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CPR/First Aid Certification

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As part of our Health curriculum, all Junior Health classes will be covering CPR towards the end of the marking period.   
As mentioned on Back-To-School Night, upon completion of the unit, the students are provided with an opportunity to test for certification.  Students who choose to participate will be charged $11.00 plus a Transaction Fee.  

Beyond the ability to be prepared in the case of a medical emergency, the benefits of becoming officially certified are: An official LifeSaver card to keep in their wallet Job opportunities such as life guarding, babysitting, coaching opportunities, etc. Resume and college application information MiniKey CPR Key-chain disposable mask, customized for Waldwick High School.

If students wish to become certified: Complete the Google Form Use Payforit.com - To pay the fee (just like the Chromebook Insurance) Login into the PayForIt.net website, click on “Fees” then “Make Fee Payment.” Click the green “+” icon to the right of the CPR. Click “Review and Pay.” Sele…

WHS December Students of the Month

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WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL December Students of the Month 2017 – 2018




MATHEMATICS
LESLEY RAMIREZ-CORTEZ - Lesley is a new freshman student, both to Waldwick and the United States. She has a great attitude and is always willing to help other students in the room with both their own math work and with translating. She is a conscientious student and works very hard at both her math and learning the English that goes with it. Since she is working through an individualized program, she often teaches herself what she needs to know and goes above and beyond to master the material. She is yet another great addition to the Warrior Family.

VOCAL
AMANDA CORKILL - Amanda is currently a member of the Senior Chorus who is always willing to learn different ways to improve her singing techniques. She has worked hard to develop the skills necessary to be a valuable member of the Music Department, as well as the Drama Club. Amanda focuses her energy on proper singing techniques and through the past years has devel…

Alumni Day 2017 - What to Expect

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On Friday, December 22, the current senior class will take part in the first annual WHS Alumni Day.  We have over forty-five recent graduates who have agreed to come back to Waldwick High School and talk with the current seniors and share their college experiences. 

The goal for the day is for the alumni to give the current seniors an inside perspective into what college life is all about and share strategies that helped them adjust to life after Waldwick High School. 

The day will start out with the entire class participating in a panel discussion, followed by nine different breakout sessions run by the alumni. Students were given the choice of which three sessions they were interested in attending.

Topics for Breakout Sessions
Unique Aspects of a Big School 
Unique Aspects of a Small School 
Athletics
Social/Greek Life
Commuting to College 
Living Away/Dorm Life
Ivy League/Elite Schools 
Military 
LGBTQ on Campus

WHS November Students of the Month

WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL November Students of the Month 2017 – 2018


SCIENCE

LAILA MOURAD - Laila sets the bar very high with her superb work in Honors Physics.  She is an extremely dedicated student who is always focused on learning. Laila is quick to grasp new concepts and demonstrates with every test how completely she has mastered the material.  Laila asks excellent questions, which indicate that she thinks about new material in a careful and deliberate manner.  It is a pleasure to have her for a student.
CAD

HANNAH CORBISIERO -Hannah is a senior who is pursuing a career in engineering. Hannah has excellent independent thinking skills and is currently mastering CAD skills at a tremendous rate.  One of her biggest assets is that she pays attention to details.  Hannah is very involved in Technology Education and the STEM Club and has participated in many STEM competitions.  She has also been on field trips that relate to engineering, including Triangle Manufacturing and Sandvik Coromant for Ma…

Grad Ball 2018 Fundraiser at Moe’s on 12/6 from 3pm - 8pm

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National Honor Society - What you need to know

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Heard about the National Honor Society?

Wonder how you get accepted? 

What's the process? 

The Waldwick High School chapter of the National Honor Society has created an informational document to help students and parents understand what the requirements are to be accepted and how the process works.

**What is the National Honor Society and how do you become a member of NHS at WHS

Everything starts with the student's academic record.

Juniors who have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 of higher, after the Second Marking Period of their junior year are notified that they are eligible to apply to the National Honor Society.  The notification usually happens the second week of February.

At that point, applications are distributed to the students and once returned, they are reviewed by a committee of teachers to determine which students have meet the criteria.

A formal induction ceremony is held in late April where the new members are officially inducted into the Waldwick High School National Honor S…

Alumni Day @ WHS - 12/22/17

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Recent WHS Graduates:

We are planning an Alumni Day @ WHS on Friday,December 22, with the goal of having recent graduates speak with our current seniors about college/life related topics. Our goal is for you to help the seniors prepare for life after Waldwick High School.   Depending upon the response from the alumni, we would like to start the morning with a panel discussion in the Little Theater, followed-up with breakout sessions on different college/life related topics.
If you would be interested in taking part in the Alumni Day on 12/22, please fill out this form: Alumni Day 2017 by Friday, December 8.

Sample Panel Discussion Topics What to expect when you leave Waldwick. No more Waldwick bubble. If you could go back, what would you tell the current seniors? Best advice? Did you transfer? Why? Hidden costs of college? First year stories? Positive/negative? Roommates--how did you go about finding one, switches? Stress Creating your schedules...deciding on a major/minor Downtime/Organization…