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Rock crushes scissors, students fight bullying
AMSTERDAM

Rock crushes scissors, students fight bullying

Monday, May 18, 2015
A group of Amsterdam High School students is trying to get at the root of bullying through an age-old children’s game.
 
New super excited about leading Schoharie schools
SCHOHARIE

New super excited about leading Schoharie schools

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Schoharie Central School District’s new superintendent is no stranger to the challenges facing upstate New York schools.
 
2,000 get degrees at UAlbany
ALBANY

2,000 get degrees at UAlbany

Sunday, May 17, 2015
It was a day to celebrate new graduates, but speakers at the University at Albany’s 171st undergraduate commencement put a special emphasis on the family members who stand behind those wearing the caps and gowns.
 
Skidmore grads challenged to 'do good'
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore grads challenged to 'do good'

Saturday, May 16, 2015
The Skidmore College Class of 2015 was offered words of encouragement and advice as parents and friends packed the amphitheater at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to watch students triumphantly cross the stage and put their college days behind them.
 

UAlbany professor earns prestigious social work award

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Fifty years after the University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare was created, it seems to be in very capable hands.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Rainy day saves Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake from tax increase

Friday, May 15, 2015
A long-ago flood is helping next year’s budget for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Bailey fired as Saratoga Springs baseball coach

Friday, May 15, 2015
The Saratoga Springs High School baseball team will go into the postseason with a new coach.
 
NISKAYUNA

Anonymous website rips Niskayuna school board candidates

Friday, May 15, 2015
Just a few days before the Board of Education election and budget vote scheduled for Tuesday, an anonymous website called changetheboard.com that attacked candidates last year has reappeared with two new targets.
 
Malfunctioning fire alarm delays Saratoga Springs school
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Malfunctioning fire alarm delays Saratoga Springs school

Friday, May 15, 2015
Students at Maple Avenue Middle School spent part of the morning standing on the grass outside the school after a fire alarm malfunctioned, school officials said.
 
MiSci launches Challenger Learning Center
SCHENECTADY

MiSci launches Challenger Learning Center

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Based on NASA astronaut training, the 2,500-square-foot Challenger Learning Center transforms participants into part of a crew of engineers and scientists in simulated space missions.
 
Capital Region teachers scoop up free books for kids
SCHENECTADY & NISKAYUNA

Capital Region teachers scoop up free books for kids

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Hundreds of teachers drove to Niskayuna’s school bus garage this week to pick up free books, distributed by a nonprofit called First Book.
 
Sharon Springs school budget would top tax cap
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Sharon Springs school budget would top tax cap

Thursday, May 14, 2015
A renegotiated tax payment put one Schoharie County school district in a tough position this year.
 
Maddalone helps inspire next generation of entrepreneurs
CLIFTON PARK

Maddalone helps inspire next generation of entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 14, 2015
On April 21, Siena’s Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship unveiled the Maddalone Entrepreneur Wall of Success to both recognize the entrepreneurial success of Siena alumni and inspire current students to blossom into tomorrow’s business leaders.
 
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie Central School District has new superintendent

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Schoharie Central School District has named an Amsterdam resident and local school administrator its new superintendent.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Most proposed Montgomery County school budgets carry tax hike

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
School taxes will go up for most of Montgomery County if proposed budgets pass next week.
 
 

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