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Community Evening School

Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
600 Franklin St.
Whitman, MA 02382
Telephone: 781-618-7020
Facsimile: 781-618-7084


William Glynn & Joseph Chismar

Whitman–Hanson Regional High School serves approximately 1250 students in grades 9–12, and is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Whitman-Hanson Regional High School provides all students with a high- quality education in order to develop reflective, concerned citizens and contributing members of the global community.


Students learn best when…

  • all decisions are made in their best interest.
  • provided with a safe, secure, and healthy environment.
  • high academic standards provide an opportunity for each student to reach his/her full potential.
  • technology is utilized as an essential part of teaching and learning.
  • provided with student-centered learning environments where successes and mistakes are valued as part of the learning process.
  • personal responsibility and an understanding and respect for others are embraced.
  • staff initiative, innovation and professional development are supported.
  • the responsibility for education is shared with students, parents, and community.
  • broad-based communication and school-family-community partnerships are promoted.


  1. Read, write and communicate effectively.
  2. Utilize technologies appropriately and effectively.
  3. Apply critical thinking skills.
  4. Explore and express ideas creatively.
  5. Participate in learning both individually and collaboratively.
  6. Demonstrate personal, social, and civic responsibility.


The Whitman-Hanson Community Evening School provides Whitman or Hanson resident students with an opportunity for a high school diploma through an alternative educational setting at no cost. We are committed to high standards and differentiated instruction so that all students have an opportunity to succeed. During a student’s final semester a $25 fee must be paid to cover the costs for diploma and cap and gown.


Students in the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School day program as well as students from neighboring towns are able to utilize the WH CES for credit recovery.

Credit Recovery for Other School Districts

Students taking courses for make-up credit only must pay for courses in full, and approval from a school official at the student’s school district will also be necessary to enroll in the CES for make-up credit. No student is allowed to take more than three courses during any given semester. Students may take up to two Edgenuity courses at a time.

Please note: students who do not reside in Whitman or Hanson are not eligible for the diploma track through Whitman-Hanson CES.


Resident of Whitman or Hanson: $185 per course
Non-resident of Whitman or Hanson: $250 per course


Teacher taught classes meet Monday and Thursday 1:45pm - 3:45pm and 3:50pm - 5:50pm

On-line Edgenuity classes meet Tuesdays 1:45pm - 5:50pm

To apply as a diploma candidate at the Whitman-Hanson Community Evening School, students must be 16 years of age or older or with the permission of the principal. Additionally, students take a minimum of 3 courses at the CES and have achieved passing scores on all relevant portions of the MCAS exam in order to receive a diploma. All students must meet with the program supervisor prior to enrollment to discuss coursework needed to meet the graduation requirements.


Students will be expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct that is set forth by the Whitman-Hanson Community Evening School. Failure to do so will result in the immediate withdrawal from the program without a refund. The program director and supervisor reserve the right to remove any student from the program at any time.


To be successful, students are expected to be in school every session: to be in every scheduled class on time; and to be ready, willing and able to work to the best of their abilities in each scheduled class throughout the semester. Students are allowed only two (2) absences, per course, each semester. An absence will be given for every two tardies that are 15 minutes or less. Students who are more than 15 minutes tardy to a class will have an official absence recorded on the attendance record. Make up day(s) are scheduled to give students an opportunity to maintain credit in the class. If a student does not attend the scheduled make-up time or if more than two classes, in any course, a family meeting will be held to address potential loss of credit. If a student is going to be absent, or tardy, to class he or she shall call the absence in to 781-618-7410.

Please direct all questions and concerns to the Community Evening School at (781) 618-7410.


CES Calendar Semester 2 2018-2019

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