Superintendent of schools for the past eleven years, Bill Lynch will soon bring his lengthy position in the Fulton City School District to an end as he enters into a well deserved retirement. Starting work in the district in 1981 as a school psychologist through Oswego County BOCES, Lynch swiftly climbed the ladder of success within the district. The community recently came together to celebrate the legacy Lynch will leave behind, although due to his hard working nature retirement wont come with a lack of work as he plans to embark on a new journey with the FCSD.
At the FCSD board meeting held in late October, the Board of Education officially addressed and unanimously passed the resignation of current Superintendent of Schools, William Lynch for the purpose of retirement. After serving 11 years as superintendent for Fulton school district, Lynch will be replaced starting July 1, 2016.
The Oswego City School District Board of Education signed a contract Tuesday night with Dr. Dean Goewey – approving him as the new superintendent of the Oswego City School District. “I am just fortunate to have had a career, largely in Oswego, full of dream jobs. I appreciate it,” he said.
After an extensive search process following the retirement of former Superintendent Donna Fountain, the Hannibal Central School District Board of Education appointed Christopher Staats to the position during its meeting Wednesday (Nov. 4).
The Board of Education of the Oswego City School District has received, and is accepting, the written resignation of Superintendent Benjamin Halsey, according to Board President Kathleen Allen. He is on leave of absence, with pay and benefits, through Friday, November 13.
Some board members feel the students would benefit more if parent-teacher conferences didn’t cut several school days in half. Also, a move to extend the superintendent’s contract was tabled. Board members want to discuss the matter more before voting.
When Schroon Lake Central School District’s new superintendent takes over on July 1, she will bring a little bit of Oswego with her. At its April 14 meeting, the Schroon Lake board of education unanimously approved hiring Oswego Middle School Principal Bonnie Finnerty as the district’s new superintendent. “She was an effective leader as a building principal. She will be a wonderful superintendent,” said Oswego superintendent Bill Crist.
Oswego Middle School Principal Bonnie Finnerty is one of two finalists in the search for a new superintendent at the Schroon Lake Central School. On Wednesday, she was informed by the president of the Schroon board of education of the decision. Finnerty was named OMS principal in July 2008.