Hillside students earn top honors for healthy heart event

More than 180 Hillside Elementary students literally jumped at the chance to raise money for a good cause each year. It was recently announced that students raised a total of $19,713.50 for the Jump Rope for Heart event – enough to earn them first place in their New York State division, which is made up …

Student Congress announces grant opportunities for clubs and organizations

Student Congress has opened a grant that allows clubs and organizations within the school to apply for funding. Student Congress is not a fundraising entity but money from dissolved club accounts feed into the Student Congress account at the end of the year. This money is distributed to clubs and organizations that Student Congress will …

Board of Education recognizes Niskayuna High School’s National Merit Scholar honorees

Prior to its Dec. 12 meeting, the Board of Education held a ceremony to recognize the National Merit Scholar Contest Semifinalists and a National Merit Award recipient from the Niskayuna High School Class of 2018. Congratulations to: Skylar Litz, Johanne I. Friedman, Bryan Zhou and National Hispanic Scholar Gabriel A. Kammer. Each of the students …

Superintendent highlights career & technical education opportunities

The letter below was sent to families of students in grades 8-11 via School Messenger on Dec. 13. Dear Niskayuna Families: As you know, the Niskayuna High School Program of Studies for 2018-19 was recently distributed to students in grades 8 through 11. As the process of selecting courses for next year begins, I want …