GST BOCES to Hold Chicken Barbecue
On Thursday, October 9, the GST BOCES Bush Campus Career and Technical Education Program will host its annual SkillsUSA Chicken Barbecue fundraiser.
The Chicken Barbecue will be held at the Bush Campus at 459 Philo Road in Building #1 at the gym. Half-chicken dinners will be available for $8, which includes salt potatoes, cole slaw, roll and beverage. Take out orders begin at 3:00 p.m., eat-in orders begin at 4:00 p.m. Presale tickets are available - contact Kim Austin at (607) 739-3581, ext. 1148. Click here for full-page flyer.
The Odessa-Montour Central School District welcomed several new teachers this school year. They include:
Ashley Cross, Kindergarten
Cross studied at Corning Community College, Elmira College and SUNY Cortland. She previously worked at Schuyler Head Start and coached Varsity Volleyball at Watkins Glen Central School District.
Kara Dougherty, Math (Senior High)
Dougherty studied at SUNY Cortland. She was a substitute teacher in the Tioga Central School District for the past five years.
Sarah Hillman, Reading (Junior/Senior High School)
Hillman studied at Keuka College. During her junior year at Keuka, she taught in the Bahamas for one month.
Marc Kimmerly, Social Studies (Junior High)
Kimmerly studied at The College of Saint Rose in Albany. He previously taught at George Washington High School (New York, NY) and Trumansburg High School. He also coached baseball and basketball.
Jennifer Kraemer, Music (Junior/Senior High)
Kraemer studied at SUNY Potsdam and the University of Oregon. She previously served as a band teacher in the Jasper-Troupsburg and Bath Central School Districts and St. Michael's Catholic School.
Jennifer Sarno, Grade 3
Sarno attended Elmira College and completed her student teaching at Odessa-Montour.
Margaret Mortimer, Grade 4
Mortimer studied at Corning Community College and Elmira College. She previously taught preschool and was a substitute teacher.
Katherine Vann, Grade 6
Vann is a graduate of Odessa-Montour. She attended SUNY Cortland. She previously worked in the Ithaca City School District as a library specialist and a teacher in second and fourth grades.