District weights lifting funding burden off booster clubs, cutting freshman football
After years of looking towards school sports for potential budget reductions, district leaders are proposing to increase overall funding to athletic programming.
Guilderland Board of Education faces $130k gap, targets 3 percent tax hike
Voorheesville district leaders welcomed a much smaller budget gap than in recent years, with next year’s shortage falling to around $71,000. The preliminary budget should total around $23 million.
BCMS students listen to speakers discuss thriving with disabilities
Feeling uncomfortable in your own skin is a common experience for many people during their youth. John Robinson felt similar, but his discomfort stretched long past his teenage years.
Anxiety is common among high school seniors applying to college
This year, my senior year, I noticed a common theme among my classmates: Panic.
Governor’s delay causes strife on district budgeting for next year
School board members heard proposals over what money needs to be spent next year to address several issues outside of the classroom.
Regional forum rallies for equitable education funding, local control of classrooms
Many education advocates over the last few years have criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not supporting public schools. Now some question if he’s intentionally working against them.
The Bethlehem Central School District confirmed a case of pertussis, commonly known as Whooping Cough, at Elsmere Elementary.
Bethlehem Central School District’s 2015-16 budget is assuming state aid will remain flat at roughly $23.35 million.
BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer
Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.
Guilderland still susceptible to fiscal stress, South Colonie drops designation
Budget gaps and potential reductions might be looming for many school boards, but a recent report found most local school districts are not fiscally stressed.
A bomb threat was found this morning at the Voorheesville Middle and High School building but proved to be a false alarm, according to school district officials.
Money will enhance outdoor education initiatives
Two local schools will be making outdoor education improvements after receiving funding from the Bethlehem Garden Club.
Cuomo unveils education reforms tied to funding increase; state aid runs absent
Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed several initiatives targeting K-12 education during his joint 2015 State of the State address and budget presentation Wednesday, Jan. 21. Cuomo offered increasing funding to school districts statewide by $1.1 billion, but only if all of his education reforms are enacted.
Bethlehem Middle School students ready to perform ‘Bye, Bye Birdie, Jr.’
Audience members will likely leave with a happy face after watching an upbeat, humorous tale featuring a rock ’n’ roll heartthrob crooning sock hop tunes.
BOE unanimously approves lowest level Veteran’s Tax Exemption
School board members decided last week the district would not participate in conservation easement tax breaks for large landowners last week.
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