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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

News & Announcements

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Click this news headline to access the I/E Selection Deadlines for Spring 2015.
Click this news headline to read the weekly "We Believe" letter from WHS Principal, Ms. Lyn Fields.
WHS Happenings for the week of November 24, 2014. Click the announcement title to access the Happenings in PDF format.
The Wissahickon School Board unanimously approved a contract with Dr. Crisfield as Superintendent on Wednesday, November 19th at a Special Board Meeting followed by a reception where Dr. Crisfield began to meet the Wissahickon community. Dr. Crisfield will officially start in the Superintendent position on March 1, 2015. Mrs. Clark's contract will be extended through February 28, 2015 to insure a smooth transition. Members of the community are also invited to meet the new Superintendent on Friday, November 21st from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Central Office Board room. Details of the appointment are available by clicking the headline.
The Wissahickon High School Hall of Fame Committee is still seeking out nominations for the Hall of Fame class of 2015. We are in search of graduates and individuals who have made a significant impact on this school/community in there time at Wissahickon. Click into this news headline for more info and specific criteria.
Parents and Guardians of WHS Students - Please note that the Marking Period 1 report cards have now been posted to the Sapphire Portal. To view the report card, your student's grades and assignments and other useful information, click into this news headline for the direct link to Sapphire.
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 11/11/14)
Read up on the latest news from WEOF! Click into the news headline to access November's Newsletter.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released the 2013-2014 School Performance Profile (SPP). The PA School Performance Profile is the state's information and support system designed to provide an Academic Performance Score for all public schools in Pennsylvania. This is the second year for this system, which replaces the "Adequate Yearly Progress" measure under No Child Left Behind that was in place for 12 years. New for 2014, the SPP will be used as part of the state's Educator Effectiveness regulations, which use student achievement as a component of teacher and principal evaluations. Click the tab for the full story.
A student at Wissahickon High School has been diagnosed with laboratory-confirmed pertussis (whooping cough). Your child may have been exposed. This information was confirmed by the Montgomery County Health Department on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Click the tab to find out important information on Enterovirus D68 and the ways to avoid it.
Seniors and parents of Seniors - click on over to the Junior/Senior activities page to access everything you need to know about the 2015 Yearbook (including Baby Ads).
To increase the efficiency of our school-to-home communications, in particular our 'robo calls', the district utilizes an emergency notification systems known as School Messenger. This system sends out calls, emails and text messages for general information, absences and snow closings/other emergencies. Parents should be setting up an account and/or updating their contact information through School Messenger so that information is received in a timely and efficient manner. Click into this news headline to access the link to set up your School Messenger account.
Click this news headline to access the I/E Selection Deadlines for Fall 2014 (Posted 9/2/14)
The District recently issued a new policy (No. 810.1) under Pennsylvania law which authorizes the possible presence of video and audio recording equipment and the conducting of audio and/or video recording on District school vehicles. Please be aware that this recording capability exists on District school vehicles and that a clearly visible sign will be present inside all school vehicles notifying persons that their actions and statements may be subject to audio and/or video recording. Click the tab for the entire policy.

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