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WHS 8th gr open house presentation 2013

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WHS 8th gr open house presentation 2013

  1. 1. Welcome to Waldwick High School’s 8th Grade Open House Class of 2018
  2. 2. Student Perspective Seniors: Joseph Hurban Eunice Lim
  3. 3. About the staff @ WHS  All instructional staff is NJ state certified  60% of the staff holds at least one Masters Degree  Teaching staff experience @ WHS  1 - 9 years  10 – 20 years  25+ years 29 Teachers (45%) 30 Teachers (46%) 5 Teachers (7%)
  4. 4. About the staff @ WHS  Administrative Experience  This is my 8th year @ WHS  Principal – 6 years  Assistant Principal/Athletic Director - 2 years  This is Mr. Clancy's 6th year @ WHS as the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
  5. 5. Very Special Staff @ WHS Committed Stable Caring Supportive Dedicated
  6. 6. Where WHS was & where we are going  NJ Monthly – Best High Schools in NJ  2008 – ranked 93  2010 – ranked 68  2012 – ranked 54  Improved 39 spots in four years
  7. 7. Advanced Placement Honor Roll  In 2012 Waldwick High School was named an “AP District Honor Roll” school  WHS was 1 of 539 high schools nationwide and Canada to be honored (There are over 24,000 US High Schools)  WHS was 1 of 5 schools in Bergen County to receive this honor
  8. 8. WHS College Acceptances MIT NYU West Point Bucknell University Rutgers University Muhlenberg University Syracuse University Quinnipiac University Cornell University University of Michigan University of Arizona Boston University University of Massachusetts Stevens Institute of Technology Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Johns Hopkins University Villanova University Penn State University Northeastern University University of Maryland Drexel University Seton Hall Clemson University DeSales University New Jersey Institute of Technology College of New Jersey Fordham University
  9. 9. Scholarship Money Offered  Class of 2013 4.2 Million  Class of 2012 5.2 Million  Class of 2011 5.7 Million  Class of 2010 4.1 Million  2013 - 94% of the class went to college/trade school  2012 - 97% of the class went to college/trade school
  10. 10. Guidance Department Presentation Penny Gastman Kristi Fortini
  11. 11. Course Offerings  11 Advanced Placement Courses  23 Honors Level Courses  College Prep, Survey Level, Resources  Dual Enrollment (Coming 2013-2014 SY)  Blue Print  9th Grade Honors Courses Humanities 9 H Biology H World History H Geometry H
  12. 12. Communication @ WHS  Naviance Email  Twitter:  School Account @WaldwickWHS  My Account @WHS_Principal  Facebook Page  Instagram – WaldwickWHS  YouTube Channel: Warrior Broadcast Center  WHS Principal’s Blog  HS Website
  13. 13. Student Expectations  Accountability  Fair, Firm and Consistent  Digital Citizenship  Cell Phones  Random Drug Testing  Athletics
  14. 14. Athletic Department Presentation Mr. Clancy Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
  15. 15. WHS Athletics O 19 Varsity level programs O 17 Sub-Varsity & Freshman level programs O Sectional Championships O League Titles O State Playoff Appearances
  16. 16. WHS Athletics O Safety – Baseline Testing O Athletic Trainer O Coaching Certifications O Athletic Facilities upgrades
  17. 17. Why WHS 1. Its about YOU 2. Small School Atmosphere 3. Ahead of Curve 4. #WarriorNation
  18. 18. Your questions from the online survey.
  19. 19. Tonight's Packet  Honors & AP Programs  Elective Courses listed by Department  List of Athletic Teams and Coaches  List of Clubs and Advisors  Guidance Newsletter  Guidance Department- Orientation Booklet Graduation Requirements Academic Highlights College Visits to WHS Grading System Naviance Scholarships
  20. 20. What’s Next Tonight  Curriculum Experts in the Media Center for Q & A  Teams/Coaches & Clubs/Advisors in the Cafeteria  Science Department Experiments 301, 303, 307  Building Tours by Students

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