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Wissahickon High School

521 Houston Road, Ambler, PA  19002
Phone: 215-619-8112 Fax: 215-619-8113

Lyn Fields, Principal
Thomas Andrzejewski, Associate Principal
James Cairnes, Assistant Principal
Karen Gebhardt, Assistant Principal
Thomas Meier, Director of Sports and Activities

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Parents - Your assistance is needed. Please click into this news headline to read an important message from Principal Lyn Fields regarding procedures for ill students.
Beginning March 4th, Kindergarten registration packets can be pick up from the attending elementary school during school hours. Kindergarten registration appointments will be held at the Administration Building, by appointment only, from April 7th – April 27th. AFTER April 27th, Kindergarten registration packets will be distributed by the Registrar's Office.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has mandated that the Spring 2015 window for Keystone testing will be from Wednesday, May 13th to Friday, May 27th. Some students are also participating in Advance Placement tests. Wissahickon High School has secured the following "late arrival days" for students who are not participating in these tests. Students taking Keystones will include any student taking Biology, 10th grade English or any non-12th grade student who has not obtained a proficient score previously on these two Keystone Exams. Click into this news headline for more information.
Please enjoy this Winter/Spring 2015 issue of the Wissahickon High School Parent-Teacher Council Newsletter. As always, it is a must-read, full of important high school information, people, events, and issues. Please read it cover to cover and encourage your friends to email to request an online copy. Only those who are PTC members or who have signed up for high school news alerts are receiving the digital edition, and this is a small fraction of WHS families. Fall and winter/spring issues are not printed. Only the summer issue is printed and mailed to all homes. Thank you, and enjoy! Click this announcement headline to view the newsletter.
Do you think your Librarian does a great job of educating you and should be rewarded for all of their hard work? Then nominate them for this year's 2015 Librarian of the Year Award. Click the headline for more details.
Click this announcement headline to view or download a copy of a calendar for September-April that lists all day numbers, IE days and other important information. (Revised 3/6/2015)
Click this news headline to access the I/E Selection Deadlines for Spring 2015. (Revised 3/6/2015)
With your photos, we can raise money for college scholarships for students at WHS. Click into this news headline to learn how YOU can help!
In an effort to continue and enhance the tradition of offering scholarship money to graduating seniors, we are in search of additional sponsors. Click this news headline for more information.
The comprehensive plan is a proactive tool used to inform and guide zoning and policy decisions consistent with community-wide values and goals. Obtaining feedback from the community is vital to the planning process. These surveys will help inform the development of the Whitpain Township Comprehensive Plan Update. The surveys will be available until June 30, 2015. Click the headline for the two different surveys.
Students will be participating in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in the areas of Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science during the month of April. For additional information regarding the upcoming PSSA administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians. Click the tab for more information.
DO NOT ENTER SIGNS ARE POSTED AT THE FRONT OF THE SCHOOL: AVOID ENTERING THE LANE IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL DURING THE HOURS OF 7:00—7:30 A.M. AND 2:30—3:00 P.M. It is a dangerous situation with cars pulling in and out and students getting into and out of cars. Students may be dropped off and picked up at the stadium lot and at the auditorium side of the building. Thank you for your cooperation.
Click the tab for the 2015-2016 School Calendar, which was approved at the January 12th School Board Meeting.
The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit proudly presents the Parent Engagement Speaker Series, an array of parent engagement workshops designed to provide families with information, answers, and resources to maximize the student educational experience. Click the tab more details.
Beginning Wednesday, December 10th, all visitors to the high school will need to show a valid, government-issued ID (driver's license) when entering the school. This will enable a check and provide an electronic picture visitor tag. Thank you for your cooperation.

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