We have a lot going on over the next few weeks as 2016 comes to an end and we look forward to 2017.
This Wednesday, 12/7 we will be meeting as a staff after school in the Media Center for our Learning and Collaborating Time. There are a few things I want to share.
News Around the Building
Congratulations to Mr. Meltzer and his talented students on their award winning film - Chores.
Article from the Bergen Record Waldwick students win awards for short film
Link to their Film: Chores (Short Film)
Last week Mrs. Orlak presented at the National Council for Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC. Sharing knowledge is a powerful tool and I encourage all of you to consider presenting at our upcoming Edcamp in January as well as conferences outside of Waldwick. Great job Dayna!!
Mid-Year Conferences - 1/27 - 2/3
Please use this link (Mid Year Conf Schedule) to fill in the time slot that works for you to schedule your mid-year conference. The sheet is broken up into departments. I will provide more information on the Mid-Year conferences as we get closer.
Monday 12/12 - Desert Wars (Questions see Mr. Opderbeck)
Our WHS Students for Global Awareness Club will be hosting the Faculty Dessert War on http://www.helpforhaiti.com/)Wednesday 12/14 - Winter Concert 7pm in the Little Th
.. As part of this event over the last few years our club has raised close to $1,000 to aid those in need around the world. This year, we plan to make a donation to "Help for Haiti" (
Staff members bake a special dessert that can be divided into many small parts. Students pay a fee to be the judges as they rate your creations. We've had quite a bit of fun!
This year, we plan on having the Dessert War on . Hopefully that would give us a little extra time on the prior Sunday to prepare.
Spirit Rally (11:30 - 12:36) More details to follow
Holiday Luncheon (Questions see Terais or Kerry)
We are looking to put together a holiday lunch for all HS staff members during the spirit rally on . This will be a good time for staff to relax, enjoy a nice conversation with your colleagues and wish everyone a healthy and happy holiday before we leave for break. We are hoping to get everyone to attend. If you are interested please see Terais or Kerry with payment of $8.00 no later than . If anyone is interested in baking or bringing a dessert please feel free to do so.Ugly Sweater Contest (Questions see Heather or Lara)
It is time to start thinking about your ugliest holiday sweater/sweatshirt and holiday gear.This year, the Evelyn Pagano Holiday Spirit Award, will be awarded to the best overall holiday look, not just the best ugly sweater/sweatshirt.Nothing goes better with an ugly sweater than a comfortable pair of jeans. (Mr. Meyers and Mr. Carroll have given the okay for us to wear jeans).The contest will take place on Friday, . Judging will be conducted by our unbiased panel. More details about the judging will follow. Please show your holiday spirit and don't be a Grinch.Recent Blog/Twitter Posts
WHS November Students of the Month
Congratulations Anthony Tutschek - County Band
Official WHS Mannequin Challenge (feat. Enzo Amore)
Parent Input Survey
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 15–24 y/o. YOU ARE NOT ALONE! #saveteens @800273TALK Help is there. #OwnitWHS pic.twitter.com/NuDaTjsF1G— Kevin Carroll (@WHS_Principal) December 2, 2016
Thnks 2 @MrSussman @MrCosgrove7 #MrWilsonWHS 4 prtcptng in the fundraiser 4 @Movember Thnks 2 all who donated! Together we raised over $100! pic.twitter.com/9tXsxFnpRe— Dan Freeman (@TweetsFromFree) December 1, 2016
The December Birthday Board is up! Good job Sophomores. @WHSSC16 @WHS_Principal pic.twitter.com/Y35y4esLts— WHS Class Of 2019 (@Waldwick19) November 30, 2016
Chores submitted to Ramapo Film Festival and wins "Best Fiction Film" last night. #Trifecta #whsownit pic.twitter.com/jcsK1YJnln— Wake Up Waldwick (@UpWuw) December 5, 2016