shortcut to content

Park Ave Elementary School back to district home page

Our Schools headingPark Avenue Elementary home pageSanfordville Elementary home pageWarwick Valley Middle School home pageWarwick Valley High School home page

10 Park Avenue
Warwick, NY 10990
(845) 987-3170


Sandra Wood

Head Teachers

Barbara Katz
Anthony DiNoto


School links

Park Ave news

photo of high school students playing musical instrumentsWarwick Valley Central School District recognized as one of 2014's "Best Communities for Music Education"

 April, 2014 - The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants), has recognized the Warwick Valley Central School District as one of the nation's top communities for support of music education. More


logo for Hudson Valley Writing ProjectYoung writers' summer enrichment programs

March 25, 2014 - The Hudson Valley Writing Project provides enrichment programs for student writers. If your child enjoys writing, consider the Young Writers' Programs at SUNY New Paltz (and local cultural and historical sites) this summer. Find out more.


boxtops logoAnnouncing the 3rd Box Tops Contest

Mar. 31, 2014 - Our third and final contest begins April 1 and will end on May 30. Keep clipping your Box Tops! View the flyer here.


Are you an engineer?

March 21, 2014 - As the Warwick Valley Central School District begins to expand Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, the district is interested in having engineers from all disciplines speak with students about careers in engineering. If you are an engineer in any discipline (aeronautical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, mechanical, sound, etc.) and would like to share your career experience with students, please contact Nancy Scheinert or Chris Murphy-Colgan at Warwick Valley High School: email,, or call 845-987-3050, ext. 12616.


This month's Counselor's Corner offers media management tips for parents

March 13, 2014 - The Kaiser Family Foundation recently reported a dramatic rise in children's and teens' daily media use. The study cites that most youth report they have no parental rules about how much time they spend with TV, video games or computers. Click on the "Counselor's Corner" tab at left for ten simple Media Management Tips.


WVCSD participates in pajama drive for Inspire 2014District families support
"Give a Child a Cozy Night's Sleep" pajama drive for Inspire

March 13, 2014 - Many children in our community have never had their own pair of new pajamas. WVCSD students and their families participated in a pajama drive held by Inspire in Goshen, a not-for-profit charitable organization officially known as Orange County Cerebral Palsy Assoc., Inc. A collection box was located at each Warwick school and the District Office, and WVHS students helped sort donated pajamas for distribution. All pajamas collected will be distributed to children from various agencies and organizations across Orange County, including Inspire.


WFEL clothing drive binClothing donation bins at schools will help raise money for our district

It's easy to drop off a student and donated clothing at the same time!

Feb. 19, 2014 - The Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL) is sponsoring a quick and easy way to raise funds for the district. Bring your unwanted and/or unwearable clothing, textile and shoes to any of our school buildings. A dark green bin is located outside each school, identifiable by the WFEL logo. Simply drop off your unwanted or unwearable items and WFEL receives portions of the resale value. So, go through those unwanted items and drop them off on the way to school! Your help will continue to enable WFEL to enrich learning opportunities for students and teachers in the WVCSD.
*Note-WFEL’s not-for-profit determination status is still pending with the Internal Revenue Service. Charitable contribution receipts are not available at this time.


Kindergarten registration 2014

Feb. 10, 2014 - Kindergarten registration letters have been mailed to the parents of students eligible for Kindergarten in the fall of 2014. In order for a child to be eligible; the parent and child must reside in the Warwick Valley Central School District and the child must be five (5) years of age on or before December 1, 2014. Parents who did not receive Kindergarten registration information are asked to call Central Registration at 987-3050 ext. 12710 as soon as possible.


A Parent's Guide to Common Core Learning

Sept. 9, 2013 - Click the link below to learn more about the Common Core from a booklet created by NYS PTA and the NYS United Teachers Union. The 12-page booklet explains the curriculum in detail and plain language, and provides a good overview of Common Core.

A Parent's Guide to Common Core Learning from NYS PTA and NYSUT (pdf)

More about Common Core