Posts tagged "New Paltz Central School District"
Math error nearly derails New Paltz school renovations

Math error nearly derails New Paltz school renovations

A mathematical error nearly sidelined New Paltz Central School District’s proposed $52 million capital project before it got to voters’ ballots in May. It also exposed a rift on the Board of Education, which voted 4-3 to proceed with putting the renovations to a vote on May 20 — instead of delaying the vote until...
School district administrative offices are now at the Lenape School

School district administrative offices are now at the Lenape School

After six years and at least one failed attempt to move, the New Paltz school district has left its location on Henry W. Dubois Road for good. Staffers and equipment have made the move to the new location at Lenape Elementary School, although not everything is unpacked. Schools Superintendent Maria Rice seemed please with the...
Close but no cigar: New Paltz school budget fails by 18 votes

Close but no cigar: New Paltz school budget fails by 18 votes

Despite majority support at the polls, New Paltz’s school budget still failed Tuesday night – a mere 18 votes away from getting the 60 percent super majority needed to pass a budget above the state tax cap. When it came to whether or not they supported the $50.31 million budget, 1,726 voters said they did...
Six challengers vie for New Paltz School Board, incumbents bow out

Six challengers vie for New Paltz School Board, incumbents bow out

Election Day for the New Paltz Central School District will bring a lot of choices. Voters will have to decide if they’ll support a tax-cap-busting $50.31 million budget, if they’d like the schools to buy $339,000 worth of buses and they’ll have to pick from a crowded field of hopefuls looking for a school board...
New Paltz School District to present preliminary budget

New Paltz School District to present preliminary budget

New Paltz Superintendent Maria Rice and Assistant Superintendent for Business Richard Linden will present preliminary three-level tax levy threshold 2012-2013 conceptual budgets to the Board of Education at its next meeting on Feb. 1. The meeting will take place at New Paltz High School at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The budgets...

Community conversation to discuss New Paltz schools

The New Paltz Central School District is in the process of constructing a long-term facilities plan in conjunction with its financial and educational plan. Difficult decisions need to be made about how to thoughtfully spend on district school buildings and facility needs. To minimize yearly operating costs for the long term, the current Board of...
Back to school

Back to school

Late last week, teachers and principals went back into the classroom in both Highland and New Paltz. As you read this story, children and parents have already picked out those new notebooks, cool pens and groovy markers to gear up for the start of the school year. Changes coming in New Paltz and Highland have...