Each school year, a member of the student council is selected to serve as the student representative to the school board. Dhandi, treasurer of the Class of 2017, said she enjoyed serving in the role, which served as a liaison between the student body and the school district.
After quietly steering the Onteora Central School District financial numbers for 13 years as Assistant Superintendent for Business, and after
Members of the New Paltz United Teachers (NPUT) organization attended a recent school board wearing their signature red t-shirts emblazoned with the word “Respect” on the back.
Classroom lessons will be developed to support the new focus, with the period between Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Thanksgiving Day be used “as an opportunity to honor and respect indigenous peoples and their contributions to this region and the Americas, in an effort to build a more aware, inclusive and knowledgeable school community.”
Onteora High School held its commencement Friday, June 23.
“For some, college is the next chapter,” said senior class president Daelan Santamaria. “Or, for some, the military or entering the work force. As for myself, I have absolutely no idea, and it’s kind of scary. It’s okay for now. There’s still a little time to figure stuff out.”
It was a relatively small graduating class that filed onto the Carl F. Meekins Athletic Field at Highland High School for commencement ceremonies on a sultry summer evening.
Members of the New Paltz High School graduating class of 2017 claimed their diplomas inside the gym on the campus of SUNY New Paltz Friday evening, June 23.
The Mid-Hudson Athletic League recently honored Saugerties seniors Michelle Melville and James Ball, along with more than 30 other students, as not only outstanding athletes but also excellent in academics.
Student filmmakers in several Ulster County schools submitted short films promoting awareness of unhealthy or abusive relationships.