During the March 23 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent John Carmello presented the second draft of the 2017-2018 School District Budget. The proposed draft of $113,040,797 will come with a tax cap of .45%, less than half a percent increase from last year. Carmello also discussed a possible resolution to establish a Capital Reserve to aid in long-range financial planning.
School 2 families are invited to Math & Movement Family Fun Night, rescheduled to March 30. This is a high-energy math and reading event where children use floor mats and wall charts to learn math and reading concepts. Parents move from station to station with their child. It’s fun for the whole family!
Please join us at Carroll Hill School on Tuesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. for the March parent workshop: “Anxiety and Depression in School Age Learners: What Should I Know? How Can I Help?” Click the link above for details.
Troy High School juniors recently completed a debate unit on various issues. Students worked in groups to research topics, collect evidence and develop a persuasive argument. Students then debated the topics in front of their peers. The exercise is meant to develop the soft skills employers demand.
Once again this year, the Governor’s proposed budget includes inequitable and insufficient aid to school districts, especially urban districts like ours, who are more dependent on State Aid. Our proposed Aid increase is less than 1% and, at this point, leaves us with a budget gap of $2.5 million. Please click the link above for pre-written letters you can sign, and phone numbers you can call.
As a parent/guardian of a student(s) in the Troy City School District, your opinion is important to us. We want to know how you feel about the methods we use for communicating information about non-emergencies such as upcoming events, news, and snow closings and delays. Please complete the 2017 Parent Communication Survey so that we can better serve you. The survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete.
Congratulations to those Troy High School students receiving Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 second marking period. A full list of names can be found by clicking the link above. Please keep up the good work!
Congratulations to those students receiving High Honor Roll, Honor Roll and Certificates of Merit for the 2016-2017 second marking period. A full list of names can be found by clicking the link above. Please keep up the good work!