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A community garden with a dash of magic

A community garden with a dash of magic

June 12, 2018

For the past few years, students at Ryder Elementary have tended to their education in the community garden behind the school. This year, they have special visitors in the new Fairy Garden. “They’re kind of like the elves at Christmastime,” Ryder Pre-Kindergarten teacher Linda LaCoppola tells her class. “If you touch them, their magic will […]

Golding students awarded for character

Golding students awarded for character

June 1, 2018

Three Golding Middle School students have been honored for exemplifying patience. This is a new awards program sponsored by Donna Lavigne, Lavigne Agency, Cobleskill to honor a 6th, 7th and 8th graders who best demonstrates the Golding character word of the month. May’s character word was patience. April’s winners are: 6th grade:  Kyle Dafeldecker 7th grade: Zhavae […]

Learning (on) the ropes

Learning (on) the ropes

May 30, 2018

Mrs. Walton’s Adolescent Intervention Program (AIP 6) recently visited Clark’s Sports Center Low Ropes Team Building Adventure Program. They learned how to work as a team effectively increasing communication, active listening and problem solving skills.  There was an obstacle that each one had difficulty with and they were able to support each other in overcoming […]

Buzzing about bees

Buzzing about bees

May 28, 2018

Bob Montione is a master beekeeper who visits the Radez Library each year and work with Radez Librarian Laura Gagnon to teach 3rd graders about magnificent honeybees. They teach students about bee physiology, hive structure, and how beekeepers extract honey from a hive. Students are always amazed by the life of bees and the wonderful world of beekeeping. […]

Making maps matter to Radez students

Making maps matter to Radez students

May 24, 2018

Niskayuna’s Jim Mancuso, of Make Maps Matter!, is able to draw to-scale free-hand map of the United States from memory and is a font of knowledge about westward expansion, geography, and local and national history. He recently presented to Radez 5th graders, who loved it!

C-RHS honors students with 90+ academic averages

C-RHS honors students with 90+ academic averages

May 22, 2018

On Monday, May 21, The Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District honored seniors who have maintained an academic average of 90 or higher throughout their high school career. Head to the C-R Facebook page to see more photos from the night. They are, in alphabetical order: Sarrah Aliewie Abigail Atkins Daniel Bailey Emily Benton Hannah Bradley Jason […]

Voters approve 2018-19 budget

Voters approve 2018-19 budget

May 15, 2018

Voters have approved the 2018-19 budget for Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District with 631 votes in favor (67.9%) and 299 opposed (32.1%). The bus purchase proposition has also passed with 646 votes in favor and 284 opposed. Aimee Yorke and Dominga Lent were elected to three-year terms on the C-RCS Board of Education “We’re thankful for […]

C-R’s Torres, Manchester part of national culinary competition

C-R’s Torres, Manchester part of national culinary competition

May 14, 2018

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School culinary team including Alexia Torres and Katelyn Manchester of Cobleskill-Richmondville placed ninth out of 46 teams from across the country in the national ProStart Invitational held in late April. “It’s crazy to think a small school from Schoharie won ninth in our nation against 46 other teams,” […]

Golding students awarded for character

Golding students awarded for character

May 6, 2018

Three Golding Middle School students have been honored for exemplifying fairness. This is a new awards program sponsored by Donna Lavigne, Lavigne Agency, Cobleskill to honor a 6th, 7th and 8th graders who best demonstrates the Golding character word of the month. April’s character word was fairness. April’s winners are: 6th grade:  Braelynn Sisson 7th grade: […]

Radez students ‘tread lightly’ with local songwriters

April 18, 2018

Magpie, a local folk duo, worked with Librarian Laura Gagnon on a grant from The New York State Council on the Arts to allow the musicians to work in the Radez Library for an intensive songwriting workshop. The song they wrote with 5th graders in Mrs. Osterhoudt’s class is about the beauty of the Schoharie […]