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Swimmers are Academic All-Americans   

Seven West Genesee High School athletes qualified for the Academic All-American honor from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA): Kaitlin Dunning, Rebecca Kanoza, Jack Barrett, Daniel Pesci, Colin Riley, Victoria Lee, and Emily Green.

To receive this honor, students must meet the following qualifications: A minimum GPA of 3.750 on a 4 point scale, or 93.7500% of the grade scale your school uses for 7 semesters (non-weighted); be a graduating senior; and to have lettered in their high school program in swimming, diving, or water polo in their senior year. Congratulations on this great accomplishment!

CMS Science Teacher to Attend NASA Space Camp 

Camillus Middle School science teacher Carmen Primiano was accepted to attend Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA) at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, at the end of this June. He will be among over 200 teachers from around the world who will embark on the learning adventure of a lifetime.

When they have completed the weeklong program, they will share techniques to encourage students to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers and creative ways to bring lessons learned at Space Academy into the classroom.

Each teacher will go through real-life astronaut training, including a high-performance jet simulation, scenario-based space missions, land and water survival training, and a state-of-the-art flight dynamics program.  

Pictured above from left to right are former West Genesee Central School District teacher Rick Chapman, HESA 2007; Brian Ramsden, HESA 2013; Carmen Primiano, HESA 2016; and retired teacher Sue Potrikus, HESA 2009.

Kindergarten Screening Information

On Friday, June 24, all schools in the West Genesee Central School District will be closed due to a snow give back day. There were families of incoming Kindergarten students that signed up for screening on that day. 

However, because the buildings will not be open, we have had to reschedule screening for those families.

If you have not yet rescheduled, please call the Registrarís Office at (315) 487-4683 as soon as possible to set up a new date and time.

Central Registration will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the summer starting June 27. The central registration office will be closed on July 5 -6.

Due to renovations being done during the summer, all Kindergarten screening will be done at Stonehedge. Click here for school specific screening date information

Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2016 is Tomorrow  

Graduation is the highlight of the entire school year.  The Class of 2016 has achieved amazing accomplishments in all areas; academics, athletics, plus the visual and performing arts.  Graduation will be held at the Onondaga Community College SRC Arena on Saturday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m.

 
 
   
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Students Honored for Earth Day Posters

To celebrate and honor Earth Day this year, the New York State Senate Sponsored a poster contest for children in grades K-6.

West Genesee students recognized by the Senate for their posters that celebrated the theme of "Reduce, Reuse, Recyle" were Christopher Coyne from Onondaga Road Elementary School (pictured above), Simon Donaldson, from Split Rock Elementary School, and Anna Ivery from West Genesee Middle School.

All three posters will be featured in the upcoming Spring/Summer Communicator coming to your mailboxes next week.

Upcoming events heading
 

June 18, 2016

High School Graduation

SRC Arena at OCC - 1:00 p.m.

June 21, 2016

Elementary Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.

June 22, 2016

Elementary Dismissal at 11:30 a.m.

 

 

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WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
300 Sanderson Drive, Camillus, NY 13031
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at brussell@westgenesee.org

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