Middle School news

photo of a student with Principal LeandroWVMS foreign language students enjoy International Food-Tasting Event

May 20, 2015 - On May 15th, the WVMS PTA hosted a food tasting event to give foreign language students an international experience to remember. Volunteers brought in dishes representing different cultures, countries and ethnicities and students from foreign language classes had an opportunity to taste food from all around the world!


Memorial Day holiday extended

April 9, 2015 – THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 25, and TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015. (Additionally, schools will be dismissed early on Fri., May 22, 2015: HS & MS at 10:30 a.m., elementary schools at 11:30 a.m.) Please add this to your calendar.


Firefighters thanked by MS Home & Careers students

"Thank you's" create firetruck mosiac Photo of firetruck mosiac formed by thank you notes

May 20, 2015 - The WVMS Home & Careers Dept. helped Middle School students show their appreciation to local firefighters in the Warwick community. Students in grades 5-8 were happy to contribute words of praise for firefighters on small strips of paper used to color a fire truck drawn by Indya Kraetschmer and Ciara Browne. Many cards of appreciation were also made and placed in a box made to resemble a fire truck, to honor our firefighters. Click here for photo gallery.


Seventh-grade contest winners“Aspiring Writers” contest winners announced

Elizabeth Melendez, Varin Sawh win for short fiction, poetry

May 12, 2015 - Middle School teacher Mrs. Bakonyi and local author/writer
Mr. Tom Hoffman have announced the winners for the "Search for Aspiring Writers" contest for Mrs. Bakonyi's seventh-grade classes. Elizabeth Melendez has been named the winner in the short fiction category with The Wanderer, while Varin Sawh won in the poetry category for The Seasons. Click here for full story.


Recycling in the WVMS cafeteriaWarwick schools re-launch recycling program on Earth Day

District partners with
Sustainable Warwick to "reboot"
in-school recycling program

April, 2015 - The WVCSD has partnered with Sustainable Warwick to "reboot" the in-school recycling program, which was started a number of years ago, but had waned in recent years. The idea for the re-launched recycling effort came about when several teachers, in meetings with Sustainable Warwick, discussed ways to promote additional recycling throughout the district. More


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 visit to AWPLEighth-graders visit Anne Frank exhibit at AWPL

May 8, 2015 - Warwick Valley Middle School students recently visited one of the district's Community Partners, the Albert Wisner Public Library, to view its Anne Frank exhibit. Click here for full story and photo gallery.


Principal Leandro's May Letter to Parents

May 19, 2015 - Middle School parents and guardians: Please read this letter from Principal Leandro, regarding some important information and upcoming dates for students. Letter to Parents - updated version coming soon


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.


STEAM Fair '15 bannerDistrict STEAM Fair 2015
a great success!

April 30, 2015 - The Warwick Valley STEAM Fair, held on April 28 at Warwick Valley High School, featured more than 50 student exhibitions in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math.  Click here for full story and photo gallery.


WVMS announces Students of the Month for April (ELA)

Each month at Warwick Valley Middle School, a teacher or school administrator nominates a student or students for "Student of the Month." This month, the Students of the Month are those who have excelled in English/language arts, or ELA. Click here to see the Students of the Month.


WAMBO logoWAMBO Warwick Arts and Music Boosters  to offer scholarships for 8th & 11th graders

Deadline for applications is May 26!

April 23, 2015 - WAMBO (Warwick Arts and Music Boosters) will offer music and art scholarships to students currently in grades 8 and 11. More


Summer Enrichment 2015

Registration is now open!

April 20, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is pleased to offer this unique opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time. Through the Summer Enrichment program, children build upon skills as they explore and discover new interests. Click here for information about classes and to access the Registration Form. (pdf)


WVMS students create Genetically Altered Creature Museum

Feb., 2015 - Under the direction of MS science teacher, Mrs. Tracey Waters, the Delta 7th grade life science students studied genetics, heredity patterns and genetic engineering in a project that required them to design  models of genetically altered creatures. Students shared their model creatures by transforming a classroom into a "museum." This is the twelfth year for this popular project. Click here to view photo gallery.


WVMS Staff and Students to send spring care package to troops

March 26, 2015 - This past month Warwick Valley Middle School staff and students collected items for our troops deployed overseas. The drive of various items included more than 50 cases of ramen noodles and 25 boxes of various canned goods, snacks and treats. More, photos.


WVMS PTA - Eighth Grade Happenings!

Feb. 23, 2015 - For information about the MS Yearbook and the 8th Grade Formal on June 12, click here.


Camp Invention logoCamp Invention to be offered this summer for students entering grades 1-6

March, 2015 - The very popular Camp Invention returns to the Warwick Valley Central School District this July 13-17 for students entering grades 1-6. More


Warwick Valley Middle School announces honor roll for second marking period

March 2015 - Click here to see who made the honor roll. (pdf)