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Young Scientists Showcase their Projects at CMS    

Forty-four students created 25 exhibits that were entered for judging in the Camillus Middle School Science Fair on February 11.

Science teacher Jacqueline Mills coordinated the fair. A variety of projects representing multiple branches of science were on display.

Each project was judged on the utilization of the scientific method, oral presentation, written presentation and the overall exhibit layout.  more

To view a video of the event, click here.

Young Scientists Showcase their Projects at WGMS   

On January 28, WGMS students displayed Science Fair projects that explained the results of their research to their fellow students, to judges, and to their families who came in the evening to view the exhibits.

Each project was judged on the uniqueness of the problem, how well the hypothesis could be tested, design and procedures of the experiment, and how appropriately the materials and equipment were used to carry out the testing.

This year's fair had 68 students that made 40 projects; student projects were entered in the category for Human Sensory Perception, Psychology, Health and Consumer Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, and Engineering. more

To view a short video about the project, just click here.

The Vocabulary Parade Debuts at East Hill Elementary School  

On Wednesday, February 3, over 90 students were involved in East Hill Elementary School's First Annual Vocabulary Parade. Students worked in pairs or trios to showcase a word.

One student gave a description of the word, including the meaning, part of speech, different forms of the word, synonyms, antonyms, etc., while their partner(s), dressed up as the word, and then paraded through the gym. Over forty words were showcased.

The idea for the parade came from the book Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster, by Debra Frasier. Students are excited about doing it again next year!

 Check out this short video of the event by clicking here

Have you Registered your Kindergarten Student for September 2016? 

Since February 1, 2016 over 180 appointments have been made to start a great foundation for the class of 2029!

The Kindergarten Registration process for the 2016-2017 school year has changed this year and will be held through March 4 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.

Prior to coming in to register, you will need to make an appointment by clicking the link on the Kindergarten Registration 2016-2017 web page or by calling the Central Registrar at 315-487-4683.

For more information visit our website or email the Central Registrar at centralregistrar@westgenesee.orgmore 

In the Spotlight feature

Winter "Wonder"land at Stonehedge  

On February 4, families had the opportunity to view projects that were displayed at a Celebration of Learning at the 3rd Annual Winter "Wonder"land. 

This was a culmination of a two-week long project based learning experience at Stonehedge Elementary School that began in mid-January and involved K-2 students, faculty, staff, and several parent volunteers.

To view a short video about the project, just click here.  

Upcoming events heading

February 1-March 4, 2016

WGCSD - Kindergarten Registration

March 2, 2016

Board of Education Meeting - 7:00 p.m. 

Registering for Spring Sports is Now Online!

The Athletics Department is excited to announce that they are now offering the convenience of online registration for athletic sports sign up and clearance through Family ID. 

The registration link went live for input on February 7, 2016.

This program is replacing the current paper process. You will no longer need to submit paper work to the nurse or athletic office. Everything will be completed online. Click here for more information.

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