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New York School Bus Contractors Association Supports National School Bus Safety Week:  Members Holding School Bus Safety Events Throughout New York State
 
The New York School Bus Contractors Association joins with the National Association for Pupil Transportation and the National School Transportation Association in supporting National School Bus Safety Week, an annual event promoting school bus […]

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Elwood Middle School students in Mr. Matthew McGuire’s technology class recently  participated in an engaging lesson about energy sources and created their own wind turbines. The project was made possible due to an Elwood Education Endowment grant that the technology department received last year.                                             
The seventh-grade students formed groups and researched wind turbines before designing […]

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Two Elwood-John H. Glenn High School siblings were recently named semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Twins David and Michael Hermanns have qualified to compete for more than 7,500 National Merit Scholarships totaling approximately $33 million.
The siblings have been chosen out of approximately 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools throughout […]

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Students at James H. Boyd Intermediate School celebrated International Dot Day on Sept. 15, 2016. International Dot Day was created by author Peter H. Reynolds based on his book “The Dot,” and challenges students to “make their mark on the world.”
Students dressed in dot attire and attended a special assembly from Principal Dr. Denise Toscano. […]

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Elwood Students Honors Heroes

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On Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 the Elwood Union Free School District’s kindergarten through second-grade students at Harley Avenue Primary School celebrated and honored heroes at an assembly to commemorate the 15 year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.
Students dressed patriotically and local first responders were invited to the school. Local Fire Lieutenant Chris Haack, Ambulance Chief […]

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The Elwood Union Free School District was recently recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified District. Common Sense is the national organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology.
The district has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to prepare its students to use digital […]

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The Elwood Union Free School District invites all parents and community members to a community forum on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the Elwood Middle School auditorium. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ken Bossert will provide a brief review of his 100-day entry plan and also facilitate discussion in an open forum setting […]

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Elwood Tech-savvy sixth-graders

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Keeping with the 21st century learning environment, sixth-graders at Elwood Middle School in the Elwood Union Free School District received their individual Chromebooks during orientation on Aug. 30, 2016.
The sixth-grade students will use the computers to access assignments, collaborate with their peers on projects and download and upload their schoolwork. Teachers will also have the […]

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Back to School for Elwood Students

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On Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 students and staff in the Elwood Union Free School District returned to the classrooms to kick off the 2016-17 school year. Students were eager to be back with old friends and meet their teachers.
Elwood Middle School staff provided students with a first day full of team-building activities to bring the […]

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On Aug. 31, 2016 the Elwood Union Free School District welcomed eight new teachers and three Academic Intervention Service tutors to the district for the 2016-17 school year.
The new staff members were introduced to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert, as well as principals and administrators. Led by Director of Humanities Pamela Fine and Director […]

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