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Junior Achievement works to teach students about job possibilities

In keeping up with today’s ever-growing technology-based society, in-classroom programs through Junior Achievement continue to spark the interests of even the youngest students.

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Camp Colonie helps students with disabilities

For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.

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School is more than the three R’s

Brown School summer program includes charity

When you’re a kid, summer consists of a strict itinerary involving sunburns, skinned knees, annoying your older brother and plenty of video games.

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Lofty ambitions in mind

New principal sees La Salle as home to future leaders of a challenging global community

Dr. Paul Fallon has a doctorate in education.

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South Colonie schools begin makeover

Construction begins for capital project, new programming for fall school year

From building improvements to technology, South Colonie Central School District students will soon see many changes at their schools as the capital project and new program initiatives get underway.

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Siena takes a trip around the world

New mural painted by recent grad highlights college’s international programs

When the fall semester begins and students return to the Siena College campus, they will notice a world of difference in their student union building.

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The spark for change

Local teens learn the challenges of solving global issues

After a three-day human rights symposium, area teens will return to school this fall with ideas of starting new clubs, beginning fundraising campaigns and raising awareness.

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The time to spot a butterfly

Karner blues can be seen at Albany Pine Bush for a short time

Hikers in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve can see a sight that hikers 20 years ago considered rare—small blue figures flitting through the trees.

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An artistic takeoff

North Colonie students designed, and test, Albany International coloring book

A group of Blue Creek third-graders got a chance to test out and critique Albany International’s new coloring book designed by Shaker High School students.

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Celebrating the barn

Shaker Heritage celebrates barn’s centennial with picnic

In celebration of the 1915 Barn Complex’s centennial anniversary, Shaker Heritage Society will host a picnic, complete with games, door prizes and a bit of history.

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Breaking scholarship history

CCHS senior awarded over 20 college scholarships

Colonie High senior Oneida Shushe had one goal in mind for high school: to make sure her college education was not a large financial burden on her parents. In late May, she met her goal, breaking records at the high school’s awards ceremony.

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Bold stand against heroin

Colonie High billboard contest draws attention to a growing problem throughout region

As hundreds of drivers travel along Route 155, they will see a new billboard that sports the message “Heroin Kills,” created by a Colonie High student in hopes of preventing the drug from taking more lives.

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Ashton’s Way

Southgate walkway officially dedicated to late student

The North Colonie community gathered late last week at the Southgate Elementary playground to see the result of two years of work done in memory of Ashton Jojo.

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Taking charge

Women in leadership positions speak to North Colonie students

Students from North Colonie school district were treated to a question and answer panel, where prominent women in the community gave advice about career and dealing with discrimination.

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Printing a helping hand

Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy

Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.

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