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.
About 30 people came to hear the five candidates for Board of Education talk about themselves and answer questions on Wednesday, May 15.
On April 30, Baker High School inducted 70 students into the National Honor Society.
In two school cafeterias, students are helping the Baldwinsville Central School District to reduce its carbon footprint with one simple act – recycling milk cartons.
On Tuesday, May 21, Cazenovia Central School District residents will vote on the district’s $26.4 million proposed budget for the 2013-14 school year. The proposal calls for a 3.39 percent increase in spending over 2012-13 and carries a 4.94 percent tax levy increase, the maximum allowed for the district under the state’s 2011 tax levy limit law. The budget does not include any reductions in existing academic programs.
Cazenovia High School is one of 10 schools in Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES included in Newsweek’s list of America's Best High Schools for 2013, released May 6.
Juniors and seniors at Cazenovia High School received a scary dose of reality last week as local emergency organizations and members of the high school’s Students Against Drunk Driving chapter staged a Mock DWI event on the school grounds.
The Board of Education has presented a $94,992,417 proposed budget to residents of the Baldwinsville Central School District and, once again, payroll and benefits had the biggest impact.
CRIS (Community Resources for Independent Seniors) will host Blaine Longnecker, Excellus Medicare Representative, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the CRIS office, 101 Nelson St. (next to McDonald’s on Rt. 20), Cazenovia.
Fifth-grade student council members acted as tour guides for McNamara Elementary School’s open house.