Thursday, April 6, 2017

WHS March Students of the Month

WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL
March Students of the Month
2016 – 2017





PHYSICAL EDUCATION


JASON MANGANO - Jason, a junior, is dedicated to working to his highest potential.  He actively participates in all aspects of Physical Education class; along with coming in early to class to help set up the equipment and staying late after to put it away.  There are never any complaints and Jason does what is expected of him at all times.


VIDEO PRODUCTION



PATRICK KEASTEAD - There are many passionate and enthusiastic students in TV Production; however, Patrick's passion has not waned since the 8th grade.  Patrick, a junior, showcased his terrific writing skills in his movie reviews for Video Club.  In TV Production 1 and 2 his work has progressed.  Now, as a member of Wake Up Waldwick, Patrick displays a great understanding of technical skills and storytelling.  Patrick was the main producer for "The Office" spin-off, "The Studio," and is currently writing and producing a short film drama called "Cups."  Patrick is serious about his pursuits in class. One day you might see his name on the big screen if he continues to work hard at it.

ATHLETICS


WILLIAM FREDERIC Will is a junior on the Boys Lacrosse team this spring.  He was recently voted Captain by his teammates for this season.  Will scored 3 goals in a 6-5 opening day win over Paramus on March 29.  He is looking to lead the Boys Lacrosse team to a successful season this year after a rebuilding year last year.  Will is respectful to his coaches, teammates, and opponents.  He has a passion for the game of Lacrosse and represents Warrior Nation the right way.

PARCC Testing Spring 2017

Everything you need to know about this year's PARCC testing.

PARCC Testing at WHS will begin in late April for the 9th, 10th and 11th graders.  Each day testing will begin at 8:00 AM.  Room assignments will be shared with the students via their Homeroom and Math teachers. 

PARCC Testing Schedule for ELA

Date
Unit
Grade Level
Length
Tuesday, 4/25
ELA Unit 1
9, 10, 11
110 Minutes
Wednesday, 4/26
ELA Unit 2
9, 10, 11
110 Minutes
Thursday, 4/27
ELA Unit 3
9, 10, 11
90 Minutes

PARCC Testing Schedule for Math 

Date
Unit
Grade Level
Length
Friday, 5/12
Math Unit 1
Algebra 1
Geometry
Algebra 2
90 Minutes
Monday, 5/15
Math Unit 2
Algebra 1
Geometry
Algebra 2
90 Minutes
Tuesday, 5/16
Math Unit 3
Algebra 1
Geometry
Algebra 2
90 Minutes



Daily schedule after testing has concluded


Date
Unit
Schedule After Testing
Thursday, 4/25
ELA Unit 1 (110 Min)
Period 4 (10:40 - 11:20)
Friday, 4/26
ELA Unit 1 (110 Min)
Period 4 (10:40 - 11:20)
Monday, 4/27
ELA Unit 1 (90 Min)
Period 3 (10:00 - 10:33) & Period 4 (10:36 - 11:20)


**Periods to be determined
Friday, 5/12
Math Unit 3 (90 Min)
Period ? (10:00 - 10:33) &
Period ? (10:36 - 11:20)
Monday 5/15
Math Unit 3 (90 Min)
Period ? (10:00 - 10:33) &
Period ? (10:36 - 11:20)
Tuesday 5/16
Math Unit 3 (90 Min)
Period ? (10:00 - 10:33) &
Period ? (10:36 - 11:20)

Information for Seniors
Seniors will have a delayed opening during the testing days. Each morning the seniors will report to the HS gym for attendance at 10am. Some AP classes will be running review sessions in the morning. The AP teachers will notify the students regarding dates and times.

Information for Juniors in AP English and Math courses above Algebra 2
Juniors that are enrolled in AP English and Composition are not required to sit for the PARCC ELA 11 Assessment.  In addition, Juniors who are in Honors PreCalculus or PreCalculus do not have to take the Math PARCC Assessment.  These students will have a delayed opening and need to report by 9:45 each day to the HS gym.  Some AP classes will be running review sessions in the morning. The AP teachers will notify the students regarding dates and times.


Information on Graduation Requirements related to PARCC
Back in September I posted information about the Understanding the Graduation Requirements on the WHS Principal's Blog.

Be prepared for Testing (Get a good night's sleep and have a healthy breakfast)
What to Bring
Chromebook fully charged (Do not bring your charger)
Two #2 pencils 
Earbuds/Headphones - All six days
Calculator (TI-84 or compatible) Math days only 5/12, 5/15 & 5/16
Recreational book

Do Not Bring

Phone or any electronic device
Food or Drink
Coats
Backpacks

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

WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL
February Students of the Month
2016 – 2017




CONSUMER SCIENCE


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.  

THEATER


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.

ATHLETICS


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