Holiday spirits are ringing at Margaretville

Fourteen Margaretville Central School Juniors, along with their advisor, Ms. Michele Dietz, organized the 2015 Annual Holiday Bazaar in the school’s auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 5. More...

Posted 12/15/2015 08:15 PM

RCS names first period honor students

Roxbury Central School has announced its honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

Honor rolls listed at Andes Central School

Andes — Andes Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

SCHOOL SCENES

RCS students, teachers hitting the (Chrome) books

Laptops to enhance learning opportunities at Roxbury school   More...

Posted 11/25/2015 12:10 AM

Night At The Opera

ON STAGE — The Roxbury Central School Drama Club presented the musical “Phantom of the Country Opera” on Friday and Saturday of last weekend. More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

MCS readers earn Six Flags passes

As fall winds down and winter approaches, many people may be reminiscing about the warm sunny days of summer. Days filled with trips to amusement parks and water parks. More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

Phantom on stage at RCS this weekend

If you’re looking for an evening of side-splitting, country western, old-fashioned fun, stop by Roxbury Central School this weekend and check out Phantom of the Country Opera. More...

Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

Veterans Day celebrated at MCS

Nearly 60 veterans and their families and friends celebrated Veterans Day at Margaretville Central School on Tuesday with ceremonies, presentations, and a breakfast served by students in the cafeteria.  More...

Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

MCS, ACS students celebrate ghoul days at parades

WINGING IT — Nicole Brybag pounds out a rhythm during Friday's Halloween Parade in Margaretville. — More...

Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

Field Work

TEAM SPIRIT — ACS soccer fans were elated and deflated last week when the South Kortright soccer team won and then lost in sectional play. More...

Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

Area seniors enjoyed ‘Young at Heart’ dance

More than 80 people were pinned with corsages made by Margaretville Central School students and faculty when MCS hosted its annual “Young at Heart” dance on Thursday, Oct. 8.  More...

Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Ready For BBQ

MCS Seniors gathered in the gym last week as they prepared for their first fundraiser of the year. More...

Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Michael Moore is new school psychologist at MCS

Michael Moore joined the Margaretville Central School staff last month as the new school psychologist and CSE/ CPS chair. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 09:32 PM

New staff members welcomed at Andes Central School

Andes Central School has welcomed four new staff for the 2015-16 academic year. Curt R. Beall is a licensed teachers’ assistant to the Special Education Department at the Andes Central School District. More...

Posted 9/22/2015 10:52 PM

Area schools prepare for opening of new academic year

MCS, OCS districts begin the new year with classes next week   Though Labor Day is still nearly two weeks away, two local schools will be back in session next week, with two others hosting conferences for their teachers.  More...

Posted 8/25/2015 09:09 PM

Health Foundation awards scholarships to local students

Margaretville — Five students from local schools will head off to college this fall in medical related fields with help from the Margaretville Health Foundation. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:23 PM

Eric Windover resigns as Roxbury School principal

Has accepted position with Rochester school

Roxbury Central School Superintendent Tom O’Brien announced the resignation of principal Eric Windover in a note to the News last week.  O’Brien said that Windover was submitting his resignation to the Board of Education at their rec More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Jacob Liberatore earns RPI degree

Jacob Liberatore, a 2011 graduate of Roxbury Central School, has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Graduation ceremonies were held May 30. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Emily Kelly is Oswego grad

Emily Desiree Kelly graduated Magna Cum Laude from State University of New York at Oswego on May 16 where earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with a minor in economics. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Andes Central Grads Celebrate

PROUD DAY — Cody Chambers was among the ACS Class of 2015 members who graduated on Friday. — Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 7/1/2015 10:14 AM

MCS Memories

TRADITIONAL TOSS — Members of Margaretville's Class of 2015 give their hats a toss into the air at Saturday's commencement in the gymnasium. — Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 7/1/2015 10:14 AM

Graduations are planned this weekend

Class of 2015 to be celebrated

Four schools in the News service area will award diplomas to a total of 173 graduates this weekend as the school year comes to a close. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

MCS Movers

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Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

Educational Play Time

STUDY COMPLETE — Mary Miller from New York News Publishers Association (NYNPA) was in Margaretville last week to see a play “Seneca Falls to the Polling Booth” produced by the MCS students of Karen Underwood. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

MCS, Andes moving toward superintendent sharing contract

Andes and Margaretville central school officials have scheduled a joint meeting for Monday, June 15, to advance discussions about sharing the services of Andes Superintendent, Dr. Robert Chakar. More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Shoes For Kids program takes a big step forward

Ares schools join the effort to supply shoes to Guatemala

Children in Guatemala are receiving desperately needed footwear thanks to a new venture dubbed Shoes For Kids that involves local volunteers and the cooperation of students from a number of area schools. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:18 AM

Student Athletes

SCHOLAR ATHLETES — Academic accolades go out to the Margaretville Central School varsity girls' soccer team for achieving New York State Scholar/Athlete Status for the fall sports' season. More...

Posted 12/8/2015 10:25 PM

Holiday Celebration

DINNER TIME — Among the students pitching in to serve at last week's Thanksgiving at Margaretville Central School were, Rene Short, left, and Ana Endaya. More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

PJ Dress Code

ALL DRESSED UP — Mrs. Asher's third grade students at Margaretville Central school woke up on Tuesday, Nov. 24 and put on in their PJs for the school day. More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

Honor students named at Margaretville School

Margaretville — Margaretville Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the first marking period of the 2015 -’16 school year.  More...

Posted 11/25/2015 12:10 AM

In The Spotlight

Bosley, Sage Finkle and Katlynn Shamro, left to right front, in a scene from last week's play at Margaretville.   More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

ACS play had huge supporting ‘cast’

Andes Central School students lauded their classmates, staff and community last week following presentation of the annual school play on November 6 and 7. More...

Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

Margaretville students honored during annual ‘Evening of Excellence’

More than 30 Margaretville Central School (MCS) students were honored when the school held its annual “Evening of Excellence” last Thursday, Oct. 29. More...

Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

Andes Academics

ALL DRESSED UP — Halloween gave students something Day, Monty Damone, Noah Dougherty and Russell to write home about. Standing left to right John Coss, Tay lor Storey. More...

Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

School Scenes

TRAINING — John Coss, left and Russell Storey work to repair the gazebo in front of the Andes Central School last week as Gareth Sulger looks on. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Community Welcome

SCHOOL'S OPEN — Tina Peters welcomes an RCS 6th grader to her classroom on open house night. — Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer More...

Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Roxbury Central School District welcomes new teaching staff

Roxbury Central School has added five new teachers to its staff for the 2015-16 academic year. Jennifer Prusinowski is the new high school English teacher at Roxbury. Ms. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 09:32 PM

School Scenes

In rural regions served by community newspapers, elementary and secondary schools are at the heart of community life. More...

Posted 9/29/2015 08:51 PM

President sends letter to RCS fourth grader

Téa Mattice had written to president regarding concerns over testing

A Roxbury fourth grader is walking a lot taller this fall after having received a letter from the President of the United States. More...

Posted 9/15/2015 08:40 PM

Rosa earns degree in studio art from Denison University

Granville, OH — Katherine Elizabeth Rosa, daughter of Lori and Gary Rosa of New Kingston, was among 544 graduates awarded diplomas at Denison University’s 174th commencement ceremony, which was held on Saturday, May 16, 2015. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Margaretville honor students listed for final marking period

Margaretville — Margaret- ville Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the final marking period of the 2014- 15 school year. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Foundation Builders

DONOR AND SPONSOR APPRECIATION EVENT — Margaretville Health Foundation welcomed guests to its 5th Annual Donor and Sponsor Appreciation Event on Saturday, July 11. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Christine Kelly receives degrees

Christine Patricia Kelly graduated Magna Cum Laude from State University of New York at Plattsburgh on May 16. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Graduations offer special memories

Class of 2015 members mark important step

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer More...

Posted 7/1/2015 10:14 AM

Roxbury Rolls

ALL IN THE FAMILY — From left, Kendall, Shannon, and Morgan Sprague, all RCS grads, pose with their father, Artie, at Saturday's commencement in Roxbury. More...

Posted 7/1/2015 10:14 AM

Super Deal: ACS, MCS to share leadership post

Dr. Robert Chakar to be superintendent for both districts

Andes and Margaretville central schools took a historic step last week when their boards of education both passed resolutions agreeing to share the services of Dr. Robert L. Chakar Jr. as their superintendent next year. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

ACS students studying nature firsthand

Greenhouse work is part of program for three students

In a few minutes with John Coss, you figure out that he’s a kid who would rather be outdoors than in. Andes Central School teacher Ed McGee is happy to accommodate that. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

School’s Out... Forever

KARENS RETIRE – Both Karen Underwood, left and Karen Dietrich were honored by Margaretville Central School colleagues and friends last Friday evening at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

OCS buys out superintendent’s contract

Deal will end McGill’s tenure a year early

Following months of tension between herself and the Onteora School Board, the district’s superintendent has left her position a full year before her contract was to expire. More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Jessica Moore, Shannon Sprague named top graduates at Roxbury

Will be speakers at commencement Saturday, June 27

Roxbury Central School has named Jessica Moore and Shannon Sprague the Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively, of the graduating class of 2015.  Superintendent Tom O’Brien told the News this week that both grads will speak at commenc More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:18 AM