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Before School Starts TO DO LIST #4 Username & Password

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September will be here before we know it, so I wanted to put together a summer “To Do List” blog series for parents and students to help get everyone ready for school, come September 4.   I hope you enjoy the series.  




#4 Confirm your Usernames and Passwords
Waldwick High School uses a few web-based sites that require a username and password. The summer is a great time to confirm you have your username and password for each of the sites.  It also might be a good idea to change your password for security reasons.  I would suggest finding a place/site/App to help you keep track of all the user names and passwords that have become part of our lives. 

Here is a blog post I recently read 10 Important Password Tips Everyone Should Know by Viki Davis) that was very informative.  

Naviance
Family Connection from Naviance® is a web-based program that links counselors and schools with students and parents to improve college and career planning. We are pleased to make this resource available to all o…

Before School Starts TO DO LIST # 3 Baseline Testing

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September will be here before we know it, so I wanted to put together a summer “To Do List” blog series for parents and students to help get everyone ready for school, come September 4.   I hope you enjoy the series.  


#3 Baseline Testing 

For the fifth consecutive year, Waldwick HS will be providing all athletes with the Impact Baseline Test. This is a preventative measure that will help reduce prolonged brain injury. Impact provides a computerized neurocognitive assessment that measures levels such as reaction time and memory.  When a head injury occurs, the baseline score will be compared to a post test that the athlete will have to take.  A doctor will not allow an athlete back on the playing field until the post test score is at an acceptable level when compared to the athlete’s baseline test.  Additional information on Impact Testing can be found on the website www.impacttest.com.
The baseline test will be administered by the Athletic Trainer beginning August 11. Because the Impact…

Before School Starts TO DO LIST #2 Follow/Like/Signup for WHS News

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September will be here before we know it, so I wanted to put together a summer “To Do List” blog series for parents and students to help get everyone ready for school, come September 4.   I hope you enjoy the series.  



#2 Get connected with WHS

Waldwick High School has embraced the use of social media as a communication tool and the summer is a great time to create an account, confirm that you have followed, liked, subscribed and bookmarked everything Waldwick.  


Social Media Accounts for Waldwick High School


Waldwick High School's Principal Blog
The Principal's Blog is used as a communication tool to help keep our students, parents, community members, alumni and anyone else in the world informed about events/highlights/achievements going on at Waldwick High School.   

Main Twitter Accounts for WHS
Follow Me on Twitter: @WHS_Principal
Follow WHS on Twitter: @WaldwickWHS
Follow WHS Athletics: @WHSWarrior_ATHL

Most Coaches and Advisors have twitter accounts.  You can find a complete list …