Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses vacation, a television show and it's impact on students, the upcoming Junior Prom, and the budget.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its eighteenth annual "Best Communities for Music Education" survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the ninth consecutive and overall thirteenth time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.
Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2016-2017 of the West Genesee Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available for inspection at the office of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds during normal business hours by all interested parties.
Congratulations to our Director of Fine Arts, Bill Davern, selected for the School Administrators Association of New York Outstanding Educator Award!
West Genesee High School students will present the musical Mary Poppins!, at the high school auditorium. Shows are Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10, at 7:00 p.m., with 2 shows Saturday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at etix.com or at the door. All seats are reserved and are $12. You can also call the Ticket Call Center at 1-800-514-3849, extension 4. Tickets can be purchased at the door. All seats are reserved.
Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held this year from January 3 to March 3 at the Central Registrar Office located at 300 Sanderson Drive, Camillus, NY 13031. For information about registering your student, go to the Registration Section of the website by clicking here.
On January 25, eight students gave speeches around the theme, "What the World Gains from Optimism" to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. Congratulations! The Optimists chose Greta Hahn from the high school and Grant Mathews from CMS to represent them at the next level of the 2017 Oratorical Contest to be held in April in Albany, NY.
On January 5, it was announced that fourteen West Genesee students received a total of eighteen awards in the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards competition. To see a listing of the photography students with information about their artwork, click on
Every year, the District's Strategic Planning Team asks for all stakeholders' feedback about the District's progress meeting the specifics of our Strategic Actions. In an effort to elicit as much input as we can, please take some time to respond to the following survey by clicking here. Please be sure to include your name. Anonymous surveys cannot be included. To download the West Genesee Strategic Planning Process just click here. The survey will be open until Tuesday, January 17.
The Administration and Board of Education of the West Genesee School District join in extending greetings and best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season. May this season be filled with peace and joy and everything that makes for happiness.
On December 5, Luis (Manny) Castro and Jessica Bobbett from the high school; Morgan Valerino and Zachary Voss from Camillus Middle School; and Alyssa Battaglia and Joseph Sparks from West Genesee Middle School were honored by the Camillus Optimists with the David Kenna Outstanding Student Award. Robert Deegan (Science Teacher at the high school), Eric Howes (Special Education Teacher at Camillus Middle School), and Laura Hesler (IS Teacher at East Hill Elementary School) received the 2016 Joseph A. Witowski Outstanding Teacher Award.
West Genesee Middle School students, Ben Paoli and Ava Propper, faced-off spelling such words as "amnesty" and "exonerate" until they exhausted all of the challenge words, so the judges determined them both to be the winners in the West Genesee Spelling Bee held on November 9.
Camillus Middle School is proud to present this year's musical, The Little Mermaid, adapted from the classic Disney movie.The performances will be on Friday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m. to see this terrific cast. Tickets are $8 general admission at the door. Doors will open one hour prior to each show.
It is time to order your student's yearbook. Please click here to order, yearbooks are $28.00 each.
Next Sunday, September 25, 2016 the West Genesee School District and the Town of Camillus will hold the 18th, and final, Annual Race for Respect. The purpose of the race/walk is to promote and celebrate mutual respect, acceptance of responsibility and community among members of our school and local communities. For information on how to register click on
On August 24-25, new teaching staff participated in orientation and mentoring meetings. To view pictures of those teachers that participated in the program and who will be starting in the District this year click on
The West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is once again sponsoring a School Supply Drive. The purpose is to provide free school supplies for students in need of assistance who attend any school in the West Genesee School District. For those in need of assistance, please submit your requests by Saturday, August 20by clicking here. (Click on more for information about the program.)
West Genesee residents approved the 2016-2017 budget and bus proposition on May 17, 2016. The $82,227,170 budget received 1,394 favorable votes and 257 votes in opposition. Elected to the Board of Education for three-year terms beginning in July, are incumbents Roberta M. Herron with 1,165, and Karen M. Fruscello with 1,093. New to the Board is Eric A. Bacon with 1,316 votes. Tonya D. Wilson received 793 votes. Thank you to the community for your continued support!
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its sixteenth annual "Best Communities for Music Education" survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. This is the eighth consecutive and overall eleventh time West Genesee has been recognized for this honor.
Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2015-2016 of the West Genesee Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available for inspection at the office of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds during normal business hours by all interested parties.
On January 26, twelve students gave speeches around the theme, "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others" to members of the Camillus Optimist Club. The Optimists chose Greta Hahn from the high school and Eric Leubner from CMS to represent them at the next level of the 2016 Oratorical Contest that will be held on April 9 in Albany, NY. Congratulations!
On Thursday, January 21, West Genesee High School hosted a Community Forum on Substance Abuse and Expo. The Camillus Police were one of our twenty expo participants who were on hand before our community forum on substance abuse that was attended by close to seven hundred people.