New physical examination form

New York state has released a new School Health Examination Form that parents and doctors should use beginning July 1. The form is available at the State Education Department website at While the state considers the 2018-19 school year to be a transition year when schools can accept ANY completed health exam form, the new … Continue reading “New physical examination form”

Elementary school 4th Quarter Academic and Character Awards

Congratulations to all of the students who were recognized at the Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School’s fourth quarter Academic and Character Award Celebration on June 15! Kindergarten Duval: Grady Schwabrow (Writing), Lucas Carpenter (Reading), Thomas Taylor (Perseverance), Aubree Eckler (Citizen of the Year) Hanifin: Robert Pedrozo (Math), Sydney Jacquard (Reading), Lucian Vautrin (Perseverance), Aiden Eckler (Trustworthiness), Ella … Continue reading “Elementary school 4th Quarter Academic and Character Awards”

Students honored at FMCC; HFM BOCES recognition dinner

Five students from Fonda-Fultonville were among 60 across the region who were recognized at Fulton Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES’ third annual Student Recognition Dinner on Monday, June 4. Honorees were selected to attend the awards dinner to recognize their academic and personal achievements during high school. Including B-P, districts nominating students for recognition … Continue reading “Students honored at FMCC; HFM BOCES recognition dinner”

First graders host pen pals from Wheelerville

First graders in Rita Garguilo’s class got a visit from their pen pals from Wheelerville Union Free Central School on Thursday, June 7. Garguilo’s students were paired up with Wheelerville’s classroom teacher, Shar Wager. “This was a yearlong project,” Garguilo said. “In addition to making some great new friendships, our students’ writing  skills significantly improved.” During the … Continue reading “First graders host pen pals from Wheelerville”