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News and Announcements
Transportation Letter to Parents and Students

From Kim Marie Alfano, Transportation Director:

Welcome to another school year.  The Wyoming Valley West School District is working to ensure all students have a safe ride to and from their schools.  Parent, guardians and students are asked to work in cooperation with our school administrators and bus drivers to make this happen.  Please download the below letter for some of the rules students and parents/guardians will need to follow. 

Transportation Letter (PDF)

 
Bus Schedule 2015-2016
Orientation for KG, 6th, and 9th Grade

A Kindergarten Parent-Child Orientation will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 for all children entering kindergarten and their parents. The orientation program will begin at 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the child’s school. No district bus transportation will be available.     
 
Sixth and ninth grade Student Orientations will take place on Monday, August  31, 2015 at the Middle School and High School respectively beginning at  9:00 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. dismissal.  Limited busing will be available for these orientations.

Orientation Schedule (PDF)


 
The Strengthening Families Program

After successfully graduating 29 families last school year, our overall total is 787 SFP families! Join the growing SFP community this September 2015! 
 
The Wyoming Valley West PROSPER team invites you and your 5th or 6th grader to participate in The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14.  It's a FREE program designed to enhance parenting skills, build life skills in youth, strengthen family bonds and communication and have fun together.  Plus, the program offers a FREE family meal, childcare and prizes.
 
If your child is in 5th or 6th grade at the Wyoming Valley West School District and you would like to join the fun, register today! Contact Shawn Kelly, the 6th grade guidance counselor at (570) 287-2131 or Melissa Tomascik, the PROSPER Team Leader, Penn State Extension at (570) 825-1701 The program begins September 29 and October 1, 2015.
 
Click here for a Strengthening Families Program registration.

 
Summer Meals

The U.S. Dept of Food and Nutrition asks that all School Districts post the availability of receiving summer meals. Since the Wyoming Valley West School District does not provide Outreach for Breakfast or advertise summer meals , you may visit the following link for more information: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
2015-2016 District Calendar
Girls Basketball - Open Gym

WVW Girls Basketball will hold open gym throughout the summer at the following times:

Grades 7 & 8 - Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm - Middle School Gym

Grades 9 - 12 - Mondays and Fridays from 5pm to 7pm - High School Gym
Pssa Word of the Day

Science Olympiad
Wyoming Valley West Students participated in the 2015 Science Olympiad.
 
Science Olympiad is an American elementary school, middle school and high school team competition in which students compete in 'events' pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Over 6,700 teams from 50 U.S. states compete each year. There are multiple levels of competition; invitational, regional, state, and national. In addition, some states or private groups offer 'invitational' tournaments which serve as practice for regional and state competitions. Teams which excel at regional competitions advance to the state, and then to the national level. Winners later receive several kinds of awards from ribbons to trophies.
 
Wyoming Valley West has entered two teams in the competition. The ‘B’ team is comprised of 6th through 9th grade students and the ‘C’ teams members are in 10th through 12th grade. WVW faculty assists the team members with instructions and questions regarding their events but the students do the majority of work on their own.


Science Olympiad ‘B’ Team members
First Row: Nikolas Slivinski, Isabelle Polgar, Megan Dennis, Stone Magagna, Brendan Woods
Second Row: Olivia Langley, Mollie McFarland, Emily Matthews, Alec Ryncavage, Cody Ramos, Brandon Lantz, Carolyn Antall
Third Row: Sebastian Allen, Coach Karen Wills, Eric, Lawson, Gabe Gillespie, Mitch Forgash, Elizabeth Trojan, Coach Sandra Labashosky



Sciene Olympiad ‘C’ Team members
First row: Young Eun Park, Katie Meighan, Megan Menzel, Roshan Patel, Alex Brandreth
Second row: Coach Tom Tasco, Madison Yoh, Samantha Pritchard, Helia Hosseipour, Kara Romanowksi, Lauren Hannagan, Julie Green, Elizabeth Wood, Davis Weaver, Jon Derhammer
Third row; Bill Stone, Eric Acosta, Connor Gaffney, Coach Diane Gordon, Keefe McDougal, Ryan Bird
Leann Mahalick missing from photo.

 
Wyoming Valley West Middle School Student Council Pierogi & Pizza Sale!!
This is a school wide fundraiser; all students will receive an order form. Thank you for your support!!
Provided by Kowalski’s Pierogies (Sanitary Bakery)
Orders are due no later than March 17, 2014 (All money is due on March 17)
Pickup Date will be March 27, 2015 3PM-5:30PM (Middle School Gym)
All proceeds to benefit the Wyoming Valley West Middle School.
*Please make all checks payable to Wyoming Valley West Middle School*
Click Here for Order Form
Contact Information:
Mike Munzing mmunzing@wvwsd.org
Joanne Derwin jderwin@wvwsd.org
570-287-2131
Community Events

Please check our new Community page, located in the top menu bar, for announcements and information from  local organizations.
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