Articles by Zachary Matson

Niskayuna High School. (Marc Schultz)

Niskayuna students eye March, April walkouts

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna High School students organizing a walkout and ceremony to honor students killed last month in Florida won tacit administrative support for a March 14 event, but they may face discipline if they carry out a second walkout and…

A group of Niskayuna eight and ninth graders shared safety concerns with the school board on Tuesday night. (Zachary Matson)

Niskayuna students demand safety improvements

NISKAYUNA — Students don’t feel safe in their schools, and they are starting to do something about it. One-by-one, a group of Niskayuna eighth- and ninth-graders on Tuesday night calmly and matter-of-factly stepped before the school board to demand safety…

Niskayuna High School. (Marc Schultz)

Niskayuna school board weighs max tax levy hike of 3 percent

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna school board members appear ready to support raising local taxes by the maximum amount allowed under the district’s tax cap — just over 3 percent. Board members said during a Tuesday meeting that the district had demonstrated restraint in recent…