Craig Cultural Night features song, food, dance and more from across the globe

             Craig Elementary held a Culture Night on Dec. 15 to celebrate the many different cultural perspectives of students and their families. Food and activities from around the world were presented with the goal of building understanding and appreciation for each person’s cultural background and experience. The event was sponsored …

Rosendale students build gingerbread communities and knowledge – all on a budget

Interdisciplinary unit highlights different types of communities, understanding money “Every community has different things in it,” said Rosendale second grade student Gabby Fountain. Being part of a community means “to work together,” said her classmate, Andrew Zhang. “A budget is when you have to add up your money,” explained Madison Snow. “You have a total …

School Board Meeting Summary for Dec. 13, 2016

Congratulations to our 2017 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists Prior to the meeting, a reception was held to honor the six Niskayuna High School seniors who are 2017 National Merit Scholarship Contest semifinalists, a prestigious distinction based on PSAT scores. Congratulations to: Elisa Abraham; David Buhrmaster; John Hess; Jad Jacob; Eleanore Lee; and Michael Zhou. These …

District voters approve $5.6 million capital project

Niskayuna Central School District voters have approved a $5.6 million capital improvement project by a vote of 605 in favor (78%) and 172 opposed (22%). Results were announced at Niskayuna High School shortly after the polls closed on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The project will result in health, safety and infrastructure work throughout the district. All …