Dept. of Labor officials visit teacher apprenticeship program, present proclamation

In celebration of the first New York State Apprenticeship Month and National Apprenticeship Week, Stillwater Central School District, along with the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSHWE) BOCES and the Classroom Academy, hosted New York State Department of Labor Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development Chris White, New York State Department of Labor Director of Apprenticeship Training Christopher Pinheiro, and …

HS art students connect with children in Nigeria through the Memory Project

Without meeting or speaking with them, students in Samantha Conboy’s art classes at Stillwater High School have again captured the personalities of children from across the globe by creating their portraits. Students in the drawing class and advanced drawing and painting class are participating in the Memory Project, a youth arts organization that promotes understanding …

A towering lesson about soil and erosion solidifies STEM skills

Students in Susan Hilt’s second grade class at Stillwater Elementary School recently took on the Sand Towers Challenge, and their success was evidence of some solid STEM learning. The students have been studying soils and erosion, and they recently used BOCES science kits to put their science, technology, engineering and math -STEM – knowledge to …

17 Stillwater Middle School students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Seventeen Stillwater Middle School students have been inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) in recognition of their achievement and accomplishments. According to NJHS, “Five main purposes have guided chapters of NJHS from the beginning: to create enthusiasm for scholarship; to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; to encourage responsible citizenship; …

Message from the superintendent: Transportation, weather challenges

Dear Stillwater Families, We are proud that our Transportation Department has been able to provide consistent service at all times. Today, we have finally reached a point where staff shortages may impact runs on a particular day. While this is not ideal, it is important that we notify you of this possibility if/ when it …

Stillwater students excel in music, selected for competitive festivals

Stillwater Jr./Sr. High School students continue to excel in music, being selected for competitive area, regional and statewide groups and performances. Congratulations to 19 middle school and nine high school students for being accepted into this year’s All County Choral Festival. A record number of Stillwater students – 28 in total – were selected and …

Board of Education special meeting set for Nov. 9

The Stillwater Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The agenda has been posted on BoardDocs.com.  

Elementary learners tackle first-ever schoolwide STEAM Challenge

Stillwater Elementary launched a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) program this fall for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Besides participating in a dynamic on-campus program led by teacher Wendy Johnston, students tackled their first-ever schoolwide at-home STEAM Challenge in September and October. “Who’s ready to get creative and solve this trick …

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