Ricky the Robot teaches Glenmont first graders about technology
The Glenmont Elementary School teacher Peter Rawitsch has been introducing robotic technology to first graders for more than 25 years.
Glenmont Elementary School PTA's Project Playground received a $10,000 grant from CSXT Corporation.
Elementary kids get their kicks at after school program
Slingerlands Elementary students are now being given the opportunity to learn how to ballroom dance through a new program being offered after school called Dance Crazy Kids.
Stram Center hopes to relocate to former BCSD administration site
Another local business is attempting to purchase the Bethlehem Central School District’s property at 90 Adams Place, and this potential tenant appears likely to meet the approval of neighborhood residents.
MiSci to hold Super Science Weekend, Dudley Observatory kicks off activities
Realizing the richness of the area’s science offerings will be a simple calculation at an upcoming inaugural science festival.
Vendor mailing error affects Voorheesville and Bethlehem school districts
Plummeting test scores have been a widespread concern this year, but at least two area districts had more to worry about after the results were mailed out.
District allowed 46 seniors to drop P.E. class this year under state regulations
Some Bethlehem High School students were given the opportunity to opt out of physical education class this year in a new pilot program that could potentially be expanded to help cut costs for the district.
District scales back proposal for repairs, more projects likely in coming years
Voorheesville High School desperately needs a reconstructed, modern roof, according to district officials, and technology upgrades at all its buildings to prepare for the planned shift to computer-based testing and evaluations.
Voorheesville school chef offering dinners to go as a ‘fun’ way to boost revenue
Two weeks ago, Voorheesville Central School District opened its doors and kitchen to the community through a new “Meals to go” dinner program, which is aimed at keeping its school lunch program in the black.
BCCF’s homecoming event will once again precede BC game
For the second year running, the Bethlehem Central Community Foundation will be sponsoring a Homecoming Jamboree before the big game.
Institute dedicated to providing college-level courses celebrates 20th anniversary
The Humanities Institute for Lifelong Learning, or HILL, in Delmar, was founded in 1993 to enhance lifelong learning opportunities for the adult community in the Capital District.
School unveils $64M business school building, details new major
Business students at the University at Albany will not only have a state-of-the-art building in which to attend classes this fall, but will soon have the choice of a new major.
YMCA joins in to help stuff backpacks in yearly drive for families in need
As school supply lists grow longer with each passing year, so have the number of Bethlehem families who need assistance providing those items for their children.
BC student starts a fundraiser to buy police dogs ballistic vests
Bethlehem High School senior Rachel Piccolino decided to take her canine adoration to the next level by raising money through local animal shelters and hospitals to purchase ballistic vests for police dogs.
Around 70 percent of students are below the grade, new baseline established
State Education Commissioner John King Jr. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, released results of April assessment test results in mathematics and English language arts for third- to eighth-grade students, and only 31 percent of students statewide met or exceeded proficiency standards.
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