Concern for “the little ones” echoed off cafeteria walls on the evening of February 20 at the Onteora Central School District’s public forum on changing the starting school times of older students, a move that would make primary school students come in later.
Since late January, a senior from Kingston High School has served as an intern with the Town of Ulster Police Department, a one-off program which could lead to further internship opportunities in the future.
Based on a 1990 children’s book by the late New Yorker cartoonist William Steig, subsequently turned into a series of movies by DreamWorks Animation, Shrek transports the audience to a make-believe land where a wannabe tyrant named Lord Farquaad is evicting all the fairytale characters in his realm.
Tobin succeeds Dr. Gerald Benjamin, long-time associate vice president of regional engagement and director of the Benjamin Center.
Third-party contractors who store student data will have to abide by new state rules.
During last week’s New Paltz School Board meeting, board members agreed to hear a presentation about a product designed to keep kids off their phones without confiscating them.
SUNY New Paltz announced on Monday that Dr. Gerald Benjamin, associate vice president for regional engagement and director of the Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz, has announced his intention to enter a phased retirement after a 50-plus year career at the College. His retirement will take effect on June 30, 2020.
School officials in the Kingston City School District released preliminary 2020-21 budget figures last week, and while they cautioned that there are still plenty of unknowns, they may need to trim roughly $4.3 million from the $190 million proposal to get under the estimated 1.72 percent tax levy increase mandated by New York State.
President Kathy Preston resigned for personal reasons. Trustees will appoint a replacement to serve until the May election.
SUNY New Paltz’s Institute for Disaster Mental Health director Amy Nitza trains educators in Puerto Rico after hurricane, earthquakes.