November 6 is Ulster County Emergency Evacuation Drill Day. All public schools in Ulster County, including Onteora, will release students approximately 15 minutes early on this day as part of an annual drill that tests the evacuation procedures of each district’s Emergency Management/Disaster Preparedness Plan. The Commissioner of Education has mandated that this drill be conducted annually in all New York State public schools. Please plan accordingly.
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In September, after a series of discussions during public Board meetings, the District adopted “Superintendent Goals for 2014-15.”
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We have not detected this virus in our schools at this time, but recent news reports have shared that a virus called Enterovirus D68 (EV D68) has been found in school aged children in many states. Select the headline above for precautionary information from the NYS School Health Services Center.
This past year, our principals and teachers were evaluated as part of New York State’s mandated Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) process. This system, which includes multiple measures of effectiveness, results in a single composite score and effectiveness rating...select the headline for the process.
For the Superintendent Conference Day on September 2, Board President Tony Fletcher welcomed the staff back to Onteora for the new school year with some prepared remarks.. please select the headline above for the full remarks.
We’re going mobile! Check out Onteora’s new mobile app, an all-in-one information source for parents, students, staff, and community members. The app was developed to provide easy, direct access to the District’s most sought-after information in the most convenient format...select the headline above for more information.
6:00 PM BOE Meeting: Bennett School
6:00 PM BOE Meeting: Phoenicia School