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Fort Plain schools reopened on Monday, Sept. 14 under the hybrid instruction model. View our Back-to-School Information Guides: Harry Hoag Elementary SchoolJr./Sr. High School

Now live online: Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club presents “On Broadway: Directors’ Choice!”

students reading scripts on stage while teacher plays the piano

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.

student reading script, standing on stage

student on stage with her hands in the air

More photos are posted in our Facebook album.

FPHS names students of the month

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.

Congratulations to:

  • 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.

McKenna-Karker, Hannah French, Matthew-PaulAbove from left: McKenna Karker, Hannah French, Matthew Paul

Talia Narzymski and Sarah-Paradiso
Above from left, Talia Narzymski and Sarah Paradiso
Not pictured: Ethan Kilmartin


Superintendent’s message about COVID-19 case

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.

John Bishop
Superintendent of Schools

Petitions to seek Board of Education seats are due by April 19

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.

Prekindergarten & kindergarten registration

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 2nd Q Honor Roll, Principal’s List announced

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:

Honor Roll

Grade 5

Alexis Bowley
Alexa Conley
Brianne Gallt
Violet Handy
Paige Lochner
George Mang
Sean McGuire
E’nyjah Oldick
Sawyer Raymond

Grade 6

Jordyn Best
Tyler Cotton
Lyllie Handy
Brooke Jones
Madison Lewis
Christopher Manchester
Morgan Prime
Silas Smith
Brady Spaulding
Riley Spraker
Landon VanGorde

Principal’s List

Grade 5

Joseph Barr
Caleigh Bartholomew
Eliyahna Brackett
Dio Callan
Jordan Gallt
Lincoln Kretser
Elijah Muha
Cristopher Quiroz-Romero
Xavier Rodriguez
Elijah Smith
Daija Suits
Dorian Tracki
Evan Weaver

Grade 6

Trinity Belliveau
Gamliel Brackett
Kala Clapper
Josiah Darrow
Aaliyah Delgado
Mason Gray
Hailey Hayes
Levi Hext
Lilly Lapi
Elle Nare
Faith Narzymski
Alexis Palmeri
Zionna Robarge
Larry Sanders III
Cheyanne Wall

FPHS announces 2nd Q Honor Roll & Principal’s List

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:

Honor Roll

Grade 7

Alexis Buley
Emma Cook
Daniel Euler
Noah Fonda
Jordynn Gomez
Rachel Kamp
Kimberly Kirby
Alexander Lamphere
Grace McFee
Bradley Rumrill

Grade 8

Zachary Briggs
Samantha Darrow
Kaedence David
Addison Parsons
Nevaeh Rivers
Emily Rood

Grade 9

Carter Baldwin
Kelsey Buley
Mason Cook
Kierstan Horender
Monika Kulczynski
Devan Sanders
Payton Skiffington
Delana Tracki
Devin Wagner

Grade 10

Ryleigh Hart
Brianna Krutz
Mayreni Quiroz-Romero
Rob Rogers
Emily Russell
Joseph Stinebrickner III
Savonna Tyler
Jeffrey Wilday

Grade 11

Nicholas Blowers
Dakota Cresong
Michael Harris Jr.
Tucker Jones
Bradyn Myers
Lawrence Sinisi
Haley Smith
Clayton Welch
Johnathan Williams

Grade 12

Hailie Anderson
Manley Baker III
Kyle Cook
Samuel Cruger
Rebecca Ellis
Fredrick Hanford
Howie Kelley
Branden LaMont
Richard Spicci Jr.
Matthew Travis
Landen Van Alstine
Sarah Vanasse
Damien Young
Zackarie Young
Rachel Zuppardi

Principal’s List

Grade 7

Ian Burns
Josephia Carcasole
Owen Castellano
Reanna Germond
Koby Herron
McKenna Karker
Dylan Keane
Daniel Lancaster
Kyera Murray
Constance Narzymski
Taylor Potter
Allyson Rathbun
Bailie Richardson
Morgan Stock
Dawson Tracki

Grade 8

Jordan Brown
Yunus Demir
James Douglas
Kaylie Field
Hannah French
Adeline Handy
Ashlynn Hart
Vienna Jackson
Serenity Johnson
Payton Landry
Jasmine Lapi
Asaiah Muha
Adriyanna Rouse
Chase Tyler
Dustin Welch

Grade 9

Mariah Aney
Courtney Euler
Aidan Guile
Ethan Hubbard
Brady Keane
Michael Palmeri
Matthew Paul
Gracelynn Rice
Alex Smith
Marionna Stephens
Vandwane Tulabing
Austin VanGorder

Grade 10

Americus Cotton
Cameron David
Madison Delgado
Andra Fuhs
Stephen Gray
Nura Handy
Rylee Herron
Ethan Kilmartin
Vivian Nunez
Anthony Paradiso
Raul Rivera III
Alex Rivkowich
Kristin Sanders
Natalie Thibodeau

Grade 11

Bryce Anderson
Erin Crouse
Jacob Curtis
Brandon Dygert
Sarah Florian
Keagen Ford
Jaden Hillsgrove
Hailey Hogan
Robert Jordan
Shantel Kretser
Griffin MaGinnis
Talia Narzymski
Noah Norton
Emma Oldick
Seth Rivkowich
Estee Smith
Levi Thomas
Robert Trumbull
Cheyanne Wahl

Grade 12

Zavia Allen
Molli Bates
Hannah Briggs
Troy Butler
Kristopher Clapper
Evan Crouse
Sinem Demir
Tiffany Hazzard
Grace Hoffman
Sarah LaComb
Joseph LeMoine
Sarah Paradiso
Jose Pipero
Justin Schumacher
Megan Telfer
Josh Wilder
Seth Wintermute

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