Update March 31: Governor’s executive order extends school closure

This message was sent to WCSD families via One Call Now email on March 31: As you are likely aware, on March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order closing schools until April 15. Our school district, like others around the state, is required to continue to provide remote/online learning, meals for students and …

Update March 24: School bus stops added as drop-off sites for free school meals

In an effort to better meet the needs of our families, free meals will be available for pick up at several new locations in the City of Watervliet. Starting Wednesday, March 25, Watervliet school bus drivers will deliver meals to 12 regular bus stops in the community for students and families to pick up. The …

UPDATE March 23: State suspends grades 3-8 testing, parks & playgrounds closed in the city

 NYS Grades 3-8 ELA and math assessments suspended The State Education Department announced Friday, March 20, that all statewide exams for students in elementary and middle school have been suspended for the 2019-20 school year. The state has suspended the following exams: Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Tests Grades 3-8 Mathematics Tests Grade 4 Elementary-Level …

WMHT supports at-home learning with on-air and online educational programming

Starting Monday, March 23, our local PBS station, WMHT Public Media, is offering an educational programming block targeted to support in-home learning for students in prekindergarten through grade 12 while schools are closed. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, WMHT WORLD will offer programming for students in grades 4-12. Each full day …

Update March 20: Important reminders about free meals pick-up, building access

A new directive from Governor Cuomo on March 20, mandates that 100% of the workforce stay home in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Only employees deemed critical to operations will be allowed in the workplace. For our schools, critical staff includes food service workers, maintenance/cleaning staff, and designated administrators. Please note …

UPDATE – Childcare for families

UPDATED: Thursday, March 26, 2020 The Office and Child and Family Services (OCFS ) is collecting information on the current need for childcare in our area. If you are a parent or caregiver who needs child care, please complete this parent need for child care survey. Based on the information you provide about your job, …

Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE: School closure extended to two weeks

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on March 16 that due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus, all schools in New York state will be closed for two weeks, effective Wednesday, March 18. This means that Watervliet City School District will be closed through March 31. We are closely monitoring the situation at the state …

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