After months of hard work, the piles of scrap metal donated to the Mount Morris Career and Technical Center’s metal trades class have been transformed into Wings of Steel.
“One night, think twice” was the theme at Dansville Central School last week when the fire department set up a mock car crash involving students to get them to think before they get in the car with someone who has been drinking.
Two full time teaching positions will be reinstated at Dansville Central School thanks to their $600,000 state aid increase.
Dansville Central School found itself $600,000 wealthier than in January when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his school aid package. Superintendent Paul Alioto got the uplifting news last week.
Dansville High School students and Mount Morris Career and Technical Center metal trade students have worked for weeks on metal sculptures that will be auctioned off in June.
At an education rally last Tuesday, roughly 600 students, parents, community members and educational staff gathered to listen to Dr. Richard Timbs, the executive director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium.
“The time to act is now,” is the message Dr. Richard Timbs sent to roughly 600 students, parents, community members and educational staff on Tuesday.
Timbs explained the financial peril many schools in low-wealth, rural communities are facing. He said it’s not that there isn’t enough money allocated to schools in the state budget, but rather it’s not being distributed fairly enough.
As budget talks continue at Dansville Central School, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal seems a little too generous.
Dansville Central School District is looking to increase the school’s budget by approximately $1.5 million. In a board meeting Jan. 22, the district presented their proposals including offering summer school for all grades and better technology for professional development.
As part of a community night at Ellis B. Hyde Elementary School in Dansville last Wednesday, parents of students in primary and elementary school heard of changes coming to their students’ classrooms.
“We’ve always had standards, but what’s different in the Common Core is there are some shifts,” reading teacher Mary Ellen Webster explained.
Dansville is looking a little more colorful these days, thanks to students from Dansville Central School. High school students, who are all a part of the National Art Honor Society, painted the windows of four local businesses.
It’s OK to be nice here, that is the message Mike Falzoi, 10-12 principal of Dansville Central School, wants his students to know. Falzoi along with Amy Schiavi, 7-9 principal, and Tom Frazier, 7-12 dean of students, are taking a stand against bullying and promoting a positive change in their school.
A 30-car parking lot has been stricken from a $4.86 million capital project proposal after Dansville Central School District conducted a public information forum Nov. 28, in which people addressed their concerns.
Cheyenne Markowski, a Dansville eighth grader, won the 20-E1 district-wide competition for Lions Peace Poster Contest, an international competition through Lions International.