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Warwick, NY 10990
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Warwick PTA Reflections presents
"Artapalooza" on Oct. 23
A fun event to create work for Reflections
Come have fun, explore the fine arts and be ready to create a
masterpiece for Reflections! Warwick PTA Reflections presents
"Artapalooza" on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Middle
School Cafeteria for all students in grades K-12.
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 Click here for flyer (pdf).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. Parents do not need to be a PTA member to participate.
Odyssey of the Mind tryouts Oct. 23
Oct. 14, 2014 - Odyssey of the Mind try-outs will be held on Thurs., Oct. 23, from 5-7 p.m. at the Kings school building. This year we are looking for students to make up three teams of seven students from grades 3 to 5 only. Students in grades 2, 6-8, or 9-12, please contact Donna Denny: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Halloween guidelines for middle school students
Oct. 20, 2014 - Halloween is slowly creeping up on us....please read this letter outlining the guidelines for Halloween from Mrs. Leandro.
September Students of the Month
Oct. 14, 2014 - This year the middle school will nominate
Students of the Month by subject. September's Students of
the Month are being recognized for mathematics.
September 2014 Students of the Month for math (pdf)
Click here to see the 2014-15 Students of the Month categories for each month.
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.
OU-BOCES Mandarin Chinese program open house - Oct. 23
Students, parents and siblings are invited to an Open House on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Regional Education Center at Arden Hill, Dept. of Instructional Support Services, 4 Harriman Dr., Goshen. Meet the OU-BOCES Mandarin Chinese Department staff - say hello to old faces and meet new ones. Learn about your teacher’s background, the current status of the program and our exciting vision for the future. Click here for flyer (pdf).
learn about abolition
at one-woman play
Sept. 19, 2014 - 5th- and 6h-grade social studies classes had a history lesson they won't soon forget on Friday. Classes attended a one-woman play in the cafetorium. Actress Lynne McKenney Lydick performed a play about Abby Kelley Foster, a 19th-century abolitionist. Students got to hear Foster's emotionally powerful discourse against slavery and prejudice.
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 Middle School Office.
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.
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
Seasonal influenza information
Sept. 22, 2014 - Local resources and information about seasonal flu.
MS artists recognized for Applefest t-shirt designs
Sept. 19, 2014 - Each year the Art Department receives many requests to participate in contests for various causes. Since we like to support our community, Applefest was a challenge we took on at the Middle School. We had multiple students design entries for the Applefest 2014 t-shirt contest - and we came out on top! This year, two of Mrs. Heller's students were recognized for their outstanding achievements in art with a first place winning drawing by 6th grade artist Alessandra Nunez (left) and a third place drawing by her twin sister Christine Nunez (right). Their designs may be viewed, along with all the Applefest t-shirt entries, in Akin's window on Main St. Mrs. Heller has seen nothing less than consistently strong artwork from these two dedicated girls. They are extremely focused and talented young artists. Congratulations!
An important message from the school nurse
How you can help when it comes to peanut allergies
Sept. 17, 2014 - Many students in the Middle School have severe allergies to peanuts and other nuts. Your help is needed to ensure student safety. Please read this letter from middle school nurse, Michelle Manelis.
Banana Splits group forming at the middle school
Sept., 2014 - Banana Splits is a support group designed to
assist students in handling difficulties that may be
associated with the emotions that parental separation and
divorce can evoke. Banana Splits helps establish the peer
support of children who share feelings of loss and change,
and together students begin to confront and learn to deal
with the ongoing issues relating to recent and/or past
Click here for more information and for permission form. (pdf)
WVMS pick-up and drop-off procedures
If you're new to the middle school, or need a refresher, please review student drop-off and pick-up procedures.
Are you planning to drive your child(ren) to school this year?
If so, please let us know! Fill out this form (pdf)and send it back to the Transportation Department.
What's for lunch?
There are two ways to check the lunch menu: Click on the "Food Menu" link for your child's grade level at left, or visit the Food Services webpage.
WVMS Students of the Month
2014 - 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.
MS PTA Craft Fair fundraiser on Dec. 6 - vendor application available
Click here for a vendor application form (pdf).