March 2013 Cabinet Meeting Minutes are Now Online
The tentative March 2013 WGTA Cabinet Meeting Minutes are now online. NOTE: These minutes may be amended at the March WGTA Cabinet Meeting. Please click here to read the latest news from the Cabinet.
NEW ==> Congratulations
There will be more names added after the April Board of Education Meeting.
Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon Team for their 3rd place finish at the New York State's Championship earlier this month.
The team tallied a total of 25 medals. Team members that competed (including all alternates) were Emma Ryan, Megan Petty, Megan Nolan, Melissa Schiff, Callie Campbell, Rachel Gdula, Vadim Shakhov, Tatyana Shakhov, James Hickey, Kablan Kouakou, Nicholas Serrao, Eric Wolfe, Evan Janes-Rouse. Their coach, Scott Duda, is a WGHS Learning Center science teacher, who has been meeting with the team since the fall to prepare for the Decathlon.
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The Optimists chose Amelia Ryan from CMS and Mark Kopp from WGMS to represent them at the zone level of the 2013 Oratorical Contest that will be held on March 19 in their respective Girl and Boy Division. If they win at the zone contest they will compete for scholarships at the district level on May 4 in Albany, NY.
Earning second place at the club contest were Hannah Gavin and Jesse Elmer, both from CMS. They will be alternates for the zone contest.
From WGMS, Helene Ferner and Shayla Murray came in first and second, in that order, at their school-level contest. Mark Kopp and Johnathan Thousand represented WGMS after placing first and second, respectively, at their school-level contest.
Hannah Gavin and Amelia Ryan placed first and second, in that order, at the CMS school-level contest. Also, Jesse Elmer and Samuel Taylor from CMS placed first and second, respectively, at the CMS school-level contest.
John Buttner, Alyssa Power, and Ayla Yagan were contestants from the high school.
Competitors from CMS were coached by English teacher Erin Stepowany. The coaches from WGMS were Susan Marshall and Kerry Uy. The coordinator at the high school was Suzanne Ostrander.
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This page was updated on April 15, 2013.