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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Budget of $102.7 million passes for 2015-16 school year
North Colonie’s Board of Education unanimously voted yes to a $102.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, which includes initiatives for full-day kindergarten and new state mandates for English language learners.
International WWII exhibit displayed at Shaker High
The White Rose exhibit has traveled the world, going from schools and universities to libraries, and last week, Shaker High School had a chance to display it.
District estimates $102.7 million budget, concern over reserve fund usage
The North Colonie Central School District proposed a $102.7 million budget with a 2.81 percent tax levy increase for the 2015-16 school year. The lexy equals an almost $2.3 million increase from last year.
District looks ahead in planning its final budget proposal
As the state prepared to release its school aid runs after weeks of discussions, South Colonie Central School District considered the implications on future budgets during its second budget presentation.
Music studio catering to kids with special needs to perform at Schenectady bakery
In celebration of Puzzles Bakery and Café opening, Piano for Special Kidz Music Studio will return to Schenectady for a performance of contemporary and classical favorites.
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