Information about the WJSHS Learning Schedule

Orientation The first week of school will be a gradual start that provides students, teachers and staff an opportunity to become familiar with the new health and safety measures that are in place this year. During the first week of school, the focus will be on building relationships and reviewing expectations for in-person and remote …

Prekindergarten spots open for 2020-21 school year

The Watervliet City School District is offering prekindergarten this school year and the teachers and staff have been working hard to prepare a program that is both safe and educational. WCSD currently has spots available in our prekindergarten for the 2020-21 school year and encourages families who are looking for a high-quality preschool program to …

Watervliet schools prepare to welcome back students on Sept. 9

We thank all parents and guardians who took time to the complete the Teaching and Learning Waiver earlier this month. Your participation has helped us prepare for our return to school in September. Approximately 40% of respondents selected a fully remote learning model through the first five weeks of school. If you did not complete …

WES Principal Welcome Back Letter

Dear Parents and Guardians, We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and your child to the 2020-2021 school year at Watervliet Elementary School. As we embark on this new and unprecedented journey together, we promise to do our best to provide every student with engaging and meaningful instruction, while building positive relationships …

WCSD Reopening Forum for 6th-12th Grade Parents held Aug. 12 and Aug. 14

School district leaders invited families of grades 6-12 students to virtual forums on Wednesday, August 12 and Friday, August 14. These forums presented an opportunity for parents/guardians to learn more about our 2020-21 Reopening Plan and ask questions. The forums were held via Zoom videoconference and livestreamed on YouTube. Invitations and meeting access information were …

Update: Governor announces schools may reopen in September

WCSD to continue planning and outreach efforts On Friday, Aug. 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead for schools across the state to reopen in the fall based on current COVID-19 infection rates. The governor also outlined new requirements related to school reopening plans. These requirements include highlighting plans for remote learning, COVID-19 testing and …

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