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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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A mailing was sent out regarding the Wiss21 laptop initiative with specific instructions regarding the program. Click the headline for a summary of the procedures for the 2014-2015 school year:
Please be sure to click over to the Principal's page to read a Welcome Back letter from Ms. Lyn Fields including information about student schedules, first day of school, and more.
Head on over to the Academics page to check out three new publications for the 2014-2015 school year: the WHS Student Handbook, and two homework brochures - one for parents and one for students.
The Wissahickon School District has recently completed the installation of a new phone system. Our extensions now follow a pattern based upon the building you are calling. The main phone numbers for all buildings have remained the same. If you are trying to reach a particular department or staff member please go to the district website under district directory for the new extension. There is also an auto-attendant menu that can help direct your call. Click the tab for a list of each building's extension patterns.
Please consider establishing or contributing to the WHS Scholarship Fund. Scholarships go a long way to assisting our students further their educations. Contact Lyn Fields@ lfields@wsdweb.org or Bobbi Kennedy @ bkennedy@wsdweb.org. Thank you!
Once again this year, the Wissahickon Educational Opportunities Foundation is providing printed WSD District Calendars. Click into this news headline to find out how you can order yours today!
Click this news headline to read a special summer edition "We Believe" letter from WHS Principal, Ms. Lyn Fields.
Join us on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:30-8 pm as Dr. Richard Villa talks about inclusion and general education. The event will take place at the High School Audion. For more information please click the tab above or contact the Special Education Department at 215-619-8000 Ext. 1400.
Incoming WHS 9th grade students and their parents are asked to attend 9th Grade Orientation at WHS on Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please mark your calendar for August 21! We hope to see you there.
​As a service for those parents and community members who would like to volunteer in the district, we are offering on site fingerprinting services, FingerprintsNOW (www.fingerprintsnow.com). The two days for this service will be Wednesday, August 20 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and Monday August 25 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Administration Building. Each individual will need to register online at www.pa.cogentid.com ahead of time and should click on the Department of Education icon then the Register Online link. Applicants will make their payment online using a credit card or debit card for $28.75, and bring the receipt to the Administration Building on the day of fingerprinting. Fingerprints are one of three required clearances needed to be considered as a "Substantial Volunteer" in Wissahickon. Click the the tab for more information regarding the required clearances.
Once again for the 2014-2015 school year, WHS is proud to offer many scholarship opportunities for our graduating seniors. Click this announcement title to access both the 2014-2015 WHS Scholarship Listing and the application form. Apply today!
All students wishing to drive to school and park at WHS must have a parking permit. Click over to the "Activities" page to download the Parking Permit Privilege Form. To receive your parking permit, complete the form and return it to Mrs. Kennedy in the Activities Office. The student parking fee for the 2014-2015 school year is $50.
SUMMER READ...Just completed book 2 by our very own fantastic author MATTHEW HEPPE—Child of the Knight. This was the sequel to Eternal Knight. As with the first, it held my attention and I loved the strength of the characters and the different relationships... Click into this news headline for more information about Mr. Heppe's book.
It is with great pleasure that we present to you the Summer 2014 edition of the WHS Parent-Teacher Council Newsletter. This is our annual end-of-year keepsake issue, featuring thousands of names and photos of our students and their many impressive distinctions. A printed issue will be mailed to your home soon. A special WHSpotlights student-recognition insert is also included. Click into this news headline for more info and to download a PDF version of the newsletter.
From June 20-August 29th, the WHS Main Office will be open from 8:00am-2:00pm.

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