WVCSD music program again named
one of the
"Best Communities for
Music program receives honor third year in row!
March 18, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District music program has been named, for the third year in a row, as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education." The NAMM Foundation has recognized 388 districts nationwide for their outstanding commitment to, and support of, music education. In its 16th year, the program singles out districts for outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders to make music education accessible to all students. For more information, visit: www.nammfoundation.org
a "Night Out in Warwick" this Fri., March 27, and support
the WVHS Class of 2015
March 23, 2015 - This Fri., March 27, local restaurants will support the Class of 2015 with the "Night Out in Warwick" fundraiser. For every customer that presents a coupon at dinner, participating restaurants will donate 10% of the bill to the class! (Click here for more information and a coupon, which MUST be presented at the time of payment!)
Thanks to those who supported "Empty Bowls"
March, 2015 - Thank you to those who turned out to enjoy a fun family evening at WVHS, while helping to fight hunger in our community. The "Empty Bowls" fundraiser was sponsored by the recently formed WVHS Empty Bowls Club. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal of soups, bread, dessert & beverage, as well as student music, kids’ games & activities, silent auction & raffle baskets. Attendees enjoyed performances by the MS Guitar Club, WVHS Orchestra members and Cats Meow. Click here to see a photo gallery of the event on the Empty Bowls website, and like us on Facebook!
"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!
NYS Board of Regents denies Tuxedo’s charter school application
March 18, 2015 - The 17-member NYS Board of Regents voted yesterday to deny Tuxedo’s conversion charter application, endorsing the previous day’s decision by a board committee. The board also voted to return the application to Tuxedo for fiscal and programmatic consideration. Preparations for the 2015-16 school year must be in place by April 1, leaving too little time to resubmit the application for the coming year.
WVCSD Community Partnership program begins
March 13, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is pleased to partner with local non-profit organizations to support and enhance the educational experience of our students. Read more.
Three seats open on
Warwick School Board
March 13, 2015 - Petitions to run for three available
positions on the Warwick Valley Central School District
Board of Education will be available on Mon., March 9,
2015 at the district office, located at 225 West Street
The petitions must be returned to the Clerk of the Board no later than Fri., April 17 by 5:00 p.m. The annual vote is scheduled for Tues., May 19, 2015.
The three board members whose terms are due to expire this year are Sharon Davis, David Eaton and Lynn Lillian. Their seats are for three-year terms.
The board meets the second and the fourth Monday of each month.
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.
MS filmmakers win first place in regional history competition
March 10, 2015 - Congratulations to Nicole Agbo, Stephanie Menoutis and Julia Leary. These talented students took first place in the Junior Group Documentary category at the Lower Hudson Regional History Day competition. Our students competed against the best and brightest from Rockland and Westchester counties. Warwick was the only Orange County school competing. Their documentary was a feature focusing on Danny Thomas and his lifetime contributions.
‘Runaway Train’ leads to state competition for Odyssey of the Mind team
WVCSD team wins Division Problem at Regional Finals
March 5, 2015 –On Saturday, Feb. 28, “The Polar Express,” a division 1 (grades 2-5) Odyssey of the Mind team from the Warwick Valley Central School District, won its Division Problem at the Regional Finals this weekend at Orange-Ulster BOCES.
"Getting Ready for the Teen Years!" workshop in March
This March, the Warwick Valley Middle School counseling office is pleased to offer the parenting workshop “Getting Ready for the Teen Years!” Designed for parents and caregivers of children and young teens, ages 9-14, this series will help explore the changing dynamics in families with teenagers, and teach helpful skills for working through these transitional years. There's still room for new registrants - if interested, please contact the Middle School Guidance Office. 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.
WVCSD STEAM Fair to be held at high school on 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.
WVCSD students receive gold, silver awards in Scholastic Art and Writing competition
The results are in for the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, and nine Warwick Valley Central School District students have earned honors. More
"Apple of My Eye” contest recognizes three exceptional WVCSD teachers
Jan., 2015 - With the goal of celebrating the contributions that outstanding teachers make to our schools, students and communities, the Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL) and Noble Pies partnered to present the “Apple of My Eye” contest. Based on nominations from parents and students, three teachers were the first winners of the contest: Robert Kirschke, Lisa Ramus and Lenora Shoock. Each winner was awarded an apple pie which was donated by Noble Pies, Route 94 in Warwick. More
District mourns loss of longtime Board Clerk, Dot Wilson
Feb. 11, 2015 - The WVCSD was saddened by the recent passing of the district’s longtime Board Clerk, Dorothy Wilson. Dorothy, known to all as Dot, was an integral part of the district for 66 years.
WVCSD to benefit from OU BOCES grant
Jan., 2015 - Warwick is one of 13 local school districts that will benefit from the "Teaching is the Core" (TITC) grant recently awarded to the OU BOCES/Division of Instructional Support Services from the New York State Department of Education.