NHS Science Department to host lecture on weather and climate prediction

The Niskayuna High School Science Department has rescheduled its guest lecturer for Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater. Andrea Lang, an Assistant Professor of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences at the University at Albany, will give an overview of weather and climate prediction and highlight a few current international efforts to create …

Niskayuna High School Transformer Replacement Update

The transformer at Niskayuna High School that failed and caused a school-wide power outage on Jan. 29 will be replaced in the coming days – and potentially by the time students return from Winter Recess. The high school has been on generator power since the outage. The transformer was unique to the high school, which …

Registration now open for the Summer 2019 Engineering Institute for Young Women

Registration is now open for the Summer 2019 Engineering Institute for Young Women. This is a week-long camp for female students entering grades 7 through 9 who have a strong interest in science and engineering technology. It is being offered for a seventh year by the Niskayuna Central School District in partnership with GE Global …

Our Schools, Our Future Video: What are students excited to learn?

As the school district continue to plan for future program and facilities improvements, what are students excited to learn about? The video below made its debut during Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra, Jr.’s “State of the District” presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 11. It is the first in a series in which students will share their thoughts about …

NHS Multicultural Fair: Call for Participants!

Dear Niskayuna families, The Niskayuna High School Environment and Culture Advisory Council would like to invite you to participate in Niskayuna High School’s first-ever Multicultural Fair on Wednesday, March 6. This event, taking place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Niskayuna High School, is designed to represent and celebrate the various cultures of students and families in our …

Niskayuna High School to present “Little Women” on Feb. 28, March 1 & 2

Mark your calendars! The Niskayuna High School Department of Music is set to proudly present “Little Women” on the following dates: February 28 at 7:30 p.m. March 1 at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for students. All seating is reserved. To purchase tickets online, …

Niskayuna High School hosts Rwandan genocide survivor as guest speaker

On Monday, February 11, Niskayuna High School students heard the story of Eugenie Mukeshimana, a survivor of the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda. After moving to the U.S. in 2001, Eugenie began to publicly share her experiences with students across the country to educate them about the dangers of hatred, inflammatory language, violence, and …

Niskayuna School Board nominating petitions are available

Nominating petitions are currently available for individuals interested in serving on the Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education. Three seats will be up for election this year on Tuesday, May 21, which is the same day as the school budget vote. Those interested in running for this important role in our community can pick …

Iroquois and Van Antwerp MATHCOUNTS teams headed to state finals

Students compete in fast-paced oral matches The MATHCOUNTS teams from Iroquois and Van Antwerp middle schools will advance to the state finals following the regional competition on Feb. 2 at GE’s Research Center in Niskayuna. MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide program designed to improve math skills among U.S. students in a way that’s fun and engaging. …

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