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89 Sanfordville Road
Warwick, NY 10990
(845) 987-3050


Dr. Larry Washington

Associate Principals

Lisamarie Spindler
Christopher Trieste

Attendance Office

Donna Doucette
(845) 987-3050, ext. 12507

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wildcat logo: purple paw printWarwick Homecoming 2014
Sat., Oct. 25

Welcome home to all Wildcats, past, present & future!

12 p.m. parade through the village of Warwick,
1 p.m. kickoff at C. Ashley Morgan Field at WVHS

Get ready for Homecoming Oct. 25! (pdf)

Sept. 9, 2014 - The Homecoming game will be played against Valley Central on Sat., Oct. 25 at 1:00 pm. Homecoming '14 will include a themed spirit week, float building at the bus garage, in-school pep rally, parade through the village of Warwick, Wildcats' football game and Homecoming Dance on Saturday night at 7:00 pm. More information will follow with specific details for upcoming events. Please join us to celebrate what Warwick, our schools and our community are all about - Homecoming is a celebration of purple and gold. Go Wildcats!

Click here for a flyer (pdf) with everything you need to know about Homecoming 2014, including Homecoming Week, float construction, schedules and main events.

Permission slip needed to attend Bus Garage float-building!

Oct., 2014 - EVERY INDIVIDUAL attending the float construction at the bus garage must turn in a permission slip by Friday, October 17, 2014 to the HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE.
Click here for the permission form. (pdf)


Come see the HS Drama Club fall play: "The Iliad, The Odyssey, And All Other Greek Mythology In 99 Minutes or Less!"

Performances on Nov. 7 & 8 at the Theatre at WVHS

This show puts a comedic twist on all your favorite Greek tales, and best of all it only takes 99 minutes *or less*. It will be performed at WVHS under the direction of Noreen Hanson. Don't miss it! Showtimes are: Fri., Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 general admission. Click here for flyer (pdf).


Warwick PTA sponsors Reflections arts competition for K-12

Submissions due by November 14

Each year, the Warwick Valley PTA sponsors “Reflections,” a theme-based competition for visual, musical and literary art. This year's theme is "The world would be a better place if…" Students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, photography and visual arts. Reflections is open to all students in grades K-12, and parents don't need to be a PTA member for their child to participate. The National PTA Reflections online application may be found at If you have questions or want a paper entry, e-mail Monika Schonhaut at Click here for WVHS flyer (pdf).


WVHS PTSA upcoming meetings

The next WVHS PTSA meeting will be held:
• Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in the HS lobby
Please join and support your high school PTSA!
Click here for PTSA membership information.


Emily Held wins best of show at Girls World Expo 2014WVHS student wins best of show at Girl's World Expo

Oct. 20, 2014 - Congratulations to WVHS student, Emily Held, who won best of show at the Girl’s World Expo, held Oct. 12 at Sport Fitness and Fun in Florida, NY. The Girls World Expo is a nationwide event for teen girls from 11-18 years of age. Students across the county showcased their achievements in the arts, while participating in workshops and listening to motivational speakers in business, government and the arts. Click here for more information about Girl’s World Expo.


Sign the petition for fair and equitable funding for New York schools - help end the GEA!

Oct. 1, 2014 - Please help us continue the effort to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which hurts New York's public schools. Be part of the action! Take a moment to sign the petition at left, (to be delivered to the Board of Regents, The New York State House, The New York State Senate, and Governor Andrew Cuomo) telling our state leaders to provide fair and equitable funding for our schools. Click the red "SIGN PETITION" button, and add your name to the growing list of Mid-Hudson area residents who want to see an end to the GEA.

Mrs. Heller with high school art students

WVHS students paint the
town pink

Oct. 14, 2014 - Middle School art teacher Mrs. Nicole Heller and a group of High School students created pink paper ribbons for the third annual Pink Friday. After school, they hung the ribbons in the shop windows throughout town to show the support of our village for breast cancer awareness. As you walk or drive through town, take a moment to notice these beautiful pink ribbons to support a worthy cause. Pictured above, back row: Mrs. Nicole Heller, MS Art Teacher, and Max Von der Horst. In the front: Emily Michelini and Sarah Rosenwald


Warwick's FFA awarded "Best of Show" at New York State Fair

Sept., 2014 - FFA students' "Birds and Bees" landscape display was awarded the blue ribbon in the educational category at this year's New York State Fair in Syracuse. More.


Understanding "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD)

Sept. 26, 2014 - The Warwick Valley Central School District has supported a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program since 2011. The district continues to be committed to providing a 21st century learning environment that includes integration of technology in the classroom. A district-wide wireless network is available to students in grades 5-12 to use with their personally owned and district provided devices. Click here for more information about BYOD in our district.


Student YouTube user opt-out agreement

Sept. 23, 2014 - Digital resources like YouTube provide our teachers and students with a valuable academic video library. Under the supervision of our teachers, YouTube has potential to enhance our students’ understanding of any and all academic subject matter. However, if you and/or your child wish to opt out of using YouTube at school, please sign the opt-out agreement (below) and return to the High School Office.
YouTube user opt-out agreement (pdf)


Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Sept. 22, 2014 - What is EV-D68 and how many cases have been confirmed?
Find out more.


Seasonal influenza information

Sept. 22, 2014 - Local resources and information about seasonal flu.


2014-15 College Kickoff

Sept. 11, 2014 - If you missed College Kickoff Night on Sept. 10, click to view the informational College Kickoff Presentation (pdf) about college applications, Naviance, teacher recommendations and more that was shown that evening.


Applying for the National Honor Society

Sept. 9, 2014 - You can learn more about the National Honor Society, why you should apply, what the selection criteria are, and more, by visiting the WVHS NHS webpage. From the high school homepage, menu at left, mouse over "Academics" and scroll down to "National Honor Society".


WVHS art student received an OC art award 2014WVHS art student recognized with prestigious OC award

Sept. 9, 2014 - In recognition of her talent in art, WVHS student Alexis Zarow was selected as the Orange County Arts Council's 2014 "Youth with Exceptional Promise" honoree this year. Alexis was recommended for the award by art teacher Shari Blauner, who notes, "This is very prestigious, as only one high school student in all of Orange County, who is involved in either art or music, wins this award. For Lexie, it is well deserved. She always goes above and beyond, and works hard to improve herself at every step." In the seven years the "Youth with Exceptional Promise" award has been presented, Alexis is the second WVHS student to have received it.


Still some openings for fall 2014 Driver Education

Registration deadline has been extended!

Aug., 2014 - The deadline for the Fall 2014 Driver Education program has been extended. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis until all the openings have been filled.  More information.


STEM scholarship for SUNY and CUNY students

May 6, 2014 - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program, which will encourage the best and brightest high school students to pursue high-demand, high-tech careers and build their future in New York. The program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship to the top 10% of students in every New York high school if they major in a STEM field and work in a STEM job in New York State for five years after graduation. Please check out this link for more information and how to apply online for this opportunity.


Warwick Valley High School 2014-15 Curriculum Handbook

Visit the WVHS Curriculum webpage here.

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