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August 24, 2016
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Welcome to West Genesee Middle School... 
Stephen Dunham
500 Sanderson Drive
Camillus, NY 13031-1698
(315) 487-4615
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Update from Dr. Brown has been Posted

Posted on August 22, 2016

Dr. Brown has posted an update to his Notes from the Superintendent where he discusses the end of summer and the Olympics. MORE

West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is Sponsoring a School Supply Drive, Again!

Posted on July 25, 2016

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.) MORE

Budget VoteThank You to Community-Voting Results are in: Budget Passes by Over 84%

Posted on May 17, 2016

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! MORE

Staff Appreciation Luncheon Update

Posted on May 6, 2016

The Staff Appreciation Luncheon is May 18. Parents, if you would like to send in desserts, that would be great. Please drop desserts off at school on Tuesday, May 17 from 2:30-4:00, or Wednesday before school, or at the committee chair's house (380-7941 call first). Thank you!  

Best Music CommunitiesWest Genesee is One of the Best Music Communities for Music Education, Again!      

Posted on March 28, 2016

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.

Fire Inspection BadgeAnnual Fire Inspection Completed

Posted on February 26, 2016

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. 

Speech ContestCamillus Optimist Speech Winners Share "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others"

Posted on January 28, 2016

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!  MORE

Community Forum on Substance AbuseWest Genesee Hosts Community Forum on Substance Abuse

Posted on January 25, 2016

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.  MORE

Season's GreetingsSeason's Greetings from West Genesee School District 

Posted on December 13, 2015

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. The artwork at right was created by Camillus Middle School eighth grader, Margaret Patten, and was sent out to the community. Congratulations to Margaret for having his artwork selected for the community holiday card!

The Happy ElfThe Happy Elf at West Genesee Middle School  

Posted on November 18, 2015

West Genesee Middle School is proud to present Harry Connick Jr.'s The Happy Elf, November 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m., and November 21 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $6.00. MORE

Teacher/Student of the YearCamillus Optimists Honor Students and Teachers 

Posted on November 18, 2015

On November 10, Kamel Awayda and Colleen Augello from the high school; Ty Lisi and Analise Castro from Camillus Middle School; and Maxsim Mekker and Lily Wegerski from West Genesee Middle School were honored by the Camillus Optimists with the David Kenna Youth Appreciation Awards. Lisa Long (foreign language teacher at West Genesee High School), Susan Mills (foreign language teacher at West Genesee Middle School), and Kristin Hudson (Kindergarten teacher at Onondaga Road Elementary School)  received the 2015 Joseph A. Witowski Teacher of the Year Award. MORE

District Spelling BeeFinalists Move on to Post-Standard Spelling Bee 

Posted on November 6, 2015

Camillus Middle School sixth graders, Carter Leonard and Eric Leubner  faced-off spelling such words as "tenacious" and "hostilities" until Leonard emerged as the first place winner in the West Genesee Spelling Bee held on November 4.  MORE

Order Your Yearbook Online! 

Posted on September 23, 2015/Updated October 14, 2015

You can now order your yearbook online by clicking here anytime. If you have questions about the process, please contact Becky Howard at

Race for Respect17th Annual Race for Respect was a Success! 

Posted on September 27, 2015

On Sunday, September 27, 2015 the West Genesee School District and the Town of Camillus will hoted the 17th 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. Just click on the arrow below to view a short video of the event. MORE

Race for RespectWGMS Clubs and Activities List Now Available!

Posted on September 23, 2015

Are you interested in your student joining Clubs and Activities offered at WGMS such as Lego League, Lunar Exploration Club, Commit2BFit, Game Club, and Leadership Club, just to name a few? If so, the list is available from the "About WGMS/Handbooks" tab or just click here.

new teachers 2012West Genesee Orients New Teachers 

Posted on August 28, 2015

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  MORE

West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council is Sponsoring a School Supply Drive, Again!

Posted on June 24, 2015/Updated July 17, 2015

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. (Click on more for information about the program.) MORE



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