Students explore job opportunities at Construction Career Day

S.S.. Seward Institute students were among the more than 600 high school students who learned about career opportunities in the building trades at the Hudson Valley Construction Career Day, held Fri., April 12, at Rockland Community College. Opportunities in the construction trades are expected to grow. The industry is facing a chronic labor shortage, and …

Eighth-graders discover careers at Y2Kids Expo

S.S. Seward Institute’s grade 8 students learned about an array of carreer opportunities at the 2019 Y2Kids Careers from A to Z Expo, an annual interactive event hosted by the Career and Technical Education (CTE) division of Orange-Ulster BOCES. Florida’s students joined hundreds of others from surrounding districts in informational sessions and the exploration of …

Important notice about the April 2 computer-based tests

Dear Spartan Parents: The New York State Education Department experienced technical difficulties with the grades 3-8 ELA computer-based testing today, April 2. As a result, we have been asked to shift our assessment schedule to resume on Thursday.  This is true of all schools in New York. Our Spartans were patient, kind and frankly, showed …

Two S.S. Seward juniors complete first year of Touro medical program

Congratulations to S.S. Seward juniors Ari Campos and Alice Mazur for completing the first year of Touro College’s challenging Med Achieve program. Med-Achieve is an after-school medical science enrichment program for high school students offered by Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown. Ari and Alice will continue the program next year as seniors. Med …

Missing something? Please check Golden Hill’s Lost & Found

The Lost & Found collection at Golden Hill Elementary School is overflowing with coats, mittens, lunch boxes, water bottles and countless other items. Please ask your student to take a look and see if they recognize anything. Your stuff misses you!

S.S. Seward Principal’s Corner: NYS Assessments are in April and May

Mr. Rheaume’s April Message This spring, our students in grades 3-8 will again take New York State Assessments aligned to the state’s new learning standards.  We are truly looking for our students to show us their best on these assessments.  Doing their best helps to create a “can do” culture in our two great schools, …

New in Sports! Three Spartans make BCANY All-Star team; Winter scholar-athletes announced

Congratulations to Grant Gravelle, Daryll Walker, Brandon Serrano for being selected to the Basketball Coaches Association on New York (BCANY) All-Star team for Class C/D! In other honors, Matt Stam was selected as the Player of The Year, and the team  received the BCANY Sportsmanship Award. Also in Spartan news, the following athletes are S.S. Seward’s …

Like us! The Florida Union Free School District is now on Facebook

The Florida Union Free School District has a new Facebook page and we’re sharing all kinds of great news about our students and school community! FUFSD on Facebook joins a FUFSD communications line-up that includes the district’s website, a mobile app, School Messenger, and Twitter accounts for Golden Hill, S.S. Seward, FUFSD Athletics and the …

Voters approve 2019 Capital Project

Voters in the Florida Union Free School District have approved the 2019 Capital Project. Here are the unofficial results of the Feb. 26 vote: 187 “yes” ballots cast 112 “no” ballots cast The $7,985,804 million capital improvement project will address necessary building repairs, enhances learning spaces, and make Golden Hill Elementary and S.S. Seward Institute …

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