Onteora is one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll. To be included, Onteora had to simultaneously increase access to AP coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams.
Some of Ulster County’s best high school vocalists came together at Onteora High School on January 11 for an intensive vocal jazz workshop. The students – 28 in all – spent the day working with Jeff Welcher, director of Syracuse University’s acclaimed vocal jazz ensemble, “Windjammer.”
Kudos to Onteora’s Science Olympiad Team, which came in 10th out of 33 teams at the Columbia High School Science Olympiad Invitational, held on January 7 in East Greenbush. Collectively, the team took home 12 awards.Select the headline to review the individual/team awards that were earned.
Congratulations to Onteora’s chapter of DECA (an international association of marketing students), which did an excellent job at DECA’s regional competition, held on January 10. Please follow the headline above to read about the awards that our Onteora High School students received.
Onteora parents, guardians, staff members, and community members are cordially invited to a January 5 presentation by Dr. Michael (“Mykee”) Fowlin, the creator of award-winning programs on bullying, discrimination, violence prevention, and diversity. The presentation will take place in the High School/Middle School Auditorium at 7 PM.
The sounds of poetry filled Onteora High School’s auditorium on December 8, when 18 students competed in the school-level stage of this year’s Poetry Out Loud recitation contest. Kudos to the two winners, junior Kira Daniels and senior Kalo Talley, who will be advancing to the regional Poetry Out Loud contest, to be held on February 8 at SUNY Oneonta.
Congratulations to Onteora’s Fall Varsity sports teams, all of which were honored by the New York Public High School Athletic Association for their excellence in the classroom. Earning the status of “Scholar Athlete Teams,” Onteora’s athletes compiled the following scholastic averages: Varsity Boys Golf (94.49), Varsity Girls Tennis (94.21), Varsity Boys Cross Country (94.0), Varsity Girls Soccer (93.49), Varsity Boys Soccer (93.19), Varsity Volleyball (93.00), Varsity Girls Cross Country (92.47), and Varsity Field Hockey (91.38).