Wamogo Regional High School

April 27, 2018

Message from the Principal

Dear Wamogo Families and Friends,

I am very pleased to report that the PSAT/SAT administration went perfectly! We had nearly all students test and surpassed our goal of 95% participation, with approximately 97% participation! Students seemed overwhelmingly prepared and enthusiastic about the assessment and I am optimistic that we will see stellar growth in our students from the fall.


Additionally, I want to remind all families that we are very excited to have cameras installed at Wamogo. We will be using the cameras as a means to increase safety and security. I am also pleased to announce that the social media parent presentation by the Connecticut State Police will be held in the auditorium on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Parents will learn about the risks associated with social media and the internet while also receiving important training on what to look for and how to best monitor your student to keep them safe.


I know we are all very happy to finally be experiencing something other than arctic temperatures. As the beautiful spring and summer weather begins to arrive, I would like to ask you all to review the dress code policy for our school with your students. The policy is listed below. Common dress code infractions to watch out for include the following:


  • See-through clothing
  • Short shorts
  • Tank tops


While the policy does not address specifics, I ask that you use sound judgment when examining your student's attire each day before they come to school. For example, "short shorts" are difficult for schools to define, however I would recommend trying to keep the shorts no more than 3" above the knee or no shorter than their fingertips when their arm is fully extended down.


Lastly, we have observed some instances of unsafe student driving on Wamogo Road and in the parking lot this year. Please know that we have a zero tolerance policy for any unsafe driving practices. Students that choose to pass cars, drive in excessive speeds, or commit other unsafe driving infractions will be strictly disciplined up to and including suspension from school and/or driving privileges. The safety of all students and staff at Wamogo is our number one priority. If your student drives to school, please speak with him/her about safe driving practices. If you observe any student exhibiting unsafe driving practices, please report it to the main office with as much detail as possible.


Thank you for your continued support!


DRESS CODE

The purpose of stressing appropriate clothing for students is to create an atmosphere at school that is conducive to learning. Students at Wamogo are expected to dress in a manner that will not interfere with instruction or endanger the safety of others or themselves. Hats are not to be worn in the building.


At the discretion of building staff, students who wear inappropriate clothing to school or school related activities might be subject to administrative action.


Students who fail to comply with regulations concerning student dress will be subject to school discipline up to and including expulsion in accordance with the Board's policy on student discipline.


School administrators, at their discretion, may make changes to the list below. Students who wear inappropriate clothing in school or to after school events will be subject to administrative action, including but not limited to the following:


• request of student to change clothing;

• request of parent to bring to school a change of clothing for student;

• removal of student from class;

• detention;

• in-school suspension, suspension or expulsion.


Sincerely,

Sabin Loveland

sloveland@rsd6.org

Parent Volunteers Wanted for Safe Grad Night

We are currently seeking parent volunteers to plan and implement Safe Grad Night. Safe Grad Night is a parent run opportunity for seniors to celebrate their graduation in a safe, drug-free and alcohol- free environment. For more information, please contact Mrs. Pixley at spixley@rsd6.org or Miss Robinson at arobinson@rsd6.org.
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Message from the School Nurse

Please click here for an important message from the School Nurse.

Wamogo PTO

Upcoming Faculty and Staff Appreciation Lunch – May 2nd!

Wamogo PTO will be catering this year’s lunch both for ease of contributions as well as a more coordinated presentation. We know everyone is busy so we're hoping financial contributions will be easier than having to make something and drop it off. Contributions in any amount will be gratefully accepted – please drop your donations marked “Wamogo PTO Luncheon” at the Wamogo Main Office by May 2nd. Click here to view a flyer with more details.


Please show your support in any amount for our terrific faculty and staff!


As always we can be reached at WAMOGOPTO@gmail.com. Please drop us a note anytime or come to our next meeting on May 23rd at 7 p.m., in the Library Media Center.

Wamogo Task Force on Prevention

The Wamogo Prevention Council is a local council including members from Warren, Morris and Goshen focusing together to help sponsor drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention and education programs throughout the three communities.


Please click on the links below for information from the Wamogo Task Force on Prevention Council and HVCASA (Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse):


The Educator


A Message from the Surgeon General's Office: The Risk of E-Cigarettes for Young People

Upcoming Events

May 04: Spring Fling, 7:00 p.m., Wamogo Lobby

May 05: Class of 2019 Frisbee Golf Fundraiser, 11:00 a.m., Wamogo Campus

May 07: Budget Meeting, 8:00 p.m., James Eisenhaure Auditorium

May 07 - May 25: AP Exams

May 08: Long Term Planning/ Litchfield Collaboration Meeting, 5:00 p.m., District Office Conference Room

May 09: Early Dismissal, Teacher Work Day

May 10: Parent Coffee Hour, 7:30 a.m., Library Media Center

May 14: B.O.E Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Goshen Center School

May 17: Creation Celebration, 5:30 p.m., Wamogo (Building Wide)

May 18: Class of 2019 Pasta Dinner, 6:00 p.m., Cafeteria

May 19: Wamogo Warriors Car Show, 10:00 a.m., Wamogo Campus

May 19: Mr. Wamogo, 7:00 p.m., James Eisenhaure Auditorium

May 23: PTO Meeting, 7:00 p.m., LMC

May 24: Social Media Parent Presentation, 5:00 p.m., James Eisenhaure Auditorium

May 28: No School - Memorial Day

May 31: Middle School and High School Choir Concert, 6:00 p.m., James Eisenhaure Auditorium


For more information regarding upcoming events, please visit Wamogo's homepage.

Regional School District No. 6 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:


Title IX - Contact

Debbie DeLisle

98 Wamogo Road, Litchfield, CT 06759

860-567-6656


Section 504 - Contact

Debra Foley

98 Wamogo Road, Litchfield, CT 06759

860-567-6642