Garrison School Board

Notes from May 3 meeting

By Lily Gordon

  • Garrison School Principal John Griffiths reported that 32 percent of elementary school students and 35 percent of middle school students opted out of taking the state mathematics assessments May 2 to 4, which was more than had opted out for the English Language Arts tests in March.
  • Garrison students have finalized their high school selections: 12 will attend Haldane, six are going to James O’Neill High School, and five to private schools.
  • Richard Timmons will retire as supervisor of buildings, grounds and transportation effective Aug. 31.
  • Students in Garrison’s Class of 2013, who are now graduating from high school, were admitted to Duke, Middlebury, Tulane, Dartmouth, and Skidmore, among other schools.


What Do You Think?

To keep the discourse at its highest level, we have a few rules: (1) Posts must have the full name of poster (no first name only, no pseudonyms) and a valid email address. (2) All comments are reviewed by a moderator before they are posted. Please allow up to 24 hours. (3) A civil tone is important. Attack the argument, not the person. (4) Posts will be edited for spelling and grammar. All comments may also appear in print.

Your email address will not be published.