Chamber of Commerce Learns About District
The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce visited Mar. 22 to learn about our Capital Project and how we teach students. The Chamber is celebrating education in March by visiting local schools and colleges. "If there's anything we can do to help you, please be sure to ask," President Kate Ollier told the administrative team.
7th Grader Honored for Patriot's Pen Essay
Congratulations to 7th grader April Jacobs who earned 2nd place in the NYS VFW District 3 Patriot's Pen Essay Contest with her essay on "The America I Believe In". April was honored earlier this month at an awards dinner.
Juniors Complete Rotary Leadership Program
Congratulations to juniors Matthew Reardon, Shirah Strock, Allison Felt, Meg Albanese and Kassidy Berger who were honored for completing the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, a program that helps students develop skills to become dynamic leaders in their school and community.
Gr. 2/3 Students Enjoy Night of Reading and Writing
Read Over/Sleep Over was a hit on Mar. 10 as Gr. 2/3 students enjoyed a night of reading and writing. "It was a great event for the kids and families who participated," said Principal James Derby. "Who knew it would be so much fun to sleep at school!"
Hoops Against Hunger Helps Those in Need
The 8th Annual Hoops Against Hunger was a huge success again on Mar. 10 with nearly $4,000 raised and well over 1,000 cans of food (a record) collected for The Anchor food pantry. "I want to thank everyone who helped put the event together," said organizer Pat Austin. "We live and work in a wonderful community!"
MAAC Program Helps Students Learn Different Types of Writing
Middle School students became pen pals with Rider University basketball teams as part of a lesson that helped students learn different types of writing. Read more.
7th Grader Wins MAAC Essay Contest
Seventh grader Liam Dowling was honored on the floor of the Times Union Center after he won as essay contest about what it means to be a good teammate. Read more.
MS Students Honored by Rotary Club
Congratulations to Jaden DiTonno, Emily Boll and Andrew Penn who were recognized by the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club on Feb. 28 with Service Above Self awards.
HS Students Honored by Rotary Club
Congratulations to Jenna Wilkinson, Evan Fink, Jordan Scott and Rebecca Leverone who were recognized by the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club on Feb. 28 with Service Above Self awards.
Seniors Present Epidemiology Research at SUNY
Several Maple Hill seniors shared the results of months of epidemiology research at the University at Albany's Health Science Campus on Feb. 15. Read more.