The WECHS mission is to provide an advanced educational experience that equips students for success in college, career, and life.
WECHS is about cultivating relationships, empowering students to become self-aware, overcoming challenges, embracing diversity, and learning throughout life.
WECHS believes that all students are capable of exemplary behavior. We believe in providing opportunities and interventions to assist students in learning appropriate behavior. Wilkes County Schools and Wilkes Community College policies and procedures governing student behavior are applicable to WECHS students. Below is an outline of characteristics of successful students:
HONESTY: The student is truthful; the student does his/her own work and
never cheats on assignments or tests. The student never takes anything that is not his/hers. (Wilkes County School Board Policy 4300 – Student Conduct)
INTEGRITY: The student behaves in a manner that reflects favorably on self, family, and school during school hours and at any off-campus activity. The student adheres to a moral code of conduct that is defined by school and community standards. (Wilkes County Schools Character Education)
PRIDE: The student demonstrates pride by contributing to a clean, healthy, and safe learning environment. (Wilkes County School Board Policy 4325 – Alcohol and Drug Abuse)
RESPECT: The student always demonstrates courteous and polite behavior towards visitors, staff, and other students. The student shows tolerance and sensitivity for all people regardless of race, gender, or religion. The student is respectful of personal and school property, personal space, and privacy. (Wilkes County School Board Policy 4300 – Student Conduct)
RESPONSIBILITY: The student is accountable for matters relating to school, including attendance, punctuality, homework, textbooks, behavior, grades, personal belongings, etc. The student will follow appropriate dress standards.