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March 29, 2017
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Welcome to West Genesee Middle School... 
Stephen Dunham
500 Sanderson Drive
Camillus, NY 13031-1698
(315) 487-4615
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Update from Dr. Brown has been Posted

Posted on March 27, 2017

Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses a family competition, a fad that leaves scars, and the loss of a community leader and friend. MORE

Order Your Yearbook Online! 

Posted on March 22, 2017

You can order your yearbook online by clicking here until the deadline date of March 24.

Fine Arts Director Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Posted on March 17, 2017

Congratulations to our Director of Fine Arts, Bill Davern, selected for the School Administrators Association of New York Outstanding Educator Award!

Musical at WGHSMary Poppins! is Landing at the High School 

Posted on January 30, 2017

West Genesee High School students will present the musical Mary Poppins!, at the high school auditorium. Shows are Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10, at 7:00 p.m., with 2 shows Saturday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at or at the door. All seats are reserved and are $12. You can also call the Ticket Call Center at 1-800-514-3849, extension 4. Tickets can be purchased at the door. All seats are reserved.   MORE

Kindergarten screeningKindergarten Registration is Different this Year   

Posted on January 30, 2017

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held this year from January 3 to March 3 at the Central Registrar Office located at 300 Sanderson Drive, Camillus, NY 13031. For information about registering your student, go to the Registration Section of the website by clicking here MORE 

Speech ContestCamillus Optimist Speech Winners Share "What the World Gains from Optimism" 

Posted on January 25, 2017

On January 25, eight students gave speeches around the theme, "What the World Gains from Optimism" to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. Congratulations! The Optimists chose Greta Hahn from the high school and Grant Mathews from CMS to represent them at the next level of the 2017 Oratorical Contest to be held in April in Albany, NY. MORE

Scholastic ArtWest Genesee Artists Recognized at Scholastic Art Competition 

Posted on January 19, 2017

On January 5, it was announced that fourteen West Genesee students received a total of eighteen awards in the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards competition. To see a listing of the photography students with information about their artwork, click on MORE

Call for Commentary for Strategic Planning

Posted on December 22, 2016

Every year, the District's Strategic Planning Team asks for all stakeholders' feedback about the District's progress meeting the specifics of our Strategic Actions. In an effort to elicit as much input as we can, please take some time to respond to the following survey by clicking here. Please be sure to include your name. Anonymous surveys cannot be included. To download the West Genesee Strategic Planning Process just click here.  The survey will be open until Tuesday, January 17.

Season's GreetingsSeason's Greetings from West Genesee School District 

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Administration and Board of Education of the West Genesee School District join in extending greetings and best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season. May this season be filled with peace and joy and everything that makes for happiness.

Outstanding Teacher/StudentsCamillus Optimists Honor Students and Teachers 

Posted on December 6, 2015

On December 5, Luis (Manny) Castro and Jessica Bobbett  from the high school; Morgan Valerino and Zachary Voss  from Camillus Middle School; and Alyssa Battaglia and Joseph Sparks  from West Genesee Middle School were honored by the Camillus Optimists with the David Kenna Outstanding Student Award. Robert Deegan (Science Teacher at the high school), Eric Howes (Special Education Teacher at Camillus Middle School), and Laura Hesler (IS Teacher at East Hill Elementary School)  received the 2016 Joseph A. Witowski Outstanding Teacher Award.  MORE

District Spelling BeeFinalists Move on to Post-Standard Spelling Bee 

Posted on November 9, 2016

West Genesee Middle School students, Ben Paoli and Ava Propper, faced-off spelling such words as "amnesty" and "exonerate" until they exhausted all of the challenge words, so the judges determined them both to be the winners in the West Genesee Spelling Bee held on November 9. MORE

Race for Respect18th Annual Race for Respect! 

Posted on September 6, 2016/Updated on September 19, 2016

Next Sunday, September 25, 2016 the West Genesee School District and the Town of Camillus will hold the 18th, and final, Annual Race for Respect. The purpose of the race/walk is to promote and celebrate mutual respect, acceptance of responsibility and community among members of our school and local communities. For information on how to register click on MORE

new teachersWest Genesee Orients New Teachers 

Posted on August 31, 2016

On August 24-25, 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

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

Posted on July 25, 2016

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.  For those in need of assistance, please submit your requests by Saturday, August 20by clicking here. (Click on more for information about the program.) MORE

Budget VoteThank You to Community-Voting Results are in: Budget Passes by Over 84%

Posted on May 17, 2016

West Genesee residents approved the 2016-2017 budget and bus proposition on May 17, 2016. The $82,227,170 budget received 1,394 favorable votes and 257 votes in opposition. Elected to the Board of Education for three-year terms beginning in July, are incumbents Roberta M. Herron with 1,165, and Karen M. Fruscello with 1,093.  New to the Board is Eric A. Bacon with 1,316 votes. Tonya D. Wilson received 793 votes.  Thank you to the community for your continued support! MORE

Staff Appreciation Luncheon Update

Posted on May 6, 2016

The Staff Appreciation Luncheon is May 18. Parents, if you would like to send in desserts, that would be great. Please drop desserts off at school on Tuesday, May 17 from 2:30-4:00, or Wednesday before school, or at the committee chair's house (380-7941 call first). Thank you!  

Best Music CommunitiesWest Genesee is One of the Best Music Communities for Music Education, Again!      

Posted on March 28, 2016

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its sixteenth 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 consecutive and overall eleventh time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.

Fire Inspection BadgeAnnual Fire Inspection Completed

Posted on February 26, 2016

Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2015-2016 of the West Genesee Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available for inspection at the office of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds during normal business hours by all interested parties. 

Speech ContestCamillus Optimist Speech Winners Share "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others"

Posted on January 28, 2016

On January 26, twelve students gave speeches around the theme, "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others" to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. The Optimists chose Greta Hahn from the high school and Eric Leubner from CMS to represent them at the next level of the 2016 Oratorical Contest that will be held on April 9 in Albany, NY.  Congratulations!  MORE

Community Forum on Substance AbuseWest Genesee Hosts Community Forum on Substance Abuse

Posted on January 25, 2016

On Thursday, January 21, West Genesee High School hosted a Community Forum on Substance Abuse and Expo. The Camillus Police were one of our twenty expo participants who were on hand before our community forum on substance abuse that was attended by close to seven hundred people.  MORE



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