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Schenectady teachers complain of unruly students

By Zachary Matson Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- Chris Ognibene, a Schenectady High School social studies teacher, has had to resort to something this year he never thought he would have to in his 16 years teaching at the school: locking his…


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Shannon Thompson, the new library media specialist at Rosendale Elementary works to prepare the stacks (and herself) for the first day of school.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

First day jitters not just for students

By Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Well before the leaves have a chance to start changing, bright yellow buses begin rattling down the neighborhoods of Niskayuna, picking up young students for their first day in the classroom. For most…




Hillside Elementary School in Niskayuna has been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Feds designate Hillside a Blue Ribbon School

By NED CAMPBELL Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Just as exceptional teachers can be role models to their students, exceptional schools can be models for other schools to follow. Hillside Elementary School, one of five elementary schools in the Niskayuna Central…