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Principal's Message

Principal's Message: Week of 1.5.2020

 

> January Testing: will take place during the regular school day on the following dates:

  • English 10 MCAP - January 6th and 7th
  • Algebra 1 MCAP - January 6th through the 9th
  • Government MCAP - January 13th and 14th

Students who missed last year’s testing or did not successfully pass MCAP in the spring will test this upcoming January. Students who need to take one or more state assessments in January have been notified.

 Additional testing in January:

  • MISA Testing (Maryland Integrated Science Assessment): January 13th and 14th 
  • MCAP ELP- Access Testing (English Language Proficiency):  January 9th and 13th, periods 1-4 

Please contact our testing coordinator, Ms. Williams, in the Media Center, or email her at jenwilli@wcboe.org with any questions.

> Superintendent’s Open-Door Session: Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donna C. Hanlin will hold a Superintendent’s Open-Door Session from 4-6 pm on Wednesday, January 15th in the Wicomico County Public Schools building, 2424 Northgate Drive (behind Lowe’s), Salisbury. Open-Door Sessions throughout the school year provide the opportunity for people to meet one-on-one with the superintendent to express concerns, offer ideas, or ask questions on any issue involving Wicomico schools. No appointment is needed. Each visitor will have approximately 15 minutes to meet with the superintendent. Follow-up sessions will be held if there are more visitors than there is time on the scheduled night. Open Door Sessions are also scheduled for 4-6 pm on February 19th, March 18th, April 15th & May 20th. 410-677-4495.

> Yearbooks: are still on sale for $70. Only 27 more yearbooks remain, and once they are sold out, no more will be available. Order your 2020 yearbook by February 1st to guarantee! Order online at www.balfour.com or students can pay with cash/check to Ms. Ault in ME-3. 

> Text Alerts Available from Wicomico County Department of Emergency Services: The Wicomico County Department of Emergency Services is offering text notification services through its Communicator System. The system would automatically notify registered users of important information in the event of an impending or occurring emergency. To receive these notifications to your cell phone, please register the phone with Emergency Services: Go to http://www.wicomicocounty.org/ES and select the section entitles “Sign Up for Cell Phone Emergency Alerts.”

> 2020-2021 School Calendar: The Board of Education is gathering input through noon on January 8th on two draft calendars for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit www.wcboe.org and click on the Calendar Survey button to review the draft calendars and access the calendar survey. Input will be reviewed prior to the next Board meeting on January 14th. Thank you for taking the time to share your input. 

> Teacher of the Year Nominees:  WiHi would like to recognize and congratulate the following teachers who received a nomination for Teacher of the Year.  Those on the list who meet the minimum qualifications/requirements will have their name submitted to the TOY committee for a chance at representing WiHi as a semi-finalist at the TOY banquet in March.  They could also possibly represent Wicomico County as teacher of the year during the 2020-2021 school year. 

  • Natalie Frazier
  • Ken Johnson
  • Susan Likovich
  • Rebecca Mathews
  • Stephanie McCoy
  • Tangela Ames-Parker
  • Nathan Stone
  • Sarah Sullivan
  • Isaiah Taylor
  • Michael Trendowski
  • Richard Wood