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Encyclopedia > Wheaton High School

Wheaton High School is a ninth through twelvth grade high school located in the Wheaton/Glenmont section of Silver Spring, Maryland, and is part of the Montgomery County Public School system [1] in Montgomery County, Maryland. The school is named for that area, which is in turn named for Frank Wheaton (1833-1903), a career officer in the Union Army who rose to the rank of major-general while serving before, during, and after the Civil War. Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Wheaton is an unincorporated but urbanized area in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, north of Washington, D.C., northwest of Silver Spring. ... Not to be confused with Silver Springs. ... The Montgomery County Public Schools system in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is noted for its nationwide excellence. ... The relevance of particular information in (or previously in) this article or section is disputed. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq mi (32,160 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Major-General Frank Wheaton (8 May 1833- 18 June 1903) was a United States Cavalry officer, who was commisioned (as a 1st Lieutenant) in 1855. ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... Major General or Major-General is a military rank used in many countries. ... This article is becoming very long. ...


Wheaton sports have improved during the last few years, and continue to do so. Their rival, due to tradition, past performances, and proximity, is John F. Kennedy High School, home of the Cavaliers.


Wheaton High School has three main academies of education: The Academy of Biosciences and Medicine, the Academy of Engineering, and the Academy of Information Technology. An academy is an institution for the study of higher learning. ... Raphaels fresco The School of Athens An academy is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership. ... Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology is the science of life (from the Greek words bios = life and logos = word). ... medicines, see medication and pharmacology. ... Raphaels fresco The School of Athens An academy is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership. ... Engineering is the design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... Raphaels fresco The School of Athens An academy is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership. ... Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ...


The school is also connected physically to the Thomas Edison High School of Technology, named for the famous American inventor. Thomas Edison High School of Technology (often referred to as Thomas Edison or Edison) is a public vocational/technical high school located in Silver Spring, Maryland, and is a member in the Downcounty Consortium. ... Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who developed many devices which greatly influenced life around the world. ...


The mascot of the school is the Wheaton Knight, who represents the valor, chivalry, and bravery to which all of the students at Wheaton High School aspire. The silver Anglia knight, commissioned as a trophy in 1850, intended to represent the Black Prince. ... Look up valor in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Bors Dilemma - he chooses to save a maiden rather than his brother Lionel Chivalry[1] is a term related to the medieval institution of apple juice. ... Bravery can mean: Courage, the human condition to confront pain and fear The Bravery, a rock band from the US The Bravery (album), the bands self-titled debut album This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Aspire is a series of notebooks and desktop computers made by Acer. ...


 
 

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