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February 23, 2017

Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Christopher Brown
cbrown@westgenesee.org

300 Sanderson Drive
Camillus, NY 13031
(315) 487-4562


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Top 10WGHS Top Ten for Class of 2017 is Announced   

Posted on February 16, 2016

The Top Ten students of the West Genesee High School Class of 2017 was announced on February 16, 2017. For a list of the students in order of rank, go to MORE

Update from Dr. Brown has been Posted

Posted on February 13, 2017

Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses strategic planning, athletic milestones, the high school musical, and shares that a WGMS student has won the Spelling Bee to compete at the National Scripps Spelling Bee Competition.  MORE

Community Forum on Substance AbuseWGHS Decathlon Team Wins to Compete at State Level 

Posted on January 31, 2017

The Academic Decathlon was held at Westhill High School on January 21 with competitors from Cazenovia, Liverpool, Tully, Westhill, and West Genesee high schools. The team from West Genesee High School came in first overall. The top three teams will advance to the state competition at SUNY Brockport to be held on February 26-27.  MORE

Musical at WGHSMary Poppins! is Landing at the High School 

Posted on January 30, 2017

West Genesee High School students will present the musical Mary Poppins!, at the high school auditorium. Shows are Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10, at 7:00 p.m., with 2 shows Saturday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at etix.com or at the door. All seats are reserved and are $12. You can also call the Ticket Call Center at 1-800-514-3849, extension 4. Tickets can be purchased at the door. All seats are reserved.   MORE

Kindergarten screeningKindergarten Registration is Different this Year   

Posted on January 30, 2017

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held this year from January 3 to 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 MORE 

Speech ContestCamillus Optimist Speech Winners Share "What the World Gains from Optimism" 

Posted on January 25, 2017

On January 25, eight students gave speeches around the theme, "What the World Gains from Optimism" to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. Congratulations! The Optimists chose Greta Hahn from the high school and Grant Mathews from CMS to represent them at the next level of the 2017 Oratorical Contest to be held in April in Albany, NY. MORE

Scholastic ArtWest Genesee Artists Recognized at Scholastic Art Competition 

Posted on January 19, 2017

On January 5, it was announced that fourteen West Genesee students received a total of eighteen awards in the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards competition. To see a listing of the photography students with information about their artwork, click on MORE

Call for Commentary for Strategic Planning

Posted on December 22, 2016

Every year, the District's Strategic Planning Team asks for all stakeholders' feedback about the District's progress meeting the specifics of our Strategic Actions. In an effort to elicit as much input as we can, please take some time to respond to the following survey by clicking here. Please be sure to include your name. Anonymous surveys cannot be included. To download the West Genesee Strategic Planning Process just click here.  The survey will be open until Tuesday, January 17.

Season's GreetingsSeason's Greetings from West Genesee School District 

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Administration and Board of Education of the West Genesee School District join in extending greetings and best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season. May this season be filled with peace and joy and everything that makes for happiness.

Outstanding Teacher/StudentsCamillus Optimists Honor Students and Teachers 

Posted on December 6, 2015

On December 5, Luis (Manny) Castro and Jessica Bobbett  from the high school; Morgan Valerino and Zachary Voss  from Camillus Middle School; and Alyssa Battaglia and Joseph Sparks  from West Genesee Middle School were honored by the Camillus Optimists with the David Kenna Outstanding Student Award. Robert Deegan (Science Teacher at the high school), Eric Howes (Special Education Teacher at Camillus Middle School), and Laura Hesler (IS Teacher at East Hill Elementary School)  received the 2016 Joseph A. Witowski Outstanding Teacher Award.  MORE

District Spelling BeeFinalists Move on to Post-Standard Spelling Bee 

Posted on November 9, 2016

West Genesee Middle School students, Ben Paoli and Ava Propper, faced-off spelling such words as "amnesty" and "exonerate" until they exhausted all of the challenge words, so the judges determined them both to be the winners in the West Genesee Spelling Bee held on November 9. MORE

The Little MermaidThe Little Mermaid has Landed at Camillus Middle School    

Posted on October 31, 2016

Camillus Middle School is proud to present this year's musical, The Little Mermaid, adapted from the classic Disney movie.The performances will be on Friday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 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

Race for Respect

Thank You to the Community for Participating in the 18th and Final Annual Race for Respect! 

Posted on September 29, 2016

Thank you to the Community for your support of the 18th Annual (and Final) Race for Respect held on September 25, 2016. Everyone had a great time, and to view a brief video of the event just click on the video below. MORE

College Board IconNational Merit Commended Scholars are Announced     

Posted on September 21, 2016

West Genesee High School seniors Jesse Elmer, Julia Musengo, and Amelia Ryan have been named Commended Scholars in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  MORE

all state concertsMusicians Invited to All-State Concerts 

Posted on September 19, 2016

Eleven West Genesee High School musicians were accepted into the All-State Conference to perform in Rochester, December 1-4, 2016. The conference, including the final concerts, will take place at the Rochester Convention Center and is sponsored by the NYS School Music Association. MORE

College Board IconNational Merit Semi-Finalists are Announced     

Posted on September 14, 2016

West Genesee High School seniors Amanda Lowther and Russell Graziano have been named Semi-Finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  MORE

new teachersWest Genesee Orients New Teachers 

Posted on August 31, 2016

On August 24-25, new teaching staff participated in orientation and mentoring meetings. To view pictures of those teachers that participated in the program and who will be starting in the District this year click on MORE

College Board IconStudents are Advanced Placement Scholars 

Posted on August 31, 2016

Eighty-seven students and recent graduates of West Genesee High School have been named Advanced Placement Scholars by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations. MORE

Pesticide ApplicationInitial Pesticide Application Notification

Posted on August 29, 2016

New York State Education Law Section 409-H, effective July 1, 2001, requires all public and nonpublic elementary and secondary schools to provide written notification to all persons in parental relation, faculty, and staff regarding the potential use of pesticides periodically throughout the school year.  MORE

sub positionAre you Interested in a Job as a Substitute Custodian?

Posted on August 10, 2016

The West Genesee School District is accepting applications for Substitute Custodial Staff at all of our school buildings. Second shift only. NYS fingerprinting is required. For more information and application, please visit our web site by clicking here. Please send completed application/resume to: Mr. Joe Pulaski, Director of Facilities, 5203 West Genesee Street, Camillus, NY 13031 or call 315-487-4630 for additional information.

college boardStudents Score "5" on Advanced Placement Examinations 

Posted on August 8, 2016

Thirty-five WGHS students had a total of forty-five perfect scores on their Advanced Placement examinations in May.  MORE

West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is Sponsoring a School Supply Drive, Again!

Posted on July 25, 2016

The 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.  For those in need of assistance, please submit your requests by Saturday, August 20by clicking here. (Click on more for information about the program.) MORE

Click here to read article on 100% on Regents ExamsStudents Score 100% on Regents

Posted on July 7, 2016

Congratulations to the 9 West Genesee High School students who together received a total of 11 perfect scores on their traditional Regents examinations in June. MORE

Graduation 2016Congratulations to the Class of 2016! 

Posted on June 20, 2016

On June 18, 2016, the Class of 2016 graduated at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College. Congratulations and best of luck!

Swimmers HonoredA Great Accomplishment: Seven Swimmers are Academic All-Americans

Posted on June 8, 2016

Congratulations to the following seven West Genesee athletes that qualified for the Academic All-American honor from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Assoc. (NISCA): Kaitlin Dunning, Rebecca Kanoza, Jack Barrett, Daniel Pesci, Colin Riley, Victoria Lee, and Emily Green.  MORE

Budget VoteThank You to Community-Voting Results are in: Budget Passes by Over 84%

Posted on May 17, 2016

West Genesee residents approved the 2016-2017 budget and bus proposition on May 17, 2016. The $82,227,170 budget received 1,394 favorable votes and 257 votes in opposition. Elected to the Board of Education for three-year terms beginning in July, are incumbents Roberta M. Herron with 1,165, and Karen M. Fruscello with 1,093.  New to the Board is Eric A. Bacon with 1,316 votes. Tonya D. Wilson received 793 votes.  Thank you to the community for your continued support! MORE

West Genesee High School is Again Named as a New York State Reward School

Posted on May 17, 2016

On May 13, 2016, the West Genesee Central School District was notified by the New York State Education Department that West Genesee High School has been designated a Reward School for the second year in a row.This signifies that the school is among those in New York State that has made the highest performance with no significant gaps in student achievement. Congratulations!

HS Carsh Simulation ActorsHigh School Students Experience a Simulated DWI Crash for their Peers  

Posted on May 13, 2016

On Friday, May 13, 2016, a simulated car crash was planned at West Genesee High School. Due to rain, the presentation was modified to an assembly in the lower gymnasium.  Thank you to everyone who helped make this event possible to help make the Senior Ball a fun and safe time! MORE

Best Music CommunitiesWest Genesee is One of the Best Music Communities for Music Education, Again!      

Posted on March 28, 2016

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its sixteenth annual "Best Communities for Music Education" survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the eighth consecutive and overall eleventh time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.

National Honor Society LogoNational Honor Society Inducts New Members

Posted on March 24, 2016

One hundred fifty-eight students from West Genesee High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society at the High School on March 21, 2016. These members were selected by a faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, and character: To read a list of the new members, go to MORE

Fire Inspection BadgeAnnual Fire Inspection Completed

Posted on February 26, 2016

Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2015-2016 of the West Genesee Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available for inspection at the office of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds during normal business hours by all interested parties. 

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