UPDATES April 6: Act 2 link updated, 2:21 p.m.
April 5: Links to view online – Act 1 link updated 4:50 p.m.:
The Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club is proud to announce an online performance of “On Broadway: Directors’ Choice!” This musical review will include 21 songs from famous Broadway shows. The production includes full costumes, lights, sound and sets. Meet the cast.
Performances will include numbers from Broadway favorites such as “RENT,” “Chicago,” “Spring Awakening,” “A Chorus Line,” “Mary Poppins,” “The Sound of Music,” “Lion King,” “Wicked,” “West Side Story,” “Into the Woods,” and more. The production will also include four songs from “Les Miserables,” which the drama club was scheduled to perform during the spring of 2020 and had to cancel due to COVID-19 restrictions.
This year’s show features eight solo songs, performed by Sarah Paradiso, Faith Clark, Tori Rocas, Howie Kelley, Macenzie (Max) Richtmyer, Chiarra Morris, Michael Palmeri and Caleigh Bartholomew. Other featured soloists include Dawson Sweet, Avery Merchant, Alex Gyurik and Chad Rogers. Completing the ensemble are Anthony Paradiso, Hannah Briggs, Matthew Travis, Emery Frew, Grace McFee, Lily Lapi, Jayden Bentz, and Jasmine Lapi. There will be special cameos by Mr. Will Ryan, Mrs. Lauri Broady and recent Canajoharie graduate Vicente Nunez.
The production is directed by Mr. Will Ryan and Mrs. Lauri Broady, with musical direction by Mrs. Norma Bowley. Technical direction is provided by Mr. Mike Broady and costuming is by Mrs. Lisa Hill and Miss Autumn Dodson. Student crew includes Noah Ehle on sound, Matthew Ehle and Clayton Welch on lights, and Tucker Jones and Anthony Paradiso on stage crew.
“On Broadway: Director’s Choice” will be taped for home viewing and posted on the YouTube channels of both school districts. The performance will be available beginning on April 5.
For more show details, please visit the Drama Club website.
More photos are posted in our Facebook album.
Six Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School students have been named Student of the Month in honor of their accomplishments. They received certificates on March 31.
- 7th Grade- McKenna Karker
- 8th Grade- Hannah French
- 9th Grade- Matthew Paul
- 10th Grade- Ethan Kilmartin
- 11th Grade- Talia Narzymski
- 12th Grade- Sarah Paradiso
The students were nominated by their teachers for the award in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in academics, athletics, character, community service, hard work, kindness, leadership, positive attitude, and responsibility.
Above from left: McKenna Karker, Hannah French, Matthew Paul
Above from left, Talia Narzymski and Sarah Paradiso
Not pictured: Ethan Kilmartin
The spring sports season is scheduled for April 25, 2021 to June 15, 2021, as of now.
Students: Please fill out the following form to indicate your interest: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfU2-8EyGyr8tBNQ3oCLItuTD4saqYdUqMge11KYo1EkkAKdw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628
Sports physicals are required prior to first practice. Check with the nurse to see if you are approved to play.
March 29, 2021
Dear Members of the Fort Plain Schools Community:
We have been notified that an individual in the high school community has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last in school on Thursday, March 25, 2021. We are working closely with the Montgomery County Public Health Department to identify close contacts, and the department will advise on any necessary quarantine or testing.
Please note that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other privacy laws restrict us from disclosing or confirming any personally identifiable information. We cannot identify anyone who has tested positive.
We will continue to work with the health department and keep you advised of any further information. Our goal remains to keep our schools open and safe for students and staff alike. Please contact my office with any questions. Thank you.
Superintendent of Schools
A nominating petition to seek one of the two available seats on the Fort Plain Central School Board of Education can be picked up from District Clerk Rebecca J. Smith in the District Office at 25 High Street during school hours.
The seats that are currently held by Mary Beth Hudyncia and Kimberly Keane are expiring June 30, 2021.
The petitions, with at least 25 signatures, are due back to the District Clerk on April 19.
The district election is scheduled for May 18.
As we approach the one-year anniversary of our buildings closure due to the pandemic, Fort Plain Superintendent John Bishop offers his reflections on the past year, the good things happening in our schools, and how parents and guardians may get involved in planning for the 2021-22 school year and beyond.
Harry Hoag School is very excited to offer full-day primary-age programs for all eligible children.
Children who turn 4 years old on or before December 1, 2021, are eligible to attend prekindergarten next year.
Children who turn 5 years old on or before December 1, 2021, are eligible to attend kindergarten next year.
To register a child for prekindergarten or kindergarten for next fall, please fill out the following form to sign up for a registration appointment*:
*Please note that students currently enrolled in prekindergarten at Harry Hoag Elementary School will be automatically enrolled into kindergarten. No further action required.
If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Fowler at (518) 993-4000, ext. #3072.
“Our Kindergarten and Prekindergarten programs aim to support young learners to develop school readiness skills and foundational academic skills,” Principal Lauren Crisman said. “While in attendance, your child will get to experience a classroom environment that is nurturing and supportive. Our primary teachers focus on providing young learners with many hands on learning experiences and positive social interactions.”
Harry Hoag School is proud to announce the 2020-21 second quarter Honor Roll, to which 20 students were named, and Principal’s List, to which 28 students were named. The Honor Roll and Principal’s List recognize outstanding achievement and effort. The students received signed certificates from Principal Lauren Crisman and Superintendent John Bishop.
Congratulations to the following students:
Larry Sanders III
Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School is proud to announce that 57 students have been named to the Honor Roll and 92 students have been named to the Principal’s List for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. The students will be acknowledged for their achievements during lunch on March 4 and 5.
Congratulations to the following students:
Joseph Stinebrickner III
Michael Harris Jr.
Manley Baker III
Richard Spicci Jr.
Landen Van Alstine
Raul Rivera III