Morning Announcements

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Announcements

Freshmen: Please check the bulletin board outside the guidance office or the cafeteria window for your test room assignment for the Grade 9 Start Strong Assessments scheduled for this Thursday 9/23. Please bring your fully charged chromebook and wired earbuds. You should report directly to your testing room on Thursday 9/23.

Sophomores: Please check the bulletin board outside the guidance office or the cafeteria window for your test room assignment for the Grade 10 Start Strong Assessments scheduled for this Friday 9/24. Please bring your fully charged chromebook and wired earbuds. You should report directly to your testing room on Friday 9/24.

Academic Team is welcoming all former and new members to come to a general interest meeting next Tuesday, September 28. Meet in room 206 right after school. This year's theme is "Water." If you have any interest at all, come see what Ac Dec is all about! If you have any questions feel free to email or talk to Mr. Warren. We encourage any and all to attend!

Are you ready for some football? Come out and support the WP Wildcats against Kinnelon this Friday night at 7pm at Kinnelon! There will be NO admission charge for the game. Instead Kinnelon is asking all fans to bring a food item with them to supply the local food pantry this fall with as much food as they can!

Freshmen: Please check the bulletin board outside the guidance office or the cafeteria window for your test room assignment for the Grade 9 Science Start Strong Assessment scheduled for Monday 9/27. Please bring your fully charged chromebook and wired earbuds. You should report directly to your testing room on Monday, 9/27.

Attention all students: Nominations for Homecoming King, Queen, and Court can be made in Mrs. Nekich’s office today and tomorrow, September 23, and September 24. Nominations will close promptly at 3:00pm on Friday, September 24. Seniors may nominate one female and one male member. Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen may nominate one female member from their class. There will be a brief meeting for all nominees at 8:20am Monday, September 27 in the back of the auditorium. Homecoming elections will take place during English / Language Arts classes Wednesday, September 29. Any questions, please see Mr. Palumbo or Mrs. Nekich in the Attendance Office.

Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican-born American actress, dancer, and singer who accomplished the rare feat of winning the four major North American entertainment awards. She also won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for the role of Anita in the 1961’s West Side Story. She became the first-ever Hispanic American woman to win an Academy Award. Moreno made her Broadway debut in Skydrift at the age of 13, and her career took off after that. In addition, she has won numerous other awards including various lifetime achievement awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor. This message was brought to you by Janvi Patel. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the ERASE Club!