District shares results of communications surveys

The district is sharing the results of the comprehensive school communications surveys that parents, faculty and staff, and community members took toward the end of last school year. A total of 563 individual surveys were completed across these three groups. District leaders are grateful for the valuable feedback that was provided through the survey, which …

Special Education Director Lynne Rutnik to be Lake George’s next superintendent

Special Education Director Lynne Rutnik has been named the next superintendent of the Lake George Central School District. She is expected to begin in that new role on Jan. 1, 2017. Lake George intends to make the appointment at a special meeting of the Board of Education on Monday, Nov. 21. Niskayuna Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, …

Sixteen NHS student-athletes sign Division I and II Letters of Intent

            With pens poised to sign, sixteen student-athletes from the Niskayuna class of 2017 were honored by Principal John Rickert as he read aloud their accomplishments, both athletic and academic. Family, friends, faculty, staff and coaches cheered as the students were announced to sign their Letter of Intent to attend …

District mourns the loss of Niskayuna High School Spanish Teacher Mike Jones

It is with profound sadness that the district shares the news that Niskayuna High School Spanish teacher Mike Jones passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 8, after a battle with cancer. He spent 22 years as a teacher at the high school and made an impact on countless students and fellow educators. Señor Jones will be …

NHS students educate peers on election with gallery walk

              Niskayuna High School Election Gallery Walk focuses on the issues and the candidates As America goes to vote on Nov. 8, kudos to senior Social Studies classes for the election gallery walk they developed in the high school library, helping build awareness of the candidates and issues involved …