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District news

wildcat logo: purple paw printWarwick Homecoming 2014: Sat., Oct. 25

Welcome home to all Wildcats, past, present & future!

12 p.m. parade through the village of Warwick, 1 p.m. kickoff at C. Ashley Morgan Field at WVHS

Get ready for Homecoming Oct. 25! (pdf)

Drive 4 UR School Fundraiser - take a test drive during the Homecoming football game on Oct. 25

Registration forms should be returned to the HS Athletics office this week!

The WVHS Athletic Department is hosting the "Drive 4 UR School" fundraiser, sponsored by Ford in cooperation with Leo Kaytes Ford in Warwick. Test drives will be available on Sat., Oct. 25 from 12-4 p.m. during the Homecoming football game. Ford is simplifying the process by allowing us to complete registration forms prior to the event - forms MUST be filled out by someone who is 18 years or older and has a valid driver's license. For each completed form, the school will receive $20, and participants may designate a particular sport. Test drive cars will be located on the hill by the stadium, behind the high school. Registration forms should be returned to the HS Athletics office this week ASAP. Questions - call Heidi at 987-3000 ext. 12881. Click here for flyer (pdf). Click here for registration form (pdf).

Warwick PTA Reflections presents "Artapalooza" on Oct. 23

A fun event to create work for Reflections

Come have fun, explore the fine arts and be ready to create a masterpiece for Reflections! Warwick PTA Reflections presents "Artapalooza" on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria for all students in grades K-12.
Click here for flyer (pdf).

Odyssey of the Mind tryouts Oct. 23

Oct. 14, 2014 - Odyssey of the Mind try-outs will be held on Thurs., Oct. 23, from 5-7 p.m. at the Kings school building. This year we are looking for students to make up three teams of seven students from grades 3 to 5 only. Students in grades 2, 6-8, or 9-12, please contact Donna Denny: ddenny@wvcsd.org.

Click here for more information. (pdf)

WVCSD will hold public vote for capital project

Project would require no tax increase

Oct. 21, 2014 - At the Mon., Oct. 20 Board of Education Work Session, members of the Board voted to move forward with a proposed capital project. Information was presented by engineer Jack Eisenbach and WVCSD Assistant Superintendent for Business Timothy Holmes. The district will hold a referendum on Dec. 9 for voter approval for the project. More.

Mrs. Heller with high school art students

Pictured above, back row: Mrs. Nicole Heller, MS Art Teacher, and Max Von der Horst. In the front: Emily Michelini and Sarah Rosenwald

WVHS students paint the town pink

Oct. 14, 2014 - Middle school art teacher Mrs. Nicole Heller and a group of high school students created pink paper ribbons for the third annual Pink Friday. After school, they hung the ribbons in the shop windows throughout town to show the support of our village for breast cancer awareness. As you walk or drive through town take a moment to notice these beautiful pink ribbons to support an excellent cause.

Warwick School District to host Google for Education Summit

Oct. 17, 2014 - The first annual Hudson Valley Google for Education Summit will be hosted by the Warwick Valley Central School District at the Kings Elementary School building on October 23 & 24, 2014. This two day event focuses on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Education Trainers, practicing administrators, technology specialists and teachers who have made Google Apps for Education the foundation of their collaboration and instruction. This Summit is jointly presented by the WVCSD and the EdTech Team (edtechteam.com). For more information, contact Jennifer Cronk at jcronk@wvcsd.org. Click here to view a photo gallery of MS students creating signs for the event.

Successful "Fair Funding for Our Schools" advocacy forum

Oct. 1, 2014 - Advocacy doesn't end when the event is over. Please help us continue the effort to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which hurts New York's public schools. Be part of the action! Take a moment to sign the petition at left, (to be delivered to the Board of Regents, The New York State House, The New York State Senate, and Governor Andrew Cuomo) telling our state leaders to provide fair and equitable funding for our schools. Click the red "SIGN PETITION" button, and add your name to the growing list of Mid-Hudson area residents who want to see an end to the GEA. Click here to view the presentation by Billy Easton of Alliance for Quality Education (AQE).

Assemblyman James Skoufis joins Fair Funding advocates in calling for repeal of GEA

Oct. 1, 2014 - After attending the Fair Funding advocacy event held in Middletown Sept. 30, Assemblyman James Skoufis issued a press release (pdf) saying, “The Gap Elimination Adjustment has placed a huge burden on Hudson Valley schools, children and taxpayers,” said Assemblyman Skoufis. Click to read the press release in its entirety. (pdf)

Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Sept. 22, 2014 - What is EV-D68 and how many cases have been confirmed? Find out more.

Seasonal influenza information

Sept. 22, 2014 - Local resources and information about seasonal flu.

Special Olympics logoWarwick Valley Central School District to host Special Olympics Team for training

Sept. 9, 2014 - The WVCSD is pleased to host the Parents Run AMOC (Autism Move-A-Thon of Orange County) Special Olympics Team for training. Read more.

State assessment scores show progress

Scores based on the second year of Common Core assessments

August, 2014 -  Recently, the New York State Department of Education released district and school results for the English and math assessments that students in grades three through eight took in the spring of 2014. Dr. David Leach, Superintendent of Schools, said the overall test results “reveal momentum toward meeting the new standards, as proficiency levels increased a combined 4.2% over last year’s results.” More

Sign up for Parent Portal to access your child's school information

July 15, 2014 - Start off the 2014-15 school year in the know! The Parent Portal will give you secure online access to your students' attendance, schedule and report card grades. If you have not already done so, now would be a great time to sign up! Parent - Student - School communication is a proven path for academic success! Click here to access the registration form and information document.


David Leach, EdD
Superintendent of Schools

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 595
Warwick, NY 10990-0595
District Office phone:
(845) 987-3000