WG Athletic Community Receives Sportsmanship Promotion Banner Award, Again!

On June 19, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced West Genesee High School (Section III) will be one of four school communities to receive a 2017-2018  Sportsmanship Promotion Banner Award. The award is presented to schools which have developed proactive approaches in keeping sportsmanship in the forefront with their students, …

Middle School Students Work on an Exercise Trail

On May 29, forty-five West Genesee and Camillus Middle School students spent the morning weeding and mulching the Clyde Ohl Exercise Trail at the Camillus Erie Canal Park. The students worked with the Camillus Solvay Geddes Rotary Club to complete this service project. The Rotary Club sponsors Interact Clubs in each of our middle schools.  …

Adding a ‘Dash’ of Programming to the Elementary Classroom

During this past school year, many elementary students in the District from kindergarten through fifth grade experienced what it is like to be a computer programmer. Students learned programming concepts using the website Code.org. They also used the web-based program Scratch to create games and bring their “sprites” to life. Dash the Robot provided opportunities …

Legendary Lacrosse Coaches Retire

After 43 years as the West Genesee Boys Lacrosse Coach, Mike Messere is retiring. Along with him, his Assistant Coach for 37 years Bob Deegan decided he would also step away from coaching at the end of this season. Three years ago the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association presented their 2015 Man of the Year …

Academic All-American Athletes from West Genesee

Three West Genesee High School athletes qualified for the Academic All-American honor from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA). They are Katherine O’Brien, Caroline Lopez, and Mia Pienkowski. 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 …

Fine Arts Awards Presented at Annual Music Honors Reception

The following Fine Arts Awards were presented to students at the annual WGHS Music Honors Reception held on June 1, 2018. Eva Sidelnik Memorial Award:  Emily Augello Fred Waring Award:  Allison Leonard National School Choral Award:  Katherine Baldwin Leonard Bernstein Award:  Lindsey Cunningham Outstanding Senior Voice:  Micayla McDougall Outstanding Underclass Voice:  Henri Youmans Outstanding Musical …

Scholarships and Awards for Class of 2018

Congratulations to Seniors for Scholarships and Awards! On Monday, June 4, the following students were recognized at the annual West Genesee High School Awards night for scholarships and awards they have earned. Ryan Allen St. John Fisher College Service Scholar Kiara Aponte Le Moyne College Provost Scholarship Le Moyne College PromiseNY AwardJacob Arends CTE Endorsement …

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