District sets events Tuesday

FONDA – Fonda-Fultonville Central School has planned events during the school budget vote and school board election Tuesday.

Voters can cast their ballots from noon to 9 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

According to a news release, the events include:

  • Free electronics recycling event in the high school parking lot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event with Evolution Recycling is free, but proceeds from recycling these materials will help raise money for FFCS.

The following items will be accepted at no charge: laptops, cellphones, laser printers, routers, network switches, photocopiers, power supplies, wires and cables, scanners, vacuum cleaners, radios, servers, electronic equipment, projectors, VCR/DVD players, CRT monitors, TVs, cable and satellite boxes, speaker systems, telecom equipment, microwaves and toasters, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and computer monitors.

Evolution Recycling will shred or otherwise destroy all hard drives and other storage media.

Items that will not be accepted include refrigerators or freezers, and fluorescent light bulbs.

Anyone with questions can contact Mike Bowman at 774-4555 or [email protected].

  • A preview of the Fonda-Fultonville High School Spring Concert will be held for local senior citizens at 1:15 p.m. in the auditorium. Music will be provided by the Select Chorus and Wind Ensemble.
  • The high school agriculture program will host its Ag Olympics Competition from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by the inaugural FFCS Agricultural Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. People can view students’ agricultural and environmental demonstrations and exhibits. The event will feature live demonstrations, animals, big equipment and hay rides.
  • A free clothing giveaway will be held in the elementary school foyer from 5 to 7 p.m., or until the clothes are gone. Appropriate, gently used, clean clothing, sorted by size, can be dropped off at the elementary office before Monday.
  • Donate any gently used books your children may have outgrown at the elementary school library from 5 to 7 p.m. for the summer reading program. The PTSA will sort, group and bag the donated books to send home with any students beginning June 6.
  • A K-4 Book Fair will be held in the elementary library from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a raffle for the chance to win a gift certificate to a local business.
  • Animal Land will be in the elementary foyer from 5 to 7:30 p.m. It will offer the chance to purchase and build a stuffed animal. Prices vary and accessories will be available.
  • An art show will be presented in the elementary building. Student work from the NYS Legislative Art Show, PTA reflections and the NYS School Boards Art Show will be displayed.
  • The elementary classroom door-decorating event from 5 to 7 p.m. will showcase what the students have been reading.
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