Tech deployment brings mixed results in schools

Educators recall hits and misses in tech world

Balancing the use of technology to garner its advantages without suffering its pitfalls is a universal challenge these days. More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

Honor students named at ACS

Andes — Honor roll students for the second marking period have been listed at Andes Central School.  Superintendent’s Honors  10th Grade Britney Davila  8th Grade Emily Andersen   More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

OCS District schedules kindergarten signup

Boiceville — Residents of the Onteora Central School District will be able to enroll their children in Kindergarten at Onteora next September starting in February. More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Student journalism opportunities presented to Roxbury School Bd.

A series of presentations, from seniors to superintendents to the News’ very own Joan Lawrence-Bauer highlighted programs and progress at Roxbury Central School’s (RCS) Board of Education meeting last Wednesday, Jan. 10.  More...

Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

MCS sets kindergarten registration

Margaretville — Registration for Kindergarten and UPK at Margaretville Central School will begin on March 15 and 16. More...

Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

Honor students named at Andes Central School

Andes — Andes Central School recently announced honor students for the first quarter of the year. The following students, with their grade levels indicated, were high performers. More...

Posted 12/19/2017 11:26 PM

Roxbury Board gets updates on various school programs

From their award-winning faculty, to their emphasis on student safety and development, the Roxbury Central School Board was focused on, and pleased with the direction they are heading when they convened last week.  The night began with a public More...

Posted 12/19/2017 11:26 PM

MCS students attended Youth Climate Summit

Two students, Victoria Janis and Katie Brybag, were recently selected to represent Margaretville Central School (MCS) at the Adirondack Youth Climate Summit held at The Wild Center in the Adirondacks.  Both Janis and Brybag are among the 15-20 a More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

MCS Board hears staff project updates

It was business as usual last week when the Margaretville Central School Board of Education held it monthly meeting and heard presentations on Summer Staff Development (SSD) and a recap of Veteran’s Day events.  More...

Posted 11/21/2017 08:02 PM

Roxbury to hold community forum on social responsibility

Roxbury — The Roxbury Central School District has implemented a school-wide Social Responsibility Model that clearly defines the methods of addressing bullying and harassment while setting clear expectations for employees, students and parents More...

Posted 11/14/2017 07:46 PM

Annual Dinner Dance

FUN STUFF — Delores Somelofski, center, joined two friends at the dance for local senior citizens sponsored by Margaretville Central School and catered by her daughter’s Mary’s More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

Night School

WORKING OUT — Becky Manning, right in photo above, of the Catskill Recreation Center was on hand this month for the annual Open House at Roxbury Central School. More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

Apple A Day

ON THE ROAD AGAIN — Students from both MCS and RCS took field trips to the Hubbell Family Farm in Kelly Croners this week to watch cider being pressed on a Civil War era press. More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

PEACHY KEEN -

Roxbury Central School Students were treated to a scrumptious last taste of summer, directly from the school garden on opening day. Peaches were quartered up and served family style. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 10:39 PM

ACS voters to polls next week

Voters in the Andes Central School District will cast ballots on a $3.6 million capital improvement project next Tuesday, between 2 and 8 p.m. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 10:39 PM

Always Learning

SUMMER SCHOOL — Watershed educator Samantha Kahl from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County talks to Onteora Summer Academy student Hunter Bryon as he prepares to measure the depth of More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Brandon Mole´ on Dean’s List at Becker College

Worcester, MA — Becker College’s Brandon Mole´ of Bovina Center, has been named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List.  More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Caleb Todd earns Dean’s List honors

Potsdam — Caleb Joseph Todd of Fleischmanns, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Clarkson University. More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Freshman Finance: Steps to prepare your child for college

Fleischmanns —The first year of college can be a tough transition for many students. In addition to being away from home for the first time, students are learning to juggle new classes and friends, as well as how to manage their money. More...

Posted 8/8/2017 08:11 PM

Rotary program inspires young people; Local clubs send four students to RYLA

As soon as they got out of school in June, Kaitlin Garcia and Jose Yanez, both students at Margaretville Central School, joined 107 other young people from the region for a weeklong leadership program sponsored by Rotary International in Oneonta. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 09:24 PM

Local grads get Rotary scholarships

The Fleischmanns-Pine Hill Rotary Club awarded $1,500 in scholarships last Monday to seniors graduating from Margaretville Central School and Onteora High School at the club’s annual awards ceremony. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

Graduation day at Andes Central School

Leatherstocking Pipe Band lead the ACS grads on Friday More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

Graduation day at Margaretville Central School

Melissa Farrell and Mary Green march to ceremony More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

Career Pursuit

PLANNING AHEAD — The 2017 Onteora High School’s Community Mentor Program, culminated with a celebration and demonstrations on May 25. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:30 PM

Ulster BOCES students win NASA contest for ‘outer space’ dish

Kingston — Three Ulster County BOCES students have won a NASA competition to see what sort of out-of-this-world meals can be served on the International Space Station.  More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:30 PM

MCS honor students listed for second quarter

Margaretville — Margaretville Central School’s Honor Roll has released the names for honor students for the second quarter of the school year. More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

Roxbury lists honor rolls for second marking period

Roxbury — Honor students for the second quarter have been named at Roxbury Central School.  Superintendent’s List   More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

NYPA, Delhi College and Delaware County Electric Cooperative announce plans to join forces for solar energy, storage partnership

Delhi — The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have announced a new project to build a solar and energy storage system in the Southern Tier that will provide clean, local power to the State University of New Y More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Andes students made presentations to school board

Activities were part of government classes

Student presentations from Alexis Redden and James De- Pierro were the highlight of the last Andes Central School Board of Education meeting, held on Thursday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/23/2018 08:13 PM

Nominations sought for Service Awards

Grand Gorge — The Otsego Northern Catskills Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) is seeking nominees from any resident of the BOCES area for their 37th annual BOCES Service Awards.  More...

Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

Cheerleading club puts young MCS students in the spirit

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer  More...

Posted 12/19/2017 11:26 PM

Ella’s Mercantile making a mark with assortment of local products

New business has opened doors in Halcottsville

The hamlet of Halcottsville has some new life in it as Ella’s Mercantile opened for business at summer’s end and is beginning to establish itself in the community. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 09:31 PM

Margaretville honor students named

Margaretville Central School has listed its Honor Roll for 2017-2018 first quarter.  Principal’s List (94.5-100)  12th Grade: Melissa Lanner  11th Grade: Victoria Janis   More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

RCS lists first period honor students

Honor students have been named for the first marking period at Roxbury Central School.  PRINCIPAL’S LIST  Grade 4:   More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

Veterans honored at schools; German speaks in Roxbury

The Veteran’s Day message at Roxbury Central School, delivered by Major General Anthony German was a simple two-part mantra. More...

Posted 11/14/2017 07:46 PM

Farm to School month emphasizes serving local foods in lunch meals

County students eat healthily with Cow to Cafeteria

October is National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize the importance of improving child nutrition, supporting local economies, and educating communities about the origins of their food.  More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

MCS Resource Fair

GOOD JOB — Beth Smith Tanzer above worked with students above and below, at an MCS Resource Fair held recently for students and their parents. More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

Safety First

SAFETY FIRST —Margaretville firefighter Charles Scully, above in full turnout gear, taught fire safety tips to MCS elementary students last week before awarding a prize to Brynna Asher for her More...

Posted 10/17/2017 07:10 PM

Arkville Head Start enrollment open

With the hustle and bustle of getting children back to their schools for the 2017-2018 school year, parents of preschool kids not already enrolled can still get a reprieve from the Arkville Head Start program. More...

Posted 9/26/2017 08:06 PM

REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD

REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD - Members of the Roxbury Central School Class of 1957 celebrated their 60th. class reunion July 22. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 10:39 PM

MCS Principal Laura Norris brings experience, enthusiasm

Laura Norris began her duties as principal of Margaretville Central School last month and when students return next month, they’ll find her ready to go and enthusiastic about their future.  More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Robert Miller earns PhD

Robert William Miller, the son of Fred and Rebecca Miller of Margaretville, a 2008 graduate of Margaretville Central School and 2012 graduate of the SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) at Syracuse, was awarded a PhD in Chemistry More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Sean Gauntt named Presidential Scholar

Potsdam — Sean Michael Gauntt of Arkville, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the spring 2017 semester at Clarkson University.  Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 gradepoint ave More...

Posted 8/15/2017 07:53 PM

Importance of water focus for Andes students

The small size of local schools is a concern to taxpayers and educational officials. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 09:24 PM

Graduation 2017 at Margaretville Central School

Ed Newman and Luca Rowe More...

Posted 7/4/2017 05:53 PM

Christian Academy honors students and teachers

Twenty-two students at Margaretville’s Catskill Mountain Christian Academy were lauded Friday, June 23, for achievements during the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

Graduation day at Roxbury Central School

Brandon Hallenback gets a diploma above, after Justina Jordan and Kevin Hubbell had a selfi with math teacher Tania Faulkner. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 PM

Final Roundtable

The last Andes Roundtable features Lisa Heimbauer, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at SUNY Delhi on Wednesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:29 PM

Andes Honors

WELCOME —Andes Central School celebrated new members of its National Honor Society at induction ceremonies before the school year officially ended this week. Two new members joined the J.D. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:30 PM

Making Their Move

PROUD DAY — Phoenicia Grade 3 students pose for a photo before their moving up ceremony, which took place on June 16. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 07:30 PM