District News

School Closed Until April 24
Information for COVID-19 ( Coronavirus) COVID-19

The health and safety of our school community is very important to us!  We are closely monitoring the information available for COVID-19 and are staying up to date with the latest guidance from the Department of Public Health (DPH), the CDC and top state agencies.  Should an outbreak occur in our community, we will follow the guidance of the DPH and the CDC.

Here is the link to the latest information from the Department of Public Health.     


*We have participated in the statewide webinar directed by the Governor, Department of Public Health, the Department of Education and other agencies. 

*We have met with our local EMA Director, Public Health Department, Hospital and County representation to review, update, and implement emergency operations plans (EOPs). .  The best protections for COVID-19 are the same as those for FLU:

WASH YOU HANDS with soap for 20 seconds (sing two rounds of Happy Birthday song)

Keep your hands away from your face

COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES with your elbow or tissue (and throw away the tissue


Return to school/work only when FEVER-FREE WIITHOUT fever-reducing MEDS for 24 hours.


New Athletic Website
Donovan Anthony signs with Army-West Point

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School is proud to announce that Donovan Anthony, Class of 2020, has received a full scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point. 




African American Scholar Recognition Program

Each year Augusta University holds the African American Scholar Recognition Program to recognize high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. In recognition of this event, an Augusta University Certificate of Academic Achievement is presented to these students. This award is given to the top three African American students of the senior class at selected schools. We are proud to honor Nariah Climons, Lyneishia Watts, and Jayla Wilcox.


Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jessica Bridges and Salutatorian Madison Gunter!


picture credit: Jane Ellyn Aaron


Wilkes County Schools   |   313A North Alexander Ave   |   Washington, GA 30673
Phone: 706-678-2718   |  Fax: 706-678-3799