Showing posts from February, 2018

WEF's Read Across America - Sunday 3/4

Come Celebrate the WEF's "Read Across America" Green Eggs & Ham (pancakes too) Breakfast Sunday March 4 from 8am to 12 noon at the American Legion 46 Franklin Turnpike - $5 breakfast!  
Swap a Book!  Leave a Book & Take a Book!  Help us build our collection of books for our SWAP A BOOK library!  We have Boxes at each school and at Liberty 100 Realty 171 Franklin Turnpike.  

Children & Adults - Please bring a book to Swap on Sunday!

Heart Screening at WHS - Class of 2021

For the ninth consecutive year, Waldwick High School has teamed up with the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation and the Gift of Life Foundation to honor the life of Sean Fisher and provide heart screenings to all 9th graders.
The screening program is offered at no cost to the Freshman class ONLY and will take place at Waldwick High School on April 9 and 10 during school hours.  This year the company that will be handling the screening ismCORE.
Screenings takes approximately 15-20 minutes and includes: electrocardiogram (EKG) and echocardiogram
In order for a freshman to take advantage of this opportunity, they most go online, select a time slot and create an account on the mCORE site using the link below.
**Heart Screening -Registration/Flyer**
If you have any questions please see/call/email Mr. Carroll or the school nurse, Mrs. Willer.
Please check out the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation websiteto learn more about Sean and the Foundation.   
The Fisher Family was recently featured on CBS News.

We Got Matthew ... We Got Matthew - I am Sports Award

WarriorNation ...
Our very own Senior, Matthew Rypkema, has been nominated for the - I am Sport Award
The I AM SPORT Award presented by Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is a contest created to honor high school student athletes who are committed to giving back to the youth in their communities. Please take a moment to vote for the student athlete shown below that you feel is most deserving of this award. You may vote once per day through 11:59 am EST on March 19, 2018
Link to VOTE - I am Sport Award

Mr. Fisher (Sean Fisher's Father) nominated Matthew and this is what he wrote: 

Matthew was found to have a severe case of arrhythmia from the Sean Fisher annual heart screenings at Waldwick High School when he was a freshman. Matthew had to undergo a procedure called an ablation, to realign the electrical components in his heartbeat. This all took place when Matthew was a freshman. Since that Matthew has a been our biggest advocate by far, with his family. He speaks to…

WHS January Students of the Month

January Students of the Month
2017 – 2018

PANAGIOTA PAPAMICHAEL - Pennie, a senior, has taken several business classes throughout her time at Waldwick High School.  In each one, she has taken pride in her work and eagerly participates during class discussions and activities.  Pennie also proves to be an amazing peer mentor and offers to help those around her.  She is creative, has excellent problem-solving skills, works hard and will do very well in the business world! NORMA BELHACHEM - Norma, a senior, has taken several business classes since coming to Waldwick High School as she prepares to major in the accounting field in college.  She shows such promise and dedication to succeeding in the accounting field.  Norma consistently asks questions to learn more and further her understanding of
the financial aspect of businesses.  Norma is great at collaborating with peers and serving
as a mentor to those around her.
RYAN GRIFFIN - Ryan, a senior, has …

Class of 2022 - High School Scheduling for 18-19 SY

On Thursday, February 1, the high school guidance counselors, Mrs. Gastman and Mrs. Fortini met with the eighth grade students regarding their schedule for next year.  Students will be making their requests online for the elective courses they are interested in.  The core academic courses (Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies & World Language) are based on teacher recommendations and will be posted later in March for student/parent review. 

Below are two important links which should be reviewed:
The Course Selection Guide gives a description of all courses offered at WHS.  WHS Course Selection Guide
Any student interested in being part of the any of the Honors Program (Language Arts, Science or Social Studies) need to indicate that by completing this online form:
Interested in 9th Grade Honors Course

*Students that are interested in the Honors Program will need to take a placements test later in February. 

The Scheduling tab will be available on Genesis Parent Access in mid March…