Niskayuna Schools

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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…




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Niskayuna school budget passes

Voters in the Niskayuna Central School District passed the proposed school district budget for the coming year Tuesday. The $77.3 million budget was approved 2,595 to 1,320. Rosemarie Perez Jaquith was elected to the school board with 2,425 votes. David…


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Familiar face takes reins of Niskayuna school district

NISKAYUNA — John Yagielski, who led the Schenectady City School District on an interim basis for two years, was named Niskayuna’s interim superintendent on Tuesday night. The Niskayuna school board appointed Yagielski in a unanimous vote at its meeting. The appointment…