WGHS Musicians Selected for All-National Concerts!

West Genesee High School  seniors Olivia Frizzi and  James Manard have been selected to to perform in All-National ensembles that are sponsored by the Reston, VA-based National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Frizzi will perform in the Mixed Choir as a second soprano, and Manard will be playing the Euphonium in the Concert Band. This …

WG Survey: Voluntary Pooled COVID-19 Testing

The NYS Department of Health and Education Department has issued recent clarification that was sent in a separate communication. This email is regarding  continued COVID-19 surveillance testing opportunities being made available by Onondaga County. The process would be similar to the past, including that participants will be assisted in collecting a saliva sample. Tracking and …

Orientation is held for New Teachers

On August 16-17, 2022 new teaching staff participated in orientation and mentoring meetings. Pictured are those teachers that participated in the program and who will be starting this year in the District. (Below reflects the assignments as of August 16. Any adjustments after that day will be reflected in the upcoming hardcopy Fall Communicator.)

2022 Fine Arts Awards are Announced!

The following Fine Arts Awards were presented to students during June 2022. Congratulations to all! Outstanding Student in Graphic Design: Nathan Peek Outstanding Student in Ceramics: Lily Reighter Outstanding Student in Photography: Meagan Medina Outstanding Student in Drawing and Painting: Ellie Kenna Outstanding Student in Mixed Media: Colleen McInerney Overall Award for Artistic Excellence: Lynn …

The WGHS National Art Honor Society Celebrates Members

The West Genesee High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) welcomed new members during their induction ceremony held on June 2, 2022. The goal of NAHS is not only to recognize students for their artistic ability, but to also empower students to become leaders in our school and local community through arts-based …

Thank You to the Community! Budget Vote Passes and Election Results

West Genesee residents approved the 2022-2023 Budget, Transportation/Maintenance Equipment Purchase proposition, and Capital Reserve Fund proposition on May 17, 2022. The $97,279,760 budget received 903 favorable votes and 263 votes in opposition. The proposition (#1) for the Transportation and Maintenance Equipment Purchase received 926 favorable votes and 242 votes in opposition. The proposition (#2) for …

West Genesee Music Education Program Receives National Recognition–Again

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its 23rd 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 fourteenth consecutive year, seventeenth time overall, that West Genesee has been …

Premiering this Week: Get Your Tickets to the West Genesee High School Presentation of Beauty and the Beast

On Wednesday, April 20; Thursday,  April 21; and Friday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m., and also on Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m., students at West Genesee High School will perform the magical Broadway musical Beauty and the Beast. An adaptation of the popular 1991 animated film, the musical tells the story of a selfish …

Letter from Supt. Bills: Mask Mandates

Printable Version of Letter February 27, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, Late this morning, I learned of a press conference scheduled for 2:00 p.m. today. NYS Governor Hochul provided updates on the COVID-19 health pandemic, including updated NYS numbers of positive cases, positivity rate, and hospitalizations across the past months. She also referenced the …

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