Don Hempstead Honored at Canonica Classic
This year's Canonica Classic was a special event as beloved community member Don Hempstead, who passed away Mar. 29, was honored before the game. Mr. Hempstead's son Kevin threw out the first pitch as Don's wife Eileen of 60 years, watched.
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Congratulations to juniors Kassidy Berger, Allison Felts, Connor Hall, Rachel Jung, Sarah Konig, Kylie Salerno, Jordan Scott and Shirah Strock, our newest National Honor Society Inductees! Program available here.
Student Artwork Selected for College Exhibit
Congratulations to MHHS sophomores Jeffrey Huskie and Rhonda McBride whose photography was selected for the 18th Annual High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition at Opalka Gallery! Read more.
CES Students Present at Library About Book
Congrats to Brody Chevrier, Zackary Civerolo and Cole Dubbelde who presented about Newbery Honor book "The Inquisitor's Tale" at the Children's Literature Connection's annual Caldecott-Newbery Tea at the Guilderland Public Library on Mar. 26.
CES Enjoys Sneak Peek of MS Play
CES students enjoyed a sneak peek of the Middle School play "Rumpelstiltskin - Private Eye" on Mar. 23. More photos.
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!"