Congratulations: to the following students who were grade level representatives in the Grade 5-8 District-wide Spelling Bee on January, 23rd: Charlotte Weinstein, Anastasia Giannoulis, Nuala Seabrook, Hannah Mercier, Adam Wert, Maggie Wainwright, Daniel Rose Levine, and Phoebe Gilbert
Special Congratulations: to Charlotte Weinstein, 5th grade and Alexandra Snyder, 7th grade who will compete in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee in Schenectady on February 24th.
Congratulations All County Musicians: This year, we had 21
9th-graders selected for DCMEA Junior High All-County. Students
are eligible for these "all-star" ensembles based on their
NYSSMA solo scores from the previous spring; thus, these students represent
some of the best 6th through 9th grade musicians in the county. High School
participants are: Doug Appenzeller, Emily Appenzeller, Joe Becker, Daniel
Berns, Anna Bellici, Lily Ruth Bryant, Allie Budd, Gwyss dell'Acqua, Sage
Engasser, Maddi Guski, Ryan Hobson, Ethan Husted., Holley Kaiser. Josh Lococo,
Liz Louie, Ani Makebish, Chapman Odlum. Colin Peterson. Emily Shein.
Zach Soper. Nikki Swart. Middle School All-County participants are:
Aaron Card, Regina DeMier, Alexis Ferrara,
Lily Kafka, Jack Marcotte, Anna Marcotte, Jonathan Rhea,
Liam Schmitz., Kyle Staubi and Amber Vigil.
Scholastic Art Competition: Art Department Shines in the
Scholastic Art Competition!. The Scholastic Art Competition gives students the
opportunity to have their work evaluated by industry leaders and exhibited in
venues as well as cities across the country through a traveling exhibit. Gold
and Silver Key winning students earn opportunities for recognition, exhibition,
publication and scholarships. This year our district had 4 Gold Key winners and
4 Silver Key winners. The Gold and Silver artworks were created by: Will Avis, Jacqueline
Davies, Caitlin Sinnott, Ariana Padilla-Carreras. We also received 14 Honorable Mentions for Individual
Artworks and 16 Honorable Mentions for senior portfolios. Congratulations to