The Fort Plain School District
Board of Education will meet in a special session on Monday, Aug.
29, at 7:00 p.m., in the Ronald H. Thibodeau Conference Room, at
the Harry Hoag Elementary School to discuss personnel matters.
Thank you to Matt Ossenfort and Montgomery County for producing and sharing this
video of our Baseball State Champs!!
Board adopts goals for 2016-17 school year
The Fort Plain Board of Education met with
Superintendent David Ziskin to identify key priorities and has set
forth five goals for the 2016-2017 school year.
Fort Plain will leverage Smart Bond to upgrade
security, add classroom technology
The Fort Plain School District is looking to
upgrade security and add classroom technology with money provided
from the 2014 Smart Schools Investment Act.
In total, $2 billion worth of funds were
approved statewide as part of the Smart Schools Bond Act, to be
distributed to all public schools in New York. To receive the
money, districts were required to submit a Smart Schools Investment
Plan to the Smart Schools Review Board for approval.
Free meals for all Fort Plain students in
ALL STUDENTS enrolled in both buildings of
the Fort Plain District will receive both breakfast and lunch for
FREE this year thanks to the Community Eligibility Meal
Certification option for the 2016-2017 school year.
There will be no free/reduced meal forms
circulated. ALL district students will receive a healthy breakfast
and lunch at no charge, regardless of their family status or
The Community Eligibility Program will be in effect for at least
the next four years. Any questions can be directed to Lauri Broady
in the Office of School Nutrition at 993-4000 #1003.
Jr./Sr. High School supply lists available
Students should plan to bring school supplies
attached list (PDF).
"Attention 7th grade...The following items listed is for all your
classes. You do not need these supplies for individual
classes...(4) packs of loose leaf paper, (1) accordion folder, (4)
highlighters assorted colors, flash drive, Pens (Blue of Black),
Pencils, Erasers. Thank you
Elementary supply lists available
Students should plan to bring school supplies
on the list that corresponds with the grade level they will be
entering at Harry Hoag Elementary School.
Click on the appropriate grade below to view
the school supplies you will need:
breakfast and lunches will be provided to children ages 18 and
under all summer at the Harry Hoag Elementary. Beginning on June 28
and running until Aug. 5, meals can be picked up Monday through
Friday. Breakfast is available from 8:15 - 9:00 a.m., and
lunches are available from noon to 1:00 p.m.
There is also an open
site at East Hill Elementary in Canajoharie (July 11- Aug. 19,
State now requires meningitis vaccination in
grades 7, 12
New York state now requires students entering
seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal
Does your child need to be vaccinated before
the start of the 2016-17 school year to meet this requirement? The
answer depends on more than just your child’s age and grade level.
Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School received Silver
Posted April 20, 2016 -
Congratulations to the students, faculty, staff, and administration
at Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School for receiving a Silver
Medal ranking from U.S. News and World Report. Each year, U.S. News
and World Report ranks the best high schools in the country by
assigning Gold, Silver, and Bronze ratings. The rankings include
data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the
District of Columbia. Schools are ranked based on their performance
on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they
prepare students for college. Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School
was ranked #202 in New York and #2,341 nationwide. One more thing
to be proud of in the FPCSD!
Kindergarten registration packages available
Kindergarten registration packets are
available in the Harry Hoag Main Office. Please read this
letter for more information.
Pre-K applications available for pick up
Prekindergarten applications will be available April 4, for the
2016-2017 school year. If your child turns 4 years old on or before
Dec. 1, 2016, he/she is eligible to enroll in our full-day
Prekindergarten Program. Contact the main office at Harry Hoag for
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