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Principal Update: July 9

Principal Update: July 9

Good Afternoon Colonial Nation, This is Ms. Brewington with an important update regarding students who were in Driver’s Education for the 2nd Semester of this past school year and students who will be participating in Summer Activities and Conditioning Programs. We...

Temporary Process for Work Permits

Temporary Process for Work Permits

During the COVID-19 State of Emergency, we will utilize the following temporary process for work permits: A minor and/or their parent can go online to the Department of Labor website print the work permit out, complete the middle section (Minors information), have the...

Summer Virtual Credit Recovery: Registration CLOSED (all spots taken)- Updated 6/23/2020

Summer Virtual Credit Recovery: Registration CLOSED (all spots taken)- Updated 6/23/2020

Registration was first-come-first-serve, has filled up, and is now CLOSED. For those that already registered, Summer Credit Recovery will run from June 29, 2020 – July 24, 2020.  This will run virtually starting on June 29, 2020.  Classes will be held every Monday – Thursday (No classes on Friday). Students must attend one of the two sessions. Read more about attendance policies and session schedules.

Resources for Holding Coversations about Race and More in 6/2/2020 Edition of Colonial Clippings

Resources for Holding Coversations about Race and More in 6/2/2020 Edition of Colonial Clippings

We all watched the events in Minneapolis last week and the unfolding frustration, anger, and sadness boil over into violence across the country. At the heart of this incredible display of raw emotion and pain is institutional racism that has plagued this country for far too long. Talking about institutional racism is not simple. It requires courage through conversations and actions. Colonial is committed to confronting racism and it’s systemic impact on our community and doing everything in our power to eliminate it. Included in the Clippings are: Topical Resources for Families; Grab and Go Meal Changes; Chromebook Reminder; Student Belongings Pick Up; Student and Family Wellness Series Continues

Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Maintaining a work-life balance is harder than ever with the new “Stay at Home” lifestyle that we are currently living. Check out this article, a quick read from Edutopia, by Lauren Huddleston. The article offers easy guidelines and practical boundaries to promote a healthy work-life balance.

Five Things About Staying Mentaly Healthy During COVID-19 Outbreak

Five Things About Staying Mentaly Healthy During COVID-19 Outbreak

“In the midst of the battle against the novel #coronavirus (#COVID19), it’s understandable that many Americans may experience heightened distress or anxiety, affecting our thoughts and emotions.”  
Check out the short video created by Dr. Joshua Gordan, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, as he explains five steps to help maintain your mental health and well being during the coronavirus outbreak. 

YEARBOOK UPDATE 5/6/2020

YEARBOOK UPDATE 5/6/2020

There are only 100 copies of the 2020 yearbook left.  Online ordering will continue until 5/20/2020 and the cost of the yearbook is $80.  The cost of the yearbook is not included in Senior Dues.  If you would like to order a yearbook, please visit www.jostensyearbooks.com.  All sales are final.

Support for Parents During These Trying Times

Support for Parents During These Trying Times

Support for Parents During These Trying Times This is the first in a series of intentional communications with Colonial students and families to encourage all of you to allow yourself space and the time to process your personal experience of living through a pandemic...

We Honor Senior Spring Athletes

We Honor Senior Spring Athletes

On April 24, 2020, we paid tribute to our senior spring athletes who will be missing their final Colonial season. Along with many other schools around the state, William Penn ran 20:20 off the football scoreboard at 8:00 pm for a ‘Friday Night Lights’ tribute to the senior athletes from the class of 2020.

WPHS Nurses Available via Zoom

WPHS Nurses Available via Zoom

Attention Colonial Parents/Guardians: William Penn High School Nurse’s will be offering office hours via Zoom, Monday-Friday, 12:30- 2PM. If you’d like to update or express any concerns to the nurse’s about your child’s health and wellness, please feel free to contact...

WP School Based Health Center is here for you!

WP School Based Health Center is here for you!

COVID 19 UPDATE: We are still here for you! Send a text message to 302-285-9661 Although the school is closed at this time, our School Based Health Center staff are here for you. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. If you have a mental health emergency,...

1-Minute Mindfulness Exercises

1-Minute Mindfulness Exercises

Self-care is so important, allowing one to help manage stress, ease anxieties and help to find relaxation during the emotional ups and downs. Check out some “1 Minute Mindfulness Exercises” from PsychCentral. The article has several 1-minute activities to help calm and refocus the mind.