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2020-2021 Calendar
11/19/2020
The 2020-2021 Flip Calendar was mailed to families during the week of November 16. Click here for a downloadable copy or to request one.
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We want your ideas as we begin our work to develop an equity policy
We are developing and Equity Policy and want your ideas
11/02/2020
We are developing a policy on equity and would like your ideas. We have virtual meetings set up for our students, staff, family and community members. Click here for more.
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NYSED Parent Dashboard
NYSED Parent Dashboard
10/30/2020
NYSED has developed a Parent Dashboard to increase transparency & make information about school performance & other school-level data easier for parents & the public to access. Click here.
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Principal Rob Flanders and members of the Yates staff accept a donation from the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties
Thank you to the Junior League for the donation of more than $2,000 worth of supplies to Yates School
10/28/2020
Thank you to the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties for the recent donation of more than $2,000 worth of school supplies to Yates Elementary School. The materials and supplies provide students with the tools they may not have available at home to support learning.
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SHS students make video to urge voting
SHS students make video to urge voting
10/27/2020
The Schenectady High School Dance Department and SPAC collaborated to to produce this video as a message to get out and vote and to promote social change. Click here to watch!
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Thank you to First New York Federal Credit Union for the generous donation of school supplies
Thank you to First New York Federal Credit Union for the generous donation of school supplies
10/27/2020
Representatives from First New York Federal Credit Union dropped off 450 backpacks full of supplies along with boxes of other supplies for students. Click here for photos.
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CBS 6 interviews Dr. Bochniak
CBS6 Interview with Dr. Bochniak about Returning to School
09/15/2020
CBS 6 interviewed Dr. Bochniak about the reopening of school. Click here for a link to the interview.
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Thank you to Trustco Bank for the generous donation to PV
Thank you to Trustco Bank for the Generous Donation to PV
08/24/2020
Thank you to Trustco Bank for the generous donation of backpacks, supplies and $2,500 to the Pleasant Valley Elementary School.
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The 2020-2021 Calendar has been amended
08/20/2020
The 2020-2021 Calendar has been amended. The first day of school for students is September 14. Staff PD will be held Sept. 8 - 11. Click here.
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Comment period open for 2020-2021 District Safety Plan
Comment Period Open for 2020-2021 District Safety Plan
07/09/2020
The 2020-2021 District Safety Plan is posted for review and comment. Click here to download the plan and comment. Accepting comments through August 5.
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Readings from the BRT student-written, one-act plays
Watch these readings from the Blue Roses Theatre Co.
07/05/2020
Check out these readings from the Blue Roses Theatre Company student-written, one-act plays.
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SHS Dancers share end-of-year video
SHS Dancers share end-of-year video
06/26/2020
Check out this video shared by the SHS Dancers. You'll be glad you did. #feelbetterwhenImdancing
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Check out the SCSD Bookmobile
The Bookmobile has arrived
06/24/2020
Look what just pulled up! While it might not be on wheels right now, the #schenectadyreads bookmobile just made a stop where you are. Visit the virtual bookmobile to browse the collection, check out a book and participate in our summer challenge.
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Schenectady residents approve the 2020-2021 Budget
Schenectady residents approved the 2020-2021 Budget
06/17/2020
On Tuesday, June 16 Schenectady residents voted in favor of the proposed 2020-2021 budget. Bernice Rivera, Princella Learry & Nohelani Etienne were elected to the Board of Education.
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Congratulations to Nicolette Knauf and Seven Terry, recipients of the Excellence in Leadership Award
Nicolette Knauf & Seven Terry receive the Excellence in Leadership Award
06/09/2020
Nicolette Knauf & Seven Terry recently received the Suburban Council Excellence in Leadership Award
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Mental Health Awareness Resources
05/13/2020
Our Mental Health Awareness website provides resources and an array of community connections. It is important for our mental health and well-being to stay connected, stay calm, and remember that we are #StrongerTogether
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WIEC sends a special message to students
WIEC sends a special message to students
05/12/2020
WIEC sends a special video message to students Click here to watch.
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SHS Literary Magazine
Check out the SHS 2020 Online Literary Magazine
05/11/2020
Check out the SHS 2020 Online Literary Magazine titled "Diversity." So much passion and hard work went into this amazing publication. Check it out here.
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Join Our Parent Support Circles
Join Our Parent Support Circles on Google Meet
05/07/2020
You are invited to join our Parent Support Circles every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 - 3 p.m. on Google Meet. Click here for more.
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A video message to students from the SCLA Staff
A video message to students from the SCLA Staff
04/28/2020
The staff at SCLA wants students to know how much they are missed. Click here for a video message.
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Thought Exchange Discovery Report
2020-2021 Budget Thoughtexchange Discover Report
04/28/2020
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Budget ThoughtExchange. We appreciate your thoughts and ideas. Click here for link to the online report.
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Van Corlaer Staff shares a video message with students
Van Corlaer Elementary School Staff Shares a Video Message With Students
04/27/2020
The staff at Van Corlaer Elementary School wants the students to know how much they are missed. Click here for a special video message.
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MLK Staff shares video message with students and their families
The MLK staff has a message for students and their families
04/20/2020
MLK sends a video message to students and their families. Click here for the video.
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Howe Staff Has a Video Message for Students
Howe Staff Has a Video Message for Students
04/17/2020
The Howe Elementary staff has a special message for students and their families. Click here.
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Check out this video message from Paige School
Check out this video message from Paige School
04/16/2020
The staff from Paige Elementary School has a special message to share with students. Click here to watch the video.
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Photo in the Daily Gazette with the story about how Chelsea Izzo had special deliveries sent to her students
Check out this story in the Daily Gazette on April 15
04/15/2020
Chelsea Izzo, a 4th grade teacher at Yates, surprised her students with a special delivery to each of their homes. The story was in the Daily Gazette on April 15. Click here.
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Smart Schools Investment Plan
Smart Schools Investment Plan is Posted for Review
04/14/2020
We have an opportunity to request Smart Schools Bond Act funding for emergency purchase of Chromebooks for our district. Click hear to see the SCSD Smart Schools Investment Plan.
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Take a peek at Mr. Verret's online class
Take a peek at Mr. Verret's online class
04/06/2020
Mont Pleasant Middle School Teacher Tom Verret gives us a peek into his virtual circle. Click here to see the video clip.
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Walk Poetry
Spreading Joy and Positivity Through Chalk Messages
04/03/2020
SHS English Teacher Colleen Wygal created #WalkPoetry as a way to spread kindness and joy. All you need is chalk and a positive message to share. News10 did a story. Click here for the story and to learn how to share your messages.
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Pre-K Registration for 2020-21
Pre-K Registration Begins April 1
04/01/2020
Pre-K registration begins April 1. Please do not mail applications. Click here for information on how to register.
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Dr. Aaron Bochniak is Named Acting Superintendent
03/26/2020
The Board of Education accepted the resignation of Supt. Larry Spring Wednesday evening. Dr. Bochniak was named acting superintendent.
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Meals Coming to You
Meal Delivery to Bus Stops
03/20/2020
Beginning March 20, breakfast and lunch delivery into our neighborhoods got underway!
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2020 Education Foundation Celebration Photo Gallery
2020 Education Celebration Photo Gallery
02/26/2020
Click here for the 2020 Education Foundation Photo Gallery.
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2020-2021 Budget Community Engagement Sessions
2020-2021 Budget Community Engagement Sessions
02/14/2020
We would like to know what is important to you as we work to build the 2020-2021 Budget proposal. You are invited to our Budget Community Engagement Sessions. Click here for here.
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About the Coronavirus
What is the Coronavirus?
02/07/2020
You probably have heard about a new Coronavirus found in China. Here is some information about the virus, symptoms, prevention and more.
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2020-2021 Budget Development
2020-2021 Budget Development
01/28/2020
2020-2021 Budget Development is underway. An overview of facilities, central stores and central printing was presented on February 5. Click here for the presentation.
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SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees are Named
2020 SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees are Named
01/15/2020
The SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announced on Jan. 15 that 2020 inductees will be Ed Alger, Al Burnham & Joe Zelezniak. Click here for more.
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Daily Gazette:  Student steps in, takes charge of school's magazine
In the Daily Gazette Today: Student steps in, takes charge of school's magazine
01/14/2020
Our students are amazing! Read the story in the Jan. 14 Daily Gazette about how a Schenectady High School student took charge of the school's magazine.
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Spectrum News Story:  Study:  New York's Teacher Population Less Diverse Then Students
Spectrum News interviews Supt. Spring and Akili-Abdul Duncan about the importance of teacher diversity
01/07/2020
Spectrum News interviews Supt. Larry Spring and middle school teacher Akili-Abdul Duncan in the story they ran on January 6 regarding teacher diversity.
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Congratulations to Keane Elementary School for taking first and second place in the miSci Winter Snowflake Contest
Congrats to Keane Elementary School Top Finishers in the miSci Winter Snowflake Contest
01/06/2020
Keane Elementary School won first and second place in the first ever miSci Winter Snowflake Contest. Click here to find out which classes were the winners.
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Congratulations 2019 Spelling Bee Winners
Congratulations 2019 District Spelling Bee Winners
12/16/2019
Congratulations to the top finishers in the elementary and middle school district-wide spelling bee held on Friday, December 13. Click here for more.
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Congratulations to Patty Wood SCSD 2020 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Patty Wood, SCSD 2020 Teacher of the Year
12/13/2019
Patty Wood, a reading teacher at Hamilton Elementary School, was named the SCSD 2020 Teacher of the Year on Friday. Click here for more
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SHS Senior Nicolette Knauf commits to Roberts Wesleyan
Congratulations to SHS Senior Nicolette Knauf
11/25/2019
SHS Senior Nicolette Knauf signed her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Roberts Wesleyan University. Click here for her interview with News10.
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SCSD Educational Foundation Awards 27 grants
SCSD Educational Foundation announces recipients of the fall 2019 grant awards
11/22/2019
The SCSD Educational Foundation announced the recipients of the Fall 2019 grants. Twenty-seven grants, totaling more than $25,000 have been awarded to SCSD teachers. Click here.
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Jamila LYiscott's Speech at the 2019 Urban Schools Conference
Listen to Jamila Lyiscott's Speech delivered at the 2019 Urban Schools Conference
11/06/2019
Jamila Lyiscott delivered a compelling keynote speech at the 2019 Urban Schools Conference. Click here to listen.
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NYS Next Generation Learning Standards Parent Resources
NYS Next Generation Learning Standards
10/15/2019
The Next Generation Learning Standards are the educational goals for all NYS students from Pre-K through grade 12 in ELA and mathematics. Implementation begins in 2020-21 for Pre-K through 8. Click here for parent resources.
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Schenectady High School Students Perform Poetry Out Loud
Schenectady High School Students Perform Poetry Out Loud
09/17/2019
Click here to watch a short video of SHS students Isabella Sepulveda, Mya Burns and Aja Samuel performing Poetry Out Loud!
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2019 Spotlight on Schenectady
2019 Spotlight on Schenectady
09/04/2019
The 2018-2019 Spotlight on Schenectady is hot off the press. Click here for more.
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Love what you do and love where you work video
Love what you do and love where you work!
09/03/2019
What do our students and staff love about Schenectady? Click here to watch a short video.
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CBS6 Reporter Emily DeFeciaini interviews Larry Spring
CBS6 Interviews Larry Spring - "Schenectady Schools: Looking back and moving forward"
08/30/2019
CBS6 Reporter Emily DeFeciani sat down with Superintendent Larry Spring to talk about the district as we move into the new school year.
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New Teacher Orientation 2019
We are thrilled to see the excitement and enthusiasm of our new teachers.
08/26/2019
We welcomed approximately 70 new teachers and administrators to our district Monday morning at New Teacher Orientation.
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SHS Class of 2019 Grows by 30 Students
SHS Class of 2019 Grows By 30 Students
08/23/2019
Congratulations to the 30 students who worked all summer to achieve the huge accomplishment of graduating in August. The Class of 2019 graduation rate increased to over 70% on August 23.
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2019-2020 Student Code of Conduct
2019-2020 Code of Conduct and Video
08/19/2019
We have a new Code of Conduct. Click here to download the 2019-2020 Code of Conduct and to watch the overview video.
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The SCSD Code of Conduct is posted for review and comment
2019-2020 Code of Conduct Posted for Review & Comment
07/12/2019
The SCSD 2019-2020 Code of Conduct is posted for review and comment. The 30-day comment period will close on August 7 2019. Click here to download the code of conduct, ask questions or comment.
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Summer Enrichment Program in the news
Daily Gazette: Summer Program in Sch'dy eyes more fun, new way to learn
07/08/2019
Read this Daily Gazette story about our Summer Enrichment Program which starts July 8. Click here for link to story.
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2019 SHS Graduation Day
Congratulations Class of 2019
07/02/2019
Congratulations to the Schenectady High School Class of 2019. This year's graduation class finished with the highest June graduation rate in the last 12 years. Click here to see photos from graduation morning.
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Summer Enrichment Program Events Coming Up
Summer Enrichment Program Events Coming Up
06/24/2019
Summer Enrichment Program Events Coming Up! Staff Orientation is July 2. Family Orientation is July 3. Click here for more information
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DTSDE Survey Results Are In
DTSDE Survey Results Are In
06/18/2019
Results are in from the teacher, student and parent surveys that were administered as part of NYSED's Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE). Click here for more information.
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Students at Schenectady High School enjoyed a hot air balloon experiential field trip.
SHS students enjoy hot air balloon experiential field trip
06/14/2019
Students at Schenectady High School enjoyed a hot air balloon experiential field trip. Click here to see the video
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Congratulations to the SHS Girls Varsity Lacross Team
Girls Varsity Lacrosse Squad is named Scholar-Athlete Team
06/05/2019
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Lacrosse Squad which was named a Scholar-Athlete Team in 2018-19.
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Check out the Sensory Walk at Paige Elementary School
Check out the Sensory Walk at Paige Elementary School
05/29/2019
Paige Elementary School Students can take a sensory walk when they need a little break. Take a peek by clicking here.
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2019-2020 Budget Development
Thank you for your support!
05/22/2019
Thank you to Schenectady residents. The budget passed 895-170. Authorization to sell Elmer was approved. Cathy Lewis, Ann Reilly and Andrew Chestnut were elected to the Board of Education.
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Student voice sparks change at SHS
Student voice sparks change at Schenectady High School
05/16/2019
Schenectady High School's 2019 prom date fell during the Muslim holiday Ramadan. Students spoke up, fought and succeeded in having the date changed to include the entire student body. Click here to see the video.
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Mental Health Awareness Fair
Schenectady Mental Health Awareness Fair
05/15/2019
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Click here to take a look inside the Schenectady Mental Health Awareness Fair that was held on May 6.
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Congratulations to Zoller Elementary School
Zoller ES receives "Green Schools Grant"
05/15/2019
Congrats to Zoller ES, one of six NYS schools to receive a "Green Schools Grant" from the NYS Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR3).
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Author Nic Stone Visits
Author Nic Stone Visits
05/07/2019
Author Nic Stone spent the day with Schenectady students on April 29. The students enjoyed meeting the author after reading and discussing her book in book clubs the last few months. It was an exciting day. The best part is our students love reading. #schenectadyreads Click here for a short video club featuring Nic Stone.
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SCSD Educational Foundation Awards 24 Grants
SCSD Educational Foundation Awards 24 Grants
05/01/2019
The SCSD Educational Foundation announced the recipients of the Spring 2019 grants. Twenty-four grants, totaling more than $14,000 have been awarded to SCSD teachers. Click here.
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Why you should join or team
Why you should join our team
04/29/2019
Are you interested in joining the SCSD team? We just might be looking for you to join our amazing team. Click here to hear what some of our amazing team members love most about working in Schenectady.
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Check out the SCSD Video Library
Check out the SCSD Video Library
04/29/2019
We have more than 300 videos featuring our staff and students. Click here to see TSS, professional development, celebrations and news or our collection of "Meet the Teacher" videos.
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SHS Team takes first place in the Olympics of the Visual Arts Competition
Congratulations! SHS team takes first place in the Olympics of the Visual Arts Competition
04/05/2019
Congratulations to the SHS Fashion Team which took first place at the statewide Olympics of the Visual Arts Competition on April 4. Click here for more including video.
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Summer Enrichment Program 2018
SCSD Summer Enrichment Program 2019
03/18/2019
Applications are available for the 2019 Summer Enrichment Program. The program, which will run July 8 - August 2, is expanding and is open to students in grades Pre-K-8. Applications are due April 15. Click here for more information.
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Fluency
The Word on Fluency
03/11/2019
What's all the frenzy about "fluency?" We'll tell you. Click here to learn what fluency is and why we focus on it. Read our fluency news, tips, tools and watch the short videos. It's all right here in our #fluencyfrenzy corner.
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Supt. Spring reads to Van Corlaer Students on March 1
Supt. Spring reads to Van Corlaer students on "Read Across America Day."
03/01/2019
Superintendent Spring read to students at Van Corlaer Elementary School on March 1, "Read Across America Day." Click here for photos and video clips.
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Making a Difference
Making a Difference
02/13/2019
Michelle Charles, ENL teacher at ML King Elementary School, is making a difference. Click here for a short video to learn more and see her in action.
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Smart Schools Investment Plan
Submit Comments on the Smart Schools Investment Plan
02/08/2019
The SCSD Smart Schools Investment Plan is posted for review and comment. Comments will be accepted for 30 days beginning February 7, 2019. A public hearing will be held on March 20. Click here to download the plan and submit comments.
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Superintendent Spring accepts the 10 gallon challenge
Supt. Spring accepts the 10 gallon challenge
02/08/2019
Supt. Spring accepted the 10 gallon challenge. He visited a local Stewart's Shop and purchased 10 gallons of NYS grown & certified milk to donate to the Weekend Backpack Program. Click here to watch the short video clip.
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6 schools rise to 'good standing'
Making Improvement: 6 SCSD schools rise to 'good standing'
01/17/2019
NYSED released the accountability status of all schools. While we have work to do in many places, we do have 6 schools that have improved to 'Good Standing.' Click here for more.
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Budget Development
2019-2020 Budget Development: Rollover Budget
01/10/2019
The 2019-2020 Budget Development process is underway. The rollover projection shows a gap of $1.1 million. Click here to download the rollover presentation and schedule of upcoming presentations.
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Athletic Hall of Fame Wall
2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees are Announced
01/09/2019
The SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announced on Wednesday that 2019 inductees will be Willie Deane, Gale Knull & Billy Petrolle. A Sept. 16 ceremony is being planned. Click here for more.
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Laura Macey, 2019 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Laura Macey, 2019 Teacher of the Year
01/08/2019
Supt. Larry Spring surprised SCLA Culinary Arts Teacher Laura Macey and her students on Friday with a visit to announce that she is the 2019 Teacher of the Year. Click here for photos and more.
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Equity vs. Equality
Jeff Duncan-Andrade speaking at the 2018 Urban Schools Conference
01/04/2019
Click here for video clips of Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade speaking at the 2018 Urban Schools Conference.
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2018 Spelling Bee Winners
Congratulations to our 2018 Spelling Bee Winners
12/17/2018
Congratulations to our 2018 Spelling Bee Winners. Akaash Karn (Paige) and Devina Janariain (CPMS) were the first place finishers. Click here for a list of our top spellers who will advance to the regional spelling bee.
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In the News:  Link to Daily Gazette story
In the News: Construction to start in Schenectady elementary schools in spring
12/10/2018
Click here for a link to the Daily Gazette article, "Construction to start in Schenectady elementary schools in spring," published December 08.
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Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about community responsiveness
Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about Community Responsiveness
11/26/2018
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks to teachers about community responsiveness. He explains that every community has a distinctive culture. Curriculum and pedagogy should reflect the culture of the community. Click here to watch a brief clip.
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Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about connecting with kids
The mindset of a child reflects the teacher's mindset
11/26/2018
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade told educators at the Urban Schools Conference to 'stop banging on the child's head and start banging on their heart.' He said, "when you get stuck in that hard place, triple down on Maslow." Click here to hear more.
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Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about relationships
Teaching and learning always boils down to relationships
11/26/2018
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade explains that sympathy and empathy are not the same thing. "Empathy will get you where you want to go," he said. "Sympathy will not. The line between sympathy and empathy is the line you need to cross to get to trusting relationships." Click here for more.
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Jeff Duncan-Andrade talks about Maslow's Basic Needs Framework
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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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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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Strategic Planning
SCSD Strategic Planning
10/15/2018
A Strategic Planning update and presentation was made to the Board of Education on May 8. Click here for more information.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bill Ziskin Photography Retrospective Opening Reception & Silent Auction
12/12/2017
Don't miss the Bill Ziskin Photography Retrospective. Opening reception & silent auction to benefit a student who is interested in a career in photography, December 20, 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.
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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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Dr. Chris Emdin is keynote speaker for Urban Schools Conference.
11/06/2017
Keynote for Urban Schools Conference is Dr. Chris Emdin. Additionally, this conference offers 5 featured speakers and 21 breakout sessions and workshops! More information here.
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2017 SHS JV Volleyball Team
Congratulations to the SHS JV Volleyball Team
10/25/2017
Congratulations to the SHS JV Vollebyall Team which won the Silver Bracket of the Saratoga JV Volleyball Tournament held on Saturday, October 21.
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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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Artwork by Sebastian Dunn, included in the SCSD Traveling Art Exhibit
2017-18 SCSD Traveling Art Exhibit Opens October 24
10/09/2017
Join us in celebrating the opening of the SCSD Traveling Art Exhibit at City Hall on October 24 from 5-6 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through November 30.
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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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How you can support the SHS Blue Roses Theatre Company
09/26/2017
You can support the Schenectady HS Blue Roses Theatre Company by making a donation or purchasing a program ad. BRTC will be presenting two large productions this school year with the first, A Wrinkle in Time, opening on Nov. 15. Learn more about how you can support BRTC.
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Rite Aid is offering a flu clinic for SCSD Employees
09/25/2017
Rite Aid is offering a flu clinic for SCSD Employees on October 10 and October 12. Click here for locations and times.
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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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Students welcome teachers back with "thank you" message
09/05/2017
SCSD faculty and staff heard a special message at Tuesday's opening day ceremonies. We have so many fantastic, dedicated people working in our district. Our students took time to say "thank you."
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SCSD Teachers are invited to Twitter Chat Thurs.
08/30/2017
SCSD Teachers are invited to participate in a Twitter Chat Thursday at 8 p.m. #SCHDYCHAT
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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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In the News: Schenectady senior among playwright contest winners
08/10/2017
Read the Daily Gazette article "Schenectady senior among playwright contest winners" featuring Morgan Hughes, one of six playwrights selected to premiere this week at Capital Repertory Theatre. Click here for link to story.
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In the News: Project Lit puts new spin on summer reading in Schenectady
07/21/2017
Daily Gazette story on Project Lit & the book mobile that made five stops in the community. #SchenectadyReads
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In the News: Schenectady schools to focus on student trauma
07/20/2017
Read the Daily Gazette article on SCSD's 3-day Trauma Sensitive Institute held in July.
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In the News: SCSD Summer Enrichment Program
07/12/2017
Daily Gazette and WNYT stories on the Summer Enrichment Program, bringing 650 students back to class for a 4-week summer program.
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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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Tickets are available for the 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame & Reunion Dinner
06/30/2017
The 20th Annual SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame & Reunion Dinner will be held on Sept. 11 at Proctors. Inductees are Paul Della Villa, John Maurycy & Mechelle Smith. Click here for more information.
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Graduation Day 2017
Class of 2017 Awards
06/29/2017
Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Seniors who were presented with awards and scholarships. Click here for the long list of recipients.
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Congratulations to the SHS Class of 2017
06/23/2017
Schenectady High School Graduation was held June 23 at Proctors Theatre. Congratulations and good luck to the members of the Class of 2017. Click here to see photos.
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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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Congrats to Student Gazette Award Winners
05/31/2017
Schenectady students won 20 awards in the annual Student Gazette competition. The entries were printed in the Student Gazette insert included in the newspaper on May 26. Click here for a list of the winners.
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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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Congratulations to SHS Junior Morgan Hughes
05/30/2017
Congrats to Morgan Hughes (SHS Class of 2018) who was recently named a winner in the Capital Repertory Theatre's Young Playwright Contest. Her play will be produced on the REP stage this summer as part of the theatre's Summer Stage Program
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Teachers Receive Grants, Thanks to SCSD Ed Foundation
05/22/2017
SCSD Educational Foundation recently shared the good news about SCSD grant recipients. The SCSDEF awarded grants to 49 applications in 15 schools for a total of $35,611.
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In the News: Group brings music, inspiration to students
05/16/2017
Hot Club performed for fourth and fifth grade students at King Elementary School as part of the Saratoga Performing Art Center’s Classical Kids program. Read the Daily Gazette Story.
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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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2019-2020 Budget Development
2019-2020 Budget Development: Revenue
An overview of Revenue was presented to the Board of Education on January 23, 2019. Click here to download the presentation and to a link to 2019-2020 budget schedule & presentations.
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Summer Enrichment Program 2018
SCSD Summer Enrichment Program 2019
Applications are available for the 2019 Summer Enrichment Program. The program, which will run July 8 - August 2, is open to students in grades K-6. Click here for more information.
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