High School news

High School Curriculum Guide

March 3, 2015 - Looking for the WVHS Curriculum Guide? You can find it by clicking on "Academics" at left, and then on "Curriculum Guide". Click here to open the online guide. Check back soon for 2015-16 updates.


Online scheduling now open for March 12 Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 2, 2015 - Warwick Valley High School is now using Ptc.fast.com software to schedule Parent-Teacher Conferences. This website allows parents/guardians to sign up for conferences, receive an automatic confirmation, as well as a reminder of their conference date.

Parent-teacher conferences are not mandatory and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. If you wish to discuss your student’s academic performance, you may schedule a conference with individual teachers on Thursday, March 12. Conference times are from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Please sign up for one conference per your child’s teacher(s). Since all teacher names will be listed, be sure to use your student’s schedule to guide you to specific teachers.

To schedule your conferences, go to: http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Warwick_Valley_High_School
The link is labeled March Conference. Click the link and follow the instructions.


WVHS Principal Dr. Washington & Tom FolinoWarwick Valley High School Principal makes court debut

Former Globetrotter to play in faculty basketball benefit game

March 2, 2015 - This Fri. night, March 6, will feature the 19th ULTAMANIA Faculty Basketball game at Warwick Valley High School, with doors opening at 6:45 p.m. Warwick HS's new Principal, Dr. Larry Washington, will make his basketball court debut in the Warwick Valley. Dr. Washington is a former European professional basketball player, and played with the Harlem Globetrotters before beginning his career in education. Tickets are available through the district's physical education teachers for $7, or may be purchased from the Athletic Office at 987–3050 ext. 12880. Proceeds will be split between the Warwick Lion’s Club and the Warwick Valley Teachers Association Scholarship Fund for Warwick seniors.
Shown: WVHS Principal Dr. Larry Washington, left, and PE teacher Tom Folino prepare for the 19th Annual Faculty Basketball Game.


Career Fair at WVHS on March 24 is open to all!

Jan. 22, 2015 - Don't miss the Career Fair to be held at WVHS on Tues., March 24, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Open to all students! Please call Nancy Scheinert or Michelle Young if you have any questions: 845-987-3050, ext. 12616. (Snow date is March 25.)


Important information for Juniors!

WVHS Junior Prom to be held on April 17

Feb. 5, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Junior Prom is just around the corner. This year, the prom will be on April 17 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor, NY from 7:00-11:00 p.m. Tickets will ONLY be sold March 24, 25, and 26 after school in Room 129. Afternoon C-Tech students may buy the tickets those mornings. Click here for more information for Juniors (pdf).


WVCSD STEAM Fair 2015 logoWVCSD STEAM Fair to be held
at HS 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. 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).


WVHS classrom with flags"Flags Around the Classroom" project at WVHS

Feb. 17, 2015 - WVHS Social Studies teacher, Holly Marcolina, believes that all teachers want their classroom to have a welcoming atmosphere. Says Ms. Marcolina, part of creating that ambiance is to have decorations that connect to the curriculum, interest the students, and—silly as it seems—actually stay on the walls with minimal use of double-sided tape! Her solution is "Flags Around the Classroom," a project featured on the National Education Assoc. website. Click here to read the article.


Visit Dr. Washington's website

Keep up with all the happenings around Warwick Valley High School! Click on the link under "Principal's Corner" or, click here to visit Dr. Washington's website.


WVHS yearbook deadlines coming up soon!

• The last day to order your personalized WVHS 2014-15 yearbook is February 15.
• The final deadline for yearbook ads through Jostens Ad Services is quickly approaching. February 15 is the absolute last day for parents to order. To place an ad, or to request online ad placement information, call the Jostens toll-free number 24 hrs a day 1-866-282-1516 or go to the Jostens website.
• February 27 is the last day to order your 2015 WVHS yearbook.
To order, or to request online ordering information, call the Jostens toll-free number 24 hrs a day 1-866-282-1516 or go to the Jostens website.


AWPL Foundation scholarship competition - May 2 deadline

Feb. 1, 2015 - The Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation is again offering college scholarships to be awarded in a writing competition. Applicants will submit an essay on the following topic: “What singly important message have you taken from a teacher that will inform your entire life?” The essay is intended to reflect upon a message, idea or lesson - not upon a specific, named teacher or mentor. Authors of the three essays judged to be the best of those submitted will each receive $1,000 toward the cost of college tuition, paid directly to their college. Essays are due to the Library by May 2. For complete information, go to: http://www.albertwisnerlibrary.org.


WVHS Boys Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony celebrates two former standouts

Jan. 30, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Boys Basketball Program and the Hall of Fame Committee inducted two former Wildcats into the Warwick Boys Basketball Hall Of Fame on Friday, January 30. Joseph Krasniewicz, ’54 and Varick Ward, ’92 were selected by the Boys’ Basketball Hall of Fame Committee for their past accomplishments on the hardwood as former Wildcats. The committee noted that their efforts helped shape the history of Warwick Wildcat Basketball and serve as an inspiration to the current generation of players. More.


WVHS recognizes 53 students as new members of the National Honor Society

Jan. 21, 2015 - On Wed., Jan. 14, Warwick Valley High School inducted 53 new members into the Henry C. Lamoreaux Warwick Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Click here to read more and to see the list of new NHS members.


WVHS student winner of Red Ribbon photo contest

WVHS Red Ribbon winnerJanuary, 2015 - Congratulations to Taylor Mosher for winning The 2014 Red Ribbon Photo Contest. During Red Ribbon awareness week, Taylor decorated the front door of her home with this year's theme, "Love Yourself. Be Drug Free." Her piece displayed a silhouette of a dancer with a red ribbon in the shape of a heart. Her entry accumulated the highest amount of votes for the New York/New Jersey region. Taylor will receive an ipad, and $1,000 donation to our school district, which will be used to support drug prevention and education about the dangers of drugs. For more information, go to: http://redribbon.org/contest/winners_2014/.


picture of the front page of The SurveyRead the latest edition of
"The Survey"

Check out the December issue of WVHS "The Survey" News Magazine for articles on funding for new educational technology and infrastructure improvements, ugly holiday sweaters, Yik Yak and more! Click the image at left to visit the News Magazine site.







web banner of AP Honor Roll recipients, provided by College BoardWVCSD makes
AP Honor Roll for
second consecutive year!

Nov. 25, 2014 - Warwick Valley Central School District has been placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for significant gains at Warwick Valley High School in student access and success (access to AP courses and success on AP exams). This is the second consecutive year the district has been awarded this honor! Read more.


Seal with illustration of WVHs insideWVHS named a 2014
New York State Reward School

Second year in a row high school receives this honor

Warwick Valley High School has been named a 2014 New York State Reward School. More.


Warwick Valley High School 2014-15 Curriculum Handbook

Visit the WVHS Curriculum webpage here.

Download the 2014-15 WVHS Course Offering sheet (pdf)