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NHS INDUCTION

Hadley-Luzerne High School is pleased to announce the induction of twenty two new members into the National Honor Society for 2014-15.  Recognizing our students’ academic accomplishments is a most important goal for the National Honor Society and our district. The High School Select Choir performed a beautiful rendition of our National Anthem which was followed by the traditional induction and candlelight ceremonies.  Our National Honor Society Officers, Jesse DeMarsh, President, Alexander Gilbert, Vice President, Kaitlin Milligan, Secretary, and Zoe Fuerst, Treasurer, played key roles in preparing for and presiding over this event.  The following students were inducted into the Hadley-Luzerne Chapter of the National Honor Society on September 17, 2014:

 

Seniors

Thomas Johnson, son of John Johnson & Lorraine Toran of Hadley

Aurora Alexandra Meyer, daughter of Linda and Don Meyer of Hadley

Liela Silburn, daughter of Janet Silburn of Hadley

Steven Spelter, son of Steven and Dianne Spelter of Lake Luzerne

 

Juniors

Ashley Baer, daughter of Tara and John Baer of Lake Luzerne

Tomas J. Harrold, son of Thomas and Paula Harrold of Lake Luzerne

Pearl E. Howie, daughter of John Howie and Kris Purdy of Lake Luzerne

MacKenna MacGregor, daughter of Lori and Scott MacGregor of Day

Sabrina Jane Ziegler, daughter of Terry and Kathy Ziegler of Lake Luzerne

 

Sophomores

Ryan Michael Beaury, son of Michael and Vicky Beaury of Hadley

Danielle Clement, daughter of Charity and Edward Clement of Stony Creek

Rebecca Marguerite Daniels, daughter of Rocky and Lisa Daniels of Lake Luzerne

Kyle Frenette, son of Debra Frenette of Hadley

Paul Edwin Hinerman, son of David and Elaine Hinerman of Lake Luzerne

Jason Hoffman, son of Jason and Susan Hoffman of Hadley

Darian Grace Moulton, daughter of Eddie Joe and Megan Moulton of Lake Luzerne

Taylor Necatera, daughter of Marc and Lisa Necatera

Cody James Patnode, son of Adam Bourdeaux and Michelle Patnode-Bourdeaux of Hadley

Alexandra Samson, daughter of Teri and Jim Samson of Hadley

Jon Schreiner, son of Curt Schreiner and Deborah Nordyke of Day

Matthew C. Watwerhouse, son of Dan and Sue Waterhouse of Lake Luzerne

 

HLCS DISTRICT RESIDENTS

On Tuesday, October 21, the Hadley-Luzerne School District is asking voters to reconsider the Grade Reconfiguration Proposition. A positive vote on the proposition will result in the school districts grades being realigned PK-6 and 7-12.

A Public Hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Stuart M. Townsend Middle School. The purpose of the grade reconfiguration proposition is to correct the alignment of grades in the district and improve the academic achievement of our students. Currently, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 2 students (ages 4-7) attend school in our main building next to high school students (age 14-19). The proposed grade reconfiguration will enable PK-6 students to attend school at the current middle school and enable students in grades 7-12 to attend school in the main building. The grade reconfiguration proposition asks the voters to approve the transfer of $560,000 from our allocated fund balance to support the project. In 2012, voters approved the establishment of a capital reserve and funded the reserve with $160,000. The estimated cost to complete the renovations is $720,000. This amount includes funds to add suitable playground equipment for elementary children at the proposed PK-6 elementary school. The district proposes no borrowing or increase in taxes to fund the project. At the May 20 budget vote, the proposal was narrowly defeated with 304 residents in favor and 311 opposed illustrating how every vote counts. A detailed description of the proposal can be found on the Hadley-Luzerne website at www.hlcs.org and in a newsletter that will be mailed to all district residents. We have also provided additional information to help you in making an informed decision on this proposal. We encourage all residents to vote. Please make sure you are eligible to vote and if you are not available on voting day, consider voting via an absentee ballot. Applications for absentee ballots for voting on this proposition may be obtained at the Office of the District Clerk between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays and on the district’s website at www.hlcs.org. Completed applications for absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days prior to the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5 p.m. on October 21, 2014. For further clarification of voter registration or absentee ballots, please call the District Clerk at 696-2378 x108. We are very grateful for your continued support and hope the information in this newsletter will prove helpful as you consider whether to approve this proposal.

 

HLCS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Hadley-Luzerne Central School District is accepting applications for substitute bus drivers, substitute bus monitors, substitute food service helpers, and substitute cleaners. There is an opening for a Girls Modified Basketball Coach for the coming season. Applicants should complete an HL Employment Application on our website HLCS.org. Substitute bus drivers should complete a NYS school bus driver application and submit three references. An application DS-870 can be obtained at the Office of the Superintendent, Stuart M. Townsend Middle School, 27 Hyland Drive, Lake Luzerne or on the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle or HLCS.org website: www.dmv.ny.gov/forms/ds870.pdf  – Bus Driver applicants should hold a CDL license with passenger and air brake endorsement; must have completed current school bus driver 30-hour course; must possess ability to meet all 19-A requirements ,  must also have an “S” endorsement and all NYSED and NYSDOT requirements to drive a school bus.