Softball Sectionals: Semifinals May 24
Girls softball defeated Schalmont 12-1 on Friday, May 20 to advance to the sectional semifinals next Tuesday, May 24 at Luther Forest Athletic Fields in Malta. Game time is 4 pm. Congratulations and good luck Riders on your quest for the sectional title! Learn More
Boys Tennis Sectionals
(May 18, 2016) The boys tennis team was defeated by LaSalle 4-3 on May 17. Coach Megan Yeats said, "Four of the seven matches went to three sets. A valiant effort, but we came up short!"
The team had a very successful season finishing with a record of 10-5, Yeats said. Learn More
ICHS Students Inducted Into National Honor Society
(May 18, 2016) The Ichabod Crane High School chapter of National Honor Society proudly inducted 47 new members during a ceremony held May 17 in the school auditorium. Membership in National Honor Society recognizes and encourages academic achievement and citizenship among young people. To be eligible for this honor, students must excel in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Learn More
Residents Approve Budget & Elect Welcome, Nelson & Ouellette to the Board of Education
(May 17, 2016) Ichabod Central School District residents have approved a $38,133,987 budget for the 2016-17 school year by a vote of 836 (yes) to 355 (no). This budget represents a 1.55 percent increase in spending, the lowest budget-to-budget increase since the 2012-13 budget. The estimated tax levy increase is 0.67 percent, which is at the district's allowable tax levy limit calculated under the state's tax cap guidelines and the lowest in four years.
Voters also approved a $394,297 bus proposition to purchase four new buses by a vote of 849 (yes) to 343 (no).
Residents also elected three members to the Board of Education:
- Michael Stead - 711
- Matthew Nelson – 839 - Elected to 3 year term (May 17, 2016 through June 30, 2019)
- Anthony Welcome - 761 - Elected to 3 year term (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019)
- Jeffrey Ouellette – 764 - Elected to 3 year term (May 17, 2016 through June 30, 2019)
Thank you to all who came out to vote!
Notice to Bidders
(May 12, 2016) The Ichabod Crane School District has the following bids open. Bids will be received until 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. For more information contact Mindy Potts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the 2015-16 end-of-school-year calendar here.
School IN Session May 27
Due to the district’s one snow day April 4, there will be school on May 27.
Patty Westover Recognized at Top Teacher Dinner
(May 12, 2016) Ichabod Crane Primary School Kindergarten Teacher Patty Westover was formally recognized as one of the Capital Region's Top Teachers at a dinner at the Glen Sanders Mansion on May 11. During the dinner, News Channel 13 and SEFCU honored all 13 teachers with a $500.00 gift card for the classroom and also a $500.00 gift card for themselves. Congratulations again Patty. You've filled us with Rider Pride! Learn More
Ichabod Crane Middle School Announces April Rider of the Month Students
(May 10, 2016) Ichabod Crane Middle School is pleased to announce the Rider of the Month students for April! Congratulations to Sophia Dunn, Jameson Delaney, Josh Krizar, Taylor Wallace, Blythe Tamez and Bobby Boll. Learn More
Reminder: Purchase Tickets for Quilt Fundraiser for Roberta Rose Memorial Scholarship Until June 10
Tickets for the raffle of the 'Peaceful Rose Garden' quilt handmade by Beth Demers and Robin Sullivan to benefit the Roberta Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund will be sold until June 10 with the drawing being held on June 10 at the high school. Learn More
New Visions: Law & Government Students Win Northeastern States Award at National Competition
Area high school students make history by winning the region
(May 3, 2016) For the second consecutive year, the Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law & Government team, including Ichabod Crane High School students Katie Gibson and Margaret Richards, has won a major award at the National “We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution” competition in Washington, D.C.
The 11-student New Visions: Law & Government class won the Northeastern States Award, besting 137 finalists from nine other states and the District of Columbia at the competition held April 23-25. This is the first time in the national competition’s 29-year history that a team from New York has won the award. Learn More
Join Us for Ichabod Crane's Spring Concerts
(April 19, 2016) Ichabod Crane's Music Department is pleased to offer its Spring Concert series. All concerts are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:
- 7th & 8th Grade Concert
Wednesday, May 18 beginning @ 7:00p.m., High School Auditorium
- 5th Grade Concert
Thursday, May 19 beginning @ 6:30p.m., High School Auditorium
- 6th Grade Concert
Thursday, May 19 beginning @ 7:30p.m., High School Auditorium
- High School Concert
Wednesday, May 25 beginning @ 7:00p.m., High School Auditorium
ICHS Envirothon Team Takes First Place at Hudson Valley Regional Envirothon
(April 18, 2016) On April 14, the ICHS Envirothon team placed first in Columbia County at the Hudson Valley Regional Envirothon, which qualifies them for the state competition in May. The five-member team of Alexis Hoffmann, Eric Papas, Megan Malanowski, Bailey Lapo-McDermott, and Max Zimmerman worked together to compete on five environmental topics: Soils, Aquatics, Forestry, Wildlife, and Current Issues. The primary goal of the Envirothon is to learn about the natural environment so as to become stewards of the land. Congratulations to the team and their advisor Alissa Ferlito!
ICHS Art Student Leah Meredith Earns 3D Juror's Award in 2016 HS Regional Juried Exhibit at Albany Center Gallery
(April 11, 2016) At the reception for the 2016 HS Regional Juried Exhibit at Albany Center Gallery, Leah Meredith's ceramic sculpture Tornado received the Lory Tansky 3D Juror's Award! An IC student has never before been chosen for an award at this very selective annual juried exhibit. Learn More
Two Ichabod Crane Odyssey of the Mind Teams Take 5th in the State!
(April 7, 2016) ICC's two Odyssey of the Mind teams from the Middle School competed in the State Tournament at Binghamton State University on Saturday, April 2. Both teams finished in 5th place. Learn More
(April 7, 2016) The Board of Education approved tenure appointments for 12 faculty members at its meeting on April 5. Congratulations to the following: Kathryn Babendrier, Margaret Bortugno, Thomas Call, Jennifer Cramer, Nancy Dolan, Maria Doubrava, Jodi Gajadar, Emily Lock, Cole Moon, Lindsay Meyers, Megan Yeats and Emily Zeh.
ICC 6th Grade Students Participate in Twin County Science Expo
(April 4, 2016) Congratulations to the following Ichabod Crane sixth grade students who presented their projects at the 18th Annual Twin County Science Expo at Columbia Greene Community College on Saturday, April 2: Greg Moon, Asah Mulica, Brett Richards, Ian Wall, Abigail Wood, Gunnar Grethen-McLaughlin, Morgan Ormerod and Abigail Dolge learn more
Board Holds Public Hearing, Approves Smart Schools Investment Plan
(March 2, 2016) The Board of Education approved the Smart Schools Investment Plan following a public hearing on the plan at its meeting on March 1. The plan has now been submitted to the State Education Department for approval. Learn More.