Went to pick up my grandson today during the school relocation drill (at Glendaal)

COMMENT – Went to pick up my grandson today during the school relocation drill (at Glendaal). Was very confusing around there.  In front of the church where we had to pick up the kids is a sign for a chicken dinner fund raising event. Some of us thought that’s what was going on over there, myself and …

When will the 2018-19 calendar be available?

RESPONSE: The Board of Education typically adopts a new school year calendar at one of its meetings in May. The Capital Region BOCES has adopted a calendar for 2018-19. The vacation breaks will most likely be the same; each school district adopts its own local Superintendent’s Conference Day and other individual student days off as …

Why would you consider cutting back on kindergarten?

COMMENT: I just read over the school budget cut proposals from last night’s BOE meeting.  I cannot believe the school district is considering half day Kindergarten.  That is a big step in the wrong direction!  While none of the options were good ones, that to me is the worst.  There is so much more children …

I wanted to know if you would be collecting school supplies for students in need for the upcoming school year. Also, if there was a fund to donate towards breakfast/lunch for students in need. Thank you.

RESPONSE: The school district does not do anything in an organized way to provide either supplies to students to help with the cost of breakfast and lunch. In the past, churches have donated backpacks of supplies, mostly for elementary students. As for the breakfast and lunch, the federal Free and Reduced Meal program typically provides …

I noticed that the District uses the Responsive Classroom Approach – Yeah! I appreciate how the approach emphasizes how teacher language/behaviors effect children’s learning/behavior. That being said I see that it goes through 8th grade.

COMMENT: I noticed that the District uses the Responsive Classroom Approach – Yeah! I appreciate how the approach emphasizes how teacher language/behaviors effect children’s learning/behavior. That being said I see that it goes through 8th grade. When I went to the Middle School meeting for parents, RC wasn’t mentioned. They seem to use a different …

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