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Equity vs. Equality
Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about Equity vs. Equality
11/16/2018
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, keynote speaker at the 2018 Urban School Conference, spoke about Equity vs. Equality. Click here to watch a brief clip as he addresses urban educators.
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Data Trends
What can we do that is fundamentally different for the children who needs us the most?
11/16/2018
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about data trends, predictors of outcomes and explains we are the disrupter. Click here to watch short clip.
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SCSD Literacy Ladies Talk About the 3F's
SCSD Literacy Ladies Talk About the 3 F's
11/15/2018
Literacy is one of the pillars of work in our district. The SCSD Literacy Ladies are here to support you. Today they provide an update and discuss the 3 F's (Fluency, Fundations & F&P). Click here to watch a short video clip.
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Strategic Planning
SCSD Strategic Planning
11/08/2018
Please share your thoughts and ideas by clicking on our Strategic Planning Thought Exchange. We want to be sure that our work is aligned with what you value and believe is important. Click here for more information.
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2018 Urban Schools Conference
2018 Urban Schools Conference
11/07/2018
Nearly a thousand educators attended the 2018 Urban Schools Conference held Nov. 6 at the Empire State Plaza. Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade gave a compelling keynote. The day was packed with motivation, idea-sharing, tips, tools and more. Click here for photos and video clips.
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Sophomore Scene
SHS Sophomore Scene
10/10/2018
Check out last month's Sophomore Scene Video to see what's been going on, to meet some of our students and staff and hear the advice around "Respect."
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Congratulations to Julia Smith
Congratulations to Julia Smith, Class of 2019, National Merit Semi-Finalist
10/09/2018
Congratulations to SHS Senior Julia Smith, a National Merit Semi-Finalist. Click here for more and link to the Oct. 9 Daily Gazette Story.
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Students choosing their own books
Students choosing their own books
10/09/2018
We visited Andrew Davis' 10th grade English class at SHS, with Daily Gazette reporter Zach Matson, recently. Students in this class love reading and discussing the books they get to pick for themselves. Click here for photos and link to Daily Gazette story.
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Jeff Duncan-Andrade
Jeff Duncan-Andrade will deliver the keynote at the 2018 Urban School Conference
10/02/2018
We are pleased to announce that Jeff Duncan-Andrade, author, transformational leader and co-founder of the Teaching Excellence Network, will deliver the keynote at the Urban School Conference. Click here for more.
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Spotlight on Schenectady
Spotlight on Schenectady
09/10/2018
Click here to download the "2017-2018 Spotlight on Schenectady." The publication, highlighting district initiatives, feature stories, and work underway to serve the 'whole child,' was mailed to all residents in August.
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We are now on instagram
SCSD Instagram
09/10/2018
Woooo hooooo ...... SCSD is now on Instagram. Click here to follow us now.
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Commissioner Elia visits SCSD on the first day of school
State Education Commissioner Elia & Regent Ouderkirk visit Hamilton ES on the first day of school
09/06/2018
Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia & Regent Beverly Ouderkirk welcomed Hamilton Elementary School students, teachers and administrators on the first day of school.
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Superintendent Spring addressing staff on opening day
Superintendent Spring addresses staff on opening day
09/05/2018
Mr. Spring spoke to staff on opening day about the foundation of our work. Click here to watch the clip.
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School Funding Transparency Report
School Funding Transparency Report
08/31/2018
The SCSD School Funding Transparency Report has been filed and is posted here. An update was submitted on September 5,2018. Click here for the updated report.
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Bookmobile block party
Check out all the fun at our summer bookmobile block party
08/28/2018
Check out this short video with highlights from our August 28 Summer Bookmobile Block Party held at Central Park. Click here.
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2018 Teaching and Learning Summer Institute
2018 Teaching and Learning Summer Institute
07/31/2018
Click here to watch a short video about the SCSD Teaching and Learning Summer Institute. About 180 SCSD staff members participated in the week-long session focusing on math and literacy practices.
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Get your tickets for the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
Get your tickets for the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
07/30/2018
Tickets are on sale for the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame & Reunion Dinner scheduled for Sept. 17 at Glen Sanders. Inductees are Paul Bricoccoli, Gary DiNola & John Parillo. Click here for more info.
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SCSD Teachers at "Tonight Show" Author Q&A
In the News: Daily Gazette Story - Teachers take in special "Tonight Show' on reading
07/26/2018
Read the Daily Gazette Story, published on July 26, about the SCSD educators who attended a special "Tonight Show" author Q&A at 30 Rock. Click here.
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Trauma Sensitive Schools Institute
SCSD 2018 Trauma Sensitive Schools Institute
07/25/2018
SCSD educators talk about the district's second annual Trauma Sensitive Schools Institute, held in July. Click here to watch the video.
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Safety Plan posted for review, questions and comments
2018-19 District-Wide School Safety Plan
07/16/2018
The 2018-19 District School Safety Plan is posted for review, questions and comments. Click here to access the plan and link to submit comments.
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This is teamwork!
07/13/2018
SCSD Curriculum Writers were hard at work during the week of July 9. The team produced approximately 46 units. Way to go! See them in action here.
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Athletic Highlights
Our Year in Sports
07/03/2018
When Maazin Ahmed graduated in June, he left behind a legacy of ground-breaking performances. Click here to learn more about Ahmed as well as other 2017-18 SCSD Athletic achievements and highlights.
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Class of 2018 Graduation
Congratulations to the SHS Class of 2018
06/22/2018
Congratulations to the SHS Class of 2018! The ceremony was held June 22 at Proctors. We have tons of photos. Click here to view our graduation gallery.
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Hall of Fame Inductees
Hall of Fame Inductees
06/22/2018
Congratulations to Dr. David Liebers & Daniel Monaco, the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees. Both were honored at the graduation ceremony on June 22.
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Leadership Project Press Conference
LEADership Project Press Event Photos
06/21/2018
U.S. Attorney Grant C. Jaquith joined local school leaders, students & law enforcement leaders at MPMS on Wednesday to talk about the 2018 LEADership Project. Click here for photos.
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#projectbehere because attendance matters
06/18/2018
#projectbehere! Being here every day is important. Click here for #projectbehere videos, photos, resources and more!
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WIEC students earn high school equivalency diploma
Adult students earn high school equivalency diplomas
06/14/2018
Approximately 50 adult students were at Schenectady HS Thursday evening to celebrate earning their high school equivalency diploma. Congrats to all.
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#projectbehere:  Relationships
#projectbehere: Relationships Matter
06/12/2018
Relationships and connecting are important toward improving student attendance. One Oneida Middle School math teacher is living proof that it works. Mrs. Pickett helped Sam get back on track. Click here to see the video.
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Kindness Rocks at Hamilton ES
Kindness Rocks at Hamilton ES
06/11/2018
Click here to learn more and see the "Kindness Rocks" at Hamilton ES video.
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Congratulations to Student Gazette Winners
Congratulations to Student Gazette Winners
06/04/2018
SCSD students received 14 awards in the Daily Gazette's Student Gazette competition. The publication was printed Saturday. Click here for a list of our winners.
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Albany Business Review Interviews Lori Lebel
Albany Business Review Interviews SHS English Teacher Lori Lebel
06/01/2018
Albany Business Review Interviews Lori Lebel, SHS English teacher. Click here to watch the video.
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Congressman Tonko Visits MPMS Hometown Health
Congressman Tonko Visits MPMS Hometown Health Center & Learns About Work of Crisis Prevention Team
05/31/2018
Congressman Paul Tonko visited Mont Pleasant MS Thurs. to tour the Hometown Health Center & talk with the SCSD Crisis Prevention Team about the work being done to help students.
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Senators visit Paige to see PAX Program in action
Senators visit Paige to see PAX program in action
05/31/2018
Senator Amedore & Senator Akshar spent some time Thurs. afternoon at Paige ES learning about the PAX Good Behavior Game.
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Hamiltion ES #projectbehere champions
Hamilton ES #projectbehere champions
05/31/2018
Hamilton Elementary School is all in with #projectbehere. They recently celebrated perfect attendance with an ice cream party. Check out the excitement in this video.
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Schenectady HS students say why it's important to be here every day.
05/25/2018
This #projectbehere video features SHS students talking about why it's important to be in school every day.
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Mental Health Awareness Fair held May 21 2018
Mental Health Awareness Fair Photo Gallery
05/24/2018
Click here for photos taken at the Mental Health Awareness Fair that was held May 21 at Schenectady High School.
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Voters Approve 2018-2019 Budget
05/15/2018
Thank you to SCSD community. The 2018-19 Budget passed 458-111. Congrats to John Foley and Mark Snyder who were re-elected to the Board of Education.
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#projectbehere Video featuring Giada
#projectbehere Video Featuring Giada
05/15/2018
Zoller third-grader Giada has improved her attendance since last year. She and teacher Carol Zebrowski share her story of improvement & hard work. Click here for the video.
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#projectbehere Featuring Jerry Persaud Jr.
#projectbehere Featuring Jerry Persaud Jr.
05/15/2018
Oneida MS eighth-grader Jerry Persaud Jr. has perfect attendance so far this year. He believes that showing up is important for academic success. Watch Video Here.
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SCSD Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
05/14/2018
SCSD has been honored, for the 4th year in a row, with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation. Click here for more.
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It's time to register for kindergarten
It's time to register for kindergarten
05/09/2018
If your child will be 5 years old by December 1, 2018, it's time to register for kindergarten. Register Mon.-Fri., between 8 a.m. & 4 p.m. in the Registration Office. A registration event will be held on May 17, 2-4 p.m. in the Yates Village Community Room.
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Congratulations to SHS 9th Grade English Teacher Lori Lebel
05/09/2018
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul presented SHS 9th Grade English Teacher Lori Lebel with the "Empire State Excellence in Teaching" award on May 8 at Schenectady High School. Click here for photos.
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SHS senior takes first place in research competition
05/08/2018
Congrats to SHS Senior Matthew Muschett who recently took first place at a statewide science & technology conference for his research in solar cells. Click here for more, including a link to a story on Matthew by the U.S. Army.
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The Blue Roses Theatre Company Presents Five One-Act Plays
SHS's Blue Roses Theatre Company Presents Five One-Act Plays
05/08/2018
The SHS Blue Roses Theatre Company is rehearsing for their final production of the school year. The five one-act plays, including 3 original works, are written & directed by students. The production opens May 16th and runs through the 19th. We stopped by rehearsal. Take a look.
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Supt. Spring reads to students at Yates Elementary School
WGY Upstate Issues: Supt. Spring talks about school funding, safety, equity and more
05/07/2018
Click here for the WGY News Radio Podcast featuring Superintendent Larry Spring, who talks about funding, safety, equity and more.
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Electrify Your String Concert
Electrify Your Strings Concert, May 30
05/06/2018
Watch video of over 100 students from all three middle school orchestras practice with Mark Woods, original violinist from the world-renowned Trans-Siberian Orchestra. A concert will be held on May 30, 7 p.m. in the MPMS auditorium. It's free & open to the public.
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Jonathan Ali
#projectbehere Video Featuring Jonathan Ali
04/30/2018
Jonathan Ali is example of how being in school every day is the first step toward making academic gains. Click here to see a quick video of Jonathan and English Teacher Susie Walsh talking about how Jonathan's attendance impacted his academics.
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Congratulations to Oneida SeaPerch Teams
Oneida SeaPerch Teams take top spot in regional contest
04/18/2018
Two Oneida MS teams tied for 1st place in the Regional SeaPerch Challenge held April 15. Both teams advance to the 2018 International Contest scheduled for June. Click here for more.
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Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed, Times Union Athlete of the Year
Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed, Times Union 2018 Athlete of the Year
04/06/2018
The Times Union announced on April 2 that SHS Senior Maazin Ahmed was selected as the 2018 Athlete of the Year. Also congrats to all-stars Trebor Davis, Keegan Cochrane, Colin James & Mary Liebers. Click here for more & a link to the T.U. article.
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Deb and Dan Dunham, parents of American Hero Jason Dunham, talking with students at MPMS on March 16.
Parents of American Hero, Jason Dunham, talk with MPMS students about the life of their courageous son
03/16/2018
Parents of American hero, Jason Dunham, talk with MPMS students about the life of their courageous son who sacrificed his life in the Iraq War. You can catch the story Friday night at 4, 5 and 6 on NewsChannel 13.
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Tim Edwards dancing with the Schenectady High School dancers
SHS Dance Department hosts dancer, Tim Edwards
02/16/2018
Tim Edwards of Camille A Brown & Dancers, provided a workshop and led 350 students in dance.
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Daily Gazette Story: Union, Schenectady program brings 'young men of color' together
02/07/2018
Click here for a link to the Daily Gazette story about the "My Brother's Keeper" new mentorship program underway in Schenectady schools.
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You are invited: 2018-19 Budget Community Engagement Sessions
02/06/2018
We will need to make significant cuts in order to balance the 2018-19 Budget. We want to know what is important to you. Please attend one of the Community Engagement Sessions. Click here for more.
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Our Work to Develop Trauma Sensitive Schools
01/22/2018
SCSD is committed to understanding, recognizing & responding to children impacted by trauma. Click here to learn about the work we are doing and the steps we have taken toward developing trauma sensitive environments.
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Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed, Winner of the New Balance Games
01/22/2018
Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed who won the boys' invitational mile Saturday at the New Balance Games. Click here for more and to see video of the interview with Maazin.
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2018 SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees are Announced
01/19/2018
The SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announced, on Friday, that 2018 inductees are Paul Bricoccoi, Gary DiNola & John Parillo. Click here for more.
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We're Listening. Let's Talk.
01/17/2018
We want to hear from you. Share what's on your mind anytime and from anywhere through Let's Talk. Ask your questions, share your concerns and provide feedback. Click here or use the tab on the left hand side of the website.
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Commissioner Elia at Paige School on January 10 2018
SCSD hosts Commissioner Elia & others to discuss mental, emotional & behavioral pilot program
01/11/2018
MaryEllen Elia, Commissioner of NYSED, along with other NYS Dept leaders, met with administrators from three school districts at Paige Elementary School Wednesday afternoon to highlight the work that is underway implementing a pilot program aimed at improving student outcomes.
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Photo of Kahthleen Wylie, SCSD Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Kathleen Wylie, SCSD Teacher of the Year
01/10/2018
Kathleen Wylie, a 7th grade social studies teacher at Central Park Middle School was surprised Tuesday afternoon when Schenectady Superintendent Larry Spring, colleagues and family members showed up to her classroom with the news that she was selected as the Schenectady City School District Teacher of the Year.
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SHS Center Court Named After Walt Przybylo
01/09/2018
A dedication ceremony, to name the basketball court after Walt Przybylo, was held Tuesday, January 9. Click here to learn more and to see photos.
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Kerri Messler and Shelette Pleat introuding the Reading Rocks Video
Reading Rocks Video: Explicit instruction around phonics and phonemic awareness
01/09/2018
Kerri Messler and Shelette Pleat share tips and tools for teachers with focus on explicit instruction around phonics and phonemic awareness implementing the K-3 & 4-6 literacy plans.
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Community calls on NYS to provide adequate and equitable funding for schools
01/04/2018
Parents, teachers, students & community members from Sch'dy came together on January 4 at Mont Pleasant MS to express support for public schools & to demand that NYS provide funding to local schools in the upcoming budget.
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Daily Gazette Story: More Schenectady families opt for diversion over suspension
01/03/2018
Three years ago, things might have turned out differently for Sch'dy sisters . . . Read the Daily Gazette Story, published Jan 1, 2018, about the diversion program.
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Spelling Bee 2017
12/18/2017
Congrats to Stani Saldana & Nabil Najeebi, winners of the Elem & MS Spelling Bees held on Dec. 15. Click here for slideshow, link to news story & more.
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Daily Gazette Photo of Oneida MS Teacher Victoria Abdulla & students Shamiah Walker and Taniyah Cherry
In the News: Oneida MS Teacher Victoria Abdulla receives perfect gift from two students
12/18/2017
Click here for link to Daily Gazette story "Gifts for teachers: Try a personal touch," published on Sunday, December 17. The story of a poem that made a Schenectady teacher's holiday.
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Daily Gazette: 8th graders pass lesson to younger students
12/04/2017
Mont Pleasant 8th graders pass lesson to younger students: Believe you can learn. Click here for more about how middle schoolers are teaching elementary school students about growth mindset.
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Young Students
Additional Full Day Pre-K Classes
12/01/2017
Hamilton and King elementary schools each have additional full day pre-k openings to start in January. This great news comes, thanks to a grant from the NYS Education Dept. Read more.
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Teachers: This Reading Rocks Video is for You!
11/28/2017
Shelette Pleat and Kerri Messler say "hi" and provide answers to questions. For example) Can we send these great books home with kids? Check it out!
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Schenectady Educational Foundation announces grant recipients
11/17/2017
The Schenectady Educational Foundation recently announced that 28 grants were awarded in fifteen schools for a total of $20,172. Click here to learn more.
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Maazin Ahmed signing letter of intent with Georgetown University
Maazin Ahmed signs letter of intent with Georgetown Thurs.
11/17/2017
Schenectady High School standout runner Maazin Ahmed signed a national letter of intent with Georgetown University this week.
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SHORT VIDEO: Take a peek at the Urban Schools Conference that was held Nov. 7
11/09/2017
More than 1,000 educators from throughout the Capital Region gathered Tuesday, November 7 to participate in a one-day conference designed to address the unique issues that urban educators face today. Watch this short video here.
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#UrbanSchoolsConf
11/08/2017
Approximately 1,100 educators came together for the first Urban Schools Conference. Dr. Chris Emdin provided a moving keynote. Click here for more.
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Daily Gazette: Maazin Ahmed Wins Sectionals
11/06/2017
Daily Gazette (Nov. 03) A-Maazin win for Ahmed at Sectionals; A first for Schenectady High *** Click here for more.
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In the News: Blue Roses Theatre Company
11/06/2017
Daily Gazette (Nov. 06): Changing of the guard going smoothly at Schenectady High School's Blue Roses Theater *** Click here for more.
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In the News: King ES Unique Boutique
11/06/2017
Daily Gazette (Nov. 06) MLK's Unique Boutique takes on challenge: Clothing *** Click here for more.
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Working Group on Girls of Schenectady honors SCSD Social Worker Ebony Belmar
10/09/2017
Congratulations to SCSD Social Worker Ebony Belmar and the many SCSD clinicians who were honored at the Circles of Support celebration held Thursday, Oct. 5 . Ms. Belmar was the recipient of the "Roots and Wings" award.
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2017 SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Photo Gallery
10/06/2017
In September, we honored 2017 SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Paul Della Villa, John Maurycy & Mechelle Smith. Click here to see photos from the 20th Annual SCSD AHOF Reunion Dinner.
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SHS Roots Club unveils mural of Frida Kahlo
10/04/2017
Members of the SHS Roots Club unveiled a special mural on Oct. 4 that is on permanent display in the school, in honor of Frida Kahlo, one of Mexico's greatest artists. Click here to learn more & see photos.
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Thank you to Congressman Paul Tonko
09/18/2017
Congressman Paul Tonko spent some time with fifth graders at Keane Elementary School on Monday. He delivered 80 books to the kids, spoke about the importance of reading and answered questions. Click here for photo gallery.
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Fall 2017 Continuing Education Classes
Register for Fall Continuing Education Classes
09/14/2017
Registration is open for Continuing Education Classes. Residents 16 and older can register. Mail-In registration deadline is Sept. 15. In person registration will be held Sept. 20, 5-7 p.m. at Sch'dy High School. Click here to download the course catalog & other information.
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2017-2018 Calendar
2017-2018 Calendar
08/30/2017
The 2017-2018 Calendar was mailed to all families in the "Back to School" packet. Click here to access an online version that you can download or to request a copy.
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District-Wide Safety Plan for Review & Comment
08/14/2017
The 2017-2018 District-Wide Safety Plan Draft is posted for Public Review. You can provide feedback until August 23. A Public Hearing will be held on August 23, 7 p.m. in the Schenectady HS Commons. Click here.
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2017 Summer Enrichment Program
2017 Summer Enrichment Program
07/10/2017
The 2017 SCSD 4-Week Summer Enrichment Program is underway. Click here for information on the program, transportation, contact information and more.
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#PROJECTLIT Books and Ballin' July 15
07/09/2017
Visit the SCSD Book Mobile on Saturday, July 15 at Jerry Burrell Park from 12 - 5 p.m. Enjoy food, a DJ, basketball tournament and tons of great books.
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Wiliam Smith, Class of 2017 Valedictorian plays the piano and sings his speech
Listen to Class of 2017 Valedictorian William Smith's Speech
07/06/2017
William Smith, Valedictorian plays the piano and sings his speech. You'll want to hear this! Listen here.
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Alex Ally, a MPMS 8th grader, is "Superintendent for the Day"
06/20/2017
MPMS 8th grader Alex Ally, was Superintendent for the Day on June 19. Learn more, read the Daily Gazette story and see photos of Alex in action here.
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Central Registration & 108 Offices Relocating for Summer 2017
06/20/2017
Due to construction taking place over the summer at MPMS, Central Registration and many of our central offices will be temporarily relocating to Keane ES, located at 1252 Albany Street, effective June 26. Click here for more information.
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Check out our suggested books for summer! #SCHENECTADYREADS
06/16/2017
Check out our suggested books for the Summer for each grade level along with a huge selection of ebooks and audiobooks available electronically. Also learn about our middle level summer reading initiative.
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Superintendent Spring is honored by Hometown Health Center
06/16/2017
Congratulations to Supt. Larry Spring who was honored on June 15 by Hometown Health Centers for spearheading the effort that brought two school-based centers to SCSD schools. Click here for more including photo gallery.
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Join Us for Community Conversations
06/15/2017
Join us for community conversations, inspired by 'All American Boys,' a book that was read by more than 900 SCSD students and has sparked important conversations. Click here for the Community Conversation schedule.
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Daily Gazette: Hamilton Elementary students visit Tang
06/14/2017
Read the Daily Gazette Article online about Hamilton Elementary students who enjoyed a visit to the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery and meeting artist Willie Cole on Monday.
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Supt Spring & PV 5th grader talk about success of LEADership Project at press conference
06/12/2017
Superintendent Larry Spring & Pleasant Valley 5th Grader Rebecca Rupnarine joined U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian and law enforcement officers from federal, state and local agencies, Monday morning, for a press conference at Troy Middle School.
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WIEC Celebrates Achievement of Adult Learners
06/09/2017
Twenty-two of the 231 adult students who met requirements to earn a high school equivalency diploma, otherwise known as TASC, crossed the stage in cap and gown to celebrate this educational achievement. Click here to see photos.
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Video: GE announces plan to donate Brilliant Career Lab to SCSD
06/08/2017
Check out our short video of GE announcing their plan to donate a Brilliant Career Lab to SCSD.
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Van Corlaer 5th Grader wins Gold Star Student Award
06/08/2017
Anthony Lucca, a 5th grader at Van Corlaer, who was the recipient of the Anti-Defamation Leagues's Gold Star Student Award, was recognized by the Board of Education Wed.
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GE Announces Plan to Invest in Brilliant Career Lab for SCSD
06/01/2017
Steve Bolze, president & CEO, GE Power, was at SHS Thursday to announce a plan to bring the GE Brilliant Career Lab to the SCSD. GE and school leaders, elected and community officials and students were on hand for the announcement.
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Join Us for a Community Conversation on June 02
05/31/2017
The SCSD Office of Community Outreach is holding a Community Conversation on June 2, 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 209 Union Street. "All American Boys" has sparked important conversations. Please join us!
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Meet the Teacher: Carrie Britt
05/31/2017
Meet Carrie Britt, Social Studies Teacher at Oneida Middle School. Click here to view the video and for the link to our menu of "Meet the Teacher" videos.
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Capital Project Phase II Public Info Sessions
05/08/2017
Ask questions and learn about the $64.5M worth of work proposed in Phase II with no impact on the tax levy. Public sessions are scheduled for May 4, 6:30 p.m. at King ES and May 9, 6:15 p.m. at Woodlawn ES
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Meet the Authors of 'All American Boys' on May 16
04/18/2017
You are invited to meet Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, the authors of 'All American Boys,' on May 16, 6:30 p.m. in the SHS Black Box Theatre. Free Event and Open to the Public!
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Register Online Today for Parents Day Out 2017
04/07/2017
Parents & guardians of SCSD middle school students are invited to attend "Parents Day Out" on April 12 at Glen Sanders Mansion. Registration is required. Please click here for more information.
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Teacher Job Fair Tuesday, March 28
03/27/2017
SCSD is holding a Teacher Job Fair on Tuesday, March 28 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at SHS. Seeking to fill teaching positions in many areas.
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