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David Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

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Fort Plain, NY 13339

518.993.4000

 

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2016-17 Budget Newsletter mailed to residents

Posted May 3, 2016 - District residents will go to the polls on May 17 to vote on a $19.5 million proposed budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The budget reflects a 2.68 percent increase over the 2015-16 spending plan, but carries no increase in the tax levy. A budget newsletter and budget notification have been mailed to all district residents.  A public budget hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m., in the district conference room.

Here comes the sun

Fort Plain CSD expected to save more than $850,000 over the next 20 years by harnessing the power of the sun

solar panelsPosted April 20, 2016 - Fort Plain Central School District Superintendent David Ziskin proudly looked on as Fort Plain Board member Jeff Jones and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara flipped the switch yesterday on a new solar garden constructed off of Route 5, just west of Nelliston. The project will save the district more than $850,000 in power costs over the next 20 years — all while providing educational opportunities to students. Read more

Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School received Silver Medal ranking

Posted April 20, 2016 - Congratulations to the students, faculty, staff, and administration at Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School for receiving a Silver Medal ranking from U.S. News and World Report. Each year, U.S. News and World Report ranks the best high schools in the country by assigning Gold, Silver, and Bronze ratings. The rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college. Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School was ranked #202 in New York and #2,341 nationwide. One more thing to be proud of in the FPCSD! Read more

Fort Plain school board approves proposed budget with 0 % increase in tax levy

Posted April 14, 2016 - The board of education voted Wednesday night, April 13, to approve a $19.5 million proposed budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The budget reflects a 2.68 percent increase over the 2015-16 spending plan, but carries no increase in the tax levy. The proposed budget will go before voters on May 17.  Read more

Budget Hearing to be held May 4, at 7:00 p.m., in the District Office Conference Room*

Updated April 20, 2016 - On Wednesday, May 4, Fort Plain Central School District Board of Education and administration will present the 2016-17 proposed budget to the public during it's annual Budget Hearing at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room (*please note the change in location). 

Harry Hoag Elementary Math-a-thon raises $2,115 for St. Jude Children's Hospital

Students and staff at Harry Hoag Elementary School recently participated in the St. Jude Math-a-thon, collecting more than $2,000 to help children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Read More

Two seats up for election on FPCSD Board of Education

Two seats on the Fort Plain Central School District Board of Education are up for election and will appear on the May 17 ballot, alongside the annual school budget vote. Read More

2016-17 state budget includes $1.5 billion education funding increase, end to GEA

On Friday, April 1, New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget that includes an overall $1.5 billion – or 6.5 percent – increase in education funding. The state budget ends the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which has diverted billions of dollars from schools during the last seven years.  Read More

Pre-K applications available for pick up

GESD iconPrekindergarten applications will be available April 4, for the 2016-2017 school year. If your child turns 4 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2016, he/she is eligible to enroll in our full-day Prekindergarten Program. Contact the main office at Harry Hoag for more information.

Fort Plain senior, Travis Herringshaw, awarded elite scholarship

TravisFort Plain High School student Travis Herringshaw has been selected as a 2015 QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipient. He is one of 657 students chosen for this honor, out of 13,264 applicants. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the Jr./Sr. High School Students of the Month

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Harry Hoag Students of the Month

March Students of the MonthCongratulations to the Students of the Month for March: Jamier McGough (K), Madison Lewis (1st), Gavin Mabie (2nd), Ashlynn Hart (3rd), Chloe Sickler (4th), Stephen Gray (5th), MaKayla Lozier (6th), and Anthony Paradiso (library).

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