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Bring your “Stuff-A-Bus” donations to APW’s Bus Garage through August 18th Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District will be hosting their annual “Stuff-A-Bus” school supply distribution at the APW Transportation Facility on August 22nd from 9 am to noon.   “Stuff-A-Bus” aims to provide the necessary school supplies every student needs for academic success. Community members have the opportunity to donate back to school supplies by bringing their donations to the APW transportation Facility Monday-Fridays through August 18th.   For more information, call 315-625-5241.    more >>
APW Board names new junior/senior high school principal The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Board of Education approved the appointment of Joseph T. Olsen as APW Junior/Senior High School Principal. Olsen will replace Michelle Crisafulli who resigned at the close of the school year to take an administrative position in another district.   Olsen has worked in education for more than 10 years. He began his career as a Business and Marketing Teacher at Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square and for the past two years has served at the Career and Technical Education Assistant Principal at the Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation.   “I was very interested in the position at APW, in part, because of the positive interactions I have had with APW students and staff through my position at CiTi,” he said. “The ... more >>
APW Buildings Off Limits Over Summer Buildings in the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District will have limited or no use over the summer months this year due to site work and maintenance to the facilities.   The elementary building, including the fields and playground will be closed from June 24 th until August 30 th . Roof work on the building as well as site work for the grounds will be done during this time.   In addition, the Junior/Senior High School gymnasium will undergo gym floor maintenance and will be closed from June 24 th until August 1 st . Request for use by organizations, community members and coaches, after August 1 st , can be done by submitting a building use form request at least 2 weeks in advance for use of the facility.   The athletic fields at the JSHS will be available ... more >>
Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Scholarships Awarded to APW Seniors Senior students of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District were awarded nearly half a million dollars in scholarships collectively during their Senior Awards Ceremony.   Among the many awards distributed were: the Class of 1967 Memorial Award given to descendants of the members of the Class of 1967 in memory of class members lost; numerous Dollars for Scholars Scholarships; and the APW Honor Graduate Award distributed to students who earned a 90 grade point average or above all four years of high school. This year’s graduating class has more than 15 honor graduates, and each will wear a special medal during their graduation ceremony in recognition of their efforts.   It is customary for the student awardees to request a favorite teacher or an inspirational ... more >>
APW Recognizes Writing Contest Winners Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District recognized several students as winners of a recent writing contest at an “Author’s Tea Awards Ceremony.”   The topic for the writing assignment was “The Best of Me.” First, second and third place awards were distributed to the following: Spencer Ault (1 st ), Kellen Bettinger (3 rd ), Norah Bettinger (2 nd ), Parker  Bigelow (3 rd ),  Zoey Chybinski (2 nd ), Hailey Comstock (3 rd ),Cassiana Cross (3 rd ), Willie Daniels (3 rd ), Olivia Degraw (2 nd ), Betty Deyo (2 nd ), Daphne Fanning (3 rd ), David Holst (1 st ), Jonathan Jaynes (2 nd ), Emma Millerschin (1 st ), Christina Morse (1 st ), Aubrey  Shaffer (1 st ), Eleanor  Woods (2 nd ) and Mason  Woolson (1 st )   ... more >>
Interim Superintendent Named in Altmar-Parish-Williamstown District On June 8 th , the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Board of Education appointed Dr. Jeffrey K. Bryant Interim Superintendent of Schools in the district. He will begin the position on July 1.   “The APW School Board welcomes Dr. Bryant to the APW staff,” said Board President Ernie Peters following the appointment. “We look forward to working with Dr. Bryant to continue to improve all we do for students, and strive to achieve the APW Vison.”   Dr. Bryant comes to the district with more than 35 years of experience in education. He began his career in 1981 as a health teacher with the Oneida City School District before moving to the Camden Central School District where he served as middle school principal, high school principal and superintendent of schools ... more >>
APW Athletic Awards Ceremony The 2016-17 APW athletic awards were held recently and the following student athletes were recognized for their outstanding achievements: Justin Bristol was recognized for his outstanding basketball season and his All League First Team designation. Rebel Awards: Most competitive: Sydney Jones; Team Player: Peyton Nadeau; Dedication: Takota Jacobsen; Warrior: Brian Koagel; Most Improved: Maryanne Lazore; Work Horse: Sydney Brouse; and Sportsmanship: Aubri McCarty. The Ultimate Rebel Award recognized those students who participated in three sports during the school year, students were called and presented with a certificate of achievement. In addition, the U.S. Army Reserves National Scholar Athlete award was presented to Tim Palmer and Kassidy Spoon. Ethan Lenhart and Brianna Karboski ... more >>
APW Students Learn 21st Century Career Skills at WCNY’s Enterprise America City Middle School students from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District recently spent a day operating WCNY's Enterprise America City, an exciting hands-on program where students apply STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), financial and civic literacy skills they have learned in class.   In the program, the students run the "city's" 14 businesses and City Hall, becoming business entrepreneurs and employees, consumers and citizens. Occupational roles the students practiced included bankers, utility workers, engineers, salespersons, mechanics and more.   Imitating real life as much as possible, the student citizens elected a mayor, managed their time and income and even purchased their lunch with their Enterprise America dollars earned. ... more >>
APW Announces Winter and Spring Sports Scholar Athletes At the end of each high school sports season, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association honors those teams and individuals that excel in the classroom. These student-athletes work very hard at both their sport and their academics and deserve to be recognized for their outstanding academic success. To receive scholar-athlete recognition, teams must have 75% of their roster earning a GPA of 90.00 or greater. Individual students with an average GPA of greater than 90.00 are eligible for the honor and recognition as individual scholar-athletes.   The following individuals were announced by APW Athletic Director Jamie Coppola for Winter Sports: Elizabeth Roth, Kaliyah Scott, Anna Mullin, Kassidy Spoon, Marisa Barber, Maryanne Lazore, John Comstock, Dale Ostrander, Kyler ... more >>
93Q radio personality Jack Ryan visits APW High School Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School had a special guest visitor at the school recently. On-air personality Jack Ryan, from 93Q radio, talked to students at the school about his career path and choosing to follow his passion into the industry.   Originally, Ryan, whose real name is Jack Tebior, wanted to be an astronaut and enrolled at Alfred State College majoring in computer engineering. After a short while, he decided that it was not a good fit for him and switched his major to liberal arts. He found himself spending a great deal of time hanging out at the campus radio station but still didn’t consider radio as a career option. He graduated with a two-year degree from Alfred and later enrolled at SUNY Oswego majoring in broadcasting and mass communications.     ... more >>
APW Inducts Eleven into National Junior Honor Society The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducted eleven new members at a special ceremony held on April 12 at the school.   Inductees included: Abigail Bielby, Hannah Matlock, Allisyn Scott, Aida Causevic, Vanessa Dupree, Conner Harrington, Mackenzie Johnson, Michael Kinney, Allison Lenhart, Jordan Ostrander, and Alivia Turk. Participating in the induction ceremony were current members: Anna Mullin, Miranda Hamilton, Kathryn Trumble, Jacob Smith, Ethan Pernisi, Alayna Ruffos, Abagail Skllington-Bice, Amelia Aringer, Sydney Townsend and Amra Causivic. Adviser for the NJHS is DeLaine Trexler.   In a welcome by APW Superintendent of Schools Anita Murphy, she told the audience of family and friends that there were three events that she looks ... more >>
We're In the News! The news team at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School were featured guests in the studios at News Channel 9 WSYR-TV studios in Syracuse recently. The students who have been doing their own version of the morning news at APW Elementary this school year got a behind the scenes look at how the local television station runs. The guests of morning news anchors Dan Cummings and Jennifer Sanders, the team appeared live on the show and watched as their segment on Cool Schools aired. Jennifer Sanders visited the school earlier to see for herself the news team at work and recorded the segment for the station. Their clip of the broadcast is available on the APW District website or at the following address: http://www.localsyr.com/news/local-news/young-journalists-start-newscast-program-at-apw-elementary-school/687948570 ... more >>
Jordan Mull signs letter of intent to play football at AIC The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School Athletic Department held a letter of intent signing ceremony for Jordan Mull who has committed to play Division II football for the American International College Yellow Jackets in Springfield, Massachusetts next year.   Mull set several records as a running back for the Rebels during his senior year at APW, including yards rushing in a single game: 491; and single game touchdowns: seven.   Stanard said the Rebels looked to Mull for his leadership this season saying, “He was a work horse all season long.” Stanard went on to call Mull not only the team’s offensive leader, but also noted that he did a great job on the defensive end as well.   “I’m really proud of how he found a school that he ... more >>
Twenty-two APW Students Selected for All County Chorus The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District will be well represented at the Oswego County Music Educators’ Association All-County Choral Music Festival this year. Twenty-two students were selected to participate in this year’s festival on April 7 th & 8 th hosted by the Fulton City School District. The students will participate in Junior High Mixed Choir, Women’s Choir and High School Mixed Choir.   Mixed Choir participants include: Tora Britton, Aprilrose Wright, Lorraine Sampson, Emily Weaver, Rachel Trumble, Isabella Walter, Ethan Lenhart, Noah Schreyer, Tim Trumble, Gabe Casato and Salvatore Galisano.   Women’s Choir participants include: Abby Babcock, Nova Kowalski, Kindl Leja and Brittni Metcalf.   Junior High Mixed Chorus participants ... more >>
APW Celebrates 100th Day of School Milestone School days can drag during the long winter season in New York, but not for Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Elementary School students who celebrated their 100th day of school in style.   To mark the 100th day of the 2016-2017 school year, the APW students arrived at school dressed as if they were 100 years old. Some wore glasses, others carried walking canes and a few even died their hair a temporary grey.   During a 100 days of school celebration in the school’s cafeteria, the youngsters completed a series of activities by the hundreds including singing a “100 Days of School” song, completing 100 exercises,  and listening to a reading of the book “100 Days of School” by Trudy Harris.   Teacher Valerie Wade sat all of the elementary-schoolers ... more >>
Harlem Superstars Basketball Team at APW on Mar. 3rd The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown P arent/ T eacher/ S tudent A ssociation (PTSA) will host for the second year the Harlem Superstars basketball team in a game versus the APW Rebel Legends alumni team on Friday, March 3 rd at 7 p.m. in the junior/senior high school gym. Advance sale tickets are only $8 and can be purchased by going to www. apwelementary.com or during scheduled times at both the high school and elementary school. Call the school for times and dates. Tickets will be available for $10 at the door. Follow the PTSA on Facebook for more info about ticket sales: APW Elementary PTSA and APW Jr/Sr High School PTSA. The PTSA encourages all to join them for an evening of great family fun close to home! ?   more >>
APW Teams Advance to County Battle of the Books In two highly contested and close battles the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown District representative for the Oswego County Battle of the Books was determined in a recent competition. Grades three and four saw six teams vie for the District title and the opportunity to represent APW at the next level of the competition. Level 1 (grades 3 & 4) winners from the APW District were Annaleigh Wejko, Ellie Woods and Madyson Martin. They are coached by Mrs. Amy Healy and Mrs. Sharon Amyotte. Level 2 (grades 5 & 6) winners were Hannah White, Christina Morse and Gail Lauer.   more >>
APW Junior/Senior High School Announces Honor Roll Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Junior/Senior High School Principal Michelle Crisafulli has announced the honor roll recipients for the second marking period. The honor students can earn Principal with a grade point average of 94.5 and higher; High Honor, with a GPA of 90 to 94.49; or Honor Roll status, with average of 84.5 to 89.9.   Those students named to the Principal’s List, with an average of 94.5 or better include: Jenna Brockett, Kathryn Trumble, Amelia Auringer, Lilly Sweeney, Mikenzie Barankovich, Olivia Hoy, Christine Eckert, Jordan Tanner, Joshua Ostrander, Marisa Barber, Miranda Hamilton, Rose Wilson, Julianna Bresha, Brittney Roser, Trevor Johst, Sydney Townsend, Andrianna DeHart, Abigail Skellington-Bice, Madison Hoy, Paige Pitre, Alivia Turk, Kaliyah Scott, Wyatt ... more >>
APW Alumni Continue Their Academic Success in College Alumnus from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School continue to succeed following graduation from APW at colleges and universities across the state. Many have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements including: Alaina Perkins and Leianna Burke who have been named to the President’s List at SUNY Oswego for earning a grade point average of 3.80 and above on the 4.0 scale.  In addition, Lindzi Pfluger, Samuel Gregory and Kenneth Benedetto were named to the Dean’s List at SUNY Oswego with a GPA of 3.3 to 3.79. Siena College also recognized Sage Bartlett for Dean’s List recognition at their school and Nazareth College announced that Julie Moretti earned the distinction at their school as well. SUNY Canton’s Justin Watson was also named to the Dean’s ... more >>
APW Elementary’s Annual Snow Ball Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School held their annual Kindergarten through third grade Snow Ball where students, dressed in their finest came with parents and guardians to dance the night away. Sponsored by the Parent/Teacher/Student Association, the annual event draws a large crowd to enjoy the free evening of dancing and refreshments for students. Tables were set up and the gymnasium was decorated with snowflakes and lights to set the mood for the dance.   A DJ was on hand to “spin” all of the students favorite dance tunes and even took requests. The event provides a perfect opportunity for students to get dressed up and get out to dance and move during the colder and oftentimes less active time of the year for students. There was plenty of time for moving during ... more >>



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