For Farnsworth Middle School, its principal said, “One of the pillars is social equity … Something that’s always on our minds as educators here is make sure we are inclusive.”

Coronavirus overview

The hope is that, with three-foot distancing, school buildings can accommodate more students. The Biden administration has been pushing to open elementary and middle schools by the end of the month.

 

 

 

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Guilderland

GUILDERLAND — Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland is among 16 schools statewide that have been redesignated as a 2021 Essential Elements: Schools to Watch.

Sports

The Voorheesville Boys soccer team coming off a 13-day pause got back onto the pitch on Tuesday afternoon, April 13, against Schalmont at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam. After a back and forth first half, the Blackbirds dominated the second half to push past the Sabres 3 to 1.

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Regional

Beyond Plastics National Organizing Director Alexis Goldsmith told The Enterprise that she and other activists were “disappointed” that Congressman Paul Tonko’s bill makes allowances for waste incineration, which she described as counterproductive to the fight against climate change.

New Scotland

Enrollment in the Voorheesville Central School District is projected to increase to 1,300 by 2025-26, a nearly 100-student increase from its current count, 1,204.

Hilltowns

Knox Planning Board Member Debra Nelson suddenly left a March meeting that she was attending remotely before she could cast her vote on whether to override the county planning board’s recommendation against a proposed solar facility.

 

 

 

 

 

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