During the American Education Festival held at Fonda-Fultonville Middle School on Thursday, Jan. 21, the seventh grade life science class Skype’d with Professor William Powell from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry regarding the genetic engineering of the American chestnut tree.
Students at Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School got some golf lessons from a local golf pro during their physical education classes the past two weeks, learning the fundamentals of the different strokes and swings. Rich Scott, owner of Fox Run Golf Course in Johnstown, brought the Golf in Schools Program to Fonda-Fultonville’s youngest learners as part of … Continue reading “Elementary students get golf lessons”
This week, the New York State Education Department released high school graduation rates for students who entered 9th grade in 2011. For Fonda-Fultonville Central School District, the data shows that 83 percent of these students graduated in June 2015 (four years), a 10 percent decrease compared to 2014’s graduation rate of 93 percent. Superintendent of … Continue reading “District’s graduation rate for 2015 is 83 percent”
The Fonda-Fultonville Odyssey of the Mind teams are preparing for the regional competition March 12 at Canajoharie schools. We have four middle school teams, two upper elementary team and a primary team. Each team must solve a long term problem by using science, technology, the arts, engineering and math to some extent. The kids have … Continue reading “Odyssey of the Mind prepares for regional competition”