“Admissions professionals don’t look for reasons to reject students; they look for reasons to accept students,” says Susan Weatherly of Steps to College. “My goal is to make it a positive experience… I want you to succeed, and that means you need to know what the expectations of the college are.”
Due to the unavailability of the prospective purchaser on the originally planned day, the closing date for the sale of the Kingston City School District’s Cioni Building has been moved to Thursday, Nov. 15. School officials this week said they were fine with the delay and weren’t concerned that the deal might fall through.
The Saugerties school district this week announced the hiring of Warren Donohue as interim business manager while school officials and the school board search for a permanent replacement for Lissa Jilek.
The Kingston City School District last month sent students home with a letter affirming its commitment to protecting the rights of the community’s immigrant and undocumented students, philosophically aligning the district with the state’s policies.
It’s been more than a year since the Kingston City School District approved the sale of its Cioni Building headquarters in an open bidding process, and after starting work on converting the former Frank L. Meagher Elementary School into a pre-kindergarten hub and new district office, that sale could finally be imminent.
Seth Turner began as a special education teacher at 1997 at age 24. He leaves 21 years later after nine years as superintendent.
‘It’s a lofty goal, it really is. But it’s a matter of working with colleges and universities, who are also trying to get diverse student bodies into the education fields.’ — KCSD Superintendent Paul Padalino
The Saugerties Central School District’s Board of Education opted for consistency in filling the role of interim superintendent last week, with Deputy Superintendent Lawrence Mautone taking on the role.
While the new wing is barely visible from Main Street and completely hidden from South Manheim Boulevard, it’s not at all small.
While the district is seemingly in a state of flux with the departure later this month of longtime Superintendent Seth Turner, school officials are touting the new school year as one which enhances the educational experience without losing anything in the process.