West Genesee Honored by LECNY

On May 17, WGMS seventh grader, Marta Hevko (pictured at right), will be honored for winning the World Language week poster contest for LECNY (Language Educators of CNY) for grades 6-8. Senior Anna Gonchar (pictured at left) from the high school won for grades 9-12 and will also be honored at that ceremony. The LECNY …

Go Blue for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The last few weeks you may have noticed pinwheels in front of all of the buildings throughout the District in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention month. For the second year in a row, we partnered with the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Centers “Go Blue 4 Kids” campaign. Students raised money for the pinwheels and the money they …

Friday, April 20 is Half-Day for Students Attending in the Morning

Reminder: Friday, April 20 is a half-day for students who will attend in the morning.   Dismissal times for the buildings will be as follows:   High School: 9:55 a.m.   CMS/WGMS: 10:10 a.m.   All Elementary Buildings: 11:30 a.m.

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

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its twentieth annual “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the tenth consecutive year, thirteenth time overall, that West Genesee has been recognized …

New Principal at the High School

On March 7, 2018 Maura White was appointed by the Board of Education as a principal at the high school assigned to work with 12th grade students starting on April 9. She comes to us from Liverpool High School where she had been a substitute principal, an administrative intern, and a biology teacher. Prior to …

Select WGHS Artwork on Display at the Everson Museum

Everson Museum Teen Arts Council Exhibit The Everson Teen Arts Council made their final decisions selecting artwork for the spring exhibition. They received approximately 550 submissions from students around the region in response to their open call for art.  All submissions were presented to the Teen Council anonymously for jurying. The Everson Teen Arts Council …

Congratulations to Athletes Signing Spring Letters of Intent

On April 12, athletes at West Genesee High School each signed their Letter of Intent to play Division 1 or Division 2 sports. Below is a list of those students, their sport, and the college they will attend. Great job and good luck! Meredith Barrett – Lacrosse – Le Moyne College Carly Benson – Cross Country/Track …

West Genesee Welcomes Back Winston Byrd to 50th Annual Swing-In

West Genesee welcomes back L.A. trumpet extraordinaire Winston Byrd to our 50th annual Swing-In concert. The WGHS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band will be featured with Winston. The concert is on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Genesee High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $2 for students/seniors. Winston Byrd is …

Traveling Exhibit Commemorating Women’s Right to Vote Comes to CMS

The Camillus Middle School Library has been selected by the Central New York Library Resources Council as a recipient of a traveling exhibit commemorating the centennial of women’s right to vote in New York State. The library will be transformed into an “interactive museum” for the month of April to raise awareness of the struggle …