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EESTWVan Wyck JHS is proud to be a fully designated "Essential Elements: Schools to Watch" award recipient.
Click here to read our designation letter. pdf

nysmsa Van Wyck JHS is a member of the Statewide Network of Middle Level Support Schools that serve to:
1. Advocate for Middle Level Education
2. Site for Showcasing Promising Practices
3. Resource for Advice and Guidance

tristateVan Wyck JHS is a member of the NYS Tristate Consortium.

Contact Us
Contact us at 845-227-1700 Ext. 20100  or visit us at 6 Hillside Lake Road.
The Main Office is open during the school year Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:30pm.

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question Website Problems
Contact the Van Wyck Webmaster with all website-related questions:
Jeanette Baker at vanwyckjhs@gmail.com

What's Happening at Van Wyck?
... an interview with Dr. Shuchat, Feb. 2015

Click the video to play.

  • Teaching Civic Engagement

    Click here to read the latest news from Dr. Shuchat, our school principal.

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  • The Parent's Guide to Special Education

    Do you have questions about the Special Education laws in New York State?
    Read the "Special Education in New York State for Children, Ages 3–21: A Parent’s Guide".

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  • "Why I Appreciate America's Veterans"

    Carly Schneider, an 8th grader at VWJHS, has placed 2nd overall in the state of Vermont in the VFW "Patriot's Pen" National essay contest. Click the headline to read Carly's essay.

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  • Measles FAQ

    Click the headline to read these Frequently Asked Questions about measles from the Dutchess County Dept of Health.

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  • Updated Phone Extensions

    Our outside phone extensions have changed! Please update them in your address book.
    Click the headline for a listing of all changed extensions.

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  • pickup

    New Drop-Off/Pick-Up procedure for 2014-2015

    Due to construction in the Old Bus Compound, there will be changes to the Drop-Off/Pick-Up procedure. These changes will remain in effect for the duration of the school year.
    Morning Drop-Off (7:30-8:15)
    Afternoon Pick-Up (3:00)

    Click the headline for a printable map and additional details.

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  • Entry Procedure at Main Entrance

    In order to maximize security for our students and staff, all doors at the main entrance will be locked from 8:00 a.m. until 2:37 p.m. Please be prepared to show proper picture identification and state the reason for visiting the school.
    Click the headline for additional information.

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  • Student Handbook 2014-2015

    The Student Handbook is designed to help students and parents understand the services and policies at Van Wyck JHS.
    Click the headline to access this year's Student Handbook.

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  • Dress Code

    Please remember our dress code while shopping for back-to-school clothing.
    1. No short shorts or short skirts.
    2. No clothing that inappropriately exposes body parts or undergarments (no tank tops, spaghetti straps, etc.).
    3. Appropriate footwear (no flip flops, etc.)
    4. No hats.
    Click the headline for additional details about the Van Wyck Dress Code.

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  • Parent Portal

    Use our Parent Portal to securely access your student's emergency contacts, course schedules, report cards, bus schedules and more! Click on the headline for additional information.
    Use the "Quick Links" in the left column of our website to access the Parent Portal.

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