A few reminders and informational items as we wrap up the month and third marking period!


  • Third marking period ends on Tuesday, March 26. Report cards will be posted on the Sapphire Community Web Portal on Friday, April 5.

  • Waynesboro Schools will be closed Thursday, March 28 through Tuesday, April 3 for spring break. Schools will reopen on Thursday, April 4.

  • WASHS Office will be open on Thursday, March

    28th, Tuesday, April 2, and Wednesday, April 3.

  • CareerTech schedule during spring break:

    • Thursday, March 28-Homebased CTE

    • Friday, March 29 & Monday, April 1 - Closed for spring break

    • Tuesday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 3 - School in Session; transportation to CareerTech available from WASHS

  • There will be an early dismissal for WASD schools on Monday, April 8. Secondary dismissal time is 11:50 am. Lunches will be served; CT will dismiss early to return back for WASHS dismissal.

WASD and The Institute are co-sponsoring a solar eclipse viewing event that on Monday, April 8 from 2-4:00 pm. Please review the information in the newsletter, linked below, to learn more and to register to attend.


  • Third, the March Edition of the WASHS Newsletter can be accessed HERE. A few highlights:

  • Upcoming events in April & May - Click HERE for more info.

  • Request for Pictures of WASHS Alumni who are veterans or active duty service men & women for our Wall of Honor.

  • Class of 2024 & 2025 early grads - Be sure to check out the WASHS Commencement info on our WEBSITE, which now includes information to pre-order gifts through our partner, The Commencement Group, is now live. Click HERE to order.

  • School Nurse Reminders for the 24-25 school year:

    • 11th grade physical

    • Meningitis vaccination after 16th birthday, submitted by 5th day of school senior year

  • Prom Information and Guest Forms

  • Leader in Me Update, including information about the Measuring Results Assessment (MRA) students will complete on April 8. This anonymous assessment will provide feedback that our Leader in Me team will use to plan improvements for our school.

    • There are links in the newsletter to review the MRA and to opt your child out of participation if you choose.

    • We are also asking families to complete this assessment. Click HERE to access the Parent/Guardian MRA, which will take about 25 minutes to complete.

  • Course Selection Info for 2024-25 and Updates from the Counseling Department.

  • Students of the Month for March

  • Departmental Spotlight - Art, Math, & Tech Ed

  • Save the Date for Homecoming, 2024


We have been receiving some phone calls from business owners at the Martin’s shopping center regarding student behavior after school. Please remember that WASHS students are not permitted to park in that lot during the school day. If your child visits one of the restaurants or stores after school instead of going directly home, please remind your child to act in a respectful, appropriate manner.

Attention Class of 2025 - Deadline to sign up for the Central PA College Fair at Penn State Mont Alto is Thursday, April 4. You can sign up in the counseling office.

Finally, we are currently looking for new members of our staff for the 2024-25 school year. Current openings for full-time, contracted positions are Biology, French, and Mathematics. Click HERE to visit the HR website to learn more.

Thank you and have a great weekend!

~Dr. McCallum