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Wallenpaupack Area High School

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Dr. Jay Starnes

Mr. Jim Kane
   Asst. Principal

Mrs. Lisa Tait
   Asst. Principal
2552 Rt. 6
Hawley, PA  18428
(570) 226-4557

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Summer Reading Lists for WAHS English Classes

WAHS English Classes have a Summer Reading requirement for all students. For more information, please click the appropriate link(s) below.

Purpose of Summer Reading

2014 Summer School Information - Document Links Updated 06/17/2014

Wallenpaupack Area students in grades 6-12 who have failed one or two courses have an opportunity for credit recovery by attending summer school. To qualify for summer school a student must have a minimum grade of 55%. Courses will be on-line, work will be done at home and district teachers will be available for support Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 11 am in High School Room 243. Most courses include a pre-assessment test, a mid-term and a final exam. Final exams must be taken at the school. Students who pass summer school courses will receive a 67%.

Parents are responsible to register and pay for their children online. Click here for Registration and Course Enrollment Instructions. The enrollment fee is $150.00 per course and must be paid on-line with a credit or debit card before classes will be available. Click here for a Parent Information Sheet.

Classes will begin on Monday, June 23rd and end on Friday, August 15th. High School failures should contact Mrs. Brown in the HS Guidance Office at (570)226-4557, ext. 3049. Middle School failures should contact Ms. Tenbus in the MS Guidance office at (570)226-4557, ext. 3055 with any questions. The last day of summer school is Friday, August 15th. There will be no extensions to this date. Any incomplete work will receive a grade of zero. There are no refunds for failed or incomplete courses.

Higher Education Night 2014 Presentation Now Available

Whether you missed the presentation, or you would just like to review it, you can now download a copy of the valuable information regarding preparing and applying for higher education presented by the Guidance Department by clicking here.

Helping PA Students Get Ready and Transition to College offers a one-stop location to help Pennsylvania school counselors, students, and parents understand and navigate the going-to-college process in Pennsylvania. Materials on the site help all students - students with learning disabilities, high performing students, student athletes, career and technical students and other students needing the best advice about the college transition. Of particular interest are the materials to help Career and Technical Education students take advantage of the free college credits awarded as part of the SOAR/Program of Study initiative from the Bureau of Career and Technical Education. combines materials created as part of contracts with Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency's Creating Postsecondary Access Grants (PHEAA - CAPS) and materials created through the Career Development Leader's Network with PA Department of Education's Bureau of Career and Technical Education. Monica McCarty, a PA school counselor and certified school psychologist was a key contributor. The website is maintained by Outreach for K-12 at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Outreach for K-12 also maintains the Toolkit for the implementation of the PA Career Education and Work Academic Standards.

Dress Code Information

The Wallenpaupack Area School District has revised the dress code for the High School and Middle School.  Students and parents should become familiar with the guidelines before shopping for school clothes.  The guidelines can be found here.

Working Papers

Click on the Student Information link and follow the instructions for obtaining the  Application for Working Papers.


To report a student absent, between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m.

Phone: (570) 226-4557
Fax: (570) 251-3156

Please include: your name, student's name, date and reason for absence.  If you have children in more than one building, each building must be contacted.

For more information, please see the Parent/Student Handbook.

Accessing Athletic Schedules & District Events

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Please use to access all schedules.  Instructions for navigating can be found here. Instructions for registering on ScheduleStar and receiving alerts when schedules change can be found here.