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Whetstone High School is a public high school located at 4405 Scenic Drive in Columbus, Ohio. It is a part of Columbus City Schools and the neighborhood of Clintonville. Whetstone's mascot is the Brave. The school opened in 1961 to accommodate the overflow from North High School. The expanding student base brought on by growth in north Columbus created the need for an additional school.CurriculumGrades for all subjects taken at Whetstone HS are included in the computation of a student’s Grade Point Average . Middle School courses which were taken for high school credit are also included. Only Advanced Placement and Post-Secondary courses are weighted. If a subject is repeated, only the higher grade is used. For G.P.A. purposes, A=4: B=3: C=2: D=1: F=0 points. For weighted courses, A=5: B=4: C=3: D=1: F=0.On average, approximately 65% of Whetstone HS graduates enter either a four-year college/university, a two-year institution, or a technical program. Approximately 50% of graduates acquire the CCS Certificate of College Preparation and 30% receive the Certificate of Specialization.In 2010, Whetstone received a bronze medal from U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the nation's top high schools.Extracurricular ActivitiesArts and Music: Art Club, Chorus - Mixed, Concert Band - Beginning & Advanced, Drama Club, Handbells, Jazz Band, Keyboarding, Marching Band, String Ensemble, Theater - Fall Play, Theater - Spring Play or Musical, Vocal Ensemble, Yearbook.
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