Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara tours Fort Plain
Jr. /Sr. High School
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara toured Fort
Plain Jr./Sr. High School on Thursday, May 1, and talked to students
about what they were learning as he continued visiting schools in
His first stop was the distance learning
classroom in the library, where Superintendent Douglas C.
Burton explained that students can take classes that aren’t offered
in the district by using technology.
“This is a way for smaller districts like ours
to benefit from classes in other districts. They can see the teacher
right on the screen,” he said. “It’s BOCES aid-able because we’re
doing it with other districts, and it’s very beneficial to
Santabarbara said “this is fantastic” as he
learned about the opportunities available to students. During the
tour, Santabarbara also stopped into various classrooms, talked to
staff members, and complimented the district’s facilities.
“I had a lot of time to show him every aspect
of our programs in the school,” Mr. Burton added. “"He was favorably
impressed with our school."