Education




Campers cast their favorite spells. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Harry Potter camp sparks imagination

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Pam Ober and her students have a way of communicating that requires a little magic — and preferably a lot of reading — to understand. “Silencio!” shouted one student, pointing a homemade wand with a…



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Summer camp at Steinmetz Park is a winner

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Each day during the summer, more than 1,700 kids in Schenectady eat lunch for free, courtesy of the Schenectady Inner City Ministry. It’s important because many kids in the area rely on their schools to…




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School panel sets special session

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education will hold a special study session on board operations and policies at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. The meeting will take place in the board room at the district offices,…



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Niskayuna resident to head Scotia-Glenville school

By NED CAMPBELL Gazette Reporter A principal in the Schenectady City School District will be the next principal of Sacandaga Elementary School in Scotia. The Scotia-Glenville Central School District Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to tap Tonya Federico to…