NHS Counselor Nancy Bushee wins Yale Educator Award

Niskayuna High School counselor Nancy Bushee is was awarded the 2016 Yale Educator Award this month. Educators from across the country and around the world were nominated by matriculating students and a committee of Yale admissions officers reviewed each nomination individually to choose recipients. “I’m truly honored to be recognized with this award, especially because …

Eric Hughes named acting director of music

Longtime Niskayuna High School Music teacher Eric Hughes has been named the acting director of the Music Department K-12. The appointment was made at the August meeting of the Board of Education. Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr. said that the appointment will provide stability for the department during a period of leadership transitions. Hughes served as …

Video: Class of 2016 welcomes faculty and staff to new year with a message of gratitude

When faculty and staff returned for the opening meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, September 1, they were greeted by some familiar faces: This video featuring members of last year’s graduating class with a message of thanks. To the class of 2016, we also wish you well wherever your new adventures are taking …