Students to be Dismissed Early December 20 as Part of Drill:
Webster Central School District will conduct an Emergency Preparedness Early Release Drill on Friday, December 20 . This drill is an annual requirement designed to test the district’s plan for the early dismissal of students.
Parents need to be prepared for their students to be dismissed early and arrive home by bus early on December 20. Buses will depart as follows, effective for Friday, December 20 only:
DeWitt Elementary School, 2:10 p.m.
Klem North Elementary School, 2:00 p.m.
Klem South Elementary School, 2:10 p.m.
Plank North Elementary School, 2:00 p.m.
Plank South Elementary School, 2:10 p.m.
Schlegel Elementary School, 2:10 p.m.
State Elementary School, 2:10 p.m.
Spry Middle School, 3:05 p.m.
We All Have a Story: The Stories Continue - Photo Exhibit Opens in December:
Hayes Photography of Webster, in partnership with the Webster Central School District (WCSD), is pleased to announce the second installment of We All Have a Story: The Stories Continue, a photography exhibit featuring portraits and personal narratives of 21 WCSD faculty and staff members. The exhibit will be open to the public at the Webster Public Library, 980 Ridge Road, from Sunday, December 1 through Tuesday, December 31, during the library’s normal business hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and Sundays, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Please note that the library is closed for the holidays on December 24, 25, and 31. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Tuesday, December ...
Help Us Plan for Our Future Students:
If you have children residing in your household who are birth to 5 years old, please complete a brief census that will be used to help forecast student enrollment.
Follow this link to go online now! This census will close January 10, 2020, and there will be no follow-up postcard reminder. If you do not have access to a computer, you may participate by calling Student Registration at 216-0029.
Please share this information with your friends and neighbors with small children.
Nominate an Exemplary Teacher for the Oak Tree Award:
Each year the Webster Teachers Association (WTA) and Webster Central PTSA jointly sponsor the Oak Tree Award. This annual recognition is designed to acknowledge teacher excellence in Webster Central schools at both the elementary and secondary levels. Any Webster resident or district employee, from current or former students, students’ parents, to teaching or administrative colleagues, may nominate teachers for the Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year, Oak Tree Awards.
Teacher recipients exemplify excellence in their field, a commitment to their students, and are leaders in the community. Nominees must: currently teach in a full-time position in Webster CSD; have a minimum of five years teaching experience in Webster CSD; plan to continue to teach ...
Webster CSD Students Earn Regional, State and All National Honors Ensemble Recognition:
Webster CSD is proud to announce the participation of Webster Thomas High School students Annalise and Nathaniel, and Webster Schroeder High School student Veronica in the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All National Honors Festival in Orlando, FL. On November 7-10, these exceptional musicians gathered with 240 vocalists selected from across the nation.
Annalise, Nathaniel, and Veronica performed in the mixed choir with renowned conductor Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, who serves as the conductor of the Viking Chorus and the Chapel Choir at St. Olaf College. Mr. Wondemagegnehu teaches with the goal of helping bridge the gap of social injustice through music and dialogue, and inspiring participants to take action in their communities.
Webster CSD is ...
Music Honors Abound for Webster CSD Students:
Webster CSD’s secondary music students continue to demonstrate why the district has repeatedly been named among the Best Communities for Music Education as their vocal and instrumental talents have led them to be named to numerous prestigious ensembles already this school year.
Annalise DePaull and Nathaniel Peets of Webster Thomas High School and Veronica Savino of Webster Schroeder High School were named to National Association for Music Education All National Honors Ensembles.
Named to New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All State Jr. High were Georgianna Prevosti (Schroeder), Salvatore LoCigno, Justin Chan, Jacqueline Herrmann, Cassidy Shur, Kathryn Sullo, and Julia Santoli (all of Spry Middle School), Riley Tehan, William Small, Sarah Lewandoski, ...
Families Encouraged to Prepare Should Weather Lead to School Closings, Cancellations:
While some will want snow days (students) and others will not (parents), it’s important that we are all prepared in the event that Webster CSD needs to close school for the day or send students home early. Please make a plan and discuss it with your child.
Should the weather necessitate school closings and cancellations, Webster CSD families will be notified via the district’s automated calling system, Infinite Campus’ Student and Parent Portal. Parents can modify how they get this information (text, phone call, email) through the Contact Preference tab on the portal.
An even faster way to get this news is to follow district social media: Facebook.com/WebsterCentralSchools, Twitter @wcsdproud, and superintendent’s Twitter @superwebstercsd, ...
WCSD Announces NEW Graduation Dates/Times for Class of 2020:
Webster CSD would like to share an important change with all senior families regarding graduation ceremonies for Webster Schroeder and Webster Thomas high schools. While the location remains the same for both high schools’ graduations (Rochester Institute of Technology’s Gordon Field House), the previously scheduled graduation date of Sunday, June 28, 2020, HAS BEEN CHANGED. The following change will take effect this school year, beginning with the Class of 2020:
Thursday, June 18, 7:00 p.m., Rochester Institute of Technology - Webster Thomas High School Ceremony
Friday, June 19, 7:00 p.m. , Rochester Institute of Technology - Webster Schroeder High School Ceremony
Thank you in advance for your patience as we navigate this change together. Should ...
F.I.R.E. Meeting Dates Set; Community Invited to Join:
Families Igniting Racial Equity (F.I.R.E.) began last spring with the goal to spread racial equity throughout our One Webster community. They look forward to continuing the great work that they have undertaken and welcome others to join!
Their meeting schedule for the remainder of the school year will be:
Tuesday, December 3, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Webster Public Library Community Meeting Room, 980 Ridge Road, Webster.
Monday, January 6
Monday, February 3
Monday, March 2
Monday, March 30
Monday, May 4
Monday, June 15
Save the dates! Other locations and times to be announced.
For further information about F.I.R.E., please email email@example.com .