Tutorial/WICOR Time

WICOR time at Olympic High School is for you! 

WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading) time ...

…is provided for you to get extra help from teachers, do make-up work including quizzes and exams, and to better prepare yourself for your classroom responsibilities. Please carefully read the information below:

  • Tutorial time is not a social time.
  • Tutorial time is for you to further your academic pursuits. 
  • You may be required by teacher assignment to attend particular Tutorial sessions.
    • These assignments are not optional, and you will be required to attend when assigned.
  • If you are not assigned to a specific Tutorial session, you are required to be engaged in classroom work or appropriate academic reading during Tutorial time in your Tutorial classroom

“Self-Select”

  • If your GPA on the last grading period is 3.0 or higher, and you have no ‘Ds’ or ‘Fs’, you will be able to apply to “Self-Select” to alternate work areas or small group study teams. (Download an application.)
    • The “Self-Select” option will not be available to sophomores during first semester except those enrolled in an AP course.
  • At the end of first semester, staff will review the sophomore class patterns of behavior and academic achievement to determine readiness for this privilege for second semester.
  • Sophomore students enrolled in an AP course may “Self-Select” for an AP study group associated with their AP class only.

Your Responsibilities During WICOR Time

  • You are to come prepared for Tutorial time as assigned by your teacher.
    • When assigned by a teacher, you are to report to assigned Tutorial after attendance check-in with advisory teacher.
    • Bring classroom materials and appropriate reading materials for use when assigned work is complete.
    • You will not be able to visit your locker or the restroom during Tutorial time.
    • You are required to remain in the classroom that you moved to for Tutorial.
  • If not assigned by your teacher, you may request help from a specific teacher, but you must secure a pass from the teacher prior to the Tutorial time desired.
  • Tutorial time is work time not social time.
    • You are to be engaged in academic work or appropriate academic reading materials.
    • Sleeping is not permitted.
  • You will not be allowed to leave your Tutorial classroom without a Tutorial pass to a specific Tutorial or alternate assignment.
    • If you remain in your Tutorial classroom, you are required to be academically engaged in academic work or academic reading.
  • All Olympic High School policies and procedures as well as the Students Rights and Responsibilities are in effect during Tutorial time.