Statement from Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr. following the Sept. 28 football game

In light of the events at Thursday evening’s football game and some of the commentary that followed, Niskayuna Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr., is issuing the following statement in support of all Niskayuna students: The longstanding values of the Niskayuna Central School District include civility, respect, community, open dialogue and, above all, supporting our students and …

Board of Education Meeting Summary – Sept. 26, 2017

Gender Participation and Performance in STEM Director of Science and Engineering Technology Jackie Carrese and Director of Mathematics Bill Wales presented information about student participation and achievement in STEM areas. They discussed national trends that showed the gap between women and men in STEM undergraduate programs and the workforce has narrowed somewhat over the past …

Board Meeting Summary – Sept. 12, 2017

Student Representatives Students were joined by Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr. at Starbucks in early September for a meeting to discuss Student Forum this year. They are encouraging 9th graders to become involved. There was a discussion about the possibility of returning the Activities Fair to its prior format, with all students attending at the same …

District updates facilities use procedures and fees

As a school district, we are proud of our many partnerships with community organizations and believe it is important to make school facilities available for community groups when such use does not interfere with school functions. However, it has recently become necessary to update our facilities use procedures, including fees. These changes were prompted by …