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Wiss Nation Difference Makers

As part of our Class of 2024 celebrations, seniors were asked to choose a WSD employee who they identified as a “Difference Maker” - a person who has positively impacted their academic journey and/or personal life. We are pleased to share videos of eight seniors reading their letter.

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NEW Podcast! Leading with Dignity: Casual Conversations with Dr. Dawan

NOW PLAYING! Leading with Dignity: Casual Conversations with Dr. Dawan! Each episode, Dr. Mwenyewe Dawan connects with our district leaders to showcase their personalities, passions, and stories behind their roles! We hope that you'll find a deeper understanding and appreciation of the remarkable work our leaders undertake every day.

  • Episode #1: Ms. Keziah La Torre, Director of Equity and Cultural Responsiveness
  • Episode #2: Dr. Lynne Blair, Wissahickon High School Principal

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National Merit Scholar Finalists Pay Tribute to our Staff

The seven WHS National Merit Scholar Finalists were recognized at the WSD School Board meeting on May 6 and paid tribute to a staff member who made an impact on their personal and academic growth. The students chose a book and dedicated it with a personal letter to the staff member. 

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WHS Ranked Among Best High Schools

Wiss Nation is excited to announce that Wissahickon High School was ranked among the top 4% of high schools in the nation and among the best in the state by U.S. News and World Report. WHS was ranked 16th best public high school in Pennsylvania and 3rd best in Montgomery County!

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Wiss Nation is excited to recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which is a time to acknowledge the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans on the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.

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District Artist of the Month: Braddek Fong, Stony Creek

Congratulations to second grader, Braddek Fong, our District Artist of the Month. Braddek completed a low relief Egyptian mask using glue, string, foil, and markers. The portrait projects slightly from the background, creating a sculptural effect. Second grade classes explored ancient Egyptian art and culture, which provided inspiration! Braddek was congratulated by Stony Creek Principal Mrs. Washam and Art Teacher Mrs. Coyle.

 

 

 

 

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Class of 2024 Celebrations

The Class of 2024 is reminded to check the Seniors webpage for important information about upcoming events, including prom, commencement, the senior picnic and more.

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Why I Work at Wiss Nation

One of the reasons why Wissahickon is a leader in education is because we value the importance of relationships. Click below to watch the video and hear why new and long-term staff members enjoy working at Wissahickon.

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Shoutout to our WHS Students in Pippin!

A big round of applause to our WHS students on their amazing production of the musical, Pippin. The cast and crew entertained a large audience of students, staff, families and community members during three performances, March 7-9. 

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WHS Pride

We are proud to serve more than 1,350 students in grades 9 to 12. WHS is consistently ranked one of the best high schools in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report and was selected for a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education in 2017.

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WSD & Wake Up and Learn Partnership

WSD has kicked off a multi-year partnership with Geisinger's Wake Up and Learn - a school-based sleep education and assessment program that helps empower students, parents, and educators to adopt healthy sleep patterns and improve their overall mental, physical, and emotional health.

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Free Breakfast & Other Healthy Options Every Day!

Check out our Food Service resources, including how to view menus, choose healthy breakfast and lunch options, pay for school meals and download the Nutrislice app. There is a wide variety of healthy selections every day!   

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Wiss SELebrates: Belongingness

Each month, our schools incorporate lessons and activities that support social emotional learning (SEL) skills -- self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making. 

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Our Vision

Wiss Nation is a learning community where all students and staff feel a sense of belonging and are inspired to engage and excel to their fullest potential. 

Belonging

We strive to promote a culture of BELONGING through our policies, practices and programs.

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Get Involved! Extracurricular Clubs

WHS is proud to sponsor more than 50 diverse clubs, activities and programs.

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Trojan Athletics

Join one of our 48 sports clubs or teams - Girls, Boys, Varsity, JV and 9th grade.

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Home & School Association

The Home & School Association (HSA) organizes fun activities for students and staff.

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Wissahickon Happenings

Are you interested in student and staff achievements and upcoming events? Check out the monthly Wiss Watch newsletter and subscribe! 

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