There will be on-campus instruction and housing at SUNY New Paltz come the fall, but the amount of both will be reduced, and the length of the semester shortened, to accommodate life during a pandemic. The bulk of classes will continue to be taught remotely. Campus officials released the plan yesterday, with the caveat that all of it is subject to change with the circumstances. That warning is reinforced by a “pause and pivot” plan to shift back to fully remote learning if state officials deem that necessary.
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The Saugerties Lions Club has named Johanna Weeks the winner of the Joseph Bosco Jr. Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is for $1000 per year for four years. Weeks will be attending SUNY Plattsburgh in the fall, with a major in secondary education.
Saugerties High School principal Thomas Averill played two roles at the June 26 commencement. As the school principal he presided
While some were concerned that participation would be more muted than usual because of the pandemic, turnout increased significantly in local school districts. In addition to an increase in participation, local school districts also received greater support for their budgets than in 2019-20.
Voters in the Saugerties Central School District approved by a margin of 2,652-1,144 a $66,471,574 budget for the 2020-21 school
Later this month, local high-school seniors will close a key chapter of their academic lives in a much different fashion than they expected.
The Sutton house in Highland could be called the model home for education, circa 2020: Two teachers in different schools, two young children, one house. If anyone really gets the chaos, the contradictions, and the strange intimacies of education at this strange moment in history, it is the Suttons.
Part one: An interview with Gowri Parameswaran, chair, Department of Educational Studies and Leadership, SUNY New Paltz.
Three Saugerties High School computer-video production students were recognized this month for their short film, Gaslight, which finished tenth in the annual worldwide 10-Day Film Challenge, in which high-school film students bring a movie from an idea to the screen in about a week and a half.
According to the third-party company enlisted by New York State to print and mail absentee ballots to voters, a mass envelope shortage delayed ballot mailing in dozens of districts, including New Paltz, Saugerties and Kingston. This resulted in the ballots not being mailed until Wednesday, June 3, which would make returning ballots by mail in time for the June 9 deadline difficult. As a result, local districts are setting up boxes for voters to drop off their ballots in person.