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June 10, 2014

Target awards $500 in new books to WES library/media center

Watervliet Elementary School recently received a "Books for Schools Award" from the Target Corporation, and as part of the award, four volunteers from the Niskayuna Target visited second grade classrooms to read several of the new books to students. Read more

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Transportation cards have been mailed home for students in grades K-6. Please call Roni O'Brien at 629-3224 if you have any questions.


Kindergarten students to follow rolling schedule on first day of school

Kindergarten students will follow a rolling schedule during the first day of school — Wednesday, September 3. More information Download Flyer (PDF)

2014-15 school supply lists

School supply lists for the 2014-15 school year for Watervliet Elementary School students are now available. Kindergarten list | Grade 1 list | Grade 2 List | Grade 3 List | Grade 4 list | Grade 5 List | grade 6 list


Community organizations to host Back-to-School Picnic on August 16

Watervliet families can enjoy free hot dogs, a bouncy castle, climbing wall, and swimming! First 200 children (K-6) who attend the picnic with a parent will receive a free backpack with school supplies. View flyer for information


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WES Grade 6 Graduation 2014

Sixth-graders celebrate the completion of their elementary years during a formal ceremony on June 25. view photo gallery


2014 Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony

Watervliet Elementary School kindergarten students celebrate accomplishments, friendships during year-end ceremony. View photo gallery


WES Field Day photos! View photo gallery


Congratulations UPK graduates and families! View photo gallery of the June 23 Universal PreK Moving Up ceremony.




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Aug. 21

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., WJSHS Conference Room

Sept. 2

Staff Orientation/Professional Development Day

Sept. 3

First Day of School for UPK-Grade 6 (Rolling schedule for kindergarten)

Sept. 12

School Pictures Day

Sept. 18

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., WJSHS Conference Room


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