Start of School info Grade 10-12

August 7, 2019

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Parent Virtual Open House and Information Night

10th-12th grade students and parents will have an opportunity to hear opening of school information and ask questions on Wednesday, August 12, at 6:30 PM. WNHS will host a Facebook Live session at 6:30 PM until 7:30 PM for all our 10th-12th grade families.

The link is:

Please join us and get the answers to many of your questions.

Facebook Live 10th-12th Grade Parent Virtual Open House

Wednesday, Aug. 12th, 6:30-7:30pm

This is an online event.

During this Facebook Live session, parents of new or returning students can watch a brief presentation on how to successfully start the new school year. Please call 815-334-2100 if you have any questions before this date.

Materials Pick Up for 10th - 12th grade Students

Thursday, August 13, through Friday, August 14, all 10th - 12th grade students need to pick up their materials for the 2020-21 school year.

10th grade students must come between 1 PM and 5 PM on Thursday, August 13th.

11th grade students must come between 8 AM and 12 PM on Friday, August 14th.

12th grade students must come between 1 PM and 5 PM on Friday, August 14th.

If students cannot come during their assigned time, we will need to reschedule them for a make up day after the first day of class. This may result in the student feeling that they are behind. Please make every effort to pick up your materials as scheduled. Students will receive:

  • Essential text books
  • Student whiteboard and marker to use during on line classes
  • Yearbooks if they were purchased in advance
  • Art supplies if they are enrolled in an Art Class
  • Tech supplies depending on the course they are taking
  • Temporary ID Cards

12th grade students MUST check out a D200 Chromebook this year. This is because many of the links and programs used will only be available through a D200 device. Any 12th grade student that did not already check out a Chromebook will be issued one on the materials pick up day. Please help your student understand that they must make this transition.

What School Supplies Do Students Need?

This year, as in previous years, each teacher will provide specific information about what students will need in their classroom. To begin the year, students should have paper and pen/pencils. On the first day of class, the teacher will provide details about anything that the student may need specifically for that course.

Students, especially 11th and 12th grade students, should consider purchasing a TI 84+ graphing calculator. This calculator is the approved device for the SAT. Their Chromebook does have a built-in calculator, however, currently students are not allowed to use their Chromebook during a high stakes test such as the SAT. Students need to have the calculator in advance of the test so that they can become comfortable with using it. If you have any questions about the calculator, please be sure to talk to your Math teachers.

Important People to Contact if you have Questions

Counselor and Social Worker contact information is as follows:

Telander, Jessica, 815-334-2115, Students with last names A-F

Rohrbach, Elizabeth, 815-334-2112, Students with last names G-O.

Kohl, John, 815-334-2110, Students with last names P-Z

Terry, Lisa, Social Worker, 815-334-2119

Meschini, Connee, School Assistance Counselor, 815-334-2109 (Tues, Thurs, & alternating Fridays)

Butenschoen, Jeni, School Nurse, 815-334-2122

Harmer, Amanda, Career Facilitator 815-334-2432

Rokosik, Jill, Attendance Liaison 815-334-2436 (Tues, Thurs, & alternating Fridays)

You can also now book a virtual appointment directly with your counselor at:

Meet our New Counselor!

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Rohrbach, I graduated from Roosevelt University in May, 2020. I completed my School Counseling Internship at Grant Community High School. This is my first year as a School Counselor and I am very excited to be a part of Woodstock North HS. I look forward to this school year and getting to meet all of you.

(Special Note: Elizabeth is fluent in both English and Spanish!) WELCOME TO OUR THUNDER FAMILY!

ELearning Schedule

How to Access Your Classes on the First Day of School - August 17th.