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April 21, 2014
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Welcome to Onondaga Road Elementary School...

Jeannette Clark
703 Onondaga Road
Syracuse, NY 13219-2999
(315) 487-4653
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Update from Dr. Brown has been Posted

Posted on April 14, 2014

Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses our talented students and a visit last week from a representative of the U.S. Department of Education. Just click on the more to read the message.  MORE

Safety Award CertificateDistrict Honored with Safety Award for 7th Year

Posted on April 3, 2014

West Genesee Central School District is one of 133 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services in the state to receive the "2014 School Safety Excellence Award" from the Utica National Insurance Group.  MORE

BCME Logo 2014West Genesee is One of the Best Music Communities for Music Education, Again!      

Posted on March 27, 2014

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its fifteenth annual "Best Communities for Music Education" survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the ninth time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.  MORE

Culture FairThe 6th Annual Culture Fair was a Great Success!   

Posted on March 18, 2014

The West Genesee District-Wide Diversity Committee hosted the 6th Annual Culture Fair today. at the high school, and everyone had a great time! From the diverse music, to dancing, to the awesome food! A big thank you to the West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council, Camillus PBA, Tops Friendly Markets for sponsoring the event, and to Dr. Copeland for coordinating all of the different pieces. To view a short video from the event, click on the link below.  MORE

Kindergarten screeningKindergarten Registration is this Week!  

Posted on February 24, 2014

Parents should register their children at the school within their regular attendance area  this week, February 24-28 between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. West Genesee elementary schools are East Hill (487-4648), Onondaga Road (487-4653), Split Rock (487-4656), and Stonehedge (487-4633). For more information and immunization requirements go to MORE 

Important Update from Dr. Brown about CCLS Implementation

Posted on February 10, 2014

Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he shares that the Board of Regents has been meeting regarding the implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards [CCLS] in New York State. They will be acting on recommendations tomorrow that will change how the CCLS are being implemented. Just click on the more to read the message.  MORE

Budget VoteThe Voting Results are in: Both Propositions are Approved

Posted on November 12, 2013

West Genesee residents approved the Capital Project Referendum and Turf Field Reserve Fund propositions on November 12, 2013. The $24,305,200 Capital Project received 863 favorable votes and 218 votes in opposition. A second proposition to create a reserve fund for the turf field was approved 833 to 256. Thank you to the community for your continued support!  MORE

District Spelling BeeFinalists Move on to Post-Standard Spelling Bee 

Posted on November 8, 2013

West Genesee Middle School eighth grader, Jason Loustaunau faced-off against Camillus Middle School seventh grader, Rose Hays spelling such words as "caricatured" and "unilaterally" until Loustaunau emerged as the first place winner in the West Genesee Spelling Bee held on November 7.  MORE

Onondaga Road Students Learn that Planting Can be Fun!   

Posted on October 22, 2013

Check out this short video of our Onondaga Road Elementary School 4th graders as they learn how to plant daffodils as part of their classroom lesson. Click on the link below to view a video of the event, or click here if you are viewing on an iphone or ipad. 

PeteyJoin Us for Our Community Reading Project - "One Book, One Town: Everyone Reads"

Posted on October 7, 2013

High school English teacher, Keith Newvine, is initiating a community reading project called "One Book, One Town: Everyone Reads". He has selected a book called Petey by Ben Mikaelsen. Click here for a flyer about the book which is at a reading level that is appropriate for nearly all grade levels beyond 6th grade. The author of the book will come to West Genesee in February to continue our discussion. We hope that you will help us to support this community initiative.  MORE

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures for Onondaga Road     

Posted on September24, 2013

We have now placed a document on the website that outlines the arrival and dismissal procedures for Onondaga Road. To read them, please click on  MORE

West Genesee Publications is RecognizedWest Genesee Electronic Communications Receive Statewide Recognition

Posted on September 12, 2013

West Genesee Central School District is being recognized by the New York School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA) in the Website, Electronic Newsletter, and Social Networking - Twitter categories of their 2013 Publications and Electronic Media Awards program. Congratulations! MORE 

Race for Respect15th Annual Race for Respect is Just Around the Corner!

Posted on September 9, 2013

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 12:00 noon, the West Genesee School District and the Town of Camillus will be hosting the 15th annual Race for Respect.Click here to download the registration form. MORE

Onondaga Road Adds a Second Grade Class     

Posted on September 4, 2013

You may have heard by now that Onondaga Road Elementary School is very fortunate to to be gaining an additional section of second grade! Currently, we have two classes of second grade.  Most recently, our class sizes have grown due to a large number of unanticipated, but not unwelcomed, families moving into the district from other areas.  With the increased class size, Superintendent Dr. Brown and members of the Board of Education have respectfully granted an additional section of second grade as a means to maintain more academically and socially manageable classroom settings.  MORE

Jeannette ClarkNew Director of Counseling and Student Services K-12    

Posted on September 4, 2013

On July 1, 2013, Paula Brillo was appointed by the Board of Education to the Director of Counseling and Student Services starting July 22, 2013. She is preceded by Kay Merrick, who retired from the District at the end of June. MORE

new teachers 2012West Genesee Orients New Teachers 

Posted on August 21, 2013

On August 20-21, new teaching staff participated in orientation and mentoring meetings. To view pictures of those teachers that participated in the program and who will be starting in the District this year click on  MORE

Budget VoteOnondaga Road Kindergarten Orientation is August 19

Posted on August 5, 2013

Kidergarten Orientation will be held on Monday, August 19 starting at 9:00 a.m. for incoming Onondaga Road Elementary Kindergarten students. To view a flyer with additional information click on MORE

New Student Welcome Walk Through to be Held at Onondaga Road

Posted on August 5, 2013

Parents and students NEW to Onondaga Road Elementary School are invited to take a welcome-walk through the school on Tuesday, September 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  To view a flyer with additional information click on MORE

West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is Sponsoring a School Supply Drive, Again!

Posted on August 2, 2013

The West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is once again sponsoring a School Supply Drive. The purpose is to provide free school supplies for students in need of assistance who attend any school in the West Genesee School District.(Click on more for information about the program. To fill out the form to request supplies, click here.) MORE


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