MENDHAM, NJ - Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 will ring in the new school year at West Morris Mendham High School and proudly accept the Class of 2017. Freshman will be abound in the hallways......Seniors will be counting down the days until graduation.......Teachers will feel like summer perhaps never happened.
West Morris Mendham High School, also know as Mendham High School, is a four- year, comprehensive regional high school that serves Mendham Township, Mendham Borough, Chester Township and Chester Borough. WMMHS was the 45th ranked public high school in New Jersey, out of 328 schools statewide, according to NJ Monthly Magazine. International Baccelaureate, or I.B., program classes are offered at WMMHS and the school is one of only sixteen in the state to offer this type of rigorous academia.
Athletics, along with the top-ranked academic program, are a long standing tradition at Mendham High School. The school offers over 30 athletic teams, ranging from freshman to varsity level. Since the school's opening in the fall of 1970, Mendham varsity teams have brought home more than 100 conference, county, region and state championships.
WMMHS also shares a commitment to the students through a diversified and superior music program. The school offers students the ability to participate in band, which has several extra-curricular programs outside of the Concert Band. There are three Jazz Bands, Pep Band (for basketball games) and Marching Band. The Marching Band competes regularly and every year travels to Orlando. In addition, the Orchestra program offers several string emsembles for those who choose to master a string instrument. Choir, rounds out the music department at WMMHS. Offerings are regular choir, concert choir and advanced chamber choir. Mendham Voices, Women's Ensemble, Octet and Men in Black, are additional extra-curricular groups in which the students can choose from.
West Morris Mendham High School proudly serves its students, families and communities each and every year with dedication to A Tradition of Excellence.