Town and state officials come up with safer options for students on foot
Elsmere Elementary students will find their walk to school to be a bit safer come fall, after the town instituted a new travel route.
District can’t find a certified teacher for the course; parents upset at timing
The Bethlehem Central School District’s Chinese language program is ending sooner than expected after the interview process for a new teacher was unsuccessful.
Landis Arboretum program will take people on a dragonfly hunt
Get an up close look at some unique insects during “Dragonflies and Damselflies,” on Saturday, July 19, at the Landis Arboretum. Anne Donnelly, dragonfly surveyor for the New York State Natural Heritage Program, will lead the afternoon "field trip."
Cue Theatre makes its move to a permanent space in Delmar
Unfortunate circumstances sometimes afford new opportunities. After learning Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands was closing its doors, the operators of The Cue Theatre didn’t know what was next.
Bethlehem passes responsibility back to district officials
In a move to help Bethlehem residents save money, the town will no longer be collecting taxes on behalf of two local school districts.
Board says no to price hike; new director to take over program in August
A proposal to increase prices for elementary and middle school lunches was rejected by members of the Bethlehem Central Board of Education.
State designation spurs funding for professional development
Altamont Elementary School’s designation as a Reward School has led to the district receiving $75,000 to enhance professional development.
District, board members mum on scenarios; school closure advised
Guilderland Central School District held a community meeting Monday, June 16, for consultant Paul Seversky to discuss findings from his building capacity study, along with some scenarios the district could pursue to reduce expenses.
Upgrades will impact summer field, playground use in Bethlehem
With summer vacation just weeks away, district officials at Bethlehem Central schools are preparing for upgrade projects to begin as part of the 2012-13 bond initiative.
Guilderland students hold 11th annual Living Museum; program to be cut next year
The likes of Thomas Edison, Davy Crockett and Helen Keller will probably not be seen again in Guilderland High School.
District’s vehicle purchase and capital improvement plans approved; library budget passed
Voorheesville Central School District’s proposed $22.7 million budget was comfortably approved by residents on Tuesday, May 20, along with both propositions before voters.
Fewer residents at the polls, but approval rating at almost 70 percent
Voters in the Bethlehem Central School District approved a 2014-15 school year budget today by a margin of 2,496 votes to 1,140 votes.
Bethlehem BOE says low enrollment, difficulty finding instructor could lead to phase out
Efforts are being made by the Bethlehem Central Board of Education to appropriately phase out the Chinese language program at the district after parents and students spoke out about the curriculum change.
Board members walking “fine line,” tutors could be tapped for input
Discussions over private tutors using space at the Guilderland Public Library and what procedures or policies should be implemented continued at the library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, May 8.
Former student nominated Selkirk man for inspirational educator award
Physics teacher Ted Simons left a lasting impression on at least one former student, but Simons said his dedication is no different than that of his colleagues at Voorheesville Central School District.
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