By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 - 4:08 pm
The Register-Star reports that Catskill High and Middle Schools were on lockdown this afternoon, after a bullet was found in a classroom. The lockdown was initiated, and Catskill police responded to interview students and perform locker searches. No... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 - 11:40 am
The Onteora Central School District is currently contemplating a reconfiguration of its three elementary schools -- a process that could result in the closing of a school, or a new division of the grade levels. The Onteora Board of Education recently... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 - 11:26 am
Poster by a Bennett Elementary School fourth-grader, included in a 2009 exhibit at the Ulster County Clerk's Office. With enrollments falling and budget battles growing ever fiercer, the Onteora Central School District will soon have to face the agonizing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 - 12:11 pm
The Rondout Valley School Board voted unanimously at their meeting on Tuesday, November 22, to close the Rosendale Elementary School in June. Rosendale Elementary, one of three elementary schools in the Rondout Valley Central School District, faces a... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 10:43 am
The Windham-Ashland-Jewett Board of Education is asking for the approval of town voters to borrow up to $4 million, through the sale of bonds and notes, to cover flood damages. A vote on the measure will be held through a school bond election on November... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011 - 8:47 pm
Preparing for opening day. Photo from the WAJCS website.On Monday, September 26, 2011, after a 12-day delay, the Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School opened its doors to students. After receiving approval from the New York State Education Department, ONC... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Sep. 16, 2011 - 2:42 pm
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 11:01 pm
Above: Flooding at SUNY Cobleskill, from YouTube user theryman1992. Flooding in Cobleskill today had students from the local public school district sheltering in the school buildings, and shut down classes at SUNY Cobleskill, according to a YNN report... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011 - 2:07 pm
From the Middletown Flood Recovery website: Margaretville Central WILL NOT OPEN for students on Wednesday September 7th as previously scheduled. (Updated): MCS will delay the opening of school to students until Tuesday September 13th.  Faculty is to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 - 11:34 am
Candace VanckoIt's a sign of the times: The SUNY system is now officially so strapped for cash that several campuses are sharing presidents. Yesterday, SUNY chancellor Nancy Zimpher announced that SUNY Delhi president Candace Vancko would take over the... Read more


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