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Thank You Letter from Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle – Posted May 20, 2015
Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle thanks the community for supporting the 2015-16 school budget. Read the letter.

Budget Vote and Three Other Propositions Passed by Voters – Posted May 19, 2015
East Greenbush Central School District residents passed an $88,181,329 budget for the 2015-16 school year on Tuesday. This budget represents a 0.36% increase in spending over the current year's budget and will result in a 0% tax levy increase for district residents. Results.

District-Wide Art Show Uses Creativity to Bring Community Together – Posted May 19, 2015
Chris Morash discusses his artwork
Columbia High School was transformed into a circus-themed art gallery on Thursday evening for the annual District-wide Art Show. Full story.

Spring Fest Moved Inside Goff Middle School Due to Weather – Posted May 19, 2015
Due to the inconsistent weather reports and chance of severe storms, Spring Fest will be moved inside Howard L. Goff Middle School today. The event will still run from 3-7 p.m. and feature a variety of activities. Full story.

Remember to Vote on May 19 – Posted May 18, 2015
On May 19, District residents may vote on the $88,181,329 proposed school budget for 2015-16. The proposed budget would maintain all current programs, would add an alternative program at Howard L. Goff Middle School and an increase in security personnel at Columbia High School, all with a 0% increase on the property tax levy. Full story.

Statement from the Board of Education of the East Greenbush Central School District Regarding Claims of Superintendent – Posted May 18, 2015
The Board of Education of the East Greenbush Central School District will not comment on personnel matters including litigation brought by personnel. However, the Board of Education wants to ensure parents, teachers, staff and the community that our students will continue to receive the highest level of education while investigation and litigation matters involving our superintendent continue.

Upcoming School Schedule – Posted May 18, 2015
Schools will be closed starting Friday, May 22 (fifth emergency snow day went unused) through Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day). Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 26. District calendar.

Red Mill Elementary Walks for Charities – Posted May 18, 2015
Ed Kilmartin receives award from the SAANYS
Red Mill Elementary School raised more than $1,300 each for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at a one-mile charity walk on Friday. Full story.

District-Wide Art Show Scheduled for May 14 – Re-posted May 13
Ed Kilmartin receives award from the SAANYS
Artwork from students K-12 will be displayed at Columbia High School for the District-wide Art Show on May 14 from 6-8 p.m. Following a circus theme, the event is titled “The Greatest Art Show on Earth.” The event is free and open to the public. Full story.

District to Host Meet the Candidates Night on May 13 – Posted May 8, 2015 (Re-Posted May 13)
Residents will have the opportunity to meet the four Board of Education candidates, who are vying for three open seats, on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. The Board of Education election coincides with the District Budget Vote on May 19. Full story.

Lunch Menu Change for May 13 – Posted May 11, 2015
On May 13, District elementary schools will be serving personal pan pizza, garden tossed salad and sunny sweet corn for lunch instead of taco salad.

District to Host Meet the Candidates Night on May 13 – Posted May 8, 2015
Residents will have the opportunity to meet the four Board of Education candidates, who are vying for three open seats, on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. The Board of Education election coincides with the District Budget Vote on May 19. Full story.

School District Vote – Proposition 4 (Asbestos and Vermiculite Remediation) – Posted May 7, 2015
Each day this week, we will be highlighting a different proposition on the May 19 school district vote. Today we are featuring Proposition 4, which would allow asbestos and vermiculite remediation at three elementary schools. Full story.

District Supports Veterans with “Jeans for Troops Drive” – Posted May 6, 2015
2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
District teachers, staff and administrators will support veterans by donating to the GI Go Fund’s “Jeans for Troops Drive” and wearing jeans to work on May 21, the last day of school before Memorial Day weekend. Full story.

District Hosts Public Hearing for Proposed Budget Tonight – Posted May 6, 2015
The East Greenbush Central School District will host a public hearing about the proposed school budget tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School. Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle will present details about the $88,181,329 budget for the 2015-16 school year that includes no programming cuts and a 0% increase on the property tax levy. Full story.

School District Vote – Propositions 2 and 3 (Buses) – Posted May 6, 2015
2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
Each day this week, we will be highlighting propositions on the May 19 school district vote. Today we are featuring Propositions 2 and 3, which would allow new buses to be purchased. Full story.

School District Vote – Proposition 1 (Proposed Budget) – Posted May 5, 2015
Each day this week, we will be highlighting a different proposition on the May 19 school district vote. Today we are featuring Proposition 1, the proposed school budget of $88,181,329. The proposed budget maintains all current programs, adds an alternative program at Howard L. Goff Middle School and an increase in security personnel at Columbia High School, all with a 0% increase on the property tax levy. Full story.

Columbia Peer Leadership Movie Night Canceled – Posted May 4, 2015
Columbia Peer Leadership has canceled its Movie Night featuring Big Hero 6 on May 8.

Spring is Here, And So is Spring Fest! – Posted May 1, 2015
You and your family are invited to Spring Fest on May 19 from 3-7 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School. Join us for carnival games, craft vendors, horse rides and bounce houses. Have a fun afternoon and don’t forget about our District Budget Vote. Full story.

Red Mill PTO to Host Budget Review Session – Posted May 1, 2015
The Red Mill Elementary School PTO will host a Budget Review Session on Tuesday evening at 7:45 p.m. Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle and Assistant Superintendent for School Business Finance Larry Edson Jr. will provide details about the 2015-16 proposed budget.

Absentee Ballots for May 19 Vote – Posted May 1, 2015
Do you need an absentee ballot for the May 19 school budget vote? You can pick up an application in the District Clerk’s office on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 29 Englewood Ave., East Greenbush, NY 12061. Full story.

Kindergartners Take the Stage at Poetry Café – Posted April 30, 2015
Students practice emergency exiting
With lights turned low, jazz playing softly in the background and a makeshift stage in front of a red curtain and a dangling string of lights, kindergartners at Red Mill Elementary School read original poems to parents Thursday morning at the Poetry Café. Full story.

District Practices School Bus Safety – Posted April 29, 2015
Students practice emergency exiting
The East Greenbush Central School District’s Transportation Department held its third school bus safety drill of the year on Tuesday and Wednesday. Full story.

District Publishes Budget Newsletter – Posted April 28, 2015
East Greenbush CSD published its annual budget newsletter on Tuesday to inform voters about the 2015-16 proposed budget and Board of Education election which will take place May 19. A hard-copy newsletter will be mailed to residents on May 7. Read newsletter online.

Meet the Board of Education Candidates on May 13 – Posted April 28, 2015
District voters will have the opportunity to meet the Board of Education candidates on May 13 at 7 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. Full story.

What You Need to Know About the 2015-16 School Budget – Posted April 27, 2015
On May 19, District residents will vote on the $88,181,329 proposed school budget for 2015-16. The proposed budget would maintain all current programs, would add an alternative program at Howard L. Goff Middle School and an increase in security personnel at Columbia High School, all with a 0% increase on the property tax levy. Full story.

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Red Mill Elementary School raised more than $1,300 each for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at a one-mile charity walk around Hampton Manor Lake.

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