The elementary schools in the Wissahickon School District will be holding a Pre-Registration Overview for the parents of 2015-2016 Kindergartners. The kindergarten overview will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:30 am. Click this announcement heading for important dates and additional info.
At the January 12th Board of School Directors meeting there was a presentation about Literacy in the Elementary schools given by the four elementary principals. This presentation provided information regarding the elementary literacy program, curriculum, and the McGraw-Hill Wonders program. Highlights included explanation of the shift from the legacy PA Academic to the PA Core Standards, an explanation of the increase in rigor and critical thinking skills based upon the revised PA Core Standards, Wissahickon aligned curriculum, and materials, as well as description of the components of literacy, that include shared reading, guided reading, and academic vocabulary. Narrative, opinion, and informational writing has been a focus for the 2014-15 school year as a result of the changes in the Standards and was also highlighted in this presentation. Click the tab for the link to the presentation.
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.
Click title to read the letter from our superintendent, Judith Clark, concerning the hiring of a school resource officer.
Click the title to access the WHS Program of Studies Booklet for 2015-2016.
The Wissahickon High School Hall of Fame Committee is still seeking out nominations for the Hall of Fame class of 2015.
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.