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Schenectady area education news

Perfecting Your Pitch: Prepare for our Community Job Fair on December 7 from 11am to 3pm!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, job seekers! No, we’re not talking about the holiday season, we’re talking about our upcoming Community Job Fair!  Last time we had a job fair, we used our Your Schenectady column

School Days for Little Edisons!

The Fall school year is in full swing. And miSci is very pleased to welcome back school children, their teachers, and chaperones for truly experiential learning opportunities where there is no wrong answer, only exploration and discovery. There is something

Finding Gratitude

By Christine Goss, Associate Executive Director SCCOC As we enter November, not a day will go by without seeing something talking about gratitude, blessings and thankfulness.  It is just that time of year.  Advertisements, table settings and wall decor will

Growing Minds and Gardens: Schenectady City School District’s Thriving Farm to School Program

Within the Schenectady City School District (SCSD), Rebekka Henriksen who serves as the Farm to School Project Manager, as well as the specialist for Equity & Engagement within the Office of Innovation, has been running the Farm to School program for

Superintendent Soler shows support for new Swim Curriculum in schools

The morning of Oct. 25 at Schenectady High School was filled with fun, education and guidance as Superintendent Soler and colleagues worked with third grade students in the swimming pool,  as part of a new swim program in their physical

Pumpkin Smash 2023 recycling event at Schenectady High School

Don’t throw away your pumpkins, smash them! Help Schenectady School District’s Farm to School Program and Schenectady County Recycles divert pumpkin and gourd waste from the landfill by bringing your pumpkins to Schenectady High School’s E-Wing parking lot between 10

Schenectady School District breaks ground on new athletic facility

On Thursday, October 19, the Schenectady City School District held a ceremonial ground-breaking on a new athletic facility, including a turf field, 8-lane track, and parking lot expansion at Mont Pleasant Middle School. This work kicks off the district’s Revitalization

A series of Farm to School pop-up Markets end at Keane Elementary

Pop-up produce stands outside of elementary and middle schools have been a hit in Schenectady over the course of the month. Oct. 17 marked the last of the four pop-up farmer’s markets in collaboration with National Farm to School Month. 

Students from musical theatre program release new video made in Schenectady

Students enrolled in Schenectady High School’s “City As Our Campus” partnership with Proctors Collaborative School of the Arts released a new video that was created in Downtown Schenectady. Soul Bossa Nova City As Our Campus from Collaborative School of the

Schenectady schools expand swimming lessons

The Schenectady Central School District has expanded its free swimming program for elementary school students after the program grew in popularity.  The district originally planned to accommodate for 50 slots for students to sign up for, but PE teacher and

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