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Top Ten for Class of 2017 is Announced

Academic leaders of the Class of 2017 are in front, from left to right, Amelia Ryan, Mark Kopp (Valedictorian), Amanda Lowther (Salutatorian), and Luis (Manny) Castro. In back, from left to right, are Julia Musengo, Nicole Lattimore, Russell Graziano, William Cody, Jessica Bobbett, and Amber Oberlender.

The Top Ten students of the West Genesee High School Class of 2017 were announced on February 16, 2017. To view the list of students in order of rank click on more

National Merit Finalists are  Announced     

Seniors Amanda Lowther and Russell Graziano who were named Semi-Finalists earlier this year,  have now been named Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The winners will be announced later this year; at that time we will give an update. Congratulations!

Young Scientists Showcase their Projects at CMS    

Forty-nine students created 32 exhibits that were entered for judging in the Camillus Middle School Science Fair on February 16.

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 short video about the project, just click here.

Kindergarten Registration is Ending Soon

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will continue until 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.

Prior to coming in to register, you will need to make an appointment by clicking the link on the Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018 web page or by calling the Central Registrar at 315-487-4683.

When registering, parents should bring: proof of immunizations, proof of age, and proof of residency. A physical examination is also required and a dental certificate is requested for entry into kindergarten.

These examinations should be done up to one year prior to the first day of school. Children who enter kindergarten this fall must be five years of age on or before December 1, 2017.

Immunization requirements are located on the web page. For more information visit our website or email the Central Registrar at centralregistrar@westgenesee.orgmore 


In the Spotlight feature

Come Join us at the 9th Annual Culture Fair  

The 9th Annual Culture Fair will be held at West Genesee High School on Saturday, March 4, from 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. in the upper gym.   

This is a fantastic family event for all ages that is free and open to the public, and is designed to help promote understanding of the various social, ethnic, and cultural influences in our very own community and beyond.     

A variety of cultural and ethnic displays, artifacts, and presentations will be available, along with live dancing, music, food tasting, kids arts and crafts, and T-Shirts (can be purchased for $5.00 in the high school main office before or on the day of the event).    

Upcoming events heading

February 27, 2017

Community Coalition Forum on Drug Abuse - High School - 6:30-8:30 p.m.

March 1, 2017

Board of Education Meeting - 6:00 p.m.

Community Forum on Substance Abuse

The Camillus Community Coalition on Substance Abuse is hosting a resource night for anyone interested in learning more information and working with local agencies on the Heroin and Opiod crisis facing our communities.

Camillus Police Department will also be collecting any unused, or expired medication for safe disposal.

It is being held on Monday, February 27, at West Genesee High School from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Christie Casciano (Veteran Anchor at News Channel 9) will be the key note speaker. Other Presenters will include Dr. Ross Sullivan (Update University Hospital), Beth Hurny (Executive Director at Prevention Network), and Nate C. (Guest Speaker).

Admission is free to the public along with free child care.

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