Students and school faculty show off their pumpkin-carving creativity at Shaker High School
Pumpkin decorating got competitive as students and faculty of North Colonie schools got together recently to show off their artistic talents for the Art Department’s sixth annual Great Pumpkin Challenge at Shaker High School.
Construction project finished in time for the students’ return
Students of Siena College may only know their campus’s Grotto from the noise of construction early in the morning.
Cross section of district sought to develop solutions for tackling financial woes
Guilderland school district leaders are looking to community members for solutions addressing excess capacity and waning resources after setting aside scenarios from a recent building capacity study.
Residents voted 610-186 in favor of district’s $18.8M plan to renovate its school facilities
South Colonie residents voted on the school district’s $13.8 million capital project on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and the results were overwhelmingly in the project’s favor.
Board of education members discuss possible impact as housing developments near completion
At the North Colonie School District Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15, board members considered routes to take as the possibility of higher enrollment arises with several housing developments finishing construction and beginning to sell to new residents.
Residents will have the chance to decide on the $13.8M funding for building improvements
South Colonie Central School District residents will vote Tuesday, Oct. 21, to decide if the school district will get the $13.8 million funding for its capital project; a five-year, two-phase building plan announced earlier this year.
School’s senior class cleans up Shaker Heritage Society
Christian Brothers Academy held its first official Senior Service Day at the nearby Shaker Heritage Society Wednesday, Oct. 15, giving the students a chance to delve into a piece of local history.
Colonie Central PTSA honors Bonnie Livingston’s cool-headed reaction to September collision
Bus driver Bonnie Livingston was just weeks into her new job when she found herself having to put her safety training to quick use.
Bethlehem middle schoolers build scarecrows to welcome the season
Like the scarecrows he helps build, Mark Warford is outstanding in his field.
District investigating lab experiments performed in class
A Bethlehem High School science teacher has been placed on administrative leave for a second time while the district investigates lab experiments performed in his class.
Round of tickets handed out as students vie for limited spaces
Some Bethlehem Central High School students were upset last week and took to Twitter to complain after their cars were ticketed for parking in the school lot without a permit.
Fifth-graders help kindergartners navigate the buses in Glenmont
The beginning of a new school year can be intimidating for any student, but is especially so for incoming kindergartners.
District leaders review study, look toward community driven solutions
Guilderland school district leaders held a community meeting Monday, Sept. 29, to discuss factors leading to the building capacity study and reviewing some of the data presented in it.
New Scotland Historical Society event to shed light on Solomon Northup’s struggle for freedom
History will come alive as the New Scotland Historical Society presents Clifford Oliver Mealy’s portrayal of the musician and kidnapped Saratoga resident, Solomon Northup.
District to hold community workshop to generate ideas on building usage
Guilderland Board of Education members have decided to cancel the upcoming focus group that would have discussed the building capacity study, which lacked widespread community support.
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