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Dr. Lori S. Caplan

1245 Hillside Drive,

Watervliet, NY 12189

Phone: (518) 629-3200

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picture of WHS senior in cap and gown at  June 27 graduation ceremony 

Congratulations to the Class of 2014! More than 100 seniors received their diplomas during the WHS graduation ceremony on June 27. View Photo Gallery


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Community organizations to host Back-to-School Picnic August 16

Watervliet families can enjoy free hot dogs, a bouncy castle, climbing wall, and swimming! First 200 children (K-6) who attend the picnic with a parent will receive a free backpack with school supplies. View flyer for information


Arsenal Partnership Tom Hartnett Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Watervliet students

Proceeds from the Arsenal Partnerships annual golf outing on Monday, Sept. 22 will help support WES & WJSHS after-school programs for students. information about tournament  registration and sponsorship availability

WCSD phone service down

WCSD is experiencing technical issues with its phone service. If you need to reach district staff, please call 273-4772. Thank you!


New school immunization requirements

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has revised immunization requirements for school attendance to be consistent with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The new requirements took effect on July 1, 2014 and were developed to reduce the number of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles and whooping cough. More information


Bus schedule for Watervliet students attending Cohoes Summer School

The Watervliet City School District is providing transportation for students enrolled in regular summer school courses (Sessions I & II) Monday, July 7 through Tuesday, August 12 (Mondays-Thursdays) at Cohoes High School. view schedule


Watervliet Board of Education officers selected at organizational meeting

During the organizational meeting on July 1, Mark Scully and Matt Ethier were elected to serve as president and vice president, respectively, of the Board of Education. New school board member Michael Hartkern was sworn in to serve his first term. Read more


Phase IV facilities project update

With school out for summer, crews are again busy with renovations at both buildings as part of the Phase IV facilities improvements project. Read more about the improvements & renovations underway this summerView photo gallery of track and field 


Watervliet schools end-of-year events

View a rundown of the end-of-year events at Watervliet schools.


Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School Summer Reading 2014 program

Summer reading is an excellent way for students to stay connected to literature, to enhance skills developed during the school year and to gain knowledge. That is why WJSHS English teachers have developed reading lists for grades 7-12 and encourage students to read a minimum of two books over the summer. More information Grades 7-12 reading lists


Watervliet/Cohoes to offer shared summer program for at-risk students

Watervliet High School will offer a shared summer program in cooperation with the Cohoes City School District beginning in July. The summer program will take place at Cohoes High School. Information

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New York's tax "cap" law

A video by the Capital Region BOCES Communications Service aims to break down the complexities of the law and explain it in terms that everyone can understand. More information

What is the GEA?

Learn about the Gap Elimination Adjustment and its impact on our schools. More information Watch a short video that explains the GEA in easy-to-understand terms. video

Parent Portal available for K-12

The web-based communication tool that allows parents and guardians to view their children’s academic profiles via the Internet is now available for grades K-12. read more

Watervliet Schools on Facebook, Twitter

To help keep the community, parents, students and staff more informed about important news and events, Watervliet City Schools has joined the social-networking websites Facebook and Twitter. Learn more


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Visit our alumni page for details on Class of 54 and Class of 84 reunions information

Summer Lunch Program

WCSD will again sponsor a summer meals program that offers free breakfast and lunch for children 18 years or younger. Details menu

Stay connected with SNN

The new school year begins soon. Make sure your SNN profile is up to date. New to the district? Sign up for SNN today and stay connected to your child's school. register for SNN now

Fitness Center public hours

The Fitness Center at WJSHS will be open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. Residents who are interested in using the facility will need to fill out a the Fitness Center waiver. Call the WCSD Athletic Department at 629-3303 for more information.

School guests reminded to sign in, receive Visitors Badge: visitors policy


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