Elementary school kicks off Festival of Birds

Raptor presentationSchuylerville Elementary School students kicked off the Winter Festival of Birds on Monday, Jan. 29 by taking part in a presentation, hosted by Hudson Crossing Park and Effective Schools, featuring several large raptors. The festival runs through the month of February and includes several classroom activities, including making birdfeeders and participating in the bird of the day contest. Students are also challenged to visit Hudson Crossing Park during February to participate in the “I Spy a Bird Challenge” located under the pavilion.