Tax Exemptions for Residents-Deadline by March 1

Residents who are age 65 and/or who are disabled may be eligible for a partial exemption on their school property taxes if they meet certain qualifications. At the regular meeting on January 19, 2022, the Board of Education reviewed the maximum income eligibility ranges for exemptions that have been approved by New York State. Exemptions …

Message from WGHS Principals

January 27, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, Staff, and Students, After the incident that occurred at West Genesee High School earlier this week, the Restorative Council has developed an action plan. This plan, and future action plans, are developed with stakeholder feedback from students, faculty, and parents. The attached plan includes action items, responsible parties, …

Statement from Supt. Bills: Update on Mask Mandates

This message is to provide an update from last evening’s communication regarding New York State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker’s ruling of mask mandates in NYS. This evening, school districts received notice from NYS Education Department Commissioner Betty A. Rosa that “The Appellate Division of the NYS Supreme Court granted the application by the Department …

Letter from Supt. Bills: Updated Health Guidance

Printable Version of Letter January 20, 2022 Re: Updated Health Guidance Dear Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, We are approaching two years of working through the changing circumstances of the pandemic. We remain aware of national and local circumstances and regularly receive reports from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York State Department of …

Stonehedge Traffic Concerns at Dismissal

January 19, 2022 Dear Stonehedge Families, It has been brought to our attention by the Camillus Police Department and the Stonehedge Community that our afternoon car dismissal is causing significant issues including standstill traffic, blocking of emergency vehicle passages and overall traffic congestion. In order to keep dismissal times and procedures consistent for our students, …

WGCSD PTA/PTO Hosts a Talk with the Superintendent/Link to Recording Now Available!

Please join the West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council for a Talk with the Superintendent tonight at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Questions were submitted ahead of time by yesterday, however questions can also be submitted through the Q&A feature during the discussion and will be answered as time permits. The link to join the event will …

Message from WGHS Administrators: Fire Alarm

January 14, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, Good afternoon. This morning, during the morning announcements, the fire alarm sounded requiring a building evacuation. The fire department responded quickly and we were able to determine that the alarm was pulled by a student. The student has been identified and has received a consequence in accordance …

Comfort Cases-Donations Needed

The WGHS National Honor Society for Dance Arts is partners with our local Department of Children and Family Services to make COMFORT CASES to give to children who are in the foster care system. These children are made to leave their home and go to a stranger’s house for an indeterminate amount of time. Many …

Letter from Supt. Bills: New Guidance

Printable Version of Letter January 6, 2022 RE: New Guidance Dear Parents/Guardians/Caregivers, On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and New York State Department of Health (NYDOH) issued new guidelines related to the COVID-19 Health Pandemic. The Onondaga County Health Department (OCHD) reviewed this information with a directive to …

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