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Slentz gives state of the district

Superintendent discusses direction, plans in district with community

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Powers signs letter of intent

Powers headed for Loyola

Skaneateles school district makes safety a top priority

District looks at ways to enhance physical and emotional well-being of students

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Young author wins award

Owen gay wins writing contest

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Glowacki recognized as extraodinary

Singer's talents praised

State Board of Regents approves new graduation options

In the hopes of both improving graduation rates, the New York State Board of Regents last week approved a plan to add flexibility to its graduation requirements. On Monday, Oct. 20, the Board of Regents agreed to create a 4+1 pathway option, which would allow students to opt out of one of the social studies exams currently required for graduation. Instead, they could take a "comparatively rigorous" assessment in career/technical education (CTE), science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the humanities, foreign languages or the arts.

Proposition 3 on ballot

Smart Schools Act could benefit district

School board discusses preliminary budget

Budget for coming school year taking shape in early phases

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Choose to shine

Waterman students shine

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Skaneateles students shine in photography contest

Students earn honors in photo contest

Students learn about their roots

Skaneateles students learn about where they came from

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John Lennon bus visit Skaneateles

Traveling bus inspires music production and education

Yale professor hosts ‘emotional intelligence’ workshop for parents

Marc Brackett is “trying to build an emotionally intelligent New York.” Brackett, director of the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence, is teaming up with OCM BOCES to host interactive workshops for parents and teachers to learn how to raise emotionally intelligent children — that is, children who can manage their emotions effectively throughout life’s ups and downs. Brackett will be holding three “Emotional Intelligence: Why It Matters” workshops next week: one for parents Sept. 30 at Fayetteville-Manlius High School, and two for educators Oct. 1 on the OCM BOCES campus in Liverpool.

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OCM BOCES opens new Innovation Tech high school in Liverpool

For too long, we’ve been doing education the same way — and it’s doing our students a disservice. At least, that’s what the administrators at Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES believe. And they’re trying to address the problem by introducing a new kind of instruction in Central New York. OCM BOCES held an official grand opening for its new Innovation Tech high school Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the facility at the Lee G. Peters Career Training Center in Liverpool. Classes began Sept. 3.

School district policy committee to meet

Committee to hold meeting Sept. 23

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