Hundreds of graduates and their friends and families endured soaring temperatures on Saturday to take part in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s 210th commencement ceremony, which was held at the school’s East Campus Athletic Village Stadium in Troy.
Mohonasen Central School District students have a few extra days to fill this Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to the mild winter — no school days — and language in the teachers’ contract, the district’s students have a six-day break.
After the bell rang at 9:13 a.m. and the second block of classes began, the hallways of Niskayuna High School were quiet Thursday except for the rustling of about a dozen people hurrying to a classroom with balloons and cameras in tow.
Teresa Norfolk's art students at Middleburgh High School are working with New York City-based puppet artist Andy Gaukel to construct a dragon puppet for the West Fulton Puppet Festival scheduled for July 10 and 11.
Addressing the 2016 graduating class, Schenectady County Community College President Steady Moono apologized that his recent arrest for impaired driving had created a distraction over their commencement.