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Residents can speak at Schenectady City Council meetings, as long as they don't criticize any members of the council. ... shooter drill, far more than the amount of time students have spent not in class to protest the fact that children have to spend 14 hours of their lives preparing to be hunted in their schools. citizens
He hopes it will lead public schools to teach students about opportunities in the construction industry. "That's how we create growth," Rubin said. Those interested in participating in the program can visit the SUNY College and Career Counseling Center on the first floor of Center City at 433 State St. ... job

Transfinder CEO Antonio Civitella, left, presents the company's Ambassador of the Year award to Schenectady City School District Superintendent Larry Spring ... "Schenectady City Schools is what officially made Transfinder a company, because it was our first client," Transfinder CEO Antonio Civitella said. job
Schenectady High School students will bus to Niskayuna High School on Friday to take part in a walkout and gun control rally. [Gazette]. Drivers Licenses for immigrants. State lawmakers and advocates for immigrant communities rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday to push to allow drivers licenses for ... job
“It is the school system I attended from the time my family arrived in this country from Italy when I was 9 all the way through high school. “Schenectady City Schools is what officially made Transfinder a company, because it was our first client. I always talk about the importance of that first client, when you go ... job
Rose was born in Huntsville, Alabama, and followed his father into the U.S. Army right after graduating from high school in 1979. He also studied ... "I carry one of those kits now in all my cars," said Town Councilman James Pavoldi, a retired Schenectady city firefighter who is organizing the class. "I know ... job

Students in local schools will continue to press for gun control and improved school safety through another round of walkouts and rallies scheduled for Friday. ... A pair of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – the site of the February shooting that sparked a nationwide student movement ... job
Eric Ely of Concord, N.C., currently a teacher at Cox Mill High in Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina, after working as a management consultant; superintendent of Southbridge, Mass., schools and Schenectady City, N.Y., schools. He also has been a high school principal in Dover, N.H, and ... job
Eric Ely of Concord, N.C., currently a teacher at Cox Mill High in Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina, after working as a management consultant; superintendent of Southbridge, Mass., schools and Schenectady City, N.Y., schools. He also has been a high school principal in Dover, N.H, and ... job
The law enforcement agency's relationship with local school districts began with the schools opening up small offices, at no cost to the districts. When Lake George Central School district implemented the plan in 2013, High School Principal Francis Cocozza said it was working well. "It's really encouraging ... job
The increases will give schools more money to work with than earlier forecasts, which were crafted under the anticipation of a tough budget year. But the ... Schenectady City School District officials at recent school board meetings have discussed investments made last year to establish a general education ... job
The increases will give schools more money to work with than earlier forecasts, which were crafted under the anticipation of a tough budget year. But the ... Schenectady City School District officials at recent school board meetings have discussed investments made last year to establish a general education ... job
The Schenectady City School District board voted 6-1 Wednesday night to strip a requirement from the district's policy manual that stipulated the schools superintendent must live within the district. The residency requirement, which also applied to certain other district officials, had been effectively ignored, ... job
SCHENECTADY — City Councilman John Mootooveren pleaded not guilty to a harassment charge Thursday. Mootooveren .... "Our goal is to have every student registered to vote before they graduate from high school." ... A clerk there said vote registration packages are currently going out to high schools. job
The Schenectady County Public Library (SCPL) and Friends of SCPL are iconic institutions in the area's educational and cultural life. I'm delighted that they are supporting The Reading Is Fun Program (RIF)'s first annual Grand Reading Jamboree, to be held in the historic Proctors Theatre complex, donated ... job
SCHENECTADY -- Firefighters quickly extinguished a structure fire on Hamilton Street Tuesday afternoon. Fire Chief Ray Senecal said the fire appeared to have started in the backyard of a residence at 627 Hamilton before spreading to the building itself. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there ... job
SCHENECTADY -- More than $1 million has been raised through donations and from state grants to help pay for the new Mont Pleasant branch of the Schenectady County Library System, county officials announced Tuesday. That figure was the stated fundraising goal when the County Legislature last year ... job

But other schools still had a healthy cushion before running up against scheduling challenges. In Scotia-Glenville schools, the annual calendar schedules 186 instruction days; with three snow days used so far this winter, the district still has three days it can use to close school for weather or an emergency. job
The number of students enrolled in Maryland's public schools continues to rise, and it has led to a need for more learning space. Local school leaders made their way Wednesday to Annapolis as a part of what has been tagged as the "beg-a-thon." the yearly pitch for school construction funding was moved ... job
But despite the spending boost, officials increased class sizes at all elementary schools, diminished scheduling flexibility for older students, halved the number of sites that taught English as a second language, eliminated dozens of teachers aids, shuttered the Blodgett preschool center and slashed ... job
School districts in the Capital Region are looking at their active shooter policies after Wednesday's mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. ... Schenectady City School District's Superintendent said the school reviewed its active shooter policies and is not recommending any changes at this time. job
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara's 6th Annual Valentines For Vets program kicks-off at Hamilton Elementary School in the Schenectady City School District ... Each year students from a number of local schools deliver hundreds of special Valentines Day cards with 'thank you' messages to our veterans. job
The governor's proposal — which has the support of The Education Trust-New York, which advocates for funding equity — aims to pressure districts to ensure money is focused on districts' most needy schools. All districts, beginning next school year, will be required to publish school-by-school spending ... job
Oneida Middle School eighth-graders (from left) Moses Grant, Xavier Colon and Will Reid, as well as Brian Ledbetter. ... funds the position of Brian Ledbetter, a former Schenectady High School basketball star who works out of Oneida Middle School and is the district's point person in the mentors program. job
It would require large districts that receive at least half of their revenue from the state to show they are allocating money to the neediest schools before ... Schenectady City School District, which relies on the state for more than half its operating revenue, would fall under the new requirement, if it were ... job
Przybylo had his greatest success in Schenectady, where his 1969-70 Linton team finished 22-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state, and his Blue Devils put together a 46-game win streak from 1959-61. Schenectady High School was build on the land once occupied by Linton. "There's a lot of tradition and history ... job
ALBANY — The Schenectady City School District was one of six statewide to provide students and staff with a school climate survey last year, part of an effort to ... Schenectady schools Superintendent Larry Spring spoke Monday before the Board of Regents, as the board was garnering updated information ... job
While the high school had hosted small college fairs, mostly consisting of local schools, last year it started running a pair of larger events, hoping to attract as many schools as possible. Organized through the Capital Area School Development Association, Schenectady High hosts the fall fair for juniors and ... job
And across the Schenectady City School District, 12 percent of students were proficient on the state math tests — down 2 percentage points from the year ... The single-digit math proficiency scores at Lincoln and MLK — as well as at Van Corlaer and Yates elementary schools — aren't the only troubling ... job
Pleasant Middle School teacher Brian Spivey. “So they go coming out maybe on third grade level and then they just slide and then it's hard to get them back up.” Alice Poulopoulous, who just finished the third grade as well, will get to brush up on writing during the summer program. It is her favorite subject. job
As a Sage graduate student working to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner, 2004 Schenectady High School graduate Anna Brady ran into a friend working as a school psychologist in the Schenectady City School District. The district should hire a nurse practitioner, she suggested to her friend, ... schools
... County Public Health Services is seeking volunteers to assist with an emergency preparedness drill on April 3 at Schenectady High School. Volunteers ... police and fire departments, the Schenectady City School District, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady ARC, Sunnyview Hospital, Capital Care Medical Group, ... schools
... (NEWS10) – Schenectady County officials are looking for volunteers for a preparedness drill being held at the Schenectady High School next month. ... Capital Care Medical Group, Schenectady County Auxiliary Police, Schenectady County Medical Reserve Corps, Schenectady City Fire Hazmat, and ... schools
City leaders met Friday afternoon and decided repairs to the slope that collapsed on Jan. 28 can start next week, despite light snow and rain forecast for this weekend. Cold weather could still interfere with the plans, they cautioned. The city has hired Carver Companies, of Altamont, to do the remediation ... schools
SCHENECTADY -- The Schenectady City Council has announced it will host a table at the Schenectady Greenmarket on the second Sunday of each .... members who showed up to offer their opinions wrestled with a wish list of new expenditures generated by individual schools and district departments. schools
David Bray, deputy superintendent of schools in Albany, said he would have no comment until his office had a chance to study the allegations involved. 1993: About 60 firefighters picketed Schenectady City Hall, protesting a proposal to take an engine company out of service. During the public portion of the ... schools
It would require large districts that receive at least half of their revenue from the state to show they are allocating money to the neediest schools before ... Schenectady City School District, which relies on the state for more than half its operating revenue, would fall under the new requirement, if it were ... schools
At the time, she said that while Schenectady High School offered a wide range of programs and activities, similar offerings were lacking in the elementary and middle schools. She also said the district needs more teachers to lower class sizes, as well as hall monitors and security guards. Hooks spent over ... schools
NYSUT was awarded a three-year, $322,000 grant from the National Education Association's Great Public Schools Fund for the statewide union to work with its members in three small cities to redesign their mentoring programs for new educators. NYSUT selected GASD along with the Schenectady City ... schools
The Schenectady City School District's budget would require state approval — in addition to the annual local budget vote — under a proposal in Gov. ... Those districts, which include at least nine schools and get more than half of their funding from the state, would need to submit spending plans for approval ... schools
Przybylo graduated from Mont Pleasant and was a physical education teacher in the Schenectady City School District. His list of star basketball players includes All-Americans Barry Kramer, Pat Riley, Sidney Edwards and his son Gary. He also coached baseball and golf, with his 1960 Linton golf team ... schools
As of last week, 55 students displaced from Puerto Rico had enrolled in Amsterdam schools — the most of any district in the state, outside New York's five biggest cities, according to enrollment figures from the state Education Department. Schenectady City School District has also welcomed a wave of ... schools
18 will be honored by the Schenectady City School District Educational Foundation at its annual fundraiser at Proctors. ... in Schenectady's schools — Lincoln Elementary in particular — with hopes of encouraging students to stay engaged, expect more from themselves and graduate from high school. schools
Przybylo had his greatest success in Schenectady, where his 1969-70 Linton team finished 22-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state, and his Blue Devils put together a 46-game win streak from 1959-61. Schenectady High School was build on the land once occupied by Linton. "There's a lot of tradition and history ... schools
More recently, he lived at the Schenectady City Mission, but was eventually banned for violent outbursts. ... Brandon Logan, 23, told The Daily Beast that Brandi, one of his best friends at West Genessee High School, wasn't close with her family, and another Syracuse mom said Brandi often crashed at her ... schools
Ballston Spa High School: $3,023 for course and club support. Ballston Spa High School — PTSA: $3,500 for the after-prom activity and Arts-in-Education program. Ballston Spa Junior Baseball League: $5,000 for capital improvements. Ballston Spa Middle School Drama Club: $2,500 to support production ... schools
The forum, hosted by Schenectady City Council President Leesa Perazzo and Councilwoman Marion Porterfield, is meant to be a “non-threatening .... Spa Schools Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund: $7,500 for the Tech Valley Robot Rumble robotics competition and Ballston Spa High School ... schools
A black chain-link fence separates miSci and its four-acre plot from 40 acres of nature in the heart of Schenectady. But soon that fence will be coming down. As part of the state's regional economic development grants unveiled last week, the Schenectady-based Museum of Innovation and Science earned ... schools
9, 2017, behind Schenectady City Hall on Jay Street. ... Davia Rossi hugs teammate Caroline Gillooly after beating Mechanicville in the Class A finals Oct. 27, 2017, at Lansingburgh High School. ... Schenectady High School graduate and valedictorian Will Smith performs June 23, 2017, at Proctors. schools
HOLIDAY BRASS: Three low brass ensembles, including both professional musicians and local high school students, perform holiday favorites in a .... music educator in the Saratoga schools, and the late Gwen Pykett, voice teacher, the chorus will be going on hiatus as it reorganizes for the future. Free and ... schools


 

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