District to join statewide weather station network
Oct. 2, 2015 - The Warwick Valley CSD Board of Education recently approved participation in the NYS “Mesonet Early Warning Weather Detection System,” an advanced statewide weather station network. This network will be the first of its kind in NYS, and will consist of up to 125 surface weather stations that will detect weather phenomena across the state. The weather station will be located on the Sanfordville Elementary School campus and will be funded entirely, with no cost to taxpayers.
World renowned electric violinist Mark Wood to perform
in rock orchestra concert with WVCSD students
OCT. 17 CONCERT OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Oct. 5, 2015 – Come see Warwick Valley Orchestra students in grades 6-12 transform into a full-fledged Rock Orchestra, as Emmy-award winning composer Mark Wood performs alongside them on his handcrafted 7-string fretted electric Viper violin. The concert is part of the 2015 Electrify Your Strings! "Authentic Tour," and will take place on Sat., Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Warwick Valley High School Auditorium. Click here for more, ticket information.
Odyssey of the Mind tryouts Oct. 7
ODYSSEY NEEDS COACHES!
Oct. 1, 2015 - This year's teams will consist of two teams
of seven students from grades 3-5, and one team of 6-8
graders. Tryouts will be on Wed., Oct. 7, from 5-6:30
p.m., at the Kings building on Kings Highway.
Click here for more information and tryout form. (pdf)
Katie's Music Wish club at WVHS provides musical instruments to students in need - seeking donations
Oct. 5, 2015 - Do you have an old violin or cello collecting dust in your attic? Find a new home for that instrument while helping a child not fortunate enough to be able to afford one. Katie's Music Wish is a new club at WVHS that provides string instruments to children who've been unable to attain one.
WVHS Leadership Academy accepting applications
Applications due Oct. 15
October, 2015 - The Warwick Valley High School Leadership Academy is accepting applications. Click here for more information and to download an application.
New HS lunch program provides students with more options
Sept. 25, 2015 – This year, the District began a new school lunch program at the high school, with a goal of providing delicious, high quality food for our high school students at a reasonable cost. The menu includes a variety of à la carte items, such as sandwiches, wraps, heroes, hamburgers, salads and, of course, our homemade pizza, along with a varied selection of drinks. To provide a reasonably priced lunch option, the District offers a “Meal Deal,” which includes any entrée with an 8 oz. milk for $3.00.
casts her web
at WVHS this fall
Sept. 30, 2015 - The WVHS Drama Club's fall production will be a revival of one of its best loved shows, Charlotte’s Web. Performances are on Fri., Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., and Sat., Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in the Theater at Warwick Valley High School. Additional information about purchasing advance tickets will be released mid-October. For more information or questions, email the WVHS Drama Club at firstname.lastname@example.org.
District celebrated at Homecoming 2015!
Sept. 22, 2015 - Homecoming 2015 included a themed spirit
week, float-building at the bus garage, in-school pep
rally, powder puff game, bonfire, parade through the
Village of Warwick, Wildcats football game, and Homecoming
Dance. The events were a celebration of what Warwick's
schools and community are all about! Wishing all our
students a great 2015-16 school year.
Click here for Homecoming results (pdf).
• Click here for Homecoming Pep Rally photo gallery
• Click here for Homecoming Parade photo gallery
Warwick Valley Central School
$91,000 EPA grant for environmental education
Sept., 2015 - WVCSD has been awarded a $91,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund environmental education projects in the school district and the Warwick community. Under the Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant proposals that “support environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment.”
Warwick Valley Central School District adopts
“Next Generation” paperless meeting technology
New solution saves time, money; increases effectiveness
Aug. 6, 2015 - By making meeting agendas and supporting documents available on the Internet, the school district will be able to distribute documents associated with Board of Education meetings more quickly and efficiently, and at a reduced cost.
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.
How the district's solar project will save money
Sept., 2015 - In the past, solar was very expensive, but the newer technology has made it much more affordable. Additionally, more than half of the total cost of the project will be paid for through state aid. For details about costs and financing,