Important Information Regarding Keystone Testing
Parents and Guardians - Please review the following document:
Weather-Related Closings and Delays
Please read this important letter from Superintendent Michael Silsby regarding weather-related closings and delays.
School Board Honors Seniors at December Meeting
The final School Board meeting of 2017 brought forth three outstanding seniors to be recognized for their accomplishments.
Olivia Gregory is a Gold Award-winning member of the National Honor Society, having served on its Executive Council. She has also participated in Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and has been a Peer Helper. Olivia earned her athletic letters in Soccer, Basketball, and Softball, and served on the Athletic Council. Her future plans include continued studies in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.
Angelina Ioppolo has also been a member of SADD and the National Honor Society, winning the Gold Award. She placed fifth in States at the SkillsUSA competition, and has lettered in Soccer, Field Hockey, and Softball. Angelina earned the Times Tribune Athlete of the Week honor, as well as the Channel 13 Female Athlete of the Week recognition. She also made 1st Team All-Star in Softball. Her plans include majoring in Biology with a pre-med track, followed by medical school.
Thomas Johnson is a Gold and Silver Award-winning member of the National Honor Society, and has lettered in both Track and Field, and Cross-Country, where he made League All-Star and qualified for the State Championship. Thomas plans to study Electrical Engineering in college.
All the members of the Wallenpaupack community wish these seniors great success in their future endeavors.
WAHS Competitive Cheer Team Advances to the State Championships
Congratulations to the Wallenpaupack Area Varsity Competitive Spirit Team for a job well done in the District II Spirit Championship. They took First Prize for Co-Ed Team for the 5th consecutive year with the third highest score of the day! We wish them lots of luck on the road to the State Championships to be held in Hershey on January 19th & 20th, 2018. LET'S GO BUCKHORNS!
Katie Lane Named November Fine Arts Student of the Month
Katie Lane has been named the Fine Arts Student of the Month for November.
Katie is from Greentown and is working in the Fine Art discipline of Performing Art: Theater, Video Production, Choir and Band. Her activities include Symphonic Band and Concert Choir. She is also an active member of the WAHS Players. In addition, she lends her talents to the WHS News Network, where she reports, anchors, writes script and edits footage.
Katie has earned the following awards and recognition:
- WAHS Players Council - tradition holder
- Flute Section Leader
- Skills USA - Video/Audio Production - state competitor
- Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador
- Member of the National Honor Society
- Gold Award Scholar
Katie plans to further her education and major in Journalism, with a focus in Radio, TV, and Film.
Holiday Toy Drive Now Under Way
We are pleased to announce that The Holiday Toy Drive will be sponsoring gifts for children in need in Pike and Wayne Counties this year. If you are a family in need of help for the holidays, please contact The Holiday Toy Drive at www.zipperjunction.org and click the big toy truck on the right-hand side to register your child for the program. If you are a family with children that qualify for a free or reduced lunch and are not signed up for any other Christmas outreach program in Pike or Wayne County, you are eligible to participate in The Holiday Toy Drive for your children.
If you are not a family in need but would like to help, please place an item in The Holiday Toy Drive bins in the lobby of one of our schools, or any other bin in Pike or Wayne County, or go to the website at www.zipperjunction.org/holidaytoydrive/donate. Volunteers are also needed to help with the program.
Wallenpaupack is Looking for YOU!
The Wallenpaupack Area School District is seeking Day-to-Day Substitutes for the following positions:
Guest Teachers (Bachelor's degree in any discipline)
Licensed Practical Nurses
An information session for interested parties was held on September 13th at 6:00 pm in the High School Library.
If you were unable to attend the information session, please visit http://www.wallenpaupack.org/employment.asp for instructions on how to apply.
For updated information about the Cafeteria for the 2017-2018 school year, including the online payment program, please read this document.
Information and an application for Free or Reduced Price Meals can be found here.
New Vaccination Requirements for 2017-2018 School Year
In the 2017-2018 school year, there are new requirements that students in 7th and 12th grade must adhere to. On the First Day of School in the fall of 2017, unless the child has a medical or religious/philosophical exemption, a child must have had the vaccinations as described in this pamphlet, or risk exclusion from school.
Students at any grade, Kindergarten through 12th, including all public, private, parochial or nonpublic school in this Commonwealth of Pennsylvania must show proof of immunization before they can attend school. This pertains to vocational schools, alternative education programs, intermediate units, special education, home education programs, charter and cyber charter schools.
For more information, please refer to this pamphlet.
Wallenpaupack Immunization / Exemption Form
Notice Regarding Student Insurance - Updated for 2017-2018!
Please be advised that it is the responsibility of the parents/guardians, in the event of a student accident, to provide for accidental injury expenses either through insurance or cash payment to health care providers. For this reason, the School District would like to make you aware of the availability of a low cost, standard school approved insurance policy.
The School District does not provide insurance coverage for students. If you do not have insurance or the financial ability to cover potential injury expenses, we encourage you to review this Student Accident Insurance document.
If you choose to purchase insurance through this program, please have your child return the completed insurance form with your payment to their school and it will be forwarded to the insurance company to process.
We hope this program can be a valuable service for you and your family.
The Wallenpaupack Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Michael Silsby, Superintendent, 2552 Rt 6, Hawley, PA 18428. Telephone (570)226-4557 ext. 3000. All material and content on this site ©2006-2017 Wallenpaupack Area School District, except where noted.