Frank Warren discusses years-long PostSecret Project at UAlbany visit
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, PostSecret creator Frank Warren gave a keynote presentation at the University at Albany as part of the college’s recognition of Sexuality Month
The Saratoga Springs City School District has adopted a new school lunch policy after years of forgiving the debts of students who charged their lunches.
District calls on community to lobby for more state aid
At a school board meeting on Wednesday, February 6, the district released its budget projections for the coming year.
District facing $1.4M budget gap, 4.1 percent tax cap
Superintendent Kathleen Spring and Business Administrator Christopher Ruberti presented a budget development update during the Mohonasen Board of Education meeting Monday, Feb. 4, with the district 1.4 million budget gap.
Area educators decry lack of state aid, distribution inequality
Around 1,400 people on Thursday, Jan. 31, attended the regional event “Your Public Schools in Fiscal Peril — Running Out of Time and Options” featuring Statewide School Finance Consortium Executive Director Rick Timbs as the keynote speaker.
Town and school district seek safety improvements
Bethlehem officials recently met with parents and staff of Elsmere Elementary School to discuss how to make the walk to school safer for students.
Niskayuna and Mohonasen students compete at FIRST Tech Challenge
Niskayuna and Mohonasen students recently competed at the regional FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament at Pace University in Pleasantville, and were among 36 teams of high school students bringing robots they spent months creating into the limelight.
District officials say purchase would save over lease, March vote set
As the Niskayuna Central School District tackles a $6 million budget gap, district officials are asking voters to approve borrowing $3.2 million to purchase a property it now leases for its transportation facility.
Completed cookbook to be fundraiser
The private Bethlehem Children’s School is putting together a cookbook made up of local family favorites
College leases extra 11,000 square feet, adds courses
Shortly after Schenectady County Community College announced its plans to open a satellite campus in Albany, students were welcomed into an expanded Center City location in downtown Schenectady.
Bottled water pitched to supplement milk, juice in lunch line
Fifth-grade Eagle Elementary students Ava Navarro and Cece Amory presented to the Board of Education their thoughts on why bottled water should be sold in their school.
Facilities and athletics vote will go to the public as separate propositions
Bethlehem Central school board members unanimously voted on Wednesday, Jan. 23, to allow two propositions to go before the public in March on bonding for facilities upgrades and a new turf athletic field.
Middle schoolers to perform ‘Annie Jr.’ four times
America’s favorite redheaded orphan is coming to Bethlehem, and audiences have rarely seen such dedication from a cast.
Spike in parent drop offs spur safety concerns at North Colonie school
An unexpected wave of morning traffic at a local elementary school led educators to plead with parents to keep safety in mind and send their children to school on the bus if at all possible.
About 200 people braved a cold, bitter night on Thursday, Jan. 24, to converge upon Ballston Spa High School with one question in mind: How do we keep our kids safe in school?
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