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OCTOBER 31, 2017  WESTGENESEE.ORG

 
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Damn Yankees at Camillus Middle School

Camillus Middle School students will present "Damn Yankees," the 11 time TONY award winning musical comedy written by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, as their fall musical.   

The performances will be on Friday, November 3, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, at 2:00 p.m. to see this terrific cast. Tickets are $8 general admission at the door. Doors will open one hour prior to each show.  MORE

Westar at CMSWestar Promotes Financial Literacy at CMS

Westar Federal Credit Union continues their efforts of promoting financial literacy with the students in the district. Cindy Kraus recently visited Camillus Middle School's Career and Financial Management classes equipped with lessons and exercises to educate the students on personal finance and financial literacy. Some of the exercises included balancing check books, writing checks, and reconciling accounts, all of which are basic things that will help the students with future responsibilities.

Westar's student branch, The Wildcat Branch, opened on October 23, at the the high school. Having a branch in the school run by student volunteers with the assistance of Westar employees provides a great opportunity for students to learn about financial literacy in action. This year the branch is open on Mondays and Fridays during lunch periods, and can be utilized by students and staff of the high school.

Emergency Closing Information is Important!

Announcements about school closings, delayed openings, or early dismissal will be posted on the News Headlines section of the District website home page.

They are also broadcast on twitter, facebook, and the following stations which you can access by clicking here.

Click here to access District CalendarsBlackboard communications software allows us to send emails, texts, phone app notifications, and make phone calls. (Phone calls will be used for emergency situations only)

Parent/Guardians and staff will NOT need to sign-up to receive information from schools that you are registered for in Schooltool. (You will have the option to opt-out if you choose not to receive emails, texts, and/or phone calls.)

For more information and/or to sign-up (if you are not a parent/guardian or staff in the Schooltool system) go to the website and click on the WG Communications logo from the home page, or logo above. For more information about the new system click on MORE

Dismissal Information for Half-Day

Tuesday, November 7 is a half-day for students who will attend in the morning.

Dismissal hours for the buildings on those days will be as follows:

  • High School: 9:55 a.m.

  • CMS/WGMS: 10:10 a.m.

  • All Elementary Buildings:  11:30 a.m.

 
   
 
In the Spotlight feature

Three NYS Master Teachers are from West Genesee  

On October 18,  it was announced that Katherine Clift (CMS Science), Gabriela Babcock (WGHS Math), and Maria Leonardo (WGHS Technology) have been named New York State Master Teachers. 

Master teachers teach science, technology, engineering, and math courses including advanced placement, honors, Regents, and International Baccalaureate levels.

Congratulations!

NYS Master Teachers Gabriela Babcock and Maria Leonardo from the high school are pictured above, and below is Katherine Clift from CMS.

Upcoming events heading
 

November 1, 2017

Board of Education Meeting - 7:00 p.m. at High School Library

November 2, 2017

Strings Festival Grades 7-12/K-12 Art Exhibit - 7:30 p.m. at High School Auditorium

November 5, 2017

Daylight Savings Time Ends - turn clocks back an hour

November 7, 2017

Half-Day for Students/Staff Development Day

November 9, 2017

District Spelling Bee - 9:45 a.m. at Camillus Middle School

November 10, 2017

No School - Veteran's Day

 

Coming in the Next Edition...

Section III and State Qualifier Results!

For updates, please check out the athletics web page by clicking here

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

District tagline: We celebrate Learning!