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

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 eleventh consecutive year, fourteenth time overall, that West Genesee has been …

District Honored with Safety Award for 12th Year

West Genesee Central School District is one of 156 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York State to receive the Utica National Insurance Group’s “School Safety Excellence Award” for 2019 at the Titanium with Honors level. The honor is presented annually and recognizes school districts’ safety efforts as they work …

West Genesee High School Students Learn from Mad City Money Event

On Friday, March 22, 2019 West Genesee High School held their Mad City Money event; an in-school simulation city wherein students were assigned roles including jobs, spouses, children, and debt, so they could experience the trials and tribulations of their financial futures. The event, facilitated by Westar Federal Credit Union, provided the sophomore class students …

WGHS Students Recognized in the 2018-2019 Optimist International Essay Contest

West Genesee High School had nine students participate in the 2018 -2019 Optimist International Essay Contest sponsored by our local Camillus Optimist Club. “When All The World’s Problems Are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?” was the topic this year. Hannah Craybas placed first and her essay was also submitted to the next level to compete …

Letter from Mr. Schiedo about Upcoming NYS Assessments

Printable Version of Letter About Upcoming NYS Assessments March 18, 2019 Dear Families, In a few weeks, the New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests will be administered to students. Last year, the number of test sessions for these annual assessments was reduced from three to two; that change remains …

Congratulations to our Varsity Basketball Teams on Unprecedented Seasons!

The West Genesee Varsity Basketball teams had unprecedented seasons! Congratulations to the Boys Basketball team for winning the NYS Class AA Championship on Saturday, March 16; a first at West Genesee! Will Amica was named the All-Tournament MVP and Lucas Sutherland was named to the All-Tournament Team. With the NYS Championship win, the team now …

Sophomore Receives National Silver Medal for Artwork

West Genesee High School sophomore, Gabrielle (Gabby) Mitchell, received a Silver Medal for her piece Iron and Ichor in the National Scholastics Art and Writing Award Competition. This national award demonstrates high honors and achievement on the national level. She is the first West Genesee High School student to garner this honor. Congratulations! https://s3.amazonaws.com/aawuploads/2019/NationalMedalists.3.13.19.pdf If …

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