Niskayuna Schools

From left, Priti Irani, Samir Mennon and Darius Irani address the Niskayuna Board of Education on Sept. 9, 2014. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Salvaggio case serves as learning experience

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — After the Niskayuna Board of Education parted ways in April with its superintendent, Susan Kay Salvaggio, many people wondered whether its actions were legal. Plenty of school district residents had their own opinion…


Glencliff principal Shelley Baldwin-Nye shakes hands with a new kindergartner. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

District helps newcomers feel at home

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Kindergartners, the newest of the new, clambered off the bus at Glencliff Elementary School for their first-ever day of class on Monday. As they made the leap from the bottom bus step 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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School board elects officers

NISKAYUNA — At an organizational meeting July 9, the Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education voted to elect Patricia Lanotte president and Debra Gordon vice president. The board also formally welcomed new members Rosemarie Perez-Jacquith and David Apkarian to…


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PHOTO: Niskayuna students program own game

From left, Niskayuna students Ian Keat and Andrew Liu created a video game as part of the “Introduction to Computer Programming” course offered through the district’s summer enrichment program. Through the week-long course, students entering grades 6-8 gained experience creating…


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Booklet recounts school history

NISKAYUNA — The historical overview of the Niskayuna Central School District produced by the 60th Anniversary Committee is now available to anyone who would like a copy. This 72-page booklet features photos from throughout the district’s six decades, along historical…


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School board seeks two for audit panel

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education is seeking two community members to serve on the Audit Committee to help provide oversight of the internal and external audit functions of the district. The Board of Education recently…