Eight Ulster BOCES students from four local school districts came in first, second and third place during career-specific competitions at a virtual SkillsUSA regional competition that took place March 22 to 25.
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K-6 students returned to in-school class four days a week on Monday, April 5, the Jr. and Sr. high school will return to four days a week starting on Monday, April 12.
The Saugerties Central School District has announced that Olivia Staby has been named valedictorian of the Class of 2021 and Sophia Kamrass is this year’s salutatorian.
Mt. Marion Elementary School is making the most out of “Grand Rounds,” a team-based approach to student achievement. During a March 9 meeting of the Saugerties Board of Education, Principal Carole Kelder compared Grand Rounds to the collective efforts in the world of medicine.
Local school districts earlier this month received a much-needed boost from the federal $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan approved by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden. News of the aid comes at a time when many districts are still in the process of putting their budgets together for the 2021-22 school year.
The Saugerties Central School District last week announced plans to increase capacity of in-person learning as part of its hybrid educational model in April, with four days each week of on-campus classes in all of its schools.
Voters overwhelmingly approved the project last December. The average age of the district buildings is 69 years. Leaks in the ceilings, walls and floors have wreaked havoc on exterior walls lined with stucco and beneath floors lined with cork. Exterior site work on crumbling pathways and other areas across the district are also a part of the overall scope of the project.
Just two day shy of the one-year anniversary of Ulster County’s schools being ordered closed due to the spread of Covid-19, the Ulster County Health Department said yesterday that K-12 students could open for full-time in-person instruction thanks mainly to high rates of teacher vaccination, and lack of spread in local districts during in-person instruction throughout the fall and winter.
By the time you read these words the games will already be underway. On Tuesday, March 9, the “Fall II” season of high school sports began, with most student athletes competing for the first time in a year.
Grade 7, High Honor Roll Hailey Adkisson, Carmen Adsit, Milo Angevine, Adriana Argueta, Giorgio Barbaria, Hayden Barros, Abigail Batista, Mallory