About 30 people came to hear the five candidates for Board of Education talk about themselves and answer questions on Wednesday, May 15.
Skaneateles High School alum Sean Cooper came back to his roots for some help with what turned out to be an award-winning project at Rochester Institute of Technology this spring.
The Skaneateles High School guidance office was full of lacrosse players on Friday afternoon to celebrate the commitment of senior midfielder Emma Ford to play lacrosse at Harvard.
Skaneateles High School teams came out on top when students from school districts in four counties gathered at Rogers Conservation Center in Sherburne, N.Y., for the annual Central New York Regional Envirothon.
For the third year in a row, Skaneateles hosted the New York State School Music Association Major Ensembles Festival. Groups ranged in size from 12 to 108; districts small (Southern Cayuga) and large (Liverpool) attended. In total, 30 different music groups performed.
Five candidates will appear on ballot for three spots on school board
On Tuesday, May 21, residents of the Skaneateles Central School District will be able to vote on referendums for the district budget, purchase of two new buses and candidates for the board of Education. The vote will be held from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Waterman Elementary School.
Profile of Doreen Bianchi who is running for the Skaneateles Board of Education in the May 21 election.
Profile of Geralyn Huba who is running for the Board of Education in the May 21 election.
Profile of Rhonda Fabrizio who is running for school board in the May 21 election.
Profile of Tom Lambdin who is running for school board in the may 21 election.
Profile of Margaret Usdansky Niebuhr who is running for school board in the May 21 election.
nterim Superintendent Judy Pastel knows the importance of having an informed public, and she knows that budget issues are complicated — here and across the state and nation. And so she has been meeting with various groups in hopes of getting the information out there. This week she met with several parent groups — from the PTCs to various booster groups — to explain the key elements of the budget.
Trumpeter and middle school teacher Dave Wilber named jazz educator of the year
After more than 30 years in the Skaneateles Central School District and more than 20 years at the helm of CNY Jazz Central’s scholastic programs, Wilber has been named outstanding jazz educator of the year by the CNY Jazz Arts Foundation.
The Skaneateles Board of Education voted to adopt its proposed budget for the 2013 to 3014 school year at its April 16 meeting. The total budget will be $30.1 million, with a 4.98 percent increase in the tax levy and will be the subject of a public vote on May 21.
It is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that autism has risen to one in every 88 births in the United States. In order to raise awareness about the programs and services available to families affected by autism, the New York State Senate has commemorated April 2013 as Autism Awareness Month.