Come see "Curtains," the musical, this weekend!
Mar. 5, 2014 - Curtains, the musical comedy whodunit from composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb, and writers Peter Stone and Rupert Holmes, will be performed by the Warwick Valley High School Drama Club at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 and at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 8. Ticket prices are $12 adult and $10 Student/senior. If you wish to order tickets, call 845-987-3100 ext. 22364.
makes donation to district
March 7, 2014 - Representatives of the Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL) presented their first donation to the WVCSD Board of Education at the March 3, 2014 meeting. Proceeds from WFEL fundraisers were used to purchase two document cameras, which teachers use in class to display documents, pages or objects on a screen or interactive "smartboard."
Congratulations to the WVHS Boys Swim Team
Mar. 4, 2014 - The Warwick Boys Swim Team concluded a remarkable swim season with school record setting performances. At the recent Section 9 swimming and diving championships, the team swam to 40 personal best times, 4 school records, and 4th place finish out of 12 teams.
Middle School hosts annual "Valentines for Vets"
Feb. 21, 2014 - Warwick Valley Middle
School welcomed local veterans to their annual
“Valentines for Vets Breakfast” on February 21. Hosted by WVMS Students, the event drew close to fifty veterans, wives and widows of veterans. Click here for details (pdf). Click here or on photo to view a photo gallery of the event.
Pennies for Food effort to aid Warwick Food Pantry raises $20,000
Feb. 20, 2014 - Recently, the Warwick Valley Central School District, Warwick Valley Council of PTAs, local supporters and students worked together to collect pennies to be donated to the Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry.
Note to parents -
treated for pertussis
March 4, 2014 - A student at Sanfordville Elementary School has been treated for confirmed pertussis (whooping cough). Antibiotics given early in the infection may reduce symptoms and does shorten the period of communicability. Click here for a letter from the OC Health Dept. (pdf). Click here for a pertussis FAQ sheet (pdf).
Did you know that most concussions occur without loss of consciousness? What are the danger signs?
Feb., 2014 - Orange-Ulster BOCES has published an
informational flyer about concussions.
• Open the flyer on Concussion Information (pdf)
• Visit the district webpage for more information about concussions
Clothing donation bins at schools will help raise money for our district
Drop off a student & donated clothing at the same location!
Feb. 19, 2014 - The Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL) is sponsoring a quick and easy way to raise funds for the district. Bring your unwanted and/or unwearable clothing, textile and shoes to any of our school buildings.
Regents adopt changes to Common Core, testing
Full implementation delayed until 2022; teachers and students protected from effect of assessment transition; inBloom delayed
Feb. 12, 2014 - The New York State Board of Regents has adopted several measures meant to improve the implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards at its meetings Feb. 10-11. Warwick and other school districts across the state are now beginning the process of determining what this means for students and educators.
How many snow days are left?
Feb. 18, 2014 - As of Feb. 18, there are four snow days remaining for 2013-14.
Board of Education passes resolution authorizing Alternative Veterans Exemption
Feb. 25, 2014 - Under a new state law signed in December by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, school districts were given the ability to authorize partial school tax exemptions for military veterans. The state left it up to school boards whether or not to adopt resolutions to provide the exemptions.
Kindergarten registration 2014
Feb. 10, 2014 - Kindergarten registration letters have been mailed to the parents of students eligible for Kindergarten in the fall of 2014. In order for a child to be eligible; the parent and child must reside in the Warwick Valley Central School District and the child must be five (5) years of age on or before December 1, 2014. Parents who did not receive Kindergarten registration information are asked to call Central Registration at 987-3050 ext. 12710 as soon as possible.
First look at district’s 2014-15 budget: $1.6 million shortfall
Jan., 2014 - Board members got their first glimpse at the district’s budget numbers for the 2014-15 school year at the January 27 Board of Education meeting.
Modest state aid increase proposed for most schools,
but GEA remains in Governor’s budget plan
Jan. 28, 2014 - Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed investment in New
York State schools would increase by $807 million or 3.8
percent next school year, but his budget plan still fails to
address the underlying problem facing Warwick and other school
districts – the Gap Elimination Adjustment or GEA.
P.O. Box 595
Warwick, NY 10990-0595
District Office phone:
Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Raymond W. Bryant
(845) 987-3000, ext. 10511