West Genesee District e-Newsletter

May 27, 2021

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West Genesee’s Students Earn the NYS Seal of Biliteracy

West Genesee has students receiving the NYS Seal of Biliteracy for the fifth year in a row.

This honor recognizes high school graduates who have attained a “high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages, in addition to English.”

To read the full article with the listing of the students click here.

West Genesee CTE Scholars Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

In April, OCM BOCES inducted 17 West Genesee students into the National Technical Honor Society. Inductees represent the “best of the best” of students enrolled in career and technical education programs.

To be eligible for induction, a student must meet the following criteria: Achieved an 85 or above average in his/her Career and Technical Education class; Achieved an 85 or above average in his/her math/science class; Have been recommended by his/her teacher; Have good attendance; and Have good citizenship.

To read the full article with the listing of the students click here.

Academic All-American Swimmers from West Genesee

Congratulations to the seven West Genesee High School athletes who earned the Academic All-American honor from the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA). They are Mary Lyons, Amelia Lopez, Joseph McManus, Justin Byrne, Keegan Scharoun, Alexander Shuron, and Matthew Barrington.

To receive this honor, students must meet the following qualifications: A minimum GPA of 3.750 on a 4 point scale, or 93.7500% of the grade scale your school uses for 7 semesters (non-weighted). The GPA may not be rounded up, and they must be a graduating senior.

To read the article from the website click here.

Congratulations to Athletes Signing Letters of Intent

On May 19, ten athletes at West Genesee High School were celebrated for signing their Letter of Intent to play Division 1 or Division 2 sports. Great job and good luck!

To read the full article with the listing of the students, their sport, and the college they will attend click here.

REMINDER: Additional Days Off Because of Snow (or rather lack of....)

Because we have had no additional emergency closing days, our "give back" days with no school in session will be this Friday, May 28 and Tuesday, June 1. (We also have no school in session on Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day.)

CNY Broadband Survey

The Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board (CNY RPDB) has partnered with its member counties (Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego) to identify where our neighbors lack reliable access to broadband internet. And they are looking to you to make a difference.

To help your community all you must do is complete a quick and confidential survey about internet access and affordability at: https://www.cnyinternet.com/onondaga-county-home. You can take the survey from any computer or mobile device with internet access.

To read the full article about this survey and how to request a hardcopy version click here.

DYK: There are Mental Health Resources on the District Website?

Are you or someone you know struggling?

West Genesee Mental Health Resources: https://sites.google.com/westgenesee.org/mentalhealthresources/home provide information for help, hope, and healing.

Connect with a mental health professional at West Genesee High School or your school and within your community.

2021 Summer Music Forms Available...

The music camp opportunities that West Genesee will be offering this summer has been announced!

Click here for a listing of those camps along with the dates/times offered, registration forms, and the fee to participate.

Upcoming Events

  • May 28-June 1, 2021 No School
  • June 2, 2021 BOE Policies and Bylaws Committee Meeting-6:00 p.m.
  • June 2, 2021 BOE Meeting-7:00 p.m.