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: Like a new family…Niskayuna-Hamm, Germany exchange fosters friendship, cultural connections

Embedded YouTube video featuring students from Niskayuna and Germany sharing their thoughts on the importance of cultural exchanges A nearly 20-year friendship in international student exchanges continues as students and teachers from Freiherr-vom-Stein Gymnasium, our partner school in Hamm, Germany, traveled to Niskayuna in September. They will be here until October 9, attending school with …

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 …