Several community members objected to the unexpected resignation of the middle-school principal and quick appointment of a successor, which one said was “shrouded in mystery.” Specifically, they said the appointment was a missed opportunity to increase diversity among administrators. There was talk of a lawsuit.
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Last week, leaders of the town and village of New Paltz learned that $200,000 in what’s called SUNY impact aid is headed this way. The aid helps defray the costs incurred by the town servicing the college.
New Paltz High School’s Class of 2018 graduated last Friday, so Cameryn Lesko-Jelley’s days of profiling her fellow seniors for the New Paltz Times on a weekly basis are done. But one story remains to be told in these pages: Lesko’s own.
Thoughts of the classmates who didn’t live to don the cap and gown mingled with the usual feelings of joy and accomplishment at this year’s New Paltz High School graduation.
Highland High School’s class of 2018 received their diplomas yesterday evening at a ceremony at the school.
Voters in the Highland Central School District went to the polls today and approved a budget of $45.3 million for the 2018-19 school year, as well as an $8 million capital improvement project. Michael Bakatsias, Camille Adoma and Edward Meisel were elected to the school board.
Heading to the polls in one of these two districts? Here’s what you need to know.
The reference to a higher power and the nation’s failure to live up to its ideals were cited among the reasons.
As voting day approaches, an issue about the American flag and school board meetings has boiled over in New Paltz. Specifically, several school board members — including one standing for reelection on May 15 — choose not to stand during the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Members of the Radical University Professionals staged a rally at Peace Park across from the SUNY New Paltz campus on Tuesday, demanding equitable funding for the SUNY system and a fair contract for professors. Candidates Jen Metzger, running for State Senate, and Cynthia Nixon, who has her eye on the governor’s office, appeared to express their support.