Laura Schmitz, who made headlines when supporters complained of her termination as associate principal in Ballston Spa, beat out 11 other applicants for Voorheesville's top spot.
VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Class of 1965 is holding its 50th reunion on Sunday, Oct. 18.
A pig roast at 146 South Main St. in Central Bridge will start at 11 a.m.
For more information, call Donna Sutton at 868-4575.
As the new director of pupil personnel services, Karen Jones will oversee social work, psychology, guidance, and speech and language services for the district.
The school board appointed Jeffrey Vivenzio, an Altamont native, to replace Thomas Reardon as Voorheesville Elementary School principal.
Families and friends jammed into Voorheesville's performing arts center to celebrate the district's graduates.
“I’m interested in video-editing, and 3-D modeling and animation,” Valedictorian Erik Patak said. “I was learning off YouTube, one of the best educational resources.”
John Bennett Mackay learned last month that he had edged out his friends for the honor at a school he enjoyed attending.
The Buffalo Business First newspaper found that only 3.7 percent of the children in the Voorheesville district live below the federally designated poverty line.
A headhunter wooed Dr. Thomas Reardon from Voorheesville Elementary to the superintendent position at Wynantskill Union Free School District in Rensselaer County. Reardon will begin his new duties in July.
Voters also passed a $22.8 million Voorheesville school budget and a $1.1 million library budget.
Copyright © 2013 The Altamont Enterprise.
Albany County, New York