Friday, August 18, 2017

9th Grade Orientation - Class of 2021

All 9th graders and transfer students new to WHS are invited to our 9th Grade Orientation on Tuesday, August 29 at 1pm @ Waldwick High School.  During the orientation, students will get to walk their schedule, check their locker and hear from student leaders on what to expect at WHS.  In addition, all students who have all of their forms submitted through the Genesis Parent Portal and have purchased the Chromebook insurance will be issued their Chromebooks.  

This student focused event will start promptly at 1pm in the Little Theater and will last until 2:30pm.  The peer mentors and I are looking forward to meeting all of you and are excited for the 2017 - 2018 school year.  

All students need to bring a copy of their schedule with them.  

Thursday, August 10, 2017

WHS Summer News - Online Forms & Schedules now OPEN

This year we are trying something new and opening Genesis Parent Access earlier so parents have the ability to complete all of the necessary forms. Once the required forms are completed, your child(ren)’s schedule will be visible on both the parent account and student account.

Through Genesis Parent Access, all parents are required to complete the following forms under the Forms Tab. Once you click on the form link, you have the ability to read and sign all forms online.  

High School Parent Signature Sheet (Required 9-12)
Chromebook/GAFE/Devices Sign-off Form (Required 9-12)
PayForIt is up and ready to accept payment for the Chromebook Insurance Fee. Directions for online payment.

In addition to the two forms mentioned above, you will also see forms for Random Drug Testing and Senior Privileges.   Why and who needs to complete these forms.

Random Drug Testing

High School Seniors Only (Required 12th Grade Only)
Any senior looking to park on campus or take advantage of the "Open Campus" policy needs to have the Senior Privileges form submitted through the Genesis Parent Access.  This form will also collect your child’s name as you wish it to appear on their high school diploma.

Also within Parent Access, you have the ability to update your phone numbers and email addresses for all contacts.  You can also create and add new contacts and update your health related contacts.

Please submit these forms no later than Wednesday, September 6.  I will be sending more information out about the start of the school year in a few weeks.  I don’t want to rush the summer away.  

Enjoy your August!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Athletic Paperwork for the Fall Athletes (Genesis Forms are Open)

Athletic Paperwork for the Fall 2017 - Guest post from Jeff Basilicato (Boz)

The fall season is almost upon us and the deadline of August 2 to hand in fall paperwork is even closer.  I wanted to reach out to explain exactly which four items are needed in order to be cleared for participation for the fall season.  The following links contain the files and information required for participation. These forms must be completed in full, and without errors or they will be returned for completion.

This Link shows if you are cleared.  If you are not, it shows the specific forms you are missing:

A few notes:
-The physical must be completed in full and signed by the student, parent and physician in all the applicable places.  Please take care to note before leaving the doctor's office that all values (height, weight, vision etc.)  must be filled in or the physical will be returned for completion.

-If the athlete sees an eye doctor, the physician who performs the physical might not perform a vision exam. In this case, a copy of an eye glass or contacts prescription must be provided.

-All athletes participating in a fall sport need to fill out a Health History Update (Item 2).  While this is exactly the same form that was filled out for summer practices, the state considers the summer and fall separate seasons.  Therefore, an additional HHU needs to be filled out for the fall season, as it does for Winter and Spring.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact Jeff Basilicato via email, as I will not be in my office until August 3.  Thanks and enjoy the rest of summer!

-Jeff Basilicato (Boz)

Friday, July 21, 2017

WHS PE Uniform Ordering

Physical Education Uniforms @ WHS

If you need to order a PE uniform for the upcoming school year please see below:
Please use this link for pricing, order deadlines and submitting an order:

Deadline to order is Friday, August 18, 2017

It is a mandatory requirement for all HS students to wear at least the WHS PE Department T-shirt and shorts.  Failure to do so will penalize a student's overall PE Grade. All orders should arrive to the High School by the last week of September.  No student will be penalized until the orders have arrived. Until then, the PE Dept. will allow students to change into any appropriate top (t-shirt) and bottom (mesh/athletic shorts) that are grey or navy.
Please contact Mr. Hagen if you have any questions.

PSAT Test @ WHS (Last Call)

Register now for next year's PSAT Test @ Waldwick High School on October 14, 2017

The Waldwick High School Guidance Department advises that all juniors take the PSAT/Preliminary SAT Test, which is held in October each year. The Guidance Department highly recommends all sophomores take this test as well. This test serves as a practice SAT for 10th grade student. For the 11th grade student, taking this test will qualify them for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) scholarship programs.

Final Deadline is Friday, August 18.

See link for everything you need to know regarding the PSAT @ WHS
(Registration, cost, etc)