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Westhill Named School Of Excellence by NYSPHSAA Westhill Named School Of Excellence by NYSPHSAA: The New York State Public High School Athletic Association names Westhill 1 of 148 schools out of 2,053 High Schools in New York State as a SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE .   To earn the School Of Excellence award, 75% of a school’s varsity teams must qualify and receive the Scholar-Athlete Award. Westhill had 21 teams receive the Scholar-Athlete Team Awards.   Boys and Girls Soccer Boys and Girls Cross-Country Boys and Girls Golf Boys and Girls Swimming Boys and Girls Tennis Girls Volleyball Boys and Girls Indoor Track & Field Boys and Girls Basketball Boys and Girls Outdoor Track & Field Baseball Softball Boys and Girls Lacrosse Congratulations to all of our student-athletes!
Westhill Students Earned Perfect Scores of 100 on Regents Exams Westhill Students Earned Perfect Scores of 100 on Regents Exams: Congratulations to the Westhill students who earned perfect scores on their Regents examinations this June! Also included are perfect scores for World Language Examination. Chemistry Andrew O’Reilly Living Environment Elizabeth Mueller English 11 Katherine Bendall, Bohdan Centore, Iris Markham,  Spanish III Caroline Knoll, Elizabeth McPeak, Elizabeth Mueller, Isabel Young
Westhill Students Earn 5’s on Advanced Placement Exams Westhill Students Earn 5’s on Advanced Placement Exams: Congratulations to the Westhill students who earned 5’s on their Advanced Placement Examinations this school year! Calculus AB Daniel Carkner, Isabella Jones, Brian Kenny, Liam Mahar World History Elizabeth McPeak, Elizabeth Mueller, Andrew O’Reilly, Jackson Suddaby United States Government & Politics Sarah Balduzzi, Daniel Carkner, Delaney Carroll, Rachel Colucci, Charlotte Formica, Claire Hunter, Isabella Jones, Brian Kenny, Brady Mannion, Abigail Miggiani, Natalia Pecheny United States History Oluwafeyisore Ajagbe, Bohdan Centore, Aidan Googe, Lee Hynes, Addie Lowery, Iris Markham, Karlie McGann, Ryan Naughton, Amanda Pawelczyk, Sean Rogers, Charlotte Roth, Sean Stephenson English Language & Composition ...
School Budget Vote Results School Budget Vote Results: Thank you to the Westhill community for their overwhelming support of the 2022-2023 School Budget and the other propositions that were on the ballot today. Support is not something that we ever take for granted. We will continue to work hard and maintain our focus of continuous improvement in order to meet the needs of our students and this community. Here are the specific results: Proposition #1: Budget Vote 487 - YES Votes 127 - NO Votes Proposition #2: School Bus Purchase 481- YES Votes 133 - NO Votes Proposition #3: Onondaga Free Library 500 - YES Votes 114 - NO Votes Proposition #4: Capital Project 505 - YES Votes 110 - NO Votes Congratulations to Pattrick Cassidy who was re-elected as a Board of Education Member.
2022-2023  School Budget Vote Results 2022-2023 School Budget Vote Results: Thank you to the Westhill community for their overwhelming support of the 2022-2023 School Budget and the other propositions that were on the ballot today. Support is not something that we ever take for granted. We will continue to work hard and maintain our focus of continuous improvement in order to meet the needs of our students and this community. Here are the specific results: Proposition #1: Budget Vote 487 - YES Votes 127 - NO Votes Proposition #2: School Bus Purchase 481- YES Votes 133 - NO Votes Proposition #3: Onondaga Free Library 500 - YES Votes 114 - NO Votes Proposition #4: Capital Project 505 - YES Votes 110 - NO Votes Congratulations to Patrick Cassidy who was re-elected as a Board of Education Member.
2022-23 Budget Vote 2022-23 Budget Vote:          May 17, 2022  7:00 AM to 9:00 PM  Westhill High School     Auditorium Foyer  
Universal PreK Universal PreK: Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, Westhill Central School District will be providing full day universal prekindergarten (UPK) for four-year old children.  The cost of this program will be funded by New York State through the Universal Prekindergarten Expansion Funding. Westhill will be partnering with the YMCA as a community-based organization for two anticipated classrooms (maximum of 18 children per class).  The YMCA will host the two classrooms at Onondaga Community College. Each UPK class will be staffed by one certified teacher and one teaching assistant. The program is five days per week and five hours per day. Students will be required to attend the full week.  To be eligible for the program, children must:
  • have a birthdate ...
  • Westhill Music Education Program Receives National Recognition  Westhill Music Education Program Receives National Recognition : The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has announced the results of its 23rd annual “Best Communities for Music Education” survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment and support of music education in schools. The Westhill Central School District has been named as one of the NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities in the nation for Music Education for the 6th consecutive year.  The Best Communities Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Districts that have been recognized by the NAMM Foundation are often held up as models for other educators looking to boost their own music ...
    Black History Month Black History Month: Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements and contributions by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Black History Month has been celebrated in the United States and around the world every February since, with all U.S. presidents recognizing February as Black History Month. February was chosen as it coincides with the birthdates of both former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and social reformer Frederick Douglass. Both men played a significant role in helping to end slavery. ...
    Native American Heritage Month Native American Heritage Month: November is  Native American Heritage Month . The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges. Check out some of these terrific resources for more information about Native American Heritage Month: • National Archives • National Endowment for the Humanities • National Park Service • Smithsonian Education
    Global Diversity Awareness Month Global Diversity Awareness Month: October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, a time to celebrate the positive impact diverse cultures, ethnicities and voices can have in a school community and society at large.  During this month and throughout the year, we commit ourselves to creating an inclusive environment, embracing our differences and celebrating our similarities.  When we put our individual differences together, we become an unstoppable team. Click on this
    Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage Month:   Since our founding, the United States has drawn strength from the diversity of our people. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Hispanic countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua , who all declared ...



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