Niskayuna High School student looks for emotion and detail through the camera’s lens

Yushi li tells a story through everyday moments on the street From the streets of Schenectady to life in remote villages in China and Nepal, Yushi Li is using his camera to share the world with his fellow high school students. A native of China who is studying in Niskayuna through the International Scholars program, …

Student research teams tackle major issues in education today

Findings address school start times, student stress, testing and more “Do you know the difference between boredom and student disengagement?” asks Niskayuna High School student John Dempsey, attracting attention to his presentation at the recent Education Symposium put on by AP English 11 students. Dempsey explains that boredom is a state of mind that is …

School Board Meeting Summary for April 11, 2017

Craig Students First — The Power of Positivity The Students First presentation featured Craig third grade students and teachers sharing how they are using the power of positive psychology in everyday class activities and fourth grade students sharing their biography projects, which also focused on character traits such as perseverance, creativity and hard work. AP …

A legacy of excellence remembered as Mike Jones honored with YMCA Outstanding Educator Award

Niskayuna High School students also recognized at organization’s annual breakfast Mike Jones’ legacy of excellence in language education and advocacy for his students, was recognized by the Capital District YMCA with its Outstanding Educator Award on April 5. The posthumous honor was announced at the annual awards ceremony of the Schenectady area YMCA branches, held …