Enrollment and capacity studies presented at Jan. 9 School Board meeting

Enrollment expected to grow; buildings either close to, or slightly above, capacity As part of the Jan. 9 Board of Education meeting, educational consultant Dr. Paul Seversky presented the enrollment projections and building capacity studies that he completed for the district this past summer and fall. These documents will help inform the district’s future planning, …

Welcome to the new niskyschools.org

Welcome to our new website! As you begin to take a look at the new site, allow us to point out a few new and enhanced features: Searchable Staff Directory: For the first time, the district website contains a searchable directory of school staff. This replaces the directories that were posted on each school page …

Attention Alumni: New website contains updated Alumni directory

Graduates in the previous database will need to re-register With this new website, the district has updated the Alumni Directory,  which many Niskayuna graduates have used to keep in touch with classmates and old friends over the year. This marks the first time that alumni will need to create an account with a username and …

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 Famlies: 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 …

NHS graduate, Foreign Service Officer Seth Wyngowski shares experiences with students

Discusses State Department career, importance of language study Niskayuna High School graduate Seth Wyngowski’s career with the U.S. Department of State has led to assignments around the globe and, on Monday, Nov. 20, it brought him back to Niskayuna on an important mission: to spend time with students. He addressed approximately 200 students in the …

School Board Meeting Summary for Nov. 14, 2017

Student Representative Report Student representatives reported on the Suburban Council Leadership Conference, the Boys Cross Country and Girls Swim & Dive sectional championships, and the NCAA Letter of Intent signing ceremony, and referenced the new Library Media Center sign-in procedures. Upcoming presentations for students included an assembly with City Mission of Schenectady Executive Director Mike …

Enrollment projection and building capacity studies are available

Enrollment growth expected; Community feedback sought by the district A pair of study documents intended to guide future planning in the district are now available for review by members of the school community. Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr. announced at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting that the Enrollment Projection/Demographic Study and Pupil Capacity Analysis have …

Fourteen Niskayuna High School student-athletes sign Letters of Intent for intercollegiate athletics

Decorated athletes and scholars ready to compete at the next level They are scholar-athletes, state and sectional champions, student leaders, and Silver Warriors all. And on Wednesday, Nov. 8, a group of 14 Niskayuna High School student-athletes took the next step into their futures by signing their National Letters of Intent in a ceremony at …

District diversity initiative moves forward on multiple fronts

The district diversity initiative is moving forward on multiple fronts. The work has its roots in the 2015 formation of the community-based Environment and Culture Advisory Council (ECAC) that developed the District Diversity Goals adopted last year. The purpose of the initiative is to make sure that all students feel respected, welcome and included at …

Niskayuna High School Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations

Applications due by January 31 Niskayuna High School is accepting nominations for its 2018 Hall of Fame induction in June. The Hall of Fame is a gallery of Niskayuna High School graduates who have made significant contributions to their professions or communities. A committee, made up of citizens, students, faculty and administrators, will select the …