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JUNE 28, 2016 HTTP://WESTGENESEE.ORG

 
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Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Superintendent Dr. Christopher Brown and Board of Education President, Roberta Herron, presided over the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2016 at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College held on Saturday, June 18.  To see a listing of the 'Top Ten' from the Class of 2016 go to MORE.

To see a listing of Scholarships and Awards included in our Spring/Summer 2016 edition of The Communicator, click here. (The Spring Sports Wrap-Up can also be found in that edition of The Communicator.)

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The Athletic Department is excited to announce that they are continuing to offer the convenience of online registration for athletic sports sign-up and clearance through Family ID. 

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.

West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is Sponsoring School Supply Drive 

Click here to read article Supply DriveThe 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.  Last year the program helped well over 150 families, and we anticipate the need to be the same this Fall. 

Request Supplies: For those in need of assistance, please submit your requests by Saturday, August 20 by clicking here. Every effort will be made to fulfill your child’s list, but supplies are limited. First priority given to those students whose information we have received in advance. We appreciate the commitment of the Camillus community in making this drive successful!

Supplies Distribution: The West Genesee District Council PTA/PTO will again distribute school supplies for West Genesee families in need.  

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – noon

WHERE: West Genesee Middle School, 500 Sanderson Drive    

*If you are unavailable to, or it is difficult for you to attend, please note this in the comment section of the form so arrangements can be made.  

*The West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is committed to protecting the anonymity of all recipients and will handle all electronic requests with discretion.

If you have any questions, please email them to wgschoolsupplies@gmail.com.  more

We Need Your Feedback About our Website... 

We're redesigning the West Genesee website and need your feedback!

While our website has won awards for design and content over the years, we are always looking to improve, and we need your input!

Now is the time to express your opinions and give the District feedback about our current website, what information you seek when visiting our site, and areas for growth. Your input is important and will be used to make website enhancement decisions.

Please take a few moments to complete this short six-question survey so you can help us with our website revamp at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DLPLLV8 Thank you for your time and your feedback!

 
 
   
 
In the Spotlight feature

WGMS Technology Students Create Library for Splash Pad

The West Genesee Middle School Technology Club designed and built a Little Free Library for our community. 

Over April recess sixth grader, Julia McCann, attended a Friends of Camillus meeting and presented the idea to the group.  They loved the idea and gave  permission to build the Little Free Library so it can be installed near the Splash Pad at Camillus Pool Park. 

This Little Free Library is a place where people can 'take a book or leave a book'. It is a great way to promote literacy in our community.

Several WGMS students worked on it in the classroom, but the following students really stepped up to the plate: Julia McCann, Abigail Walsh, Spencer Gosson, Anna Caruso, Maggie Kaminski, Meagan Medina, Riley Kiteveles, and Matthew Bartolotta.  

With the help of the Town of Camillus Parks and Recreation Department, the Little Free Library will be enjoyed by all at the Splash Pad!

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July 4, 2016

Independence Day - All Offices are Closed

July 6, 2016

Board of Education Reorganizational and General Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 8, 2016

Last Day for the main offices in the Elementary and Middle Schools to be open

 
 

 

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Summer School Information

Summer School registration will now be handled over the phone by the counselors. Phone calls will be made starting June 22 and ending June 28. 

Verbal confirmation is MANDATORY to maintain enrollment in Summer School. If counselors have not heard back from you by June 29 at 2:00 p.m., the student will be unenrolled from Summer School. For more information, click here.

 
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WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
300 Sanderson Drive, Camillus, NY 13031
For more news and information, visit http://westgenesee.org
To submit news items, contact Bonnie Russell
at brussell@westgenesee.org

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