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APRIL 23 2014

OCR dismisses Sch'dy Schools' Civil Rights complaint  Next:  Complaint to be filed with U.S. Department of Justice  READ RELEASE
APRIL 22 2014
Author Sharon Dennis Wyeth
writes about her visit to Woodlawn Elementary School, which was possible thanks to a grant from the Educational Foundation  More
Alumni Update
Nathan Kipniss, 2010 SHS Valedictorian, currently a biological engineering major at MIT, was featured in MIT news.  Read Senior Nathan Kipniss relishes challenges in stem cells & symphonies
APRIL 17 2014
Elmer students enjoy visit with TV metorologist More
APRIL 16 2014
Zoller recognized for commitment to music education  More
APRIL 15 2014
SHS Basketball players talk to Elmer students about perserverance  READ
APRIL 15 2014
Elmer sixth graders enjoy day at UAlbany 
Trishala Jailall, a 2012 graduate of Schenectady High School & currently a biology major at Union College, was recently awarded a $10,000 Kathryn Wasserman Davis Projects for Peace award. She will use the grant money to improve the conditions in a children's orphanage in her homeland of Guyana. Read more
APRIL 11 2014
Central Park's Rob Aronstein is named the SCSD 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year Friday  MORE
APRIL 10 2014
School board adopts $164.3 million budget proposal  Lack of funding leads to difficult decisions  READ
MARCH 27 2014
Draft Budget Proposal Outlines $5.8 Million in Cuts  
Budget Work Continues; Advocate for Equity in Funding  READ
MARCH 27 2014
City recycling campaign features Lincoln students More
Woodlawn third graders enjoy visit with children's author READ
Superintendent Spring recognized by SCLC
for work in schools & community
Almuni Update
Nicola Kriefall, SHS 2011, is awarded prestigous science award  More
Times Union March 24 2014
Robot team vies to win $1.5M
MARCH 24 2014
The works of three SHS students selected for annual art exhibit More
Blue Roses Theatre Company
Raisin in the Sun
March 19 - 22  *  7 p.m.
With an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Mar. 22
SHS  Black Box Theatre
March 11 2014
State of State on Child Hunger
Food Insecurity is brought to forefront during School Breakfast Week
College Information Workshop for Adults
March 12
  8:30 am
College Information Workshop for Adults
Budget Workshops

Schenectady School District staff talks budget

CBS6:  Schenectady school district addresses budget

News10:  Budget Workshop

NewsChannel 13:  Searching for $10 million in school cuts

Time Warner Cable News:  Schenectady school district discusses $10 million budget gap
Undefeated Boys Swim Team clinches league title  Cleworth heads to State meet  
2014 School Board Election will be held on May 20
Three seats, each for three-year terms, will be up for election.  More Information Here   Nominating petitions are due April 30.
February 24 - 28
Schenectady High School Gym
You will be missed
Remembering Joe Green, 1936-2014
FEBRUARY 11 2014
Congratulations to January Athletes of the Month
Zach Schellenger and Calvin Cleworth
Meet the Teacher
Keith Pray,
Band Teacher, MPMS

Watch other "Meet the Teacher" videos
Zoller Receives Grant from Red-Kap Mobil  MORE
Capitol Pressroom
Supt. Spring was a guest on Capitol Pressroom on January 28.  He and Rick Timbs of Statewide School Finance Consortium talk about the lack of funding in education.  Listen Here
[Timestamp 23:30 minutes]
11 SHS students have been juried into the "2014 Art in Three Dimensions" NYS regional show.  Show will run Feb. 3-28 at Mohonasen Art Gallery.  Reception Feb. 4 6:30-8:30 pm
Awards ceremony 7 pm
JANUARY 24 2014
Governor's Budget Proposal 
Funding Inequities Continue

Do You Know Who I Am? Join us and the New York State School Boards Association as we celebrate school board service!Meet school board members from across the state. Learn what they do and how they help our students and our community. Then, share your own positive stories about your school board. The campaign unfolds on the NYSSBA Facebook

JANUARY 23 2014
Phase I of the Capital Project Proposal was presented to the Board of Education Jan. 22.  The Board will vote on a referendum at the Feb. 5 meeting.   
JANUARY 21 2014
Congratulations to SHS December Athletes of the Month
Camille Nowak & Lauren Piotrowski  MORE
JANUARY 17 2014
Howe students hold winter concert Friday.  See Times Union Photos
JANUARY 16 2014
Congratulations to King 8th Grader Hadiya Fowler
, Middle School Spelling Bee Champion. Top four advance to regional competition
Accepting Nominations for 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year!
Criteria & Nomination Form   All Nominations Due by February 10, 2014!

JANUARY 15 2014
Paige 6th grader takes top spot in district spelling showdown 
Top three finishers advance to regional competition in Feb.

JANUARY 15 2014
2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Inductees will be Ron Page, Murray Melton and Ed Rimkus.  Event set for September 8.  MORE ON THE INDUCTEES


Meet the Teacher" Video Series.  Meet Stacia Toher, Teacher Class of 2023 at Yates School.

January 09 2014
So Good to Hear
WGNA DJ is impressed by students, staff at Yates


Annual ceremony honors special group of Schenectady graduates

4th Annual Swimming & Diving Invitational January 11 at the SHS Pool.  14 teams from across the state are set to compete. 
8:30 am - Diving  *  1 pm - Swimming  
Blue Roses Theatre Co. proudly presents Moliere's classic 17th century satire, Tartuffe    Jan. 15-18 
Legal Notice Who to Call regarding records of students who received special education services with birth dates between 1972 and 1991
Paige students enjoy visit from firemen
JANUARY 02 2014
Pro face painter brings talents to Woodlawn students
JANUARY 02 2014
Paige students provide holiday tunes & spirit  MORE

JANUARY 02 2014
Two Schenectady middle school teams set to compete in upcoming Future City Competition  Students will develop city transportation model
DECEMBER 30 2013
Schenectady Grad's Singing Group to Perform at Proctors Feb. 1 
Aden Brooks & the YellowJackets are the premiere all male a cappella group in the nation  MORE

DECEMBER 20 2013
So Good to Hear
High School Team Works Together To Help Those In Need
During the Holidays

DECEMBER 19 2013
Perfect Attendance, Positive Behavior is Rewarded
SHS student wins 50-inch TV 
Musical Tools For Schenectady Schools  
Watch Video  More Info.
DECEMBER 17 2013
Monthly Motivator
James Phillips

DECEMBER 16 2013
Civil Rights Complaint is in the hands of the Federal Government

DECEMBER 12 2013
YNN Scholar Athlete of the Week
Congratulations to SHS Senior Andrew Cyr who was selected as YNN's first Capital Region "Scholar Athlete of the Week."
Watch Video Here
DECEMBER 12 2013
Superintendent Spring will hand-deliver the Civil Rights Complaint to the U.S. Dept. of Education Office for Civil Rights on Friday!
DECEMBER 11 2013
Congratulations to Schenectady High School November Athletes of the Month
Andrew Cyr and Felix Rodriguez  MORE
DECEMBER 09 2013
Two SCSD schools named winners for their parade float entries
DECEMBER 09 2013
Van Corlaer's December Motivator
  Tajianna Mccargo
See the Newly Refurbished High School Auditorium.

The Schenectady High School SSFA will hold the Winter Concert on Thursday, December 12 at 7 p.m.  in the school auditorium.  This is the first event in the "new" auditorium.
DECEMBER 06 2013
Peg Normandin to lead Mont Pleasant for remainder of School Year MORE
December 05 2013
So Good to Hear
GED Students Volunteer Time, Help Community

NOVEMBER 27 2013
CDPHP & Regional Food Bank Help
Keep Kids Fed You can help! More
NOVEMBER 26 2013
So Good to Hear
Former Student Leaves Lasting Impression on Teacher 

NOVEMBER 25 2013

So Good to Hear

"Our children truly come first
Thank you Woodlawn staff

"Each day, I get to come to a school where the needs of our children truly come first. From the teacher who gives up her lunch hour regularly to offer additional tutoring to students, to the paraprofessional who comes in on a weekend to show support at a student's baseball game, the Woodlawn teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff, all do an amazing job of making all of our students feel welcomed, appreciated, and part of one big family....."  Read More

   ~ Joe DiCaprio, Principal of Woodlawn
November 20 Board of Education Meeting
NOVEMBER 22 2013
So Good to Hear
Family of Schenectady Kids Doing Great
Paige students rake 'em up on "Make a Difference" Day.

Supt. Spring talks about "Bullying" on Schenectady Today Show Nov. 19  WATCH

Meet the Teacher" Video Series.  Meet Greg Rice, Teacher Class of 2026 at Van Corlaer Elementary School

Meet the Teacher" Video Series.  Meet Leanne Vacca, Teacher Class of 2024 & 2025 at Van Corlaer Elementary School. Miss Vacca is also a graduate of Schenectady Schools.

NOVEMBER 18 2013
So Good to Hear
Caller lets us know that she is impressed by our basketball players

Capitol Pressroom
Superintendent Spring on Capitol Pressrom on Nov. 14 regarding Civil Rights Complaint  Listen Here

NOVEMBER 18 2013
So Good to Hear
Yates teacher is proud of students

NOVEMBER 17 2013

So Good to Hear
Both of my sons graduated from Schenectady High School and are doing great!

High School students enjoy American Shakespeare Center's Othello  PHOTO


PROVIDING CLARITY:  Race Equity Issues
Work to address Race Equity Issues has been underway
OCTOBER 30 2013
Congratulations to Schenectady High School October Athletes of the Month Nyla Cortes and Zack Schellenger  MORE

October 28 2013

Fire Safety at Howe

Fire Safety
October 25 2013
Click on photo to view larger

Our "Meet the Teacher" Video Series is underway.  This week we spent some time in Woodlawn Elementary School talking to teachers about what they do and why they do it in Schenectady.  The series will continue throughout the school year.

OCTOBER 24 2013
Zoller students meet with class from Brazil  MORE

OCTOBER 22 2013

Note from Office of Instructional Support regarding AIS READ
OCTOBER 21 2013
Lincoln Principal, Pedro Roman, is honored by Centro Civico & Hispanic Heritage Committee MORE
OCTOBER 18 2013
Sch'dy teacher honored by NYS English Council  Congrats to SHS English teacher Tim Owens  MORE

OCTOBER 18 2013
Board of Education
Recap of the October 16 Meeting

Schenectady High School's
Blue Roses Theatre presents
Pulitzer Prize Winner David Lindsay-Abaire's
Good People
October 23 - 26
Ticket Information, Photos & More

OCTOBER 17 2013
Annual Lockdown Practice Drill was held at MPMS Thurs. Morning  MORE

October 16 2013:
  Letter from Superintendent Spring to MPMS Parents & Caregivers

OCTOBER 11 2013
Upstate New York Achievement Index Standings for 2013
Business First Rankings of NY's 429 school districts on achievement index, comparing the district's academic rank & socioeconomic rank Here
This is a unique ranking that shows how districts stack considering wealth & other community factors.

OCTOBER 09 2013

Yates students bring awareness to Bullying Prevention by wearing Orange

Key to the City/HOMES Open House Weekend
October 20
Fire Prevention and Child Safety
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Daily Gazette  FLYER


Press Conference:  Noon
Open Houses:  1 - 4 p.m.

Learn about the Key to the City Resources Here


Schenectady City School District Faculty Art Show
is on display now through November 7 in The Butzel Gallery

OCTOBER 03 2013
Board of Education Meeting
Recap of the October 02 Meeting

Ex-Giant shares appetizing breakfast message  READ
OCTOBER 02 2013
Golf Sectionals Results Oct 1
Congrats to Calvin Cleworth (Class of 2016), the only Big 10 League player to advance to State Qualifier

OCTOBER 02 2013
Former NFL Player Joe Morris talks to King students about importance of breakfast, nutritious meals and exercise MORE


2013-2014 Winter Sports
Sports Packets will be available in the Athletic Office on Friday, October 11.  Deadlines, Physicals and Start Dates.

OCTOBER 01 2013
Giants Alumnus Joe Morris to visit King School Wednesday MEDIA ADVISORY 

OCTOBER 01 2013
Surprise! OfficeMax makes the day better for Woodlawn 3rd grade teacher & her class  MORE 



Congratulations to Schenectady High School Athletes of the Month
Tammara Brandon & Thanuja Singh  MORE

      Tammara Brandon Thanuja Singh

SCSD Educational Foundation annonces Fall round for awarding grants.  $20,000 available.  Applications are due by November 9, 2013.  More information

New legal challenges for state aid
New York’s system for distributing school aid is about to come under renewed challenge this fall from small city school districts, including a claim of unlawful discrimination based on race READ STORY

WGY Interview - SEPTEMBER 22 2013
Superintendent Spring joins Mayor McCarthy for the HOMES Fair held Sunday at City Hall  INTERVIEW

YNN - September 18 2013
Complaints about school funding

YNN reporter Erin Connolly interviews Schenectady High School senior Erick Campos and Superintendent Larry Spring
Watch here

Board of Education Meeting
Recap of the September 18 Meeting

Nine SHS Seniors Receive 2013 Multicultural High School Achievers Award 

Schenectady Basketball Club

Grades 4 - 6
September 23, 25 & 27
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Mont Pleasant

Grades 7-8
September 23, 25 & 27
7:45 - 9 p.m.
Mont Pleasant
SCSD Staff comes together for OPENING DAY PEP RALLY

September 11 2013

Varsity Golf Match -
SHS vs. Amsterdam at Sch'dy Municipal Golf Course - Par 36
Amsterdam 168
Schenectady 171

Girls Tennis Team Wins  The Girls Varsity Tennis Team defeated Bishop Maginn 7-2 on Monday.

Congratulations to the 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Ed Barnowski, Bob DeLuca & Lee Wallard

Cheerleading Clinic!
September 14
Students grades K-7
For more information click HERE

Tickets still available for Athletic Hall of Fame & Reunion Dinner on Monday, Sept. 9.  Inductees are Ed Barnowski, Bob DeLuca & Lee Wallard.  Tom Chestnut is the guest speaker.  Tickets are $50 & can be purchased by calling Bob Pezzano at 346-9297.

SEPT. 5:  Girls Tennis Team Wins  The Girls Varsity Tennis Team defeated Troy Wednesday 8-1.

SEPT. 04: Junior Patriots Basketball Club Tryouts Flyer

Pat Riley:  "You Are Undroppable."  Watch Video

AUGUST 29 2013
School Board chooses districtwide grade configuration 
Community meetings set for Oct. 

AUGUST 23 2013
Times Union - Scott Waldman
Campus Notebook:  Acting against poverty in young lives  READ

AUGUST 20 2013
Sch'dy High School Class of 2013 grows
Graduation rate jumps MORE

AUGUST 06 2013
Memo to Parents of Students with Disabilities
 You are invited to join the Advisory Group for Special Education Services





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