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On March 16, Mrs. Strack’s, Career and Financial Management and Fashion Marketing students attended a Youth Economic Symposium at Sullivan County Community College. The event for sponsored by the Youth Economic Group (YEG) of Sullivan County. Students were divided into 8 teams with peers from Monticello and Liberty High School. Each team was coached by a Business Professional from different areas of New York State. The task of each team was to develop a T-shirt design the brings to light an injustice that students feel strongly about, Teams had to generate the idea, come up with a design and create a business plan. Teams then presented their ideas to their peers, teachers, members of the YEG and Judges, who were business professionals from the area. All the teams came up with wonderful, well thought out ideas that impressed the judges. The students really enjoyed the competition a rose to the challenge! Congratulations to all that participated! Nicholas, Jaylynn and Jason were part of the winning team and won a $500 scholarship for Sullivan County Community College! Their T-shirt design will be created and sold as part of the YEG sales program to promote awareness for social injustice.
Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2018
After a victory at the VEX Robotics Competition Northern New York State Championship, the Fallsburg Jr. High School Robotics Team will be traveling to the international VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky April 25-April 28, 2018. Representing both New York State and the United States will be Fallsburg’s Hannah, Kai, Hunter, Michael, Lexy and Oliver. Supporting Coach Don Thomas on the trip is Kai’s dad Robert, and Ms. Katrina Uhrig.At the end of the NYS tournament, the three Fallsburg middle school teams were ranked first, second and fourth in New York State. Team 99561D led by Kai, Hannah, and Michael won the Skills Award, Excellence Award, and were the Tournament Champions in the Middle School Division.
Fallsburg CSD students in grades 3–8 will take the New York State 3–8 assessments in English language arts and mathematics beginning on April 10, 2018. Students in grades 3, 6, 7, and 8 will take their assessments on computers; students in grades 4 and 5 will take paper-based exams.Student results from these tests are used for school- and district-accountability. Should a school and/or district fail to have 95% of its students take these tests, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) may identify that school/district, or implement other measures to ensure compliance.Parents, staff, and students may access more information regarding these tests at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/. Please contact your school’s principal should you have any questions regarding these tests. FAQ for Parents Parent Handout