The Onteora High School auditorium will be transformed into 19th century France on April 28, 29, and 30, as the Onteora Music Department presents Les Misérables (School Edition), a musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic historical novel.
Onteora school district superintendent Bruce Watson has resigned after having served less than a year.
Local school districts are constantly looking for new ways to steer kids away from old vices.
Trustee Steve Greenfield will run to retain his current seat. Board president Aimee Hemminger has opted not to run again. Entering the field are two new candidates: Kathy Preston and Teresa Thompson. The terms are for three years, set to begin July 1.
Now that spring has sprung, elementary school students in Saugerties are interacting with the great outdoors as part of their everyday curriculum.
The Saugerties Central School District received some good news over the weekend as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers agreed on a $153 billion budget that includes $1.1 billion in new educational spending. That’s a relief for districts all across the state, including Saugerties, where the Board of Education will vote on adopting a $61.8 million spending plan for 2017-18 next year.
Onteora Central School District Board of Education President Bobbi Schnell resigned her post as a trustee it was announced, with sadness, at Tuesday’s April 4, Board meeting at Phoenicia Elementary School. Vice President Kevin Salem had been filling in for her as she took a leave due to back surgery.
The two will be featured speakers at the 121st commencement ceremony Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m. at the high school
The students in the cast seem excited to be participating in such a non-traditional piece of musical theater.
School officials in the KCSD are playing their annual waiting game as they hope the state legislature comes up with enough relief beyond Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school aid proposal that will help them overcome a $1.1 million budget gap.