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America’s Best Communities for Music Education: New Hartford has been recognized as one of America’s Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants.

New Hartford Scores 62nd In the Nation: The Daily Beast Top High Schools In America: The Daily Beast recently ranked New Hartford High School as the 62nd most successful high school in the nation. Graduation rates and college acceptance rates are primary factors in determining overall success along with statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Hartford Recognized as one of the Best Schools in America by three separate organizations: Congratulations are in order. Recently, New Hartford has been recognized as one of America’s best schools by three separate organizations. The recognition is reflective of the achievements of our students, the commitment of our community, and the quality of our educators. From kindergarten through 12th grade, our staff is dedicated to the honored calling of teaching children and preparing them for the future.

New Hartford Senior High School is once again recognized as a high performing nationally ranked school by Newsweek and The Washington Post. Additionally, in March, the district received notification that our district was once again recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants as one of America’s Best Communities for music education.

RoboSpartans Take Home ‘Inspire Award’

(New Hartford, NY – Jan. 2015) The RoboSpartans FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team arrived home from the Capital District FTC “Cascade Effect” Qualifier at The Albany Academies on Saturday Jan. 17 with the league’s top prize, the Inspire Award. The Inspire Award is given to the team that truly embodies the “challenge” of the [...]

Canastota Library: Art, Couponing and History Highlight February

By Elizabeth Totten, Public Relations

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2015) February, the shortest month of the year is packed full of lots of fun—especially at the Canastota Public Library. Although the month is only 28 days long this year, the Canastota Library has it filled with an art display, children and teen programming, a Canalside [...]

January is Radon Action Month

A Silent Cause of Lung Cancer (Series 1 of 2)

By Jennifer McGohan, public health educator II

(Wampsville, NY – Jan. 2015) There may be a silent killer lurking in your home, responsible for about 14,000 deaths from lung cancer in the United States each year. You can’t see it. You can’t taste it. You [...]