225 West Street
Warwick, NY 10990
Gertrude Hawk items ready for pick-up
Wed., Dec. 4 - Gertrude Hawk
fundraiser items will be delivered TODAY during lunch
periods. Any orders too big for students to take home can
be picked up during the regular school day in the Middle
School office today, Thurs., Dec. 5 or Fri., Dec. 6.
Thank you for your support!
Wed., Dec. 4 - The Warwick Valley Middle School worked with the Warwick Ecumenical Council to create "Thanksgiving Day" meals. Teachers adopted a family and worked with students and parents to create a breakfast and dinner. The boxes were collected and delivered to the families. The Warwick Valley Middle School staff, students and parents are amazing. Thank you for the donations and making a difference in the community. Click the photo above to view larger.
WVMS to participate in
"Crazy Hair Day for Kids Cancer"
this Fri., Dec. 6
Nov. 25, 2013 - The Warwick Valley Middle School is working with the Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation to raise money for children who have been diagnosed with cancer.
The middle school's fundraising efforts will be in honor of Evan Kamback. Evan was a young boy from Warwick who died of cancer.
On Fri., Dec. 6, students can participate in the fundraiser by wearing "Crazy Hair" to school and making a donation in Evan's honor.
Students can purchase Hair Extensions
for $2.00 each from Mon., Dec. 2 - Thurs., Dec. 5.
Donations will be accepted on Fri., Dec. 6. (Checks made
out to Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation.) Please
help us make this fundraiser a success!
• More about (pdf)
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Need teacher gift ideas? Check the wish list.
Dec. 4, 2013 - The "Classroom Wish
List" program allows teachers and administrators
in the WVCSD to collaborate and post a wish list of classroom supplies that would benefit every teacher in an individual building. The community can purchase these items right off the wish list and help build a supply closet, which any teacher can access.
"The Bookworms Bookclub" announces new pick for January
Wed., Dec. 4 - Get ready, get excited....coming in January to Principal Leandro's Bookworms Bookclub is.....
Holiday shopping at the MS Holiday Craft Fair on Dec. 7
Come and support the Middle School PTA's annual fundraiser! The Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Sat., Dec. 7, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Vendors, refreshments and more!
Rosetta Stone foreign language software offered to Grades K-6
Dec. 3, 2013 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is pleased to offer Rosetta Stone foreign language software to students in Grades K-6. The program will be introduced in school: Grades K-4 in computer labs with staff assistance and Grades 5 & 6 in a PTA-sponsored after-school club, and may also be used from home.
"Pennies for Food" for a district effort to support
local food pantry
Helping neighbors in need - a very special holiday investment!
Nov. 27, 2013 - The number of people in our community going without food is staggering. And due to recent changes in legislation concerning food stamps, food banks are being drained of their resources faster than ever. The WVCSD and WV Council of PTAs are working together to make a difference! Beginning in December, students will begin a “Pennies for Food” campaign. Each student will be given the task of collecting at least 100 pennies, to be donated to the local food pantry. (Pennies are appreciated but, of course, nickels, dimes, quarters or dollars are also most welcome and needed.)
WVMS Students of the Month for November
Nov. 25, 2013 - Each month at Warwick
Valley Middle School, a teacher or school administrator
nominates a student or students for "Student of the
Click here to see the Students of the Month for November
5th grade Hayride & Social at Pennings a big success!
Nov. 8, 2013 - Fifth-graders from Sanfordville and the Middle School were treated to a great time at Pennings' Orchard!
Art students recognized
for exceptional creativity
Nov. 7, 2013 - At the Nov. 4 Board of Education meeting, MS Art teachers Mrs. Heller and Mr. Weber recognized three outstanding MS art students. Each student showed examples of their work and spoke about why they enjoy creating art and being creative. Shown are (L-R): Aidan Finn (Grade 7), Mrs. Heller, Grace Yurchuk (Grade 6), Mr. Weber, and Max VanderHorst (Grade 8).
Consider applying to the NYS Summer School of the Arts
for MS & HS students
Nov. 1, 2013 - The New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) includes seven schools that offer training in the arts.
Celebrating Red Ribbon Week at Warwick Valley Middle School
Oct. 21, 2013 - Warwick
Middle School and other schools across the country
celebrated the Red Ribbon Week campaign in October.
The first Box Top competition!
Oct. 21, 2013 - The classroom that turns in the most Box Tops before Dec. 6 will win a pizza and dessert party (donated by WRG/Sanford Insurance).
Introducing WVCSD Google Apps for Education - a great resource for our middle and high school students
A Parent's Guide to Common Core Learning
Sept. 9, 2013 - Click the link below to learn more about the Common Core from a booklet created by NYS PTA and the NYS United Teachers Union. The 12-page booklet explains the curriculum in detail and plain language, and provides a good overview of Common Core.
WVMS pleased to host "Strengthening Families"
Seven-week series for WVMS families this Oct., Nov.
Aug., 2013 - Join us for this unique program, which is free, but limited to ten families. Click here to find out more and to download a registration form.
Dignity for All Students - together we can stop bullying!
Expanding the concepts of tolerance, respect for others and dignity
Oct. 2, 2013 - The New York State Dignity For All Students Act (Dignity Act) took effect in 2012. The goal of the Dignity Act is to create a safe and supportive school climate where students can learn and focus, rather than fear being discriminated against and/or verbally or physically harassed. Click here for more information. "Together we can stop bullying" - click here for a flyer (pdf).
Mark your calendar - early dismissal days
Please note that the remaining one-hour early dismissal days on the school calendar for Faculty/Staff Professional Development will be Wed., Feb. 26 and Wed., March 19.