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Abby Weber finally "graduated" from kindergarten. With 34 years of service to Glencliff Elementary School, Weber retired this year.

Abby Weber: Leaving a legacy

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter REXFORD — She said there were only 21 students in the classroom, but on the last day of school it felt like many more. Nevertheless, Glencliff Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Abby Weber handled the bounding…


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A frosty treat awaited runners at Glencliff Elementary School's Fun Run to benefit the Cathy Hartlage Memorial Scholarship.

Fun Run is fundraiser for Hartlage Scholarship

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter REXFORD — Ready, set, go! Glencliff Elementary School hosted its annual Fun Run and Ice Cream Social to benefit the Cathy Hartlage Memorial Scholarship. Students of all ages laced up their running shoes and set…





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Trish Marki holds a red tail hawk during one of two Silent Wings Birds of Prey shows at Glencliff Elementary School.

Science excites at annual Glencliff event

BY VANESSA LANGDON For Your Niskayuna REXFORD — Goo, raptors, electricity and more were on hand Jan. 22 at Glencliff Elementary School for the annual family science night. The Parent Teacher Organization-sponsored event brought students and their families together for…



Hailey Bishop, left, second grade, and her buddy Hannah Kraig, a fifth grader, play basketball together during Glencliff's annual Get Along Gathering. Photo: Rebecca Isenhart

Younger, older students pair to learn

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter REXFORD — On one of the last warm days of summer, Glencliff Elementary School students got a little extra recess. Actually, they got a lot of extra recess. It was Glencliff’s annual Get Along Gathering,…


Jean Winkler, then the new Rosendale Elementary School principal, is shown in August 2014. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Rosendale principal named district ELA head

After just one year as principal at Rosendale Elementary School in Niskayuna, Jean Winkler has been named the district’s K-12 English Language Arts director. While John Yagielski headed the district as interim superintendent, he led a reorganization that included moving…