Grade 8 students, families invited to Capital Region P-TECH information events

Recruitment underway for the 2020-21 school year Current eighth graders interested in getting on the fast track to a high school diploma, earning a college degree in a high-tech field at NO COST and being first in line for a job with industry partners should consider learning more about Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early …

No School on Monday, Oct. 14

Watervliet schools and district offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 in observance of Columbus Day. Classes will resume Tuesday, Oct. 15.

New Makerspace will enhance learning, creativity and critical thinking for WES students

Watervliet Elementary School will soon have the ability to expand hands-on learning activities with a brand new Makerspace thanks to an Innovation grant awarded by Capital Region BOCES! As a recipient of the grant, the elementary school will receive a customized mobile Makerspace cart complete with components and materials that will provide opportunities for K-6 …

Kindergarten students enjoy outdoor fun during annual autumn run

Watervliet Elementary School hosted its annual Kindergarten Apple Run on Friday, October 4. Students from all kindergarten classes took turns running in groups around the course outside the school as family members, teachers and coaches cheered them on to the finish line. All students received a big delicious apple to enjoy after the run. View …

Educators explore theme of social emotional learning, building community during professional development

The Superintendent’s Conference Day on Sept. 30 focused on social emotional learning and community building as teachers and staff took a deeper dive into such topics as restorative circles and practices with Mediation Matters and Building a Caring School Environment with the National Coalition Building Institute. Assistant Superintendent Don Stevens with the support of the …

College Caravan makes its annual stop at WHS

Watervliet High School juniors and seniors had an opportunity to speak with admission representatives from 20 colleges on Friday, Sept. 20 during the College Caravan, a mobile college fair organized each year by the Capital District Counseling Association. Representatives from a variety of schools — community colleges and trade schools to public and private four-year …

Partnership continues to make fruits and vegetables available to Watervliet community

Summer officially comes to a close in a few days, but the Watervliet City School District will continue its partnership with the Food Pantries of the Capital District and CDPHP to bring “Stan the Produce Van” to Watervliet during the school year. The Produce Van offers parents, students and community members access to FREE fruits …

WCSD welcomes new teachers, staff

The Watervliet City School District welcomes several new teachers and staff members for the 2019-2020 school year. We also welcome a new school administrator and recognize two administrators who have switched roles. Maria DeNovio has been appointed as the new assistant principal at WJSHS, taking the place of Kelly Webster who is currently the elementary …

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