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.

Spanish 4: Getting WHS students ready for the future

Watervliet High School students are excelling in foreign language and by the time they are seniors, many are taking Spanish 4, a college-level course taught by Rebecca Sweeney. Upon successful completion of Spanish 4, students earn three (3) college credits through Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and many fulfill their foreign language requirement for college …

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 …

Fall 2019 College Visits at WHS

Juniors and seniors will have opportunities throughout the Fall to meet with admissions reps and learn more about the many programs and activities offered by the colleges and universities that are scheduled to visit Watervliet High School.  The following college visits will occur in September and October: September 18 – SUNY Potsdam and Manhattanville College …

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 …

Parental Notification: Right to Withhold Certain Information from Military Recruitment and Institutions of Higher Learning

Release of Certain Student Information under the “Every Student Succeeds Act.” Pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act, the school district must disclose to military recruiters and institutions of higher learning, upon request, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of high school students. The district must also notify parents of their right and the right …

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