Update on Public Access to Swimming Pool

Dear Community Members: I want to provide an update on public access to the pool at Niskayuna High School for the 2018-19 school year. We are working toward restoring morning and evening access as soon as possible, potentially by mid-September. I very much appreciate your patience. As you likely know, the pool was closed this …

Sixth Grade WEB Orientation Time Change

The letter you received regarding 6th grade WEB Orientation on Tuesday, August 28, mistakenly listed the start time as 9 a.m. While our 8th graders will arrive at 9 a.m. to prepare for the event, 6th graders should not arrive until 9:30 a.m.​ The end time remains 11 a.m​. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience …

Smart Schools Plan Phase 2 Public Hearing is Tuesday, August 14

The required public hearing on Phase 2 of the district’s Smart Schools Investment Plan will be held on Tuesday, August 14, as part of the Board of Education meeting. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the District Office Board Room. Phase 2 of the plan focuses on network upgrades in alignment with …

Reminder about Student Physicals

New York State has changed the grade-levels for which students are required to have a health exam (physical). Beginning with this coming school year, all New York State public school students must have a health exam when they enter school as a new entrant and in Pre-K or Kindergarten and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, …

Communications Survey Results Summary

The Niskayuna Central School District conducted a District Communications Survey from June 18 through July 9, 2018. The online survey was voluntary and anonymous, and was taken by a total of 511 respondents. While the survey is not scientific, the results do provide information about the perspective of more than 500 stakeholders. We thank everyone …

Sixth Grade Chromebook Handbook & Agreements Now Available

Students and parents/guardians asked to sign loan agreement prior to start of school All incoming 6th grade students will be provided with a Chromebook at the start of the school year as part of a new student technology initiative. In order to receive a Chromebook, the district will need a loan agreement signed by each …

Niskayuna, Scotia-Glenville and BOCES moving toward new shared transportation service

The Niskayuna and Scotia-Glenville Central School Districts are working in partnership with Capital Region BOCES to merge their bus maintenance and transportation offices into a single BOCES-run service. This will increase the capacity and efficiency of bus repair operations and achieve long-term cost savings for each district – without diminishing services to students and families. …

Iroquois to reopen on July 20 following electrical work

Following the replacement of the main electrical switch and panel at Iroquois  Middle School, the building will reopen on Friday, July 20, as scheduled. As a reminder, summer office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays.  

Chromebook Handbook/Agreement Info Sessions for Sixth Grade Families

All incoming 6th grade students will be provided with a Chromebook at the start of the school year as part of a new student technology initiative. In order to receive a Chromebook, the district will need a loan agreement signed by each student and a parent/guardian. A handbook that covers various aspects of the use …