VA Science Bowl team headed back to nationals; High School and Iroquois teams also have strong showings at regionals

Niskayuna will again be sending a Science Bowl team to the national competition, as Van Antwerp won first place in the regional competition, which was held on Saturday, March 7, at GE Global Research. All four Niskayuna teams had strong showings in regional play. Iroquois advanced to the final round matchup against Van Antwerp and …

At annual read-a-thon, Iroquois students turn pages for a great cause

      Students raise $5,200 for double H Ranch To ring in the New Year, Iroquois held its annual Reading for the Ranch Read-a-thon on Friday, January 6th. With 149 students attending, the night was full of comfort and quiet reading for a great cause. Students came prepared and filled the auditorium with cots, …

Middle school students demonstrate knowledge in National Geographic Bee

   Iroquois and Van Antwerp Champions advance to next stage of competition Middle School students Colin Sanderson (top left) and Nicholas Riendeau (top right) are one step closer to a statewide geographic bee and a chance at a scholarship after winning their school-based competitions that are part of the National Geographic Bee held across the …

Video: Class of 2016 welcomes faculty and staff to new year with a message of gratitude

When faculty and staff returned for the opening meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, September 1, they were greeted by some familiar faces: This video featuring members of last year’s graduating class with a message of thanks. To the class of 2016, we also wish you well wherever your new adventures are taking …

Elementary teachers take a deep invigorating dive into new Science standards

              Professional development sessions led by High School teachers In one Niskayuna classroom on Tuesday, July 12, elementary teachers debated whether a reaction was a physical or a chemical changes. In another, they calculated density. It was the first of a three-day professional development series for elementary teachers across …