Mrs. Cynthia Ford-Johnston

Home of the Eagles

U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Silver Medal Winner
NYSED Validated Effective Practice Site &  Mentor School

News Notes & Schedules

                    ● 14-15 District Calendar                         
●  Sports Schedule                                                                                     ●  Weekly News Notes

Character Counts at Westport Central School:  Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible.  Go Eagles!


WCS News & Headlines

("No More Empty Beds" Anti-Bullying Presentation)

Upcoming Important Dates:

  • "No More Empty Beds"- Westport Central School middle school students and faculty/staff attended an anti-bullying presentation by a former student Kassaydia Carter-Martinez on April 13, 2015. Audience members felt very strongly this was one of the best anti-bullying campaigns presented to date. For a link to the video please (click here) it's worth the watch!
       ***None of the bullying mentioned in the video happend at or while she was a student at WCS***

  • Guidance Office- Important Upcoming Dates information (click here)

  • Music Department Updates 3.20.15- "Music Notes" from Mrs. Olson (click here)

  • Sports Recognition: Photos Order Form (click here)


  • Arrival & Dismissal Times, Early Release Reminders

  • During the school year, the building will be open daily for students beginning at 7:40 a.m.

  • All students should arrive between 7:40 -  8:00 a.m.

  • Breakfast will be served in the cafeteria from 7:40 - 8:00 a.m.

  • Attendance will be taken promptly at 8:05 a.m.

  • The school day officially begins at 8:05 a.m.  All students are expected to be in their assigned classrooms at this time.  Students arriving after 8:05 a.m. will be marked tardy as outlined in our Attendance Policy.

  • All students will be dismissed at 3:00 p.m.

  • The main office will need to be notified in advance by a parent/guardian should there be a need to change the regular arrival/dismissal routine of a student (i.e.:  change in bus route, parent pick up instead of bus ride, early release, etc.).

  • Documentation will be required for any absence, late arrival and/or early departure.

  • Visitors During The School Day
    In order to be certain that all of our students are safe, we need to be sure parents, family members and other visitors are aware of and adhere to the sign in and out procedures. 
    Any person visiting the school during school hours (7:40 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) for any reason must:

  • Report directly to the main office.

  • Sign the Visitor Sign In/Out Sheet.

  • Obtain and affix a “Visitor Tag” if you will be entering the building beyond the lobby.

  • Obtain permission to enter the building beyond the lobby.

  • Wait in the lobby unless directed otherwise.

  • Return Visitor Tag and sign out of the building when exiting.


This site was last updated on: 05/20/2015           




WCS Information

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  ●  District Newsletter

School Report Card

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  ●  School Profile

●  APPR Plan

  ●  APPR Recertification

Guidance Office

  ●  14-15 Student &
Parent Handbook


Code of Conduct

  ●  14-15 Code of Conduct Review

  ●  14-15 Athletic Handbook

Acceptable Use Policy


 Behavioral Expectations



 Westport Youth Commission

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 Career Resource Center

 Reading Connections Center
 Tech Committee

 Course Descriptions

 WCS Alumni Page 

●  Year Book

Drama Club

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Safeguards Notice

  ●  NYSED Assistance
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  ●  Education Laws &

 A Parent's Guide to
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