Education


PHOTOGRAPHER: PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER
Rosendale Elementary School students wait to buy snacks from the snack cart in the school's cafeteria in Niskayuna on Jan. 13

Nisky schools look to replace sweet, salty snacks

By  Zachary Matson NISKAYUNA — Students at Niskayuna elementary schools can choose from a long list of tasty snacks at the end of their lunch period, including Fruit Gushers, Cheetos, Oreos and four different flavors of Doritos. But a committee of…




Miller Lawton and Nadia Nugent perform Tea for Two from No, No, Nanette in the Niskayuna High School Auditorium. Niskayuna High School featured an Evening in History Monday, January 9th, 2017 that was dedicated to their students telling the story of the Roaring Twenties. Photo By Eric Jenks

Back to the Roaring Twenties

NISKAYUNA- Students of Niskayuna High School took a step back in time with an Evening in History on Jan. 9. Gone were the denim and sweatshirts of today. Instead, students donned sparkling vests and dresses in celebration of the Roaring Twenties….


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College investments sink

By Zachary Matson College endowments had a rough go in the fiscal year that ended in June, with nearly every college in the nation shedding endowment wealth — but Union College took a bigger hit than most. The Schenectady-based private…



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Mark Treanor to retire

NISKAYUNA- Mark Treanor, the director of student and staff support services, will be retiring in June of 2017 after a 32 career within the district. Treanor has played several roles since he began his career at Niskayuna. In 1985 he…




INDIANA NASH/GAZETTE REPORTER
Kate Martin, a second grade teacher at Rosendale Elementary, teaches students how to plot out their communities for the Gingerbread community project. 
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

Students collaborate on ‘gingerbread’ community

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA- The holiday season comes with an assortment of traditions. For second graders at Rosendale Elementary, it means the Gingerbread project. “You’re going to have to compromise, you’re going to have to make decisions,” said…