WBHS Ninth Grade Orientation

Wednesday, July 25th

Drop off by 8:30 and pick up at 12:00. Students will be able to get their schedules, get school photos taken, purchase a locker, meet their homeroom teacher and enjoy some fun and games. No buses will be running on this day and traffic at the school will be more congested than on normal school days, please be patient. 

Semester Exam Exemption Policy

As communicated at the beginning of the school year, Blount County Schools policy now allows some students to be exempt from their final exams at the end of the semester. This exemption refers to teacher-made exams and does not exempt students from state-mandated End-of-Course tests. Semester exams will be held Friday, December 15 and Monday, December 18, with makeup exams on Tuesday, December 19. Students earn exam exemption on a class-by-class basis by meeting the following criteria:

  • 4 or fewer absences per class (excused or unexcused–field trips do not count as absences)
  • Passing the class
  • Having no in-school or out-of-school suspensions

Students will be specifically notified of their exemption status by each teacher. Students who are exempt will not have to attend school on December 15, 18, or 19. Students who are not exempt must take their exams, and testing periods will not be interrupted for student check-outs.

We Are William Blount

Check out the video about William Blount High School below.

 

BCS Mission Statement

Our mission is to maximize the academic potential of every child in a safe and personalized environment.  BCS will graduate students who are college and career ready and prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st Century workplace.

BCS Vision Statement

Educational Excellence for All Students.

School Hours 8:30-3:30

Phone: 865-980-1192

Giving Students the Needed Tools for Success!

All correspondence and inquiries should be directed to the address and telephone number listed below.

William Blount High School
Ninth-Grade Academy
1126 William Blount Dr.
Maryville, TN 37801 (865) 980-1192

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