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Associated Student Body: All enrolled students, together with all faculty members, are members of the ASB. This association is the general organization for the student body and is responsible for social, spiritual, and cultural activities.

Class Organizations: Class organizations provide leadership opportunities for students. Class officers are elected in the fall of each year. Officers and sponsors are responsible for planning class activities.

Community/Mission Service: In addition to local community service projects, each year during Spring Break students spend vacation time helping others. Mission service groups have traveled to places such as Africa, Arizona, Baja, California, Canada, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Latvia, Mexico, and Peru building churches and schools. Through these opportunities each student can have the experience of serving God.

Music Groups: WWVA has several music groups suited to the varied musical interests of students. Among these groups are the Concert Band, Praise Ringers, String Orchestra, and Choir. These groups present programs for various church, civic, and school activities. There are weekend appointments with these groups.

Religious Activities: The goal is to provide every student the opportunity to be involved in some form of ministry. Students can participate in mission trips, local area church worships, programs for area nursing homes and retirement centers, and organized community outreach projects.

Sports Program: Students have the opportunity to participate in the school intramural program playing various sports. In addition, students can try out for the following varsity sports: girls volleyball, boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball, boys cross country, boys and girls track. We also offer soccer, baseball and golf. Students can also try-out for the AcroKnights acrobatics team, which performs at local schools as well as on trips throughout the Northwest. Good sportsmanship is expected and required of all participants and fans.

Publications: The Mugbook, a get-acquainted picture book of students and faculty, is published during the first month of the school year. The Delphian is WWVA’s yearbook and is issued during the last month of the school year. The Page is a weekly student-produced newspaper produced by the publications class. Each publication provides an important training opportunity for students who wish to develop journalistic and related skills. Fees for all publications are included in the financial package.

Drama: Students can enhance their theatrical skills and knowledge through plays and other dramatic opportunities. Ways to participate include performance, costumes, hair and make-up, set construction and design, backstage management, lighting, sound and other technical artistry.

WWVA Day: All prospective students and their parents are invited to visit WWVA on this visitation day (see our online calendar at wwva.org for date and information). There are tours, programs, and other activities planned to help acquaint visitors with the school. For more information please contact the marketing office.


Participation Criteria

Those participating in extracurricular activities e.g. ASB weekend trips, mission excursions, backpacking trip, varsity sports, etc.) must be full-time students, maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA with no current D’s, F’s, or incompletes, have an acceptable attendance record, no major disciplinary action, have clearance by Administrative Council and the Vice Principal for Finance, have a signed medical release form, and meet activity payment(s) on time. Refunds for any trip not taken will be applied to the student’s account.


Leadership Criteria

All candidates for office must have observable positive Christian behavior and not be involved in a major disciplinary action and enrolled full time to run for office. In addition, a candidate for any office must remove any incompletes received prior to the last grading period. A student with a lower GPA desiring to run for an elected position may appeal to the faculty. The term of office for ASB positions is one semester.

Major office leadership: These offices include president, vice president, and spiritual vice president of ASB;  and  junior and senior class president.  A student may hold only one major office position during a school year. A student seeking a major office must have at least a 3.0 GPA for the previous semester, not cumulative, and maintain a 3.0 GPA while in office. These GPAs are computed separately. In addition the candidate mustbe in attendance at WWVA the semester prior to holding a major office.

Minor office leadership: All offices other than those listed above are considered minor offices. Candidates must have at least a 2.5 GPA for the previous semester, not cumulative, and maintain a 2.5 GPA while in office. These GPAs are computed separately. Freshmen desiring to run for a second semester ASB office must have a 2.5 GPA at the conclusion of the 1st nine weeks grading period.