Parents invited to Niska-Game Planning meeting on June 4

Niska-Game, the life-sized game based on Monopoly, is played by middle school students every fall. The committee is starting to plan the 2018 game (scheduled for November 2 and 3). This year we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Niska-Game. Please join us Monday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Library for …

John Moskov to be assistant principal at Van Antwerp; Jessica Moore to become full-time at Iroquois

At the Board of Education meeting on May 22, Director of Pupil Personnel Services John Moskov was appointed as the assistant principal at Van Antwerp Middle School, beginning in July. Middle School Assistant Principal Jessica Moore, who has been shared between the two middle schools for the past two years, will be in the role …

Interested in a career in teaching? Education Career Exploration Fair is June 13

Regional program to highlight rewarding opportunities in the classroom set to be held at Shenedehowa High School East Do you like working with kids? Do you believe you can inspire students to learn? Are you looking for a career that uses your skills, strengths and experience? Whether you are a high school or college student …

Birchwood playground now features a “Little Free Library”

There’s a new addition on the playground at Birchwood Elementary and it’s not something you can play on. It’s a Little Free Library! The mini library, donated by the Birchwood fifth grade class of 2017, is meant to encourage reading and serves everyone who visits the playground. Visitors can either take a book home to …

Driver Education registration begins May 21

Driver Education applications will be available in the East Office beginning Monday, May 21.  They must be submitted to Mrs. McGill in the East Office by noon on Thursday, May 31. Late applications will not be accepted. The cost of the course is $350 and the class will run from Monday, July 2-Friday, August 3 …

NHS Pool to close June 8 for summer filter room renovations

The pool at Niskayuna High School will be closed from June 8 through mid-August to allow for planned renovations to the pool filter room. This work is part of the health and safety facilities improvements approved by voters in December 2016. This summer, the metal roof decking above the filter/mechanical room will be replaced, the …

Voters approve school budget and bus proposition; Grier and Schlossberg elected to School Board

Niskayuna Central School District voters on Tuesday, May 15, approved the 2018-19 school budget, with 1,186 casting votes in favor of the $84.2 million spending plan and 525 opposed. Voters also approved the bus purchase proposition by a vote of 1,256 to 454. In the Board of Education election, Howard Schlossberg was elected to a …

Information on how to request additional graduation tickets

The Niskayuna High School Class of 2018 Graduation will take place on Thursday, June 21 at Proctors Theater in Schenectady. Although seating is not unlimited, we believe that we can honor any reasonable request for extra tickets on a first come, first served basis. Our goal is to distribute the extra tickets in as equitable a manner …

Senior Gala, BBQ, Graduation Rehearsal and Volunteer Information

The Senior Gala will take place on Friday, June 8 from 7- 11 p.m. at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Contracts for Safety must be secured and approved before one can attend. Contracts will be available at the Main Office Attendance Desk, the Counseling Center or it can be downloaded here. Gala tickets will be sold …

Looking to change your career path? Teaching may be right for you!

As a kid, did you want to be a teacher when you grew up? As an adult, that might still be a career option for you. Whether you are heading to college, already have a degree or are considering a shift in careers, the New York State Education Department has multiple pathways to help qualified …