Category: WSSD

NPE Needs Sciency Parents!

One of the last events I went to at NPE (besides graduation) was STEM night. Even at that last event it was clear we were on borrowed time. But I don’t think any of us anticipated it’d be two years before STEM night returned. Before the pandemic we […]

Not So Open Records

In collaboration with the Green Advisor program at Swarthmore College, the Nether Providence EAC has been looking into reducing the amount of waste produced by local schools. Our program has reached out repeatedly to the school district to work with them, but generally received silence in reply. A […]

WSSD Board Meeting Jan 2022

The district held its single board meeting for January this week. As expected because there was one meeting this month instead of two, it was a long meeting. Video is available on Youtube and the agenda on the school district’s website. The school safety plan was not on […]

January Covid Update

Staff shortages are starting to bite as Omicron hits Delaware County. The DelCo Times reports that Springfield Hospital is temporarily closing its ER due to staffing issues. Schools across the country are also showing strain from missing staff. Here in WSSD, the school district has started falling behind […]

WSSD Schools Closed Again, Slowing Covid Hopefully

The district emailed a little earlier this morning. Good Morning, All Wallingford-Swarthmore School District schools and buildings will be closed today, Friday, January 7, 2022. Operational staff will report as directed for inclement weather removal.  All school activities, clubs, and athletics are canceled. Stay safe.Dr. Wagner Marseille Snow arrived […]

WSSD Schools Closed

Phone calls and emails have been going out announcing WSSD schools are closed today due to the possibility of snow. Although accumulated totals for today’s snow do not appear to be dramatic, the timing and unpredictable of this weather track is  less than desirable. WSSD will be closing […]

WSSD Board Meeting, 13 Dec, 2021

The new school board held its first business meeting, the video is available on Youtube and the agenda is available on board docs. Reports The student representative opened with current events at the schools such as food drives and spirit days. The elementary and middle schools are having […]

Petition For Recognition Of Holidays By WSSD

WSSD is currently reviewing a calendar proposal for the next two years and expects to approve these calendars shortly – possibly at their meeting next week. A group of parents in the WSSD community is circulating a petition calling on the school board to delay implementing the 2023-2024 […]

School Board Sworn In

Last night the new school board was sworn in after a scheduling snafu where Judge Stephanie Klein had to step in at the last minute to swear in the board. Kelly Wachtman and David Grande swapped places with Kelly becoming board president and David Grande becoming vice president. […]