Important: Due to extreme heat, the JV football game scheduled to be played in Brandywine this evening has been canceled.
WHS Student Council is hosting a TRUNK SALE Fundraiser. See the flyer for details!
Students are finishing up the last week of summer school. They have been working hard and having fun!
"Meet Up, Eat Up, and Read Up" at the Watervliet District Library Today was great fun! The WPS Nutrition Services Staff reminds you that they will be serving lunch at the District Library again on June 29, July 13, and July 27 from 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM. ALL KIDS EAT FOR FREE!
Due to interest expressed by some members of our community, we have re-opened the survey regarding the May 2023 school bond initiative. The survey will be open through this weekend until Monday morning, June 19.
WPS Staff wrapped up the 2022-23 School year with a District-wide Luau-themed cookout. Many thanks to Terry Adams and the Food Service Staff, Deah Muth, and Benny Loshbough for all of your hard work to make it happen. Happy Summer to our staff, students, and community!
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he WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society held a blood drive today for Versiti of Michigan which provides blood for hospitals locally and throughout the state. Students and community members turned out to donate blood. Those who donated today included students Jeff Woollett and Riley Hess and community member George Walker pictured here. National Honor Society members Abby Lomoro and Amara Olexa pictured staffing the registration table are among the many students who helped out at the drive.
The Panthers traveled to LMCU in Grand Rapids (Home of the West Michigan Whitecaps) on Thursday to play the Grant Tigers and came away with a 9-1 Win. Watervliet now stands at 16-1 Overall (8-0 SAC Lakeshore)
Watervliet Public Schools would like to thank all of our community members who took time to vote in yesterday's election. While we are disappointed with the results, we understand that our community has spoken. In the coming weeks and months, we will deconstruct this effort, actively seek input from community members, and determine our next steps. While the needs still exist, we will work with interested and engaged people to do whatever we can to build on the successes of the past and a better future for WPS. Thanks again for being a partner in Watervliet Public Schools
Don't forget to vote in tomorrow's election regarding the Bond Project for WPS. If you need information, please go to https://www.watervlietps.org/o/wps/page/2023-facilities-project-information. Also, you can see an overview of the proposal at https://youtu.be/6xavaZmtNQI
Need to know more about the WPS Bond Proposal?? Please attend our final Town Hall Meeting and Tour on Thursday, April 27th, at WHS, starting at 6:00 PM. This meeting includes a brief overview of the proposed projects and a tour of the facilities to actually see the proposed updates for yourself. Thank you to Joe and Tara Matthews and TJ's for providing pulled pork sliders for this event! Please come eat and learn about the proposals. Reach out to us at 269-463-0300 for more information.
Congratulations to Keziah White for winning a RESA Award at the opening of the Box Factory High School show. Her expressive portrait is on view along with the work of thirty other WHS students. The show is open to the public and will be on view until Sunday, April 30th.
The community is invited to attend a public viewing of our proposed K-12 social studies curriculum on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 PM in the high school media center.
Join us at South Elementary School for the next Bond Proposal Town Hall Presentation this Thursday, April 6th at 6:00 PM. Learn more about the Bond Proposal and see for yourself what the needs are.
Have questions about the Watervliet School Bond Proposal??? Attend one of the remaining Town Hall Tours to learn more and see for yourself what the needs are. Times and locations are shown in the graphic below. All meetings start at 6:00 PM and snacks are available.
On March 14, parents of English Learners gathered for presentations by our staff members: Jessica Martinez, Rosa Casiano, Susie Mandujano, and representatives from Telamon (an organization that supports migrants and farm workers). Parents learned about school events through the end of the year and asked many questions. El 14 de marzo, los padres de los estudiantes se reunieron para las presentaciones de los miembros de nuestro personal: Jessica Martinez, Rosa Casiano, Susie Mandujano, y gente de Telamon (un organización que apoya a los migrantes y agrícolas). Los padres se enteraron de los eventos hasta al final del año e hicieron muchas preguntas.
Watervliet Public Schools is hosting the first of four Town Hall meetings to share information regarding the bond proposal tomorrow at 6:00 PM at the WHS Media Center, starting at 6:00 PM.
Updating Learning Environments is another focus of the 2023 bond proposal. To learn more about the proposal, visit www.watervlietps.org