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Onteora says Wonderworks will be replaced

Onteora says Wonderworks will be replaced

Following an executive session and annual reorganization appointments that included the swearing in of new members and choosing of returning trustee Bobbi Schnell as the president of the Onteora Central School District board of education, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Interim Superintendent Victoria McLaren announced that demolition and replacement of the Woodstock Primary School Wonderworks...
Wonderworks set for replacement; locals object

Wonderworks set for replacement; locals object

Wonderworks, the 26 year old community-built playground sits on the site of Woodstock Primary School off of Levon Helm Boulevard, nestled in the trees. It’s been an attraction for children of all ages, but is now scheduled to be replaced by a more modern set of playground apparatus this summer, in a plan that has...
110 to graduate Onteora

110 to graduate Onteora

Approximately 110 students will graduate from the Onteora Central School District class of 2015 on Friday, June 26 outdoors on the football field at the Boiceville campus on Route 28. (In the event of rain, it will be moved to the High School gymnasium.) The Special guest speaker is renowned artist, Ms. Kathleen (Kate) McGloughlin,...
McGill out at Onteora

McGill out at Onteora

The Onteora District Board of Education voted unanimously to accept a separation agreement with Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Spiegel-McGill, affective June 30, 2015. At its June 2 Board of Education meeting at Phoenicia Primary school, following a lengthy executive session, two resolutions were read: The agreement to the separation, and one extending Assistant Superintendent for Business...
Onteora budget widely approved

Onteora budget widely approved

Onteora district voters came out on Tuesday, May 19 in very low numbers compared to past elections, to easily approve the 2015/16-school budget of $51,656,975. The total yes votes were 495, to 159 no votes, including 18 absentee ballots. All four voting precincts in the towns of Shandaken/Lexington, Olive/Marbletown, Woodstock and Hurley easily approved the...