Voorheesville Central School District

Frank Macri

Drawing on his music-teacher background, Frank Macri said, a school district is like an orchestra where everyone has to work together to be successful. 

Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail pavilion

In nearly two decades of existence, the Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has given away over $200,000 to help fund local projects. Between Sept. 3 and Oct. 1, the group will be accepting applications for its latest initiative, the “Big Ideas” competition.

At the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville School Board, teachers and residents aired grievances over issues of transparency, communication, and planning. The district’s students were again recognized for their work in the classroom. 

After its board president was ousted in the May elections, the Voorheesville Board of Education elevated its vice president to president and elected a new VP.

Luke Canfora

As she spoke to the Class of 2019, co-salutatorian Alicia Kelley referenced a quote often attributed to Mark Twain, “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.” 

The Voorheesville School District surprised its longtime retiring transportation supervisor with a bridge named in his honor on the last day of school. 

The Clayton A. Bouton High School Class of 2019 was challenged by speaker David Lawrence to make the world a better place. 

The Voorheesville Central School District remains without a permanent replacement for superintendent, after the school board’s preferred candidate refused the job for health reasons.

Voorheesville Superintendent Brian Hunt, who had already announced his retirement, will be taking medical leave starting June 1.

In Voorheesville, incumbents fell and budgets were easily approved on Tuesday, May 21.


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