WGHS ECOS Club Requests Help from Community for Courtyard Project

A few years ago, some students in the West Genesee High School ECOS club decided that they wanted to transform a school courtyard into an outdoor learning space. ECOS stands for Environmentally Conscious Organization of Students, but most students just call it the Environmental Club. The club’s mission is to raise awareness of environmental issues …

Letter from Exec. Principal Ackles: Return to Wednesdays

Printable Version of the Letter March 23, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians of West Genesee High School Students, Over the past month you may have heard a great deal in the news media about students returning to school for additional days of instruction. We recognize the benefit of more instructional and contact time for students. …

Letter from Supt. Bills: Next Steps

Printable Version of Letter March 23, 2021 Dear West Genesee Parents/Guardians, At the most recent Board of Education (BOE) meeting, I provided updates on planning for the upcoming months. This follows the recently released parameters from Onondaga County Officials entitled “Policy Proposal to Increase School Participation to 5 days per week in K-12 Schools in …

Message from Supt. Bills Status of Next Steps

Dear West Genesee Parents/Guardians, Today I was intending to communicate the next steps of our school plan based on recently released information including “Policy Proposal to Increase School Participation to 5 days per Week in K-12 School in Onondaga County”. An overview of the plan was presented to the Board of Education earlier this week …

Junior Receives National Silver Medal for Artwork

West Genesee High School junior, Meagan Medina, received a Silver Medal for her piece “Up for Air” in the National Scholastics Art and Writing Award Competition. This national award demonstrates high honors and achievement on the national level. More than 80,000 students submitted nearly 230,000 works of art and writing to the 2021 Scholastic Awards. …

WGHS Student Recognized in the 2020-2021 Optimist International Essay Contest

West Genesee High School had five students participate in the 2020-2021 Optimist International Essay Contest sponsored by our local Camillus Optimist Club. “Reaching your Dreams by Choosing Optimism” was the topic this year. Morgan Valerino placed first and her essay will be submitted to the next level of competition. The remaining students who will be …

District Calendar for 2021-2022 Approved at BOE Meeting

The District Calendar for the 2021-2022 school year was approved by the Board of Education at their meeting on March 17, 2021. The calendar is now available on the website by clicking here: https://www.westgenesee.org/about-us/calendars/.

Message from the West Genesee Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council: Interested in Joining?

Statement from Supt. Bills about Recent Social Media Post The District became aware of a recently posted picture on social media on Wednesday afternoon. It was very similar to one posted in February of this year. An investigation began immediately. Our goal is to conduct a thorough investigation to hold any involved party responsible. Click …

Kindergarten Registration Extended to April 30

Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year opened virtually on December 1, 2020 and has been extended until April 30, 2021. This will allow our families to register children from the comfort of their home or office. Please click here to start the Virtual Registration process. This will schedule a telemeeting with you. When registering, …

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