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CPR/First Aid Certification

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As part of the new curriculum, all Junior Health classes will be covering CPR towards the end of the marking period.   

As mentioned on Back-To-School Night, upon completion of the unit, the students are provided with an opportunity to test for certification.  Students who choose to participate will be charged $11.00 plus a Transaction Fee.   Payment is due by Friday, October 30, 2015, for students who have Health 1st marking period.

Beyond the ability to be prepared in the case of a medical emergency, the benefits of becoming officially certified are: An official LifeSaver card to keep in their wallet Job opportunities such as life guarding, babysitting, coaching opportunities, etc. Resume and college application information MiniKey CPR Key-chain disposable mask, customized for Waldwick High School.

If students wish to become certified Complete the Google Form Use Payforit.com - To pay the fee (just like the Chromebook Insurance) Login into the PayForIt.net website, click on “Fees” then “Make …

Character = #Ownit @ WHS

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Starting this year we will be honoring students for acts of HIGH Character throughout the school year.  In Waldwick High School terms, that means the students that #Ownit. For the month of September we honored 12 students for displaying what #Ownit is all about.  Each student received a WHS Warrior Head pin with the word #Ownit.  
Congratulations goes to:

Amelia Apgar
Brianna Fleming
Callie Fucarino
Amanda Giampaglia
Christian Gormley
Michaela MacFarran
Chris Park
Sarah Peepall
Gerber Requeno
Joshua Sheriff
Erin Smith
Dylan Yang

For the month of September, the #Ownit Student(s) of the Month goes to Amelia Apgar and Brianna Fleming for their outstanding act of character.

WHS September Students of the Month

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WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL September Students of the Month 2015 – 2016



WORLD LANGUAGE

MICHAELA MAC FARRAN - Michaela is in her fourth year of learning and studying the Spanish language.  She has shown consistent growth in her proficiency.  Michaela continues to take risks inside and outside the classroom by using her language skills in different situations, including incorporating her cultural knowledge in her personal interests.

TECHNOLOGY

DANIEL SCHERB - Dan, a senior in CAD 4, has maintained a 100 average for two years straight.  He has demonstrated an advanced ability not seen before in Waldwick.  He competes in design competitions and is on the STEM team.  Dan’s ambition, combined with ability and talent, will take him anywhere he wants to go!

ATHLETICS

DANIELA AVAGNANO – Daniela, a junior on the varsity Volleyball Team, has really stepped up to the plate so far this season.  She is a player who has had to take on two different roles separate from her own to help out the team this year.  Earl…

Chromebook are ALL out @ WHS

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I am very happy to announce that all students have been issued their Chromebooks and everything is working very well here at the high school. I hope your child is enjoying their Chromebook and if there are any issues please let us know right away.




This will be the last call for any parent/guardian who chose to opt-out of the damage protection plan and would like to reconsider.  We will be accepting payment until 3 p.m. on Monday, October 5.  Please email me if you plan on making a payment.
WHS Chromebook Damage Protection Plan
Payment can be made directly online using payforit.net
PayForit directions









Week of Respect @ WHS

PSAT @ WHS

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Waldwick High School will be a national testing center for the administration of the PSAT Exam on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.   Most sophomores and juniors have already registered to take the PSAT Exam. The PSAT is an excellent opportunity to prepare and gain an understanding of the SAT exam. Juniors are also eligible for a National Merit Scholarship depending on the score. He have a few open spots left, so if you have registered yet please contact Ms. Cassidy in Guidance.
The SAT will be re-redesigned beginning in the spring of 2016. This will impact students in the class of 2017 and beyond. The 2015 PSAT has also been redesigned.
Resources from the CollegeBoard Comparison of the Major Features: Pre-2015 and New PSAT/NMSQT
Prepare for the new PSAT - presentation by CollegeBoard