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By April 24, 2013

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

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 March 27, 2013

Ilion-Mohawk voters elect seven to new school board

On Wednesday, Mar. 27, voters of the Ilion-Mohawk Central School District elected seven candidates to serve as members of the new district’s board of education. In accordance with New York State Education Law, the candidates receiving the greatest number of votes will serve the longest terms. Elected to three-year terms expiring June 30, 2016 were William […]

By March 18, 2013

Teacher associations to hold “Meet the Candidates Night”

The Ilion and Mohawk teacher associations will hold a Meet the Board of Education Candidates night at 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 21 in the HCCC small auditorium. All 21 candidates have been invited to speak briefly. The group will then answer questions. This will be the community’s only opportunity to hear the full slate […]

By March 15, 2013

Ilion-Mohawk staff has first introduction

The staff of the new Ilion-Mohawk Central School District got together for the first time on Friday, Mar. 15. The day had originally been set aside as a half-day Superintendent’s Conference Day, but Mohawk Interim Superintendent Gene Bierne and Ilion Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra decided a full day would give the combined staff a better chance […]

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By March 15, 2013

Transition teams named; meeting dates set

To begin the transition from two separate school districts into the Ilion-Mohawk Central School District, the districts have jointly created Transition Advisory Teams. These teams include volunteers of school personnel, students and community members. They will examine 11 key areas to offer suggestions to the new board of education and administration that would smooth the […]

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