NEW YORK — School districts must come up with a plan to safely resume in-person classroom instruction in case New York officials decide to reopen schools and universities amid the COVID-19 pandemic this fall, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.
MALONE –– The ability to focus on the task at hand –– be it in the classroom or on the athletic field –– was the driving force behind the success of the top two students in the Franklin Academy Class of 2020.
MALONE –– While Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has decreed that sleepover summer camps will not open this summer because of the COVID-19 virus, he gave the go-ahead over the weekend for day camps to offer programs beginning June 29.
ST. REGIS FALLS –– The St. Regis Falls Central School District’s proposed $9.65 million budget for the coming school year breezed through a lightly attended public hearing held via video conference Tuesday night.
Editor’s note: The Telegram traditionally publishes stories about the top two students in the graduating class of each of the five school districts we cover. For the past several years, officials in the St. Regis Falls school district asked if we would be open to letting their valedictorian …
NEW YORK — In-classroom summer school will not take place statewide as cases of COVID-19 complications in children continue to rise, officials said Thursday after extending the state sales tax filing deadline another month.
ST. REGIS FALLS –– The St. Regis Falls Board of Education agreed Tuesday to increase the overall budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year by $100,000 as a hedge against potential cuts in state aid as the nation works through the COVID-19 pandemic.
FORT COVINGTON –– Determination is the hallmark of Shannon K. Ryan and Rylie K. Gray, who have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Salmon River Central School Class of 2020.
CHATEAUGAY –– Despite continuing uncertainties about the effect of the COVID-19 virus on state funding, the Chateaugay Central School Board of Education voted Tuesday to adopt a 2020-21 budget that reduces district spending by about $334,000.
MALONE — Like spring flowers, signs have been popping up throughout Malone and surrounding communities. Like the flowers, they come in a variety of colors — some green and white, others maroon and white, blue and gold or red and black.
ALBANY — Every New Yorker will receive a postage-paid absentee ballot application for the June 23 primary election, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo declared in an executive order Friday, as he continued his plea for the federal government to fund states in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By ABBY LANGDON-BIGNESS Afterschool and Camp Akalaka Program Director Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County
Cornell Cooperative Extension has been partnering with the Malone YMCA for eight years now to provide Malone and surrounding towns with their very own local day camp. With the current situation, we are staying positive and still planning for a full force summer of fun and learning. Camp Akal…
By KIMBERLY GROSHANS Community Health Intern Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin & St. Lawrence County
Camps are starting to scrub down everything and prepare for campers, who are itching to get out of the house. As we all prepare, here is a list of things you can do to start preparing for this camp season.
WATERTOWN — Following Monday’s announcement from the state Education Department that the administration of the June 2020 Regents exams has been canceled, the department released guidance Tuesday on modifications to requirements that will allow for students to graduate and earn their high sch…
ST. REGIS FALLS –– Members of the St. Regis Falls Central School District Board of Education –– who have been criticized by the state in the past for maintaining an overly large fund balance –– are hoping that balance will allow them to weather the economic storm created by the COVID-19 coro…
SARANAC LAKE –– The effect of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on the finances of North County Community College has so far been small, but its impact on an already-tight 2020-21 budget remains uncertain, college leaders told the Board of Trustees on Friday.
With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.
MALONE –– The administration of state standardized tests will begin in schools statewide within the next few weeks, and the level of student participation could have a significant impact on the Malone Central School District going forward, Superintendent Jerry Griffin told the Board of Educa…
MALONE –– For the past four weeks, students from Franklin Academy High School have been putting down the textbooks and picking up the doughnuts. It was all part of a program organized by Dunkin’ in which students and teachers became celebrity coffee makers. In return for their hard work, sto…
MALONE –– Educators from across Franklin County gathered at Mo’s Pub and Grill in Malone on Monday night –– not to grab a bite to eat, but to talk about education requirements for high school students.
Graduation rates for students who entered ninth grade in 2015 in the five northern Franklin County high schools matched or exceeded the statewide average, according to figures released Thursday by the state Education Department.
MALONE –– The Malone Winter Carnival parade –– which was resurrected in 2012 after a decade-long absence, went on hiatus in 2018 and returned in 2019 –– will not take place this year, or in the foreseeable future.
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