Lincoln student tests positive for COVID-19

One student at Lincoln Elementary last week has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing has been completed and other students are also quarantined. Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) has recommended that as many as 21 students in different grades at Lincoln be kept home until further notice. SCPHS will conduct contact tracing and will …

Capital project and budget hearing set for Wednesday, May 5

Capital Project hearing There will be a public presentation on the $12.8 million capital project proposal at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, in the Middle School Cafeteria. The community votes from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, at the B-wing gymnasium at the high school. There will be no impact on …

Two incumbent Board of Education members are unopposed for re-election

Two candidates – incumbent board members David Massaro and Hal Talbot – are running unopposed to retain their two Board of Education seats at the May 18 vote. The seats each carry three-year terms and are unpaid. Candidates will be in this order on the ballot. David M. Massaro, of 29 Marion Boulevard, is seeking …

Public Information meetings about the $12.8 million capital project to be held on April 21 and May 5

Community to consider $12.8 million capital project on May 18 The project is summarized on this brochure. Proposal will not impact taxes; older debt is being retired Furnace and roof replacements, reconstruction of parking lots and bus loops, new public address systems, replacement of lead water lines and a host of other renovations and upgrades …

Board of Education receives budget update; projected tax levy increase dropped to 0.13

Thanks to a boost in state aid, the Board of Education heard last night that the projected tax increase for the $59.1 million budget proposal will be at the state’s maximum tax levy cap for S-G of 0.13%. That figure is lower than the 2.02% tax levy increase the board had been considering when board …

Overview of $12.8 million capital project; vote on May 18

The community will consider a $12.8 million capital project during community voting on Tuesday, May 18. Voting will be held from 7 .m. to 9 p.m. in the B-wing gymnasium at the high school. This capital project includes new furnaces and roofs, replacing lead water lines and public address systems and a host of other …

Lead in water testing report released

UPDATE: April 7, 2021 Dozens of water sources were tested in January and February 2021 by the school district in every school building. The school district has worked to lessen the amount of lead in water pipes at the school district. The last tests of water in lead pipes was done in 2016. The May …

Board of Education approves budget for 2021-22; calls for a 2.02% tax levy increase

Spending plan exceeds the state’s maximum for S-G of 0.13%; will require 60 percent approval by the community The Board of Education, on March 29, adopted a $59.127 million budget or “spending cap” for the 2021-22 school year, a spending increase of 1.66% from the current school year. The tax levy would increase by 2.02% …

Information about grades 3-8 state testing; virtual parent survey for the tests

March 25, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, This school year has certainly been full of changes and challenges. I am writing to inform you of some updated information regarding New York State assessments for this spring. At this time, schools are still required to participate in the NYS testing program. New York State Education Department …

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