Winter Recess: February 17-21

Watervliet schools will be closed for Winter Recess from Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21.  Enjoy a safe and relaxing break!  Classes will resume on Monday, February 24.

Trio of 10th graders pen winning essays on Freedom of Speech

Three Watervliet High School students from Christa Farruggio’s English class were selected the top three finalists in the 2019 Amercanism essay contest sponsored locally by the Watervliet Elks Lodge #1500. Congratulations to tenth-graders Chance Fosmire, Shyann Hughes and Roya Rezaie who penned essays of 300 words or less based on this year’s theme: “What Does …

Universal Prekindergarten Program Request For Proposal

Universal Prekindergarten Program for 4-year-old children  Request For Proposal: Agency/Organization Application The Watervliet City School District is soliciting proposals from organizations that currently provide services to 4-year-old children within the city school district area and are interested in collaborating with the district to provide a prekindergarten instructional program per New York State Education Department Universal …

WES Makerspace Fair presents an opportunity for students to tinker, build and design

Students in grades 4-6 had an opportunity to explore, create and tinker during the school’s first Makerspace Fair during Cabin Fever Day at Watervliet Elementary School. The hands-on learning event offered students a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities to choose from including: coding with Ozobots, designing with Strawbees, engineering with Snap …

Ninth grader recognized as top reader for the second quarter

A shout out to Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School’s top reader for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year: Ninth-grader Yasmyn Head has read the most books (42) from the WHS library. Congratulations and keep reading!  

Capital project vote is Tuesday, Feb. 4

Health & safety, building infrastructure the focus of Capital Project 2020 Watervliet City School District residents will vote on a proposed $9.9 million capital project on Tuesday, February 4. A supermajority (60%) vote is required to approve the project that would provide for essential repairs to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for students …

Grade 8 students “get credit” for creative writing

Students in Megan Matuszek’s 8th grade careers and financial management classes recently completed a writing project to wrap up a unit on credit. The credit story writing competition allowed students to be creative and practice writing skills while also showing their understanding of the concepts they learned. “For this project, my students had to develop …

Principal letter about January exams and review classes

Dear Parents, Students and Guardians, As the mid-year approaches, our teachers and staff are planning for January Regents, mid-terms and mandatory review sessions. I met with each student eligible to take a January Regents to discuss the importance of review classes and putting forth their best effort. If your child is slated to take a …

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