WHS senior aspires to land airline job with skills learned at Capital Region BOCES

Watervliet High School senior Demari Perkins plans to take the education and training he has received at Capital Region BOCES to new heights after graduation. Demari is in his final year of the Network Technology program at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center in Albany and recently completed work-based learning with Piedmont …

Winter Sports Update: Wrestler makes history, boys basketball victorious in tourney

Mixson makes history! Tenth-grader Sophia Mixson became the FIRST girls wrestling tournament champion ever in our school’s history. Sophia went undefeated, capturing first place  at the Coxsackie-Athens Tournament over December break. WTG Sophia!!  Cannoneers grind out win! Also over the break, our boys varsity basketball team won the Fonda Holiday Tournament. The Cannoneers held off …

Governor speaks at Watervliet Elementary School, proposes new state reading initiative

Today at Watervliet Elementary School, Governor Kathy Hochul shared her vision for turning the page on how reading is taught in New York classrooms. Standing at the podium, Nathan Rogers, a fourth-grade student and avid reader, welcomed the Governor to the elementary school library before a standing-room-only crowd of local and state dignitaries, education leaders …

Roundup of December events

December was a busy month with winter concerts, winter sports competitions, PTA events, and learning activities in the classroom. Here is a quick roundup in pictures of some of the events that took place throughout the month. Watervliet PTA Breakfast with Santa On December 9, students and their families enjoyed pancakes, eggs, bacon and other …

Cannoneer Culture Students of the Month for November

The “Cannoneer Culture” Students of the Month for November were announced during an assembly in early December. This initiative was introduced last year to celebrate grades 6-8 students whose efforts help improve the overall school climate at Watervliet Junior High School. Each month, teachers and staff nominate a total of 12 students, one per grade …

Celebrating First Quarter High Honor Roll & Honor Roll Scholars

We congratulate the more than 250 students from grades 7-12 who earned honor roll and high honor roll status during the first quarter marking period for the 2023-24 school year. To celebrate their hard work and academic excellence, honor roll and high honor roll scholars were invited to an exclusive taco bar lunch on Dec. …

Talking trades with Watervliet High School students

Local union rep touts building/construction as a career pathway Opportunities abound in the trades! That was the message Glenn Marek of the New York State Laborers Union shared with 11th and 12th grade students during a recent visit to Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School. The union rep spoke about the abundance of good-paying jobs that are …

WHS MasterMinds team seals the deal with first win in close match

Watervliet High School’s MasterMinds team won its first match by a score of 90 to 60 points when they competed against the Hoosac School at Mohonasen High School on Dec. 5. “The game was very close,” said MasterMinds coach and math teacher Yuriy Berin, “but then our team captain, Phoebe Mammoser, answered the very last …

Watervliet High School students pursue in-demand careers at Capital Region BOCES

Fired up about welding Watervliet High School senior Karlton Canty is pursuing training in Welding and Metal Fabrication program at Capital Region BOCES because the skills are “in demand.” “This is a job that is in high demand and I find it satisfying,” he said. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

Celebrating the October Students of the Month

The “Cannoneer Culture” Students of the Month for October were announced during an assembly on Nov. 3. This initiative was introduced last year to celebrate grades 6-8 students whose efforts help improve the overall school climate at Watervliet Junior High School. Each month, teachers and staff nominate a total of 12 students, one per grade …

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