The spring semester at SUNY New Paltz will be similar to fall, offering a mix of in-person, hybrid and fully online classes, with testing and quarantine required for students and faculty before entering campus. While not much has changed in that regard, the grind of pandemic-related restrictions seems to be taking its toll on students. Citing the distractions of world events, less engaging nature of remote learning, and lack of in-person clubs and socialization, many are altering their plans. Some have decided to plan for an earlier graduation, others have had to switch to a part-time schedule and others dropped out completely.
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As we approach a full school year disrupted by the virus, the grind of shifting schedules and remote learning seems to be taking its toll on local students and parents. Kingston, which has been fully remote since early December, had planned to resume hybrid instruction this week, but instead opted to push that date back to January 19.
A virtual public meeting will be held for the Dietz Stadium and Andretta Pool improvements project on Tuesday, January 19 at noon. The project involves a multi-phased, comprehensive restoration of the sports complex, parking lot and surrounding drive. Upgrades are intended to make the facility a regional sports attraction and economic benefit.
2020 was a difficult year for local school districts and the communities they serve, with the pandemic causing a seismic shift in the school experience. While we’re not quite halfway through this academic year, local superintendents were asked to look ahead as the calendar changes from 2020 to 2021. We interviewed four superintendents.
The SUNY system has approved a spring 2021 academic continuity plan for SUNY New Paltz. The approved plan can be
In June of this year, an unnamed man, “John Doe,” sued William Dederick, a retired Kingston biology teacher and administrator, alleging Dederick sexually abused him while he was a student at Kingston High School in the 1980s. Earlier this month, according to court filings, a second individual joined the suit. The school district was also named as a defendant.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like the holidays in the culinary arts kitchen at Ulster BOCES. The aspiring
Ulster BOCES will shift to fully remote instruction beginning Wednesday, December 16, citing increased cases in Ulster County and the
With caseloads rising across the county, several local school districts announced this week that they would extend or implement fully
The Kingston schools are months away from the finish line of the $137.5-million Kingston High School Second Century renovation project. Saugerties will be seeking approval from voters on Tuesday, December 15 for a $22,000,390 districtwide facilities improvement project. No capital improvement projects are on the table in New Paltz or Onteora.