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 …

Ten New Members Inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA)

In 2017-2018 West Genesee High School established the WGHS Chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA). This year an induction ceremony into the NHSDA was held on January 13, 2022 to welcome the ten new members. Induction into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) Secondary Program is earned through the …

Letter from Supt. Bills: COVID-19 Updates

Printable Version of Letter February 11, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, This week there has been information and changes with news regarding health parameters. This communication is an update with information including recent and important announcements regarding health and safety measures with the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask Mandates NYS Governor Hochul announced that the mask …

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 …

Students Receive Scholastic Art Recognition in 2022

Sixteen West Genesee students received a total of twenty-six awards in the 2022 Scholastic Art Awards competition. The students, along with their award, school, grade level, art category, and titles are listed at below. The West Genesee artists are students of John Capria, William Haining, Gigina Long, and Jennifer Schrader at the high school, and …

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