The device, which is attached to the vehicle’s original stop sign, extends six feet into the oncoming traffic lane. It’s hoped that the arm will act as an additional visual deterrent to drivers who ignore the flashing red lights on the school bus.
The fundraising initiatives of the Saugerties chapter of the National Honor Society are not quite underway for the 2019-20 school year, but the officers have been in place for the past few months, chosen for their representation of the four criteria of the national organization: Scholarship, leadership, service and character.
The Kingston High School (KHS) Tiger Marching Band took first place in its division last Saturday evening at its first state Field Band Conference competition of the season in Schenectady.
The Kingston pre-kindergarten center at the Meagher School is off to a quick start, with new students getting more acclimated by the day. School officials say they’re hoping to open pre-K by two more classrooms in January by way of a state grant.
The SUNY Ulster Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a series of web development courses this fall.
A new district safety plan, and a deal with Ellenville regarding homeless students.
There are some changes afoot this year in Saugerties schools.
As was said in an old movie once, it’s a dream for some and a nightmare for others — the 2019-20 school year is just around the corner, with students in the Kingston Central School District starting classes on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Some speakers said more time was needed to comply, while others who oppose some or all mandatory vaccinations spoke about their dangers and the feeling of being marginalized in the community.
With the sudden closure of John A. Coleman Catholic High School ahead of the 2019-20 school year, the local public school districts say they are ready to accommodate a modest increase in student enrollment.