Correction to district calendar

Please note: The upcoming holiday recess is from Monday, Dec. 24 through Wednesday, Jan. 2. Classes will resume on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Board of Education to meet Dec. 13

The next Board of Education meeting will be on Thursday, December 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the administrative conference room at WJSHS. View December 13 meeting agenda Download December 13 meeting materials

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

Current eighth graders interested in getting on the fast track to a high school diploma, earning a no-cost college degree in a high-tech field and being first in line for a job with industry partners should consider learning more about Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH). P-TECH is an engaging, four- …

WJSHS conducts lockdown drill

Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School conducted a lockdown drill today – Thursday, Nov. 15 – at 10:15 a.m. The drill lasted approximately 30 minutes. During the high school’s drill, Watervliet Elementary School practiced lockout procedures.  These safety drills are practiced periodically to help the school district’s faculty, staff and students be prepared in the event of an …

POSTPONED: WJSHS Report Card Night rescheduled to Nov. 27

Watervliet Jr. – Sr. High School’s Report Card Night originally scheduled for tonight, Thursday, Nov. 15, is being postponed due to the weather forecast. The new date for Report Card Night is Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 6-8 p.m. Please Note: The Grade 9 Pivot Parent Program also scheduled for tonight at 5:30 p.m. is rescheduled …

Lockdown drill completed at WJSHS

Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School practiced a lockdown drill this afternoon, Monday, Nov. 5. The building went into lockdown at approximately 1:00 p.m. The drill concluded about 20 minutes later. Watervliet Elementary School practiced lockout procedures at the same time. New York requires that school officials conduct drills to practice safety and security procedures in the …

Students participate in annual Mix It Up Lunch at WJSHS

No Place for Hate Week 2018 Watervliet Junior/Senior High School hosted its fifth annual Mix-It-Up Lunch during No Place for Hate Week (Oct. 22-26). The Mix-It-Up Lunch event offered an opportunity for students to break down social barriers by having lunch and conversation with classmates who they do not interact with on a regular basis. …

Student athletes volunteer as guest readers

High school seniors visit Watervliet Elementary School to read to younger students Nearly 20 high school seniors, who also are student athletes participating in fall sports, volunteered as guest readers at Watervliet Elementary School. The students visited UPK to grade 4 classrooms to read books to the young students. See more pictures on Facebook of student …

Superintendent statement

Lockouts WJSHS at WES This morning, a staff member notified a principal at Watervliet Junior-Senior High School about an alleged threat against the school. The principal immediately contacted the Watervliet Police Department to investigate. In an abundance of caution, the high school and elementary school were placed in lockout around 9:45 a.m. Classes proceeded as …