Baker High School students who attend career and technical education programs at OCM BOCES were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in a ceremony held at OCM BOCES on May 9.
The Skaneateles Central School District held a public vote for its budget proposition, bus purchase proposition and election of three school board members on Tuesday, May 21.
About 650 Cazenovia Central School District voters turned out Tuesday, May 21, and approved the district’s $26.4 million 2013-14 budget proposal, two ballot propositions and elected two board of education members.
Voters in the North Syracuse Central School District rejected the proposed $144 million 2013-14 budget Tuesday, forcing the district to rework the proposal before presenting it again next month. North Syracuse had requested a 5.33 percent tax increase. Voters rejected the budget by a margin of 1,989 to 1,680, which didn’t reach the required supermajority for approval.
The Patriot Guard Riders of New York have been requested, by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, to perform an Honor Escort of The Wall That Heals on Thursday, May 23. They will arrive at the Cazenovia American Legion at 12:30 p.m.
It is almost here. Keep the Ball Rolling (KBR), the all-night alcohol/drug-free celebration that takes place immediately following Baker High School’s Senior Ball, will take place on May 24. Fortunately, our community continues to demonstrate its support of our efforts to keep our senior class members safe.
On May 21, East Syracuse Minoa voters approved a 2013-14 budget of $71,813,795. 874 people voted yes to 253 votes no.
On May 21, Fayetteville-Manlius School District voters approved the district’s $76.4 million 2013-14 budget proposal, elected three Board of Education members and voted upon six other propositions.
In Liverpool, voters approved the budget by a vote of 1,151 to 651. The $135 million budget, which restored several positions cut in previous budgets as well as foreign languages at the seventh-grade level, called for a 4.71 percent tax increase, which, accounting for PILOTS, new construction and other factors, falls within the tax cap.
One week of artistic exploration and one of scientific exploration being offered
Lorenzo’s annual Rippleton Schoolhouse summer camp, where boys and girls ages eight through 12 experience a week of 19th century school days, is expanding to two weeks this year with one week focused on artistic creations and one week on scientific exploration. The camp will run two non-consecutive weeks, one at the beginning and one at the end of July.
Mary Kate Lonergan to teach at FM for better sense of job security
Mary Kate Lonergan, the Cazenovia High School social studies teacher whose announced layoff at the beginning of 2013 caused such a community outcry that the school board recently shifted money from the district reserve funds to maintain her position, has resigned in order to take a job at Fayetteville-Manlius High School.
Erica Barnell and Stephanie Ball are first-place winners of the 2013 Big Idea competition sponsored by Cornell University’s Entrepreneurship@Cornell Council.
This Tuesday, May 21, is the annual Baldwinsville School District budget vote and school board election. With four candidates vying for three available seats, it is important that the electorate consider carefully the candidates who will best serve our school district.
Cazenovia Central School District students will have no school Friday, May 24, because the district used fewer than the maximum permitted snow days this year.
On four Mondays beginning May 20, OASIS will conduct a class, “The Civil War: War is Hell – the Destructive Road to Reunion” from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Cazenovia Library. Tom Henry, retired social studies teacher and adjunct professor of history at SUNY Cortland, will present the class.