Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses the "blur" of events happening between now and the end of the year, and he also talks about putting together a fact sheet about the Common Core Learning Standards.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.)
On April 10, 2013, Jeannette Clark was appointed by the Board of Education to the principal's position at Onondaga Road Elementary School starting July 1, 2013. She is preceded by Deborah Geiss, who will retire from the District at the end of June.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its fourteenth 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 eighth time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.
The WG District-Wide Diversity Committee held the 5th Annual Culture Fair on March 23. A big thank you to our sponsors: the WG PTA/PTO District Council, Camillus PBA, West Genesee Food Services, Tops Friendly Markets, and Cam's Pizzeria. Click on the link below to view a video of the event, or click here if you are viewing on an iphone or ipad.
The West Genesee District-Wide Diversity Committee is planning its fifth annual Culture Fair for March 23, 2013 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at West Genesee High School.
Parents should register their children at the school within their regular attendance area this week, February 25-28, and March 1 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
We hope you enjoy this video of Onondaga Road students playing cooperative "Reindeer Games" in the gym and in their classrooms. This is an extension of an anti-bullying activity using a holiday story and focusing on building empathy and including others instead of excluding them. To view, click on the arrow below or click here if viewing from an ipad or iphone.
On Thursday, November 29, Onondaga Road Elementary School teachers presented fun to and useful activities for families to use at home to reinforce important Math concepts. Thanks also to the PTA for providing the needed supplies. To view, click on the arrow below or click here if viewing from an ipad or iphone.