School-Based Health Center Parent Survey

The Whitney Young School-Based Health Center is asking for feedback from parents and guardians of students in the Watervliet City School District. This year, Whitney Young Health opened a school-based health center (SBHC) at Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School that provides primary and preventative medical services to students from prekindergarten through grade 12 whose parent have …

Summer 2019 Meals Program

The Watervliet City School District will offer free meals for children 18 years old and younger during the summer from July 8 through August 16. Lunch will be available at several community locations. Read more about the summer meals program

Vliet student athletes sign letters of intent to compete in college athletics

On Friday June 7, six senior student athletes were joined by teammates, coaches, family and friends as they signed ceremonial letters of intent to compete in collegiate athletics when they move on to pursue higher education in the fall. Cannoneers participating in the spring 2019 signing day included: Tyler Beauregard – Castleton State University, Castleton, …

Partnership to make fresh fruits and vegetables available to students, families over the summer

In an effort to further encourage healthy eating for our students and families, the Watervliet City School District has partnered with the Food Pantries for the Capital District and CDPHP to bring a free produce truck to three of our busiest summer lunch programs. Parents, students and community members will have access to free fresh …

WJSHS June 2019 Exam Schedule

The last full day of class for junior high and high school students is Monday, June 17. Regents exams begin on Tuesday, June 18. Students taking a Regents exam should review the exam schedule to determine the day(s) and time(s) they need to be in attendance. Junior high students (7th and 8th grade) will take …

Youth Day 2019: High school seniors shadow city officials for a day

Thirteen high school seniors spent the part of the day on Thursday, May 30 with Watervliet city officials, including the mayor, council members, corporation counsel, finance administrator, police chief, judge and others, to learn about the responsibilities of elected officials and municipal workers in the city. View more Youth Day photos on Facebook The students …

Watervliet voters approve 2019-20 school budget, Senecal re-elected to serve third term

Watervliet City School District residents Tuesday approved the proposed $28,187,000 budget for the 2019-20 school year with 189 yes votes to 99 no votes, a margin of about 68 percent. Sheri Senecal was re-elected for a third term to the Board of Education with 162 votes and will serve for another three years beginning July …

Watervliet City School District receives a ratings boost from S&P

The Watervliet City School District recently received good news about its financial standing. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has raised the district’s long-term rating from ‛A-’ to ‛A’ with a stable outlook. In the report, S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Lauren Freire noted: “The one-notch upgrade for the district reflects its recent strong performance …

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