SCHUMER SENDS CHATEAUGAY HIGH SCHOOL IN FRANKLIN COUNTY 5 COMPUTERS
Chateaugay High School in the North Country to Receive Computers Through U.S. Senate ‘Computers for School Program’
Program Aims to Help Public Schools And Students Keep Pace With Technology Age by Receiving Surplus Computers
Schumer: Computers Are Essential for Preparing Students for the Future
Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced Chateaugay High School, located in Franklin County, will receive 5 refurbished computers under the United States Senate Computers for Schools Program. Union-Endicott Central School District serves more than 230 students, and will greatly benefit from the new addition of computers to the school environment. The Senate program helps public schools take advantage of the information technology age by channeling surplus computers into classrooms across the country. Schumer was eligible to allocate 25 new computers to school districts across the state.
“I am excited to have sent these five computers to Franklin County’s Chateaugay High School,” said Senator Schumer. “These days, having access to computers and the most up to date technology is essential, and these computers will go a long way towards ensuring that these students have the computers and writing skills they need to be successful in their future endeavors.”
“We are very appreciative for the opportunity to receive not just these computers but all the peripherals that came with them, the keyboards, microphones, and monitors. These computers will improve our teachers’ capabilities in to instruct our students,” said Chateaugay High School Superintendent, Loretta Fowler.
“These computers are significant upgrades from some of the computers that have been used by teachers for program instruction. They are much better suited to handle the ever changing needs of the technological world,” said Jon Staiv, Neric Technician for Chateaugay Central Schools.
The United States Senate Computers for Schools Program helps public schools take advantage of the information technology age by channeling surplus computers into classrooms across the country. Senators are granted up to 25 computers to distribute to public schools in their area, and donations must be distributed in groups of five.