Voorheesville Central School District

A plan from the Voorheesville Central School District that will forgo the construction of a new bus garage in favor of leasing space from Albany County would save taxpayers $3 million over 30 years, school leaders say.

Doreen Saia, the new president of the Voorheesville Central School Board, is looking forward to collaborating with the school board, and administration, to sustain the success the district has had.

Jaynie Parmenter spent many years in the world of local youth theater but never imagined she would perform on Broadway right after graduating from high school.

Madison Rose Canfora credits her family for her success. Voorheesville’s salutatorian plans to study medicine at Duke University, which she chose for its balance between social and academic life.

The valedictorian spoke on the importance of hard work; the salutatorian on the need to stay true to self; and the keynote speaker, science teacher Kenneth Young, gave the 95 graduates a self-care list to follow — all at Voorheesville’s June 23 graduation ceremony.

VOORHEESVILLE — Voorheesville’s high school is on a list of 185 schools in New York identified as Reward Schools.

VOORHEESVILLE — The school district here is offering its students what it calls a new pathway to graduation: career and technical education, known as CTE.

A long-time board member, C. James Coffin, and a newcomer, Robert Samson, are guaranteed seats on the Voorheesville School Board as no one else is in the running.

When the state budget was finalized, a week after deadline, the Voorheesville schools came out $55,000 ahead of what the governor had proposed in aid, allowing the addition of two part-time teachers.

Voorheesville teacher Tim Mattison says, in the months his second-graders spend watching trout grow, they learn to appreciate wildlife and commitment to a project

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