Watkins Memorial High


Community Connections Night

Watkins Memorial High School is pleased to host the 4th Annual Community Connections Night on Thursday, October 24, 5:30 - 7:00. 
The event offers opportunities to connect with:
  • employment information
  • volunteer opportunities
  • organization recruitment
  • job training and education

 Participating organizations include:

  • Ashland University
  • C-TEC
  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • CVS Minute Clinic
  • Family health Services
  • Heartbeats
  • Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • Licking County Family YMCA
  • Licking County Humane Society
  • Licking Memorial Health Systems
  • Muskingum University
  • Ohio University Lancaster / Pickerington
  • Ohio Means Jobs of Licking County
  • Pataskala Parks & Recreation
  • Pataskala Public Library
  • Southwest Licking Local Schools Student Services
  • The Ohio State University at Newark
  • Watkins Memorial After Prom
  • Watkins Memorial High School Drug Free Club 
  • West Licking Special Olympics 

The open-house event is FREE and opent o the public.  Come see the great things happening in Pataskala and Licking County! 

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Youth Leadership Council

Sophee Engle, Molly Rudduck, Sarah Selfinger, and Kenny Sloan have been selected as representatives to the Youth Leadership Council of Licking County.  YLC members participate in prevention education, civic engagement, leadership development, and community service with the intent of educating parents, professionals, and their peers on the community-wide impacts of behavioral health concerns.  
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The PSAT/NMSQT, or PSAT, is a practice test for the SAT that's offered every fall for 10th and 11th graders. It also serves as a qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which awards $2,500 scholarships annually to high-scoring 11th graders. This year the PSAT will be offered on Wednesday, October 16th, at WMHS and the cost is $17. In order to be registered for the PSAT, you must purchase a PSAT ticket from Mrs. Christman in the Guidance Office on your grade level designated day. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Gengo, agengo@laca.org.

Students may purchase tickets on the following dates:
Juniors: Tues, 9/3 - Fri, 9/6
Juniors + Sophomores: Mon, 9/9 - Wed, 9/11
Juniors + Sophomores + Freshmen: Thurs, 9/12 - Fri, 9/13
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Student Experience

Mason Sharpless, of the Class of 2022, participated in the FBI Youth Leadership Program this summer in Quantico, Virginia. The YLP selection is rigorous, including an application, leadership essay, and interview process; only one student per state is offered this opportunity every summer. Mason plans to pursue a career in the FBI.
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Watkins Memorial High School
8868 Watkins Road, S.W.
Pataskala Ohio 43062
Phone: 740-927-3846
Fax: 740-964-0088
Start time 7:20 am
Dismissal  2:10 pm
Principal:  Michael Tanchevski
Asst Principal:  Melissa Ladowitz
Dean of Students:  Mark Kurth 
Follow the Admin Team on Twitter!  @WMHSAdminTeam
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Events Calendar


Sophomores hands on at CTEC

Tue Nov 26 2019
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