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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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Click this news headline to access important dates for graduation projects, final exams, and makeup exams.
The Spring Keystone Exam administration for Algebra 1, Literature, and Biology will take place in May. Click into this news headline for important information about the administration of these exams at Wissahickon High School
WHS Happenings for the week of April 14, 2014. Click the announcement title to access the Happenings in PDF format.
Click this news headline to read the weekly "We Believe" letter from WHS Principal, Ms. Lyn Fields.
The Keystone Exams will be administered during the spring testing window in the areas of Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. Students currently enrolled in Keystone related courses will take the spring Keystone Exams as end of course assessments, as well as students in Grades 9, 10, and 11 who did not achieve a proficient score on a previously administered Keystone Exam. For additional information regarding the upcoming Keystone Exam administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
Click this news headline to access the I/E Selection Deadlines for Winter/Spring 2014 (Updated 4/2/14)
Click this announcement headline to view or download a copy of a calendar for May-August that lists all day numbers, IE days and other important information.
This presentation, shared at the March 24, 2014, School Board meeting reflects the mid-year elementary student data, in particular the first part of the presentation displays how the students who were redistricted are performing using the various district assessments. One of the Board's goals is to eliminate the achievement gap and this presentation reflects the data that shows that we are well on our way to achieving that goal. Our elementary program is both rigorous and comprehensive in scope and sequence and designed to meet the needs of our diverse learners here in Wissahickon.
At the March 24th school board meeting, the board was presented with a proposed calendar for the 2014-15 school year. There have been changes made since the last draft such as, modifications to the number of teacher workdays due to the recently approved teacher's contract,and a different sequence of inclement weather make-up days. This calendar is available for public review and comment, and will be recommended to the board for approval at the April 28th meeting.
It is with great pleasure that we bring you the winter/spring 2014 edition of the Wissahickon High School Parent-Teacher Council newsletter. In it, you will find valuable information about past and upcoming events that are critical to the life of our students. Please take the time to read the issue cover to cover. If it is easier for you to read it in print, please take a moment to print it and share it with family members and friends. We think you'll be glad you did. Click this announcement headline to view the newsletter.
At the February 24, 2014 board meeting, the board approved modifications to the district calendar to accommodate the seven instructional days missed as a result of the inclement weather this winter.
Information about and registration forms for summer school enrichment programs for Music, Tennis and Camp Invention are available on the Summer School page. Check back soon for ESL and remediation info. Click the event title to access the information.
Students will be participating in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in the areas of Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Science during the months of March and April. For additional information regarding the upcoming PSSA administration, which was included in a recent mailing to parents and guardians, please click the tab for the link.
This year, WHS teachers and students are actively invloved with the new Mathematics curriculum focused on College Preparatory Math (CPM). Click this news headline or navigate to the Academics page to learn more about CPM.
In keeping with our district Green initiative, the WHS Student Handbook has gone digital! Click this announcement headline or click over to the Academics page to access and download the 2013-2014 WHS Student Handbook.

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