Igniting Curiosity: PTA Science Fair Returns on March 12

The PTA Science Fair returns to the elementary school on March 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.. The event provides students with an opportunity to go beyond simply learning about science to actually performing science through experimentation and research. Students pick a topic, conduct an experiment and share their results.  Science Fair is a non-competitive …

VCSD students explore careers in mental health

The Voorheesville Guidance and Counseling Center recently organized a Career Cafe at the Jr./Sr. High School, focusing on careers in the mental health field. The event allowed students to discover career opportunities and ask questions during a lunch that the district’s food services department catered. During Career Cafe events, professionals share their knowledge for 25 …

Enrich yourself with VCSD Spring Continuing Education classes

Registration is now open for a diverse range of classes for the VCSD Spring Continuing Education season. Expand your knowledge with classes on gardening and photography and improve your fitness with offerings for hiking, water aerobics, basketball and more. The spring schedule and registration form is available here. District residents are given priority for registration, …

2024-25 District Calendar Approved

At the Feb. 5, 2024 Board of Education meeting, the Voorheesville Board of Education approved the 2024-25 District Calendar. Printable 2024-2025 District Calendar Here are some important days for the coming school year: September 2 – Labor Day September 3-4 – Superintendent Conference Days September 5 – First Day of School October 3 – Rosh …

Clayton A. Bouton Second Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to Clayton A. Bouton High School students who made honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2023-24 school year. HONOR ROLL/HIGH HONOR ROLL Honor Roll/High Honor Roll is determined by quarterly averages. A student on Honor Roll has achieved an average of 85.00 or higher in the quarter. A student on High Honor …

Second Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to Voorheesville Middle School students who made honor roll for the second quarter of the 2023-24 school year. Students earned spots on the high honor roll list by maintaining an 89.5 average or better in their course work during the second quarter marking period. Students who earned spots on the honor roll maintained an 84.5-89.4 …

Authentic Writing Takes a Tasty Turn

  Grade five students have a new taste for the art of writing restaurant critiques, and their new skills earned them each a slice of pizza. As an exercise in authentic writing, teacher Kristy Riccio had her students write reviews of their favorite local restaurants. The opinion/argumentative writing unit also required students to mail their …

A Mathematical Escape

The challenge of an escape room became the perfect exercise in math concepts for grade 6 students in Jamie Mercier’s class. Students were faced with challenges set up in their room and had to solve four codes in order to “escape.”  Although it may have looked like students were playing a game, Mercier says there was …

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