Are you taking the spring SATs? Sign up for a prep course now!

Thinking about you’re going to study for the SATs? The Continuing Education Department is pleased to offer the following SAT Preparation Classes to help you out: English January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27 NHS D107 & Computer Lab, 6:30-8 p.m. Instructor: Kristin Richard Fee: $85 Math January 22, 28, February 4, 11, 25 NHS …

Information from the Niskayuna Police Department regarding social media threats

As a follow-up to the message regarding social media threats on Tuesday, Oct. 30, the district is sharing this press release issued by the Niskayuna Police Department later Tuesday evening. We thank the police for their work on this situation and ongoing partnership with the district. At approximately 3:00 p.m. this date [Tuesday, Oct. 30] …

Patriot Flight Essay Contest Information

The Capital District Patriot Flight, Inc. presents the third annual student essay contest. The contest is open to all high school students. Two lucky students will win a one day, all expense paid trip to the Memorials in Washington, D.C. with veterans from WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War. An application must be filed by …

Message to Niskayuna High School Students from Principal Rickert

Niskayuna High School Principal John Rickert shared the following message with students and staff as part of morning announcements on Thursday, Oct. 25. It is very important that I address the issues associated with the soccer game earlier this month and the racist comments that were made there. Thank you for your attention to this …

Schedule of “Our Schools, Our Future” Presentations with Dr. Tangorra

At a series of presentations this year, Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra is sharing a vision for the future of education in Niskayuna, which is based on the work of stakeholders from across the district over the last few years. Dr. Tangorra is sharing the vision at PTO meetings and with faculty and staff, community organizations and …

District and NCAP to host K-12 parenting workshop “Keeping the Tech in Check at Home​”

On Monday, November 5, Niskayuna Central School District is partnering with the Niskayuna Community Action Program (N-CAP) to host a K-12 parenting workshop, “Keeping the Tech in Check at Home​.” The workshop, hosted by Tonya Maxstadt from The Collaborative Classroom, will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Niskayuna High School Little Theater​. One of the biggest challenges of parenting today is trying to …

High school receives CPR in Schools kits from American Heart Association and Albany Medical Center

              Thanks to the American Heart Association Capital Region and Albany Medical Center, Niskayuna High School has a set of new “CPR in Schools” kits that 11th and 12th grade students will put to use this beginning this fall. Representatives of the two organizations delivered the kits to the …

NHS Science Department to host lecture on invasive species and biodiversity

The Niskayuna High School science department is hosting a guest lecturer on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater. Jeffrey Corbin, a biology professor at Union College and a Niskayuna parent, will be talking on invasive species and biodiversity. About Jeffrey Corbin Corbin examines the ecological effects of invasive species and how restoration …

Birchwood honors Kitty Kelly with 5K run on Oct. 13

More than 125 participants raise funds to benefit pancreatic cancer research View a video highlighting the Birchwood Cares 5K Throughout her nearly two decades as an educator in Niskayuna, Kitty Kelly was always there when a colleague or a family needed help. After she lost her battle to pancreatic cancer last fall, “we just knew …

A message from Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr.

The situation at a soccer game at Niskayuna High School on Tuesday, Oct. 9, brought to light broader issues of respect and civility that are important to reflect on as a school community. We stand for a welcoming, respectful environment and oppose intolerance in all its forms in each of our schools and as a …