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2014-2015

Congratulations
Ten Schenectady students won awards in the annual Student Gazette competition.  Their work was featured in a special insert on May 22. 
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Winning Opinion piece,  "My school may not be perfect, but it's no failure," was written by SCSD junior Aleda Kirstein.
 
MAY 21 2015
SHS National Honor  Society
was recently honored by Northern Rivers Family Services and GE Learn how these Schenectady High School students continue to give back to the community.  Watch Video
 
DON'T MISS THIS!
Schenectady High School students install artwork in community 
Next exhibit June 2 - 6 at City Hall
 
MAY 19 2015
Middle school students get tips from MP graduate, now author  Students stay after school to attend workshop and chat
 
MAY 19 2015
Budget passes

Thank you to Schenectady residents.  Budget passed 548-181.  Congratulations to Mark Snyder and John Foley who were elected to the Board of Education.  Information on the 2015-2015 Budget is available here.
 
MARCH 14 2015
First Book brings thousands of books to Central Park students Wednesday
Students select books to take home
 
 
 
Mont Pleasant Middle School Cultural Fusion & Literacy Night Photo Gallery
 
 
May 08   eNews and Reminders
 
MAY 05 2015  UPDATE
Farm donates 200 dozen additional eggs
Thanks to Wm. H. Buckley Farm, Central Park students receive eggs to take home
 
April  Athletes of the Month
Congratulations to James Schnepf and Kendra Arcos, Schenectady High School's April Athletes of the Month.
 
APRIL 29 2015
Liam Scott breaks school steeplechase record More
 
APRIL 23 2015
SHS Class is awarded
"Holiday Match" funding from Stewart's
 
APRIL 21 2015
Thank you to local farm
Thanks to Wm. H. Buckley Farm, Central Park students receive eggs to take home
 
 
WINTER SPORT NEWS
Swim team wins league title

Cleworth named to All Star Team
 
APRIL 16 2015
Board of Education adopts $167.7 million budget proposal  

Adds positions and does not impact tax levy
 
Meet the Teacher Video Series
Meet First Grade Teacher David Lippiello
 
Congratulations Schenectady HS Wrestling Team was the Division One winner of the Capital District Wrestling Officials Association Sportsmanship Award
 
Schenectady School District is recognized as one of the 2015 Best Communities for Music Education in the U.S. by NAMM 
 
Photo Gallery:  Woodlawn Career Day
 
Photo Gallery:  Lincoln School Trip to Siena
Photo Gallery:  Luau held March 20 at Lincoln
Congrats to SHS Theater Teacher Bill Ziskin who was nominated for Tony
TIMES UNION  APRIL 7
Schenectady teacher nominated for Tony in Theater Education

APRIL 02 2015
Schenectady senior is named YMCA 2015 Outstanding Student
13 Sch'dy HS students and 2 teachers were nominated for awards

COMMUNITY BUDGET MEETING SCHEDULED:  APRIL 2, 6 P.M. MONT PLEASANT MS
Budget proposal gives Sch'dy additional $5 million in aid

For the first time in several years, staff and programs won’t be cut
  UPDATE


Congratulations
Schenectady HS Wrestling Team was the Division One winner
of the Capital District Wrestling Officials Association Sportsmanship Award
In the News This Week:  March 20
Elmer Avenue celebrates Dr. Seuss Week
In the News This Week:  March 13 
MARCH 13 2015
Congratulations
Congratulations to Collin Derboghossian, Calvin Cleworth and Luke Chrisman, Schenectady High School's February Athletes of the Month. 
 
 
Lincoln Community School Celebrates  "Read Across America" 
See Photos 
 
 
MARCH 11 2015
Thanks to Empire State Youth Orchestras, free music program coming to Yates
Time Warner Cable News:  CHIME Develops Youth Through Music Education

CBS6:  Students showed off music skills 

Times Union: 
Empire State Youth Orchestra expands Schenectady program
 
MARCH 2015
Hip Hop Promoter
talks with 8th graders about "life choices"
Lincoln "Fool the Eye" artwork on display at Proctors
MARCH 03 2015
FDR Volunteer receives national Points of Light Award

Congratulations Terrance Brown
TIMES UNION  FEBRUARY 15 2015
Art for graduation's sake

Studies show a link between academic performance and arts participation
 
FEBRUARY 2015
Multiple Pathways to Graduation  The New York State Board of Regents recently approved regulations that will allow students to choose from multiple pathways in order to graduate.   More
 
January Athletes of the Month  Congratulations to Shaniya Smith and Jacob Griffin, Schenectady High School's January Athletes of the Month.
 
 
Congratulations
Sch'dy High School student artwork selected for regional exhibit
JANUARY 27 2015
2015 SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees are Named

WGY:  Designer of Belleayre Mountain Leads HOF Class
 
JANUARY 27 2015
Congratulations to winners in the SCSD 2015 Spelling Bee
Top three advance to regional competition in Feb.
JANUARY 2015
Governor releases budget proposal
School aid increases are tied to education reforms
 
JANUARY 18 2015
TIMES UNION
Principal is building bonds
JANUARY 17 2015  
DAILY GAZETTE: 
Young lobbyists work to get funding for Schenectady schools
JANUARY13 2015
DAILY GAZETTE:
 A guide through college application crunch time

JANUARY 07 2015

Sch'dy PE Teacher named "Amazing Person" by state organization
Congratulations George Forrester
 
2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Photo Gallery
 
DECEMBER 22 2014
Paige students entertain holiday shoppers
 
DECEMBER 2014
Congratulations to SHS violinist Evan Ducreay
Recently Participated in the Prestigious NYSSMA All-State String Orchestra
 
DECEMBER 12 2014
Van Corlaer second grade teacher is named Schenectady “Teacher of the Year”
Congratulations Kristen Olochnowicz
DECEMBER 02 2014
Pleasant Valley students enjoy lesson with NASA experts & students throughout the country
 
DECEMBER 02 2014
U.S. Dept. of Education Office for Civil Rights will investigate SCSD claim of school funding discrimination  More
 
NOVEMBER 26 2014
Schenectady HS is awarded NASA grant to participate in Robotics competition
 
NOVEMBER 26 2014
Adult students volunteer time to help those in need at Thanksgiving
 
NOVEMBER 2014
Congatulations to Brandon Gwinner and Megan Dufort, Schenectady High School's November Athletes of the Month.
Brandon Gwinner
Megan Dufort
 
 
NOVEMBER 20 2014
WNYT: 
Schenectady 7th graders enjoy 'Girls Day Out'
 
National & local animal protective agencies “give thanks” for awareness efforts

NOVEMBER 19 2014
DAILY GAZETTE:
 Laser cat phenomenon inspires ASPCA fundraising contest
 
NOVEMBER 13 2014
NYCLU honors Sch’dy superintendent with Ned Pattison award
 
 
Toys for Tots
Woodlawn School is a Drop-Off Site for Toys for Tots
 The Woodlawn Student Council is collecting the toys from November 24 - December 12 in Room 19A
Please donate new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages - infants, toddlers and teens.  Flyer
 

NOVEMBER 04 2014
Lincoln Students
"Mix It Up at Lunch" 

 
 
   
OCTOBER 29 2014
Paige Fifth Graders "Make a Difference"
More
 
 
OCTOBER 27 2014
Students attend concert at Proctors 
 
OCTOBER 23 2014
Pleasant Valley pre-K class enjoys visit with fireman
 
OCTOBER 22 2014
Understanding Poverty

Superintendent Larry Spring authored an article "Confront Porverty:  10 Steps to Guide Your Journey,"  published on the NYSASCD website
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OCTOBER 21 2014
Jones is named principal of Mont Pleasant
School has taken many strides within last year; Climate improved  MORE
   
   
OCTOBER 14 2014
Students enjoy Math and Movement Fun Night
 

 
   

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OCTOBER 08 2014
Congratulations top varsity golfers Calvin Cleworth, Jason Cyr and Wyatt Pisarski, who have qualified to play in the Class A Sectionals at Ballston Spa CC today.  Good luck!
 

 
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OCTOBER 08 2014
Congratulations to the Schenectady High School Peer Mediation Club, Principal Diane Wilkinson and Superintendent Larry Spring, who were recognized by "Mediation Matters" for the success of the school's peer mediation program and commitment, at a fundraising dinner on October 7.

RELATED: 
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS 

Changing perceptions at Schenectady High

WNYT
Schenectady students using peer mediation to solve problems

Skidmore News
Students Resolving Conflict in a Constructive Way at Schenectady High
   
OCTOBER 03 2014
VIDEO: 
Meet Laura Macey, Culinary Arts Teacher
 
SEPTEMBER 30 2014
Sch'dy Supt. and SHS Principal to be honored

Superintendent Spring and Principal Diane Wilkinson will be honored by Mediation Matters for their dedication and commitment at a fundraising dinner on Oct.7  Read more in the Skidmore News
 
SEPTEMBER 30 - TIMES UNION
Laser cat (and dog) find a home in yearbook
Student, principal use their picture to advocate for animals
 
 
SEPTEMBER 30 2014
ATHLETES OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to Andrew Butryn and Liam Scott, Schenectady High School's September Athletes of the Month.
 
ALBANY BUSINESS REVIEW
SEPTEMBER 18 2014

Schenectady schools use food to fight neighborhood instability
 
SEPTEMBER 17 2014
Community organizations
collaborate to feed kids

Wednesday morning, a team of local organizations came together to announce that the Weekend Backpack Program will be expanded to reach more than 700 Schenectady children.
Learn more and how you too can help.
 
SEPTEMBER 11 2014
Fifth graders release balloons carrying special message to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11  More
 
SEPTEMBER 03 2014
DAILY GAZETTE
No tears on Schenectady's first day of school
 
SEPTEMBER 02 2014
Van Corlaer teacher receives grant to bring fish to the classroom
  Read
 
Salamanca Schools offers free meals; News story notes SCSD model and success.
 
DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION
Recession is the mother of invention in education
   
AUGUST 31 2014
LARRY SPRING OPINION

THE BUFFALO NEWS 
Cuomo must use state surplus to remedy separate and unequal education system
Read
   
   
SEPTEMBER 02 2014
WELCOME BACK

Members of the Schenectady High School Class of 2014 left behind a special message for their teachers.  Today is not only the first day of school for teachers, but, it's also the perfect day to remind them how important they are to our students.    WATCH HERE
   
AUGUST 28 2014   DAILY GAZETTE
Some new Schenectady pupils get a head start
 
   
AUGUST 27 2014
Schenectady welcomes new employees 
   
   
EDUTALK    AUGUST 27 2014
Larry Spring on blogtalkradio regarding Proper School Nutrition in School Meals
EduTalk
   
TIMES UNION
AUGUST 25 2014
Splash down in Schenectady
   
Job Fair:  Teacher Aides
Accepting applications to fill vacancies across district.  August 28    9 - 11 a.m.
Mont Pleasant MS Library   
Flyer
   
Board of Education Meeting
August 27, 7 p.m.
Schenectady High School Black Box Theatre
Agenda
   
DAILY GAZETTE  AUGUST 24 2014
LARRY SPRING
OPINION EDITORIAL
School aid formula still discriminates
   
DAILY GAZETTE AUGUST 21 2014
Newest Schenectady graduates used summer school as 'life lesson'  READ
AUGUST 20 2014
SHS Class of 2014 increases by 22 students  Students attend summer school, earn diploma
   
AUGUST 19 2014
The Jewish View interviews Superintendent Larry Spring  Video
   
AUGUST 18 2014
Congratulations to 15 FDR students in grades 3 - 6 whose work was published SKRIBBLERS Magazine this past school year.  FDR Future Authors
 
   
AUGUST 08 2014
Zoller Summer Students Enjoy Visit from Firemen  More 
   
JULY 22 2014
CAPITAL TONIGHT
Complaint Calls Out Racial Discrimination in Education Funding
Video
   
HUFFINGTON POST
Bringing the Promise of Healthy School Meals to More Children This Fall  Read
 
JULY 21 2014
Civil Rights Complaint now in the hands of DOJ More

JULY 21 2014

CAPITAL
Schenectady superintendent alleges school-funding discrimination 
Read Story
 
 
   
JULY 17 2014
The Special Education Plan was presented tothe Baord of Education on July 16 2014
   
JULY 17 2014
Public Hearing on
Proposed Code of Conduct

A hearing will be held to receive public comments on the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct  

You can also submit comments.
   
JULY 17 2014
Capital Project Status Report and Next Steps as presented to the Board of Education on July 16 2014
   
JULY 10 2014
ALUMNI NEWS
CBS 6
Reshaun Freeman Continues to Overcome Story
IN THE NEWS
TODAY
   
JULY 06 2014
Schenectady Marching Patriots

National Independence Day Parade
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