WHS students earn prestigious science scholarships, opportunities

Watervliet High School juniors have earned prestigious science scholarships: Congratulations to Morgan Tambolleo and Rubab Raza! Shout out to Steffanie Mammoser on being accepted into Union College EDGE program this summer! The Rensselaer Medal Morgan Tambolleo has been awarded the Rensselaer Medal, a scholarship opportunity through Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) that recognizes successful high school …

Community to vote on $28 million school budget proposal May 21

Proposed budget maintains educational opportunities, tax levy increase below ‘cap’ On Tuesday, May 21, Watervliet City School District residents will vote on a proposed $28,187,000 budget for the 2019-20 school year. Voting will take place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at two polling locations: Watervliet Elementary School and the Watervliet Elks Lodge. The proposed …

Meet the Candidates for the Watervliet City School District Board of Education

Two candidates are vying for one seat on the Board of Education in the 2019 election on Tuesday, May 21. The candidate who receives the highest number of votes will be elected to the board and will be sworn in during the Board of Education meeting in July and will serve a three-year, unpaid term that …

WCSD seeks parent, student and staff feedback

Watervliet City School District will be gathering feedback from parents, students and staff through two voluntary surveys over the next few weeks. School Climate Survey The district is partnering with the State Education Department to pilot a U.S. Department of Education school climate survey that asks for your perspective on safety and the overall teaching …

WCSD applauds this year’s top scholars!

Congratulations to the students who have earned a spot in the Top 10 of the Class of 2019 for maintaining the highest GPAs over their four years in high school: valedictorian Jared Sierra, salutatorian Waleed Ahmed, Alexis Dykes, Madyson Sawyer, Zagham Shah, Dylan Fumarola, Mustafa Raza, Dez’Jah Mitchell, Angelina Rodriguez and Hannah Linacre. “I congratulate …

WCSD to receive more state aid under finalized state budget agreement

Under the recently approved 2019-20 New York state budget, the Watervliet City School District is set to receive $13,025,180 in Foundation Aid. This is an increase of $589,626, or approximately 4.7 percent, more than the current year. Foundation Aid is a primary source of state funding for schools.  The increase in aid to Watervliet is …

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