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Dr. David  Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

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Fort Plain, NY 13339



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Special meeting of the Board of Education

 The Fort Plain Board of Education will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, March 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room to discuss personnel issues.

Harry Hoag is accepting registrations for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year has begun at Fort Plain School District.

If your child will turn 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2017 then he/she is eligable for Kindergarten.,  Please call 518-993-4000 ext. #3013 to register your child for 2017-2018 school year. We will then send you a packet to fill out to start the registration process for your child. You may also pick up a packet by coming to the school during school hours 7:30 a.m..– 3:30 p.m.

Students currently enrolled in our PreK Program will automatically be registered for Kindergarten at Harry Hoag. If your child will not attend our Kindergarten, please notify your child’s teacher.

Children who turn 4 years old on or before 12/1/17 are eligible for PreK. 2017-2018 full day Pre-K applications will be available April 3. You may pick them up at the Elementary Kiosk after 8:00 a.m. If you have any questions you may call the Elementary Kiosk at 993-4000 ext. #3013.

March Newsletter available

Download a PDF copy of the recent March newsletter here.

Congratulations to the Battle of the Books Campions

Battle of the Books winners
Congratulations to Fort Plain High School's winning team: Quinn Jones, Sherry Huang, Kevin Staples and Michael D'Arcanelis (who stood in for Bryce Thibodeau who was sick). The team was given nine questions for the tie breaker between Oneonta and Fort Plain and they won 10-6. Great job!

March menus are now available here.

Mark your calendars for the Drama production of "The King and I"

The Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club production of “The King and I” will be presented on Mar. 24 and 25 at 7:00 p.m., and on Mar. 26 at 2:00 p.m. Canajoharie High School. Admission is $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and students.

Athletics schedules available on-line

The Fort Plain School District and WAC athletics schedules are now posted at

Fort Plain Students of the Month for December


Congratulations to the December JR./SR. HS Students of the Month: Brittney Allen (12th), Michael Hoffman (11th), Janae Leonard (10th), Jasmine Livingston (9th), Cassandra Etherton (8th missing from photo), and Derek Prevost(7th).

Free Story Hour for kindergarten and first grade

Thanks to a grant from the Yerdon Foundation, the Fort Plain Free Library will be teaming up with Harry Hoag Elementary to present a series of free story hours. Free Story Hour is open to all kindergarten and first grade students, parents or caregivers are more than welcome to join in. Each story hour will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Harry Hoag Library, and at the Fort Plain Llibrary on the 4th or last Tuesday of the month. Program runs from November through the end of May. Read more

Water test results are in for Fort Plain CSD

A letter from Superintendent David Ziskin will be mailed home describing the results of water testing completed at The Harry Hoag Elementary building. A copy of the letter, along with information regarding lead testing requirements can be found here.

Fitness opportunities at FPSD

The Fort Plain Pacers Walking Program will run through April 30. Walking is permitted on school days from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Visit the District Office to have your card re-activated for returning walkers, or to sign up. New member cards cost $5.00. 

This year, the Board of Education would like to open the Fitness Center to members of our community from Nov. 1 - April 30. The cost is $20.00 per month – payable at the beginning of each month. Hours will be posted once a schedule has been developed.

If you have any questions regarding either program, please contact Becky in the District Office at 518-993-4000 ext. #1000.

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