Several teachers, staff and parents of the district turned out to speak at a recent school board meeting. All requested that the board create a policy that would prohibit wearing or displaying the Confederate image that many see as racist.
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The incoming student population is approximately 1338. School begins Sept. 6.
“Over the last year our culture has changed in this country, and in this school,” said School Board President Kevin Salem. “When culture changes, the administration and board have to act.”
After quietly steering the Onteora Central School District financial numbers for 13 years as Assistant Superintendent for Business, and after
Onteora High School held its commencement Friday, June 23.
Approximately 874 out of 11,185 potential voters in the Onteora Central School district came out on Tuesday, May 16 and cast ballots to easily approve the 2017/18-school budget of $54,296,155, and to elect the four trustees listed to the Board of Education. Including absentee ballots, the budget passed 724-212.
Voters in the Onteora Central School district go to the polls 2 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, to elect four board of trustees candidates and to decide whether to approve or reject the district’s proposed budget.
An Onteora trustee said the policy contributes to body shaming of girls. Other board members said girls felt embarrassed when their spaghetti strap tops get measured in front of other students, or how shorts for girls are generally measured as too short, but OK for boys.
The Onteora High School auditorium will be transformed into 19th century France on April 28, 29, and 30, as the Onteora Music Department presents Les Misérables (School Edition), a musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic historical novel.
Onteora school district superintendent Bruce Watson has resigned after having served less than a year.