VCSD students explore careers in engineering

Voorheesville students interested in engineering careers recently met with area professionals to learn about how they earned their degrees and connected with employers. The Voorheesville Guidance and Counseling Center organized the Feb. 2 Career Cafe event that was held at the Jr./Sr. HIgh School.  The event allowed students to discover career opportunities and ask questions …

Voorheesville students perform in music festival

Voorheesville Central School District students recently collaborated and performed with students from other school districts at the Schenectady County Music Association All-County Music Festival. The Jan. 20-21 event held at Mohonasen High School gave the district’s student-musicians an opportunity to advance their vocal and instrumental techniques while learning beside their peers from nearby schools. Students …

A message from the Superintendent regarding vape sensors

  January 24, 2023 Dear Parents and Guardians, The use of vaping paraphernalia and e-cigarettes has increased both nationwide and locally, becoming the most commonly used tobacco products among our youth. This is a troubling trend. While these odorless tools are often marketed as safer and healthier alternatives to traditional cigarettes, they are neither safe …

Science projects teach about natural disasters

An array of student-created projects were presented to parents, peers, and staff on Jan. 18 at Voorheesville Elementary School. Grade 4 students used wood, clay, LEGO bricks and more to demonstrate concepts learned in their classrooms about a variety of natural disasters, including tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes and landslides. Using the Next Generation Science Standards, each …

Voorheesville students’ art selected for state MLK exhibit

Two Voorheesville Central School District students are among a select group to be included in the “2023 Empire State Plaza Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fine Arts and Essay Exhibition.” Each year, the New York State Education Department invites submissions of original artwork and essays that reflect Dr. King’s teachings. This year’s projects focused on …

VCSD high schooler Julia Young nominated as a 2023 US Presidential Scholar

Congratulations to Julia Young who has been nominated by the New York State Education Department as 1 of 25 students in the state for the 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Presidential Scholar recognition is one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who represent excellence in education and the promise of greatness in young …

VCSD residents approve $27.2 million capital improvement project proposals

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, Voorheesville Central School District residents voted to approve the district’s $27.2 million capital project proposals. Proposition 1: 401 YES (68%) to 189 NO (32%) Proposition 2: 477 YES (81%) to 111 NO (19%)   “Thank you to our community for supporting our students, as well as our vision for our future,” …

VCSD residents to vote on two capital improvement propositions set for Dec. 6

At its Oct. 3 regular meeting, the Voorheesville CSD Board of Education unanimously approved two capital project proposals totaling $27.2 million. The two propositions will be put forth before voters on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022.  The first proposition is the core project, at a cost of $25.2 million, which includes a majority of updates at …

VCSD conducting traffic study for proposed bus garage

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, VCSD residents will head to the polls to vote on two capital project propositions totaling $27.2 million.  The first proposition going before voters includes a project to build a new bus garage on the south side of Martin Road, adjacent to the existing high school/middle school property. The proposed facility …

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