Warwick school board approves solar project
Solar power will reduce energy costs by
$200,000 - $300,000
per year for school district
July, 2015 - After nearly a year of research, discussions and meetings, the Warwick Valley Central School District Board of Education has approved plans to build a solar field on approximately 10 acres of excess property on the campus of Sanfordville Elementary School.
Sports physicals to take place July 28
July, 2015 - Sports physicals for students will take place on July 28 by appointment. Click here for more information.
Orange County Summer Youth Leadership Academy participants visit WVCSD
July 22, 2015 - WVCSD Superintendent, Dr. David Leach, and WVMS Principal Leandro hosted student members of the Orange County Summer Youth Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Warwick Valley Community Center, at a visit to the Dorothy C. Wilson Education Center. They led students on a journey to explore leadership and the power of team synergy and 21st century skills. Students discussed how the power of a team may be stronger than that of an individual, and participated in individual and team exercises.
WVHS Class of 1965 celebrates its 50th reunion
July 14, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Class of 1965 celebrated its 50th year reunion July 10-12. The weekend included a tour of the high school. Said organizer Marie McFadden, "We're in awe of all the new classes the students can participate in now compared to what we did so many years ago. The school looks wonderful and very large compared to our "old" school!" Click here to see a photo of all the reunion attendees, with names.
Attend Warwick Day at HV Renegades Dutchess Stadium
Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL) to
July 25 fundraiser
Come see a Hudson Valley Renegades minor-league baseball game, catch the fireworks and watch Sanfordville's Linda DeVries throw out the first pitch! Tickets must be pre-ordered online at www.gadesgroups.com (password is WFEL). Choose from two discounted packages: $12 for ticket & Renegades gift; OR $17 for ticket, Renegades gift, hot dog and soda. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and game begins at 7:05 p.m. on Sat., July 25, 2015, at the Hudson Valley Renegades Dutchess Stadium. Be sure to wear purple & gold to show your school spirit.
WVCSD Summer Enrichment program underway
July, 2015 - With 30 courses to choose
from, the district's Summer Enrichment program offers students
an opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time -
building skills as they explore and discover new interests.
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District welcomes new administrators, announces new roles for current staff members
July 1, 2015 - Please join Superintendent Dr. David Leach in welcoming new administrators to our schools, and in offering best wishes to current staff members taking on new roles. Come to a ‘Meet and Greet’ following the 7 p.m. Board of Education meeting on Mon., July 6, at the Dorothy Wilson Education Center.
BOE Facilities Committee discusses solar project
A WVCSD Board of Education Facilities Committee meeting was held to discuss the solar project on Mon., June 29.
teacher inspired by
STEM professional development
July 10, 2015 - WVHS STEM teacher Mike Stolt (pictured at left) recently attended a two-week class on computer integrated manufacturing as part of Project Lead the Way (PLTW) summer professional development training.
Warwick Valley Middle School receives grant from O&R
for Drone Technologies Project
June, 2015 - Through a grant provided by Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., Warwick Valley Middle School students will have the opportunity next year to participate in the Drone Technologies Project, which will provide cutting-edge technological experiences to eighth-grade students who participate in the school’s Information Communications Technologies (ICT) class.
Congratulations, Warwick Valley High School Class of 2015!
June 27, 2015 - Congratulations to the WVHS Class of 2015, and best wishes for a successful future.
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June 8, 2015 - The WVCSD honored this year's retirees at the June 8 Board of Education meeting. Honored employees worked as faculty, administration, clerical, instructional teacher aides and transportation.
WVHS/Empty Bowls named 2014-15 Charity Champions Grand Prize winners
June 8, 2015 - Warwick Valley High School/Warwick Valley Empty Bowls was selected as Charity Champions Grand Prize winner for the Greater Hudson Valley. The $5000 prize will be donated to Empty Bowls, which supports five local organizations that provide food to Town of Warwick families. For information, go to www.warwickvalleyemptybowls.org. View the announcement at http://www.optimumcommunity.net/charity-champions/2015/winners/warwick-valley-hs.