Superintendent Kirk Reinhardt and business manager Jane St. Amour took the helm July 1, after the district spent the 2018-19 school year with interim administrators in their place.
The Saugerties Stallions saw their seven-game win streak snapped last week. What followed was a topsy-turvy run of games that left them in the middle of the East-Division pack but still well in the playoff hunt.
Ally Decelle, a graduating senior in the Saugerties High School Class of 2019, helped secure a $1200 Youth Opportunities Fund grant to assist the school’s Key Club’s Backpack Program, which sends elementary school students across the district home with meals on weekends.
Summer vacation has just begun but on the calendar, the Kingston City School District officially started the 2019-20 school year this week. High on the district’s to-do list is completing the search to replace principals at both Kingston High School and George Washington Elementary School continues.
The new owners, who’ve come under criticism in their other complexes, promise improvements at the 267-unit Stony Run complex on Hurley Ave.
The ceremony is planned for the vast lawn in front of the high school, but would be moved indoors should the weather be an issue; no tickets are necessary for an outdoor commencement, but if it’s held indoors graduates will have an allotment of four tickets apiece.
Lawrence Mautone served the Saugerties school district as deputy superintendent, Mount Marion principal, and social studies teacher.
A Nassau County-based real estate company has been expanding its holdings in the Hudson Valley and some tenants are not happy. The conflict is playing out against a backdrop of concerns about gentrification and renewed activism among renters which has already resulted in the passage of a state law increasing tenant protections.
Kingston’s school district has announced that Kira Milgrim is the valedictorian and Coleman Kane-Horrigan the salutatorian of the Kingston High School Class of 2019. The pair were narrowly separated by decimal points in their grade-point averages.
“It’s a great small-knit community,” said Reinhardt of Saugerties. “I grew up here (in Kingston) so I know the community. I’ve been at Cantine Field, I’ve been at Kiwanis, I’ve been at the Garlic Festival. It’s a great little community.”