How to Request an Absentee or Military Ballot for the May 18 School Budget Vote

The 2021-22 Watervliet City School District budget vote and board election will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Absentee ballots Absentee ballots are available, upon request, to residents of the school district who will be out of town or unable to vote in person due to illness or …

Whitney Young Health Planning Vaccination Clinic at WJSHS for Eligible Students

The Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School and partner Whitney Young Health are preparing to offer a first round COVID-19 vaccination clinic for district students aged 16 or older on Wednesday, April 14. Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement on March 29 about expanding vaccine eligibility in the state to include individuals who are 16 or older, Whitney …

March 31 Update: One new COVID-19 case reported

We have learned of one new positive case of COVID-19 in our school community since yesterday’s update. The case involves an individual from the Watervliet Elementary School community. All contacts have been notified by school administration and advised to quarantine as a precaution per health department guidelines. One classroom has switched to remote learning and …

March 29 Update: Two new cases of COVID-19 reported

We learned of two new positive cases of COVID-19 in our school community over the weekend. One case involves an individual from the Watervliet Elementary School community. All contacts have been notified by school administration and advised to quarantine as a precaution per health department guidelines. One classroom has switched to remote learning for this …

March 26 Update: Three new cases of COVID-19 confirmed

We have learned of three new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in our school community. Two cases involve individuals from the Watervliet Elementary School community. Two classrooms will switch to remote learning through next week and return to school after spring break. School administrators have notified all individuals considered to be contacts of the need …

Budget Development & Calendar Additions

The budget development process for the 2021-22 school year is underway. District and school leaders have been meeting to prioritize academic programs and support services for students next year while also remaining fiscally responsible to taxpayers. The Board of Education is expected to adopt the proposed budget during the April 22 meeting. District leaders encourage …

March 19 Update: Three confirmed COVID-19 cases

This week, we learned of three individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in in our district. Two individuals participate in our remote learning program. The health department has identified no additional contacts with either case. The third case involves an individual from the Watervliet Elementary School community. The health department has advised that no contact …

Local journalist dishes on her career during virtual visit with WHS students

News 10 reporter Giuliana Bruno dished on her career as a broadcast journalist during a recent virtual visit with Watervliet High School students. The Capital Region native joined seniors from Megan Matusek’s Business Communications and CEIP classes and 10th graders from Scott Emerson’s Global Studies class to share her experiences that led to her current …

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