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Bloomfield HS decorates storefronts instead of floats for homecoming week festivities

Bloomfield HS decorates storefronts instead of floats for homecoming week festivities

Homecoming will be celebrated in the Bloomfield Central School District. While the Coronavirus Pandemic has prevented traditional festivities from taking place – the high school there has found a unique way to increase school spirit. Normally, floats would be decorated for a ... MORE
When to get started on your coursework & how to actually write it

When to get started on your coursework & how to actually write it

If you were assigned to prepare a coursework, especially for the first time in your life, you might be asking yourself all kinds of questions. When and where to start? How to handle this task?  In fact, there are several ways to ... MORE
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Schools in Addison go remote for the week due to transportation issues created by COVID-19

Schools in Addison go remote for the week due to transportation issues created by COVID-19

The Addison Central School District says it’s going remote for a week due to transportation issues created by positive COVID-19 cases. In a message posted to the District’s website officials said they were unable to provide student transportation to school at this ... MORE
Seneca Falls CSD: 16 students forced to quarantine after attendee at gathering tests positive for COVID-19

Seneca Falls CSD: 16 students forced to quarantine after attendee at gathering tests positive for COVID-19

Seneca Falls Central School Superintendent Jeramy Clingerman says the district is taking extra steps after a social gathering of led to a positive test. The district was made aware that 16 students attended that gathering, and an attendee from it – tested ... MORE
Lyons schools going remote, COVID testing all staff after another positive test

Lyons CSD staff told to quarantine, schools going fully-remote through October 30th

After announcing that they would go remote for two weeks, the Lyons Central School District said they would extend that period of remote protocols and learning until October 30th after another positive case of COVID-19 in the district. “As we are on ... MORE
Getting extra help with your studies

Getting extra help with your studies

If you are studying at college or university, or even if you are doing an online course, there may come a time when you need some extra assistance with your studies. If you are struggling with a particular subject or you have ... MORE
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Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case

Skaneateles schools shut down on Friday due to positive COVID case

Schools in Skaneateles will be closed today after a student tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Superintendent Eric Knuth said in a letter to families that the district had been notified of a positive case. The student involved is enrolled ... MORE
Newark HS will welcome new school principal in October

Newark HS will welcome new school principal in October

Marion Junior-Senior High School Principal since 2015, Nick Ganster has been appointed the new Principal of Newark High School. Ganster, who was NHS Assistant Principal from 2012 until he became Principal at MJSH, will start in his new role October 5th. He ... MORE
Shane Dehn named Marion HS principal after Ganster takes job in Newark

Shane Dehn named Marion HS principal after Ganster takes job in Newark

Shane Dehn has been named interim principal at Marion Junior-Senior High School. Dehn’s appointment was confirmed by the Board of Education at its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Dehn has served as assistant principal for grades Kindergarten through 12 since ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua

BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua (podcast)

Over the last several weeks FingerLakes1.com has been bringing you conversations about Back to School. Our series has featured one-on-one conversations with administrators. However, all of those conversations were recorded before students returned. This time we catch up with Canandaigua Superintendent Jamie ... MORE
Keuka College lands in national rankings of top-colleges overall

Keuka College lands in national rankings of top-colleges overall

Citing the quality of the education it delivers and the upward economic mobility of its graduates, two national magazines have included Keuka College in their annual rankings of top colleges and universities. Both U.S. News & World Report and Money magazines recognized ... MORE
Geneva Girl Scouts will participate in day of service at FLCC

Geneva Girl Scouts will participate in day of service at FLCC

Local Girl Scouts and their families from Geneva Girl Scout Service Unit 409, part of the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) council, will participate in a day of service this Sunday at Finger Lakes Community College Geneva Campus Center in Geneva. The ... MORE
Should you get a job in college?

Should you get a job in college?

There are many reasons you might want to get a job while in college. From paying tuition to getting extra income, finding work might seem like an obvious choice. But others wonder if they will still have time for friends or if ... MORE
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Dr. Terranova discusses Victor’s plan for reopening (podcast)

It starts and ends with relationships. That is the takeaway we were left with from our conversation with Dr. Tim Terranova, superintendent of the Victor Central School District. “Education starts and ends with relationships,” he explained during a conversation on The Debrief’s ... MORE