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.
District hoping to break even after nearly $100k deficit last school year
Voorheesville schools were in the vanguard of districts opposing more strict federal school lunch program guidelines, but an ongoing operating deficit has forced the district back in line.
Officials say there are many obstacles to beginning school day later for teens
Bethlehem Central will begin preliminary discussions about starting school later for older students, but the issue’s many barriers could put a stop to the idea before it is seriously considered.
Upgrades coincide with program’s 50th anniversary
After nearly four years of construction, Glenmont Job Corps celebrated the official opening of its new dormitory buildings just in time for the organization’s 50th anniversary.
Guilderland school district officials were recently notified a high school student was diagnosed with MRSA. The student is receiving medical care and is not contagious, according to the district.
Snyder to leave post after school year; school board member resigning
Teresa Thayer Snyder is ready to step down from her leadership post at Voorheesville school district following a life-changing year.
BOCES-led consortium wins nearly $440k for 12 districts
A dozen area school districts welcomed an infusion of state funding to help improve assessment practices.
District looks at fresh start to discussions about unused space within its schools
Guilderland Board of Education members unexpectedly voted 7-2 at the Tuesday, Aug. 19, meeting to set aside scenarios presented in the building capacity study in favor of community members and the board developing their own options.
Regional program prepares for first year at CNSE’s Albany campus
The phones were still off the hook, but Tech Valley High School Principal Dan Liebert could already hear educational opportunities calling area students.
District officials cite town’s reassessment as the reason
Bethlehem residents are set to see a lower school tax rate following the reassessment project that occurred earlier in the year.
This appears in Spotlight Newspapers' Back To School special section.
CSNE summer program allows students to get hands-on research experience
Nearly 60 students worked one-on-one with SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering professors over the past 10 weeks to gain hands-on experience.
Area schools look for creative ways to provide nutritious meals that kids will want to ea
This story appears in Spotlight Newspapers' Back To School supplement, which came out Aug. 13.
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