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Board of Education

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Schenectady High School
January 21 2010

Are you interested in running for school board?

Four seats up for election
Four board of education seats are up for election. 

The top two vote-getters will enter in to three year terms (2010-2013) and will be sworn in on July 1, 2010.

The candidate with the third highest number of votes will fill Joyce Wachala's term which runs through 2012.  The fourth highest vote-getter will fill Jim Casino's term which ends 2011.  Both the third and fourth place vote getters will take office on May 19, 2010. 

If you are interested in running for school board, please pick up the nominating petitions in the clerk's office between 9 am - 4 pm.  The clerk's office is located within the district business office in the rear of Mont Pleasant Middle School.

In order to get on the ballot, a person must:

  • reside in the school district for at least one year immediately preceding the election
  • certify that he or she is a qualified voter
  • present at least 100 legible signatures.

The petitions are due in the clerk's office by 5 pm on April 28, 2010. 

The ballot drawing will be held in the clerk's office on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 3 p.m.  The names of candidates will be arranged on the ballot in the order determined by the drawing.

The board election will take place on May 18, 2010.

The business office is located in the back of Mont Pleasant Middle School (108 Education Dr.)  Go to the back of the school building (Education Drive) by the football field.  Go to the end - near the gymnasium.  Enter through double doors where  "Board of Education Headquarters" is posted.  Go straight through doorway & sign in.  Take a right through the double doors, down the steps and all the way to the end of the hall to the business office.





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