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Withrow Defaced With Hate Graffiti

Exerpted from: Hannah Sparling , Published 4:10 p.m. ET Jan. 22, 2017

Swastikas, racial slurs and the word “Trump” were spray painted around Withrow’s campus this weekend. The graffiti was painted on sidewalks, signs, benches and high up on the school itself.  Read More →

Withrow News Update – Fall 2016

2016 Graduation Success
A total of 185 out of 205 Withrow Seniors graduated in May. A 90% graduation rate. Seven of the remaining 20 earned their graduation requirements over the summer for a total graduation rate of 93% of the Seniors.  At the time of graduation, 160 Seniors had been accepted into two or four year post secondary programs. 

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Reciprocity Produces Winners

Adam Turer, 1:50 p.m. EDT October 10, 2016

Withrow High School was unable to field a varsity girls soccer team at the beginning of the 2016 season. But that didn’t stop the Tigers from gaining some very special fan support.

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Withrow Football Players Silent Protest

From an article by Mark Curnutte, 9:48 p.m. EDT September 23, 2016, to view the full article, click HERE

In a show of team unity, members of the Withrow High School football team made a silent, peaceful protest during the national anthem Friday night before their game at Anderson High School. Most of the players raised their right fist.

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Withrow Summer Bridge Program

Summer Bridge is a three week program in June to bridge 7th and 8th graders to Withrow. The first week is a Get to Know You program, and the following two weeks include instruction in English, Math and Study Skills. Bridge objectives are to help incoming students set high expectations, better understand class schedules, time management and the significance of a GPA. This is also an opportunity to meet teachers and coaches. The Bridge also introduces incoming students to a dress code and some fundamental rules including those relating to the use of electronic devices in class. Ms. Innis is a teacher working with incoming 7th graders, and Ms. Houston is a teacher working with incoming 8th graders.