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New superintendent, principals appointed for 2015-16 Vooheesville school year

A sweep of administrative staff changes are coming to the Voorheesville Central School District this fall. Voorheesville’s superintendent, the middle school principal and elementary school principal will all be new.

Junior Achievement works to teach students about job possibilities

In keeping up with today’s ever-growing technology-based society, in-classroom programs through Junior Achievement continue to spark the interests of even the youngest students.

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Camp Colonie helps students with disabilities

For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.

Guilderland Central School District shifts tax service to BOCES

Guilderland Central Schools will now be contracting out its tax collection, following several other school districts in the area.

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Jody Monroe appointed interim superintendent of Bethlehem Central School District

On the heels of the mid-June announcement of Superintendent Thomas J. Douglas’s departure, current Assistant Superintendent Jody Monroe will now step in as interim superintendent.

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School is more than the three R’s

Brown School summer program includes charity

When you’re a kid, summer consists of a strict itinerary involving sunburns, skinned knees, annoying your older brother and plenty of video games.

Working to achieve equality

Bethlehem grad one of four Pride Center scholarship winners for 2015

Annina Van Riper, a 2015 graduated of Bethlehem Central High School, has been recognized for her efforts to achieve LGBTQ equality in the Capital Region.

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Lofty ambitions in mind

New principal sees La Salle as home to future leaders of a challenging global community

Dr. Paul Fallon has a doctorate in education.

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Hitting the road to explore good reads

New York Library Association president takes roadtrip with son

Fifty libraries in ten days. That is the feat father and son Jeremy and Jack Johannesen have set themselves this summer.

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South Colonie schools begin makeover

Construction begins for capital project, new programming for fall school year

From building improvements to technology, South Colonie Central School District students will soon see many changes at their schools as the capital project and new program initiatives get underway.

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Siena takes a trip around the world

New mural painted by recent grad highlights college’s international programs

When the fall semester begins and students return to the Siena College campus, they will notice a world of difference in their student union building.

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The spark for change

Local teens learn the challenges of solving global issues

After a three-day human rights symposium, area teens will return to school this fall with ideas of starting new clubs, beginning fundraising campaigns and raising awareness.

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Projects underway

BC buildings finish upgrades as part of 2012-13 bond

District officials at Bethlehem Central schools are preparing to finish project upgrades as part of the 2012-13 bond initiative, now that summer vacation is underway.

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The time to spot a butterfly

Karner blues can be seen at Albany Pine Bush for a short time

Hikers in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve can see a sight that hikers 20 years ago considered rare—small blue figures flitting through the trees.

Help wanted to stop eco-threat

Invasive Species Awareness Week at Five Rivers

The Five Rivers Environmental Education Center is holding its second Invasive Species Awareness Week to help the public learn about the destructive power of invasive species and what the public can do to stop their spread.

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