The Niskayuna Silver Warriors compete as a Class AA school in Section II of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The Niskayuna Central School District believes that participation in athletics contributes to a well-rounded education, supports students’ classroom success, gives them skills and experiences that help them succeed in school and beyond.

Teams

Niskayuna offers a variety of sports teams on different levels. See a list of teams by season and their websites here.

Schedules

Athletic schedules, game change notifications are now available through Schedule Galaxy.  This is a service of the Suburban Council. Use the menu to select the applicable team.

Participation Requirements

All students grades 7-12 who desire to participate in interscholastic athletics must be cleared through the school Nurse’s Office. No student will be allowed to try out, practice or participate with any team without proper information on file. Read more on requirements here.

Athletic Placement Process

The Athletic Placement Process was designed to address concerns and research about physical fitness and maturity in a comprehensive manner and help school districts ensure that students have the physiological maturity, physical fitness, and skill level in relationship to other students at the desired level of competition. Read more about the Athletic Placement Process here.

Booster Club

The Niskayuna Booster Club is a volunteer organization established to promote school spirit and to raise funds to provide financial support to our sports teams.  Our primary purpose is to facilitate active relationships among parents, students, coaches, administrators, faculty and members of the community, while working towards establishing, organizing, promoting and supporting all Niskayuna High School Athletic programs based on safety and equity. Check out the Booster Club website here.

Information for parents of students with disabilities

If your child has a disability or if you suspect that your child has a disability, you can request a meeting of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) by contacting the district’s Special Education Department at (518) 382-2525. The district has two CSE chairpersons:

Elizabeth Morphy
CSE Chair, Grades PreK-4
(518) 382-2525, ext. 21736
emorphy@niskyschools.org

Lorraine Noel
CSE Secretary, Grades PreK-4
(518) 382-2525, ext. 50738
LNoel@niskyschools.org

Karen Behrman
CSE Chair, Grades 5-12
(518) 382-2525, ext. 50735
kbehrman@niskyschools.org

Sharlene Bolle
CSE Secretary, Grades 5-12
(518) 382-2525, ext. 50739
SBolle@niskyschools.org

“A Parent’s Guide to Special Education,” published by the New York State Education Department, is also a helpful resource.