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Home of the Warriors

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Principal's Corner

Welcome to the Portage High School website
designed to keep our students, parents and community
up to date on happenings at PHS, to celebrate the good news
of our students and organizations, to make connections
with high school staff and to provide resources 

for school use now and beyond high school.  

 
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To see the great things happening at PHS and other news events 

follow me on Twitter @PHSPrincipal

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Post-Secondary Options Night!

October 20, 2014
 

5:15-6:00 p.m. CAREER FAIR (commons)

Parents & students visit with college, employment, and military reps

6:00 p.m. WELCOME SPEECH (auditorium)

 

We recommend having family members “divide & conquer”

different workshops in each session.

6:05-6:30 p.m. SESSION 1

Careers in Engineering & Surveying (Jerry Foellmi, General Engineering) ­ Room 149

Apprenticeship (James Cook, Madison College) ­ Room 143

Transition from High School to Madison College ­Fundamental Skills for Adjustment

Creative Careers for the Digital Generation (Carter Schultz, Art Institute) ­ Room 132

Paying for College (Karla Weber, Financial Aid Advisor) ­ Room 116

Healthcare Careers ­ Are you College & Career Ready? (Wendy Hinz, AHEC) ­ Room 114

Careers in Journalism ­ TV / Broadcasting (Max Hess, NBC 15) ­ Room 112

Rewards of a Degree in Technology (Jeremy Lund, Herzing University) ­ Room 110

Creating a Resume ­ College & Career (Jan Imhoff & Holden Pratt, PHS) ­ Room 109

UW College Campuses (Linda Barrett, UW HELP, & admission counselors) ­ Choir Room

6:35-7:00 p.m. SESSION 2

Military Career Options (Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, National Guard recruiters) ­ Room 145

Apprenticeship (James Cook, Madison College) ­ Room 143

Admissions Testing COMPASS, Accuplacer, TEAS, etc. (John Kinsler, Madison College) ­ Room 136

Creative Careers for the Digital Generation (Carter Schultz, Art Institute) ­ Room 132

Paying for College (Karla Weber, Financial Aid Advisor) ­ Room 116

Healthcare Careers ­ Are you College & Career Ready? (Wendy Hinz, AHEC) ­ Room 114

Careers in Journalism ­ Reporting / Newspaper (Stacy Forster Benedict, UW Madison) ­ Room 112

Foreign Language Placement Testing & Retro Credits (Sonja Sedivy, PhD, UW Placement) ­ Room 110

Preparing for the ACT Test (Tim Belleau, PHS) ­ Room 109

UW Colleges & Guaranteed Transfer Program (Kallie Schultz, UW Baraboo & admission counselors) ­

Choir Room

7:05-7:30 p.m. SESSION 3

Engineering & Math Careers (Emma Bohorfoush, Madison College) ­ Room 149

NCAA Recruiting (Sean Stout & Tim Haak, PHS) ­ Room 145

Apprenticeship (James Cook, Madison College) ­ Room 143

Partners in Education (PIE) Courses ­ Obtain Credits for College (Bill Gill, PHS) ­ Room 136

Paying for College (Karla Weber, Financial Aid Advisor) ­ Room 116

Agricultural Careers (Theresa Schiferl, PHS) ­ Room 114

Scholarship Search Basics (Laura Kallenbach, PHS) ­ auditorium

Private College Forum (admissions counselors) ­ Choir Room

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Picture Makeup/Retakes

October 21

Everyone must get their picture taken

even if you are not ordering pictures

so the Yearbook Staff has a picture of you

for this year's yearbook.

Packets are available in the PHS Office.

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PHS IS CELEBRATING!

FOR THE 5TH YEAR IN A ROW...

PHS ACT SCORES HAVE INCREASED! 

The ACT results released recently show

Portage’s average composite score is

a 23.5 among 107 students tested,

which is the 

20th highest score posted in Wisconsin

for the Class of 2014.

 

A total of 65 schools out of 460 scored

an average of 23.5 or higher.  

The state average this year was 22.2.  

Last year PHS had a composite score of 23. 

Looking at the five year trend,

PHS has seen steady growth in ALL content areas.

 

English = 22.9----up 0.9 since 2010

Math =  23.1---- up 1.9 since 2010

Reading = 23.4----up 0.1 since 2010

Science = 23.8 up 1.7 since 2010

COMPOSITE 23.5 up 1.2 since 2010

 

WAY TO GO WARRIORS!

 

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Wall of Honor Information
 
Portage High School is creating a "Wall of Honor"
to all military personnel
who have graduated from PHS since 1998.
We are seeking names, contact information, graduation year,
branch of the military, and a 5x7 formal military picture of each person.

For questions or to volunteer information
contact Elizabeth Hansen at 742-8545
or by email at 
hansene@portage.k12.wi.us
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