Education

Bard to host middle school math competition

Bard College mathematics professors Japheth Wood and Lauren Rose along with the Bard Math Circle and the Bard College Mathematics Program will be hosting the American Mathematics Contest 8 (AMC8) for middle school students in the Mid-Hudson Valley next month.

Town asks school district to pay rec fees

Supervisor requests $15,000 annually for schools' use of town fields and tennis courts for varsity sports programs

Facing shrinking revenues from mortgage and sales taxes, the Red Hook town board and the recreation committee are asking the school board to pay a $15,000 yearly fee for use of the athletic fields and tennis courts at the Rec Park on Linden Avenue.

Letter from the Red Hook Superintendent

Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year! We are looking forward to having your child be a part of our teaching and learning community this year. We are also looking forward to working with you to maximize your child’s academic, social, and emotional growth.

Letter from the Rhinebeck Superintendent

The start of each school year is an opportunity to re-dedicate ourselves to provide opportunities for our students to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally and to prepare them for current and future success.

There was nothing robotic about this robo camp

Starr Library hosts innovative summer tech program for kids

The daily sessions were divided by age, with 24 8-10 year olds attending the morning Junior Lego Robotics Academy where they used Lego Mindstorm technology and Robolab, an iconic programming language, to construct and program basic robotic structures.

Local school districts lead county on state tests

Ranking #1 and #2 in proficiency, Red Hook improves, Rhinebeck steps back

As part of the New York State Assessment Program, students in grades 3 through 8 throughout the state are administered standardized tests each year in mathematics and English language arts to measure their proficiency. The results are grouped by grade level.