Junior First Lego League sees success in first year

The Junior First Lego League (Jr. FLL), run by PEP (Parents as Education Partners), is looking forward to a second season after recently wrapping up its first year at Schuylerville Elementary School. The program, designed for students ages six to nine, introduces STEM concepts through the use of Legos. Guided by adult coaches, teams of …

Schuylerville buildings and grounds staff attend Operations and Maintenance Conference

Schuylerville Central School District buildings and grounds staff attended the 65th annual operations and maintenance conference at South Glens Falls High School on Tuesday, April 26. The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Robert J. Reidy, executive director of the Council of School Superintendents. Dr. Reidy spoke about the importance of maintenance security and technology in …

Schuylerville Middle School Regents review classes

Schuylerville Middle School is offering review classes for students taking the Earth Science Regents or Algebra Common Core exam in June. The schedule is below. EARTH SCIENCE REGENTS REVIEW Teacher: Mrs. Rechack Time: 3-5 p.m. Dates: May 9, 12, 16, 17, 23, 25 June 1, 6, 8, 13 ALGEBRA COMMON CORE REVIEW Teacher: Mr. Leonard …

Robotics team to compete in national championship

The Schuylerville Robotics Team will compete in the FRC USFIRST Robotics National Championship in St. Louis beginning Thursday, April 28. Team 4508 Nuts & Bots, founded in 2011, is made up of eight Schuylerville High School students and nine mentors. The team has been to four years of competitions, including five regional competitions. At the …

Schuylerville Elementary School gains national recognition as Green Ribbon School

On Earth Day, April 22, Managing Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Christy Goldfuss joined U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. to announce that Schuylerville Elementary School is among the 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. Students gathered in the high school auditorium to watch the …

Spanish Club donates food items, $350 to food pantry

The Schuylerville High School Spanish Club raised more than $300 for the St. Therese’s Food Pantry in Gansevoort after a month-long food drive and 3-on-3 basketball fundraiser. 13 teams participated in the basketball competition on March 24. The club collected dozens of non-perishable food items and was able to make a $350 donation to the …

Schuylerville Athletics to hold varsity banquet – Apr, 2016

The Schuylerville Athletic Department will hold a banquet on Wednesday, June 1 to honor Schuylerville High School varsity student athletes. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m. at the Excelsior Springs Ballroom on Excelsior Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Tickets are $15 for varsity athletes and $18 for guests. The deadline to submit a reservation is …

Elementary school students raise $4,465 for Ronald McDonald House

Schuylerville Elementary School students used their reading skills to help raise more than $4,400 for the Albany Ronald McDonald House. More than 50 students participated in the “Read for Ronald McDonald House” program to help seriously ill children and their families. Students asked family and friends to sponsor them for every minute they read during …

Four high school students win essay contest, honored by Assemblywoman Woerner

Four Schuylerville High School students are being recognized by Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner for essays they wrote about women who have made a difference. Senior Gabrielle Wood, juniors Autumn Connor and Cody Durr, and sophomore Sidney Gregorek wrote the essays as part of Woerner’s first annual Women of Distinction Program. The program aims to recognize women …