Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Addams Family Musical - WHAT A SHOW

Congratulations to the cast and crew! 
A show to remember! 

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Friday, March 10, 2017

WHS February Students of the Month

February Students of the Month
2016 – 2017


KIARA ZAVALA - Kiara is the Consumer Science student of the month.  Academically she is consistently and successfully on point. When planning food labs, she is willing to take risks with new recipes and advanced skills.  She is tackling a T-shirt material dress with short sleeves for her sewing project, so keep an eye out in spring. Along with all of Kiara’s accomplishments and exciting plans, she maintains a calm demeanor and pleasant attitude daily. She meets challenges head on and is not afraid to speak up for consumerism or herself. Kiara is a pleasure to work with in class and we wish her the best in all of her endeavors and dreams.  


JOHNNY CHIURAZZI - Johnny is currently a member of The WHS Drama Club, as well as the Senior Chorus. Johnny is committed to learning different ways to improve his stage presence and acting techniques. He has worked hard to develop the skills necessary to be a valuable member of the Drama and Music Departments. Johnny has shown a great amount of dedication and devotion in all aspects of theater production. He has been a member of the Drama Department since middle school. Memorable roles include Gaston in Beauty and the Beast Jr., Nikkos in Legally Blonde, High School Kid in Zombie Prom and Soldier in Once Upon a Mattress. This year he can be seen taking the stage by storm as Lurch in The Addams Family. Johnny fills the stage with his energy and love of drama. Johnny does a fabulous job as a member of the Drama Club.


LESLIE TORRES Leslie is a junior on the indoor track team this winter. In the month of February she ran her fastest time of the year in the 55m dash at the North 1 Group 1 State Sectional Championships to place 3rd in the section and qualify for the State Group Championships for the first time in her career.  Leslie is one of the hardest workers on the team and has earned the respect of her coaches, teammates and opponents.  Leslie also scored all A’s and B’s for the first semester in her classes, making her an ultimate student-athlete.

KYLE BENVENUTO Kyle is a senior captain of the Boys' Basketball team this winter. He is the team's leading scorer and rebounder this season. In his last two regular season games of his career, Kyle scored 23 points against Fair Lawn and 27 points against Emerson. Kyle was named 1st Team All-League for his efforts this season. In addition to his efforts on the basketball court this winter, Kyle carried straight A's in all of his classes for the first semester this year.  

Monday, March 6, 2017

WHS Drama Club Presents - Addams Family, The Musical

The Waldwick High School Drama Club is proud to present: Addams Family, The Musical

Show nights are:

    Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Friday, March 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM
    Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Ticket cost:

    General Admission $13
    Students/Seniors Citizens $10

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

FREE Heart Screening Program offered to 9th Graders @ WHS (Class of 2020)

For the eighth consecutive year, Waldwick High School and the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation have teamed up to promote an educational screening program on healthy lifestyle.

The screening program is offered at no cost to the Freshman Class ONLY and this year will take place at Eastwick College in Ramsey, NJ on March 24 or March 31. Students will be bused to Eastwick College, where they have all of the equipment necessary to perform the screenings. Once we have the scheduled finalized, all parents will be notified of the time and date of their child's screening.

Screening includes:  blood pressure, electrocardiogram (EKG) and Echocardiogram

In order for a freshman to take advantage of this opportunity, two forms must be filled out and returned to the WHS Main Office by March 10, 2017.  Screenings will be scheduled by the school and will be by appointment only.

Heart Screening Forms 
Heart Screening Agreement to Participate Form
Cardiac Screening Student and Family History

If you have any questions please see/call/email Kevin Carroll or the school nurse, Mrs. Willer.

Please check out the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation website to learn more about Sean and the Foundation.   

Here is a video clip from CBS news on the heart screening program at Waldwick High School from 2011.


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

WHS January Students of the Month

January Students of the Month
2016 – 2017


ANNA BODDY - Anna, a senior, is enrolled in Entrepreneurship and has really taken a leadership role in class, as well as truly putting a great effort into her Music School Business Plan Project.  She did an outstanding job in the second quarter earning a 99 average.  Anna’s dedication and work ethic make her a deserving recipient of this honor!


DANIELLE VILLAROSA - Danielle, a junior, plays the trumpet in Concert Band, Jazz Band and Marching Band.  She has demonstrated great improvement with her range and technique during the past year.  Danielle strives to be the best musician she can be.  This fall she auditioned for County Band and she performed with the Caldwell College Honor Band.  Arranging and creating music are other areas of interest for Danielle.  In addition to being a talented improviser in Jazz Band, Danielle also arranges music for small ensembles so her family can play together at home.   Congratulations, Danielle and keep up the good work!


JESSICA TURNER Jessica Turner is a junior and one of the two girls basketball team’s captains this year.  She has done a fantastic job as a leader in her junior season.  During the month of January, Jessica has averaged 13 points per game and scored a career high 27 at Wallington on January 20.  Jessica is a big contributor in many other categories as well.  She is averaging 8 rebounds per game along with 3.5 assists per game and was credited with 23 steals for the month of January.  Jessica has been an excellent student this school year, currently carrying straight A's in all of her classes. The future is bright for Jessica Turner and the Waldwick Girls Basketball Team!

JOSEPH PARSONS Joe is a junior and team captain on the Wrestling Team this winter.  He leads by example with his work ethic, determination to succeed and his desire to see others succeed around him.  Joe communicates effectively with other team members to make certain the logistics are understood and to help them improve on the mat.  Joe currently has the best record on the team at 22-4.  He is an A/B student who made the honor roll first marking period of this year.  As a three sport varsity athlete, Joe is the ultimate student-athlete.