Wylie East High School
|Wylie East High School|
|3000 Wylie East Dr.
Wylie, TX 75098
|Motto||It's a great day to be alive, and a great day to be a Raider!|
|School district||Wylie Independent School District|
|Enrollment||757 (as of 2009)|
|Color(s)||Blue, White & Silver|
|Athletics||UIL Class AAAA|
|Team name||Raiders/Lady Raiders|
|Website||Wylie East High School website|
Wylie East High School (commonly Wylie East or WEHS) is a secondary school currently serving grades 9-12 located in Wylie, Texas, United States. and is part of the Wylie Independent School District. The school serves most residents of Wylie and some residents of Sachse.
In 2007 Wylie East High School opened for the 2007-2008 school year. In the school's first year it served solely the ninth grade students. However the district has previously promised that the class of 2011 (the school's first class) will go to the Wylie High School to graduate. The residents were asked to present suggestion at board meetings in late 2007. Wylie East will become a 9-12 school with Class of 2012 being the first class to graduate after the district voted to go with multiple 9-12 campuses in January 2008. Wylie East began the 2009-2010 school year with freshman and sophomores and will add a grade until 2012.
Wylie East participates in Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Wrestling, Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Golf, Tennis, Track, Baseball & Softball.
Academics & Clubs
Wylie East is home to several clubs, including: Sapphire Drill Team, The RaiderNation Players theater group, SOAK club, TAFE club, and FOR club. The school also has an AFJROTC unit. The AFJROTC separated from Wylie High School's JROTC corps during the 2009-2010 school year.
- Wylie East High School official website
- Wylie Independent School District official website
- Wylie East Sapphires