A former Saugerties School Board member is lobbying for a change, bringing to light issues of safety and driver discretion.
Saugerties Times | Schools
“The more we know about a child ahead of time, the sooner we can help.”
The board recently met to elect its officers and set goals for the upcoming academic year.
Each school year, a member of the student council is selected to serve as the student representative to the school board. Dhandi, treasurer of the Class of 2017, said she enjoyed serving in the role, which served as a liaison between the student body and the school district.
“For some, college is the next chapter,” said senior class president Daelan Santamaria. “Or, for some, the military or entering the work force. As for myself, I have absolutely no idea, and it’s kind of scary. It’s okay for now. There’s still a little time to figure stuff out.”
The Mid-Hudson Athletic League recently honored Saugerties seniors Michelle Melville and James Ball, along with more than 30 other students, as not only outstanding athletes but also excellent in academics.
Student filmmakers in several Ulster County schools submitted short films promoting awareness of unhealthy or abusive relationships.
Anna Marie Armstrong, and their salutatorian, Lilith Haig, will speak at the school’s 121st commencement Saturday, June 24.
A foreign exchange student who named himself after a childhood TV character said farewell on the last day of school at Saugerties High School. One student reported that many of the students were crying, as were some teachers and staff.
Saugerties school officials have often spoken of their efforts to offer a quality education to students while remaining fiscally responsible. Those efforts were rewarded in late May when the school district’s financial stability earned a bond rating upgrade from Standard and Poor’s from an A to an A+.