The GW Elementary School Shows Strong Support for the City of Kingston School District

Photo Courtesy: Tania Barricklo of the Daily Freeman.

Photo Courtesy: Tania Barricklo of the Daily Freeman.

The GW Elementary School, a Public Montessori in the City of Kingston shows strong support of the district budget during the Kingston City School Election yesterday.

With 231 “yes” and 32 “no”, a difference of 199 votes, the GW Elementary School showed the greatest support  district wide.

We look forward to a continued partnership in the community in 2013/2014.

For more, see the latests numbers by visiting the DAILY FREEMAN “Kingston School District Voters OK Budget,  Propositions

One Child, One Vote. Make yours count.

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In the City of Kingston School District, there are close to 5000 students who attend our schools. With the upcoming school budget, that means there should be upwards to 10,000 people voting on behalf of each and every child.

The GW PTO will have voter registration forms at all of our upcoming events.

THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS MAY 7th, 2013.

The School budget vote and board of education trustee election will be held on May 21st, 2013. There will be several propositions that include allowing the district to sell both Anna Devine and Zena School buildings.

There are three open seats on the Board of Education, and those interested in running for the board must submit a petition to the District Clerk by May 1st, 2013.  There is a seminar coming up at Boces in New Paltz regarding School Board elections. More information to follow.

Please view the voter registration forms below. If you have any questions, contact the Ulster County Board of Elections at 845/334-5470.

NY STATE REGISTER TO VOTE PAGE

VOTER REGISTRATION FORM: ENGLISH

VOTER REGISTRATION FORM: SPANISH

 

Kingston City School District Budget Forums in March & April

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The GW Elementary School PTO invites parents and teachers to attend the next set of budget hearings. On WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13th from 6 – 7:30pm they will be held at the J. Watson Bailey Middle School located at Merilina Avenue in Kingston. Later, on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10th from 6 – 7:30pm at Robert Graves Elementary School at 345 Mountainview Avenue in Port Ewen. Both meetings are dedicated to hearing community input.

“These community forums will help provide the Board of Education and administration with valuable information as we work to craft a budget that reflects the values of the community that we serve,” said Superintendent Dr. Paul J. Padalino.

The school budget vote and board of education trustee election will be held on May 21, 2013. There are three open seats on the Board of Education, and those interested in running for Board must submit a petition to the District Clerk by May 1, 2013.

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