The Blog of Randolph Academy

  • New York State School Boards Association honors Randolph Academy as ‘Champion of Change’
    Randolph Academy, a public school district which supports, empowers and educates children struggling with various emotional and mental health disabilities, was honored this week by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) with its “Champions of Change” award. The distinction comes following Randolph Academy’s launch of a new internship program in partnership with the Department of Sociocultural & Justice […]
  • Randolph Academy honors School Nurse Shelly Harris with 2021 ‘Golden Apple’ award
    Randolph Academy has selected Shelly Harris as its 2021 “Golden Apple” Award recipient. She received the award at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting during a brief ceremony. Ms. Harris joined Randolph Academy in 2014 as its school nurse and has since cared for several hundred children ages K-12, each of whom has had unique emotional or mental health […]
  • Osinski Begins as New Hamburg Campus Principal
    Randolph Academy has appointed Laura J. Osinski as the new Principal of its Hamburg campus. Mrs. Osinski joins Randolph Academy from the Pine Valley School District in South Dayton, N.Y., where she served for three years as its elementary school physical education teacher as well as its high school health education teacher. She began her tenured career in the Frewsburg […]
  • Culinary Students Lead Community Appreciation Lunch Event
  • ‘Trout in the Classroom’ Program Helps Students Appreciate Nature, Conservation
    It’s so important to create experiential learning scenarios for students, especially in the sciences. Hands-on projects in real-world settings usually lead to a much deeper understanding and retention of the material – and in some cases, an added sense of purpose and connectedness. Randolph Academy Science Teacher James Vitale has witnessed this first-hand, thanks to his students’ participation in “Trout […]
  • Randolph Academy Celebrates Class of 2021
    Dozens of teachers, administrators, board members, family members and classmates cheered on our 17 graduating seniors who received their diplomas, including nine at our Hamburg campus in an early afternoon ceremony and eight at our Randolph campus in the early evening. Regents diplomas were awarded to 59 percent of the graduates, while 41 percent earned local diplomas. Superintendent Lori DeCarlo […]