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Blue Ribbon

   Voorheesville Elementary School

   was named a US Department of Education 
  "Exemplary and High Performing"
   Blue Ribbon School. 

  

 
 
On September 30th  U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, announced that 337 public and private schools across the country were recognized for their excellent work.  Voorheesville Elementary School was one of 19 schools in New York State invited to apply. Congratulations to Dr. Reardon and the entire elementary faculty and staff for this recognition.  They will be honored at an official ceremony in Washington, D.C. in November.
 

 
Community Invited to Offer Input on New Superintendent
(Sept. 29, 2014)  Dr. Charles Dedrick, District Superintendent for Capital Region BOCES, will be meeting with members of the community who are interested in offering input about the qualities desired in our new Superintendent of Schools, as well as feedback about the District.  For those unable to attend the meeting, an online survey will be available on the District website beginning October 10.

VOORHEESVILLE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ON THE FOLLOWING DATE:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
High School Large Group Instruction Room (LGI)
(Located in the Clayton A. Bouton High School)

A member of the Board of Education will be opening and closing the session.
 


School Board Vacancy
(Sept. 26, 2014) The Board of Education is looking to appoint an individual to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dr. Kristine Gravino.  This is a temporary appointment through June 30, 2015.
 
Community members who are interested in serving or who wish to get more information, including the qualifications for the position, are invited to contact Board of Education President, Timothy Blow (timblow@verizon.net) or Board of Education Clerk, Dorothea Pfleiderer (dpfleiderer@voorheesville.org) by October 15, 2014.
 
The Board will consider responses from interested parties with an intention of appointing the temporary Board Member at the November 17, 2014 Board of Education meeting.
 

 2014-2015 School Calendar
To view the 2014-2015 school calendar,click here.
 

 
Go Home Early Drill is Friday, October 10 
(Sept. 22, 2014) On Friday, October 10, the Voorheesville Central School District will be conducting its annual emergency management drill known as a "Go Home Early Drill", in which all students will be dismissed from school 15 minutes early.  The drill, required by the Commissioner of Education, tests the effectiveness of the transportation and communication systems in the event of an emergency.  The drill will be observed by all New York State public schools.  Students will not be allowed to re-enter the buildings once they leave.  There will be no after-school activities.
 

 
Voorheesville Ranks #1 in Common Core Math Scores 
(August 26, 2014) The August 15, 2014 issue of the Albany Business Review has reported that the 2013-2014 Common Core math scores had improved in the 11-county Albany region.  Voorheesville was ranked as the #1 math district in the area with a more than 70 percent passing rate.
 
The complete list of school rankings is provided below, or if you wish to read the entire article from the Albany Business Review, please click on the following link:  http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/morning_call/2014/08/how-albany-area-elementary-students-fared-on.html?ana=e_alby_rdup&s=newsletter&ed=2014-08-15&u=lWaD372kDIHFp7o9oMBQ5KC734D&t=1408109578