Regents and testing week schedule for Jr./Sr. High School

It is that time of year where the tests are coming up. Here is the schedule for the week of Jan. 22-26.

Monday, January 22

8 a.m.


  • ELA Regents
  • English 10R (McCall)
  • English 10H (McCall)
  • SUNY English (McCall)

Room 103

Spanish II (Jarabek)

12 p.m. (noon)


  • Living Environment Regents
  • English 9 (Clute, Yurkewecz)
  • English 9H (McCall)
  • Living Environment (Jarabek, Smith)

Room 110

Foundations/Tech/Wood (Heroth)

Tuesday, January 23

8 a.m.


  • U.S. History and Government Regents
  • Geometry Regents
  • Freshman Seminar (Stokna)
  • Geometry (DiBiase)
  • Participation in Government (Sacco)
  • U.S. History (Ryan)

Room 103

Spanish I (Pombrio)

Room 101

A.P. U.S. History (Gray, Niles)

12 p.m. (noon)

  • Gym
  • Algebra I Regents
  • Algebra – Year 2 (Waner)
  • Earth Science (Elliot)
  • Forensics (Bogus, Smith)
  • SUNY Psychology (Ryan)

Room 103

Spanish III (Jarabek)

Wednesday, January 24

8 a.m.


  • Global History & Geography Regents
  • Physics Regents
  • Algebra (Summerfield)
  • Global 10 (Ryan)
  • Math 8 (Summerfield)
  • Physics (DiBiase)

Room 303

Earth Science I (Elliott)

12 p.m. (Noon)

  • Algebra II Regents
  • Calculator Math (Capece)
  • Global 9 (Niles)
  • Trigonometry (Waner)

Room 110

Foundations/Tech/Wood (Heroth)

Thursday, January 25

8 a.m.

Room 201

  • Earth Science Regents
  • Chemistry Regents

Room 110

Foundations/Tech/Wood (Heroth)

Events coming up at Harry Hoag Elementary School

There are a number of events coming up over the next few weeks at Harry Hoag Elementary school.

Students will graduate from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program on Thursday, Jan 18 starting at 3 p.m.

There are also a pair of school dances coming up including a “Welcome 2018” dance on Jan. 23 at 2:45 p.m. and then a “Valentine’s Day” dance on Feb. 13 also starting at 2:45 p.m.

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Jan. 5 a Superintendent’s Conference Day, Students do NOT report, Athletics events canceled

UPDATE 10:15 a.m., Jan. 5, 2018: All Fort Plain athletic events and practices for Jan. 5 AND Jan. 6, 2018 are CANCELED.

This includes Biddy basketball.

Due to forecasted low temperatures, Jan. 5 will be a Superintendent’s Conference Day for the Fort Plain Central School District. STUDENTS WILL NOT ATTEND SCHOOL.

Teachers report by 10 a.m. Aides and food service staff do not report. Faculty and staff should check their email for further details.

Water has been restored to the Fort Plain school buildings, but there is a boil water order in effect for the time being.

Athletic contests have yet to be determined.

March 14 will now be a regular day of instruction (reminders will be sent).

“Mary Poppins” Cast Announced

The joint Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club has announced the cast for this year’s musical, “Mary Poppins.” The classic tale of a magical nanny coming to care for the Banks children and taking them on fantastic adventures will be performed at the Canajoharie High School on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. A matinee performance will be held on Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m.

The cast will be led by Vivian Hopkins as Mary Poppins, Connor Bowden as George, Quinn Jones as Winifred, and Aliza and John Hopkins as Jane and Michael Banks.

Joining them will be Keagen Ford and Evan Smida as the narra­tors, Sophia Rogers as Miss Andrew, Rianna VanRense­laar as Mrs. Brill and Vicente Nunez as Robertson Ay.

Rounding out the principal roles are Eliza Cechnicki as the Bird Woman, Michael Daniels as Neleus, and Christian Jones as the Bank Chairman.

The show will also feature Vikki Wilday as Miss Lark, Sarah Bowden as Mrs. Corry, Max Richtmyer as the Park Keeper, Cameron Brownell as VonHussler, and Luke Doxtater as Northbrook.

The cast also includes: Sayge Ruffino-Mosher, Tori Rocas, Bret­ton Scofield, Alexia Hill, Maura DiMezza, Charles Scher­merhorn, Ashlin Tubbs, Mathea Leonard, and Vincenzo DiCrescenzo.

The musical is directed by Will Ryan and Lauri Broady, with musical direction by Norma Bowley. Also working behind-the-scenes is costumer Lisa Hill, Stage Manager Ron Hill, Set Manager Jim Fiaschetti, Technical Man­ager Michael Broady, and choreographer Tina Gold­swer. The technical crew also includes Jenn Cechnicki, Garrett Oeser, Rob Rogers, Willow MaGinnis, Zack Rogers, Lilli MacVilla, and Michael Hoffman.

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Harry Hoag holds student council elections

Students in grades 4-6 were recently elected by their classmates to serve on this year’s El­ementary Student Council.

Students completed applications about why they felt they would be a good student representative and outlined what they would like to accomplish as a Student Council member.

Each candidate made campaign posters and shared their platform with other students for one week.

The campaign culminated with sixth grade students making short speeches in the gym, introducing themselves and explaining why they felt that they would do a good job as an officer leading the Student Council.

After the paper ballots were counted, the 2017-2018 Elementary Student Council was announced:

President – Brady Keane

Vice President – Emily Palmeri

Treasurer – Sebastian Baxter

Secretary – Delana Tracki

Sixth Grade Representatives: Ethan Hubbard, Marionna Stephens

Fifth Grade Representatives: Payton Landry, Jed Douglas, Vienna Jackson, Jazzy Lapi

Fourth Grade Representatives: Owen Castellano, Anthony Chavarria, Dylan Keane, Josephia Carcasole, Dawson Tracki

January Newsletter Available

The monthly Fort Plain Central School District is available and can be downloaded here.

January 2018 Newsletter

Some of the highlights of the newsletter are:

Health & Wellness Fair 2018

The Wellness Committees of the Fort Plain and Canajoharie Schools will host their annual “Community Health and Wellness Fair” on Saturday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Harry Hoag Elementary School.

This year’s theme is “Start Your Day the Healthy Way” and will feature morning exercise and breakfast tips, as well as some healthy breakfast treats such as made-to-order omelets and homemade oatmeal with toppings.

Students will have a chance to attend a soccer clinic, while adults enjoy a fitness class. The health fair will feature health screenings, massages, information for the aging, cooking demonstrations, mindfulness techniques, and much more.

Any individual, business or organization who would like to have a table is invited to participate at no cost.

Contact Lauri Broady at or or call 518-993-4000 #1003 to register or to receive more information.

The Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair is free and open to the public of all ages.

Harry Hoag “Fun With Math” Achievers

At the December meeting, the following students reached 100-math-fact goals:

Sofia Bates, Subtraction – under 6 min

Jansheen Haider, Addition – under 5 min

Kierra St. Louis, Addition – under 4 min

Jayde TenEyck, Multiplication – under 4 min

Larry Sanders, Subtraction – under 4 min

Zionna Robarge, Addition – under 4 min

Summer Trumbull, Multiplication – under 3 min

Marionna Stephens, Subtraction – under 3 min

Dawson Tracki, Multiplication – under 2 min

Dylan Keane, Multiplication – under 2 min

Chess Club Begins

The annual Chess Club will run from January 9 – February 13, with elementary students meeting on Tuesdays and Jr/Sr High School students meeting on Thursdays.

Students will learn fundamentals and game strategy skills, before moving on to compete in head-to-head games.

The Chess Club is advised by Ted Arndt and Libby Arndt.

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Fort Plain CSD Closed for Friday, Dec. 22, 2017

The Fort Plain Central School District is closed for Friday Dec. 22, 2017 due to inclement weather.

Have a safe and fun holiday break!

For more updates sign up for our free Remind app by texting “@fpcsd1” to 81010 and follow the on-screen prompts.

Fitness Center in Fort Plain High School open from Jan. 2-April 30

The Fitness Center in Fort Plain High School will be open to the public from 5 a.m.-7 a.m. and 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on school days from January 2-April 30.

Students are not permitted to use the center during those times.

Memberships are available to adult district residents for $20 per month, non-district residents for $30 per month, while any senior over 65-years-old is free of charge. Payments are due on the first of each month.

Questions can be directed to the district office at (518) 993-4000 ext. #1000.

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