Baldwinsville School begins on Sept. 5 for students in the Baldwinsville Central School District and it will be a full day for first through 12th grades and a half-day, as usual, for kindergarteners.
Here are several changes happening in the district for the 2012-13 academic year.
New assistant principals at Baker High School
Baker High School welcomed two new assistant principals in July. Robert Edwards and Thomas Fraher joined the district on July 1, replacing Christopher Campolieta, who is now the district’s athletic director, and David Kilcourse, who joined the district’s special education department in May as the assistant director.
Robert Edwards, who is the assistant principal for 10th grade, previously taught global studies and psychology for 10 years at Cortland High School. Prior to his position in Cortland he taught at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Va., and Mountclair Kimberley Academy in Mountclair, N.J. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College, his master’s degree from the University of Alabama, and his C.A.S. from SUNY Cortland.
Before joining the district as the assistant principal for 11th grade, Thomas Fraher was an assistant principal at Sherburne-Earlville Junior and Senior High School, sixth through 12th grades, for a year. He was also an assistant principal for half of a year at West Genesee High School. Prior to his position at West Genesee, he taught business for five years at Skaneateles High School and for nine years at Canastota High School. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SUNY Oswego and his C.A.S. from SUNY Cortland.
New athletic director for district
Christopher Campolieta started in his new position as athletic director on July 1, taking over for Bruce Quimby, who retired at the end of the school year. For the last three years Campolieta was an assistant principal at the high school, and for a year he was an assistant principal at Ray Middle School. Prior to his position at Ray, he taught fourth and fifth grade in Brooklyn. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Roberts Wesleyan College and his master’s degree and his C.A.S. from Mercy College.