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West Potomac High School

Home of the Wolverines


West Potomac High School

Home of the Wolverines

West Potomac High School

Home of the Wolverines


This page provides information about our school-wide character program: West Po SPIRIT.


Inside the Classroom, Wolverines will…

Outside the classroom, Wolverines will…


  • Be committed to your success
  • Stay focused and on task
  • Be dedicated to improvement
  • Maintain mental resilience
  • Exercise good organization
  • Limit distractions from electronic devices and peers
  • Strive to do your best at everything you do
  • Persist in accomplishing difficult tasks
  • Be where you are supposed to be
  • Maintain traffic flow
  • Stay to the right
  • Follow all cafeteria expectations
  • Take care of furniture
  • See something, say something
  • Report any inappropriate behavior
  • Follow all media center expectations and guidelines
  • Return books on time


  • Be on time and ready to work
  • Have all materials and complete class tasks
  • Set positive goals for yourself for academic success
  • Meet assignment deadlines and make up missed work
  • Be prepared for next class
  • Use the most direct route to your next class
  • Walk and talk
  • Leave your space better than you found it
  • Ensure your lunch card is fully-funded before getting in line
  • Plan bathroom breaks between classes and during lunch


  • Participate in extracurricular activities
  • Be there to support your fellow Wolverines
  • Promote school events
  • Engage in learning
  • Communicate in a positive way
  • Contribute to teamwork


  • Help others
  • Join a club or volunteer
  • Show WP SPIRIT at all school events
  • Show pride in yourself and your school environment
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Show pride in yourself and your school
  • Be a positive ambassador for WPHS at all times
  • Embrace diversity
  • Exercise initiative



  • Respect self, others and environment
  • Use appropriate language and tone with adults and peers
  • Follow classroom procedures
  • Follow and respond to directions
  • Follow electronic device policy
  • Keep the classroom clean; pick up after yourself
  • Consider others’ perspectives, thoughts, feelings
  • Listen to understand
  • Behave appropriately when moving in the hallway
  • Be patient and wait your turn in line
  • Show consideration for others personal space and property
  • Wash your hands!
  • Use materials and equipment appropriately
  • Use appropriate language and tone with adults and peers
  • Respond appropriately to situations
  • Pause BEFORE you post


  • Be honest
  • Do your own class work and assignments
  • Follow the Academic Honor Code
  • Do the right thing, even if no one is watching
  • Act in the best interest of the class
  • Treat others the way you want to be treated
  • Use your assigned locker
  • Use passes as intended
  • Be courteous to adults and peers
  • Keep lockers, walls and stalls clean and free of graffiti
  • Use electronic devices appropriately


  • Collaborate with classmates
  • Cooperate with teachers and peers
  • Recognize and value diversity
  • Accept and recognize other points of view
  • Practice kindness
  • Say something if you see something
  • Recognize interdependence in the world
  • Promote environmental stewardship
  • Contribute to solutions that benefit the broader community
  • Respect diversity
  • Resolve conflicts appropriately
  • Unite as Wolverines
  • Show your WP SPIRIT everywhere,all the time
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