Register Now for Defensive Driving Course

VCSD Continuing Education and the Northeast Safety Council are offering a defensive driving course on May 18, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a six-hour accident-prevention course, taught within the classroom. Any principal operator completing the course will receive a 10% reduction on their liability and collision insurance for a three-year period. …

Meet the Candidates for School Board

The 2024-25 school budget vote will be held on May 21, from 2:30 to 9 p.m. in the Middle School foyer. At that time, district residents will also vote on two open seats on the school board. The elected board members will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2024.  Board members serve without pay. …

Clayton A. Bouton Shines in National Ranking

  For the second year in a row, Clayton A. Bouton is ranked #2 in the Best High Schools rankings for the Albany Metro by U.S. News and World Report. According to the report, the rankings are based on the percentage of students who achieved exceptional scores on state assessments for math, reading and science. …

Last Call for Yearbook Purchases

For those who would still like to purchase a yearbook, a limited number of yearbooks (approximately 40) are still available via yearbookforever.com. Purchases are only available online and cannot be purchased through Myschoolbucks or via cash/check. Sales for remaining yearbooks are first-come, first-served basis. Note: the site will automatically shut down when books sell out. …

Your Voice Counts: School Budget Vote on May 21

On Tuesday, May 21, Voorheesville Central School District residents will vote on a proposed $34,482,366 budget for the 2024-25 school year that would maintain all current student programs and services. The proposal increases spending by $4,403,875 (14.64%) and carries a tax levy increase of 3.75%. The majority of the increase includes a $3 million transfer …

Lisa Cardillo to be Named Next Principal of Clayton A. Bouton

Voorheesville Central School District (VCSD) announces the anticipated appointment of Lisa Cardillo as the next principal at Clayton A. Bouton High School. Cardillo was selected for the position after a thorough search, informed by input from stakeholders including parents, guardians and faculty members. Superintendent Frank Macri says Cardillo’s dedication to education aligns with the values …

Absentee and Early Mail Ballots Are Now Available

The Voorheesville Central School District will hold in-person voting for this year’s budget vote and Board of Education election on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Polls will be open from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Voorheesville Middle School Foyer at 432 New Salem Road Voorheesville, NY. Voters who are unable to vote in person …

Bus Rear-Ended: All Students are Safe

Dear Voorheesville Central School District families: Today (April 16), at approximately 3:30 p.m., a Voorheesville Central School District bus was rear-ended by an SUV at the traffic circle in the village. There were 15 elementary students on the bus. No students were injured. The district bus driver was also unharmed. The Albany County Sheriff’s Office …

VCSD Begins Accepting UPK Applications on May 1

To enhance early childhood education, Voorheesville Central School District will offer a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for the 2024-25 school year. The program will provide instruction to 4-year-old district children at no cost to families through a state-funded grant collaboration with the district. Classes will begin in early September. Children must be four years of …

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