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.