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.
The team earned the right to compete at the New York State Science Olympiad Competition next month in Syracuse at Le Moyne College, where the best 54 Science Olympiad teams in New York will put their skills and knowledge to the test.
The acronym stands for Graduation Requirements through Occupational Work Study. Initially intended as a program for students with special needs, the hands-on educational initiative has since expanded to offer opportunities for other students as well.
Jill Draper never planned on starting a local movement. The Kingston resident and small business owner said she only wanted to find a way to help local kids when she committed $500 toward erasing student lunch debt. And now, thanks to other generous donors, the debt district-wide is within reach.
New Paltz Middle School hosted a public forum Thursday, Jan. 30 to provide up-to-date information on the progress of the $52.9 million capital project ongoing in the school district and its possible impacts on the schools and community in general.
‘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…’
Josh McCormick, a 17-year-old senior at Saugerties High, is living and breathing robotics these days.
If the numbers hold, the KCSD is in for an increase of 11.31 percent.
On February 7, Donovan Barros and Austen Razek will represent Saugerties in the 35th annual Capital Region Spelling Bee at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, an historic vaudeville house. Barros and Razek finished first and second in the Saugerties Spelling Bee on January 4.
That figure would increase the district’s overall aid amount for 2017-18 by $814,735, potentially good news with the state comptroller’s office last week setting the statewide school property tax levy cap for this May’s budgets at 1.26 percent.