Students will attend a full day of school, with a 17-student class of four-year-olds at both Mount Marion and Cahill elementary schools. Cahill will also host a 14-student class for three-year-olds.
Saugerties Times | Schools
The above-the-fold front-page headline story delves into whether the tradition of the Mum Queen and her court is sexist by nature.
A few times each school year, Saugerties students get a day or half-day off in the middle of the week. Either Superintendent’s Conference Days or Staff Development Days, the breaks allow educators and support staff to come together with an eye on improving their own skills for the benefit of kids across the district.
October is Fire Prevention Month and the Saugerties Central School District used that designation to help educate students at each of the District’s four elementary schools about fire safety.
A special meeting by the Saugerties school board this week mulled the safety of a bus stop on Route 9W in West Camp. The matter is still unresolved.
Since becoming principal, Osterhoudt has used eccentric challenges to inspire the children to complete the summer reading. She tells the students: “If you’ll read, I will do anything.”
The Saugerties school system is hoping to begin a full-day pre-kindergarten pilot program in January for nearly 50 kids.
For the second straight summer, Cahill Elementary School morphed into the English as a New Language Academy, a five-week immersive program for elementary-school students for whom learning English is part of their educational experience. Fifteen students participated in the ENL Academy this summer, up two from last year.
A former Saugerties School Board member is lobbying for a change, bringing to light issues of safety and driver discretion.
“The more we know about a child ahead of time, the sooner we can help.”