Bethlehem passes responsibility back to district officials
In a move to help Bethlehem residents save money, the town will no longer be collecting taxes on behalf of two local school districts.
Members of Menands Inquiry Team convince school board to make the switch from plastic to reusable silverware
A group of Menands students found that making a small change in the school’s lunchtime routine will save money and reduce pollution.
Board says no to price hike; new director to take over program in August
A proposal to increase prices for elementary and middle school lunches was rejected by members of the Bethlehem Central Board of Education.
State designation spurs funding for professional development
Altamont Elementary School’s designation as a Reward School has led to the district receiving $75,000 to enhance professional development.
District, board members mum on scenarios; school closure advised
Guilderland Central School District held a community meeting Monday, June 16, for consultant Paul Seversky to discuss findings from his building capacity study, along with some scenarios the district could pursue to reduce expenses.
Upgrades will impact summer field, playground use in Bethlehem
With summer vacation just weeks away, district officials at Bethlehem Central schools are preparing for upgrade projects to begin as part of the 2012-13 bond initiative.
Village officials finalize plan, target state funds for enhancing trail’s end
Voorheesville Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 27, approved submitting an application requesting $1.3 million of federal Transportation Alternatives Program funding for its rail trail project.
Guilderland students hold 11th annual Living Museum; program to be cut next year
The likes of Thomas Edison, Davy Crockett and Helen Keller will probably not be seen again in Guilderland High School.
Contest winner’s PSA displayed on Central Avenue billboard
High school students united in a campaign to create a public service announcement to bring awareness to distracted driving.
Raiderfest includes a 5K race and carnival games
Colonie Central High School is holding a one-of-a-kind event where more than 500 students have volunteered to participate in a fundraiser that has everything from a 5-kilometer race to carnival games, craft vendors and food trucks.
Dealership partners with school to raise money to help cover club’s expenses
A robotics team partnered with Dodge and Armory Garage to host a test drive in an effort to raise money for the Colonie Central High School Robotics Team.
District’s vehicle purchase proposition approved; library budget passed
Guilderland Central School District voters on Tuesday, May 20, approved a $92.13 million 2014-15 budget, along with a nearly $1 million proposition to purchase seven buses and a maintenance truck.
District’s vehicle purchase and capital improvement plans approved; library budget passed
Voorheesville Central School District’s proposed $22.7 million budget was comfortably approved by residents on Tuesday, May 20, along with both propositions before voters.
North Colonie residents added new members to the Board of Education and approved the district’s $101.3 million budget for 2014-15 by a tally of 1,328 yes votes to 566 no votes on Tuesday, May 20.
Fewer residents at the polls, but approval rating at almost 70 percent
Voters in the Bethlehem Central School District approved a 2014-15 school year budget today by a margin of 2,496 votes to 1,140 votes.
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- 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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