West Genesee Music Education Program Receives National Recognition–Again!

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its 22nd 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 thirteenth consecutive year, sixteenth time overall, that West Genesee has been …

Camillus Optimist Speech Winners Share Speeches on “Healing the World With Optimism”

On March 24, four students from West Genesee High School gave speeches around the theme, “Healing the World With Optimism” to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. The Optimists chose Logan Battaglia (1st) and Alexcis Rydelek (2nd) to represent them at the next level of the 2021 Oratorical Contest that will be held in April. …

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 …

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