“They can create teams for their classes, they can instruct live online,” said Kingston Superintendent Paul Padalino. “They can do video chats if they want to with up to 30 kids. We want to give them the leeway to do what they think is best. They know their students, and they know the best way they can interact with them.”
Kingston Times | Education
Officials in the Kingston City School District are closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus and hoping to reassure faculty, parents and students that they’re doing everything possible to prepare for the possibility of the virus reaching the district.
The Kingston High School boys varsity basketball team’s stellar season ended abruptly last week with a surprise 75-49 loss to Pine Bush in the Section IX, Class AA semifinals. The game, played at Kingston’s Kate Walton Field House on Wednesday, March 4, saw the Tigers struggle from outside against a team they twice defeated during the regular season shooting from behind the arc.
Kingston High School senior Lauren Townsend is closing out her indoor track and field career on a high, earning a spot in this weekend’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association meet thanks to a second place showing in last week’s Section IX qualifier.
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.
Kingston High School senior Cameron Fairley earned his way into the New York State Public High School Athletic Association swimming and diving tournament by virtue of his performance in last week’s Section IX qualifying meet at Valley Central.
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.
Kingston school officials have begun work on the 2020-21 district budget. Though they won’t be ready to reveal the preliminary figures for a few weeks, there are already areas of concern.
The Kingston High School bowling team is off to a quick start, with the girls’ side a perfect 5-0 in dual action, and the boys a solid 4-1.
Fourth-grade students across the Kingston City School District are learning about storytelling, thanks to a residency by Karen Pillsworth, a storytelling coach and retired teacher. For one hour each day for one week, Pillsworth has visited elementary schools in the district to help kids tap into their storytelling skills.