S.S. Seward Principal’s Corner: Mr. Rheaume’s June Message

Mr. Rheaume’s June Message Spartan Nation!  The school year is winding down and my hope is that our students are preparing for final exams.  We have challenged them to achieve an 85 percent or higher to show their best. In return, we will provide a homemade lunch and ice cream sundae stand to reward their …

Meet Seward’s Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Congratulations to S.S. Seward’s Valedictorian Holly Blumenberg and Salutatorian Athena Moustakas. Holly is a member of the National Honor Society, band, and Youth and Government. She is very active in her church and has performed with the hand bell choir for seven years. Holly is also a member of MAD (Make a Difference group), which …

60 college credits offered at S.S. Seward

S.S. Seward Institute students can earn college credits before their high school graduation with courses offered through SUNY Orange, Dominican College and Syracuse University. The course offerings are: Freshman English I (3 credits) Freshman English II (3 credits) General Biology I (4 credits) General Biology II (4 credits) College Introductory to Spanish (3 credits) U.S. …

Budget vote, school board elections, is Tuesday, May 21

On Tuesday, May 21, Florida voters will consider a $22,687,220 budget for the 2019-20 school year. Through careful planning, the proposed spending plan minimizes the increase in the tax levy to 1.5 percent, far under Florida’s allowable increase of 2.2 percent. The tax levy is the total amount of money a school district can raise …

Golden Hill student artwork honors William Henry Seward

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the Golden Hill Elementary student artwork that will be displayed throughout the Village of Florida as a tribute to William Henry Seward! Each May, the Florida Historical Society commemorates the life (and birthday!) of one the nation’s influential figures. This year, Seward Day will be celebrated Saturday, May …

Pre-kindergarteners mark Arbor Day with tree planting

Golden Hill’s pre-kindergarteners helped make the community a little bit greener this Arbor Day, and helped  plant trees along Wheeler and Green Meadow roads. In all, the young students – along with members of Warwick Valley Gardeners and the Warwick Valley Tree Commission – planted 18 trees on Saturday, April 26. A variety of trees …

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 …

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