• February 5, 2023

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with some important announcements.

    • WAAT yearbooks are now on sale.  The cost is $35.00 each.  We have pre-ordered a limited quantity.  When that number has been sold, we will not be able to order additional. Students have been  provided information on how to order and pay for their yearbook.  

    • WAAT has scheduled their prom for Friday, March 31st.  Tickets are on sale through the front office and online through the WAAT website.  Tickets are $30.00 per attendee.  The prom is open to Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and SuperSeniors.

    • Graduating Seniors may have Cap and Gown photos made on Friday, February 24th.  Students should go to www.prestigeportraits.com to sign up for a time slot for their photograph.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    January 29, 2023

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with some important announcements.

    • We are moving into a very busy time in our school year.  Please remind your students to check google classroom posts and emails regularly so they do not miss any pertinent communications.

    • There is a mandatory meeting for all May graduates on Friday of this week.  It will begin at 10:00 AM in the BHS media center.

    • Finally, if you shop at Harris Teeter and have not registered your VIC card with WAAT through the “Together In Education” partnership, please consider doing so using code 7254.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    January 22, 2023  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with some important announcements.

    • Our PTSO will meet at 6:00 Monday night, here at WAAT.

    • Progress reports will be sent home Wednesday of this week.  Please be on the lookout for them.

    • Parents, please encourage your students to check their Google classrooms and emails daily for messages and assignments.

    • Finally, if your student is graduating this year, and you have not placed an order for a cap and gown and other graduation materials, please visit www.jostens.com to place an order ASAP so that it arrives in plenty of time.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    January 15, 2023  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with some important announcements.

    • In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday, schools are closed to students and staff Monday of this week.  We will resume school on Tuesday.

    • The online applications for WAAT are now live on our website.  If you have friends or family, currently in the 8th grade, that might be interested in applying to WAAT, please share this information with them.

    • Tuesday evening at 6:00, we will be hosting an informational meeting for students and their families that might be interested in attending WAAT next year.  Again, if you have friends or family that might be interested in learning more about WAAT, please encourage them to join us on Tuesday evening.  We will be meeting in the Beddingfield HS auditorium.

    • We wanted to remind all of our families that our PTSO has secured a “Together In Education” partnership with Harris Teeter.  Customers using their VIC card at Harris Teeter can share the account number 7254 to have a percent of your purchased amount credited back to the WAAT PTSO.  This applies to purchases made at any Harris Teeter.  We ask that you share this information with all friends and families and encourage them to support us through our PTSO.  We have also placed this information on our school website under PTSO.

    • Finally, please remember to follow us on our social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Our platform information is on our website at waat.wilsonschoolsnc.net

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

    January 8, 2023

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with a couple of announcements.

    • Report cards will be given to students on Tuesday of this week. Parents, please be on the lookout for these documents.

    • Also on Tuesday of this week, the online applications for WAAT will go live on our website.  If you have friends or family, currently in the 8th grade, that might be interested in applying to WAAT, please share this information with them.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    January 4, 2023

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • We hope everyone has had a great break.  Our classes for students resume Friday of this week.  It is extremely important for all students to be present Friday so we can provide necessary materials and support to ensure a smooth transition into the new college classes.

    • Students in grades 10-13 will receive their college schedules on Friday

    • College textbooks and materials will be issued beginning Monday, January 9th. Our 10th and 11th grade students will receive their supplies while on campus.  Our 12th and 13th grade students need to check in with Ms. Mitchell to plan for how and when to pick up materials prior to your first college classes.  

    • Parents, please note that college grades from the first semester have been posted in “Student Planning”.  Your student can log into “Student Planning” with their community college account to allow you to view these grades.

    • Finally, if your student is graduating this year, and you have not placed an order for a cap and gown and other graduation materials, please visit www.jostens.com to place an order ASAP so that it arrives in plenty of time.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    December 18, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • We, at WAAT, want to wish all of our students and their families a restful and enjoyable winter break.  During their time out of school, we ask that students continue to regularly check emails and google classroom postings in the event there is a need for us to communicate with them.  

    • Our students will return to school on Friday, January 6th.

    Thank you for your continued support and enjoy your break.

     

     

    December 11, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • We will continue our exams this week.  Exams for 3rd and 4th block will be given Monday.  We will then use Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as makeup dates for exams.

    • Students that have course / exam requirements for their college classes during our scheduled exams should attend to the requirements of those courses.  Our staff will work with the students to schedule a makeup time, as needed.

    • The shuttle buses to the college campus will continue to run this week to serve students who need to get there for their coursework.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    December 4, 2022

    Good evening. This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • On Monday evening, the staff from the College Foundation of NC (CFNC) will be hosting a virtual meeting at 6:00 PM for 9th and 10th graders entitled a “Kickoff to College”.  The topics will include college planning and preparation for scholarships as early as 9th grade.  The link to the presentation was shared with your student through their WAAT Google classroom.  

    • Exams for students begin this week.  First and Second period exams will be given on Thursday.  On Friday, we will have makeup exams for any student not able to take their exam(s) on Thursday.  The rest of the exams will be given the following week.  If there is a time conflict between one of the WAAT exams and the college classes a student is expected to attend, our staff will work with the students to reschedule exams as needed.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

     

    November 27, 2022

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • I hope everyone has had an enjoyable Thanksgiving break.

    • We have two important meetings scheduled for Monday evening…

      • Our PTSO will meet at 6:00 in the BHS Media Center.

      • Then, at 7:00 Monday evening, we will have a meeting for Freshmen and their parents in the BHS auditorium to share information that will assist our students in the selection of their college pathways.

    • On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, our 12th graders will participate in the ACT WorkKeys assessment.  The students have been provided a schedule so they know which day they will test.

    • Our PTSO Krispy Kreme fundraiser ends Wednesday.  Please have students return their sales forms and funds to the front office by Wednesday.

    • Finally, we have only 8 instructional days before our exams begin on December 8th.  We want to encourage all of our students to finish the semester strong.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    November 20, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • WAAT students have school on Monday of this week only.  They begin their Thanksgiving break on Tuesday.

    • We have a scheduled PTSO meeting at 6:00 on the Monday after Thanksgiving.  That is November 28th

    • On that same evening, at 7:00, we have scheduled a meeting for the parents of the Freshman class to share some information that may assist with the selection of college pathways for the students.  

    • Finally, we want to encourage all families to continue to promote the WAAT PTSO Krispy Kreme fundraiser.  This fundraiser runs through Wednesday, November 30th.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    November 13, 2022

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology with some important dates and information.

    • Our teachers will be sending progress reports home on Thursday of this week.  Please be on the lookout for these documents.

    • Recently, we shared a document with our Freshmen students with information about the different programs available through WCC.  This is a followup to the field trip they all took to the college to speak with the deans from those programs.  Soon, we will be asking our freshmen to share which program they intend to pursue beginning next year.  To further assist in this, we are planning a parent night for freshmen parents at 7:00 on Monday, November 28th.

    • Finally, we want to encourage all families to continue to promote the WAAT PTSO Krispy Kreme fundraiser.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    November 6, 2022

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.   

    • WAAT will begin Learning Lab sessions Monday morning at 8:15 AM.  This is for students that have had excessive absences in a course and are in danger of not receiving credit due to those absences.

    • Our 10th graders are scheduled to take the Pre-ACT Wednesday morning.  This is a great opportunity to gather data that will help us to further assist students in preparing for when these students take the ACT as an 11th grader.  We encourage our students to do their best on this assessment.  

    • Earlier this week, our students took home information about our PTSO’s Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser.  We are encouraging all families to support this PTSO event by selling the certificates which are redeemable for a dozen glazed donuts each.

    • There is no school on Friday of this week in honor of Veterans Day

    • Finally, I want to remind all students to check your Google Classrooms on a daily basis for important messages and updates.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    October 30, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology. 

    • I want to take this opportunity to thank members of our flag football team, our cheerleaders, our homecoming court, and our entire student body for your strong representation at the annual flag football game this past week.  While we may have come up a little shy on the scoreboard at the end of the game, it was very evident that our students represented themselves, and the school, as champions.

    • We wanted to make you aware that our PTSO has secured a “Together In Education” partnership with Harris Teeter.  Customers using their VIC card at Harris Teeter can share the account number 7254 to have a percent of your purchased amount credited back to the WAAT PTSO.  This applies to purchases made at any Harris Teeter.  We ask that you share this information with all friends and families and encourage them to support us through our PTSO.  We have also placed this information on our school website under PTSO.

    • Please remember to follow us on our social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Our platform information is on our website at waat.wilsonschoolsnc.net

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.  

     

     

     

    October 23, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • This week is Spirit Week at WAAT.  A list of the daily activities has been shared with your students.

    • Our PTSO will be meeting Monday evening at 6:00 PM in the Beddingfield Media Center.  We encourage all families to be a part of this organization.

    • Progress reports are scheduled to go home Thursday.  Please be on the lookout for those.

    • And finally, as a culminating activity to Spirit Week, we have scheduled our annual flag football game with the students from WECA for Friday.  Your students have been provided a permission form.  We must have these back, signed, by Wednesday, in order for your student to travel to the WECA campus for this event.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

    October 16, 2022

    Good evening.  This is a message from the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology.

    • Our Freshman class has a field trip scheduled for Tuesday.  In order to participate, signed permission forms must be returned by Monday morning.

    • Also on Tuesday, our Juniors, Seniors, and Super Seniors will have an opportunity to visit the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.  This is where we have invited representatives from different colleges and universities to set up informational booths.  Students will be able to meet these representatives and get information about the different colleges and universities they may be interested in attending.

    • We have several activities planned for our graduating class this week.  Information about these events was shared through the Google classrooms.  We want to remind all of our students to check your Google Classrooms daily for announcements and updates.

    • Finally, a message went home this past week about the PSAT.  Please be reminded that students interested in taking the PSAT need to share their intent with Ms. Mitchell on or before October 20th.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

    October 9, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is Mr. Lyndon, Principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information.

    • WAAT students will not have school on Monday through Wednesday of this week, October 10th, 11th, or 12th. This is our scheduled Fall Break.

    • Report Cards will go home Thursday, October 13th.  Please take time to review these with your students.  

    • Parents, we are asking that you work with your students to ensure they are getting to their classes on time.  We have recently noticed an increase in the number of tardies to school and to classes.  This impacts our instructional time with your students.

    Thank you for your continued support.  Have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    October 2, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is Mr. Lyndon, Principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information.

    • Monday is the final day of the nine-week grading period.  It is important that students have submitted all required work by the end of the day Monday.

    • We continued to remind our students to check their WAAT student Google classrooms for messages.

    • A reminder for our graduating Seniors and Super Seniors that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened October first.  

    • Fall Break for WAAT students is just around the corner.  Our students will not have school on October 10th, 11th, or 12th.

    Thank you.  Have a great evening.

     

     

    September 25, 2022  

    Good evening.  This is Mr. Lyndon, Principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information.

    • Tomorrow night, Monday, September 26th at 6:00 is our next PTSO Meeting.  We will meet in the BHS Media Center.  We hope you can come out to join us as we discuss opportunities to support the mission and vision of WAAT.  One of the items on the agenda is to finalize the slate of nominations for PTSO officers and hold a vote for those offices.  Information about the nominations can be found on the WAAT website at waat.wilsonschoolsnc.net  Click to the PTSO tab under “For Students & Parents”

    • This past week, you received a message from the district about a bus tracking app that will give families real-time bus location information and alerts. The app is called “Here Comes the Bus” and it is free. Simply download the “Here Comes the Bus” app from the App Store or Google Play store, create a secure account and add your students. The app is available in English, Spanish and French. To create an account, you will need the Wilson County Schools code, which is 13509, and the Student ID number. If your student does not know their ID number, contact the school for that information. If you do not have a smartphone or tablet, you can create an account through the Here Comes the Bus website on a laptop or desktop computer. More information about the “Here Comes the Bus” app can be found on our district website - wilsonschoolsnc.net - under News or Transportation Department. Should you need assistance, contact the Transportation Department at 399-7839.

    • Finally, we are quickly coming up on the end of our nine-week grading period.  We are encouraging our students to make sure they have completed and submitted all assignments so they can be scored and students can receive credit for them.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

    September 18, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • This week your student will bring home a handout with information on child abuse, neglect, and age-appropriate information on sexual abuse. Sharing this information with our students is a requirement of General Statute 115C-47, and State BOE Policy SHLT-003 for all students in 6th-12th grades. Your child’s teacher will explain the purpose of this handout to their students. Additionally, our school staff are available to answer questions and support your child.  Please contact our school should you have questions or need additional information.
    • Monday, September 26th at 6:00 is our next PTSO Meeting.  We will meet in the BHS Media Center.  We hope you can come out to join us as we discuss opportunities to support the mission and vision of WAAT.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    September 11, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • On Thursday, September 15th at 6:00, WAAT will host two events for students and parents.  
      • In the BHS Media Center, we will have a student / parent information session on the topic of an Introduction to College.  This event is targeted for Sophomores, Juniors, and their parents.
      • In the BHS Auditorium, we will have a student / parent information session on the resources and tools available through the College Foundation of North Carolina.  This event is targeted for Seniors, Super Seniors and their parents.  

    We hope you can join us for these meetings.

    • Parents, please be reminded of our practice for dismissing students from school early.  If you need to check a student out early for an appointment, we ask that you do one of two things.
      • Come to the school and check the student out in person or
      • Send a signed note to the school, designating the time the student should be released.

    Thank you for your support in this and I hope you can appreciate these measures are in place to provide for the safety and security of our students.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

    September 4, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • Monday September 5th is a Holiday.  There is no school for students or staff on Monday.
    • We have pictures scheduled for Tuesday, September 6th. A schedule has been shared in the student’s Google Classrooms to inform them of what time they should report for their pictures.
    • Progress reports are scheduled to go home Thursday, September 8th.  Parents, please be on the lookout for these communications.
    • Current members of our National Honor Society will be meeting Friday morning in Room 409 at 9:45 AM.  These students have received an email invitation about this meeting.
    • I am asking students to take a few minutes to review WCS Board Policy 4316, Student Dress Code.  It is linked on page 32 of the student handbook.  Upon a careful review of this policy, students should closely monitor their wardrobe selection each day to ensure they are in compliance.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

     

    August 28, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • This is a gentle reminder that it is important to have our students bring their device to school, fully charged, each day.  We appreciate your support in this.
    • Over the next several days, our bus routes may be off a little as the drivers will now be running the routes for the traditional schools prior to running our routes.  It could result in buses running a few minutes later than normal until the schedules are refined.  We appreciate your cooperation with this. 

    • The transportation Department has informed us that Bus 185 will be running in place of Bus 221 Monday morning.  If your student rides bus 221, please make them aware of this change.

    • I want to encourage all students to check their Google Classrooms regularly for updates and communications.  

    • We are providing a reminder that WAAT has scheduled an opportunity for our 2022-2023 graduates to have their senior pictures made.  The date for senior pictures is this Wednesday, August 31st.  Students have been emailed information on how to schedule an appointment for their picture session.  Students must have an appointment scheduled prior to the 31st.

    • Our PTSO met this past Monday and opened nominations for officers for the 2022-2023 school year.  Those nominations are posted on our website.  If you have additional nominations to suggest, please feel free to do so.  The PTSO will hold elections for officers at their next meeting on September 26th at 6:00.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

    August 21, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • Our first PTSO meeting is scheduled for Monday evening, August 22nd at 6:30.  We will meet in the Media Center.  The WAAT PTSO is for any parent, student, and teacher that would like to support the growth and development of WAAT.
    • The WCS Board of Education approved a calendar change at their meeting this past week.  The calendar change converted this Wednesday, August 24th, to a Mandatory Teacher Workday.  Thus, there will be no school for WAAT students Wednesday.  As always, students taking classes through Wilson Community College should check their WCC email accounts for directions and guidance about assignments associated with those classes.

    • A reminder to our students and parents that it is imperative for students to arrive at school and their classes on time.  

    • WAAT has scheduled an opportunity for our 2022-2023 graduates to have their senior pictures made.  The date for senior pictures is Wednesday, August 31st.  Students have been emailed information on how to schedule an appointment for their picture session.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

    August 14, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • Beginning Monday, WAAT will be operating under our normal school hours.  Instruction will begin promptly at 9:30 AM daily.  We will dismiss at 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday and at 12:00 PM on Friday.

    • Per a communication from our child nutrition department, any family that has not submitted an application and received approval for free or reduced lunch will be expected to pay full price for their meals.  Paper copies of the applications can be picked up at the front office of WAAT or you can complete the application online at www.wilsonschoolsnc.net under district news.

    • As our college classes begin on Monday one the Wilson Community College Campus, I want to remind students and parents that it is imperative that we have signed permission forms from parents of the driver and the passenger if it is the intention to allow a student to transport another student to the college campus in a personal vehicle.  You can find these forms on the WAAT website under Forms.

    • Our first PTSO meeting is scheduled for August 22nd at 6:30.  We will meet here at WAAT.  The WAAT PTSO is for any parent, student, and teacher that would like to support the growth and development of WAAT.

     

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

     

    August 7, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    •  I want to thank our students and staff for a great opening week of school.  
    • Again this upcoming week, we will be operating under our early release schedule.  Instruction will begin promptly at 9:30 AM daily.  We will dismiss at 2:30 PM Monday through Thursday and at 12:00 PM on Friday.

    • We have scheduled a makeup day for Senior Portraits for any graduating senior or super-senior not able to attend the photo sessions over the summer.  The scheduled date is August 31st.  LifeTouch, our photography company, will be mailing further information to the homes of our graduating seniors and super-seniors.

    • We want to remind our families that the application for free and reduced lunches may be found on the Wilson County Schools website at www.wilsonschoolsnc.net under district news.

    Thank you and have a great evening.

     

     

    August 3, 2022

    Good evening WAAT families!  We wanted to share some important information with you regarding school-related fees.  You may be eligible for a fee waiver for technology fees, Driver Education fees, and testing fees such as SAT and ACT.  If you have received a letter from our School Nutrition office stating that your student qualifies for free/reduced lunch, you can provide this letter to your student’s school and the fees mentioned above will be waived.  If you have not received a letter but believe your family is eligible for free or reduced meals, you must complete an application. The application is available online now at www.wilsonschoolsnc.net under district news or at www.myschoolapps.com.

    You should complete this application as soon as possible because it takes School Nutrition approximately 10 business days to process applications.  If you complete an application, a letter will be mailed to you regarding your meal status.  This letter can be submitted to the school for fees to be waived.  School Nutrition cannot share free/reduced information with school staff, so you must submit the letter to the school.  If you have any questions regarding this process, you can contact School Nutrition at 252-399-7849 ext. 8534.  

     

     

     

     

    July 26, 2022

    Good evening!

    This is Mr. Lyndon, principal of WAAT. I am calling to share some important dates and information. 

    • WAAT will hold Schedule Pick-Up for all students in grades 10 - 13 this Thursday.  Students will be able to pick up their schedules between 8:30 and 5:30 in the front office of WAAT.
    • WAAT has also scheduled a Freshman Orientation for our incoming 9th graders this Thursday, beginning at 6:00 in the evening.  We will meet in the Beddingfield High School Auditorium.  We encourage all freshmen and their parents to attend this meeting.  
    • We have posted Transportation Schedules and the Student Supply List for the 2022-2023 academic year to the WAAT website.  That web address is waat.wilsonschoolsnc.net 
    • The first day of school for students is Monday, August 1st.  Classes will start at 9:30 and we will release from school at 2:30 for the first 2 weeks on M-Th and at 12:00 on Fridays.

    Thank you and have a great evening.