Carpenter's Corner

From the Principal's Office....

Parents/Guardians,

I wanted to share a few items related to high school:

We are at the mid-point of the 1st Marking Period.  Please check your son or daughter’s Skyward account for their academic progress.  If you need help accessing Skyward or need a hardcopy of a progress report, please call the high school office for assistance.  

Next Monday, 10/14/19, Western Montgomery Career and Technical Center will be closed for students.  This day is a regular school day for the Upper Perkiomen School District. The school district will provide regular bus transportation for all students.  Western students will be expected to attend their UPHS classes only. AM Western Center students will be expected to be in period 4 class by 10:55 AM and remain in school until dismissal at 2:35 PM.  PM Western Center students are expected to be in period 1 class by 7:40 AM and remain in school until 10:55 AM. Students who do not have transportation to and from school will be afforded regular bus transportation in the morning and afternoon.  We will provide a study hall in the audion for students.  

Next Wednesday, 10/16/19, UPHS will be conducting the PSAT test for all Sophomores and roughly 100 Juniors.  In order to accommodate test-takers, the high school will run a modified schedule.  All Sophomores and Junior test-takers must be in their testing locations by 7:40 AM.  Regular transportation will be provided to all students including Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center (WMCTC).  AM WMCTC students not testing will depart from Upper Perkiomen HS at normal time, 7:30 AM. AM Western students taking the test will not report to WMCTC.  Students who are not testing must report to UPHS by 11:05 AM.   Students will report to their Period 6 class per the modified schedule.  Any student who comes to school prior to 11:00 A.M. and is not testing will report to the Cafeteria for study hall.  PM Western students will leave at normal time for WMCTC, 11:00 A.M.  PM Western students will not attend their UPHS classes due to the modified schedule.  PM Western students should arrive at UPHS by 10:55 A.M.  

Lastly, please see the attached letter from Western Center for more Western information. WMCTC Letter to District Families (002).pdf.  Thank you for your attention.  

Rob Carpenter, Ed.D.

Principal, UPHS

 

 


Welcome to Upper Perkiomen High School (UPHS). 

It is my pleasure to serve our community as Principal.  The UPHS takes great pride in getting our students ready for the “next phase” of their lives.  Our official mission is to “focus on 21st Century Teaching and Learning and College and Career Readiness, through collaboration and engagement in a personalized learning environment for authentic connections to fully prepare students for a global society.”  I encourage all of our students to get involved within the school community as much as possible and I look forward to observing our students grow into young adults.

 

Education Experience:

1993 Graduate of Moravian College with a BA in Elementary Education and Sociology

1997 Graduate of Lehigh University with a Master’s in Education

2016 Graduate of Immaculata University with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership

 

Professional Experience:

Promoted to UPHS Principal in January 2014

UPHS Assistant Principal from 8/2007 to 1/2014

UPMS Assistant Principal from 7/2003-8/2007

Lincoln Middle School in Catasauqua Area School District from 7/2001-6/2003

Learning Support Teacher at Welsh Valley MS in Lower Merion School District from 7/97-6/2001

Emotional Support Teacher at Centennial School of Lehigh University from 9/94-6/97

 

Family:

Wife, Pamela

Children, Robby, Joey, Bella and Luciana, attend UPHS

Dog, Jeter