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2014-15 School Year News Archive

All of our web stories covering exciting happenings throughout the district will be archived on this page.

WES News Archive 2014-15 WJSHS News Archive 2014-15

6.22.15

WHS to introduce Pivot Program for 9th graders in the fall  Read more

6.18.15

2015 Parent Technology Survey Take survey

6.18.15

WCSD Summer Meals Program More information

6.1.15

Teaching is the Core Grant work continues Read more

5.19.15

Community approves 2015-16 Watervliet school budget More information

5.15.15

WCSD selected for BMI reporting More information

4.21.15

Board of Education adopts proposed 2015-16 school budget; public to vote on plan Tuesday, May 19 More information

4.6.15

2015-16 school year calendar online DOWNLOAD CALENDAR (PDF)

4.1.15

NYS budget plan approved, district receives school aid information More information

3.31.15

Teaching is the Core update  read more

3.30.15

NYS Budget agreement reached, schools await release of aid runs read more

3.27.15

Vliet administrators join Twitter More information

3.26.15

School Board nominating petitions available now More information

3.3.15

Watervliet superintendent and student headline regional education forum Read more

2.18.15

Watervliet High School student asked to speak at Feb. 26 regional forum on public education More information

2.18.15

Assembly and Senate bills introduced that would compel state to fully end the GEA this year Learn more and contact our elected officials to urge them to continue to make the GEA a priority issue this legislative session

1.23.15

Update: No aid increase for next two years unless Legislature approves Cuomo’s proposal Read more

1.23.15 (updated)

Gov. Cuomo calls for $1.1 billion school aid increase in exchange for education reforms, no mention of GEA Read more

1.5.15

Graduation rates increase across the state and in Watervliet Read More

12.1.14

Communicating weather-related announcements Read more

11.12.14

Comptroller releases school district audit for July 2011 – March 2014 Read more

11.10.14

Watervliet schools complete lockdown drills Read more

11.7.14

Extracurricular programs reinstated at Watervliet schools thanks to donation Read more

10.22.14

New Yorkers to vote on $2 billion ‘Smart Schools’ bond on Nov. 4 More information

10.20.14

WHS Hall of Fame inducts nine new members on October 18 View list of 2014 Hall of Fame inductees View Hall of Fame tribute video

10.14.14

Clarification on reported health code violation Read more

10.9.14

Arsenal Partnership Golf Tournament raises $25,000 for Watervliet’s after-school programs Read more

10.1.14

"Go Home Early" evacuation drill set for October 10 More information

9.25.14

Student safety reminder Read safety tips

9.17.14

Information for parents about Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) More information

9.15.14

School and community celebrate opening of Watervliet’s new athletic field and track Read more view photo gallery

9.11.14

Watervliet residents invited to community forum on heroin/opiate addiction and prevention More information (PDF)

9.3.14

WCSD welcomes students back for the first day of the 2014-15 school

View photo gallery WES first day View photo gallery WJSHS first day

8.20.14

NYSED releases Common Core test results for 2013-14  read more

8.15.14

Watervliet City Schools awarded state grant to review assessments Read more

8.6.14

Complete 2014-15 school calendar now available online or download a copy (PDF).

7.30.14

Parents Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security Read more

7.28.14

Community organizations to host Back-to-School Picnic August 16 View flyer for information

SAVE THE DATE: MONDAY, SEPT. 22

Arsenal Partnership Tom Hartnett Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Watervliet students information about tournament  registration and sponsorship availability

7.11.14

New school immunization requirements More information

7.2.14

Bus schedule for Watervliet students attending Cohoes Summer School view schedule

7.1.14

Watervliet Board of Education officers selected at organizational meeting Read more

7.1.14

Phase IV facilities project update Read more about the improvements & renovations underway this summerView photo gallery of track and field

 

 

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