Archive for August, 2018

School Bus Safety…a Community Effort!…

School Bus Safety…a Community Effort! September 5, the first day of school for 2018-2019, is quickly approaching. This is an exciting time of year for the children, but also for the moms and dads and caregivers who watch their children step onto our yellow school buses, and then wait expectantly each day for them to […]

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Students from the ENL (English as a New Language) Summer Program enjoy learning at Karigon’s outdoor classroom and exploring the Nature Pond Area. More photos

Students from the ENL (English as a New Language) Summer Program enjoy learning at Karigon’s outdoor classroom and exploring the Nature Pond Area. More photos

Written by on August 14, 2018 in Photos

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This summer, Shenendehowa piloted a Kindergarten Jumpstart Summer Program for Arongen/Shatekon students. More photos…

This summer, Shenendehowa piloted a Kindergarten Jumpstart Summer Program for Arongen/Shatekon students. More photos…

Written by on August 14, 2018 in Photos

This summer, Shenendehowa piloted a Kindergarten Jumpstart Summer Program for Arongen/Shatekon students. It was a four week program primarily focused on kindergarten readiness skills.  Students were instructed in groups of 12-15 with similar needs based on a district-established kindergarten screening tool.  There were two teachers in each classroom and the focus was to help students:  […]

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Video about the Okte Playground…

Written by on August 14, 2018 in Okte Elementary

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Tips from the Transportation Department…

Tips from the Transportation Department We hope you and your children are having a great summer! We’re looking forward to welcoming your students onto our buses when school begins in September; meanwhile, we are busy working to make sure everything in place for that first day of school. Here are some ways you can help […]

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The Board of Education adopted the 2018-19 Goals and Objectives at its meeting on August 7.

Written by on August 9, 2018 in District News

The Board of Education adopted the 2018-19 Goals and Objectives at its meeting on August 7. Along with the goals, the Value and Belief statements and the Profile documents have been updated as well based on input from a group of stakeholders. 2018_19GoalsBrochure

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Shenendehowa has selected two deputies from the Saratoga County Sheriff’s office to serve as school resource officers. Deputy Michael Grigas and Deputy Eric Muller will be assigned to Shen full-time for the 2018-18 school year.

Shenendehowa has selected two deputies from the Saratoga County Sheriff’s office to serve as school resource officers. Deputy Michael Grigas and Deputy Eric Muller will be assigned to Shen full-time for the 2018-19 school year. Deputy Grigas has been with the Sheriff’s department since 2000. Prior to that, he worked as an Accounting Supervisor, Accountant […]

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The Board of Education has set the tax levy for the 2018-19 school year, tax levy DECREASE of 1.85% is below what was estimated as a 2.92% increase at the time of budget vote:

Written by on August 8, 2018 in District News

The Board of Education has set the tax levy for the 2018-19 school year, tax levy DECREASE of 1.85% is below what was estimated as a 1.24% increase at the time of budget vote: 2018-19: $17.00 (-1.85%) 2017-18: $17.32 2018-19 Tax Levy Impact on Town Tax Rates Clifton Park, $30.37, a 1.7% increase Halfmoon, $29.69, a […]

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National PTA has recognized Gowana Middle School and Gowana PTA as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence…

Written by on August 6, 2018 in District News, Gowana Middle School

National PTA has recognized Gowana Middle School and Gowana PTA as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence for their commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students. They  are one of only 278 PTAs and schools nationwide recognized as a […]

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Construction projects at High School East well underway — library renovation, media press box and new lights for the stadium, asbestos removal, and roofing. More photos…

Construction projects at High School East well underway — library renovation, media press box and new lights for the stadium, asbestos removal, and roofing. More photos…

Written by on August 6, 2018 in Photos

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