The December edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available: https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/december-2020
Please check our website for an important announcement regarding the upcoming inclement weather and transition to remote learning on December 17 and 18. https://www.wwrsd.org/article/368243?org=wwrsd
The November Cardinal Connection is now available. Follow the link for more information: https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/november-2020
Tonight @ 7:00 PM! Please join us! Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92079129937?pwd=UlJSRGFqZ3NmUm9KbHFVNEFYSC9EZz09 Meeting ID: 920 7912 9937 PW: 073903
WWRSD and CarePlus Present: Mental Health & Coping with the Challenges of a Pandemic. Join us on November 17 at 7 PM via https://zoom.us/j/92079129937?pwd=UlJSRGFqZ3NmUm9KbHFVNEFYSC9EZz09 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Mz5dZPWoCxt3rjL8Ihf25nWG37azYOHH4_LJF8fl52s/edit?ts=5faab10f#slide=id.p
Latest footage of the Middle School expansion project. Check it out online at https://youtu.be/ADEWUAPLiIQ
The October Cardinal Connection is now available. Click the CORRECTED link to check it out https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/october-2020
In an abundance of caution and to lower the transmission potential in our school community, WWRSD will transition to remote instruction for 2weeks and will resume in person instruction on Nov. 2. For more details and info click https://www.wwrsd.org/article/328560?org=wwrsd
The Back to School edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available . https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/september-2020
The Westwood Regional Board of Education is currently seeking a Township of Washington citizen to fill an unexpired term as a member of the Westwood Regional Board of Education. The term expires on December 31, 2020. Interested citizens must be registered voters in the Township of Washington. Please send a resume and letter of interest describing your interest in serving on the Board no later than August, 19, 2020, to Keith A. Rosado, Board Secretary, Westwood Regional Board of Education, 701 Ridgewood Road, Township of Washington, NJ 07676 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Mr. Rosado at 201-664-0880 X2004 with any questions regarding this position.
Check out the early summer edition of the Cardinal Connection for important information including an update on our plans for restarting education in September. https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/summer-2020
We are going to attempt to start the graduation ceremony at 7:30 PM tonight. Class of 2020 STRONG!!! Thank you for your flexibility! You can watch it live here: https://youtu.be/Z_TkjRqBNb0.
Great job by our talented students! Chamber Singers performing with band instrumentalists! Thank you Mr. Pena, Mr. Fritz, and Mrs. Peterson! https://youtu.be/Mm7GYPAtHf8
Thank you to WCTV for putting together this video tribute to our seniors! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEKd9KVx64s&feature=youtu.be
Last day of school "Drive Through" for our seniors! Teachers, BOE Members, Mayor/Council, Police and Fire Departments from both Westwood & Wash. Twp! Love our community and the class of 2020!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1v_Bkr6mutlr6ysx7fhgHk8CgQ0X2ii3k/view
Congratulations to all the Bergen County Valedictorians for the Class of 2020! Congratulations to Westwood Regional's Franchesca Doell and best of luck at Princeton University! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOwKb9kiQ6E
The May / June Cardinal Connection and Continuity of Education Update are available online at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/mayjune-2020
Cardinal Pride! Selected as a 2020 Program Excellence Award by the NJ Technology/Engineering Educators Association given to technology/engineering education programs presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession & students.
Congratulations to Westwood Regional Schools for being named to the NJ Dept. of Health Influenza Honor Roll to recognize our efforts to promote influenza awareness and prevention within our school communities. https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/edu_training/vpdp_flu_honor_roll.shtml
The revised start and end times for the 2020-2021 school year are now official and can be found on the revised school calendar. https://5il.co/g4x8
Last night the Board of Education approved a revision to the school calendar to make the last day of school for students FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2020. https://5il.co/g4x7
From our staff at Westwood Jr./Sr. High School, We miss our students!!!!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CyxfCEksLvWLVNfy9xw0Ds0ZeGWw1guq/view?ts=5ebddf35
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to our amazing teachers at the Jr./Sr. High School! Thank you for everything you do for our students and community especially during these difficult times! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oNeRbei3o14yyupMVxupZUJUVNvXyD9U/view?ts=5eac8f01
Local assistance for food subsidies: If you are facing food insecurity for any reason, please take advantage of the assistance that is available. Donations are gratefully accepted too. https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/wrsd-coe/resources?authuser=0#h.2wmhu2q1mmiu
Received this from one of our students last night, Andrew Untalan. It is a tribute to all healthcare workers (which both of his parents are). Amazing!!!! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hZChatFFOzELBIw4BaKzsO5BIY_WMeQc/view?usp=sharing
Check out our April Guidance Newsletter! Be positive, stay safe! Cardinal Pride! https://drive.google.com/a/wwrsd.org/file/d/1ziataGVKLc6JXsMGQm_tH2D05EAa-CXU/view?usp=sharing
Good morning! The link below contains the "Sports" Day video from spirit week! The winners are the senior class (Pizza party) & the English Department (Catered Lunch cooked by me) Cardinal Pride! https://drive.google.com/file/d/19oXrAIPanJGXJqAEHQBo_4_UgfDaiBDy/view?ts=5e813f15
Good morning! Happy Friday! Another beautiful day! "Sunglasses" Day video below. Today is Sports Day (Clothes, gear, etc.). Have a great day & a great weekend! Be positive, stay safe! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HLFQB0KfCJL7xZFHs3CSp9TWQMOAQoS-/view?ts=5e7d74eb
Good morning everyone! Beautiful day today! Click on the link below for the "Cardinal Pride Day" video! Today is "Sunglasses while you do school work Day". Be positive, be safe! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Exiyq66kg4hWb1tL7eF8gkf1-hoq19wg/view?ts=5e7c1079
Click on the link for the video from "Getting Outdoors Day"! Today is Cardinal Pride Day (If no Cardinal Gear hold up a sign that says Cardinal Pride). Have a great day! Be positive, stay safe! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vmv1uLp1L5gcKfL7mc0JAc5n-rIKt8Vx/view?ts=5e7ada6d
Please use this link to view the video from hat day yesterday: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IWm_cDcpcCUIz1qnaKAyeK9TzVI8zlLj/view?usp=sharing Spirit Week Continues with "Getting Outdoors Day" today! Reminder: Social Distancing! Cardinal Pride!
Spirit Week Continues with "Getting Outdoors Day" today! Reminder: Social Distancing! Cardinal Pride! Love our community! Click on the link to see the video from Hat Day yesterday! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IWm_cDcpcCUIz1qnaKAyeK9TzVI8zlLj/view?ts=5e798f26
Good Morning!!!! Cardinal Spirit Week has begun! Today is Hat Day! Email me your photos! Cardinal Pride! Click on the link for more details:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YuXjuEbYJP8DYLfKErtdVecVOYPQjIzPug2Zm-SpNDE/edit
Cardinal Pride! Week one of remote learning comes to an end! Spirit Week for students, families, staff, pets starting Monday: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YuXjuEbYJP8DYLfKErtdVecVOYPQjIzPug2Zm-SpNDE/edit#heading=h.ikweoactztnk
Great article! Be strong seniors! All of our students are dealing with a very unique, challenging situation including our seniors! We are so proud of each and everyone of you! Cardinal Pride!!!! https://grownandflown.com/teacher-letter-high-school-seniors-coronavirus/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
WE MADE IT! We are pleased to report that due to the cooperation and collaboration of our entire school community, our historic transition to remote learning is officially underway. Check out our latest community update at https://www.wwrsd.org/article/208154?org=wwrsd
CONGRATULATIONS! Westwood Regional 8th Grade Art Students selected for Bergen County YAM (Youth Art Month) Exhibit! Lena Pissott, Jayna Wolstromer, Lucy Ruel, Peyton Tan, & Mia Sosa For more information on YAM, visit https://aenj.org/yam-youth-art-month/
Ms. Menken's Physics class are developing the idea of Newton’s third law: When objects A and B interact, the force that A exerts on B is always the same in magnitude and opposite in direction to the force that B exerts on A. These forces are exerted on different objects and cannot be added to find a total force.
Kaitlin O'Sullivan is a senior in our Structured Learning Experience Program. She is interning at George School in a 3rd grade classroom with Ms. Praschil . Kaitlin will be pursuing a degree in education!
Ms. Murray, our structured learning experience coordinator, visited Mobile Technical Training in Hackensack . A professional accredited training school that offers training in mobile electronics installation and fabrication, automotive upholstery and automotive vinyl wrapping. They offer financial aid and job assistance.
Four Westwood Regional Art Teachers presented at Artify, the AENJ, Art Educators of New Jersey, annual conference over the weekend of October 5-7. Pamela Duffus and Ariel Rudin presented two best practice lectures about service learning and traveling with students titled, Empowering Students to Make a Difference and The Power of Travel for Student Success; Michele Keller shared her creative digital art assignments in a lecture titled, Foto Friday and Other One Day Assignments; and Lynda Panno led a sold out, hands-on, workshop teaching educators how to create sheetrock carvings. The four teachers exhibited professionalism and a desire to share their knowledge with other art teachers from across the state. In addition to inspiring others, they developed their craft and learned new concepts and techniques to bring back to the classroom.
We hope you are enjoying our new app! For those of you with an iPhone, the iOS 13 update is now available. Visit the App Store to download it today https://apple.co/2Ix8ZVO
Continued progress on the Middle School Expansion. Steel is up. Roof is up. Walls are going up. Check out the video for an insider's view. https://youtu.be/4Yooh4OVXE0
Check out our guidance department programs/presentations scheduled throughout the year. https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/hsguidance/presentations
Great day for our Club Fair in the courtyard! Visit our website for a full list of all of our club/activity offerings! https://www.wwrsd.org/o/westwood-jr-sr-hs
It is about time something is done!!!!!!! Wake up! The extent of the damage vaping is causing is still not known. https://patch.com/new-jersey/mahwah/nj-plans-e-cigarette-ban-illness-outbreak-rises-dramatically
NACAC National College Fair Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale, NY *register free at http://GOTOMYNCF.COM
Bergen County College Night Thursday, September 19th, 6 to 9 p.m. Rothman Center, Fairleigh Dickinson University Campus, Hackensack, NJ All are welcome!!!!
Senior College Information Night! Not sure when to apply and/or speak with your counselor about life after Westwood? Don't stress! Meet us at 7pm in Hurley Theater on 9/10 to get all of the answers to your post-secondary questions! If you have any questions, see your counselor!
Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved! http://mag.time.com/1pwn1K3
Progress on the Middle School expansion continues. Demolition, concrete, steel, and excavation is on-going. Check out the progress in our online album. https://photos.app.goo.gl/Kg7HHT4SiA3gtvKo6
The End-of-Year edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available. Check it out at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/summer-2019
Congratulations to the Westwood Regional High School Graduating Class of 2019! Tonight's indoor commencement will be live-streamed on YouTube beginning at 6:30 PM via the following link. https://youtu.be/videoseries?list=PL72tATssrh4t-Cew66Jl45OQIqUdol2GW
Congratulations to our Westwood Regional High School's Graduating Class of 2019! The commencement ceremony will be live streamed on YouTube beginning at 6:30 PM via the following link https://youtu.be/videoseries?list=PL72tATssrh4t-Cew66Jl45OQIqUdol2GW
The May edition of the Cardinal Connection is now available. Check it out at https://sites.google.com/wwrsd.org/cardinal-connections/cardinal-connection/may-2019