Capron earns Friends of Education Award from CASDA

Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School social worker Melanie Capron was honored with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award on Feb. 16 at the Friends of Education Dinner. CASDA presents this award to recognize the selfless contributions of individuals who dedicate themselves to serving students and the school community. The Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School … Continue reading “Capron earns Friends of Education Award from CASDA”

Students interview researchers about project to save American chestnut tree

Teacher Jaime Linart’s seventh grade Life Science classes recently participated in video chats with Vern Coffey and Linda McGuigan, research assistants of Dr. William Powell’s from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The team is working on American chestnut tree restoration research and students got to ask questions of the research assistants as part of … Continue reading “Students interview researchers about project to save American chestnut tree”

Braves set new indoor track records

Sierra Grant and Chris Yarush, members of the Fonda-Fultonville Indoor Track Team, established new school records in the Wt. Throw. The event was held at Shenendehowa High School on Thursday Feb. 16 as part of the Division 4 sectional competition. Grant, a junior, set the new record when she threw the 20 pound weight 32 … Continue reading “Braves set new indoor track records”

Kearns places third at state qualifiers

                Justin Kearns recently placed third at the Section II varsity wrestling state qualifiers. His only loss was to the eventual champion, and he was able to stand on the podium as an eighth grader. Congratulations, Justin!

Third grade experiences help make connections between stories and real life

The third grade classes of Mrs. Briggs, Mrs. Murphy, and Mrs. Zajaceskowski have shared classroom experiences this year that have allowed students to make real world connections to their Journeys reading program. Recently, the classes read “Aero and Officer Mike” which was about a police officer and his K9 partner. Sgt. Jason Nare of the … Continue reading “Third grade experiences help make connections between stories and real life”