Fourth graders at Glendaal make flower seed strips for all students to plant

Last week, students in Juliana Potts’s and Tana Case’s grade 4 classes at Glendaal celebrated Earth Day (today, April 24) by making wild flower seed strips from recycled paper. As part of the Earth Day awareness project, the school also had two guests  share tips to preserve the Earth on the announcements. Each day, Case …

Nearly 50 students help to feed 14,000 across the world

Last Saturday, nearly 50 students in the GIVE service learning program at the high school rolled up their sleeves and created meal packages that will feed 14,000 people in need across the world. The effort, through Rise Against Hunger, was the fourth time S-G students have joined the effort. “It’s not only fun with my …

Sacandaga students work on their literacy skills – with help from some friends from the high school

Whether they were “fishing” for words, chasing ping pong balls with words written on them or collecting gold coins with words on them, Sacandaga’s kindergartners were surrounded with words today. You could call it the Literacy Olympics. Twelve high school athletes, who also excel in the arts, math, science and lot of other areas, were …

RPI Ambassadors bring their love of engineering to students at the Middle School

Whether doing a hands-on lab or getting immersed in the depths of research, students at the Middle School moved outside their comfort zones on Monday. All students in grades 6-8 experienced hours of designing, hypothesizing, testing, questioning, applying their knowledge and working collaboratively thanks to six RPI Engineering Ambassadors: Parth Bhide,  senior; Louis Caponi, junior; …

Fourth annual Reading for the Mission brings students with pajamas, blankets and good books

Grade 6 students brought their pajamas, blankets and some good books to the fourth annual Reading for the Mission night last Friday, March 8, at the Middle School. During the two-hour program in the gym, 41 grade 6 students got into every position possible as they continued reading. Many toiletries and $135 was raised for …

Congratulations to these 13 artists who are displaying their work at the Four Freedoms display

These 13 grade 9 students will have their artwork on display at the 2019 Reimagining the Four Freedoms Student Exhibition to be held at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA from March 16 – April 14, 2019. Brett Boniewski Dominic Bonitatibus Kyle Brown Jocelyn Gerke Morgan Luke Ellie Mott Rylee O’Connor Morgan Pangione Brooklynn …

Glendaal students and families raise money for the American Heart Association

Students and families at Glendaal raised a whopping $10,000 for the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge. Physical Education Teacher Sean Schreiner, who organized the challenge, said students and families raised $9,870.13 for the American Heart Association. The Kids Heart Challenge was done during physical education classes over two weeks. Students learned about how …

Lincoln’s Tuesday enrichment programs immerse students in fun activities

About 70 students participated in Lincoln Elementary’s first after-school enrichment program, sponsored by the PTA, on Tuesday. The enrichment sessions are being held after school each Tuesday in March from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Talented volunteer parents volunteered their time to teach the students arts and crafts, cooking, creative drawing, LEGO building, and robotics in six separate …

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