Local resident donates funds to bolster educational opportunities at Bethlehem Central
A local man is hoping his monetary donation not only enhances STEM education at the school district, but also encourages other community members to open their wallets.
Distrcit anticipates tax levy of 1.98 percent, budget gap unknown
Despite having no state aid numbers, South Colonie Central School District anticipates a 3 percent increase in its instructional budget.
Siena College officially opens new science center
Siena College celebrated the end of its new high-tech science center’s first semester debut with a dedication ceremony.
District weights lifting funding burden off booster clubs, cutting freshman football
After years of looking towards school sports for potential budget reductions, district leaders are proposing to increase overall funding to athletic programming.
Guilderland Board of Education faces $130k gap, targets 3 percent tax hike
Voorheesville district leaders welcomed a much smaller budget gap than in recent years, with next year’s shortage falling to around $71,000. The preliminary budget should total around $23 million.
BCMS students listen to speakers discuss thriving with disabilities
Feeling uncomfortable in your own skin is a common experience for many people during their youth. John Robinson felt similar, but his discomfort stretched long past his teenage years.
As budget season gets underway, North Colonie Central School District is concerned about the future of its fund balance.
Children’s author, illustrator visits South Colonie elementary schools
Like most kids, Matt Tavares drew pictures in elementary school, but since then, his grade-school passion has become his career.
Siena College hosts its third One Billion Rising event for female violence awareness
In an effort to raise awareness for violence against women and girls, Siena College students put on their best dancing shoes.
Anxiety is common among high school seniors applying to college
This year, my senior year, I noticed a common theme among my classmates: Panic.
Governor’s delay causes strife on district budgeting for next year
School board members heard proposals over what money needs to be spent next year to address several issues outside of the classroom.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
The Bethlehem Central School District confirmed a case of pertussis, commonly known as Whooping Cough, at Elsmere Elementary.
Shaker High art student work in regional exhibit
Weeks and months of hard work paid off as the work of 13 Shaker High School art students is displayed in the Esther Massry Gallery at St. Rose.
Bethlehem Central School District’s 2015-16 budget is assuming state aid will remain flat at roughly $23.35 million.
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