Posts tagged "Kingston Central School District"
School budget: Targeting 2 or less

School budget: Targeting 2 or less

Though hit hard by the recent federal sequestration numbers, officials in the Kingston City School District are still anticipating crafting an operating budget for the 2013-14 school year with a tax levy increase of 2 percent or less. “I can say confidently we are not going to 3.95 [percent tax levy increase],” said Superintendent Paul...
City, residents, school district play parts in film shoot

City, residents, school district play parts in film shoot

Production on The Sisterhood of Night ended this week, but for many local kids involved in a variety of different ways in the Kingston-centered production, the memories will last long after the film is released. Working as extras and interns, many kids from the area had their first experience with Hollywood filmmaking without having to...
Let’s talk this thing over

Let’s talk this thing over

As the Kingston City School District’s Board of Education prepped for its public forum on a comprehensive redistricting plan tonight, Thursday, July 12, district Superintendent Paul Padalino continued responding to criticism. Padalino’s plan was presented to the school board last month, and in its current incarnation would close three more elementary schools, with Anna Devine,...

GW Montessori students lag peers in state tests, but the feeling is they’ll catch up

The Montessori program at George Washington Elementary School has already faced in its short lifetime concerns about whether it would have the funding to even continue making its transition into a full-time alternative education center. Now it’s facing new scrutiny as to whether its methods are giving Kingston students what they need to perform well...
Meagher preps for last first day ever

Meagher preps for last first day ever

Elementary school students across the Kingston City School District return to class on Tuesday, Sept. 6. It’s an annual ritual set in motion well in advance by teachers, administrators and staff, all working hard to make the transition as smooth as possible. This year will be markedly different at Frank L. Meagher Elementary, as next...