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Assemblywoman Woerner on State Budget

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that the state’s final budget will lower taxes for middle-class families, encourage economic development, provide a record increase in aid to our public schools…

Beyond the One Room Schoolhouse – By C. Kelley

New York State enacted the Union Free School law in 1853. Under this law, common schools could organize to create secondary schools for their students. Before that time, just a…

History of Schools in Schaghticoke – by C. Kelley

Last week I talked a bit about the lack of information about 18th century schools in Schaghticoke. Though New York State began funding schools in 1795, the Common School Law,…

History of Schools in Schaghticoke – by C. Kelly

Over the years I have written about settlement of the town of Schaghticoke, Native Americans, early European immigrants, churches, and industry. It’s time to talk about schools. New York State…

Pomerville: Waterford-Halfmoon New Superintendent of Schools

WATERFORD April 11, 2014 – The Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District Board of Education has announced its intent to appoint Patrick Pomerville as Superintendent of Schools at a Board meeting…

Waterford School Takes on Bullying – by Michael Bielawski

Waterford – This past Jan 10 Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free Jr/Sr High School held the second of three assemblies on bullying.  The speaker was Officer Jeremy Connors of the Waterford Police…

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