West Genesee District e-Newsletter

August 17, 2021

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Appointment of New Principal at East Hill Elementary School is Announced

At the Board of Education meeting held on August 4, 2021 Susan Meskos was appointed as the new Principal at East Hill Elementary School. She replaces Lisa Craig who retired at the end of June.

Most recently from the Geneva City School District, Meskos has served as an elementary building leader for six years; four as Assistant Principal and the past two as Principal. Prior to that, her administrative work began in the Victor Central School District as an intern and also as the K-6 Instructional Mathematics Coach. She was also part of the Syracuse City School District in the role of Effective Instructional Practices Specialist. Her 17 years of classroom teaching spanned all elementary grade levels in the communities of Victor, Fayetteville-Manlius, and Syracuse City School Districts.

To read the full article for more information, click here.

Appointment of New Administration at Camillus Middle School is Announced

On August 4, 2021 the Board of Education appointed Jennifer Przybylski as the Principal at Camillus Middle School. She replaces Beth Lozier who has been appointed as the Assistant Principal at West Genesee Middle School. She will start her new position on August 19, 2021.

At that same Board meeting held on August 4, 2021 Joseph Curtin was appointed to fill the position of Assistant Principal at Camillus Middle School, recently held by Michael McGrath. He will officially start in that new position on August 23, 2021.

To read the full article for more information, click here.

School Times for 2021-2022 are Adjusted!

Last week, our Transportation Department simulated bus runs which resulted in many district-wide routes taking well over one hour even while maximizing the buses' capacity. Part of the solution to these issues was to combine some West Genesee Middle and Stonehedge Elementary routes. This required a shift in the student day at WGMS. Another part of the solution was to alter the start and end times of the High School and Camillus Middle School by five minutes.

Here are the 2021 - 2022 school times:

West Genesee High School: 7:30 a.m.- 2:06 p.m.

Camillus Middle School: 7:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

West Genesee Middle School: 8:50 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Elementary Schools: 9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Please note: CMS Interaction Time (IT) buses will not be available to start the school year. Once our drivers and transportation department have a chance to fine tune the bus runs and buses become available, CMS IT will begin.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!

Reminder: Free Breakfast and Lunch for the 2021-2022 School Year

Did You Know? The USDA has granted ALL students in the United States FREE breakfast and lunch for this entire school year due to the COVID pandemic.

Fall Sports Registration Information

Information to register for fall sports is now available. Here is what you need to know:

  • High School Sports begin August 23, 2021 for all JV/V Sports
  • High School Registration opened July 23, 2021 and closes August 20, 2021
  • All 7/8/9 Modified Sports start August 30, 2021
  • All 7/8/9 Modified Sports Registrations opened July 30, 2021 and closes August 27, 2021
  • All 7th & 8th grade students should register under CMS
  • All 9th – 12th grade students should register under West Genesee High School

A parent/guardian can register by clicking on this link: https://www.familyid.com/west-genesee-athletic-department. (Sign-ups on familyid.com are 30 days prior to the start date.)

School Supply Lists Available on Website

Did You Know? School Supply Lists for 2021-2022 are available on the website by clicking here.

They are also available from each school's homepage in School Links and also from the District homepage in the Quicklinks section.

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

For 12 years, West Genesee PTA/PTO District Council has been collecting and providing school supplies to students in need.

If you have questions about our program, or to register to receive supplies in the fall, contact us at wgschoolsupplies@gmail.com or click here to fill out the google request form.

Pick-up of supplies will occur on August 29, 2021. Details about where and when will be emailed directly to parents that registered to receive the supplies.

Looking for Food Service Workers!

We are Looking for Substitute AND Regular Food Service Workers!

Looking to work around your child’s school day? You can get your children on the bus and be there to greet them when they get home! We are hiring at both West Genesee CSD and Onondaga Central CSD.

Please call the Food Service Office at (315) 487- 4661 to let them know you're interested in applying.

Upcoming Events

  • August 17-18, 2021 New Teacher Orientation
  • August 18, 2021 BOE Meeting-6:00 p.m.