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Douglas C. Burton

Superintendent of Schools

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Fort Plain, NY 13339



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Fort Plain CSD receives a $35,613 grant to manage school records

Fort Plain Fort Plain continues to seek alternative means for funding

Administrators were notified this week that Fort Plain Central School District has been awarded a $35,613 NYS Local Government Records Management grant. This grant will fund a more efficient way access to semi-active school files and a better way to handle requests for records.  (full story)

Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. Fort Plain Central School District is providing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and to help prevent the spread of the illness. (full story)

BOCES-led consortium wins $393,966 to review assessments

Fort Plain CSD one of fourteen districts included

A consortium of 14 school districts led by Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES has won $393,966 to review and improve student assessment practices. (full story)

Fort Plain among state grant recipients for full-day pre-kindergarten program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday, Aug. 11, that Fort Plain Central School District will receive up to $327,730 in grant money to fund a full-day pre-kindergarten program that will begin this September in the Harry Hoag Elementary building. (full story)

Welcome back newsletter available here

Icon of Newsletter coverFort Plain Central School District distributes a printed newsletter in the local Pennysaver. It's chuck full of information! You can view a pdf of the flyer by clicking on the photo.

Grant money enables family reading nights to continue at Fort Plain

Fort Plain Central School District recently was awarded a $2,000 Early Literacy Grant from Target to continue the “Learning to Live/Living to Learn” Family Reading Nights. Four reading nights will be hosted at the Harry Hoag Elementary School Library throughout the year (dates to be announced). (full story)

New elementary principal offers fresh outlook for Harry Hoag community

Seasoned educator to build on strengths of existing programs

Welcome Mr. Hutchinson

Harry Hoag Elementary School’s new principal wants school to be a place of joy.

Fred Hutchinson, who was appointed principal by the Fort Plain Board of Education on June 4, plans to “infuse joy back into learning” with a variety of fun after-school activities such as monthly movie nights and ice cream socials designed to help bring families together and make the school the center of the community. (full story)

Fort Plain schools listed in ‘Good Standing’ by NYS Department of Education

SED releases accountability status for all New York schools

The The Fort Plain Central School District, along with Harry Hoag Elementary and Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School have all been listed as being in “Good Standing” by the New York State Education Department, based on student test scores from the 2013-2014 school year.(full story)

New immunization requirements for students entering kindergarten and grade 6

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has revised immunization requirements for school attendance to be consistent with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The changes will impact students entering kindergarten and grade 6 in 2014-15. (full story)

Fort Plain Central School District Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

The Fort Plain School District is committed to ensuring student privacy in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and district policies. To this end and pursuant to U.S. Department of Education (DOE) regulations (Education Law 2-d), the district is providing the following Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security: Read More

Harry Hoag Elementary 2014-2015 registration, and transferring students information

The registration process for new students will be begin July 1, 2014. The registration office will be open Monday thru Thursday 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM. If you have moved into the district please contact the Harry Hoag Elementary school for students in grade levels PKH-6th @ 518-993-4000 extension #3060. (full story)

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