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Public forum for
potential school merger
between Schenevus and Worcester
set for Monday, June 14

STAFF REPORT • Special to

An ongoing series of discussions surrounding the potential of a merger between Schenevus and Worcester central schools is culminating in a public forum that is to be held at 6 p.m., Monday, June 14, at Schenevus’s Draper School, according to a media release.

Discussions of a merger have been long underway in what is called “Merger Mondays,” a monthly meeting to discuss the possibility of the two schools merging.

A walking tour of SCS is also scheduled at 5 p.m., prior to the forum.

The forum is going to have the superintendent of each district present, as well as Assemblyman Chris Tague, Assemblyman Brian Miller and Otsego County representative Jennifer Mickle. There will be a panel for discussion.

The school boards will be voting the following day, Tuesday, June 15, to go forward with the merger. If both school boards vote yes, there will be community votes this summer.

Attendance is limited to 100 people, with 50 for each community being reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

RSVP for the event by contacting the respective clerks, either Wendy Elliott of Worcester at or Nicole Couse of Schenevus at

A livestream of the event will be available at www.//






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