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Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
e-mail: AHS Office
A Decade of Achievements
Third in the State Academic Decathalon: Div III or IV: 2003-2009
First of twelve schools at the Regional Academic Decathalon in 2005; Placed third in 2009, 2012 & 2014
Averaged 1.2 points above State of Wisconsin ACT average for the past five years
Central Wisconsin Math League: Division IV: Placed Third in 2008 & 2014; Placed Second in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 & 2010; Placed first in 2002 and 2007
National Merit Semis & Finalists
Marawood Large Group Band: 1st rating in Class A in 2007, 2009, 2010 & 2014; 1st rating in Class B in 2008 & 2013; 2nd rating in Class A in 2012
State Solo and Ensemble: 100% of Senior band members and 88% of total band members advanced to State in 2014 (13 events); 100% of Senior band members advanced to State in 2012; 100% of toatl band members advanced to state in 2010
Warrens Cranberry Fest Parade: 2nd place finish in 2011, 2012 7 2013
State Solo Ensemble Choir: 24 choir events advanced to the state level in 2014
Wisconsin School Music Association All State Choir: 17 singers selected in 2014
Marawood Large Group Choral: 1st rading in Class A in 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012
German-American Partnership Exchange Program with Hans-Leinberger Gymnasium
State Champions: Softball: 2001 & 2005; Marawood Conference Champions for nine consecutive years, 2000-2008, 2013; Regional Champions 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013 & 2014; WIAA State Tournament sportsmanship Award 2006
State Runner-up: Boys' Basketball: 2002, 2009
State Track: Long jump 2011, Boys 400m Dash 2012, Boys and Girls 200m Dash 2012, Girls 4 x 800m Relay 2012, Boys & girls 400m Dash 2013, boys 200m Dash 2013, Girls 4 x 800m Relay 2014, Girls 200m & 400m Dash 2014, Girls 300m Hurdles 2015, Girls Discus 2015, Boys 1600m Run 2015, Boys 3200m Run 2015, Boys 3200 Relay 2015
Marawood Conference Champions: Girls' Basketball: 2002, 2008, 2009, 2013 & 2014; Regional Champions 2001, 2005, 2008, 2009,2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015; Sectional Champions and State Tournament Participants in 2005, 2013, 20114, & 2015; WISAA State Champions Division III in 1998, Division II in 1999; WIAA State Champions Division V in 2013; WIAA State runner-Up in 2014 & 2015; WIAA State Tournament Sportsmanship Award 2005
Sectional Runner-Up Girls Tennis in 2000
Level 1 Playoff Qualifiers in Football in 2001, 2007 & 2011; Level 2 Qualifiers in 2010; Level 3 Playoff Qualifiers in 2000
Regional Girls Volleyball Champions in 2007 & 2011
Regional Champions in Baseball in 2007
Conference Champions in Girls Hockey in 2012
Regional Champions in Golf in 2008; Secional Champions in 2009; State Qualifiers in 2009
Marawood Conference Champions: Boys' Basketball: 2007-2009; Regional Champions 2001, 2002, 2009 & 2012; Sectional Champions and State Tournament Participants in 2001, 2002 & 2009; State Tournament Runner-Up in 2002 & 2009; WIAA State Tournament Sportsmanship Award 2009
Regional Champions: Girls' Soccer 2005, 2011, 2012, 2014 & 2015; Sectional Champions in 2011 & 2014; WIAA State Runner-up in 2011; WIAA State Champions Division IV in 2014; WIAA state Tournament Sportsmanship Award 2014
State Cross Country Boys and Girls 2011; State Girls 2012 & 2013, State Boys 2014
Assumption High School
Assumption Catholics School students in grades 9 through 12 attend Assumption High School. Students find the family-like atmosphere at Assumption a positive environment in which to prepare themselves for the future academically, socially, and spiritually. At AHS students are given the opportunity to learn and develop leadership and social skills through a rigorous curriculum, student support programs, and extra curricular activities. Assumption High School has long been recognized for providing a quality academic experience for students in the Wisconsin Rapids area.
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The Heart of Assumption
The Assumption Faculty work diligently to maintain high standards for teaching and learning. Students here know that their daily workload will be rigorous, yet they prefer to rise to the challenge on the premise that nothing good is acquired without labor. The school provides multiple opportunities for additional assistance on academic ventures. Our Academic Support Center, the Library, and After-School Tutoring are there to provide students with help in acquiring the skills and knowledge they will need in college and career.
Assumption parents have insisted that our school provide a rich Catholic culture and a meaningful context so that young adults can get their moral bearings in a society that for the most part has lost its Christian traditions. The school continues to build in the Christian humanist framework, relying on the arts as well as Revelation and Catholic doctrine to help shape the person in Christian virtues and intellectual discipline. Assumption continues to provide an after-school playground where young people gather for athletics, for academic extra-curriculars, and for lively conversation.
At its core, Assumption High School is a community with shared convictions about teaching and learning:
Students are here to develop skills and learn content. Secondary education requires more than just the mastery of reading, writing, and math skills. Students need to know the content of history and literature in order to develop a synthesis of the possible, the plausible, and the necessary.
A good teacher motivates, facilitates, and assesses to increase engagement and thereby the achievement of learning goals. Students need to know why something is worth knowing.
There is no one right way to teach, but good teachers prepare, engage in dialogue with students, and continually adjust their teaching in response to evidence of student learning.
Education should provide nourishment for the spiritual, aesthetic, and moral growth of students as well as intellectual competence.
Education requires the paring away of bad habits as it affirms commitment and responsibility.
Assumption High School is open to all who are seeking to find fulfillment in the school’s mission. If you have not already joined our community, we invite you to stop in and check out the Royals!
Paul Klinkhammer, Principal
The guidance program assists students identify college and career goals that best match their needs and abilities. Counselors and staff assist the students in selecting appropriate courses to develop special talents and interests in the classroom and beyond.
Semester 2: Master Schedule
Students seeking to graduate from Assumption High School must complete 26 academic credits in required and elective courses. Full year courses receive 1 credit; semester courses receive .5 credit. For a complete description of academic requirements and electives see the Assumption High School Required & Elective Course List.
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Academic Success Center
The Academic Success Center provides an environment designed to enhance overall school academic performance. The ASC builds constructive communication between students and teachers while bridging classroom instruction and individual need. Services from the Academic Success Center are available before school, throughout the day, and after school.