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DECEMBER 02 2016
Girls Soccer is named NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Team
DECEMBER 01 2016
13 Schenectady High School students are inducted into Sponsor a Scholar
NOVEMBER 30 2016
School & community partners gather Wed. to celebrate the opening of Hometown Health Centers in two schools 
Words Can Hurt Video
SCSD middle school students share how "Words Can Hurt" in this short video
CBS6:   Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners Announced, November 17 2016
Congrats to School Bus Safety Poster Winners
Congrats to Kaitlyn Spring (Zoller), Neha Khani (Zoller) and Aleshanee Sharpe (Yates), winners of the Brown Transportation School Bus Safety Poster Contest.  More than 150 entries were submitted.
Congrats SCSD coaches, athletes and fans!  Schenectady was named recipient of the the 2016-17 Fall Sportsmanship Award for the Suburban Council!
The Ha!Man, South Africa's famed improvisator, will perform, in collaboration with musician's from Schenectady High School and Oneida Middle School on November 22, 7-8:30 p.m. at Schenectady High School.  Free Entry.
Oneida students get close up look at GE science and tech
Congrats to October Athletes of the Month
Mykaela Mayo and Maazin Ahmed
The Butzel Gallery is on Facebook
Follow the Butzel Gallery for updates, photos, artist statements, posters and more. 
Daily Gazette:  Stars on stage:  Six high school performers ready for limelight, October 30 2016
Yates students and staff stand together against bullying on Unity Day 
Educational Foundation
Tickets are on sale for the SCSD Educational Foundation Celebration scheduled for January 19.
OCTOBER 28 2016
SHS vocalist
accepted into Area All-State 
Congrats Harrison Caruso
OCTOBER 14 2016
Testing Water for Lead

All drinking and cooking water sources in SCSD Elementary Schools  were tested for lead in September. 
Results of the Testing and Next Steps
Daily Gazette:  Schenectady teacher teams key to freshman transition, October 09 2016
Daily Gazette:  AVID students tak extra steps to succeed, October 09 2016
Daily Gazette:  Schenectady girls' soccer has sister act, October 06 2016
Congrats to SHS September Athletes of the Month Toshanaye Lennon, Yusif Okine, Zoe White
Zoller Elementary School joined schools from around the world Wednesday morning to celebrate "International Walk to School Day." Superintendent Larry Spring walked his own children to school and then greeted parents and students as they arrived on foot to Zoller.
SHS Senior wins essay contest
Congratulations to Diana Oudal, a senior at Schenectady High School, who won first place in a regional essay contest
Daily Gazette:  Griffin goes from golf hacker to team anchor, October 03 2016
Daily Gazette:  School renovation project may be slated for Schenectady voters
College Fair held at Schenectady High School on September 26, 2016  Photos

SEPT 26 2016

Schenectady's youngest readers get new books and
"Fall Into a Fun Read"
Daily Gazette:  Backpack program provides students with fuel to succeed
Daily Gazette:  August graduates lift 2016 Schenectady High success rate
SEPT 09 1016
Three to be inducted into SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame on Monday
Daily Gazette:  New year, new middle school for some Schenectady students
AUGUST 29 2016
Daily Gazette:
  Schenectady teachers 'guardians of equity' at orientation
AUGUST 24 2016
Times Union:  Boundaries are redrawn
Redistricting attempts to balance enrollment, poverty and capacity
AUGUST 22 2016
Forty SHS students graduate Monday morning
Class of 2016 graduation rate climbs
AUGUST 10  2016

apply skills
learned in summer program to new experience visiting dairy farm
AUGUST 09 2016

SCSD Central Office staff impressed with middle school renovations
WRGB:  Schenectady native Rashaun Freeman gives back, July 18 2016
JUNE 22 2016
Commissioner Elia
reads to King students at Bornt Library
JUNE 17 2016

Adult graduates cross the stage during ceremony Thurs.  TASC graduation offers inspiration, encouragement
MPMS 6th graders are moved to help children living in poverty
JUNE 14 2016
Woodlawn School holds Flag Day celebration
JUNE 14 2016
Two SHS Athletes
are recognized by Suburban Council
High school group facilitates conversations about race, inclusion Read story
Elmer Avenue School has unique architectural, cultural history  Read story
Schenectady librarians shape new role  Read Story
Congratulations to Gerardo Pedragon and Kaileigh Serafini, Schenectady High School's May Athletes of the Month.
JUNE 09 2016
Hamilton students
say "thank you" for being a great neighbor

Congratulations Schenectady Coaches, Athletes and Fans
Out of 16 teams in the Suburban Council, Schenectady was named the 2015-16 Suburban Council Sportsmanship Winner.

JUNE 09 2016
Roots Club unveils mural of figure students selected as "most inspiring"
JUNE 08 2016
Mont Pleasant 7th grader selected to attend STEM summer camp at Clarkson

JUNE 07 2016

Schenectady High School Principal named

“Outstanding Administrator of the Year” by ESSAA

JUNE 03 2016
James Blanchfield is named Academic All American
JUNE 03 2016
King School receives Laura Bush Library Grant
King 5th grader selected to attend Summer Science Camp
Mont Pleasant 8th graders enjoy exciting, educational trip to Washington DC
Boys Track Team finished 3rd in Suburban Council 
Many first place finishes, two school records & more
MAY 18 2016
Congrats to Evan Ducreay,

first place winner in scholarship competition

May 13 2016
Two SHS seniors sign college letters of intent Friday
Congrats to Kaileigh Serafini & Calvin Cleworth
Congrats to Carries White, first grade teacher at Yates, one of WNYT and SEFCU's Top Teachers this school year.   A ceremony was held on May 11 at Glen Sanders.

Time Warner Cable News: 
CHIME Rings in Success in Schenectady
Daily Gazette, May 8, 2016
Lincoln Elementary focuses on family, fundamentals
April Athletes of the Month
Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed and Zairah Harris, April Athletes of the Month.
MAY 05 2016
Congratulations to Schenectady High School Senior Rayman Alli, who is being awarded with Clarkson University's Anne & Walt Robb Scholarship. 
SCSD names two new principals and district director of PPS  More
MAY 2016
Congratulations to the SCSD teams that competed in OVA competition  Two teams took third place
APRIL 2016
Awesome News
Schenectady High School Selected to Particiapte in ADL Leadership Mission
JRTOC Enjoys Special Visitor
Brigadier General Guemmer visits SHS, JROTC
APRIL 2016
Two PV students receive "outstanding" at NYSSMA festival
Congratulations to Calvin Cleworth, March Athlete of the Month
APRIL 22 2016
Thanks to Schenectady Rotary and Sch'dy Library,
six classes received gift baskets of books this week
APRIL 19 2016
Congrats to SHS Senior Atierra Newman who was named one of six area "Great Girls" and the next generation of excellent women by TU Women at Work magazine. 
Central Park Jazz Mob, directed by Rob Aronstein, was featured on Albany Tempo Spectrum this month for Jazz Appreciation Month.  The show airs every Saturday at 5 p.m. & Sunday at 8 p.m. on Cable Channel 17.  You can also view the show online  Select Albany Tempo Spectrum from the video menu.
APRIL 06 2016
Five SHS students win county poetry contest
Lincoln School celebrates diversity
NAMM names SCSD one of the best communities for music education.
Congratulations to February Athletes of the Month:
Victoria Giaquinto and Antonio Zamora
Congratulations to Meaghan Libertucci, 2016 SCSD Teacher of the Year

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Schenectady High School and First New York Federal Credit Union celebrate 10 year collaboration, proram success  Patriot branch offers opportunities for students
Law Professionals meet with Zoller Restorative Justice Club
Athetes of the Month
Congratulations to Calvin Cleworth and Sara Polomaine, Schenectady High School February Athletes of the Month
FEBRUARY 17 2016
Alisha Williams
will represent SHS
in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals next month
FEBRUARY 17 2016
Lincoln Lions are weekend writers
JANUARY 05 2016
Van Corlaer students
enjoy Minute to Win it party 
JANUARY 29 2016
Comptroller releases Fiscal Stress Report
Schenectady:  No Designation
What does that mean?
Schenectady All County Concert was held at Schenectady High School in January 2016.
JANUARY 29 2016
Lincoln Community Engagement Team is Hard At Work
The group had a productive meeting Thursday night 
More and Photos
JANUARY 28 2016
Time Warner Cable News
After Touring the Globe, Dancer Brings Talents Home
JANUARY 28 2016
Workshops help Lincoln families
develop early literacy skills
JANUARY 29 2016
Schenectady student overcomes adversity, lands select scholarship
JANUARY 19 2016
WNYT, Channel 13
James Blanchfield,
Fidelis Care Athlete of the Week
Two SHS Teams receive Scholar Athlete Awrds from Athletic Association
JANUARY 19 2016
Hamilton 6th graders take top spots in MLK Art Contest
JANUARY 14 2016
SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees are Named
Art Allen, Randy Cross & Jack Meader will be honored at the ceremony scheduled for September 12  More
Smart City Advisory Commission
On January 11, Mayor McCarthy announced the Smart City Advisory Commission.  Superintendent Larry Spring was appointed to the commission.  You can learn more and view the press conference that was held Monday morning here.
JANUARY 07 2015
SCSD Board of Education Set to Go Paperless January 20
Learn More Here