WPHS IB in the News

WPHS IB in the News

Welcome to our news page and student highlights.

If you are a student or parent and have updates, accomplishments, kudos or other information for us to share, please send it to Mr. Blackmon or Ms. Close.


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Nov 28, 2018 - Your WPHS Quiz Bowl Team had their final regular match Monday afternoon against West Orange. It was quite a match and your Winter Park team did not let you down. They were victorious with a 170-80 win. As usual they played an excellent game.  They are now tied for second place into the county going into the playoffs Monday afternoon. They really worked together as a team and deserve a hearty congratulations.

Please congratulate the following students if you happen to see them:

Emily Evans (co-captain)                              
Dario Rico (co-captain)                                 
Luke Sand
Michael Knaup
Josh Sims                                                           
Cameron Sheean            
Nolan Ferguson                                                  
Justin Whittingham
Ann Binu


Sept 24, 2018 - Your WPHS Quiz Bowl Team had their first two matches yesterday afternoon against our top two rivals in the county……and boy did they give a performance!   Their first match was against Olympia which was fought to a 200-200 tie.  It was quite a match.  The second game was against Trinity Prep where our team pulled out a 195 to 165 victory.  They played both games in excellent fashion only missing two out of the 89 questions asked between the two matches.  They really worked together as a team and deserve a hearty congratulations.  

Please congratulate the following students if you happen to see them:

Emily Evans (co-captain)
Justin Whittingham
Dario Rico (co-captain)
Elizabeth Kufrovich
Aster(Brenton) Zhang
Cameron Sheean
Tomas Knecht

Our next and only other home match will be on Monday, October 8 at 4:00pm in room 854 and will be against University and Bishop Moore. Please feel free to come out and root for your team.


Sept 22, 2018 - 3 members of our Speech and Debate Team competed on Saturday in the North Florida Catholic Forensic League season opener.  Please congratulate the following students:

Uma Menon - 4-0 Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Champion
Caroline Pudlo - 4-0 Novice Lincoln-Douglas Champion
John Tringas


Sept 19, 2018 - 
Please congratulate the following Novice Debate Team members who competed at the CFDI #1 at East River yesterday afternoon.  

Caroline Pudlo – 1st place medalist Lincoln-Douglas
Abigail McCarthy
Gillen Manos
Jayden Livingston
Ryan Kaiser
Victor Almanza
Georgia Bernbaum – 7th place medalist Lincoln-Douglas
Aliyah Hackett -  1st place medalist Oral Interp
Jack Cocchiarella – 5th place medalist Lincoln-Douglas
Michael Knauf
Blake Gebhardt
Alisha Lonon


Jan 8, 2018 - 
Pataraporn (Prayo) Smitasin and Brenton Zhang will be 2 or 4 WPHS students selected to represent WPHS in the All State Honor Orchestras in Tamps on Thursday/Friday January 11th and 12th.



Nov 15, 2017 - Nikita Suri and the Dalai Lama
: If you know Nikita Suri, you know she’s a star. Nikita worked with a local artist to sell art pieces to raise funds for building schools in Tibet. She sent one of her pieces of art (tainted glass) to the Dalai Lama. See the picture to find out what happened. We are so proud to share this with you.  
How special!!! - See Picture


Oct 11, 2017 - Winter Park High School Homecoming Parade
Winter Park High School Homecoming Parade     Winter Park High School Homecoming Parade

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