The Blog of Randolph Academy

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  • Randolph Academy Honors Dimpfl, Lafferty, with ‘Golden Apple’ Award
    Elementary Teacher Chelsea Dimpfl, left, and Behavioral Support Specialist Julie Lafferty, have been chosen as the district’s ‘Golden Apple’ Award recipients this fall. The awards are given annually to recognize the outstanding performance, behavior, professionalism and achievement of an individual from each of the district’s two campuses.
  • Randolph Academy Adds Two New Board Members
    Randolph Academy has welcomed two new members to its Board of Education. Susan Locke-Scott (pictured, right) and Danielle O’Connor have each begun four-year terms with the district, with Mrs. Locke-Scott appointed by the New York State Department of Education, and Mrs. O’Connor appointed by New Directions Youth and Family Services, per the district’s New York State Special Act charter. Now […]
  • Ruth Henry Retires After 26-Year Board Tenure
    The Randolph Academy Board of Education said good-bye to one of its longest-standing members this month, as Ruth Henry stepped down from her post and retired after 26 years of dedicated service. Mrs. Henry was appointed by the state commissioner of education in 1996, after having served on the Pine Valley School Board in Cherry Creek, N.Y., for 17 years, […]
  • Randolph Academy Taps Sayoc to Lead Randolph Campus
    Randolph Academy has appointed Stephen Sayoc as its new Randolph campus principal. Mr. Sayoc has been with the district since 2018, when he joined the Randolph campus as a school counselor, a role he held until this new appointment. He has held similar roles at East Aurora High School and Fredonia Middle School, as well as the Gloria R. Davis […]
  • Randolph Academy adds Garaas-Johnson as Director of Curriculum and Special Education
    Randolph Academy welcomes Dr. Kristin Garaas-Johnson as its new Director of Curriculum and Special Education. She joins our district having most recently served as Principal and Supervisor of the LoGuidice Educational Center at Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, where she had been since 2020. Among her duties, Dr. Garaas-Johnson will work collaboratively with the Administrative Team to ensure that proper program […]