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David Ziskin

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Fort Plain, NY 13339



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Fourth graders work with artist-in-residence to create a mosaic for the walls of Harry Hoag Elementary

Students work on muralFourth-grade students have been working with visiting artist, Linda Biggers of Broadalbin, since September. Together, they created a mosaic mural featuring historical landmarks and architecture from around Fort Plain, including both the old covered bridge and the new bridge, the old water fountain in the park and the local library. Partially funded by a grant from The Saratoga Arts Council, the project was a collaboration between the school district and the Friends of Fort Plain. Read More

Congratulations Harry Hoag Students of the Month for January

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Congratulations to the Harry Hoag Elementary Students of the Month: Sophia Rockwell (K), Molly Kwasny (1st),  Daniel Lancaster (2nd), Damien Massie (3rd), Breanna Steinhauer (4th), Luke Staples (5th), William Cochran (6th), and Special Areas- Trent Reynolds (1st). shown here with Interim Principal Beth Donovan, and Principal Lauren Crisman.

Welcome Mrs. Crisman

Elementary students welcomed Mrs. Crisman on her first day at Harry Hoag on Jan. 19. Read her message to parents here.

Welcome Mrs. Crisman

Harry Hoag students purchase elves as a reward for positive behavior

The Elementary Student Council held its annual Elf Auction on Monday, Dec. 21. Students in 4th, 5th and 6th grade used Topper Bucks to purchase the services of an elf for a day. Typical elf duties include: cleaning lockers, organizing desks, carrying books, serving at lunch, etc. Read More

Fort Plain received over 200 books from NYSUT for elementary students

Rob Jenks, Vice President of the Fort Plain Teacher's Association and President,  Pat Hanifin, unpacked a box of over 200 books donated to the Fort Plain Central School District from the New York State United Teacher's Association and First Books Inc.

 A variety of elementary-level books have been distributed among the classrooms and some were put in the library for lending.

NYSUT is putting books in the hands of students with the help of the non-profit organization First Book Inc., and the American Federation of Teachers, a NYSUT national affiliate. Books are made available at low to no cost to high-needs schools and nonprofit programs serving low-income families and kids in need.

First Book Inc., obtains new, high-quality books donated from book publishers and through monetary donations from people and companies that support the program.

A new way to find out about school closings and delays this winter

Parents and students can sign up for the REMIND app on their phones to get text messages when weather forces a school closing or delay! It's simple to sign up: Using your cell phone, just send a text message to 81010 and enter @fpcsd1 in the message box. Download a flyer here for more information (PDF document).

Let's go walking!

The Fort Plain Pacers program began Monday, Nov. 2, and runs through Mar. 31 and is open to the public. Those wishing to walk in the school building will be able to from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on school days.

The cost is a one time fee of $5.00 for your access card. To sign up, see Becky in the District Office between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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