West Genesee District e-Newsletter
December 17, 2020
WGHS Students Inducted into Business and Marketing Honor Society
Congratulations to the inductees Amanda Casolare, Michael Ciciarelli, Brenna Dickey, Jack Garvey, Kerrigan Nish, Alex Rosa, Bradley Smith, and James Tully.
Sports Wrap-up for Fall 2020 Recognizes Athletes
The Sports Wrap-up is a section from the Communicator that is published at the end of each athletic season. This section lists all of the teams, comments from coaches, and awards received by the athletes.
Happy Holidays from West Genesee Central School District
On behalf of the Board of Education and the Administration of the West Genesee Central School District, we wish you a Joyous Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! The wonderful artwork was provided by WGHS students Julia Griffith, Lucy Neimeier, and Orion Stress. Great job!
Created by Lucy Neimeier
This artwork was created by West Genesee High School twelfth grader, Lucy Neimeier and was sent out to the community.
Created by Julia Griffith
This artwork was created by West Genesee High School twelfth grader, Julia Griffith and was sent out to the WGCSD elementary staff.
Created by Orion Stress
This artwork was created by West Genesee High School eleventh grader, Orion Stress and was sent out to the WGCSD secondary and support staff.
Created by Lucy Neimeier
Created by Julia Griffith
WGHS Brass Ensemble Presents Christmas Carols...Enjoy!
West Genesee Streamlines our COVID-19 Communication
Reminder: All West Genesee school buildings started fully remote learning today Thursday, December 17, 2020. We anticipate resuming the hybrid (in-person/remote Grades 5-12) and in-person (Grades K-4) learning on Monday, January 4, 2021. Should information change, we will notify families. Click here for more information.
Reminder: Free Breakfast and Lunch
The USDA has granted ALL students in the United States FREE breakfast and lunch for this entire school year due to the COVID pandemic. Orders can be placed at: https://westgenesee.nutrislice.com/menu/.
Kindergarten Registration has Begun
Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year opened virtually on December 1, 2020 and will go until March 31, 2021. This will allow our families to register their children from the comfort of their home or office. Please click here to start the Virtual Registration process. This will schedule a telemeeting with you.
When registering, parents should be prepared to upload the following:
- proof of residency (ie. mortgage or property statement or signed lease agreement)
- proof of immunizations
- proof of age
A physical examination is also required and a dental certificate is requested for entry into kindergarten. These examinations should be done up to one year prior to the first day of school. Children who enter kindergarten this fall must be five years of age on or before December 1, 2021.
For additional information about registering your student, go to the Registration section of the website, email the Central Registrar at email@example.com, or call them at (315) 487-4683.
WGCSD Strategic Plan: Calls for Commentary
Every year, the West Genesee CSD Strategic Planning Team comes together to review our progress toward improvement and make recommendations for continued growth. One of the key pieces of feedback is from our staff, students, and community.
Please take a few minutes to complete this survey by clicking here. Tell us about our areas of strength and opportunities for growth.
Thank you for helping us get better -- every day.
Emergency Closing Information is Important!
Announcements about school closings, delayed openings, or early dismissal will be posted on the News Headlines section of the District website home page. They are also broadcast on Twitter, Facebook, and the following stations which you can access by clicking here.
SchoolMessenger communications software allows us to send emails, texts, and make phone calls. (Phone calls will be used for emergency situations only.)
Parent/Guardians and staff will NOT need to sign-up to receive information from schools that you are registered for in Schooltool. (You will have the option to opt-out if you choose not to receive emails, texts, and/or phone calls. To receive texts, you also have to opt-in per the instructions in the Tips article below. )
For more information go to the website and click on Communications Info/School App from the Connect section of the home page.
Are you Receiving All of our Communications? Helpful Tips about the SchoolMessenger Communication System:
- To be sure that you are receiving all emails sent from the District/schools/teachers please periodically check your spam/junk/promotions folder for emails with @westgenesee.org, then mark that they are not spam/junk/promotions.
- To be sure that you are receiving text messages this year from WGCSD or your school(s) Text a "Y" or "Yes" to 67587
If you still have questions about receiving emails and/or text from WGCSD please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.