Middle School news

photo of staff saying goodbye to studentsHave a nice summer!

June, 2015 - Thurs., June 25, was the last day of school for students. WVMS staff lined up for the traditional 'wave' goodbye to students. Congratulations to all for another successful school year, and enjoy the summer!
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PBIS pep rally: celebrating positive behavior

June, 2015 - On Fri., June 12, students and teachers celebrated at the Middle School's end-of-year PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Celebration. Click here for photos.


Warwick Valley Middle School receives grant from O&R for Drone Technologies Project

June, 2015 - Through a grant provided by Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., Warwick Valley Middle School students will have the opportunity next year to participate in the Drone Technologies Project, which will provide cutting-edge technological experiences to eighth-grade students who participate in the school’s Information Communications Technologies (ICT) class. More.


PTA-sponsored breakfast and assembly on June 24 & 25

June, 2015 - The WVMS PTA sponsored a breakfast for 5th, 6th and 7th graders on June 24 and 25. After breakfast, students were treated to an exciting reptile show. Thank you, PTA!


WVMS art students with book character sculpturesWVMS artists support the APWL  Warwick Children's Book Festival

June 22, 2015 - Ms. Nicole Heller's Warwick Valley Middle School art students, assisted by several WVHS art students, created "plaster of Paris" heads of characters from beloved classic and contemporary children's books, including Bot, Tacky the Penguin, Olivia the Pig, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Eloise, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Cat in the Hat, the Rainbow Fish and more. The heads will be on display at the Albert Wisner Public Library this summer, and at the Warwick Children's Book Festival on September 26. Many thanks to all the talented artists! Click here for photos.


photo of pencil with the words "school supply lists 2015-16"WVMS supply lists for 2015-16

June, 2015 - This year, there is one common list for each grade level. Click here for the supply lists for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades. (pdf)


Group photo of eighth-grade musiciansEighth-grade musicians receive "excellent" and "superior" ratings at competition

June, 2015 - Pictured at left are 150 8th-grade band, orchestra and chorus members who travelled to Toms River, N.J. for the "Trills and Thrills" evaluation, where they received two "excellent" and "superior" ratings in their evaluations. The students had a good time after their performances at Six Flags amusement park. Click photo to view larger.


WVMS announces Students of the Month for May (Music/Art) and June (Health/Physical Education)

Each month at Warwick Valley Middle School, a teacher or school administrator nominates a student or students for "Student of the Month."  Click here to see the Students of the Month.



student in front of classroom, presenting her findings to the class5th Grade ‘Document Detectives’ use historical clues to date photos from Warwick past

June 3, 2015 - The fifth grade students at WVMS became 'document detectives' in their social studies classes this week. In an activity designed and facilitated by members of the Warwick Historical Society, students enjoyed learning about our town's past while using clues to solve the puzzle. More


Author Amanda Harris speaks to class of sixth-gradersAuthor Amanda Harris visits
6th grade class

June 2, 2015 - Students in Ms. Breedveld's 6th-grade class were treated with a guest appearance from author Amanda Harris on Mon., June 1. Amanda's nonfiction book, entitled Fruits of Eden, explores the interesting and sometimes surprising history of edibles in this country. More


WVMS students with anti-bullying presenter, Jared CampbellWVMS students inspired by
anti-bullying presentation

May 29, 2015 - Jared Campbell presented his music and videos to WVMS students as part of our school anti-bullying message. Jared is an award-winning singer/songwriter who inspired our students with messages about kindness, believing in oneself and people who have made a difference. He conveyed to students the importance of coming together as one school, and one family. Click here for photo gallery.


students enjoying ice cream at the zooBronx Zoo field trips create memorable experiences

May 29, 2015 - Over the past few weeks, seventh-graders on the Delta and Gamma teams enjoyed their field trips to the Bronx Zoo. More, photos




Recess Round-up!

Warwick's Girl Scout Troop #575 wants to make recess more fun at the Warwick Valley Middle School. They are collecting donations of new or like-new outdoor toys like balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, chalk, and Frisbees for all the kids to use during recess. There is a collection box by the MS greeter, and donations will be accepted until the end of the school year. Please consider making a donation! Thank you.


WVMS announces third marking period Honor Roll

May 4, 2015 - Warwick Valley Middle School Principal Cindy Leandro is pleased to announce the middle school students who achieved academic distinction by being named to the Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the third marking period. Click here.


Work to be done in MS boiler room

May 14, 2015 - Beginning May 26, 2015, minor asbestos abatement work will be done in the Warwick Valley Middle School boiler room, followed by replacement of the boiler. All work will be performed in accordance with applicable Federal and State regulations governing asbestos projects, and will be conducted to minimize any disruption of normal building activities. It is anticipated that the asbestos removal will take 2-3 days, and the remaining work should be completed by July 26, 2015.