Monthly Archives: April 2012

Join Our Corporate Challenge Team

We are organizing a Westhill team of runners and walkers for the Chase Corporate Challenge on June 19 at Onondaga Lake Park (start time, 6:25 pm).  This team-building exercise is for all members of our school district: faculty, administration and … Continue reading

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#Pineapplegate Reader

A collection of #Pineapplegate articles for your weekend reading enjoyment (updated Monday 4/23 @9:30pm): Parents Across America Blog (PAA): Pineapplegate Spark Buffalo News: Cuomo should rethink tests Principals open letter to Board of Regents: “This past week has been a … Continue reading

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Commissioner King may have compromised test integrity in haste.

In a hastily written statement released Friday afternoon, NY’s State Ed commissioner may have unwittingly compromised the integrity of the state’s eighth grade ELA exam by releasing the full text of the now famous “Pineapple and Hare” passage as well … Continue reading

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Geddes/Westvale/Solvay Relay for Life, June 8

Friday June 8th is the start of this year’s Relay for Life event at the Solvay High School track. Westhill employees have a team again this year, organized by WDEA and WEU. Your involvement will make this a great event! … Continue reading

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Politicians Steer Clear of NY State Tests

Students across New York began taking a barrage of high-stakes tests today that will have some children sitting for as long as three hours a day to meet the State Education Department’s (SED) testing regulations. They’ll face a series of … Continue reading

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