School board adopts proposed budget for 2015-16

School budget vote: May 19, 2015, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

April, 2014 - The Warwick Valley Central School District Board of Education adopted a proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year at the April 20 regular meeting of the board. More.

STEAM fair logoWVCSD STEAM Fair at WVHS tomorrow, April 28

Feb. 11, 2015 - The annual WVCSD STEAM Fair (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) will be held in the Atrium at Warwick Valley High School on April 28 from 6-8 p.m. All students in grades 5-12 are encouraged to participate. For more information, and the STEAM Fair application and official rules & regulations, go to: www.warwicksteam.weebly.com. For questions, email pgarofano@wvcsd.org. Click here for flyer (pdf).

Heroes in Teaching Award nominees 2014-15 announced

April 17, 2015 - The annual Heroes in Teaching Award is designed to recognize the positive impact of excellent teaching on students in the Warwick Valley Central School District. Nominations are made by graduating high school seniors, and should demonstrate how the teacher they nominate, who teaches any grade K-12, has impacted their academic career and helped them achieve academic excellence. Click here to see this year's nominees!

photograph of an illustration created by an Art & Design studentYou are cordially invited to the 2015 Art Extravaganza and
Chair Auction
on May 1

 The annual art show will feature hundreds of pieces of student art work in various mediums from each of the district's schools, and culminate with the popular chair art auction. Click here for more details.

To view the chairs up for bid and participate in the silent auction, visit:  http://warwickartauction.weebly.com

WVHS Faculty Room Makeover-"Before" photoExtreme Makeover hits the high school faculty room!

April 21, 2015 - On April 20, the WVHS Set Design and Production class revealed to the entire staff a project that had been seven months in the making: an “Extreme Makeover” of the high school faculty room.
Click here for full story and photo gallery.

Two recent reports of chickenpox (varicella)

Orange County Health Dept. shares recommendations

April 23, 2015 – The Warwick Valley Central School District is working with the Orange County Department of Health on two recent reports of chickenpox (varicella) in schools. Click here to read a letter to parents from the Superintendent. (pdf)

WVCSD purple paw logoWVCSD considers introduction of additional athletic teams

District explores full athletic opportunities for students

April 15, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is considering the implementation of full athletic opportunities for students, beginning in the 2015-16 school year. The proposed change would encourage athletic participation for all Warwick student-athletes seeking opportunities on athletic teams. In the past, the opportunity to participate on some athletic teams, such as baseball, softball, soccer, football and basketball, was limited due to roster size restrictions. The proposed practice would provide all interested students the opportunity to participate in athletics by increasing the number of teams. More

Summer Enrichment 2015

Registration is now open!

April 20, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is pleased to offer this unique opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time. Through the Summer Enrichment program, children build upon skills as they explore and discover new interests. Click here for information about classes and to access the Registration Form. (pdf)

pink and purple petuniasWVHS PTSA Annual Mother's Day Flower Sale

The annual Mother's Day flower sale will be held on Fri., May 8 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the high school lobby. Students are welcome to shop the plant sale between periods and surprise mom with a small plant for Mother's Day. If you are interested in pre-ordering plants (all from Scheuermann Farms in Pine Island, please complete the pre-order form and drop off in the high school office by Tues., May 5, 2015.
Pre-order form (pdf)

Memorial Day holiday extended

April 9, 2015 – THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 25, and TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015.
(Additionally, schools will be dismissed early on Fri., May 22, 2015 – HS & MS 10:30 a.m., Elementary schools 11:30 a.m.) Please add this to your calendar.

Warwick Valley High School to adopt Rotating Schedule
for 2015-16 school year

March 19, 2015 – In order to provide students with more in-depth, sustained and engaging learning experiences, school administrators will implement a new rotating schedule at Warwick Valley High School beginning next school year. Click here for more information.

View "New York Public Schools: The Right Investment"

Feb. 18, 2015 - The video "New York Public Schools: The Right Investment" addresses the need for the state to provide adequate funding for schools.
Click here to view the video.

2015-16 budget development and information

Dec. 16, 2014 - At the Board of Education work session held on Mon., Dec. 15, 2014, Assistant Superintendent for Business, Timothy Holmes, presented a first look at the budget to board members. Click here to visit the Budget News & Information webpage.

Photo of the 120 girls who participated in Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day"Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" at Sanfordville Elementary School draws 120 girls!

March 17, 2015 - During this February event at Sanfordville, 120 girls in grades 3-5 learned about what engineers do, and that the disproportionate ratio of women to men in this field is currently 1:8 worldwide! More

 

WVHS’s all-female class of Science Research seniors reflects positive national shift

March 9, 2015 - This year, the seniors of science research are all female, and the largest class in the history of the program at Warwick Valley High School. More