Bus Routes and Schedules

Printable Version of Letter October 29, 2021 RE: West Genesee Transportation Implementation Effective December 6, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians/Caregivers, Thank you for a positive start to the school year. Certainly, we continue to face challenges as a result of the health pandemic, but we have proven the ability to accept changing circumstances and continue to move …

Emergency Responder Day at Onondaga Road

On Tuesday, October 26 the students at Onondaga Road Elementary School had an amazing learning experience on Emergency Responder Day. Thanks to School Resource Officer Tom Skardinski, representatives from WAVES Ambulance, Fairmount Fire Department, Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department K-9, Syracuse Police Department SWAT, and Camillus Police Department who taught our students what it means to …

Digital Equity Survey Coming Soon!

Starting on November 1, 2021 parents of current students will receive an email to complete the digital equity survey for their child(ren). This survey is essential for understanding, investigating, and promoting education equity. Students’ home access to the internet and technology has become fundamental for schools across the nation as we plan strategies for continuous …

NYS School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA) Publications Contest results are Announced!

West Genesee CSD is being recognized with two awards from NYSPRA with Awards of Honor for the e-Newsletter published on December 30, 2020 at https://www.smore.com/5wdac and the e-Newsletter published on March 25, 2021 at https://www.smore.com/fsqmx. Awards are given at three levels: Award of Excellence; Award of Honor; and Award of Merit.  The awards will be given out at …

Helio Health to Offer Health Clinic Services to West Genesee Students

Helio Health is offering outpatient behavioral health clinic services at all of the schools in the West Genesee School District, starting this fall. In 2021, Helio Health’s Child and Adolescent Clinic partnered with Onondaga County to provide school-based behavioral health clinic services through schools in the county. Child and Adolescent services at Helio Health started …

Letter from Supt. Bills to Parents of Students Ages 5-11

Printable Version of Letter October 25, 2021 Dear Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, The COVID-19 health emergency has been part of our everyday lives for the better part of two years. Throughout that time, there have been different predominate components that have included personal protective equipment, testing, mandated quarantines, and more recently vaccinations. West Genesee remains …

Message from Principal McGrath about Bus Routes

Hello WGMS families, I hope you are all well. I’m writing to address the concern some parents have raised about bus routes and transportation times changing in the near future. Currently, the district is reevaluating bus routes and trying to find a sustainable long-term solution in light of a bus driver shortage and the many obstacles faced …

Message about Bus Driver Shortage

The West Genesee Central School District is currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. In order to have the least impact on our students’ learning experience, we are developing contingency plans in the event that we do not have enough drivers to cover every run on any given day.   Our plan will include delaying …

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