National Merit Commended Student is Announced

West Genesee High School senior Joshua Pierce has been named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2023 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top …

National Merit Semi-Finalist is Announced

West Genesee High School senior Logan Battaglia has been named a Semi-Finalist in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. She entered the Merit Program by earning high scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) taken in October of her junior year. She is among 16,000 candidates nationwide who are in competition for 7, 250 …

WGHS Open House Information

Printable Version of the Letter September 14, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers, We are so excited to invite you to the WGHS Title 1 Presentation and Open House tomorrow, Thursday, September 15, 2022. We will begin promptly at 6:30 PM in your student’s homeroom class. Please bring with you a copy of your student’s …

Initial Pesticide Application Notification

Printable Version of Annual Initial Pesticide Notification Signup Form Dear Parent, Guardian, and School Staff: New York State Education Law Section 409-H, effective July 1, 2001, requires all public and nonpublic elementary and secondary schools to provide written notification to all persons in parental relation, faculty, and staff regarding the potential use of pesticides periodically throughout …

WGHS Welcome Message and Info

West Genesee Faculty and Staff are excited to welcome students into the building on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.  We wanted to share a few reminders with you as you prepare for the first day of school. The doors will open at 7:25 a.m. and students should be in their homeroom by 7:35 a.m. Chromebooks will be …

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 …

Letter from WGHS Administration: Dress Code/Lowe’s Parking Lot

Printable Version of Letter August 26, 2022 Dear Parents, Guardians, Caregivers, and Students, We are so excited to welcome students back to our building in just a couple of weeks! Before returning, there are a few things we wanted to get out to students and families while you are planning for transportation and back-to-school shopping. …

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.)

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