Keshequa Central School students took a stand for their teachers at a board meeting last week.
Due to budget and state aid cuts, Keshequa will have to reduce the number of teachers in the business program as well as in the art program.
Pending the results of Tuesday night’s vote, Keshequa athletic fields will be a little easier to navigate when parking.
Tom Kelleher, interim principal at Nunda Middle School, is concerned about the number of absences students in fifth through seventh grades are accumulating.
Anyone interested in becoming a school board member throughout the Genesee Valley BOCES District can attend an informational meeting Wednesday, March 27, 7 p.m. at the Nunda Building board conference room in Keshequa Central School.
Keshequa Central School capital improvements will be a two-phase project, officials said at a meeting last week.
The state Class C girls soccer title came down to one goal Sunday as freshman Jordyn Haynes claimed Hoosick Falls’ second trophy in two years.
A little overtime work suits Keshequa just fine. Keshequa scored twice in extra time for the second straight game, catapulting the Lady Indians into Sunday’s NYS Class C championship game with a 3-1 victory over Sauquoit Valley Saturday in Cortland.
After two goals in two overtimes Saturday, Keshequa will see two state playoffs in two years.
The Nunda-Dalton girls’ soccer team is again headed back to Cortland to compete in the Class C girls’ soccer state championship next weekend. The Indians bested Addison 2-1 in the Class C playdowns on Nov. 7 and held onto the Far West Regional title by defeating Holland 2-0 Saturday at Webster Thomas High School.
The Keshequa girls’ soccer squad brought home another Section V, Class C championship trophy following a 3-0 win over Wheatland-Chili in Caledonia.
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Changes are afoot at Keshequa Middle School / High School, starting with new principal Kermit Moyer. Moyer, a school administrator who comes from Chenango Valley Central School District in Binghamton, brings new ideas and a fresh perspective to the long-established school.
Kristina Mileham was approved by the Keshequa Central School Board on July 11 as the new Pupil Personnel Services director for the Keshequa Central School District, but did not officially start until Aug. 22. She is a current resident in Wyoming, in neighboring Wyoming County with her family. Her son attends the Wyoming school.
In what is one of the most significant moments in any person's life, a little more than 300 now-adults walked across a platform in local schools to receive their high school diplomas - a right of passage marking a person's exit from one phase of their life and into another.
With school districts having to propose tight budgets, some with staffing cuts once again due to moderate state aid funding and a state-imposed tax cap that places additional burdens on the budgeting process, all three districts within the Express coverage area saw its budgets pass with ease May 15.
Keshequa approved its 2012-13 budget proposal April 18. School officials cut five teaching positions to make expenditures balance.
This week, the Express gets to know Keshequa's new superintendent.
Student scores on state Math and ELA results is intended to be a reflection on the teaching standards for a local school district.
For districts across New York state, scores came in lower than last year due to a drastic change in the scoring method — after students had already taken the test.
Coach Gerald “Pete” Goho has plenty to be pleased with over his previous three years as Keshequa girls’ varsity soccer coach. The team has a 45-10-7 mark over that time and the Indians are coming off of a campaign which found them falling to the eventual New York State Champions from Marion. In 2010 the Lady Indians were 15-4-2 overall and took the Livingston County Division III top spot with a mark of 8-1-1.
Now that fall 2011 is rolling around, Goho still has a big smile on his face as the Lady Indians return 10 of the 11 starters from a year ago.
The end of an era brings the beginning of a new one. That was the common thread spoken during graduation ceremonies last weekend.