Showing posts from February, 2014

Testing Week (March 4, 5 & 6)

Schedule for HSPA Testing Days
On March 4, 5 and 6, the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) will be administered to all 11th Grade students and a small number of 12th Grade students.  All students taking the HSPA must be in their respective testing room by 8:00 a.m.
Students that are not involved in the HSPA testing will begin school on a delayed start and will be taking part in the programs as follows:
Tuesday, March 4: 9th Grade – 9 a.m. - Sticks & Stones Video             10th Grade – 10 a.m. - Implementing Good Teen Safety Driving Habits 12th Grade (Students not testing) – 10 a.m. - Fire Safety:  Focusing on Dorm Life *Students should report directly to the high school gym and then will be walked to their assembly program. 
Wednesday & Thursday, March 5 & 6:             9th Grade – 10 a.m.             10th Grade – 10 a.m. 12th Grade (Students not testing) – 10 a.m. *Students are to report to the gym by 10am.  9th and 10th graders will be sent to their homeroom for attendanc…

Sticks and Stones Presentation for 9th Grades

Internet and cell phone technology have revolutionized the way we learn and interact. The benefits are immense, but so are the potential dangers.  For teens in particular, cyber-bullying, harassment, stalking, spying, sexting and sexual predation are reaching dangerous levels throughout the country.

In order to help reinforce safe online behaviors, we will be showing the film, "Sticks and Stones" on March 4, 2014 to all the 9th Graders (9am start).  This film addresses many of these issues in a hard-hitting but realistic way.  The film was co-produced by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Chase Wilson, the Emmy-nominated creators of the DWI prevention film, "Stoned Cold."

Several important lessons will be highlighted during the film presentation and classroom discussions.  We encourage you to talk to your child about the film after they view it, in particular:

The nature and consequences of bullying on the victim and bystanders; The dangers of sharing compromis…

Alumni Basketball Game (Rachael Forever)

Congratulations Joseph Hurban - School Winner in the Wendy's High School Heisman

Joseph Hurban Continues Pursuit of the National Wendy's High School Heisman in Latest Results.

A big congratulations goes to Joseph Hurban of Waldwick High School in Waldwick, NJ for being recognized as a School Winner in the Wendy's High School Heisman program for their success on the field, in the classroom, and in their community.


Senior Night - Boys Basketball Team

What a special group of seniors!!  The Class of 2014 has a lot to be proud of for what they accomplished on the basketball court.  

Senior Night 2014

WHS January Students of the Month

WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL January Students of the Month 2013 – 2014

BUSINESS NICHOLAS TORTORELLI – Nick, a senior, is enrolled in three business courses:  Accounting, Introduction to Business and Personal Finance.  He is doing very well in all three classes.  Nick participates actively in class discussions and is willing to help when necessary.  He shows interest in the subject matter, demonstrates good skills and recognizes that it is important in business to be organized and have good manners and communication skills.  Nick demonstrates these qualities.  He works within the calendar of the curriculum as the online assignments are posted and have due dates.  Nick is thoughtful and gets along well with other classmates.He does outside volunteer activities working with younger children and umpiring at games indicating leadership and responsibility.Nick’s abilities have enabled him to succeed outside the classroom in sports where he has been able to demonstrate skills in teamwork.

Heart Screening @ Waldwick High School

For the fifth consecutive year, Waldwick High School and the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation have teamed up with the Gift of Life Foundation and CardiacScan Imaging to promote an education and screening program on healthy lifestyle.

The screening program is offered at no cost to the Freshman class ONLY and will take place at Waldwick High School throughout the week of March 24, 2014 during school hours. 

Screenings include:  blood pressure, electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiogram, height, weight, oxygen saturation, waist measurement and body mass index.

In order for a freshman to take advantage of this opportunity, two forms must be filled out and returned to the main office before Monday,  March 17.  The forms can be found by clicking the link below: 

Link to Heart Screening forms

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

For more information about Sean and Sean Fisher Foundation please go there website:
Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation 

Important message for ALL JUNIORS about the HSPA

On March 4, 5 and 6, 2014, all eleventh grade students will participate in the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA).  The New Jersey Department of Education has provided Your Guide to the HSPA.  This booklet should provide an overview and answer most of your questions about the testing program.  Please review this information with your son/daughter.  In addition, your son/daughter will receive a Student Preparation Booklet which provides more detailed information about the test itself.  A hard copy of this booklet will also be distributed to students in their English classes by Monday, February 10
The areas of testing include Language Arts and Mathematics.  Students must pass the Language Arts and Mathematics sections of this test in order to graduate.  The results of this March HSPA will not be available until late May or early June.  If a student does not pass a Language Arts and/or Mathematics section of the test, he or she will be required to retake the test in the section o…

Career Cafe ACCOUNTING - Feb. 25, 2014

Yearbook Ads and Orders

Senior Parents - Deadline Extended....... Don't forget to get your yearbook ad in before March 3.  Link

For more details -  Senior Ad Fyler

For anyone interested in purchasing the 2014 yearbook  you can go to: to place your order. 

Yearbook Sale Flyer

Nicole Stahl - Young Artist of the Month

Congratulations to Senior, Nicole Stahl - on receiving the award of   "Young Artist of the Month" for the Ridgewood Art Institute.