2015-16 School Budget wins voter approval

On Tues., May 19, Warwick Valley Central School District residents approved an $86,276,244 budget for the 2015-16 school year by a vote of 934 (yes) to 519 (no). This budget represents a 2.68 percent increase in spending over the current year’s budget and will result in a 1.41 percent tax levy increase for district residents. More.

Memorial Day holiday extended

(Additionally, schools will be dismissed early on Fri., May 22, 2015 – HS & MS 10:30 a.m., Elementary schools 11:30 a.m.) Please mark your calendar.

Author Jim DeFelice talks to high school classLocal author Jim DeFelice visits WVHS social studies classes to talk about American Sniper

May 20, 2015 - Last week, some lucky high school social studies students enjoyed a visit with special guest Jim DeFelice, co-author of American Sniper, the book on which the hit movie was based. More.

Recycling in the WVMS cafeteriaWarwick schools re-launch recycling program on Earth Day

District partners with
Sustainable Warwick to "reboot"
in-school recycling program

April, 2015 - The WVCSD has partnered with Sustainable Warwick to "reboot" the in-school recycling program, which was started a number of years ago, but had waned in recent years. The idea for the re-launched recycling effort came about when several teachers, in meetings with Sustainable Warwick, discussed ways to promote additional recycling throughout the district. More

WVHS Science Research Symposium logoWVHS Science Research Symposium '15
to be held on June 1

All are cordially invited to this year's Science Research Symposium on June 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. Students will present their original research and display their passion for science, and there is a guest speaker. Come join us! Refreshments will be served. Click here for more information.

Three WVHS students recognized with 2015
Sojourner Truth Awards

May 15, 2015 - This year, three outstanding students from Warwick Valley High School were recognized at the Sojourner Truth Awards ceremony at Orange County Community College. Congratulations to Kaamal Cenot, Samantha Delgado and Emily Justiniano! More

photo of students at Old School Baptist Meeting HouseWarwick Historical Society
hosts fourth-graders on tour
of town's historical buildings

May 14, 2015 - Each spring, the Warwick Historical Society offers all 4th-grade students tours of the town's historical buildings. This year, students visited Baird's Tavern, the Hasbrouck Carriage House (behind Baird's Tavern), the herb garden gehind the 1810 House, Lewis Park and the Old School Baptist Meeting House. Photo gallery

WVCSD Heroes in Teaching 2014-152014-15 Heroes in Teaching Award winner announced

May 13, 2015 - Congratulations to WVHS Social Studies teacher, Denis O'Connor, who was named the winner of this year's Heroes in Teaching award at the May 11 Board of Education meeting. WVHS teacher Joseph Mita was also nominated. The annual Heroes in Teaching Award is designed to recognize the positive impact of excellent teaching on students in the district. Click here to read comments from the student nominations!

WVHS-OU BOCES Sr. Scholar Humanities honorees 2014-15Warwick's OU BOCES Senior Scholar Humanities Honorees

May 11, 2015 - On May 1, WVHS seniors Naomi Hanson and Roberto J. (RJ) Zayas were among 32 high school seniors honored at the second annual Senior Scholar Humanities Breakfast. These students have distinguished themselves in the humanities during their high school careers, and were honored for their significant achievements in the arts and humanities. More

WVMS visit to AWPLEighth graders visit Anne Frank exhibit at AWPL

May 8, 2015 - WVMS students took one of three field trips to one of the district's Community Partners, the Albert Wisner Public Library, to view its Anne Frank exhibit. Click here for full story and to view photo gallery.

STEAM Fair '15 bannerDistrict STEAM Fair 2015
a great success!

April 30, 2015 - The Warwick Valley STEAM Fair, held on April 28 at Warwick Valley High School, featured more than 50 student exhibitions in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math. The Fair featured exhibitions from students in grades 5-12, as well as special exhibitions by local organizations and professionals, such as Sustainable Warwick and The Little Bear Observatory, located at Sanfordville Elementary School.
Click here for full story and photo gallery.

fantasy art painting from the art showStudent art on display

May, 2015 - The annual
Art Show and Chair Auction,
featuring innovative and creative
artwork in a variety of mediums
from students in kindergarten
through 12th-grade, took place
on May 1.

Click here to see some of the impressive artwork on display at this year's exhibit. 

Click here to see the recipients of the
2015 Superintendent's Annual Art Awards.

WVCSD 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. 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)

Memorial Day holiday extended

(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.

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)