Colleagues praise retiring Voorheesville Library Youth Services director’s passion and creativity
Connecting with young readers of all ages is what attracted Joyce Laoisa to Voorheesville Public Library around 16 years ago. Although a library’s role has changed over time, her mission to inspire children remained steadfast.
Ricky the Robot teaches Glenmont first graders about technology
The Glenmont Elementary School teacher Peter Rawitsch has been introducing robotic technology to first graders for more than 25 years.
Glenmont Elementary School PTA's Project Playground received a $10,000 grant from CSXT Corporation.
S. Col wins federal funding for physical education programs
South Colonie Central School District was is one of 60 schools in the country to be awarded a federal grant for its physical education department.
College launches football-sized satellite to collect lightning data
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Siena College sent a satellite that is not much bigger than a football into outer space.
A new gym in Colonie aims to get kids active
Cold weather and early nightfall are not good enough excuses to keep children from participating in physical activities.
Police charge four teens under Albany County cyberbullying law
Four Guilderland students allegedly involved in the explicit rap song posted online, which detailed alleged sexual encounters of students, have turned themselves in on criminal charges.
Elementary kids get their kicks at after school program
Slingerlands Elementary students are now being given the opportunity to learn how to ballroom dance through a new program being offered after school called Dance Crazy Kids.
Second referendum fails, sidelining football field light replacements and auditorium upgrades
Guilderland Central School District on Thursday, Nov. 14, presented residents with two building project propositions totaling $18.17 million. The first proposal totaling $17.32 million passed, but the second proposition, totaling around $845,000 failed by a narrow margin.
District plans to bring in K9 for locker searches; prior school shooting almost attempted
Guilderland school officials are implementing several measures to address safety issues, but the one attracting the most attention involves man’s best friend.
Stram Center hopes to relocate to former BCSD administration site
Another local business is attempting to purchase the Bethlehem Central School District’s property at 90 Adams Place, and this potential tenant appears likely to meet the approval of neighborhood residents.
High school boys name students in explicit rap song, video removed from YouTube
Four Guilderland High School students have been suspended for posting a video to YouTube consisting of a rap song detailing alleged sexual encounters of students in the school.
Transition fair helps students with disabilities plan for the future
Shaker High School has a program to help students with disabilities make plans for life after graduation.
Free help for students struggling with homework
The William K. Sanford Town Library in Colonie is extending Homework Helpers, which initially began as a pilot program in October where honor students from local high schools tutored younger students and helped them with their homework.
MiSci to hold Super Science Weekend, Dudley Observatory kicks off activities
Realizing the richness of the area’s science offerings will be a simple calculation at an upcoming inaugural science festival.
- Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices
- Local rapper writes SUNY anthem
- SCCC chairwoman reappointed to national committee
- SCCC School of Music Open House
- School board approves three-year agreement with Guilderland Teachers
- Schalmont seeks community input on superintendent search
- BCSD informs parents about centralized bus stops for 2012-13
- BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser
- BC to hold budget forum
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