2019 grades 7-8 NYS assessments

The dates for the 2019 grades 7-8 New York State assessments will be given on the following dates: Tuesday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 3 English Language Arts tests Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2: Math tests May 22-23: Grades 8 Science Performance Test (one day only) Monday, June 3: Grades 8 Science Written …

Meet Allan Gadsden: Family Outreach Coordinator for Watervliet schools

Allan Gadsden was raised by a single mom in the largest housing project in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Queens, NY. Mr. Gadsden, who was officially appointed to the position of Family Outreach Coordinator for Watervliet schools, said he relates to the district’s students, many of whom are economically disadvantaged and are growing up …

2018-2019 Winter Sports Awards

The following student athletes were recognized by their coaches during Winter Sports Awards Night on Feb. 28. Congratulations to all!    Varsity Basketball (Boys) MVP – James Chestnut, Jr. MVP – Messiah Mallory MIP – Tyler Beauregard Coaches Award – Derrick Beason Varsity Basketball (Girls) MVP – Madison Soroka MVP – Makayla Milligan MIP – …

A message from the Superintendent about online safety

Dear Parent/Guardian, I am writing this letter to make you aware of a social media challenge that according to media reports targets children and young adults, and has raised concern among parents here and across the country. This latest social media challenge, called the “Momo Challenge,” has been reported to appear at random in some …

Important calendar correction

Please note the WHS Class of 2019 graduation ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 pm at Watervliet Junior/Senior High School. This is a correction from the date printed in the district calendar.

Watervliet High School & Career and Tech student headed to the Culinary Institute of America

Watervliet High School senior Gabriella Novak is one of only two Capital Region BOCES students headed to one of the most prestigious culinary universities in the fall to build on her knowledge of the culinary arts. Novak and Stephenie Jones of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BHBL) have been accepted into The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) …

Cannoneer wrestlers featured in Times Union as they prepare for sectionals

Good luck to the varsity wrestling team and coaches this weekend as they compete in the Section II Class C sectionals at Corinth High School. A recent Times Union article features interviews with senior wrestlers Owen Lyons and Sterling Spoon, as well as Coach Dennis Lane. Read the article

WHS students grow vegetables, herbs in mid-winter

Q. How does a garden grow at Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School? A. Hydroponics! Students in Matthew Saucier’s Energy Systems class are growing peas, cucumbers, lettuce, broccoli, peppers, herbs and more using a nutrient-rich solution and water. No soil needed! Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in water without soil. The water must be enriched …

Post navigation