High School news

Juniors & Seniors: visit these college reps during unit lunch this week:

Tues., Oct. 6 – Mercy College
Wed., Oct. 7 – St. John’s University
Fri., Oct. 9 – Albertus Magnus and Hartwick College
Please go onto Naviance to register.


Sophomores and juniors: PSAT to be given in school Oct. 28

Oct. 6, 2015 - High school counselors will be in English class on Tues., Oct. 6 (A Day) & Wed., Oct. 7 (B Day) to speak to juniors & sophomores about the PSAT exam, which will take place on Wed., Oct. 28, 2015. Important information about the exam will be sent home with all students.


WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
WHERE: Warwick Valley High School
TIME: 7:45am -11:30am (approximately)

Transportation will be provided- your regular bus schedule.
Room Assignments will be distributed in school lobby on the day of the exam.
Remember to bring on test day:
• Number 2 pencils
• Calculator (calculators will not be provided)


World renowned electric violinist Mark Wood to perform in rock orchestra concert with WVCSD students


Oct. 5, 2015 – Come see Warwick Valley Orchestra students in grades 6-12 transform into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra, as Emmy-award winning composer Mark Wood performs alongside them on his handcrafted 7-string fretted electric Viper violin. The concert is part of the 2015 Electrify Your Strings! "Authentic Tour," and will take place on Sat., Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Warwick Valley High School Auditorium. Click here for more, ticket information.


HS Parent-Teacher conferences Oct. 14 & 21 - online signup available

Oct. 2, 2015 - Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled for Tues., Oct. 13 and Wed., Oct. 21 from 5-8 p.m. Conferences are not mandatory and are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. If you wish to discuss your student’s academic performance, you may schedule a conference with individual teachers by clicking on the link below. Please sign up for one conference per your child’s teacher(s). Since all teachers' names will be listed, be sure to use your student’s schedule to guide you to specific teachers. Once you've scheduled your times, you'll receive an automatic confirmation, as well as a reminder of the conferences date. The link is labeled "October Conference." Please click the link and follow the instructions.
To schedule a conference with individual teachers, click on this link:


Katie's Music Wish club at WVHS provides musical instruments to students in need - seeking donations

Oct. 5, 2015 - Do you have an old violin or cello collecting dust in your attic? Find a new home for that instrument while helping a child not fortunate enough to be able to afford one. Katie's Music Wish is a new club at WVHS that provides string instruments to children who've been unable to attain one. More.


WVHS Leadership Academy accepting applications

Applications due Oct. 15

October, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Leadership Academy is accepting applications.

Participants of the Warwick Valley High School Leadership Academy work closely with adult mentors in our community to explore and to develop their leadership abilities. Activities will include participating in a Student Leadership Challenge workshop presented by Collegiate Empowerment, and having the opportunity to attend a series of focus groups led by local leaders who are interested in sharing their insights and talents. Applications are now available in the Guidance Office, or Click here to download an application (pdf). Complete one today and take the first step toward discovering the leader you were born to be!

Questions? Contact Mr. Linkens at rlinkens@wvcsd.org or by calling 987-3000 x10523 


Upcoming free college programs at AWPL in Oct.

How to Write An Outstanding College Application Essay
Tuesday, October 6 at 6 p.m.
Registration link: http://www.albertwisnerlibrary.org/FORMS/register1.php?eventID=5090
Looking for inspiration to craft a great college application essay? This lecture presented by Jill Mante will prepare you for all of the challenges and pitfalls in writing an essay to remember. Perfect for those of you who have yet to begin!
College Application Essay One-on-One Workshop
Oct. 13 & Oct. 27
Call the Library's Help Desk to make an appointment at 845-986-1047 ext. 3.
Bring in a rough draft of your college application essay and get one-on-one help. Turn your rough draft into a finished product in this two-session workshop led by Jill Mante. Participants must attend both sessions. Sessions are by appointment only.
College Financial Aid Help
October 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Registration link: http://www.albertwisnerlibrary.org/FORMS/register1.php?eventID=4946
Attention high school parents! It's NEVER too early to understand college financial aid. Learn how to understand your financial aid outlook, find out more about Expected Family Contribution, and other basics of financial aid. Presented by Elizabeth Levine from Signature College Counseling, of Central Valley, NY.


New HS lunch program provides students with more options

Sept. 25, 2015 – This year, the District began a new school lunch program at the high school, with a goal of providing delicious, high quality food for our high school students at a reasonable cost. The menu includes a variety of à la carte items, such as sandwiches, wraps, heroes, hamburgers, salads and, of course, our homemade pizza, along with a varied selection of drinks. Food Services is also able to accommodate students’ special dietary needs. To provide a reasonably priced lunch option, the District offers a “Meal Deal,” which includes any entrée with an 8 oz. milk for $3.00. More


WVHS Drama Club presents Charlotte's Web 2015Charlotte casts her web at WVHS this fall

Sept. 30, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Drama Club has announced its fall production will be a revival of one of its best loved shows, Charlotte’s Web. This official adaptation of the E.B. White novel has all the enchanting characters children have come to love. Nick DiLeo, the Club’s longtime advisor who is returning after a three-year hiatus, is directing Charlotte’s Web. Performances are scheduled for Fri., Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., and Sat., Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in the Theater at Warwick Valley High School. Additional information about purchasing advance tickets will be released mid-October. For more information or questions, email the WVHS Drama Club at wvhsdramaclub@gmail.org. More


WVCSD Homecoming Parade 2015Homecoming 2015!

Sept. 22, 2015 - Homecoming included a themed spirit week, float-building at the bus garage, in-school pep rally, powder puff game, bonfire, parade through the Village of Warwick, Wildcats football game, and Homecoming Dance. The events were a celebration of what Warwick's schools and community are all about! Here's to a great 2015-16 school year. Go Cats!
Click here for Homecoming results (pdf).
Click here for Homecoming Pep Rally photo gallery
Click here for Homecoming Parade photo gallery


Upcoming HS PTSA meetings - please join us

All WVHS parents/guardians are invited to join us at PTSA meetings, which take place in the HS Lobby. Please join us!
Thurs., Oct. 15 at  7 p.m.
Thurs., Nov. 19 at  2:45 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 17 at  7 p.m.


The HS PTSA welcomes new members!

Sept., 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) would like to thank all of you for your past participation and hope to have you join or renew your membership for the 2015-16 school year. Click here for membership form and meeting dates.


Attendance policy...

Sept., 2015 - Please be advised that, per Board Policy, students must be in school for 51 percent of the day in order to be marked “present” for that day. Click here to see the policy. (pdf)


Underclass picture dates changed to Oct. 26 & 27

Sept. 9, 2015 - Please note: The dates for underclass pictures has changed from Sept. 17 & 18 to the NEW DATES: Mon., Oct. 26 and Tues., Oct. 27 in the Old Gym. New cards from Lifetouch will be sent to all students.


Fall driver education cancelled

Sept. 22, 2015 - Due to low enrollment, Fall 2015 driver education has been cancelled. Check back in December for information about the Spring 2016 session. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Be sure to check the revised requirements before signing up. Click here for more information.


2015-16 school year information for students & parents

Aug. 17, 2015 - Please read this important information about WVHS for the 2015-16 school year, including the new bell schedule, new cycle day schedule, marking period dates, attendance regulations, and more.
Click here for flyer (pdf).


High School Curriculum Guide

Looking for the WVHS Curriculum Guide? You can find it by clicking on "Academics" at left, and then on "Curriculum Guide".