Showing posts from November, 2017

Alumni Day @ WHS - 12/22/17

Recent WHS Graduates:

We are planning an Alumni Day @ WHS on Friday,December 22, with the goal of having recent graduates speak with our current seniors about college/life related topics. Our goal is for you to help the seniors prepare for life after Waldwick High School.   Depending upon the response from the alumni, we would like to start the morning with a panel discussion in the Little Theater, followed-up with breakout sessions on different college/life related topics.
If you would be interested in taking part in the Alumni Day on 12/22, please fill out this form: Alumni Day 2017 by Friday, December 8.

Sample Panel Discussion Topics What to expect when you leave Waldwick. No more Waldwick bubble. If you could go back, what would you tell the current seniors? Best advice? Did you transfer? Why? Hidden costs of college? First year stories? Positive/negative? Roommates--how did you go about finding one, switches? Stress Creating your schedules...deciding on a major/minor Downtime/Organization…

Unsanctioned Genesis App

In our ongoing efforts to ensure your safety in today's technological world, please be advised that we have received word from Genesis, our Student Information System, regarding an unsanctioned app available on the Google Play store.

Please see the following message from Genesis:

Dear Valued Genesis Customer,

It has been recently brought to our attention that an app exists in the Google Play Store labeled "Genesis Grading Mobile Client".  Be aware, this so called "app" has not been designed, written, or sanctioned by Genesis in any way shape or form. In no circumstances should users provide their passwords or login ID's for Genesis to 3rd party vendors or applications. We strongly suggest that any parents or end users cease using this product immediately.

We would ask that, if you have this app, you delete it as soon as you are able. If you do not have it, please do not download it for any reason.

WHS October Students of the Month

WALDWICK HIGH SCHOOL October Students of the Month
2017 – 2018

JOSEPH SHERRY - Joe, a senior, is a diligent and talented AP English Literature student.  He does not hesitate to ask questions and seek support to become the strongest reader and writer he can.  As a writer, Joe has a solid voice and works on the craft of writing to continually improve.  As a reader, Joe is insightful and seems to understand the complexities of the text.  

MICHAEL McNAUGHT - Michael has been a dynamic force in the art room over the past four years and such a delight to teach. He is very devoted to learning and practicing new styles of drawing, he can easily fill a sketchbook with sketches in a month's time. Michael is currently enrolled in AP Drawing Art where he is focusing his time on completing key elements of his portfolio. Michael enhances his artistic ability by taking courses at the Drawing Room Art Studio in Midland Park, as well as a summer figure drawing course at Savanna…

Homework Free Break @ WHS

Enjoy a long four day break with no homework! Since school is closed on Thursday, 11/8, and Friday, 11/9, there will be no assigned homework from Waldwick High School. Additional homework free breaks @ WHS will take place throughout the year.

Homework Free Breaks
November 8 - November 12
November 22- November 26
December 22 - January 1
February 15 - February 20
April 13 - April 22
We hope these days will provide students time to mentally step away from focusing on homework and studying for tests. In addition to no homework for the break, no assignments or tests will be due immediately after the break.  
What you could do with the TIME .... Students can read just to read for the joy of it Spend time enjoying the great fall weather Spend time with family Volunteer within the community Take time to reflect on the first marking period and your effort Learn something new because it interests you

Enjoy the TIME!!

WEF Fundraiser - Harlem Wizards vs. Foundation Warriors

Get ready Waldwick: A high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show is coming to town! The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Waldwick High School on January 5, 2018 for an evening of great fun and fundraising. The Wizards will play a game against Waldwick's Foundation Warriors.  Proceeds will benefit the Waldwick Education Foundation who celebrates 25 year in 2017.  The Waldwick Education Foundation raises money for Waldwick's schools.  
The event will feature a variety of fun interactive extras to complement the Wizards' dazzling demonstration of hoops artistry: Pregame "Wiz Kids" warm-up, contests, comedy, awesome slam dunks, audience participation, merchandise giveaways, and more. The game will conclude with the Wizards' signature dance extravaganza that will have the crowd on their feet!
Tickets are available online and will go on sale Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Noon.   General Admission $17, Reserved Seating $25, Courtside Plus Seating $35…


Something new at WHS ... DECA (Club) 

Mrs. Argo, one of our Business teachers, has started a new group and we are very excited to have this new club as part of WHS! Below is a slideshow and video that will give you an idea what DECA is all about. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Mrs. Argo. 

2017-2018 DECA Membership Video | #Limitless from DECA Inc. on Vimeo.

Warrior Gear Sale

The Warrior Gear Sale kicked off last night (Wednesday, 11/1) during the 8th Grade Open House. Samples of the gear is on display at the high school. Orders will be accepted until Tuesday, November 14Sunday, November 19 (Deadline Extended).All order forms can be dropped off at the High School Main Office or this year there is online store where you can purchase directly.  See links below:

Links to: 

***Online Store***

Order Form  (Paper Copy)

700 Group - Class of 2018

I am proud to share with you the 700 Group for the Class of 2018.

Scoring 700 or higher is quite an accomplishment and something we are extremely proud of at WHS.

700 SAT (Evidence Based Reading & Writing)

Hannah Corbisiero Ryan Griffin Griffin Lawler Zachary Trimmer
700 SAT (Mathematics)
Hannah Corbisiero Nicholas D'Annibale Ryan Griffin Daniel Karkhut Eric Lim Matthew Noyes Joseph Sherry Connor Toms Zachary Trimmer Danielle Villarosa