Are you (or your 8th grader) interested in STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) curriculum and learning through hands-on projects? Tech Valley High School in Albany, NY is an alternative public high school (open to all area students at NO COST) that may provide you with the unique learning opportunity you are looking for.
Congrats to this year's district spelling bee winners, Kingston Czajkowski (Gr. 4) and Rosie Fucito (Gr. 5)! Kingston came in first place and Rosie was the runner-up. Both students received gift certificates to Barnes & Noble, as well as online subscriptions to Encyclopedia Britannica for kids. Kingston will compete in the Regional Spelling Bee in February.
Each day has a "no name-calling" theme. See the schedule here:
January 2018 mid-term and New York State Regents exams begin on Monday, January 22 at 8 a.m. Regular school is in session for Grades PK-8, Monday-Thursday, and ALL grades (PK-12) should attend school on Friday, January 26, although there is a scheduled early dismissal. Get the schedule and other important information here.