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Douglas C. Burton

Superintendent of Schools

25 High Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339



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Notice of hearing, budget vote and election

To see a PDF notice of the upcoming budget vote, hearing and the other propositions on the budget, click here.

Budget 2014-15
Fort Plain Board of Education adopts 18.8 million budget for 2014-15
Budget decreases taxes by 3 percent, adds positions

The Fort Plain Central School District Board of Education unanimously adopted the $18,800,000 school budget for 2014-15 at its regular meeting on April 9. The proposed spending plan, which calls for a year-to-year spending decrease of 2.59 percent, would carry a tax levy decrease of 3 percent. The budget goes before voters on May 20. (full story)

Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High students write letters for Military Child Appreciation Month

Students in Melanie Pombrio’s and Nancy Wilder’s classes at Fort Plain Jr. /Sr. High School wrote “thank you” letters and appreciation cards in April in recognition of Military Child Appreciation Month. (full story)

Standing room only at Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club’s, Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz – presented by the Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club in March – proved to be a crowd favorite with huge crowds on Saturday night and almost standing room only at the Sunday matinee. To see photos, click here.

Teachers from Fort Plain and Canajoharie learn co-teaching strategies at seminar in Syracuse

The Fort Plain and Canajoharie Central School Districts recently sent 13 representatives to a co-teaching seminar in Syracuse. The seminar was taught by Marilyn Friend, who is considered a leader in the field. Co-teaching is when two teachers share a classroom and instructional responsibilities. (full story)

Budget 2014-15
Fort Plain voters to see three propositions on ballot on May 20
Bus proposition wouldn’t affect local taxes and third proposition for local library is completely separate from district

On May 20, 2014, Fort Plain Central School District voters will vote on three propositions: the district budget, a bus proposal, and the community library budget. (full story)

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