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Archive for April, 2013

By April 30, 2013 Read More →

Transition team narrows list of colors and mascots

The Ilion-Mohawk School Identity Transition Team met Monday, April 29 narrowing their list of school district colors and mascots that they will bring to their fellow students for a vote in the near future. The group began by reviewing ideas shared with the group by Mohawk graduate Hal Hefner who now works as a graphic […]

By April 25, 2013 Read More →

Students choose Central Valley

The votes are counted: we are Central Valley Central School District Current Ilion and Mohawk Central School students in grades 4-11 voted on Wednesday, Apr. 24 to name the newly merged school district “Central Valley.” A School Identity Transition Advisory Team had met over the last few weeks brainstorming possible names. That team comprised of […]

By April 24, 2013 Read More →

Naming the new district

Students vote on a district name On Wednesday, Apr. 24, students in grades 4-11 will vote on a new name for the merged school district. They will choose from a list of three submitted by the student-led School Identity Transition Advisory Team. The three choices are (alphabetically listed): Central Valley Academy Ilion-Mohawk Central School Mohawk […]

By April 18, 2013 Read More →

Board appoints Tangorra superintendent

Board of education appoints Tangorra as superintendent, adopts 2013-14 proposed budget The Ilion-Mohawk Central School District Board of Education appointed Cosimo Tangorra the new district’s superintendent at its regular meeting on Thursday, Apr. 18. The 7-0 vote came after the board returned from an Executive Session to “discuss the superintendent’s contract,” said BOE President Stephen […]

By April 5, 2013 Read More →

Joint staff gathers to consider curriculum options

Elementary teachers and curriculum leaders from both Mohawk and Ilion gathered on Thursday, Apr. 4 in Ilion’s Large Group Instruction Room (LGI) to look at various reading series and teaching materials that might be used in the new district. Representatives from several student publishing companies took turns pitching their programs. “This is a step toward […]