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Onteora Superintendent search

Onteora Superintendent search

The results of a public online survey focused on finding a new Onteora Central School District Superintendent showed a preference for someone who was as a classroom teacher, followed by experience as a Superintendent, and third as a building principal. Of 371 survey respondents, 159 of whom were residents with children attending Onteora schools, many...
Onteora board hears the state aid news

Onteora board hears the state aid news

Onteora Central School District Interim Assistant Superintendent for Business Don Gottlieb presented newly released State Aid numbers for the 2016/17 school year that indicated a small increase to the district of $180,798, with a hope, he said, that the State Legislature might increase that number. At the January 19 Board of Education meeting at the...
Coalition seeks to fight drug scourge

Coalition seeks to fight drug scourge

Opiate abuse, mostly from heroin, has been said to be ravaging communities across America, and Woodstock appears to be no different. Some believe it’s even worse here. With the recent news of at least two young people dying from heroin overdoses locally, a communal cry of heartache is being heard. Two young adults, Shayna Micucci...
Cyberbullying has Onteora parents upset

Cyberbullying has Onteora parents upset

Alleged Cyber-bully threats stemming from Onteora Central School District High School students, toward others in the school brought out a handful of parents at the January 5 board of education meeting at Woodstock Primary School. Details are sketchy since school officials and School Board President Bobbi Schnell would not allow details to surface publicly on...
Student club wants the 'Indian' removed

Student club wants the ‘Indian’ removed

The Onteora Central School District High School Human Rights Club is seeking to eliminate the Middle/High School Indian Mascot, through a petition that can be found on the website Change.org, and is making the rounds on Facebook. Created two weeks ago, it seeks 1000 signatures and to date has garnered over 600. Once the goal...