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144 Sanfordville Road
Warwick, NY 10990
(845) 987-3300


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students typing on computer keyboardsSanfordville's first annual March Madness
Typing Tournament

April 17, 2014 - Students in grades 3-5 at Sanfordville Elementary School were challenged to participate in a keyboarding skills competition modeled after the NCAA basketball tournament known as “March Madness.”

The contest was completely voluntary and 92 students registered to participate. Click here for more, plus video of the first place winner from fourth grade!


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


SES play rehearsal for "Little Mermaid, Jr." 2014SES Drama Club's “The Little Mermaid, Jr.”

March, 2014 - Sanfordville Elementary School’s drama club, the Sanfordville Shining Stars, under the direction of Della Powderly, presented “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” at the Warwick Valley High School Theater March 21 and 22. Nearly 100 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students performed. Bravo! View photo gallery


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.


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.


students at the WTBQ radio station

Students in the Speech Writing enrichment course toured the WVHS TV station and the WTBQ radio station. Students are pictured above, doing a live radio show on WTBQ with School Superintendent Dr. Bryant.

Thanks from SES PTA for successful enrichment program

March 17, 2014 - Thanks to involved families at Sanfordville Elementary School and our generous community, Warwick students were able to extend their school day learning through the PTA Enrichment clubs. Over 250 children participated over the past month. Parents, businesses and fellow Warwick students helped make SES PTA Enrichment a fun, memorable experience. Click here for a thank you letter to all those who helped,  from the SES PTA (pdf). The letter also includes information on the local businesses and subject matter experts who volunteered their time to teach enrichment classes. Pop in and thank them for their support! Don’t forget to find the coupons that your children brought home in their goody bags.


high school tutorsWVHS students receive training from Sanfordville teachers to help elementary students acquire early learning skills

March 12, 2014 - The WVHS/SES peer tutoring program kicked off yesterday, with 18 juniors and seniors receiving training from Sanfordville Academic Intervention Services (AIS) teachers in incremental rehearsal, oral reading fluency, and comprehension in preparation of their new assignment- elementary student teacher. More


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 - 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.
Shown: Ms. White’s PIE K-1 class at SES with some donated pajamas.


Sanfordville Students"Park Yourself and Read" was a great success: more than 4,700 books read!

March 10, 2014 - "So completely impressive." That's how Sanfordville school librarian Linda DeVries describes students' accomplishments during the Parents As Reading Partners (PARP) program. This year's theme was "Park Yourself and Read."

Click here for more information and to view a 4th grade presentation on Zion National Park.



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.


 2012 Blue Ribbon LogoSanfordville Elementary:
National Blue Ribbon School

Nov. 14, 2012 - Sanfordville Elementary School is one of just 20 New York State school and 269 nationwide to be recognized as a 2012 Blue Ribbon School. "Schools honored with the National Blue Ribbon Schools award are committed to accelerating student achievement and preparing students for success in college and careers. Their work reflects the conviction that every child has promise and that education is the surest pathway to a strong, secure future." Read More.   Click here to view a photo gallery.