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Roxbury Valedictorian and Salutatorian announced


A yearly tradition around the country of announcing the top graduating students continued when Roxbury Central School announced that Anthony Perazone and Cristian Spariosu are the RCS Class of 2019’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Perazone will be attending Clarkson University and be studying mechanical engineering while Spariosu will be attending Sienna University to study political science. Everyone strives to be the […]

MCS announces names of three top grads

A s the school year winds down, students are giving their all to getting across the finish line for another year. At Margaretville Central School, three students went above and behind to finish out their high school careers at the top of their class. Victoria Janis has earned the distinction of Valedictorian for Class of 2019, Cruz B. Garcia is […]

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Margaretville Central School welcomes Brooklyn School fourth and fifth graders


A beautiful sunny day in the heart of the Catskills allowed for a group of fourth and fifth graders from Brooklyn to enjoy a day of being outdoors and getting, as some of them quoted, “fresh air,” last Friday, May 31. The students spent the day exploring the wilderness, wading in the stream by Margaretville Central School (MCS), watching bird […]

Onteora High School student wins writing award

BOICEVILLE — Onteora Grade 11 student Miriam Silver-Altman has been selected for a 2019 Achievement Award in Writing, given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Miriam received the highest recognition, a Certificate of Superior Writing. Miriam was nominated by the Onteora English Department. In seeking the NCTE recognition, she was required to submit two pieces of writing: […]

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BRIDGING HISTORY Faced with the loss of a beautiful, historic bridge used to cross the stream to enter its school, Andes residents sought the help of NY Senator James Seward, ho found funding to re-create the existing bridge. The accomplisment was celebrated on Monday. Photo by Eddie Donoghue.

Margaretville Central School tree planting

TAKING ROOT — More than 141 trees and shrubs were planted in Halcottsville in May when 44 Margaretville Central School third and fourth graders, along with six mentors from the Science and Climate Action Club went on a tree-friendly field trip to the hamlet. Catherine Skalda of the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD) Catskill Streams Buffer Initiative […]

Walton student honored by Sheriff

Rachel Trimbell of Walton, an eighth grader at Walton Central School, was honored by Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond last week for heroic action that saved a fellow student from choking. DuMond presented Trimbell with the Sheriff’s Office “Super Star” award in a ceremony on May 22. Trimbell, 14, was riding a Walton Central School bus on the afternoon of […]

Onteora student is Ulster BOCES Valedictorian

BOICEVILLE — Onteora student Spencer Estes has been named the valedictorian of the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Class of 2019. Spencer, the son of Peter Estes and Karen Wemple-Estes of Shokan, studied Digital Design and Programming at the Career & Technical Center’s Port Ewen campus. Speaking of his course of study, Spencer said, “We learn different computer programming […]

Valkavich and Melvin lead ACS Class

Andes Central School is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019. Michaela Valkavich has been named Valedictorian. Valkavich is the daughter of Peter and Lisa Valkavich of Andes. She has been president of the National Honor Society, a member of the National Technical Honor Society, Outdoor Club, and Ski Club. She has also served both […]


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