The Van Antwerp Yearbook for 2018-19 is on sale!

This year, the yearbook will be offered ONLINE ONLY for the pre-sale price of $30 (tax included). This will increase to $35 after the December 19, 2018 deadline. Personalization is $6, icons are free and a patron ad is $8. Yearbooks can be ordered online here.  You can also obtain a paper form from Mrs. …

Head lifeguard and morning receptionist sought for high school pool

The district continues to seek a head lifeguard and early morning receptionist to enable community access to the Niskayuna High School pool to be restored. As soon as these positions are filled, the pool will be re-opened for pool pass holders. The positions are part of the plan to address the supervision, scheduling and communication …

Introducing New Food & Nutrition Director Jeffrey Bradt

Letter to families from the new director Dear Niskayuna Families: I hope the school year is off to a smooth start for you. I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself as the new director of the Food and Nutrition Department. New this year, the district is partnering with Capital Region BOCES for the …

Capital Project Community Advisory Committee begins its work

August 28 Meeting Notes The Capital Project Community Advisory Committee held its first meeting on Tuesday, August 28. The committee is comprised of 40 residents who represent a cross-section of the community, including parents (of students at all schools and levels), parents of graduates and preschool children, grandparents, retirees, and staff members who reside in …

District sharing information about skin infections as a precaution

As a precaution, the school district is making families aware of three recent reported cases of skin infections at the high school. The reported infections were impetigo, a strep infection of the skin, and staph, which are both contagious. These types of skin infections can be spread through person-to-person contact, or through a break in …

Registration for driver education now open

Applications for Driver Education will be available in the East Office beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 11. There are a limited number of spots available and they are filled starting with seniors (from oldest to youngest), and then juniors, etc. All participating students must have a valid learner’s permit by the first day of class. A …

Opportunities for High School Students with the YMCA

The Capital District YMCA is offering the following opportunities for high school students: The Black and Latino Achievers Program This program offers life skills training, summer internships, weekly career and college preparation meetings and scholarship opportunities. Meetings are held on Tuesdays from 6- 8 p.m. at the Schenectady YMCA beginning Oct. 2. The Youth and …

Update on community access to the NHS pool; Openings for lifeguards and reception

The district is continuing to work toward restoring public access to the pool at Niskayuna High School and is seeking to fill the necessary positions to staff it. There are currently openings for head lifeguards, lifeguards and an early morning receptionist. More information about these positions and how to apply can be found on our …

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