Despite a flurry of meetings among Saugerties officials, the establishment of a second egress point for the Riccardi Elementary School, located at a dead-end road north of the hamlet of Glasco, seems still only a distant possibility. There is still no consensus even on whether a second road would increase the safety of the school’s students.
Six candidates will be on the ballot for the May 15, 2018 School Board election in New Paltz.
The tax increase is estimated at 2.5 percent.
The award is given to a school administrator “who has set the pace, character and quality of education” for the children in their school and shown commitment to the students, families and staff.
The Onteora Central School District Board of Education is once again looking at changing the way it transports students to-and-from its buildings within its 300 square mile mountainous landscape.
The vote will be May 15. Some of the projects include new auditorium curtains, improvements to locker rooms and a basketball court, heating and lighting upgrades, and various other infrastructure improvements.
Valedictorian Kira Podmayersky and salutatorian Michael Averill, both with better than 100 GPAs, will address their peers at the school’s 122nd graduation ceremony June 23.
Perhaps the most significant change is the reduction of testing days for each exam from three to two. Other changes include shorter, untimed tests, giving students a greater chance at success without worrying about the clock ticking on the wall.
Kingston City School District officials last week rescinded the out-of-school suspensions of six J. Watson Bailey Middle School students they say disrupted access to a basketball court during lunch on the day students across the country participated in a national walkout to promote awareness about gun violence.
Residents of the New Paltz Central School District got their first look at the proposed 2018-19 school budget on March 21.