Mrs. Cheryl Steckly
Superintendent of Schools
7668 State Street
Lowville, NY  13367
Letter from the Superintendent
Dear Parents and Members of the Lowville Academy School Community,

On behalf of the Board of Education, staff and administration, please accept our sincerest thanks on a soon to be completed 2016-17 school year.  We appreciate your efforts to work with us as partners in your child’s education.  Your role and support is essential in the success each child finds both here and in life.  As always, the entire staff at LACS will continue to work hard and strive for excellence in an effort to help our students be successful both inside and outside the classroom.

As we finish this year we want to express our congratulations and best wishes to the class of 2017.  We know that they are well prepared to meet any challenges they will encounter in the future.  The past 13 years have passed quickly for them and their families.  We are very proud of their accomplishments at Lowville Academy and wish them all the best as they go out into the world.  The entire community is invited to attend their graduation ceremony at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.

The very best of luck to all of our students on the end of the year exams.  Classes end on Wednesday, June 21 at 11:00 a.m. for elementary and middle students. The last day of classes for the high school is Monday, June 12.  I wish all of our students and families a wonderful summer! Thank you again for all of your support and assistance as we work together to be provide the best education possible for our students.

Best Wishes,

Cheryl R. Steckly
Superintendent of Schools

School Board Election Results For 2017-18

The 2017-18 Lowville Academy School Budget passed on May 16 with 277 yes votes to 13 no.  Thank you for your continued support of the school programs.   The results for all propositions follow below:

Proposition 1 - 2017-18 School District Budget of $27,154,444  Yes - 277     No - 13
Proposition 2 - Establish Energy System Tax Stabilization Reserve Fund Yes - 280     No -  8
Proposition 3 - Purchase of Three School Buses at $360,000  Yes - 267     No - 21 
Proposition 4 - Transportation of Head Start Pupils  Yes - 273     No - 16
Proposition 5 - Increase in Library Funding of $20,000 annually Yes - 260     No - 27

In addition to the budget referendum, the annual school board election was also held on May 16.  Re-elected without opposition to three-year terms commencing July 1 are Board veterans Mrs. Rebecca Kelly, Mr. Thomas Schneeberger and Mr. Michael Young.
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