High School news

logo for the "Night Out in Warwick" fundraiserEnjoy a "Night Out in Warwick" this Fri.,
March 27, and support
the 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!)


A law professional speaks to a student at the career fairSecond annual Career Exploration Fair a success!

March, 2015 - The second annual Career Exploration Fair was held at WVHS on Tues., March 24. The event was sponsored by Warwick Foundation for Excellence (WFEL), and featured more than twenty presenters from the Warwick community. The turnout was great, and students learned about careers ranging from government and law to cutting edge green technologies! Click here for photos.


students using equipment at the district's own "Little Bear Observatory"Students interested in astronomy work to create Independent Study course in AP Physics 

March 26, 2015 - Pictured at left are WVHS students John Kern, Jack Lillian and Robert Keane (not pictured, Andrew Warren). All four students recently spent time at the Little Bear Observatory on the grounds of Sanfordville Elementary School searching for supernovae. The students plan to use their interest in astronomy to create an Independent Study course in AP Physics.


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).


A tomato plant growing under LED lightsAP Environmental science students visit local experimental research facility

March, 2015 -Jason Touw's AP Environmental Science class recently visited a local experimental research facility. Bob Schluter's Warwick Valley Products is focused on LED technology, robotic lighting, aeroponics and greenhouse disease research. See a photo gallery from the visit.


Harlem Wizards are coming to WVHS The Harlem Wizards are coming to WVHS on April 21 to benefit Project Graduation

March 25, 2015 - The Harlem Wizards will play at WVHS on Tues., April 21 in the High School New Gym. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and game time is 6:30 p.m. Student/child tickets are $10 each, and adult tickets are $13 each. Reserved seats are $18 each, and Courtside Plus seats are $30 each (Courtside Plus includes Meet & Greet with Wizards, free poster & game credential with lanyard). Tickets are first come, first served-quantity limited! Tickets available at www.harlemwizards.com >buy tickets>scroll down>go to our game date 4/21/15>click on Warwick. Tickets are also available at Warwick Shoprite. Checks payable to “Project Graduation.” Return to school, or mail to: Project Graduation, P.O. Box 1235, Warwick, NY 10990. Contact Jim Rotondo, 845-987-9810. Sponsored by our hometown Warwick Shoprite.


Warwick Valley High School Leadership Academy Experience open to all juniors

Applications available in Guidance Office, and are due April 8

March 23, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Leadership Academy is now accepting applications. Are you interested in learning about five leadership practices that can help you to become the leader you were born to be? Participants in the Leadership Academy will have the opportunity to attend a leadership workshop, to work closely with leaders from the Warwick community, and to develop a program for their fellow WVHS students. Get your application today in the High School Guidance Office.


logo for Best Community for MusicWVCSD music program again named one of the
"Best Communities for
Music Education"

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


Empty Bowls 2015_student-potterThanks 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!


WVHS's all-female senior class of Science Research studentsWVHS’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 WVHS. More



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.


Front cover of "The Survey" student news magazineRead the latest edition of "The Survey"

Check out the March issue of WVHS The Survey News Magazine for articles on the new schedule for WVHS, redefining social media, Warwick connection for movie review, and more!! Click here to visit the News Magazine site.



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.


AWPL Foundation scholarship competition - May 2 deadline

Note - this is the correct info. for 2015 - info. about this scholarship in the Guidance packet sent home was from last year

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 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.


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)