Port Washington High School

We educate all children to reach their greatest potential

Summer School Information

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    Summer School Catalog

    Information on high school options can be found on pages 13-17

    A few important summer school reminders and tips:

    • Registration is only online through PowerSchool on a first-come, first-served basis. 
    • Registration opens at 9:00am on Wednesday, May 5.
    • We will send out directions on how to register through PowerSchool closer to sign up. 
    • Sign up is based on the grade level a student will be going into for the 2021-2022 academic year.
    • Prior to registration, we would encourage you to build a few different schedule options.


    Please contact the office at 262-268-5500 with any questions.   

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2020-21 School Year Information

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    Graduation Ceremony:  Sunday, June 6th at 2pm

    High School Gymnasium

    Graduation Car Parade:  Sunday, June 6th at 4pm


    Senior Banquet/Prom

    Saturday, May 15th at Upper Lake Park


    • Dress Attire - Casual
    • Food – Catered by Tellos
    • Games
    • Senior awards
    • Senior Video
    • Prom Court
    • Dance – Music predetermined by Senior Class (masks required)
    • Ticket Prices – $5.00
    • PWHS Seniors only – No Guests 


    PWHS/TJMS March Choral Festival Concert 2021


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    Wednesday, April 14th at 12:38pm

    Wednesday, May 5th at 12:38pm

    Wednesday, May 19th at 12:38pm


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    Wednesday APRIL 28th:

    Freshmen and sophomore students only to do testing (Reading, Science, Math, English and Writing).
     Early release date- students will complete testing for that day by 1:30 p.m.

    We will be running school lunch that day.

    **Junior and Senior AP students ONLY will have access to optional reviews (as planned by teacher and class) in 3rd building and office hours by appointment that same day outside the assigned review times.
    **Please note that the sophomore level AP review is taking place AFTER testing**

    Juniors and Seniors NOT in AP courses do NOT have school on Wednesday, April 28th.



    PWHS 2020-21 Semester 2 Re-Entry Plan  

    (begins 1/25/2021)

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Important District News


    Universal Free Lunch Information through the end of the 2020-21 School Year

    Notice: Starting the week of January 25th, lunch pick-up will continue at Thomas Jefferson on Wednesdays from 1-2pm.  (Note time change)  Lunches will be available for students on synchronous learning only.

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School Information

  • Port Washington High School is a comprehensive high school with a dedicated staff that is committed to providing an excellent education to all of our students. With a combination of current educational practices, years of teaching experience, and a personal vested interest to see all students succeed, our school strives to meet the needs of our diverse learners. Port High School offers a wide array of Advanced Placement (AP) classes to encourage our highest level learners to challenge themselves further. We have support systems in place to assist all learners in achieving their academic potentials. Most importantly, we recognize parents as being a critical and necessary component in each child's journey towards academic success, and we welcome parent involvement. Port High School is committed to achieving the district mission of "helping every child reach their fullest potential."

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    2020-21 Code of Conduct and Parent Handbook


    2020-21 Calendar Link:  Updated Calendar

    Includes early release dates in which the school day ends at 12:38pm.  Take note of the adjusted weeks in which we have a block day in place of the 8 period day.


    2021--2nd Semester Schedule 

    On the following early release dates, students will follow the schedule listed below. 

    • Dates: 2/10, 3/17, 4/14, 5/5, 5/19

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PWHS Attendance Information

  • Attendance Line:  262-268-5501

    You are able to leave a message at anytime. 

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    COVID-19:  Please let us know whether your student has tested positive or has been in close contact with someone diagnosed.

    Your child must remain home if they have one of the following: 

    Cough, New loss of sense of taste or smell

    Your child must remain home if they have two of the following:

    Fever (of 100.4 degrees or higher), Sore throat, Headache, Muscle or body ache, Unusual fatigue, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea, Runny nose or nasal congestion

Community Supply Drive

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    We are excited to announce the Port Washington Key Club’s 2021 School Supply Drive! Port Washington High School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Lincoln Elementary School, Saukville Elementary School, Dunwiddie Elementary School, and St. John XXIII Catholic School will all be competing to gain the most items in the drive, and all proceeds will benefit the Port Washington Food Pantry and Saukville Food Pantry. Starting on April 6th, each school will have decorated boxes available to drop items off in, and the food pantries are specifically requesting:

    • Red, yellow, blue, and green wide-lined notebooks, pronged folders, and plastic folders
    • Crayola wide and thin markers (it has to be Crayola)
    • Crayola colored pencils (It has to be Crayola)
    • Red, blue, and black permanent pens
    • Pink Pearl erasers (It has to be Pink Pearl)
    • 1” and 1.5” 3-ring binders
    • Wide-lined loose-leaf paper (150-200 count each)
    • Pointed scissors (ONLY at TJMS grades 7 and 8 and PWHS)
    • Clorox wipes
    • Paper towels
    • 12 oz. bottles of hand sanitizer
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