Thursday, November 16, 2017

State Application Update

Tomorrow, 11/17, you will receive an email from the state informing you about the next step in the GHP process.  If you do NOT receive an email, please contact Mr. Ward immediately.  Also, if you have any issues with the application or with teacher recommendations please contact Mr. Ward (basically, an issues, go to Mr. Ward).  

HERE is a cheat sheet to help you fill out some of the info on the apps.  Make sure that you use Mr. Ward, for the school/counselor contact.  Do NOT use your counselor or anyone else.  

Have a great break and go ahead and get started on your applications!

Friday, November 10, 2017


The following are moving on to the next level of the GHP selection.

Aderinsola (Derin) Aladesanmi Communicative Arts
Audrey Atwell Communicative Arts
Poojan Mehta Engineering
Nishant Patil Engineering
Adrian Bozocea Engineering
Jagpreet Sodhi Engineering
Shashaank Aiyer Mathematics
Raymond Jiang Mathematics
Caroline Lanier Music
Abhinav Piplani Science
Andrew McEntaggart Science
Emma Mason Science
David Weinberg Social Studies
Stella Gainsford Theatre
Anjan Narayanaswamy World Languages
Fianko Buckle World Languages
Gareth Thompson World Languages

Monday, October 30, 2017

Interview Times

Below are the times for the academic students on November 2 at Sprayberry:

  • Shashaank 5pm
  • Derin 5pm
  • Audrey 5pm
  • Fianko 5:50pm
  • Risha 5:25pm
  • Raymond 5:25
  • Andrew K 5pm
  • Emma 5pm
  • Andrew M 5:25pm
  • Anjan 6:15pm
  • Pranav 7:05pm
  • Abhinav 5:25pm
  • Vivek 7:35pm
  • Gareth 6:15pm
  • David 5:25

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Important forms

Academic & CTAE Application

Fine Arts Application

Teacher recommendation


The following students have been selected to interview at the district level on November 2 & 6 (Fine Arts).  Please remember that applications and teacher recommendations are due 10/23.

Area of interest
Emma Mason
Andrew McEntaggert
Pranav Nedumpurath
Abhinav Piplani
Shashaank Aiyer
Raymond Jiang
Audrey Atwell
Comm Arts
Derin Aladasanmi
Comm Arts
Risha Hegde
Comm Arts
Andrew Koo
Social Studies
David Weinberg
Social Studies
Anjan Narayanaswamy
Vivek Raman
Fianko Buckle
Gareth Thompson
Area of interest
Poojan Mehta
Mechanical Design
Nishant Patil
Computer & Software Engineering
Andrew Garwacke
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
Adrian Bozocea
Computer & Software Engineering
Jagpreet Shodhi
Mechanical Design

Area of interest
Stella Gainsford
Emily Herkert
Visual Arts
Caroline Lanier
Music (instrumental)
Sohawm Sengupta
Music (instrumental)

Friday, September 8, 2017


Please pay very close attention to the timeline on the earlier post.  The dates have been adjusted!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wheeler GHP Application

2017-2018 GHP Selection Process

GHP is an intensive, summer study program for dedicated students.  There are majors in most interest areas (academic, CTAE, fine arts).  The process for selection is rigorous, but rewarding (even if not selected to participate in the program much experience can be gained by the preparation and interviewers).


  • Interest Meeting (mandatory): September 6th, 8th, or 13th at 3:30 in rm 2017 (the 13th will have GHP alumni to answer questions as well)
  • Student Application (school level): September 17th
  • Teacher Nomination (school level): September 17th
  • Departmental interviews: September 18 - October 13
  • School interviews: October 18
  • Student Application (County level): October 23
  • County interviews (Academic & CTAE): November 2
  • County interviews (Fine Arts): November 6
  • State interviews: January/February 2018
  • GHP: June/July 2018