“Our first estimates indicated at least a 10 percent increase. There’s now talk that it could be 12-or-15 percent.”
The Onteora Central School District Board of Education approved the sale of the former West Hurley Elementary School at its $800,000 asking price, at its February 7 board meeting at Phoenicia Primary School.
‘Betsy DeVos demonstrated a pre-disposition towards and long-history of support for charter schools and school voucher programs, which by their very nature siphon monies away from public schools…’
Students and trustees are calling for an expedited unveiling so winter games can have a mascot displayed.
Bennett Elementary School’s Student Council officers recently accepted a $1000 donation from the Imagine Onteora Foundation, which is to be used towards the purchase of risers for the school’s music department.
The new mascot replaces the Onteora Indian, which was deemed offensive.
“There is equipment that needs to be changed out, there’s high level equipment that is coming down the pike…our infrastructure is important to keep strong, and we need someone to oversee the whole staff and have a vision.”
Policy changes were made, funds were approved for programming, and some questions asked for clarification before Kevin Salem, acting as
Ken Bartolo was once a star football and lacrosse athlete destined for the pros. Instead, he told an audience in the evening, October 25, and one of students earlier in the day at the Onteora Middle/High School auditorium, he suffered through 27 years of addiction.
“We have local control. It’s up to us to do a great job with our curriculum…”