Voorheesville Central School District

A Voorheesville mother raised concerns that  90 percent of Voorheesville sixth-graders have averages of 85 or higher and yet, on standardized tests, only 20 to 30 percent score in the top.

The director of transportation and facilities for the Voorheesville district told the school board about safety and health problems with the bus garage and outlined a proposal to build a new one.

In spite of its tax cap and a sparse increase in state aid, the Voorheesville School District will likely not see cuts in its upcoming budget. A meeting on Jan. 30 will discuss the preliminary budget, which includes increases to staff expenses and a high-priced capital project.

The former middle school principal will be taking the role of superintendent of the Averill Park School District in Rensselaer County.

“The Music Man Jr.” will play at the Lydia Tobler Performing Arts Center in Vorheesville this weekend.

Voorheesville’s high school’s robotics club gave a presentation on their most recent endeavors at the Monday night school board meeting.

The Voorheesville Blackbirds girls volleyball team battled Lake George in a five-set match in the Class C sectional semifinal on Wednesday Nov. 2.

Voorheesville Central School District, Blackbirds, soccer, sectionals, Rebecca Gregg

The Blackbirds won Friday afternoon over Broadalbin-Perth in the Class B sectional opening-round game at home. 

Voorheesville Central School District released findings last Thursday of 38 water outlets testing above the minimum level of lead out of the 125 sinks and water fountains in the middle school and high school.

Following up on earlier test results that found three sinks in the elementary school with lead contaminants over the state limit, Voorheesville school district has now uncovered 11 locations in its elementary school with lead levels above the limit.


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