Watervliet High School students earn scholarships for excellence in science and math

Two Watervliet High School juniors have received science scholarships to distinguished colleges in New York state! Rayan Ahmed has been awarded the Rensselaer Medal, a scholarship opportunity through Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) that recognizes successful high school students who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. Kayla Dinoy has earned the Bausch + Lomb Honorary …

Sports Awards Night Celebrates Student Athletes

Coaches recently recognized dozens of varsity athletes for leadership, sportsmanship, effort, character, performance and more during the Sports Awards Night celebration at Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School on June 6. Congratulations to all!  Browse awards by category or sports season: School Awards ◊ Fall ◊ Fall/Winter ◊ Winter ◊ Spring SCHOOL AWARDS Effort and Dedication Awarded …

Collaborative City Project combines creativity, teamwork, innovation and college credit

Imagine the convenience of a carwash at the airport … noshing on artisan cheeses in a medieval castle … or getting a healthy boost from a completely organic energy drink with no additives or excess sugar. These are a few of the business concepts developed by 11th and 12th grade students for the Collaborative City …

WHS Senior and Teacher Recognized for Making a Difference

On behalf of our entire school community, we celebrate Watervliet High School senior Maria Barsoum and language teacher Rebecca Sweeney on being chosen for the Class of 2024 Students and Teachers Who Make a Difference! 38th Annual Capital Region Students and Teachers Who Make a Difference Recipients Each year, the Capital Area School Development Association …

WES Drama Club ends its season with skits and songs

Watervliet Elementary School’s Drama Club performed their Spring Showcase on May 30 — opening with the song “I’ve Got No Strings” from Pinocchio. Next four Drama Club members took turns reciting the poem “Homework! Oh, Homework” by Jack Prelutsky. About a dozen students appeared in three short skits based on Aesop’s Fables, including The Boy …

Grade 8 students “test the water” with science and engineering skills

Grade 8 students put their science and engineering skills to the test recently by focusing on a real-world issue: water shortages and water treatment. The students assumed the role of water resource engineers to source groundwater, remove sediments and test it for quality and drinkability. Through this hands-on experience, students gained practical skills in scientific …

WES welcomes families, friends to Special Persons Night

Special Persons Night at Watervliet Elementary School was filled with smiles, laughter and hugs! During this always-popular event, elementary students invite the special people in their lives to visit their school, meet their teachers, and share classroom projects they have worked on throughout the year. The celebration of learning included the following grade-level projects or …

Student Athletes of the Month — April 2024

Throughout the school year, Watervliet Athletics will feature student athletes who demonstrate exemplary achievement in their respective sports. Student athletes are recognized for demonstrating good sportsmanship throughout their respective sports seasons. Nominated by their coaches in April 2024, our Athletes of the Month are senior Ayla Bagnardi and junior Nasir Lanier. Congratulations! Ayla Bagnardi — …

District harnesses new technology to enhance school bus safety

30-day warning period begins  Watervliet City Schools has partnered with BusPatrol and the City of Watervliet to launch a new school bus stop-arm photo enforcement program aimed at reducing the number of drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. This proactive effort will help combat reckless driving around school buses and protect students who ride …

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