The Kingston High School boys’ varsity basketball team is two wins away from the state championship. Last week the team took care of business, winning their first Section IX, Class AA title in six years, and then punched their ticket to the final four with a commanding win over a perennial powerhouse.
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Before last week, it seemed inevitable that the Kingston City School District would have to purchase voting machines ahead of the budget vote and School Board elections in May, with the only variable how much money they’d wind up spending. But following a compromise between the two parties, the district will be allowed to use the machines this year, with future use depending upon how things go.
Kingston City School District officials last month lamented a decision by the Ulster County Board of Elections to no longer allow school districts to use their voting machines for their annual budget votes and school board elections.
The Kingston City School District last week revealed that it may have to consider reducing the number of polling places and cut polling hours for its annual budget school board vote in May with the news that the Ulster County Board of Elections will no longer provide voting equipment to school districts.
In the wake of a recent incident with a BB gun at M. Clifford Miller Middle School, the Kingston City School District last week announced steps to not only improve security on campus, but to also ensure the lines of communication between school officials and the public are open.
Concerned parents and community members are seeking answers from the Kingston City School District following a mid-December incident at M. Clifford Miller Middle School where a student shot a BB gun in a boys’ bathroom.
Kingston High School student Kira Milgrim is one of just ten qualified students in New York to be considered for one of the nation’s highest honors for graduating seniors.
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.
For the Kingston High School varsity football team, both the season and their senior night game last weekend are something of a good news/bad news scenario. But for head coach Quintin Johnson, it’s all good.
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.