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.
After months of discussion, the North Colonie Central School District plans on addressing the need for full-day kindergarten, pending Board of Education approval.
The South Colonie Central School District projects its 2015-16 budget to fall around $96.1 million, an increase of less than 1 percent from the previous school year.
High school senior conducts research looking into preventing disease
Like other 17-year-old high school seniors, Muhammad Ali is contemplating internships and college plans. But what sets Ali apart from his fellow students is his groundbreaking research in Alzheimer’s disease.
Distrcit anticipates tax levy of 1.98 percent, budget gap unknown
Despite having no state aid numbers, South Colonie Central School District anticipates a 3 percent increase in its instructional budget.
Siena College officially opens new science center
Siena College celebrated the end of its new high-tech science center’s first semester debut with a dedication ceremony.
As budget season gets underway, North Colonie Central School District is concerned about the future of its fund balance.
Children’s author, illustrator visits South Colonie elementary schools
Like most kids, Matt Tavares drew pictures in elementary school, but since then, his grade-school passion has become his career.
Siena College hosts its third One Billion Rising event for female violence awareness
In an effort to raise awareness for violence against women and girls, Siena College students put on their best dancing shoes.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
Shaker High art student work in regional exhibit
Weeks and months of hard work paid off as the work of 13 Shaker High School art students is displayed in the Esther Massry Gallery at St. Rose.
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