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Update for 1/17/23

An update for parents and families for January 17, 2023

Statement regarding event on 1/10/23

Delaware State Police (DSP) are continuing a criminal investigation at William Penn regarding an incident where a gun was fired inside the building. No one was injured, a weapon was recovered, and the investigation continues. To allow for the DSP to conduct a thorough...

Reminder about Arrival/Dismissal

It is important that everyone follows the procedures outlined to ensure that all scholars, staff and visitors are safe during arrival and dismissal on the campus of William Penn High School.

Interested in earning COLLEGE credits? Enrolling NOW!

Most courses are geared towards rising Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of 2.7+ Reach out to Ms. Sarah Cuje with any questions at sarah.cuje@colonial.k12.de.us

Senior Year Digital Workbook

Attention Seniors! Are you on track? Find out about college applications, post-graduate career options, transcripts, and more with this easy-to-follow digital workbook. The timeline shows seniors what they should be doing each month to ensure they are ready for graduation and beyond!

Sport Physical at WP Health Center

Sport Physicals available at WPHS Health Center 302-323-2800 x 3124  Required Forms: [button...

News & Updates

News & Updates

Work-Based Learning @ WPHS

Work-Based Learning @ WPHS

WBL experiences are structured K12 opportunities for scholars to learn about work (awareness), learn through work (exploration), and learn for work (immersion). As part of the Pathways to Prosperity initiative, WBL integrates classroom learning with interactions from local industry and business partners to help students make direct connections between their degree program studies and future careers. WBL activities develop and strengthen both technical skills and employability skills in preparation for post-secondary education and employment as a young adult.

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Winter Sports Ticket Information

Winter Sports Ticket Information

Greetings Colonial Nation… We are very excited to move on to our winter sports season.  We are excited to be chasing Blue Hen Championships in Boy's basketball and Wrestling.  We are also very excited to introduce and see the debut of some great new coaches.  Former...

WP Care Closet: Accepting Donations

WP Care Closet: Accepting Donations

WP Teacher Academy, with support from the Tri-M Music Honor Society, are looking for donations to start a Care Closet at WPHS. Items can be dropped off in each staff center or in N104 or E212.

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713 E. Basin Road New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 323-2800