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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 […]

By March 27, 2013 Read More →

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 22, 2013 Read More →

Ilion-Mohawk first BOE meeting set for Mar. 28

The Ilion-Mohawk Board of Education will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 28 in the Jarvis High School Auditorium, 28 Grove St. Mohawk. This will be the organizational meeting of the board, which will be elected on Wednesday, Mar. 27. Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES District Superintendent Mark Vivacqua will open the meeting, swear […]

By March 18, 2013 Read More →

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 Read More →

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 […]

By March 15, 2013 Read More →

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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