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 …

Fall 2018 college visits

Attention college-bound seniors: Representatives from several colleges will be visiting Watervliet High School in September and October. College Visits Fall 2018 SEPTEMBER: 9/19 – Nazareth College 9/20 – SUNY Geneseo 9/20 – College Caravan, 1:00-1:30 p.m. at WHS 9/21 – Southern Vermont College, Cazenovia College OCTOBER: 10/2 – Bentley College 10/19 – Sacred Heart University …

Update on lockout

District schools go into lockout due to nearby police activity Both Watervliet Elementary School and Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School were in lockout this afternoon — Wednesday, Sept. 12 — based on the recommendation of the Watervliet Police Department, as multiple law enforcement agencies assisted in the pursuit and apprehension of two suspects who were attempting …

Watervliet Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announces inductees for 2018

The Watervliet High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five alumni, one coach, one contributor and one team into the Class of 2018 during a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Brunch at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 6 in the cafeteria at Watervliet High School. Congratulations to the following individuals and team that …

WJSHS First Day of School

WJSHS teachers and staff welcomed back grades 7-12 students at Watervliet Jr/Sr High School as the 2018-19 school year got underway on Sept. 5.  View Facebook photo album of the first day of school Have a great year everyone!

All Watervliet students to have access to free school meals in 2018-19

District continues program to offer free school breakfast/lunch to all students under the Community Eligibility Provision The Watervliet City School District will continue offering free school breakfast and lunch to include all students (kindergarten to grade 12) through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) this year. This national program, overseen locally by the New York State …

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