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2014 Salutatorian Zachary Gurian - Graduation Speech

2014 Valedictorian Joseph Hurban - Graduation Speech

Guest post by Waldwick High School 2014 Valedictorian Joseph Hurban. Joseph will be attending College of New Jersey in the fall.  He plans to study Mechanical Engineering at TCNJ. 

Scavenger Hunt in Union City

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WHS students in Ms. Monell’s Spanish 4H and 5H put their skills to the test recently as they looked for various items related to the Spanish culture along Bergenline Avenue in Union City to practice their Spanish speaking skills in a fun and interesting way, while learning about the Spanish culture.
After leaving the bus around 9:30 am, the group walked along Bergenline Avenue from 32nd Street uptown to 54th Street.  They sampled the food and the culture that Union City Spanish heritage has to offer, starting with a quick view of the Celia Cruz museum.  It was very timely since the students are studying Spanish music in Spanish 4 Honors.
Students had a specific list of items, such as:  "Arnica," a special flour for foods; "Moise’s," an ornate cradle; and, "TamaƱo 43," to determine the equivalent of the US shoe size.  They needed to communicate with the Spanish speakers of the area.  In addition to the scavenger hunt for information, they also had to eat in …

Athletic Forms now in Genesis Parent Access

Beginning with the 2014 Fall Athletic Season, most student-athlete forms are now accessible on the Genesis Parent Access and should be signed and submitted electronically.  Waldwick High School has created an electronic signature page that allows you to read and submit all forms on line.

In order to participate on a Waldwick High School athletic team a student/athlete and parent must read and sign (on line only) the forms listed below.  Form "signing" must be completed on the Genesis Parent Access.  Paper copies of the form will no longer be accepted.  Student/athletes and parents need to complete the forms for each child who will participate on a team.

FORMS TO BE COMPLETED ONLINE:
        .  SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN YOUNG ATHLETES
        .  NJSIAA STEROID TESTING POLICY
        .  NJDOE CONCUSSION FACT SHEET
        .  ImPACT BASELINE TESTING
        .  ATHLETE'S CODE OF CONDUCT
        .  PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT
        .  RANDOM DRUG TESTING

As a reminder, the following is you…

National Scholars - National Financial Literacy Test

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Several Waldwick High School students achieved a score on the National Financial Literacy Test that earned them special recognition.  Their scores were in the top 1% of the entire nation and qualified them as "National Scholars." We are very proud of this special accomplishment.  The students are:
Amelia Apgar Matthew Deppe Bryan Fotino Matthew Hunt James Noyes

Special thanks to Mr. Opderbeck for getting his students involved with the National Financial Literacy organization.

WHS May Students of the Month

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WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL May Students of the Month 2013 – 2014
SOCIAL STUDIES FERNANDO BARAHONA – Fernando, a junior, has excelled as a student in American History 2 this year.  Fernando is a dedicated and conscientious student and has made a great impact on his class this marking period.  His work on the Great Depression and the New Deal led to the creation of a powerful presentation that showcased his creativity and research skills.  He participates in a thoughtful and meaningful manner during class and has displayed a genuine interest in history.  Overall, Fernando is more than deserving of this prestigious award.
ATHLETICS CONNOR WALSH– Connor, a senior, has completed one of the greatest High School Baseball careers in the history of Waldwick High School.  A four-year letter winner, Connor was selected 2nd Team Bergen County for the second year in a row.  This season Connor drove in 40 runs and eclipsed the 100 hit mark and 100 RBI mark for his career.  Connor finished second in all-time do…

Prom Pictures 2014

Prom 2014