CARS HOMES JOBS
 
Not your parents’ gym class: Teamwork stressed today

Not your parents’ gym class: Teamwork stressed today

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
It’s been quite a while since Rosemarie McGinnis attended Mont Pleasant High School, but the 81-year-old has no trouble describing the blue suit she was required to wear for gym class.
 
SCHENECTADY

IBM exec touts region, alma mater at Union breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
Union College President Stephen Ainlay said he wants students to be inspired by the school’s history through alumni like John Kelly, senior vice president and director of research for IBM.
 
Niskayuna High School among nation’s best
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna High School among nation’s best

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
Niskayuna High School in one of the top 30 high schools in America at preparing its students for college, according to a ranking in the current issue of Newsweek magazine.
 
COBLESKILL & RICHMONDVILLE

Student allegedly hits Cobleskill-Richmondville school administrator

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
A Cobleskill-Richmondville High School student is accused of punching a school administrator Wednesday during a meeting to discuss a basic disciplinary measure.
 
Annual Schenectady student surge better handled
SCHENECTADY

Annual Schenectady student surge better handled

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
At the start of school this year, very few unknown kindergartners showed up, Schenectady City School District spokeswoman Karen Corona said. That meant the district didn’t have to create extra classrooms on the fly, as it has in the past.
 
HFM PTECH facility puts emphasis on flexibility, one-on-one time
JOHNSTOWN

HFM PTECH facility puts emphasis on flexibility, one-on-one time

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
While conducting a tour of the HFM Pathways in Technology Early College High School, a newly redesigned school that closely resembles a Google office space, Austin White and McKenzie Lempaul could barely contain themselves.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Skidmore, RPI, Union on list of top colleges, universities

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014
Skidmore College, Union College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute placed among the top 50 U.S. colleges and universities listed in U.S. News’ annual report.
 
Retired Fort Plain teacher publishes book on reaching students
FORT PLAIN

Retired Fort Plain teacher publishes book on reaching students

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
There’s a scene that stands out vividly in Vic Sgambato’s early memories of teaching sixth grade.
 
New Union College dorm to be smaller, taller

New Union College dorm to be smaller, taller

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
A $9 million residence hall Union College has proposed for the corner of Roger Hull Place and Park Place is getting smaller and bigger — smaller in footprint, but bigger in height.
 

UAlbany student commits suicide

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
A University at Albany student took his life at his off-campus apartment, according to the university.
 
Rotterdam parents, too, face first-day jitters
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam parents, too, face first-day jitters

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
For DeVal Sanders, the first day of school was an emotional one.
 
SCHENECTADY

Audit takes Schenectady school district to task

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
The Schenectady City School District hasn’t been paying off its yearly temporary loans, costing it more than $824,000 in interest and fees over the past three years, according to a state audit.
 
ROTTERDAM

New SRO, principal get started at Schalmont

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
It’s a new school year at Schalmont. This year that means a new police officer will be patrolling the halls and two new principals will be leading the middle school.
 
Schenectady school’s orientation helps to ease first-day jitters
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school’s orientation helps to ease first-day jitters

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
For the kindergartners at Hamilton Elementary School, the first day of school was just like any other day.
 
Schenectady students wage water balloon war for a good cause
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady students wage water balloon war for a good cause

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Two teams competed in the Splash Down tournament, a twist on the popular game Capture the Flag that was part of a four-hour fundraiser organized by four Schenectady High School students to raise funds and awareness for Doctors Without Borders.
 
 

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