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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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The Gardens at APW Continue to Benefit Local Food Pantries

Joining Toni Pugliano’s Science, Society and You class are students in Janet Campbell’s Biology class for a little weeding in the community garden. The gardens were relocated from their spot near the transportation department to a sunny location near the science classrooms, due to the capital project construction in and around the High School. Students in Eric Lanious’ photography class took the weeding opportunity to snap a few photos of the students at work.Students in Toni Pugliano’s Science, Society and You class at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) High School have continued to care for and nurture the community garden begun last year when the APW Educational Foundation awarded a grant to the science department that covered the initial start-up costs.

APW Students Participate in Earth Day Cleanup in Their Community

Students at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School spent several hours working to clean up nearby Riverside Cemetery in Altmar recently in recognition of Earth Day and as part of the community service component of their Social Studies 12 – Economics and Participation in Government class taught by Steve Prusack.  Students in the class included: Scarlett White, Dan Smith, Benji Clark, Liberty Tanner, Hannah Flanagan, Britt Kimber, Zach Matthie, Brien Disbro, Alysia Schreyer, Erica Guenthner, Tricia Thorp, Taylor Britton, Britt Sikora, Don Sanderson, Nate Graham and Tyler Weaver. The annual clean up has been a part of community service at the school since shortly after the first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. Other area clean up activities are also scheduled with students from other classes at the school.Students at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School spent several hours working to clean up nearby Riverside Cemetery in Altmar recently in recognition of Earth Day and as part of the community service component of their Social Studies 12 – Economics and Participation in Government class taught by Steve Prusack.

APW Middle School Students Learn to be “SAF KIDS”

APW Middle School Students Learn to be “SAF KIDS”              Students in APW Middle School’s Family and Consumer Science Classes were recently visited by Kristi Taylor and Nikki McDermott, staff members from Oswego County Opportunities Services to Aid Families (SAF) Program. Taylor and McDermott were there to educate and inform students about many of the

A-P-W Students Rally to Support Make-A-Wish Foundation

Students at Parish Elementary School (PES) in the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) School District rallied behind the Make-A-Wish Foundation (MAW), and in the process must have developed writer’s cramp with all of the letters they wrote. Cindy Mueller, a parent volunteer who collected the letters from the school will deliver them to Macy’s along with others she

Altmar Concert a Treat for the Senses

“The Sights, Sounds and Scents of Christmas,” the delightful title of this year’s Altmar Elementary School (AES) Holiday Concert, was a treat for the senses and audiences were left with a gift of Holiday Spirit following the packed performances. AES Principal Denise Penoyer welcomed those attending the concert and thanked the many individuals who worked

APW High School Science Program Receives ExxonMobil Grant

The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School Science Club is the recipient of a $750.00 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program. Convenience Express in Parish works closely with the Science Club at the high school and helps ensure the initiatives of this group are recognized for the continued enrichment of the students’ scientific experiences at the commencement

APW Alumnus and Published Author Visits Parish Elementary School

Altmar-Parish-Williamstown alumnus and now published children’s author Jacqueline (Fitzgerald) Heistman came back to her hometown to share her journey and speak to students at her elementary school alma mater. Fresh off the press, but two years in the making, her book titled The Adventures of Tommy The Tailless Squirrel rings home a very important message

APW Middle School Students Sing at Crunch Game

A select group of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Middle School chorus members sang the National Anthem before a sold out crowd at the Syracuse Crunch Hockey game held at the War Memorial recently. The district has participated in “Crunch Night” for several years where tickets are made available for students in the district for a certain home game.

Parish Elementary Celebrates People As Reading Partners

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A popular activity at the People As Reading Partners event at Parish Elementary School was the LeapMat. The game challenged students to spell words by touching the mat’s letters. Pictured are (left to right): McKenzie Kornbluth, Zach Johnson and event volunteer, Cailey Roberts.
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