. Cost is $16.00, and seats are limited.
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Senior Parent Night This Thursday, 9/14
Senior Parent Night at James Wood High School will be held on Thursday, September 14th at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. A variety of important topics will be discussed such as cap & gown and announcement ordering, graduation requirements, college selection and application procedures, as well as scholarships. We hope to see you at this important meeting.
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Back to School Night
Back to School Night is August 30, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
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Victor O'Neill Studios
Senior Portraits
Graduation portraits by Victor O'Neill Studios are available to view and order online.
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Summer School
2017 Summer School
Summer school classes are in session through August 4. Get schedule information.
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Sam Gross
Sam Gross Named New James Wood High Principal
June 9, 2017, press release on new principals Sam Gross has been named the new principal of James Wood High School effective July 1. Mr. Gross is currently an assistant principal at Loudoun Valley High School.
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Camp Wood
Camp Wood for Rising Freshmen
Camp Wood is a free, 2-day camp held at James Wood High school for rising freshman. Choose one of two sessions: July 12-13 or July 26-27.
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