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Onteora’s report card is above average

Onteora’s report card is above average

Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Spiegel-McGill claimed “steady progress” as she presented the 2012/13 Onteora Central School District school report card at the June 17 Board of Education meeting at Phoenicia Primary School. Overall test scores show that the district is in good standing with an 87 percent graduation rate compared to 80 percent at the State...
Onteora budget passes; Moor, McGillicuddy, Davis elected

Onteora budget passes; Moor, McGillicuddy, Davis elected

Onteora district school voters at the May 20 elections easily approved the 2014-2015 budget of $51,876,125, which represented a .52 percent spending increase but projected tax levy with no increase from the previous year. The votes in all four voting districts totaled 778 voting yes to 260 no votes. Only the three Board candidates, Gideon...
Onteora no tax hike budget on May 20 ballot

Onteora no tax hike budget on May 20 ballot

Two write in candidates for the Onteora Central School District Board of Education have emerged to vie with two candidates on the official ballot for the three available seats in the Tuesday, May 20 election that will also see voters choose whether to accept the district’s proposed budget of $51,876,125 for the 2014-2015 school year....
No comments at Onteora budget public hearing

No comments at Onteora budget public hearing

A handful of audience participants consisting mostly of students fulfilling a civics requirement were all that were in attendance as the Onteora Central School District Board of Education held its official Public Hearing on the proposed 2014/15-school budget on May 6. It may be because this will be the third year the district has managed...
Onteora board approves no tax increase budget to send to voters

Onteora board approves no tax increase budget to send to voters

The Onteora Central School District Board of Education adopted its 2014/15 recommended budget at its April 8 meeting in the Middle/High school auditorium, the final numbers of which call for a plan that would spend $51.8 million — an increase of $266,685 or 0.52 percent from the current year. There is no increase at all...