STEAM powered: Girls spend week at science camp

Kristin Schultz Daily Gazette The theme for this year’s Engineering Institute for Young Women was “the sun,” a fitting theme, as the program aims to keep girls’ interest in math and science shining bright. Throughout the week, 40 middle school girls…

Participants work at Upcycle Camp at Van Antwerp Middle School. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Upcycle Camp: Reducing, reusing and recycling

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter On a recent summer afternoon at Van Antwerp Middle School in Niskayuna, the hallways smelled faintly of cleaning products. Empty classrooms had spotless floors, and desks and chairs were stacked in the otherwise-immaculate hall. But…